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Axial Can-Am Maverick X3 Review

Axial Racing Yeti Jr.™ Can-Am® Maverick 1/18th Scale…

Now hitting stores from Axial Racing and Horizon Hobby is the Yeti Jr.™ Can-Am® Maverick 1/18th Scale Electric 4WD – RTR. The Axial is one of the very first UTVs to hit the market, and with Axial’s scale knowledge, it certainly looks like the full sized beast. We’ve been putting in pack after pack on the Axial to see just [...]

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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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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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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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Product Spotlight CChand TRX-4 Upgrades from RC4WD

We recently got our hands on a box load of CChand upgrade parts for the Traxxas TRX-4 from RC4WD. These were the first CChand parts we have had a chance to use and try on our own vehicles. We added the parts to several of our TRX-4s. Keep reading to get our thoughts on these hop-up parts. All the parts are [...]

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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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Traxxas Rustler 4x4 VXL Review

Traxxas Rustler 4×4 VXL Review

Over the last couple of decades, the 2wd Traxxas Rustler has become one of the most iconic bash vehicles in history. The 2wd Rustler was a huge seller when released and today it remains a top seller. For 2018 Traxxas upped their ante with an all new Rustler 4×4. Not only does the latest Rustler sport an aggressive 4wd system, [...]

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ARRMA Voltage Granite Mega Review

When we heard about the ARRMA Voltage Granite Mega from Horizon Hobby was getting a price drop to $99, it seemed like something we wanted to revisit. We had reviewed the ARRMA Voltage Fazon a while back, but this one is a little different. The Granite comes with Lithium Ion batteries which is something that is still very new for [...]

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Tamiya Comical Grasshopper Review

Tamiya Comical Grasshopper WR-02CB Review

How many people have become hobbyists because of the Tamiya Grasshopper? We don’t have a precise answer for that, but we do know it was a whole lot of people. The original Grasshopper was a giant success, now Tamiya has come up with a Comical Grasshopper. The Comical Grasshopper rides on Tamiya’s WR-02CB chassis and was designed for fun, not [...]

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Review – ARRMA Granite 3S BLX 4×4 1/10 RTR Brushless Monster

The ARRMA Granite 3S BLX 4×4 1/10 RTR is the latest version of the vaunted Granite platform; a truck that’s taken previous Basher of the Year honors from us in its 2WD form. How does the newest 4×4 version fare? Read on to find out… From: ARRMA RC Direct Link: Granite 3S BLX 4×4 1/10 RTR Review By: Doug Welker Pictures By: Doug Welker #gallery-43 [...]

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Force RC Epidemic 1/8 Monster Truck Review

Product Spotlight – Force RC Epidemic Monster Truck

Recently the crew over at Force RC announced the Epidemic 1/8 Monster Truck. The Epidemic sports a classic 8th scale chassis layout, which has long been known to work great for bashing, plus it comes with a fiery brushless power system. Our BigSquidRC Bash Crew recently had the chance to get in some time with the Force RC Epidemic, keep [...]

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Arrma Notorious Review

ARRMA announced the Notoriuos 6S Stunt Truck a few weeks ago and now it is finally available. Being similar to its brother Outcast, it was specifically designed to please your bashing needs. Flips, wheelies, and giant air time are in its genes, but is it really a worthy machine for extreme bashing? Read on to find out… From: ARRMA RC Direct Link: [...]

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RC4WD 1:10 DEFENDER D110 RTR Review

RC4WD has an impressive line of RTRs, kits and accessories; there is no doubt about that. When we got the chance to get our tentacles on the RC4WD Defender D110 RTR and we jumped on it! What really interested me is the long wheel base and obviously the scale factor. So, what makes the D110 different from other Defenders? Only [...]

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Traxxas Slash 4×4 Brushed XL-5 Review

Traxxas Slash 4×4 Brushed XL-5 Review

Recently released by Traxxas is a new affordable Slash 4×4 Brushed XL-5 short course truck. The previous versions have been extremely well received by the bashing public, and they have also built up a great reputation for the platform. Over the last few weeks we’ve been able to test the new brushed Slash 4×4 to not only see how fast [...]

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