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

“Lipo break-in?? Hey Cubby! Always a treat to read your columns. I have been wondering about something I have read around “the internets” on LiPo break-in. Some say yes, some say no… some swear by it others have never done it and say it’s a myth. What is the deal? Do lipos need to be broken in for longer life/ better performance? [...]

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ASK Cubby- Intelligent Questions, Questionable Answers

“Stock SCT Racing I plan on racing the stock 2wd SCT class this summer. Stock class is all about the power so which 17.5 would you buy for an SC10 off-road? Travis B.” Cubby- Yo hey there Travis, thanks for taking the time to write in. So, which 17.5 stock motor would I buy? None of them! They all blow. They just don’t have [...]

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ASK Cubby- You Write In, I Make Up Stuff

“Please do more Shootouts! Hi Cubby, I love the Shootout reviews yall did a few yrs back for the 2WD SCT, I bought my Torment 2WD mostly because of it. It’s a great truck! I’m thinking of buying the new Easter egg color Torment 4×4 coming out in June. Any plans on doing an updated SC Shootout review for 2018? Also, a [...]

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ASK Cubby – Reasonable Questions, Fake News Answers

“Podcast Cubby, I am a giant fan of your new podcast, any news on who will be on next? Walter O.” Cubby- Hey Walter, thanks for writing in, send me your snail mail for one of our uber-licous sticker packs. Yo, so we’ve been super lucky with the podcast. Tim Gluth from RCNewb has been kicking butt and taking names. Most people have yet to [...]

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ASK Cubby – Your Questions, My Shoulder Shrugging

“Car Storage I love your column, and I love the site! What is the best way to store my cars (I currently have 5, Slash, EMaxx, SMT10, Stampede, TC4) that also takes up the least amount of space? Also how can I get some BigSquid stickers? Johnson” Cubby- Yo big guy, thanks for writing in. And yes, we will totally hook you up with [...]

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ASK Cubby – Where Was I Last Week?

“Geez What’s up Cubby, where the hell were you last week? Grayson M.” Cubby- Yo Grayson, shoot me your snail mail for a sticker pack. Oh and, I guess “thanks” for the great concern about where “ASK Cubby” was last week. For an answer, ASK Cubby has been really consistent, at least for the last 5 years or so. I doubt that I’ve missed [...]

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ASK Cubby - I Answer Your Questions, You Question My Answers…

“X-MAXX Dear Cubby, Just wondering if you had any thoughts on why the xmaxx isn’t getting the aftermarket support we all kinda thought it would? I mean proline makes a body, a set of wheels, and some shocks. But thats about it for options when it comes to making your xmaxx your own. I’m still waiting for someone to make a set [...]

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

“Fallout Cubby, What kind of fallout have you been seeing in the industry since Hobbico was sold to Horizon? Things don’t look much different from where I am sitting, what are you seeing? Robert H.” Cubby- Yo Roberto, thanks for writing in, you know the drill about getting a sticker pack. Robert is from Florida and writes me from time to time, so we [...]

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ASK Cubby – Your Questions, My Question Dodging

“UDR VS SBR I cannot find a solid answer, I read the review on both and saw that someone asked this already, but you were waiting to review UDR. Now that it’s been done can we finally get a clear answer? Thanks, Favian J.” Cubby- Yo homeskillet, thanks for writing in. We will get ya out a sticker pack. So what’s the final verdict? This [...]

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ASK Cubby – More Questions, More Questionable Answers

“#mrt2018 Cubby, I just read the coverage for Mud rocks and tears on the front page. I wish I could have gone but was stuck at home 4 hours away. How did it go and when might you hold the same type of event again? Trevor B.” Cubby- Yo hey ya Trevor, thanks for writing in. A snail mail for a sticker pack bro. Ever [...]

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ASK Cubby – Special Mud, Rocks, & Tears Edition

“Scale Event Hi Cubby, The Bigsquidrc scale crawl is going to be my first one! I am so excited I can’t wait. I have a pair of SCX10s that I will be bringing. My question to you fine sir is what else do I need to bring? See you Saturday Cubby! Martin S.” Cubby- Yo hey Martin, thanks for writing in on this fine Thursday. [...]

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ASK Cubby – Your Weekly Questions, My Weekly Answer Dodging

“Traxxas Rustler Cubby, I am just getting back into rc cars, could you please recommend some basic upgrades for my Traxxas Rustler? I basically drive around my yard and local parking lot and don’t want to spend a lot of cash. Ronnie F.” Cubby- Yo hey Ronnie, thanks for taking the time out of your day to write in. Oh ya, don’t forget, a [...]

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ASK Cubby – Another Week, Another 2 Questions

“apply Hello, If it is possible please send me manuals of 2016 Tamiya Blackfoot Re-Release. Thank you very much Best regards, Roo” Cubby- Ya know, I dig letters like these, Roo, if you are seeing this, shoot me a snail mail for a sticker pack. Why do I like letters like this? Because they are so easy to answer. OK Roo, YES, is it “possible” that I could [...]

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ASK Cubby – More Questions, Less Answers

“Backyard bashing Hey Cubby, I’m relatively new to the rc hobby, only a couple years now, but I’ve been working up the gumption to write in as my son and I have been enjoying your work for a long time now, heck even back before we took the plunge in to this addiction, er hobby. Love your industry updates, product reviews [...]

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ASK Cubby – You Explode My Email Box, I Explode Your Brain

“Has BigSquid gone soft? Just read the review of the E-Revo 2.0 and am disappointed in the Broken Parts section. I didn’t see any detail about the durability testing you did, in fact, only saw it about what you didn’t do (“No, we did not drive it WFO into a brick wall” and “we don’t have a lot of time [...]

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