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Horizon Air Meet Germany 2017

Video – 2017 Horizon Hobby AirMeet

Last weekend Horizon Hobby held their giant Air Meet in Germany. With loads of different pilots, hundreds of different airplanes, and over 25,000 spectators, Horizon’s German Air Meet is one of the biggest rc events on Earth. The event is used to promote the rc hobby to the people of Germany, who have long been known to love rc aircraft. While [...]


Kyosho Monster Tracker

Kyosho Monster Tracker Readyset

The teasing is over, Kyosho has fully announced the Monster Tracker Readyset. The Monster Tracker is a 2wd monster truck that looks to be an excellent entry level truck. Large chevron style tires and a tough truck body give it a legit monster truck look, while a 540 brushed motor and Orion NiMH battery supply the car-crushing power. Here are [...]


Big Cubby

THE Cub Report – Think’n Of go1d1e

Hello there to one and all, good to see ya once again. Actually no, of course I can’t see you through your computer or smart phone. Or can I? 🙂 So how about that fight? Yes, I’m talking about the McGregor/Mayweather boxing match that took place on Saturday night. While I watch very little boxing, I am a big MMA fan, [...]


Graupner Promotion

Free Extra Receiver With The Graupner X-8E

The crew over at Graupner wanted us to let you know they are having a Special Promotion on their X-8E radio system. For a limited time the X-8E will come with a free extra GR-8 receiver (for 2 receivers total), thus making the radio an even better buy. We reviewed the X-8E radio a few weeks ago and found it [...]


Kyosho Javelin Re-Release

Kyosho Re-Releases The Javelin

After some teasing last week, Kyosho has confirmed that they are indeed re-releasing the iconic Javelin. The Javelin was responsible for a whole lot of people getting into the hobby and was known for its 4wd and excellent handling back in the day. The re-release version looks much the same as the original, although Kyosho has been beefing up various [...]


Traxxas TRX-4 Upgrades

STRC Aluminum Upgrades For The Traxxas TRX-4

Being teased now by ST Racing Concepts are a bunch of Upgrade Aluminum Parts for the Traxxas TRX-4. All the parts were designed for increased durability, as well as increasing your rig’s bling factor. Also of note, all the upgrade parts will be available in a wide variety of colors to suit your taste and are priced to not break [...]


Roche Rapide F1 EVO

Roche Rapide F1 EVO Kit

Are you ready to race F1 this winter? If not, have a look at the new Rapide F1 EVO from Roche. The F1 EVO is a lean, mean, racing machine, ready to battle the rest of the F1 class at your local track. * New narrow 2.5mm graphite chassis * 7075 front bulkhead and servo mount * New aluminum standoff on the lower [...]


Team Orion Servos

2 New Servos From Team Orion

To help you get the most out of your car, Team Orion has announced a pair of new servos. The new servos are the Vortex VDS2-HV 2607 and the VDS2-HV 1605. With waterproofing standard, along with high voltage capability and aluminum cases, these should work well in a wide variety of applications. * Full metal gears * Smooth coreless motor * Programmable * High [...]


RC4WD RHS Cylinder Heads

RC4WD RHS Cylinder Heads

The folks at RC4WD would like to welcome their newest licensing pardner, RHS/Racing Head Service to their family. Their first product is a set of Cylinder Heads for the RC4WD V8 engine. With scale crawling being all about the details, the RHS cylinder heads make a perfect add-on piece to your scale engine. They are a perfectly scaled recreation of [...]


Everybody’s Scalin’ – You May Be an OG Crawler/Scaler If?

Greetings all. Top o’ the weekend to you! As crawling/scaling has reached maturity, it’s always fun to think back and reminisce about what used to be. This week I thought I’d put together a funny list that many of you old timers can hopefully relate to. You may be an OG Scaler and/or crawler if: – You remember the X-Trail chassis. – You’re [...]


XRay X12 2018

XRay Announces The 2018 X12 Pan Car

Hey, what’s that? That is indoor season, it is right around the corner. If you are a seasoned hobbyist, then you already know that 1/12th scale has been a staple of indoor racing since the very beginning. To help put you at the front of the pack, XRay has announced the 2018 Edition of their X12 pan car. With a [...]


HB Racing E817T Truggy

HB Racing E817T 1/8 Electric Truggy

Don’t you just love bashing with an electric 1/8th scale truggy? Here at BigSquidRC, they are one of our favorites. They are huge, they have insane power, and typically they are tough as nails. The folks over at HB Racing have just announced their latest electric truggy, the E817T. The E817T is surely a beast that can lay down super [...]


FireBrand RC CROWNJEWEL D239 Drift Wheels

FireBrand RC Crownjewel D239 Drift Wheels

Give your drift machine a hot new look with Crownjewel D239 wheels from FireBrand RC. These drift wheels have a hardcore look and come with the tires pre-mounted. Sold in sets of four, a standard sized 12mm hex is used on the wheel, this allows them to be mounted on a huge variety of different vehicles. * Wheel Size- 2″ x [...]


Carisma SCA-1E Coyote

Hot New Scale Crawlers – Carisma SCA-1E Coyote RTR & Kit

Now here is some big news, Carisma has announced the first two trucks in their new Scale Adventure line-up. The folks at Carisma have always been big into scale realism, and after looking at their new trucks, it certainly looks like they hit the mark with these. The black truck shown above is the SCA-1E Coyote RTR scale crawler. The Coyote [...]


Tekin RS Pro Black Edition

Tekin RS Pro Black Edition ESC

Smooth control and reliability were what Tekin’s designers were going for with the new RS Pro Black Edition ESC. The Black Edition utilizes both hardware and software changes to give you a super smooth ESC that can withstand the rigors of hardcore racing. Here are some of its highlights- * Ultra low resistance * Designed for stock and spec racing * High voltage [...]