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Redcat Everest Gen7 Pro Review

Redcat Racing Everest Gen7 Pro Review

Redcat Racing shook the scale crawling world with their announcement of the Everest Gen7 Pro. The Gen7 Pro is loaded with scale details and the new platform promises serious trail/rock performance. With a low price point and tons of features, how does it stack up against some of the stiffest competition in the industry? Is it worth your hard earned [...]

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Spektrum DX5R Review

Spektrum DX5R from Horizon Hobby Review

With the introduction of the DX5R, the folks at Spektrum and Horizon Hobby hoped to produce the ultimate basher radio. To be bashing oriented, it means to offer a whole lot of bang for the buck and the DX5R comes loaded with features for a very reasonable price point. We’ve been using the DX5R for a couple of months now [...]

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Losi Baja Rey Review

Horizon Hobby Losi Baja Rey Desert Truck Review

We don’t have to tell you just how hot scale products are right now, they are burning up the sales floor. The folks over at Losi have combined scale looks with a tough 4wd truck on their new Baja Rey Desert Truck. The Baja Rey features loads of scale detailing on the outside, with a brushless power system, AVC stability [...]

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2018 ARRMA Talion BLX Review

2018 ARRMA Talion BLX Truggy Review

Always looking to improve, ARRMA made a bunch of updates to the 2018 edition of the Talion BLX Truggy. The ’18 gets a lower new body, a lower wing mount, lower towers, new wheels/tires, as well as some beefed up plastic parts. The previous edition of the Talion was well known for being an epic bash machine, is the 2018 [...]

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Graupner HGM SOR +T S4088 Servo Review

Product Spotlight - Graupner/GM HGM SOR +T S4088 Brushless S…

You know, it isn’t easy finding a high-end servo for a decent price. Harder still is finding a high-end water resistant servo at a reasonable price point. If you are in the market for such a servo, have a look at the Graupner/GM Racing HGM SOR +T S4088. The 4088 is loaded with high-end features, including being water resistant, and [...]

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Traxxas 4-Tec 2.0 VXL Chassis Review

Traxxas 4-Tec 2.0 VXL Body-Less RTR Review

The folks over at Traxxas recently put out a surprise for all you on-road fans, the 4-Tec 2.0 Body-Less ready to run. This version of the 4-Tec comes ready to run, but does not include a body, thus saving you cash. You see, the very first thing that many on-road drivers do is install a new body. Why pay for [...]

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Graupner X-8E Review

Graupner X-8E Radio Review

Graupner has a long history in rc. They have been in the hobby forever and have built all sorts of cool products for both the surface and airplane crowds. Several months ago Graupner released the X-8E radio system. The X-8E is the highest-end radio from Graupner and is absolutely loaded with features, yet it sports a relatively low price point. [...]

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TheToyz Tool Stand

Product Spotlight – TheToyz Tool Stand

Is your pit area as cluttered as ours? Yes, our pit tables are one huge mess. To help make your pit area more organized, the crew at TheToyz have released a new Tool Stand. The stand is made from durable aluminum and looks sharp, but does it do a good job? It is worth the cash? Read on for those [...]

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HPI Racing Formula Q32 Review

HPI Racing Formula Q32 Review

With the resurgence of HPI Racing going on full force, we were stoked to get the chance to review their upcoming Formula Q32. The Q32 is very small in stature, but promises loads of fun. It comes with an extremely wallet friendly price, plus has a 2.4GHz radio system and HPI’s Real Steer system for better control. How does the [...]

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RC4WD 1/18th Gelande II D90 RTR Review

RC4WD 1/18th Gelande II D90 RTR Review

Introduced just over a year ago, the RC4WD 1/18th Gelande II D90 RTR has proven to be a favorite among people who drive mini scale crawlers. The smallest G2 is not only loaded with the scale detailing that today’s off-roaders demand, but also comes in an affordable, easy to drive, RTR platform that makes it easy for new hobbyists to [...]

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RC Maniacs X-Maxx Body Review

Product Spotlight – RC Maniacs Indestructible X-Maxx Body

Anatoly Kirpichev and the crew over at RC Maniacs got tired of destroying polycarbonate bodies on their bash trucks. Anatoly decided to fix the problem and come up with an “indestructible” body, one that could take the absolute worst beating from even the most extreme of bashers and walk away in one piece. After hearing that such a body existed, [...]

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ARRMA Outcast Review

ARRMA Outcast 6S Stunt Truck Review

What is bashing? Well, it is different things to different people. Some people consider bashing to be simply driving around in the backyard. Others, people like us, like to get more extreme by catching enormous airtime and popping block long wheelies. For the more hardcore crowd, ARRMA released the Outcast 6S BLX Stunt Truck. The Outcast was specifically designed to [...]

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Spektrum DX6R Review

Spektrum DX6R Radio Review

While the BigSquidRC Bash Crew doesn’t make a point of reviewing all the latest “racer” oriented gear, we do make a point out of reviewing higher-end products when possible. It is true that most bashers use products at the lower end of the price range, yet there are still plenty of them that have no problem cutting the check for [...]

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Pro-Line Ford F150 Raptor X-Maxx Body

Product Spotlight – Pro-Line Ford F150 Raptor X-Maxx Body

Because of its large size and the way it mounts, there aren’t a whole lot of different bodies on the market for the Traxxas X-Maxx. The folks over at Pro-Line saw the problem and worked up a Ford F150 Raptor for all you X-Maxx owners. The Raptor comes in clear, thus giving you the option to put any paint scheme [...]

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RC4WD TRAIL FINDER 2 LWB RTR W/MOJAVE II Review

RC4WD Trail Finder 2 LWB Mojave II RTR Review

Scale crawling gets bigger every day. What was once a small niche, is suddenly the hottest product segment in rc. And while hardcore scalers demand a kit to alter and modify as they build, a lot of the new people entering the scale movement come from the ready to run world, or simply don’t have the time to build a [...]

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