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ASK Cubby – Where Was I Last Week?

“Geez What’s up Cubby, where the hell were you last week? Grayson M.” Cubby- Yo Grayson, shoot me your snail mail for a sticker pack. Oh and, I guess “thanks” for the great concern about where “ASK Cubby” was last week. For an answer, ASK Cubby has been really consistent, at least for the last 5 years or so. I doubt that I’ve missed [...]

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ASK Cubby - I Answer Your Questions, You Question My Answers…

“X-MAXX Dear Cubby, Just wondering if you had any thoughts on why the xmaxx isn’t getting the aftermarket support we all kinda thought it would? I mean proline makes a body, a set of wheels, and some shocks. But thats about it for options when it comes to making your xmaxx your own. I’m still waiting for someone to make a set [...]

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

“Fallout Cubby, What kind of fallout have you been seeing in the industry since Hobbico was sold to Horizon? Things don’t look much different from where I am sitting, what are you seeing? Robert H.” Cubby- Yo Roberto, thanks for writing in, you know the drill about getting a sticker pack. Robert is from Florida and writes me from time to time, so we [...]

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ASK Cubby – Your Questions, My Question Dodging

“UDR VS SBR I cannot find a solid answer, I read the review on both and saw that someone asked this already, but you were waiting to review UDR. Now that it’s been done can we finally get a clear answer? Thanks, Favian J.” Cubby- Yo homeskillet, thanks for writing in. We will get ya out a sticker pack. So what’s the final verdict? This [...]

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ASK Cubby – More Questions, More Questionable Answers

“#mrt2018 Cubby, I just read the coverage for Mud rocks and tears on the front page. I wish I could have gone but was stuck at home 4 hours away. How did it go and when might you hold the same type of event again? Trevor B.” Cubby- Yo hey ya Trevor, thanks for writing in. A snail mail for a sticker pack bro. Ever [...]

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ASK Cubby – Special Mud, Rocks, & Tears Edition

“Scale Event Hi Cubby, The Bigsquidrc scale crawl is going to be my first one! I am so excited I can’t wait. I have a pair of SCX10s that I will be bringing. My question to you fine sir is what else do I need to bring? See you Saturday Cubby! Martin S.” Cubby- Yo hey Martin, thanks for writing in on this fine Thursday. [...]

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ASK Cubby – Your Weekly Questions, My Weekly Answer Dodging

“Traxxas Rustler Cubby, I am just getting back into rc cars, could you please recommend some basic upgrades for my Traxxas Rustler? I basically drive around my yard and local parking lot and don’t want to spend a lot of cash. Ronnie F.” Cubby- Yo hey Ronnie, thanks for taking the time out of your day to write in. Oh ya, don’t forget, a [...]

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ASK Cubby – Another Week, Another 2 Questions

“apply Hello, If it is possible please send me manuals of 2016 Tamiya Blackfoot Re-Release. Thank you very much Best regards, Roo” Cubby- Ya know, I dig letters like these, Roo, if you are seeing this, shoot me a snail mail for a sticker pack. Why do I like letters like this? Because they are so easy to answer. OK Roo, YES, is it “possible” that I could [...]

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ASK Cubby – More Questions, Less Answers

“Backyard bashing Hey Cubby, I’m relatively new to the rc hobby, only a couple years now, but I’ve been working up the gumption to write in as my son and I have been enjoying your work for a long time now, heck even back before we took the plunge in to this addiction, er hobby. Love your industry updates, product reviews [...]

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ASK Cubby – You Explode My Email Box, I Explode Your Brain

“Has BigSquid gone soft? Just read the review of the E-Revo 2.0 and am disappointed in the Broken Parts section. I didn’t see any detail about the durability testing you did, in fact, only saw it about what you didn’t do (“No, we did not drive it WFO into a brick wall” and “we don’t have a lot of time [...]

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ASK Cubby – Your Astute Questions, My Nonchalant Answers

“Help CEN CTR 5.0 To Off Road Hi, I hope you can help me with my CENB CT5. What I’m trying to do is convert my ct5 in a semi off road or in some way protect de internals pieces (spurs, belts, and other parts). The chassis has too many open spaces and rocks and dusts come in very easily i [...]

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ASK Cubby- You Blow Up My Email, I Make My Intern Filter The…

“Trade info question Hi Cubby, Love the site. Love the content. Quick question……what is the go to, trade, data source for the hobby? Specifically, I’d love to get my hands on market share by segment, units sold, etc. I know it’s hard because they are all private companies but there has to be a good source out there, and if there [...]

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ASK Cubby – Your Emails, My Malarkey

“Traxxas Bronco Hi Cubby, How are you? Me, I’m not doing so good. I can’t eat, I can’t sleep. I have fallen in love and it’s not my wife. Every time I see the sunset paint job and those curves Cubby… those curves,I get all sweaty and my chest flutters, my heart just falls into my boots. I will leave my wife [...]

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ASK Cubby – You Write In, I Mash The Keys in Response

“Castle Mamba X SCT Pro Review Hey Cubby, I realize that is a relatively old review, but I was hoping maybe to get some info from you. Specifically you mentioned temperatures on normal bashing gearing. My question is do you recall a pinion/spur combo you used on the Pro-2 to keep the temperatures good when bashing? Thanks very much ahead of time, Randall B.” Cubby- [...]

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

“Redcat quality Dear Cubby I have noticed Redcat picking up with new distributors and was wondering if you have had the pleasure of doing any product testing with any of there products. The reason I am asking i am in the market for a nitro truck/ truggy ( I miss the smell, sound and tinkering)but not looking to spend more than [...]

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