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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-1 [...]

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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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Pro-Line PowerStroke HD Shock Shafts X-MAXX Review

Product Spotlight - Pro-Line PowerStroke HD Shock Shafts for…

The Traxxas X-Maxx burst onto the scene with its huge size and monster truck attitude not all that long ago. While the X-Maxx is a solid basher, we are always looking for ways to beef up our test fleet. This is where we enter the crew from Pro-Line. They set out to design the ultimate upgrade shock shafts for the [...]

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AXIAL RACING SCX 10 II 1969 CHEVORLET BLAZER REVIEW

This is what Chevy fans have been waiting for, the Axial SCX10 II 1969 Chevrolet Blazer. Hitting a scale home run with the beautifully detailed 1969 Chevrolet Blazer body. Not only does the 1969 Blazer look fantastic but preforms like the find tuned machine it was meant to be. We put the Axial 1969 Blazer through tough and extreme punishment. [...]

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Pro-Line Trencher Pre-Mounts X-Maxx Review

Pro-Line Trencher 4.3″ Pro-Loc Pre-Mounts For X-Maxx Review

In the search for maximum bash performance, you just can’t overlook tires. A bad set of tires will make your truck feel like it is on ice, where as outstanding kicks can make your truck feel like it is glued to the ground. The crew over at Pro-Line are the world’s biggest experts on rc tires. A few months ago P-L [...]

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RC4WD Trail Rider 1.9″, RC4WD Spectre 1.9″ Beadlock Wheels

If it says RC4WD on the package you know you’re getting a quality product! RC4WD hooked us up with a set of Trail Rider 1.9 off-road scale X2SS compound tires and a set of Spectre 1.9 Beadlock wheels. We all know anything for the RC4WD camp looks great but how does it handle on the trail? Price: Trail Rider 1.9 off-road scale [...]

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LOSI Tenacity MT Monster Truck Review

LOSI, once a brand for racers only, is now a company known as much for great bash machines. Over the last few weeks we’ve been driving, jumping, crashing, and generally abusing the Tenacity MT Monster Truck. It is a pure basher with big tires, 4wd, and AVC stability control. It even comes with a FPV camera mount. What did the [...]

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Traxxas EZ-Peak Live Dual Review

Traxxas EZ-Peak Live Dual ID Battery Charger Review

The world of batteries chargers has changed immensely in the last decade. Now days you can make parameter changes via a smart device, plus modern chargers can charge at rates unheard of not that many years ago. One of the latest battery chargers to hit the market is the Traxxas EZ-Peak Live Dual iD. The Live Dual comes with a [...]

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Rage RC RZX Buggy Review

Rage RC 1/6 RZX Buggy Review

Now hitting the market from Rage RC is the beastly RZX 1/6 Brushless Buggy. The RZX is an affordable large scale alternative that promises monstrous power, along with unique buggy styling. We’ve been bashed a RZX for several weeks to check out how it holds up, plus to see how it fits into the large scale world. Is the RZX [...]

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Vaterra 1968 Ford F-100 Ascender Review

Vaterra 1968 Ford F-100 Ascender Review

The newest truck to be released in Horizon Hobby’s Vaterra line is a 1968 Ford F-100 Ascender. With bold scale looks sitting on the ultra-capable Ascender platform, the F-100 should make for a great trail rig. How well does it hold up under hard bashing? Is it easy to set-up as a bind and drive? How well can it rock [...]

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TheToyz Adjustable Height Pit Stand

Product Spotlight- TheToyz Adjustable Height Pit Stand

Everybody needs a good work stand. After a hard day’s bashing, your rig is gonna need some work, or at a least a quick once over, and that task is best accomplished on a sturdy pit stand, not on a greasy tailgate. The crew over at TheToyz is always looking for ways of making the hobby easier, their latest is [...]

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Traxxas Drift Tires

Product Spotlight – Traxxas Drift Wheels And Tires

What really makes a car a “drift” car? Its wheels and tires, pretty simple. To get that sweet drifting slide, you need dedicated shoes for your ride. The crew over at Traxxas have a full line of drift tires for your car. These come with a standard sized wheel hex that allow them to be used on their 4-Tec 2.0, as [...]

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