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ASK Cubby – More Of Your Questions, Less Of My Nonsense

“Entry 4×4 brushless SCT Yo Cubby, what’s up? So I took the misses to a local RC track, rented a couple of Slashes and got her hooked. When we got home she wanted to bash with my Vaterra Prerunner, and had fun running circles around the kids and hitting skateboard ramps. Anyway, she’s asked for a SCT for Chrimbo. Since this will most [...]

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ASK Cubby- Readers Write In, I Go On Vacation

“Connectors Hey Cubby, I just ended up trading for a Losi SCTE and it came with a brushless system, but no connector on the esc. There are a lot of different connectors on the market, which one should I use? Barnes” Cubby- Waazzzupppp Barnes? Thanks for writing in buddy, shoot me your snail mail for a BigSquidRC sticker pack. And yes, there are a lot [...]

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ASK Cubby – Readers Write In, I Dodge The Questions

First off, myself and the rest of the BigSquid crew would like to send out well wishes to all our rc friends that were affected by the earthquake in Hokkaido Japan. There are a LOT of rc companies in that area, we hope you are all safe and well! “More Rants Sold by B6 to buy a B6.1, but the price scared [...]

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ASK Cubby- Your Questions, My Nonsense

“Dirt cheap durable electronics for 1/10 buggy I’m somewhat new and I’m hoping this is an appropriate question for you. I’m looking for the cheapest radio and ESC for a Redcat Cyclone (nimh, 540 brushed). The Cyclone seems like a great deal when it gets below $100 so I picked one up for my inexperienced friends to run when I take [...]

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ASK Cubby – Now That’s A Quality Problem…

“What in the serious F??? Dude, what’s going on between ROAR and Live RC? I want my f#$%ing racing back!!! Darren K.” Cubby- Yo there Darren, thanks for writing in and please remember to shoot me your snail mail address for one of our sticker packs. So what’s going on? I think that has been widely explained via social media posts. For those of [...]

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Ask Cubby – Answerable Questions, Questionable Answers

“Turns Cubby, New to the hobby here, can you help me understand motor turns? A 27 turn motor came in my slash and it is fast, but what’s faster? Ryan G.” Cubby- Yo hey Ryan, thanks for taking the time to write in. Here ya go… With your motor being a “27” turn, I am going to guess that it is an old school brushed [...]

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ASK Cubby- You Rifle The Questions, I Run For Cover

“Visiting events Hey Cubby, A few days ago a couple of friends and I were invited to come to an event. We’re very enthusiastic about it, but maybe also a bit nervous, since this will be our first perfomance ‘on stage’ A few things I’m planning to do to make it a great day: – take all of my batteries (in safe storage) – take [...]

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ASK Cubby – Smart Questions, Really Questionable Answers

“TRX-4 Servo Cubby, My stock servo just went out and I don’t want to pay a bunch for a new one. What would you use in a TRX-4 for around 50 bucks? Thanks dude, Donald R.” Cubby- Hey ya Donny, thanks for writing in. Shoot me your snail mail for one of our really cool sticker packs. I have been running a TRX-4 quite a bit [...]

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ASK Cubby – Dodging Your Questions For A Decade

“Glue Me Cubby, What kind of CA glue do you use? It seems no matter what kind I buy my tires never stay on and I am getting “tired” of it. 🙂 Ron B.” Cubby- Well howdy dowdy there Ronny B., thanks for writing in. Ya, I feel your pain, keeping tires on during the brushless/LiPo era is no joke. I am a huge fan [...]

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ASK Cubby – Another Week Of Your Astute Questions

“X-MAXX TIRES Cubby, Hi Cubby, how ya doing? I am a huge fan of the Cub Report! Before I spend all my money on a new set of tires for my X-Maxx, I wanted your opinion. I know you have one, what kind of tires are you running on yours? Chad P.” Cubby- Yo hey there Chad, good hearing from you again. You know [...]

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ASK Cubby – Intelligent Questions, Questionable Answers

“Batteries LiPo Vs LiHV Hey Cubby I now run NimH but I am getting ready to go LiPo. Would you recommend using normal LiPo batteries or going with LiHV? What’s the &$#%ing difference? Robby F.” Cubby- What’s up Rob and thank you very much for writing in. I see you are having an issue deciding on batteries, so this is how I see [...]

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ASK Cubby – You Keep Writing, I Keep Mashing Keys

“Under tree fifty Cubby, What up bro? I gotta get me a new crawler, but da money just isn’t there. Pick me out a good crawler for under $300, a bad ass one. What I gotta do for some stickers bro? Gary E.” Cubby- Yo hey there “Gary”, LOL, thanks for writing in. Oh and, what ya gotta do for some stickers? Simply send me [...]

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

“Get Racing Hey Cubby, After your foray back into racing and seeing how ROAR rules work, Let’s say you all at BSRC got the wind up and decided to create a new RC governing body. What would you stand for and how would take on the might of ROAR? Cheers, Kyle C.” Cubby- Yo hey ya Kyle, long time now hear, but glad to hear [...]

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

“Lipo break-in?? Hey Cubby! Always a treat to read your columns. I have been wondering about something I have read around “the internets” on LiPo break-in. Some say yes, some say no… some swear by it others have never done it and say it’s a myth. What is the deal? Do lipos need to be broken in for longer life/ better performance? [...]

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ASK Cubby- Intelligent Questions, Questionable Answers

“Stock SCT Racing I plan on racing the stock 2wd SCT class this summer. Stock class is all about the power so which 17.5 would you buy for an SC10 off-road? Travis B.” Cubby- Yo hey there Travis, thanks for taking the time to write in. So, which 17.5 stock motor would I buy? None of them! They all blow. They just don’t have [...]

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