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Spektrum S6390BL Brushless Servo

Spektrum S6930BL Brushless Servo

New from Spektrum is the S6930BL servo. The latest servo from Spektrum is powered by an efficient brushless motor and was designed for 1/8th scale buggy and truggy. Here are some of its highlights- * Speed – 0.09 sec/60 deg @ 8.4V * Torque – 312 oz-in @ 8.4V * Steel gears * Dual bearings * 23 tooth output shaft * Input voltage up to 8.4 [...]

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Pro Boat Veles 29 Brushless Catamaran RTR

Pro Boat Veles 29″ Brushless Catamaran

To help you get your thrills on the water later this summer, Pro Boat has announced the Veles 29″ Brushless Catamaran. The Veles is powered by a water cooled 6-pole 2000kV brushless motor. Hand-laid fiberglass is used for its hull and canopy, while a break-away rudder can come in handy for those nasty obstacles under the water. * Removable interior * Adjustable [...]

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Spektrum DX6R Vs DX5R Comparison

Radio Comparision – Spektrum DX6R Vs The Spektrum DX5R

While RTR radios have come a long ways, they still leave a lot to be desired for the rc enthusiast. Upgrading from the stock radio to a higher-end unit can really help make life better for you. How is that? A good radio can control all your cars so you don’t have to drag around a whole box of RTR [...]

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Spektrum DX5R Unboxing

Unboxing The Spektrum DX5R

Have you ever wanted a radio with high-end features that didn’t come with a high-end price? That is exactly what the Spektrum DX5R is slated to do. The DX5R has pro-class ergonomics, like an adjustable drop down wheel, and is loaded with features, yet sports a street price of only $279. We have been testing the DX5R, but before our review [...]

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Everybody’s Scalin’ – The Joys of a Good Radio

One of the most peculiar things about large trail runs are the abundance of cheap radios that you see. Now, that would not be a surprise if all of the vehicles were standard run-of-the-mill RTR’s, but most are not. There are rigs completely decked out to the 9’s with expensive power plants, high dollar servos, more aluminum than a Coca-Cola factory….and [...]

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Spektrum DX6R Review

Spektrum DX6R Radio Review

While the BigSquidRC Bash Crew doesn’t make a point of reviewing all the latest “racer” oriented gear, we do make a point out of reviewing higher-end products when possible. It is true that most bashers use products at the lower end of the price range, yet there are still plenty of them that have no problem cutting the check for [...]

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2017 Horizon Hobby RC Fest

Event Coverage – 2017 Horizon Hobby RC Fest

Last weekend the BigSquidRC Bash Crew had the pleasure of attending the 2017 Horizon Hobby RC Fest. Modeled after Horizon’s drone event that was held in Florida last year, RC Fest took place in Monticello Illinois and was used to showcase all of Horizon’s different product lines. Consumers, dealers, and media, flocked to Eli Field to see all of Horizon’s new [...]

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Losi Ten-MT Review

Losi Ten-MT Monster Truck Review

Losi, once a brand for racers only, is now a company known as much for great bash machines as it is for winning national championships. Over the last few months we’ve been driving, jumping, crashing, and generally abusing the Ten-MT Monster Truck, a truck that Losi has produced to help dominate the basher market. The Ten-MT is pure basher with [...]

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Horizon Hobby Weak Signals 2017

Horizon Hobby Booth At Weak Signals 2017

Horizon Hobby has been a huge supporter of Weak Signals for many years, this year their booth was massive and filled with all sorts of rc goodies. With the Weak Signals show being one where products are sold directly to consumers, one end of the Horizon Hobby booth was dedicated to sales, while the other part displayed all of their [...]

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Spektrum DX2E ACTIVE Speedometer Bundle

Spektrum DX2E ACTIVE Speedometer Bundle

Earlier today we posted about the new Losi Tenacity short course truck. As mentioned there, Spektrum is progressing the game and they have just announced their DX2E ACTIVE Speedometer Bundle. The speedometer bundle attaches to your Spektrum DX2E ACTIVE controller and shows your truck’s speed in real time. This makes it easier than ever to get a MPH reading while [...]

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Losi Tenacity SCT

Losi Tenacity SCT

Now here is something really cool, the new Losi Tenacity SCT RTR can be used with an optional digital speedometer that can attach to the included Spektrum DX2E. You can also use an optional phone mount to display the Spektrum Dashboard App on your phone to show you telemetry data. So not only do you get a rugged 4wd RTR [...]

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Spektrum Ryan Dunford Interview

Interview With Spektrum’s Ryan Dunford

A few weeks ago Spektrum announced their innovative S6240RX Servo. Servos don’t usually get a lot of attention, but the Spektrum unit is quite unique as it features a built in receiver. The BigSquidRC Bash Crew decided to get with Spektrum to learn more about it, and while we had them at our ear, to ask a number of other [...]

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Horizon Hobby 8xEIGHT Tournament

Horizon Hobby 8xEIGHT Tournament

Right now Horizon Hobby is holding their 8xEIGHT Tournament. The Horizon Hobby contest puts some of their most popular products against each other in a March Madness style tournament. There are products from Losi, Spektrum, Blade, E-flite, Pro Boat, and Hanger 9 in the contest, use This Link to head over to Horizon’s Facebook page to get your vote on. Give [...]

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Furious Moskito 70 Spektrum

Spektrum Compatible Furious Moskito 70

Is the Spektrum Compatible Furious Moskito 70 the ultimate Whoop? It just might be with its seamless integration, ultra-small size, and powerful brushless motors. The Moskito 70 is small enough to be flown just about anywhere, with the kind of performance that should really get your heart pumping. Here are some of its highlights- * Smallest brushless quad on the planet * [...]

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Spektrum DX6R Video

Video – Spektrum DX6R Quick Start Guide

The folks over at Spektrum have posted a new Quick Start Guide Video for the DX6R transmitter. Watch the video shown above to see how fast and easy it is to set up and bind the DX6R to a receiver. The DX6R is a high-tech Android based transmitter that uses a touch screen to make set-up and adjustments easy, something [...]

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