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Losing grip

My humble drift column and my preaching of all things good about drifting seem to be up against some tough opposition as of late. The coming of the gargantuan Arrma Kraton 8S, sure got quite a bit of (well deserved) attention, and with all the talk on that one, and comparisons with the X-Maxx all over the internet, drifting is [...]


Cubby Traxxas X-Maxx Whoopsee

ASK Cubby – Gobble Gobble Edition

“Down the road a ways Cubby, The hobby sure seems to have changed over the last two years, where do you see it 5 years from now? Manny W.” Cubby- Hey there Manny, thanks for taking the time to write me an email. I tend to get a lot of questions like this, and tend to skip over a lot of them, but sure, [...]


LaTrax Teton RTR Monster Truck

New Colors For The LaTrax Teton 1/18 Monster Truck

LaTrax has announced that their Teton 1/18 RTR Monster Truck will soon be available in New Colors. To go along with the new colors, the Teton also has a new lower price, making it easier than ever to put one in your rc garage. Here are the highlights- * Waterproof power system * 2.4GHz radio system * Rugged 4wd power-train * Oil filled, [...]


Big Squid RC Merch Store Sale!

Our merch store partner has just sent a 20% off coupon code that’s good to 12/01/2019! Use the code CYBER20 now! If you haven’t visited our new merch store, click the Big Squid RC Shop link and check it out. We have a ton of cool new shirts, hoodies and more in kids sizes to 6X! Do us a favor, and [...]


Futaba HPS-CT700 Servo

Futaba HPS-CT700 Brushless Servo

After several months of teasing, Futaba is close to launching the new HPS-CT700 servo. The CT700 is a low-profile servo that gives you plenty of space in a touring car or 1/10th buggy install. Check out the highlights- * Futaba’s strongest low profile servo ever * SR ready HPS brushless motor technology * Low power consumption, highly efficient * Easy to install low profile [...]


Traxxas TRX-6 Mercedes White

Traxxas TRX-6 Mercedes-Benz G 63 AMG 6×6 Now In White

New from Traxxas is a Metallic White Edition of their extremely popular TRX-6 Mercedes-Benz G 63 AMG 6×6. The TRX-6 has been tearing up trails across the globe with its highly scale realistic body and chassis, soon you will be able to get it in a striking new metallic white! Street pricing comes in at $629 and it has a [...]


XRay XB4 2020 Buggy Kit

XRay 1/10 XB4 2020 4WD Buggy Kit

XRay has long been known for producing high-end race products. Their latest is the 2020 edition of the XB4 race buggy. The engineers at XRay have performed numerous upgrades to make the 2020 XB4 the best yet. * Longer chassis for improved stability * Super narrow gear boxes * Narrow front & rear suspension holders * Steel crown gear, CNC machined pinion gear * New [...]


Traxxas X-Maxx 8S Video

Video – Traxxas X-Maxx Ultimate 8S Monster Truck Fun

To show off Two New Colors for the 8S X-Maxx, the crew at Traxxas have uploaded a new video. New red and green livery for the X-Maxx will soon be available from your favorite retailer. Watch below to see the X-Maxx send-it over a road jump, plus other hardcore off-road action. After the video, you can click on this link to [...]


Pro-Line Resistor 2.2" Buggy Tires

New 1/10 Buggy Race Tires From Pro-Line

The good folks over at Pro-Line take racing very seriously. They work endlessly to come up with the latest technology to help lower lap times, as well as to win world championships. P-L has dropped a pair of new 1/10 buggy tires just in time for indoor race season. Here are the details- First up is the new Pro-Line Wedge Gen [...]


Monster Truck Madness – Rotten Apple 2

Hey gang before we get into this week’s MTM, I want to give a big shout out to all the solid axle monster truckers located in the So-Cal region of the country. My friends at the So Cal RC Monster Truck Series are holding their big Winter Finals on December 7th at Hot Rod Hobbies. For more info, check ’em [...]


DE Racing Phenom SC Oval RC Tires

DE Racing Phenom SC Race Tires

Shipping right now from DE Racing are all new Phenom SC tires for oval racing. The Phenom SC fits short course sized wheels and was designed to give serious traction on high-bite clay tracks. High quality closed cell foam inserts come standard and they are being molded in Clay and D30 rubber compounds. The DE Racing Phenom SCs are street priced [...]


Pro-Line Energy Dark Smoke Gray Hoodie Sweatshirt

Pro-Line Energy Dark Smoke Gray Hoodie

Do you know a hobbyist that needs a holiday present? Better still, do you need a trick looking hoodie? Shipping soon from Pro-Line is a new Energy Dark Smoke Gray Hoodie. The Energy hoodie is made from from 8oz polyester and is a great way of showing the masses that you are a hardcore rc hobbyist. Here are more details- * [...]


RC4WD Racing Monster Truck Wheels Tamiya Clod Buster

RC4WD Racing Monster Truck Wheels for Clod Buster

The crew over at RC4WD have announced Racing Monster Truck Beadlock Wheels for the mighty Tamiya Clod Buster. The new race wheels from RC4WD have an authentic look and were designed for serious performance. * Designed to fit 2.8″ Clod Buster tires * Beadlock rings & hexes made from CNC machined billet aluminum * Wheels made from ABS injection molded plastic * Black anodized [...]


Vegas Cubby

THE Cub Report – Here Comes The Big One

Well howdy there rc hobbyist, thanks for visiting us at BigSquidRC. Here at BSRC, we dedicate ourselves to the “basher” side of the hobby. What is a basher? That’s a hobbyist that spends most of their time driving in their backyard or local park. If you are a basher like us, props to you! Lets jump right on in… Hummm… so [...]


FTX Carnage 2.0 Monster Truck RTR

FTX Carnage 2.0 1/10th Brushed Monster Truck RTR

The FTX Carnage has been around for over half a decade. The crew at FTX have recently given it an update, thus making the Carnage 2.0. The latest version comes in RTR form and features a number of updates over the previous model. Have a look at these features and specifications- * Waterproof electronics * 4wd with slipper clutch * Plastic molded chassis * [...]