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Road Trip Cubby

ASK Cubby – Back To The Questions (And More Nonsense)

“ARRMA Infraction Question Hey Cubby, After driving the Infraction do you really think it is an XO-1 killer? Does it get crazy at high speeds? How about those new tires? Thanks man, Donald D.” Cubby- Yo what’s up Double D? Thanks for writing in, as always, a snail mail for a sticker pack. Ya, so about that ARRMA Infraction, what is it like? Stock on 6S, [...]

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Cubby And Girls iHobby

THE Cub Report – Recovery Mode Engaged

Wow, what a weekend eh? For many in the industry, last week was a big one and we hope that you too had a blast with some rc cars over the weekend. I am Cubby and this is my report, lets jump right on in… So the title this week is “Recovery Mode Engaged” and it is quite fitting. The BigSquidRC [...]

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Infraction Cubby

ASK Cubby? No, A Special Report – ARRMA Goes On-Road!

So… on a “normal” Thursday, ASK Cubby would appear in this spot. However, this week ARRMA pulled out all the stops and dropped not one, but two, all new on-road cars. This is HUGE news in a few different ways, and as you long time readers know, every once in a while I do a special write-up when something really [...]

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Cubby AMA Motocross National

THE Cub Report – Physical Graffiti

Here we are, inching ever closer to the half-way point of 2019, and rc is in full swing here in the Northern Hemisphere. Summer is upon us, and where we aren’t completely flooded out (Midwest), people are out bashing, boating, and flying their airplanes. I am Cubby, welcome to THE Cub Report. This weekend the BigSquidRC Bash Crew is headed to [...]

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ASK Cubby – Your Legit Questions, My Legit Question Dodging

“Slow Times Hey I read your site pretty religiously and for the past few years it seems that you continue to talk about how times are slow in the hobby. I just don’t understand why. The hobby has as you have said in the past a lot going for it. Yeah video games are a thing i get that. I have [...]

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hitec cubby

THE Cub Report – To Infinity And Beyond

Hola party people, thank you for joining us here at BigSquidRC. As this is Memorial Day here in the states, us American’s are taking the day off to remember those that gave their lives for our country. It is also a huge weekend for rc as numerous big events are being held over the 3 day weekend, but more so, [...]

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Speed Run Cubby

ASK Cubby - The Best Of Your Questions, The Worst Of My Answ…

“RJ thetoyz.com??? Hey, Have you guys heard from RJ @ TheToyz recently? Is rj still with us? His FaceBook page hasn’t had any new posts since like last November, and BSRC hasn’t posted anything new from TheToyz from around that time too. Just wondering if you guys knew anything? Thanks, Jim And here is a picture of my Slash“ Cubby- I actually posted something about RJ Blaisdell [...]

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Hawaiian Chris Cubby

THE Cub Report – Running On Empty

Hello there rc world, it’s another week in our wonderful hobby, thanks for joining us. Last week held a few surprises on the release front, lets dive right in... The “biggest” news from last week was Axial Racing dropping a new 24th scaler. For some of the old school Axial faithful, well, they were hoping for something bigger, or well, pretty [...]

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Cubby Helmet

ASK Cubby – In Come The Questions, Out Goes My Mind

“Starter Cubby, Looking for a good first crawler buddy. Not wanting to spend a whole lot, is there anything worth buying for around 300? Derek L.” Cubby- Hummmmmm, lets see here Derek, you are looking for an affordable crawler. Guess what? You are luck, there just happen to be a BUNCH of them on the market right now (and more seem to be showing [...]

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Hobbico Natalie Cubby

THE Cub Report – Heroic Dose

Hey there party people, thanks for making the click over to BigSquidRC. This is my Cub Report, a weekly column of jest and nonsense really… Did ya take a look at the new Traxxas Traxx? If not, they are pretty sano. Designed for the TRX-4 by Traxxas, they are an easy bolt-on that makes a massive change to any truck. Installing [...]

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cubby typhon

ASK Cubby – More Questions, More Non-sense

“How much?????? Cubby, I started looking for my first rc car three weeks ago. What I have not found is roughly how much do I need to spend to get a true hobby grade car? If I buy a $99 car will it be hobby grade or just an expensive toy? How fast is a $99 car? Thanks, Darren J.” Cubby- Yo hey there Darren, [...]

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Cubby Quadcopter Shovel

THE Cub Report – Ya, But Is He Still Alive?

Hello there rc fanatics, thanks for making the trip over to BigSquidRC. Here at BigSquidRC, we are all about the bashing side of the rc hobby, glad you can join us today. First up this week for THE Cub Report is our recently posted unboxing of the new Traxxas Traxx Set for the TRX-4. The crew at Traxxas keep on putting [...]

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Cubby Crawler Shootout

ASK Cubby – Another Week Dodging Your Questions

“RC bodies Hey Cubby, Are there any companies that make custom lexan bodies upon request. I’m a fan of the Pontiac brand and was trying to find a Pontiac Grand Am SE or the Pontiac G8 body. If you or anyone can point me in the right direction of this quest it would be greatly appreciated. Thanks! JLWes” Cubby- Hola there JL, thanks for sending [...]

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Cubby Parma

THE Cub Report – Rainbow Of Positivity

Here we are folks with another beautiful week in the remote control car business. My name is Cubby and I would like to thank you for making the click over to BigSquidRC to check out what’s going in our hobby. Let’s jump right in shall we??? Ya know, I’ve quit talking completely about F1 in recent years. Why? Well… yes, it [...]

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Footwear Cubby

ASK Cubby – Oopss I Did It Again

“Differentials in 4WD Vehicles Hello Cubby, love the Big Squid RC site and check daily for updates! Couple quick questions regarding differentials in 4WD vehicles. I noticed all the ARRMA 6s models like the Kraton and Outcast have 3 diffs. Conversely, the 3s BLX series have just 2 since the center diff is eliminated. Could you explain the [...]

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