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Monster Truck Madness – High Horse is Alive!

Last week I started the transformation of a Traxxas TRX-4 Sport to an old school monster truck. (P.S. if you missed my post last week, now would be a good time to check it out). In that post I never actually mentioned what body I was going to use, but if you took a hint from the title of the [...]


Pro-Line Drag Race Video

Video – New Drag Racing Releases From Pro-Line

Over the last few weeks Pro-Line has announced several all new Drag Racing products. From Hoosier racing slicks, to some very cool bodies, Pro-Line is giving drag racers a number of cool new options. To help promote their new drag racing products, the Pro-Line crew shot a new video. Watch below to see P-L team members Vance and Paul show off [...]


Traxxas Rustler 4x4 Video

Video – Traxxas Rustler 4×4 VXL Downhill Shredding

The folks over at Traxxas have posted a new Downhill Shredding video to their YouTube channel. The video features the Rustler 4×4 VXL going big on a bicycle downhill course. The Rustler 4×4 VXL has serious brushless power which allows it to get massive airtime over jumps. Watch the video below to see just how big it can go, plus [...]


Cubby And Girls iHobby

THE Cub Report – Scale March Bashness Invasion

Hello out there all you rc fanatics, thanks for making the click over to BigSquidRC for THE Cub Report. Last week I talked about the “Bashing” side of our March Bashness contest, this week I will be talking about Scale Crawler side. Needless to say, I think our 2019 March Bashness features a better overall group of trucks than in [...]


Schumacher Cougar Laydown RC Buggy Kit

Schumacher Cougar Laydown 1/10 Buggy Kit

Getting ready to jump into one of the most competitive classes in all of rc racing is the new Schumacher Cougar Laydown Buggy Kit. The Laydown was designed with all the latest buggy technology and was made to be lower and faster than previous designs. * Ultra-low center of gravity, fast, versatile platform * Works well on a wide variety of grip [...]


Pro-Line Prism 2.0 Carpet Tires

New Carpet Race Tires From Pro-Line

For all you off-road carpet racers out there, Pro-Line has announced new Prism 2.0 and Wedge series tires. For the rear of your 1/10th scaled buggy, Pro-Line has introduced the Prism 2.0. The 2.0 has received numerous updates to make it better than ever. More ultra-sharp pins are used to increase grip, while a lower profile carcass helps to improve [...]


XRay GTX8 Nitro RC Kit

XRay GTX8 1/8 Nitro On-Road Kit

New and shipping soon from XRay is the GTX8 1/8 nitro on-road kit. The GTX8 is based off of the XRay XB8 nitro buggy, but has been re-designed for serious on-road performance. Here are the highlights- * New larger capacity diffs * Reduced caster front upper arms * Harder lower arms * All new chassis fits hard or soft radio trays * Narrow rear suspension [...]


Big Squid Podcast – Episode 11 – Knight Customs Part 2

Hello to all of our podcast fans! Welcome to another Big Squid RC 2019 podcast! We recently had James Knight from Knight Customs on, and it was a great episode, and I think we all learned a ton about the 3d side of the custom market, so it seemed like something we should revisit. Knight Customs really has some [...]


March Bash-ness 2019 – Scale Edition Round 1

The other half of March Bash-ness 2019 has now officially started! Now remember, this is round 1 for the SCALE Bracket. We had so many great vehicles suggested for both the bash side and the scale side, we decided to go with a full 16 for each. We started with the bash bracket, and now it’s time for round 1 [...]


Pro-Line Sand Paw LP 2.8 Mounted

3 New 2.8″ Low Profile Pre-Mounts From Pro-Line

The folks over at Pro-Line have announced 3 New 2.8″ Low Profile Pre-Mounts for your bashing enjoyment. Soon you will be able to get their 2.8″ Street Fighter LP, Sand Paw LP, and Trencher LP conveniently pre-mounted on black Raid removable hex wheels. Street pricing for each pair comes in at just $39 and you can hit up This Link to [...]



Well, I can honestly say I am in full build mode. In total I have about seven builds I want to have done by fall. Sounds like a lot, but in reality I have most of the stuff I need. There is more to a scale build then just painting a body or adding some scale items on to your [...]


Pro-Line 6x30 12mm Aluminum Hex Adapters

Pro-Line 6×30 to 12mm Aluminum Hex Adapters

New and hot from Pro-Line are Aluminum 6×30 to 12mm Hex Adapters. Why do you need these? The aluminum hex adapters are much more durable than plastic, thus allowing you to further bomb-proof your rig. The adapters also make it fast and easy to adjust the width of your truck. * Built to take a beating! * Clear anodized aluminum finish * [...]


Mugen Seiki MBX8 Worlds Edition Buggy Kit

Mugen Seiki MBX8 Worlds Edition 1/8 Buggy Kit

To get you stoked for the 2019 outdoor season, Mugen has announced a World Edition of their MBX8 nitro buggy. What’s new on the worlds edition? It comes with a slew of option parts to help make a great race buggy, even better. * Inline front uprights for smoother steering * -3mm front upright arms for improved initial turn-in * 46 tooth spur [...]


Unboxing Losi Ford Raptor Baja Rey Video

Yep, we got our hands on the new Losi Ford Raptor Baja Rey from Horizon Hobby! That means it’s time to open it up and see what’s in the box. A bunch of us in the office were excited to see this thing in person, and wow, it does not disappoint! We really like the blue highlights and those molded [...]


Big Cubby

ASK Cubby – A Weekly Q & A Session

“RTR Scale Crawler Hey Cubby, What’s the best bang for the buck scale crawler? I want to buy a new rig but don’t have a lot of cheddar if you know what I mean. What about upgrade tires? What tires do you run? Dominic B.” Cubby- Wazzup Dom? Thanks for writing in to ASK Cubby. As always a snail mail will get ya [...]