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Rocky Mountain Hobby Expo Coverage 2018

Rocky Mountain Hobby Expo Giant Photo Gallery #1

As the BigSquidRC Bash Crew walked the Rocky Mountain Hobby Show over the weekend, we took a whole lot of pictures. The Rocky Mountain Show used up a lot of floor space to cover all the different products that you would find in a local hobby shop. Of course there was a lot of surface rc, but there was also [...]


Tamina Comical Grasshopper

Tamiya Comical Grasshopper Build Video

The BSRC crew recently received a Tamiya Comical Grasshopper kit. Tommy accepted the challenge while he was visiting our US office and put together this little fun racer. We were generally very impressed with how well the kit went together. Bashing this little fun machine was a blast. It actually handled very well for what it is. #gallery-1 { margin: auto; } #gallery-1 .gallery-item [...]


Tower Hobbies Rocky Mountain 2018

Tower Hobbies At The 2018 Rocky Mountain Hobby Expo

Another one of the big names at this year’s Rocky Mountain Hobby Expo was Tower Hobbies. Tower has long been known as America’s premier mail order/on-line business for the rc hobby and we were stoked to check out their large booth. Inside the Tower booth we found loads of goodies for today’s hobbyist. From entry level ARRMA bash trucks, to [...]


Monster Truck Madness – Remembering “The Claw”

The 80s and early 90s were a magical time for young monster truckers like myself.  In addition to various TV programs and cartoons featuring the rigs, there were some truly awesome toys made available in this era, be it die-cast, battery operated or remote controlled. Being a kid that was absolutely obsessed with monster trucks, I pretty much got my [...]


HRP Rocky Mountain 2018

Rocky Mountain Hobby Expo- Hobby Recreation Products Booth

Last weekend at the 2018 Rocky Mountain Hobby Expo, we got a chance to visit with the folks from Hobby Recreation Products inside their booth. The HRP crew had been planning their booth for months and it looked great at the show. HRP went big for the Rocky Mountain Hobby Expo this year. Part of “going big” included sponsoring a small [...]



THE Cub Report- Too Good

Hello everyone, thanks for clicking over to THE Cub Report. Ya, it is a day late, but such is life in the rc biz. Our entire bash crew spent pretty much all day yesterday recovering from a longgggg weekend in Denver at the Rocky Mountain Hobby Expo. Yup, I’ve been talking about that show for months upon months, so how did [...]


Traxxas Rocky Mountain Hobby Expo 2018

Traxxas At The Rocky Mountain Hobby Expo

Bringing remote control excitement to the 2018 Rocky Mountain Hobby Expo was the crew from Traxxas. Traxxas did not have a traditional style booth at the Denver show, instead they brought a giant inflatable try-me-track to give consumers a chance to drive their products first hand. The Traxxas try-me area was a great way for people that did not know [...]


Horizon Hobby Rocky Mountain Hobby Expo 2018

Horizon Hobby At The Rocky Mountain Hobby Expo 2018

Over the weekend the BigSquidRC Bash Crew traveled to beautiful Denver, Colorado for the 2018 edition of the Rocky Mountain Hobby Expo. Coming out to support the event was the crew from Horizon Hobby. The Horizon crew had one of the largest booths at the show, thus giving them plenty of room to show off their extensive line of rc [...]


Review – ARRMA Granite 3S BLX 4×4 1/10 RTR Brushless Monster

The ARRMA Granite 3S BLX 4×4 1/10 RTR is the latest version of the vaunted Granite platform; a truck that’s taken previous Basher of the Year honors from us in its 2WD form. How does the newest 4×4 version fare? Read on to find out… From: ARRMA RC Direct Link: Granite 3S BLX 4×4 1/10 RTR Review By: Doug Welker Pictures By: Doug Welker #gallery-3 [...]


RC4WD 1:10 Desert Runner RTR/ARTR Scale Truck W/Hero Body Se…

The moment we all have been waiting for is finally here. We have the full details and pictures on the new RC4WD 1:10 Desert Runner RTR/ARTR Scale Truck W/Hero Body Set (Black). From what we have seen the Desert Hero is definitely going to be a game changer. The Desert Hero will be available in two options including a RTR version [...]


Traxxas and SEMA 10 Year Anniversary

It’s hard to believe Traxxas has been doing the SEMA show in Vegas for 10 years! If you are unfamiliar with SEMA, it’s basically every car guys fantasy everything all dropped in Vegas. This show is so huge, most people can’t walk and see everything in the 4 days that it goes on. If you are luck enough to be attending [...]


MIP 41 Tooth 1Mod Spur Gear for Losi Tenacity

New from MIP is this 41 Tooth 1Mod Spur gear that fits all Losi Tenacity vehicles. * 41 Tooth will change overall gearing and helps increase bottom end punch * The Spur is machined and not molded so its super precise and quiets down the drivetrain tremendously The spur gears are available now [...]



Hello everybody and welcome to this weeks’ Everybody’s Scalin’! I know I’m not the only one who freaked out when RC4WD announced the new Desert Runner Scale truck with Hero body set. A few months ago a hand full of pictures were floating around of the Desert Hero. I checked them out and I thought it would be a phenomenal [...]


RC4WD Rancho Diff Covers for TRX-4 and Axial SCX10-II

The latest licensed scale accessories from RC4WD are these sweet looking Rancho Diff Covers. They will be available for both the TRAXXAS TRX-4 and the Axial SCX10-II trucks. Both will retail for about $29 each. Details below: C4WD Rancho Diff Cover for Axial AR44 (SCX10-II) Z-S1907 SPECS CNC Machined Billet Aluminum Red Anodized Finish Width: 1.18in / 30.0mm Length: 1.22in / 31.5mm Height: 0.64in / 16.2mm RC4WD Rancho Diff [...]


Redcat Racing GEN8 SCOUT Pre-Release

The folks from Redcat Racing have decided to beat the leaks and release a video and images of their new GEN8 Scout! News from the Redcat crew mention that this will be their first 100% designed and developed in the USA vehicle! This is huge news. The last few Redcat vehicles have been getting better and better, and we [...]