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We always love it when we get a rumor floating around inside the industry because it usually turns out to be true. Then again, we always dread the phone call we get from the next day asking what we know, who we know, and how we found out. Oops. That being said, adding to our rumor mill category, we have heard [...]
For all you buggy fanatics, Kyosho has just announced their new 10th scale EP 2wd Ultima RB6. Some key points of the new Kyosho buggy are- Rear or Mid engine design 7075 aluminum chassis All new transmission 13mm longer wheelbase Ball diff Expect to see the new RB6 on American shores in late September, just in time for indoor season. Full retail price is $630, and [...]
Team Associated has some exciting news about wheel hexes for the front and rear of your B4.1, SC10, and B44.1. Announced today, Associated’s new Factory Team 6061-T6 12mm aluminum clamping wheel hexes are said to speed up wheel changes as you no longer have to worry about the hexes getting stuck in your rims. The new hexes are CNC machined, [...]
There is some hot news out of Futaba today with the announcement of their new 4PK Super R 2.4GHz radio system. The Futaba 4PK series radios are generally regarded as the best of the best, yet Futaba has decided to make some upgrades taking the 4PK Super R to the next level. Upgrades include- 5% faster response speed Dual compound foam on [...]
For those of you who haven’t read the ARRMA Granite Review yet, you missed a embedded video we did during some of the testing of the truck. You will be amazed at what we did to this thing. We seriously ran it into, and jumped it off everything we could find.. twice! And it drove away.. if you watch one [...]
THE ARRMA Granite Monster Truck RTR Review The ARRMA line is aimed squarely at our favorite people, us, the basher crowd. Today we’ll be taking a look at the ARRMA Granite, their entry into the 2wd monster truck class. Is it tough? Is it fast enough to have fun? Is it worth the cash? Let’s see…
The folks from ARRMA RC are on a roll with the videos lately! They just released another one, this time for the ARRMA RC Vortex Stadium Truck. Check out the embedded video below..Need more ARRMA NEWS? Click the link.
I received a set of Atomic’s new wheels for the Mini-Z Moto. I hadn’t put much thought around it but I realized that these are in fact aluminum wheels while the stock Mini-z Moto wheels are cast out of a heavier metal. On a Mini-Z, switching to an aluminum wheel you rarely end up saving weight. Would the weight savings [...]
The guys over at RC4WD have outdone themselves this time with their new Jeep JK Rampage Recovery Bumper for the Axial SCX10. This new RC4WD front bumper is officially licensed and has a long list of features. Heavy Duty Steel Construction CNC Machined Bumper Hand Welded Black Powder Coat Finish Bulldog Winch Mounting Holes 5 mm LED Light Openings Raised Ends for Better Articulation Better Clearance for Over-sized [...]
Do you want to have the coolest looking scale truck on your block? These all new 1.55″ ENK wheels from Gear Head RC would be a good start. They are made out of 6061-T6 aluminum and have a removable gold anodized insert. The new Gear Head RC wheels weigh 1.8 oz each and the price for a set of four [...]
Traxxas has some trick new red anodized aluminum accessories for your Revo, Summit, Slash 4×4, and Stampede 4×4. These new parts are made from 6061-T6 aluminum and are said to bolt right up with no modifications. Prices range from $4 for the antenna crimp nut, up to $45 for the castor blocks. Click THIS link for more information. Have you read [...]
THE HPI Bullet Monster Truck Flux ReviewWhat seems like a long time ago, HPI announced the Bullet MT Flux in Europe, and it finally made it’s way to the USA. From the first announcement we were interested due to it’s size and power. While bigger is always better, sometimes you just don’t want to drive a huge truck like the [...]
We have a big week ahead here on BigSquidRC, we are calling it Review Week. This week we’ll be posting a brand spank’n new review each day for your viewing pleasure. Monday we start off with Brian’s review of a hardcore bash-mobile, the HPI Bullet ST Flux RTR truck. Tuesday brings the review of another big-time bash truck, the [...]
For those who don’t get to see all the daily posts, we just updated the REVIEW SECTION with a bunch of our latest. You can check out the Animus Hop-Ups, Pro-Line Losi XXX-SCT/SCB Hubs, GH Racing Wraith Hop-Ups and the Axial EXO Buggy Hop-Ups. Looks like we had big month for hop-ups! Just wanted to give everyone a heads up, [...]
ARRMA RC has just put out a nice little video about the ARRMA Raider Buggy. The Raider is a 1/10th scale electric baja buggy that comes rtr with a 2.4Ghz radio. You can read our recent Raider review RIGHT HERE. Ironically enough, I was actually driving this vehicle earlier today, and having a blast with it.Need more ARRMA [...]