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I have been a big fan of the mini helicopter craze. They are sooo much easier to fly then their larger counterparts, and they are dang durable! Venom has just come out with a new one called the Venom Beacon It comes RTF (Ready To Fly) with LED Navigation lights and a 2.4GHz FM [...]
The Traxxas Slash is by far the biggest hit in the RC industry right now. Companies, tracks, racing organizations, and the media are all scrambling to get parts, hop-ups, classes, and articles out as fast as possible involving the Slash and its nitro brother the Slayer. (Can’t leave him out…. 😉 The Slash is nothing really that [...]
If you are a Traxxas owner that needs some extra power, Venom is coming out with 8 cell 9.6v battery packs with the Traxxas connectors on them! They are available in 3000mah, 4200mah, and 5000mah packs. They are designed to be used in the Traxxas Slash, Rustler, and Stampede.
I just got the official press relase from Venom about their new Venom Creeper Rock Crawler! It’s a 1/10th scale, 2.2 Class Rock Crawler, and it’s designed to be used by anyone from beginner’s to pros. Some features are front and rear locking differentials that can be set manually, or with an optional micro servo! The truck [...]
I would like to welcome our latest addition to the Big Squid RC Family, Mr. Jason Annis! Jason has been a pro-driver for a few years now with a bunch of big wins under his belt. He is one of the awesome drivers we had at the iHobby Expo 2008, wowing the crowd and bashing his [...]
The iHobby Expo 2008 pictures just keep coming! I’ll try not to overload the front page, so you will probably have to click the ‘read more’ button or something on the bottom to see the rest. The LargeScaleRC guys are cool. They don’t even beat me up when I do stuff like [...]
We still have a bunch of iHobby Expo 2008 pictures that we haven’t published, so I think we’ll just post them up in sections. I don’t want to overload the page here with pictures, so you will probably have to click the ‘read more’ button or something on the bottom to see the rest. These first few pictures are [...]
In late October, a bunch of RC Speed fanatics got together in Quincy Illinois to put down some street burning times. Everyone seems to be after the Worlds Fastest RC Car title these days, and these guys wanted to get in some practice. The host was Pro Driver Tim Mohr, and good friend Mike [...]
This sounds kinda cool. Real Flight and Great Planes are hosting a video contest! Basically, pull off some insane crazy RC stunt flying moves that you could never pull off in real life, post the video to youtube, and hope people vote for your video! The winner gets a $1000 shopping spree! You have till March 1st, 2009! You [...]
Here is a great picture we just got in for the Fan Pictures section, and to enter the Big Squid RC Contest. Looks like someone hat their T-Maxx in the muddy stuff. True sign of a basher! Great shot! Keep those pictures coming in, we love to get them!
You know, it’s cool stuff like this that makes me want to find some more hotspots for RC Drifting in the area! HPI Racing has put out their LED Super Light System for 1/10th scale drift cars. It has 17 light bulbs with 6 different lighting modes. Headlights, tail lights, turn signals, side indicators, brake [...]
For all those who have run out to buy the HPI Racing Baja 5T only to find yourself looking like everyone else at the track, you are in luck! HPI Racing just released the clear Baja 5T body. It comes trimmed, with decals, and logo’s. Very cool! So get out there and get your paint on!
HPI Racing has announced the new Outlaw Wheels for the Baja 5T 1/5th scale trucks. They come in chrome, black, white, and gunmetal. They also come with a 4mm or 10mm offset. These are beadlock setups, so no need for glue (yeah!) and run about $35 a pair. Note, the beadlock rings must be ordered [...]
Tons more Fan Pictures for the Big Squid RC Contest are starting to come in! Remember, we are giving away a BRAND NEW RTR Duratrax RT-X 27 at the end of the year! You don’t have many months left to get those pictures in! Thanks to everyone who sent in this last batch [...]
Where is the 8th scale brushless revolution? Has that “trend of the day” already been surpassed? The technology has been available to make this work for at least a year now, but there are only two non-conversion 8th scale electric buggies out on the market right now, the Caster EX-1R, and the Losi Eight-E. It’s been more than 2 years [...]