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ASK Cubby, 11.20.2014, Version- Buried In An Ocean Of L…

“Hi Guys, My names is James. I work at Pacific Motorsports in Eureka CA, About 2 years back we decided that taking on RC to add to inventory. We also sell Honda, Yamaha, and Polaris vehicles and accessories. After the first year RC was so big here that we decided to build an indoor carpet track, and [...]

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ASK Cubby, 11.12.2014, Version- You Really Should Have …

“Advice On 1/18 Scale RC Models Thank you for your posts/reviews on all of your RC equipment. I’m thinking of getting into the hobby and am looking at some 1/18 scale vehicles to start with: -Latrax Rally -ECX 1/18 Torment Reviews on your site show both RC’s at a B- which should be fair for the price. However, I wanted to know which you think [...]

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ASK Cubby, 11.06.2014, Version- Drowning in a Sea of Em…

“Help me be an awesome wife! Hey guys, My husband and our 7 year old daughter like to run and tinker with RC vehicles. I want to surprise my husband with some cool RC stuff, like I have in the past. I’ve bought him tires, motors, and other parts before, but this time I would like to surprise him with some fan [...]

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ASK Cubby, 10.30.2014, Version- Ask More Questions, Get…

“RC for 4yr old Dear Cubby, Ok, so I’ve had about a dozen or so R/C cars over the years dating back to 1985 (Tyco Turbo Hopper/Tamiya Lunchbox/RC10GT/OFNA 1/8 Buggy, etc). My latests is and Emaxx from 2008 that gets occasional use (considering brushless/lipo upgrade). My son will be turning 4 in November and he as well as I am interested in [...]

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ASK Cubby, 10.23.2014, Version- Never Ending Questions,…

“Proline Pro-MT Hey there Big Squid crew, I just wanted to thank you for the review on the Pro-MT. I’ve never owned a 2WD RC and had been eying the Proline Pro 2 SCB but, I pre ordered one of these babies. I wanted something low maintenance to have fun with perhaps take to the local track. I know a monster truck [...]

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ASK Cubby, 10.16.2014, Version- More of Your Questions,…

“First car My name is Jason and I want to get a electric off road vehicle. Not going to race just want something to have a blast with and not have to always be fixing it. What would be your recommendations. I’m new to this and know nothing about brands or what to look for. Thanks Jason” Cubby- Congrats on hit’n the big [...]

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ASK Cubby, 10.08.2014, Version- Yup, I'm Making Up All …

“Would love to know why Afternoon, Great to see you guys getting some exclusives on new product. Proline is a great company with amazing support. This however is such a let down. A 2wd monster truck kit for $400!??!!? I don’t see how or why anybody would ever buy it ? Would love to hear from you guys why you think this [...]

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ASK Cub Reporter, 10.02.2014, Version- Letter O' The Mo…

“ASK Cubby Hey Cubby, Whazzap! I thought you went to work for Traxxas. Anyho, my question is: are there any affordable 4wd monster trucks out there? Not everyone can buy a Summit, y’know… Steve G.” Cubby- Yo what up Stevie? Guess what? I have just proclaimed yours as “Letter of the Month”! Shoot us your snail mail and shirt size so we can hook [...]

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ASK Cubby, 09.25.2014, Version- More of Your Questions,…

“Best Lipo Charger I have been asking around on the forums and they all seem to say the iCharger is the best thing out right now. Whats do you think? Thad T.” Cubby- Yo yo yo Thad, you’ve officially made “The Big Time”, shoot us your snail mail for the hook-up on a BSRC sticker pack. So all the Einsteins and Hawkings out in [...]

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ASK Cubby, 09.18.2014, Version- Whoomp! There It Is (Yo…

“Hello Cubby, I hope you read and answer my letter. My question is in regards to lipo batteries. Is there an easy way to tell how full my pack is? Sincerely, William R.” Cubby- Yo hey Big Bill, thanks for the email, shoot us another one with your snail mail so we can hook you up with a sticker pack. So… is there an [...]

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ASK Cubby, 09.11.2014, Version- Whoa, Dumb It Down Ther…

“Summit vs Yeti Hi there, I have liked the Summit for a long time because it was good all around, but now that the Yeti was made, I’m liking the Yeti more than the Summit. The two R/C’s have about a $150- $200 price difference (I think. I haven’t checked the Summit price in a while) but it looks like the Yeti [...]

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ASK Cubby, 09.04.2014, Version- If You Take My Answers …

“2.4GHZ radio receivers question Cubby, I own the Tactic TTX240 2 channel radio and about 12 3 channel Tactic receivers. I LOVE the fact that it doesn’t have an antenna wire. Now that I have started to race a bit more using the 2 channel(3 channel receiver) system is limiting my ability to use certain items on track. With my Slash 4×4 [...]

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ASK Cubby, 08.28.2014, Version- Hey Look, More Question…

“Hello Bigsquid!! what would be a good beginner brushless sct? shadab k (via G+)” Cubby- Yo to the yo Shadab, thanks for the question over on our BSRC G+ page. Hit the “contact us” link at the top of the page to inquire about getting your free sticker pack. Hummmmm….. so what would I consider to be the “best” brushless short course truck for [...]

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Ask Cubby, 08.20.2014, Version- Proof Positive I Read a…

“review Hi I would love to see a review of the new 1/5 VRX phantom-B brushless buggy Mmmmm” Cubby- Hey ya “Mmmmm”, shoot us your snail mail for the hook-up on a BigSquidRC sticker pack. So… you would like to see a review of the VRX Phantom 1/5 buggy? Why? Have you seen that thing? It looks like something Iron Mike picked out of [...]

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ASK Cubby, 08.14.2014, Version- Your Letters, My Respon…

“QUESTION FOR CUBBY Dear Cubby; I’m a speed and bash rc truck person – slash and savage, etc. – but I really like the looks of some of the crawlers. And was wondering if anyone has had any luck modifying a crawler for speed and bashing. I realize they have a high center of gravity but I thought the wide stance and [...]

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