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Spektrum Trade Up Program 2018

Spektrum Trade-Up Program 2018

Going on now is the 2018 Spektrum Trade-Up Program. This program allows you to save some cash on a new Spektrum transmitter when trading in an older unit. After a qualifying trade-in, you can save up to $40 on the purchase of your next radio. Want all the finer details? That’s easy, just hit This Link to make the jump over [...]

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Spektrum DX8e Air Transmitter

Spektrum DX8e 8-Channel Air Transmitter

Recently announced by Spektrum is the DX8e air transmitter. The DX8e is the perfect radio for new flyers with an ever expanding fleet of aircraft. Featuring four model types, telemetry, and over a 250 model memory, the DX8e is extremely versatile and easy to use. Here are some of its highlights- * DSMX technology * Spektrum AirWare firmware * 8 channels of output * [...]

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Losi LST 3XL-E Monster Truck Review

Losi LST 3XL-E Monster Truck Review

The war at the top of bash mountain is beyond fierce. You’ve got large scale short course trucks, you’ve got massively over-powered 1/8 monster trucks, you’ve got low slung truggies that seem to be glued to the ground in the corners, etc. One of the trucks at the top for Losi is the LST 3XL-E from Horizon Hobby. The LST [...]

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Blade Theory Type W Team Edition

Blade Theory Type W Team Edition

Are you like Ricky Bobby and just wanna go fast? If so, the new Theory Type W Team Edition BNF Basic from Blade RC should be right down your alley. The Theory Type W is also known as “Black Lightning” for its speed and maneuverability, watch the Dub-Step-Cubby approved video below to see just how fast! * Designed for pro-level FPV [...]

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Losi Tenacity-T Truggy

Losi Tenacity-T RTR Truggy

Just announced by Losi is the Tenacity-T ready to run truggy. The Tenacity-T was designed from the ground up for rugged bashing performance. With 4wd and a powerful Dynamite brushless power system, the Tenacity-T is ready to go big. Better still, select Horizon Hobby dealers will be receiving a demonstration Tenacity-T. This will allow you guys a chance to actually test [...]

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Horizon FPV Video

FPV Video – Circuit de Horizon Hobby

Recently uploaded by Horizon Hobby is a new FPV action video featuring legendary racer Juan Pablo Montoya and Losi’s Scott Cramer. The video shows off what it looks like to race an Associated RC10F6 using Spektrum FPV technology. Watch the video below to see Juan and Scott speed around Horizon Hobby on a custom built office track to determine the [...]

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Losi Super Baja Rey Review

Losi Super Baja Rey Review

There are a couple of trends that we’ve been seeing in recent years. We’ve been seeing vehicles get bigger and more scale looking. The Losi Super Baja Rey is not only big, coming in at 1/6th scale, but it is also designed to look exactly like a full sized short course race truck. The big Losi also sports serious power [...]

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Losi Super Baja Rey

The Storm Is Here – The Losi Super Baja Rey!!!

Here is the storm that Horizon Hobby has been teasing, the new Losi Super Baja Rey. The Super Baja Rey is a large 1/6th Scale off-road truck that was designed for serious bashing fun! Our BigSquidRC Bash Crew has had the pleasure of already getting in wheel time with the Super Baja Rey and we can say that it is truly [...]

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Spektrum iX12

Spektrum iX12 12-Channel DSMX Air Transmitter

New for all you pilots out there is the iX12 from Spektrum. The iX12 sports a whopping 12 channels, this makes it quite versatile, allow it to be used in a huge variety of different applications. Spektrum touts the iX12 as the “first truly Intelligent Radio” and it indeed sports a ton of next-gen features. Here are some of its [...]

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Vaterra 1968 Ford F-100 Ascender BND

Vaterra 1968 Ford F-100 Ascender BND

Last night we posted a new teaser from Vaterra. Today we get to post full details on the new 1968 Ford F-100 Ascender BND. The ’68 Ford comes pre-built but does not include a radio as it is a Bind-N-Drive. Working LED lights also come standard, here are some of its other highlights- * Fully licensed body * Era correct, two-tone paint [...]

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Horizon Hobby Rocky Mountain Hobby Expo

Horizon Hobby At The 2017 Rocky Mountain Hobby Expo

To open up our coverage of the 2017 Rocky Mountain Hobby Expo we dropped by the Horizon Hobby booth. The Horizon crew was located right next to our booth and was filled with all the latest and greatest in hobby gear. In addition to a normal style booth, Horizon also had a pretty trick try-me area. The try-me area was set-up [...]

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Spektrum DX5C

Spektrum DX5C Radio System

New from Spektrum is the affordable DX5C. The DX5C was designed to offer a long list of features at a price that won’t break the bank. Here are some of its highlights- * 5 fully proportional channels * AVC electronic stability control * Race inspired ergonomics * Proven DSMR technology * Easy to read display * Adjustable steering wheel * Easy to learn SimpleScroll programming * Servo speed [...]

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Spektrum DX5R Review

Spektrum DX5R from Horizon Hobby Review

With the introduction of the DX5R, the folks at Spektrum and Horizon Hobby hoped to produce the ultimate basher radio. To be bashing oriented, it means to offer a whole lot of bang for the buck and the DX5R comes loaded with features for a very reasonable price point. We’ve been using the DX5R for a couple of months now [...]

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Spektrum Lap Timer System

Spektrum Lap Timer System

New from Spektrum is an affordable Lap Timer System. Spektrum’s new timing system was designed to be easy to use, as well as accurate. * Costs less than $80 to get started * Uses infrared technology w/ Spektrum’s telemetry capability * Lap times can be called out automatically via a Spektrum Gen II or III transmitter * Handles any number of racers * Can be [...]

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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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