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E-flite ICON A5 park flyer

E-flite ICON A5 Park Flyer

New from E-flite is the amphibious ICON A5 park flyer. The ICON A5 comes in two different versions, a BNF (bind and fly) and a PNP (plug and play). The A5 is officially licensed by ICON Aircraft and has the scale look and detailing that is demanded by today’s consumers. Power is provided by a 480-size 960Kv brushless outrunner and a [...]


Traxxas Cubby

Welcome TRAXXAS!

Hey everyone, just wanted to take a moment to welcome our newest sponsor, TRAXXAS! Traxxas is one of the reasons we started Big Squid RC many years ago. My neighbor brought over this new thing called a T-MAXX. An hour later I was on eBay and Craigslist drooling over pics of monster trucks with one tire propped up on a [...]


Kyosho Inferno VE 2.0

2 Kyosho Readyset Buggies Coming Soon With KT-231P Transmitt…

The folks at Kyosho have announced that a pair of their Readyset off-road buggies will soon come standard with their Syncro KT-231P transmitter. Both the 1/8th scale brushless INFERNO VE 2.0 and the brushless 1/10th scale DBX VE 2.0 will come with the KT-231P. The Syncro KT-231P 2.4GHz transmitter is great for beginners with its automatic frequency band control and [...]


RC4WD Stocker 1.7 Beadlock Wheels

RC4WD Stocker 1.7″ Beadlock Wheels

New from RC4WD is 1.7″ sized Stocker Beadlock Wheels. The Stockers have a “stock” look to them that suits many scale builds. For trickness, they are machined from billet aluminum and come with details like scale hex head bolts. The RC4WD logo is prominently featured on the scale wheel nut cover and they come with a 12mm wheel hex to [...]


Vaughn Gittin Jr. HPI Racing

2 More Years For Vaughn Gittin Jr. At HPI Racing

Great news for all you rc drifting fans, Vaughn Gittin Jr. has just signed for another 2 years with HPI Racing. This means we’ll continue to see Vaughn’s HPI Racing licensed cars hitting hobby shops. Plus, who knows what new designs might be in store for the future. Read the full press release below for the scoop… “HPI Racing is proud [...]


ASK Cubby

ASK Cubby – Legit Questions, Questionable Answers

“Basher to racer I just got into rc in may of 2015 and your website has been my most valuable resource for learning about whats out there. Now I have evolved from a back yard basher to a wannabe offroad racer. Everyone knows just by going to a race which buggies and sc trucks are the best on the market. But [...]


HB Racing R8

Shipping Again Soon – HB Racing R8 On-Road Kit

For all you on-road racers, yesterday we received a press release from Hobbico for the HB Racing R8. The R8 was first officially announced back in 2014, now it sounds like it will be available and shipping here in the states next month from Hobbico. The official Tower Hobbies website has the R8 kit listed for $799 with an expected [...]


Pokemon GO GT Power Portable USB Output

GT Power Portable USB Charger For Pokémon GO

Do you have a bunch of LiPo batteries laying around your house? Have you found yourself totally addicted to Pokémon GO? If so, an rc company named GT Power has an item for you. GT Power makes a Portable Cell Checker that has a USB Output Port. This allows you, the serious Pokémon GO player, to use your rc LiPo [...]


JConcepts Finnisher TLR 8ight-T 4.0 Body

JConcepts Finnisher TLR 8ight-T 4.0 Body

Put a new lid on your TLR 8IGHT-T 4.0 with the latest Finnisher series body from JConcepts. Priced at $31, the Finnisher (#0312) sports an aggressive stance thanks to its slight cab forward design and raked windshield. An extended chin spoiler helps to keep air from getting under the body for optimal jumping, while a built-in air escape allows further [...]


RC4WD Ultimate Mini Scale Shocks

RC4WD 40mm Ultimate Mini Scale Shocks

Do you have an 1/18th scale project you are working on? If so, RC4WD recently announced 40mm Ultimate Scale Shocks. The Ultimate Shocks have an internal spring design and have a great scale appearance. For durability they have been CNC machined from billet aluminum and come with a black finish. The shocks are shipping right now and priced at $19 with [...]


Kyosho Ferrari 360 GTC

A Pair Of New Ferraris From Kyosho

Coming soon from Kyosho is a pair of bright red Ferrari Mini-Zs. The first is the Ferrari 360 GTC (#32238R), with the second being a classic 250 GTO (#32235R). Both of the new Ferraris come on Kyosho’s highly successful Sports 2 chassis and come equipped with FHS 2.4GHz Perfex KT-19 transmitters. Adjustable width and wheelbase is standard on both cars, as [...]


ARRMA Raider XL Brushed Unboxing

Unboxing The Mega Series Brushed ARRMA Raider XL

Do you remember several years ago when the rumors came out about a new car company called ARRMA? The first teaser pics featured the Raider, a unique looking buggy that set internet on fire. Since then ARRMA has come an incredibly long way, and the Raider has too. The Raider XL was offered in brushless BLX trim last year, for [...]


JConcepts TLR 22 3.0 Worlds Body

JConcepts TLR 22 3.0 S2 Worlds Body

The folks over at JConcepts have a new high performance body for all you TLR 22 3.0 owners. The S2 Worlds Body has been slammed for a low center of gravity, thus helping you post faster lap times. The S2 is a revision of the JConcepts Silencer series body with a progressive cab design for plenty of steering. The S2 Worlds [...]


Dynamite V2 Brushless Combo

New V2 Brushless Systems From Dynamite

The good folks over at Dynamite have announced 6 new V2 Brushless Combos. All the V2 systems were designed for better operation under heavy loads, all are waterproof, and all are sensorless designs. The new 1/8th V2 Fuze Combo (#DYNS0800) features a 6 pole 1800kV motor, while the new Fuze V2 SCT (#DYNS0710) system comes with a 3900kV unit. For tenth [...]


RC4WD Deceptive 1.9 Beadlock Wheels

RC4WD Deceptive 1.9″ Beadlock Wheels

Wheels are like ice cream, everybody likes a different flavor. To help accommodate that fact, new from RC4WD are 1.9″ Deceptive Beadlocks. These have a distinct wheel design and come anodized in black for a modern look. CNC machining was used to create the wheels from billet aluminum and they come with a standard 12mm hex. Being an RC4WD product [...]