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It’s finally here! Probably one of the most anticipated articles we have ever done! The LiPo Battery Shootout has officially been posted and is ready for your reading pleasure! We can’t thank the people that made this happen enough! Special thanks to Cubby, Bill “Firesprink”, Jim, Josh and Tim Mohr! You guys rock!
Hey all you ‘wanna be’ RC writers! Big Squid RC is once again looking for help, so now is your chance! Do you hang out in the forums? Stay on top of the latest and greatest RC news? Have access to photoshop or some other picture editor? Then we need you! We have been bringing on [...]
Recently we mentioned the RC Pro Products contest they had going on, about guessing their next RC product. Well they got a winner! From RC Pro Products: Well we have a winner!!! FINALLY! Matt “Big Puddin” Sistrunk was persistent and finally guessed a Fuel Bottle pretty much after he named everything in a pit box (26 [...]
Get Ready for Ultimate Speed Run! The Biggest, most highly publicized Radio Controlled Speed Run ever! Come compete for World Records in 12 separate ISC classes. This Straight-line Event will be 2 days of exciting action. It will be held at the Auto Club Dragway Nov 14th & 15th, 2009. All Info will be available very soon & entries will [...]
The TORC RC Tour returns to Bark River International Raceway August 8th weekend! The Nitro Revo class has been added to the list of classes for ALL the remaining events!! Check the Traxxas TORC site for all the details! Coming up Labor Day weekend at Crandon International is their 40th anniversary event. 40,000 spectators are expected and RC Pro will [...]
For the Corally Racers, Acer Racing has just announced their Ceramic Nitride Pro Series bearing kit for the 2009 RDX Phi. Head on over to their site for details. Don’t forget the free shipping deals!
So how about that HPI Blitz? HPI becomes the fourth manufacture to jump into the short course market with their new Blitz, and it looks awesome. It’s seemingly molded off a race type platform, but comes with a sweet looking body, and even better looking rims and tires. The Savage was HPI’s last huge seller, the Blitz looks like it [...]
Special thanks to a Big Squid RC reporter out at the Short Course Nationals for getting us these HPI Racing pictures a long with a few shots of the recently announced HPI Blitz short course truck! Looks sweet! Can’t wait to get my hands on one!
Slash Stock was the largest class at the nationals, going all the way down to an “E” main. It’s also arguably the most popular electric class in the country right now. The Slash Stock class requires that the trucks race with nearly no modifications, making the class very much a “driver and battery class” because all [...]
Looks like O.S. Engines has a new version of their popular OS 12XZ. The newly designed O.S. 12XZ ABC 12F Slide Engine is setup to max out low to mid speed torque. It has a new crankshaft, new connecting rod, and port improvements. If you are looking for a new engine, OS is always at the top of [...]
DuraTrax has just announced their new 2500mah 7.4v LiPo Packs that can be bought with standard or Traxxas connectors. They come in the same size and shape as their NiMH packs, and are wired for balancing.
Congratulations to our Pro Drive Tim Mohr who TQ’d this weekend and took first place in the stock class at the Short Course Nationals this weekend!! Sounds like there was some serious bumping and grinding going on over there. Tim also took 5th in the MOD class! Awesome job buddy!! Hope to post [...]
Just when you think the Traxxas Revo 3.3 couldn’t get any better, there is new version of the Traxxas Revo 3.3 coming! The new truck is going to be PACKED with some awesome upgraded features! A 4-Channel micro receiver with dual channel-1 inputs! (think dual steering servo’s). A Heavy Duty constant-engagement reversing transmission, [...]
Well, everyone was expecting it, but I didn’t think it would come out of the blue like this! HPI Racing has just announced the Blitz Short Course Truck! It looks like it will have a fall release! It’s running officially licensed Maxxis Trepador Comp Off-Road Tires, with a Maxxis ATTK-10 Body for c sweet scaled look. [...]
Being a big Wheelie King fan, I might just have to pick up the new Crawler King from HPI Racing. It starts off with the Wheelie King 4×4 Chassis and then gets the HPI Rock Crawler Conversion kit, Rock Grabber Tires, and 2.2 Beadlocks. It has a front mounted battery, Crawler 55-turn motor, sliding drive shafts, [...]