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ASK Cubby, Version- More Honest Questions with Sketchy Answe…

“Regarding RC4WD Cubby: It’s nice to hear you are, at last, going to get your RC4WD project [and have another sponsor]. I’m a bit envious because their stuff certainly is eye candy. You might pass along to them that they annoy their customers and lose a lot of business because they are always “Out of Stock”. I owned a business [...]

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ASK Cubby, Version- More Questions, More Fun

“fun class Hey Cubby, We built our small onroad track around a fun class. We’re using stock Vaterra onroad V100 cars with a 2S battery and getting a very positive response from the community around here. It’s affordable, fun, and competitive and there are some very sick bodies available. We still run a 17.5 sedan class, 2wd buggy class, a [...]

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ASK Cubby, Version- More Of My Weak Responses To Your Letter…

“First World Problems Hey Cubby, Anonymous Beaver here I’ve been back into the hobby for about four years now and as it goes my collection has grown and grown. It’s now starting to take up room in a few various spots in and around my house and garage. My question is how do you and the squid crew store your rigs? Any [...]

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ASK Cubby, Version- Going Above & Beyond To Make Up Answers

Traxxas recall Hey Cubby, what’s going on with the Traxxas velineon recall? Is my truck going to burn to the ground? Tony from New York” Cubby- Yooooo Tony, thanks for the letter, be sure to shoot me your home mailing address so we can send ya out a genuine BSRC sticker pack to paint some of your trucks with. So… about that “recall”. It [...]

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ASK Cubby- Time To Answer Some Questions

“HPI Venture FJ Hey Cubby, I’m a beginner hobbyist (got my first truck at 11, 2 years ago) and I’ve recently learned about the new HPI Venture platform. I NEED this truck, but I can’t find out how to get on the pre-order list if it isn’t sold out yet. Any ideas how? Also, here’s a good shootout for you guys [...]

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ASK Cubby, Version- Tough Questions, Easy Answers

“Traxxas 10th scale e revo So we all know that the traxxas e revolution is a pretty great bashing truck, but even though traxxas says it’s a 1 tenth scale car, its really a 1 eighth. Now don’t get me wrong the power of 6s is crazy, but having to charge 2 batteries to run the truck or buying an expensive [...]

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ASK Cubby, Version- I Get The Letters, You Get Suspect Answe…

“Suggestions for a Kit Hey Cubby, How’s it hanging? I need some suggestions from a professional. Recently, I was able to scrounge up an extra 540-sized 4420kV motor/ESC combo and a receiver, so I figure I’ll find it a new home. Any suggestions on a nice kit for asphalt and off-road bashing? Before you go on, I just wanted to [...]

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ASK Cubby, Version- More Of Your Questions, More Of My Quest…

“Pro MT Hey Cubby, While 1/8 is awesome for bashing it’s good to have a 1/10 to kick around as a back up. I’ve got a Firestorm with Castle 3800 SCT, all the RPM parts & some Dirt Hawgs. It takes a good beating & is quick & cheap to fix, I hate wrenching! Would you say it’s worth going to a [...]

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ASK Cubby, Version- You Ask Me Questions, I Simply Ask Why

“A lil bit about putting spikes in tires Hey Cubby, I am in Anchorage ak and with that folks keep having this radical idea about putting spikes or screws into rc car tires. I was asked about that yesterday by a friend I know. He hasn’t ran an rc car since the eighties. Well umm he knows better now because he [...]

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ASK Cubby, Version- It's New Years Eve, Stop Reading This An…

“Rtr/newbie Hey, I’m looking to get into the hobby rc world. I’ve been doing a ton of research (I don’t know about you, but money doesn’t come easy), and I’m trying to decide between the Axial Yeti XL and the Traxxas Summit. Near as I can tell, the Axial breaks often and has a weird right driving tire lift issue, and Traxxas [...]

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ASK Cubby, Version- Ho Ho Ho, Merry Questions, Scrooge Answe…

“What car for 2016? Hi Cubby, I’m Bjorn from Milan, Italy and I’m one of the founder of our local bashing club, aka the “2040 Reparto Corse”. We’re a few guys that loves to bash hard with our r/c cars and then to make some video of our adventures for our blog. First of all I wish to thank you and all [...]

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ASK Cubby, Version- Making Up Answers Faster Than Donald Tru…

“RC car for my son Hi there, I’m a Mom who knows very little about Rc cars/trucks who has a son that would like one for Christmas. He is 15 and already has an HPI savage flux which he loves but is constantly repairing. He doesn’t seem to mind and I like that he’s learning to repair things but I would like [...]

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ASK Cubby, Version- Your Week In Letters, My Weakly Response…

“Ask Cubby Good evening ( Swedish local time ) Cubby, Thomas P from Sweden here, awesome reports and “asks”. Got a Q for you and would love to see how you think about this one. Long story short, been doing RC cars for 32 years from the first car I owned (still got it) a Tamiya Wild Willy, to my present ARRMA [...]

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ASK Cubby, Version- Your Write The Questions, I Drink More D…

“Oscar Mayer Mini Wiener Rover Ok… I want one.. Someone posted that it’s an ECX under the hood, so how are they selling an ECX with Spektrum DX2E transmitter AND that crazy custom body for $25??!? Your Buddy, Brian” Cubby- Well hello there Brian and thanks for the question. Oh and congrats, yours is the letter of the month, thus entitling you to a free [...]

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ASK Cubby- You Ask The Questions, I Blow Them Off and Eat Mo…

“Which R/C should I get? I am having a heart attack. I don’t know which R/C to get. I am looking for something to race/bash. I don’t care about the price and a kit doesn’t matter either. Loving the website! I read it everyday! Thanks for your time! -Adam (Ohio)” Cubby- Hola there Adam, thanks for the email and happy Thanksgiving to you and everybody [...]

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