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ASK Cubby – Weird Questions, Wacky Answers

“New to RC Hello, My name is Jae and my kids and I are about to embark into RC truck world for xmas. He is 7 and my daughter is 10 and it has been great doing all the research and figuring out which might be the best and how intricate this really is. Just want to say thanks because your reviews and [...]

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ASK Cubby – A Weekly Q & A Session

“Which Additional RC To Buy Hello Cubreporter, We’re looking into getting a new (additional) bashing RC for the holidays. We is me and my 2 kids, 9 and 5. We already have 3 Traxxas RCs: an E-Revo altered to look like a Summit, a Stampede converted out of a Telluride and a Rustler which used to be a Bandit. We cannot agree on which [...]

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ASK Cubby- Your Questions, My Turkey Filled Answers

Battery Charging Cub Reporter, When I bought my truck a month ago I thought the RTR charger it came with would work but now I have four batteries and the charger takes FOREVER on just one pack. I want a good charger but it has to be under a hundred dollars, any recommendations? Derek K.” Cubby- Well hello there Derek, Happy Thanksgiving and thanks [...]

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ASK Cubby- Your Weekly Questions, My Weakly Answers

“Arm day Cubby?? Cubby what’s up my Bro. Thanks for posting my question. Totally wicked man. I’m just wondering what you meant by “Is it arm day”. ? I might be way off here but do you mean lifting weights? Hey and what do I need to do to get a t-shirt?? Thanks Cubby. Joey B.” Cubby- Yo Joey, what’s up? For [...]

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ASK Cubby- Your Questions, My Bullpucky

“You guys have a wicked site!! Hey guys my name is Joey, I’m 43, and I have been in rc for a number of years. Just want you guys to know I love the site. I really utilize your site for reviews and shootouts. I love the whole Site. My question is I’m from northern eastern PA and I’m working on [...]

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ASK Cubby – The Questions Roll In, I Dodge Them

“Tire Explosion After searching around on Craigslist, I ended up buying a used Traxxas E-Revo and it has more power than I could ever imagine. Can you believe this, on the very first run I blew two of the tires off! How do you guys keep your tires on? What is the best tire glue to use? Love your website and read [...]

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ASK Cubby- A Day Late, A Dollar Short

“Remote Control Tackling Dummy Cubby Seeing if you and the guys at Big Squid have seen the Mobile Virtual Player (MVP) tackling dummy. It’s a 140lbs tackling dummy that obviously runs on a surface RC. It looks like it was started by some guys at Dartmouth College to prevent injury and promote player safety. I could not find anything on the [...]

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ASK Cubby- You Ask The Questions, I Make Up Silly Answers

Axial “For Heaven sake” Hey Cubby, Thanks for providing a platform for all the amplification needed by Rc Enthusiasts. Will you be kind enough to show some insight on : What’s the purpose or advantage of buying these new lines on axial monster jam trucks (SMT10-Grave digger/max D) since they are painfully slow hence you can’t get the performance of a monster truck [...]

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ASK Cubby- Yet Another Week With Your Questions

“Losi Baja Rey I just want to share my frustration with someone who might care I bought my Baja Rey about 4 weeks ago and for what it is it’s great but as far as getting parts for it is terrible I’ve been told 2 months for a driveshaft is that crazy or is it just me? Ryan H.” Cubby- Yo Ryan, guess [...]

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ASK Cubby- So You Wanna Be A Sponsored Driver

For ask cubby Cubby, I am an aspiring rc racer with a question just for you. I work hard, I race hard, and I have some good finishes. I don’t have to tell you how expensive rc racing has become, what are my best options for getting sponsored? If I get sponsored I promise to always show off the products and help [...]

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ASK Cubby- Your Questions, Me Mashing More Keys

“Long overdue shootout! Stampede 4×4 VXL vs Losi Ten MT Vaterra Halix ECX Ruckus 4×4 HPI Bullet Flux HPI Jumpshot MT Flux Helion Invictus Redcat Racing Volcano EPX Pro Team Magic E5 Monster Truck FS Racing Victory Brushless JLB Racing Cheetah Either out-the-box, lightly modded, or fully upgraded and in terms of value and all-out performance. Who comes out on top from this list of 1/10 scale brushless 4×4 monster trucks? [...]

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ASK Cubby, Version- Your Questions, My Shenanigans

“off road RC car what off road rc car has the longest drive time and that has a decent amount of speed that you have come across? Thanks Flynn Gaves” Cubby- Well hello there friend, how nice of you to write. Nope, I don’t know what rc car has the longest runtime. With today’s batteries and power systems it isn’t uncommon to get into the [...]

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ASK Cubby- Your Weekly Questions, My Weakly Answers

“Vaterra Class Happening In NJ Hi Cubby Thought that I’d pass this along. Looks like some track owners listen to your ideas. My local indoor track is running a Vaterra stock class this indoor season. This Is The Link to learn all about it. This might be enough to make this basher give racing a try. Now if only I could get past dealing [...]

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ASK Cubby – You Type Up Questions, I Mash Out The Answers

Voltage Hey Cubby, I have a 1/10 scale Traxxas 2wd model that weighs about 5 lbs. I wonder why 7.4 volts is so preferred/popular/available? Do racing regulations drive this? Or was it historical nickel battery voltage/capacity that was more or less mimicked? At this relatively low voltage, current required for acceleration becomes very high- we must have large gauge [...]

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ASK Cubby, Version- I Am Always Here For You (LOL)

“Best Connector Cubby, Hi Cubby, long time reader and big fan. I just bought my first rc car, a Stampede VXL monster truck. After doing hours of research on the internet, which battery connector would you recommend that I use? There are so many different types and everybody says their’s is the best. It all seems so confusing to me. Thanks, Trevor” Cubby- Yo hey [...]

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