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Rocky Mountain Hobby Expo 2019

Rocky Mountain Hobby Expo – Oct 12th & 13th

Coming up less than a month from now is the Rocky Mountain Hobby Expo. The Rocky Mountain show is slated for October 12th and 13th in beautiful Denver, Colorado. This particular show is not only for the remote control hobby, but it also includes model trains and board games as well. The BigSquidRC Bash Crew has been at the Rocky [...]

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Spektrum DX5C Smart 5-Channel Radio

Spektrum DX5C Smart 5-Channel Radio

Coming next month from Spektrum is the DX5C Smart 5-Channel Radio. The new version of the DX5C is loaded with Smart technology to make your hobby experience even better. Here are just some of the highlights- * Download firmware updates instantly using Wi-Fi * Can swap setups with compatible radios via Bluetooth * Backwards compatible with DSM2 receivers * Five fully proportional channels * Program [...]

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PROTOform Pre-Cut Turismo Hard Wing

PROTOform Pre-Cut Turismo Hard Wing

New from PROTOform is a Pre-Cut Turismo Hard Wing. This is an optional medium height wing designed to fit PROTOform’s Turismo touring car body. Look at these highlights- * Fits 1/10 touring car bodies * Conveniently pre-cut to save you time * Designed to give your car neutral handling * Made in the USA * Includes mounting hardware The PROTOform Pre-Cut Turismo Hard Wing has a [...]

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Spektrum SMART ESC Firma Avian

Spektrum Announces Line-Up Of Smart ESCs

New from Spektrum is a line-up of Smart Technology ESCs. On the surface side Spektrum has announced the Firma ESC line-up, while the air side is called Avian. For now, Spektrum has introduced 3 Firma surface controllers and 6 Avian controllers for the air crowd. * No additional sensors needed for telemetry data straight to radio in real time * Telemetry shows [...]

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JConcepts RC Stadium Truck Ellipse 2.2 Tires

JConcepts 2.2″ Stadium Truck Ellipse Tires

As indoor season rapidly approaches, JConcepts has announced their 2.2″ Stadium Truck Ellipse Tires in Aqua & Silver rubber compounds. JConcepts Ellipse tires are a favorite among the indoor race crowd as they are known for their high grip and steady wear characteristics. Here are more highlights- * Designed with World Champions Ryan Maifield, Spencer Rivkin, & Ryan Cavalieri * Diamond “home [...]

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Axial Capra 1.9 Unlimited Trail Buggy Kit

Axial Capra 1.9″ Unlimited Trail 4WD Buggy Kit

New from Axial Racing is the Capra 1.9″ Unlimited Trail 4WD Buggy Kit. The Capra brings serious crawling performance to the trail with portal style axles and a new Dig function. A cutting edge buggy kit, the Capra was designed to dominate. Here are more highlights- * New transmission with Dig function * Currie F9 portal axles * All metal gears * Tube chassis [...]

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T-Bone Racing R1 EXO Roll Cage Losi DBXLe

T-Bone Racing R1 EXO Roll Cage for the Losi DBXL-E

New from the T-Bone Racing crew is an R1 EXO Cage for the mighty Losi DBXL-E. The EXO Cage can keep your big Losi from unwanted wear and tear while out bashing. This is the largest EXO Cage yet from TBR and it mounts directly to the body on the DBXL-E. All mounting hardware is supplied, helping to make the [...]

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Cruisin’ For Awareness 2019 Charity Car Show & R/C Race

If you are in the Illinois area, why not come join us for a good cause and check out the Cruisin’ For Awareness 2019 Charity Car Show & R/C Race. We had a blast last year at the event, and can’t wait to do it again. The event is September 15th 2019, located at ABT Electronics in Glenview IL. Big [...]

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Gil Losi JR Back Returns Losi TLR Horizon Hobby

Gil Losi JR Returns To Losi & TLR

Here is big news for all you Losi and TLR fans, Gil Losi Jr. is now back! That’s right, Gil Losi Jr. is back working for the brand that he, and his father, made famous. Here is the official statement from Horizon Horizon- CHAMPAIGN, IL –Horizon Hobby is excited to announce that Gil Losi Jr. has returned to consult with Team [...]

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Pro-Line Hyrax Short Course Truck Tire Video

Video – Pro-Line Hyrax Tires for UDR & SCXL

New from Pro-Line is a promotional video for their Hyrax Short Course Truck Tires. While the Hyrax tires made their name on scale rock crawlers, they are now taking over the short course truck scene. Pro-Line has two new sets of Hyrax- one for the Traxxas UDR, as well as the Hyrax SCXL which is an XL sized tire made [...]

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Tamiya XB Factory Built Tyrell P34 Volvo Timber

Two More Factory Built RC Models From Tamiya

The folks at Tamiya have announced a pair of new Factory Built Models. The two new units include the Tyrrell P34 1977 Monaco GP as well as the Volvo FH16 Globetrotter 750 6×4 Timber. The iconic Tyrrell P34 comes pre-built but without electronics, while the big Volvo comes as a fully operational finished model. The part number for the Tamiya [...]

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Kyosho RC Blizzard 2.0 Readyset

Kyosho Blizzard 2.0 1/12 Readyset

While it may be a warm September where you are, winter is just around the corner. For years Kyosho has offered up the snow loving Blizzard, but now they’ve updated it for a 2.0 Readyset version. What’s the scoop on the Kyosho Blizzard 2.0? * New electronic speed controllers * Completely pre-assembled Readyset * You can raise/lower blade from transmitter * Pre-painted body * Comes [...]

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Kyosho Mad Van FAZER Mk2 Readyset

Kyosho Mad Van FAZER Mk2 Readyset

Coming soon from Kyosho is the Mad Van FAZER Mk2 Readyset. The 1/10th scaled Mad Van combines retro body styling with a lightweight sport chassis. Coming as a Readyset, the Mad Van utilizes a 14 turn brushed motor, a waterproof steering servo, and a Kyosho Speed House 60 amp ESC. Here are more highlights- * Newly designed van body * Full time [...]

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Kraken RC Stryker Scale UTV SXS

Kraken RC Stryker 1/10 Hyper-Scale UTV/SXS

Kraken RC now has a 1/10th scaler? That’s right folks, Kraken has just dropped the Stryker 1/10 Hyper-Scale UTV/SXS! The Stryker was engineered for proper scale looks, while also introducing a new high performance 1/10th scale platform into their line up. Here are more details- * Will be available as an RTR or ARTR * True to scale, hyper-realistic performance * RTR comes [...]

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RC4WD C2X Class 3 Competition Scale Crawler RTR

RC4WD C2X Class 2 Competition Truck w/ Mojave II 4 Door Body

Looking for a competition rig right out of the box? That’s the aim of RC4WD’s brand new C2X Class 2 Competition Truck w/ Mojave II 4 Door Body. That’s right folks, the C2X is the most capable RTR that RC4WD has ever released. Shall we dive into the details? * Designed for both scale looks and high performance * Comes pre-assembled [...]

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