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Cubby Crawler Shootout

THE Cub Report- Shoot It Out

Hello to one and all, welcome to another Cub Report. Last week was a huge one here at BigSquidRC as our 1.9″ RTR scale crawler shootout finally went live. Needless to say, reaction across the web was rather epic. Ya, ya, I’ve been forwarded the threads and various email chains, our shootout brought out a lot of emotion in people, which [...]

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Everybody’s Scalin’ – RC4WD Marlin Crawler Impressions

I’ve been really wanting to talk about the RC4WD Marlin Crawler Trail Finder 2, but had to wait until after the shootout went live. I can now discuss it in full! The most impressive vehicle to me was actually the Marlin. No, it didn’t outperform many of the trucks it was doing battle with, but it managed to hang with ’em. [...]

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Rockstar Cubby

ASK Cubby – Your Letters, My Totally Made Up Responses

“$400 shootout Big squid is hands down the best rc basher resource on the internet. So I would like to see a $400 shootout. Let me explain. Have everyone on the big squid team pick an rtr vehicle a battery and a charger, with a total street value of less than $400. Then find out what the best combination is [...]

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Statue Cubby

THE Cub Report – Rewriting The Rulebook

Happy December to you, with holiday season in full swing, so is indoor racing season. If you are a noob to rc, let me explain. During the summer months most people in our hobby like to race outside. During the winter months, things typically move indoors. I don’t race either, because racing sucks. Right now everyone likes to focus on trophy [...]

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Everybody’s Scalin’ – Pro-Line is Killin’ It

It was a very big week for body announcements! Back in May I posted a personal “Top 5 Bodies Wishlist“, and Pro-Line has answered the bell for my #1 request, just in time for the holidays to boot. I may not be a Mopar guy, but damn if the Power Wagon isn’t the toughest looking truck of all time. Yes, even this [...]

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Rockstar Cubby

ASK Cubby- Your Questions, My Shady Remarks

“Gearing Cubby, I have just started racing indoors with a TLR 22 3.0 buggy. The track that I race at is clay and around 50 feet long and 30 feet wide what would you recommend for gearing? I race my buggy in the stock class with a 17.5 motor. John B.” Cubby- Yo Johnny boy, thanks for talking a few minutes out of your [...]

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In N Out Cubby

THE Cub Report – It’s Monday, It’s Cub Report Time

Yo, how ya been? Thanks for joining us on BigSquidRC for another Cub Report. Word from the trenches is that the holiday season is off to a good start. No, stellar numbers aren’t going up, but the numbers are at least solid, with most of the people I talked to indicating that sales are up slightly from last year. That seems [...]

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Everybody’s Scalin’ – Black Friday Edition

Greetings gang, I hope you had a most excellent Thanksgiving! Black Friday is upon us and there are great to deals to be had no matter what you are in to, whether it’s home stereo or electric guitars. The r/c scaling space is no different. In years past I’ve listed several small trinkets that I thought would make for good stocking stuffers [...]

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Rockstar Cubby

ASK Cubby – Gobble, Gobble Edition

“Venom 540 Combo I just recently purchased the Venom 3300kv 80 amp combo. The box it came in says 2s lipo only, but I have been reading reviews and specs online saying it is 3s Lipo compatible. Could you clear this up for me please I would appreciate it thank you. O Rivers” Cubby- Yo Mista Rivers, what’s up? Thanks for [...]

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Cubby Optima

THE Cub Report – Life In The Fast Lane

Hey there rc fans, welcome to THE Cub Report. The rc industry is all ramped up for the holiday season, I hope you are too. While BSRC isn’t about racing in any way, shape, or form, I do talk about it once in a while. I mean, even bashers should keep track of at least a little bit of what’s going [...]

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Everybody’s Scalin’ – All Aboard, Next Stop the Holidays

Crazy how fast this year has gone, as we are on the precipice of my favorite week. Thanksgiving week, that is. I’m a big fan for one simple reason, as I’m sure many of you are – it’s typically the shortest work week of the year! Around 4 years ago I started a tradition of doing a “holiday build” during the [...]

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Rockstar Cubby

ASK Cubby – This Week With Your Letters

“Wheel Suggestions I have a traxxas 4tec 2.0 on the way. Gonna be running this body, any wheel suggestions would be helpful. Josh S.”Cubby- Well look at that, quite possibly the shortest letter that I have ever received! Thanks for writing in Josh, shoot us your snail mail for a sticker pack. So Josh, your letter was short and your picture was Really [...]

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Bashers Basics — How to Paint A RC Body

Hello and welcome back to Bashers Basics. We all know that the process of painting your first RC body is always quite daunting, but don’t fear, Bashers Basics is here! In this tutorial I am going to just do a simple paint job, a solid metallic blue, which will look great on my hypothetical SLASH 4X4.    Firstly I select my [...]

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Footwear Cubby

THE Cub Report – Freedom Of Choice

Well hello there friends, thanks for dropping by BigSquidRC. Back in the good old days I would do sort of an “introduction” to the website from time to time for new readers. After all, if there is one thing that rc is good about doing, that is bringing in new people. So for those of you who haven’t been reading [...]

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Everybody’s Scalin’ – Spintires: Mudrunner

It’s a super exciting time for scaling. Axial just announced an updated version of the SCX10.2. Vaterra just announced a sweet Ford truggy version of the Ascender. The RC4WD Marlin is hitting stores. We just completed our 1.9 Scaler Shoot-out. There’s a lot going on, folks. Before getting into the topic at hand, I just wanted to mention that I will [...]

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