To make your on-board shots better than ever the folks over at GoPro have announced 3 new cameras.
The most affordable GoPro ever, the new Hero comes with a price point of only $129. The Hero comes with a rugged/waterproof housing and can shoot 1080p at 30 fps or in 720p at 60 fps.
On the upper end side of things, the Hero4 Black can shoot 4K at 30 fps and 1080p at 120 fps. It comes with built in WiFi and Bluetooth connectivity and boasts a street price of $499.
The last of the new cameras is the Hero4 Silver. The big news here is its built in touch screen which should make reviewing and framing shots much easier. The Silver can shoot 1080p at 60fps and hits the streets at $399.
All the new cameras go on sale this weekend and you can hit up the Official GoPro Website for complete details.
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Are you a tool snob? If you raise your hand yes, the folks over at Revolution Design Racing Products have some new high-end wrenches for you. Available in 2.0, 2.5 and 3.0mm, they have a large butterfly handle to bust loose even the most stubborn of bolts.
The part number for the 2.0 is #RDRP0227, the 2.5 is #RDRP0228, and the 3.0 is #RDRP0229. For complete details hit up This Link over on the RDRP website.
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For all you 1/10th scale World GT drivers, a company from Italy called Mon-Tech has announced their new M10 body. The M10 has a sleak look and was made to fit 200mm 1/10th scale pan cars. Molded from .75mm polycarbonate, it includes window masks, decals, and a high downforce rear wing. To get more details, simply hit up This Link to head over to Mon-Tech’s official website.
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M10 Body Gallery
Make your 1/10 touring car look like it is going 200 mph even when sitting still with the Bugatti Veyron body from Matrixline RC. The Matrixline Veyron comes clear so you can put your personal paint scheme on it and was designed to fit 195mm electric touring cars. The body includes a decal sheet, overspray film, window masks, and light buckets.
The part number is #PC201406, these are available right now, and you can get more details over on the offical Matrixline Website.
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For you guys running the high zoot Schelle Slipper Clutch, Schelle is now offering a Lockout Plate. The lockout eliminates the slipper clutch and gives you direct drive, which can come in pretty handy on high grip tracks or in basher events like tug-of-war. The part number for the lockout is #SCH1315, it is street priced at $8, and you can get complete details at This Link over on the official Schelle website.
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Schelle Lockout Plate Installed
After signing a deal with Tower Hobbies, it is easier than ever to get Graupner products here in the States. One of the latest and greatest products from Graupner is the X-8N transmitter.
The X-8N is a 2.4GHz 4 channel surface transmitter for use in cars, trucks, and boats. The Graupner boasts a laundry list of features, some of the highlights include-
* 128 x 64 pixel TFT display
* Ultra fast 2.4GHz HoTT technology
* Steering wheel can be mounted right or left handed
* Telemetry storage via micro SD card
* Bidirectional communication between transmitter and receiver
* Voice output via headphones
The part number is #S1018, it is street priced at $249, and This Is The Link you want for full details over on the official Graupner website.
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The folks over at SWORKz have been teasing their first ever truggy for months, now they have released full details.
The 1/8 SWORKz truggy is dubbed the S350T. This is a nitro powered machine loaded with high performance features. Some of its highlights include-
* 7075 aluminum chassis with black hard coating
* CVDs all around
* Sealed front and rear arms
* 150cc fuel tank
* 7075 shock towers
* Pro 2.0 shocks with hex bladders & impact pistons
The part number is #SW-910019 and you can Click Here to check out the official SWORKz website.
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The folks over at Speed Power wanted us to let you know they have a new LM-P Le Mans clear body. The body is styled after Peugeot’s Le Mans car and is made to fit most common 200mm pan style cars. With all sorts of scale detailing from the nose to the rear, it should look awesome flying around your local track or your cul-de-sac. For more details on Speed Power, HERE Is The Link to their official website.
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New Speed Power Le Mans
I think we are going to have to find some room in our budget for this! Check out the RC Pepsi Cooler! It holds 32 cans of your favorite beverages. Created by a roto-mold process which makes it super durable, has working headlights, speakers, 2 cup holders, and can drive forward, backward, left and right with a 100 foot range.
The price is a little tough to swallow at $375, but come on.. this is a bash day necessity! If you are willing to give up the branding, they have the same ones in your choice of color for about $299.
You can head over now to the Custom Cooler Website, or find them on sale tomorrow at the offical Pepsi Website.
Everyone hates making “the walk of shame”. You know what I mean, after a crash that shameful walk to flip your truck over while your “friends” poke fun at you.
To permanently put an end to the walk of shame, the Torsional Concepts crew came up with the RhinoForce S2 Self-Righting System. The RhinoForce is designed to flip your truck back onto its wheels by the flip of a switch on your transmitter, instead of you having to walk over and manually right the vehicle. We received one of their units for review and decided to do an unboxing post so you can see what comes in the package. As you can see from the pictures above and below, the RhinoForce comes with everything needed for installation in a short course truck (with a roll cage already installed) and some clearly written instructions.
Our full review will go live in a few weeks, until then you can hit up the Official RhinoForce Website for more details.
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RhinoForce S2 Unboxing
Do you want your car to really stand out at the next big bash? The people over at Yeah Racing have something perfect for you, their TRON LED Wire Light Kit. This light kit comes with a flexible LED strip to follow the contours of your car (or truck) and you can mix different colors. Speaking of colors, there are 8 different ones to pick from. The light kit easily works with most receivers and the LED lights are rated for a 3000 hour lifespan. Want more information? Click Here for full details over on the official Yeah Racing website.
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Yeah Racing TRON Light Kit Gallery
The folks over at AsiaTees Hobbies wanted us to give you a heads up that they are running a Labor Day Sale. The sale includes 10% Off any order (excluding some kits) and runs through September 5th. AsiaTees is known for stocking loads of aluminum hop-up goodies, you can see everything they stock, plus get more details on the sale, by hitting up This Link.
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Ever want to check a brushless motor to see if it was any good? The folks over at GForce have a new brushless motor analyzer that does just that. With the GForce you can check a motor’s sensor, its kV, and its amp draw. It also has a built in timing test so you can accurately set your motor’s timing. The motor tester operates off 7.4-8.4 volts DC and works on both sensored and non-sensored brushless motors (2 to 36 poles).
The part number is #G0107, it is expected to start shipping later this month, and you can hit up This Link for more details.
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