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Eli Field RC Fest

Inside The Hangar At Horizon Hobby’s RC Fest 2018

Going inside the hangar at RC Fest’s Eli Field is a real treat for any hobbyist. Why is that? Because that is where they show off all the cool new products! This year the hangar at Eli Field was more filled than ever with nearly every imaginable rc product. As spectators first walked into the hangar they were greeted by a [...]

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RC Fest 2018

Bashing, Racing, And Crawling Action At Horizon’s RC Fest

We must give a huge hand to all the folks at Horizon Hobby for making the 2018 edition of RC Fest their biggest and best yet. Horizon put on a bunch of different events to not only get more drivers to attend, but to also give spectators plenty to watch all day long. Here are just some of the events [...]

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Flying Aircraft Horizon Hobby 2018 RC Fest

Flying Action from Horizon Hobby’s 2018 RC Fest

Since its inception, airplanes, drones, and helicopters have been a very important part of Horizon Hobby’s Drones On The Horizon and RC Fest events. For 2018 there were more aircraft than ever, along with more spectacular events for the spectators to watch. RC Fest is the only place that we’ve gone that you can see virtually every type of aircraft being [...]

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Horizon Hobby RC Fest 2018 Manufacturers

Manufacturers On Display At Horizon Hobby’s RC Fest

As part of our ongoing show coverage from the 2018 Horizon Hobby RC Fest, we have to talk about the numerous manufacturers that were on hand. A bunch of different rc companies made their way to Eli Field in Monticello, Illinois to show off their latest products, plus they put on some really cool special events. The crew from Pro-Line Racing [...]

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Horizon Hobby RC Fest Long Jump Winners 2018

Long Jump Championships Held at 2018 RC Fest

One of the gnarliest events held at Horizon Hobby’s RC Fest 2018 was the insane Long Jump Contest. Put on by BigSquidRC, the long jump championships did not disappoint! The biggest news around the pits before the contest was the entry of Tekno’s factory racing superstar Joe Bornhorst. Joe broke out one of his truggies, then went huge to entertain the [...]

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RC Sumo RC Fest 2018 BigSquidRC

RC Sumo At Horizon Hobby’s RC Fest 2018

To start off our coverage of Horizon Hobby’s RC Fest 2018 we are posting pictures and details about RC Sumo. You see, RC Sumo is a perennial favorite among the bashing crowd because it is easy to play, it is easy on parts, and it is always exciting! RC Sumo is not only a game of skill, but also one [...]

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Shizuoka Hobby Show 2018

Coverage – Shizuoka Hobby Show 2018

Last week the world famous Shizuoka Hobby Show took place in Asia. As several of the makers of our favorite bash cars and trucks are from that part of the world, it is cool to have an inside look at what they had on display. The show is held in Shizuoka City, which is known as “the model capital of [...]

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Mud Rocks Tears 2018 #mrt2018

Event Coverage – Mud, Rocks, And Tears 2018

You asked for a scale adventure and that’s exactly what we gave you with Mud, Rocks, and Tears 2018. That’s right, last Saturday 65 people took to the incredibly unique MRT course to challenge not just their trucks, but also themselves. You see, the MRT trail loop was challenging for both people and trucks with its demanding climbs and descents. [...]

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Tamiya Toy Fair 2018

Tamiya Booth – 2018 Nuremburg Toy Fair

One of the larger exhibitors at this year’s Nuremburg Toy Fair is Tamiya. Tamiya is quite popular around the globe with rc fanatics, as well as straight up collectors. Known worldwide for offering kits and RTRs loaded with realism and fun, Tamiya continues to be a force in the rc world. The 2018 Tamiya booth at Nuremburg was filled with all [...]

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Traxxas 2018 Nuremburg Toy Fair

3 New Traxxas Vehicles At Nuremburg Toy Fair

Traxxas is not playing around in 2018! Right now our reporter Thomas Wielgomas is over at the Nuremburg Toy Fair checking out 3 big new vehicles from Traxxas. What’s the scoop? First up is the Pro Scale 4wd Unlimited Desert Racer. That beast has some pretty incredible scale detailing and is slated for a price point of around $750-799. Here are [...]

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Event Coverage – ARRMAgeddon Bash ‘n Dash With Video

If you didn’t have a chance to make the ARRMAGeddon Bash-N-Dash at Falcon Hobby in Illinois, you missed out on a good time! The ARRMA RC crew was there showing off some of the newer ARRMA vehicles as well as Wrench (aka Bill) and his son Dylan where there representing Big Squid RC, handing out stickers, participating in the events, [...]

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Event Coverage – Monster Truck A-Palooza

Did you miss the bash event of the year? Well this time we will show you what you missed, but next time we expect to see you there! Of course I’m talking about the Pro-Line Racing / Big Squid RC Monster Truck A-Palooza! The big highlight of course was the live reveal of the Pro-MT 4×4 truck. We can’t thank [...]

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2017 SEMA Show Coverage

2017 SEMA Show Coverage

A couple of weeks ago our beautiful spokes-model Ashlie from the Rocky Mountain Hobby Expo made the trip to Las Vegas, Nevada to cover the SEMA car/truck expo. SEMA is the biggest and baddest car show held each year, a place where the aftermarket industry can show off all their latest full sized car & truck goodies to all their [...]

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2017 Rocky Mountain Hobby Expo

2017 Rocky Mountain Hobby Expo Overview

Last weekend our BigSquidRC Bash Crew made the trip to beautiful Denver, Colorado for the first ever Rocky Mountain Hobby Expo. The Rocky Mountain show was put on to showcase rc cars, airplanes, and boats, as well as model railroading and other hobbies. This year the show was two days long, both of which were open and selling to the [...]

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HRP Rocky Mountain Hobby Expo

Rocky Mountain Hobby Expo – HRP Distributing Booth

The second booth that the BigSquidRC Bash Crew stopped at during the Rocky Mountain Hobby Expo was HRP Distributing. HRP, also known as Hobby Recreation Products, had a large booth and a bunch of new gear at the show. With scale crawling as hot as it is right now, HRP had a bunch of new scale accessories on display. HRP has [...]

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