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THE Cubby iHobby Special Report

As part of our extended show coverage, Brian asked me to write a few of my observations from The Show. So here’s the scoop as I saw it from my viewpoint… The Up Sides- Traxxas– Traxxas absolutely nailed the show. I’m not a huge fan, but I have to admire where they are sitting right now. They had an uber booth, then [...]

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Thank You Team!

I wanted to take a moment and thank the team that helped make iHobby 2010 another amazing event! If you attended the show, I hope you had a chance to stop by and say hi! We talked to, what seemed like thousands of people, and tons of fans! Thanks for all your support! It was cool to see people [...]

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Random Pic from IHobby

An example of why we use pro drivers during our bashing demos and keep the rookies out of it.

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Fourth Winners of our Traxxas Give-away at IHobby

Again, I think this truck is the Dad’s prize more than the kids.  But I’m sure it’ll provide them with hours of family fun.And the winner of our Microman edition Kyle Busch and Scott Speed autographed short course body.

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Win a new Traxxas Slash 4x4 Ultimate at IHobby, plus mo…

Our last give-away of IHobby 2010 is the biggest.  We’re giving away a brand new Traxxas Slash 4×4 Ultimate to one lucky fan that screams louder than anyone else out there!  You gotta be here at our Bashing Demo at 3:00 pm to win though, so if you aren’t here yet, you better get here! But that’s not all, our favorite [...]

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Third winners of our Traxxas Give-aways at IHobby

We think the Dad is the one that’s really getting this truck.  You have one more chance to win if you’re here.  At 3:00 pm we’re giving away the Traxxas Slash 4×4 Ultimate.  You gotta be here and you gotta be LOUD!Brian “The Squidinator” Smolik giving away a brand new Traxxas Mini Slash.  He loves giving stuff away!

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Last day of IHobby, get your requests in…

There has been a ton of stuff from IHobby this year.  So much that we’re running around with chickens like our heads cut off just to cover it all.  So we may not be giving you everything you want to see or know.  If there’s anything you’ve seen on our site from the IHobby show that you’d like to see [...]

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Be here for our Traxxas Mini Slash Give-away

Today at the IHobby show we’ll be giving away two more Traxxas trucks!  At our 11:00 am Bashing Demo we’ll be giving away this brand new Mini Slash.  In order to win it you gotta be here and screaming louder than everyone else.  We’ll also be giving away a Traxxas Slash 4×4 Ultimate at the 3:00 pm Bashing Demo.  So [...]

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Exclusive: Horizon Hydrogen Fuel Cell Car in our hands

We at Big Squid are the very first r/c media group to get some wheel time with the Horizon Fuel Cell Technologies (not to be confused with Horizon Hobbies) H-Cell 2.0 hydrogen fuel cell powered r/c car (see the original product announcement here).  One of the things we’ve learned is that the car is not directly powered by the fuel [...]

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Second winners of our Traxxas Give-aways

I think we turned that frown upside-down with this one.  Who says being a fan doesn’t pay off?  These were the winners of our 1/10 scale Traxxas Slash Give-away.  You can have your chance too, just be at the IHobby Show on Sunday for our Bashing Demos.  The first one is at 11:00 am and we will be giving away [...]

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More pics of the Traxxas Spartan

We got a request for more pictures of the Traxxas Spartan (formerly the Titan), so here’s a gallery for y’all. Click the little ones for the big ones. Traxxas Spartan gallery

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Random Pic from IHobby

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Inside the Traxxas Hauler

The Traxxas Short Course Hauler isn’t open to the public, but Big Squid got a tour.  The Traxxas gang is using it at the IHobby show for a staging and work area for their demo vehicles.  The pictures are more interesting than any words I can come up with, so click through after the break for more.

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NR/CTPA Tractor Pulls Demo

Here’s some photos from the Truck and Tractor Pull portion of the NR/CTPA demos.  Some of these smaller tractors are being powered by Castle Creations brushless systems, but the larger ones are powered by chainsaw engines (multiple in some cases) and they are extremely loud, echoing throughout the entire convention center.  See this previous post for demo times tomorrow.  For [...]

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NR/CTPA IHobby Demos

The NR/CTPA is out here putting on a great show at the ThunderTech Racing Monster Truck Track.  I took a bunch of pictures of the action and there’s a bunch more after the break.  If you make it out here tomorrow be sure to check out some of their demos, here’s a list of the times and events.10:45 am Truck and [...]

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