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Toyota 86

Losing grip – a body you can’t ignore

What do the Big Car Manufacturers do when they want to put out a new car, but lack the funding to start from scratch? Easy, they use an existing chassis and rework the design. Since this is a column about drifting, Toyota 86 and Subaru BRZ is a fitting example, but there are of course lots more out there. Not being [...]

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Monster Truck Madness - Hot Wheels Monster Trucks Live- Crus…

A few months back, I had the pleasure of attending the BIGFOOT 4×4 Open House and helped to put on the r/c monster truck portion of that event. You can read my coverage of it right here. During the event, we got introduced to the folks at Hot Wheels Monster Trucks Live, who filmed some of our competition for use in [...]

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Bow Range Cubby

THE Cub Report – Lets Talk Some RC

Hola there rc fanatics from across the globe, welcome to THE Cub Report. The BSRC Bash Crew is coming off yet another extremely busy week, so I will jump right on in. In secret news that I can’t talk about, there is a little event going on this weekend that I can not talk about. However, the BSRC Bash Crew will [...]

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EVERYBODY’S SCALIN’ – MOPAR IS BACK!

I want to start off this week’s edition of Everybody’s Scalin’ with some sad news. Over the week the scale crawling community had to say goodbye to a very talented builder and fan of Big Squid RC, Jason Pierola. Jason will be missed by more people then he could imagine. Rest in peace Jason, heroes are remembered but legends never [...]

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Cubby Optima

ASK Cubby – Readers Write In, I Run For The Hills

“3S Lipos Hi, what are some good 3s lipos for someone on a budget, but doesn’t want to get new bright quality? I’m thinking This. It is for an ARRMA Notorious I’m saving up for, since the Tamiya had terrible customer support, and a dud of an esc we’re returning it, and I’m saving up for a notorious. Are those good [...]

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Losing grip – getting up to speed

Anyone who has ever driven an RC car, is probably familiar with the most common question from casual observers: “How fast is it?” I suspect this is one of the main reasons why high speed runs have gotten so popular recently  – it must be pretty cool to be able to answer that “Well, today I’ve only hit 106 mph, [...]

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Monster Truck Madness - Attacking a Real Monster Truck Track…

Hey guys, I’m busy working on writing the review for the CEN solid axle monsters, so MTM is gonna be kinda short this week. In my stead, enjoy the video sent to me by my buddy Danny Maass, photographer for the Toughest Monster Truck Tour and fellow r/c monster truck nut, of him hucking his 8S Traxxas X-Maxx over actual [...]

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President Cubby

THE Cub Report – To the 5 Boroughs

Hello rc fanatics, happy Monday, and I hope you had fun over the weekend in the remote control car hobby. I am Cubby, and I have been busting this thing out for well over a decade, shall we jump right in…? First up, after a quick check with the calendar, it seems that BigSquidRC has turned 15! No, even I can’t [...]

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EVERYBODY'S SCALIN' - TRAXXAS TRX-4 SPORT WITH TRAXX SET SPO…

A little bit ago Traxxas sent us the new TRX-4 Sport with TRAXX, and if you haven’t seen our unboxing go check it out! I was skeptical at first about the new version of the TRX-4, I honestly thought they just put the TRAXX set on the Sport and called it good. As you can tell in our unboxing I [...]

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Infraction Cubby

ASK Cubby – Got A Question? Good Luck With That

“Arrma Infraction Cubby, Hey buddy, is BigSquidRC doing a review on the ARRMA Infraction? Have you driven one? What do you think? How do you like the new Limitless? What tires do you recommend for the Infraction? Is an upgrade power system needed for the Infraction? Best Regards, Rusty B.” Cubby- Awwww yes, here we are, another edition of ASK Cubby. Thanks for taking the [...]

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Losing grip – in the mortal realms

Last week this column had the pleasure of grazing the pastures of drift heaven, being amazed by the divine skills of Vivian Grobler as manifested in his beautiful BMW M3. This week, we are back in the realms of mortal men, with me standing as prime example of one of their kind. Not that you will see any pictures of [...]

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Rugged Cubby

THE Cub Report – The Facts Of Life

What in the world, is this actually Tuesday? Yup, it is Tuesday and here is YOUR day late Cub Report. So…. what happened Monday? Well, the BigSquidRC Corporate World Headquarters were overrun with a tv crew from (redacted). A few weeks ago I had mentioned how BSRC’s owner Brian Smolik was going to be featured on a reality tv show. Yesterday [...]

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Monster Truck Madness - Pro-Line Decimator Monster Truck Tir…

Hey folks, this week in MTM I’m finally ready to do my mini-review of the Pro-Line Decimator 2.6″ Solid Axle Monster Truck Tire. Link: Pro-Line Decimator Monster Truck Tires Part #: 10162-02 Height: 5.64″ (143mm) Width: 3.42″ (87mm) Pro-Line Racing kicked off the revitalization of the solid axle r/c monster truck movement back in 2015 with the release of the Destroyer tire. At the time, [...]

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EVERYBODY’S SCALIN’ – PRO-LINE 1977 DODGE RAMCHARGER

Let’s jump right into the Pro-Line Racing 1977 Dodge Ramcharger body update! As much as I would have loved to be with Boss Man Brian for the Pro-Line Racing Unboxing Video I had a lot of scale off-road park issues to deal with. So, once I picked up the body it was a little over-whelming. Unlike most lexan bodies, the [...]

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Racing Cubby

ASK Cubby – More Questions, Less Answers

“Where Are Belted Badlands??? Cubby, Pro-Line just released 3.8″ belted Trenchers, but where are the Badlands? I want belted Badlands right now! I needdddd to give them my money!!!!! Robin B.” Cubby- Ummmm, well, hello to you too Robin! Thanks for writing in, like always, your snail mail will get ya one of our super cool sticker packs. In fact, our sticker packs have [...]

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