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Animus Aluminum Shocks

We just got our hands on the new Aluminum Shocks for the Helion RC Animus. These shocks will fit both the Animus 18SC and 18TR, and we are looking at putting these to the test. Watch for a review soon, but in the mean time, we recently reviewed a ton of hop up parts for the Animus, so if [...]


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Animus Hop-Up Parts Review

Animus Hop-Up Parts ReviewFor a lot of bashers, it’s all about the hop ups. How much bling can you add to your ride? Some do it for looks, some do it for durability, but we all do it. Every time I’m online, or at a hobby shop, I can’t help but look to see what I can add to my [...]



Animus Hop-Ups in the Works

Had a little time this weekend to start working on our Animus, adding all the recent hop-ups from Helion RC. the hop-ups work both on the Animus 18SC and the Animus 18TR. So far, everything has gone pretty smoothly and we are looking forward to testing as soon as it’s done. The bling factor is through the roof! The Helion [...]


Animus 18TR

Unboxing the Helion Animus 18TR

We recently got in several vehicles from the Firelands Group, and have been putting them to the test recently so it was time to get the unboxing photo’s up. Here are a bunch of shots of the new Helion Animus 18TR. #gallery-1 { margin: auto; } #gallery-1 .gallery-item { float: left; margin-top: 10px; text-align: center; width: 33%; } #gallery-1 img { border: 2px solid #cfcfcf; } #gallery-1 .gallery-caption { margin-left: 0; } /* see gallery_shortcode() [...]


Animus 18TR

Helion Animus 18TR

A few months ago we broke some news about a new 1/18th scale vehicle from


Helion Animus

Helion RC – Animus 18SC Review

When BigSquid approached me to the do their review of the Helion Animus I jumped at the chance, its not every day a new 18th scaler hits the market these days, nor is it every day when a big name like Gil Losi Jr introduces an entirely new product line. I’ve spent much of my career racing 18th scales for [...]


THE Cub Report- 06.12.2011- Epic 4 Hour Montreal Battle

Jenson Button put in one of the most epic drives in motor-sports yesterday, surviving a marathon rain delayed race to take the win in Montreal at the Canadian F1 Grand Prix. Thus far the 2011 F1 season has been a bore, but last weekends Canadian GP more than made up for the lack of pizzazz of the earlier races. [...]


Helion RC Animus

Helion RC – Animus Unboxing Pictures

A while back the newly formed Firelands group started making waves in the RC industry when they announced their new venture


Firelands Group to Start Making Waves Soon!

Word on the street is that the new rc company Firelands Group is about to start getting things into action. We have heard that their new 1/18th scale 4×4 Animus truck should start to hit shelves in mid May, and we should also start to see some hop-up parts from their Anza side company start to show up probably [...]


Animus 18SC from Helion

Animus 18SC from Helion RC

So remember a few days ago when we mentioned the news about Mike Gillette, Gil Losi Jr., and Jason Corl launching a new company called Firelands Group? Well it’s amazing what you can find on the internet these days as we have scooped some more info. First off, here’s a nice big picture! The info we have been able [...]