A Retro Rumbler: JConcepts 1993 Ford F-250 Monster Truck Body

A Retro Rumbler: JConcepts 1993 Ford F-250 Monster Truck Body

JConcepts has introduced an old-school pickup truck body that’s perfect for creating a custom or real-world replica of your favorite monster truck. The 1993 Ford F-250 monster truck body features authentic styling and detail that allows you to create a one-of-a-kind R/C truck. Made from durable polycarbonate, this 1/10-scale body is designed to fit radio-controlled… Continue Reading

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Review: Powershift RC Technologies Big Square Pods

Review: Powershift RC Technologies Big Square Pods

The R/C hobby allows many of us to live out our dream car fantasies on a more “affordable” budget. The “scaler” scene especially caters to this level of dream-fulfillment.  This category thrives on turning a scaled-down on or off-road machine into a visual showcase of 1:1 proportions. It’s been my favorite area to explore, and… Continue Reading

Tower Hobbies Presidents Day Sale

Tower Hobbies Presidents Day Sale

Save on models from Axial, Losi, Tamiya, and others. Tower Hobbies is offering up some solid savings during its 2020 Presidents Day Sale. Between now and February 22, you can save as much as $70 on select Axial, Mugen, Losi, Tamiya, Tekno RC, and RJ Speed models, plus a few others. Tower Hobbies Presidents Day… Continue Reading

See it in Action: Redcat Racing’s Kaiju 1/8-scale Monster Truck

See it in Action: Redcat Racing’s Kaiju 1/8-scale Monster Truck

Redcat Racing has come into 2020 swinging. Putting their own spin on the 1/8-scale R/C monster truck scene, they’ve released a real monster into the marketplace. Kaiju, a brushless-powered, heavy-duty beast of a machine, looks impressive just from the few still photos that I’ve seen. But how does it perform? To answer that question, the… Continue Reading

Carisma Brass Battery Tray Weight for the SCA-1E

Carisma Brass Battery Tray Weight for the SCA-1E

Are you looking for an easy way to add weight to your Carisma Scale Adventure SCA-1E? If your rig is running Carisma’s CMS (chassis-mounted servo) battery tray, you can easily add weight with their new SCA-1E Brass Battery Weights. Designed to lay on the bottom of the battery tray, this brass weight strip will add… Continue Reading

CarryAll-RC Launches Their “X-Factor RTR RC Backpack”

CarryAll-RC Launches Their “X-Factor RTR RC Backpack”

Does your scale and trail gear list in need of a hobby-focused backpack? If so, CarryAll-RC has your back…literally. After a series of social media teases, they’ve launched their website (www.carryallrc.com) and have released details about their first round of products. Focusing on trail-ready accessories, their X-factor RTR RC Backpack offers a durable pack that… Continue Reading

Pro-Line Pro-Fusion SC 4×4 Build – Getting Started

Pro-Line Pro-Fusion SC 4×4 Build – Getting Started

Once you’ve been bitten by the R/C bug, it’s hard to shake the urge to create. While I haven’t fully completed my Carisma M40S project, I couldn’t resist the urge to start my second build project of 2020; Pro-Line’s Pro-Fusion SC 4×4. Thankfully, the folks at Pro-Line were gracious enough to hook me up with… Continue Reading

Living the Large-scale Life with Kraken RC

Living the Large-scale Life with Kraken RC

Episode 15 of the Big Squid RC Podcast Any time I have the opportunity to chat with folks within the R/C industry, I soak it all in. Such was the case during my chat with Rob and Melissa Wee of Kraken RC. From Rob’s first taste of the R/C hobby to starting a business building… Continue Reading

Kaiju Unleashed: Redcat Racing’s Latest 1/8-scale Monster Truck

Kaiju Unleashed: Redcat Racing’s Latest 1/8-scale Monster Truck

Going from teaser to full-reveal in no time flat, Redcat Racing has lifted the curtain on Kaiju, their 1/8-scale, brushless-powered, ready-to-run (RTR) monster truck. Based on the teaser pic, I had a feeling that Redcat Racing was going to pack some power into this truck, and judging by the spec sheet…I was right. The Kaiju… Continue Reading

Get Ready to Pack Up and Hit the Trail with CarryAll-RC

Get Ready to Pack Up and Hit the Trail with CarryAll-RC

Anything can happen when you’re out on the trail. From dead batteries to broken parts (even an entire rig), you need to be prepared for just about anything when enjoying your favorite hobby (and the great outdoors). Packing all of your gear and spare parts into one bag can be tricky, but a new R/C… Continue Reading

Coming Soon from Redcat Racing: The Kaiju 1/8-scale Monster Truck

Coming Soon from Redcat Racing: The Kaiju 1/8-scale Monster Truck

UPDATE: Get the scoop on Redcat Racing’s latest 1/8-scale R/C monster truck, the Kaiju Although they’ve been focused on their scale trail offerings, Redcat Racing hasn’t forgotten about the basher crowd. They’re teasing a new, 1/8-scale, ready-to-run (RTR) monster truck named “Kaiju” and it appears to have an appetite for power. Based on the details… Continue Reading

Tekno RC EB48 2.0 1/8-scale Competition Buggy Kit

Tekno RC EB48 2.0 1/8-scale Competition Buggy Kit

Tekno RC has released their latest evolution of the EB48 competition buggy, the EB48 2.0. This new model features a number of improvements over the previous model, including a lighter chassis, and revised construction components. Borrowing from many of ideas introduced with NB48 2.0, the electric EB48 2.0 has been designed with a lighter-weight construction… Continue Reading

PROTOform Vittoria GT 190mm On-Road R/C Car Body

PROTOform Vittoria GT 190mm On-Road R/C Car Body

Hit the track in style thanks to the latest 190mm on-road body from PROTOform. The Vittoria GT USGT Race Body features a sleek, beautifully-crafted design that’s aimed at getting you out in front of the pack. Based on Italian hypercar design, the Vittoria GT polycarbonate body has a low, prowling profile with smooth, swooping features.… Continue Reading

JConcepts Team Associated RC10T3 Stadium Truck Body

JConcepts Team Associated RC10T3 Stadium Truck Body

JConcepts has released yet another old-school body for a classic R/C model. Team Associated’s RC10T3 was not only a star of the 1999 Florida Winter Championships, but it’s won a few accolades from hobby publications. Now you can re-create this late-90s classic with JConcepts AE RC10T3 body. Utilizing the molds from the original RC10T3 body,… Continue Reading

See it in Action: The Enduro RC IFS Conversion Kit

See it in Action: The Enduro RC IFS Conversion Kit

The just-released Enduro RC IFS Conversion Kit looks like a great upgrade option for any Element RC Enduro, Axial SCX10/SCX10, or SSD Trail King owner who’s looking to wring even more handling performance out of their trail rig. While this suspension kit looks great in still photos, the Element RC team has put together a… Continue Reading

Enduro RC IFS Conversion Kit

Enduro RC IFS Conversion Kit

Take your scale appeal up a notch with this independent front suspension (IFS) kit from Element RC. Element RC has introduced the Enduro RC IFS Conversion Kit for the Element RC Enduro, Axial SCX10, Axial SCX10 II, and SSD Trail King. This suspension upgrade set will let you swap out your solid-axle front suspension for… Continue Reading

See it in Action: Team Associated’s DR10 RTR Dragster

See it in Action: Team Associated’s DR10 RTR Dragster

Team Associated’s latest on-road model, the DR10 Dragster has set its sights squarely on the world of R/C drag racing. If you’ve been intrigued by this segment of the hobby, here is a ready-to-run (RTR) model that will get you out of the box and onto the track in no time flat. At just under… Continue Reading