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THE Cub Report – Game Of PWN

Well hello there, my name is Cubby and I want to welcome you to THE Cub Report. Ya know, it still amazes me the amount of noobies that our industry generates, so if this is your first time reading THE CR, I hope you enjoy your time here. Nope, I don’t have anything huge for ya this week, but I do [...]

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Everybody’s Scalin’ – It’s Friggin’ Hot

I’m no sissy when it comes to scaling in the elements. I’ve done G6 competitions in the sweltering heat and long trail runs in zero degree weather with the snow falling. It’s all part of the game. Still, the heat wave that has engulfed the midwest for the last two weeks has me crying uncle. I had been laying low, but last [...]

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ASK Cubby – Your Logical Questions, My Irrational Responses

“Fix It Or Shut Up Cubby, With you always ranting against ROAR and rc racing, why don’t you put your money where your big mouth is and fix it? (name withheld by request) Michigan” Cubby- Well hola there Mr. Name Withheld By Request. As always, thanks for taking the time to write in, and of course a sticker kit is all yours if you have [...]

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Monster Truck Madness #17 – Pro-Mod SMT10

In Monster Truck Madness #6, which I wrote in February, I went into detail on how best to get started modifying your Axial SMT10. The time has come to talk about juicing one up even further than that. Back in April I made substantial changes to one of my two SMT10’s to bring it up to snuff with the “Pro Modified” category of [...]

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THE Cub Report – 909 To The Bone

This week, oh yes, this week, promises to be short and sweet. First, a couple of quick observations. 1. Don’t ever, and by that I mean EVER, take the 15 from Vegas to Barstow on a Sunday. I normally fly, but this week I was delivering a very trick car to the 909. Seriously California??? A freak’n mandatory “agricultural checkpoint”??? Oooffahhh… 2. [...]

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Everybody’s Scalin’ – Favorite Kind of Trail

R/C trailing can be a wildly different experience depending on what area you’re running in. There could be intense technical rock crawling or none whatsoever. Mud and trees or sun and sand. When exploring a new spot, this sort of mystery is part of the experience. It’s weird how my tastes have changed over the years. I used to be all [...]

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ASK Cubby – Oh Look, More Questions!

“Radio destruction Cubby, What is your take on the radio that got destroyed on the stand during the 1/8 nationals? Owen D.” Cubby- Well hello there Owen and thanks for taking the time to shoot me an email. OK, for those of you that didn’t see it on social media, Ryan Maifield lost his temper at the ROAR 1/8th scale nitro nats a couple weeks [...]

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THE Cub Report – Welcome To The Jungle

Here we are, just you, me, and a few thousand other people, welcome to this week’s Cub Report. I hope you are already off to a great start of your week, I know things are hopping like crazy around our offices. So this week I want to touch on something that I have never spoken about before- Amazon. Yes, you know [...]

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Everybody’s Scalin’ – Lipo Tips for the Trail

It’s been a long time since I’ve discussed batteries which, shame on me, are often the subject of e-mails that I receive from noobs. I’ve neglected the topic for far too long, so here we go. Here are a few tips on selection and safety, as it pertains to r/c trail trucks. Let’s do it scatter-shots style. Battery mAh and C rating – [...]

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ASK Cubby - Another Week Of Questions, More Of My Weak Answe…

“100 Hello Cubby. I only have $100 to spend, what do you think is the best cheap car on the market? Cheers, Ernesto C.” Cubby- Well hello there Ernesto, thanks for writing in. So… the “best” rc car under $100 eh? That is a hard one. Actually, it isn’t hard because of the price point, it is hard because there are actually a lot of [...]

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Monster Truck Madness 16 – The Wall of Steel

Hey all, Doug here. My monster truck club wanted to do something special for the 4th of July, so here it is! We thought it would be fun to recreate Dennis Anderson’s infamous 2001 “Wall of Steel” monster truck stunt. We like to call this the “Wall of Plastic”. The 1/10 version of Mr. Destruction belongs to good buddy Habo Gutierrez, and [...]

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THE Cub Report- Independence Is Futile

Well hello there, my name is Cubby and you’ve somehow managed to find THE Cub Report. What is THE Cub Report? An on-going saga of rc, I guess? LOL We do hope you are enjoying a 4 day weekend, if not, thank you for going the extra mile and working the holiday for your employer. This week I am going [...]

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Everybody’s Scalin’ – Rust in Piece

Man, this summer has been flying by. Can’t believe it’s already the weekend of the 4th! Not sure what it’s been like in your particular neck of the woods, but here in Missouri we’ve had temperatures in the 70’s and 80’s for the better part of two weeks. Normally you can cook an egg on the sidewalk this time of year, [...]

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ASK Cubby- More Of Your Questions, Less Of My Answers

“Hardcase vs softpacks for bashing Sup Cubby! When it comes to bashing, you guys know a thing or two. I am in the market for some lipos right now. On the topic of hardcase vs soft pack lipos, what is your experience? Some say a hardcase is more protection for the cells, while others say you can’t tell if cells are puffing [...]

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Monster Truck Madness #15 – Crush Cars

One of the great secrets of hardcore r/c monster truckers; where do our crush cars come from?. It’s by far the number one question that I field from YouTube viewers on my Trigger King channel….well, right after “what do these cost?!”. I also get e-mail from readers on here as well, when they see them in pictures. I’ll answer that in [...]

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