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Cubby Grin

THE Cub Report, Version- The Only Constant Is Change

Hello one and all, I hope you had a most splendid Thanksgiving. Sadly, just like most of you, I am back to the grind, but it has to be done to keep a nice roof over my head and plenty of Dom in the cellar. Just like the song says, breaking up is hard to do. Whether it be the girl [...]


Exotek HPI WR8 Upgrades Hop-Ups

Exotek Goodies for the HPI WR8

Exotek Racing has announced three very trick upgrades for all you HPI WR8 owners. First up is a Speed Chassis Conversion. The chassis conversion is made from high quality carbon fiber and promises to shave weight while optimizing weight distribution. It is street priced at $124, it has a part number of #1560, and Here is the link you want [...]


Dynamite TurboKick Video

Video – How To Install Dynamite TurboKick Power Booster

The folks over at Horizon Hobby have released a new video that shows how to properly install the Dynamite TurboKick Power Booster. When the TurboKick is activated by the third channel on your radio it cranks up the voltage to your ESC, resulting in more speed. Our full review of the TurboKick should go up any day now, and yes, [...]



HPI Reactor 500 Battery Charger

Looking for a new charger? If so, HPI Racing has just put out information on their US 3 pin 500 Battery Charger. The 500 charges multiple different battery types like LiPo, Li-Ion, Pb, LiFe, NiMH, and NiCd, with a charge rate of up to 5 amps. The 500 can balance charge your Lithium packs and can be run off of [...]


Everybody's Scalin' - Stocking Stuffer Ideas For The Scaler …

Happy Black Friday to all! Holiday shopping season is officially underway, and you know, hobbyists, particularly scalers, can be a tough lot to buy for. Why? Because we buy it all ourselves! With that said we still do like to get gifts from other people from time to time, so here is an ecclectic mix of products that any scaler should [...]



HPI Racing 2014 Ford Mustang RTR Body

Featuring Vaughn Gittin Jr’s signature RTR style and coming soon from HPI Racing is the 2014 Ford Mustang RTR Body. The Mustang body is 200mm in width and designed to fit pretty many any 1/10th scale touring car. This officially licensed body is molded from high quality polycarbonate and can add a trick new look to your car. * Photo realistic [...]


Pro-Line Micron 2.2" Front Buggy Tires

Pro-Line Micron 2.2″ Front Buggy Tires

Racing a buggy indoors this winter? If so you’ll want to know that Pro-Line has new Micron 2.2″ Front Tires for both 1/10 2wd & 4wd buggy. Microns are the hot set-up at many tracks across the country, providing lots of steering via their short tread design. For 2wd the Micron 2.2″ fronts are available in M4 compound (#8250-03) or in [...]


ASK Cubby

ASK Cubby- You Ask The Questions, I Blow Them Off and Eat Mo…

“Which R/C should I get? I am having a heart attack. I don’t know which R/C to get. I am looking for something to race/bash. I don’t care about the price and a kit doesn’t matter either. Loving the website! I read it everyday! Thanks for your time! -Adam (Ohio)” Cubby- Hola there Adam, thanks for the email and happy Thanksgiving to you and everybody [...]


Revell Modzilla Review

Revell Modzilla 1/18 Monster Truck Review

Sometimes you don’t want (or need) high-end. Sometimes you just want something affordable to get the job done. The Revell Modzilla MT is a very affordably priced 1/18th scaler aimed at the basher crowd. Does it have enough performance to be fun? How hard can it be bashed before it breaks? Should you cut the check? Read on to find [...]


LRP Black Friday Sale

Over the next few days (Through Cyber Monday), LRP America has a few deals going on, with up to 20% off RTR vehicles. Keeping it interesting, if you spend over $500 they are throwing in a mini quadcopter. Click This Link to head over to the LRP Sale Page. You can


FireBrand RC – Hydra XD drift wheel and tire combo

FireBrand is hard at it again with a new drift tire and wheel combo. The Hyrda XD is a 3mm offset drift tire combo with Blade ABS tires pre-glued so all you have to do is slap them on and go. Perfect for the drifter who doesn’t like to mount their own tires. The blade ABS drift tires feature a beveled [...]


Pro-Spline Traxxas E-Revo Summit

Pro-Line Pro-Spline HD Axles For Traxxas E-Revo & Summit

Here is some big news for all you Traxxas E-Revo & Summit owners- Pro-Spline Heavy Duty Axles from Pro-Line. The Pro-Spline axles were designed to take insane power levels while being silky smooth. Made from hardened black oxide coated steel, you can now pound the throttle on 6S without having to worry about popping a driveshaft. The axles are street [...]


Blade Vortex 250 Pro BNF Basic

Blade Vortex 250 Pro BNF FPV Racer

Blade has released full details on their ProTuned 250 class FPV race quad, the Vortex 250 Pro BNF. The Vortex comes Bind-N-Fly for your convenience, plus it offers some of the most sought after features that aspiring FPV racers are looking for. Light, strong, and powerful, the Vortex was designed to win races right out of the box. Some of its [...]


Pro-Line Predator RC8B3E

Pro-Line Predator Clear Body For Associated RC8B3E

Looking for a high performance body for your Associated RC8B3E? If so, Pro-Line has you dialed with a new Predator. The Predator line of bodies is well known for a stylish look and balanced handling. It also comes with several optional air vents to help keep your electronics cool when the racing gets hot. The body is street priced at $28, [...]


Team RedCat TR-MT8E Monster Truck

Unboxing – Team RedCat TR-MT8E Monster Truck

Just in to the BigSquidRC offices is the Team RedCat 1/8 TR-MT8E Monster Truck. The big news is that it is the very first truck in the new Team RedCat high-end line of bashers, so we can’t wait to see how it stacks up against trucks like the Kraton, MT-4 G3, and Revo. As we tore the box open we grabbed [...]