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THE Cub Report, Version- Steppin’ To The A.M.

Hello all and welcome to this week’s Cub Report. I personally had a weekend that pretty much could not be beaten. I got to watch some of the uber pros at the Futaba Nitro Challenge, watched a ton of F1/AMA MX/FIM MXGP/UFC, and got in some much needed trigger time with the new Pro-Line Ambush Scale Crawler. Yes indeed, life [...]

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ASK Cubby – You Write The Answer, I Forge The Answers

“Losi Baja Rey Hi guys, I am a big fan of your guys work on the site. I am wondering if you guys are doing a Baja Rey review? I along with many others would love to see this. You guys do excellent reviews and it would be awesome if you guys did one for this truck. Any plans for this? Thanks, Shelby” Cubby- Ya [...]

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THE Notorious Cubby

THE Cub Report, Version- On The Verge

Yes indeed my friends, it is that time of year. What time is that? Well yes, indoor season is on the horizon, but mostly for us people in the industry, it is time for all the Christmas time product announcements. The announcement of all the new products that will hit at Christmas time is a big dealio. Let’s face it, [...]

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ASK Cubby – Crystal Clear Questions, Muddy Answers

Travel Just a quick question for you Cubby, how do you measure suspension travel in your reviews? What would you say is a good amount for a tenth scale truck? Bob C.” Cubby- Hey ya Bob, thanks for the email. First off, I want to say that I think suspension travel is an extremely important specification in off-road vehicles. Travel isn’t typically stated by [...]

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THE Cub Report 11.26.2012

THE Cub Report, Version- In Kinwald We Trust

Ya know, racing is a significant part of our hobby. In fact, it used to be uber important. Now days, or at least since most people started using the internet, that has changed a bit. In the old days dinosaur media made it seem like everyone raced, or at the very least everyone should be racing. Thankfully, thanks to the [...]

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ASK Cubby – You Ask The Questions, I Try To Ignore Them

Hi guys love the site and all the work you do Thank you for everything. I have a quick question regarding the Pro-Line secure cap kit you had installed on the Kraton. How did you do it? Did you dremel off the stock nubs and drill them ou? Adam” Cubby- Well howdy there Adam, thanks for the email and congrats on being named [...]

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THE Cub Report – Ingrid Is A Hybrid

Well hello there, I am me, you are you, and this is THE Cub Report. This week life is gonna be tough as both the AMA outdoor motocross series and F1 are on their Summer breaks. Back in the day I was the guy risking life and limb while racing, now days I have to sit back in the easy [...]

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ASK Cubby- You Ask The Questions, I Scratch My Head

“LiPo Charger loudness, metric system Hello, I read you might do a LiPo Charger Shootout. I recently bought a SkyRC DC100 and was very unhappy with the loud fans. So when you do a review of a charger could you rate the loudness, please. I like your news and reviews, sometimes you write length in inch and cm, sometimes inch, only. For [...]

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THE Cub Report, Version- When Hell Freezes Over

No doubt, you’ve probably noticed that we’ve got a new advertiser here on Big Squid, a little company from Texas known as Traxxas. “Some people” have said that Hell would freeze over before they would advertise with us, in that case, Hades must be looking for his Isthmus Parka about now. Needless to say, it was about time that the [...]

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ASK Cubby – Legit Questions, Questionable Answers

“Basher to racer I just got into rc in may of 2015 and your website has been my most valuable resource for learning about whats out there. Now I have evolved from a back yard basher to a wannabe offroad racer. Everyone knows just by going to a race which buggies and sc trucks are the best on the market. But [...]

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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- 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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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, 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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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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