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ASK Cubby – A Weekly Q & A Session

“RTR Scale Crawler Hey Cubby, What’s the best bang for the buck scale crawler? I want to buy a new rig but don’t have a lot of cheddar if you know what I mean. What about upgrade tires? What tires do you run? Dominic B.” Cubby- Wazzup Dom? Thanks for writing in to ASK Cubby. As always a snail mail will get ya [...]

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Monster Truck Madness – Building High Horse

I tend to move quickly when I get really motivated by a project. Last week I wrote about wanting to building an old school style monster truck for the trail, this week the vehicle is sitting on my bench and nearly complete! So the real idea behind this whole “monster truck truck” deal is a throwback to the original monster trucks [...]

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THE Cub Report – Going Hard At March Bashness!

So here we are, just you and me (and a few thousand other people), for this intimate, March Bashness edition of THE Cub Report! Seriously, we are stoked that you are here, and even more stoked that the fuse for March Bashness is about to be lit! Weeks before March Bashness all us knuckle-draggers at BigSquid start our own predictions. Just [...]

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EVERYBODY’S SCALIN’ – DODGE RAMCHARGER

For what seemed like years of searching I’ve finally got my hands on the Proline 1983 Dodge Ramcharger body! This would have never happened if it wasn’t for my buddy. He as about 3 Proline Ramcharger bodies, mainly because he is a huge fan of the old Dodges. And I think he finally got sick of me bugging him for [...]

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Rugged Cubby

ASK Cubby – More Of You, Less Of Me

“Just a quick one… Question =) Traxxas Kits Hey Cubby, Just saw the TRAXXAS Stampede Kit Announcement on Bigsquid. So I´m a little bit curious if you might know if there are more in the works from Traxxas in this direction? Maybe an X-Maxx Kit? That would be something. Cause its on my mind buying one. But if there is a Kit [...]

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Monster Truck Madness – Monster Trail Truck

It’s that magical time again where the ice is FINALLY thawing and hints of green are starting to show in the grass. As I write this, it’s actually 60 degrees here in St. Louis (ok, it’s also stormy as heck, but I won’t complain about the temp!). I’m getting the itch to do some sort of Spring project! Despite all these [...]

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Speed Run Cubby

THE Cub Report – Back In Action

Well hey there rc fans, glad to have ya here at BigSquidRC. I am Cubby, and after a week “off”, I am back and ready for another fun filled week in rc. Here we go… First up I gotta talk about BigSquidRC’s March Bashness! As you long term readers know, March Bashness is one of our biggest “events” of the year, [...]

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EVERYBODY’S SCALIN’ – PIT BULL RC TIRES

I had the pleasure of meeting the President of Pit Bull Tires, Michael Green. And I can honestly say he is a really cool guy. We talked about tiny trucks and also some civil war history, which is one of my favorite historical subjects. He then sent me home with some awesome stuff that I couldn’t wait to check out. I [...]

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Ask Cubby – I Could of Been a Jonas

“Where do the cars go? Sup Cubby, You guys get a lot of review cars, what do you do with all of them when you are done? Do you have a warehouse full? Do you sell them? Can I have some? Let me know if you need a shipping address. Keep up the great work! You guys rock! Julio Cubby- Hey Julio, send me your [...]

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Monster Truck Madness - Old Skool Memories of the St. Louis …

My birthday was this past week, February 27th to be exact, and while that’s fine and all, the date is important to me for another reason. On February 27th, 1999, the St. Louis Arena was demolished, which means that last Wednesday was the 20th anniversary. The Arena, called “The Old Barn” or “Checkerdome” by many locals, held many awesome childhood [...]

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EVERYBODY’S SCALIN’ -ULTIMATE SCALE TRUCK EXPO!

Most of you know by now I got a chance to head down to the Ultimate Scale Truck Expo in Williston Florida last weekend. I even tried to do a live feed of last weeks’ Everybody’s Scalin’ and I do apologize, my service was not the best down there; give me a break I’m not channel 7 news Lol. In [...]

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Footwear Cubby

ASK Cubby – Hard Questions, Easy Answers

“Don’t you dare try to duck a drift question! Hi Cubby! I’ve been following your ramblings for a bit over a year now, and you really seem to have a good grip on most of our hobby. After having built first a Yeti and then a Bomber, both really gnarly machines, I am now turning my eyes sideways towards the part of [...]

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Monster Truck Madness - Let's talk about that gigantic Ramin…

Hey all, good news- we are almost through winter! Yeah, yeah I know, I can hear many you saying “it’s cold here until May”. I get it. But hey, March is almost here which means spring is coming, which means it’s almost time to go bashing outdoors again! So using that thought as the thinnest of segues, bashing outdoors would be [...]

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Cubby Optima

THE Cub Report – This Week In The RC Hobby

Well hello there rc fans, my name is Cubby and this is BigSquidRC. Every Monday I sit down at my computer (OK, sometimes it’s a Sunday night) and bust out some of the happenings around the world of rc. What are we waiting for, lets dive right on in… So ya, literally the “biggest” news from last week was Primal RC [...]

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Racing Cubby

ASK Cubby – You Write The Questions, I Dodge The Answers

“Best Charger (Very smart) for use with CROSS RC TRUCK? Hello from Norway, I am English, but have lived in Norway many years. It is a pleasure to finally contact you after a long time on your site which is superb by the way. I hope you do not mind me contacting you out of the blue like this, but I could [...]

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