Now here is an interesting video from the people over at Parrot. The Parrot Jumping Sumo and MiniDrone can do some remarkable things, like jump 4 feet high from a flat floor and drive on your ceiling, all while being controlled via FPV. To see what these unique rc machines can do check out the video below.
More information on all the cool electronics from Parrot check out This Link.
With the kick off of the 2014 Dakar Rally just 2 days away, there are a lot of wrenches spinning down in South America getting ready for one of the toughest races on Earth. One of the coolest trucks entered this year is from Robby Gordon. His bright orange Speed Energy, Toyo Tires, Traxxas backed truck looks trick and ready for some hard miles down south. Gordon’s HST sports a new body design this year, which we think would like mighty good mounted up on an rc vehicle.
For more information on everything Robby Gordon hit up his website, Planet Robby. To learn more about the 2014 Dakar Rally, check out This Link.
It’s our favorite day of the week, Friday! Check out THIS BigSquidRC TGIF Mystery Link.
The crew over at HPI Racing have put out one of the coolest rc drift videos we’ve seen. It features the HPI Ken Block Micro RS4 doing some intricate (and insane) footage, and even has a BigSquidRC worthy ending! Check out the video below, and you can hit up This Link to get more information on the Ken Block Micro RS4.
For more HPI news check out This Link on BigSquidRC.
The crew over at Hobbico have released a new video that shows exactly what it takes to bust out 65+ mph with the ARRMA Vorteks BLX stadium truck. Watch below to see Scott Cramer walk you through the modification process, then watch see the Vorteks go 66 mph on the famous “Speed Run Road” in Champaign Illinois.
To get more information on the ARRMA Vorteks BLX simply click This Link, for more ARRMA news on BigSquidRC just Click Here.
Are the rumors true that Carisma is headed back to the States? We have no idea, but we do know that the last two Carisma vehicles we reviewed held up like tanks.
Carisma has just released a video for their 10th scale M40DT brushless ready to run truck. Check it out below to see the 4wd M40DT jumping, shooting roost, and even getting in some water action.
Click Here for more Carisma news on BigSquidRC.
Pro-Line recently announced they are manufacturing Gladiator Tires for Traxxas sized 2.8″ wheels. Gladiators are known in the bashing world for providing excellent traction on loose/loamy surfaces and the new 2.8″ size makes it easy to glue a set up to your favorite Traxxas wheels.
To showcase the new Gladiators Pro-line has whipped up a video. The video not only gives details about the tires but it also shows them doing some real bash action. It’s cool to see Pro-Line showcasing the new Gladiators in a true basher setting like a city park, not on a track.
To get more information on the Gladiator 2.8s, hit up This Link for their product page on the Pro-Line website.
Happy Friday, it’s time for a BigSquidRC TGIF Mystery Link.
Some hobbyists charge a lot of batteries. If you have a lot of batteries to charge, but not many battery chargers, charging packs in parallel can be an option to get the job done. The folks over at Progressive RC have made a new video showcasing their Modular Parallel Charging Boards. The Progressive RC charge boards make it easy to daisy chain packs off of one charger.
To get more information on the Progressive RC charge boards check out the video below or simply click This Link to visit the Progressive RC website.
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The guys over at Dromida have released a pretty cool video featuring their new 18th scale RTR line-up. Watch the video below to see what it looks like when the Dromida line-up busts out of the warehouse in search of a new home under a Christmas tree.
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I pull this move off all the time in the RC world, ask ‘Wrench’ or Tim or Cubby.. heck, it’s in several of our videos. Ok, maybe not on purpose, but it happens. Here’s we are doing it in 2008 with a HPI Baja 5B CLICK HERE!
But when you see a full scale truck do it, surrounded by thousands of soft squishy people behind the safety of caution tape, it takes it to a whole new level! Congrats to ‘Wildman’ Adrian Cenni for pulling off the stunt!
He didn’t even credit our Baja video for the idea!
This is easily one of the largest RC jets I have ever seen fly. It’s crazy huge at a scale of 1:15, about 16 feet long, and almost 3 gallon fuel tank! The Airbus A380 is impressive to hear, and see fly.. check out the video below.
Need more proof that quadcopters are taking over the world? Check out this new Lexus commercial that is 99% quadcopters, 1% Lexus car headlights. It’s a great little commercial showing some cool swarming stuff. Sure some of it is CGI but it’s still awesome to see.
Ohh. and make sure you check out the behind the scenes making of for some information on how they made the quads.
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Thanks to our skilled pilot 3DBill, we should be scaring plenty of candy out of kids hands! Muhahahaha!
We just posted a video of some of our demos that we did this year at iHobby 2013. This video was compiled from aerial footage that our own 3DBill shot with his tri-copter during a few of our runs. Check out some of the high-flying, extreme rc bashing. At one point there are 6 vehicles in the air at once! Enjoy!
Make sure to click on it and watch in HD!