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Chicago Council Passes Drone Ordinance

According to a Chicago Channel 9 news report, ( Link to WGN News) the city council approved a new ordinance which will ban drones from flying near hospitals, schools and churches. Drone operators also can’t fly directly over a person or property without getting permission first. The park district will set up designated areas where the drones can fly freely. (Can’t wait [...]


Antix By LRP

New ANTIX Product Line By LRP

Today LRP has announced an entirely new product line called Antix. The Antix line is aimed right at the bashing crowd and will start off with a line of LiPo Batteries that are high on performance while being easy on the wallet. Read below for the entire press release- “As of today, there is one more brand in the world. [...]


Pro-Line Recon G6

Pro-Line Now The Official Scale Accessory Of Recon G6

The good guys over at Pro-Line are proud to announce that they are now the Official Scale Accessory of the Recon G6 series. For those of you just getting back from a long trip to Mars, the Recon G6 is an extremely popular off-road series where participants push their scale appropriate Axial vehicles over all sorts of gnarly terrain. Pro-Line [...]


Maclan Racing

New RC Company – Maclan Racing

There is a new high performance brushless motor, ESC and accessory company on the rc scene, their name is Maclan Racing. This new line of products will be available to dealers via Hobby Authority Distribution based out of Redmond, Washington, USA. It won’t be long until they start announcing their new products, in the meantime you can hit up This [...]



Drone Operators Need to Register Aircraft

U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx announced today that they are creating a new task force to figure out the rules and solve the questions and problems ahead that will come from requiring unmanned aircraft to be registered. Now keep in mind, we here at Big Squid RC are all about safety and rules (for the most part) but most of [...]


Castle Creations

Beware Of Counterfeit Castle Creations 8th Scale Motors

Everyone has seen a fake Rolex. They look close to the real deal on the outside but are a mess on the inside. Our rc hobby is not immune to counterfeits as seen by the emergence of Counterfeit Castle Creations Brushless Motors being sold on various websites. These knock-off motors look close (but are not exactly the same) as a [...]


MaxAmps 10 Year Anniversary

MaxAmps Recognized As A Trusted Google Store

The good folks over at MaxAmps have put out a press release to let everyone know they have just been recognized as a Trusted Google Store. To find out exactly what that means you can read the entire press release below and you can hit up This Link to check out all the batteries on their website., which offers batteries [...]


Fire Brand RC

Fire Brand RC Picked Up By Multiple HobbyTown USA Locations

There is some big news for all you Fire Brand RC fans out there, they have been picked up by over 35 HobbyTown USA stores. Soon it will be much easier to find all those trick Fire Brand RC bodies, wheels & tires, and chassis wraps at your local hobby shop! Congrats to the entire crew at Fire Brand for [...]


Horizon Hobby Sphero

Horizon Hobby to Distribute Sphero Products

Soon, thanks to the folks at Horizon Hobby, you’ll be able to buy Sphero products from your local Horizon dealer. Ok, so you know who Horizon is, they are a major distributor to your local hobby shop and have lines like ECX, Vaterra, Blade, Losi, and Spektrum. But who is Sphero? Some of you may recognize their products from shops [...]


Hot Racing

Hot Racing Aluminum Upgrades Now Available from Hobbico

There are a lot of different aluminum upgrade companies out there, but one of the best is Hot Racing. About a week ago they signed on with Champaign Illinois based powerhouse Hobbico. What this means to consumers is that Hot Racing products will now be available at local hobbys shop via Great Plane Model Distribution, or if you don’t have [...]


LRP America S10 Blast MT

LRP America Releases Surface Vehicles Here in the USA

The folks at LRP America have just announced that they are releasing their first line of surface vehicles here in the USA. LRP America has brought in the S10 Twister Buggy, S10 Blast TX 2, S10 Twister Truggy, S10 Blast SC 2, S10 Twister SC, and the S10 Blast MT 2 for your bashing enjoyment. The vehicles are ready to [...]


Vantage 2 BL Motor 21

Kyosho Vantage 2 BL Motors

Kyosho is always pushing the boundaries when it comes to new tech and thinking outside the box. They have introduced their new Vantage 2 line of brushless motors in 21.5, 17.5, 13.5, 8.5, 7.5 and 6.5 sizes so there has got to be a size in here for pretty much any 1/10 scale. So big deal you say everyone has [...]


MaxAmps 10 Year Anniversary

MaxAmps Hits 10 Year Anniversary

Can you remember a time before LiPo batteries? It’s been a while now and MaxAmps has been a force in the LiPo battery industry since the very start. This year they are celebrating their 10 Year Anniversary and the entire BSRC Bash Crew would like to wish them a very happy anniversary. Austin, Clint, Josh, and the rest of the [...]


Dirt Racing Products Brian Kinwald

New Product Line – Brian Kinwald’s Dirt Racing Products

One of the most legendary racers in rc, Brian Kinwald, has teamed up with JConcepts to release a new line called Dirt Racing Products. The line starts with some tire prep products and we can’t wait to see what they have in store for the future. The initial line-up from Dirt Racing Products includes- * Decal sheet – part number #7999, [...]


hrp distributing

HRP Awarded Exclusive Distribution of Thunder Tiger in North…

We have just received the press release with news that HRP will have the exclusive rights to distribute Thunder Tiger products in North America starting on January 1st. As some of you may already know, Thunder Tiger has been distributed by Great Planes here in America for several years, but that is about to change, check out the press release [...]