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ProBoat RC Sprintjet Jet Boat Brushed RTR

Pro Boat 9″ Sprintjet Jet Boat Brushed RTR

Coming later this month from Pro Boat is the 9″ Sprintjet Jet Boat Brushed RTR. The Sprintjet comes with powerful jet pump performance and features a self-righting hull design. Here are more highlights- * 9″ hull length * 2.4GHz radio system * Comes with 2S LiPo and USB charger * Waterproof steering servo * Potent 390 sized brushed motor The Pro Boat Sprintjet Jet Boat has [...]


Big Squid Podcast - Episode 13 - Horizon Hobby Chris Dickers…

Hello to all of our podcast fans! Welcome to another Big Squid RC 2019 podcast! Episode 13 has Tim and I sitting down with Chris Dickerson, President of Horizon Hobby along with Steve Petrotto Director of Marketing. We got to sit down with Chris and Steve at this years Horizon Hobby RC Fest and chat about all things Horizon [...]


ARRMA Kraton 4x4 4S BLX RTR Review


The crew over at ARRMA have taken the bashing world by storm. From the very get-go they have been making products for bashers like we’ve never seen before. One of their latest bash-creations is the 1/10th scaled Kraton 4S BLX RTR Monster Truck. The new 4S version of the Kraton was designed for serious rc fun, while not breaking the [...]


Horizon Hobby RC Fest Walk Around Video

If you could’t make the Horizon Hobby RC Fest 2019, we shot a quick walk around video early Saturday morning. You can see the bash area, truck pulling area, manufacturer booths from Pro-Line Racing, JConcepts, RC4WD, AKA, Pitbull Tires and more! It was a great event, and we are really looking forward to next year! Towards the end of the [...]



What a recovery week it has been as Cubby would say. You know an event was good when you feel you need to take a week off after the fact, and Horizon RC Fest 2019 was no different. Last years RC Fest was my first big event being on the Big Squid RC payroll and I was a little shy. [...]


Horizon Hobby RC Fest 2019 Long Jump Speed Run Sumo

Horizon Hobby RC Fest 2019 - Long Jump, Sumo, & Speed Run Re…

At this year’s Horizon Hobby RC Fest, the BigSquidRC Bash Crew was invited to help put on their Long Jump, RC Sumo, and Top Speed Run events. All three are favorites among the rc bashing community, with each event bringing its own type of excitement. The Horizon Hobby RC Speed Run event was held on the paved landing strip at Eli [...]


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 [...]


ARRMA Limitless Speed Bash Roller

ARRMA 1/7 Limitless Speed Bash Roller

Are all you ARRMA ARRMY members ready for a second new car of the day? Here ya go ARRMA fans, they have just dropped the 1/7 Limitless speed/bash roller. The Limitless is a large scaled on-road car that comes as a roller so that you can install your own electronics. Here are the highlights- * Body Length- 20.71″ * Body Width- 10.79″ * [...]


ARRMA Infraction 1/7 6S BLX Road Basher

ARRMA 1/7 Infraction 6S BLX Street Basher

The folks over at ARRMA RC have been teasing a couple of new vehicles for a while, and today we get to see them in action! The first of the two All Road vehicles is the Infraction 6s BLX Street Basher. It’s a 1/7 Scale All Road vehicle, and it has us excited for sure! It boasts a top speed [...]


Big Squid Podcast – Episode 12 – Horizon Hobby Greg Sopa

Greetings to all of our podcast fans! Welcome to another Big Squid RC 2019 podcast! This latest episode is a chat with Greg Sopa from Horizon Hobby. He joins us to talk about the upcoming Horizon Hobby RC Fest event. For those that are wondering what goes on there, what you can do and experience, Greg does a great job [...]


Spektrum S120 USB-C Smart Charger

Spektrum S120 USB-C Smart Charger

Have you been looking for a quality Smart Charger for under $20? If so, have a look at the new S120 USB-C Smart Charger from the folks at Spektrum. The S120 is ultra-small, making it easy to take nearly anywhere. * Automatically detects Smart Battery & charges when connected * Powered by convenient USB power * Charges 2-3S LiPo Spektrum Smart Batteries * Maximum [...]


Pro Boat Miss GEICO Zelos 36 Twin Brushless Catamaran RTR

Pro Boat Miss GEICO Zelos 36″ Twin Brushless Catamaran RTR

Coming to a hobby shop near you soon is the Miss GEICO Zelos 36″ Twin Brushless Catamaran RTR from Pro Boat. The new Miss GEICO is one of the fastest boats you can buy as it is capable of 75+ mph speeds right out of the box. Here are the higlights- * Twin water-cooled 1900kV 4 pole 36mm x 74mm motors, [...]


Axial Racing SCX24 Deadbolt RTR

Axial Racing 1/24 SCX24 Deadbolt RTR

Here ya go Axial Racing fans, they have just dropped the 1/24th scaled SCX24 Deadbolt. The SCX24 is Axial Racing’s first foray into the 24th scaled market, have a look at some of these features- * Comes completely pre-built as an RTR * 3-link front and 4-link rear suspension * Rugged steel C-channel frame rails * Fully licensed Nitto Trail Grappler M/T tires * Licensed [...]


Axial Racing Teaser

Axial Racing Drops New Teaser

Recently posted by Axial Racing is a new Teaser Image and tomorrow is the big day that we get to find out what the crew at Axial has been hiding up their sleeves. The teaser shot above gives a few clues to what Axial’s next release might be. Some people on the net have speculated that it might have portal [...]


Spektrum Smart Technology Charger LiPo

First Impression – Spektrum Smart Technology

Since the LiPo battery revolution began years ago, there have been a couple of teething issues. Lithium battery technology is wonderful for its superior energy density, but there can be downsides like safety. Spektrum has just put out a bunch of new Smart Technology batteries, chargers, and support equipment. The entire line of Smart Technology from Spektrum was designed to help [...]