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Unbelievable! In a good way. The great folks at RC4WD sent us some goodies including a Trailfinder 2 kit. I have a few builds going on already but once that RC4WD box showed up at the Big Squid office I knew everything else was going to be put on hold. I have been really looking forward to doing this RC4WD [...]


2019 ARRMA Outcast Stunt Truck

Updated 2019 ARRMA Outcast Stunt Truck

The ARRMA Outcast has become a favorite over the years among the bashing community. With serious attitude and crazy durability, the Outcast was originally designed for sending-it hard! For 2019 the Outcast gets ARRMA’s 2019 update package to make it tougher and easier to use then ever before. Here are some features and specifications on the 2019 Outcast- * New sliding [...]


2019 ARRMA Talion 6S BLX Truggy

2019 Edition ARRMA Talion 6S BLX 1/8 Truggy

Available right now from your favorite rc retailer is the 2019 Version of the 1/8 Talion 6S BLX Truggy. The new Talion received all of ARRMA’s 2019 update package that is headlined by a very trick sliding motor mount, a beefy new chassis brace, as well as other key improvements. Here are some of the highlights- * “Never-pop” ball ends * “Never-loose” [...]


JConcepts Traxxas Stampede 3x3 Challenge

Video – JConcepts Traxxas Stampede 3×3 Challenge

Recently uploaded to YouTube is a new Traxxas Stampede 3×3 Challenge video by JConcepts. Watch the video below to see the JConcepts crew compare three differently modified Traxxas Stampedes on different surfaces. The JC crew goes from a skate park, to a track, then to a good old fashioned empty dirt lot to see where the different modifications worked best. At [...]


President Cubby

ASK Cubby – Fun Questions, Questionable Answers

“Fav Tire Sauce I know you used to race indoors, what kind of sauce do you like for stock rubber tc? Nathan P.” Cubby- Thanks for the email Nate, long time, no see. Hope you’ve been doing well. Actually, tire sauce is one of the reasons I quit racing indoors. I put in too many decades where I spent all weekend, or even all [...]


2019 ARRMA Notorious

Updated ARRMA 2019 Notorious

New from ARRMA is the freshly updated 2019 version of their Notorious stunt truck. The latest Notorious comes with ARRMA’s 2019 update package and is ready to “Send-It!!!” right out of the box. Here are more details and features- * 2.4GHz Spektrum STX2 radio system * New aluminum center brace * New easy to adjust aluminum motor mount * Waterproof electronics * Classic looking Real [...]


2019 ARRMA Typhon 6S BLX Buggy

ARRMA Typhon Gets 2019 Updates

The ARRMA Typhon has been arguably the best “Bashing Buggy” ever produced. To make it even better for 2019, the folks over at ARRMA have given the mighty Typhon a number of updates to make it tougher, and more fun to drive, than ever before. Here are the highlights- * Waterproof electronics featuring a 6S BLX185 ESC w/ IC5 connector * Powerful [...]


ARRMA Kraton 6S BLX V4

ARRMA Updates The Kraton 6S BLX

The folks over at ARRMA have been teasing their 2019 line-up for several weeks, now we can post full details! First up is the 2019 edition of the Kraton 6S BLX RTR Monster Truck. The Kraton receives a number of updates to improve durability, ease of use, and drive-ability. * New 2.4GHz Spektrum STX2 radio system * New aluminum chassis center brace * [...]


March Bash-ness 2019 – Bash Edition Round 2

Round two starts now, and holy cow did it get serious quick! There are some insane match ups this round, match ups that some people think should of been the finals. It’s going to be crazy! This is round 2 of the Bash Bracket, we are going to ping pong one more time with a bash bracket and a scale bracket, [...]


Arrowmax RC Ultra Camber Gauge

Arrowmax RC 1/10 Ultra Camber Gauge

One of the easiest ways to adjust the handling on your car is by changing its camber. New from Arrowmax RC is a Black & Gold 1/10 Ultra Camber Gauge. Made from CNC machined aluminum, the ultra camber gauge makes it easy to check, or adjust, the camber on your car. * CNC machined from aluminum * Anodized black and gold finish * [...]


Hobbytech RC CRX Survival Scale Crawler

Hobbytech RC CRX Survival 1/10 Scale Crawler

Recently announced by Hobbytech RC is the CRX Survival 1/10 scale rock crawler kit. The CRX Survival was nicely scaled and was designed from the ground up to be highly capable out on the trail. Here are some highlights- * 2 speed transmission * Black 1.9″ Climber 121 wheels * Realistic solid axles * Threaded aluminum shocks * Easy access transmission * 4-link suspension * Chassis mounted [...]


RC4WD 2S-6S LiPo USB Charging Adapter

RC4WD 2S-6S LiPo To USB Charging Adapter

Shipping right now from RC4WD is a 2S-6S LiPo to USB Charge Adapter. Have you ever been way back on the trail and need to charge your phone? The RC4WD adapter makes it easy to use the battery inside your scale crawler to power a USB charge port for your phone. * Input voltage range – 6-26 volts DC * Output [...]


Monster Truck Madness – High Horse is Alive!

Last week I started the transformation of a Traxxas TRX-4 Sport to an old school monster truck. (P.S. if you missed my post last week, now would be a good time to check it out). In that post I never actually mentioned what body I was going to use, but if you took a hint from the title of the [...]


Pro-Line Drag Race Video

Video – New Drag Racing Releases From Pro-Line

Over the last few weeks Pro-Line has announced several all new Drag Racing products. From Hoosier racing slicks, to some very cool bodies, Pro-Line is giving drag racers a number of cool new options. To help promote their new drag racing products, the Pro-Line crew shot a new video. Watch below to see P-L team members Vance and Paul show off [...]


Traxxas Rustler 4x4 Video

Video – Traxxas Rustler 4×4 VXL Downhill Shredding

The folks over at Traxxas have posted a new Downhill Shredding video to their YouTube channel. The video features the Rustler 4×4 VXL going big on a bicycle downhill course. The Rustler 4×4 VXL has serious brushless power which allows it to get massive airtime over jumps. Watch the video below to see just how big it can go, plus [...]