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EVERYBODY’S SCALIN’ – HORIZON RC FEST 19

What a recovery week it has been as Cubby would say. You know an event was good when you feel you need to take a week off after the fact, and Horizon RC Fest 2019 was no different. Last years RC Fest was my first big event being on the Big Squid RC payroll and I was a little shy. [...]

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Road Trip Cubby

ASK Cubby – Back To The Questions (And More Nonsense)

“ARRMA Infraction Question Hey Cubby, After driving the Infraction do you really think it is an XO-1 killer? Does it get crazy at high speeds? How about those new tires? Thanks man, Donald D.” Cubby- Yo what’s up Double D? Thanks for writing in, as always, a snail mail for a sticker pack. Ya, so about that ARRMA Infraction, what is it like? Stock on 6S, [...]

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Monster Truck Madness – Questions to Ponder

Hey gang, it’s been a crazy busy couple of weeks filled with a lot of travel and monster truck action. As I’ve been on the road and in the air, I’ve been alone with my thoughts (always a dangerous thing, ha) and have been pondering many a question. – Is the massive Primal R/C Raminator going to be worth all the [...]

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THE Cub Report – Recovery Mode Engaged

Wow, what a weekend eh? For many in the industry, last week was a big one and we hope that you too had a blast with some rc cars over the weekend. I am Cubby and this is my report, lets jump right on in… So the title this week is “Recovery Mode Engaged” and it is quite fitting. The BigSquidRC [...]

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Monster Truck Madness – 2019 BIGFOOT 4×4 Open House Recap

On Saturday, June 1st, the annual BIGFOOT 4×4 Open House took place in Pacific, MO. As is usually the case, it was a veritable smorgasbord of activities for the monster truck lover. Many of the team’s vehicles were on display for fans to get a close up look at, and various other monster machines were on the site as well. There [...]

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THE Cub Report – Physical Graffiti

Here we are, inching ever closer to the half-way point of 2019, and rc is in full swing here in the Northern Hemisphere. Summer is upon us, and where we aren’t completely flooded out (Midwest), people are out bashing, boating, and flying their airplanes. I am Cubby, welcome to THE Cub Report. This weekend the BigSquidRC Bash Crew is headed to [...]

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ASK Cubby – Your Legit Questions, My Legit Question Dodging

“Slow Times Hey I read your site pretty religiously and for the past few years it seems that you continue to talk about how times are slow in the hobby. I just don’t understand why. The hobby has as you have said in the past a lot going for it. Yeah video games are a thing i get that. I have [...]

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Monster Truck Madness - Come Race This Weekend at the BIGFOO…

The 2019 BIGFOOT Open House is nearly here, taking place this Saturday, June 1st! It takes place at the BIGFOOT 4×4 shop in Pacific, MO (outside of St. Louis). It’s a fun celebration of all things monster trucks. You can see several car crushes, both of the modern and old skool variety, get a ride on a monster truck and meet BIGFOOT drivers. Of [...]

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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, [...]

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EVERYBODY’S SCALIN’ – JUICEBOX OFF-ROAD PARK REMODEL

Juicebox Off-Road Park is open for the season! Some of you know I have a scale crawler course in my back yard. Last years Summer Opener was going to be hard to top, I mean come on, how do you top a scale Metallica concert. I really loved the Jurassic park trail from last years Axial Fest and wanted to [...]

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Speed Run Cubby

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

“RJ thetoyz.com??? 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 [...]

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Monster Truck Madness- Updating the SMT10

The shot above is a screen grab from an Axial Facebook post they put online on a few days ago. They asked for suggestions, should they bring back the SMT10 platform. I figure instead of submitting a comment, why not just devote this week’s MTM to the topic? I’ve been building and racing SMT10s in monster truck competition for 4 years [...]

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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 [...]

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EVERYBODY’S SCALIN’ – WHAT SIZE RIG DO YOU WEAR?

What’s going on Squid nation! I have been working on my scale off-road park that last few weeks trying to get it ready for Saturday’s summer opener. Made some new trails and rebuilt some old ones as well. But the new Axial Racing 1:24 Deadbolt got me thinking. Pros and cons of smaller scale and bigger scale rigs. 1:24: Now these little [...]

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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 [...]

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