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ASK Cubby, Version- Your Weekly Questions, My Weakly An…

“The Internet For years I have been watching traffic on rc forums go down. I don’t think it is the fault of the websites themselves, I think it shows a lack of interest in the hobby as a whole. I have seen many people leave the hobby while very few have entered. People have left the hobby to pursue other things, [...]

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ASK Cubby, Version- Here Come The Questions (Again)

“LiHV High Voltage Lipo Question I will keep my questions short and to the point. What is the deal with the new “LiHV” Lipo batteries? Are they any good and why do I need them? Are they more dangerous than normal Lipo batteries? Cory E. P.S. Keep rocking the stache” Cubby- Yo hey Cory, thanks for the email, and you aren’t the only person [...]

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ASK Cubby- More of Your Questions, More of My Non-sense

“Is this a no-brain’r or ? Sir Cubby, Mr. Cubby I’d like to know your take on choice of 1/8 Truggy Tires for straight Hard-Core bashing. As most of us know 1/8 bashing truggy tires don’t have much of its own class/selection. This is for my Durango DEX8T, though race potential I’ve built for bashing primarily. What would be your recommendation besides the [...]

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ASK Cubby, Version- Your Questions About RC, Me Questio…

“Hey Cubby, Have you guys thought about doing a Losi Audi versus Traxxas XO-1 shootout? I think the whole world would thank you for it. Dedicated reader, Charles D.” Cubby- Yo hey Charles, thanks for the email. And ya, I’ve already received multiple requests to put the Losi Audi R8 up against the Traxxas XO-1. And yes, it should make for a totally EPIC [...]

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ASK Cubby, Version- More Of Your Letters, More Of My Da…

“Which SC Truck To Buy Hi cubby, was just wondering which 4wd short course truck i should buy. I have about a $550.00 canadian budget. I mainly want it for basic bashing but also want to race it eventually. I am also fairly new to RC and have a 1/18 scale, but i want something bigger and with more speed. What [...]

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ASK Cubby, Version- Intelligent Questions, Questionable…

“Stadium Trucks Hi Cubby, What is your read on the 1/10th scale stadium truck class? Some companies are still trying to keep it alive, should I invest in a new one? David C.” Cubby- Hey ya David, I am a long time lover of stadium trucks myself. For the vast majority of my rc life, that’s pretty much all I drove- 1/10th buggy and [...]

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ASK Cubby, Version- My Mailbox Exploded and This Came O…

“Losi Hi. I am trying to see if it is possible to buy the 1/8 Losi 8ight truggy (not buggy) in a brushless system not nitro Thank you, Cory N.” Cubby- Hi there Cory and thanks for the email. And guess what? Boy are you in luck. The Losi 8IGHT-T E 3.0 was announced a couple of days after I received your email. Cut [...]

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ASK Cubby, Version- Your Questions, My Nonsense

“Young Newbs Hey Cubby, If all these RC companies want to get folks into the market and STAY in the market, then why don’t they offer radios that fit smaller hands? Say smaller hands for a kid? Start em young and get em hooked! Thanks, Adam S.” Cubby- Hey now Adam, congrats on make’n the big time. Shoot us your snail mail so [...]

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ASK Cubby, Version- The Questions Roll In, The BS Rolls…

” Recommendation for Newbie I followed your recommend to go with the ECX and we love it. My kids are having lots of fun and very little broke on the car despite terrible abuse! I am ready for a second vehicle and thought I would ask you again given how happy I am with your recommendation! I am looking to get [...]

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ASK Cubby- You Write The Questions, I Pretend To Have R…

“Noob help I love you reviews on different r/c products and vehicles. I am new to the hobby and I am looking to make my first real investment in an rtr I have been looking at the Losi TEN-STCE RTR and the 8ight-E RTR. Simply which one would you recommend and also what charger would you recommend? Thank you in advance [...]

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ASK Cubby, Version- Less Answers, More Fun

“ECX Torment 4WD Vs Carisma M40DT Brushless Combo Hi guys, I’m from Portugal, new to the hobby, and I’m about to pull the trigger on one of these trucks after much reading. I know that the Traxxas Slash 4WD is a superior product, and with a big margin for up grades, but retails for 499. I can get the Carisma Combo for 250‚ [...]

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ASK Cubby, Version- The Cat Drags in Questions, I Cough…

“Selling old buggy Hey Cubby, Seeing as how you know everything, what is the best way to sell off an old car so I can raise money for a new one? Neil H.” Cubby- Yes Neil you are correct with that one, I do indeed know everything. For instance, I can tell you exactly the best way to order a filet based solely on [...]

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ASK Cubby, Version- Tart Questions, Sour Answers

“Fwiw… You can’t even sit out in the open air and smoke a cigar in 465 Seattle parks. This San Diego anti-RC bull#$%^ is apparently real, too. Totalitarianism. Look it up, it blooms a bit more every year. Jon” Cubby- Yo hey Jon and congrats, I am proclaiming yours as “Letter of the Month”, shoot us your snail mail and shirt size so you can [...]

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ASK Cubby, Version- An Intimate Q & A Session Just Betw…

“Needing direction/recommendation So Cubby, The situ here in charleston S.C. is I’m def. A noobi, but had to make the Durango-Dex8t purchase as I’ve been wanting a kit to progress my learning etc.,, but in saying that I have no idea what I’m doing when it comes to picking out motor/esc & servo, I’d really really appreciate your expertise knowing you like [...]

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ASK Cubby, Version- More Dodging The Truth

“Vaterra Cubby, I’m a daily passenger on the Big Squid Express. Great job. I’ve been a big fan of Vaterra since they came on the RC scene, but have been a little dissappointed lately with their off road selection. I know it’s hard to come up with the more innovative products like Axial’s Yeti every year, but I’d really like to see [...]

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