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New from Hobao is their Hyper H2 Pro 2wd electric buggy kit. The old school 2wd buggy class is still popular at certain tracks and the new H2 should be a nice option for those looking for something different. Some of the features and specs include- * Rear or mid motor configurations * 3 or 4 gear tranny * CNC machined hard coated [...]
Our friends from Hobby PRO USA website for details and sales. Is it Friday already? It really just sneaks up on you!
All you bigtime Duratrax VW Baja Bug bashers should be interested to see the latest from the crew over at T-Bone Racing. TBR has just announced a new rear bumper/wheelie bar combo for your bug. This not only protects the rear of your chassis and motor, but also helps you hold longer wheelies for maximum bashing fun. Longer screws are supplied [...]
The guys over at Serpent have been teasing their new 977 Viper for a while now, but they have just released 2 pictures and some basic info on what is sure to be one of the trickest 8th scale on-road cars to ever hit the market. First off, the new 977 Viper uses approximately 80% all new parts, thus ensuring it [...]
Hey Cubby So the question I have is, why can I run a LIPO on a car for 20-30 minutes but a plane only get 5-7 minutes? What is causing this large runtime difference? Sean Cubby- Yo what’s up Sean? Don’t forget to send us your snail mail to get some free stickers to plaster your rig with. Perhaps a more relevant question [...]
Winter brings on the indoor carpet racing season, and with that more people start driving their 18th scale on road cars. SpeedMerchant has a fresh new body for your 18th scale pan car called the OR-18. The OR-18 looks much like a shrunk down 12th scale body, featuring a dorsal fin to aid in straight line tracking, and more rear [...]
We finally got some official news/specs on the Traxxas Robby Gordon Edition Dakar Slash. We have made a few posts about this vehicle now. We first reported HERE about a very trick Speed Energy Robbie Gordon Traxxas truck, and then we posted a bunch of pictures here. This time around we have a picture of a second body, and [...]
Yes it’s that day of the week! Are you ready for Big Squid RC Live? Tonight at 9pm CST we will be doing a live web show where we discuss the latest RC news, reviews, and answer your questions! Other big news tonight? We have a NEW TRAXXAS announcement! We are pretty sure nobody has posted this news yet. We [...]
Just a reminder that the BigSquidRC Live show starts at 9pm CST tonight. All you have to do to view it is visit our front page and we’ll have a post that shows the live stream and a comment box so you guys can post at your leisure. Of note tonight- we will be including one viewer in our broadcast. To [...]
Heli-Max 1SQ Quadcopter ReviewIf you haven’t noticed, Quadcopters are the ‘in’ thing right now. Everyone seems to be coming out with one, and price isn’t always the best way to make a buying decision. The new Heli-Max 1SQ was one of the first to the market in this new craze, keep reading to see if we think this is ‘the [...]
Lets say you need to charge up a USB device but the only power source you can get your hands on is a Lipo battery. Normally you would be out of luck, but not with ProTek’s new Prodigy TakeCharge USB Adaptor. With this unit you can plug in any 2S-4S Lipo/LiFe/LiIon battery and power a USB port to charge your [...]
We have a blast driving our Losi Micro cars and trucks around the office. However, the thing that bugs us the most about the micro SCT/Rally/Truggy is that they do not come with adjustable camber. RJ and the crew over at TheToyz.com have come to the rescue with new adjustable upper a-arms for the Losi micros that now allow camber [...]
Tomorrow night we will put putting on another of our Google Plus Hangout Live shows at 9pm CST. During this weeks show we’ll be commenting on the rc news of the week and responding to the comments that you have written, all live on the air. Brand new for this week we will also be having one of you guys join [...]
With Santa delivering a lot of RTR cars and trucks for Christmas there is a need for an easy to use Ni-MH charger. The crew over at Radient have come up with just that, their new Origin Ni-MH charger makes battery charging simple at an affordable price. Some of its features and specs include- * Charges up to 4 amps on [...]
The Ares Gamma 370 has been quite popular with the flying crowd and now it is being offered in a Pro configuration. What makes it a Pro version? Now the Gamma comes set up for 4 channel use, allowing more intricate control over the aircraft. Some of the features and specs include- * Wingspan- 37″ * Length- 30.6″ * Weight w/ battery- 16-17.5 [...]