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Cubby Optima

ASK Cubby – Corona Ain’t Stopping This Train

“Going cordless What’s a good cordless drill set-up for wrenching Cubby? I am finally ready to make the switch as I am getting older and my arthritis is kicking my ass. Randy B.” Cubby- Well hello there oh Great Randy, thanks for shooting me an email. Ya know, I have used MIP hand tools for close to, ummmmmm, like gee, over 20 years now. [...]

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Fat Cubby 2

ASK Cubby – As The Corona Virus Turns…

“WTF All my local hobby shops are closed, just like my local parks. I can’t even drive in an empty parking lot. WTF am I supposed to do with all my rc gear now? Cubby, this sucks a$$. I have all this money in rc gear and I can’t even use it. I gotta park all 4 of my trucks all [...]

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Bow Range Cubby

ASK Cubby - It's Thursday (or Friday!), That Means Question …

“SCX10 III vs TRX-4 Which one do you like better Cubby, the SCX10 III or the TRX-4? That Axial looks really good, but the Traxxas has been hard to beat. Larry S.” Cubby- Oh heck yes Larry, the all new Axial Racing SCX10 III has created a lot of buzz in the rock crawling world. The V3 got trick little things like hidden [...]

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Cubby BBQ

ASK Cubby – In Pour The Questions, Out Drivels The Answers

“Get low Dear squire, This spring I want to lower my 8S Kraton for speed runs. What is the best/easiest/cheapest way to do the job? Herbert W.” Cubby- Hello there Herby, what’s up? Thanks for taking the time to write in. So, you have one of the ultra-gnarly 8S ARRMA Kratons and you are ready to start doing speed runs with it. First off, as [...]

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Cardinals Cubby

ASK Cubby – Your Questions, My Ranting

“Tire Cubby, After reading your review of the Sweep belted tires, I bought a set. They seem really slow and now my truggy rides rough as hell. Wth man? Franklin W.” Cubby- Well hello there Franky, have you been relaxing? And just how is Hollywood now days? I kid, shoot me your snail mail for a sticker pack. So, you read our review of a [...]

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cubby typhon

ASK Cubby – More Questions, Less Answers

“Mini Crawlers What’s a good small rock crawler that doesn’t cost too much? At the end of the month I will be picking up a pair for me and my son. We have a large backyard that never gets enough use, I can not wait for Spring. Thanks Cubby. Levon T.” Cubby- Hey ya there Levon, thanks for taking the time to write [...]

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Cubby with Vaughn Gittin Mustang

ASK Cubby – Your Astute Questions, My Lackadaisical Answers

“Servo Question I need to replace the servo in my Capra RTR, which servo would you recommend that I use? I don’t need a bunch of speed, mostly I want more power. Robin R.” Cubby- Yo hey ya Robin, thanks for the email. As always, your snail mail will get ya one of our sticker packs. Right now, at least for off-road use [...]

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Cubby Video

ASK Cubby – You Write’em, I Ignore’em

“X-Maxx Cubby, Do you have any set-up suggestions on the X-Maxx? Just picked one up from a friend, are there any immediate mods that you know of? Bradley H.” Cubby- Hola there Bradley, thanks for taking a bit of your day to write in to BigSquidRC. If you email me your home addy, I will shoot ya out one of our sticker packs. So ya, [...]

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Cubby Photo Bomb

ASK Cubby – Questions, Questions, Questions, Questions…

“Skool bus body Mr. Cubby hope u can help me out. I’m a school bus driver and i am looking for a school bus body all over the net and was not able to find one. Since you are the rc man i was hoping you can use u your connections to find out where I could find [...]

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Cubby Dinner

ASK Cubby – In Come The Letters, Out The Door I Run

“National Hobby Month Cubby, I have been following Big Squid RC for years now. The information I’ve found here has been invaluable. In your last Cub Report you mentioned that January is National Hobby Month. So imagine my surprise when I walk into the break room at work and see one of our communication boards asking us to write down what our [...]

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Cubby Crawler Shootout

ASK Cubby – Your Weekly Questions, My Weak Responses

“What is a good radio for letting others drive? I purchased myself a fly sky gt5 so I could drive multiple cars, but now I kinda want a radio that works with it to let other people drive. Should I get a more expensive one, or get 2 or 3 cheaper ones? Matthew G.” Cubby- Hola there Matty, thanks for taking the time [...]

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ASK Cubby – Here Come The Questions, I Run For The Hills

“Posting on Big Squid Thanks for all of you guy’s great works! If I may add my 0.2 I think the racing products news which is already covered by the RedRC or the Neo Buggy is just wasting valuable “front-page time” for other real “Bashers approved” posting. Just my 0.2. have a wonderful week! Best Regards, John L.” Cubby- Well hello there John. Thanks for shooting us [...]

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Denver Cubby

ASK Cubby – No Questions, Just Best Of The Year Commentary

Nope, you won’t be finding any questions (or answers) in today’s ASK Cubby. However, what you will find are some of thoughts on our “Best of the Year” winners. First up is rc product of the year, so lets get to it! 2019 Bash Product of the Year- And the winner was… Pro-line 2.8″ Belted Trencher HP tires. OK, so my [...]

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Cubby Video

ASK Cubby - You Ask The Questions, I Pretend to Have Good An…

“Best truck ever Cubby can’t wait to see what you guys name as truck of the decade. After that, why don’t you name a best truck of all time? Lemar H.” Cubby- Hey there Lemar, thanks for writing in. Per the usual, a snail mail address will get ya one of our ridiculously cool Big Squid sticker packs. Holy cow, a “Best Backyard Bash [...]

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Cubby AMA Motocross National

ASK Cubby – More Smart Questions, More Questionable Answers

“Monster Truck I got a question about building a monster truck out of a crawler. The answer to my question wld been an smt10 or axial bomber kit or an scx10 kit a few years back but now these models are gone so. Also the clod busters is too much money.Is the axial scx10 ii raw builders kit a good kit [...]

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