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    Sneak Peek: Hobby-Pro 2wd short course

    February 24, 2015 - 03:57 by Mike Garrison 0 Comments

    Hobby Pro SC

    Hobby-Pro USA has shared a first look at the all-new production SC01 2wd short course truck. The truck is said to be in the final stages of testing before it’s official release. The truck (as with many SCT’s) is loosely based off of the Hobby-Pro stadium truck adapted to the short course platform. It appears to be a mid or rear motor configuration, and includes aluminum chassis, big bore shocks, and wings  large side pods/mud guards. Stay tuned for more details coming soon!

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    Thoughts on the ’15 Dirt Nitro Challenge

    February 24, 2015 - 01:24 by Mike Garrison 0 Comments

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    The 2015 Dirt Nitro Challenge is in the books! Another epic event has concluded, and NeoBuggy’s Stephen Bess has collected his thoughts on this year’s event.

    “The RC industry is better for having The Dirt Nitro Challenge in it. There’s simply nothing else like it. Several pros said that the DNC is “the RC world’s Daytona 500,” or is “the RC equivalent of Woodstock/Bonnaroo.” People come from all over the country, and all over the world, just to say they raced the Nitro Challenge. I’ve attended approximately 10 of the 16 Nitro Challenges, and this year’s was one for the ages in both good and not so good ways…

    CLICK HERE to read the full ‘Thoughts on the 2015 DNC’ story!

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    Schelle’s new 2-piece B5/B5M alu hubs

    February 23, 2015 - 23:21 by Mike Garrison 0 Comments

    Schelle Hubs

    Schelle is excited to introduce a new 1/10 2-piece hub concept with the new Team Associated B5 Aluminum Hubs. The 2-piece hub design with replaceable upper increases adjustment and durability. The upper cap design can space away from the main hub with ballstud shims, allowing racers fine “in-between” adjustments for the rear upper link. True to the kit geometry, the zero degree toe aluminum hubs are a symmetric design with shared parts left and right. The upper cap design reduces leverage on the outer ballstud, as well as increasing shock clearance for the turnbuckle.

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    ProTek 4-Battery Parallel Charger Board

    February 23, 2015 - 21:18 by Mike Garrison 0 Comments

    ProTek Charge Board

    ProTek’s all-new 2S-4S 4-Battery Parallel Charger Board (PTK-5335) will enable you to charge up to four batteries simultaneously, while balancing the individual cells of each pack. The Parallel Charger Board is encased in an impact-resistant custom-molded plastic shell and is compatible with LiPo, Li-Ion and LiFe batteries. The DC input and battery port are protected with replaceable fuses, and each cell and balance wire is protected with self-resetting poly fuses.

    When you need multiple packs charged in a hurry, this is the best option. Plug in up to four batteries of the same chemistry with a standard T-style connector and balance lead, it’s that simple. The Parallel Charger board only works when charging batteries of the same cell count, similar age and similar discharge rates. If those requirements are met, you’re good to let the juice flow.

    Source: AMain.com

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    Serpent signs Surikarn Chaidajsuriya

    February 23, 2015 - 19:10 by Mike Garrison 0 Comments

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    Serpent is pleased to announce that World and Asian Champion, Surikarn Chaidajsuriya, has joined the Serpent Team for 2015. Surikarn will race the 1/10 Nitro TC and 1/8 Nitro Buggy classes across Asia. He will also be working closely with Thailand distributors and dealers to increase Serpent support and promotion.

    Source: Serpent

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    XRAY welcomes back Malin Karlsen

    February 23, 2015 - 18:45 by Mike Garrison 0 Comments

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    XRAY has been proudly supporting the young & talented kids worldwide and has been the hatchery of the uprising R/C talents. With the XRAY junior racing program they are happy to announce that the young upcoming offroad talent, Malin Karlsen, will continue to be part of the factory junior team. Malin is an 8 year girl from Norway who has shown an exceptional talent. Malin will continue to race in 2015 with all the XRAY off-road cars including XB8, XB8E, XB4 and XB2. Read more…

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