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Team Associated came out with two new slick looking models for their SC10. They will be available in June 2009. One is the Bully Dog and the other is Ready Lift. Two new models available: #7031 SC10 RTR Bully Dog/RC10.COM #7032 SC10 RTR Ready Lift/RC10.COM
Just got word that Caster Racing USA is jumping into the 1/18th scale brushless market with two new vehicles. One buggy, and one truck. They are 4wd, brushless, and RTR! We’ll post up any more details as they arrive.
Just a quick heads up to let people know that the Big Squid RC headquarters is moving! We are growing leaps and bounds, and really just ran out of space! The new location should allow for a lot more controlled testing with more space and workshop area. (Once we get the workshop built.. are you [...]
We recently mentioned Torco Racing Fuels was starting to sell their new fuel products, when we got the following press release: Caster Racing USA is proud to announce that they are the midwest distributor for Torco Fuels RC fuel. A history lesson for those not familiar with Torco. Torco started out as a lubricant company in [...]
My name is Nick and I have been involved in R/C cars for 20 years now. I grew up in the suburbs of Chicago. I’m a die-hard electric off-road fan. From 1989-1999 I raced 1/10 electric off-road with the occasional nitro. From 1999-2003 I attended college and didn’t have time for r/c cars so I could concentrate on school. [...]
BigSquidRC Race Report– RC Pro Series, Great Lakes Division Round #1. By Tim Mohr Race Type- Nitro Off-Road Venue- Hidden Springs Ranch, Springfield Ohio Date Held- May 22nd-24th, 2009 The opening round of the RC Pro Series Great Lakes Division was held last weekend in Ohio. As I pulled up to the venue, I found out it was being [...]
Wow, just wow! I can’t believe the Fan Pictures for the Big Squid RC Prize Contest that have been coming in lately! Not only is this year a record year for entries, but this is the first time we have ever had pictures from FIVE (5) different countries come in, in the SAME WEEK! [...]
Need a new body for yourHPI Racing Savage Flux? If you owned it for more then a few hours and have driven it on the pavement, trust me, you need a new body! The thing has sooo much power, I tore through the first body in a few hours. If you loved that original paint job, HPI has [...]
Caster Racing USA is pleased to announce that once again at the farm, Caster Racing takes 1&2 in the A main. Dennis Allison, Team Caster Racing and Team Tekin driver won the A main and TQed for the day. Chris Figueroa, eastern regional manager of Caster Racing USA came in second. Both are running Caster [...]
Wow, there hasn’t been crap going on in the industry lately. No big news coming out. No big products, just lots of boring. So how about some “in’s” and “out’s” for this weeks episode? Anodized blue parts are “out”, and “gun metal” anodizing is “in”. I’m guessing a lot of car manufactures haven’t gotten the memo yet, so there it is, [...]
The New DuraTrax DTX5000 NiMH Stick Packs mean longer run times than ever before! Ideal sport packs for cars, buggies, trucks and boats, the packs are available in 7.2V and 8.4V, flat, stick, and hump configurations. You can choose from Traxxas-compatible plugs, Deans, or other popular plug choices.
Just a little heads up, it looks like Acer Racing now has the Motonica P81 Ceramic ball bearing kit in stock and ready to ship! This is the same kit used by Team Motonica and European Champion Shasa Lackner. Head over to Acer Racing for more info and bearing kits.
Day one of the No Limit RC World Finals went off with a bang! Dennis Anderson gave the opening speech welcoming all the racers. The day started off with early qualifying for the Baja drivers who were also driving No Limit style racing. After the Baja guys were [...]
From the makers of the immensely popular AX10 Scorpion crawler comes a new breed or RTR…or Ready to Crawl. The Axial AX10 Scorpion RTC is slated to start shipping and hitting shelves sometime soon. Features include a high-torque 55t crawling motor, a slipper clutch like the one found in the SCX-10, the tried and true Axial transmission and [...]
A Big Squid RC exclusive! Dave over at Buku showed me the BuKu Big Block Revo pipe. This was just a prototype but Dave expects it to be released to the market soon. Dave is an all around good guy and BuKu pipes rock! Check out http://www.bukupower.com/ for more info!