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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 [...]

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Rockstar Cubby

ASK Cubby – Your Emails, My Malarkey

“Traxxas Bronco Hi Cubby, How are you? Me, I’m not doing so good. I can’t eat, I can’t sleep. I have fallen in love and it’s not my wife. Every time I see the sunset paint job and those curves Cubby… those curves,I get all sweaty and my chest flutters, my heart just falls into my boots. I will leave my wife [...]

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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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Rockstar Cubby

ASK Cubby – You Write In, I Mash The Keys in Response

“Castle Mamba X SCT Pro Review Hey Cubby, I realize that is a relatively old review, but I was hoping maybe to get some info from you. Specifically you mentioned temperatures on normal bashing gearing. My question is do you recall a pinion/spur combo you used on the Pro-2 to keep the temperatures good when bashing? Thanks very much ahead of time, Randall B.” Cubby- [...]

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Buffalo Stance Cubby

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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Rockstar Cubby

ASK Cubby – More Of Your Questions, Less Of My Answers

“Redcat quality Dear Cubby I have noticed Redcat picking up with new distributors and was wondering if you have had the pleasure of doing any product testing with any of there products. The reason I am asking i am in the market for a nitro truck/ truggy ( I miss the smell, sound and tinkering)but not looking to spend more than [...]

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Racing Cubby

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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Rockstar Cubby

ASK Cubby- Solid Questions, Questionable Answers

“General bashers Hello. Have currently got the traxxas summit 1/10, like it a lot for its go anywhere ability. I am looking for something more suited for high speed bashing. (Driving through paddocks, jumps, dirt roads etc) I like the look of the arrma cars ( seem well built, good reviews and awsome price). Typhon ( really like this but [...]

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Cardinals Cubby

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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Rockstar Cubby

ASK Cubby – More Of Your Questions, More Of My Babbling

“Stock motor madness Hey Cubby, Jimmy D writing in once again! Just read TheCub report about $180 stock motors. The other day I was at the dirt track with my 17.5 (Gen2 Tekin, its old, but still works great) AE B6. It’s fun, I don’t race, ever, but I like going to the track every [...]

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Sunset Cubby

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 [...]

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Rockstar Cubby

ASK Cubby – One Question, One Answer

“Hobbico Bankruptcy omg. hobbico filed for bankruptcy? holy hell. that’s not good news at all. do you have any insight of what that means for my favorite brand, arrma? Chad E.” Cubby- Ya OMG. This isn’t really a subject we want to keep posting in the news, but it is BIG news, and yea our mail box is basically [...]

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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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Rockstar Cubby

ASK Cubby – Astute Questions, Questionable Responses

“HPI Nitro MT2 Brushless Conversion Good morning, I came across your website via a picture of someone doing a HPI Nitro MT2 Brushless Conversion. I’m get back into the rc world after a long absence. I plan to move up to 1/8 scale brushless system (I’m tired of fluctuation gas prices…lol). In the mean time I still love [...]

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Statue Cubby

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 [...]

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