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The folks over at Traxxas have really been on a roll with the sponsor money lately! From Supercross to Core trucks and now Snowmobiles at the winter X-Games!! They are sponsoring Paul Thacker’s sled in Best Trick, Freestyle, and other events! Paul is also the current long jump record holder for snowmobiles at 301 feet! Congrats to [...]
Ask Cub Reporter, A Weekly Advice Column- 01.27.2010 ========== Hello Brian and the Big Squid Team, My name is Douglas and I have been a long time RC fan and Big Squid reader. I really love what you have done with this site and love seeing it gain in popularity. I remember seeing a while back that you were looking for writers [...]
Schumacher Racing just posted up a few more pictures of their new Cougar SV 2wd buggy. They don’t say much more except that it’s a mid-motor buggy. Guess we’ll have to wait for more info. Check the official Schumacher Racing site for more details.
For those looking to check out some of the action at the Snowbird Nationals, but can’t make it down there personally, Hobbico has been posting some YouTube videos you may be interested in. If you happen to head down there, tell them Big Squid RC say’s hi!I’m sure they will post more as the week goes on. Looks [...]
New from Team Associated is another version of the RC18. This time it’s the RC18 Late Model RTR. A 1:18 scale Late Model race car. Oval Racers rejoice. Check out Team Associated for more information.
Ok, sign me up! We recently talked about concept RC vehicles, well here’s one! It’s from a company called Takara Tomy and they are using the new Sony Bio-Battery technology to create the ENE Pocket RC vehicle! It’s a ‘green’ rc vehicle that runs on liquids! The higher in sugar content, the more power it [...]
For all the Traxxas Slash and SC10 Short Course drivers, Outerwears now has a cover for you. The new Short Course Shrouds use their Terra-Flo material keeping out dirt, debris and water while allowing airflow to keep things cool. They come in Black, Blue, Red, Orange, Purple, Yellow and Green! Visit the Outerwears Performance Products [...]
If you are running a Hot Bodies D8, your probably in the need of some new air filters. The folks at VP-Pro have you covered with their new high performance filters.
For all those Serpent fans out there, it looks like you’ll have a new 1/8 scale buggy to start saving your money for real soon! The Serpent 811 Cobra! There is a bunch of info and pictures up on the official Serpent.com web site, and it sounds like Billy Easton had a [...]
Well, for all those looking for a little extra boost, it sounds like Team Checkpoint has the power you need. They are gearing their latest 14.8v 5400mAH 4S packs towards the buggy/truggy folks. The 35C matched packs are shipping in February. Check out the Team Checkpoint web site for more info!
For those of you that might not know, our Editor In Chief around this joint is Brian. Well, Brian is having a sort of “bromance” now days with Travis Pastrana and the Nitro Circus crew. Sorry to inform you Brian, but Travis broke his collarbone today while riding in Florida. Normally a broken collarbone is not a “huge” deal, but [...]
Need a little more power on your nitro? The new Reedy 2035 and 2039 mufflers should be able to help. They have a hard anodized finish, and are compatible with .21 and .28 competition engines. Normally I would send you to the ReedyPower.com page for more information, but apparently they don’t own it anymore, LOL. Maybe forgot to pay [...]
Our friends from LargeScaleRC.com have just sent over our invitation to their upcoming Power Jam event on June 4th and 5th of 2010 in Monon Indiana! They are going to have a TON of different types of races for all sorts of 1/5th scale rc vehicles! Sounds like a real good bash time! So if you have [...]
We would like to welcome Byron Fuels to the Big Squid RC family of site sponsors! These guys have really been making a name for themselves this year, and with their new RC Drag Racing Fuel, I’m pretty sure you are going to be hearing a lot more about them around here. You can visit the Byron Fuels Website [...]