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New from Reedy is the Blackbox 510R 1S Competition ESC. The 510R 1S is perfect for 1/12th scale pan car racing and was designed for excellent throttle and brake control. Check out these highlights- * CNC machined black aluminum case * Max Voltage- 1S LiPo * Motor Limit- 3.5 turns * Fully adjustable brake, throttle, power, & safety functions * On-board power button * Blinky mode * [...]
Of all of the tools in our toolbox, body scissors, a hobby knife, and a MIP 2.0 hex driver get the most use. New from JConcepts are a set of Precision Curved Scissors. These are perfect for cutting out, or trimming, your polycarbonate rc bodies, along with dozens of other uses in our hobby. Here are the highlights- * Stainless steel [...]
Over at the Nuremburg Toy Fair, Tamiya is showing off a gorgeous new Volvo FH16 Globetrotter 750 8×4 Tow Truck (#56362). As Tamiya is just now teasing the Volvo Tow Truck, details are quite scarce, but from looking at the pictures, this just might be Tamiya’s most detailed truck yet. We will post more details (like pricing) when they become [...]
“Insert Question Here Hi Cubby, I have a tire insert question. What kind should I be running inside my tires????? I drive an E-Revo with Trenchers, would I even notice a difference by going to harder foams? Gary S.” Cubby- Hello there Gary, as always, thanks for writing in. Snail mail for a sticker pack bro. OK, so I will try and boil down [...]
Now available for pre-order from HackFab is a EDM/Late Model Oval Chassis Conversion Kit for the Losi Mini-T 2.0. The conversion kit comes with the chassis and supporting parts that can be used to change the Mini-T 2.0 from a stadium truck, to a full-on oval racer. Here are the highlights- * Takes wheelbase to 2010 Losi Late Model standard * Works [...]
Over at Traxxas they have uploaded a new video for their TRX-4 Sport Desert Tan Scale Crawler. The affordable TRX-4 Sport is now available in Desert Tan and we have to admit that it looks mighty fine out on the trail. Watch the action video below to see exactly what the Desert Tan TRX-4 Sport looks like while crawling rocks [...]
The crew over at Axial Racing have just announced the SCX24 1967 Chevrolet C10 RTR. The 1967 Chevy C10 comes in either silver or green and is very nicely scale detailed. Here are the highlights- * 1/24th scale, can be driven nearly anywhere * Comes fully assembled with LiPo battery & charger * Fully licensed by Chevy * Licensed Method wheels * Licensed BFGoodrich tires * [...]
Over at the Nuremburg Toy Fair, Tamiya is now teasing a Comical Avante (#58678). The Comical Avante uses the Tamiya GF-01CB chassis and comes with newly designed tires, body, etc. As we await more details, you can hit this link to visit the official Tamiya Website, or you can Click Right Here to read more Tamiya news on BigSquidRC.
And now, for our third straight 1/24th scaled vehicle of the day, Tamiya is currently teasing the MudMad. The MudMad comes in at 1/24th in scale and uses Tamiya’s incredibly fun SW-01 4wd chassis. The MudMad comes with an all new body, as well as off-road suited block tires. The Tamiya MudMad has a part number of #57412 and we will [...]
I like to believe that I don’t often rant in this column, but today, please allow me. What’s up with MST’s pricing model? It makes no sense what so ever. On one end, we have the budget kits of the RMX 2.0S and the soon to be released FXX 2.0S. The RMX has a fair price of around 200 dollars for [...]
Now being teased by Tamiya is the 1/24 Volvo A60H Hauler 6×6. The Volvo is loaded with scale realism, as well as a beefy 6×6 system thanks to its G6-01 chassis. The bed on the Volvo articulates and its large monster truck tires are primed to run over smaller vehicles. The Tamiya Volvo A60H Hauler 6×6 has a part number of [...]
Announced earlier today at the Nuremburg Toy Fair are a pair of new Mini-Z Scale Crawlers from Kyosho. Kyosho has announced a new Mini-Z 4×4 Toyota 4Runner (Hilux Surf), as well as a Mini-Z 4×4 Suzuki Jimny Sierra. Both trucks were designed at Kyosho’s California office and are heavy on the scale realism. Take a look at these highlights- * Fully [...]
Over at MaxAmps they have announced new Custom LiPo Battery Wraps. That’s right, you can now get a custom image on your new MaxAmps LiPo batteries to help make your next build the most unique yet. The image shown above is of a MaxAmps customer pack. The MaxAmps crew put a picture of the actual crawler that the pack was [...]
If you are reading this column, there is a good chance you own an r/c monster truck (or 10!). Probably good odds that if you are in the m/t fraternity, you own at least one 1/10 or 1/8 scale rig. Whether it’s a solid axle or independent suspension truck, there is one common truth – an 8 dollar black Kimbrough servo [...]
BFGoodrich Mud Terrain T/As have been some of the most popular 1:1 off-tires on the market for decades. Now RC4WD has announced a fully licensed 1.9″ version for the rc rock crawling crowd. RC4WD’s all new BFGoodrich Mud Terrain T/A KM3 1.9″ Tires have impeccable scale realism and are molded in an advanced X2S³ rubber compound for massive grip [...]