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Monster Truck Madness - Merry Christmas, now let's build a B…

Welcome to a special holiday edition of Monster Truck Madness. Merry Christmas to you and your family! First off, a big congrats to all of our winners in the Arrma Granite giveaway! Especially the grand prize winner and new owner of the Granite, Eimhin from Charleston/SC! Let met tell ya something, you are are gonna freakin’ love your prize. The truck is an [...]

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X-Mas Cubby

THE Cub Report- Ho Ho Ho, Time For Holiday Fun

Well hello there party people, a very Merry Christmas and a very happy Holidays to you! I hope you are having some great food and spending time with friends and family. So, as all THE Cub Report super-fans know, I always do a “What the Bash-Crew wants for X-Mas if money were of no consequence.” Cub Report every year. Not being [...]

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EVERYBODY’S SCALIN’ – SPHERO LIGHTNING MCQUEEN

So, we are four days away from Christmas and I couldn’t help but pick up an early gift. Last week I saw my little boy watching something on YouTube Kids. It was a video on the Sphero Ultimate Lightning McQueen. Normally, I am pretty good at keeping up with what is out or is coming out but for some reason [...]

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Rockstar Cubby

ASK Cubby- Questions Pour In, My Answers Dry Up

“Best Crawler Under 300 Part 2 Hey Cubby! Need yalls help, lots of new cheap scale crawlers out now, which is best in your opinion? Force RC Northwood or RGT 86100 jeep? Or Redcat Gen7 or Gen 8 Scout? I’m not too fond of the Sport model’s looks and paying extra for the Pro version… Thanks, Best Regards, Tai C.” Cubby- Yo Tai, thanks for [...]

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Monster Truck Madness – Sassy Looking Chassis

When many of us build new monster trucks, it’s only natural to focus the cosmetic attention of the build towards the body. The body gives a monster its identity, after all. That’s whether it’s a giant snake, a super-hero or just a simple Chevy pick-up. Not enough attention gets paid to how the chassis looks. And by chassis, I’m also extending [...]

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Flying Cubby

THE Cub Report – Time To Get Rugged!

Ya, so last week I had planned on doing a write-up on the all new Spektrum DX5 Rugged, but due to a snafu on the press release front, that turned into this week! Any which way, this is THE Cub Report, thanks for joining us, lets jump right in shall we...? Ya, so how about that all new DX5 rugged? Have [...]

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EVERYBODY’S SCALIN’ – FARM TRUCK – With Video

What’s going on everyone, Jeremy here and the moment I have been waiting for is finally here. The full unveiling of the Farm Truck! Over the last month or so you may have seen or heard me talk about the Farm Truck and have even gotten a few sneak peaks. I have been trying my best to keep it a [...]

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Rockstar Cubby

ASK Cubby – You Write In, I Run For Cover

“GMADE GS02 BOM REVIEW? Good morning, Me and my friends are fans of your website. Have you planned to test the GMADE GS02 BOM? Best regards from Switzerland Julien D.” Cubby- Well hello there Julien, thanks for writing in. As I look over some of our web numbers, we really have been making some progress in Europe, thanks for finding our site. Oh yes, about that [...]

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Monster Truck Madness – Ditchin’ the Foams

Greetings everyone and welcome to another edition of Monster Truck Madness! The great looking retro truck that’s being shown off here was built by my friend Lonny Childress. When talking about the build with him, the subject of foams came up. Specifically, the lack of them. The conversation reminded me that it was something I wanted to touch on here! If you [...]

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THE Cub Report- Lessons Learned Vs Lessons Earned

Well hello there party people, thanks for dropping by BigSquidRC for THE Cub Report. Last week brought a number of cool announcements for our hobby, shall we jump right in? Perhaps my favorite part of Christmas in the rc community is Pro-Line’s Big Give. Pro-Line has been putting on their Big Give for many years now, helping both charities and hobbyists. [...]

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EVERYBODY’S SCALIN’- SCALE PROPERTY DEVELOPMENT

I know I can’t be the only one who is starting to see more and more scale garages and/or shops popping up lately. It’s starting to become an essential tool to have if you are in the Scale Crawler scene. In fact, my very first Everybody’s Scalin’ post was about building a scale garage. Don’t worry this is not a [...]

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Rockstar Cubby

ASK Cubby – You Write In, I Write You Off

“Losi Super Rock Rey Hey dawg, When is your SRR review going live bro? Lex H.” Cubby- Wazzzup with you Lex-ster? Thanks for writing in. Ya know, I just love short, to the point, letters. And luckily for you, our SRR review should be going live just about any time now. We are finishing up some loose ends, but expect it in the next few [...]

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Monster Truck Madness – The War Between Wheels and Axles

Hey all, it’s already December and the year is almost over. Time flies, doesn’t it? I had planned on chatting about something else this week, but I feel I need to follow up on last week’s MTM post in which I answered a reader e-mail who was asking me if I knew a way for him to stop blowing out wheels [...]

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THE Cub Report – ISO Oscar Goldman

Happy Monday fellow hobbyists, welcome to BigSquidRC and THE Cub Report. This is my little corner of the internet, glad you are able to join me. So… electronics behemoth Amazon dropped a new race car of-sorts last week. Amazon, a company that started out as an on-line book retailer, has expanded into just about everything, and now they are blazing a [...]

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EVERYBODY’S SCALIN’ – WHEN WILL THEY LEARN?

New Bright RC is not a hobby grade RC yet they seem to sneak their way into the hobby grade world for one main reason. It’s not the amazing speed or the durability that I am talking about, it’s those hard bodies! Some of the best looking hard bodies out there, believe it or not, are New Bright RC. So [...]

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