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Monster Truck Madness – Horizon Hobby RC Fest Ruled

Hey folks, I’m coming to you live from a still-hot and summery St. Louis, MO! I’m here today with a brief recap of my experience at Horizon Hobby RC Fest! I alternated my time between hanging out in the Big Squid RC booth, racing in the solid axle monster truck competition, taking part in my first ever Sumo wrestling match and [...]

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Monster Truck Madness - Horizon Hobby RC Fest and the BIGFOO…

Hey folks, hope your week is treating you well! It’s going to be a very busy September, and I wanted to share a few places where you can come out and get dirty with fellow monster truck fanatics! This weekend myself and the entire Big Squid Crew will be at Horizon Hobby RC Fest taking place in Eli Field in Monticello, [...]

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Monster Truck Madness – The Losi LMT is Fitting In

Hey all, how you doin’? I’m fresh off a scorching weekend that saw my club, Trigger King R/C, finish our seventh year of racing in the hot midwestern Summer. We started our series back in the Spring and ran outdoors on dirt. This season was particularly interesting because it was the first since, well, late 2016 when a significantly new platform [...]

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Monster Truck Madness – Loose Screws

It’s funny that no-matter how experienced one thinks they may be in this hobby, there’s always a boneheaded mistake you can make that will knock you down a few pegs. Case-in-point, me last weekend. I’ve been heading up the Arrma 1/8 Outcast 6S BLX 4WD EXtreme Bash Stunt Truck RTR review, and over the weekend I was at a local park doing [...]

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Monster Truck Madness - Mini Monster Trucks and Licensed Tir…

Hello Monster Truck faithful, and welcome to another Thursday thaaaang. This week I’ve got two non-related but also kinda-related subjects to tackle! Guys, mini solid axle monsters are about to get VERY popular. At last week’s Solid Axle Showdown event held in Virginia, several racers had their minis in attendance and apparently they went over VERY well with the crowd. Southwest Monster [...]

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Monster Truck Madness – GET OVER HERE

Good day, monster truck gang! Last weekend one of the biggest events on the r/c monster truck racing calendar went down- the Solid Axle Showdown in Richmond, VA. So big, in fact, that it made local news! Super cool to see the hobby in the mainstream like this! There were a plethora of amazing rigs. Whenever one of these kinds of races [...]

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Monster Truck Madness - SHINING A LIGHT ON SMALLER COMPANIES…

Last week I gave a signal boost to several of the solid axle monster truck communities’ small, specialized companies. It seemed to resonate with a good number of folks, so I’m back with a part 2!So Cal Monster Trucks  The folks at SCMT offer various products for the solid axle community, but their flagship offering is the Warpath chassis and the [...]

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Monster Truck Madness - Shining a Light on Smaller Companies…

Greetings all, I’m taking a brief reprieve from the oppressive midwestern Summer heat to bring some monster truck goodness to ya’ll this week. We are in a bit of a lull as to big new releases in this segment of the hobby, as most of the teases and announcements are reserved for early Fall and the various large r/c monster truck [...]

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Monster Truck Madness – An Outcast To All

Hey everyone, how’s it going? I’ve got some fun news- your boy is going to be heading up the review of the ARRMA Outcast Extreme Bash RTR! Interesting fact- I’ve never pulled trigger on any version of the Outcast. I’ve seen ’em in person multiple times since the original release of the truck, but I’ve never driven one. In fact, this will [...]

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Laying Rubber – My Losi Ain’t a Roller No More

Hey all, Monster Truck Madness is taking an off week, as over the weekend the race I was to attend was rained out, therefore scuttling my subject matter plans. I used the rain-out to finally get my Losi 22S Drag Car Roller a’movin’, though. Before getting to what I put in it, I have to say that the Losi is extremely impressive. [...]

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Monster Truck Madness - Racing at the Hall Bros Shop in Nove…

One of the most special things about the r/c solid axle monster truck scene is how the full scale motorsport is so closely associated and embedded within the 1/10 scale version. Some of the biggest events of the r/c monster truck calendar take place at the homes of some of the biggest names in the sport. Bigfoot and Grave Digger [...]

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Monster Truck Madness – You’re a Firework

Greetings and an early Happy 4th to our American readers! The above pic was shot back in July 2017 when me and some buddies attempted to recreate Dennis Anderson’s “Mr. Destruction” wall of steel stunt in r/c form. We used an Axial SMT10 and a bunch of plastic cars, and it was a blast. I’d link video of it, but [...]

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Monster Truck Madness - Marchon's Monster Truck Racing Slot …

Hey gang, happy Thursday! It’s slow around the office as pretty much everyone is making the trek to Axialfest. And you know what that means? I can slip something non-r/c related onto the site without repercussion from boss man, who is probably out setting up a trail section in Indiana with no internet service! This week I wanted to take a trip [...]

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Monster Truck Madness - Spec Classes Are Not Long For This W…

Greetings gang, and happy Thursday. As someone who is heavily involved with racing solid axle monster trucks, watching the Losi LMT become integrated into the scene has been fascinating. My club, Trigger King, put together a “Losi LMT Spec Class” to run for 2021. Other organizations throughout the US have been running similar classes with similar rules, all with the goal to [...]

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Monster Truck Madness – An Incredible Replica

Greetings, everyone! This week I’m bringing you an amazing build. Mike Bufka recently brought his incredible BIGFOOT #18 inspired “Mr. Bill” r/c monster truck to a Trigger King event, and I had to show ya’ll. The world of scale r/c and solid axle monster trucks are constantly blending together which results in some truly righteous projects. This is one of them. Mike [...]

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