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Robbe Red Bull Edge 540

Robbe Red Bull Edge 540 ARF

We are big Red Bull Energy Drink fans around the BSRC offices so when we see a trick machine with Red Bull livery we are all over it. Robbe is a German company that’s makes all sorts of flying machines and their latest is a Red Bull Edition Edge 540 ARF. The Red Bull Edge 540 uses laser cut wood parts [...]


Muchmore racing tools ride height

New Tools From Muchmore Racing

Muchmore is known for putting out high end on-road equipment and today they’ve announced three new tools to make your life easier. First up are the high quality multi-shock pliers shown above. These are set up to grip 3, 4, and 5mm shock shafts plus 21mm shock bodies. Their part number is #MMRR2010 and have a street price of $39. To ensure [...]



Revolution Design Racing Products Ultra Wrenches

Being a basher ensures one thing- lots of wrenching. And when wrenching, using quality tools can really speed up the process. Our favorite hex wrenches around the office are from MIP/Thorp, but recently Revolution Design Racing Products announced their new line of Ultra Wrenches. The RDRP Ultra Wrenches come in both metric and imperial to fit any type of screw you [...]


Axial Racing Logo Tattoo!

So a few days ago we posted a very dedicated Spektrum fan and his Spektrum Tattoo! Shortly after we got an email from another hard core RC fan with his Axial Logo Tattoos! Check it out. This was from Jeremy H. from Toronto Canada. Awesome stuff! Are you this hardcore, and you’ve also gotten an rc related tattoo? If so, shoot [...]


TheToyz Flashing Light Bar

TheToyz Flashing 360 Rotation Scale Light Bar Kit

Want to add a little flash to your bash-mobile? The guys over at TheToyz have some new Flashing Light Bars that are sure to grab some attention down at your local bash spot. The light bars are 106mm in length, 26mm wide, and come with a receiver plug making them easy to install. While the lights are quite bright, they are [...]


THE Cub Report, King Cubby

ASK Cub Reporter, 06.27.2013, Version- You Write In, I Take …

Hello, I was reading your review on the Pro Track suspension kit for the Slash 2wd. You said that the drawback is you have to use their ( Pro Track ) rims. Why is that? Do yo need extra clearance? Can you replace the a arms and still use other wheels? Thanks Michael Y Cubby– Hey now Mikeee Y, thanks for taking the time [...]


Tamiya LandFreeder

Tamiya LandFreeder Truck on CC-01 Chassis Kit

The crew at Tamiya have announced the release of their LandFreeder 4wd truck for your bashing enjoyment. The LandFreeder is a kit, meaning yes, you get to put it together, and it comes with the popular CC-01 chassis. Pairing independent front suspension with a solid rear axle really add to the scale realism of this truck. The LandFreeder also comes [...]


Big Squid RC Live – #29 [Update: Over]

[Update: The live show is over, check out the replay above or on our YouTube channel] Wanted to put up the early reminder about the Live Show Tonight because our Mystery Guest has confirmed he will be attending this evening. Woo Hoo! So if you have some questions for someone who works for a major RC manufacturer, tonight’s a chance to [...]


Tamiya Subaru XV Kit

Tamiya Subaru XV 4wd Kit

Tamiya has announced a new kit based on their XV-01 platform, the Subaru XV Crossover. The Tamiya Subaru XV is a versatile belt driven 4wd that should work well when driven on-road, rally, or on light off-road. It’s a kit, so you get to make sure everything is assembled correctly, and it requires paint and complete electronics to get going. Part [...]


Pro-Line Black T-shirt

New RC Apparel From Pro-Line

You spend a lot of time and money and your rc car, why not pop a few more bucks and show up in style at your local bash spot? Pro-Line has two new t-shirt for showing the world you are an rc’er. The first is the Daytona t-shirt. It has a cool design on a white t-shirt that should help keep [...]


JConcepts Anti-Roll Bar Kit for Associated B4 T4 SC10

JConcepts Anti-Roll Bar Kit for Associated T4/B4/SC10

JConcepts has just announced a new Anti-Roll Bar Kit for the very popular Team Associated B4/T4/SC10 vehicles. Why might a basher need an anti-roll bar kit? Anti-roll bars come in very handy on smooth high bite surfaces, they help keep your vehicle flat in the corners, thus increasing corner speed while making your vehicles easier to drive. The kit comes with [...]


Installing a Pro-Line Body Mount Thumbwasher Kit

How To – Installing a Pro-Line Body Mount Thumbwasher Kit

When Pro-Line first introduced their extended body mounts that used Thumbwashers instead of body clips we were instantly in love. You see the BigSquidRC Bash Crew loses literally thousands of body clips each year and we are sick and tired of buying more. Pro-Line Thumbwashers (part number #6070-02, $5) are superior to regular body clips in a couple of ways- 1. They [...]


ChuckWorksRC Slice A-S Traxxas Slash Chassis

ChuckWorksRC Slice A-S Traxxas Slash Chassis

So we were outside bashing the other day, hitting a big ramp and landing to pavement, just like many bashers do. Towards the end of the session Brian hucks a Traxxas Slash 2wd sky-high and landed right on the rear end. The truck couldn’t move afterwards because the motor was broken from the big impact. The ChuckWorksRC Slice A-S chassis has [...]


RC Fest Tolono IL August 10th 2013

Upcoming Bash Event – RC Fest in Tolono IL, August 10th 2013

If you live in the Midwest you might be interested in attending the RC Fest bash in Tolono Illinois on August 10th. Tolono Illinois is centrally located about 3 hours north of St Louis, about two and a half hours south of Chicago, and roughly two and a half hours west of Indianapolis. RC Fest has no entry fee and any [...]


Heli-Max Axe 100 SSL Brushless Helicopter Review

Heli-Max Axe 100 SSL Brushless Helicopter ReviewWhen we saw the original press release for the Heli-Max Axe 100 SSL, we were sort of blown away by what they were claiming, and what you could get for the price. When it comes to heli’s, we haven’t really done much in the way of reviews except for some ‘dual blade’ stuff, [...]