Build Your Dream Dragster with Losi’s 22S No Prep Drag Car Roller

The full-bodied beauty of the Losi 22S 1969 Camaro RTR R/C Dragster is certainly a sight to behold. However, if you’d prefer to have more control over the customization and personalization of your next radio-controlled dragster, Losi has another option you might be interested in. The Losi 22S No Prep Drag Car Roller gives you… Continue Reading

Pro-Line 1993 Ford Ranger R/C Crawler Body Set

Pro-Line 1993 Ford Ranger R/C Crawler Body Set

Pro-Line has introduced another body option for 12.3″/313mm wheelbase scale crawlers, featuring the smooth stylings of the 1993 Ford Ranger. This body set not only pays homage to smaller and mid-size pickup trucks, but it also features some unique scale details. The two-piece clear body is made from durable Lexan polycarbonate and includes a parts… Continue Reading

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Review: Eachine VR-007 Pro FPV Goggles

Review: Eachine VR-007 Pro FPV Goggles

If you’re interested in getting into the world of FPV, there are plenty of places to start. For my own journey, I took the advice of a fellow hobbyist and picked up a pair of inexpensive FPV goggles from Eachine. Eachine’s VR-007 Pro FPV goggles are a lightweight, feature-filled option for flying and driving your… Continue Reading

Pro-Line Slot Mag Drag Spec R/C Dragster Wheels

Pro-Line Slot Mag Drag Spec R/C Dragster Wheels

Putting the finishing touches on your R/C dragster build? If you’re aiming for a late-60s/early-70s look for your ride, Pro-Line has a new set of front and rear wheels that should fit beautifully. The Slot Mag Drag Spec front and rear wheels offer up a clean, classic look for your old-school racer. Molded from stone… Continue Reading

Team Associated Pro4 SC10 RTR Short Course Truck

Team Associated Pro4 SC10 RTR Short Course Truck

There’s a new kid on the block in the world of R/C short course trucks. Team Associated has introduced the Pro4 SC10 RTR Short Course Truck, a brushless-powered, ready-to-run (RTR) machine that’s perfect for backyard ripping or racing with friends. With an eye-catching graphics scheme and plenty of power under the hood, this truck should… Continue Reading

Tower Hobbies Presidents’ Day Sale

Tower Hobbies Presidents’ Day Sale

Tower Hobbies has kicked off a weekend of savings during their 2021 Presidents’s Day Sale. Between now and Monday, February 15, you can save up to 25% on select R/C models, kits, and accessories. Among the brands included in this sale are Tamiya, TrakPower, HiTec, RJ Speed, and more. To activate the discount, use coupon… Continue Reading

A Cage-back Classic: Adam Clift’s Carisma SCA-1E Ford F-150

A Cage-back Classic: Adam Clift’s Carisma SCA-1E Ford F-150

I love keeping tabs on build updates from hobbyists and scale modelers that I admire. After I came across Adam Clift’s SCA-1E Range Rover build last year, I soon discovered another of his Carisma Scale Adventure builds, a cage-back 1976 Ford F-150. Where the Range Rover was weathered and worn, the F-150 body on Adam’s… Continue Reading

Element RC Reintroduces the Enduro Sendero HD RTR Trail Truck

Element RC Reintroduces the Enduro Sendero HD RTR Trail Truck

After dropping a few hints on their social media channels, Element RC has brought back its original ready-to-run (RTR) trail truck, the Enduro Sendero HD RTR. While a few items have changed on this 1/1–scale rig, it’s nice to see a radio-controlled crawler with 1.9″ tires/wheels return to the Element RC lineup. There are quite… Continue Reading

Tamiya Delights with their New 2021 Models

Tamiya Delights with their New 2021 Models

Who’s ready for a slew of new models from Tamiya? This legendary R/C brand has taken the wraps off of an array of upcoming releases slated for early 2021. Whether you’re a fan of scale detail or funky fun, on-road sports cars or off-road explorers, this Springtime fleet is sure to have something for everyone.… Continue Reading

Haul Tail with Pro-Line’s 1972 Chevy C-10 Dragster Body

Haul Tail with Pro-Line’s 1972 Chevy C-10 Dragster Body

Drag racing and muscle cars go hand-in-hand. But what about trucks? If you prefer to go fast in a slammed pickup, Pro-Line has a new body option for you. Their 1972 Chevy C-10 Clear Dragster Body will give your Slash dragster or Team Associated DR10 a fresh, new look with a decidedly retro vibe. Featuring… Continue Reading

Samix SCX10 III Brass Front Bumper Mount

Samix SCX10 III Brass Front Bumper Mount

Samix has added to their lineup of upgrades for the Axial SCX10 III with the addition of a brass front bumper mount. This option part allows for easy installation and places weight stratigically toward the front of your rig for added crawling traction. Weighing 104g and featuring a black finish with gold accents, this SCX10… Continue Reading

Feedspot Releases Its “Top 30 R/C Podcasts” List

Feedspot Releases Its “Top 30 R/C Podcasts” List

Need more R/C news in your life? While I’ve shared a few of my favorite hobby-related podcasts in the past, that list is woefully outdated. Feedspot has recently launched their “Top 30 R/C Podcasts” list, and it’s chock-full of radio-controlled goodness. The list includes such shows as The RC Hangout Podcast, That Scale RC Show,… Continue Reading

See it in Action: Axial RBX10 Ryft

See it in Action: Axial RBX10 Ryft

Brushless power, 2.2″ tires, an aggressive design…what’s not to love from the Axial RBX10 Ryft? Its appearance takes a while to truly appreciate but based on this action footage, it appears to be one amazing machine. While it borrows attitude from the RR10 Bomber, the Ryft is its own machine. To see how it performs… Continue Reading

Rule the Rocks with Axial’s RBX10 Ryft

Rule the Rocks with Axial’s RBX10 Ryft

Axial celebrated 15 years of R/C fun last year and in 2021, they’re showing that they haven’t slowed down one bit. Today, they released their latest ready-to-run (RTR), 1/10-scale rock-ruling creation, the RBX10 Ryft rock bouncer. On the outside, the Ryft looks like a throwback to Axial’s early days. With a visible tube-frame chassis, minimal… Continue Reading

Talking Motors, ESCs, and More with Tekin’s Jim Campbell

Talking Motors, ESCs, and More with Tekin’s Jim Campbell

Episode 19 of The Big Squid RC Podcast Shortly before 2020 came to a close, I had the opportunity to sit down (virtually) with Jim Campbell, President of Tekin for The Big Squid RC Podcast. Tekin is one of the best-known names when it comes to 2wd and 4wd off-road R/C competition motors and ESCs,… Continue Reading

Exotek Racing Releases the 1/10-scale F1 Body

Exotek Racing Releases the 1/10-scale F1 Body

It’s a new year, bringing new gear from a number of R/C brands. Exotek Racing has introduced a new F1-style body for its F1Ultra kit. The aptly-named F1 Body is sleek and lightweight, making it a great performance aid for on-track competition. The visuals of this car pull from 1:1 Formula 1 and open-wheel racing… Continue Reading