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Losi 6th Scale Super Baja Rey 2.0 RTR Desert Truck

Losi 1/6 Super Baja Rey 2.0 RTR Desert Truck

New over at Losi is the 1/6 Super Baja Rey 2.0 RTR Desert Truck. The 2.0 version picks up where the original left off, offering more scale realism, plus more performance. Check out these highlights- * Spektrum Firma 8S 750kV brushless motor * Spektrum DX3 2.4GHz transmitter * Spektrum Firma 160 amp ESC * Spektrum AVC electronic stability control * Licensed Method Wheels & BFGoodrich [...]


Losi Mini-T 2.0 18th Brushless RTR

Losi Mini-T 2.0 1/18th Brushless RTR

Over at Losi they have announced a Brushless Powered Version of their popular Mini-T 2.0 RTR Stadium Truck. Losi has installed one of their powerful Dynamite 6000kV 2-in-1 brushless motor/ESCs to give the latest version of the Mini-T 2.0 more raw power than ever before. Here are the highlights- * Fully pre-assembled with waterproof electronics * Mid-motor configuration * 6061-T6 aluminum chassis * Threaded [...]


Spektrum S1100 Smart AC Charger Review

Spektrum S1100 Smart AC Charger Review

The folks over at Horizon Hobby made big news when they introduced their Smart Technology line-up of products a couple of years ago. The latest product in that line-up is the Spektrum S1100 Smart Battery Charger. We’ve been passing the S1100 around the office for a few weeks to get our Bash Crew’s thoughts on how it performs. How easy [...]


ARRMA Felony Bash Video

Awwww Yeah! It’s finally time to bash the ARRMA Felony! As soon as the unboxing was finished, it was time to bash, and man is this vehicle a blast! It looks amazing, it’s fast, it burns rubber and takes a beating! This is some footage from the first couple of runs we have done with it. Please enjoy the video, and [...]


Big Squid RC Podcast - Episode 17 - Horizon Hobby and Pro-Li…

When it was announced that Horizon Hobby had acquired Pro-Line Racing, the entire rc world did a double take. The forums were blowing up, and there were a ton of questions on everyone’s mind. We had the awesome opportunity today to chat with Chris Dickerson from Horizon Hobby and Todd Mattson from Pro-Line Racing about the acquisition, and hopefully we [...]


Horizon Hobby and Pro-Line Racing Q&A with Chris and Todd

We were excited to get a chance to speak with Chris Dickerson from Horizon Hobby, and Todd Mattson from Pro-Line Racing about the recent Pro-Line acquisition by Horizon. We were on a pretty tight schedule, but got about 10 good questions in that were on a lot of people’s minds.You can visit the official Pro-Line Racing Site at that [...]


Spektrum DX3 SMART Radio System Review

Spektrum DX3 Smart Technology DSMR Radio System Review

The people over at Spektrum are a hard working group. If they aren’t putting out some new Smart technology batteries or ESCs, they are improving their large line-up of transmitter radio systems. One of the latest electronic goodies from Spektrum is the DX3 Smart Technology DSMR Radio System. The latest version of the DX3 is loaded with tech, some all [...]


Axial Racing Jeep JT Gladiator SCX10 III RTR

Axial Racing Jeep JT Gladiator SCX10 III RTR Rock Crawler wi…

New for all you rock crawling fanatics out there is the Axial Racing Jeep JT Gladiator SCX10 III RTR. The latest rig from Axial Racing features a very nicely scaled Gladiator body to go along with its incredibly capable SCX10 III chassis. Take a look at these highlights- * Fully licensed, 3-piece Jeep Gladiator body * Replica V8 engine cover, transmission housing [...]


ARRMA Felony Unboxing Video

Wow! When the new ARRMA Felony was announced by Horizon Hobby, we were all excited to hear it was going to be 1/7th scale. We have seen all the specs, watched the videos, checked out the photos, but none of them can prepare you for what it’s like in person. It’s huge, it’s beautiful, and it’s build to bash! Enjoy [...]


Unboxing the ARRMA Big Rock V3 1/10 Monster Truck Video

Got our hands on the new ARRMA Big Rock V3 1/10th scale Monster Truck from Horizon Hobby. The V3 has plenty of updates to the previous releases of the Big Rock, like a wider wheel base, different steering setup, waterproof options and more. We discuss and show many of the changes during the video. If you are looking for a [...]


2020 ARRMA Infraction 6S BLX

Video – 2020 ARRMA Infraction 6S BLX

Just announced by ARRMA is the 2020 Edition of their Infraction 6S BLX. The Infraction has been tearing up pavement for close to a year now, but ARRMA decided to give it a number of upgrades (Hello handbrake module!), plus some new livery. Check out these highlights- * Handbrake module- Vented rear brake enables serious hooning * Two new body liveries to [...]


Unboxing the Spektrum Rugged Green Video And a Giveaway!

It’s time to unbox one of the coolest radios in years, the Green Spektrum DX5 Rugged from Horizon Hobby! Not only does this radio look great, it’s one of the most functional and useful radio’s for people that are out in all sorts of weather, and not afraid of the elements. From the thumb stick, that lets you drive with [...]


Horizon Hobby Buys Pro-Line Racing

Horizon Hobby Aquires Pro-Line Racing

That’s right folks, the folks over at Horizon Hobby have announced that they have aquired Pro-Line Racing. Check out the official press release below- “August 10, 2020 Champaign, Illinois — Horizon Hobby is excited to announce the acquisition of Pro-Line Racing, the leading innovator in the RC performance and customization accessory market. “Pro-Line Racing is one of the strongest RC brands in the [...]


Losi 8IGHT-XT XTE Truggy Kit

TLR 1/8 8IGHT-XT/XTE Nitro/Electric Truggy Kit

Coming soon from TLR is the 1/8th scaled 8IGHT-XT/XTE Nitro/Electric Truggy Kit. The 8IGHT-XT/XTE comes with everything needed to build the truggy with a nitro engine, or with an electric power system. Check out these highlights- * Nitro and electric parts included * Improved suspension geometry * Shorter wheelbase * Adjustable Ackerman draglink in steering rack * Flex tune a-arms * 3mm thick aluminum chassis * Large [...]


Losi Lasernut U4 Brushless RTR

Losi 1/10 Lasernut U4 Brushless RTR w/ Smart ESC

After a few weeks of teasing, Losi has officially dropped the 1/10th scaled Lasernut U4 Brushless RTR w/ Smart ESC. The Lasernut U4 is a scale rock racer that comes with the latest in Spektrum SMART electronics. Check out these highlights- * Officially licensed Lasernut Racing body and cage * Officially licensed BFGoodrich Mud-Terrain T/A KM3 tires * Officially licensed Raceline 2.2″ wheels * [...]