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Futaba 7PX Review

Futaba 7PX Radio Review

While RTR radios have come a long ways in the last decade, there is nothing like owning a truly high-end transmitter. High-end units not only come with a lot more features than RTR units, but they are also faster and capable of taking your driving to another level. Recently the Futaba 7PX started shipping to consumers across the globe. Futaba has [...]

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Dynamite Passport Ultra Force Duo Review

Dynamite Passport Ultra Force Duo from Horizon Hobby Review

In the bashing world, dual port chargers are extremely popular. A typical basher often times heads out with 2 or more cars, which if you run a lot, creates a lot of battery packs that need charging. A couple months ago we started using the Dynamite Passport Ultra Force Duo from Horizon Hobby. It is a dual port charger with [...]

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Spektrum DX5R Review

Spektrum DX5R from Horizon Hobby Review

With the introduction of the DX5R, the folks at Spektrum and Horizon Hobby hoped to produce the ultimate basher radio. To be bashing oriented, it means to offer a whole lot of bang for the buck and the DX5R comes loaded with features for a very reasonable price point. We’ve been using the DX5R for a couple of months now [...]

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Graupner X-8E Review

Graupner X-8E Radio Review

Graupner has a long history in rc. They have been in the hobby forever and have built all sorts of cool products for both the surface and airplane crowds. Several months ago Graupner released the X-8E radio system. The X-8E is the highest-end radio from Graupner and is absolutely loaded with features, yet it sports a relatively low price point. [...]

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TheToyz Tool Stand

Product Spotlight – TheToyz Tool Stand

Is your pit area as cluttered as ours? Yes, our pit tables are one huge mess. To help make your pit area more organized, the crew at TheToyz have released a new Tool Stand. The stand is made from durable aluminum and looks sharp, but does it do a good job? It is worth the cash? Read on for those [...]

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HCWB 5.0 Fox Mustang

APlastics H.C.W.B 5.0 and EXCLUSIVE R/C Body Kit Review

APlastics RC and EXLUSIVE R/C teamed up to create an insane bodykit for the H.C.W.B 5.0, colloquially known as the Fox Mustang. Plan a few extra days to build this if you go with the full kit – there’s alot of things here!The Body: APlastics H.C.W.B 5.0 brings the same quality you’ve come to expect. Thick lexan, gorgeous curves and [...]

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Spektrum DX6R Review

Spektrum DX6R Radio Review

While the BigSquidRC Bash Crew doesn’t make a point of reviewing all the latest “racer” oriented gear, we do make a point out of reviewing higher-end products when possible. It is true that most bashers use products at the lower end of the price range, yet there are still plenty of them that have no problem cutting the check for [...]

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Pro-Line X-Maxx Wheel Tire Review

Pro-Line Traxxas X-Maxx Wheel/Tire Review

While the crew at Pro-Line Racing are best known for their tires winning countless world and national titles, they are also hardcore about bashing. To help give all you owners of the X-Maxx more performance, a couple of months ago Pro-Line announced a unique wheel and tire combo for your Traxxas. Their Badlands MX43 Tires and Impulse Pro-Loc Wheels were [...]

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Duratrax Onyx 260 Charger Review

Duratrax Onyx 260 Charger Review

With dual port chargers all the rage, the folks at Duratrax have released the Onyx 260. Not only does the Onyx have two charge ports, but it also comes with a nifty touch screen display. We’ve been using (read- abusing) an Onyx 260 for several weeks to determine if it is up to the basher lifestyle. Keep on reading to [...]

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FireBrand RC ONE Tool Review

FireBrand RC is filling some interesting niches in the RC market with their ONE Tool 11-1 tool kit. Hailing from the fine state of Texas this US company has been working overtime since 2011, no doubt they’ve forgotten a few tools along the way! This aluminum handle holds 11 tools – is it the only hammer you need and how [...]

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Traxxas X-Maxx 8S Upgrade Kit

Product Spotlight – Traxxas X-Maxx 8S Upgrade Kit

While the Traxxas X-Maxx is a beast right out of the box, its power system doesn’t have the insane yank of something like the E-Revo on 6S. To give the X-Maxx more power, Traxxas has released a 8S Upgrade Kit. The upgrade kit comes with everything needed to allow your X-Maxx to handle 30+ volts worth of input power. What [...]

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Hitec RDX1 Charger Review

Hitec RDX1 Battery Charger Review

While Hitec is best known for their servos, they have made some big strides in their battery charger game. The latest charger to hit the market from Hitec is the RDX1. The RDX1 is an extremely small charger that makes it easy to use just about anywhere. Does the RDX1 deliver a high quality charge? Does it have enough power? [...]

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Product Spotlight – RC4WD Chevrolet Blazer Body Set

RC4WD is known throughout the hobby as the kings of the detailed hard body. We finally had the chance to get our hands on their Chevrolet Blazer Body Set to see what it was all about. Read on to see what we thought. From: RC4WD Direct Link: Chevrolet Blazer Body Set Specifications:Injection Molded Plastic LED Lighting Compatible Wheelbase: 11.3in / 287mm Width of Body: 8.78in / 223mm Width [...]

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showoff

Firebrand RC SHOWOFF RC Body Display Stand Review

Ask a RC Drifter, any RC Drifter, it’s doesn’t matter if you win by an inch or a mile if you don’t have style. So enter the Firebrand RC SHOWOFF rc body display stand, which allows you to display a static RC car body with a 260-255mm wheel base (though creative types can stretch or chop this a few more [...]

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Hitec Power Peak D7 Review

Hitec Power Peak D7 Charger Review

Now days it seems like everybody brings 10 cars to go bashing. When you run 10 cars, you need to charge a lot of battery packs, and charge them quick. To meet this demand, Hitec released the Power Peak D7 Dual Charger. The Power Peak D7 is no joke with 20 amps of charging power available on both channels and [...]

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