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Ares XView FPV Drone

Ares XView FPV Drone

New from Ares and coming to a HobbyTown USA near you is the XView FPV Drone. The XView features a high-quality WiFi camera and makes FPV flying affordable. Here are some of its highlights- * Fully immersive FPV flying experience * Comes with mobile FPV VR headset that holds your 4.7 – 6.0” smartphone * Smooth & advanced accelerometer processing * 3 different flight [...]

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Helion Conquest 10B XLR

Helion Conquest 10B XLR Buggy

Just announced by Helion is a new 1/10th scale 2wd buggy called the Conquest 10B XLR. The Conquest 10B XLR is aimed at the bash crowd and comes with a 3S capable brushless power system. When run on the included NiMH pack the Conquest is said to do around 25 mph, but when run on 3S LiPo it is capable [...]

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Helion Conquest 10MT Monster Truck

Helion Conquest 10MT XB & XLR Monster Trucks

Just announced by Helion is the Conquest 10MT XB and Conquest 10MT XLR. Both trucks look perfect for backyard bashing and are 1/10th scale 2wd RTRs. The biggest difference between the two is power systems, the XB comes with a brushed 550 and 40 amp ESC, while the XLR comes with a 3300kV brushless motor and 50 amp ESC. The [...]

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Helion Rock Rider

Helion Rock Rider

Coming soon to a HobbyTown USA near you is the Rock Rider from Helion. The Rock Rider is a 1/10th scale 4wd off-roader with independent front suspension and a solid axle in the rear. Whether you are bashing around the backyard, or going on a long trail drive, the Rock Rider is designed for hours of fun. * Scale realistic details [...]

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Helion Animus 18DT

Helion Animus 18DT

Adding to their extensive line-up of 18th scalers, Helion has just announced the Animus 18DT. The 18DT is modeled after a modern day Dakar race truck and is aimed right at the bashing market. LED lights come standard on the 18DT and it is powered by a 370 brushed motor with 1100mAh NiMH battery. Some of its other features include- * [...]

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HobbyTown USA And AMain Hobbies Pardner Up

Now here is some big industry news, HobbyTown USA has just announced a partnership with AMain Hobbies. Read the press release below to get the full scoop, but to boil it down, AMain will be handling Hobbytown’s on-line merchandising, while HobbyTown USA will be licensing the AMain name to retail stores. This should be good news for brick & mortar [...]

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Ares Crossfire Racing Quad

Ares Crossfire 250 FPV Racing Quadcopter

The FPV racing scene is exploding right now with new entries popping up left and right. The latest comes from Ares with their Crossfire Racing Quad. The Crossfire is a 250 class quad that was designed from the ground up for incredible performance. The Crossfire comes fully assembled to help make it a great starter quad for FPV racing. It also [...]

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Helion Four 10SC

Helion Select Four 10SC 4WD Short Course Truck

The first vehicle to launch under Helion’s new higher end Select line is the Four 10SC. The Four 10SC is engineered to perform with the best in its class, while providing a great value. What lies under the 10SC’s hood? * IKONNIK Xenon ET4 2.4GHz radio with beginner mode, 10 model memory, drop-down wheel, adjustable grips, & left or right handed [...]

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Ares RC Spidex 3D Quadcopter Drone

Ares RC Spidex 3D Drone

Want to try your hand at 3D drone flying? If so, Ares RC has a new quad that makes it easy, the Spidex 3D. Just hit a button and the Spidex 3D is flying upside down, then its innovative software takes over and makes it easy to keep on flying upside down. * 3 different flying rates * 6-axis control * Easy to [...]

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Ikonnik ET4 Radio System

Ikonnik ET4 Radio System

Want a radio with a drop down wheel? Want a radio that can be easily switched for a lefty? Want a radio that comes with 3 different grips to fit your hand perfectly? Want a radio with adjustable wheel tension and the wheel can be adjusted fore-aft? Want a radio with 10 model memory? Then, to top it off, you [...]

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Helion Animus 18MT

Helion Animus 18MT RTR Monster Truck

Coming soon to a HobbyTown USA near you is the Helion Animus 18MT. The 18MT marks the latest addition to the successful Animus line of 1/18th scaled vehicles from Helion and should make for a nice little basher with its monster truck style body and tires. Some of the highlights of the 18MT include- * All weather electronics * Brushed 370 motor * [...]

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Fire Brand RC

Fire Brand RC Picked Up By Multiple HobbyTown USA Locations

There is some big news for all you Fire Brand RC fans out there, they have been picked up by over 35 HobbyTown USA stores. Soon it will be much easier to find all those trick Fire Brand RC bodies, wheels & tires, and chassis wraps at your local hobby shop! Congrats to the entire crew at Fire Brand for [...]

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HobbyTown USA National Convention

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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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 [...]

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Ares FPV-HD Review (16)

Ares Ethos FPV/HD Review

Ares RC brought us their next big hit, or hits, actually: the Ethos FPV and Ethos HD. The two new quads Feature different video packages, but are they still as good in the flying and durability categories as their previous vehicles? Check out my thoughts on these aerial photography multirotors below… From: Ares RC Direct Link: FPV and HD Unboxing Pictures: BigSquidRC Unboxes the Ethos [...]

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