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ASK Cub Reporter, 06.20.2013, Version- Endless Questions Ter…

Hi my name is Robert I have been trying to get people to come to Columbus Indiana at Mill Race Park. I wonder if I can have BigSquidRC come here? Me and all of my good dudys have some RC stuff that we would love to share with you all but I have no luck getting anyone to come [...]

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ASK Cub Reporter, 06.12.2013, Version- Oooofah, More Questio…

I have a ECX Torment that I am modding, and would like to know what kind of shocks/shock oil I should get for asphalt bashing. I already put in a brushless system, a metal transmission, and some street shoes. I would prefer is the shocks were 20-35 buck for eah front or rear set. ( total cost of 70 bucks [...]

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ASK Cub Reporter, 06.06.2013, Version- Quenching Your Thirst…

I Have a stock brushless 2wd Slash and want to upgrade to Anza LCG or Proline LCG chassis but keep everything else stock. I bash w/ some backyard racing. Which would you recommend? I’ve looked closely at both BSRC reviews but Proline review was w/ completely upgraded parts & Anza was stock. I know proline is a sponsor and don’t want [...]

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ASK Cub Reporter, 05.29.2013, Version- More of Your Question…

Hoping you guys can keep me from going insane! I bought a used Castle esc with a 4 pole motor yesterday. I tested it shortly inside last night and it worked. Today I turn it on, and the esc don’t beep, and I have no throttle. Only a red light on the esc. Does not change with throttle. I triple [...]

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ASK Cub Reporter, 05.23.2013, Version- Here Comes The Email,…

Great lipo reviews! Hi Big Squid, I rarely write in to websites, but your lipo reviews have been very good: i.e. the recent ProTek: LiPo Testing a 30a draw is very realistic for 2s packs, and the extra 60a graph is nice (that must have put out some heat!). Lots of packs seem to have dips in voltage after 25-30a… so that [...]

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ASK Cub Reporter, 05.16.2013, Version- Legit Questions, Snot…

Cubby – First off I would like to add some info/data to the answer I gave Dave B in last weeks ASK Cubby. Dave’s email basically said that “C” ratings on Lipo batteries seem to be a bit shady, and well, you need to read LAST WEEKS COLUMN to see how I replied. A bit over a year we reviewed a [...]

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ASK Cub Reporter, 05.09.2013, Your Questions and My Infinite…

Hey all, this week’s first ‘Ask Cubby’ letter is a LONG one, so I decided not to put it in the normal ‘hand written’ font thing because it takes up too much space, and a little difficult to read something of this length like that. Anyway, here we go… our first letter is from Dave, enjoy! “Touching an old base [...]

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ASK Cub Reporter, 05.02.2013, Version- Boring Questions, Wit…

Hey Big Squid, It’s Luke L from Florida. I was just wondering what would be a good starter car forCompetition grade Rc racing. I’d like to know if you know of any good cars for a dirt (actually clay) track. I’m willing to spend about $100-$200 and possibly go a bit over my limit. They use buggy, Truck, and short course I [...]

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ASK Cub Reporter, 04.25.2013, Version- The More I Type The M…

tech question…..im currently awaiting delivery of an hpi mini trophy truck …. my intent is to build a 4wi suspention rock crawler/trail rig i have misc. parts from an axial scx10 i bought used and beat more than sunk money into ..but anywho i want to use either the whole locked diff or the locker block in it in the [...]

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ASK Cub Reporter, 04.18.2013, Version- You Write The Questio…

Hi my name is Eli I have the traxxas slash 4×4 ultimate edition came with the lcg chassis. Well my steering servo gave out i told traxxas i was having problems with it they sent me a replacement one since it came from the factory like that. Well i got tired of waiting for it to come in so [...]

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ASK Cub Reporter, 04.10.2013, Version- Me Mocking The Innoce…

Hi my name is Bruin and I own a Helion Dominus 10r. I still have my stock 1800 mah battery in it and I read your latest lipo shootout. You had the Gens Ace 5800 2s lipo ranked first and I was interested in buying one. I have looked all over the internet and I can’t find any sites [...]

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ASK Cub Reporter, 04.03.2013, Your Questions My Rhetoric

Cubby, Bigsquid is now a racer sight? You guys used to be so cool, now you’ve lost your F@#$##@ minds!!!! I’ll never be back again @$$ho1es. Russell Cubby– Each year gets more amazing to me. April Fools comes every single year on April 1st, and every single year we post crazy stuff just for kicks (like THIS). Yet… every year we get [...]

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ASK Cub Reporter, 03.28.2013, Version- You Throw the Questio…

I have been looking at the Turnigy Trooper and I have seen that you did a review on it. I know that BigSquid is very educated in RC and I asked many others these questions but haven’t gotten any educated answers. So, 1) Are there any parts from other more name brand trucks that will also fit [...]

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ASK Cub Reporter, 03.22.2013, Version- You Ask Legit Questio…

Hi I have an hip e savage and I want to convert it to brush less and I was wondering if the radient reaktor 3500 kV combo would work? Ryan G. Cubby– Yo to the yo Ryan G, thanks for the email and shoot Brian your snail mail so we can hook ya up with a BigSquidRC sticker pack. So you have [...]

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ASK Cub Reporter, 03.14.2013, Version- Oh Ya! Your Questions…

Hey cubby, where do you come up with the titles for the cub report? Max R. Cubby– Hey Max, your email has “hit the big-time” so shoot your snail mail info to Brian for a free BSRC sticker pack. So… where do the titles for THE Cub Report come from? When I first started doing the CR about a half decade ago [...]

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