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iHobby Expo 2013 Aerial Demo Video

We just posted a video of some of our demos that we did this year at iHobby 2013. This video was compiled from aerial footage that our own 3DBill shot with his tri-copter during a few of our runs. Check out some of the high-flying, extreme rc bashing. At one point there are 6 vehicles in the air at once! [...]


The Cub Report Schaumburg

THE Cub Report, 10.07.2013, Version- Schaumburg or Bust

Hello everyone out there in rc land, you have landed on THE Cub Report, the column that everybody, and I mean everybody, reads every week. I’m soooo burnt crispy on rc. Back in the day I thought I went hard with rc, but since being shoved even deeper into the industry, I have been spending way, wayyyyy too many hours on [...]


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The Sights of iHobby 2013

The BigSquidRC Bash Crew had a fantastic time at the iHobby Expo this year. For those of you that couldn’t make it, here are a bunch of photos to give you a glimpse of what it looked like to walk around the show floor. The floor plan was smaller this year resulting in all the booth spaces being sold out [...]


BigSquid Booth Babes

The Beautiful Spokesmodels of BigSquidRC

If you weren’t able to hit the 2013 iHobby Expo, let me introduce you to our lovely spokesmodels- Adri, Jenna, Anna and Isabella. They all did a fantastic job of answering questions, handing out BigSquidRC promo materials, and posing for countless pictures with our fans. Our spokesmodels even got in some trigger time on the BigSquidRC demo track. They might not [...]


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HRP Distributing Booth – iHobby 2013

HRP Distributing was out in force at iHobby with lots of new product on display. HRP distributes Gmade and the new Sawback scaler Jeep was featured in the booth. From looking over the Sawback it looks like it will be a lot of fun out on the trail. For short course fans the Racers Edge Pro 4 Enduro was on hand, and [...]


iHobby Winner Duratrax 835E

Product Winners – iHobby 2013

Pictured above and below are some very stoked winners of product we gave out during our daily rc demos at the iHobby Expo. The fine folks over at Duratrax, Viper, ARRMA, Thunder Tiger, and Parma donated some of their latest goodies to hook up some of the fans in the crowd. Our Bash Crew would hit the track and go [...]


Killer Body RC iHobby 2013

Killerbody RC at iHobby 2013

Killer Body RC is based out of the Chicago metro and are an O.E.M. of polycarbonate bodies, accessories, and both rc and die cast cars. The biggest news in their booth this year was the Warrior line-up of small Mini-Z sized off-road and on-road vehicles. The RTR Warriors are not shipping yet but should be a hit among the small [...]


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HobbyTown USA at iHobby 2013

Our favorite chain of hobby shops is HobbyTown USA and they have a nice booth at iHobby this year. Their booth showcases some of their exclusive Helion and Ares products. One of the newest machines they have on display is the Ares Chronos FP 110 ultra micro helicopter. The single rotor FP 110 has an attractive price point of only [...]


Hitec iHobby 2013

Hitec at iHobby Expo 2013

The friendly crew at Hitec are out in force at the iHobby Expo. Some of their latest products on display are the X1-200 Touch battery charger, their giant scale servos for vehicles like the Losi 5ive-T, and their latest aircraft transmitters. Their HS-1000SGT servo is capable of over 1500 oz/in of torque, ensuring the wheels on your 5th scale are [...]


Castle iHobby 2013

Castle Booth, iHobby 2013

Of course we are huge fans of brushless power here at BigSquidRC, and they don’t get more powerful than Castle Creations. At iHobby 2013 Castle had a booth full of brushless goodness, including their new Waterproof Sidewinder SCT speed controller. The new SideWinder SCT keeps all its previous features, but the addition of waterproofing means you can dive right into [...]


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Parma Booth iHobby 2013

The friendly folks over at Parma have a cool booth here at the iHobby Expo 2013. They are also showing a brand new body, the Speed Shop Hauler. The Speed Shop Hauler looks like a chopped mid-50’s pick-up truck, offering an unique alternative to pop on your short course truck. You can see Cubby holding one below in the first [...]


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Horizon Hobby Booth iHobby Expo 2013

Our friends at Horizon Hobby are making a strong showing at the 2013 iHobby Expo. Most interesting for the basher crowd is the introduction of the Vaterra Halix monster truck. The Halix comes with full time 4wd, a powerful brushless system, and a 2.4GHz radio system. The chassis of the Halix is thick, well braced, and looks ready for a heavy [...]


Vaterra Halix Monster Truck – First Look

Here is a quick first look at the new Vaterra Halix 1/10th scale Monster Truck! We will have a ton of pictures to post shortly, but wanted to post the first look picture to wet your appetite. 🙂 Some info on the truck: Shaft Driven 4WD! Dynamite 3300Kv brushless motor Pre-Installed Spektrum DX2E 2.4GHz Transmitter Digital Waterproof Servo Pre-Installed Can’t wait to get a chance to [...]


Losi TEN Rally-X 4WD RTR – First Look

Here is the first look at the new Losi TEN Rally-X 1/10th scale 4WRD RTR! We will post a TON of pictures soon, wanted to get the breaking news up this evening. Quick Specs: Comes with the new AVC Active Vehicle Control (More on this later) Spektrum 2.4ghz radio. Waterproof Dynamite 130A Brushless ESC. Dynamite Fuze 540 – 3900kv Brushless Motor. Completely waterproof electronics. Based [...]


RC Monster Truck

THE Cub Report, 09.29.2013, Version- Even if you don't like …

Wow, I just got done watching the Motocross of Nations from Germany and I gotta say I was left with a very sour taste in my mouth. No, America once again didn’t really send their “A-Team”, but even still, we should have won. It was disappointing to watch ET throw away (literally) a top 2 finish in the first moto, [...]