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2015 HobbyTown USA National Convention Wrap Up

With this post we bring a wrap to our HobbyTown USA National Convention coverage. The ’15 show was awesome, an extremely well run event with loads of fun for attendees and lots of business opportunities for the manufacturers. Take a look at the pictures below to get a better feel for what we saw at the show and we would [...]


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Hitec at the 2015 HobbyTown USA Convention

Among our favorite booths at the HobbyTown USA Convention was from Hitec. You know Hitec as a leading producer of high quality servos and they didn’t disappoint at the show. They had a bunch of their new servos on display, plus a number of other new electronics. Some of our notes from the Hitec booth include- * Hitec is celebrating 25 [...]



THE Cub Report, Version- Get Your Fight On

Yes, I’m still in recovery mode after the HobbyTown USA National Convention in Lincoln Nebraska from last week, but here are some of my thoughts from the show- 1. Why do you even care about HTCON 2015? Well you should, with no iHobby Expo this year (next one is spring ’16), it was basically the biggest surface show in the USA [...]


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Castle Creations at the 2015 HobbyTown USA Convention

There was certainly some buzz coming out of the Castle Creations room at the HobbyTown USA Convention because of their newly announced X Series speed controllers. Castle had the new X series XL controller and the Micro X on display, both of which you should start seeing in local hobby shops in the near future. Some news and notes from [...]


Kyosho HobbyTown 2015

Kyosho America at the HobbyTown National Convention

Another big supporter of the 2015 HobbyTown USA Convention was the friendly folks from Kyosho America. If you’ve been reading our front page lately, then you’ll already know that Kyosho has announced a bunch of new products this year and many of them were on display in their room/booth at the show. Some of the highlights were- * Our Bash Crew [...]


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Fire Brand RC at HTCON 2015

Who is Fire Brand RC? They are the makers of some very trick/trendy rc gear for just about every form of bashing. They are perhaps best known for their drifting gear, but they also carry some very cool wraps and off-road wheels and tires. We spent a great deal of time hanging out in their booth at the HobbyTown USA Convention, [...]


Pro-Line Racing HobbyTown USA 2015

Pro-Line Racing at the HobbyTown USA Convention

We’ve been attending the HobbyTown USA Convention in Lincoln Nebraska for several years now, and every year we’ve been there, so have the ever friendly crew from Pro-Line Racing. For this year’s show P-L sent out Gerardo and John to show off their latest products and to answer any questions that show goers might have had. Some of the highlights [...]


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Horizon Hobby at the 2015 HobbyTown USA Convention

Sporting a huge room at the ’15 HobbyTown USA Convention was our friends from Horizon Hobby. Ice cold Rockstar Energy Drinks were in abundance (they have a collaboration with them) as were snacks to keep tired convention attendees going. If you haven’t already noticed, Horizon is placing a big emphasis on staying at the front edge of the latest technology. For [...]


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HPI Racing at the HobbyTown USA National Convention

The good folks at HPI Racing have long been supporters of the HobbyTown USA National Convention. Over the years, we’ve not only had a geat time just hanging out with them, but we’ve also learned a lot about the industry side of things from them. At this year’s show HPI had 3 very cool new products on display to grab [...]


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Firelands Group Booth - HobbyTown USA National Convention '1…

For the last two days the BigSquidRC Bash Crew has been roaming the halls at the 2015 HobbyTown USA National Convention in Lincoln Nebraska. One of the most important booths at the event was from the Firelands Group. You see, Firelands has multiple different lines ranging from surface to air products, all of which are exclusively available from your local [...]