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MCD Racing FT-R 1/5 RC

MCD Racing Announces New Factory Team Racing 1/5 Models

The crew at MCD Racing have announced new Factory Team Racing models for their legendary 1/5th scale line-up. Soon you will be able to buy a number of different MCD 1/5th scalers in their new FT-R form. The FT-R package sits above their Pro package and just under their Ultimate. MCD Racing New FT-R Models RR5-MAX FT-R W5-MAX FT-R XR5-MAX FT-R XS5-MAX FT-R To get full [...]

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STL Large Scale RC 2020 No-Prep 5th Scale Drag Race Event

STL Large Scale RC – 2020 No-Prep 1/5 Drag Race Event

The crew over at STL Large Scale RC have announced their 2020 No-Prep 1/5 Drag Race Event. This event is designed for all you 1/5 gas Baja racers, but also allows for a variety of other vehicles to race as well. If you are part of a drag race club that runs 1/5th gas, this is the kind of event [...]

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Losi 5IVE-T 2.0 Conquers The Mint 400

Video – Losi 5IVE-T 2.0 Conquers The Mint 400

New from Losi is a 5IVE-T 2.0 Conquers The Mint 400 Video. That’s right, the guys from Losi took a 5IVE-T 2.0 to the Mint 400 and were able to put in a complete 125 mile lap around the course. In fact, the Losi 5IVE-T 2.0 earned a finishers metal for making an entire loop. Driving 125 miles through insane [...]

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Castle 1/5 2028 Extreme 800kV Sensored Brushless Motor

Castle 1/5 2028 Extreme 800kV Sensored Brushless Motor

The Kansas crew from Castle Creations has announced a new 2028 Extreme 800kV Sensored Brushless Motor. This extreme version of the 2028 now comes fully sensored, plus it sports an improved 4-pole, 12-slot design. Here are the highlights- * 2028 Extreme can easily run in the 10 horsepower range * Works in 2wd vehicles up to 30 lbs, 4wd up to 25 [...]

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Big Squid RC Top 3 Large Scale Under the Tree

So everyone is taking the vehicle genera they normally work with and trying to come up with a top 3 vehicles you want to find under your tree this year. Since I’m a large scale fan, the task of coming up with what three large scale vehicles you want to find under your tree was up to me. Let me [...]

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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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