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Hawaiian Chris Liwanag BigSquidRC Sales

BigSquidRC Appoints "Hawaiian" Chris Liwanag As Sales Direct…

As previously mentioned in THE Cub Report, “Hawaiian” Chris Liwanag has been named as our new Sales Director. Chris was originally born in the Philippines, but moved to Chicago at a young age. Chris went to school here in America and joined the United States military when he got older. Slot cars and full scale drag racing are some of Chris’ [...]


Hyperion Bitcoin

Hyperion Now Accepting Bitcoin

The world of rc seems to get more high tech every day. An example of this is the fact that Hyperion has announced that they are now accepting Bitcoin for payment when buying off the Hyperion-World website. To make the deal even better, you get an extra 15% off by paying with Bitcoin. Hyperion has long been known for their [...]


Horizon Hobby Tekno STRC Vanquish

Horizon Hobby Picks Up Tekno, Vanquish, & STRC

That’s right folks, all your favorite Tekno RC, STRC, and Vanquish products will now be available from Horizon Hobby. Horizon will be distributing all three lines to their large dealer network. This allows hundreds of hobby shops across the country to have easy access to the wide range of Tekno vehicles and parts, along with all the uber aluminum goodies [...]


LRP America

LRP Going Out Of Business In March

After announcing bankruptcy last August, LRP has put out a press release that it will be Closing Its Doors at the end of March. LRP has been searching for a buyer for several months and none has been found, thus resulting in a March 31st 2018 closing date. Once again we are saddened to hear more bad industry news, here [...]


Brian Kinwald TLR

Brian Kinwald Back At Team Losi Racing

Guess who is headed back to TLR? That’s right folks, Brian Kinwald is back driving for Team Losi Racing. For you new hobbyists, Brian is one of the top racers in our sport. More importantly, he is also considered to be one of, if not the best, rc racers of all time. The 1990’s were virtually owned by Brian as [...]


Pro-Line Mark Ryan Pavidis

Team Pavidis To Run For Pro-Line

Mark Pavidis has long been a top racer in the rc world. From winning various large races, to national and world championships, Mark has been one of the fastest racers of the last two decades. Now days Mark is racing with his son Ryan. Racing together as Team Pavidis, Mark and Ryan have both opted to run Pro-Line tires for 2018. [...]


Redcat Racing FLYSKY

Redcat Racing Now A Distributor For FLYSKY Radios

To get more FLYSKY radios in the hands of hobbyists, Redcat Racing has announced that they are now a distributor for the popular radio brand. FLYSKY is best known for their affordable 2.4GHz radio systems, which should mesh well with Redcat’s primary customers. Here is the official press release- “Redcat Racing announces that they are now a North American Distributor [...]


Brian Smolik HMA

BigSquidRC’s Brian Smolik Joins HMA Council

As eluded to earlier this week in THE Cub Report, the HMA has announced that BigSquidRC’s Brian Smolik has been appointed to their Radio Control Division Council. The Hobby Manufacturers Association (HMA) is our industry’s trade association for manufacturers, suppliers, importers, and publishers. Their mission is to promote model hobbies, as well as giving a united voice to those working in the [...]


Hitec Surface Manager Mike Mayberry

Mike Mayberry New Hitec Surface Team Manager

The crew at Hitec have recently announced Mike Mayberry as their new surface team manager. For all you aspiring racers out there, Hitec is the team to be on for their high-end servos, as well as their Lynx 4S 2.4GHz radio system. Congrats to Mike on being named their team manager, he has been a member of the Hitec staff [...]


Hobbico Bankruptcy

Hobbico Files For Bankruptcy, Possibly Sell Company

The entire crew at BigSquidRC has very sad hearts over the following news. We have received the official press release from Hobbico Announcing Their Bankruptcy. Most people already know that Hobbico has been having a rough go at it lately, we are posting the press release to give you the most accurate information possible. As we learn more, we [...]


Horizon Hobby Redcat Racing

Redcat Racing Teams Up With Horizon Hobby

Here is some big news for all you Redcat Racing fans. Starting right now you can get your favorite cars, trucks, and buggies from Horizon Hobby, as well as their Certified Dealers. Redcat has been coming on strong in 2017 and recently Placed Second in our six truck scale crawler shootout, we can’t wait to see what they have in [...]


HPI Racing North American Distribution

New North American Distributors For HPI Racing

Whoa, now here is some big news, HPI Racing has just announced new distribution channels for the North American market. The new HPI distributors in North America include HRP Distributing, along with Hi-Performance Distribution (for Canada), and Swift Distributing. Here is the official press release- “HPI Racing Welcomes New North American Distributors Today, we are pleased to announce new partnerships with four [...]


RC4WD Amazon Pay

RC4WD Now Accepting Amazon Pay

If you’ve been reading THE Cub Report lately, then you’ve heard that Amazon is coming on strong in the rc market. Further evidence of this is the news that RC4WD is now accepting Amazon Pay. This makes it easier than ever for you at checkout when buying products off the RC4WD website. To get full details, Make The Jump over [...]


Horizon Hobby Team Associated

Team Associated Back At Horizon Hobby

That’s right folks, Team Associated is heading back to Horizon Hobby! In the coming weeks, consumers will be able to buy Team Associated products from authorized Horizon Hobby dealers, or from the Horizon Hobby website. This is some fantastic news for all you Team Associated drivers, as well as for Horizon Hobby dealers. Happy Friday to you! Take a chance by [...]


Horizon Hobby Rewards Club

New Rewards Club At Horizon Hobby

The crew over at Horizon Hobby recently announced a new Rewards Club. The Horizon Hobby RC Club has three different levels that give you various perks, plus valuable savings on future purchases as you build up points. Also, reward points can also be earned by reviewing the products you purchase and by staying up to date with Horizon Hobby on [...]