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ASK Cubby, 02.05.2014, Version- Whoa, Letter of the Mon…

“My pro-line mt I need some advice, there isn’t anyone who has pegged the best electronics system for bashing with the new pro-line pro mt and proclaimed it as such. I just ordered a kit and there aren’t even any recommendations on their website. I know you reviewed it with a castle mamba max pro sct with 1410 series 3800 kv [...]

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ASK Cubby, 01.29.2015, Version- Answer Sling’n Fool

“Question – Pro-Line PRO-2 Performance Buggy Hey Guys, I recently got back into RC cars. It’s been a while since I build my Tamiya Frog. I’ve been using a couple RTR’s and I decided to build another car. Decided to go with the Pro-Line PRO-2 Performance 1:10 Short Course Buggy Kit. I read articles on your site and wanted to say you guys [...]

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ASK Cubby, 01.22.2015, Version- Ask A Simple Question, …

“ProTek R/C 170T Chad Bradley Team Edition Hey Guys, I was wondering if you or any of the guys at Big Squid RC have any experience with the ProTek R/C 170T “Chad Bradley Team Edition Servo? Regards, Patrick” Cubby- Hola there Pat, congrats on hit’n the big time, shoot us your snail mail for your BSRC sticker pack. Sorry homeskillet, we have not reviewed that particular [...]

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ASK Cubby, 01.15.2015, Version- Looking for Answers, Bl…

“Newbie Who Is An Oldie Hi Guys, I just wanted to drop you guys a line to thank you for your website. I am a 65 year old senior who got into r/c back in the days of the original RC10 when my now 30 year old son wanted to go racing, which we did. We bought a kit and I put [...]

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ASK Cubby, 01.08.2015, Version- Hooray For Email

“ARRMA Kraton Review Hello. Sorry to bother you, but I noticed that you guys did a Mini-Review of the ARRMA Kraton which i enjoyed reading and i was wondering if you guys plan on doing a full review of the truck anytime soon? You guys have the best reviews around so it would be awesome to get a more detailed review [...]

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ASK Cubby, 01.01.2015, Version- Your Drunk Questions, M…

“Vaterra Halix My son got a Vaterra Halix for Christmas and is loving it so far! Unfortunately he broke one of the stock rear cambers yesterday and in looking for a better replacement, I came across your Halix hop-up series. It was exactly what I was looking for! I’m planning on doing parts 1, 4 & 5 while I’m replacing the [...]

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ASK Cubby, 12.25.2014, Version- Santa Writes In, Scroog…

“Hi there, was just wondering if you guys know of any aluminium upgrades for the ecx torment 4wd ? Chassis wise… Cheers, Uk basher XD” Cubby- Yo Merry Christmas “Uk basher XD” and thanks for the letter/email/question. And no bro, I can’t get ya the hook up on ubered-out aluminum parts for your 4wd ECX Torment. We have talked to various ECX staffers in [...]

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ASK Cubby, 12.18.2014, Version- Cryptic Questions, Cont…

“Hey guys do u know of a 120mm+ shock similar to gmade zeros. I was searching for some for my scale monster truck build and I couldn’t find any in stock so I emailed gmade directly and the response I got was the zero shocks are no longer in production. It seems there is a big phase out of a [...]

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ASK Cubby, 12.11.2014, Version- Skimming Your Letters, …

“Charger Comparison Hi, I just wanted your thought since you’re the only website I have seen conduct reviews on these two chargers. I am looking at the Hitec X1 Pro with power supply and the Hitec X1 Touch. These are two very different chargers and wanted to know if you had to choose between the two which one would you recommend? Thank you, Curt [...]

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ASK Cubby, 12.04.2014, Version- Your Freaky Questions, …

“Electric offroad car/truck/buggy I am Zander. I am looking for an offroad, 4WD, electric rc car that should be fast, quite low so that it wont fall over easily on turns, waterproof electronics, good suspension so that it could do a little bit of rock crawling, etc. Pretty much an all rounder, rock racer, rock crawling offroad 4wd car/truck or whatever. [...]

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ASK Cubby, 11.27.2014, Version- Gobble, Gobble

“Dearest Cubby, This year my entire family has decided to make my house THE house for Thanksgiving dinner. Any suggestions on how to cook a turkey with an rc car? Sincerely, Terry G.” Cubby- At first, I thought it might be a really bad idea to took a turkey with an rc car. However, I hate, I mean absolutely despise, family coming over and [...]

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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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