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Futaba Electric Challenge

2015 Futaba Electric Challenge This Weekend

The Futaba Electric Challenge starts today at Leisure Hours Raceways in Joliet Illinois. This is the 5th annual running of the event, one that has become a favorite of racers in the Midwest. Nine different classes are offered, with racing taking place on the Leisure Hours outdoor track on Saturday, then switching to the indoor track on Sunday. Points are [...]

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JConcepts New Red Hobbies Bash 4.0

JConcepts & New Red Hobbies Bash 4.0

Yesterday we posted about the RC Freaks bash in St Louis this Sunday, today we have received word about a bash coming up for hobbyists down in Florida. JConcepts has joined forces with New Red Hobbies to put on their Bash 4.0. This bash is unique that it combines a bunch of different types of rc into one huge event. [...]

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RC Freaks Bash

Bash In St Louis This Weekend

Live in the Midwest and looking for a place to bash this weekend? The St. Louis Missouri RC Freaks are putting on a big bash this Sunday. The Springdale Park Bash is open to all the popular scales of rc cars/trucks and to both gas and electric powered vehicles. The BigSquidRC Bash Crew will be there in full force to [...]

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GoDroneX FPV Racing in Chicago Suburbs

GoDroneX with the Suburban Aero Club of Chicago are taking this year’s National Model Aviation Day by storm by hosting FPV Racing at the Tinley Creek Flying Field this Saturday, August 15. Proceeds from the entry fees go to the Wounded Warrior Project, and you will get an opportunity to see yours truely! See all the details at the GoDroneX webpage, and see you Saturday!

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Futaba Nitro Challenge 2015

2015 Futaba Nitro Challenge

Going on this weekend in St Louis Missouri is the 2015 Futaba Nitro Challenge. Myself and several members of the BigSquidRC Bash Crew made it down to the St Louis Dirtburners track on Friday to check things out and we had a blast. If you are in the area please consider dropping by to see some of the best racers [...]

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Axialfest 2015 Event Coverage

Were you at Axialfest 2015? Did you see Adam and Allyson while you were there? Did they take a picture of your ride? This post is going to have a TON of pics, you have been warned! Coming from two people that have never been to such an event, we didn’t know what to expect going into Cisco Grove. After a [...]

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HPI Racing Bash Party

HPI Racing 2015 Bash Party

Coming up on August 9th is the first HPI off-road Bash Party of the year. Sorry Americans, the event is being held in Nottingham England, but our European readers should be in for a fantastic time. Participants can expect-> * The entire event is FREE! * A large selection of HPI kits will be on hand for drivers to experience in person * [...]

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HobbyTown USA National Convention

2015 HobbyTown USA National Convention Wrap Up

With this post we bring a wrap to our HobbyTown USA National Convention coverage. The ’15 show was awesome, an extremely well run event with loads of fun for attendees and lots of business opportunities for the manufacturers. Take a look at the pictures below to get a better feel for what we saw at the show and we would [...]

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hitec hobbytown convention

Hitec at the 2015 HobbyTown USA Convention

Among our favorite booths at the HobbyTown USA Convention was from Hitec. You know Hitec as a leading producer of high quality servos and they didn’t disappoint at the show. They had a bunch of their new servos on display, plus a number of other new electronics. Some of our notes from the Hitec booth include- * Hitec is celebrating 25 [...]

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Castle HobbyTown

Castle Creations at the 2015 HobbyTown USA Convention

There was certainly some buzz coming out of the Castle Creations room at the HobbyTown USA Convention because of their newly announced X Series speed controllers. Castle had the new X series XL controller and the Micro X on display, both of which you should start seeing in local hobby shops in the near future. Some news and notes from [...]

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hobbico at hobbytown usa

Hobbico at the 2015 HobbyTown USA Convention

Champaign Illinois powerhouse Hobbico always has a large room at the HobbyTown USA convention and 2015 was no different. What was different was the amount of quads/drones on display. A couple of years ago there might have been only one or two, last year there was a few, but this year their booth had dozens of quads at every price [...]

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Fire Brand RC HobbyTown

Fire Brand RC at HTCON 2015

Who is Fire Brand RC? They are the makers of some very trick/trendy rc gear for just about every form of bashing. They are perhaps best known for their drifting gear, but they also carry some very cool wraps and off-road wheels and tires. We spent a great deal of time hanging out in their booth at the HobbyTown USA Convention, [...]

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HRP Hobbytown usa

HRP Distributing at the 2015 HobbyTown Convention

HRP is one of the largest hobby distributors here in the United States and they had a great arrangement of new gear on display at the HobbyTown USA Convention. If your hobby shop sells brands like Savox, Thunder Tiger, Hobbywing, Gmade, or Racer Edge, they are dealing with HRP. What was hot in the HRP Booth? * The item that was [...]

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Pro-Line Racing HobbyTown USA 2015

Pro-Line Racing at the HobbyTown USA Convention

We’ve been attending the HobbyTown USA Convention in Lincoln Nebraska for several years now, and every year we’ve been there, so have the ever friendly crew from Pro-Line Racing. For this year’s show P-L sent out Gerardo and John to show off their latest products and to answer any questions that show goers might have had. Some of the highlights [...]

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Horizon Hobby HobbyTown USA

Horizon Hobby at the 2015 HobbyTown USA Convention

Sporting a huge room at the ’15 HobbyTown USA Convention was our friends from Horizon Hobby. Ice cold Rockstar Energy Drinks were in abundance (they have a collaboration with them) as were snacks to keep tired convention attendees going. If you haven’t already noticed, Horizon is placing a big emphasis on staying at the front edge of the latest technology. For [...]

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