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THE Notorious Cubby

THE Cub Report, Version – If I Had The Money…

Hello to one and all, it is yet again another wonderful day in the rc neighborhood. Last weekend I did something I rarely do, which was not get in one minute of trigger time. I was away on family business (read- a funeral), so I did not drive one rc car all weekend. However, all the fun family festivities (read- [...]

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ASK Cubby

ASK Cubby- Answering With the Magic 8 Ball Again

Please answer if you can. Hello, I am considering purchasing a Thunder Tiger K-Rock in the near future. I have been trying to contact the company with some questions, but they have not responded in 2 weeks. I was wondering if you could help. I find your reviews quite comprehensive and your site very helpful. I was wondering what [...]

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Cubby ARRMA

THE Cub Report – Speak With Your Wallet

Well hello there rc fanatics, industry peeps, first day noobs, and grumpy old timers, welcome to THE Cub Report. What is THE Cub Report? A lot of rambling I guess, but really it is about just whatever strikes my mood, which sometimes even means talking about the wonderful world of rc. Okay, so you can’t miss our coverage of the 2016 [...]

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ASK Cubby

ASK Cubby, Verion- It’s Thursday So Listen Up

“LiPos Dear Cubby, I have a question about safe liPos. There are a range of liPo’s on the market and they vary in price, but is there a safer one? I have been bashing for about 2 years and never used any liPo bigger than an 11.1. A track was just built down the street from me for 1/8 truggies and [...]

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Cubby

THE Cub Report – Pokemon GO Edition!

Ok, so I hate Pokemon passionately, but my son is all about them. He has seen every movie, watched every tv episode, and of course, goes to school daily with a couple dozen Pokemon cards in his backpack. Naturally, the minute Pokemon GO was unleashed on the world he asked (read- forced) a parental figure (read- me) to put it [...]

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ASK Cubby

ASK Cubby, Version- More Of Your Questions (And My Questiona…

“Special edition ask cubby Hey cubby how’s it hangin? I read in this week’s ask cubby about the state of on road racing, and I have to strongly disagree with your industry insider. Here in the Twin Cities, (MN) one of our few remaining tracks, (and quite possibly the most popular track in the state) is an indoor on and off [...]

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cubby typhon

THE Cub Report, Version- Happy Birthday America

Well hello there ‘Merica, happy birthday to you. If you are an American, you’ll enjoy a day of drinking, shooting off fireworks, grilling outside, and if you get lucky enough, even some trigger time (either gun or rc). If you are outside the states, yes, us wacky Americans really kick the party up a notch on Independence Day, celebrating the [...]

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ASK Cubby

Special Edition ASK Cubby, Version- I Ask The Questions, You…

Welcome to this week’s Special Edition of ASK Cubby. This week I am the one asking the questions and you freaks are the ones doing the answers. Here we go… (I answered one of Bob’s questions a few weeks ago in ASK Cubby) “Dear Bounce’n Bobby From Germany, Yes, in America Robert can have the nickname “Bob”, or “Bobby”. Oh and, thankfully our [...]

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Long Jump Cubby

THE Cub Report, Version- Paying The Iron Price

Happy Monday to everyone out there in rc land, I trust you all had a great weekend. As per the norm, your friendly, lovable Cub Reporter had an interesting weekend. I got the weekend started off by busting out a ton of laps with the latest edition of the ARRMA Typhon buggy, then got in even more laps with one [...]

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ASK Cubby

ASK Cubby, Version- Here Comes The Answers

Video tips Hello Cubby. A few months ago I started a Youtube channel dedicated to making rc videos. Do you have any tips for me? What kind of videos do you like and what kind do you hate? Sam B. Mount Vernon, IL” Cubby- Yo Sam, I think maybe you’ve emailed me this question a few times before. Or maybe it was someone else. [...]

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Las Vegas Cubby

THE Cub Report, Version- Abacab

Ya know, just minutes after I wrapped up writing THE Cub Report last week, the official PR came across the wire that Novak had decided to pull the plug. Much has already been written across the net about our hobby losing such an iconic name. Every Tom, Dick, and Harry has a long boring story about how their Cyclone, Super [...]

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ASK Cubby

ASK Cubby, Version- I Really Need An Intern To Reply To All …

“On Road Racing “To boil it down… IMO… if the industry wants on-road racing to take off again, you gotta cater to the non-hardcore. This means mandating an affordable class (TRULY affordable, like a brushed Vaterra spec class), more interesting (just read FUN) tracks to drive on, and a whole lot less rules.” Cubby, THANK YOU!! Really, THANK YOU for publishing [...]

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Gun Range Cubby

THE Cub Report, Version- It’s Officially Unofficial

What’s up nerds, dorks, dweebs, and those of you that consider yourself “other” in the rc world, welcome to another wild week in the world of rc. Yup, it’s Monday, time for another Cub Report, kick your chair back and slip your reading glasses on… Ummmm… I didn’t get the memo, but I guess rock racing is a “thing” right now? [...]

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ASK Cubby

ASK Cubby, Version- Your Letters, My Babbling

“E Maxx Hi Cubby. Have you reviewed the Traxxas E Maxx brushless 4X4? I am considering it or the Stampede VXL 4X4. Your thoughts? Thanks Kent C. Wisconsin” Cubby- Hey ya Kent from Wisconsin, thanks for the email. The Traxxas E-Maxx is a legendary bash truck. From when it was first produced (around 2000 or so?) it helped set the world on monster truck fire. [...]

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Boat Man Cubby RC

THE Cub Report, Version- As Father’s Day Looms

Just so ya know, good ole’ Father’s Day isn’t that far away. For those of you lucky enough to still have your Father around, you should up your game a bit to make sure this Father’s Day is one of the best ones yet. If your Father isn’t with us, I bet you know someones else’s that deserves something nice, [...]

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