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A while ago I was watching one of REFFS RC live streams from a Hobby Town USA in Kennesaw GA. In that stream there was a build on the counter that caught my eye right away.  After some back and forth I was put in contact with the builder, Brandon McCullough is the master mind behind this wicked rig he [...]


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 [...]


Hobby Town Orland Park Shootout Event

Attention speed junkies! The folks over at the Orland Park Hobby Town have teamed up with our friends over at the Lynwood RC Dragway to do a run what you brung event on their track! If you want to see some FAST rc vehicles, this will be the place to be! Spectators are FREE, but to participate you need [...]


Big Squid RC Smash and Bash FAQ – Get The Answers Here

Have some questions about the Big Squid RC / Hobby Town St. Charles Bash that’s happening? Well we have the answers to your Frequently Asked Questions! As with anything, things can change, but at the moment, these answers are as accurate as we could get! Still have questions? Feel free to drop us an email or stop by the [...]


Big Squid Bash Event at St. Charles Hobby Town

Hello Bashers! It’s finally happening! Our first bash event of the year. We are going to try for 2 events this year, with the first being in St. Charles, the second in Joliet later in the fall. Along with our friends at the St. Charles IL. Hobby Town, we are doing another Spring Bash and Smash event! Registration starts at [...]


Indoor RC Demolition Derby Event

Our friends from the ChiTownHitmen Facebook Group have let us know that if you are in the Illinois area this weekend, HobbyTown of St. Charles is hosting a indoor Demolition Derby Event. It has all the makings of a good time! RC carnage and friends, lets go! I’m sure a few of the Big Squid RC Bash Crew will be [...]


Orland Park Hobby Town Black Friday Deals Week

Not wanting to leave fellow RC enthusiasts out on the chance for some good old pushing and shoving (and maybe some biting), we just got word that our localOrland Park Illinois Hobby Town store will offer 25% off all Helimax Helicopters! (sorry.. quads are not in on the deal). But if you have been thinking about getting a new [...]


Ares Ethos QZ 130

Ares Ethos QX 130 Quadcopter

There are quadcopters, then there are quads with loads of options. The Ares Ethos QX 130 just might be kind of the hill for cool add on accessories. The QX 130 is a bit larger than the micro quads you are used to seeing. It has a length (including rotor blades) of 12.2″. The QX 130 comes completely RTF, ready to [...]


Orland Park – Hobby Town – Iwata Airbrush Class

We just found out that our local Orland Park Illinois Hobby Town along with Iwata will be holding an Airbrush Class this Saturday from 1-3pm cst. For details, information, and to go sign up call their store at (708) 349-8697. There is a fee of $35, but if you have been thinking about trying airbrushing, but afraid to drop [...]


Reminder – Invictus and Animus Contest

Just a quick reminder, if you haven’t seen our Helion Invictus Contest Post, check it out. With just 5 days to go before the drawing, we are going to make it even EASIER to enter since the posts on the Facebook pages has moved down the page. All you need to do is go LIKE the Hobby Town USA Orland [...]


Win a Brand New Helion Invictus and More!

Ok, so if you haven’t heard about our Big Squid RC Bash and Swap Meet, you need to click that link! To help us get people excited for the bash our friends from Hobby Town USA Orland Park have given us two vehicles to give away! A Helion Invictus and a Helion Animus. So how do you enter to win? [...]


Hobby Town USA National Convention

Today a few of us are in Nebraska at the 2012 Hobby Town National Convention. Last night we did a quick talk where we introduced the Sharpie Pro-Line Dominus to a room full of excited show goers. Today we have a few meetings with a couple of the big name players here at the show, and will do our best [...]


June Hobby Outlook is Live

As you all know by now we also do articles for the official Hobby Town online magazine called Hobby Outlook. Well the June Hobby Outlook has gone just gone live. Our article this month was on basic Basher Maintenance. Simple and quick things you can do to keep your ride in good basher health. Nothing crazy or difficult, just quick [...]


traxxas xo-1 contest


That’s right, we are giving away our Traxxas XO-1!!! Very soon we will be done with our Traxxas XO-1 Review, and we figure why not give it away to one of our fans! This contest is a little different than our others so please read all the rules, and make sure you do all the steps! How to Enter: 3 [...]


Hobby Outlook Winter

Get Ready for Winter Bashing in Hobby Outlook is Live

As some of you know, we work with the Hobby Town folks for their Hobby Outlook online magazine. This issue we did a piece on Getting Ready for Winter Bashing. A lot of us are gearing up for some serious snow fun, and if you have a vehicle that did not come prepared for the wet and snow, we offer [...]