The folks at Horizon Hobby have put out a cool video featuring the new Blade Nano QX FPV quadcopter. In the video below you’ll see “The Steve”, Horizon’s version of The Stig, going to head to head against “The Red Giant” on a very cool quadcopter course that even includes a bowling section. Yes, the video shows bowling with rc quadcopters! The video is short and worth a watch so check it out to see what kind of fun you can have with FPV quads.
The Blade Nano QX FPV with Fat Shark Teleporter V4 5.8GHz headset shown in the video is available right now with a street price of $419. To get more details hit up This Link over on the Horizon Hobby website.
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On Christmas morning some people might dream of finding a puppy, or a football, or in the case of Cubby, a new Ferrari under their tree. However, for the hardcore rc hobbyist, they dream of high-end rc gear, and it doesn’t get much more high-end than the Futaba 4PX transmitter. Watch the video below to see some highlights and features of the 4PX. With a 3.5″ display, 40 model memory, and telemetry, who wouldn’t want one under their tree on Christmas morning? To get full details on the 4PX simply hit up This Link over on the Futaba website.
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If you really want to get your rc blood pumping, the latest video from 5150 Productions and Pro-Line will do it. The Come Drive With Us video featuring the IFMAR 8th Scale Worlds has some pretty incredible action footage along with loads of interviews. From the opening ceremonies to the newly crowned world champ spraying champagne after the win, the video gives an in depth look at how it all went down at the biggest race of the year. Also featured in the video were some of the hottest new products from Pro-Line like their Trifecta Lexan 8th scale buggy wing, their new fuel stick, and of course their world championship winning tires.
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Everybody likes a good bash video and you can look below to see the Pro-Line crew getting in some trigger time with their new 3.8″ Interco Super Swamper Tires. The Super Swampers can bring a cool scale look to your monster truck while giving it exception side bite and more forward traction. They are priced at $34 and you can get more details at This Link over on Pro-Line’s website.
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Have you tried out one of the Dromida 18th scalers yet? They are affordable and small enough to be a blast in small spaces. Dromida has released a new video to show off the LED Lights and some of the other features of their latest vehicles- the DB4.18 buggy and the DT4.18 truck. Both new releases have a more scale appearance and both come in at under $120. Watch the video below to see more of their features and you can hit up This Link for even more details.
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If you’ve been living in a cave the last few years you might not have heard that FPV is all the rage in the air community. Recently Hobbico announced an FPV version of their extremely popular Proto-X Quadcopter. The Proto-X FPV allows you to fly via watching a video feed on its transmitter, plus you can record and download the video from your flight. Check out the video below to learn more about the features of the Proto-X FPV and to see exactly what video shot from the Proto-X FPV looks like.
The Proto-X FPV is priced at $229 and you can get one on pre-order at This Link over on the Tower Hobbies website.
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While the last couple of years might have been considered “quiet” for HPI Racing, there are industry insiders now saying that HPI is ready to go big in 2015. Perhaps a sign of that was their activity at SEMA this year. They introduced a trick new RTR ’15 Mustang Spec 5 Concept Car, and generally put on quite a show with hotshot drift guru Vaughn Gittin Jr.. Check out the video below to see MASSIVE amounts of tire smoking action, not only from the full size Mustang, but also from the HPI version.
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Some of you might remember the “Breakout” video that became popular last Christmas that featured Dromida vehicles. Well, they are back at it again this year. Check out the video below to see what is new in the Dromida line-up, as well as a pretty cool door opening scene featuring the BX4.18 buggy. You can hit up This Link to check out the official Dromida website.
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Our guy Craig “The Uber Ramp Guy” Nelson brought it big time to iHobby this year. Below you’ll find a video showing a couple of things you don’t normally see, a 5th scale monster truck doing a standing backflip and also pulling a massive backflip over the spine ramp at our iHobby demo track. The truck Craig used was a Redcat Rampage MT-e powered by a Castle Creations 2028 brushless motor using a Mamba Monster XL 2 ESC. Check out the video below to see 5th scale electric being taken to all new heights.
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Wow! Do you want your mind blown by an amazing video from OK GO? To make it even better, it’s filmed by a RC copter! No quadcopter this time around, the shadow makes it look like a octocopter.
The above shot is one of the only I could actually spot the Octocopter, actually just the shadow in action. I’m sure the OK GO guys will follow up with a ‘Making Of’ because this video is truly amazing (like all of theirs) but this has really gone to the next level again! Keep up the great work guys!
Spotted the shadow around the 58 second mark. Enjoy!
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There is no better way to kick off a week than with a good bash video. The folks over at Kyosho have worked up a new video showing off the bashing capability of their new FO-XX nitro and brushless trucks. It sports some heavy metal music and plenty of heavy metal bashing, check it out below.
The nitro FO-XX is priced at $489 while the brushless version weighs in at $519. Get more details on them over on the official Kyosho America website.
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What happens when you combine cold/slick conditions with speed running a Castle Creations brushless powered 5th scale monster truck on 8S LiPo? Check out the video below to find out. Our own Craig “The Crazy Ramp Builder Guy” recently took his Redcat 5th scale monster truck out for some top speed runs and I can assure you nothing good becomes of it.
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You saw the a unveiling, the first drive, and the review. Still want more?
Now it’s time to watch the Pro-Line Racing PRO-MT get built!
Our in house fix it guy Wrench sat down and did the full build in about 2 hours. We won’t make you watch that long though, the video is super speedy so you get it all in about 3 minutes!
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