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Sunset Cubby

THE Cub Report – Where Do We Go From Here?

So it happened, our friends over at Hobbico have filed for chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. For you noobies out there, which there are a lot, you might not understand everything in this Cub Report, but it is a sign of the times in our hobby. For those not in the industry, Hobbico is the parent company of Great Planes distributing [...]

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Rockstar Cubby

ASK Cubby – One Question, One Answer

“Hobbico Bankruptcy omg. hobbico filed for bankruptcy? holy hell. that’s not good news at all. do you have any insight of what that means for my favorite brand, arrma? Chad E.” Cubby- Ya OMG. This isn’t really a subject we want to keep posting in the news, but it is BIG news, and yea our mail box is basically [...]

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Cubby Losi Super Baja Rey

THE Cub Report- Sorry, But We Are The Good Guys

Well hello there. Thanks for joining us at BigSquidRC for THE Cub Report. If this is your first time here, THE Cub Report is a weekly look (satirical) at the wonderful hobby of rc. Sometimes it has a theme, sometimes it is endless rambling, but either way, lets dig right in. Is BigSquidRC the #1 RC Blog? I don’t know about [...]

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Rockstar Cubby

ASK Cubby – Astute Questions, Questionable Responses

“HPI Nitro MT2 Brushless Conversion Good morning, I came across your website via a picture of someone doing a HPI Nitro MT2 Brushless Conversion. I’m get back into the rc world after a long absence. I plan to move up to 1/8 scale brushless system (I’m tired of fluctuation gas prices…lol). In the mean time I still love [...]

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Statue Cubby

THE Cub Report – Backwards Is The New Forward

Hola folks, and welcome to BigSquidRC version 2018. Holy cow did 2017 fly right on by, hopefully 2018 decides to stick around a little longer. While 2017 could be considered an “ugly” year for rc, there is a whole lot of hope out there for ’18. Sales seem to be coming up, that and companies are really changing their business models [...]

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Rockstar Cubby

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

“Arrma Outcast Hey how’s it going…? I was hoping you could tell me how to extremely lower my arrma outcast for speed runs…I’ve already adjusted the shocks, just curious how to get it much lower…droop screws? Not sure…please help. Bobby S.” Cubby- Yo Robert, how ya be? Life is all good here, busy, but good. BTW, thanks for writing in, be sure to [...]

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X-Mas Cubby

THE Cub Report – Merry Christmas, Even To You

Merry Christmas to all you rc hobbyists out there. You long term readers will already know what this Cub Report is about. For the noobies, every year at Christmas I walk around the office and ask the Bash Crew what they would like to see under their Christmas tree this year if money were no object. Here are their responses- Hawaiian [...]

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Big Cubby

THE Cub Report – Passion Is All There Is

Here we are, just me and you (and a few thousand other people), welcome to this week’s Cub Report. First up is our announcement for BigSquidRC “Bash Vehicle of the Year”. It does indeed look like we’ll be posting up the top five this week, or next. Most of the vehicles that will be posted are straight up bashing BEASTS, but [...]

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Rockstar Cubby

ASK Cubby- You Write In, I Go On Vacation

“Video Hello I have a arrma raider xl and I would like to know if I can send videos running to 2s and 3s to see if it qualifies to put it on your website. The tests I have done are speed. Please, when you have an opportunity, let me know. GP” Cubby- Hey now GP, what’s up? Thanks for writing in, please shoot [...]

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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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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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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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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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