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Kraken RC KV5TT Pro Kit SCT 1/5

Kraken RC 1/5 KV5TT Pro Kit Short Course Truck

Attention large scale fans, Kraken RC has just announced the Kit Version of their massive KV5TT Pro Short Course Truck. The kit version can save you some cash, or it can also make it easy for you to make modifications and upgrades as you build. The Kraken KV5TT Pro Kit is street priced at $1,299, it has a part number of [...]


Monster Truck Madness – Perseverance Pays Off

I’ve got a personal story that I wanted to share with you all this week. It’s a racing story, and I know Big Squid is mainly a basher-site…but it’s still a monster truck story, so there’s that. So this past weekend my club, Trigger King, kicked off our official 2019 racing season. We are lucky enough to have built up a [...]


Pro-Line Extreme Send It Traxxas X-Maxx Video

Video – Pro-Line Extreme X-MAXX Back Flips & Sending It!!

The good folks over at Pro-Line have plenty of esoteric upgrades for the Traxxas X-Maxx. From wheels, to tires, to high-end shocks, to a number of different bodies, the P-L crew has your X-Maxx covered. To help show off some of their ultra-tough upgrade parts, Pro-Line has released a new video. The video below is no joke, watch it to see [...]


Tamiya Lunch Box Mini

New Tamiya Lunch Box Mini Teaser

As we get closer to an official release date for the Mini Version of the legendary Lunch Box, the crew at Tamiya have dropped another teaser image. The picture above is the first full color image that we’ve gotten of the Lunch Box Mini. As you can see, it has that classic Lunch Box look, but should be somewhere around [...]


Cubby Parma

THE Cub Report – Rainbow Of Positivity

Here we are folks with another beautiful week in the remote control car business. My name is Cubby and I would like to thank you for making the click over to BigSquidRC to check out what’s going in our hobby. Let’s jump right in shall we??? Ya know, I’ve quit talking completely about F1 in recent years. Why? Well… yes, it [...]


Traxxas TRX-4 LED Light Video

Video – Traxxas TRX-4 Blazer Lights Up the Night

Uploaded recently to the Traxxas YouTube channel is a new video called TRX-4 Blazer Lights Up the Night. The video shows off not only the very realistic looking Traxxas TRX-4 Chevy Blazer, but also the LED light set for the truck. Watch below to see some realistic crawling footage that also shows you how neat LED lighting looks on the [...]


Dinky RC DRC1 Racing RC Hovercraft

Dinky RC DRC1 Racing Hovercraft

Do you consider yourself a serious hobbyist? If so, do you have an rc hovercraft in your rc garage? To help you experience something truly unique, Dinky RC has announced the DRC1 racing hovercraft. The DRC1 is a legit hovercraft that can be used on all sorts of different surfaces like dirt, pavement, and even over water! Think of the [...]


Speedzone 2.5 Turn Drag Racing Motor

Speedzone 2.5 Turn Drag Racing Motor

To quote Ricky Bobby, “If you ain’t first, you’re last.”! To help keep you in front of your rivals, Speedzone has announced a new 2.5 Turn Brushless Drag Racing Motor. The 2.5 turn Speedzone was designed to give your car/truck/buggy the insane power levels that you are looking for. Here are the highlights- * 13.5mm high torque rotor * Available in a [...]


Win A ARRMA Kraton! Enter NOW!

Unless you have been living under a rock, you should know the ARRMA Kraton won the BASH bracket for March Bash-ness 2019! Also, if you are a OG reader of Big Squid RC, you will know that it has been a long running tradition to giveaway the winning vehicles, and with the wonderful support of Horizon Hobby and ARRMA, we [...]


Traxxas TRX-4 Winner Announcement

So everyone on the planet apparently entered to win the Traxxas TRX-4 vehicle we were giving away because of their big win in the Scale Bracket of March Bash-ness 2019, and it’s time to announce the winner! Congratulations to Eli Abramowitz from Chicago Il! His entry was randomly chosen by the random number bot out of 1000’s of entries. We have [...]



It’s a good feeling when you can help someone out, right? Well, it’s an even better feeling when you can use RC’s to help. Hearing stories of how the hobby has changed someone’s life for the better can almost put some saw dust in your eyes. From beating addictions, to the less fortunate, the stories are endless. So, when I [...]


Pro-Line 6x30 14mm Aluminum Wheel Hex Adapters

Pro-Line 6×30 to 14mm Aluminum Wheel Hex Adapters

Just announced by Pro-Line are 6×30 to 14mm Aluminum Wheel Hex Adapters. These heavy duty aluminum units can be used to help beef up your removable hex P-L 2.8″ monster truck wheels, or can be used to replace a stripped out hex. Here are the highlights- * Designed for hardcore bashing * Made from CNC machined aluminum * Clear anodized aluminum finish * Fits [...]


Pro-Line Pre-Mounted Sand Paws

Four New 2.8″ Pre-Mounts From Pro-Line

Coming to a hobby shop near you soon is four new Pre-Mounted 2.8″ monster truck tires from Pro-Line. To save you time the Pro-Line crew has announced that their Sand Paw, Prime, Badlands, and Masher monster truck tires will soon be available pre-glued for your convenience. Better still, they all come on Pro-Line’s uber new Raid 6×30 removable hex wheels. * [...]


Killerbody RC Marauder Ⅱ Body Traxxas TRX-4

Killerbody RC Marauder Ⅱ Body For The TRX-4

Recently announced by Killerbody RC is a Marauder II body for the Traxxas TRX-4 scale rock crawler. The Marauder II is available completely pre-painted and assembled, or as a raw clear body for your building pleasure. The fully finished version is made from a sturdy ABS plastic, while the clear version has been molded out of polycarbonate to allow for [...]


Footwear Cubby

ASK Cubby – Oopss I Did It Again

“Differentials in 4WD Vehicles Hello Cubby, love the Big Squid RC site and check daily for updates! Couple quick questions regarding differentials in 4WD vehicles. I noticed all the ARRMA 6s models like the Kraton and Outcast have 3 diffs. Conversely, the 3s BLX series have just 2 since the center diff is eliminated. Could you explain the [...]