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THE Notorious Cubby

THE Cub Report, Version- All Hail To Nero

After holding our lips for so long, now we can finally talk about ARRMA’s new monster truck, the Nero. Wheewwwww… there are some trucks that are pretty ho-hum, but holding back the Nero has been quite the experience. Why? Well just look at it, the Nero isn’t just another run-of-the-mill truck, ARRMA went all out on this one. So I am [...]

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

Boat TSM Dear Sir, After reading the press release on Big Squid about the new Traxxas DCB M41 boat with TSM, I must ask you this question. How exactly does TSM work on a boat? Yours Truly, Colby D.” Cubby- Yo Colby, what’s up? Yes, I found the new Traxxas boat announcement interesting as well. I am an avid rc boat enthusiast, so any new [...]

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THE Notorious Cubby

THE Cub Report, Version- Go Epic Or Go Home

Hello everyone and happy Monday to you. As the rc world keeps on spin’n we watch the cars come and go, the new tech become old, and broken parts hit the trash bin. Oh ya, welcome to this week’s Cub Report. So… over the weekend the BigSquidRC Bash Crew put on a long jump contest. We hadn’t held a dedicated [...]

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ASK Cubby, Version- You Write The Questions, Me Posting Rand…

“Tires Hi Cubby, my name is Bruce and I read all your stuff. My Halix does ok in grass and on loose dirt but i was wondering which tires you would use for those conditions? Also, what servo do you recommend for the Halix? The stock servo in mine is starting to go out. Thanks bud, Bruce Peoria IL” Cubby- Ok Bruce, you have my [...]

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Cubby with big woman

THE Cub Report, Version- ‘Cause That’s How You Get Ants

Ya know, the weather here today is downright dreadful. However, it is the start of an all new and improved week in the rc world. But wait there’s more! And better yet, Monday brings on yet another Cub Report. Sit back, get comfortable, and get the lawyers on speed dial, here is this week’s Cub Report. So what’s going on with [...]

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ASK Cubby, Version- You Write Me Letters, I Use Them To Ligh…

“Best Value Hey Cubby, My son joined our local 4-H rc car club this year. Back when I raced in it you had to buy your own car and gear. Cost got too high and basically killed the club. Now they run club supplied x mod cars from radio shack and the kids are getting bored. I’m trying to put together [...]

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Cubby Smile

THE Cub Report, Version- Jon Snow Lives!

So here we are folks, I am soooo sorry (not) if I spoiled this week’s GOT episode for you by the title. But yes indeed, Jon Snow lives again (we knew he would!!!). Ryan Dungey wrapped up yet another 450 Supercross title over the weekend, and there were a bunch of new releases in the rc world last week. So [...]

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ASK Cubby, Version- You Asked For It, You Got It

“X-MAXX Trouble Cub Report, After having run my new X-MAXX for a little under 2 weeks, I have concluded that it breaks ALL THE TIME. Am I doing it wrong? What is your advice for keeping one together? Love your column and read it every week, Bud W.” Cubby- Well hello to you Bud and props for hitting the big time. You know the drill, [...]

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Las Vegas Cubby

THE Cub Report, Version- New Power Generation

So here we are rc fans- yet another Monday and yet another Cub Report. What’s kick’n in the rc world? Ok, so I was out in SoCal last week doing my thing (read- massively overspending my travel budget) and was quite surprised to see the office that has been home to HPI Racing is now up for lease. No, there have [...]

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ASK Cubby

ASK Cubby- You Pile On The Questions, I Skimp On The Answers

“fuel mix Dear Cubby, I recently stepped up to a 1/5 scale. Really enjoying it. My question is about fuel ratio. Every manual I’ve read says 25:1, and that’s what I’ve been running. But I’ve seen on forums that a lot of people are running 32:1 or even 40:1. I even read in a mag that they ran the new losi dbxl [...]

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Cubby Quadcopter Shovel

THE Cub Report, Version- Post Bash Thoughts…

Hello everyone out in rc land, I trust you had an awesome weekend. Mine was pretty much off the charts with getting to watch the STL Supercross in person, picking up yet another new car on Friday night, watching plenty of F1, and better still, on Sunday I got to spend some time bashing. On Sunday we put on our big [...]

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ASK Cubby

ASK Cubby, Version- Another Week, Another Two Questions

“New losi Hi cubby, what’s up? I need to make ask cubby with this one so I can get some stickers for my truck. Here is my question, which one would you buy, the new losi ten-scbe or the ten-mt? I like them both but which one best? Charles N.” Cubby- Yo Charley, there ya go bud, now you’ve made the big time [...]

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Wrench Bill and Cubby BigSquidRC

THE Cub Report, Version- Time To Bash

Hola rc world, time to get another week in the wonderful world of rc started. This week I have a couple things on the agenda… Hey, did ya know that we are holding our first big bash of the year this Sunday? If you did, great, you actually do read the site, if not, now ya do. The event is called [...]

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ASK Cubby, Version- I Answer the Unanswerable

“March Bashness Cubby, I have been voting all along this year’s March Bashness, who do you want to win? Charles B.” Cubby- Yo hey ya Charley… thanks for the email and guess what? I am naming yours as “Letter of the Month”. You know what that means right??? Shoot me your snail mail and sizing info for a quite uber BigSquidRC t-shirt. So who do [...]

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Cubby Optima

THE Cub Report – Version, 4×4=12

Well hello there rc world, with any luck you were able to get outside and enjoy some good weather over the weekend (and get in some trigger time too!). As the picture above shows, the BSRC Bash Crew certainly had a good time, bashing (read- abusing) a bunch of review products and hang’n with lots of good people. About that picture [...]

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