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March Bash-ness 2020 – Round 4, VOTE NOW!

The scale crawler side of the bracket has been an interesting one, there were some clear winners that not everyone thought would take the win. Round 4 in March Bash-ness 2020 starts now! What crawlers are going to make it to the Final Four? We have some pretty good guesses here, but that next round is going to be insane! Lets [...]

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Axial Racing SCX10 III Jeep JL Wrangler Portals Kit

Axial Racing SCX10 III Jeep JL Wrangler w/Portals Scale Rock…

New from Axial Racing is the SCX10 III Jeep JL Wrangler with Portal Axles. That’s right, the new SCX10 III has all new, high clearance portal style axles to go along with a very nicely scaled Jeep JL body. Have a look at these highlights- * Replica V8 engine houses front-mounted 540 motor * Realistic transmission housing and transfer case * Can be [...]

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Wow! New Supersonic Speed Run Body From Pro-Line! (Updated m…

For all you high speed fanatics out there, Pro-Line has just dropped the Supersonic Clear Speed Run Body. The Supersonic was specifically made to help you convert your Traxxas Slash 4×4 (or other short course truck) into a speed run machine. Take a look at these features- * Great speed run body for SCTs * Designed for style and speed * Pairs perfectly [...]

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Mattel Hot Wheels RC Cybertruck

Pre-Order Now - Mattel Hot Wheels Cybertrucks!!! Update: Sol…

Is Mattel/Hot Wheels trying to break the internet? They just might after announcing a pair of new remote controlled Tesla Cybertrucks! Mattel Creations has announced a 1/10th scale version of the Cybertruck, as well as a 1/64th scaled version. Here is the scoop- Limited Edition 1:10 Hot Wheels RC Cybertruck * Price- $400 * Hobby grade 1/10 radio controlled vehicle * All wheel drive * [...]

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Losi 40th Anniversary Limited Edition 1/18 Mini-T 2.0 RTR

Losi 40th Anniversary Limited Edition 1/18 Mini-T 2.0 RTR

Just announced by Losi is a special 40th Anniversary Limited Edition 1/18 Mini-T 2.0 RTR. The limited edition Mini-T 2.0 comes with special livery on the chassis, as well as a powerful brushless system. Here are more highlights- * 2-in-1 6000kV brushless motor w/ 20 amp ESC * Throwback livery on body * Individually numbered, custom etched chassis * Step pin rear tires w/ [...]

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Castle 6th Scale Mamba Monster X 8S Brushless ESC

Castle 1/6 Mamba Monster X 8S/33.6V Brushless ESC

That’s right folks, Castle just dropped a new Brushless Power System for the new generation of 1/6th Scaled vehicles. New from Castle is the Mamba Monster X 8S ESC that features Castle’s CRYO-DRIVE. Check out some of the features and specifications- * Max Cell Count – 8S LiPo, up to 33.6 volts DC * Designed for vehicles up to 25lbs in weight * [...]

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Team Corally Kronos XP 6S Monster Truck Review

Team Corally Kronos XP 6S 1/8 Monster Truck Review

The folks over at Team Corally are attempting to take over the bashing world. Recently, Corally announced a line-up of new hardcore bashers. We’ve had a couple weeks to bang on their all new Kronos XP 6S Monster Truck to see how it stacks up to the competition. How does it handle? Is it crazy fast? How easily does it [...]

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Associated Electrics RIVAL MT10 Monster Truck

Associated Electrics RIVAL MT10 Monster Truck

Attention hardcore bashers, Associated Electrics have announced a new monster truck! That’s right, AE has just dropped the Rival MT10. The MT10 is a 1/10th scaled 4wd monster truck that comes as a brushless RTR, or as a RTR combo with LiPo battery & charger. Here are the highlights- * Reedy 3300kV brushless motor * 3S Reedy ESC with t-style plug * Licensed [...]

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2019 Bash Vehicle of the Year!

It’s the end of 2019, and that leaves us with one post left. It’s hard to overstate how difficult this decision was for us. Everyone here in the office has been arguing their sides, coming up with lists, and I think if Cubby didn’t have to leave for his New Years Eve party, there may have been fisticuffs. It’s the [...]

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Big Squid RC 2019 Crawler/Scaler of the Year!

Another year down, and 2019 brought some incredible crawling/scaling vehicles. There were so many releases in 2019, at one point Jeremy (or scale guy) was letting anyone who wanted to work on a scale review take it because he was so swamped. We were basically doing daily unboxings, and it was all scale/crawler stuff. Like all the categories, this one [...]

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2019 Bash Product of the Year

We started the Bash Product of the Year category in 2018 because we wanted to recognize some of the great products that were released but didn’t get the hype of the Vehicle of the Year category. Since it’s inception, this category is a tough one, and here in 2019 it was quite the debate. The one product everyone could agree [...]

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Axial SMT10 Monster Truck Kit

Axial Racing 1/10 SMT10 Monster Truck Raw Builders Kit

Coming early next year from Axial Racing is the Raw Builders Kit version of their SMT10 Monster Truck. The kit version comes with the chassis, but leaves the body, tires, and electronics, up to you. Here are more details- * Chrome zoomie style headers * Straight axle scale monster truck * Dual pad slipper clutch * AR60 axles * 4-link suspension * AX10 transmission * 32-pitch gears * [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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Carisma 1981 Range Rover SCA-1E RTR Review

Carisma 1981 Range Rover SCA-1E RTR Review

The crew at Carisma have been putting out highly scale realistic cars for decades. Ivan and his crew have always gone a bit above and beyond to ensure their products not only performed well, but also looked immaculate. Case in point is Carisma’s new 1981 Range Rover scale crawler. The Range Rover sports a classic off-road look with a seriously [...]

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