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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. [...]


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 [...]


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 [...]


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 [...]


New Ownership HPI Racing

New Owners For HPI Racing

The folks over at HPI Racing have officially announced New Ownership. The rc industry has struggled for several years now, but now with new ownership, we can’t wait to see what’s next for HPI. Here is the official statement- “HPI Racing is delighted to announce a development that will see a change of ownership of its global operation. The major shareholders [...]


Element RC Team Associated

Team Associated Announces New Element RC Line-Up

Team Associated has just announced a new line-up of products called Element RC. The Element RC line-up is aimed at scale adventure enthusiasts. And while no products have been announced yet, expect a full line-up of scale off-road products from Element RC in the very near future. Here is the official announcement- “We at Associated Electrics are excited to share [...]


HRP Distributing Futaba RC Radios Servos Transmitters

Futaba Now At HRP/Hobby Recreation Products

Hey there Futaba fanatics, the folks at Hobby Recreation Products wanted us to let you know that they now stock your favorite brand! That’s right, Futaba products are now available from HRP. From transmitters and receivers, to servos and accessories, HRP is now your Futaba headquarters. To check out HRP’s entire selection of Futaba products, simply click Right Here, or you [...]


Just Bash It RC ARRMA Aluminum Upgrade Chassis

New Website For Just Bash It RC

The crew over at Just Bash It RC have been busy making a name for themselves by putting out high-end ARRMA upgrade parts. They make goodies like an extra heavy duty chassis for various ARRMA vehicles, plus insanely tough shock towers. To help get you the parts you need more easily, the Just Bask It RC crew has just opened a [...]


In Remembrance of Horizon Hobby’s Joe Ambrose

We are saddened to inform you that Horizon Hobby’s President and CEO Joe Ambrose has passed away. The entire staff at BigSquidRC would like to give our deepest condolences to Joe’s family, as well as to the staff at Horizon. Joe was incredibly well regarded in our industry as a leader and visionary, we simply can’t imagine this hobby without [...]


Traxxas Snocross Series

Traxxas Joins Forces with SnoCross

Are you a fan of SnoCross? If you have not seen it yet, now is the time. The SnoCross racers go over insane jumps, throw giant roost, and the series is known for loads of close racing. Recently the crew at Traxxas put out a press release announcing their support of the SnoCross Series For The 2018-2019 Season. The added support [...]


Traxxas and SEMA 10 Year Anniversary

It’s hard to believe Traxxas has been doing the SEMA show in Vegas for 10 years! If you are unfamiliar with SEMA, it’s basically every car guys fantasy everything all dropped in Vegas. This show is so huge, most people can’t walk and see everything in the 4 days that it goes on. If you are luck enough to be attending [...]


ARRMA Voltage Price Drop and Second Look $99!

We were recently informed about the ARRMA Voltage line getting a big price drop to $99, and at a sub one hundred dollar price, we thought maybe we should talk another look at these vehicles. This past week we hit JuiceBox Off-Road Park for a little fun, and wow did we have a blast! We’ll do a full write up [...]



Horizon Hobby To Spotlight RC Industry At SEMA 2018

The folks over at Horizon Hobby have announced some of their plans for the 2018 SEMA Automotive Show. SEMA is the biggest/coolest full scale show out there, Horizon will be there showing everyone how awesome the rc hobby can be. Here is the full press release- HORIZON HOBBY SPOTLIGHTS RC INDUSTRY AT 2018 SEMA AUTOMOTIVE SHOW Champaign, IL, September 2018 – Horizon [...]


Kyosho New Owners Bankrupt

Kyosho Now Available From Horizon Hobby!

Here is some big news for you, Kyosho products are available right now from Horizon Hobby! Update: We have been informed that Kyosho products will be available from the Horizon Hobby website or Tower Hobbies. Click on This Link for more Horizon Hobby news on BigSquidRC.


Futaba USA Now Open

Futaba USA Now Open!

Hey there Futaba fanatics, did you know that Futaba has a New Headquarters here in the USA? That’s right, their new headquarters is located in good old Huntsville, Alabama and is Now Up and Running. Dealers can get Futaba products through Futaba USA, as can consumers. Futaba posted a short video on their FB Page earlier today showing off [...]