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ASK Cubby – One Question, One Rant

“Gyro-gate Cubby, What in the hell is going on with gyro-gate from the worlds? I have been reading all sorts of crap on my Facebook feed, did the guy that won the worlds really cheat? How many of those guys are already running gyros anyways? Sonny V.” Cubby- So hey there Sonny, it’s been a while since we’ve talked, but thanks for writing in. [...]

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ASK Cubby- You Write In, I Dose Off

“Optima paint color? Hey, do you know the brand and color of paint that was used on the Optima that was reviewed on bigsquid? Greg M.” Cubby- Yo hey ya Greg, thanks for writing in. Shoot me or Brian your snail mail so we can ship ya out a bunch of BSRC stickers. Oh yes, the ole’ Kyosho Optima, an old school buggy that [...]

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ASK Cubby – Back, Better Than Never

“Missing Man Hey man, where ya been? Not doing ask cubby anymore or what? Tyler G.” Cubby- Well hello there Tyler, thanks for reading and for your concern. Email me your snail mail for one of our uberlishous sticker packs. So sadly no, I have not died, I have not been on Gilligan’s Island, I have simply been “that” busy. The weeks leading up [...]

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ASK Cubby – Your Weekly Questions, My Weakly Answers

“Small Hey Cubby, What’s up man? I am ready to buy my first real rc car and I want a monster truck. The problem is that I don’t have much space, like less than 20 foot by 20 foot in my backyard. Can you recommend a good monster truck that isn’t too expensive that is still fun in smaller spaces? Beckford J.” Cubby- Well [...]

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ASK Cubby – Whoops, I Did It Again/Interesting Name Day

“Doubts on batteries Dear Sir, My name is Flavio C. and I live in Brazil. I intend to buy a Traxxas XO-1 here in Brazil. The stores here sell LIPO batteries from Zippy, Gens Ace and Turnigy. Which brands above are the best ones? For Traxxas XO-1 do you suggest 2s 6000mAh or 3s 5000mAh or another configuration? Best Regards, Flavio C.” Cubby- Wazzzzzzzuppppppp Flavio? Dang, [...]

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ASK Cubby - You Supply The Questions, I Supply The Wrong Ans…

“ARRMA Teaser Cubby, Come on bro, fill me in, what is the new ARRMA? I know you know, come on man, hook me up! Pace R.” Cubby- Yo, hey there Pace, long time no talk! Glad to see ya around though, shoot me your snail mail for a sticker pack. What is the new ARRMA? Thankfully ASK Cubby lands on a Thursday, so I don’t [...]

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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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