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BigSquidRC has learned that Horizon Hobby has filed an official bid to buy Hobbico. The bid of just under 19 million dollars was filed earlier today. The closing of the sale is slated for April 6th. Click Here to read more industry news on BigSquidRC.
Back in late October I wrote a post detailing my monster truck club’s plan to incorporate a “Tuff Truck Class”, based on Tamiya’s long-running CC01, next Spring. You can check that out right here. Well, “next Spring” is finally here (well, not really…it’s been cold or snowy in most parts of the States, but I digress) and our club kicked off [...]
Several years ago we heard about a small company with a really cool looking 2wd, TVP, 1/10th buggy. That was the ARRMA Raider. It had unique, but rugged looks, a crazy radio, and after we finally got our hands on it, we found it rocked as a bash machine. Since then, ARRMA has really taken off. They expanded into the 1/8th [...]
Shipping soon from Pro-Line are new 2.2″ front and rear Slide Job dirt oval tires. The Slide Jobs were designed from the ground up to win races, as well as giving your car a scale realistic look. The Front 2.2″ Slide Job tires are priced at $20 with a part number of #8271-02. They fit on most 2.2″ front buggy [...]
What’s new at Pro-Line? That would be Pre-Mounted Hyrax 1.9″ G8 Rock Terrain Tires. Pro-Line’s Hyrax tires were engineered with the utmost performance in mind, now they are available pre-mounted on black Impulse wheels. The pre-mounts help you save time, while also giving your rig loads of new traction. * Designed for maximum performance * Tires molded in P-L’s G8 rubber compound * [...]
To get ready for a weekend filled with high-flying bash action, why not have a look at the latest Traxxas video? Their newest video features the original BIGFOOT No. 1 as well as the new school BIGFOOT. Watch below to see both trucks getting in some good old fashioned bashing, including hitting some plastic skateboard ramps. In short, the BIGFOOT video [...]
“apply Hello, If it is possible please send me manuals of 2016 Tamiya Blackfoot Re-Release. Thank you very much Best regards, Roo” Cubby- Ya know, I dig letters like these, Roo, if you are seeing this, shoot me a snail mail for a sticker pack. Why do I like letters like this? Because they are so easy to answer. OK Roo, YES, is it “possible” that I could [...]
Coming soon from Pro-Line are mounted Interco Bogger 1.9″ G8 Rock Terrain tires. The Boggers come pre-mounted on Pro-Line’s black Impulse wheels to make it easier than ever to add serious traction to your scale crawler. Here are some highlights- * Tires officially licensed by Interco * Tires measure in at 5.4″ tall * Designed for extreme mud bogging * Directional tread design * Easy [...]
The folks over at SWORKz have announced that they have updated their Zeus monster truck. The Zeus is a beast coming in at 1/8th scale, now it comes with a different gear ratio for improved performance. Here are some of its other highlights- * Hard coated T6 aluminum chassis * T6 aluminum shock towers * Metal CVD style driveshafts * Sealed a-arms * Double protection [...]
Welcome to Round 2 of the March Bash-ness 2018 brackets! We warned you that we had planned a twist, and as you can see it’s a good one! We took all the winners from the sweet 16 bracket in round one, and put them on the left side. On the right side, we have added 8 scale/crawler vehicles! We had a [...]
The original ECX Barrage has developed quite a following, now the folks at Horizon Hobby have announced the Barrage Gen2. The Gen2 sports numerous changes to make it more capable, more durable, as well as being more scale looking. The previous edition of the Barrage was one of the best affordable scale crawlers on the market, the Gen2 takes it [...]
Jumping into the monster truck wars for the first time ever is Serpent. Serpent has long been known as a high-end race car manufacturer, now they are coming after the basher market. Just announced by the Serpent crew is the MT2 RTR Monster Truck. The MT2 is a 2wd machine based off the Spyder 1/10 2wd chassis and comes completely [...]
Here ya go 4wd racers, Schumacher has just announced the Cat L1. The Cat L1 is a 1/10th 4wd race buggy that is made from high quality materials and was designed to put you on the top step of the podium. An all new design, the Cat L1 appears ready to show the elite of the class what’s up. Here [...]
Shipping soon from Hudy is a selection of Aluminum Servo Horns. As with anything Hudy, the servo arms are high-end units designed for the ultimate in performance. * Available for a wide variety of different applications * CNC machined from Swiss 7075 T6 aluminum * Laser engraved * Easy to use clamp-on design * No flex for more precise steering Full details on all 9 of [...]
Recently uploaded by Hitec is a new video featuring their D-Series line-up of servos. The video does a nice job of explaining some of the advantages of running Hitec servos, as well as some of their high-end features. The D-Series comes with a 32 bit processor for advanced programming options, a 25 tooth output spline for easy compatibility, and features [...]