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Big Cubby

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 [...]



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 [...]


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 [...]


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, [...]


rocky selfie cubby

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 [...]


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 [...]


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 [...]


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 [...]


Cubby Crawler Shootout

THE Cub Report – Here Comes The Hotstepper

Well hello there rc fanatics, welcome to BigSquidRC and to THE Cub Report. My name is Cubby, and well, I love talking ’bout the hobby, shall we jump right in? I am gonna start off this week with some Pro-Line love. For those of you that like to travel, P-L’s By The Fire scale crawling event is coming right up. By [...]


LiPo Cubby

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

“Towerhobbies in the EU!!!!!!!!!!! Hello and thanks to everyone at BigSquidRC, you guys really puts down a ton of work for us hobbyists. MUCH appreciated! I´m on your website a few times every day, and have been for a couple of years to keep myself “up to date” in the rc world. Back in the day (early 2000) I used to do [...]


Fort Cubby

THE Cub Report – Reminiscing The T-Maxx Era

Ya know, there was a time not all that long ago when our industry was growing. Growing like crazy in fact! The time period goes from right around 1999 when the original T-Maxx was released, to around 2007 where a general economic downswing in America put a big damper on the runaway growth of our hobby. The other day the [...]


Pitrow Cubby

ASK Cubby – The Week In Your Letters

“Leisure Hours Cubby, Is Leisure Hours in Chicago really going out of business? If it is that sucks, probably the best track in the entire country! Francis T.” Cubby- Yo hey Francis, thanks for writing in. Oh and, don’t forget, a snail mail for a sticker pack bro Ya, so I think it is just another sign of the times in the rc industry. And [...]


cubby typhon

THE Cub Report – This Week In RC

Hello there rc people, welcome to a brand spank’n new week in the lovely hobby of rc. I am Cubby, and this is my report… So how about Nuremburg? Like most (read- all) of the other rc trade shows, the Toy Fair wasn’t nearly as busy as it was just a scant few years ago. And while companies like Tamiya, Traxxas, [...]


Cubby RC Shootout

ASK Cubby – Yet Another Questionable Thursday

“Transmitters (Spektrum vs Futaba) Hey there Cubby, I am in the market for a new Transmitter. I originally wanted to get a Futaba 3PV, but thanks to Big Squid RC I now am very interested in the Spektrum DX5 Rugged. You stated the Spektrum has a ton of Range, but the Question is, has the Futaba 3PV more Range? Is there a (noticable) [...]


Road Trip Cubby

THE Cub Report – RC Des Nations 2020

That’s right folks, RC Des Nations is what I am laying out for you guys this week. Some people (motocross riders) will know exactly what I am talking about already. For those that do not, well, keep on scrolling down... I guess I should probably start off with what Motocross Des Nations is. Every year, lets say around 20’ish countries send [...]