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Traxxas TRX-4 Tactical

Rumor – Traxxas TRX-4 Tactical Edition

Here is a one in the rumor mill, the Traxxas TRX-4 Tactical. The folks at RC Connect posted the pictures shown here are of a new Tactical Edition TRX-4 that is expected to hit hobby shops before Christmas. Time will tell if this turns out to be an actual production vehicle. If you have already done a custom tactical style [...]


Traxxas 1/5 Scale Rumor Mill!

File this one deep in the rumor mill drawer, but we have started hearing some rumblings about a possible new 1/5th scale coming from Traxxas! This is one of those brothers, uncle’s, roomate’s cat sort of deals, but the last time we reported a Lowered Slash Traxxas Rumor we got a LCG chassis a few months later, and the one [...]


Traxxas XO-1 Happenings From the Rumor Mill

File this deep in the Rumor Mill box, but we have heard that Traxxas was recently doing some driving and filming of some down hill speed run action featuring the XO-1. Our informant mentions a group of guys in a Traxxas ‘wrapped’ Hummer (maybe) were up north of us running vehicles down some huge mountain side. When our ‘guy’ stopped [...]


traxxas nitro slash

Traxxas Nitro Slash – 2WD with 3.3 Engine?

There has been no official word yet from TRAXXAS, but rumors are flying about a new Traxxas Nitro Slash being announced soon! So we are going to keep this filled under the rumor mill category till we get the official word. It sounds like it’s based loosely off their new LCG style with a aluminum chassis, and the popular 3.3TRX [...]


atomik v2mr

Leaked Atomik RC V2MR Buggy Photos

We recently received a spy shot of what looked like a new 1/10th scale buggy that we were told was coming from Atomik RC. The shot itself wasn’t the best, so we decided to do a little digging. It looked like Atomik had recently started testing the new buggy, and there were a few more lo-res pictures floating around, with [...]


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Rumor Mill: ST Racing Concepts Traxxas Slash 4×4 Chassis

Cubby mentioned that someone sent us some info on a new LCG Chassis for the Traxxas Slash 4×4 being produced by Traxxas that apparently is being tested. Well shortly after someone else sent word that another company is also working on a low center of gravity chassis for the Slash 4×4. We have been told that these are cad drawings [...]


traxxas truck

Rumor Mill: Traxxas has a New Slash Body Coming? And it's a …

Ok, here’s one for the rumor mill category. We just got a picture of a Traxxas Slash chassis with a pretty cool looking new truck body on top. We are not sure if this is a 3rd party body, but we were told it was actually created by Traxxas! Anyone care to guess? We scaled up the picture, (click the image [...]


durango rtr

Rumor Mill: Durango RTR’s to Be Announced Soon?

We always love it when we get a rumor floating around inside the industry because it usually turns out to be true. Then again, we always dread the phone call we get from the next day asking what we know, who we know, and how we found out. Oops. That being said, adding to our rumor mill category, we have heard [...]


associated short course buggy

Rumor: Associated Short Course Buggy Coming Soon..?

A couple of times on Big Squid RC we have talked about the need for Team Associated to hop on the short course buggy bandwagon. Well today we received a little info from someone on the ‘inside’ that there is one in the works. So file this under rumor mill, but we have heard Team Associated is working on a [...]


Rumor: Traxxas Gas Vehicle on the Way?

Every now and then we will start to get whispers and rumors of possible products coming, and sometimes they are way off, or sometimes they are dead on. Like when we posted that Traxxas was working on a Drag Timing Tree system and vehicle more than a month before the Funny Car was announced. Well this time around we [...]


traxxas drag tree

Rumor Mill: Traxxas Drag System Coming Soon

File this under the rumor mill, but we have been hearing word that Traxxas may be working on releasing a Drag Race Tree and Timing system that would use their Traxxas App for keeping track of the data. While this has not been officially confirmed, it’s not that far of a stretch with their recent Courtney Force Sponsorship Deal. [...]


kyosho mini-z motorcycle

Kyosho Mini-Z Motorcycle!

Ok, we are still going to fill this under rumor because there has not been an official announcement yet, BUT word on the street is that Kyosho has a 1/18 scale Mini-Z Motorcycle (moto racer) in the works! A few details: It’s about 4 inches long, will come with 2.4ghz radio, Lipo battery, top speed about 12mph, and ships around [...]


axial buggy

Rumor Mill – Axial’s Next Vehicle?

File this one deep into the rumor drawer, but a good friend of ours sent this to us with the heading of Axial spy shot? It looks like a classic style buggy in a way. We don’t really have any other details, but I have put out some feelers and we will see what comes back. Thanks to one of [...]


losb 0128 TEN-SCTE RTR

Rumor Mill: Losi TEN SCTE RTR Coming Soon

File this rumor under ‘most likely to be announced very soon’, we have heard that the Losi TEN-SCTE, which has been ARR (Almost Ready to Run) for a while now is getting a RTR (Ready to Run) brother! The ARR version is part number LOSB0127 and we hear the RTR version will be LOSB0128. We are also hearing the body [...]


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Electrix SC Rumor Mill – Big Squid RC Exclusive

So we have been hearing a some buzz in the industry about the Electrix brand will may soon be releasing a short course truck! Around the water cooler we have been hearing the name Electrix Torment tossed around.. I think that’s a pretty good name. We have had some poorly named vehicles lately from other companies.. glad to see the [...]