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Hobbico 500 Video

Video – Hobbico 500

Recently posted by Hobbico is a promotional video titled Hobbico 500. The Hobbico 500 video is a fun look at rc racing featuring Yeti Jr rock racers. The Hobbico crew uses the video to show just how fun it can be to gather with your friends and race. While some people take rc racing very seriously, rc racing is even [...]

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New Onyx NiMH Batteries

New NiMH Batteries From Onyx

Just announced by Onyx is a new line-up of NiMH batteries. The new Onyx batteries come in a wide variety of sizes, cell counts, and capacities to fit nearly any application. Manufactured to the highest standards, the Onyx batteries also come with a 2 year warranty to give you peace of mind. Pricing varies on the different models, but you can [...]

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Hobbico Bankruptcy

Hobbico Files For Bankruptcy, Possibly Sell Company

The entire crew at BigSquidRC has very sad hearts over the following news. We have received the official press release from Hobbico Announcing Their Bankruptcy. Most people already know that Hobbico has been having a rough go at it lately, we are posting the press release to give you the most accurate information possible. As we learn more, we [...]

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Duratrax Tire Finder Guide

Duratrax Tire Guide

Just announced by Duratrax is a new Tire Guide. What the tire guide does is help make it easy for you to get the perfect tires for your particular vehicle. The tire guard allows you to select tires based on a particular vehicle, or via searching a specific tire category. Using the tire guide is incredibly simply, just Click This Link! [...]

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Duratrax 1/8 Buggy Tires

New 1/8 Buggy Tires From Duratrax

Just announced by Duratrax are two new tires for 1/8 buggy. Duratrax will now be offering their Punch and Six Pack tread designs for all you 1/8 buggy drivers. Both are available as stand alone tires or pre-mounted on multiple different styles of wheels. Molded in Duratrax’s soft C2 tire compound, prices range from $22 up to $36. You can get [...]

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Duratrax Paddle Tires 1/5th Scale

Lots Of New Tires From Duratrax

The crew over at Duratrax are taking tires seriously now days and they have just announced a BUNCH of new tires for the 1/5th HPI Baja 5B and for 1/16th scale trucks. In all they announced 9 new sets of 5B tires and 5 new tires for 1/16th trucks. Here is the list- New Duratrax Baja 5B Tires & Foams DTXC5001 – [...]

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Duratrax Onyx 260 Charger Review

Duratrax Onyx 260 Charger Review

With dual port chargers all the rage, the folks at Duratrax have released the Onyx 260. Not only does the Onyx have two charge ports, but it also comes with a nifty touch screen display. We’ve been using (read- abusing) an Onyx 260 for several weeks to determine if it is up to the basher lifestyle. Keep on reading to [...]

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Duratrax 32-Tip Multi-Driver

Duratrax 32 Tip Multi-Driver

Coming soon from Duratrax is a 32 Tip Multi-Driver. Mult-drivers are great for saving space and the new Duratrax unit comes loaded with the most needed tips for working on drones, airplanes, surface vehicles, watches, and jewelry. An aluminum handle helps to make it lightweight and is a no-roll design to help keep it from rolling off your workbench or [...]

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Chi Town Shootout 2017

Chi-Town ShootOut Coming March 2-5

Coming up on March 2-5 is the 2017 Chi-Town ShootOut at Leisure Hours R/C Raceway in Joliet Illinois. The Chi-Town ShootOut has been an extremely popular race and takes place on one of the best indoor tracks in the entire country. The four day event is sponsored by companies like Futaba, TrakPower, and Duratrax, and some of the best racers [...]

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Duratrax Onyx 260 Touch Screen

Video – Duratrax Onyx 260 Touchscreen Charger

Recently posted by Duratrax is a promotional video for their upcoming Onyx 260 touch screen charger. The Onyx 260 is expected to start shipping next month and comes with a brilliant 3.2″ color touch screen to make programming easier than ever. The short video shows off how cool the Onyx 260 is and some of its additional features. Pricing for the [...]

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Duratrax 260 Charger

Duratrax Onyx 260 Touch Screen Charger

New and hot from Duratrax is the Onyx 260 Balance Charger. The Onyx 260 is loaded with features, but most notable is the use of a slick looking touch screen and its two charging ports. The 3.2″ color touch screen makes the Onyx 260 easy to use, while its dual output ports get batteries charged quickly. * Max charge rate of [...]

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Duratrax Onyx 255 Review

Duratrax Onyx 255 Charger Review

Living in an electric dominated hobby, a good battery charger isn’t a want, it is a need. The folks over at Duratrax have long been known for their affordable battery charger line-up and lately we’ve been using one of their Onyx 255 chargers to keep our cars going around the office. The 255 has two output ports so you can [...]

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Duratrax XT90 LiPo Batteries

Duratrax LiPo Batteries with XT90 Connectors

Do you have a new 1/8 4wd ARRMA truck that comes stock with XT90 connectors? If so, the folks over at Duratrax have announced a pair of packs that come with the proper connector to plug right in to your truck. Both packs were designed for high capacity with high output voltage, giving you more runtime and faster speeds. Duratrax Onyx [...]

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Everybody’s Scalin’ – Duratrax Scaling Tires Discussion

Apologies for no column last week, gang. I wound up being caught in travel with (gasp) no internet connection where I was staying. I’ll try not to let that happen again! Anyways, on to it. Over the last couple weeks, various staffers have been posting reviews of Duratrax scaling tires. You can click here for the 1.9 Approach and here for [...]

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Review – Duratrax 1.9″ Scaler CR Mounted Tire

From: Duratrax Direct Link: Scaler CR Mounted 1.9” Review By: Doug Welker Pictures By: Doug Welker Specs: Size: 1.9″ Tire Height: 4.6″ Tire Compound: Duratrax C3 Pre-Mounted: Yes Wheel Hex Size: 12mm Beadlock Design: No Price: $25.99 Competition: A myriad of 1.9 scale tires from the likes of RC4WD, Axial, Pro-Line, & Pit Bull. Build Quality: The pre-mounted Duratrax wheels look fantastic and feel as sturdy as any other quality non-aluminum/steel 1.9 wheel on the market. The [...]

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