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We Have Our Winners in the Pro-Line Super Swamper Contest

We have chosen our winners in the Pro-Line Racing Interco TSL SX Super Swamper XL Premount tires contest where we were giving away a set of 1.9″ and a set of 2.2″. If you missed it, you could read all about it Right Here. Ok, enough blab! The winners chosen by the raffle software were Jeff Garcia from California, and [...]


SSD HD Titanium Link Set Vaterra Ascender

SSD HD Titanium Link Sets for the Vaterra Ascender

Beef up your Vaterra Ascender with Heavy Duty Titanium Link Sets from SSD. There are two different versions of the sets, one for the new K10 Pickup and one for the Blazer. Both sets use titanium rod that is tougher than aluminum and much lighter than steel. The rods are threaded internally and use grub screws to place the stock [...]


Traxxas Labor Day

Labor Day Deals From Traxxas

The good folks over at Traxxas have announced a bunch of money saving deals for Labor Day. The deals are available from, as well as from participating local hobby shops. What exactly are the hot deals? * Sale on the entire line of Revos (through Sept 6) * 20% off the Aton and Aton Plus (expires today) * Free wireless module [...]


Flying Cars Movie

Feature Film “Flying Cars” To Showcase Team Associated Cars

When was the last time you watched a feature film that had rc cars in it? Or better yet for us bashers, a film that had an rc car long jump contest as part of the story line? An independent film called Flying Cars has just wrapped shooting and features our favorite hobby of rc cars. While we have not heard [...]


Pro-Line Ambush Review

THE Pro-Line Ambush Scale Crawler Review

Pro-Line is a name synonymous with winning races. However, in recent years, they have expanded their scope. First came their short course truck, then a buggy conversion, then the incredible PRO-MT that was named our vehicle of the year. Now they have expanded their horizon even further with the 1/25 Ambush RTR Scale Crawler. The Ambush is full of scale [...]


RPP Jamboree

Coming Event – 2nd Annual RPP RC Jamboree

Coming up on October 7th and 8th is the 2nd Annual RPP RC Jamboree in Ukiah, California. The RC Jamboree is an event for the scale community to get together and have a good time. On Friday October 7th the RPP crew will put on demos, have a scale crawling course, hold a raffle, then top things off with a [...]



STRC Aluminum Option Parts For ARRMA Vehicles

Coming soon from ST Racing Concepts are more Aluminum Option Parts for 1/10th ARRMA vehicles. All the parts are CNC machined from high quality aluminum, they will be available in a wide variety of colors, and they were designed to fit the Granite, Raider, Vorteks, Fury and Raider XL. The aluminum upgrade parts should help make your ARRMA more durable [...]


MaxAmps 1850mah 4s 14.8V Drone Racing Battery

MaxAmps 1850mAh 14.8V Drone Racing Battery

New from MaxAmps is the 1850mAh 4S 14.8V Drone Racing Battery. This pack was designed to enhance handling while FPV racing. The MaxAmps pack not only has low weight, but also sports a low center of gravity, helping to create smoother handling and faster lap times. * 100C rated discharge * Up to a 5C charge rate * Built with Deans Ultra wire * [...]


rc bashing with Cubby

THE Cub Report, Version- Steppin’ To The A.M.

Hello all and welcome to this week’s Cub Report. I personally had a weekend that pretty much could not be beaten. I got to watch some of the uber pros at the Futaba Nitro Challenge, watched a ton of F1/AMA MX/FIM MXGP/UFC, and got in some much needed trigger time with the new Pro-Line Ambush Scale Crawler. Yes indeed, life [...]


2016 Futaba Nitro Challenge

Event Coverage – 2016 Futaba Nitro Challenge

Like most bashers, even the BigSquidRC crew dabbles in racing from time to time. Over the weekend, one of the biggest nitro races in the Midwest took place, the 2016 Futaba Nitro Challenge. The Futaba Nitro Challenge was held at one of the best outdoor tracks in the country, St Louis Dirtburners, and had right around 250 entries. Racers from [...]


Boom Racing Asian RECON G6

Boom Racing To Host First Asian RECON G6

The folks at Boom Racing are proud to announce that they are the hosts for the very first RECON G6 to be held in Asia. That’s right folks, Brian Parker & his crew will be making the trek this November to Hong Kong to put on one of his epic scale off-road events. The scale off-road scene has been blowing [...]


Everybody’s Scalin’ – A Little Baby Leafer, Isn’t It Cute?!

The biggest news that dropped this week was the announcement of the Pro-Line Ambush, a new 1:25 scale RTR crawler. Let’s ignore that Pro-Line is making their own scaler for a minute (that is big news in and of itself) and instead look at the fact that it has a leaf spring suspension. It’s a LEAFER, hell yes! I’ll raise a drink [...]


T-Bone Racing V4 Wheelie Bar Traxxas X-Maxx

T-Bone Racing V4 Wheelie Bar For The Traxxas X-Maxx

New and hot from T-Bone is the Version 4 Wheelie Bar for the Traxxas X-Maxx. TBR has fine tuned the wheelie bar to make it better than ever. If you like doing block-long wheelies with your X-Maxx, this item should be a must have. Some of the changes on the V4 include- * Longer rear bumper skid that uses M4 screws [...]


Blade Inductrix FPV

BLADE Inductrix Micro FPV Drone

Making big news in the drone world right now is the Blade Inductrix Micro FPV Drone. The Inductrix FPV brings the thrill of FPV racing to a form factor that can be flown practically anywhere. So what’s the scoop? * Comes as a RTF or a BNF (bind-n-fly) * RTF version comes with 4.3″ monitor * Completely integrated 25mW video transmitter * High performance [...]


iSDT SC608 150W 8A MINI Smart LCD Battery Balance Charger

iSDT SC608 MINI Smart LCD Charger At TheBuildRC

While tiny in size (and price) the new iSDT SC608 packs a ton of features. First up is an extremely high quality 320×240 2.4″ display. The hi-brightness monitor is capable of up to 262,000 different colors and has up to a 178° visible angle. Next up is power. The SC608 can charge at up to 8 amps and has 6S [...]