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A press release from Team Associated talks about their new LRP Brushless Combo. It’s waterproof, while promising to bring better performance and higher top speeds to stock SC vehicles like the SC10, Slash, Blitz and Strike. The ESC is the Ai Brushless Pro Reverse with sensored design, can handle brushed and brushless motors, LiPo safe, and waterproof. The Short [...]
Here’s some video we shot while testing out our new Platinum Edition Traxxas Slash 4×4 in the snow! Good times! The video on Youtube is also uploaded there in hi-def!Enjoy!
Word from RC Pro Products is that they are importing the A Plus line of exhaust pipes starting with the 0801. Word on the street is that they are working great with the Alpha engine line. (also from RC Pro Products) Check out RC Pro Products for more information.
New from RC Pro Products are these power driver bits. It’s a 4 bit set that comes with 1.5, 2.0, 2.5, and 3.0 mm sizes. Right now they are only metric but it’s a good start. Using a power driver is all the rage lately with the amount of work needing to be done on 1/8th scale [...]
So we just got our Traxxas 2010 Platinum Slash Edition in house! It looks like our friends at Traxxas are the first to listen to Cubby’s advice, and start treating some of their RC cars like REAL cars. Notice they call this the 4×4 Slash 2010 Platinum Edition on the box! Does that mean there will [...]
We just posted over in the RC Reviews section, our review of the BOL – LOG Battery Checker. If you have made the jump to LiPo, LiFe or LiIon, you might want to look into picking up one of these little guys. They are a pretty cool device that gives you information for about your [...]
It looks like Reedy is jumping into the LiFe battery market with their new Reedy 4000 mAh 30C 6.6V Competition LiFe Battery. They are marketing it towards the 5-cell NiMH guys and Spec Class club racers. The LiFe packs (lithium iron phosphate as cathode) batteries allow you you to run them down, and seem to be a little [...]
We get letters, tons of letters each month to BigSquidRC. For me to get that big fat increase in salary I’ve been asking for, I’ve been told I have to bust out more material. I have chosen to “answer” some of letters submitted to BigSquid, so here we go. 🙂 ===== “also i got a dumb question im getn the inferno ve [...]
I always enjoy the XMAS cards we get from all of the RC Manufacturers, but I have to admit the ACER Racing card is usually the one I look forward to! Ok, back on the subject, ACER Racing has a new ceramic Ball Bearing kit for the Tamiya Hilux. It is a complete kit for the truck. [...]
Happy Holidays from all of us here at Big Squid RC, to all of our readers! Happy Bashing!
Ever notice how there just aren’t any “concept cars” in the rc world? You know, like the uber exotic cars shown at the big auto shows to “wow” consumers and create marketing buzz? Wouldn’t it be trick if some rc company busted out an uber esoteric “this is what you will be driving in 2020” concept car/truck? I’m officially calling [...]
We just posted over in the RC Reviews section, our review of the Tactic RC 2.4GHz TTX240 Radio. If you are in the market for a new radio, and want to go crystal free, or if you got a RTR for x-mas, or if you are a basher on a budget, you are going to want [...]
New from Pro-Line Racing is their BullDog body for the 8ightT 2.0. Made from .060 Lexan, this body has been turning heads out there on the track. You can visit the Pro-Line Racing site here.
Congrats to both Thunder Power RC and Paul Lemieux as they have just announced that Paul has signed onto team Thunder Power. Paul has won a lot of big racers over his long career so far, and I’m sure he has a bunch more ahead of him. From the press release: “Thunder Power RC would like to welcome and thank [...]
News from Pro-Line Racing is their new ProTrac Suspension Kit for the Traxxas Slash will be shipping soon. The kit includes front and rear Arms, front and rear shock tower, rear hub carriers, camber and steering links as well as Split Six Wheels! If you are looking for a overall improvement for your slash, it sounds like Pro-Line with [...]