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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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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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ASK Cubby, Version- More Letters, Less Answers

“4×4 SCT Shoot Out I am curious as to why the Vaterra ford raptor was not included? Where would you rank that vehicle in comparison to the others? Where is its “place” If you will. Thank you for your time. Absolutely love the website, you guys are awesome. Shelby” Cubby- Yo hey Shelby, I have some good news for you. Yes indeed, your’s is [...]

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ASK Cubby, Version- Leave Your Messages At The Tone

Just a note to all the readers out there- yes, you’ve been pumping out some seriously cool letters/questions lately. They are mucho appreciated, keep’em coming in. Now back to our regularly scheduled programming… “Long jump record Cubby, When Paul Bludgen broke the rc long jump record at your event a couple weeks ago how did he land? Was it upside down or right [...]

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

Boat TSM Dear Sir, After reading the press release on Big Squid about the new Traxxas DCB M41 boat with TSM, I must ask you this question. How exactly does TSM work on a boat? Yours Truly, Colby D.” Cubby- Yo Colby, what’s up? Yes, I found the new Traxxas boat announcement interesting as well. I am an avid rc boat enthusiast, so any new [...]

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ASK Cubby, Version- You Write The Questions, Me Posting Rand…

“Tires Hi Cubby, my name is Bruce and I read all your stuff. My Halix does ok in grass and on loose dirt but i was wondering which tires you would use for those conditions? Also, what servo do you recommend for the Halix? The stock servo in mine is starting to go out. Thanks bud, Bruce Peoria IL” Cubby- Ok Bruce, you have my [...]

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ASK Cubby, Version- You Write Me Letters, I Use Them To Ligh…

“Best Value Hey Cubby, My son joined our local 4-H rc car club this year. Back when I raced in it you had to buy your own car and gear. Cost got too high and basically killed the club. Now they run club supplied x mod cars from radio shack and the kids are getting bored. I’m trying to put together [...]

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ASK Cubby, Version- You Asked For It, You Got It

“X-MAXX Trouble Cub Report, After having run my new X-MAXX for a little under 2 weeks, I have concluded that it breaks ALL THE TIME. Am I doing it wrong? What is your advice for keeping one together? Love your column and read it every week, Bud W.” Cubby- Well hello to you Bud and props for hitting the big time. You know the drill, [...]

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ASK Cubby- You Pile On The Questions, I Skimp On The Answers

“fuel mix Dear Cubby, I recently stepped up to a 1/5 scale. Really enjoying it. My question is about fuel ratio. Every manual I’ve read says 25:1, and that’s what I’ve been running. But I’ve seen on forums that a lot of people are running 32:1 or even 40:1. I even read in a mag that they ran the new losi dbxl [...]

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ASK Cubby, Version- Another Week, Another Two Questions

“New losi Hi cubby, what’s up? I need to make ask cubby with this one so I can get some stickers for my truck. Here is my question, which one would you buy, the new losi ten-scbe or the ten-mt? I like them both but which one best? Charles N.” Cubby- Yo Charley, there ya go bud, now you’ve made the big time [...]

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