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RC Gear Shop LED Lights

RC Gear Shop LED Lights

Perfect for lighting up your car, boat, or rc aircraft, RC Gear Shop has announced a slew of LED Lighting products. Their 1 meter LED light strips are priced at $2.99 and the 5 meter strips are only $13.99. They also have LED power leads for under two dollars, while their wireless LED controller is under 6 bucks. Hit up [...]

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Ehang Ghost Video

Video – Ehang Ghost RTF Quadcopter

Today the folks at Hobbico have released a teaser video for the new Ehang Ghost RTF quadcopter. We got a chance to look at one over last week at the HobbyTown USA National Convention and we were blown away by some of its tech. For instance, the Ghost can reach top speeds of 49 mph (!!!), it can have a [...]

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hobbico at hobbytown usa

Hobbico at the 2015 HobbyTown USA Convention

Champaign Illinois powerhouse Hobbico always has a large room at the HobbyTown USA convention and 2015 was no different. What was different was the amount of quads/drones on display. A couple of years ago there might have been only one or two, last year there was a few, but this year their booth had dozens of quads at every price [...]

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Hot Racing

Hot Racing Aluminum Upgrades Now Available from Hobbico

There are a lot of different aluminum upgrade companies out there, but one of the best is Hot Racing. About a week ago they signed on with Champaign Illinois based powerhouse Hobbico. What this means to consumers is that Hot Racing products will now be available at local hobbys shop via Great Plane Model Distribution, or if you don’t have [...]

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drone_rider

Drone Rider from Hobbico – With Video

Have you seen this thing?! Holy moly! The new Drone Rider from Hobbico is looking to change the transportation world! I think a few of the Big Squid RC crew may have to work out a little to make it under the weight limit, but it will be worth it. It’s not cheap, but at least the guys won’t have [...]

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X4 Pro RTR Quadcopter Drone

X4 Pro FPV RTF with Touchscreen Transmitter & 1080P Cam…

It looks like DJI will be getting some serious competition with the new X4 Pro FPV RTF Quadcopter. Packed with features, the X4 Pro is aimed at aerial photographers and for aerial videography. Some of the highlights of the X4 Pro include- * 7″ touchscreen transmitter * 1080p HD camera * 5.8GHz video transmission * 10-channel Wi-Fi capable transceiver with Android operating system * Parachute [...]

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Hobbico Hoops Contest

Hobbico Hoops Contest

For all you March Madness lovers, Hobbico is holding a special contest where you can win some very cool rc gear. Correctly guess the winner of the big tournament and you could take home some very trick gear from Futaba, TrakPower, Tactic, and Duratrax. How do you get entered in the Hobbico Hoops contest? By hitting up This Link over [...]

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OS Engine B2201

O.S. Engine Speed Tuned B2101 Video

The folks over at Hobbico have released a new Video showcasing the O.S. Engine Speed Tuned B2101. The B2101 is a high-end .21 race engine designed for serious performance in your 8th scale buggy or truggy. Check out the video above to get an in-depth look at the B2101 and you can hit up This Link for more details over [...]

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Flyzone Inum (5)

Spotlight on the Flyzone Inum!

As I hide deep in my office, whether at BSRC or at my other job, I couldn’t help but enjoy the larger open spaces we have by flying the Flyzone Inum. This is the IDEAL plane for any pilot: with the throttle and rudder the only inputs available, flight is simple for the beginner pilot. The added bonus is the prop [...]

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Proto X Today Show

Estes Proto-X Makes an Appearance on the Today Show

When the Today Show staff went looking for gadgets to cure the wintertime blues, the Estes Proto-X came to the rescue. Watch the short clip above to see Hoda and Kathie Lee’s reaction to the tiny, yet incredibly fun, Proto-X quadcopter. You can also hit up This Link to visit the Estes website for more information on the extremely popular [...]

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Goblin 570 Build (27)

Raging Rotors Build Report: Goblin 570 Kit from SAB Hel…

OK, so I may have done a lot of building these past few months (idle hands blah blah blah), but I love getting dirty and what better way than a kit? Thanks to my trip to IRCHA, I got my opportunity with the SAB Helidivision Goblin 570. This has been my baby, and still is, so here is the skinny of what I [...]

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Dromida DB4.18 Desert Buggy Review

Dromida DB4.18 1/18th Desert Buggy Review

There are plenty of good reasons to buy an 18th scaler, but most people buy them because they are so affordable and typically hard to break. Dromida has sold boatloads (literally) of 18th scalers over the last couple of years and recently we got a chance to test out their new DB4.18 Desert Buggy. Is the DB4.18 a good noobie [...]

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Hobbico Pro Series Big 5 GPS Meter

Hobbico Pro Series Big 5 GPS Speed Meter

The folks at Hobbico have announced a new GPS & Speed Meter for your bashing enjoyment. The Pro Series Big 5 monitors GPS, speed, altitude, distance and time. Easily hooked up to your PC to show data logging, it can even plot your path on Google Maps. The Big 5 can be used for recording top speed or can be [...]

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E-Fest 2015

E-Fest 2015 Wrap-Up

While most of the BSRC Bash Crew are surface fanatics, we can’t wait for the E-Fest indoor airplane festival to roll around every year. The event is top notch and gives us a chance to learn about the air side of the hobby, plus the chance to watch some of the greatest pilots on Earth show what rc aircraft are [...]

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Tower Hobbies E-Fest 2015

Tower Hobbies Booth at E-Fest 2015

Tower Hobbies is known as “America’s Hobby Shop” for good reason, for decades they’ve been selling hobby products to consumers from coast to coast. To show off some of their newest products the folks from Tower had a big booth at E-Fest 2015. For all the surface fans (like the BSRC Bash Crew) Tower had their new Cutback short course truck [...]

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