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E-flite UMX Gee Bee R-2

E-flite UMX Gee Bee R-2 BNF

Coming soon from E-flite is the UMX Gee Bee R-2 BNF. The UMX Gee Bee R-2 is an ultra-micro sized airplane that brings back memories from the early days of pylon racing. Here are its highlights- * Powerful 3600kV brushless motor * BNF, fully assembled and ready for your Spektrum transmitter * Loads of scale detailing * Optional SAFE Select technology * Comes with 6-channel [...]

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TLR Cup Horizon RC Fest

TLR Cup Race At Horizon RC Fest

Coming up on June 1-3 in Monticello, Illinois will be a big TLR Cup race at Horizon Hobby’s RC Fest. Not only will RC Fest have two days of open bashing with the BigSquidRC Bash Crew, but camping, Brian Parker will be on site doing scale crawling, Pro-Line is putting on an incredible Parade of Lights, and more! Now, with [...]

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Axial SCX10 II Deadbolt RTR

Axial SCX10 II Deadbolt RTR

Here ya go Axial fans, it hasn’t taken long for them to announce their first truck since becoming a Horizon Hobby company, and it is the SCX10 II Deadbolt RTR. That’s right folks, the Deadbolt is better than ever, with more attitude and scale looks. Here are the highlights- * Rugged Deadbolt looks on the SCX10 II chassis * Narrow stance, bulging [...]

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Spektrum Trade Up Program 2018

Spektrum Trade-Up Program 2018

Going on now is the 2018 Spektrum Trade-Up Program. This program allows you to save some cash on a new Spektrum transmitter when trading in an older unit. After a qualifying trade-in, you can save up to $40 on the purchase of your next radio. Want all the finer details? That’s easy, just hit This Link to make the jump over [...]

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Losi MyTenacity

Losi “Show Us Your TENACITY” Sweepstakes

Just announced by Losi is the “Show Us Your TENACITY” Sweepstakes. Losi is looking for all Tenacity owners to post pictures of their trucks on their personal Instagram and Facebook pages using the hashtag #MyTENACITY. By doing so, you not only show the world how cool your truck is, but you could also win a Losi shirt, Losi hat, and [...]

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Spektrum DX8e Air Transmitter

Spektrum DX8e 8-Channel Air Transmitter

Recently announced by Spektrum is the DX8e air transmitter. The DX8e is the perfect radio for new flyers with an ever expanding fleet of aircraft. Featuring four model types, telemetry, and over a 250 model memory, the DX8e is extremely versatile and easy to use. Here are some of its highlights- * DSMX technology * Spektrum AirWare firmware * 8 channels of output * [...]

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ISDT Battery Chargers Horizon Hobby

iSDT Chargers Now At Horizon Hobby

The folks over at Horizon Hobby have announced that they are now distributing iSDT Battery Chargers. iSDT chargers are known for being high-tech, sporting an ultra-small footprint, as well as being quite affordable. These are the battery charger of choice for serious FPV racers and are bound to become more popular in the surface market. Dealers will be able to [...]

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Losi Tenacity Video

Losi Tenacity SCT “Racer Build” Video Series

As far as affordable 4wd short course trucks go, the Losi Tenacity SCT just might be the best handling. To show all you guys how easy it is to turn the Tenacity SCT from a backyard basher to a race rig, Horizon Hobby has just posted a series of videos. We have included all 3 videos below, scroll down to [...]

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Horizon Hobby Buying Hobbico

Judge Approves Horizon’s Purchase Of Hobbico

On Monday, a bankruptcy court judge approved Horizon Hobby’s purchase of Hobbico. The two Champaign, Illinois hobby powerhouses are expected to become one this Friday, the date of the end of the sale. Horizon submitted an offer of just under 19 million dollars to acquire Hobbico’s ARRMA and Axial Racing brands, as well as their Tower Hobbies and Great Planes [...]

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Losi LST 3XL-E Monster Truck Review

Losi LST 3XL-E Monster Truck Review

The war at the top of bash mountain is beyond fierce. You’ve got large scale short course trucks, you’ve got massively over-powered 1/8 monster trucks, you’ve got low slung truggies that seem to be glued to the ground in the corners, etc. One of the trucks at the top for Losi is the LST 3XL-E from Horizon Hobby. The LST [...]

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March Bash-ness 2018 Round 4 – Final Four

We are down to the final four! This is a VERY important round because it’s going to crown a winner for the basher side and a winner for the crawler side. It’s been very exciting watching things unfold. The leads in round three jumped back and forth several times leaving us on the edge of our seats to see who [...]

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Mud Rocks Tears 2018

BigSquidRC/St Louis RC Freaks - Mud, Rocks, & Tears On April…

While many of you scale off-road guys have already made plans to attend, BigSquidRC along with the St. Louis RC Freaks would like to invite you to attend Mud, Rocks, & Tears. The event takes place on April 7th in Crystal City, Missouri, with things getting started about 9am in the morning. Mud, Rocks, and Tears is a special scale [...]

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March Bash-ness 2018 Round 3

We are down to eight vehicles. Four on the basher side, and four on the crawler side. The last round proved pretty interesting as a few upsets broke more than a few of the Big Squid RC crew brackets. There are several vehicles in the top 8 nobody expected to get this far. Again, every year we are surprised by [...]

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Horizon Hobby Buying Hobbico

Horizon Hobby Files Bid To Buy Hobbico

BigSquidRC has learned that Horizon Hobby has filed an official bid to buy Hobbico. The bid of just under 19 million dollars was filed earlier today. The closing of the sale is slated for April 6th. Click Here to read more industry news on BigSquidRC.

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March Bash-ness 2018 Round 2 – With a Twist

Welcome to Round 2 of the March Bash-ness 2018 brackets! We warned you that we had planned a twist, and as you can see it’s a good one! We took all the winners from the sweet 16 bracket in round one, and put them on the left side. On the right side, we have added 8 scale/crawler vehicles! We had a [...]

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