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Traxxas TRX-4 Unassembled Kit Review

We know the Traxxas TRX-4 RTR is a capable rig, we have seen TONS of them both on the trails and in comps. Now you have the choice to build it from the ground up which is an awesome way to learn everything there is to know about the truck for if and when you need to work on it. [...]

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Axial Can-Am Maverick X3 Review

Axial Racing Yeti Jr.™ Can-Am® Maverick 1/18th Scale…

Now hitting stores from Axial Racing and Horizon Hobby is the Yeti Jr.™ Can-Am® Maverick 1/18th Scale Electric 4WD – RTR. The Axial is one of the very first UTVs to hit the market, and with Axial’s scale knowledge, it certainly looks like the full sized beast. We’ve been putting in pack after pack on the Axial to see just [...]

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Spektrum DX5 Rugged Review

THE Spektrum DX5 Rugged Transmitter Review

Our industry is changing, and doing so in a rapid fashion. RC enthusiasts, especially those in the scale crawling and bashing scenes, have been longing for a radio that is tough enough for their hardcore driving activities. With that said, the Spektrum crew over at Horizon Hobby has dropped the DX5 Rugged. Based on their DX5 platform, the engineers at Spektrum [...]

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Kyosho Rage 2.0 Video Review

For those of you that want to know more about our thoughts on the Kyosho Rage 2.0, but didn’t want to read through the entire Kyosho Rage 2.0 Review, we have put together a quick video review. The video touches on some of the highlights of the vehicle as well as shows it in action doing some of the big [...]

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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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Kyosho Rage 2.0 Review

Kyosho Rage 2.0 Readyset Review

Some rc cars are made to win world championships, others strictly for backyard fun. Kyosho has long been known for building rc vehicles for both the track and cul-de-sac, with their latest bash machine being the Rage 2.0. The original Rage was very well received by us, as well as many others, so for 2019 the Kyosho crew bolted up [...]

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Losi Super Rock Rey Review

Losi Super Rock Rey Review

Coming soon to a hobby shop near you is the Losi Super Rock Rey from Horizon Hobby. A giant 1/6th scaled off-road beast, the Super Rock Rey is one of the most scale realistic bash rigs that Losi has ever released to the market. Plus, it was designed to tackle the gnarliest of off-road terrain. We’ve been wreaking havoc all [...]

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Losi 22S ST Brushless RTR Stadium Truck Review

Losi 22S ST Brushless RTR Stadium Truck Review

Announced by Losi just over a month ago was the 22S ST RTR stadium truck. The 22S ST is based off the championship winning 22 series of buggies and trucks, but has been re-designed a bit to make it more bash worthy. With an inspirational heritage of great handling and Losi’s reputation for durability, the 22S ST has all the [...]

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Traxxas Rustler 4x4 VXL Review

Traxxas Rustler 4×4 VXL Review

Over the last couple of decades, the 2wd Traxxas Rustler has become one of the most iconic bash vehicles in history. The 2wd Rustler was a huge seller when released and today it remains a top seller. For 2018 Traxxas upped their ante with an all new Rustler 4×4. Not only does the latest Rustler sport an aggressive 4wd system, [...]

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Tamiya Comical Grasshopper Review

Tamiya Comical Grasshopper WR-02CB Review

How many people have become hobbyists because of the Tamiya Grasshopper? We don’t have a precise answer for that, but we do know it was a whole lot of people. The original Grasshopper was a giant success, now Tamiya has come up with a Comical Grasshopper. The Comical Grasshopper rides on Tamiya’s WR-02CB chassis and was designed for fun, not [...]

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Force RC Epidemic 1/8 Monster Truck Review

Product Spotlight – Force RC Epidemic Monster Truck

Recently the crew over at Force RC announced the Epidemic 1/8 Monster Truck. The Epidemic sports a classic 8th scale chassis layout, which has long been known to work great for bashing, plus it comes with a fiery brushless power system. Our BigSquidRC Bash Crew recently had the chance to get in some time with the Force RC Epidemic, keep [...]

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Arrma Notorious Review

ARRMA announced the Notoriuos 6S Stunt Truck a few weeks ago and now it is finally available. Being similar to its brother Outcast, it was specifically designed to please your bashing needs. Flips, wheelies, and giant air time are in its genes, but is it really a worthy machine for extreme bashing? Read on to find out… From: ARRMA RC Direct Link: [...]

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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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