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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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ASK Cubby, Version- I Answer the Unanswerable

“March Bashness Cubby, I have been voting all along this year’s March Bashness, who do you want to win? Charles B.” Cubby- Yo hey ya Charley… thanks for the email and guess what? I am naming yours as “Letter of the Month”. You know what that means right??? Shoot me your snail mail and sizing info for a quite uber BigSquidRC t-shirt. So who do [...]

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ASK Cubby – More Of Your Letters, More Of My Mumbo Jumbo

“HPI/Traxxas Merger Hey Cubby, Just saw the article about the possible HPI/Traxxas merger. If it’s true, what do you think that would mean not only for Traxxas, but for the industry as a whole? I hope that the HPI bodies would still be available and that maybe Traxxas would change some of their platforms. I know you’re position on racing, but HPI [...]

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ASK Cubby- In Come The Questions, Out Goes My Sanity

“ASK Cubby Hey Cubby, As you know, I’m a big fan of Big Squid and this weekly piece. My question is about those beautiful wallpapers. What’s the deelee-o with the monthly calendar? Those images were going up on my desktop at work for the most of last year. Now I have a boring generic blue yawner. Any [...]

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ASK Cubby- Here Comes The Questions, There I Go Out The Door

“iHobby 2016….train edition? Cubby, What was the deal with iHobby this year? Kudos to Horizon for coming out, but literally everyone else but parma was a no show, including you guys. What gives? I had a few trucks in my car waiting to see if there was a place to run, but nothing. I was so excited to see all kinds of new stuff, [...]

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