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ECX 1/24 Barrage Scale Crawler

ECX 1/24 Barrage Scale Crawler

New and hot from ECX is the 1/24th sized Barrage Scale Crawler. With a wheelbase of just 4.8 inches, the Barrage can be driven just about anywhere, indoors or out. The Barrage is also loaded with scale realism like fully licensed Falken Wildpeak MT 1.0″ tires and LED lighting. Here are some of its other highlights- * Stamped aluminum chassis * Realistic [...]

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ScalerFab Comp-Style Front Bumper ECX Barrage

ScalerFab Comp-Style Front Bumper For The ECX Barrage

For all you ECX Barrage owners out there, ScalerFab has a new Comp-Style Front Bumper. Their bumper is hand welded from steel and uses the existing mounting holes for an easy install. A trail bar comes standard and should come in handy in those tougher rock sections. Better still, you can get the bumper unpainted, in flat black, or coated [...]

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ECX Barrage Kit

ECX 1.9 Barrage Kit

Coming soon from ECX is the Kit Version of the 1.9 Barrage. The kit does come with its differential, shocks, and wheels pre-assembled, but the rest is up to you. The kit also comes with a clear body so you can paint it any color you wish, plus it comes with all the tools and electronics needed to get it [...]

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ECX Barrage Doomsday

ECX Barrage Doomsday Monster Truck!!!

New and hot from ECX is the Barrage Doomsday monster truck. The Doomsday sports a gnarly post apocalyptic look which is ready to take over your local bashing area. Labeled as 1/12th scale in size, the Doomsday rides on 1.9″ wheels and monster truck tires which ready to go anywhere you dare to venture. Here are some of its highlights- * [...]

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2017 Horizon Hobby RC Fest

Event Coverage – 2017 Horizon Hobby RC Fest

Last weekend the BigSquidRC Bash Crew had the pleasure of attending the 2017 Horizon Hobby RC Fest. Modeled after Horizon’s drone event that was held in Florida last year, RC Fest took place in Monticello Illinois and was used to showcase all of Horizon’s different product lines. Consumers, dealers, and media, flocked to Eli Field to see all of Horizon’s new [...]

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TBR Blue Snow Skis Traxxas

TBR Snow Skis Now In Blue And Red

For all you folks buried in snow, T-Bone Racing has announced two new colors for their popular Snow Skis. Now you can get TBR snow skis in blue or red to help make your truck stand out in a crowd. TBR makes snow skis for popular vehicles like a multitude of Traxxas trucks, the ARRMA Granite monster truck, the ECX [...]

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Horizon Hobby Mannequin Challenge

Horizon Hobby Mannequin Challenge Video

Have you ever wanted to check out the offices at Horizon Hobby? Well, now you can with the Mannequin Challenge Video posted below. The crew at Horizon Hobby filmed many of their staffers while frozen in “mannequin” style poses to show you what it looks like at their headquarters in Champaign Illinois. Enjoy the video below and you can hit [...]

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ECX Ruckus LiPo Unboxing

Unboxing The LiPo Edition ECX Ruckus

A few weeks ago ECX announced that they would be including genuine LiPo Batteries in the latest editions of their 1/10th 2wd line-up. Today we are posting up pictures of the LiPo equipped 2WD Ruckus Monster Truck. The Ruckus remains mostly the same as the previous version, but does include a different Spektrum transmitter, new livery, a charger, and of [...]

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ECX Barrage Scale Crawler

Everybody’s Scalin’ – Baby Barrage

I’ve been running hot around here the for the last month or so and just realized that I had never discussed the 1/12 ECX Barrage 1.9 RTR Crawler. The Barrage, scheduled to be released early November according to our friends at A-Main Hobbies, is¬†interesting to me as it’s trying to appeal to the budget crawler crowd with a small platform, just [...]

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ECX Ruckus With LiPo

1/10 2wd ECX Ruckus & Torment RTR With LiPo Battery

One of the first upgrades that we do to most RTRs is to ditch the stock NiMH battery and pop in a LiPo. This typically gives any vehicle more power from a dead stop along with a higher top speed. On that same note, the folks over at ECX have an updated edition of the 1/10 2wd Ruckus and Torment that [...]

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ECX Barrage Scale Crawler

ECX Barrage 1.9 RTR Scale Crawler

Getting ready to hit the extremely popular scale crawling scene is the ECX Barrage. The Barrage is a 1.9 sized crawler with a scale style chassis and body. The Barrage rides on fully licensed Falken AT3W all terrain tires and is powered by a 370 sized brushed motor. Some of its other details include- * Locked diffs * Multi-link suspension * Waterproof electronics * [...]

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Horizon Hobby HobbyTown USA

Horizon Hobby Booth At The 2016 HobbyTown USA Convention

Also in attendance at the 2016 HobbyTown USA Convention were the good folks from Horizon Hobby. You know Horizon from such names as ECX, Losi, Spektrum, and Blade, and their booth/room was filled with all the latest in rc goodies. Upon entering the room, the new 1/5th scale Losi Monster Truck XL could not be missed. These are in stock and [...]

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Horizon Hobby Drones On The Horizon Event

Event Coverage – Drones On The Horizon

Last weekend the BigSquidRC Bash Crew had the pleasure of attending Drones On The Horizon. The event, put on by Horizon Hobby, was a one day show held in Orlando Florida to celebrate everything that is good about rc. Unlike many other events, it wasn’t locked down to just one genre like airplanes or cars, Drones On The Horizon had [...]

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ECX K&N Torment Short Course Truck Review

ECX K&N Torment Short Course Truck Review

If you’ve been bashing for any amount of time then you are already familiar with the 2wd ECX Torment from Horizon Hobby. It has proven to be the bash machine of choice for many people and won our Short Course Truck Shootout not that long ago. The latest version of the Torment is much the same but comes with some [...]

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Drones On The Horizon

Getting Close – Drones On The Horizon In Orlando Florida

Mark your calendar for Saturday April 9th as that’s when Horizon Hobby’s big Drones On The Horizon event takes off. It is a one day event that showcases all the different genres in our hobby and is being held at the Central Florida Fairgrounds in Orlando Florida. Admission and parking are both Free, so come on down to watch a [...]

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