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    The ARRMA TYPHON takes to the track

    October 14, 2014 - 16:50 by Mike Garrison 0 Comments

    In the recent weeks, we have seen what the new ARRMA TYPHON 6S Speed Buggy can do off the track, but what about ON the track? Today our friends have Hobbico and ARRMA have shared their latest video production, displaying the TYPHON taking the track. It appears as though this buggy is quite the blend of speed, durability, and performance…all of which racers and bashers alike can enjoy!

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    MIP’s new 1/5 ‘Header Lock Wire Kit’

    October 14, 2014 - 16:44 by Mike Garrison 0 Comments

    MIP Header Pipe Holder

    Ask almost any 1/5 scale owner if they have had their header pipe come off during a run, and most likely the answer will be YES! This doesn’t happen due to lack of maintenance, but rather a design that allows the bolts vibrate loose even with the application of red thread lock. As we are all aware thread lock loses its effectiveness when heat is applied, and what does an engine produce? That’s right, HEAT! This header pipe failure happened to the MIP team just one time, and they were not so impressed, so they re-engineered the bolt system that holds on the header pipe. With this oldie, but goodie, design you can rest assured that you will never hear the distinctive BAAAAAAHHHHHH sound that signifies your header pipe just came off. With the use of this product it is quite impossible for the bolts to loosen up as the other bolt will be pulled on by the wire subsequently tightening itself up.

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    REDS goes horizontal with new carb

    October 14, 2014 - 16:37 by Mike Garrison 0 Comments

    REDS Horizontal Carb

    REDS Racing has officially released their new HCX horizontal carb, first seen at the recent IFMAR World Championships in Messina. The revolutionary carb features a differently positioned top end needle, rather than pointing diagonally upwards, it is now horizontally positioned much lower down. The new carb is designed to provide a more stable idle, more precise tuning, easier access to high speed needle, and higher mid and top range power. The REDS HCX Carb can be used with all REDS Racing offroad engines: R5R, R5T Team Edition and R7 Evoke engines.

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    Schelle innovates new B5M battery strap

    October 13, 2014 - 22:56 by Mike Garrison 0 Comments

    Schelle Battery Strap

    Schelle Racing Innovations has just released their new carbon fiber battery strap for the Team Associated B5M. The innovative design allows racers to remove the front battery foams, shedding additional weight and opening up the chassis for more ESC placement options while holding the cells secure.  The second creative design feature is the narrow rear tongue which allows chassis flex through the entire range of motion without contacting the rear chassis brace. Read more…

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    ProTek RC releases Samurai combo

    October 13, 2014 - 19:44 by Mike Garrison 0 Comments

    Samurai Combo

    ProTek R/C has paired two nitro racing juggernauts, combining the powerful 321B “Samurai” engine with the super-popular 2060 tuned pipe. ProTek R/C’s polished chrome 2060 off-road pipe is designed with a wider, shorter body making it ideal for high RPM performance and big track optimization. NeoBuggy said the Samurai is, “one of the smoothest and most controllable engines currently available.” When combined, the Samurai and 2060 are a potent package providing unparalleled power delivery and excellent fuel mileage. Order the Samurai/2060 combo today, save $30 and qualify for free shipping* during the month of October.

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    Waters wins Silverstone Series Rd.1

    October 13, 2014 - 19:40 by Mike Garrison 0 Comments

    Schumacher Silverstone

    The first round of the prestigious Silverstone Winter Series attracted 92 entries in the premier 2WD buggy class, and it was new Schumacher driver Dave Poulter who unexpectedly set TQ. Dave has shot up the rankings since he joined the team, and he was joined at the front of the grid by team mates Simon Moss and Nathan Waters with their Cougar KF’s. Dave led for most of the exciting final but a small mistake near the end allowed Nathan Waters to dive through the gap to take the win with Greg Williams in 2nd, Dave Poulter in 3rd, Kev Lee 4th, and Simon Moss 5th.

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