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ORA Quad

Fly and Shoot Video and Pics with the ORA FPV Quadcopte…

Hot off the press and featured at CES (Consumer Electronics Show), Hobbico is hitting the air with a 370 size FPV Quadcopter called the ORA. Featuring full FPV with a 1080p included HD Camera, a 7in touchscreen on the transmitter, this quadcopter will do waypoint flight, return to home, and give you excellent video and footage. The quadcopter also touts the following features: • Generous [...]

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Unboxing – Dromida DB4.18 Desert Buggy

There is no better timing to get into 1/18th scale vehicles than during the winter months. They are small enough to bash around with in the house, or indoor track, and big enough to go outside when it warms up. We just got our hands on the latest Dromida vehicles, and you know what that means, unboxing time! First up [...]

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Dromida RTR Video

Video – Dromida 1/18 scale RTRs with LED Lighting

Have you tried out one of the Dromida 18th scalers yet? They are affordable and small enough to be a blast in small spaces. Dromida has released a new video to show off the LED Lights and some of the other features of their latest vehicles- the DB4.18 buggy and the DT4.18 truck. Both new releases have a more scale [...]

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Video Proto-X FPV

Video – Proto-X FPV Quadcopter

If you’ve been living in a cave the last few years you might not have heard that FPV is all the rage in the air community. Recently Hobbico announced an FPV version of their extremely popular Proto-X Quadcopter. The Proto-X FPV allows you to fly via watching a video feed on its transmitter, plus you can record and download the [...]

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Dromida breakout 2 video

Video – Dromida Breakout Part II

Some of you might remember the “Breakout” video that became popular last Christmas that featured Dromida vehicles. Well, they are back at it again this year. Check out the video below to see what is new in the Dromida line-up, as well as a pretty cool door opening scene featuring the BX4.18 buggy. You can hit up This Link to [...]

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Estes Proto X FPV Quadcopter

Estes Proto-X Micro HD FPV Quadcopter

The folks over at Estes have a new version of the incredibly popular Proto X quadcopter, the Micro HD FPV. The big news is its larger size, now 4.5″, and its high def first person video. A 1280 x 720P camera transmits a video feed back the transmitter where you can fly the Proto-X in the first person view. Some [...]

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Star Plug RC Connector

Star Plug RC Connector

The people over at Hobbico are looking to raise the bar on rc connectors with their new Star Plug. The Star Plug has a slew of nifty features and is compatible with Deans connectors. * Caps on the rear to eliminate heat shrink tubing * A stainless steel spring is used to keep connections tight * Gold plated male terminals and nickel plated [...]

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Dromida DT4.18 Desert Truck

Dromida DT4.18 1/18th RTR Desert Truck

With the consumer world screaming for more scale realism, Dromida has answered the call with their new DT4.18 Desert Truck. To add to its scale realism the DT4.18 comes with a light bar, realistic wheels & tires, and it even comes with a spare. There is nothing to build with the DT4.18 as it comes completely assembled and ready to [...]

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Dromida Desert Buggy

Dromida DB4.18 1/18th Scale RTR Desert Buggy

The Dromida line of 1/18th scale vehicles have been a hit at local hobby shops. They are affordable, durable, and have put a lot of smiles on customer’s faces. The latest vehicle to be released by Dromida is the DB4.18 Desert Buggy. The Desert Buggy has the look of the full scalers you would see racing out in the desert [...]

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Dromida Ominus Quadcopter

Dromida Ominus RTF Quadcopter

Dromida, well known for their affordable 18th scale off-road machines, has just announced a second quadcopter called the Ominus. The Ominus joins the Kodo as the first two machines in Dromida’s air arsenal. The Ominus is an affordable quadcopter made for everyone from beginners to experts. A gyro is used for stabilization and its four different flight modes allow you change [...]

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Dromida Kodo Quad

Dromida KODO Quadcopter

We first got to lay eyes on the Dromida KODO a couple of months ago at the HobbyTown USA convention, now more information has been released as it nears its ship date. The KODO is Dromida’s first entry into the air market. It was designed as an entry level quadcopter, easy to fly and easy on the pocketbook. The KODO comes [...]

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Estes Control Blade Guard Proto-X

Estes Control Blade Guard for the Proto-X

Tired of looking for a rotor blade after crashing your Estes Proto-X? If you own one you know what I’m talking about, those things are tiny and can be hard to find sometimes. Estes has announced a new rotor guard that not only protects the blades on the Proto-X, but can also keep them from getting knocked off. The rotor guard [...]

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Estes Proto-X Has New Lower Price $29.99!

The Estes Proto-X was one of our favorite recent product releases. I’m not kidding when I say everyone at Big Squid owns at least one, and most of us have 2 or 3! If you haven’t picked up one of these awesome micro-quadcopters, now you have no excuse! They are available in 6 colors, comes completely RTF, and part [...]

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Estes Proto X SLT

Estes Proto X SLT Nano Quadcopter RTF

Estes has announced their latest version of the very popular Proto X, the Proto X SLT. What does the SLT bring to the plate? It has the ability to do flips and rolls, while its SLT protocol allows it to be flown with popular radio systems like the Tactic TTX650. * Has a triple-axis, three-accelerometer gyro Auto-Upright system * Includes four spare [...]

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Graupner Battery Chargers

Coming Soon – Graupner at Tower Hobbies

Graupner might not be the biggest name in the bashing community, but they have a long history in our hobby and most recently are best known for their touch screen battery chargers and transmitters. Last week at the HobbyTown USA Convention was the first time we were able to lay hands on their new products and we have to say [...]

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