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Montana Scale Design (www.montanascaledesigns.com) makes an incredible aluminum beadlock 2.2 crawler wheel. The picture is a shot of their “Top Gun” model on my test Axial Scorpion. The machining on these wheels is just perfect. The rings are machined in such a way that they really clamp down on the beads of the tires. [...]
Pro-Line Racing has announced their all new RC Rock Crawling all-terrain tires called Hammer. It’s a 5 inch tire that fits 2.2 inch wheels. They are available in super soft M2 or Ultra Soft M3 compounds, and are ready to tackle any surface.
Thanks to RC4WD(.com) the days of having to build your own drive shaft based dig system are over. This unit features a compact size that will fit in most 2.2 chassis, but can also be used in a SUPER class truck as well. The heat treated steel gears offer strength and reliability, while the machined [...]
The Midwest RC Drag Racing Points Series is going to be started right around the corner. Consider this your first warning to dust off those vehicles from the winter storage and start charging those batteries! The first event of the season will be held at the Underground RC Indoor track! For more details, or if [...]
The new Evader EXB from Duratrax is a entry-level 1/10th scale 2wd electric buggy. It is made from the new MagnaFlex plastics that are super flexible and strong which is what the newbie types as well as bashers need! A lot of the parts also come with the Duratrax Stree-Tech 1 year guarantee! Trust me.. I [...]
As a basher, every once in a while, I get this strange urge to fly something. Whether it’s one of those new micro helicopters or mini planes, sometimes it’s just fun to fly. The folkls over at Revell have just announced the Revell Piloto RTF with Stunt Kit! So not only do you get a little [...]
If you have a 1/18th Scalpel, you will probably want this on your hobby store check list! This body looks awesome for a 1/18th scale. It’s cool to see PARMA PSE spreading out and bringing bodies to all sorts of vehicles. To top it all off, it’s cheap! Only about $14!
We just got some new details and pictures of the Schumacher USA CAT SX 4WD Buggy. It will have a 3 belt transmission, adjustable internal transmission ratio optimized for brushless or brushed motors as well as a unique clamp motor mount to fine tune weight distribution. It is optimized for LiPo packs which is cool, [...]
Who is not a bit frustrated by the drive line slop that most Axial AX10 trucks develop as the hard steel axle shafts grind away at the soft aluminum differential lockers? Well, Freak Stuff Racing(.com) has developed a solution for the problem shown in the example below. The people at Freak Stuff have developed a Stainless [...]
I have just posted in our REVIEWS section, our review on the Team Novak GoaT Brushless Crawler System! If you are thinking about getting into the HOT RC trend that is RC Rock Crawling, or if you are already into crawling, and thinking about getting a new system, you do not want to miss this review! [...]
I am Josh, and will be writing “mini-reviews” of new or interesting products and news in the crawling area of RC. Compared to many that have been involved in this hobby for many years, I am a relative noob. I have been really only involved at a hobbyist level for a little over a year, but I have [...]
I wanted to take a moment to let you know that we have yet another writer in the trenches at Big Squid RC! As the site explodes in all directions of RC, we are doing our best to try and cover as many areas as we can. From RC Bashing, RC Drag Racing, and RC Pro Races, we have started [...]
Wow.. never would of seen this coming! The rules for the RC Pro Series are now allowing Nitro VS Electric! Talk about wars and debates! Imagine a nitro truck up against a brushless LiPo truck! This is HUGE news! Anyone have any thoughts they care to share? On one hand, I can see electric just killing nitro, on [...]
Let’s dig right in. Trinity announced a new engine line-up this week. Or should they have said “we will be importing a new engine line-up”? For years and years the Big T has done a great job of convincing the general public they actually make something. At least in their latest press release they state up front the engine is Sirio [...]