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ECX Barrage Gen2 Review

ECX Barrage Gen2 1.55″ Scale Crawler Review

With the scale crawling segment getting hotter with each passing day, ECX has released a Gen2 of the Barrage scale rock crawler. The first Barrage was well known for its capability out on the trail, the Gen2 features multiple upgrades to improve performance and durability. The BigSquidRC Bash Crew is always stoked to test a new crawler, what did we [...]

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Rockstar Cubby

ASK Cubby – Intelligent Questions, Questionable Answers

“Batteries LiPo Vs LiHV Hey Cubby I now run NimH but I am getting ready to go LiPo. Would you recommend using normal LiPo batteries or going with LiHV? What’s the &$#%ing difference? Robby F.” Cubby- What’s up Rob and thank you very much for writing in. I see you are having an issue deciding on batteries, so this is how I see [...]

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Cubby Dirt

THE Joe Dirt Report – Who Do You Love?

Hello there friends and fellow hobbyists, welcome to THE Cub Report. Now that you’ve found us, thanks for the click, here is some news and happens from the world of rc... Can you believe it, we are already up to podcast #7! My how time flies! Tim Gluth from RCNewb has been doing a great job, but I think his best [...]

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Rockstar Cubby

ASK Cubby – You Keep Writing, I Keep Mashing Keys

“Under tree fifty Cubby, What up bro? I gotta get me a new crawler, but da money just isn’t there. Pick me out a good crawler for under $300, a bad ass one. What I gotta do for some stickers bro? Gary E.” Cubby- Yo hey there “Gary”, LOL, thanks for writing in. Oh and, what ya gotta do for some stickers? Simply send me [...]

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Thursday Night Cubby

THE Cub Report – Where The River Flows

Well hello there, my name is Cubby and this is my “report”. I generally talk about the rc industry, or F1, or SX, or whatever really. So here we go... Pricing. Back in the day (read early 90s) a high-end RC10 Team Car kit was just over $200. Today, their B6.1 Team kit is priced at just over 300. So after [...]

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Rockstar Cubby

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

“Get Racing Hey Cubby, After your foray back into racing and seeing how ROAR rules work, Let’s say you all at BSRC got the wind up and decided to create a new RC governing body. What would you stand for and how would take on the might of ROAR? Cheers, Kyle C.” Cubby- Yo hey ya Kyle, long time now hear, but glad to hear [...]

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Flying Cubby

THE Cub Report – In The Meantime…

Well hello there rc people, here we are in June, half the year down, half to go (can ya believe it??)! There is no doubt that the first half of 2018 has been action filled, we can’t wait to see what the X-Mas rush of 2018 brings from our industry. And yes, it will be here before we all know [...]

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Rockstar Cubby

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

“Lipo break-in?? Hey Cubby! Always a treat to read your columns. I have been wondering about something I have read around “the internets” on LiPo break-in. Some say yes, some say no… some swear by it others have never done it and say it’s a myth. What is the deal? Do lipos need to be broken in for longer life/ better performance? [...]

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hitec cubby

THE Cub Report – Poetic Justice

Hey there everyone, thanks for making the click over to Big Squid. This is THE Cub Report, a weekly column about the rc industry. First off I would like to thank Pro-Line’s Matt Wallace for the title of this week’s Cub Report. Over on Matt’s social media he was using the #poeticjustic hashtag to express the feelings of the PL crew [...]

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Rockstar Cubby

ASK Cubby- Intelligent Questions, Questionable Answers

“Stock SCT Racing I plan on racing the stock 2wd SCT class this summer. Stock class is all about the power so which 17.5 would you buy for an SC10 off-road? Travis B.” Cubby- Yo hey there Travis, thanks for taking the time to write in. So, which 17.5 stock motor would I buy? None of them! They all blow. They just don’t have [...]

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Randy's Donut Cubby

THE Cub Report- The Impression That I Get

Well hello there, whether this is your first time reading BigSquidRC or the 1 millionth, I am glad you have decided to spend a few minutes with us. I woke up in perhaps the worst mood in decades, what better way to get my mind off things than to talk some rc? It’s a been a while since I’ve talked about [...]

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Rockstar Cubby

ASK Cubby- You Write In, I Make Up Stuff

“Please do more Shootouts! Hi Cubby, I love the Shootout reviews yall did a few yrs back for the 2WD SCT, I bought my Torment 2WD mostly because of it. It’s a great truck! I’m thinking of buying the new Easter egg color Torment 4×4 coming out in June. Any plans on doing an updated SC Shootout review for 2018? Also, a [...]

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HobbyKing

FCC Proposes $2,861,128 Penalty Against Hobbyking

The Federal Communications Commission is proposing a penalty of $2,861,128 against HobbyKing for marketing non-compliant radio frequency devices. Specifically, the devices in question are audio/video transmitters intended for use in FPV/unmmanned systems. As we all know, the FCC takes its job very seriously to ensure that our radio gear does not interfere, or become detrimental, to others. We will post [...]

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Cubby Quadcopter Shovel

THE Cub Report – Never Say Never, Except For…

Well hello there rc fans, thanks for tuning in to this week’s Cub Report. Our bash crew hopes you had a stellar weekend, just as we did at Horizon Hobby’s RC Fest. Of course everyone wants to know how was attendance at RC Fest this year. To me, it was heavier than expected on Friday, very heavy on Saturday, and a [...]

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Rockstar Cubby

ASK Cubby – Reasonable Questions, Fake News Answers

“Podcast Cubby, I am a giant fan of your new podcast, any news on who will be on next? Walter O.” Cubby- Hey Walter, thanks for writing in, send me your snail mail for one of our uber-licous sticker packs. Yo, so we’ve been super lucky with the podcast. Tim Gluth from RCNewb has been kicking butt and taking names. Most people have yet to [...]

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