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Riot 250r Pro Review

Intro: Hold onto your britches, ladies and gentleman, while I rip through the sky in a blaze of RGB lighted awesomeness. If you haven’t heard of the Riot before, then prepare to be impressed. From: Thrust UAV Direct Link: Riot 250r Pro Review By: Andrew Schaefer Photos By: Andrew Schaefer, Marissa Schaefer Specs: RTF, BNF, ARF, or Kit: ARF Age: 14+ Receiver Compatibility: PPM, SBUS, or DSMX Camera or FPV: FPV Runcam swift [...]

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Vusion House Racer Review

Looking to get into FPV for cheap? Boy, have I got the quad for you! I’m talking a full ready-to-fly package, with goggles and all. This isn’t one of those deals where you’ll have to wait a month to get parts either. This quad is supported by your local hobby shops. Join me while I take a ride in the [...]

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The Traxxas Aton Review

Intro: The Traxxas Aton, made by bashers, for bashers. I know what you’re thinking- Traxxas made a drone besides the Alias? Why yes they did. Come join me while I break it down and build it back up again, just like any good basher would do. From: Traxxas Direct Link: Traxxas Aton Review By: Andrew Schaefer Photos By: Andrew Schaefer Specs: RTF, BNF, ARF, or Kit: RTF Age: 14+ Battery: 11.1v 3000Mah [...]

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Kyosho Zephyr Review

Kyosho Zephyr Drone Racer Review

A few months ago Kyosho announced their revolutionary Drone Racer quadcopters. The Drone Racers are not like a “normal” drone, they are controlled by a pistol type radio and only fly a few feet off the ground. We have been testing the Kyosho Zephyr, one of the two Drone Racers released by Kyosho. How easy is it to fly? Is [...]

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FireBrand RC ONE Tool Review

FireBrand RC is filling some interesting niches in the RC market with their ONE Tool 11-1 tool kit. Hailing from the fine state of Texas this US company has been working overtime since 2011, no doubt they’ve forgotten a few tools along the way! This aluminum handle holds 11 tools – is it the only hammer you need and how [...]

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FireBrand RC

FireBrand RC Showoff body display stand, MACHSPEED-GTR and…

FireBrand RC sent in a sweet collection of their RC Drift focused parts for review. Right off the bat one has to notice the thoughtful packaging and that ALL the parts are included with the 6mm wheel hex spacers. Too often shiny parts require additional parts to actually install onto the vehicle, so including the cross pin is a great [...]

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Futaba 4PV Review

Futaba 4PV Radio Review

While some bashers don’t mind spending crazy money on the most elite electronics on the market, most shoot for the best bang for the buck. The brand new Futaba 4PV has a slew of features normally found on high-end radios, but is priced considerably less. The combination of those factors will make the 4PV a prime candidate to be bought [...]

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Autel X-Star Premium Camera Drone Review

3DBill here checking out a new ALL-IN-ONE RTF Camera Drone from Autel called the X-Star Premium. This quadcopter / multi-rotor / camera drone, whatever you want to call it, claims to do about everything a new pilot or videographer starting with quads can ask for. Does it deliver? Does it do all the stuff we want? Keep reading to find [...]

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Futaba 3PV Review

Futaba 3PV Radio System Review

Want to know the fastest way to figure out who the noob is at the local bash spot? Look for the guy holding a stock RTR radio. Serious hobbyists know that to get the most out of their vehicles, a RTR simply will not cut it. That is the reason that radios like the Futaba 3PV exist. The 3PV was [...]

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RedRock Boardshop LaGrange L1 Motorized Truck Review

A while back we got our hands on the LaGrange L1 Motorized Skateboard Truck conversion kit from RedRock Board Shop. A few of the Big Squid crew have been interested in trying one of these out, so of course we jumped at the chance to put one to the test. How did it do? Keep reading to find out. Company Facebook: [...]

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Voodoo Quads VDQ210 FPV Racing Quadcopter - Build & In-Depth…

Good afternoon, loyal Squids! RedPandaFPV here back with yet another mini FPV racing quad review. Today we will be taking an in-depth look at the very-cool-looking VDQ210 from Florida-based Voodoo Quads. One look at the pictures of this baby and it’s easy to see that the VDQ210 boasts a very unique design that helps it really stand out in a sea of “flying bricks”. I [...]

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Impulse RC Alien 5″ FPV Quad – Build & In-Depth Review

If you do a quick Google search for “FPV racing drone”, you will almost certainly be instantly overwhelmed with potential choices. As FPV racing and drones in general explode in popularity, there are new products hitting the market every second. When I set out to build my first high-end FPV racing/freestyle quadcopter, and I mean REALLY build it from the [...]

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MaxAmps 9000XL X-Maxx LiPo Battery Review

MaxAmps 9000XL X-Maxx LiPo Battery Review

Assuming you aren’t living on Mars, you’ve probably noticed that the Traxxas X-Maxx has taken the bashing world by storm. However, it is a huge beast that is not only hard on batteries, but also known for sucking normal packs dry in a matter of minutes. The folks at MaxAmps heard the cries for more power and longer runtimes, therefore [...]

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Dromida Verso Inversion Drone

Dromida Verso Quadcopter Review

With what seems like a new quadcopter hitting the market every day, it’s getting harder and harder for manufacturers to set themselves apart in this ever-expanding market. The new Verso from Dromida does just that by introducing a unique and innovative feature: Inverted flight! Lets take a deeper look and see if the Verso can hold up to the infamous Big Squid review beat down! Review by: Joe “RedPandaFPV” Photography [...]

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Hitec X2 AC Pro Charger Review

Hitec X2 AC Pro Charger Review

Ever wish you had a battery charger that could do it all? Well, the Hitec X2 AC Pro sets out to do just that. The X2 Pro is a dual port high current charger, it can charge a plethora of different types of batteries (including the new LiHV), and it even comes with a built in soldering iron. Can the [...]

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