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Losi Electric Conversion Kit LST2 XXL2

Losi Electric Conversion Kit for the LST-2 & XXL-2

Have an old fuel burning Losi LST that you want to convert to electric? If so, Losi has announced a new Electric Conversion Kit to make the switch over easy. * Comes with high quality Losi parts * Proven design for durability and performance * Converts any LST based truck over to brushless The kit has a street price of $99, a part number [...]

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Blade Chroma Camera Drone Unboxing

We got our hands on the new Blade Chroma Camera Drone from Horizon Hobby, and have already started testing for the review. Out of the box, they have done a lot of stuff right. The battery sizes are impressive in both the quadcopter AND the transmitter. The flying crew here have been chomping at the bit to get their hands [...]

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Spektrum AR7210BX

From the Future: Unboxing the Spektrum AR7210BX Flybarl…

Hey guys, this past weekend I had a blast at the IRCHA Jamboree 2015 (Coverage post in the works), but what is funny is a contest Horizon Hobby was running giving away the Spektrum AR7210BX flybarless unit and receiver featuring the new SAFE (Sensor Assisted Flight Envelope) before its October release. It’s only funny since of the 6 available, I received one of them [...]

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Losi 14th Mini Desert Truck

Losi 1/14 4wd Mini Desert Truck

What do you get when you take geometry from a Losi Mini 8IGHT and trim it out for the Dakar Rally? You get the new Losi 1/14th Mini Desert Truck. 4wd with a brushless power plant, the Mini Desert Truck has a scale appearance and should be a great little basher. Some of its highlights include- * 4500kV Dynamite brushless motor * [...]

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Spektrum AVC Testing in 2WD Traxxas Slash Video

We have been recently working on some articles talking about Spektrum AVC from Horizon Hobby because assisted control can really benefit a lot of people. We aren’t all pro drivers, but you want to feel and drive like when when you are on the track. Even basher may need a little help hitting a ramp now and then, and we [...]

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Horizon Hobby HobbyTown USA

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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ECX Ruckus Brushless 4wd Review

ECX Brushless 4wd Ruckus Monster Truck Review

Want to talk about prime bashing machines? Then lets talk about brushless 4wd monster trucks, arguably the premier weapon of choice by backyard bashers across the globe. Today we’ll be talking a good close look at the entry from ECX into that class, the Ruckus Brushless 4wd with AVC from Horizon Hobby. Can it bash with the best of them? [...]

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Horizon Hobby Sphero

Horizon Hobby to Distribute Sphero Products

Soon, thanks to the folks at Horizon Hobby, you’ll be able to buy Sphero products from your local Horizon dealer. Ok, so you know who Horizon is, they are a major distributor to your local hobby shop and have lines like ECX, Vaterra, Blade, Losi, and Spektrum. But who is Sphero? Some of you may recognize their products from shops [...]

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Chroma

Take Photography to New Heights with the Blade Chroma C…

After the recent price drop of the 350 QX3, Blade released info on their latest camera drone series: the Chroma. Utilizing 4k, 1080p, or allowing use with a GoPro, you can take great video and stills on the fly! Two ready to fly packages features the Yuneec made ST-10 radio system and CGO2+ camera/gimbal combo, and Chroma drones equipped with that radio will have [...]

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UMX Whipit DLG

Unboxing the UMX Whipit DLG

E-Flite must know I am not the world’s best airplane pilot (I mean, I’m a basher, so nothing is beyond lawn dart status), so they send me a UMX Whipit DLG (Discus Launch Glider). This glider can be thrown like a frisbee or paper airplane, and only has a rudder and elevator, so you rely on wind and thermal pockets to keep the [...]

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ImmersionRC Vortex Race Quad

Horizon Hobby to distribute the ImmersionRC Vortex Raci…

Wanna go fast, like really fast? The new Vortex Racing Quad from ImmersionRC is built for speed and will be available from Horizon Hobby. The Vortex utilizes a carbon fiber chassis and high performance electronics to deliver an incredible high-speed experience. After watching the video below, the entire BSRC Bash Crew was amazed at what the Vortex was able to [...]

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Blade Glimpse

Enjoy the visual with the Blade Glimpse quadcopter!

Looking for the best way to practice FPV without goggles? Grab a Blade Glimpse quadcopter and your smartphone and take to the sky! Using a WiFi based 720p camera, a video downlink with an 80 foot range gives you a live view of what you quadcopter can ‘see’. Other features include:Fully assembled, no building necessary SAFE® technology makes learning to fly a [...]

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Sky High Film Festival

Horizon Drone Featured on NBC’s Today Show

Last Friday NBC’s Today Show ran a segment on the New York City Drone Film Festival, the first event celebrating the art of Drone Cinematography. During the nearly 4 minute segment, NBC’s Kerry Sanders talks about the film festival as well as showing off some of the latest Drone technology from Horizon Hobby. Click Right Here to check out the [...]

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Horizon AVC Ice Driving Video

Horizon Hobby AVC Ice Driving Challenge Video

Is it possible to drive a 2wd brushless buggy on pure ice without spinning out? Sure it is, you can either barely give it any throttle and go super slow, or you can engage Horzon’s AVC Active Vehicle Control system and let it do its thing. Watch the informative video above to learn more about how AVC can make it [...]

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ECX KickFlip BeatBox Review

ECX BeatBox & KickFlip Review – Horizon Hobby

ECX made a big splash with the announcement of their 1/36th scale KickFlip buggy and BeatBox truck. Not only was their small size big news, but also their very affordable price point. We’ve spent a couple months thrashing the BeatBox and KickFlip to find out everything we could about them. Are they truly hobby grade? Do they have enough power [...]

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