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THE Cub Report – To Market, Or Not…

Here we go again folks, it is yet another fun-tabulous week in the wonderfully fun world of rc. My name is Cubby, and thanks for joining us at BigSquidRC. Over the weekend, the Hobby Expo China 2019 was held over in Beijing. This was a trade show for the remote control crowd and featured big names like Hitec, Futaba, Kyosho, and [...]

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JConcepts S1 JQ TheCar Black Edition TheE-Car Grey Edition Body

JConcepts S1 Clear Body For JQ Buggies

New from JConcepts is a Silencer 1 series body for JQ’s nitro TheCar Black Edition, as well as their brushless The E-Car Grey Edition. The S1 body from JConcepts is a high performance design that not only helps to lower lap times, but also has a great modern look. * Cab forward design * Shark fin on roof for high speed stability * [...]

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KO Propo EX-RR ST-2

KO Propo EX-RR ST-2 Transmitter

Coming soon from KO Propo is the EX-RR ST-2 2.4GHz surface transmitter. The EX-RR ST-2 is one of the highest-end radios on the market and has received numerous upgrades over the previous unit. Here are some highlights- * New upgraded angle sensor for increased durability and response * Dual bearings on wheel shaft for improved smoothness * New linear spring on wheel * Lengthened [...]

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RC4WD TOYOTA 4RUNNER BUILD SERIES – PART 1 With Video

What’s up Squid Nation! So currently I have been working on the RC4WD Trailfinder 2 Toyota 4Runner build. And I have to say this is starting to be one of my favorite builds. There is so much scale detail on the 4Runner body that it will definitely get you your scale fix. As for the chassis build, RC4WD did an [...]

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Killerbody RC Mercury Scale Rock Crawler Chassis

Killerbody RC Mercury Scale Chassis

Being teased last weekend at a big hobby industry show in Beijing was the Mercury Scale Chassis from Killerbody RC. The Mercury is a next generation scale chassis that brings more scale realism to the plate than ever before. Killerbody has long been known for their ultra scale realistic bodies, now they are changing the game with a series of [...]

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Pitbull RC Raceline Aluminum Wheels

3 New 1.55″ Raceline Licensed Wheels By Pitbull RC

Have you been looking for some insanely trick 1.55″ wheels for your next build? If so, have a look at not one, but three, fully licensed Raceline aluminum wheels from Pitbull RC. All three wheels are a beadlock design and have been perfectly scaled down from their larger 1:1 couterparts. * True scale replicas of Raceline’s Clutch, Ryno, & Combat wheels * [...]

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EVERYBODY’S SCALIN’ – KITS AND RTR’s

Over the last few months I have been doing a lot of building. In turn I blame Big Squid RC for sending me to USTE lol. I know there are two types in the scale world, those who build and those who just want some scale right out of the box. Whatever one you are, they are both fine and [...]

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Kyosho Hurricane 900VE RC Boat

Kyosho Hurricane 900VE Readyset

After a few years on hiatus, the Hurricane 900VE Readyset is ready for a return from Kyosho. The 900VE is a large catamaran that packs a new Kyosho Speed House brushless system. Here are the highlights and updates- * New Kyosho Speed House 40 x 68mm water-cooled, 1250kV brushless motor * New 3S Speed House 120 amp water cooled ESC * High torque [...]

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JConcepts Associated SC6.1 Shock Tower Wheelie Bar Kit

JConcepts Associated SC6.1 Shock Tower & Wheelie Bar Kit

New from JConcepts is a Shock Tower & Wheelie Bar Kit for the Team Associated SC6.1 short course truck. These two items are used to help turn your SC6.1 into a no-prep drag racing missile. Here are the highlights- * Aluminum and carbon fiber construction * Easy to install * Heavy-duty 3mm hardware * Compatible with parts from JConcepts Shapeways store * Lowered tower for [...]

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WIN A TRAXXAS TRX-4 Tactical Unit – ENTER NOW!

If for some reason you haven’t heard the news, the Traxxas TRX-4 won the scale bracket for March Bash-ness 2019! It’s been a long running tradition to giveaway the winning vehicles, and with the awesome support of Traxxas, we are happy to be giving away a brand new Traxxas TRX-4 Tactical Unit! You have from now till 4/23/2019 and Midnight [...]

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Randy's Donut Cubby

ASK Cubby – More Letters, Less Answers

“Nitro Rc Hey Cubby! I have been in the Rc hobby for almost 6 years now and am loving every second of it. I’ve got a scx-10, a P4de, and an X-Maxx, but I haven’t ever had a nitro. I would like to get into nitro, but most of the forums I have been looking at are 5 to 10 years old, so [...]

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March Bash-ness 2019 Champions!

After thousands of votes, tons of brackets and plenty of upsets, the finals in the March Bash-ness 2019 bracket have taken place and we have our champions! On the bash side, the ARRMA Kraton pulls off a repeat with back to back wins being the previous 2018 champion as well! ARRMA should be pretty happy with their track record, this [...]

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Kyosho Komatsu HD785-7 Dump Truck

Kyosho 1/50 Komatsu HD785-7 Dump Truck

Freshly updated by Kyosho is their 1/50 Komatsu HD785-7 Dump Truck. This tiny truck is part of Kyosho’s table top construction machine series and has been updated to be better than ever. Have a look at some of its highlights- * High and low speeds * Pre-assembled, no building required * IRC infrared control system * Truck is 210mm in length (8.27″) The Kyosho Komatsu [...]

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Killerbody RC

Teaser – Killerbody RC Mercury Scale Truck

It has been a while since we have seen a big new release from Killerbody RC. However, it looks like they’ve been using that time wisely and are getting ready to drop an all new scale rig. The Killerbody RC Mercury scale rock crawler is set for announcement this weekend at the big Hobby Expo China 2019 that is being [...]

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PROTOform Europa M Body

PROTOform Europa M Clear On-Road Body

New for all you “M class” drivers is the Europa M from PROTOform. The popular PROTOform Europa has been scaled down for the M class and features European hot hatch styling. Here are the highlights- * Aggressive fender flares * Slammed hatchback roofline * Low center of gravity design * For cars with a wheelbase of 210mm or 225mm * Made in the USA * Add-on [...]

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