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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 * [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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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