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Sunglass Cubby

ASK Cubby – The Covid Rages On As The Questions Pour In

“Save Me The last truck I picked up didn’t come with a servo saver. Does the truck really need one Cubby? Ramone H.” Cubby- Yo yo yo Ramone, thanks for writing in. A snail mail for a sticker pack, per the norm my friend. Does your truck “need” a servo saver? IMO, it depends. Most rock crawlers don’t use a servo saver. In rock [...]


Cubby And Girls iHobby

THE Cub Report – Who’s Had Whom?

Hello fellow remote control hobbyist, thanks for visiting BigSquidRC, the little website that could. As always, the rc industry keeps on rolling, and with many cities starting to “open up” again, life might be going back to “normal” sooner, rather than later. I can only imagine how Covid-19 will go down in the history of our hobby once it is all [...]


ASK Cubby – Great Questions, Terrible Answers

“Shocks In one of your reviews you talked about how the shocks on a truck had a lot of stiction. WTF is stiction? Is that even a word? Albert W.” Cubby- Well hello there Albert, thanks for writing in. If you hook me up with your snail mail, I will hook you up with one of our BigSquidRC sticker packs. Is stiction a word? [...]


Cubby Booth Babe

THE Cub Report – Fully Sent

Hola there rc hobbyists, industry types, and/or people who clicked the wrong link, welcome to this week’s Cub Report. First up, I would like to welcome to the crew at RPM as one of our website supporters. If you are old school, I certainly don’t have to tell you who RPM is, but if you are new to the hobby, RPM [...]


President Cubby

ASK Cubby – So Many Questions, So Little Answers

“More Traxxas UDR Tires What’s up Cubby? During Covid got a new Traxxas UDR, what kinda tires you running? Donald M.” Cubby- Hey ya there Donny, not much new here except still in fairly serious lock-down mode. I live in a large metro area, so my area is still in hardcore mode. I hope that you, and the people that live in your [...]


Airplane Cubby

THE Cub Report- Are We There Yet?

Well hello there rc world, thanks for making it over to BigSquidRC. The rc industry keeps on truck’n, while the rest of the world does its best with the Covid-19 pandemic. While some industries are really struggling right now, rc has had some bright spots, and it seems the new product announcements are picking up a bit! So, what’s the [...]


Traxxas WideMaxx Suspenion Kit Maxx Review

Traxxas Maxx Suspension Kit – WideMaxx Hop-Up Review

Since its release, the Traxxas Maxx has been a dominate figure in the 1/10th 4wd monster truck bash wars. Box stock, the Maxx is incredibly durable and drives much like its 1:1 monster truck counterparts. With huge driveline parts and a powerful VXL brushless power system, the Traxxas Maxx is one of the best backyard bashers on the market today. For [...]


Cubby Rocky Mountain Show 2017

ASK Cubby – You Write The Questions, I Slack On The Answers

“SBR vs UDR Off-road Cubby, What’s your opinion on the SBR vs UDR? My next “scale rig” is going to be a fast one, which one you like? Ward J.” Cubby- Hola there Ward, nice question ya got there. Ya know, I’ve seen a bunch of crawler guys pick up a “scale go fast” truck lately. Seems they are trying to bring even more intricate [...]


Statue Cubby

THE Cub Report – Social Distancing Since Birth

Well hello there fellow hobbyists, I hope you and your family members are well. The BigSquidRC Bash Crew has been doing fine, we’ve all been doing the social distancing thing to keep healthy, and, so far, so good. Shall we jump right on in??? So… you would think that the Covid-19 pandemic would be a crusher to the rc hobby. And [...]


Hitec RDX2 Mini Charger Review

Hitec RDX2 Mini AC Balance Charger Review

Once you really get into the hobby, a good battery charger becomes a necessity. Over the last 5 years, Hitec has put out a bunch of different battery chargers, and out of the ones that we’ve tested, we have been very impressed. In fact, we consider Hitec one of the very front runners for rc hobby battery chargers. Their very [...]


Cubby Grin

ASK Cubby – More Pandemic, More Questions

“Industry question Cub, what are you hearing out there? How bad is it so far? (Name withheld by request)” Cubby- Well hello there “Name withheld by request”, pleasure to meet ya, LOL. 🙂 Ya know, I would totally have expected the Covid-19 pandemic to have kicked the pecker-in of pretty much everyone in rc. However, that is not the case. There are some [...]


Cubby Quadcopter Shovel

THE Cub Report – Pale Blue Dot

Well hello there fellow rc enthusiast, my name is Cubby and this is my report. Each week I like to go over “the big stuff” in the rc news, then add my crazy slant on the rc biz. So… while Covid-19 is making a mess of the world, the rc biz just keeps on cranking out the good stuff. So [...]


Cubby Optima

ASK Cubby – Corona Ain’t Stopping This Train

“Going cordless What’s a good cordless drill set-up for wrenching Cubby? I am finally ready to make the switch as I am getting older and my arthritis is kicking my ass. Randy B.” Cubby- Well hello there oh Great Randy, thanks for shooting me an email. Ya know, I have used MIP hand tools for close to, ummmmmm, like gee, over 20 years now. [...]


Infraction Cubby

THE Cub Report – Nearing the Apogee

Well hello there fellow rc enthusiast, thanks for coming over to BigSquidRC to check things out. I use THE Cub Report each week to talk about happenings in the industry, new product releases, as well as other non-sense. No need to wait, let’s dive on in… First up, believe it or not, we are nearing the apogee for the SARS-CoV2 virus. [...]


Fat Cubby 2

ASK Cubby – As The Corona Virus Turns…

“WTF All my local hobby shops are closed, just like my local parks. I can’t even drive in an empty parking lot. WTF am I supposed to do with all my rc gear now? Cubby, this sucks a$$. I have all this money in rc gear and I can’t even use it. I gotta park all 4 of my trucks all [...]