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There was really only one big “news” story this week- the Associated SC10 electric short course truck. Here are some of the debates/issues/gossip raised by the first “Slash clone” to hit the market. 1. The hype was too much for the actual product. If you are gonna hype/tease something to death, it had damn well better be the second coming of [...]
The Traxxas Nitro Sport has a new look (paint job), new wheels and tires, and is RTR! Comes with the TRX Pro.15 engine (with EZ Start) that should get you about 38mph out of the box!
Well, we all knew it was coming sooner or later… looks like sooner. Thanks to everyone who has been sending in mails and pics! Here are a few pictures of the new Team Associated SC10 truck. Enjoy.
With all the Traxxas Waterproof news going around lately, we have been getting emails about batteries. It looks like the good people over at MaxAmps have the answer people have been looking for. Beginning February 1st, 2009, all MaxAmps lipo packs will come water-sealed, so they can run in water, mud, snow. Very cool!
If you are looking to tweak your new HPI Racing Savage Flux, these might be what you are looking for. They have now released a ton of different 1M Pitch and 5mm motor shaft ready pinions in everything from 12 to 25 tooth! Wow. Talk about options! Get out there, and start dialing it in people!
HPI Racing has released some hardened steel spur gears for the Savage Flux. They have 43, 44, and 45 tooth options, and all come with a slipper clutch pad.
HPI Racing in conjunction with Tamiya America, Inc. and Kyosho America announce today their participation in the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach, on April 16-19, 2009. The three largest hobby manufactures in the world will be joining forces at the 2009 Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach [LBGP], in the first “Radio Control Motorsport Experience.” This collaboration within the hobby [...]
Traxxas Series 3 Power Cells are a good balance of price and run time. They have a 7-cell 8.4v hump pack that will fit in most Traxxas Models (except E-Maxx and E-Revo). The extra cell will get you about 5mph more, which is pretty good for just changing out your batter pack and you [...]
The new AC/DC EZ-Peak charger from Traxxas is designed for maximum simplicity and reliability. Just plug in a 6 to 8 cell pack and the EZ-Peak starts chargning up to 4amps. A status LED will turn green when your batteries are peaked. It comes with the Traxxas High Current connector and will work with NiCd [...]
Traxxas has now created waterproof versions of their Stampede, Rustler and Bandit. The XL-5 speed control and high torque servos now have blue cases to signify they are waterproof and have completely sealed electronics. In addition, they are also brushless ready with the same steel gears found in the VXL editions. This is pretty big [...]
Since we happen to do a lot of crazy rc stuff and usually put them on video, this new product really catches our attention. Traxxas is bringing the GoPro R/C Hero Miniature Video Camera to the world. It has a shockproof and water proof housing, it has a few different ways to bolt up to your RC. [...]
Because EFRA’s (Europe) size regulations for LiPo batteries differ from that of ROAR, Reedy is pleased to announce the release of 35C standard and saddle pack batteries specifically for the European market and for clubs that use EFRA regulations as the basis for their rules. This new battery also meets the regulations set forth by [...]
Team Associated has announced the RC8 Factory Team (RC8FT) Electric Limited Edition kit. The RC8 Factory Team kit includes the eConversion and Factory Team 16mm ‘Big Bore’ shocks. The kit does not come with the parts needed to run nitro. Also, tires, motor, esc, and servo are not included. This is a true kit, so keep [...]
CML Racing Presents the 1st Annual PROTOform Cup in Kent, England. We’re looking to have an international field. Many of the top drivers around the world will receive a special invite from Dale Epp in hopes of creating a extraordinary on-road event. Very cool! You can grab the official entry form HERE. (it’s a .pdf, so right-click and save-as)
I recently picked up a Futaba 4PK transmitter, and have been working on reviewing it. (Review coming soon!) Let me tell you, when you spend the kind of money on a radio like this, you want to protect it! I have mine packed in a Duratrax radio bag, but the way things get bumped around, I [...]