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Spektrum High-Voltage 1/5 Scale Digital Servo Reviews

Since we have been loving and bashing the heck out of our Losi 1/5 WRC from Horizon Hobby, it seemed only appropriate to give it a little upgrade. We recently got our hands on two new servos from Spektrum. The S9020 1/5 Scale Digital HV (High Voltage) Steering Servo, and the S9010 Throttle Servo. How did they do in the [...]



Big Squid RC 2015 Bash Vehicle of the Year!

First we would like to congratulate Losi and Horizon Hobby on their win with the Mini WRC 1/5th Scale for Vehicle of the Year 2015! We believe 2015 was a turning point for large scale vehicles, and as the popularity grew there were only a handful of vehicles in this class worth driving. The Losi Mini WRC proved to be [...]



Losi Mini WRC 1/5th Scale RTR Review

In the go big or go home category, the Losi Mini WRC 1/5th Scale RTR from Horizon Hobby certainly goes big! When we first heard that Losi was doing another 1/5th scale vehicle, we were glad to see they were going to do something a little different. The Losi 5IVE-T set the bar pretty high. While the rally car scene [...]


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Squid Ink #25

Sorry for the delay, we know a lot of people enjoy the SquidInk comics. Hopefully we will get these back to a more regular time schedule. This one we thought of while we were working on the review of the Losi 5IVE Mini WRC. Hope you enjoy! You can click the image for the high-res version, and don’t forget to [...]



Losi 5IVE Mini WRC Rally Car Unboxing

We got our hands on the new Losi 5IVE Mini WRC Rally Car, and it’s out of the box! This thing is a beast! Slightly bummed they cut the giant hole in the front windshield of such a nice looking body. Would of liked the option of cutting it ourselves to a smaller size, or coming up with a more [...]


Losi 1/5 MINI WRC 4WD Rally Car

Losi 1/5 MINI WRC RTR 4WD Rally Car with AVC

Losi has announced a new version of the Mini WRC RTR 5th scaler that starts shipping in February. The latest version is a couple of hundred dollars less than the original and still features a big 29cc gasoline engine, a Spektrum 2.4GHz transmitter, and AVC stability control. The new version lacks the remote starting capability of the original, but should [...]



Losi 5IVE MINI WRC 1/5 4WD Rally RTR

The next big release from Losi is literally that, another addition to their 5th scale line-up. The Losi 5IVE MINI WRC is a 5th scale rally car that also comes with Horizon’s AVC- Active Vehicle Control technology. The 5IVE MINI WRC has just been shown at the Nurnberg Toy Fair, here are some of its specifications and features- * Officially licensed [...]