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    Jeffries wins BRCA Super Touring title

    August 20, 2014 - 18:47 by Mike Garrison 0 Comments

    Olly Wins BRCA

    The fifth and final round of the 2014 BRCA Touring Car Championship visited Mendip with the Super Touring title race yet to be decided. Chris Grainger, Colin Price, Elliot Harper, and Reedy factory driver Olly Jefferies were all mathematically alive – each with a chance to claim the title with a win.

    Poor weather has been the norm this season and round five was no exception. Intermittent rain made racing difficult for the drivers on the track. Ultimately, the fast drivers were able to adapt to the conditions and end up on the top of the time sheets. Olly Jefferies earned the pole position ahead of Grainger and Price, which put him one step closer to the title. Read more…

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    Gravity sharpens you up with ‘G-BLADE’

    August 20, 2014 - 18:30 by Mike Garrison 0 Comments

    Gravity Knife

    Gravity RC has just released their new ‘G-BLADE’ hobby knife. This knife is made of anodized aluminum and real carbon fiber. The handle holds the most commonly used No: 11 blade. This knife is perfect for use in hundreds of applications in the hobby, arts, and crafts industry and beyond. Includes one handle, one blade, one plastic cap, and is available in silver, red, or black. With the ‘G-BLADE’ you can have the coolest knife in the pits, office, tool box, or craft area!

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    Shepherd turns the Velox titanium

    August 20, 2014 - 18:10 by Mike Garrison 0 Comments

    Shepherd Screws

    Shepherd has just released their new high quality titanium screw kits for the Velox V10 “PRO” and Velox V8 “EC” cars. These premium titanium screws are machined from the highest grade raw material, and compared to the standard screws, these titanium versions are about 45% lighter, and lower the overall weight of each car significantly.

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    Power Star steers towards new servo

    August 20, 2014 - 16:44 by Mike Garrison 0 Comments

    powerstar servo

    Power Star has just released their newest digital servo, known as the PL-2806. This new servo features a plastic case, stainless steel/titanium gears and core motor. It is spec’d with speeds of .10 seconds at 4.8v and .06 seconds at 6.0v. Torque ratings are equally impressive at 1.95kg.cm and 2.8kg.cm. The PL-2806 sizes up at 23×12.3×25.7mm, and is available in four different colors! Read more…

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    SMC launches new RF-160 ESC

    August 19, 2014 - 21:51 by Mike Garrison 0 Comments

    SMC ESC

    With the continued growth of SMC and their commitment to offer the best possible products at the best prices, they’re proud to introduce their new Race Formula ESC. Racers can use the RF-160 ESC for both modified and stock racing with the stock racing “blinky” mode meeting ROAR specs, and will be submitted to ROAR for approval soon. The ESC features high quality and powerful FETS, an all-aluminum case for maximum cooling, built in switch, user updatable firmware, and can be programmed with the program box or a computer program. In addition to their new RF-160 ESC, SMC also has a full range of silicone wire and flexible sensor cables of various lengths to support the ESC. Read more…

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