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EVERYBODY’S SCALIN’ – ECTO 1 BUILD!

We have lift off Squid Nation! The Ecto 1 from Scale Rat is in the shop and starting to get the parts mocked up. Having to wait this long was not ideal, with moving states I knew I couldn’t have given the Scale Rat Ecto 1 the proper treatment until I was in the new shop.There were a few ways [...]

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EVERYBODY’S SCALIN’ – EXTREME-SETS.INC.

Last weekend I was out exploring and found a wicked Comic shop not too far from the Squid Farm. Comic shops tend to carry action figures, A.K.A scale drivers. While I didn’t find any new drivers, I did stumble across something new that I haven’t seen before. Cardboard pop-up dioramas for 6”-7” inch figures, that also happens to be the [...]

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EVERYBODY’S SCALIN’ – FMS TYPE82E RTR 1/12 BEETLE TRAIL RUN

The ROCHobby TYPE82E RTR 1/12 Beetle is one of FMS’s top scale rigs. Opening doors, hood, trunk, working fan belt, detailed interior, and the ability to switch from 2wd to 4wd along with a high and low gear adds up to a wicked scale rig. When our running video came out, I felt like the film could have been better. [...]

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AXIAL RACING SCX10 III RTR BASE CAMP – REVIEW

Axial Racing has released a new ready to run called the 1/10 Axial SCX10 III Base Camp, and it is a budget/entry level rig that will open up the doors to this wonderful hobby to all the newcomers while keeping the cost down. Will the Axial Base camp live up to its lineage, or will it be left by the [...]

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ERNST ULTIMATE HOBBY STAND

Happy day in the Big Squid Shop! We recently received the ERNST Ultimate Hobby Stand and have some time to check it out to see what it has to offer. As long as I have been in the hobby, I have only recently started utilizing the help of pit mats and pit stands so when the Ultimate Hobby Stand from [...]

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ULTIMATE SCALE TRUCK EXPO FEBRUARY 18TH-20TH!!!!!

Time to get your Doll House rigs ready Scalin’ Squids because The Ultimate Scale Truck Expo is right around the corner! USTE 2022 will be our 4th year attending, and our 3rd year as a proud sponsor of the best scale event in the country, if not the world.  Ok, I may be biased on the subject but with good [...]

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EVERYBODY'S SCALIN' - AXIAL RACING SCX10 III EARLY FORD BRON…

The Axial Racing SCX10 III Early Ford Bronco was my favorite releases from Axial last year. For a RTR rig it has a ton of scale features including, straight axels instead of the portals, front and rear lights, an interior that has depth to it, and a scale motor. Ever since Axial came out with the SCX10 III I have [...]

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EVERYBODY'S SCALIN' - CEN RACING FORD F-450 KG1 WHEEL EDITIO…

Looks like the CEN Racing Ford F-450 Dually has gotten a wicked make over. The Updated F-450 KG1 Wheel Edition has a few more goodies that the last one. starting with the obvious, the two new color options you will be able to pick from are Red Candy Apple and Silver Mercury. The Red Candy Apple truck comes with the [...]

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EVERYBODY’S SCALIN’ – SHOP NEWS

USTE 2022 is drawing near, and it seems every week we receive more goodies for the trip. Last week I got a package from CarryAll-RC and Crazy Crawler that contained some sweet items. Crazy Crawler sent us a few foams for us to try, I am looking forward to seeing the benefits of changing foams. We got a set of [...]

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EVERYBODY’S SCALIN’ – SCX24 MAKEOVER!

While the hobby is still reeling over Axial Racings newest rig, the SCX6, I decided to go the other way in scale and have something SMALL to show you. It has taken a me some time to get into the smaller scale stuff. After driving the rigs from FMS Model and ROC HOBBY, my love for the smaller scale has [...]

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ROC HOBBY 1:18 FIRE HORSE SNEAK PEAK!

The Fire Horse 1:18 scale crawler from Roc Hobby has already had about 12 packs ran through it. And will probably get that much run time this weekend as well. Once again, the scale detail is fantastic, even though its not a licensed body, the Fire Horse looks great.  I have been having so much fun with the smaller scale [...]

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EVERYBODY’S SCALIN’ BACK IN ACTION!!

Hello everyone and sorry for the absence, with so much going on at Big Squid RC, I haven’t had the time to get much writing done, until now. In a way the worlds have aligned, I am now able to give the Squid my full attention. That means more videos, more articles, and faster turn around time on builds and [...]

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EVERYBODY’S SCALIN’ – CEN RACING F-450 HOP UPS!!

After we got our Cen Racing Ford F-450 Dually back from 1:10 Rod Shop I did not think I could get much cooler. But Cen Racing has sent us over a massive amount of hop ups for the rig, so now will perform as well as it looks!Right off the bat there are a few parts that will be installed [...]

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EVERYBODY’S SCALIN’ – 1:10 ROD SHOP CEN RACING DUALLY MODS

The CEN Racing Ford F-450 Dually is an extremely popular rig that is for sure, a first of its kind and looks stunning to boot. 1:10 Rod Shop has taken that extra step in making the CEN Racing Dually even better looking with their mods for the rig. From custom grills to marker lights and even painted door handles, 1:10 [...]

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EVERYBODY’S SCALIN’ – REEFS RC TOUR!

Have you ever wondered what an RC company looks like from the inside? Is it like Willy Wonka’s Chocolate Factory with tons of wild and crazy adventures, or is it like just another boring office with casual Fridays and TPS reports? While on vacation in Southern California I got the opportunity to check out REEFS RC’s main office and really [...]

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