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ASK Cubby, Version- Your Questions, My Shenanigans

“off road RC car what off road rc car has the longest drive time and that has a decent amount of speed that you have come across? Thanks Flynn Gaves” Cubby- Well hello there friend, how nice of you to write. Nope, I don’t know what rc car has the longest runtime. With today’s batteries and power systems it isn’t uncommon to get into the [...]

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ASK Cubby- Your Weekly Questions, My Weakly Answers

“Vaterra Class Happening In NJ Hi Cubby Thought that I’d pass this along. Looks like some track owners listen to your ideas. My local indoor track is running a Vaterra stock class this indoor season. This Is The Link to learn all about it. This might be enough to make this basher give racing a try. Now if only I could get past dealing [...]

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ASK Cubby – You Type Up Questions, I Mash Out The Answers

Voltage Hey Cubby, I have a 1/10 scale Traxxas 2wd model that weighs about 5 lbs. I wonder why 7.4 volts is so preferred/popular/available? Do racing regulations drive this? Or was it historical nickel battery voltage/capacity that was more or less mimicked? At this relatively low voltage, current required for acceleration becomes very high- we must have large gauge [...]

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ASK Cubby, Version- I Am Always Here For You (LOL)

“Best Connector Cubby, Hi Cubby, long time reader and big fan. I just bought my first rc car, a Stampede VXL monster truck. After doing hours of research on the internet, which battery connector would you recommend that I use? There are so many different types and everybody says their’s is the best. It all seems so confusing to me. Thanks, Trevor” Cubby- Yo hey [...]

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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