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Futaba 4GRS Unboxing

Futaba 4GRS Unboxing

Believe it or not, not everyone drives with a pistol style radio, that’s why a lot of people were stoked when Futaba announced the new twin stick 4GRS surface radio. The 4GRS has many of the features of its pistol gripped cousin the 4PLS- telemetry, multi-model memory, and dozens of others, while sporting a similar price point of $279. With [...]

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Goblin 380 Kit Unboxing

Peeking into the Goblin 380 Helicopter Kit

The moment has finally arrived: I got my hands on the SAB Heli Division Goblin 380 helicopter kit. I even have all my electronics already: servos, ESC, motor, battery, and flybarless unit. I cannot wait to start building, but for now see my choices in electronics and take a peek into the contents of this kit in the pictures below: Need more SAB [...]

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TheToyz.com Scale RC Garage

Winter Project - Building A Scale Garage with TheToyz.c…

Some areas of the world are having great weather right now, but other places, like right here in Chicago, aren’t so lucky. In fact, we’ve had a rather long and nasty winter this year, filled with plenty of -5 degree days with a foot (or more!!!) of snow still on the ground. To help get us through our winter time blues, [...]

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ARRMA Talion Truggy Unboxing

ARRMA Talion BLX Truggy Unboxing

While the guys are outside thrashing it, I decided to throw up some unboxing pictures for the ARRMA Talion. The Talion is one of the newest products offered by ARRMA and should make for a prime bashing machine. Being an 8th scale truggy, it is quite large, which never hurts when trying to get over big dirt clods or when [...]

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ARRMA Typhon Buggy Unboxing

Unboxing the ARRMA Typhon BLX Buggy

Hardcore bashers have always gravitated to certain vehicles- monster trucks, truggies, and 8th scale buggies. While most 8th scale buggies are aimed at the racing crowd, the folks at ARRMA have recently released the Typhon BLX, designed from the ground up for the serious basher. While we are finishing up our full review you can check out our unboxing pictures. As [...]

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RC4WD Gelande 2 Cruiser Unboxing

Just last week the folks at RC4WD announced their latest and greatest uber scale builder’s kit, the Gelande 2 Cruiser. As you can see, the truck comes as a kit with several sections preassembled (axles, transmission and transfer case most notably). The star of the show is the injection molded Cruiser body, inspired by the legendary Toyota FJ60. Yep, the body [...]

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Goblin 570 Build (27)

Raging Rotors Build Report: Goblin 570 Kit from SAB Hel…

OK, so I may have done a lot of building these past few months (idle hands blah blah blah), but I love getting dirty and what better way than a kit? Thanks to my trip to IRCHA, I got my opportunity with the SAB Helidivision Goblin 570. This has been my baby, and still is, so here is the skinny of what I [...]

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Nano QX 3D BNF

Unboxing the Blade Nano QX 3D BNF!

Being REALLY close to Horizon Hobby‘s main warehouse has its perks, especially when new product hits the hobby shop shelves. As of today the Midwest (and shortly the rest of the country) has received their first taste of the new products from the Nuremberg Toy Fair: the Blade Nano QX 3D, the first mini quadcopter with inverted flight capabilities. Built to do [...]

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FPV Racer Build (8)

Raging Rotors Build Report: 250-Size FPV Racer

Spring is just around the corner, and my fellow coworkers and I are starting the process of getting FPV Racing going at our local flying field. First, I needed a quad! Ok, that might be an overstatement. I have already modified my 200QX for a more FPV ready setup, and I am practicing my racing on a NanoQX FPV. Regardless, I wanted a properly sized, [...]

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FlyTrex Live 3G

Just in from Israel: The FlyTrex Live 3G!

After the 350QX Fly Away of 2014 (It wasn’t my fault, I swear!), the guys at the office wanted a way to track all of their aircraft so they can recover them with relative ease. My relationship with the developers at FlyTrex was already blossoming, and my plight was quickly solved with a package sent to my door all the [...]

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ArialFreaks Hyper400 3D

Unboxing the AerialFreaks Hyper400 3D

With the Invertix400, Blade 200QX, and Leap 3D inverted flight type quadcopters already on the market, the team over at AerialFreaks wanted me to try out their new Hyper400 3D just to see how theirs stacks up to the competition. Needless to say I got very excited when a few days after our conversation that a quadcopter was sitting on my front porch, sooner than anyone [...]

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ARRMA Raider XL BLX Unboxing

We just got our hands on the new ARRMA Raider XL BLX, and that means it’s unboxing time! Ever since ARRMA announced the XL series of vehicles, people have really been keeping an eye on their new product releases a little more. Watch for our review coming soon, till then enjoy the photos. Head over to the ARRMA Website for vehicle [...]

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Axial Yeti XL Kit Unboxing

Most people don’t have a favorite tape color. Ours is green! Whenever the UPS guy shows up and I can see that green wrapped box, my heart starts to race. Yep, we got our hands on the new Axial Yexi XL Kit! We were pleasantly surprised to see five real tires and rims, giving us a legit spare. Another surprise [...]

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180CFX Unboxing

Blade 180CFX Unboxing

New from Blade Helicopters, I received my new 180CFX Bind-N-Fly Basic (requires Radio and Charger) to take to the skies (or at least a gym) with. Check out the beauty in this design in the unboxing pictures below! Wishing for more Blade Helicopter news? Send your mouse Right Here!

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HPI Q32

HPI Q32: Unbox and Roll Out!

If you didn’t already see the capabilities of the Q32, my buddies at HPI rushed one my direction to try out! Everyone at the office is excited for this guy, so check out the unboxing pics below! Craving more HPI Racing on BigSquidRC? Look no further than Right Here!

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