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

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 While I’ve shared a few of my favorite hobby-related podcasts in the past, that list is woefully outdated.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

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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

The Best Traxxas Action from 2020 [Video]

The Best Traxxas Action from 2020 [Video]

It’s safe to say that 2020 hasn’t been a joyride. Still, there are some bright spots from the year, especially if you look toward the R/C hobby. One group that knows how to bring out the fun is Traxxas, and they’re celebrating the end of the year with a recap of their best on-video action.… Continue Reading

Samix RC Aluminum Diff Covers for the Element RC Enduro

Samix RC Aluminum Diff Covers for the Element RC Enduro

If you’re Element RC Enduro could use a refresh, there are plenty of options to choose from. Simply looking to add style and not much weight? Samix RC has introduced an Aluminum Diff Cover that will help you touch up the appearance of your rig without affecting its trailing and crawling performance. Using the same… Continue Reading

Pro-Line PowerStroke Shocks for ARRMA’s 3S & 4S Bashers

Pro-Line PowerStroke Shocks for ARRMA’s 3S & 4S Bashers

Pro-Line has introduced new PowerStroke Shocks designed specifically for ARRMA’s 3S and 4S bashing machines. The new front and rear shock sets appear to be a great upgrade option for the Kraton, Senton, Typhon, Outcast, and Granite models. These big bore shocks feature 14mm shock bodies and 3.5mm shock shafts aimed at durability for extreme… Continue Reading

Redcat Re-launches the Piranha TR10 Truggy

Redcat Re-launches the Piranha TR10 Truggy

Redcat has announced the re-release of the Piranha TR10, a 1/10-scale, brushed truggy that’s built for budget-minded fun. The TR10 is a no-frills machine but still manages to include everything you’ll need to get running as soon as you open the box. Among the highlights of the Redcat Piranha TR10 are waterproof electronics with a… Continue Reading

Save 10% on Horizon Hobby E-Gift Cards Through 12/23/20

Save 10% on Horizon Hobby E-Gift Cards Through 12/23/20

With Christmas only a few days away, chances are you’ve wrapped up your holiday shopping for the year. If you still need a last-minute gift for that R/C fanatic in your life, or simply want to treat yourself with a stocking-stuffer, Horizon Hobby has you covered with an E-Gift Card discount. Between now and Wednesday,… Continue Reading

Carisma Scale Adventure Unveils the SCA-1E Coyote 2.1 Crawler

Carisma Scale Adventure Unveils the SCA-1E Coyote 2.1 Crawler

If you’re a fan of Carisma Scale Adventure and their SCA-1E platform, Christmas has come early! The original SCA-1E Coyote has been refreshed, and the next generation has been announced, the SCA-1E Coyote 2.1. Some of the highlights of the SCA-1E Coyote 2.1 include a chassis-mounted steering servo, a front-mounted battery tray, and Carisma’s own… Continue Reading

Spektrum Announces the DX5 Pro 2021 5-Channel Radio System

Spektrum Announces the DX5 Pro 2021 5-Channel Radio System

Upgrading the radio system on any R/C model, whether it’s a ready-to-run (RTR) or kit build, is a good enhancement to consider. In some cases, you may have a transmitter that offers limited features or doesn’t feel comfortable in your hand. It’s also important to not overlook the tech aspect of these radios. Is our… Continue Reading

See it in Action: GMade GS02F Buffalo

See it in Action: GMade GS02F Buffalo

The Gmade GS02F Buffalo kit is more appealing every time I look at it. From the mid-80s-inspired body to the array of cosmetic and technical details that have been baked into this rig, this might be one amazing alternative to other mainstream models. While looking at still photos of a rig is one thing, you… Continue Reading

Reef’s RC Teases the Release of New Crawler Wheels

Reef’s RC Teases the Release of New Crawler Wheels

Reef’s RC has been exploring new avenues when it comes to upgrades and option parts. After launching their Ruthless Wheels R/C dragster wheels, the super-servo maker now appears to be setting its sights on crafting cralwer wheels. Through a teaser post on their Facebook page, they’ve posted a blurred photo of two crawler tires that… Continue Reading

Muchmore Racing Releases Two New Brushless Motors for R/C Drag Racing

Muchmore Racing Releases Two New Brushless Motors for R/C Drag Racing

The always-hopping R/C drag racing scene continues to gain momentum. Muchmore Racing has announced two new brushless motor options designed specifically for straight-line R/C motorsport. The FLETA ZX V2 is aimed at providing everything you’re looking for in a drag racing motor. Offering a balance of torque and top-end speed, the FLETA ZX V2 features… Continue Reading

Blitz 1/8-scale GT5 Zonda Touring Car Body

Blitz 1/8-scale GT5 Zonda Touring Car Body

Titan Racing Equipment has released a new on-road body set for 1/8-scale touring cars under their Blitz banner. The GT5 Zonda (#60808) is a sleek supercar shell that’s sure to add new life to any 1/8-scale on-road R/C machine. Made from durable polycarbonate, this body should withstand traditional on-track action, and the flowing, slick design… Continue Reading