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ASK Cubby – ARRMA Drops The 1/5 Kraton 8S Day!

“New 1/5 Kraton vs X-Maxx Shootout!!! Shootout!!! Shootout!!! Which one is really better Cubby? Sincerely, George L.” Cubby- Hey ya there George, nice letter ya got there. But seriously, thanks for writing in. Remember, a snail mail gets ya one of our sticker packs. So… I do happen to have a lot of back-to-back driving experience between the new 1/5 Kraton 8S and the Traxxas [...]


Xtreme Carbon Fiber Shock Towers ARRMA Mojave

Xtreme Carbon Fiber Shock Towers For The ARRMA Mojave

Coming soon from Xtreme Racing is a pair of Carbon Fiber Shock Towers for the ARRMA Mojave. The shock towers are incredibly beefy at 5mm in thickness and even come with an extra shock mounting hole for another adjustment option. Pricing on the Xtreme Carbon Fiber Shock Towers ranges from $42 to $44 and you can hit up This Link [...]


Losing grip – get a grip 2

Last week I got started on the every-drift-blog-must-have-one list of drift terms. A drift glossary. Maybe lacking a couple of essentials (although not by intent), maybe suffering from a couple of terms too many (by intent). Today, let’s continue. Last week I believe I finished on the letter “I”, so I need to backtrack a bit to catch up a [...]


ARRMA 1/5 Kraton 8S RTR Review

THE ARRMA 1/5 Kraton 8S RTR Review

Whoa, ARRMA just dropped a 1/5th Scaler?!?! Yes indeed hardcore rc enthusiast, ARRMA has just announced their highly anticipated 1/5 Kraton 8S RTR Monster Truck. Yes it is huge! Yes it is designed for hardcore bashing! Yes it comes with a Spektrum 8S capable SMART speedo! Yes it has huge tires! Nobody reads this part anyways, LOL, so let’s just [...]


ARRMA Kraton 8S 1/5 Scale First Bash!

Lets Bash!!! Check out the video from our first bash of the ARRMA Kraton 8s 1/5 Scale. This truck is a monster! We haven’t broken a thing yet after tons of big crashs, jumps, and just good old bashing fun at the park!Want more ARRMA Kraton 8S news? Find more Right Here on BigSquidRC. We have our unboxing video, [...]


ARRMA 8S 1/5 Scale Kraton Unboxing Video

Time to unbox the giant new ARRMA 8S 1/5 Scale Kraton! Is this the vehicle basher dreams are made of? How does it compare to the Traxxas X-MAXX? We get this beast unboxed and do some side by side comparisons! Check out the video!Read more ARRMA 8S News right here on BigSquidRC, see our first bash video as well as [...]


ARRMA 1 5 Kraton 8S BLX Monster Truck RTR

ARRMA 1/5 Kraton 8S BLX Monster Truck RTR

After a full month of teasing, ARRMA has officially announced the 1/5 Kraton 8S BLX Monster Truck. The largest truck that ARRMA has ever made, the 1/5 Kraton was designed to withstand the rigors of hardcore backyard bashing. Here are the highlights- * Massive new 1/5 design * Triangular center brace system * Laser-etched aluminum chassis * Massive 20mm oil filled shocks * Easy to [...]


Schumacher RC Eclipse 3 Pan Car Kit

Schumacher Eclipse 3 1/12th LMP Pan Car Kit

New from the masterminds over at Schumacher is the Eclipse 3 1/12th LMP Pan Car Kit. The Eclipse 3 sports a radical new look and is fully capable of competing at any level of competition. Here are some of its updates and upgrades- * Full length top deck, adjustable * Tweak free battery mount * 4 adjustable battery positions * Standard titanium turnbuckles * Very [...]


Traxxas Slash Servo Upgrade Video

How To Video – Traxxas Slash Steering Servo Upgrade

The folks at Traxxas have uploaded a new Slash Steering Servo Upgrade video. The video goes over all the various steps needed to upgrade the stock servo, thus giving you a great reference to look at when you go to switch out your stock servo. The video also talks a bit about some of the upgrade servos that Traxxas offers, [...]


JConcepts 2005 Chevy 1500 Samson Body

JConcepts 2005 Chevy 1500 Samson Body

For all you hardcore monster truck fanatics out there, JConcepts has just dropped a new 2005 Chevy 1500 Samson Body. The JConcepts crew has faithfully reproduced the world famous Samson body to fit your scale rc monster truck. Here are the highlights- * Officially licensed by Patrick Enterprises Incorporated & Chevrolet * Designed for solid axle monster trucks * 12.5″ wheelbase, 7.5″ width * [...]


Monster Truck Madness – Going Nuclear

I have talked about my Nuclear Banana Axial SMT10 a bunch of times since starting this column several years back. It’s one of my favorite truck indentities that I’ve come up with since starting to competitively race solid axle monsters back in 2014. #gallery-7 { margin: auto; } #gallery-7 .gallery-item { float: left; margin-top: 10px; text-align: center; width: 50%; } #gallery-7 img { border: 2px solid #cfcfcf; } #gallery-7 .gallery-caption { margin-left: 0; } /* see [...]


RC4WD Trifecta Bumper Capo Racing

RC4WD Trifecta Bumper for the Capo 1/6 Samurai

New from RC4WD is a very trick Trifecta Front Bumper for the 1/6 scaled Capo Racing Samurai. The Trifecta bumper is available in either black or silver and was designed for an incredible scale look. * Made from stainless steel * Available with or without square or round lights * Tough powder coated finish * Length- 9.22″ * Height- 3.14″ * Width- 2.16″ * Weight- 9.05oz The RC4WD [...]


Pro-Line Reaction Drag Tire Video

Video – Pro-Line Reaction HP SC Drag Racing Belted Tires

New from Pro-Line is an Action Video for their Reaction HP SC tires. The Reactions were made specifically for the no-prep drag racing scene and are rated up to 90 mph with their fully belted design. The video does a great job of showing off the Reaction HP SC tires, a tire that is perfect for your next drag car [...]


ARRMA Teaser Video

New ARRMA Teaser Video

Here we go folks, the very last Teaser Video for the new ARRMA. ARRMA has been teasing this one for several weeks, no doubt it is going to be one of the, if not the biggest, release in the history of their company. Have fun watching the video looking for more clues. We will find out exactly what this new truck [...]


THE Cub Report – To Build, Or Not To Build

Hello rc world, I trust you had a great weekend? Things around the BSRC offices have been crazy busy, and this upcoming week just might be one of the craziest that we will see all year. With that said, lets dive in... Ya know, you will need to get up a bit early this Thursday to see exactly what the All [...]