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Monster Truck Madness – Return of the Monster Mailbag

Hey everyone, I have several questions I’ve been sitting on this week, so let’s get to it. I see a lot of people replicating real life monster trucks, both ones from the old days and new ones, yet I don’t see any licensed decals out there. Is it all paint? How do you guys do it? Steve M. from Huntsville, AL Steve, the [...]


Losing grip – Red Bull Mustang

For this week’s column, I have the pleasure of featuring a build by Vivian Grobler, the man behind SRC Sideways RC. Vivian is an absolute top notch builder, and the well deserved winner of Best Body at the D1-10 Drift World Championship 2019. You might remember his winning BMW M3 E92 from this column, if not, you’re in for a [...]


Losing grip – Top 3 picks for Christmas

I always liked writing Christmas wish lists, and not much could be better than one filled exclusively with RC stuff. These are my top three picks that you should consider either getting for someone you love, or wishing someone you love will give to you. 1. MST RMX2.0 RTR This is the perfect way of getting into drifting. There are lots and [...]


Losing grip – drifters: like babies

A week ago MST released official pictures of their latest premium offering, the MST FXX 2.0 KMW. It is very, very premium indeed. Apart from the rod ends, it’s pretty much nothing but anodized aluminum and carbon fibre. It just doesn’t get any more shiny than this, it is a true feast for the eyes. Not to mention that the [...]


Losing grip – on kits and Batmobiles

Lo and behold! Shipping was quicker than expected and the mailman arrived a couple of days ago with a decent sized box. Inside the box were more boxes, and inside those boxes were toys. I am now the happy owner of a Yokomo YD-2S. Some soldering needs to be done, and then it should be good to go. As I told [...]


Horizon Hobby RC Fest 2019

Horizon Hobby RC Fest June 7-9

Coming up about a month from now is the Horizon Hobby RC Fest. RC Fest is set in beautiful Monticello, Illinois and is a weekend filled with rc fun for the entire family. The BigSquidRC Bash Crew has been going to RC Fest since the very beginning, but can’t wait for this year’s event as it will be even bigger [...]


MIP Pivot Ball Set Pro-MT 4x4

MIP Heavy Duty Pivot Ball Set For The PRO-MT 4X4

For you true sickos out there that don’t think jumping your truck off a 2 story building is high enough (That includes the BSRC Bash Crew!), MIP has just announced a Heavy Duty Pivot Ball Set for the Pro-Line PRO-MT 4×4. The PRO-MT 4×4 is easily one of the hardest core bash trucks on the market today, but you can [...]


Losi Tenacity SCT RTR 1/10 4WD Short Course Truck

Looking for a truck that delivers both unmatched performance and durability? Look no further than the Losi Tencacity SCT RTR 1/10 4WD Short Course Truck! With the Team Losi racing pedigree, combined with extreme durability and a modern, aggressive body style, the Losi Tenacity SCT brings a deadly combination of innovation and legacy to rule the track and the park! Buy [...]


XRay 2017 XB8 Buggy

XRay 2017 XB8 Nitro Buggy Kit

For all you hardcore off-road racers that have been waiting, XRay has announced full details on the 2017 edition of the XB8 Nitro Buggy Kit. Of course the 2017 version comes with a bunch of upgrades, changes that were made to help improve durability and to reduce lap times. Here are some the highlights- * Larger volume differentials * Larger 2.5mm diff [...]


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Aplastics USA body competition and fox body 5.0 renders

Aplastics USA is running a body competition to showcase their lineup of scale RC car bodies. Check out the rules list below – it’s awesome to see the closing date so far out on November 30th. “Aplastics USA, and is proud to announce our first body competition. 1. It must be a Aplastics body 2. It can be modified how ever [...]


Bashers Basics Quick Tip — Free Scale Realism

We all want our trucks too look as close to the real thing as possible, but it usually takes a significant pile of dough before people will be doing double takes on your face book pictures. Bashers Basics is to the rescue however, with a tip on the cheap!The easiest way to add scale realism to your rig is paint the [...]


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Drift Arms Race!

The RC drift scene continues to up the ante, this time with an arms race! For the advanced drifter looking for additional tweaks take a look at the new Overdose and Wrap Up Next rear arms. Available in standard 2.5mm or 3mm arm pins, these should fit most RC drifters on the market today. Overdose brings a new design with [...]



RC Oahu Trigger RWD Chassis – Japan exclusive

Following up on last week’s The Cub Report, let’s take a look at RC Oahu’s Trigger chassis. This one is said to be limited to 50 units and brings a few tweaks to popular trends in the drift scene.



Yokomo RWD YD2 On Tour – First Peak!

If you follow professional RC drifting you know that Yokomo‘s YD2 dominated the RWD


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Shipping In September – Losi 5IVE-T RTR Now With AVC

First reported back in January Right Here on BigSquidRC, the Losi 5IVE-T with AVC is now getting close to shipping. The stability equipped version of the 5IVE-T is now shown to have a shipping date of mid September, but the official Losi website states that “This vehicle is only available for purchase in Europe, UK, South Africa and Australia. This [...]