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Monster Truck Madness – Wakin’ Up the LMT

I just competed in my first racing event of the 2022 season this past weekend, so let’s talk about all of those Losi LMT changes I made recently. Here are several articles discussing this build. The TL;DR version is this- all the Treal, JConcepts, BowHouse RC and Spektrum goodies make my LMT feel like a COMPLETELY different vehicle than it was [...]

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Spektrum A6350 Servo

Spektrum A6350 Ultra Torque/High Speed Brushless HV Servo

Now shipping from Spektrum is the A6350 Ultra Torque/High Speed Brushless HV Servo. The A6350 was designed for extreme performance and reliability. Check out these highlights- * Top-of-its-class workhorse * High performance, high speed, & ultimate power * Durable and long-lasting brushless motor * Low wear all metal gear train * Dual bearing supported drive train * Input Voltage – 6.0V to 8.4V * Sturdy aluminum case * [...]

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Spektrum S155 G2 AC Smart Charger

Spektrum S155 G2 AC Smart Charger

Announced earlier today by Spektrum is the S155 G2 AC Smart Charger. This affordable charger from Spektrum is filled with features and is simple to use. Here are more highlights- * Advanced, user-friendly Smart G2 charging technology * 55W of charging power * Selectable IC3 and IC5 charging ports * Charges & balances Smart G2 batteries with one simple connection * Charges up to 4S [...]

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AXIAL RACING CAPRA 4WS OPTIONS!

What’s going on Squid Nation! The new Capra 4WS RTR from Axial Racing is a head turner especially the one wit the Big Squid RC Colors! Other than sporting some wider tires the Capra now has 4 Wheel Steer “4WS”, making it just that much more of a performance rig. The way the new Capra uses the 4WS is by [...]

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DSM Off-Road RC Crawler Style Thumb Steering Wheels

DSM Off-Road Announces Crawler Style Thumb Steering Wheels

New over at DSM Off-Road are Crawler Style Thumb Steering Wheels. Thumb style steering wheels were first seen on the Spektrum DX5 Rugged and have become all the rage for the hardcore rock crawling crowd. Thumb steering wheels make it easy to drive with just one hand, thus leaving the other hand free for photography, or to help while climbing [...]

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Spektrum DX5 Rugged Axial SCX6 Upgrade Video

Video - Spektrum DX5 Rugged The #1 Upgrade for the Axial SCX…

New from Spektrum is a video showing you have their Spektrum DX5 Rugged is the perfect first upgrade for all you new Axial Racing SCX6 owners. The DX5 Rugged was designed from the ground up to be the ultimate basher/crawler radio system and the video goes to great lengths to show you why. With a plethora of the most sought [...]

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Spektrum Smart G2 Powerstage Surface Bundle

A Trio Of New Smart G2 Powerstage Surface Bundles from Spekt…

New from Spektrum are a trio of Smart G2 Powerstage Bundles for surface vehicles. The new units include a Spektrum battery charger, plus either 8S, 6S, or 4S worth of high performance LiPo batteries. Here are the highlights- * One-box solution for vehicles needing batteries and a charger * Simple and safe to use * Includes Spektrum S2200 Smart G2 Dual Port AC [...]

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Spektrum Firma 2 In 1 Brushless Crawler Motor ESC

Spektrum Announces a Pair of Firma 2-in-1 Brushless Crawler …

After dropping some new rebuildable brushed motors earlier this morning, Spektrum has now announced a pair of Firma 2-in-1 Brushless Crawler Motor/ESCs. These combo units are great for saving space, while also giving you serious brushless performance. Check out the highlights below- * Engineered to be used with 1/10th scale rock crawlers * Advanced field-orientated control (FOC) * Professional drag brake performance and [...]

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Spektrum Firma 55T Rebuildable 3-Pole Brushed Crawler Motor

Spektrum Announces Line-Up of Firma Rebuildable Brushed Craw…

New from Spektrum is a line-up of 5 new Firma Rebuildable Brushed Crawling Motors. The new crawling motors from Spektrum are available in winds from 16 turns, all the way up to 80 turns. Here are the highlights- * Low cost upgrade * Fully rebuildable design * Impressive torque and speed * Available winds- 16T, 20T, 35T, 55T, and 80T * 5-pole design on 16 [...]

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Smart G2 Powerstage Bundle

Spektrum Announces A Pair of New Smart G2 Powerstage Bundles

Over at Spektrum they have announced a pair of Smart G2 Powerstage Bundles. One bundle is 2S, the other is 3S, and both come with a charger perfect for the application. Here are the highlights- * Simple and safer to use * Powerful 50C continuous discharge rating on battery * Balance charge through IC5 connector, no balance lead required * Fast auto discharge at [...]

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Horizon Hobby RC Fest 2021

Come See Us At Horizon Hobby RC Fest Today and Tomorrow!

That’s right folks, the BigSquidRC Bash Crew is coming to you live from the 2021 edition of RC Fest. The Horizon Hobby crew has set up a plethora of rc activities for you to compete, or to simply try, and the BSRC Bash Crew is on hand for live coverage. From rock crawling, to long jumping, to exotic aircraft, Horizon [...]

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RC Fest Horizon Hobby 2021

Horizon Hobby RC Fest Coming Up Next Weekend!

That’s right folks, one of the biggest bashing events held on planet Earth takes place September 11th & 12th thanks to Horizon Hobby. The 2021 Edition of RC Fest takes place next weekend in Monticello, Illinois. RC Fest is an event that celebrates the rc hobby by having two days of rc fun. With loads of different events and things [...]

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Losi 5IVE-T 2.0 BND Spektrum 6200A Receiver

Losi 1/5 5IVE-T 2.0 BND Gets New Spektrum 6200A Receiver

New over at Losi is the freshly updated 1/5 5IVE-T 2.0 BND. The Bind-And-Drive version of Losi’s 5IVE-T 2.0 gets a new Spektrum 6200A receiver, thus making it easier to use their Smart Technology package. Here are more highlights- * Spektrum 6200A DSMR 6-Ch AVC surface receiver * Zenoah G320 32cc engine * Improved bar style steering rack * Updated center differential orientation for [...]

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Spektrum S2200 G2 AC Charger Review

It didn’t take Horizon Hobby long to give their Smart Technology line-up a upgrade. The new Spektrum S2200 G2 AC 2x200W Smart Charger has all the bells and whistles along with some great improvements over their previous versions. Keep reading to find out all the details, and our thoughts. From: Spektrum RC Direct Link: S2200 G2 Smart AC Charger Review By: [...]

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Spektrum S1400 G2 Smart Battery Charger RC

Spektrum S1400 G2 AC 1x400W Smart Charger

Coming soon from Spektrum is the S1400 G2 AC 1x400W Smart Charger. The Spektrum S1400 is super easy to use and was designed for fast and safe charging. Here are the highlights- * Auto Charge simplicity when used with Spektrum Smart batteries * IC3 or IC5 output ports for adapter-free convenience * Fast charging with up to 400W power * Charges & balances Smart [...]

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