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11th Annual Futaba and O.S. Speed Nitro Challenge

11th Annual Futaba & O.S. Speed Nitro Challenge

Coming up on July 27th to the 30th is the 11th Annual Futaba And O.S. Speed Nitro Challenge. This yearly event will once again be held at the legendary St. Louis Dirtbuners track and features 7 different nitro classes as well as an electric buggy class. The Futaba race brings in racers from all over the country and is bound [...]

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Futaba 6K V2

Futaba 6K V2 8-Channel Air System

For all you fliers out there, Futaba has announced the 6k V2 air system. The 6K V2 is an 8-channel radio that is designed to give you a great bang for the buck. Here are some of its primary features and specifications- * 2 additional channels * Expanded flights modes in multi-copter programming * Vibration alerts * Internal antenna * Multi-copter, airplane, helicopter, and glider [...]

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Futaba CPS-1 Channel Power Switch

Futaba CPS-1 Channel Power Switch

Shipping in late March from Futaba is the CPS-1 Channel Power Switch. The CPS-1 allows LED lights to be controlled from your 3 channel transmitter. This easy to install device is suitable for rc cars, helicopters, and airplanes, making it a cinch to turn on (or off) your LED lights from your radio. * Allows you to turn on/off your lights [...]

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Futaba O.S. Speed Tuned Servos

Futaba O.S. Speed Tuned Servos

The folks at Futaba have entered a collaboration with O.S. Speed to put out three new High-End Servos. All the servos are a high voltage design, they all utilize ceramic bearings, and they come with aluminum cases for added durability and bling factor. Speed T1 – 1/10 on-road, upper & middle aluminum case, speed of 0.08 sec and torque of 11.0kgf [...]

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Chi Town Shootout 2017

Chi-Town ShootOut Coming March 2-5

Coming up on March 2-5 is the 2017 Chi-Town ShootOut at Leisure Hours R/C Raceway in Joliet Illinois. The Chi-Town ShootOut has been an extremely popular race and takes place on one of the best indoor tracks in the entire country. The four day event is sponsored by companies like Futaba, TrakPower, and Duratrax, and some of the best racers [...]

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Futaba R2001SB Drone Receiver

Futaba R2001SB Drone Receiver

Futaba has announced the R2001SB drone receiver. The R2001SB is the smallest and lightest full range receiver that Futaba has ever produced. Its small size makes it easy to tuck away in your race drone, while its lightweight design (only 4 grams!) helps your quad’s performance. * S.Bus design * Weight- 0.15 oz * Size- 21.1 x 41.8 x 5.3 mm The R2001SB [...]

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Futaba 4PV Video

Video – Futaba 4PV Radio System

The good folks over at Hobbico have posted a new video spotlighting the Futaba 4PV radio system. The 4PV is one of our favorite radios and has tons of features which make it easy to get the most out of your bash machine. Watch the video above to see some of the reasons why the 4PV is arguably the best [...]

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Futaba 4PV Review

$279 Price Point For The Futaba 4PV

The Futaba 4PV is ready to take over America and now has a price point – $279. The 4PV is set to replace the beloved 4PLS and is a fantastic upgrade radio for the bashing crowd. It has telemetry, it has a high quality feel that rivals the 4PX, and our test unit was an overwhelming hit with our bash [...]

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Futaba 4PV Review

Futaba 4PV Radio Review

While some bashers don’t mind spending crazy money on the most elite electronics on the market, most shoot for the best bang for the buck. The brand new Futaba 4PV has a slew of features normally found on high-end radios, but is priced considerably less. The combination of those factors will make the 4PV a prime candidate to be bought [...]

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Futaba 6.6V 1700mAh LiFe 4PX

Futaba LiFe 6.6V 1700mAh Battery For The 4PX

Looking for a good battery to use in your Futaba 4PX? If so, Futaba has you covered with a 1700mAh 6.6 volt LiFe unit. The Futaba battery is a perfect fit and comes with the connector needed to plug it right in, thus making the install a breeze. 1700mAh worth of capacity will give your 4PX plenty of run-time and [...]

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Hobbico Great Fall Rebate

Hobbico Great Fall Rebate

Starting now and ending on September 30th is Hobbico’s Great Fall Rebate. The new program allows you to get some serious rebate bucks after purchasing select Futaba and O.S. Engine products. You can get merchandise certificates ranging from $10 up to $250, Hit This Link for complete details. Read more Hobbico news Right Here on BigSquidRC.

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2016 Futaba Nitro Challenge

Event Coverage – 2016 Futaba Nitro Challenge

Like most bashers, even the BigSquidRC crew dabbles in racing from time to time. Over the weekend, one of the biggest nitro races in the Midwest took place, the 2016 Futaba Nitro Challenge. The Futaba Nitro Challenge was held at one of the best outdoor tracks in the country, St Louis Dirtburners, and had right around 250 entries. Racers from [...]

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Futaba 3PV Review

Futaba 3PV Radio System Review

Want to know the fastest way to figure out who the noob is at the local bash spot? Look for the guy holding a stock RTR radio. Serious hobbyists know that to get the most out of their vehicles, a RTR simply will not cut it. That is the reason that radios like the Futaba 3PV exist. The 3PV was [...]

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Futaba SBS-01C Current Sensor

Futaba SBS-01C Current Sensor

New from Futaba is the SBS-01C Current Sensor. This can be used along with your telemetry capable Futaba radio to collect real time motor current, battery voltage and capacity used. The sensor is compatible with radios like the 4PX, 4PX-R, 18MZ WC, 18MZ, and 18SZ. The sensor starts shipping next month with a street price of $69. Get more details [...]

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Futaba GYC440 Surface Stability Control Gyro System

Futaba GYC440 Surface Stability Control Gyro System

Looking for a high-end gyro for that drift car of yours? Want to add stability control to your monster truck? If so, look no further than the GYC440 Surface Stability Control Gyro System from Futaba. The GY440 is a single axis gyro that was designed to be easy to set up with all the features you demand. The GYC440 is expected [...]

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