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Over in the RC Reviews section we just posted a write up on the Team Novak HV Pro Brushless system. This whole system is pretty dang awesome. If you are thinking about doing a conversion, go check out Novak’s kits! Click Here to jump right to the review. Thanks for helping out Bill! I think we really gave [...]
Just released from Parma is the 1/10th scale Honcho Truck Body. It’s designed to give a scale look for your crawler or truck. Made from .040 lexan, and comes with stickers and over spray mask.
Here are a few more Fan Pictures for the Big Squid RC Prize Contest. Sounds like a lot of people are pretty excited about the Savage Flux we will be giving away this year as a grand prize! I dig the spoke wheels on that truck, and the Savage XL conversion looks good! [...]
LRP is doing it again with their new ESC’s! If you’re running 1:12 scale on road or 1:10 2wd off-road then this is what you need! Designed with the new “X.Brake” this allows stronger braking with 10 auto brake setting to dial in the perfect cornering. With it’s very small footprint (30.5x34x16mm) and motor limits [...]
RC Car Action announced the winners of their yearly awards and right on the top was the Traxxas Slash! The way this truck hit the market and the following it produced left little doubt but now it is in the books! Around the country and world the Slash has developed a new breed of racers thanks [...]
You are reading that correctly! This year’s grand prize in the Big Squid RC Contest is a brand new HPI Racing Savage Flux! How awesome is that?! I have a feeling we are going to get more entries than all the previous years combined for this baby! The official contest page will be updated soon with all [...]
Started to call a little behind on getting the Fan Pictures section for the Big Squid RC Prize Contest up to date, so setting a goal to get that all done today/tonight! If you have sent in a picture, and don’t see it on the page by Wednesday evening, drop me a line. But [...]
The Grand Prize for the Big Squid RC Contest has finally been locked down! So if you are one of the awesome people who has been sending in pictures waiting to hear what the big prize for the year will be, you only have a few more hours to wait! Check back tonight around 10pm (cst) for the [...]
I just received the official flyer from Matt about the Silver Lake Baja Bash event. The event takes place June 19-21, 2009, in Mears Michigan. Looks like a good time. Lots of people ripping it up in the sand. For more information you can check out the HPI Baja Forums.
Here is an interesting release, Team Associated and LRP have just announced a new RC Drift Motor and Speed Control! The motor comes in brushed or brushless form called the LRP Ultimo Drifto Type 1 or 2. The LRP Ultimo Drift Speed control can handle NiMH or LiPos automatically, has special drift throttle and brake [...]
With the Micro RC Helicopter craze still going strong Revell has just announced a few new realistic heli’s. The Revell Fire Strike Pro Apache and Blackhawk RTF Heli’s! They come with 3-channel digital proportional controls, up/down, left/right, forward/reverse, and are ready to fly right out of the box. One of the cool things about the Revell’s are [...]
Word from the RC Pro Series is that Factory Team driver Adam Drake will be attending RC Pro Australia. So if you are in the land down under in July, and want to witness some amazing racing, go watch “The Drake” in action. Make sure to tell him Big Squid RC says hello.
Acer Racing has a few new girls for your viewing pleasure, as well as a new discount for your wallets pleasure! Get 20% off any order over $100 with the code acer20. Ok, enough with the distraction, get back to reading the news! Yes, you can click the pic to see a bigger version.. you can owe me!
It’s been a while since we have seen a vehicle release from DuraTrax, so this is a welcomed press release. The Duratrax Vendetta Rally Car is 1/18th scale and RTR. Some of the highlights, 2.4GHz radio system! It’s compatible with many of the already existing Vendetta hop-ups, oil filled shocks and diffs, 380 motor. I have always [...]
Recently we had a review of the sweet Thunder Tech Racing Outlaw Chassis for the Traxxas Slash which you can read RIGHT HERE. Our field reporter Michael spotted this awesome web design chassis being tested this weekend by the Thunder Tech guys! Check out these exclusive spy phone pictures! If it handles [...]