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Rockstar Cubby

ASK Cubby – Your Logical Questions, My Irrational Responses

“Fix It Or Shut Up Cubby, With you always ranting against ROAR and rc racing, why don’t you put your money where your big mouth is and fix it? (name withheld by request) Michigan” Cubby- Well hola there Mr. Name Withheld By Request. As always, thanks for taking the time to write in, and of course a sticker kit is all yours if you have [...]

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Road Trip Cubby

THE Cub Report – 909 To The Bone

This week, oh yes, this week, promises to be short and sweet. First, a couple of quick observations. 1. Don’t ever, and by that I mean EVER, take the 15 from Vegas to Barstow on a Sunday. I normally fly, but this week I was delivering a very trick car to the 909. Seriously California??? A freak’n mandatory “agricultural checkpoint”??? Oooffahhh… 2. [...]

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Rockstar Cubby

ASK Cubby – Oh Look, More Questions!

“Radio destruction Cubby, What is your take on the radio that got destroyed on the stand during the 1/8 nationals? Owen D.” Cubby- Well hello there Owen and thanks for taking the time to shoot me an email. OK, for those of you that didn’t see it on social media, Ryan Maifield lost his temper at the ROAR 1/8th scale nitro nats a couple weeks [...]

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Cubby Smile

THE Cub Report – Welcome To The Jungle

Here we are, just you, me, and a few thousand other people, welcome to this week’s Cub Report. I hope you are already off to a great start of your week, I know things are hopping like crazy around our offices. So this week I want to touch on something that I have never spoken about before- Amazon. Yes, you know [...]

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HPI Racing Formula Q32 Review

HPI Racing Formula Q32 Review

With the resurgence of HPI Racing going on full force, we were stoked to get the chance to review their upcoming Formula Q32. The Q32 is very small in stature, but promises loads of fun. It comes with an extremely wallet friendly price, plus has a 2.4GHz radio system and HPI’s Real Steer system for better control. How does the [...]

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Rockstar Cubby

ASK Cubby - Another Week Of Questions, More Of My Weak Answe…

“100 Hello Cubby. I only have $100 to spend, what do you think is the best cheap car on the market? Cheers, Ernesto C.” Cubby- Well hello there Ernesto, thanks for writing in. So… the “best” rc car under $100 eh? That is a hard one. Actually, it isn’t hard because of the price point, it is hard because there are actually a lot of [...]

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RC4WD 1/18th Gelande II D90 RTR Review

RC4WD 1/18th Gelande II D90 RTR Review

Introduced just over a year ago, the RC4WD 1/18th Gelande II D90 RTR has proven to be a favorite among people who drive mini scale crawlers. The smallest G2 is not only loaded with the scale detailing that today’s off-roaders demand, but also comes in an affordable, easy to drive, RTR platform that makes it easy for new hobbyists to [...]

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Cubby Grin

THE Cub Report- Independence Is Futile

Well hello there, my name is Cubby and you’ve somehow managed to find THE Cub Report. What is THE Cub Report? An on-going saga of rc, I guess? LOL We do hope you are enjoying a 4 day weekend, if not, thank you for going the extra mile and working the holiday for your employer. This week I am going [...]

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Rockstar Cubby

ASK Cubby- More Of Your Questions, Less Of My Answers

“Hardcase vs softpacks for bashing Sup Cubby! When it comes to bashing, you guys know a thing or two. I am in the market for some lipos right now. On the topic of hardcase vs soft pack lipos, what is your experience? Some say a hardcase is more protection for the cells, while others say you can’t tell if cells are puffing [...]

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RC Maniacs X-Maxx Body Review

Product Spotlight – RC Maniacs Indestructible X-Maxx Body

Anatoly Kirpichev and the crew over at RC Maniacs got tired of destroying polycarbonate bodies on their bash trucks. Anatoly decided to fix the problem and come up with an “indestructible” body, one that could take the absolute worst beating from even the most extreme of bashers and walk away in one piece. After hearing that such a body existed, [...]

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The Cub Report Schaumburg

THE Cub Report – Living The Dream! (And Why It Sucks)

Well hello there, so nice of you to take a gander at this week’s Cub Report. I trust you had a spectacular weekend, or at least half as good as mine, which was spectacular. Ya know, a whole lot of people desperately want to work in the rc business. I say that because I was cruising some rc videos on YouTube [...]

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ARRMA Outcast Review

ARRMA Outcast 6S Stunt Truck Review

What is bashing? Well, it is different things to different people. Some people consider bashing to be simply driving around in the backyard. Others, people like us, like to get more extreme by catching enormous airtime and popping block long wheelies. For the more hardcore crowd, ARRMA released the Outcast 6S BLX Stunt Truck. The Outcast was specifically designed to [...]

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Rockstar Cubby

ASK Cubby – Reasonable Questions, Ridiculous Responses

“Fast LiPo Hi Cubby. I am in the process of building a speed run car, what are the best Lipo batteries I can buy? Please answer. Darrell K.” Cubby- Yoooo Darrell, what’s up? Thanks for the email and be sure to shoot me your snail mail for a sticker pack. What are the best LiPo batteries on the market for a speed run car? [...]

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Spektrum DX6R Review

Spektrum DX6R Radio Review

While the BigSquidRC Bash Crew doesn’t make a point of reviewing all the latest “racer” oriented gear, we do make a point out of reviewing higher-end products when possible. It is true that most bashers use products at the lower end of the price range, yet there are still plenty of them that have no problem cutting the check for [...]

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THE Cub Report – Icky Thump

Well hola there rc fans, welcome to my tiny lil’ weekly write-up in the rc world, something called THE Cub Report. I am going to keep it short and sweet this week (a promise I nearly always break), but I do have a couple things I would like to mention… First up is some news from our Smash & Crash Ultra-Bash [...]

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