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5th scale big air backflip video

Video – 5th Scale Big Air and Standing Backflip

Our guy Craig “The Uber Ramp Guy” Nelson brought it big time to iHobby this year. Below you’ll find a video showing a couple of things you don’t normally see, a 5th scale monster truck doing a standing backflip and also pulling a massive backflip over the spine ramp at our iHobby demo track. The truck Craig used was a [...]


Thanks Team!

Year after year we strive to go bigger than the last, not only on the website, but at events, shows, bashes, or wherever the Big Squid Crew might be. This year the Big Squid RC Crew went above and beyond expectations at iHobby 2014! Our schedule was insane with two huge product unveils, our own print unveil, 2 surface demos [...]


Raging Rotors: Like Being Attacked by Mosquitos

Hello all! First of all, iHobby was surely entertaining, and I had a great time bashing with the crew as one of two pilots representing BSRC. Those Dromida Ominus (or is it Omini?) sure took a beating, especially with Cubby behind the controls. Side note: apparently I shall hereby be called Kevin Hot Sauce. Please forward all questions to Tim, as I have [...]


Random iHobby 2014 Pictures

Random iHobby Pictures

As we bring our iHobby 2014 coverage to a close we are posting some random pictures from around the expo hall to give you a feel for what it was like to be there. Check out the four galleries below to see some of the booths that we haven’t already posted, plus some random cool stuff that we saw while [...]


THE Cub Report, 10.06.2014, “I’d Back That Up” Edition

Hola everyone and welcome to this week’s iHobby edition of THE Cub Report. So how was the show? It definitely had its ups and downs… The downs- 1. Very low dealer attendance on the first industry day (Thurs), and even worse on the second (Fri). Seriously, it was like a ghost town in the expo hall. 2. Incredibly low rc manufacturer attendance. 3. Parking on [...]


Carisma The Jeric Group iHobby

Carisma, Prime R/C, Tuning Haus, The Jeric Group at iHobby 2…

One of the many new exhibitors at iHobby was The Jeric Group. While Bill Jeric has been a force in the hobby for many years, this was the first time he had a booth to help promote the Carisma, Tuning Haus, and Prime R/C products that he distributes. Of special interest to us was the Carisma M10SC and Subaru rally [...]


Big Squid RC Monthly

Big Squid RC Monthly Debuts at iHobby 2014

As you can see in the picture above, Big Squid RC is now in print! The premiere issue of Big Squid RC By Bashers for Bashers Monthly was all over our booth at iHobby 2014. Even though our first issue was a small “get our feet wet” edition, we received loads of compliments about it. How do you get your hands [...]


Imex iHobby 2014

IMEX RC at iHobby 2014

The folks over at IMEX have been into rc for a long time. From tires to cars to tanks, the IMEX crew knows rc. With our booth being right next to theirs, we had an excellent opportunity to get to know them and their products better. This year IMEX was showing off a new line-up of VRX Racing cars, some [...]


Killerbody RC iHobby 2014

Killerbody RC at iHobby 2014

We have been lucky to spend some time with the people from Killerbody RC here at the big iHobby Expo. Killerbody has been making some waves with their highly detailed car and truck bodies, at the show they have a bunch of their goodies on display. In additional to their body line, they have scale detailing accessories, new brushless servos, [...]


Axial Yeti XL

Unveil – Axial Yeti XL

Hey look what the BigSquidRC Crew just unveiled at iHobby 2014, the brand new Yeti XL from Axial! The Yeti XL is a huge 4wd 1/8th scale off-roader that features scale looks and ridiculous power. Get your Pre-order in now! Click Here to get one of the first! Enjoy the unveiling pictures and look for our full review to [...]


Fire Brand RC

Fire Brand RC at iHobby 2014

Making their very first appearance at the iHobby Expo is a company called Fire Brand RC. While new to iHobby, they have been selling various rc accessories on eBay for some time. What was the coolest thing in their booth? That would have to be their very trick chassis wraps. These are available for several different models and can really [...]


Parma iHobby 2014

Parma Booth at iHobby 2014

Today we dropped by the Parma booth here at iHobby 2014 to check out some of their new products. New bodies on display in the Parma booth included the SpeedFlo SCT, the ’71 Muscle SC, and the ’69 Muscle Baja SC. The SpeedFlo SCT looked dialed for short course truck racing or hardcore bashing, while the Muscle series bodies offer [...]


Horizon Hobby iHobby 2014

Horizon Hobby Booth iHobby 2014

Our friends at Horizon Hobby are showing off a lot of new products here at iHobby 2014. Perhaps the biggest news from their booth is that Horizon is now distributing Anki Drive Products to hobby shops. You may have heard of the name Anki Drive before, they make some very innovative phone controlled battle cars that you may have already seen [...]


IHobby 2014 Thunder Power

iHobby 2014 – Thunder Power

Today we got a chance to drop by the Thunder Power RC booth at iHobby 2014. The big news in their booth was new HV Series LiPo batteries and their Avance accessory line-up. Thunder Power is best known for their high-end LiPo batteries and their new HV series cells are designed for more capacity, higher output voltage, and longer cycle life. [...]


Pro-Line Pro-MT Monster Truck

iHobby Unveil – Pro-Line Pro-MT 2wd Monster Truck

The BigSquidRC Bash Crew just got done with our first big unveil of iHobby 2014, the Pro-Line Pro-MT 2wd monster truck. We had a nice crowd gathered around our booth who could not wait to see it before anyone else on the planet. What is the scoop on the Pro-MT? Based off the impressive Pro-Line PRO-2 chassis, this 1/10th scale 2wd [...]