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THE RC4WD Trail Finder 2 Truck Kit w/ Mojave Body ReviewRC4WD has flown under a lot of peoples radar. On the crawling/scaler scene they are very well known, but a whole lot of normal bashers have not even heard of them, let alone know what kind of product they put out, or even that they put out entire kits. Today [...]
Stock Associated a-arms have been known to break from time to time, for those of you tired of breaking yours RPM RC Products have announced upgrade arms for your SC10B, SC10.2 and T4.2FT. The new arms from RPM are molded in their legendary plastic, have less slop, and have revised hinge pin retainers to make them tough as nails. [...]
Thanks to our skilled pilot 3DBill, we should be scaring plenty of candy out of kids hands! Muhahahaha!
“Hi Cubby, I must say I am thoroughly impressed with the Granite BLX after seeing the bash video and reading the review. However, I couldn’t help but notice that you guys gave it a “B” on the Bash-a-Bility rating. A buddy of mine has the brushed granite, and that thing is INSANELY tough. Once you replace the servo its pretty much [...]
The on-road cars from Vaterra not only take scale realism to the next level, but have proven tough bash machines out in the field. The latest on-roader from Vaterra is a Nissan Silvia S15 4wd touring car. With a hot Silvia body on the tough Vaterra V100-C chassis, it should be a great car to drive on the weekends. Some [...]
Vaterra is all about scale realism on tough platforms and they have just announced their latest vehicle, a 4wd 18th scale rock crawler called the Slickrock. The Slickrock keeps the Vaterra tradition going with great scale looks on a platform that should be rock solid in the field. * Waterproof * Metal diff lockers * Licensed 1.9 Interco Super Swamper Tires * 10th scale [...]
The latest release from Helion is the Volition short course truck. The Volition is a brushed 2wd ready for a beginner or a day of fun at the local bash spot. To save you time the Volition comes RTR, it’s ready to drive right out of the box. Some of its other features and specifications include- * 12 turn 550 size [...]
There are a few advantages to widening your Traxxas 1/16 Revo or Summit. A wider truck makes it less likely to roll over in corners and it keeps bigger tires from rubbing against the body. Here at BigSquidRC we are big fans of the bling, so just the tougher looking stance might be our biggest reason to “go wide”. TheToyz.com makes [...]
The Tamiya Clod Buster, as well as other big monster trucks, are still going strong. However, the options for trick wheels for them is slim. Our friends over at RC4WD have just announced new universal wheels for your monster truck. CNC machined from Delrin and featuring a beadlock design, these wheels should be super tough while upping your bling factor. [...]
THE Axial Deadbolt AX10 RTR ReviewAxial has been kicking some major butt, their products are solid, their scale looks turn heads, and they have brought rc crawling (and scaling) from obscurity. Their latest release, the Deadbolt AX10, isn’t radically new from them, rather it’s a truck with smart updates with a cool looking off road body. We’ve been putting our [...]
Are you looking to uber-out your Associated RC10 Classic? If so, the guys over at Xtreme Racing have several trick 3mm carbon fiber parts to set your RC10 Classic apart from the crowd. These parts include- * Battery cup small strap, $9 * Transmission brace, $12 * Front tower, $24 * Worlds front tower, $24 * Rear tower, $24 You can get more information on the [...]
New from the crew over at JConcepts are front and rear carbon fiber shock tower sets for the Traxxas Slash 4×4. The slick looking towers are 4mm thick to increase durability, while their stiffness helps to enhance handling compared to the flexy flyer stock units. The part number for the front conversion kit is #2290-1, the rear is #2291-1, and retail [...]
For all you 8th scale buggy drivers, Pro-Line has announced that three of their most popular tires now come pre-mounted on Velocity wheels. Bow Tie 2.0, Big Blox, and one of our favorites, Blockades for 8th scale buggy now come pre-mounted, saving you a bunch of time. The part numbers are #9039-033 for Blockade X3, #9045-033 for the Bow Tie 2.0 [...]
Vaterra has swept the rc world with its scale looking, solid performing vehicles. Now they are teasing their next release. Is it a comp crawler? A scaler? A mini crawler? What do you guys think? The full announcement is coming soon, until then you can hit This Link to visit the Vaterra website, or Click Here for more Vaterra news on [...]
No, I did not watch the F1 race this weekend from India. Why? Because I watched qualifying and after Seb put it on pole (again, offfaaahhh), I decided I had better uses for my time. I can’t wait for 2014 when a decent amount of rule changes just might shake up the running order. It seems a lot of people were [...]