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RC Bashers and racers find themselves in many different types of places while bashing. It can be the backyard, a parking lot, a school, wherever. When you are out there with an electric vehicle, you don’t always have enough charged batteries to last you the whole time you want to bash, and you don’t always have [...]
Once again, our Pro Driver, Tim “Hollywood” Mohr has made Big Squid RC proud! He won 2wd Pro AND 4wd Pro last weekend at the 18th Scale Dirt Nationals! Way to go Tim!! You Rock! Also, Congrats to good friend of Big Squid RC, Wesley Dennis for placing well also. The following is Tim’s full race report. [...]
We just got word about the HPI/Hot Bodies Off-Road Challenge Series! The event will be on Saturday, March 22, 2008 at Hemet Race Park, in California. If you are in the area, make sure to check it out!
I’ll get right down to the most important thing that happened this week in rc. Brian, CEO/CFO/C-Everything-O at BigSquidRC showed that not only does he have mad skillz on an rc drag track, but showed mad crawling skillz as well by winning his first crawling event over the weekend. Crawling world watch out!! Brian likes to get into something new and [...]
Today was event #2 of 4 in the Suburban Chicago Rock Crawlers point series. Todays RC Rock Crawling event was held at HobbyTown USA – Orland Park. There was a lot of talk about this course early on since nobody had really run on it… ever. Nobody really knew what to expect from [...]
File this under the ‘better late then never’ category, Duratrax now has a hop-up suspension conversion kit for the 1/18th scale Vendetta. I’m a big fan of the Durratrax Vendetta, and an even bigger fan of the Vendetta ST. (Check our reviews) I’m glad to see them supporting the vehicles. I can only hope they [...]
The folks over at AquaCraft have sent a press release on the new AquaCraft Mini Rio Offshore EP RTR Boat! If you are a newbie looking to test the waters in RC Boating (haha.. get it..), the Mini Rio is the perfect place to start. It is preassembled and ready to run! It’s only [...]
Duratrax has announced the new Piranha 2000mAh 8.4v NiMH Packs. They are a 7 cell setup that comes in stick or hump configurations. Long run times, with a lot of voltage is a good thing! Power = Speed!
New from RPM RC comes the Traxxas Revo True-Track Rear A-Arm Conversion. This conversion eliminates some of the bigger headaches with the Traxxas Revo A-Arm system and locks the rear toe-in angle at 1.5 Degrees. The kits are available in black or the standard RPM Blue. Besides being stronger, they also save 32 grams of [...]
This Saturday, February 23rd, there is a RC Rock Crawling Competition at the HobbyTown USA – Orland Park store. Sign in starts at noon, competition starts at 1pm. If you are in the area, stop by! For more information, check out the Suburban Chicago Rock Crawlers Forum.
While this probably isn’t the top Venom news story of the day, I think it’s a good one. Venom has just announced this RC Transmitter Bag with detachable cooler! At first though.. you are probably thinking.. WHAT THE?! But thinking about it a little more, I own a expensive transmitter that I like to keep protected, [...]
This is one of the coolest RC Rock Crawling bodies I have seen. This is the new Helios from Pro-Line Racing. It fits the Axial Scorpion as well as the HPI Wheely King. It looks a little like a vehicle from a Halo video game. It meets the minimum dimensions for competition, and is very [...]
After popping a fresh bottle of Dom Perignon 99′, I sat down to realize that few things in life are appreciated as much as they should be. I appreciate that in the last few weeks there were actually some really cool products introduced to the rc world, because this week nothing of real note was shown. I’d guess the “biggest” [...]
Aww yea! Here is the flyer for the NO LIMIT R/C 2008 Monster Truck World Finals! This event is May 23-25 2008, and is located in North Carolina. This event gets bigger and better every year, and this year I will be doing my best to attend. Hopefully I can participate while getting all the RC [...]
It is finally here! The full 2008 Midwest RC Drag Racing Schedule! Check out the official Midwest RC Drag Racing Forum HERE for all the discussions, videos and pictures! Looks like it is going to be a good year with some great events!