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ASK Cubby, 03.20.2014, Version- Your Questions Kee…

“Regarding the Carisma 959- What’s the ideal battery for this car? Lipo 2S 70C? This is my first car RC (but have a few multirotors) so I don’t know much about the hobby yet. Erik D.” Cubby- Yo yo to the yo Erik, you have officially made the front page of BigSquidRC, hit Brian up for a killer sticker pack. What is the [...]

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ASK Cubby, 03.12.2014, Version- You Write, I Rant

“Hey, I have a “team Durango” DESC210 and I want to run my 12mm wheels on it (it comes with 15mm hex) and have been looking EVERYWHERE for a conversion. Have you heard of any or have any suggestions for me? I only found one so far and it was in a blog that named a company that is not on the internet [...]

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ASK Cubby, 03.06.2014, Version- Whoa There Einstei…

“redcat terremoto You have reviewed the monsoon xte, and that was utter crap, But ive seen from some owners say its pretty good? maybe give it a shot? Ari R.” Cubby- Congrats Ari, your email has just won the A-Main for being letter of the month. Shoot Brian your snail mail so he can hook you up with a BSRC t-shirt. Ya ya, I [...]

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ASK Cubby, 02.27.2014, Version- Best Answers Ever …

“Hey Cubby, What do you think about the Tarmac TIRE D COMP which is being used on the HPI WR8 Flux? Does it have good grip on the asphalt? Their pattern doesn’t seem fit for such surface. Thanks man Omar D.” Cubby- Yo, hey now Omar, thanks for email. We’ve gotten in a bunch of time with an HPI Ken Block WR8 Flux and I [...]

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ASK Cubby, 02.20.2014, Version- You Still Write, I…

“Please help with pro line body thumbwashers install Hi guys, please help me. i was wondering what exact size drill bit do i use to install a Pro-Line Body Mount Thumbwasher Kit that i read about Thanks, Wolfy” Cubby- Hey Wolfy. Obviously you are a man of good taste and judgment, choosing to ditch those PITA body clips in favor of vastly superior Pro-Line [...]

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ASK Cubby, 02.12.2014, Version- Your Questions, My…

“Helion Criterion I want to upgrade my spur gear for my helion criterion and it’s getting annoying trying to find anything for this buggy. I have upgraded my pinion gear and like the reviews say the stock spur gear gets worn VERY easily especially with the new 31t spur gear it doesn’t help I upgraded my motor to a brushless motor. [...]

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ASK Cubby, 02.06.2014, Version- Your Honest Questi…

“ESC Upgrade Hey Guys, Do you think i might face any technical issues in case i replace the ESC of my TT countryman BLC- 80C with the BLC-150C which is being used on the MT4 G3? i’m looking for more power but im afraid to face some problems with the differential system or gearing…etc… Thanks OD” Cubby- Yo congrats OD, I have selected yours as [...]

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ASK Cubby, 01.30.2014, Version- My Minions Dig Thr…

“Hi Gentlemen What do you think about the Kyosho DRX VE (Ford Fiesta or Subaro Impreza) Vs. the traxxas Rally? Actually i own a traxxas rally (and i’m very happy with it) and i was thinking to get a DRX VE but i’m not sure if it’s worth it. I need your opinion from technical/performance point of view. Thanks for your feedback [...]

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ASK Cub Reporter, 01.23.2014, Version- Your Questi…

“Question I’m thinking of buying a hellion dominus, can a lipo be used in the truck in its stock form? thank you, Frank B.” Cubby- Yo to the yo Franky B, thanks for taking the time to shoot out an email. For those not familiar with the Helion Dominus, it’s Helion’s 4wd 10th scale short course truck. It has an affordable price point, $199, and [...]

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ASK Cubby, 01.16.2014, Version- Your Healthy Quest…

“Hey Cubby, I implore you to please quit using the word manufacture when you should be using manufacturer. A manufacturer is the company that manufactures the products. Thanks, Joshua H.” Cubby- Yo hey Josh, you’ve made the big time, hit Brian up with your snail mail for a BSRC sticker pack. Ok, a couple quick things here- 1. While I merely dislike Grammar Nazis, what I [...]

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ASK Cubby, 01.09.2014, Version- You Messed Up By W…

“Vaterra Cogging How can I get rid of all cogging from my halix vaterra? 2s Lipo Aspen Sam” Cubby- Yo hey Aspen Sam, what’s up and I hope you’ve been bashing the heck out of your Vaterra Halix. While it is still a very new model it has become a favorite among the BigSquidRC Bash Crew. The Halix comes geared somewhat tall out of [...]

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ASK Cub Reporter, 01.02.2014, Version- Using a Mag…

“Cubby, I am in need of a new power supply for my battery chargers, which one are you recommending now days? Btw, I read your last Cub Report and I totally disagree with you on the Associated B5, I can’t wait to buy one. Martin V.” Cubby- Yo hey what’s up Martin, thanks for the email and be sure to shoot Brian your snail [...]

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ASK Cub Reporter, 12.26.2013, Version- Skipping th…

“Hello, I am looking for a telescopic piston for r/c truck. I am not using it for a specific truck, but assembling something general, so almost any type would be ok, as long as it is relatively short (not 10-12 inches, but less). Can you help me? Thanks, Gal.” Cubby- Yo to the yo Gal, and I don’t think the question is so much “can” I [...]

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ASK Cubby, 12.19.2013, Version- Answers That Make …

“Hey my name is Garett. I was wondering if you had some info on the Axial Exo Terra Buggy you guys put the tracks on? I really want to put tracks on mine and was wondering if i could get some info on what you guys did to get them to fit. Please get back to me i would absolutely [...]

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ASK Cubby, 12.11.2013, Version- Your Write In, I J…

“Animus 18TR I was recently reading a thread on your website that reviewed the Animus 18 TR. I believe it was posted by Tim Mohr in Nov. of 2011. Near the bottom he talks about mods over $5 being a good quality charger, which would be around $50. I was wondering what the brand of charger (model # too) was and [...]

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