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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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2015 Hobbico eFest Booth

E-Fest 2015 Event Coverage – Hobbico Booth

Over the weekend the BigSquidRC Bash Crew spent some time in Champaign Illinois to check out E-Fest 2015. E-Fest is a huge indoor flying event that is put on each year by one of the hobby’s largest companies, Hobbico. In case you did not know, Hobbico is the company that brings us surface rc’ers brands like Axial, Duratrax, Team Durango, [...]

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Flyzone Inum

Flyzone Inum Unboxing

Too cold to fly outside? Flyzone sent us their new answer: the 2 Channel (throttle and rudder) Inum. Built for the purpose of indoor flight, this plane should be fun to review. That will be coming soon, but in the meantime here are some unboxing pics! For more Flyzone fun on BigSquidRC, set your finger (or mouse) Right Here. Who loves a good ol’ Friday Mystery Link? [...]

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ORA Quad

Fly and Shoot Video and Pics with the ORA FPV Quadcopte…

Hot off the press and featured at CES (Consumer Electronics Show), Hobbico is hitting the air with a 370 size FPV Quadcopter called the ORA. Featuring full FPV with a 1080p included HD Camera, a 7in touchscreen on the transmitter, this quadcopter will do waypoint flight, return to home, and give you excellent video and footage. The quadcopter also touts the following features: • Generous [...]

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Cubby Booth Babe

THE Cub Report, 01.05.2014, Version- 7074lly 0u7 0f n3w…

One of our friends, Tim Gluth over at RCNewb.com, posted up a question last week that got my mind to thinking. His question was quite simple, “What is the best rc story from 2014?”, but I had a hard time actually coming up with an answer. However, after some more thinking (and a few Swarovski crystal flutes filled with Dom [...]

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eFest 2015 Preview Video

The dates for eFest 2015 are coming up fast! The official dates are January 24th and 25th 2015, and Hobbico has released a short video of some of the happenings there to start to get people thinking about attending. If you are at all into the air scene, eFest is an amazing event! There are TONS of companies and products [...]

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