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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, [...]

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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 [...]

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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 * [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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Traxxas BIGFOOT No. 1

Traxxas Original BIGFOOT No. 1

Here ya go folks, nothing says monster truck like the original Bigfoot No.1. Thanks to the folks at Traxxas you will soon be able to get your own Bigfoot No. 1 with a gorgeous looking body and a bash ready chassis. Here is some of the scoop- * Fully licensed Bigfoot No.1 F-100 Ford XLT Ranger body * Fully built and ready [...]

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Tekin RX4 Hard Box ESC

Tekin RX4 Hard Box ESC

New from Tekin is the RX4 Hard Box ESC. The new RX4 is made for all you hardcore off-roaders. The ESC has a waterproof design, while the thick walled “Hard Box” case can take the worst you can throw at it. Optimal for use with sensored brushless motors, the RX4 can also run brushed and sensorless brushless units. * Made for [...]

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Hobbywing QuicRun WP Crawler ESC

Hobbywing QuicRun WP Crawler ESC

New for all you rock crawlers is the Hobbywing QuicRun WP ESC. The QuicRun was specially designed to give you better control and more programming options for your brushed crawling motor. Some of the highlights of the QuicRun include- * Programmable start force and drag brake rate * Advanced DEO/freewheeling technology * Water and dust proof design * Beefy 6 amp BEC, adjusts between [...]

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2016 ARRMA Fury Mega Brushed

ARRMA Updates Their 1/10th Brushed Line-up

ARRMA has become one of the best and most popular bash companies on the planet. We see lots of their brushed series of 1/10th scalers at every bash we go to, for 2016 ARRMA has made a few small changes to make them better than ever. As you can see by the pictures, the Mega Series brushed Fury, Raider, Granite, and [...]

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Axial Trail Breaker Electric Motor

Axial Trail Breaker Rebuildable Electric Motors

While brushless has completely taken over the bashing world, there is still a place where the controlled power of brushed motors still rules, in crawling. New from Axial Racing are a pair of Rebuildable Brushed Motors. Axial is offering 35 and 55 turn units to give your off-road rig precise power while out on the trail. * Balanced commutator * Brushes can [...]

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Reedy SC550 Brushed RTR ESC

Reedy SC550 Brushed RTR ESC

If you are in need of an affordable brushed ESC, Reedy has just shot out a PR on their SC550. The SC550 is an affordable brushed ESC that can handle 540 or 550 motors down to 15 turns. It is also water resistant for the basher crowd, has a “T-plug” (Deans style) connector, and comes standard with a LiPo cut [...]

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ASK Cub Reporter, 08.29.2013, Version- Your Questions Never …

Axial Exo I’m getting the Axial Exo Terra and reading multiple solutions to its jumping nose dive but not sure what to believe. BSRC has reviewed Axial (aluminum shocks much better than stock) and STRC shocks (shocks better than Axial but not enough threading) and it seems the Exo is a BSRC bashing favorite. I was thinking of using Proline shocks [...]

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2013 ARRMA Granite RTR Monster Truck

2013 Edition ARRMA Granite Brushed Monster Truck with Batter…

The bashing public has been waiting for the new ARRMA’s to roll out, and here’s the first, the 2013 Edition ARRMA Granite. This version remains brushed, but comes with multiple upgrades to make it even better than the original. Some of the new upgrades include- * Waterproof servo with more torque * Easier access servo box * Body has more strength in key [...]

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1/18 ECX Smash Monster Truck!

  It would seem that our predictions were right! ECX have just released a new 2wd 1/18 scale monster truck called the “Smash“. It’s packed with cool features, including Dynamite SpeedTread tires and electronics, steel driveshafts and a cool truck body available in two colors.     #gallery-10 { margin: auto; } #gallery-10 .gallery-item { float: left; margin-top: 10px; text-align: center; width: 100%; } #gallery-10 img { border: 2px solid #cfcfcf; } #gallery-10 .gallery-caption { margin-left: 0; } /* see gallery_shortcode() [...]

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