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Welcome to yet another wonderful edition of THE Cub Report, the opinion piece that keeps industry types constantly hitting the refresh button. 🙂 Did you see the press release on the latest offering from Axial? Hubba, hubba! Axials new truck is called the SCX10, and is perhaps the best looking truck released in years. It’s intended for the crawling crowd, [...]
Sorry, a little late to the party on this one.. but there are still a few hours left!! If you head over to the Pro-Line Racing site here you can get 25% a LOT of their stuff with free shipping! Just enter coupon code: GOBBLE25. Sweet deal! You only have till Sunday at Midnight, so get ordering! I believe this [...]
Hey Everyone, Just wanted to wish all of our readers a happy Turkey day from the folks here at Big Squid RC! For those of you not standing in line already for some crazy toaster sale on black-Friday, I think a lot of the local tracks are open most of the day. So if you are looking to get in [...]
For those people looking to continue to bullet proof their Team Associated SC10, RPM is now offering their front bumper system. It’s a three piece design with a unique chassis brace. The brace bolts to the bottom, then the added RPM Skid Plate, and finally their front bumper which can also use [...]
Wow, what a great system! We got our hands on the new Team Tekin RS Pro / Redline Brushless system, and it hauls! If you are in the market for a new system, you are going to want to head over to the RC Reviews section or click here to read the full Team Tekin RS Pro Redline Brushless [...]
Days before iHobby we posted a sneak peak at the new BullDog body from Pro-Line Racing for the Team Associated RC8T. Here are the official shots. It comes clear with their Cab Forward Technology, and apparently guys like Ryan Cavalieri and Richard Saxton are digging the feel and performance. “My truck just works better-more steering, more predictable and faster lap [...]
Word from ACER Racing is that they have a new Ceramic Ball Bearing kit for the XRAY T3. It’s a complete kit including steering and differential bearings. It’s available for both the EU Rubber Spec and Foam Spec T3 kits. Head over to the ACER Racing Website for info.
If you are in the UK, and looking to get into the RC business, I just got an email telling me they have a new opening and are looking to expand their engineer department! So if you think you can help design the next big hit vehicle for Schumacher, head over to their site. Sounds like a pretty sweet job [...]
A big CONGRATULATIONS goes out to Tim Smith and Grand Motorsports for hitting some serious speeds recently at the International RC Speed Challenge in California. Tim established two new world speed records for the ISC 2wd modified and stock classes with his Grand Motorsports Dragsters! Tim’s yellow GMS dragster [...]
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 [...]
Hey everyone, I just wanted to post a quick update that we have finally caught up on shipping all the stickers people have been ordering for the Big Squid RC Contest! The final batch to get us caught up went out this morning, so if you have placed a order, and have not received them, keep an [...]
Hey all, this is part two of the bigger than usual Cub Report, since the last one was a good chunk with all the iHobby talk, this part is a little different subject matter, but still stuff I wanted to talk about, it was just too much for one report. Wow, I mean Seriously Wow! I don’t know who the [...]
A while back we mentioned the Schumacher Mi4 would be shipping soon with some cool features, well we just got a press release mentioning that it’s also shipping in a RACE version to help keep the prices low to get it into people’s hands, while also coming in KIT or Assembled form. If your an on-road [...]
With the holidays coming up, it’s always nice that ACER Racing sends out a coupon code to get a good discount on their stuff! This year, you can use the code ACR20 when checking out to get 20% off any order $200 or more! They have a few new Ball Bearing kits including the Associated RC12R5.1 . Head over [...]
This week I guess I went a little long with all the industry quotes, so the boss man has asked that I break the report up into two parts… look for the second part to be posted in a day or so, it’s on some different topics than this part anyway. Last Cub Report, we crushed the record for hate [...]