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AE RC8 Blocks/Spindles

New Caster Blocks and Spindles for the Associated RC8 Series

Team Associated has issued a press release on their new 16 degree caster blocks and spindle set for their RC8 series of buggies and trucks. The new parts fit all the RC8 series, including older models and truggies. With the new Associated caster blocks and spindles geometry is improved giving more forgiving steering. They are available right now with a [...]


Rally Legends

Rally Legends RC At The HobbyTown Convention

The rally car scene has been coming on strong and the gentlemen from Rally Legends RC have some incredible looking cars to add to your collection. The guys at Rally Legends have been diligently working on making their cars perform every bit as good as they look. New from Rally Legends RC at the HobbyTown USA Convention was a sophisticated lighting [...]


Hobbico At HobbyTown USA Convention

Hobbico At The HobbyTown USA Convention

In one of the extra large suites was our good friends from Champaign Illinois based Hobbico. You might recognize them better as Great Planes Distribution and Tower Hobbies. Hobbico had many products from their vast product lines on display from names such as ARRMA, Duratrax, and Axial. They didn’t debut any new surface product at the convention, but it was [...]


HPI Booth HobbyTown

HPI Booth At HobbyTown USA Convention

The HPI crew also made their way to Lincoln Nebraska for the HobbyTown USA Convention. In their suite was their full line-up of cars, buggies and trucks. Of special note was their new Ken Block rally car, which unfortunately we couldn’t take any body-off photos because HPI is still waiting on a few parts. One of their ultra trick Special [...]



Team Losi Racing Nitro TEN-SCT RTR

The guys over at Team Losi Racing have recently introduced their new Nitro TEN-SCT 4wd RTR. We have been big fans of Losi’s electric version, the TEN-SCTE, since it was introduced over a year ago. The new nitro version features an on-board remote starting system, 3.4 nitro engine, waterproof electronics, and 2.4GHz Spektrum radio system. The trucks aren’t available yet, [...]


Wall Of Traxxas

Traxxas’s Suite At The HobbyTown Convention

Traxxas is no doubt a favorite among bashers and they had a large suite at the HobbyTown USA Convention. Everywhere you turned was more product, and this year they had an area highlighting their new rc drag timing system (that we can’t wait to get our hands on!!!). Traxxas didn’t debut any new products at the show, but it was [...]



HPI Summer Rebate Program!

We just got word about the HPI Racing Summer Rebate Program! You can score a rebate check on HPI products purchased between July 14th – August 31st, 2012. You need to pick up one of the qualifying vehicles, send in the receipt and UPC and your good to go. Hit that link or the pic for all the details and [...]


Horizon Hobby

Horizon Hobby At The HobbyTown USA Convention

All the big hitters were at the HobbyTown USA Convention including Horizon Hobby. In the picture above you can see Horizon rep Andy Miller (also an old college buddy of mine) showing off some of their Blade helicopters. The Horizon crew had a nice set-up in their suite with lots of product and even better, lots of food to munch [...]


Align RC

Align News From The HobbyTown Show

Align is mainly known for their helicopters, but many surface enthusiasts use their servos and other electronics. At the 2012 HobbyTown USA convention Align was showing off their new almost ready to fly helicopter. It’s one of their high end helicopters that comes built and loaded with electronics except for a transmitter. Most interesting to the surface crowd is the [...]


VP Racing Fuels

VP Racing Fuels At HobbyTown Convention 2012

Another company showing at the 2012 HobbyTown USA Convention was VP Racing Fuels. VP was showing off their specially blended PowerMaster surface and air nitro blends. They make fuel for nearly every rc application, for all you rc drag guys I did see they make a 50% nitro blend just for you. Click THIS link for more information. Into rc drag [...]


ASK Cub Reporter- 07.12.2012- You Ask Questions, I Blow Them…

Hey Guys, Do you think you’ll be able to do a review on the MIP Pro4mance Chassis and Tuning Package for the Losi Ten-SCTE? Thanks, Mike L. Cubby– Hey now, what’s up Mike? I’m not certain if it’s time for me to declare a letter of the month or not, but what the heck, congrats, you have just won a BigSquidRC t-shirt. Shoot me [...]



Pro-Line Body Posts and Rally Body

Since getting my first glimpse back at RCX 2012 of the new body posts and screw on caps, we have been patiently waiting. We got to see the posts again, in what we were told was production form, and should be shipping VERY soon. Not only do we want these, so we can stop buying bags of 100 pins every [...]


Tamiya Booth

Tamiya’s HobbyTown Convention Booth

No rc convention is complete without a showing from Tamiya. The Tamiya crew was in force at the HobbyTown USA convention showing off lots of their popular products. From educational kits to their latest and greatest rc products, they had it on display. Follow this LINK to visit Tamiya’s website. Looking for more Tamiya articles on BigSquid? If so, click HERE. #gallery-28 [...]


Byron Fuels

Byron Fuels HobbyTown Convention Booth

For all you nitro drivers out there here is a shot of the Byron Fuels booth from the 2012 HobbyTown USA convention. The Byron crew is a huge supporter of the hobby industry and make some of the best fuel out there. Click HERE to visit their website. Click HERE for more nitro news here on BigSquid.


proline performance chassis

Pro-Line LCG Slash Chassis Sneak Peak!

The folks over at Pro-Line continue to amaze us with the hop-up creations! This time around we have a few sneak peak pictures of their new Pro-Line LCG Chassis for the Traxxas Slash 2WD! The LCG stands for Low Center of Gravity. We don’t know if that’s going to be the official name, or if it be something like the [...]