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Everybody’s Scalin’ – What Should He Get?

Answering questions around here is normally within the domain of Cubby, but it’s been awhile since I’ve answered any directly through the site and I recently had a good one tossed my way, so here goes: Big Squid, I am ready to get into scaling and have narrowed my choices down to (not in any particular order): ·         Vaterra Ascender Kit ·    [...]

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Bashers Basics – The Bench – Parts Organization

So you are starting to get really into this RC thing huh? Well no doubt that by now you have had a few parts breakages, and everyone knows the hopeful call to the local hobby shop to see if the part you need so desperately is in stock. If it is, rejoice that you will be back and running in [...]

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ASK Cubby – Weird Questions, Wacky Answers

“New to RC Hello, My name is Jae and my kids and I are about to embark into RC truck world for xmas. He is 7 and my daughter is 10 and it has been great doing all the research and figuring out which might be the best and how intricate this really is. Just want to say thanks because your reviews and [...]

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THE Cub Report, Version – IFMAR, Wheelies, Anger

So… there was a video that got the internet all riled up last week, one that even I can’t resist but to comment on. Ya, you’ve probably seen it already, it was a video of Josh Cyrul pulling trigger on a 2S powered 1/12th pan car and he makes some controversial remarks about IFMAR. It seems that IFMAR has now [...]

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Everybody’s Scalin’ – Looking Ahead to 2017

Crazy to think that it’s already December and 2016 is nearly at an end. It’s been an interesting year in scale crawlers, one that saw the explosive growth of the past few give way to maturity. Most of the big releases were not new platforms but refined and updated versions of previous kits (Axial SCX102, Vaterra Ascender, RC4WD Trail Finder 2). Well, [...]

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Rockstar Cubby

ASK Cubby – A Weekly Q & A Session

“Which Additional RC To Buy Hello Cubreporter, We’re looking into getting a new (additional) bashing RC for the holidays. We is me and my 2 kids, 9 and 5. We already have 3 Traxxas RCs: an E-Revo altered to look like a Summit, a Stampede converted out of a Telluride and a Rustler which used to be a Bandit. We cannot agree on which [...]

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THE Cub Report – All I Want Is… Everything

Hello there friend, you have found yet another edition of THE Cub Report. This week is my annual “What the BSRC Bash Crew wants for Christmas” edition. Yes indeed, each year I shuffle around the office to find out what vehicle all the members of our bash crew would want if price is no object. Why do I do this? [...]

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Everybody’s Scalin’ – Black Friday Edition

It’s Black Friday and that means people here in the States have shopping on the brain. While the following isn’t exactly a detailed buyer’s guide, here’s five ideas for those of you looking to get the scaler in your life (maybe that’s yourself, ha) a cheap gift or two. None of the following are paid placements or thinly veiled ads; they are just some odds [...]

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Rockstar Cubby

ASK Cubby- Your Questions, My Turkey Filled Answers

Battery Charging Cub Reporter, When I bought my truck a month ago I thought the RTR charger it came with would work but now I have four batteries and the charger takes FOREVER on just one pack. I want a good charger but it has to be under a hundred dollars, any recommendations? Derek K.” Cubby- Well hello there Derek, Happy Thanksgiving and thanks [...]

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Continental Drift: steering geometry tech talk

Brian has been bugging me about writing more drift tech stuff, not just he product reviews. So after racking my brain for literally 3 minutes I came up with the first topic for Continental Drift. The name is meant to capture the topic and the huge following that drift is building globally. While many trends still start in Japan, I [...]

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Full Metal Cubby

THE Cub Report, Version- It’s Becoming A Small World

I am soooo looking forward to a short week, hopefully you are too. Although, I still imagine I’ll be driving (or flying) some sort of rc every single day this week. As I write this Iron Mikeee is charging up packs so we can work on our Tekno MT410 review, one of several new vehicles we’ll be abusing this week. Oh, [...]

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Everybody’s Scalin’ – A Real Scorcher Out There

I hope I’m not thrown off the island for talking about this in this space, but as the Thanksgiving holiday approaches and the temperatures start to slowly inch downwards I’m looking at doing my annual “I don’t really need this but it sure looks cool!” winter project…and I’m leaning towards a buggy! “Hey, buggies aren’t scalers, ya dope!”, you say. Yep [...]

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Rockstar Cubby

ASK Cubby- Your Weekly Questions, My Weakly Answers

“Arm day Cubby?? Cubby what’s up my Bro. Thanks for posting my question. Totally wicked man. I’m just wondering what you meant by “Is it arm day”. ? I might be way off here but do you mean lifting weights? Hey and what do I need to do to get a t-shirt?? Thanks Cubby. Joey B.” Cubby- Yo Joey, what’s up? For [...]

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THE Cub Report, Version – Jaded

So here we are, just you and me (ok, and a few thousand other people) for this week’s Cub Report. Kick back, relax, and get ready to get your scroll on. First up… In case you haven’t seen it in the “featured” part of our website directly above, you can still get in an entry for our Pro-Line Wipeout Video Contest. [...]

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Everybody’s Scalin’ – New Body Day is the Best Day

I’ve mentioned a time or two that one of my favorite things about this hobby is that moment when you get a brand new builder’s kit up on your workbench and crack open the box for the first time. The knowledge that you are about to turn a bucket of parts into something that can be driven (along with that [...]

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