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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 [...]


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 [...]


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 and just search for History of Losi which will take [...]


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 [...]


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 [...]


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 [...]


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 [...]


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 [...]