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Futaba USA Now Open

Futaba USA Now Open!

Hey there Futaba fanatics, did you know that Futaba has a New Headquarters here in the USA? That’s right, their new headquarters is located in good old Huntsville, Alabama and is Now Up and Running. Dealers can get Futaba products through Futaba USA, as can consumers. Futaba posted a short video on their FB Page earlier today showing off [...]

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Hitec Moving

Hitec Gets A New USA Headquarters

Who makes the best servos on the planet? That would be Hitec and they are getting ready to Move Into A New Headquarters here in the states. Hitec has put out a PR to let everyone know that they have some sweet new digs and will be in the process of moving later this week. We wish the Hitec crew [...]

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Vaterra Ascender Price Drops and Future News

Vaterra fans, we have news that the Vaterra Ascender line is getting a price drop. As many of you know, we have been fans of the Ascender line for a while, and as bashers, we can for sure appreciate a price drop! All 3 models in the Ascender line are getting the price drop, the Bronco, K-10 Pickup and the [...]

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Performa Racing

New RC Company – Performa Racing

During this rough time in the rc industry, it is awesome to see a new company spring up. Just announced by Philippe Neidhart is his new company Performa Racing. Neidhart is known for other companies like Team Orion and HB Racing, the new Performa Racing brand will concentrate on accessories, upgrades, wearables, and much more. The official Performa Racing website is [...]

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Cross RC HRP Distribution

Cross-RC Vehicles Now Available At HRP

Now here is some big news, Cross-RC is now available from HRP Distributing and on the Hobby Recreation Products website. Cross-RC has been looking to make a big push here in the states, while HRP has been looking for a high-end scale line-up, now the two have combined forces to help bring you some awesome rock crawlers and scale vehicles. [...]

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HobbyKing

FCC Proposes $2,861,128 Penalty Against Hobbyking

The Federal Communications Commission is proposing a penalty of $2,861,128 against HobbyKing for marketing non-compliant radio frequency devices. Specifically, the devices in question are audio/video transmitters intended for use in FPV/unmmanned systems. As we all know, the FCC takes its job very seriously to ensure that our radio gear does not interfere, or become detrimental, to others. We will post [...]

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New Pro-Line Website

Pro-Line Launches New Website

Have you seen Pro-Line’s New Website? That’s right folks, Pro-Line has a sweet looking new website. Not only does it have an awesome new look, but it has also been simplified for easier searching and shopping. * Easy to find categories * New areas of interest * Product pages * Live inventory counts * Watch lists To check out just how cool the new [...]

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Kyosho New Owners Bankrupt

New Ownership For Kyosho

Once again we find it troubling to post more industry news of this nature, but Kyosho has announced new ownership. Kyosho has long been a leader in the rc car industry. Various Kyosho cars and trucks have brought thousands upon thousands of new people into our hobby, while their high-end racing program has been dominate in 1/8th buggy over the [...]

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RC4WD Scale Off-Road Adventure Courses

RC4WD Scale Off-Road Adventure Courses

This summer the crew from RC4WD is hitting the road to give all you fans a hands-on experience with their uber-scale rc products. That’s right folks, now You will have the opportunity to Test Drive select RC4WD products at a number of upcoming events. How cool is that? RC4WD is bringing their new Scale Off-Road Adventure Course to upcoming events [...]

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ISDT Battery Chargers Horizon Hobby

iSDT Chargers Now At Horizon Hobby

The folks over at Horizon Hobby have announced that they are now distributing iSDT Battery Chargers. iSDT chargers are known for being high-tech, sporting an ultra-small footprint, as well as being quite affordable. These are the battery charger of choice for serious FPV racers and are bound to become more popular in the surface market. Dealers will be able to [...]

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Horizon Hobby Buying Hobbico

Judge Approves Horizon’s Purchase Of Hobbico

On Monday, a bankruptcy court judge approved Horizon Hobby’s purchase of Hobbico. The two Champaign, Illinois hobby powerhouses are expected to become one this Friday, the date of the end of the sale. Horizon submitted an offer of just under 19 million dollars to acquire Hobbico’s ARRMA and Axial Racing brands, as well as their Tower Hobbies and Great Planes [...]

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LRP Out Of Business

LRP Goes Out Of Business, Lautenbach Racing Products Launche…

It is once again sad for us to post the closing of another iconic rc company. LRP has been in bankruptcy for several months and were not able to find a buyer for their company. On Saturday, March 31st, LRP will be closing forever. However, there is some good news to go along with all this. Newly founded Lautenbach Racing Products [...]

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Horizon Hobby Buying Hobbico

Horizon Hobby Files Bid To Buy Hobbico

BigSquidRC has learned that Horizon Hobby has filed an official bid to buy Hobbico. The bid of just under 19 million dollars was filed earlier today. The closing of the sale is slated for April 6th. Click Here to read more industry news on BigSquidRC.

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Hawaiian Chris Liwanag BigSquidRC Sales

BigSquidRC Appoints "Hawaiian" Chris Liwanag As Sales Direct…

As previously mentioned in THE Cub Report, “Hawaiian” Chris Liwanag has been named as our new Sales Director. Chris was originally born in the Philippines, but moved to Chicago at a young age. Chris went to school here in America and joined the United States military when he got older. Slot cars and full scale drag racing are some of Chris’ [...]

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Hyperion Bitcoin

Hyperion Now Accepting Bitcoin

The world of rc seems to get more high tech every day. An example of this is the fact that Hyperion has announced that they are now accepting Bitcoin for payment when buying off the Hyperion-World website. To make the deal even better, you get an extra 15% off by paying with Bitcoin. Hyperion has long been known for their [...]

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