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Everybody’s Scalin’ – Redcat Everest GEN-7 Discussion

Ever since the announcement of Redcat’s Everest GEN-7 scaler was made, we have gotten e-mails from fans of the company begging us to talk about it (sometimes in not-so-nice terms). The reason it hasn’t been talked about much is because it’s not an actual physical product yet. That said, with the 3D renders out there as well the price point, I’ll [...]

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Rockstar Cubby

ASK Cubby- Whoop, Here Comes Your Answers!

“Photography I have been admiring the action photography in your reviews, do you have any tips for an aspiring rc photographer? Pete C.” Cubby- Heyyyy now Petey, what’s up with ya? Thanks for writing in and be sure to send us your snail mail for the hook-up on one of our uber sticker packs. Ya know, rc photography is not easy. I often relate [...]

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Monster Truck Madness #10 – Track Styles

When two r/c monster trucks are together in the same place at the same time, be it toy grade or the latest 6S bashing animal, it’s only natural to want to race them. And if you’re gonna race them, why not use a makeshift course similar to the real thing? Whether you are just having some fun at the bash spot with [...]

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Flying Cubby

THE Cub Report, Version- Life In The Fast Lane

Ya know, life isn’t all about rc. Well, it mostly is, but if you go 100% at rc all the time, you will get burnt out. That’s why it is prudent to enjoy other sports, hobbies, and racing. Especially right now. I say that because both F1 and the Feld Supercross Series are having freak’n incredible seasons. With just 3 [...]

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Bashers Basics — Weight Distribution

I have had quite a few newcomers to the hobby ask me this simple statement, but complex question; “how can I make my crawler perform better”. While there are a multitude of different ways that one can increase the performance and ability of their crawler, one of the easiest and most impactful change that someone can make to their crawler [...]

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Everybody’s Scalin’ – Imagine Scaling in the 90’s

When talking about modern amenities like brushless and lipo, I’ve often poked fun at how different scaling would be should those not exist. For laughs, let’s talk about what scaling probably would’ve been like, would it of gotten popular sometime in the 90’s. First of all, a big trail run would be a heck of a lot smaller than nowadays thanks to [...]

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Rockstar Cubby

ASK Cubby- Your Weekly Questions, My Weakly Answers

“Rock racers hi cubby! I would like something that can push around a stampede 4×4. My requirements are it must be under $450 and go faster than a brushed stampede 4×4. I was thinking a rock racer specifically a rock rey or a 1/10 yeti, but would like your input. I am a big fan of your column and BSRC. Thanks! Ian S.” Cubby- Hey [...]

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Hobbico Natalie Cubby

THE Cub Report, Version- Brothers

I think maybe I’ve touched on this subject before, but I feel the need to talk about it again. I do a lot of motorcycle riding, and while riding on-road, there is a whole lot of brotherhood going on. While riding an on-road motorcycle, while there is some politics to it, you basically wave at every other motorcycle you meet, [...]

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Everybody’s Scalin’ – Brushed vs Sensored Brushless Revisted

I thought it would be pertinent to tackle a topic that I once wrote something about 3 years ago, as where I was somewhat in the middle back then, I definitely have a solid opinion now. Back when I originally wrote that, my view was skewed towards using a high turn brushed motor on 3S power because it was cheaper and, in [...]

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Rockstar Cubby

ASK Cubby- Insert Questions Here

“Just a quick kudos I just wanted to quickly say that I love your site and the fact that you objectively review all the products. Being that I am just getting back into the RC world it is nice to be able to read about products before I spend my hard-earned money on them. Your site has helped me decide what [...]

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Monster Truck Madness #9 – Are Solid Axle Monsters For You?

Given that I’m a loudmouth constantly spouting off about the greatness of solid axle monster trucks, you may see the question posed in the title of this article and immediately assume my answer is “YES”. That’s not the case though. As much as I enjoy working on and driving them, they can be fickle beasts and therefore aren’t necessarily for everyone. I’m [...]

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Cubby ARRMA

THE Cub Report- A Roadblock Named Reed

Hello one and all, here we go with this week’s Cub Report. First up, I have to mention the Feld Supercross series, it really is getting good this year. For those of you that attended or watched the last round from St Louis, you already know that Eli Tomac crushed the field, but that Ryan Dungey and Chad Reed stole [...]

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Everybody’s Scalin’ – Lie in the Utility Bed That You Made

A long period of relative quiet has given way to a deluge of releases by Pro-Line. The coolest thing? It’s that sweet, sweet utility bed. (note, I’ll discuss the monster truck stuff in an upcoming Monster Truck Madness). I’m pretty numb to factory promo shots, having seen a million of them, but damn if that chase-style Ford sporting the new bed isn’t [...]

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Rockstar Cubby

ASK Cubby- Original Questions, Same Old Answers

“Help with tires, please! Hello, I was wondering if maybe you knew of a company that makes low profile, high performance, belted, beadlock tires to fit 3.8″ aluminum wheels. I really like the SRC tires but they do not make a beadlock tires to put on somebody else’s wheels And GRP tires kinda suck. I have looked all over the Internet trying [...]

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Road Trip Cubby

THE Cub Report- For The Tifosi

Oh yes race fans, Formula 1 season is underway. If you’ve read THE Cub Report for any length of time, you already know I am a huge F1 fan. In recent years, I’ve been rather quiet about F1 though, strictly because even I was tired of knowing the results before the races even started. However… 2017 looks like a whole [...]

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