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Powerhobby 729MBL Brushless Waterproof Servo Review

Review – Powerhobby 729MBL Brushless Waterproof Servo

A few weeks ago we received a new 729MBL Brushless Waterproof Servo from Powerhobby for review purposes. Most of our staff had not driven a Powerhobby servo, but one of guys, Hawaiian Chris, had actually used a couple in the past. Before we had even cracked open the box on the Powerhobby, Chris told us that the ones he had [...]

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FMS 1:24 FCX24 Smasher Monster Truck RTR 4WD – REVIEW

Monster Trucks are fun for the whole family. But how fun can they really be when they can fit in your pocket? FMS Model has released the FCX24 Max Smasher RTR to fill that Monster truck 1/24 bashing void that the scale world has had. Let’s see how it holds up while a Scalin’ Squid is driving the FMS Model [...]

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LGRP TORQ Series 101 Beadlock Wheels

Review: Little Guy Racing Parts TORQ Series 101 1.1” Beadl…

Making a radio-controlled rig your own, no matter the size is always fun. Whether it’s a new set of tires, wheels, a body, or accessories, there’s no shortage of ways you can make a machine your own. When it comes to smaller-scale R/C trail trucks, the booming aftermarket scene has provided a seemingly endless array of options. One of the [...]

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Losing grip – Club5Racing accessories review

We all want a good looking car standing out from the crowd, and while a custom paint job requires a fair bit of work and skill, boosting the look with accessories do not. Also, it’s basically fool proof. A custom bumper simply cannot be messed up the same way as a paint job can. As I was planning my TRX-4 2021 [...]

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FMS 1/18 CHEVROLET Apache RC Rock Crawler RTR 6WD REVIEW

FMS Model has released a new 1:18 CHEVROLET Apache RC Rock Crawler RTR. The new rig features 6WD, Four Link Suspension, a Painted Injection-Molded Hard Body, and Remote Control Lighting system.  Let’s dive into the new Chevy Apache and see what it’s made of!From: FMS Model Direct Link: FMS 1/18 Chevrolet Apache Website Unboxing video: Watch On Big Squid RC YouTube Running video: [...]

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CEN RACING F-250 SD 1/10 4wd solid axle Custom lift truck - …

It’s time to review the CEN Racing F-250! Cen has released a new rig for their DL Series, the F-250 SD 1/10 4wd Solid Axle Custom Lift Truck. Unlike the previous DL Series rigs that were dually’s, the new F-250 SD is a standard truck with only 4 wheels. Rocking a set of Licensed KG1 Forged wheels, new RGB multicolor [...]

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Injora 1.0" Deep Dish Stamped Steel Beadlock Wheels

Review: Injora’s 1.0” 9-spoke Deep Dish Stamped Steel Be…

I’m no stranger to R/C upgrades, especially those for my collection of crawlers and trail rigs. While I try to experiment with different brands and upgrade options, there are times when I find an upgrade that just works, and I end up using it over and over (and over) again. Injora’s array of upgrade options for the Axial SCX24 is nothing [...]

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EVERYBODY'S SCALIN' - FMS MODEL FXC24 1:24 POWER WAGON REVIE…

FMS Model is hitting the mainstream sizes with their first 1:24 scale rig. The new Power Wagon has the looks, but will it amount to the scale wickedness that FMS Model has become popular for? Find out here, because the Big Squid RC FMS Model 1:24 Power Wagon review starts now!From: FMS Model Direct link: FMS Model 1:24 Power Wagon Unboxing video:Running [...]

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RC4WD TRAILFINDER 2 LWB 1980 TOYOTA LAND CRUISER FJ55 LEXAN …

The RC4WD Trailfinder 2 LWB kit with the 1980 Toyota Land Cruiser FJ55 Lexan body has had some mixed reviews. RC4WD is known for scale hard bodies, so naturally people were taken back when they found out that the new FJ55 body was lexan. We were just as surprised when the rig arrived at the Big Squid RC office but [...]

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Method RC Terraform Belted 8th Monster Truck Tires Review

THE Method RC Terraform Belted 1/8th Monster Truck Tire Revi…

What in the world, Cubby is out of retirement? That’s right folks, I’ve pulled my lazy rear end out of my Lazy-Boy to do a special review for you guys! What makes this review special enough to get me out of retirement? Well, that would be Method RC! Method RC is coming at the tire/wheel market in a big way [...]

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AXIAL RACING SCX10 III RTR BASE CAMP – REVIEW

Axial Racing has released a new ready to run called the 1/10 Axial SCX10 III Base Camp, and it is a budget/entry level rig that will open up the doors to this wonderful hobby to all the newcomers while keeping the cost down. Will the Axial Base camp live up to its lineage, or will it be left by the [...]

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Traxxas Sledge Review Done Quick

We will have a more in depth review once we get more time with the Traxxas Sledge. We wanted to get you our initial thoughts because we know many of you are going to be out there thinking about doing a pre-order at your local shop, so here are some things you need to know. If your a Traxxas [...]

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ROCHobby 1-12 Kubelwagen (3)

Review: ROCHobby 1/12 Type 82 Kübelwagen

When it comes to scale realism in the R/C world, some brands come to mind more than others. While you can rely on names like RC4WD, Axial, Traxxas, and others to bring their best, names like FMS and ROCHobby have been upping their game and raising the bar for realistic detail. One of ROCHobby’s latest creations is a unique throwback to [...]

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GMADE 1/10 GS02F BUFFALO PICKUP TS CRAWLER KIT

Our Gmade Buffalo pickup is complete and has been rocking out on the trails all week. The Gmade Buffalo kits are in my top 5 of favorite kits to build, instructions are clear and well laid out and the quality of parts is top notch. The scale driveline of the motor and transmission leave you with room to add a [...]

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ELEMENT RC ENDURO KNIGHTRUNNER 4X4 RTR – REVIEW

From the mad scientist of Area 51 Design Works comes the Element RC Enduro Knightrunner 4×4 ready to run. Element RC has made a name for themselves, and has proven they won’t be going away anytime soon. With prior releases such as the Gatekeeper, Ecto, Sendero, and the Trailrunner, Element RC is looking to keep that momentum moving in the [...]

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