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Could this be one of the greatest tools invented for the world of RC? DuraTrax has announced the Ultimate E-Clip Tool. It’s made from steel and can fold up to save some space. It’s built to install and remove e-clips of all sizes. Cool. I personally hate e-clips, and cheer the companies that have been changing [...]
Here is an engine a lot of people have been waiting for! New from O.S. Engines is the O.S. Speed Tuned 21VZ-B V-Spec II World Edition Engine! This is the engine that powered Atsushi Hara to win the 2008 1/8 off-road championship. It’s factory tuned, has the holes for a lighter heat sink (cool), ceramic rear [...]
If you listen to the national mainstream media, you’ll hear of more plant closing, cut-backs, and job lay-offs every day. Is the rc community immune to such things, as many “insiders” would have to you believe? Certainly not, as last Tuesday, Horizon laid off 15 workers. After talking with two members of the management staff at Horizon, they stressed that this [...]
As everyone has already heard, perhaps the best known media man in our industry passed away this week- Chris Chianelli. Yes, I’ve got my stories about Chris (just like everyone else that has worked in this industry) and all of mine involve huge smiles and good times. He was a man of tremendous charisma, as it was always a pleasure [...]
New from RPM RC is this Motor Protector for the Traxxas Bandit, Rustler, and Stampede. It can work on the Traxxas Slash with the removal of the rear bumper. The idea hear is to help protect the exposed motor, which, if you have bashed with this vehicles and get hit pretty hard. For even more protection, you can [...]
Ryan Cavalieri signs with Pro-Line Racing and will work closely with the product development staff to further the product offering from Pro-Line. “I’m looking forward to 2009 and proud to be a part of the Pro-Line Team,” says Ryan. “Cavalieri has been an instrumental part of our big wins at most of the major races [...]
For all those people that have been sending in Fan Pictures already, the Fan Pics section is now updated! So feel free to keep those pictures pouring in and get an early jump on the Big Squid RC Prize Contest! Thanks for all your support!
Wow! Not only are we getting our readers Fan Pictures in early, normally I have to beg people and tell them about the Big Squid RC Prize Contest to get people to start sending them, but this year our fans have been way ahead of us! That’s awesome! One of these pictures is from a [...]
Well we’ve gone over what to beef up your Slashes to make them a little stronger for racing and of course BASHING. Now its time to get straight to it. How do we make them faster? In this report I’ll go over a few cheap race legal speed tips. The motor is the first place that you need to [...]
We were just informed that RC Guru Chris Chianelli passed away last night. Chris was one of those guys that was everywhere in RC! He hosted several shows, and had done a lot of work to help bring the world of RC to the public people. Our hearts go out to his family and friends. There [...]
ST Racing Concepts has some new optional light weight performance beadlocks for the Pro-Line Epic Traxxas Slash/Slayer racing beadlock wheels. The new aluminum beadlocks weigh only 25 grams compared to the original 63 grams. They come in some cool colors also. So if you are one of those guys who HAS to be lighter, these may [...]
Reedy has announced the new WolfPack 4200mAh NiMH Packs. They are assembled using the all new SC-R cells. They come with the standard Tamiya connectors. For those of you still loving the NiMH scene, these should be available in February.
New from ST Racing Concepts is this CNC Machined Aluminum Universal 4mm/5mm Turnbuckle Wrench. This is the size you are looking for if you want to work on your Traxxas Slash, Rustler, Bandit, Stampede, E/T-Maxx and other vehicles. 5mm is a pretty popular size, odds are good you can use this.
Team Associated has announced some new Factory Team CNC Machined rear hub carriers and steering blocks for the RC8 series of vehicles. Both parts come in pairs and feature Team Associated signature blue anodizing.
Since our breaking news post about Gil ‘Pops’ Losi Sr. buying Kyosho America rumor, we have been flooded with emails for us to try and confirm the news. Believe me, we are doing our best! We have phone calls into a lot of people, and will post any and all info as soon as we receive it. I [...]