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FBX Racing RC 5th Scale LMP Sport Body

Teaser – FBX Racing 1/5 LMP Sport Body

Being teased right now by FBX Racing is a 1/5th scale LMP Sport Body. There aren’t a ton of bodies on the market for 1/5th scale, so we like to post them when we hear about them. Below you can see the first CAD image of the LMP Sport, which is very nicely scaled and detailed. The body was designed [...]

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ARRMA 1/5 Kraton 8S RTR Review

THE ARRMA 1/5 Kraton 8S RTR Review

Whoa, ARRMA just dropped a 1/5th Scaler?!?! Yes indeed hardcore rc enthusiast, ARRMA has just announced their highly anticipated 1/5 Kraton 8S RTR Monster Truck. Yes it is huge! Yes it is designed for hardcore bashing! Yes it comes with a Spektrum 8S capable SMART speedo! Yes it has huge tires! Nobody reads this part anyways, LOL, so let’s just [...]

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ARRMA 8S 1/5 Scale Kraton Unboxing Video

Time to unbox the giant new ARRMA 8S 1/5 Scale Kraton! Is this the vehicle basher dreams are made of? How does it compare to the Traxxas X-MAXX? We get this beast unboxed and do some side by side comparisons! Check out the video!Read more ARRMA 8S News right here on BigSquidRC, see our first bash video as well as [...]

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ARRMA 1 5 Kraton 8S BLX Monster Truck RTR

ARRMA 1/5 Kraton 8S BLX Monster Truck RTR

After a full month of teasing, ARRMA has officially announced the 1/5 Kraton 8S BLX Monster Truck. The largest truck that ARRMA has ever made, the 1/5 Kraton was designed to withstand the rigors of hardcore backyard bashing. Here are the highlights- * Massive new 1/5 design * Triangular center brace system * Laser-etched aluminum chassis * Massive 20mm oil filled shocks * Easy to [...]

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MCD Racing RC XS5 Max 5th Scale Kit

MCD Racing XS5 Max 1/5 On-Road Kit

New from MCD Racing is the 1/5th scaled XS5 Max on-road car kit. This massive pavement pounder features a new super car body on the outside, and is ready for big gasoline power under the hood. Here are the highlights- * Realistic super car styled body * Easy to convert wheelbase * Locked center diff, open rear, limited slip in front * Pro version [...]

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REDCAT RACING 1/5 SCALE CLAWBACK REVIEW

Hello everybody, if you have seen our unboxing then you know the Redcat Racing Clawback is a monster in size, and if you haven’t seen our unboxing then stop right now and go watch it! There seems to be a lot of talk going about companies working on larger scale rigs lately, and Redcat Racing has already done it and [...]

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Redcat Racing Clawback Action Video

A while back we got our hands on the 1/5 Scale Redcat Racing Clawback, you can watch the unboxing Right Here on BigSquidRC, and yea it’s huge! before we got to drive it, there are a few of us around the office that have been saying the next step/trend for the scale/crawling guys has to be bigger. Now that we [...]

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STL Drag Racing Championships No Prep 1/5 Baja

Coverage - STL RC Drag Racing Club No Prep 1/5 Drag Racing C…

Over the weekend of May 5th, 1/5th scale drag racers from across the country converged on St. Louis, Missouri, for the STL RC Drag Racing Club No Prep 1/5 Baja Drag Racing Championships. Whether it be full sized, or 1/5th scaled, drag racing can be serious business. That’s why dozens of our country’s premier large scale drag racers met up [...]

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Kraken RC KV5TT Pro Kit SCT 1/5

Kraken RC 1/5 KV5TT Pro Kit Short Course Truck

Attention large scale fans, Kraken RC has just announced the Kit Version of their massive KV5TT Pro Short Course Truck. The kit version can save you some cash, or it can also make it easy for you to make modifications and upgrades as you build. The Kraken KV5TT Pro Kit is street priced at $1,299, it has a part number of [...]

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Primal RC 1/5 Raminator Monster Truck

Primal RC 1/5 Raminator Monster Truck!!!

Here we go folks, the truck that is making huge waves in the rc community, the all new Primal RC 1/5 Raminator Monster Truck has officially dropped! The Primal crew has truly outdone themselves this time, as their Raminator looks incredible. It has a fantastic scale look, it has an insane 49cc reed-valve engine, and it weighs 80 lbs! Can [...]

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Primal RC 1/5 49cc Monster Truck

Primal RC Teases Giant New 1/5 Monster Truck

Being teased now by Primal RC is a massive new 1/5th Scale Monster Truck. Their new monster truck promises to be one of the biggest and gnarliest of all time. Here are some highlights- * High performance motorcycle style reed-valve 49cc gas engine * Weight- 80 lbs * Solid front and rear axles * Built in reverse More details like pricing are to follow, with [...]

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Hobbywing Large Scale Brushless ESC RC

New Large Scale Brushless Motors From Hobbywing

For all you large scale drivers out there, Hobbywing has announced a new line-up of brushless motors for you. Hobbywing’s new Large Scale Brushless Motors were designed to give you the pulse pounding power that you desire, at pricing that doesn’t break the bank. New are a pair of motors for 1/5th scale, as well as one motor for 1/6th [...]

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SkyRC Toro Beast V2 ESC

SkyRC Toro Beast V2 1/5 ESC

New for all you large scale brushless drivers is the Toro Beast V2 electronic speed controller from SkyRC. The crew at SkyRC have updated the Toro Beast for even greater performance and reliability, take a look at the specifications below. * Designed for large scale applications like 1/5th scale * Rated for 200 amps constant, 800 amps burst * Internal high power 6/7.4 [...]

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Pro-Line S Compound 1/5 Tires

New S Compound 1/5 Tires From Pro-Line

Recently announced by Pro-Line are a pair of their 1/5 tires molded in their grippy S Compound. You can now get Fugitive or LockDown 1/5 tires in S Compound to help keep you on top of the podium. Pro-Line’s S Compound is famous for winning long main events, their grip and longevity help make them some of the best race [...]

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Losi 5IVE-T 2.0

Losi Unleashes The Losi 5IVE-T 2.0!!!

All you large scale fans will be stoked to see the arrival of the new 5IVE-T 2.0 from Losi. The original 5IVE-T was in incredible truck, but the version 2.0 brings even more bashing goodness to the plate. A 32cc Zenoah engine is used to give the 2.0 loads of power to go along with numerous other improvements. Here are [...]

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