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WIN A CROSS-RC SU4-C Giveaway and Unboxing!

So we just received the new CROSS-RC SU4-C kit, and it was time to do another unboxing video. Jeremy is a huge CROSS-RC fan (as most of the people in the office are) so he wanted to help out with the video and get ready to start the build process. Little did he know, there was going to be an [...]

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Traxxas TRX-4 Mercedes G500

Big Traxxas Announcements From Nuremburg

Being shown right now by Traxxas at the Nuremburg Toy Fair is a new Mercedes G500 4×4, as well as new Snow Tracks. The Mercedes “G Wagon” G500 has long been known as a serious off-roader in the full scale world, now Traxxas is bringing their version to the rc market. With a burly TRX-4 chassis, the Traxxas G500 sports nicely [...]

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Spektrum DX5 Rugged Review

THE Spektrum DX5 Rugged Transmitter Review

Our industry is changing, and doing so in a rapid fashion. RC enthusiasts, especially those in the scale crawling and bashing scenes, have been longing for a radio that is tough enough for their hardcore driving activities. With that said, the Spektrum crew over at Horizon Hobby has dropped the DX5 Rugged. Based on their DX5 platform, the engineers at Spektrum [...]

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RC4WD PIZZA PLANET TRUCK Custom Build

The Pizza Planet Truck has had more then it’s fair share of screen time and has even become somewhat of an Easter Egg. This RC4WD Gelande II build comes right out of our very own Big Squid RC stable from Bill Stevens A.K.A the Wrench. When I first got into the crawler community Bills Pizza Plant truck was the first [...]

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REDCAT RACING GEN8 INTERNATIONAL SCOUT II – REVIEW

The most anticipated vehicle release from Redcat Racing of all time has to be the Gen8 International Scout II. When the Redcat Racing crew announced the upcoming release of the Gen8, the scale crawler world was taken back. Banking on the success of the Gen 7, Redcat listened to the fans and made substantial changes to the Gen8; and by [...]

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Kyosho Rage 2.0 Review

Kyosho Rage 2.0 Readyset Review

Some rc cars are made to win world championships, others strictly for backyard fun. Kyosho has long been known for building rc vehicles for both the track and cul-de-sac, with their latest bash machine being the Rage 2.0. The original Rage was very well received by us, as well as many others, so for 2019 the Kyosho crew bolted up [...]

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In Remembrance of Horizon Hobby’s Joe Ambrose

We are saddened to inform you that Horizon Hobby’s President and CEO Joe Ambrose has passed away. The entire staff at BigSquidRC would like to give our deepest condolences to Joe’s family, as well as to the staff at Horizon. Joe was incredibly well regarded in our industry as a leader and visionary, we simply can’t imagine this hobby without [...]

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Losi Super Rock Rey Review

Losi Super Rock Rey Review

Coming soon to a hobby shop near you is the Losi Super Rock Rey from Horizon Hobby. A giant 1/6th scaled off-road beast, the Super Rock Rey is one of the most scale realistic bash rigs that Losi has ever released to the market. Plus, it was designed to tackle the gnarliest of off-road terrain. We’ve been wreaking havoc all [...]

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2018 Bash Vehicle of the Year

As is tradition around here, the Big Squid RC crew gathered around and hashed out the 2018 Bash Vehicle of the year. I have to say this year was a rough one! Normally we all make some vehicle picks, and it comes down to 2 pretty quickly, then everyone agrees on an obvious choice, but that was not the case [...]

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2018 Bash Product of the Year!

Every year we here at the Big Squid RC Headquarters gather around a large table and toss out ideas for Bash Vehicle of the year. This year, one of the ideas tossed around was that we should consider other products as well, so we have decided to start a Bash Product of the Year category! Since this was our first [...]

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Losi Tenacity Method Fox Licensed Short Course Trucks

Fox & Method Licensed Losi Tenacity RTR Short Course Trucks

Announced by Losi are a pair of Licensed Short Course Trucks. One truck is licensed by Fox Racing Shocks, with the second licensed by Method Wheels. Both trucks have a great scale look, while also being highly capable off-road. Here are just some of the highlights- * Based on the legendary TEN short course truck platform * Full time 4wd with adjustable [...]

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Force RC Northwood 2.2 Scale Rock Crawler

Force RC Northwood 2.2″ RTR Scale Crawler

Recently announced by Force RC is the Northwood 2.2″ RTR Scale Rock Crawler. The Northwood has a great scale look and was designed for serious off-road performance. Here are the highlights- * Comes with everything needed to run inside the box * Full time 4×4 with locked diffs * Waterproof electronics * Multi-link suspension * Oil filled shocks * Scale looking body, chassis, wheels, and tires * [...]

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Losi 22S ST Brushless RTR Stadium Truck Review

Losi 22S ST Brushless RTR Stadium Truck Review

Announced by Losi just over a month ago was the 22S ST RTR stadium truck. The 22S ST is based off the championship winning 22 series of buggies and trucks, but has been re-designed a bit to make it more bash worthy. With an inspirational heritage of great handling and Losi’s reputation for durability, the 22S ST has all the [...]

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Cross RC SP4 FR4 Scale Rock Crawler

Cross RC Announces Two New Scale Trucks!

Feast your eyes on the latest two scale rock crawlers from Cross RC! Cross RC has made quite the name for themselves over the last several months, blowing people away with extreme realism and more-than-capable trail performance. First up is the FR4. Like previous offerings from Cross, both new trucks come in three different levels of trim to suit different price [...]

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ARRMA Typhon 3S BLX Buggy

New ARRMA Typhon 3S BLX Only $299!!!

Here ya go backyard bashers, the good folks over at ARRMA have now made it easier than ever to get into one of their high performance off-road buggies. Just announced is the Typhon 3S BLX 1/8th scale off-road buggy. The 3S BLX is based off the all-mighty 6S Typhon which has proven to be one of the best bash buggies [...]

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