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ASK Cubby – My Top 3 Picks For Under Your Tree

The BigSquidRC Bash Crew is in the process of doing a series of articles on some of our “Top 3 Picks” for the holiday season. The owner/editor of BigSquidRC, Brian, will be writing up his personal top 3 large scaled vehicles for X-Mas 2019. I hear Jeremy will be doing a top 3 for scale crawlers, Tim is doing small [...]


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THE Cub Report – Into The Home Stretch

Thank goodness, another week is in the books, as well as one week closer to the holidays being over. Hey, I love the holiday season, but it does get extra busy this time of year. Hence the reason I can’t wait for the slower times of January. For rc news, the crew at Horizon Hobby lead the pack last week. We [...]


Traxxas Cubby

ASK Cubby – You Supply The Questions, I Supply The Non-Sense

“T2T Braces Hey Cubby, what is the best T2T brace for my Kraton? I like hitting big jumps and want to stiffen up my rig! Captain B.” Cubby- Hello there Captain, I hope you and Mrs. Tennille have been doing well. 🙂 So, about those tower-to-tower braces… I am personally not a big fan of them for hardcore bashing. Years and years ago I tried [...]


Crawler Shootout Cubby

THE Cub Report – Longshot

Well hello there fellow rc enthusiast, my name is Cubby and this is my weekly report. The world of rc is always interesting, as well as full of new products announcements. Without delay, lets just dive right on in... Last week we got a chance to message briefly with RJ Blaisdell from We are stoked to say that RJ seems [...]


Cubby Traxxas X-Maxx Whoopsee

ASK Cubby – Gobble Gobble Edition

“Down the road a ways Cubby, The hobby sure seems to have changed over the last two years, where do you see it 5 years from now? Manny W.” Cubby- Hey there Manny, thanks for taking the time to write me an email. I tend to get a lot of questions like this, and tend to skip over a lot of them, but sure, [...]


Vegas Cubby

THE Cub Report – Here Comes The Big One

Well howdy there rc hobbyist, thanks for visiting us at BigSquidRC. Here at BSRC, we dedicate ourselves to the “basher” side of the hobby. What is a basher? That’s a hobbyist that spends most of their time driving in their backyard or local park. If you are a basher like us, props to you! Lets jump right on in… Hummm… so [...]


Infraction Cubby

ASK Cubby – ARRMA Drops The 1/5 Kraton 8S Day!

“New 1/5 Kraton vs X-Maxx Shootout!!! Shootout!!! Shootout!!! Which one is really better Cubby? Sincerely, George L.” Cubby- Hey ya there George, nice letter ya got there. But seriously, thanks for writing in. Remember, a snail mail gets ya one of our sticker packs. So… I do happen to have a lot of back-to-back driving experience between the new 1/5 Kraton 8S and the Traxxas [...]


ARRMA 1/5 Kraton 8S RTR Review

THE ARRMA 1/5 Kraton 8S RTR Review

Whoa, ARRMA just dropped a 1/5th Scaler?!?! Yes indeed hardcore rc enthusiast, ARRMA has just announced their highly anticipated 1/5 Kraton 8S RTR Monster Truck. Yes it is huge! Yes it is designed for hardcore bashing! Yes it comes with a Spektrum 8S capable SMART speedo! Yes it has huge tires! Nobody reads this part anyways, LOL, so let’s just [...]


THE Cub Report – To Build, Or Not To Build

Hello rc world, I trust you had a great weekend? Things around the BSRC offices have been crazy busy, and this upcoming week just might be one of the craziest that we will see all year. With that said, lets dive in... Ya know, you will need to get up a bit early this Thursday to see exactly what the All [...]


Cubby Rocky Mountain Show 2017

ASK Cubby – More Great Questions, More Terrible Answers

“Corally 6s cars Yo Cubby, I’ve seen the new Corally 6S cars and I think (like a lot of other people out there) they look a lot like the Arrma 6S line-up. What do you think about that? Personally I think it’s a bit cheap to copy just a bunch of cars, but by the looks of it, they try to improve [...]


Flying Cubby

THE Cub Report – As Winter Arrives…

So hello there folks, here is this week’s edition of THE Cub Report. Life in the rc world is never boring, that one thing is for sure. Shall we have a look back at the rc happenings from last week??? So… did you see the new Losi Mini-T 2.0? As I am formerly a huge fan of small scale racing, I [...]


Cardinals Cubby

ASK Cubby – Interesting Questions, Irrelevant Answers

“New ARRMA Has Landed!!!!!!!!! Hey Cubby what do you think of the pics of the new ARRMA? Is it better than the Traxxas X-Maxx? Martin P.” Cubby- Yo yo yo there Martin, and thanks for the letter. A snail mail for a sticker pack per the usual. So what about that new ARRMA? Ya know, we place bets on days when the new Horizon [...]


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THE Cub Report – Right Down The Line…

Hello fellow rc fanatics, welcome to BigSquidRC. THE Cub Report is a weekly column that talks about new rc products, as well as industry happenings, new trends, plus a few rants here and there. Shall we dive right on in??? Can you EVEN BELIEVE that Big Squid turns 15 years old this year? Holy freaking cow does time fly when you [...]


Footwear Cubby

ASK Cubby – You Send In Questions, I Run For The Hills

“Make racing great again! We need help. Hey Cubby, I’m looking for some racing advice from a different perspective. I help run the local dirt track. This summer we had pretty weak attendance. Our track is special, not because we power wash the pit barn out once a year or because we have the cleanest port-o-john in the city. Our track is [...]


Carisma 1981 Range Rover SCA-1E RTR Review

Carisma 1981 Range Rover SCA-1E RTR Review

The crew at Carisma have been putting out highly scale realistic cars for decades. Ivan and his crew have always gone a bit above and beyond to ensure their products not only performed well, but also looked immaculate. Case in point is Carisma’s new 1981 Range Rover scale crawler. The Range Rover sports a classic off-road look with a seriously [...]