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Interview with Axial RECON G6 Series Founder Brian Parker

The 2014 Axial RECON G6 event series is underway! Here at Big Squid HQ we are preparing for the “Iron Mountain Depot RECON G6” taking place April 12th in O’fallon, MO (click here for full event rules, details, and registration) and I was recently able to catch up with series founder and “course master” Brian Parker (everyone knows him as [...]


Horizon Hobby Pro Boat Kevin Hetmanski

Wednesday Interview – Pro Boat’s Kevin Hetmanski

This week we were lucky to spend some time with Kevin Hetmanski for our Wednesday Interview column. Many of you know Kevin from his days at Car Action, but these days his life revolves around his job in Horizon Hobby’s Pro Boat division. What’s new with Kevin? What’s new at Pro Boat and Horizon? Let’s find out. BigSquidRC: Several (read- most) [...]


Gil Losi Jr

Wednesday Interview – Gil Losi Jr.

You might remember Gil Losi Jr from his days with Team Losi, but newer hobbyists probably know him from companies like AKA Products and Firelands Group (Helion, Anza, Radient). Gil is a legend in the rc industry and we were lucky enough to get an interview with him. BigSquidRC: What trends do you see coming for the rc basher market? Gil: [...]



Wednesday Interview – ARRMA’s Rob Hopkins

ARRMA may seem like the ‘New Guys’ on the RC scene, but they have a lot of talent and experience behind the scenes. They sort of popped up out of nowhere with 6 vehicles covering just about every genre, and the vehicles we have tested and reviewed here at Big Squid RC have been exceptional at taking a serious beating. [...]


Pro-Line Racing's Gerardo Gonzalez

Wednesday Interview- Pro-Line Racing’s Gerardo Gonzalez

Pro-Line Racing has been the biggest, hottest, and most trusted name in rc bodies, wheels, and tires for 30 years. There are a lot of rumors out there about Pro-Line expanding their product line-up into some significant new territories, so we lined up an interview with Gerardo Gonzalez, one of Pro-Line’s research and development guru’s. I went around the office [...]


Steve Wang ST Racing Concepts

Wednesday Interview- ST Racing Concepts Steve Wang

Our latest weekly column here on BigSquidRC is our Wednesday Interview. Each Wednesday we will be bringing you a new interview with an industry insider that has recently made some big news, this week it is Steve Wang from aftermarket company ST Racing Concepts. STRC has been teasing about a new LCG chassis for the Traxxas Slash 4×4, so we [...]


Horizon ECX Lee Morrison

Interview with ECX’s Lee Morrison

Horizon Hobby has done well with their ECX line-up of affordable and user friendly vehicles. Last week ECX announced two new 8th scale buggies, the electric Revenge Type E and the nitro powered Type N. The two new Horizon ECX buggies are huge news in the bashing world so we got with Lee Morrison, lead developer on the Revenge buggy [...]


Interview with Jeff Johns of Axial

We would like to start off by thanking Jeff and Axial for their time, and for being the first in one of our new segments where we talk to people at the top of the fastest moving companies in RC. These interviews are not just with the company PR guys, we go as high up the food chain as possible, [...]


Interview with Shawn Palmer of Schumacher

Hey All, with the recent announcement from Schumacher about their speed controllers, I thought I better get to work on the interview with Shawn Palmer! It’s good and long with lots of details! Enjoy! Make sure to hit the title/jump for the full interview! 1. The news officially dropped today about Schumacher’s brushless system. It’s already a crowded BL marketplace. All [...]