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THE Cub Report – To Market, Or Not…

Here we go again folks, it is yet another fun-tabulous week in the wonderfully fun world of rc. My name is Cubby, and thanks for joining us at BigSquidRC. Over the weekend, the Hobby Expo China 2019 was held over in Beijing. This was a trade show for the remote control crowd and featured big names like Hitec, Futaba, Kyosho, and [...]


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THE Cub Report – Building The Future

Hello there fellow rc fanatic! I have been a fervent hobbyist for, lets see, close to 40 years now! And whether you are a first day noob, or work daily in the rc industry for a living, I am glad that you could drop by and check out this week’s Cub Report. Without further ado, lets jump right in… Right now, [...]


THE Cub Report – Passing Of Greatness, Brian Kinwald

Well hello there rc fantatics, welcome to BigSquidRC. My name is Cubby and I do a weekly column on the world of rc. Of course the biggest news from last week was also the saddest, the passing of the legendary Brian Kinwald. Social media is littered with people posting about Brian, he truly touched so many people with this hobby. A [...]


THE Cub Report – April Fools Edition

Hello there friends, welcome to April Fools Day 2019. Here in America April Fools is a big dealio, one that the BigSquidRC has had a lot of fun with over the years. Years ago when people were switching over to the internet, there just wasn’t a lot of April Fools posts going on. It may have been back around 2012 [...]


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THE Cub Report – Scale March Bashness Invasion

Hello out there all you rc fanatics, thanks for making the click over to BigSquidRC for THE Cub Report. Last week I talked about the “Bashing” side of our March Bashness contest, this week I will be talking about Scale Crawler side. Needless to say, I think our 2019 March Bashness features a better overall group of trucks than in [...]



THE Cub Report – Going Hard At March Bashness!

So here we are, just you and me (and a few thousand other people), for this intimate, March Bashness edition of THE Cub Report! Seriously, we are stoked that you are here, and even more stoked that the fuse for March Bashness is about to be lit! Weeks before March Bashness all us knuckle-draggers at BigSquid start our own predictions. Just [...]


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THE Cub Report – Back In Action

Well hey there rc fans, glad to have ya here at BigSquidRC. I am Cubby, and after a week “off”, I am back and ready for another fun filled week in rc. Here we go… First up I gotta talk about BigSquidRC’s March Bashness! As you long term readers know, March Bashness is one of our biggest “events” of the year, [...]


Cubby Optima

THE Cub Report – This Week In The RC Hobby

Well hello there rc fans, my name is Cubby and this is BigSquidRC. Every Monday I sit down at my computer (OK, sometimes it’s a Sunday night) and bust out some of the happenings around the world of rc. What are we waiting for, lets dive right on in… So ya, literally the “biggest” news from last week was Primal RC [...]


Cubby Crawler Shootout

THE Cub Report – Here Comes The Hotstepper

Well hello there rc fanatics, welcome to BigSquidRC and to THE Cub Report. My name is Cubby, and well, I love talking ’bout the hobby, shall we jump right in? I am gonna start off this week with some Pro-Line love. For those of you that like to travel, P-L’s By The Fire scale crawling event is coming right up. By [...]


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THE Cub Report – Reminiscing The T-Maxx Era

Ya know, there was a time not all that long ago when our industry was growing. Growing like crazy in fact! The time period goes from right around 1999 when the original T-Maxx was released, to around 2007 where a general economic downswing in America put a big damper on the runaway growth of our hobby. The other day the [...]


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THE Cub Report – This Week In RC

Hello there rc people, welcome to a brand spank’n new week in the lovely hobby of rc. I am Cubby, and this is my report… So how about Nuremburg? Like most (read- all) of the other rc trade shows, the Toy Fair wasn’t nearly as busy as it was just a scant few years ago. And while companies like Tamiya, Traxxas, [...]


Statue Cubby

THE Cub Report – Here Comes The Toy Fair

Hello there fellow rc enthusiasts, I am Cubby and this is my report. This week is a big one for our industry as the Nuremburg Toy Fair kicks off in just a matter of hours! Many of the biggest names in rc are in Germany this week to show off their latest and greatest, while a number of other big [...]


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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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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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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 [...]