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RC4WD Raceline Monster Deep Dish 1.7 Wheels

RC4WD Raceline Monster Deep Dish 1.7″ Aluminum Wheels

Have you been looking for an epic set of wheels for your next build? New from RC4WD are Raceline Monster Deep Dish 1.7″ Aluminum Wheels. The Raceline wheels are fully licensed and can bring some serious attitude to your next scale build. * Silver anodized finish * Wheel Size – 1.7″ * CNC machined from billet aluminum * Width – 1.18″ * Negative Offset – [...]


Tamiya Mercedes-Benz Arocs 6x4 Tipper Truck Red Silver Edition

Tamiya Mercedes-Benz Arocs 3348 6x4 Tipper Truck Red & Silve…

The folks at Tamiya have announced a Red & Silver Edition of their Mercedes-Benz Arocs 3348 6×4 Tipper Truck. This special edition truck comes with a TS-8 Italian Red painted cab, as well as a TS-17 Gloss Aluminum painted rear bed. Here are the highlights- * 1/14th scale kit * Injection molded body * Separate side mirrors & visor * Ladder frame w/ aluminum [...]


Monster Truck Madness – JConcepts Krimson Dually Discussion

The absolute moment JConcepts announced their Krimson Dually wheels, I knew I HAD to have a set of them. Now that I’ve got ’em, have them mounted and have run them, let’s talk! So, the Krimson Duallys. Let’s talk about the name, first. As with most of JConcepts monster truck stuff, the product names are a wink and a nod to [...]


BigDog Tri Axle Widebody Scale Boat Trailer

RC4WD BigDog Tri Axle Widebody Scale Boat Trailer

Just announced by RC4WD is the 1/10 BigDog Tri Axle Widebody Scale Boat Trailer. The BigDog is loaded with scale realism and was designed to be the ultimate boat hauler. * Hand made tube chassis * Realistic trailing arm leaf suspension * Working lights & lift jack * Black powder-coated finish * Easy clip hitch mount * Steel tool box * Plastic boat hull runners * Weight- 113.03oz [...]


FTX Outback Mini 2.0 Paso RTR

FTX 1/24 Outback Mini 2.0 Paso RTR

New from FTX RC is the 1/24th scaled Outback Mini 2.0 Paso RTR. The Mini Outback 2.0 comes with a classic SUV styled body, as well as molded scale accessories. Here are the highlights- * Waterproof electronics * LED ready * Light buckets in front grill * Molded snorkel and side mirrors * Molded roof rack * 104:1 final drive ratio * 600mAh LiPo * Aggressive tires on [...]


hitec cubby

THE Cub Report – Right Down The Line…

Hello fellow rc fanatics, welcome to BigSquidRC. THE Cub Report is a weekly column that talks about new rc products, as well as industry happenings, new trends, plus a few rants here and there. Shall we dive right on in??? Can you EVEN BELIEVE that Big Squid turns 15 years old this year? Holy freaking cow does time fly when you [...]


SSD RC Aluminum Diff Cover Enduro

SSD HD Aluminum Diff Cover for Enduro

New from SSD RC are Heavy Duty Aluminum Diff Covers for the Element RC Enduro. The diff covers are available with either a black or silver finish and were designed for serious off-road duty. * Scale realistic design * Direct fit on Element Enduro axles * Made from CNC machined aluminum * Anodized matte black or matte silver finish * Designed for increased performance over [...]


RC4WD Walker Evans 501 Legend Wheels

RC4WD Walker Evans 501 Legend 1.55/1.7/1.9 Wheels

Here you go scale fanatics, RC4WD has just dropped fully licensed Walker Evans 501 Legend Aluminum Wheels. The 501 Legend is shipping right now and is available in 1.55″, 1.7″, as well as in the more common 1.9″ size. Here are the highlights- * Made from CNC machined billet aluminum * Standard 12mm wheel hex * 1.9 comes in silver * 1.7 comes in [...]


Traxxas TRX-4 Spectacular 79 Blazer Adventure

Video – Traxxas TRX-4 Spectacular 79 Blazer Adventure

New from Traxxas is the retro inspired Traxxas TRX-4 Spectacular 79 Blazer Adventure video. This old school video will take you right back to 1979, when video was a whole lot different than today. With ultra short cuts and grainy video, the latest Traxxas video hit the mark for old school cool! Watch below to see the Traxxas TRX-4 Chevy Blazer [...]


Sweep Racing GT2 Belted Drag Speed Run Tires

Sweep Racing Belted GT2 Drag Race/Speed Run Pre-Mounts

For all you drag racers and speed run fanatics out there, Sweep Racing has announced Fully Belted GT2 Pre-Mounts. The GT2 pre-mounts come with a 17mm wheel hex to fit a wide variety of 1/8 scaled vehicles and feature Sweep’s ROK Hard wheels that are designed not to warp under hard acceleration. * Belted design does not expand at speed * 95mm [...]


Spektrum RC 4S SMART LiPo Battery

New SMART LiPo Batteries From Spektrum

New from Spektrum are a pair of SMART Technology LiPo Batteries. Both packs sport a 100C discharge rate and SMART IC5 connectors. Here are more details- * Integrated microchip stores unique battery parameters & data * Smart discharge- batteries automatically discharge to storage voltage * Impact resistant ABS plastic hardcase * Gold plated, heavy-duty bullet connectors * Smart chip reader & balance wire in one [...]



Apparently, I don’t watch enough tv and have been missing out on a cool show called Truck Night in America. But one of the local Crawler courses, Crawler Canyon, and pretty much everyone else has seen it and Crawler Canyon put on a scale version of the show. After going back and forth on what rig to use for this [...]


Axial SCX10-II 1955 Ford F-100 Unboxing

We hope you enjoy our Halloween special unboxing of the Axial Racing 1955 Ford F-100 SCX10 II. I’m not sure if the party got out of hand before the video, or if this video is a result of the party already being out of hand. Watch for a full review soon!The Axial Racing 1955 Ford F-100 SCX10 II RTR has [...]


RC4WD Ridler 645 1.9 Aluminum Wheels

RC4WD Ridler 645 1.9″ Aluminum Wheels

The crew at RC4WD have just announced a new licensing partnership with Ridler Custom Wheels. The first wheel to be released in their new collaboration is the Ridler 645. The 645 has a classic look that would be perfect for your next build. Here are the highlights- * Retro-mod inspired billet aluminum design * Pays homage to the classic muscle car [...]


JConcepts RC Fling King SCT Tires

JConcepts Fling King Tires For Short Course Trucks

Have you been looking for some serious mud tires for your short course truck? If so, have a look at the new Fling King SCT Tires from JConcepts. The Fling King mud tires look perfect along with the JConcepts Truth 2 UTV body, but also fit on normal short course vehicles. Here are the highlights- * SCT sizing and design inspiration * [...]