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ASK Cubby, 02.26.2015, Version- Excuse Me While I Take …

“Review Request Hey Guys, I was reading through your review of the ECX Circuit and noticed that there is a newer version that ships with brushless. While I was surprised to see the original rated so well I was curios if you have had the chance to play with the newer one and how much of a difference the new motor makes [...]

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THE Cub Report, 02.23.2015, Version- Death of a Salesma…

Maybe you have not gotten the memo, but our industry has lost a bunch of hobby shops in the last 5 years. This is bad news, bad news for you, bad news for me, bad news for the hobby we all love so much. Now I know a lot of people hate their LHS, no doubt there are a bunch of [...]

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ASK Cubby, 02.19.2014, Version- You Ask The Questions, …

“Ess-one sound Hi I saw you guys reviewing this product the ess-one and I don’t know if you guys could help me with this or maybe I am just bothering the hell out of you guys But how did you get your pc to see the device? Mine doesn’t even see it to actually load any new sounds in, any help would be great Thanks, Sean [...]

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THE Cub Report, 02.16.2015, Version- MOΛΩN ΛABE!

Ok, so who killed our industry’s largest annual trade show iHobby? Come on, raise your hand, one of you out there did it! But seriously, it is no secret that while consumers were still showing up in force, that most of the industry had abandoned the show in favor is other forms of marketing. Hence the reason there will not [...]

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ASK Cubby, 02.12.2014, Version- Hey Look! More Letters!

“Lipo in ECX Torment Hey BigSquid, I am trying to put a 2s lipo battery in my sons ECX Torment and I was told I have to change the jumpers on my speed controller but I can’t find any jumpers. When I called Horizons they said that lipo is not compatible but in your review you said to do this upgrade and [...]

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THE Cub Report, 02.09.2015, Version- The New Normal (Pa…

There are tons of good people in our hobby, but we also have our fair share of old-school hard-heads. You know who I’m talking about, the people that had a meltdown against brushless motors and LiPo batteries, and are now losing their minds over scale realism. Last week we posted our review of the ESS-One Engine Sound module. While many hobbyists [...]

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ASK Cubby, 02.05.2014, Version- Whoa, Letter of the Mon…

“My pro-line mt I need some advice, there isn’t anyone who has pegged the best electronics system for bashing with the new pro-line pro mt and proclaimed it as such. I just ordered a kit and there aren’t even any recommendations on their website. I know you reviewed it with a castle mamba max pro sct with 1410 series 3800 kv [...]

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THE Cub Report, 02.02.2015, Version- From Germany With …

I don’t know how you could not notice, but the big news last week was the Nuremburg Toy Fair in Germany. Our homeskillet Igor was there to get all the scoops so here is a brief (ya right) rundown of the show… Attendance- The Toy Fair once again proved they are the “Biggest” show in rc with rampant support from manufacturers [...]

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ASK Cubby, 01.29.2015, Version- Answer Sling’n Fool

“Question – Pro-Line PRO-2 Performance Buggy Hey Guys, I recently got back into RC cars. It’s been a while since I build my Tamiya Frog. I’ve been using a couple RTR’s and I decided to build another car. Decided to go with the Pro-Line PRO-2 Performance 1:10 Short Course Buggy Kit. I read articles on your site and wanted to say you guys [...]

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THE Cub Report, 01.26.2014, Version- $100 Dollar Bill Y…

Have ya done your taxes yet? Ok, if you are as lazy as I am then you have not, but at some point in the near future you will. So what ya gonna do with all that fat cash? Here is my list of the best rc related ways you spend your 2015 tax refund (not that I will be [...]

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ASK Cubby, 01.22.2015, Version- Ask A Simple Question, …

“ProTek R/C 170T Chad Bradley Team Edition Hey Guys, I was wondering if you or any of the guys at Big Squid RC have any experience with the ProTek R/C 170T “Chad Bradley Team Edition Servo? Regards, Patrick” Cubby- Hola there Pat, congrats on hit’n the big time, shoot us your snail mail for your BSRC sticker pack. Sorry homeskillet, we have not reviewed that particular [...]

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THE Cub Report, 01.19.2015, Version- Legacy

After completing a long, somber, mentally exhausting weekend at a relative’s funeral, it got me to thinking a whole lot about legacy. Certainly nobody lives forever, once we are gone what really matters? How many people that attended the funeral? When the last time someone speaks our name? What our kids accomplish? Or simply our legacy? Ya I know, a pretty [...]

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ASK Cubby, 01.15.2015, Version- Looking for Answers, Bl…

“Newbie Who Is An Oldie Hi Guys, I just wanted to drop you guys a line to thank you for your website. I am a 65 year old senior who got into r/c back in the days of the original RC10 when my now 30 year old son wanted to go racing, which we did. We bought a kit and I put [...]

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THE Cub Report- Headlines You Won’t Be Seeing This Year

When you visit BSRC you see lots of headlines, some about new cars, some about reviews, even some about changes within our industry. After some bench racing with the Bash Crew I now present to you some headlines you won’t be seeing in rc this year… “Traxxas Wins IFMAR World Championship!” – No, you’ll never be seeing this headline, Traxxas knows [...]

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ASK Cubby, 01.08.2015, Version- Hooray For Email

“ARRMA Kraton Review Hello. Sorry to bother you, but I noticed that you guys did a Mini-Review of the ARRMA Kraton which i enjoyed reading and i was wondering if you guys plan on doing a full review of the truck anytime soon? You guys have the best reviews around so it would be awesome to get a more detailed review [...]

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