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JR America at E-Fest 2014

JR America at E-Fest 2014

Surface radios are no longer sold under the JR banner now days in America, but their air radios are alive and well. JR America’s booth at E-Fest 2014 was big and filled with electronic goodness. From uber high end transmitters to servos of every size, they have radio gear for all sorts of air applications. Hit up their Official Website [...]

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Horizon booth E-fest 2014

Horizon Hobby Booth at E-Fest 2014

Also in attendance at E-Fest 2014 were the folks from Horizon Hobby. Their large booth was well staffed and the BSRC Bash Crew had a great time picking their brains on some of their new air products. The newest item they had in the their booth was the Blade 200 QX. The 200 was just announced a couple of weeks [...]

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Horizon Hobby Video of Figure 8 Racing from Snowbirds 2014

The Snowbirds Nationals is one of the biggest rc races in the world. Each year hundreds of racers flock to Florida and race 24 hours a day to get their rc fix. All that racing can get stressful, so as a way of blowing off steam they hold a Figure 8 Race. Our friends over at Horizon Hobby took some [...]

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Spektrum 1/5 Scale Digital Surface Servo

2 New 1/5 Scale Digital Surface Servos from Spektrum

The Spektrum crew has been showing off a couple of new 5th scale servos at the Nurnberg Toy Fair. Both servos were designed to fix several problems that 5th scale drivers have like servo fade, low holding power, and crowbar effect. Using patent-pending Back EMF technology designed by Paul Beard, the new Spektrum 5th scale servos are designed not to [...]

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Pro Boat Rockstar 48 Gas Catamaran

Pro Boat Rockstar 48 Gas Powered Catamaran RTR

If you are looking for a big beast of a boat the new Rockstar 48 from Pro Boat should be something to look at. At 48″ long and powered by a 26cc gas engine, chances are if you are piloting one of these you will rule the waters at the local park. * Water-cooled Dynamite® 26cc gas engine * Capable of speeds [...]

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Hangar 9 Inverza 62 ARF

Hangar 9 Inverza 62 ARF

If you are looking for “big” performance the upcoming Hangar 9 Inversa 62 should be a plane to look at. The Inversa 62 is designed to be a versatile mix of style and performance. With acute attention to detail, it is said to be precision made for hardcore 3D action, while its large control surfaces should make it predictable to [...]

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Ultimate Comparison Chart 5IVE-T vs Desert Buggy XL

Check it out, we have the ultimate comparison charts of the Losi 5IVE-T vs the Desert Buggy XL for those that just can’t make up their mind. Sizes, weights, you name it.If you need a part number, the Losi Desert Buggy XL is LOS05001, and has a street price of $999. The 5IVE-T number is LOSB0019 and is about [...]

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Hangar 9 Spitfire Mk IXc ARF

Hangar 9 1/5th Scale Spitfire Mk IXc 30cc ARF

It’s all about scale realism in rc now days, and it doesn’t matter if its surface or air. For example, the latest offering from Hangar 9 is loaded with scale detailing. The Spitfire Mk IXc 30cc ARF looks just like the classic warbird that flew in WW2 with its accurate scale outline and markings. * Comes with printed, flat finish [...]

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Vaterra Halix Review

Review – Vaterra Halix 4wd Monster Truck

THE Vaterra Halix 4wd Monster Truck ReviewVaterra has made quite a name for itself in a short amount of time. The relatively new name from Horizon has been putting out solid performing vehicles that offer stellar scale appearance. Today we’ll be giving you the scoop on the Vaterra Halix (officially Hälix for those looking for the official name). The Halix [...]

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Horizon Hobby to be Acquired by Investor Group

In industry news, we just saw a press release that says Horizon Hobby is being sold to an investor group led by Joe Ambrose. (Horizon’s Chief Executive Officer). The investors in the new endevor are Armory Capital LLC, and Mill City Capital L.P. We have reached out to a few people for comment on this, but odds are [...]

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Vaterra Halix Unboxing

Unboxing – Vaterra Halix 4wd RTR Monster Truck

The Vaterra Halix 4wd Monster Truck is one of the most eagerly anticipated bash truck releases in quite some time. Why? Because 4wd tenth scale monster trucks typically make great all around bash machines. We are still in the middle of our review process on the Vaterra Halix, but while you wait for our full review you can check out the [...]

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ECX 1/18 Ruckus Review

Review – ECX Ruckus 1/18 4WD RTR Monster Truck

THE ECX Ruckus 1/18 4WD RTR Monster Truck ReviewWe were big fans of the 10th scale ECX Ruckus. It was tough, it drove well, and we had a blast thrashing it like we stole it. Today we are putting its little brother, the 1/18th ECX Ruckus Monster Truck, through its paces. Hit the “Read More” button to find out if [...]

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TLD Troy Lee Designs Horizon Hobby 5ive-T

TLD and Horizon Hobby Announce New Partnership

If you are into motocross, or really any sport that requires a helmet, then you already know who Troy Lee Designs is. For those of you that don’t, they paint the coolest custom helmets on planet Earth, they have a full line-up of motocross gear, and they have a fairly successful motocross team. Yesterday TLD announced a new partnership with Horizon [...]

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Blade Magicam SD22W 1080i HD Camera

Blade Magicam SD22W 1080i HD Camera

Looking for a good on-board/action camera but don’t want to pay GoPro prices? The guys over at Blade RC have a camera for you. Their new Magicam SD22W has a ton of features at an affordable price point. * 1080i/60fps HD * Wide angle 175° field Of view * F3.0 glass lens * 8 megapixel photos * 10X digital zooming * Wi-Fi with Android or iOS [...]

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Blade 180 QX HD Quadcopter

Blade 180 QX HD Camera Equipped Quadcopter

Capturing video from an aerial perspective is a great look for your rc videos. With that in mind, Blade has just announced their 180 QX HD Quadcopter. The Blade 180 comes with a 720p video camera that also captures 1.3 megapixel stills. A 2GB Micro-SD storage card comes with the Blade 180 to hold all the cool shots you get. To [...]

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