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Traxxas TRX-4 Unassembled Kit Review

We know the Traxxas TRX-4 RTR is a capable rig, we have seen TONS of them both on the trails and in comps. Now you have the choice to build it from the ground up which is an awesome way to learn everything there is to know about the truck for if and when you need to work on it. [...]


Crawler Canyon Park Visit

The weather around Chicago has not been the best in the past few weeks. Sub-zero temps and this past weekend has dumped a lot of snow on us. So, what do you do when you have a itchy trigger finger? Well I went to a local indoor crawler comp to find out if I could scratch my itch. I traveled to [...]


Building the Cross RC Demon SG4

Just putting the finishing touches on our review of the Cross RC Demon SG4, so we thought you may like to see some of the photos we took during the build process. It wasn’t a quick build as it is a full kit, but it went pretty smooth for the most part. Here is an excerpt from the review talking [...]


RC4WD Trail Finder 2 LWB Kit Review

It’s been a while since our original TF2 review, but this time we are checking out the Trail Finder 2 LWB Kit from RC4WD. If you have been itching for a new kit to build (And lets face it, not too many companies making true kits anymore) you should consider the latest one from RC4WD. How was the build? Hows [...]


Chi-Town RC Crawlers First Outing

It only took the power of social media 11 days and a not-so-typical 60 degree day in February for the Chi-Town RC Crawlers to come out of the woodwork. On February 17, an independent Facebook Group, Chi-Town RC Crawlers, was created giving Chicagoland RC crawler and rock racer enthusiasts a place to call their virtual home. In under two weeks [...]


Average Joe’s Raceway – Wrench Invasion with Video

If that video does not want to make you get out and bash, I don’t know what will! Being the Wrench for Big Squid, I don’t get to go out to often. So when Brian asked me to go check out a local track, I jumped on it. I headed out to Average Joe’s Raceway in Lombard, Il. on Sunday [...]


Thunder Tiger ST4 G3 Review

Thunder Tiger ST4 G3 ReviewWhen I heard there was a new truck in the office based on the basher of the year truck, I jumped on it! At first look, the Thunder Tiger ST4 G3 looks tough. It uses a popular style body in the industry right now. The laid back cab and embellished front fenders makes it look like it [...]


the jig is up

The Jigs Up – Soldering Jig Review

The Jigs Up – Soldering Jig ReviewBeing the wrench for Big Squid, I am always on the lookout for ways to make my job easier. Getting trucks ready for testing and bashing takes up a good chuck of my time. So, when I see something that can cut that time down, I grab it! Lets see if [...]