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Why the FatShark 101 is one of the Best Products for Getting…

Introduction Before we get into the nuts and bolts of this product, I want to give a little bit of background on why I strongly believe in it by telling a story of how I got to know the people that put it together. Entry into FPV (First Person View) is daunting. Three years ago, when I started my journey, it [...]

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Gmade GS02 BOM Ultimate Trail Truck

Gmade Drops The GS02 BOM Ultimate Trail Truck!!!

Here we go folks, after some teasing, Gmade has just fully announced the GS02 BOM Ultimate Trail Truck. The BOM comes on Gmade’s new GS02 scale platform and sports a tough scale look. Here are the details- * Comes with rugged GA44 axles * Forward weight balance for greater trail capability * Frame mounted steering servo for increased scale realism * Beefy TTR transmission * [...]

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Big Squid Podcast – Episode 6 – Joe Ambrose – Horizon Hobby

Greetings podcast listeners! Everyone in the industry has had questions about the Horizon Hobby buyout of Hobbico, and I mean EVERYONE. Hobby shop owners, manufacturers, even your average basher, wants to know what’s happening to some of their favorite brands. We recently had the honor of being invited to sit down with Joe Ambrose, the CEO and President of Horizon [...]

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REVIEW – Traxxas TRX-4 Sport

Just in time for the summer, Traxxas releases the TRX-4 Sport. The Sport is the latest TRX-4 model and will be all over the trails before you know it. So, what makes this one so different from the Defender, Tactical Unit and the Bronco? Sit back, relax and find out what the TRX4 Sport has to offer in this review. [...]

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TLR 8IGHT-X Nitro Buggy

TLR 8IGHT-X 1/8 Nitro Race Buggy

Ready to dominate tracks later this season is the all new TLR 8IGHT-X. The EIGHT-X sports the very latest in race technology to put you on the top step of the podium. * All new wider chassis * Beefy drivetrain * Completely revamped suspension package * Faster, more nimble, and easier to drive * New arms with stiffener plates * Larger diff pinion gear bearing * Large [...]

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Cross RC HRP Distribution

Cross-RC Vehicles Now Available At HRP

Now here is some big news, Cross-RC is now available from HRP Distributing and on the Hobby Recreation Products website. Cross-RC has been looking to make a big push here in the states, while HRP has been looking for a high-end scale line-up, now the two have combined forces to help bring you some awesome rock crawlers and scale vehicles. [...]

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Losi 22S SCT

New and Hot – Losi 22S Brushless SCT RTR

Just announced this morning by Losi is the 22S Short Course Truck. The 22S is an all new ready-to-run short course truck from Losi that is based on their championship winning 22 platform. The 22 platform has always been known for incredible handling, now we can’t wait to check it out in SCT RTR form. Here are the highlights- * Brings [...]

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Castle Creations Sidewinder 4 ESC Review

Castle Creations Sidewinder 4 ESC Review

New for the bashing world from Castle Creations is the Sidewinder 4. Castle has been known since their very start as the company to go to when you are looking for serious power. How well does the SW4 handle the day in day out torture of bashing? Does it cog? How smooth is the power delivery? Read on to find [...]

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MARCH BASH-NESS 2018 CHAMPION – WIN A KRATON!

In case you were living under a rock, the ARRMA Kraton was the 2018 March Bash-ness Champion! Congratulations to the amazing ARRMA RC Crew, and wow that ARRMA ARMY is strong! A lot of ARRMA vehicles made it round after round, and it was cool to see the fans come out to vote. The award is very well deserved, the [...]

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Traxxas Unlimited Desert Racer Review

Traxxas Unlimited Desert Racer Review

Over the last half decade we’ve seen scale realism go from taking a backseat to performance, to becoming the number 1 thing that consumers demand. Initially it started in the rock crawling scene, now it is everywhere. A great example of this is the new Traxxas Unlimited Desert Racer. The Traxxas UDR was designed for incredible scale looks on the [...]

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Mud Rocks Tears 2018 #mrt2018

Event Coverage – Mud, Rocks, And Tears 2018

You asked for a scale adventure and that’s exactly what we gave you with Mud, Rocks, and Tears 2018. That’s right, last Saturday 65 people took to the incredibly unique MRT course to challenge not just their trucks, but also themselves. You see, the MRT trail loop was challenging for both people and trucks with its demanding climbs and descents. [...]

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DHK Hunter BL Review

DHK Hobby Hunter BL SCT Review

Across the globe the DHK Hobby Hunter BL short course truck is well known, but not so much here in America. A few months ago HRP Distributing started bringing DHK into the states so that the American bashing crowd could find out what’s up. We’ve been bashing/thrashing/driving the Hunter BL short course truck to see just how it stacks up. [...]

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Losi LST 3XL-E Monster Truck Review

Losi LST 3XL-E Monster Truck Review

The war at the top of bash mountain is beyond fierce. You’ve got large scale short course trucks, you’ve got massively over-powered 1/8 monster trucks, you’ve got low slung truggies that seem to be glued to the ground in the corners, etc. One of the trucks at the top for Losi is the LST 3XL-E from Horizon Hobby. The LST [...]

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DHK Hobby Maximus Review

DHK Hobby Maximus Monster Truck Review

After reviewing a couple of other trucks from DHK, we finally got a shot at one of their 8th scalers. A few weeks ago we started testing the 1/8th RTR DHK Hobby Maximus Monster Truck to see how it stacks up to its competition. The Maximus sports quite the affordable price point, we wanted to see if the truck was [...]

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Mud Rocks Tears 2018

BigSquidRC/St Louis RC Freaks - Mud, Rocks, & Tears On April…

While many of you scale off-road guys have already made plans to attend, BigSquidRC along with the St. Louis RC Freaks would like to invite you to attend Mud, Rocks, & Tears. The event takes place on April 7th in Crystal City, Missouri, with things getting started about 9am in the morning. Mud, Rocks, and Tears is a special scale [...]

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