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Sunglass Cubby

THE Cub Report – Upcoming Madness

Here we are folks, yet another Monday, yet another Cub Report, thanks for reading. This time of year is a busy one within the industry. After coming off some slow summer months, everyone is now ramping up for the Christmas sales season. The holiday sales season is famous for being a make it, or break it, time of year in [...]

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Rockstar Cubby

ASK Cubby- I Check My Email Once A Year, Just FYI

“Transponders I was wondering what the future of lap times and transponders will be. It seems to me that with WiFi , Bluetooth, and GPS, being in everyone’s pocket the transponder companies would be selling them cheaper. I thought traxxas was making cars that transmit telemetry to your cell phone?? I’m thinking of doing a little club [...]

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Traxxas TRX-4 Tactical

Rumor – Traxxas TRX-4 Tactical Edition

Here is a one in the rumor mill, the Traxxas TRX-4 Tactical. The folks at RC Connect posted the pictures shown here are of a new Tactical Edition TRX-4 that is expected to hit hobby shops before Christmas. Time will tell if this turns out to be an actual production vehicle. If you have already done a custom tactical style [...]

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Graupner HGM SOR +T S4088 Servo Review

Product Spotlight - Graupner/GM HGM SOR +T S4088 Brushless S…

You know, it isn’t easy finding a high-end servo for a decent price. Harder still is finding a high-end water resistant servo at a reasonable price point. If you are in the market for such a servo, have a look at the Graupner/GM Racing HGM SOR +T S4088. The 4088 is loaded with high-end features, including being water resistant, and [...]

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Boat Man Cubby RC

THE Cub Report – Seriously, They All Break

Hello there folks and welcome to THE Cub Report. For all our friends in Florida and the Southeast, we hope that you made it through Hurricane Irma the best that you could. Also, with today being September 11th, we will never forget the day when all our lives were so drastically changed. Thankfully we are America, we will forever stand [...]

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Rockstar Cubby

ASK Cubby – You Ask The Questions, I Dodge The Answers

“Motors and rotors Morning Cubby, 4.39am Local time (sweden). Any idea or a good tip to strength the sintered magnets in a BL motor for say MT use?..i mean to hold it together?..i used a 1717 that where reinforced ( from factory ) with thin glassfibre..but i knew i used it to and beyound the limit on rpm when i juiced [...]

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Cubby RC Shootout

THE Cub Report – Battle Of The Scalers

No, it isn’t Monday, yet THE Cub Report lives. I was nowhere near a computer yesterday, so THE Cub Report is going live on a Tuesday. If you are a Reallyyy long time reader, you’ll remember that it used to go live on Fridays, and those were quite wild, as was the entire internet wayyy back then. I am soooo not [...]

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Rockstar Cubby

ASK Cubby – Your Letters, My Nonsense

“Belted Tires Sir Cubby, With your infinite wealth of rc knowledge, can you tell me the difference between belted and non-belted tires? What I mean is, how do they drive, and should I be using them on my truggy that I use mostly for bashing? Hayden D.” Cubby- Yo Hayden, congrats on hitting the big time. If you shoot me your home mailing addy [...]

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Big Cubby

THE Cub Report – Think’n Of go1d1e

Hello there to one and all, good to see ya once again. Actually no, of course I can’t see you through your computer or smart phone. Or can I? 🙂 So how about that fight? Yes, I’m talking about the McGregor/Mayweather boxing match that took place on Saturday night. While I watch very little boxing, I am a big MMA fan, [...]

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Rockstar Cubby

ASK Cubby- You Write The Questions, I Dodge The Answers

“Dirty rc Good day Cubby, Just got my hands on a used RC and it is a mess of silicone diff and shock oil with caked on dirt, slightly rusty parts. I want to know what you guys use to clean out dirty rc cars and refurbish ole’ ones. You guys bash hard and I also wonder what kind of cleaning maintenance [...]

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Traxxas 4-Tec 2.0 VXL Chassis Review

Traxxas 4-Tec 2.0 VXL Body-Less RTR Review

The folks over at Traxxas recently put out a surprise for all you on-road fans, the 4-Tec 2.0 Body-Less ready to run. This version of the 4-Tec comes ready to run, but does not include a body, thus saving you cash. You see, the very first thing that many on-road drivers do is install a new body. Why pay for [...]

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Welcome To Cubby's

THE Cub Report – Totality

Happy eclipse day to you and yours. I traveled to a place called Desoto Missouri to do my viewing and it was indeed spectacular. With no clouds and a perfect sky, I was quite fortunate to get a pristine view of the eclipse. So what’s going on in the rc world? After looking over the news from last week, the elephant [...]

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Rockstar Cubby

ASK Cubby – More Letters, Less Responses

“Height Hello Cubby, huge fan of yours. Every Monday I look forward to reading the Cub Report. If you happen to read my email, I have a question for you. What is the proper ride height for my ARRMA Raider? What does changing the ride height do? Thomas A.” Cubby- Well hey there Tommy, cool question and thanks for writing in. So you are the [...]

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Smiling Cubby Reporter

THE Cub Report – Cubby Cub & The Wacky Bunch

Well hello there friend, I hope you are feeling some serious good vibrations on this fine Monday. Always remember, never forget, life is much more fun with rc around. So here we are, on the verge of the Q3 new release cycle, meaning, soon the big names will start announcing their upcoming vehicles for the ’17 Christmas buying season. In the [...]

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Graupner X-8E Review

Graupner X-8E Radio Review

Graupner has a long history in rc. They have been in the hobby forever and have built all sorts of cool products for both the surface and airplane crowds. Several months ago Graupner released the X-8E radio system. The X-8E is the highest-end radio from Graupner and is absolutely loaded with features, yet it sports a relatively low price point. [...]

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