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Horizon Hobby Rocky Mountain Hobby Expo 2018

Horizon Hobby At The Rocky Mountain Hobby Expo 2018

Over the weekend the BigSquidRC Bash Crew traveled to beautiful Denver, Colorado for the 2018 edition of the Rocky Mountain Hobby Expo. Coming out to support the event was the crew from Horizon Hobby. The Horizon crew had one of the largest booths at the show, thus giving them plenty of room to show off their extensive line of rc [...]

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EVERYBODY’S SCALIN’ – WHAT’S ON THE HORIZON?

What’s going on everybody! Theres’ couple things I want to go over in this weeks Everybody Scalin’. First and for most we Just received a new Axial SCX 10 II 1969 Chevrolet Blazer from Axial Racing. We have some pretty big plans in the scale shop for this little beauty. For starters, the new hardtop Axial released for the 1969 [...]

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Vaterra 1972 Chevy Suburban Ascender-S

Vaterra1972 Chevy Suburban Ascender-S Scale Crawler

Just announced by Vaterra is the affordable new 1972 Chevy Suburban Ascender-S Scale Crawler! The Suburban is a beast of a machine with a length of over 19 inches, and it is sure to turn heads on the trail with its fully licensed vintage Suburban body. Here are the highlights- * Body fully licensed by Chevy * Extended Ascender-S stamped steel ladder [...]

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Vaterra 1972 Chevy Camaro SS

Vaterra 1972 Chevy Camaro SS

Here you go scale fans, have a look at the new Vaterra 1972 Chevy Camaro SS! The 1972 Camaro SS has been faithfully reproduced by Vaterra to give you serious scale realism on a chassis that is absolutely perfect for bashing. Here are the details- * Officially licensed by Chevy * Authentic grill & bumpers * Stock LED front and rear lighting * Shaft [...]

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Vaterra Ascender Teaser

Vaterra Teases Affordable New Ascender

Out in Vegas as the NRHSA show, Vaterra is showing off an affordable new Ascender Scale Crawler. Not only does their new vehicle come at an impressive $279 price point, but it also comes with a Fully Licensed Chevy Suburban Body. A few small changes have been done to Vaterra’s latest scale crawler to make it more affordable than previous [...]

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Vaterra 1968 Ford F-100 Ascender Review

Vaterra 1968 Ford F-100 Ascender Review

The newest truck to be released in Horizon Hobby’s Vaterra line is a 1968 Ford F-100 Ascender. With bold scale looks sitting on the ultra-capable Ascender platform, the F-100 should make for a great trail rig. How well does it hold up under hard bashing? Is it easy to set-up as a bind and drive? How well can it rock [...]

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Vaterra Ascender Price Drops and Future News

Vaterra fans, we have news that the Vaterra Ascender line is getting a price drop. As many of you know, we have been fans of the Ascender line for a while, and as bashers, we can for sure appreciate a price drop! All 3 models in the Ascender line are getting the price drop, the Bronco, K-10 Pickup and the [...]

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2017 Horizon Hobby RC Fest

Only 2 Days Until Horizon Hobby’s RC Fest!!!

That’s right folks, after a spring filled with buzz, Horizon Hobby’s RC Fest is nearly here! This Friday is opening day for RC Fest 2018 and people are driving/flying in from all over the globe to attend. This year RC Fest returns to Eli Field in Monticello, Illinois and runs June 1-3. Big changes abound at this year’s RC Fest, with [...]

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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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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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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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Big Squid RC Podcast – Episode 1

Holy cow we have a podcast! We are excited that our first guest is Derek Wagner from Horizon Hobby! Derek offered some great info and insight with us and our readers / listeners covering all sorts of Horizon brands from ECX and Losi to Vaterra plus everything in between! Tim Gluth did a great job of putting the podcast together, [...]

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Horizon Scale Speed

Extended – Horizon Hobby Scale & Speed Savings Event

The folks over at Horizon Hobby have sent out a press release letting everyone know that their Scale & Speed Savings Event has been such a success that they are now extending it. The Scale and Speed saving event now runs through March 30th, thus giving everyone more time to save some cash on select Losi and Vaterra trucks. The Scale [...]

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Vaterra 1972 Chevy C10 Pickup Truck V-100 S

Vaterra 1972 Chevy C10 Pickup Truck V-100 S

What, another hot looking truck from Vaterra? Yes, indeed, the latest release from Vaterra is a 1972 Chevy C10 Pickup Truck. The smoking hot C10 sports a fully licensed Chevy body, as well as LED lighting up front. With the on-road segment starting to gain some steam, we can’t wait to grab a couple of these for street bashing this [...]

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Horizon Hobby Scale & Speed Sale

Horizon Hobby Scale & Speed Savings Event

Is that tax refund just weeks away? Needing a new bash machine or scale crawler? Just announced by Horizon Hobby is their Scale & Speed Sales Event. During the Scale & Speed event you can save some cash on that new crawler, monster truck, or buggy that you’ve been looking at. Now through February 28th, you can save $40 via [...]

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