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Rockstar Cubby

ASK Cubby- Questions, Answers, Smack Talk

“X-Maxx Damn Cubby, your review on the 8S X-Maxx is whack. You scared to criticize Traxxas or what? That thing is expensive, how could you give it a B for value? Barnes S.” Cubby- Yo what’s up Barney? Thanks for the email, don’t forget to shoot me your home mailing address for one of our very trick sticker packs. “My” review of the Traxxas [...]

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Cubby Smile

THE Cub Report- Moving Forward

Hello to one and all, thanks for stopping by to check out yet another Cub Report. We are getting a break in the weather here in the Midwest, we hope your weather is allowing you to get in some trigger time too. I am gonna go old school again this week, here are my notes from some of the more prominent [...]

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Rockstar Cubby

ASK Cubby – Here Comes Your Questions, There Goes My Answers

“Weed, Toke it up article Let me start by saying that I am definitely pro-weed. HOWEVER, c’mon. If you can’t go a couple hours at the track without a bowl, there’s ways of getting your fix without ruining it for everyone else. My kids know i smoke, they know it’s for adults only, and I never, and I mean, [...]

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Kyosho Zephyr Review

Kyosho Zephyr Drone Racer Review

A few months ago Kyosho announced their revolutionary Drone Racer quadcopters. The Drone Racers are not like a “normal” drone, they are controlled by a pistol type radio and only fly a few feet off the ground. We have been testing the Kyosho Zephyr, one of the two Drone Racers released by Kyosho. How easy is it to fly? Is [...]

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Cubby Traxxas X-Maxx Whoopsee

THE Cub Report – Weed, Toke It Up

Hello one and all, I hope you all had a great weekend out bashing with your friends. Welcome to yet another week in the hobby and to another funtabulous Cub Report. A few weeks ago I learned than an acquaintance of mine had been banned from his local indoor track. That didn’t surprise me as he has been banned from a [...]

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Rockstar Cubby

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

“Traxxas still king, can they save on road? LHS issue Hey Cubby, It’s been a while since a wrote in, but I wanted to share some thoughts. First, the quote “support your LHS (local hobby shop)”. Well, I am not into this hobby to support my local hobby shop. In fact, if it wasn’t for the Internet, I would [...]

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Traxxas 8S X-Maxx Review

THE Traxxas 8S X-Maxx Review

First there was the Traxxas X-Maxx monster truck, then came the 8S Upgrade Kit, now there is the full RTR version of the Traxxas 8S X-Maxx. The newest version of the X-Maxx comes with a load of upgrades over the original, upgrades that are intended to make it faster, stronger, and an overall better bash machine. We’ve been running pack [...]

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Castle 1406 Sensored Brushless Motor Review

Castle 1406 Sensored Brushless Motor Review

Castle Creations made big news a few months ago when they announced their first ever line-up of sensored brushless motors. Sensored motors have long been the norm in racing, but have yet to catch on with the bashing crowd because of reliability and power issues. To find out if the new Castle motors are truly capable of withstanding the daily [...]

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Cubby Adam Booth Babes

THE Cub Report – Traxxas On The Attack

Here we go folks with another tantalizing week in our wonderful hobby. With every week that passes we get that much closer to spring. I for one can’t wait for the cold weather to disappear (only to be replaced by 90 degree temps with 90% humidity). Thanks for joining us on Big Squid, let’s jump right in shall we? Yup… it’s [...]

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Rockstar Cubby

Ask Cubby – Reasonable Questions, Ridiculous Answers

“Suggestion/ Thanks First off, awesome website with a ton of usefull info. I recently got back into the rc hobby after about decade. Boy was I surprised when I ripped down the block with brushless for the first time and then promptly “needed” to jump my real car and have my neighbors questioning my sanity as they stood around waiting for [...]

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Randy's Donut Cubby

THE Cub Report – I HATE Cheaters

Ya know what? Everybody hates cheaters, but me in particular, I absolutely loathe them. They are lower than a quadcopter’s price at a gas station and deserve every bad thing that happens to them. For example… a bunch of years back I was racing at an indoor track in Albion Illinois (the name was Rectors I think?). This was in Southern [...]

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Tekno MT410 Review

Tekno RC MT410 Monster Truck Review

Tekno RC, known best for their 1/8 racing rigs, has decided to make a big splash in the bashing market with the MT410 Monster Truck. The MT410 represents the first bash offering from Tekno and is marketed to be one of the toughest, best handling, monster trucks to ever hit the market. After weeks of bashing, thrashing, and jumping off [...]

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Rockstar Cubby

ASK Cubby – A Weekly Q & A Session

“MT410 and Barrage Hi Cubby, When are the mt410 and Barrage reviews going up? Thanks, Scott H.” Cubby- Yo hey Scotty, thanks for the email. If you shoot me your snail mail we will get ya the hook up on one our world famous sticker packs. Ya know Scott, I finished up the Tekno MT410 review last week and the ECX Barrage review is pretty much [...]

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Statue Cubby

THE Cub Report – Rampant Bashing

Hello there fellow hobbyists, I trust you got your week off to an awesome start and thanks for once again reading THE Cub Report. I don’t know how many of you follow Supercross, but I have been an avid racer/rider since the mid 70s and Anaheim II was one heck of a spectacle last weekend. The invincible Ken Roczen found [...]

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Hitec RDX1 Charger Review

Hitec RDX1 Battery Charger Review

While Hitec is best known for their servos, they have made some big strides in their battery charger game. The latest charger to hit the market from Hitec is the RDX1. The RDX1 is an extremely small charger that makes it easy to use just about anywhere. Does the RDX1 deliver a high quality charge? Does it have enough power? [...]

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