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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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ASK Cubby- Solid Questions, Questionable Answers

“General bashers Hello. Have currently got the traxxas summit 1/10, like it a lot for its go anywhere ability. I am looking for something more suited for high speed bashing. (Driving through paddocks, jumps, dirt roads etc) I like the look of the arrma cars ( seem well built, good reviews and awsome price). Typhon ( really like this but [...]

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ASK Cubby – More Of Your Questions, More Of My Babbling

“Stock motor madness Hey Cubby, Jimmy D writing in once again! Just read TheCub report about $180 stock motors. The other day I was at the dirt track with my 17.5 (Gen2 Tekin, its old, but still works great) AE B6. It’s fun, I don’t race, ever, but I like going to the track every [...]

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ASK Cubby – One Question, One Answer

“Hobbico Bankruptcy omg. hobbico filed for bankruptcy? holy hell. that’s not good news at all. do you have any insight of what that means for my favorite brand, arrma? Chad E.” Cubby- Ya OMG. This isn’t really a subject we want to keep posting in the news, but it is BIG news, and yea our mail box is basically [...]

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ASK Cubby – Astute Questions, Questionable Responses

“HPI Nitro MT2 Brushless Conversion Good morning, I came across your website via a picture of someone doing a HPI Nitro MT2 Brushless Conversion. I’m get back into the rc world after a long absence. I plan to move up to 1/8 scale brushless system (I’m tired of fluctuation gas prices…lol). In the mean time I still love [...]

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

“Arrma Outcast Hey how’s it going…? I was hoping you could tell me how to extremely lower my arrma outcast for speed runs…I’ve already adjusted the shocks, just curious how to get it much lower…droop screws? Not sure…please help. Bobby S.” Cubby- Yo Robert, how ya be? Life is all good here, busy, but good. BTW, thanks for writing in, be sure to [...]

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ASK Cubby- You Write In, I Go On Vacation

“Video Hello I have a arrma raider xl and I would like to know if I can send videos running to 2s and 3s to see if it qualifies to put it on your website. The tests I have done are speed. Please, when you have an opportunity, let me know. GP” Cubby- Hey now GP, what’s up? Thanks for writing in, please shoot [...]

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ASK Cubby – Your Letters, My Totally Made Up Responses

“$400 shootout Big squid is hands down the best rc basher resource on the internet. So I would like to see a $400 shootout. Let me explain. Have everyone on the big squid team pick an rtr vehicle a battery and a charger, with a total street value of less than $400. Then find out what the best combination is [...]

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ASK Cubby- Your Questions, My Shady Remarks

“Gearing Cubby, I have just started racing indoors with a TLR 22 3.0 buggy. The track that I race at is clay and around 50 feet long and 30 feet wide what would you recommend for gearing? I race my buggy in the stock class with a 17.5 motor. John B.” Cubby- Yo Johnny boy, thanks for talking a few minutes out of your [...]

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ASK Cubby – Gobble, Gobble Edition

“Venom 540 Combo I just recently purchased the Venom 3300kv 80 amp combo. The box it came in says 2s lipo only, but I have been reading reviews and specs online saying it is 3s Lipo compatible. Could you clear this up for me please I would appreciate it thank you. O Rivers” Cubby- Yo Mista Rivers, what’s up? Thanks for [...]

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ASK Cubby – This Week With Your Letters

“Wheel Suggestions I have a traxxas 4tec 2.0 on the way. Gonna be running this body, any wheel suggestions would be helpful. Josh S.”Cubby- Well look at that, quite possibly the shortest letter that I have ever received! Thanks for writing in Josh, shoot us your snail mail for a sticker pack. So Josh, your letter was short and your picture was Really [...]

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ASK Cubby – Your Letters, My Banter

“3D Printing from the local Hobby Shop Hey Cubby! Do you think hobby shops would invest in 3D printing machines and the software to draw people back? Having someone on-site who could lay down your ideas into software like Blender or AutoCAD and print it on-site would be pretty neat. Even having someone there to reproduce that hard to find broken part would [...]

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