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Carisma Scale Adventure ARC-2 Crawler ESC Brushed

Carisma Scale Adventure ARC-2 Brushed Crawler ESC

Shipping right now from Carisma Scale Adventure is the ARC-2 Brushed Crawler ESC. Ivan and his crew specifically designed the ARC-2 for high-end rock crawling performance. Perhaps the coolest feature on the ARC-2 is its Decent Control. Decent Control acts as a “gravity assist”, allowing you to descend a steep hill in a scale manner. The gravity assist balances brake [...]


Granite Voltage 2WD Brushed Mega Monster Truck RTR Video

Video – ARRMA 1/10 2WD Granite Voltage Mega RTR

New from ARRMA is a video for their 1/10 2WD Granite Voltage Mega RTR. The Mega Series Granite comes RTR with a battery and charger, making it fast and easy to get up and running. An innovative battery tray allows for the use of LiPo batteries, while bashing optimized suspension allows the Granite to go big! Here are the highlights- * [...]


ARRMA Granite Senton 4x4 Mega Brushed

ARRMA SENTON 4x4 Mega 550 Brushed & GRANITE 4x4 Mega 550 Bru…

Hot on the heals of announcing a sub $220 Typhon buggy, ARRMA has now announced the SENTON 4×4 Mega 550 Brushed as well as the GRANITE 4×4 Mega 550 Brushed RTR. Both of these are priced just like the new Typhon at just $219 and both come loaded with all the features you need to get into the exciting world [...]


ARRMA Typhon 4x4 Mega 550 Brushed RTR

Under $220 – New ARRMA Typhon 4×4 Mega 550 Brushed RTR

For all you aspiring hobbyists out there, ARRMA has just dropped the Typhon 4×4 Mega 550 Brushed RTR. The big news with the latest Typhon is its price point- just $219. The low price point, as well as the easy to manage Mega 550 brushed power system, make the new Typhon the perfect starting point for new hobbyists. * 12 turn [...]


Reedy SC400X Brushed Crawler ESC

Reedy SC400X Brushed Scale Rock Crawler ESC

The folks over at Reedy have announced that the stock ESC in the AE Enduro trail truck is now available for purchase separately. The SC400X Brushed ESC is an affordable entry level unit that should be a solid choice for crawling. Here are the highlights- * 3S LiPo maximum cell count * Built in low voltage cut-off * Fully proportional forward & reverse * [...]


Reedy Radon 2 Brushed 5-Slot Crawler Motors

Reedy Radon 2 5-Slot Brushed Rock Crawler Motors

New from Reedy is a full line-up of 5-Slot Radon 2 Brushed Motors. Why is a 5-slot motor better than a 3-slot? The 5-slot crawler motors from Reedy were designed for the ultimate in precision control, thus giving you a motor that is exceptionally easy to drive, even in the gnarliest of terrain. * 5-slot design for smooth, controllable, and precise [...]


Reedy Radon 2 Brushed Motors

The folks over at Reedy have just announced the Radon 2 Brushed Motor. The Radon series has been a popular line up in the brushed world, so there should be a lot of happy people to see this next release. This time around there are 3 versions to meet demand with a 17-turn, 15-turn, and 19-turn. Another new feature are [...]


Tekin RC BXR Scale Rock Crawler ESC

Tekin BXR Scale Rock Crawler ESC

Coming soon from Tekin is the BXR scale rock crawler ESC. The Tekin BXR electronic speed controller was designed specifically for all you rock crawlers out there. Have a look at the BXR’s feature list- * Brushed only design * 3rd channel input for on-the-fly drag brake adjustments * Active drag brake technology * Small footprint, easy to install * Element proof design * One touch [...]


Hobbywing WP-880 Dual Waterproof ESC Speed Controller

Hobbywing WP-880 Dual Brushed Waterproof ESC

Coming soon from the crew at Hobbywing is the QuicRun WP-880 dual output ESC. The dual outputs on the WP-880 make it easy to wire up a dual motor set-up on your crawler, here are the highlights- * Designed for use in 1/10 and 1/8 sized vehicles * Waterproof design * Brushed motors only * 4S maximum LiPo cell count * 6 volt, 4 amp [...]


Traxxas Brushed Rustler 4x4

Traxxas Announces The Brushed Rustler 4×4

New from Traxxas is a Brushed version of their Rustler 4×4. The brushed version comes with an XL-5 ESC and a 550 sized 12 turn motor, a great power combo for new drivers. Here are more of the highlights- * Waterproof electronics * TQ 2.4GHz radio * 2.8″ Talon EXT tires * Modular composite chassis * 32 pitch gears * Torque Control slipper clutch * Fluid filled, [...]


Traxxas Slash 4×4 Brushed XL-5 Review

Traxxas Slash 4×4 Brushed XL-5 Review

Recently released by Traxxas is a new affordable Slash 4×4 Brushed XL-5 short course truck. The previous versions have been extremely well received by the bashing public, and they have also built up a great reputation for the platform. Over the last few weeks we’ve been able to test the new brushed Slash 4×4 to not only see how fast [...]


Kyosho Rage 2.0

Kyosho Announces The Rage 2.0

New from Kyosho is the Rage 2.0 readyset. The BigSquidRC Bash Crew were big fans of the original, but the 2.0 is all new from the ground up for improved performance. Here are the highlights- * New, more realistic body * New, more realistic tires with improved grip * Factory finished readyset * Lightweight, simplified chassis design * Slipper clutch * Gear diffs front and rear * [...]


Traxxas Slash 4x4 Brushed XL-5 RTR Unboxing

Unboxing The Traxxas Slash 4X4 Brushed XL-5 RTR

Here at the BigSquidRC offices we just received the new Traxxas Slash 4×4 Brushed XL-5 RTR. This version of the Slash 4×4 comes with a very affordable price point ($319), yet is fully ready to tackle all the jumps and ruts down at your local bash spot. As we pulled the brushed Slash 4×4 out of the box we took a [...]


Force RC Outbreak Monster Truck

2 New Trucks From Force RC

Just announced by Force RC are two affordably priced surface vehicles. Both trucks sport street pricing of just $139 and both come as 1/10th scale, 4wd, RTRs. First up is the Outbreak Monster Truck. The Outbreak sports a classic truck style body and large monster truck tires. It will be available in either red or black and has a part number [...]


Traxxas Ford GT 4-Tec 2.0

Big News! Traxxas Ford GT 4-Tec 2.0

Whoa, take a look at this, Traxxas has just announced a Ford GT on their new 4-Tec 2.0 chassis. The Ford GT body is of course officially licensed and has the aerodynamically optimized shape that makes the GT so special to fans around the world. As you can see by the pictures, Traxxas made sure all the scale details are [...]