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ASK Cub Reporter- 02.07.2012- Even More Questions, Even…

Novak Timbuk2 Wraith Ed. Just got an Axial Wraith RTR and was wondering if you guys have tested or reviewed the Novak Timbuk2 Wraith Edition?? Some of the crawler forums out there are saying that the Novaks are junk and to stay away. What do you guys think of this system, and Novak in general. Thanks- Kale Cubby– Hey what’s up Kale, and [...]

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ASK Cub Reporter- 02.02.2012- Your Good Questions, My H…

Bruiser Tamiya Toyota 4×4 Bruiser on the Comeback Trail Come on Guys, Tell me more. 1295.00 msrp? Are they on crack? The Kellets Cubby– Yo Yo Yo, MTV Raps, and thanks for the email. More info on the Tamiya Bruiser– well… for those that haven’t heard of it before its considered one of the most bad ass 4×4’s in rc history, with the originals [...]

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ASK Cub Reporter- 01.26.2012- Wild Questions, Wacky Ans…

shootouts could you maybe do a 3s lipo shootout, possibly 5000mah? and could you do a newer lipo charger shootout? and then maybe a 2.8 monster truck tire shootout? Johnathon E. Cubby– For you readers out there, here’s just a sample of a typical “Would you please do an x/y/z shootout?” email. I’ll take a guess and say we receive 20 or so [...]

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ASK Cub Reporter- 01.19.2012- Written Questions, Garble…

Thanks Before Christmas I sent you guys an e-mail asking for some advice on getting a new truck. I was really pleased to see my question appear on your site with a suggestion of what would be best to get. I followed the advice and today went with my son for our first ‘drive’ of a HPI Bullet ST Flux. It’s fantastic. [...]

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ASK Cub Reporter- 01.12.2012- Look At The Letters The C…

What Nitro Truggy? Hey Cubby, I’m looking to get into the race scene next year, and have recently sold off a few of my bash machines to finance a new vehicle. I know you guys aren’t about the nitro, and you’re all about bashing, but If you were looking for a good 1/8 nitro truggy kit, what would you be looking at first. [...]

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ASK Cub Reporter- 01.05.2012- Sling’n The Answers

Hi, i just got an ECX Torment and was wondering what your review was of it. also i was at the 2011 IHobby show in Chicago IL, and saw your onboard camera set up. i was wondering where i could get something like that. Justin F. Cubby– Yo hey Justin, click HERE for our full ECX Torment Review. Since then we’ve put [...]

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ASK Cub Reporter- 12.29.2011- More Questions, More Fun!

Actually Flite Test is also sponsored by Horizon Hobbies and I have seen them point out problems with many of the Hobbyking products they review. Also some of the products they review are pre-production units which they review and make suggestions to improve the production units. Ken C. Cubby– Yo thanks for the info Ken, duly noted.Hi, I’m looking to get an electric [...]

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So You Got a RC Vehicle For Xmas….

So you got a new RC Vehicle for Christmas, and you have a few questions.. Well you have come to the right place. While we might not always have the best answers, we always have answers. Have you seen our Ask Cubby column? Every week our resident smart guy picks emails we receive and answers them for the world to [...]

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ASK Cub Reporter, 12.22.2011- Terrific Questions, Horri…

I want to get my son a r/c for xmas. I like the Torment for the 2.4ghz radio but he likes the monster truck look of the ruckus. I was thinking I could do a cheap 2.4 radio in the ruckus. What truck did you think was more durable? What would you suggest? Thanks Ryan J. Cubby– Yo thanks for the email [...]

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ASK Cub Reporter- 12.14.2011- You Write, I Retort

HobbyKing?… Denied! Just wanted to let you guys know that I went straight to your store and bought a set of stickers after reading the article about not letting HK advertise on your site. I’ve been racing (not a basher here!) RC cars for 12 years and I have never bought stickers for any of my RC vehicles. Keep up the [...]

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ASK Cub Reporter, 12.08.2011- Way More Good Questions T…

Please help – looking for a recommendation – most durable fast RC truck – for my 20 year old son to race his 80 year old Grandpa – durability – off road, sand, rocks etc. is much more important than name brand or paint job. Looking to spend less than $150 on each, will buy one for each of them. [...]

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ASK Cub Reporter- 11.30.2011- Avalanche Of Questions, T…

my thoughts on the xo-1 I agree with cubby…the XO-1 is not about selling large volume and making money….it’s to make a statement! It’s like the Ferrari of R/C. Not all of us is going to be able to afford one, but somewhere in all of us, we all want one Sxxxx Cubby– Just fyi for our readers, Sxxxx is a west coast [...]

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ASK Cub Reporter, 11.24.2011 Version- You Ask Questions…

Brian is going to shoot me for filling the front page this week, but we had some good questions I didn’t want people to miss! Hang on and enjoy the ride! Love the site and info and follow regularly through Google Reader (may want to throw an ad or two on the rss feed). However I do have a comment/irk about [...]

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ASK Cub Reporter- 11.17.2011- The More Questions Asked,…

Cubbby The rear of my E-Revo sags too much when I take off from a dead stop, it sags so much my rear skidplate is getting eaten alive, any tips? Gail Cubby– Yes indeed those Revo’s sure like to sag when you pound the gas, both the nitro and electric versions. On one hand, that’s part of what makes a Revo so [...]

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ASK Cub Reporter- 11.10.2011- You Write The Questions, …

Cubby what is the best body for my HPI Blitz? Tommy C. Cubby– The best body for your Blitz is whatever style you like best, so go with your own gut on this one. But… if you really can’t make up your mind- I personally like the Pro-Line Flo-Tek, especially in 2wd short course where the parachute effect is the hardest to [...]

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