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Redcat Racing GEN8 Scout II AXE Edition Scale Crawler

Redcat Racing GEN8 International Scout II AXE Edition Brushl…

After a fair bit of teasing, Redcat Racing has just dropped full details on their new 1/10 GEN8 International Scout II AXE Edition Brushless RTR Scale Crawler. The Scout II comes stock with a powerful Hobbywing sensored AXE brushless system that features Bluetooth capability. And that’s just a start, look at all these additional features- * Fully licensed International Harvester Scout [...]

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Redcat Racing Axe Edition Gen8 Scout II

Teaser - Redcat Racing Gen8 International Scout II Axe Editi…

Being teased now by Redcat Racing is a special Axe Edition Gen8 International Scout II scale rock crawler. The Axe Edition is slated to come loaded with high-end gear like a Fly Sky transmitter, Reefs RC servo, as well as a sensored brushless system from Hobbywing. Here are more details- * Portal axles with machined aluminum spools * Steel transmission gears * Lockable [...]

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EVERYBODY’S SCALIN’ – WHAT’S REDCAT RACING UP TO?

Its black Friday and most people are thinking about who has the best deals. Then you got me, and all I can think about is, “what does Redcat Racing have up their sleeves?” First, it was a new logo and by the way, Redcat Racing, it looks killer. Then, a couple of weeks ago we started to see some posts [...]

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REDCAT RACING 1/5 SCALE CLAWBACK REVIEW

Hello everybody, if you have seen our unboxing then you know the Redcat Racing Clawback is a monster in size, and if you haven’t seen our unboxing then stop right now and go watch it! There seems to be a lot of talk going about companies working on larger scale rigs lately, and Redcat Racing has already done it and [...]

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Redcat Racing Clawback Action Video

A while back we got our hands on the 1/5 Scale Redcat Racing Clawback, you can watch the unboxing Right Here on BigSquidRC, and yea it’s huge! before we got to drive it, there are a few of us around the office that have been saying the next step/trend for the scale/crawling guys has to be bigger. Now that we [...]

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EVERYBODY’S SCALIN’ – JUICEBOX OFF-ROAD PARK REMODEL

Juicebox Off-Road Park is open for the season! Some of you know I have a scale crawler course in my back yard. Last years Summer Opener was going to be hard to top, I mean come on, how do you top a scale Metallica concert. I really loved the Jurassic park trail from last years Axial Fest and wanted to [...]

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EVERYBODY’S SCALIN’ – WHAT SIZE RIG DO YOU WEAR?

What’s going on Squid nation! I have been working on my scale off-road park that last few weeks trying to get it ready for Saturday’s summer opener. Made some new trails and rebuilt some old ones as well. But the new Axial Racing 1:24 Deadbolt got me thinking. Pros and cons of smaller scale and bigger scale rigs. 1:24: Now these little [...]

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Redcat Racing Clawback Unboxing Video

We have been wanting to get our hands on the 1/5 Scale Redcat Racing Clawback truck for a while now, and that time has finally come. While I’m sure many of you would say we are nuts, there are a few of us at the Big Squid RC HQ that believe large scale crawling/trailing is going to start growing and [...]

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EVERYBODY’S SCALIN’ – RUST BUCKET

In the past I have tried a few different methods to try and create rust. Mixing cinnamon with brown paint and all kinds of do-it-yourself techniques. All of which ended in a complete disaster and left me feeling beaten. Then I saw my buddy Joe’s Traxxas Trx4 Bronco and the rust job he did using a 3-step rusting kit. I [...]

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Redcat Racing Gen8 P-A-C-K Pre-Assembled Chassis Kit

Redcat Racing Gen8 P-A-C-K (Pre-Assembled Chassis Kit)

Just announced by Redcat Racing is the Gen8 P-A-C-K. P-A-C-K stands for pre-assembled chassis kit, a way to get into a scale crawler that saves time while allowing custom builders a great starting point. Here are the highlights- * Pre-assembled chassis that requires electronics, wheels, tires, and a body * Perfect starting point for a custom build * Same chassis as the Redcat [...]

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EVERYBODY’S SCALIN’ – TAKE MY MONEY!

So far 2019 is already starting off to be a good year for us scale nuts. We are not even done with January and already have had some great products released. The scale or crawler wave of popularity has been building strong for the last 4 years and in my opinion, I don’t see it breaking anytime soon. First off, from [...]

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Redcat Racing RC Portal Rock Crawling Axles

Redcat Racing Portal Axle Kit

Here ya go Redcat Racing fans, they have just announced an all new Portal Axle Kit. The portal axles were designed for trucks like the Redcat Gen7, but can also be used on a wide variety of other scale rock crawlers. Here are the highlights- * Increases ground clearance * Comes with everything needed for a direct Gen7 Sport or Gen7 Pro [...]

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REDCAT RACING GEN8 INTERNATIONAL SCOUT II – REVIEW

The most anticipated vehicle release from Redcat Racing of all time has to be the Gen8 International Scout II. When the Redcat Racing crew announced the upcoming release of the Gen8, the scale crawler world was taken back. Banking on the success of the Gen 7, Redcat listened to the fans and made substantial changes to the Gen8; and by [...]

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UNBOXING – REDCAT RACING GEN 8 INTERNATIONAL SCOUT II

You saw the teaser, and a few people did guess. We have gotten our hands on the new Redcat Racing Gen 8 International Scout II! Redcat Racing has set the bar high right out of the gate for 2019 with the International Scout II. With an almost total redesign from the Gen 7, the Gen 8 is packed with some [...]

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Redcat Racing Gen8 Scout II Action Driving Crawling Video

Redcat Racing Gen8 Scout II Crawling Video

We know that a bunch of our readers have been scratching at the walls waiting for more information on the all new Redcat Racing Gen8 Scout II. The Gen8 was meticulously designed for not only scale realism, but also for serious on-trail performance. The folks over at Redcat have released a new action video that does a great job of [...]

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