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Orland Park Hobby Town Black Friday Deals Week

Not wanting to leave fellow RC enthusiasts out on the chance for some good old pushing and shoving (and maybe some biting), we just got word that our localOrland Park Illinois Hobby Town store will offer 25% off all Helimax Helicopters! (sorry.. quads are not in on the deal). But if you have been thinking about getting a new [...]


Ares Ethos QZ 130

Ares Ethos QX 130 Quadcopter

There are quadcopters, then there are quads with loads of options. The Ares Ethos QX 130 just might be kind of the hill for cool add on accessories. The QX 130 is a bit larger than the micro quads you are used to seeing. It has a length (including rotor blades) of 12.2″. The QX 130 comes completely RTF, ready to [...]



Orland Park – Hobby Town – Iwata Airbrush Class

We just found out that our local Orland Park Illinois Hobby Town along with Iwata will be holding an Airbrush Class this Saturday from 1-3pm cst. For details, information, and to go sign up call their store at (708) 349-8697. There is a fee of $35, but if you have been thinking about trying airbrushing, but afraid to drop [...]


Reminder – Invictus and Animus Contest

Just a quick reminder, if you haven’t seen our Helion Invictus Contest Post, check it out. With just 5 days to go before the drawing, we are going to make it even EASIER to enter since the posts on the Facebook pages has moved down the page. All you need to do is go LIKE the Hobby Town USA Orland [...]



Win a Brand New Helion Invictus and More!

Ok, so if you haven’t heard about our Big Squid RC Bash and Swap Meet, you need to click that link! To help us get people excited for the bash our friends from Hobby Town USA Orland Park have given us two vehicles to give away! A Helion Invictus and a Helion Animus. So how do you enter to win? [...]



Hobby Town USA National Convention

Today a few of us are in Nebraska at the 2012 Hobby Town National Convention. Last night we did a quick talk where we introduced the Sharpie Pro-Line Dominus to a room full of excited show goers. Today we have a few meetings with a couple of the big name players here at the show, and will do our best [...]



June Hobby Outlook is Live

As you all know by now we also do articles for the official Hobby Town online magazine called Hobby Outlook. Well the June Hobby Outlook has gone just gone live. Our article this month was on basic Basher Maintenance. Simple and quick things you can do to keep your ride in good basher health. Nothing crazy or difficult, just quick [...]


traxxas xo-1 contest


That’s right, we are giving away our Traxxas XO-1!!! Very soon we will be done with our Traxxas XO-1 Review, and we figure why not give it away to one of our fans! This contest is a little different than our others so please read all the rules, and make sure you do all the steps! How to Enter: 3 [...]


Hobby Outlook Winter

Get Ready for Winter Bashing in Hobby Outlook is Live

As some of you know, we work with the Hobby Town folks for their Hobby Outlook online magazine. This issue we did a piece on Getting Ready for Winter Bashing. A lot of us are gearing up for some serious snow fun, and if you have a vehicle that did not come prepared for the wet and snow, we offer [...]


radient ascend charger

Radient Ascend Charger

The Radient folks have a new charger that is going to be a Hobby Town exclusive. It’s called the Radient Ascend, and can charge NiCd/NiMH as well as LiPO and LiFe. It’s an upgrade from the Radient Primal as this one can charge at 6 Amps. It can charge 1-8 NiMH cells and 2-3 LiPo cells. It also has a [...]


Radient Primal Charger

Hobby Town has a new exclusive charger coming its way in the form of the Radient Primal Charger. The fact is that LiPos rock, and NiMH…not so much. If you wanna charge LiPos however, you need to have a LiPo charger. LiPo chargers cost coin though. The Primal fixes almost all of those issues. 4.0A [...]


BSRC Hobby Outlook Vol3 I2

Hobby Outlook Vol. 2 Issue 3 featuring Big Squid RC!

Everyone loves to bash with some style… If you need a couple pointers, be sure to check out Hobby Outlook this month! Our own Brian “Bad Boy Basher” has an excellent 4 page article covering exactly what it takes to bash big, and bash in style. Check it out, then head down to your local Hobby Town [...]


HobbyTown Firestorm BSRC

HobbyTown USA Exclusive HPI E-Firestorm 10HT

Fans and shoppers of Hobby Town will be glad to see they have a new exclusive version of the HPI E-Firestorm 10HT avaliable. This version comes with all the standard features of the 10HT like a brushed motor, full ball bearings, and all metal diffs. However, this verison now comes with the upgraded 2.4GHz radio system and waterproof [...]


Hobby Town – Orland Park, IL. HUGE SALE! Again!

Once again our local Hobby Town is having an amazing sale this Friday and Saturday! They have a 25% off coupon anything in the store! If it’s not in the store, and special order, you get 15% off!! If you were thinking about picking up a new vehicle, with 25% off, NOW is the time! Click the image [...]


Kyosho Mini Z Event at Hobby Town USA – Orland Park, IL

This coming Saturday at our local HobbyTown USA – Orland Park they are having a Kyosho Mini Z event to help celebrate the arrival of a TON of Mini Z stuff! The event will be happening Saturday, October 9th, from 11am to 6pm. There will be FREE racing and prizes! Stop by the store, check it out, [...]