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THE Cub Report – Officially Official

Hello folks and welcome to THE Cub Report. Once again, there is a LOT going on this week, so I’ll attempt to keep this as brief as possible (never happens.. LOL). First up… Huge props to the #arrmaarmy for crushing all the competition in BigSquid’s 2018 March Bashness. The ARRMA Kraton is our 2018 Overall March Bashness Champion, and deservedly so, [...]


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THE Cub Report – Grow Fast, Or Die Slow…

Coming to you live from the greater Chicago metro area, welcome to THE Cub Report. We are insanely busy around this place, so lets see how fast I can bust this out. 🙂 First up, Mud, Rocks, and Tears! Finally, our first ever scale crawling event is upon us. #mrt2018 goes down this Saturday in Crystal City, Missouri, and we would [...]


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THE Cub Report – The Immaculate Conception

So here we are folks, another week in rc. Hummmm, let me think. Naw, I can’t really think of anything exciting that went down at all last week. So we can probably end THE Cub Report right here don’t ya think? LOL. Ya, so Horizon Hobby has placed an official bid to buy Hobbico. OK, so let me give some incredibly [...]


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THE Cub Report – Quadrophenia

Hello there rc people, thanks for clicking over to BigSquidRC. No matter if you are a first day noobie, or have been pulling trigger since the 1970s, THE Cub Report is here to ramble on and on about our beloved hobby of rc. First up, how about That Podcast Of Ours? Ya, it took a while to get all of our [...]


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THE Cub Report – Below Zero

Well hello there rc people, happy Monday and welcome to THE Cub Report. I don’t have a lot running around in my mind today. We are super slammed working on reviews, as well as a million other things. Our March Bash-ness contest is just around the corner, which we have been prepping for since the middle of last month. For you [...]



THE Cub Report – Runnin’ Down A Dream

Yup, here we are folks, yet another incredibly busy week in the hobby. Thanks for joining us here at BigSquidRC. Here we go… First up, how about that Revo 2? Ya, since our review we’ve been getting a lot of email about it, but ya, it is legit. Seriously, I hate to say it is the toughest truck we’ve ever reviewed, [...]


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THE Cub Report – Behind Blue Eyes

Hello all, welcome to this week’s Cub Report. I am Cubby and once a week I write a column about the news in the rc biz. Shall we dive in? I think most people would have dismissed the PR that we posted about Traxxas reps meeting with consumers at PCH. This isn’t an uncommon practice, or at least it wasn’t in [...]


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THE Cub Report – Kashmir

Hello friends, coming to you live from the greater St Louis metro area, this is me, and this is THE Cub Report. No, there isn’t anything huge on the agenda for this week, but here are a couple notes. Save the dates- April 7th for our scale crawling event in Crystal City Missouri, as well as June 1-3 for Horizon Hobby’s [...]


THE Cub Report – It’s Monday, Let’s Talk

Hello friends, thanks for joining us here at BigSquidRC. Today is Monday, the day when I post a real hodgepodge of happenings, thoughts, and rants about the remote control industry. So what’s up? First up, we posted info regarding our first ever scale crawling event earlier today. The Mud, Rocks, and Tears Scale Showdown has been in the works for a [...]


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THE Cub Report – Go Big Or Go Home

Hey ya rc fans, welcome to Big Squid and to THE Cub Report. What’s going on in the rc world? Let’s jump right in… So ya, who would have known that big short course trucks were going to dominate Q1 & Q2 of 2018? First the crew at Losi announced the Super Baja Rey. Then last week Traxxas unveiled their pro [...]


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THE Cub Report – Boss Mode

Well hello there, welcome to this week’s Cub Report. I pretty much have zero on my mind, so this CR is probably going to be all over the place. Let’s begin, shall we? The Toy Fair in Nuremburg kicks off in just 2 days. In our industry, the Nuremburg Toy Fair used to be huge, now days it has shrunk a [...]


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THE Cub Report – Another Case Of The Mondays

Whoa, last week was big in the news department, so lets dive right on in. First up, the elephant in any room, Traxxas started teasing not one, but a pair of new vehicles last week. As with some of their other new cars, Traxxas is letting their dealer network help unveil the new vehicles to the world. This shows how much [...]


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THE Cub Report – Where Do We Go From Here?

So it happened, our friends over at Hobbico have filed for chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. For you noobies out there, which there are a lot, you might not understand everything in this Cub Report, but it is a sign of the times in our hobby. For those not in the industry, Hobbico is the parent company of Great Planes distributing [...]


Cubby Losi Super Baja Rey

THE Cub Report- Sorry, But We Are The Good Guys

Well hello there. Thanks for joining us at BigSquidRC for THE Cub Report. If this is your first time here, THE Cub Report is a weekly look (satirical) at the wonderful hobby of rc. Sometimes it has a theme, sometimes it is endless rambling, but either way, lets dig right in. Is BigSquidRC the #1 RC Blog? I don’t know about [...]


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THE Cub Report – Backwards Is The New Forward

Hola folks, and welcome to BigSquidRC version 2018. Holy cow did 2017 fly right on by, hopefully 2018 decides to stick around a little longer. While 2017 could be considered an “ugly” year for rc, there is a whole lot of hope out there for ’18. Sales seem to be coming up, that and companies are really changing their business models [...]