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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 [...]


Randy's Donut Cubby

ASK Cubby – More Letters, Less Answers

“Nitro Rc Hey Cubby! I have been in the Rc hobby for almost 6 years now and am loving every second of it. I’ve got a scx-10, a P4de, and an X-Maxx, but I haven’t ever had a nitro. I would like to get into nitro, but most of the forums I have been looking at are 5 to 10 years old, so [...]


Traxxas Cubby

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, [...]


ASK Cubby – Solid Questions, Questionable Answers

“Scale Basher? Dear Cubby, I’m looking to diversify my RC’s a little and try out a more scale rig (want to see what the fuss is all about). My concern is… I really enjoy “sending it” and I don’t think I’ll be happy slow-crawling over obstacles. So what is the traxxas slash of the scale/crawler world… the swiss-army knife per se [...]


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 [...]



ASK Cubby – Interesting Questions, Invalid Answers

“MaxAmps?? (help appreciated)? Firstly, sorry for bothering you guys, but I did so want an unbiased opinion on the superb(or I think they are) MaxAmps Lipos? First up I am English, but living in Norway, due to a lifetime of poor heath I was told get a hobby, something to get you moving out in the fresh air. I decided in the [...]


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 [...]


President Cubby

ASK Cubby – Fun Questions, Questionable Answers

“Fav Tire Sauce I know you used to race indoors, what kind of sauce do you like for stock rubber tc? Nathan P.” Cubby- Thanks for the email Nate, long time, no see. Hope you’ve been doing well. Actually, tire sauce is one of the reasons I quit racing indoors. I put in too many decades where I spent all weekend, or even all [...]


Cubby And Girls iHobby

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 [...]


Big Cubby

ASK Cubby – A Weekly Q & A Session

“RTR Scale Crawler Hey Cubby, What’s the best bang for the buck scale crawler? I want to buy a new rig but don’t have a lot of cheddar if you know what I mean. What about upgrade tires? What tires do you run? Dominic B.” Cubby- Wazzup Dom? Thanks for writing in to ASK Cubby. As always a snail mail will get ya [...]



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 [...]


Rugged Cubby

ASK Cubby – More Of You, Less Of Me

“Just a quick one… Question =) Traxxas Kits Hey Cubby, Just saw the TRAXXAS Stampede Kit Announcement on Bigsquid. So I´m a little bit curious if you might know if there are more in the works from Traxxas in this direction? Maybe an X-Maxx Kit? That would be something. Cause its on my mind buying one. But if there is a Kit [...]


Speed Run Cubby

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, [...]


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Ask Cubby – I Could of Been a Jonas

“Where do the cars go? Sup Cubby, You guys get a lot of review cars, what do you do with all of them when you are done? Do you have a warehouse full? Do you sell them? Can I have some? Let me know if you need a shipping address. Keep up the great work! You guys rock! Julio Cubby- Hey Julio, send me your [...]


Footwear Cubby

ASK Cubby – Hard Questions, Easy Answers

“Don’t you dare try to duck a drift question! Hi Cubby! I’ve been following your ramblings for a bit over a year now, and you really seem to have a good grip on most of our hobby. After having built first a Yeti and then a Bomber, both really gnarly machines, I am now turning my eyes sideways towards the part of [...]