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Ok guys, it’s finally here! The best RC show there is! The International iHobby Expo! It’s open to the public this weekend at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont Illinois, USA! The Big Squid RC gang is heading there Wednesday to start setting up the huge booth (2x as big as last year!) and get stuff [...]
In our usual effort to bring the news fist, we recently got our hands on some Pro-Line Racing photo’s of stuff they will be announcing and showing off at the iHobby Expo! Don’t tell Pro-Line! 😉 First up are these sweet looking Short Course Sand/Snow tires for the Traxxas Slash and HPI Blitz! For those near a beach, or looking [...]
Recently we talked about the Castle Creations Mamba Max Pro shipping, well here’s a quick picture of what you get. If you had one on order, sorry to ruin the surprise… uhmm Surprise! Check the official Castle Creations page for more details.
Introducing the Parma 1/10 RTB GBS Rubber Tire Body. The body has been designed for rubber tires on carpet or asphalt. It has a balanced .30 thickness and has been tested and refined for aggressive racing. It has a molded rear truck spoiler and works with the bolt-on rear wing. Visit the Parma Website for more [...]
There’s no doubt that rock crawling is huge right now. Losi has made some big innovations with their Mini-Rock Crawler and 2.2″ Class crawler. They have now added another innovative crawler to the family, only this time it’s a little one. Seeing a niche for desktop crawlers, Losi delivered with the 1/24 scale Micro Rock crawler. Don’t let [...]
News on several new “minis” has broken as of late, is there really any interest left in the small scale trucks? Horizon has released info on two very interesting models, first the 1/24th scale Micro Rock Crawler, and secondly, the 1/18th Mini Desert Buggy. The Micro Crawler may just be a bit too micro, I mean, just how many core [...]
Well, the hot news of the moment is the new Team Associated SC18! Well, at least the ad for the new SC18! We haven’t received any official press release on the vehicle yet, but we do have the ad! I’m sure we’ll have tons of pictures from iHobby Expo this week! So don’t forget to check all of [...]
The folks from RC Pro Products has just announced that Tanner Hagler is their newest team driver. Tanner runs in the South Pro Buggy and Arena Truck classes. Personally I think they picked him up so he keeps bringing the girls with! 😉 For more info, make sure to check out the official
The folks over at Slot and Wing Hobbies in Champaign, IL. are having a little bash thing at their track Saturday, Oct 17, 2009. The event starts at noon. A few of us are going to attend, and check out the action. It’s supposed to be cold and wet… but if you are in the area, try [...]
For those who are really into the scale look, and trying to give the Traxxas Slash all the short course realism they can, RPM RC is now shipping their new Rear Tail Light set for their Traxxas Slash rear bumper! Note these do NOT come with the LED’s! You will need to come up with the actual [...]
Looks like Team Associated and Reedy are throwing some new big power LiPO’s into the ring! They have just announced the new Reedy LiPo 3100 6S 22.2v and 3800mAh 5S 18.5v packs! The press release says they will fit the RC8e Electric Buggy, RC8Te Electric Truggy and SC8e! Wow. That’s some power for those vehicles! Both packs are rated [...]
Ok, this caught our attention today for sure! It looks like DuraTrax is coming out with a whole new line of RC Rock Crawling products under the name DuraTrax “GateKeeper” products! These new RC crawling products are coming from Austin “GateKeeper” Dunn who’s a pretty big name in the crawling scene! First up with the GateKeeper [...]
I just saw that ACER Racing has just released their new Ceramic Ball Bearing kit for the Tamiya M05. Like all their kits, it runs $89.99 with free delivery to your door.
While we have not seen an official press release, we have heard some rumblings that the Mamba Max Pro we caught in the wild a while back is now in stock, and shipping out from Castle Creations ! So if you had one on order, you’ll probably be seeing it in the mail soon! Check the official [...]