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Monster Truck Madness – Four Link Blues

Hello gang and Happy Thursday to you! That means it’s time for Monster Truck Madness. I’ve been on the road for a week, so sadly no update on my Tiny Titan build. I do hope to put it together this weekend, though! In the meantime, I’ve been sitting on a couple reader e-mails. Hey Doug, How goes it ? I have run into [...]

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Monster Truck Madness – BIGFOOT Open House was a Blast

Whew, what a time! Last weekend was the annual BIGFOOT 4×4 Open House in Pacific, MO and it was an absolute blast. Here’s some odds and ends on the weekend that was. The weather was amazing. Right around 80 degrees with complete sunshine. Open House is usually rainy or scorching hot, so this was perfect. There was A  LOT of BIGFOOT iron [...]

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Monster Truck Madness - See Me This Weekend at BIGFOOT Open …

Hey everyone! I’m preparing the fleet for this weekend’s BIGFOOT 4×4 Open House in Pacific, MO and I wanted to share the full details with you all! For those that aren’t familiar, the BIGFOOT team has been holding an Open House for over a decade now. What started as a fun experiment to see if people would dig it as has turned [...]

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Monster Truck Madness - Horizon Hobby RC Fest and the BIGFOO…

Hey folks, hope your week is treating you well! It’s going to be a very busy September, and I wanted to share a few places where you can come out and get dirty with fellow monster truck fanatics! This weekend myself and the entire Big Squid Crew will be at Horizon Hobby RC Fest taking place in Eli Field in Monticello, [...]

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Monster Truck Madness – GET OVER HERE

Good day, monster truck gang! Last weekend one of the biggest events on the r/c monster truck racing calendar went down- the Solid Axle Showdown in Richmond, VA. So big, in fact, that it made local news! Super cool to see the hobby in the mainstream like this! There were a plethora of amazing rigs. Whenever one of these kinds of races [...]

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Monster Truck Madness - SHINING A LIGHT ON SMALLER COMPANIES…

Last week I gave a signal boost to several of the solid axle monster truck communities’ small, specialized companies. It seemed to resonate with a good number of folks, so I’m back with a part 2!So Cal Monster Trucks  The folks at SCMT offer various products for the solid axle community, but their flagship offering is the Warpath chassis and the [...]

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Monster Truck Madness - Racing at the Hall Bros Shop in Nove…

One of the most special things about the r/c solid axle monster truck scene is how the full scale motorsport is so closely associated and embedded within the 1/10 scale version. Some of the biggest events of the r/c monster truck calendar take place at the homes of some of the biggest names in the sport. Bigfoot and Grave Digger [...]

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Monster Truck Madness – Scale Monster Jam-Style Obstacles

Hey gang, happy Thursday to you. This week in Monster Truck Madness I want to tackle an e-mail about scale monster jam style obstacles, as well as address a very funny gaffe. My LHS received an order of the Losi LMT’s last week and I am proud to finally join your ranks in wheeling a solid axle monster truck. While it’s [...]

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Monster Truck Madness – A Real Hullabaloo

Greetings, all! I spent the last weekend racing monster trucks, and what a weekend it was. At the Trigger King R/C Summer Event #2 we had some 100+ monster trucks show up. So much fun! I’m still recovering. Sun burn, broken parts, scrambled brain- you know the drill! Sooooo, something more rambly instead of coherent this week. I plan to follow-up on [...]

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Monster Truck Madness – Putting Some Pep Into An Axial SMT10

Had some good e-mails in the queue, so this week I wanna catch up on them here. Hey Doug, I read your articles on Big Squid and follow your Trigger King Youtube page and enjoy all of it. I have an SMT10 that I use for bashing and I’m having some trouble finding some info on wheelies. I have the updated 2020 [...]

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Monster Truck Madness – Racing the Losi LMT

Hey guys, more Losi LMT talk comin’ at you this week. Before that, in case you missed it I recently posted a review the LMT specific Pro-Line Demolisher Monster Truck Tires. Check it out if you haven’t! So I FINALLY got to get in some competition time on my LMT. During the same race day I was also wheeling old school [...]

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Monster Truck Madness – Prepare to Race!

Greetings all, with the weather turning I’m excited to FINALLY get to prepare to get back to solid axle monster truck racing outdoors! My club, Trigger King, has completed putting together our 2021 schedule. The pic above shows the dates we are running. We broadcast all of our events on YouTube and I would love to see some of you come [...]

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Monster Truck Madness – Losi LMT Spec Racing

Hey all, it’s ya boy Doug, coming at you hot and heavy with another dose of LMT talk. After a lot of discussion, my monster truck club Trigger King R/C has come up with a set of rules for a Losi LMT Spec Class. We will be running it all summer long. The rules we’ve come up with are as follows: The [...]

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Monster Truck Madness – It’s More Fun with Friends

With the Losi LMT about to be released to the masses in early 2021, methinks that that, combined with (hopefully) large gatherings being allowed again by the time weather starts to warm, we are headed towards a banner year for solid axle monster truck racing. I feel like whether it’s this platform or the Trigger King YouTube channel, I’m pretty in [...]

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Monster Truck Madness – Season’s End

This past weekend, my monster truck club Trigger King R/C ended our 2020 outdoor season. We barely got it in, as the forecast was jumping around all week. The final race of the year was held in 45 degree weather with heavy cloud cover. Despite being a chilly day, it was a lot of fun! I had the best racing day [...]

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