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Traxxas Custom Build TRX-4 Chevy Blazer Galaxy Edition

Traxxas Custom Builds A TRX-4 Chevy Blazer Galaxy Edition

Over at Traxxas they have posted a Custom Galaxy Edition Build for their TRX-4 Chevy Blazer. During their Galaxy Edition Blazer build, the Traxxas crew gives the truck (and transmitter!) a fully customized look. From de-chroming, to installing a set of tracks, the Traxxas Galaxy Edition Blazer build is quite amazing. To find out all the mods on the build, use [...]

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Traxxas Single Servo Conversion

An update over at Traxxas has a great ‘how to’ for converting their E-Revo VXL, Summit, and Nitro Revo 3.3 from dual servo setups to a single servo with more power. Their new High-Torque 400 Brushless Servo gets the job done and then some. It’s a great step by step, so if you have one of these dual servo beasts, [...]

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Traxxas Rustler 4X4 Street Brawler

Traxxas Builds A Rustler 4X4 Street Brawler

Over at Traxxas they recently posted a new extreme build for their Rustler 4×4. This build is called the Rustler 4×4 Street Brawler where the crew at Traxxas show you how to turn your Rustler 4×4, into a legit street beast. Below is a link to part number 1 of their build, which includes showing you how to install aluminum [...]

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EVERYBODY’S SCALIN’ – RC4WD 1987 McFlyota PART 2

What is up everybody it has been a crazy week at the Big Squid RC office, hope you got to check out our first live stream last night. If you did not get to check it out, click the link. Reminder, we will also be going live next Thursday as well!The RC4WD Toyota Extra Cab hard body complete set is [...]

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EVERYBODY'S SCALIN' - RC4WD TRAILFINDER 2 1985 TOYOTA 4RUNNE…

What’s going on everyone, this has definitely been an interesting week to say the least and finishing up the RC4WD Trailfinder 2 kit with the 1985 Toyota 4RUNNER body set capped it off. This build took me a long time to complete, had a few electrical issues in the tail end of the build but all is good now! Doing The [...]

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RC4WD TOYOTA 4RUNNER BUILD SERIES – PART 1 With Video

What’s up Squid Nation! So currently I have been working on the RC4WD Trailfinder 2 Toyota 4Runner build. And I have to say this is starting to be one of my favorite builds. There is so much scale detail on the 4Runner body that it will definitely get you your scale fix. As for the chassis build, RC4WD did an [...]

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EVERYBODY’S SCALIN’ – DODGE RAMCHARGER

For what seemed like years of searching I’ve finally got my hands on the Proline 1983 Dodge Ramcharger body! This would have never happened if it wasn’t for my buddy. He as about 3 Proline Ramcharger bodies, mainly because he is a huge fan of the old Dodges. And I think he finally got sick of me bugging him for [...]

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TRAXXAS TRX-4 Ultimate Trail Truck Build

The folks over at Traxxas have put up a couple of really cool articles on a new built they are doing, to help show how and make the Ultimate Trail Truck using the TRX-4. I’m not sure how many parts it’s going to be, but they have posted the first two so far, and the truck is looking amazing [...]

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Satin Black Traxxas UDR Build

Big Squid Builds A Satin Black Traxxas Unlimited Desert Race…

When we first saw the Satin Black Chrome Upgrades for the Traxxas Unlimited Desert Racer, we were blown away with how cool they looked. Since then we’ve been able to lay our diff-grease stained hands on a full set of satin black parts for our in-house UDR to check out how easy they are to install, plus how it changes [...]

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Pro-Line Lego Technic Build Tires

Video – Lego Technic with Pro-Line Tires

The crew at Pro-Line have uploaded a cool new video featuring their scale off-road tires on a Lego Technic build. Watch the video below to see Pro-Line’s Gerardo Gonzelez explain just how easy it is to mount some Pro-Line 1.9″ scale tires to a Lego Technic 6×6 Tow Truck, then he goes over how P-L’s 1.9″ tires are a great [...]

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Steam Powered RC Truck Video

Video – Steam Powered Loco Hauk RC Truck Build

Custom truck builds are everywhere on the internet, but the Scale Builder’s Guild has done something quite unique. Watch the video below to see a Steam Powered 6×6 Axial SCX10 being built. From the ground up the “Loco Hauk” build was something special, watch the video below to see how much fun integrating steam power into a scale crawler can [...]

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Building the Cross RC Demon SG4

Just putting the finishing touches on our review of the Cross RC Demon SG4, so we thought you may like to see some of the photos we took during the build process. It wasn’t a quick build as it is a full kit, but it went pretty smooth for the most part. Here is an excerpt from the review talking [...]

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Traxxas FireBrand 4-Tec 2.0

FireBrand RC Facelift For The Traxxas 4-Tec 2.0

Have you seen our review of the body-less Traxxas 4-Tec 2.0? In case you have not, we tested the Traxxas with stock wheels & tires, plus we popped on a Traxxas Ford GT body. However, the real beauty of that car is that it doesn’t come with a body, thus saving you the cash to buy the exact body style [...]

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TheToyz Hot Racing GPM Axial Yeti XL

Project – TheToyz Axial Yeti XL Mega-Basher

We were blown away by the Axial Yeti XL when we first reviewed it. It was huge, it had incredible scale looks, and it loved to go huge or go home. A few months later we received the kit version and we were further impressed. However, just like every one of you out there, no matter how good a vehicle [...]

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Raging Rotors Build Report: 250-Size FPV Racer

Spring is just around the corner, and my fellow coworkers and I are starting the process of getting FPV Racing going at our local flying field. First, I needed a quad! Ok, that might be an overstatement. I have already modified my 200QX for a more FPV ready setup, and I am practicing my racing on a NanoQX FPV. Regardless, I wanted a properly sized, [...]

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