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Cubby And Girls iHobby

THE Cub Report – Country Road, Take Me Home…

It’s been one heck of a year so far hasn’t it? Personally, and professionally, 2018 will go down as the wildest year that I’ve ever seen, and I think a lot of people in our industry can say the same thing. Yet, here we are, and here is this week’s Cub Report. Well how about that, the Denver show is blowing [...]

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EVERYBODY’S SCALIN’ – “AT DAWN, WE CRAWL!”

Picking the right time of day to go out trailing or crawling can impact your experience in multiple ways. I for one prefer going early in the morning. The way I see it is that it’s no different than someone waking up at four in the morning to go hunting or fishing but instead of grabbing a tacklebox or rifle [...]

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Rockstar Cubby

ASK Cubby – More Of Your Questions, Less Of My Nonsense

“Entry 4×4 brushless SCT Yo Cubby, what’s up? So I took the misses to a local RC track, rented a couple of Slashes and got her hooked. When we got home she wanted to bash with my Vaterra Prerunner, and had fun running circles around the kids and hitting skateboard ramps. Anyway, she’s asked for a SCT for Chrimbo. Since this will most [...]

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ARRMA Kraton Review

Monster Truck Madness – Odds and Ends

Hey, yo (say it in a Scott Hall accent), time for another Monster Truck Madness. Sort of an odds & ends thaaang this week. Big thanks to all ya’ll that wrote in via e-mail or left a comment in reference to last week’s blog trying to help me pick out which ARRMA bashing monster truck to get. I guess it shouldn’t [...]

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President Cubby

THE Cub Report – Lamborghini Shih Tzu

Hello there rc fanatics, thanks for joining us on BigSquidRC. I am Cubby and this is my Cub Report, which can vary a bunch, but this week I am going to go over some of the big releases from last week. Here we go... Ya know, there was a LOT of cool gear announced last week, but my personal favorite has [...]

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EVERYBODY’S SCALIN’ RACE DAY!

Race day brings out so many emotions in everybody. Excitement, nervousness, anxiousness, joy and even sadness. It’s exciting to see how your car will handle after weeks of preparation and tuning. Nervousness of the unknown, whether it be how you’re going to place, will your car make it through the race, or will you have a mechanical failure. Anxiously waiting [...]

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Rockstar Cubby

ASK Cubby- Readers Write In, I Go On Vacation

“Connectors Hey Cubby, I just ended up trading for a Losi SCTE and it came with a brushless system, but no connector on the esc. There are a lot of different connectors on the market, which one should I use? Barnes” Cubby- Waazzzupppp Barnes? Thanks for writing in buddy, shoot me your snail mail for a BigSquidRC sticker pack. And yes, there are a lot [...]

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Monster Truck Madness – Picking a Bashing Monster Truck

It’s a heck of a time for a hobbyist looking to make their foray into the world of bashing monster trucks. There’s an almost obscene of amount options on the shelves at many hobby shops. Because of this, it can be overwhelming trying to make a decision. How would I know? Well, this is what I’m going through right now. Solid [...]

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Cubby

THE Cub Report – Kick’n It Jackie Chan

Well hey there, thanks for finding us. Why not strap in for yet another funtabulous edition of THE Cub Report? Hey, I promise not to talk too much about the Rocky Mountain Hobby Expo this week, but there is some pretty huge news for the event. Traxxas is IN! That is great to hear as they will be bringing it Traxxas [...]

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EVERYBODY’S SCALIN’- RC4WD BEATER BLAZER

What’s going on everybody? Hope everyone had a great Labor Day weekend, I know I did! Whenever I have longer than normal time off the gears in my head usually start turning. This past holiday weekend was no different. I worked out a deal for a RC4WD Trail Finder 2 that has the Blazer body. If any of you follow my [...]

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Rockstar Cubby

ASK Cubby – Readers Write In, I Dodge The Questions

First off, myself and the rest of the BigSquid crew would like to send out well wishes to all our rc friends that were affected by the earthquake in Hokkaido Japan. There are a LOT of rc companies in that area, we hope you are all safe and well! “More Rants Sold by B6 to buy a B6.1, but the price scared [...]

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Monster Truck Madness – Transmission Upgrade for an SMT10

Greetings monster truck nuts! I’d like to talk Axial SMT10 transmissions in a minute, but I’d like to touch on some sad news first. A long-time member of the monster truck community passed away unexpectedly last week, BIGFOOT’s Ron Bachmann. Ron, affectionately known as “Lurch” to many, was a legendary road-warrior and great man. If you’ve ever seen one of the [...]

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Cubby Helmet

THE Cub Report – Labor Day Fun

Well hello there fellow rc fans, thanks for reading BigSquidRC and THE Cub Report. Labor Day is generally a time for fun here in the USA. Most people don’t have to work that day, and for most of us, it brings an end to summer. Vacations are mostly over and all the kids are back in school. It signifies that it [...]

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EVERYBODY’S SCALIN’ VTA CAR

In the world of on-road RC racing the VTA class is definitely one of my favorites. The vehicles used for the VTA class remind me a lot of old school NASCAR’s. Nowadays if you see a Nascar without the stickers on it, it would be hard to tell what model it is. But back in the day there was no [...]

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Rockstar Cubby

ASK Cubby- Your Questions, My Nonsense

“Dirt cheap durable electronics for 1/10 buggy I’m somewhat new and I’m hoping this is an appropriate question for you. I’m looking for the cheapest radio and ESC for a Redcat Cyclone (nimh, 540 brushed). The Cyclone seems like a great deal when it gets below $100 so I picked one up for my inexperienced friends to run when I take [...]

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