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RC4WD 1:10 DEFENDER D110 RTR Review

RC4WD has an impressive line of RTRs, kits and accessories; there is no doubt about that. When we got the chance to get our tentacles on the RC4WD Defender D110 RTR and we jumped on it! What really interested me is the long wheel base and obviously the scale factor. So, what makes the D110 different from other Defenders? Only [...]

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Traxxas Slash 4×4 Brushed XL-5 Review

Traxxas Slash 4×4 Brushed XL-5 Review

Recently released by Traxxas is a new affordable Slash 4×4 Brushed XL-5 short course truck. The previous versions have been extremely well received by the bashing public, and they have also built up a great reputation for the platform. Over the last few weeks we’ve been able to test the new brushed Slash 4×4 to not only see how fast [...]

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Pro-Line PowerStroke HD Shock Shafts X-MAXX Review

Product Spotlight - Pro-Line PowerStroke HD Shock Shafts for…

The Traxxas X-Maxx burst onto the scene with its huge size and monster truck attitude not all that long ago. While the X-Maxx is a solid basher, we are always looking for ways to beef up our test fleet. This is where we enter the crew from Pro-Line. They set out to design the ultimate upgrade shock shafts for the [...]

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AXIAL RACING SCX 10 II 1969 CHEVORLET BLAZER REVIEW

This is what Chevy fans have been waiting for, the Axial SCX10 II 1969 Chevrolet Blazer. Hitting a scale home run with the beautifully detailed 1969 Chevrolet Blazer body. Not only does the 1969 Blazer look fantastic but preforms like the find tuned machine it was meant to be. We put the Axial 1969 Blazer through tough and extreme punishment. [...]

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Pro-Line Trencher Pre-Mounts X-Maxx Review

Pro-Line Trencher 4.3″ Pro-Loc Pre-Mounts For X-Maxx Review

In the search for maximum bash performance, you just can’t overlook tires. A bad set of tires will make your truck feel like it is on ice, where as outstanding kicks can make your truck feel like it is glued to the ground. The crew over at Pro-Line are the world’s biggest experts on rc tires. A few months ago P-L [...]

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Traxxas EZ-Peak Live Dual Review

Traxxas EZ-Peak Live Dual ID Battery Charger Review

The world of batteries chargers has changed immensely in the last decade. Now days you can make parameter changes via a smart device, plus modern chargers can charge at rates unheard of not that many years ago. One of the latest battery chargers to hit the market is the Traxxas EZ-Peak Live Dual iD. The Live Dual comes with a [...]

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Rage RC RZX Buggy Review

Rage RC 1/6 RZX Buggy Review

Now hitting the market from Rage RC is the beastly RZX 1/6 Brushless Buggy. The RZX is an affordable large scale alternative that promises monstrous power, along with unique buggy styling. We’ve been bashed a RZX for several weeks to check out how it holds up, plus to see how it fits into the large scale world. Is the RZX [...]

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Vaterra 1968 Ford F-100 Ascender Review

Vaterra 1968 Ford F-100 Ascender Review

The newest truck to be released in Horizon Hobby’s Vaterra line is a 1968 Ford F-100 Ascender. With bold scale looks sitting on the ultra-capable Ascender platform, the F-100 should make for a great trail rig. How well does it hold up under hard bashing? Is it easy to set-up as a bind and drive? How well can it rock [...]

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TheToyz Adjustable Height Pit Stand

Product Spotlight- TheToyz Adjustable Height Pit Stand

Everybody needs a good work stand. After a hard day’s bashing, your rig is gonna need some work, or at a least a quick once over, and that task is best accomplished on a sturdy pit stand, not on a greasy tailgate. The crew over at TheToyz is always looking for ways of making the hobby easier, their latest is [...]

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ECX Barrage Gen2 Review

ECX Barrage Gen2 1.55″ Scale Crawler Review

With the scale crawling segment getting hotter with each passing day, ECX has released a Gen2 of the Barrage scale rock crawler. The first Barrage was well known for its capability out on the trail, the Gen2 features multiple upgrades to improve performance and durability. The BigSquidRC Bash Crew is always stoked to test a new crawler, what did we [...]

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REVIEW – Traxxas TRX-4 Sport

Just in time for the summer, Traxxas releases the TRX-4 Sport. The Sport is the latest TRX-4 model and will be all over the trails before you know it. So, what makes this one so different from the Defender, Tactical Unit and the Bronco? Sit back, relax and find out what the TRX4 Sport has to offer in this review. [...]

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Castle Creations Sidewinder 4 ESC Review

Castle Creations Sidewinder 4 ESC Review

New for the bashing world from Castle Creations is the Sidewinder 4. Castle has been known since their very start as the company to go to when you are looking for serious power. How well does the SW4 handle the day in day out torture of bashing? Does it cog? How smooth is the power delivery? Read on to find [...]

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Traxxas Unlimited Desert Racer Review

Traxxas Unlimited Desert Racer Review

Over the last half decade we’ve seen scale realism go from taking a backseat to performance, to becoming the number 1 thing that consumers demand. Initially it started in the rock crawling scene, now it is everywhere. A great example of this is the new Traxxas Unlimited Desert Racer. The Traxxas UDR was designed for incredible scale looks on the [...]

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DHK Hunter BL Review

DHK Hobby Hunter BL SCT Review

Across the globe the DHK Hobby Hunter BL short course truck is well known, but not so much here in America. A few months ago HRP Distributing started bringing DHK into the states so that the American bashing crowd could find out what’s up. We’ve been bashing/thrashing/driving the Hunter BL short course truck to see just how it stacks up. [...]

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Losi LST 3XL-E Monster Truck Review

Losi LST 3XL-E Monster Truck Review

The war at the top of bash mountain is beyond fierce. You’ve got large scale short course trucks, you’ve got massively over-powered 1/8 monster trucks, you’ve got low slung truggies that seem to be glued to the ground in the corners, etc. One of the trucks at the top for Losi is the LST 3XL-E from Horizon Hobby. The LST [...]

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