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Helion Animus 18DT

Helion Animus 18DT

Adding to their extensive line-up of 18th scalers, Helion has just announced the Animus 18DT. The 18DT is modeled after a modern day Dakar race truck and is aimed right at the bashing market. LED lights come standard on the 18DT and it is powered by a 370 brushed motor with 1100mAh NiMH battery. Some of its other features include- * [...]

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2016 HobbyTown USA National Convention

2016 HobbyTown USA Convention Wrap Up

You know what they say, “A picture is worth a thousand words.”. If that saying is true, this 2016 HobbyTown Convention wrap up should be good for nearly 40,000. Check out the pictures below to take in the various sights from the convention. You’ll find pictures of the Kyosho, Tamiya, Venom, Castle, A Main, and Imex booths. You’ll also see pictures [...]

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Firelands group hobbytown usa convention

Firelands Group – Hobbytown USA Convention 2016

This week the BigSquidRC Bash Crew loaded up and headed towards Lincoln Nebraska for the annual HobbyTown USA National Convention. The convention is held at the Embassy Suits hotel in downtown Lincoln, a city that is also home to HobbyTown USA’s national headquarters. We are extremely honored that the HobbyTown USA folks invite us out every year so that we [...]

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Helion Select Four 10TR Truggy

Helion Select Four 10TR 1/10 Truggy

Most bash oriented vehicles don’t get a lot of high-end features. Helion is out to change that with their Select Four line-up. The latest to be announced is the Select Four 10TR Truggy. The Select Four 10TR comes with many of the higher-end features that come on race vehicles or that are only available as hop-ups on other trucks. What’s [...]

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Ares X Bolt 250 Quad Racer

Ares X:Bolt 250 Quad Racer

New from Ares is the feature packed X:Bolt 250 Race Quad. As you can see by the pictures, it uses a very trick carbon fiber frame that was designed for lots of speed. For electronics, the X:Bolt comes with high performance 2250kV brushless motors, 18 amp ESCs, a 32 bit controller, a 600tvl camera with a 100° field-of-view, and a [...]

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Helion Intrusion 10MT XLR Monster Truck

Helion Intrusion 10MT XLR Monster Truck

For backyard bashing it is hard to beat a monster truck, their big tires and extra ground clearance are a perfect formula for getting around in grass and over big mounds of dirt. The latest monster truck to hit the market comes from Helion, the Intrusion 10MT XLR. What is the scoop on the Intrusion? Well, it is an affordable [...]

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Ares Shadow 240 Drone

Ares Shadow 240 Drone

New from Ares is the Shadow 240 mini drone quadcopter. Designed for both noobies and experts, the 240 uses an advanced 6-axis stabilization system for stability and agility. Two different control rates help progress a noob’s flying skills and an optional WiFi FPV camera can add a whole new perspective to flying the 240. * Auto flip mode * Can be flown [...]

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Ares Z-Line V-Hawk X4

Incredible New Ares Z-Line V-Hawk X4

Are you looking for a unique flying experience? Are you burnt out on the drone scene and want to try something new? If so, look no further than the new Ares V-Hawk X4. You see, the V-Hawk can take off vertically, then you can flip a switch to transition to forward flight like a normal airplane. The way the V-Hawk [...]

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Helion Four 10SC

Helion Select Four 10SC 4WD Short Course Truck

The first vehicle to launch under Helion’s new higher end Select line is the Four 10SC. The Four 10SC is engineered to perform with the best in its class, while providing a great value. What lies under the 10SC’s hood? * IKONNIK Xenon ET4 2.4GHz radio with beginner mode, 10 model memory, drop-down wheel, adjustable grips, & left or right handed [...]

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Ares RC Spidex 3D Quadcopter Drone

Ares RC Spidex 3D Drone

Want to try your hand at 3D drone flying? If so, Ares RC has a new quad that makes it easy, the Spidex 3D. Just hit a button and the Spidex 3D is flying upside down, then its innovative software takes over and makes it easy to keep on flying upside down. * 3 different flying rates * 6-axis control * Easy to [...]

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Ikonnik ET4 Radio System

Ikonnik ET4 Radio System

Want a radio with a drop down wheel? Want a radio that can be easily switched for a lefty? Want a radio that comes with 3 different grips to fit your hand perfectly? Want a radio with adjustable wheel tension and the wheel can be adjusted fore-aft? Want a radio with 10 model memory? Then, to top it off, you [...]

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Helion Rivos BL

Helion Rivos BL Boat

Looking for a really fast, yet moderately sized, rc boat? The crew over at Helion RC have just announced the potent Rivos BL. Yes indeed, the Rivos gets an injection of brushless power to get its speed, and your heart rate, pumped up. An ABS hull helps to make the Rivos BL durable and it comes RTR to save you [...]

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Helion Animus 18MT

Helion Animus 18MT RTR Monster Truck

Coming soon to a HobbyTown USA near you is the Helion Animus 18MT. The 18MT marks the latest addition to the successful Animus line of 1/18th scaled vehicles from Helion and should make for a nice little basher with its monster truck style body and tires. Some of the highlights of the 18MT include- * All weather electronics * Brushed 370 motor * [...]

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Helion Select Four 10SC

Firelands Group Booth - HobbyTown USA National Convention '1…

For the last two days the BigSquidRC Bash Crew has been roaming the halls at the 2015 HobbyTown USA National Convention in Lincoln Nebraska. One of the most important booths at the event was from the Firelands Group. You see, Firelands has multiple different lines ranging from surface to air products, all of which are exclusively available from your local [...]

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Helion Contakt 12TR

Helion RC Contakt 12TR

The folks over at Helion RC have announced an affordable new basher called the Contakt 12TR. The Contakt is a 12th scale 2wd truck that comes pre-built as an RTR. A LiPo battery comes standard, as does a battery charger, LiPo charging bag, and 2.4GHz radio system. A 390 sized brushed motor supplies the power, while waterproof electronics mean that [...]

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