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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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Metallic Blue Edition Of The Carisma SCA-1E

Pre-Orders Now Open - Special Metallic Blue Edition Of The C…

The crew over at Carisma have announced that their SCA-1E 1976 Ford F-150 will soon be available with a special edition Blue Metallic paint. The Metallic Blue Edition of their scale crawler comes with their highly scale realistic and fully licensed Ford F-150 body on their highly capable LWB SCA-1E chassis. Here are more highlights- * 324mm wheelbase RTR * Recon G6 [...]

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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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RC4WD TOYOTA 4RUNNER BUILD SERIES – PART 1 With Video

What’s up Squid Nation! So currently I have been working on the RC4WD Trailfinder 2 Toyota 4Runner build. And I have to say this is starting to be one of my favorite builds. There is so much scale detail on the 4Runner body that it will definitely get you your scale fix. As for the chassis build, RC4WD did an [...]

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EVERYBODY’S SCALIN’ – KITS AND RTR’s

Over the last few months I have been doing a lot of building. In turn I blame Big Squid RC for sending me to USTE lol. I know there are two types in the scale world, those who build and those who just want some scale right out of the box. Whatever one you are, they are both fine and [...]

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EVERYBODY’S SCALIN’ – SHOP TALK

What’s going on everyone, thanks for checking out this weeks Everybody’s Scalin’. So there seems to be some mixed feelings on the new Axial Racing release. One side is excited for a new SCX10 II and the other side, not so much. I get it, we all have or favorite brands, categories, styles, so on and so on. But lately [...]

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Hobbytech CRX Survival

Video – Hobbytech CRX Survival 4×4

Recently uploaded by Hobbytech RC is a new video for their CRX Survival scale rock crawler. The CRX Survival is the latest scale rig from Hobbytech and is loaded with scale detailing. Watch the video below to see just how scale the CRX Survival looks while out on the trail looking for adventure. After watching the video, you can hit up [...]

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EVERYBODY’S SCALIN’ – RC4WD BIG EVENT ANNOUNCEMENT

I just love when RC companies do teasers of upcoming rigs or events. So when I started to see RC4WD teasing about something last week on their Instagram I was very intrigued. Having to wait those hand full of days is never easy. I am a very impatient person so once Wednesday arrived and RC4WD went live on their Facebook [...]

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EVERYBODY’S SCALIN’ – RC4WD TOYOTA 4RUNNER BUILD GOODIES!

Unbelievable! In a good way. The great folks at RC4WD sent us some goodies including a Trailfinder 2 kit. I have a few builds going on already but once that RC4WD box showed up at the Big Squid office I knew everything else was going to be put on hold. I have been really looking forward to doing this RC4WD [...]

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Hobbytech RC CRX Survival Scale Crawler

Hobbytech RC CRX Survival 1/10 Scale Crawler

Recently announced by Hobbytech RC is the CRX Survival 1/10 scale rock crawler kit. The CRX Survival was nicely scaled and was designed from the ground up to be highly capable out on the trail. Here are some highlights- * 2 speed transmission * Black 1.9″ Climber 121 wheels * Realistic solid axles * Threaded aluminum shocks * Easy access transmission * 4-link suspension * Chassis mounted [...]

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EVERYBODY’S SCALIN’ – INTERIORS

Well, I can honestly say I am in full build mode. In total I have about seven builds I want to have done by fall. Sounds like a lot, but in reality I have most of the stuff I need. There is more to a scale build then just painting a body or adding some scale items on to your [...]

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EVERYBODY’S SCALIN’ – DODGE RAMCHARGER

For what seemed like years of searching I’ve finally got my hands on the Proline 1983 Dodge Ramcharger body! This would have never happened if it wasn’t for my buddy. He as about 3 Proline Ramcharger bodies, mainly because he is a huge fan of the old Dodges. And I think he finally got sick of me bugging him for [...]

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Axial Racing Wraith 1.9 RTR

Axial Racing Drops A New Wraith 1.9″ RTR!!!

Here ya go Axial Racing fans, they have just announced a new 1.9″ Wraith RTR Scale Rock Crawler! * Refined chassis with increased ground clearance * New skid plate and lower rails * Front battery mounting location * Chassis mounted servo * Single piece AR44 axles * Adjustable oil filled shocks * S30 compound, licensed Nitto Grappler tires * Detailed polycarbonate body * Plastic scale detailing like grill and [...]

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Traction Hobby Found II Scale Rock Crawler RC

Video – Traction Hobby Founder II 1/8 Scale Crawler

New from the folks at Traction Hobby is a teaser video for their upcoming Founder II 1/8 Scale Rock Crawler. The 1/8th scaled Founder II is expected to start shipping later this Spring and is loaded with scale features. Take a look at just some of the highlights- * 1.2mm steel C-channel chassis * Brass weighting at front (185 grams) & rear [...]

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EVERYBODY’S SCALIN’ – PIT BULL RC TIRES

I had the pleasure of meeting the President of Pit Bull Tires, Michael Green. And I can honestly say he is a really cool guy. We talked about tiny trucks and also some civil war history, which is one of my favorite historical subjects. He then sent me home with some awesome stuff that I couldn’t wait to check out. I [...]

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