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Traxxas Announces Nitro Circus Pit Bike Triple Crown Coming …

In our wonderful hobby of rc, many of us are huge fans of motocross, and that includes the good folks over at Traxxas. In fact, the crew at Traxxas has just announced that a moto event they are sponsoring, the Nitro Circus Pit Bike Triple Crown will be on TV This Weekend. That’s right folks, not only will you be [...]

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Arrma RC Nascar Contest

ARRMA Partners with NASCAR's Michael McDowell & Front Row Mo…

Just announced by Horizon Hobby is a partnership between ARRMA RC and Michael McDowell & Front Row Motorsports. Horizon has stated that if the #34 car of Michael McDowell wins this Sunday’s NASCAR race that ARRMA will give away 34 brand new Felony on-road cars. Also, if Michael does not win, ARRMA will be giving away 34 shirts to people [...]

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Horizon Hobby Acquires AKA Racing Products

Horizon Hobby Acquires AKA Racing Products

Over at Horizon Hobby they have announced the Acquisition of AKA Racing Products. AKA was formed by Gil Losi Jr. and Joel Johnson back in 2006, now their company has become part of the ever growing Horizon Hobby line-up of products. To read the full press release, check out the image below. After that, you can use this link to visit [...]

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Welcome Locked Up RC

We would like to take a moment to welcome Locked Up RC as the latest company supporting us here at Big Squid RC! They are deep into the crawling and scaler scene providing some great aftermarket products of their own and others. Please make sure to visit Locked Up RC and show them some love for helping keep the lights [...]

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Hobby Town Corona CA For Sale – Want to Own a Hobby Shop?

Yesterday I was on a call with Bob Wilke, the President of HobbyTown USA, and we were discussing all sorts of stuff, from upcoming releases, the state of the industry and snow. One of the interesting items that came up was that the HobbyTown in Corona California was up for sale. Off hand I didn’t know anyone that was looking [...]

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Horizon Hobby Buys Pro-Line Racing

Horizon Hobby Aquires Pro-Line Racing

That’s right folks, the folks over at Horizon Hobby have announced that they have aquired Pro-Line Racing. Check out the official press release below- “August 10, 2020 Champaign, Illinois — Horizon Hobby is excited to announce the acquisition of Pro-Line Racing, the leading innovator in the RC performance and customization accessory market. “Pro-Line Racing is one of the strongest RC brands in the [...]

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Amazon Prime – History of Losi

If you are at home looking for something else to watch on Amazon Prime Video, Horizon Hobby now has a channel up there where they have started uploading content! Currently they have started showing the History of Losi and there are 2 episodes up now! You can go to Amazon.com and just search for History of Losi which will take [...]

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HRP is the official Team Corally distributor for North Ameri…

So here is some exciting news! HRP (Hobby Recreation Products) is now the official distributor for Team Corally products in North America! This is a big deal, because now you can get vehicles like the Kronos 6S, Python Buggy, Shogun Truggy and more without having to try and import them yourself. From the Team Corally Facebook page: We are proud [...]

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It’s National Hobby Month!

So if you are reading this post, odds are good that you are already supporting a hobby or two. Thank you! The goal of National Hobby Month for us is to help introduce some more people to hobbies and maybe go visit that local hobby shop you haven’t been inside of for a while. We know you guys get a [...]

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January National Hobby Month

Traxxas – January Is National Hobby Month

The folks over at Traxxas want you to know that January is National Hobby Month. From the very start, rc has always been a great way to relieve stress, as well as to have fun! Rc is also a perfect hobby for getting outdoors. With the advent of scale rock crawlers, more people than ever are hitting local park trails [...]

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ARRMA RC McDonalds TV Holiday Commerical

McDonalds’ “Holiday Shopping” Commercial Featuring ARRMA!!!

Last night about 10PM I received a phone call from Cubby. Cubby- “Wow, like wow, WTF, Holy freak’n Cow! Ummmmmm, I think I just saw an ARRMA on a McDonalds commerical!” Tim- “Come on Cubby, you’ve had a few too many bro, why don’t you call it a night?” Cubby- “Dude, I am not drunk, nor am I kidding! I think I just [...]

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Rocky Mountain Hobby Expo Show Coverage 2019

Rocky Mountain Hobby Expo Show Coverage Gallery 1

Last weekend was the Rocky Mountain Hobby Expo and it was held in beautiful Denver, Colorado. This was the third year for the Rocky Mountain Hobby Expo with manufacturers and retailers coming in from all over the country to show off their latest and greatest products. In years past, there was a heavy remote control car presence at the Denver show. [...]

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Fight for Higher Flight!

A couple of days ago I was on the HMA Board member call when several representatives from the AMA had mentioned they could use our help. There are some new FAA regulations coming down the pipe where some areas of the AIR/flying/quad being severely effected. Some locations are looking at a cap of 400 feet! That might seem high to [...]

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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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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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