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THE Cub Report- Version 11.21.2010, Every New Beginning…

Life is tough in the newspaper and magazine industries. Actually, most industries are having it rough during our economy, but the print guys have really been suffering. Nearly every week you learn about another big name newspaper or mag calling it quits. Finally those tough times have hit us in the rc world. I have long said that 4 mags for [...]

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RC Pro Series Under New Ownership!

We just confirmed that the RC Pro Series has been sold! I know a few people here at Big Squid RC were huge fans of Carlton Eppes and the way he ran the series, and he will be missed. We wish him luck in whatever his next project is. As for the RC Pro Series, it’s now run David Lovett, and [...]

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THE Cub Report, Version 03.22.2010

Yet another week in rc has gone by the wayside, so what were the scoops this week? Well, this was a trade show week, and most of the industry was sitting in sunny SoCal working the RCX show, yet still no “big” news emerged. The internet age has eliminated most of the “big” surprises from popping up at trade shows, [...]

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Alpha RC and RC Pro Products sign Jason Branham

Looks like RC Pro Products and a Alpha RC USA have themselves a new driver! Jason Branham will be running Alpha Plus engines in his Xray buggy and truggy in 2010. Hit the RC Pro Products page for more info.

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Ryan Lutz Goes Alpha

News from Alpha RC USA is that Ryan Lutz has signed with them to run Alpha Plus engines this year at all his events including the RC Pro Series and Worlds. Congrats to Ryan on the sponsorship.

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RC Pro Products – A Plus Exhaust Pipes

Word from RC Pro Products is that they are importing the A Plus line of exhaust pipes starting with the 0801. Word on the street is that they are working great with the Alpha engine line. (also from RC Pro Products) Check out RC Pro Products for more information.

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RC Pro Products – Power Driver Bits

New from RC Pro Products are these power driver bits. It’s a 4 bit set that comes with 1.5, 2.0, 2.5, and 3.0 mm sizes. Right now they are only metric but it’s a good start. Using a power driver is all the rage lately with the amount of work needing to be done on 1/8th scale [...]

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JVD RC Clutch System off to a Good Start!

It sounds like the RC Pro Products JVD RC Clutch System is off to a great start! Ryan Lutz used the system for the first time at the RC Pro Finals and finished 2nd in Pro Truck, and 3rd in Pro Buggy A Mains! Ryan’s clutch system was shipped to him at the [...]

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RC Pro Products – Viper Clutch for Mugen/XRAY

Looks like RC Pro Products has a new clutch called the Viper Clutch. It’s a 3 shoe clutch set with 3 spring setup to fit Mugen/Xray pin size flywheels. Check out RC Pro Products for their complete line.

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RC Pro Products Brings Tanner Hagler Aboard.

The folks from RC Pro Products has just announced that Tanner Hagler is their newest team driver. Tanner runs in the South Pro Buggy and Arena Truck classes. Personally I think they picked him up so he keeps bringing the girls with! For more info, make sure to check out the official

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All Kinds of Alpha Engine News

Since the announcement a few days ago about RC Pro Products becoming the official importer of Alpha RC Engines, the Alpha news has just been pouring in. Thought I’d give it a few mentions all in one posting. First up, Dani Choi took a win recently at the Proline Gas Championships using the F850 [...]

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THE Cub Report, Version 10.05.09

Long time no see, but welcome back to yet another edition of the industries most litigated opinion column, THE Cub Report. So what’s the scoop on some of the newest product releases? Well, let’s just dive right in. RPM is in the Big Squid RC Basher Approved hall of fame. They are one of the few companies that actually have their heads [...]

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RC Pro Products – Importer of the Alpha RC Engine

RC Pro Products has just announced that they are the official importer of Alpha RC Engines. The engines are available for pre-order now on their site, and should start shipping mid October! What’s cool is they have a link for some of their test results that has been happening with the z852 motor.

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RC Pro Products 17mm Wheel Wrench

The tools just keep coming from

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Alpha RC Joins the International RC Pro Series!

We have just learned that Alpha RC has stepped up and is now the engine sponsor of the RC Pro Series International Finals! In Alpha RC related news, it looks like their engines are coming to the US soon! This banner seems to be a good indication with an October release! We’ll stay on top of this story, [...]

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