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Monster Truck Madness – Homemade Grave Digger Freestyle

Hey guys, another week, another Monster Truck Madness! This week I’ve got something a bit different than the norm, as I wanted to share a special build that reader Stephane Z., aka Werner Sline, sent me. His Grave Digger is a really nice custom-machined piece that is built like a tank. The details from him: – Homemade arc-welded steel axles + link [...]

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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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EVERYBODY’S SCALIN’ – DID YOU BRING THE TRAILER?

Hey everyone, Jeremy here. Last week you may have noticed that there was no Everybody’s Scalin’. I have to apologize for that, the last few weeks have been crazy in the Big Squid RC office. Getting the Redcat Gen8 review and video finished took up all of my time but that was last week and as you can see I [...]

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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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Monster Truck Madness – I Got It Covered

Greetings all, welcome to another edition of Monster Truck Madness. I’ll be racing for the first time in 2019 next weekend, and the track will be on hard cement. My Blue Bomber truck has been rocking a set of blue compound super soft JConcepts Renegades, which are good for dirt but not so hot for the hard shop floor that the [...]

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X-Mas Party Cubby

THE Cub Report – Well Hello There 2019!

So hello there friends, hobbyists, industry insiders, etc, welcome to THE Cub Report. As is my “norm”, we are early here in 19′, a time when I’ve been talking to other industry people to try and get a feel for what the marketplace might be like this year. So what might the industry have waiting for us in the coming [...]

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Honda Ask Cubby

ASK Cubby – New Year, New Picture

“Picture For the love of God Cubby, can we please have a new ASK Cubby picture? Gene L.” Cubby- Well howdy there Gene, thanks so much for the handy dandy email. I will put it right here in the huge stack labeled “PLEASE GET A NEW ASK CUBBY PIC”. LOL But seriously, shoot me your snail mail for a sticker pack. And because [...]

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Monster Truck Madness – She’s Coming Along

This week I wanted to give you a couple project updates, and I’ll start with the BigSquidRC Boss. As you can see from the pic above, it’s getting close! I haven’t had a chance to glue the new JConcepts JCT tires or paint the planetary caps, but I’ll be doing that this evening. Other than that, I’m just waiting on the [...]

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Sunset Cubby

The Cub Report – Lost…

I had a big “What to expect in 2019” Cub Report planned for this week as I traditionally do on the first week of a new year, but it will have to wait another 7 days. You see, I lost a reader last week. Actually, you know me, I probably lost us hundreds of readers last week alone, but, I [...]

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EVERYBODY’S SCALIN’ – CROSS RC DEMON SP4 PROGRESS

Whats up everybody, hope you all had a happy and safe New Years. I used my extra time off to get rocking on two builds. The new Big Squid RC Scale garage is finally picture worthy, as I am sure most of you have seen lol. But more important is the build progress on the Cross RC Demon SP4. One suggestion [...]

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Rockstar Cubby

ASK Cubby – 2019 Questions, 1919 Answers

“Small scale crawler advise Cubby, Long time reader first time writer. I love crawlers and I love my kids. My two oldest (2 and 4) and I love ‘crawling before bed’ each night. We set up a course in their room and challenge each other. It’s a blast and I love seeing them develop so many practical skills at such a young [...]

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Monster Truck Madness – 3 Predictions for 2019

Happy New Year to all! As we head into the new year, I want to start it off by making three predictions that I believe will come to fruition by the time 2019 fades. Of course, these are all monster truck related. Let’s get to it. #3 – 1/10 4×4 Truggies are going to get really popular. Ok, so this one isn’t [...]

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Rugged Cubby

THE Cub Report – Well Hello There 2019!

WOW, 2018 will go down as arguably the craziest year ever for the rc industry! From start to finish, 2018 was filled with awesome highs, and absolutely terrible lows. I won’t beat around the bush here, 2018 will mostly be known as the year that industry leader Hobbico was snatched up by long time rival Horizon Hobby, but there were [...]

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EVERYBODY’S SCALIN’- INSIDER EDITION

With only a hand full of days left in 2018, what better way to finish the year off then with a little insider edition! I can definitely say after taking over Everybody’s Scalin’ from Doug, my year has been crazy. Not to mention trying to fill his shoes was, and still is, very scary at times. That being said, the [...]

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Rockstar Cubby

ASK Cubby – More Weekly Questions, My Weakly Answers

“Rugged Cubby, I saw on Facebook where you were durability testing the new Spektrum DX5 Rugged. Just how rugged is it and when can I get my hands on one? Corey F.” Cubby- Hey there Corey, thanks for writing in, send me your home mailing address and I’ll get a sticker pack out for ya. Oh ya, We’ve Been Having A Blast testing the new [...]

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