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ECX RC Amp Crush 2WD Monster Truck

ECX 1/10 Amp Crush 2WD Monster Truck

Coming soon from ECX is the 1/10 Amp Crush 2WD Monster Truck. The affordable Amp Crush comes as a ready to run that has everything you need to run right inside the box. Take a look at these highlights- * Oil filled shocks * Durable nylon chassis * 2.4GHz radio transmitter * Aggressive off-road tires * Waterproof electronics The ECX Amp Crush Monster Truck has street [...]


Horizon Hobby RC Fest 2019 Coverage

Event Coverage – Horizon Hobby’s RC Fest 2019

For the past few summers, hobbyists from across the globe have come to Monticello, Illinois for Horizon Hobby’s RC Fest. RC Fest has always been a celebration of the remote control community, and this year for 2019, it was definitely larger and better than ever before. For the 2019 edition of RC Fest, Horizon Hobby added more hands-on activities, plus another [...]


ECX Brutus Monster Truck

ECX Brutus Monster Truck

Coming soon from ECX is the 1/10th scaled Brutus Monster Truck. The Brutus has a nicely scaled body that looks just like the full sized Brutus. Soon you will be able to drive the rc version in your own backyard! The Brutus comes on ECX’s highly capable 2wd 1/10 off-road chassis and comes pre-built for your bashing pleasure. Waterproof electronics, [...]


ECX Axe 2WD Monster Truck

ECX Axe 1/10 2WD Monster Truck

New from ECX is the Axe 1/10 2WD Monster Truck. The Axe has a cool firetruck look that features a licensed Avenger MT body, wheels and tires. Here are the highlights- * Large chevron tread monster truck tires * Waterproof 60 amp ESC * 550 sized Dynamite 12 turn brushed motor * Spektrum S603 steering servo * Spektrum STX2 2.4GHz transmitter * Aluminum upgrades available Street pricing [...]


ECX Temper Gen 2 1/18 Rock Crawler

ECX Temper Gen 2 4WD 1/18 Rock Crawler

For all you guys looking for an affordable rock crawler, ECX has officially announced the Temper Gen 2. The new version of the ECX Temper features a number of upgrades over the very popular original, here is the scoop- * Aggressive new look with matching beadlock rings * Hidden battery compartment * LED light bar * True 4-link suspension * Improved suspension articulation and durability * [...]


ECX Barrage UV FPV Scale Crawler

FPV For The Masses! ECX Drops The Barrage UV!

Announced this morning by ECX is the 1/24 Barrage UV FPV ready to run scale crawler. That’s right, the new Barrage UV comes set-up for FPV right out of the box. The truck comes fitted with a 25mw micro FPV camera, as well as a 4.3″ Spektrum FPV receiver screen with DVR, to give you an exciting first person driving [...]


ECX RC Micro Ruckus Micro Boost 1/28 RTR

ECX Unleashes The 1/28 Micro Ruckus MT & Micro Roost Buggy!

Coming to a Horizon Hobby dealer near you this fall is the ECX Micro Ruckus Monster Truck as well as the Micro Roost Buggy. Both units come on a lightweight 1/28th chassis that charges off the included 2.4GHz transmitter. Also, both are small enough to be driven just about anywhere, perfect for bashing indoors this winter in your man-cave with [...]


ECX Torment 2WD SCT

New Livery For The 1/10 ECX Torment 2WD SCT

Just announced for the 1/10 ECX 2wd Torment short course truck is new livery! Soon you will be able to get the Torment in a new Lucas Oil paint scheme, in addition to a new yellow and blue. The K&N version of the Torment remains, thus giving you and your bash-buddies plenty of good looking options to pick from. Here [...]


RC4WD ECX Barrage Aluminum Bumper Mount Upgrade Accessories

RC4WD ECX Barrage Aluminum Bumper Mount

Shipping now from RC4WD are Aluminum Bumper Mounts for the ECX Barrage. The aluminum mounts are much more durable than the stock plastic parts and were designed for an easy install. * CNC machined from billet aluminum * Anodized in black * Weight- 0.41oz * Length- 2.95″ * Width- 0.54″ The body mounts have a part number of #Z-S1884 and are street priced at just $12. [...]


ECX Barrage Gen2 Review

ECX Barrage Gen2 1.55″ Scale Crawler Review

With the scale crawling segment getting hotter with each passing day, ECX has released a Gen2 of the Barrage scale rock crawler. The first Barrage was well known for its capability out on the trail, the Gen2 features multiple upgrades to improve performance and durability. The BigSquidRC Bash Crew is always stoked to test a new crawler, what did we [...]


Horizon Top Ten Fastest Video

Video – Top 10 Fastest Horizon Hobby Cars/Boats Of All Time

Lets face it, going fast is really fun! Recently posted by Horizon Hobby is a new video that showcases their Top Ten Fastest Cars and Boats of All Time. The video is long, coming in at over 30 minutes, but is filled with great conversation, as well as interesting “behind the scenes stories” about the development of some of the [...]


2017 Horizon Hobby RC Fest

Only 2 Days Until Horizon Hobby’s RC Fest!!!

That’s right folks, after a spring filled with buzz, Horizon Hobby’s RC Fest is nearly here! This Friday is opening day for RC Fest 2018 and people are driving/flying in from all over the globe to attend. This year RC Fest returns to Eli Field in Monticello, Illinois and runs June 1-3. Big changes abound at this year’s RC Fest, with [...]


ECX V4 Ruckus

ECX Updates the 4WD Torment and Ruckus

Always a company set on improving their products, ECX has announced the Version 4 editions of the 4WD Torment SCT and Ruckus monster truck. Both trucks receive a new throttle limiter to make it easier for first time drivers. They both also receive new bodywork with updated livery. * Fully assembled and ready to run * Waterproof electronics * Full time 4wd system * [...]


ECX Barrage Gen2

ECX 1/12 Barrage Gen2 RTR Scale Crawler

The original ECX Barrage has developed quite a following, now the folks at Horizon Hobby have announced the Barrage Gen2. The Gen2 sports numerous changes to make it more capable, more durable, as well as being more scale looking. The previous edition of the Barrage was one of the best affordable scale crawlers on the market, the Gen2 takes it [...]


Big Squid RC Podcast – Episode 1

Holy cow we have a podcast! We are excited that our first guest is Derek Wagner from Horizon Hobby! Derek offered some great info and insight with us and our readers / listeners covering all sorts of Horizon brands from ECX and Losi to Vaterra plus everything in between! Tim Gluth did a great job of putting the podcast together, [...]