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    SMC launches new RF-160 ESC

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


    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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    Vaterra takes the K-5 Blazer to the rocks

    August 19, 2014 - 19:12 by Mike Garrison 0 Comments

    In the world of scale R/C offroad trucks, ‘close enough’ just won’t cut it. Bodies must look authentic, and the chassis has to be able handle anything a full-scale truck could. Horizon Hobby has put together a video demonstrating that the new Vaterra Chevy K-5 Blazer is up to the task! Signature 1986 look, monster crawling abilities, what more could you ask for?

    Source: Vaterra


    The Cobra GT gets new castor blocks

    August 19, 2014 - 18:52 by Mike Garrison 0 Comments

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    Serpent has just released their new 7075 T6 aluminum zero degree castor blocks for the Cobra GT and GT-e vehicles. The new blocks are designed to create more initial steering into the corner, and better overall stability throughout. Finished off with black anodizing and laser engraving, these little guys also add style to your ride.

    Source: Serpent

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    XRAY announces X12 2015 kit

    August 19, 2014 - 18:31 by Mike Garrison 0 Comments



    XRAY has released a teaser today announcing the new X12 2015. After winning the European Championship, we suspect the 2015 Edition X12 will feature updated parts, setup, and tweaks used by Alexander Hagberg and other team drivers to reach such great success. While the teaser photo reveals very little, more details are said to be released soon!

    Source: XRAY


    Preview of the Orion Touch Duo charger

    August 18, 2014 - 20:51 by Mike Garrison 0 Comments

    Team Orion has been and R/C industry leader in easy-to-use touchscreen chargers since the advent of the original Advantage Touch. One common request was for a dual-output version of this popular charger, and Team Orion has answered the call with the Advantage Touch Duo. Taking what racers loved about the original (great interface, amazing charge quality, top-of-the-line balance board) Team Orion has created their first touchscreen dual output charger. Horizon Hobby has sat down to give you a brief look at what this new charger has to offer!

    Source: Horizon Hobby

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    The Cobra E-Truggy gets new alu options

    August 18, 2014 - 19:22 by Mike Garrison 0 Comments

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    While only on the market for a short time, Serpent has just released a fresh batch of option parts for the new Cobra E-Truggy. The new option parts include a 7075 T6 aluminum chassis designed to stiffen up the truck, lightweight and durable alloy rear shock tower to replace the standard carbon fiber tower, and a new set of body mounts (found stock on the E-Truggy) that can be used on nitro powered Cobra Truggy combined with the new E-Truggy shock towers.

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    Source: Serpent