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THE Cub Report – To Infinity And Beyond

Hola party people, thank you for joining us here at BigSquidRC. As this is Memorial Day here in the states, us American’s are taking the day off to remember those that gave their lives for our country. It is also a huge weekend for rc as numerous big events are being held over the 3 day weekend, but more so, [...]


Speed Run Cubby

ASK Cubby - The Best Of Your Questions, The Worst Of My Answ…

“RJ Hey, Have you guys heard from RJ @ TheToyz recently? Is rj still with us? His FaceBook page hasn’t had any new posts since like last November, and BSRC hasn’t posted anything new from TheToyz from around that time too. Just wondering if you guys knew anything? Thanks, Jim And here is a picture of my Slash“ Cubby- I actually posted something about RJ Blaisdell [...]


Hawaiian Chris Cubby

THE Cub Report – Running On Empty

Hello there rc world, it’s another week in our wonderful hobby, thanks for joining us. Last week held a few surprises on the release front, lets dive right in... The “biggest” news from last week was Axial Racing dropping a new 24th scaler. For some of the old school Axial faithful, well, they were hoping for something bigger, or well, pretty [...]


Cubby Helmet

ASK Cubby – In Come The Questions, Out Goes My Mind

“Starter Cubby, Looking for a good first crawler buddy. Not wanting to spend a whole lot, is there anything worth buying for around 300? Derek L.” Cubby- Hummmmmm, lets see here Derek, you are looking for an affordable crawler. Guess what? You are luck, there just happen to be a BUNCH of them on the market right now (and more seem to be showing [...]


Hobbico Natalie Cubby

THE Cub Report – Heroic Dose

Hey there party people, thanks for making the click over to BigSquidRC. This is my Cub Report, a weekly column of jest and nonsense really… Did ya take a look at the new Traxxas Traxx? If not, they are pretty sano. Designed for the TRX-4 by Traxxas, they are an easy bolt-on that makes a massive change to any truck. Installing [...]


cubby typhon

ASK Cubby – More Questions, More Non-sense

“How much?????? Cubby, I started looking for my first rc car three weeks ago. What I have not found is roughly how much do I need to spend to get a true hobby grade car? If I buy a $99 car will it be hobby grade or just an expensive toy? How fast is a $99 car? Thanks, Darren J.” Cubby- Yo hey there Darren, [...]


Cubby Quadcopter Shovel

THE Cub Report – Ya, But Is He Still Alive?

Hello there rc fanatics, thanks for making the trip over to BigSquidRC. Here at BigSquidRC, we are all about the bashing side of the rc hobby, glad you can join us today. First up this week for THE Cub Report is our recently posted unboxing of the new Traxxas Traxx Set for the TRX-4. The crew at Traxxas keep on putting [...]


Cubby Crawler Shootout

ASK Cubby – Another Week Dodging Your Questions

“RC bodies Hey Cubby, Are there any companies that make custom lexan bodies upon request. I’m a fan of the Pontiac brand and was trying to find a Pontiac Grand Am SE or the Pontiac G8 body. If you or anyone can point me in the right direction of this quest it would be greatly appreciated. Thanks! JLWes” Cubby- Hola there JL, thanks for sending [...]


Cubby Parma

THE Cub Report – Rainbow Of Positivity

Here we are folks with another beautiful week in the remote control car business. My name is Cubby and I would like to thank you for making the click over to BigSquidRC to check out what’s going in our hobby. Let’s jump right in shall we??? Ya know, I’ve quit talking completely about F1 in recent years. Why? Well… yes, it [...]


Footwear Cubby

ASK Cubby – Oopss I Did It Again

“Differentials in 4WD Vehicles Hello Cubby, love the Big Squid RC site and check daily for updates! Couple quick questions regarding differentials in 4WD vehicles. I noticed all the ARRMA 6s models like the Kraton and Outcast have 3 diffs. Conversely, the 3s BLX series have just 2 since the center diff is eliminated. Could you explain the [...]


Cubby RC Traxxas

THE Cub Report – To Market, Or Not…

Here we go again folks, it is yet another fun-tabulous week in the wonderfully fun world of rc. My name is Cubby, and thanks for joining us at BigSquidRC. Over the weekend, the Hobby Expo China 2019 was held over in Beijing. This was a trade show for the remote control crowd and featured big names like Hitec, Futaba, Kyosho, and [...]


Randy's Donut Cubby

ASK Cubby – More Letters, Less Answers

“Nitro Rc Hey Cubby! I have been in the Rc hobby for almost 6 years now and am loving every second of it. I’ve got a scx-10, a P4de, and an X-Maxx, but I haven’t ever had a nitro. I would like to get into nitro, but most of the forums I have been looking at are 5 to 10 years old, so [...]


Losi King Shocks Ford Raptor Baja Rey Review

Losi Ford Raptor Baja Rey King Shocks Edition RTR Review

Released just a few weeks ago, the Losi Ford Raptor Baja Rey King Shocks Edition RTR from Horizon Hobby has created quite a stir in the bashing community. The Ford Raptor has one of the most detailed bodies that we’ve seen from Losi, plus it comes on the highly capable Baja Rey platform. We’ve been pushing our test truck to [...]


Traxxas Cubby

THE Cub Report – Building The Future

Hello there fellow rc fanatic! I have been a fervent hobbyist for, lets see, close to 40 years now! And whether you are a first day noob, or work daily in the rc industry for a living, I am glad that you could drop by and check out this week’s Cub Report. Without further ado, lets jump right in… Right now, [...]


ASK Cubby – Solid Questions, Questionable Answers

“Scale Basher? Dear Cubby, I’m looking to diversify my RC’s a little and try out a more scale rig (want to see what the fuss is all about). My concern is… I really enjoy “sending it” and I don’t think I’ll be happy slow-crawling over obstacles. So what is the traxxas slash of the scale/crawler world… the swiss-army knife per se [...]