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Cubby Smile

The Cub Report- Wipeout 2097 Edition

Hello there fellow rc fans, it is Monday and welcome to this week’s Cub Report. Up first… hummmm…. how about that new Drone Racer from Kyosho? Ok, so you are a “surface guy” and just skipped that post on our front page, so Here Is The Link to help bring you up to speed. You know, I hate quads/drones/multi-rotors, but even I [...]

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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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Cubby Booth Babe Craig

THE Cub Report, Version- First Time At The Track

I could see it coming a mile away. I have been down that road million times. What am I talking about? I was at the track last week working on a review and a basher showed up who had never driven on a track before. Oh my, it used to be funny to watch a first time track guy blow [...]

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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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THE Cub Report, Version- Just Don’t Do It

No matter if you are at a local bash spot, trail, track, or rock pile, there are just some things you shouldn’t do. Here is a list I have compiled of things that I have seen Joe Blow bashers (and even guys on our Bash Crew) actually do, that probably aren’t a good idea… While at the local track testing… just [...]

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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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Sunglass Cubby

THE Cub Report, Version- Aftermarket Remorse

Hello and happy Labor Day to everyone out in rc land. Ok, if you are an American you are stoked, Labor Day means a three day weekend. If you live outside the states, Labor Day is a day that American’s use to eat loads of BBQ, drink a lot of rot-gut beer, and get one last swim in the pool [...]

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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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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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LiPo Cubby

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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