For Bashers, By Bashers!

You are browsing the archive.

Videographer Needed

Soon we will be posting some new job listings for positions at Big Squid RC, but we need this one sooner than later. We need a video guy! (or gal) Someone that can not just shoot video, but edit and create awesome stuff! We could REALLY use someone for this week’s iHobby Expo! So if you are in the Chicago [...]


GoPro Hero 4 Cameras

New Action Cameras from GoPro

To make your on-board shots better than ever the folks over at GoPro have announced 3 new cameras. The most affordable GoPro ever, the new Hero comes with a price point of only $129. The Hero comes with a rugged/waterproof housing and can shoot 1080p at 30 fps or in 720p at 60 fps. On the upper end side of things, [...]


Tower Hobbies Cutback SCT

Tower Hobbies Cutback SCT

Tower Hobbies has a new RTR short course truck called the Cutback. The Cutback is aimed right at the bashing market with waterproof electronics, an affordable price point, and durable construction. Some of the highlights of the Cutback include- * 1/10 scale 4-wheel drive * 3mm aluminum chassis * Waterproof electronics * High torque digital metal gear servo * 80 amp brushless ESC * 4 pole [...]


Xtreme Racing Axial Yeti carbon Fiber

Xtreme Racing Carbon Fiber Parts for the Axial Yeti

Now that you’ve got your Axial Yeti in-hand, it’s time to trick it out. Where do you start? You can never go wrong with carbon fiber goodies. The carbon fiber experts over at Xtreme Racing have a couple of new items for your Axial Yeti. The first is an upgrade front shock tower. The tower is made from extra thick 4mm [...]


Cirque du Soleil - SPARKED - A Live Interaction Between Hum…

There have been some pretty good (and not so great) Cirque du Soleil productions, but if they could come up with an hour and a half of quadcopter and other RC interactions happening on stage, live, I would be first in line. This sort of test interaction video was called SPARKED. There is a MAKING OF that you can see [...]


Kyosho Mad Bug Review

Review – Kyosho Mad Bug ReadySet

THE Kyosho Mad Bug ReadySet ReviewYou might know Kyosho for their world championship winning buggies or perhaps from one of their classics back in the day. Today Kyosho still has high end race machines, but they also offer a plethora of bash mobiles. We’ve been bashing on their Mad Bug ReadySet for a few weeks now to find out what [...]


RC4WD 1/10 Land Rover Defender D90 Pick Up Truck Body

RC4WD Land Rover Defender D90 Pick Up Truck Plastic Body

The latest body from our friends over at RC4WD is a 1/10 scale Land Rover Defender D90 Pick Up Truck. The Land Rover is made from hard plastic and hand modified to give incredible scale detailing. Some assembly is required but once finished you’ll have one of the most unique bodies out on the trail. * Length- 16.41″ * Height- 6.47″ * [...]


Cubbys harem

THE Cub Report, 09.29.2014, Version- iHobby 2014 or Bust

Yes, the BSRC Bash Crew gets really slammed the weekend before the iHobby Expo, so I’ll keep it short this weekend (read- I always say that, and it never happens… LOL). Here are the best reasons to attend iHobby this weekend in Schaumburg Illinois. 1. We’ll be world premiering a HUGE new release in our booth on Thursday at 11 am CST. [...]


Revolution Design Ultra Torque Wrenches

Revolution Design’s New Ultra Torque Wrenches

Are you a tool snob? If you raise your hand yes, the folks over at Revolution Design Racing Products have some new high-end wrenches for you. Available in 2.0, 2.5 and 3.0mm, they have a large butterfly handle to bust loose even the most stubborn of bolts. The part number for the 2.0 is #RDRP0227, the 2.5 is #RDRP0228, and [...]


Kyosho Beetle re-release

Kyosho Announces Beetle Re-Release

The re-release of the Kyosho Scorpion was big news for vintage car fans earlier this year, now Kyosho has announced they are also re-issuing the iconic Beetle. Like the Scorpion re-release, the Beetle will get some small upgrades to help it better handle today’s more robust power systems. The original Beetle was introduced in the early 1980s, the re-release should [...]


10th Anniversary Bash!

It is on! Our Big Squid RC 10th Anniversary Bash is coming up quick, and we wanted to give you a few more details. If you live within driving distance of the Chicago Area, and by that we mean NORTH AMERICA, you are going to want to figure out how to attend this one. Every bash we pull out some [...]


Boom racing aluminum upgrades latrax

Boom Racing Aluminum Upgrades for the Latrax Teton

The folks over at AsiaTees Hobbies wanted to let everyone know that Boom Racing now has a slew of aluminum upgrades for the Latrax Teton. Designed to be extra durable for hardcore bashing, they also look pretty slick with their anodized finish (available in four different colors). The upgrades include- front & rear shock towers, front & rear c-hubs, front [...]


Pro-LIne 2.8 Closed Cell Foam Insert

Pro-Line 2.8″ Closed Cell Foam for 1:10 Truck

We posted a teaser for Pro-Line’s new 2.8″ Closed Cell Foam Inserts last week, now full information has been released. Pro-Line knows that a lot of you bashers out there are hard on your gear, so they wanted to give you a more durable option for a 2.8″ insert. Closed cell foam is well known to last longer, which is great [...]


Everybody’s Scalin’ For the Weekend – Hot Doggin’

Axial shared the above photo the other day on their official facebook page and it has since spread like wildfire across the interwebs. While I wouldn’t just normally shamelessly lift something from there, this is something you all should see. Apparently the owner of a paralyzed dachshund took matters into his own hands to outfit his little buddy with a [...]


RPM Latrax Aluminum Shocks

GPM Latrax Rally Aluminum Threaded Shocks

Want to add some bling while making your Latrax Rally handle better? The folks over at TheToyz have announced some new GPM Aluminum Threaded Shocks for the Latrax Rally car. You can get these in a variety of different colors and they are available in front or rear sets. Made from aircraft quality aluminum, they feature threaded shock bodies for [...]