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Axial Can-Am Maverick X3 Review

Axial Racing Yeti Jr.™ Can-Am® Maverick 1/18th Scale…

Now hitting stores from Axial Racing and Horizon Hobby is the Yeti Jr.™ Can-Am® Maverick 1/18th Scale Electric 4WD – RTR. The Axial is one of the very first UTVs to hit the market, and with Axial’s scale knowledge, it certainly looks like the full sized beast. We’ve been putting in pack after pack on the Axial to see just [...]

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Footwear Cubby

ASK Cubby – Hard Questions, Easy Answers

“Don’t you dare try to duck a drift question! Hi Cubby! I’ve been following your ramblings for a bit over a year now, and you really seem to have a good grip on most of our hobby. After having built first a Yeti and then a Bomber, both really gnarly machines, I am now turning my eyes sideways towards the part of [...]

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Cubby Optima

THE Cub Report – This Week In The RC Hobby

Well hello there rc fans, my name is Cubby and this is BigSquidRC. Every Monday I sit down at my computer (OK, sometimes it’s a Sunday night) and bust out some of the happenings around the world of rc. What are we waiting for, lets dive right on in… So ya, literally the “biggest” news from last week was Primal RC [...]

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Racing Cubby

ASK Cubby – You Write The Questions, I Dodge The Answers

“Best Charger (Very smart) for use with CROSS RC TRUCK? Hello from Norway, I am English, but have lived in Norway many years. It is a pleasure to finally contact you after a long time on your site which is superb by the way. I hope you do not mind me contacting you out of the blue like this, but I could [...]

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Cubby Crawler Shootout

THE Cub Report – Here Comes The Hotstepper

Well hello there rc fanatics, welcome to BigSquidRC and to THE Cub Report. My name is Cubby, and well, I love talking ’bout the hobby, shall we jump right in? I am gonna start off this week with some Pro-Line love. For those of you that like to travel, P-L’s By The Fire scale crawling event is coming right up. By [...]

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LiPo Cubby

ASK Cubby- More Of Your Questions, Less Of My Answers

“Towerhobbies in the EU!!!!!!!!!!! Hello and thanks to everyone at BigSquidRC, you guys really puts down a ton of work for us hobbyists. MUCH appreciated! I´m on your website a few times every day, and have been for a couple of years to keep myself “up to date” in the rc world. Back in the day (early 2000) I used to do [...]

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Fort Cubby

THE Cub Report – Reminiscing The T-Maxx Era

Ya know, there was a time not all that long ago when our industry was growing. Growing like crazy in fact! The time period goes from right around 1999 when the original T-Maxx was released, to around 2007 where a general economic downswing in America put a big damper on the runaway growth of our hobby. The other day the [...]

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Pitrow Cubby

ASK Cubby – The Week In Your Letters

“Leisure Hours Cubby, Is Leisure Hours in Chicago really going out of business? If it is that sucks, probably the best track in the entire country! Francis T.” Cubby- Yo hey Francis, thanks for writing in. Oh and, don’t forget, a snail mail for a sticker pack bro Ya, so I think it is just another sign of the times in the rc industry. And [...]

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cubby typhon

THE Cub Report – This Week In RC

Hello there rc people, welcome to a brand spank’n new week in the lovely hobby of rc. I am Cubby, and this is my report… So how about Nuremburg? Like most (read- all) of the other rc trade shows, the Toy Fair wasn’t nearly as busy as it was just a scant few years ago. And while companies like Tamiya, Traxxas, [...]

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Cubby RC Shootout

ASK Cubby – Yet Another Questionable Thursday

“Transmitters (Spektrum vs Futaba) Hey there Cubby, I am in the market for a new Transmitter. I originally wanted to get a Futaba 3PV, but thanks to Big Squid RC I now am very interested in the Spektrum DX5 Rugged. You stated the Spektrum has a ton of Range, but the Question is, has the Futaba 3PV more Range? Is there a (noticable) [...]

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Statue Cubby

THE Cub Report – Here Comes The Toy Fair

Hello there fellow rc enthusiasts, I am Cubby and this is my report. This week is a big one for our industry as the Nuremburg Toy Fair kicks off in just a matter of hours! Many of the biggest names in rc are in Germany this week to show off their latest and greatest, while a number of other big [...]

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Cubby Rocky Mountain Show 2017

ASK Cubby – You Find My Email, I Lose My Mind

“UK RC scene Well, where do I start? I guess my main vent and question is….. Why aren’t more rc companies investing in the European market? Yes we have arrma and have always had the legend that is Schumacher over here in blighty, but I would like to see a shift in investment from the US to a UK/European market! It [...]

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Spektrum DX5 Rugged Review

THE Spektrum DX5 Rugged Transmitter Review

Our industry is changing, and doing so in a rapid fashion. RC enthusiasts, especially those in the scale crawling and bashing scenes, have been longing for a radio that is tough enough for their hardcore driving activities. With that said, the Spektrum crew over at Horizon Hobby has dropped the DX5 Rugged. Based on their DX5 platform, the engineers at Spektrum [...]

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Road Trip Cubby

THE Cub Report – RC Des Nations 2020

That’s right folks, RC Des Nations is what I am laying out for you guys this week. Some people (motocross riders) will know exactly what I am talking about already. For those that do not, well, keep on scrolling down... I guess I should probably start off with what Motocross Des Nations is. Every year, lets say around 20’ish countries send [...]

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Denver Cubby

ASK Cubby – The Questions Roll In, I Duck Out

“FPV Question Hi Cubby, my name is Jason and I drive FPV constantly. For years you have said that FPV is the next big thing in rc and I totally agree with you as I love the added dimension of realism. My question is why has it not taken off yet? Jason H.” Cubby- Ya know Jason, that really is a great question. [...]

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