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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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Unboxing – Dromida DB4.18 Desert Buggy

There is no better timing to get into 1/18th scale vehicles than during the winter months. They are small enough to bash around with in the house, or indoor track, and big enough to go outside when it warms up. We just got our hands on the latest Dromida vehicles, and you know what that means, unboxing time! First up [...]

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Dromida RTR Video

Video – Dromida 1/18 scale RTRs with LED Lighting

Have you tried out one of the Dromida 18th scalers yet? They are affordable and small enough to be a blast in small spaces. Dromida has released a new video to show off the LED Lights and some of the other features of their latest vehicles- the DB4.18 buggy and the DT4.18 truck. Both new releases have a more scale [...]

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Video Proto-X FPV

Video – Proto-X FPV Quadcopter

If you’ve been living in a cave the last few years you might not have heard that FPV is all the rage in the air community. Recently Hobbico announced an FPV version of their extremely popular Proto-X Quadcopter. The Proto-X FPV allows you to fly via watching a video feed on its transmitter, plus you can record and download the [...]

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Dromida breakout 2 video

Video – Dromida Breakout Part II

Some of you might remember the “Breakout” video that became popular last Christmas that featured Dromida vehicles. Well, they are back at it again this year. Check out the video below to see what is new in the Dromida line-up, as well as a pretty cool door opening scene featuring the BX4.18 buggy. You can hit up This Link to [...]

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Star Plug RC Connector

Star Plug RC Connector

The people over at Hobbico are looking to raise the bar on rc connectors with their new Star Plug. The Star Plug has a slew of nifty features and is compatible with Deans connectors. * Caps on the rear to eliminate heat shrink tubing * A stainless steel spring is used to keep connections tight * Gold plated male terminals and nickel plated [...]

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Unboxing the Dromida Kodo from Hobbico!

The quadcopters from Dromida just keep coming, and just off the truck and on the shelves of local hobby shops is the Kodo, a new flipping, camera touting, bug-looking quadcopter. This quad can flip, take pictures and video, and can be picked up for only $60. I know we gave at least one away at iHobby, but now I get my own to [...]

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Dromida Ominus Quadcopter from Hobbico – Review

The quadcopter market, as I mentioned earlier, is continuing to grow. I can’t help but note my surprise when Dromida announced they were expanding from 1/18  scale RC cars to joining the multirotor world. Enter the Ominus, a brushed 238mm sized quadcopter with full stabilization and flip capabilities. Is it as tough as the box says? Will it survive the Tomato Treatment? [...]

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Unboxing: Dromida Ominus Quadcopter

I was lucky to get a new toy from our friends over at Hobbico: the newest addition to the Dromida by Revell line, the Ominus Quadcopter RTF. This quadcopter is built to be tough and the beating review is in process, but for now enjoy these unboxing pictures! #gallery-7 { margin: auto; } #gallery-7 .gallery-item { float: left; margin-top: 10px; text-align: center; width: 33%; } #gallery-7 img { border: 2px solid #cfcfcf; } #gallery-7 .gallery-caption [...]

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ARRMA Granite Winner

We have a winner in our latest ARRMA Granite Mega Giveaway!! Congratulations to Clinton M. from San Bernadino CA. We will be sending an email to get your shipping information! Thanks so much to ARRMA and Hobbico for hooking us up so we could give one away! Didn’t win this time? Here’s a little secret… check back Monday!

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Great Planes Booth HobbyTown USA Convention

Hobbico/Great Planes at the '14 HobbyTown USA Conventio…

What was new in the Great Planes room? A whole lot! Starting on the surface side, the Axial Yeti was in the room and getting tons of love. You’ve seen our review and soon you’ll be seeing them flying off the shelves of your LHS. There was also a sighting of the new ARRMA Typhon 8th scale buggy. It was cool to [...]

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