For Bashers, By Bashers!

You are browsing the "Axial" category archive.

Monster Truck Madness - Support Local Hobby Shops with an Au…

I had planned on providing an update this week on my new Tamiya Clod Buster, but instead I wanted to use this space to promote something cool that our friends over at Horizon Hobby and Axial are doing. It’s a tough time for everyone right now and as if local hobby shops needed any more stress than normal, this whole ordeal [...]

Read More...

Monster Truck Madness - Impressions of the Updated Axial SMT…

Greetings everyone- it’s ya monster truck boy, Doug! I’m fresh off an MT racing weekend where I did very little actual racing. Instead, I spent the day driving around a brand new Axial SMT10 Grave Digger, sharing the remote with as many of my MT-obsessed buddies as I could, to get some collective impressions. The original Axial SMT10 came with a [...]

Read More...

Monster Truck Madness – Welcome back, old friend

Being that Christmas Eve falls on a Tuesday this year, the day of the week that Monster Truck Madness runs, I figured I’d write-up a Christmas themed monster truck poem and call it a day. Well, the folks at Axial Racing changed that plan with a surprise announcement that the SMT10 is returning! Not just returning, but returning as a RTR [...]

Read More...

Monster Truck Madness #6 - Getting Started with an Axial SMT…

I’ve been waiting to do a big write-up on the Axial SMT10 for awhile now, so I figured after purchasing and modifying my second one (and with a third in the near future as well) it was high time I talked about it. Since I nabbed my first one back in August I’ve spent more time wrenching, driving, racing and freestyling [...]

Read More...

Freqeskinz Axial RR10 Bomber skin(z)

FreqEskinz dropped us a line to let us know that they are currently offering custom vinyl wraps for Axials newest scale darling the RR10 Bomber. The Bomber is a great looking truck but who wants to run it stock looking like everyone elses? FreqEskinz can fix you up with a pre-made design or a fully custom livery to give your [...]

Read More...

Everybody’s Scalin’ – The RR10 Looks Badass

Whether we are talking about the scaling genre or r/c landscape as a whole, 2015 has been pretty slow on the news front compared to many of the big announcements that took place in 2014. Well, at least that was the case about a month ago. Holy cow has the news started coming in fast and furious! If 2015 was [...]

Read More...

Everybody’s Scalin’ – Is Axial the Top Dog?

Hola everyone. Welcome to the 2nd Anniversary of Everybody’s Scalin’. Yeah, I can’t believe the Squid crew has put up with me for two years either. The best part about doing this each week? My wife has an English degree from a top flight, hoity toity university while I’m just a doofus that plays with toys….yet I’m the person with a weekly [...]

Read More...

Axial Racing Yeti SCORE Trophy Truck

Everybody’s Scalin’ – Scale Short Course Truck Cometh

So it has arrived, the first scale short course truck. Axial’s big announcment last week was the Yeti Score Trophy Truck, based on the aforementioned Yeti platform. While many (myself included) are excited about the release, their was quite a bit of discontent on the message boards that I frequent. “Axial is just slapping a short course body on the [...]

Read More...

Axial Wraith Spawn – Let the upgrades begin!

Hey Squidders, sorry I have been MIA for a couple of weeks, had some family issues that needed attending to. I’m back with some updates on the Wraith Spawn build thats been on my bench for a bit. When we left off I was getting ready to take it for it’s first spin and see how things play out. Which [...]

Read More...

Axial SCX10 Mud Truck Conversion: Part Two

Before we get started, you can click here for Part One if you missed it. Building the trucks? Easy. Building the mud pit? PITA. This is the numero uno thing I’ve learned about racing r/c mudders. And of course the day we picked to build the track and run these vehicles just so happened to be 95 degrees with high humidity [...]

Read More...

Axial SCX10 Mud Truck Conversion: Part One

I’ve always been one to champion the Axial SCX10 for its versatility. The truck can be counted on to do a bunch of stuff with minimal work. For a personal example of this, I recently wrote a couple articles showcasing how easy it is to turn it into a pulling truck. With that in mind, a product recently hit the marketplace that [...]

Read More...

Bringing the Bling to Axial Yeti XL

The kind folks over at Asiatees have added some Yeti XL bling from GPM Racing. A few notable items recently released to add some strength and or color to your XL are a new Aluminum Front Bumper Plate, Aluminum front C –Hubs. Along with a with those items come some nifty gear to get some extra width in that track, [...]

Read More...

Axial SCX10 Pulling Truck Conversion: Part Two

Before we get started, you can click here for part one of this series if you missed it. The Central Illinois R/C Pulling Association (CIRCPA) holds their events in the town of Jerseyville, IL. It’s about 45 minutes north of St. Louis, MO. They have a very nice track setup under a pavilion so they can do business rain or shine. [...]

Read More...

Axial SCX10 Pulling Truck Conversion: Part One

The Axial SCX10 is the most popular scale 4×4 crawler of all time. It’s the main reason the genre is so popular today. But did you know the versatile SCX10 is also partly responsible for the surge in r/c pulling? Due to the massive popularity and ease of modibility of trucks like the Axial SCX10, scale off-road clubs are starting to [...]

Read More...

FreqEsKinz – Axial Wraith Spawn Wraps

Have an Axial Wraith Spawn but not big on the stock color scheme? Let the folks at FreqEsKinz help with that. They have their full line of vinyl wraps now available for the Spawn body. In addition to their standard wraps I’ve also seen their custom handiwork at big scale meets. I contacted them about a month ago to see if [...]

Read More...

Reviews