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Rockstar Cubby

Ask Cubby – Answerable Questions, Questionable Answers

“Turns Cubby, New to the hobby here, can you help me understand motor turns? A 27 turn motor came in my slash and it is fast, but what’s faster? Ryan G.” Cubby- Yo hey Ryan, thanks for taking the time to write in. Here ya go… With your motor being a “27” turn, I am going to guess that it is an old school brushed [...]

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Workn Man Cubby

The Cub Report – Sending It Since the 70s

Ya know, it is Monday and time for yet another funtabulous week in rc. Thanks for joining us here on Big Squid, here are my news and notes from last week. Once again, last week proved busy as a number of companies announced new products for the fall season. The biggest hitter from last week had to be the new green [...]

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Rockstar Cubby

ASK Cubby- You Rifle The Questions, I Run For Cover

“Visiting events Hey Cubby, A few days ago a couple of friends and I were invited to come to an event. We’re very enthusiastic about it, but maybe also a bit nervous, since this will be our first perfomance ‘on stage’ A few things I’m planning to do to make it a great day: – take all of my batteries (in safe storage) – take [...]

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THE Cub Reporter

THE Cub Report – Cities In Dust

Here we are folks, past the half-way point of the year, looking down the final stretch of 2018. Thanks for making a click over to BigSquidRC, here’s some banter about the last week in the rc industry. Shall we dive right in? First off, after a rather slow Q1 (and 2) for product announcements, there was a ton of new products [...]

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Rockstar Cubby

ASK Cubby – Smart Questions, Really Questionable Answers

“TRX-4 Servo Cubby, My stock servo just went out and I don’t want to pay a bunch for a new one. What would you use in a TRX-4 for around 50 bucks? Thanks dude, Donald R.” Cubby- Hey ya Donny, thanks for writing in. Shoot me your snail mail for one of our really cool sticker packs. I have been running a TRX-4 quite a bit [...]

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Fat Cubby 2

THE Cub Report- Bitter Sweet Symphony

Well hello there fellow rc enthusiast, welcome to THE Cub Report. The entire staff at BigSquidRC would like to thank you for dropping by and for giving us a click. Here is some news and notes from the world of rc last week... First up, our Rage RC RZX review. I was able to log a number of packs with the [...]

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Rockstar Cubby

ASK Cubby – Dodging Your Questions For A Decade

“Glue Me Cubby, What kind of CA glue do you use? It seems no matter what kind I buy my tires never stay on and I am getting “tired” of it. 🙂 Ron B.” Cubby- Well howdy dowdy there Ronny B., thanks for writing in. Ya, I feel your pain, keeping tires on during the brushless/LiPo era is no joke. I am a huge fan [...]

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Hobbico Natalie Cubby

THE Cub Report- Long, Heartfelt Messages

Hello there rc people, thanks for finding our little corner of the world wide web. I am Cubby and this is BigSquidRC, a website dedicated to the basher side of the rc hobby. Over the years, I have received a number of long, heartfelt messages. Some come from industry folks, but most have come from consumers. Just like your “normal” job, [...]

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Rockstar Cubby

ASK Cubby – Another Week Of Your Astute Questions

“X-MAXX TIRES Cubby, Hi Cubby, how ya doing? I am a huge fan of the Cub Report! Before I spend all my money on a new set of tires for my X-Maxx, I wanted your opinion. I know you have one, what kind of tires are you running on yours? Chad P.” Cubby- Yo hey there Chad, good hearing from you again. You know [...]

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Cubby BBQ

THE Cub Report – Freewill

Hello rc enthusiasts, welcome to another lovely week in rc. My name is Cubby and I would like to personally thank you for spending a few minutes on BigSquidRC. I had originally thought about naming this Cub Report “80 pages”, but even I thought that was a bit extreme (I know, a handful of you “get it” and are giggling right [...]

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Rockstar Cubby

ASK Cubby – Intelligent Questions, Questionable Answers

“Batteries LiPo Vs LiHV Hey Cubby I now run NimH but I am getting ready to go LiPo. Would you recommend using normal LiPo batteries or going with LiHV? What’s the &$#%ing difference? Robby F.” Cubby- What’s up Rob and thank you very much for writing in. I see you are having an issue deciding on batteries, so this is how I see [...]

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Cubby Dirt

THE Joe Dirt Report – Who Do You Love?

Hello there friends and fellow hobbyists, welcome to THE Cub Report. Now that you’ve found us, thanks for the click, here is some news and happens from the world of rc... Can you believe it, we are already up to podcast #7! My how time flies! Tim Gluth from RCNewb has been doing a great job, but I think his best [...]

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Rockstar Cubby

ASK Cubby – You Keep Writing, I Keep Mashing Keys

“Under tree fifty Cubby, What up bro? I gotta get me a new crawler, but da money just isn’t there. Pick me out a good crawler for under $300, a bad ass one. What I gotta do for some stickers bro? Gary E.” Cubby- Yo hey there “Gary”, LOL, thanks for writing in. Oh and, what ya gotta do for some stickers? Simply send me [...]

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Thursday Night Cubby

THE Cub Report – Where The River Flows

Well hello there, my name is Cubby and this is my “report”. I generally talk about the rc industry, or F1, or SX, or whatever really. So here we go... Pricing. Back in the day (read early 90s) a high-end RC10 Team Car kit was just over $200. Today, their B6.1 Team kit is priced at just over 300. So after [...]

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Rockstar Cubby

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

“Get Racing Hey Cubby, After your foray back into racing and seeing how ROAR rules work, Let’s say you all at BSRC got the wind up and decided to create a new RC governing body. What would you stand for and how would take on the might of ROAR? Cheers, Kyle C.” Cubby- Yo hey ya Kyle, long time now hear, but glad to hear [...]

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