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Big Squid RC 2014 Bash Vehicle of the YEAR!

A HUGE Congratulations to PRO-LINE Racing crew as we have picked the PRO-LINE PRO-MT as the 2014 BASH VEHICLE OF THE YEAR! We did more vehicle reviews in 2014 than ever before, and there were a handful of standouts that we narrowed down as possible winners. This decision was a tough one because this is the first vehicle to win [...]


HPI Sprint 2 Flux BMW M3

HPI Racing Sprint 2 Flux BMW M3 GTS

First shown back in February, the HPI Sprint 2 Flux BMW M3 GTS is now headed to a hobby shop near you. A fully licensed BMW body gives it a stylish look, while a Sprint 2 4wd chassis makes it fun to drive. A Flux Vektor 5900kV motor makes sure there is plenty of power when you stab the throttle [...]


Duratrax body paint

New Colors for Duratrax Polycarbonate Body Paints

The already very successful Duratrax line of paints has just expanded with several new colors. The new colors include four solids, two candies, one fluorescent, one pearl, and a brand new chrome for the truly bling-thirsty. All Duratrax Paints provide excellent coverage and are available in 4.5 ounce spray cans and 0.5 ounce bottles. The new 4.5 oz spray cans (priced [...]


ARRMA Raider XL BLX Buggy

Full Details – ARRMA 1/8th Raider XL BLX 2wd Buggy

The wait is over, ARRMA has just released full details on their latest bash machine, the 1/8th Raider XL. The Raider XL is modeled much like it’s smaller 1/10th scale brother hitting the market as a RTR 2wd buggy. The XL is 1.7″ wider and has a 1.5″ longer wheelbase, thus making it more stable and easier to blast through [...]


STRC Axial Yeti Upgrades

ST Racing Concepts Limited Edition Orange Aluminum Upgrades …

The good folks over at ST Racing Concepts have announced new Limited Edition Orange Anodized Aluminum Upgrades for the Axial Yeti. To give your Yeti a more precise rear suspension articulation, STRC has aluminum Lower and Upper Suspension Links. These also help to improve durability and have part numbers of #STA31109LO (lower) and #STA31109UO (upper). These are priced at $39 and [...]


Hot Racing Yeti XL Motor Plate

Hot Racing Heat Sink Motor Plate for the Axial Yeti XL

For you hardcore bashers looking to keep the temps down on the motor in your Axial Yeti XL, the crew over at Hot Racing has a new product for you. Their new Heat Sink Motor Plate for the Yeti XL is said to help pull heat out of the motor to allow for extended runs on 6S LiPO. The heat [...]


Audi Quattro RC Challenge

Video – Audi Quattro RC Car Challenge

Who wins when a full sized Audi Quattro race car takes on its rc equivalent? You can find out in the video below. Actually, it doesn’t look like much of a real race, but it does include some cool action footage. The rc car is of a mystery brand but is shown using a Graupner transmitter and FPV monitor. Any [...]


Matrixline RC Dodge Challenger SRT Body

Matrixline RC Dodge Challenger SRT Body

Matrixline RC is known for a wide variety of aftermarket bodies. From the exotics to daily drivers, Maxtrixline covers all the bases. Our readers that are fans of Dodge might be interested in their Challenger SRT. The Matrixline Challenger SRT body comes clear or with a pre-printed carbon finish and is made to fit 190mm touring cars. It is molded [...]


Tamiya JGSDF Type 10 Tank Full Option Kit

Tamiya 1/16th scale JGSDF Type 10 Tank Full Option Kit

For all you guys that like to get in some tank action, Tamiya has announced a 1/16th scale JGSDF Type 10 full option kit. The Type 10 is a Japanese tank designed for mountain warfare that first went into service in 2012. The full scale Type 10 is known for its modular armor and a 120mm main gun, from the [...]


Big Squid Monthly Plus Micro Stickers!

Should of mentioned this a while back, the new Big Squid RC Monthly hit hobby shops earlier this month, and as a special treat we have shipped ‘micro’ Big Squid RC sticker sheets with them. We sent some to every store that gets the issues for FREE! All you need to do is run to your local shop that carries [...]


cubby chair

THE Cub Report, 12.29.2014, Version- The “New Normal”

Hello hobbyists, industry types, and those that just happened to stumble across this column via Google, this is THE Cub Report, a weekly look into the wild world of rc. With this being the last week of the year, I am doing my annual look forward, putting pen to paper (read- fingers to keyboard) to let you know what I’ve [...]


Axial Yeti Pre-Painted Body

Axial Pre-Painted Body for the Yeti

Axial has announced a new pre-painted body for the ever popular Yeti. Featuring a white, blue and pink paint scheme, the pre-painted body makes it easy to give your Yeti a quick face lift. The Axial crew knows you guys like to bash hard so it is molded from .040″ polycarbonate. Pre-drilled mounting holes help save time and a decal [...]


SquidInk #15

This week’s SquidInk is probably more real than we actually want to admit. We joke about it, but seriously, there were a LOT of quadcopters given away this year, and there are going to be a TON of them outside. Seems like every kid and adult got one! Lets BE SAFE out there people! Click the image for the hires [...]


Year End Sale over at Asia Tees

After spending tons of money this Christmas, it’s nice to be able to save a little now and then. Right now, Asiatees is having a Year End 10% off sale site wide. It goes to January 2nd, use coupon code YEAREND to score the deal. You can hit This Link to get more details. Click Right Here for more Asiatees news [...]


Everybody’s Scalin’ For the Weekend – Best Shots of 2014

I hope you all had a Merry Christmas! It’s been pretty slow around these parts due to the holidays (I’m also at the mercy of the USPS waiting on parts for 3 different trucks) so to bide some time here is a big gallery showcasing some of my favorite shots from 2014. I had a very busy year taking parts [...]