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Everybody’s Scalin’ Mud Bog!

I think it’s safe to say that all of us have that little kid inside of us. Being dialed into your inner child and this hobby go hand-in-hand; playing in the mud is no different. Yes, it is extremely messy, but the joy you get out of it is well worth it. If you have never been to a Mud [...]

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Everybody’s Scalin’ Battle Damage!

A beat-up truck with dents and rust will actually turn my head faster than seeing a pristine shelf Queen. One of my favorite Hot Wheels as a kid was the police car that when you ran something into the car the door would flip over and show a dented panel. Even the old crash test dummy car, you would run [...]

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Accessory Review- RC4WD Bendpak XPR-9S Two-Post Auto Lift

RC4WD is wants to make your scale garage even better with the release of the officially licensed Bendpak XPR-9S two-post auto lift. Does it up the scale garage game? How much does this thing lift? Our review will cover all of these answers, and offer a few surprises so keep reading to get our thoughts. From: RC4WD Direct link: RC4WD [...]

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Everybody’s Scalin’ Group Therapy

Joining a RC club can make your RC experience 100 times better. Just like anything, when you get together with a group of people who all share common interest it’s a lot of fun. Try talking to your non-RC friends about the new tires or servo that are coming out and I’m pretty sure you’ll just get a blank stare. [...]

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Everybody’s Scalin’ Spotlight Jeep Rod

A few weeks ago I mentioned doing a fan spotlight. Once a month or so I will pick someone who has scale or custom build. The amount of fabricating and out of the box thinking that goes into any custom build is amazing. A lot of trial and error, but the end result is worth it. Eli Saa and his [...]

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Everybody’s Scalin’ RC4WD saves the day!

For a lot longer than I would like to admit I have been getting frustrated trying to mount my Pro-Line Racing BF Goodrich all-terrain KO2 tires on a set of RC4WD 1.9 wagon wheels. I finally found out I needed the inner beadlock rings from RC4WD to work with Pro-Line tires; which I will be renaming lifesavers! I learned a [...]

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Everybody’s Scalin’ Accessorize!

Whether you’re looking for items for your scale rig or your scale garage, accessories play a huge role in the scalin world. So where can someone find all these awesome little accessories? As most of us know RC4WD and Pro Line have a pretty good selection of scale accessories but sometimes that’s not enough. For a while I was a [...]

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EVERYBODY’S SCALIN’ – OPEN SEASON!

A lot of work went into opening day; three months of planning and a month of backbreaking labor. Every rock, scale building, and obstacles carefully placed. To be honest, at one point I started having doubts. I started asking myself did I take on too much, am I going to be able to accomplish the goals I had set for [...]

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EVERYBODY’S SCALIN’_ WEEKEND WITH GELANDE II CRUISER

  There’s something satisfying about breathing new life into a RC vehicle that hasn’t been used in a while. I was able to get my hands on the RC four-wheel-drive Gelande 2 that Cubby reviewed.  Within 10 minutes of running this truck it’s become my favorite vehicle. The scale details on the vehicle are outstanding; from a full interior to even [...]

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Everybody’s Scalin’ – Scale To The Future

  The scale world is booming right now. It’s true everybody is scalin! Body options are a lot more prevalent than in the past. Pro-Line is killing it right now with the 1946 Dodge Power Wagon they released over the winter. With the slight re-release of the Power Wagon it gives me hope for a new version of the Ram Charger [...]

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EVERYBODY’S SCALIN’ – Picture Day!

A Picture is worth 1000 words. One thing most of us scale guys love to do is take pictures of our toys. Whether it’s a banner contest, Wheels up Wednesday, or Flexin’ Friday; having a great scale picture can leave a lasting impression.    Anyone can just take a picture of a RC car. For some of us getting the perfect [...]

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Freqeskinz Primer Series

Freqeskinz Primer Series Body Wraps

Let’s say that you want a distressed look on your off-road rig, but simply don’t have the time to paint, or just aren’t any good at it (like Cubby!). No worries mate, the crew over at Freqeskinz have you covered with their Primer Series Body Wraps. Their Primer Series wraps can give your rig that ultra-cool distressed look without all [...]

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The New Ballistic Off-Road Razorback 2.2 Bead Lock Wheels fr…

For those looking for an uber modern look, check out the super scale BALISTIC OFF-ROAD RAZORBACK 2.2 beadlock rims from RC4WD! Love the black/silver combo! At $140 per pair at RC4WD, they are a great price for the amount of scale points they bring to the table! Get more scale news at This Link on BigSquidRC.

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Pro-Line By The Fire

Video Of The Day – Pro-Line By The Fire

A couple of months ago Pro-Line put on an event called By The Fire. By The Fire was a scale adventure event held in Deadman Hills, California to help promote the scale off-road scene. The video above is extremely well done and shows the different events that were held, as well as the general atmosphere of the event. Watch the video [...]

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Everybody's Scalin' For the Weekend - Vaterra Ascender First…

While the gang was at iHobby last weekend, I was busy getting in wheel time with arguably the biggest “traditional” scaling platform release this year; the Vaterra Ascender. Big thanks to my trailing buddy Matt Worthington for letting me have at his new truck for an afternoon of trailing and neighborhood crawling. Given that this isn’t my own truck and [...]

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