Does your local track have a stock class that requires a spec battery? If so, the crew over at Muchmore Racing has a new LiPo Battery for you. Their new Stock Spec LiPo is a 2S 7.4 volt pack that features 5400mAh of capacity. High quality cells are used to provide plenty of voltage, while a hard case gives it maximum protection when you are bouncing off the boards.
The part number is #MLI-IH5400SM and you can get complete details over on the official Muchmore Website.
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Big gnarly monster trucks are the kings of the bashing hill. They have big tires, big tires, and generally smash over anything (car/truck/buggy) that gets in their path.
The ARRMA Kraton was announced months ago at the Nuremburg Toy Fair. Since then they’ve been finishing the truck up and now it is about ready to drop on US shores. What makes the Kraton a big, mean, bashing machine?
* Fully assembled RTR
* Integrated roll cage
* 2050kV brushless motor
* 180 amp ESC
* 208oz/inch steering servo
* Truck Weight- 177oz
* Width- 18.5″
* Length- 24″
* Height- 7.5″
* 3 gear diffs
* 3mm aluminum chassis
* dBoots tires
* 16mm big bore shocks
* Adjustable battery tray with hook and loop fasteners
* 2 year warranty
The part number for green is #AR106005, they are street priced at $499, and they are expected to hit hobby shops in October.
Update: You can now PRE-ORDER the Kraton at This Link!
To get even more details, hit up This Link over on the official ARRMA website.
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ARRMA Kraton Gallery
Maybe you are looking for something a little different. Maybe you are simply a Miku fan. Maybe you need a Kyosho Good Smile ’14 Sandmaster Miku in your rc garage.
Based on the Kyosho Sandmaster, this collaboration with Good Smile features wild livery and Miku behind the drivers seat. It comes as a Readyset, fully assembled and ready for some hot laps around your cul-de-sac.
* Part of the EZ Series
* 2.4GHz radio system
* Friction shocks
* Removable roof to show roll bars
The Kyosho is expected to hit hobby shops this December.
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Kyosho Miku Sandmaster Gallery
Keeping with their current trend, Parma has delivered another awesome looking muscle car body! Their 69 was great, and now those looking for a change can pick up their new 71 Muscle Baja Short Course body.
It has plenty of wheel clearance and it will fit most 1/10th scale short course vehicles, and even some of the rally cars with a little front end body mount modification.
The 71 Muscle Baja in .040″, part number #1245, is priced at $39.99 and you can get more information by hitting up the official Parma Website.
We actually got a sneak peak of this one a while back, and my first reaction was ‘sign me up’. Personally, I am over the SC truck body, so anything new and different is a welcome change.
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Parma 71 Muscle Baja Gallery
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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With indoor carpet season just around the corner, XRay has announced their new 2015 X12 pan car kit. The ’15 edition of the X12 comes with plenty of updates to keep you at the front of the pack. An all new chassis leads the list, but numerous others make the X12 easier to drive, easier to work on, and more adjustable than ever. To get complete details, hit up This Link over on the official XRay website.
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XRay X12 Gallery
All you short course truck drivers have two new tire choices for your truck. Duratrax has announced they are bringing their Six Pack and Picket tread patterns to the SCT world.
We’ve been fans of the Six Pack tire design since we first tried them. They look cool and have good traction on a wide variety of surfaces. The new Six Pack SCs should give loads of traction to your SCT and we can’t wait to try a set.
Everyone knows the world revolves around scale looks now days, the new Picket SC tires can bring that type of look to your SCT. With an aggressive full scale type of tread, they look good and should work well on everything from pavement to loamy dirt.
Both sets of tires are available unmounted, or pre-mounted for the Traxxas Slash 2wd, Slash 4×4, HPI Blitz, Associated SC10, SC10 4×4, Losi SCTE, and the ARRMA Fury. Click Here for more information over on the official Duratrax website.
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The Pro-Line crew has announced one of their Phantom series bodies for the Yokomo B-Max4 III. What is so cool about a Phantom? They have cutting edge looks for the racer crowd, plus they are designed for optimal handling. The cab forward design aids in front traction, while the optional center fin helps with high speed stability.
The part number is #3437-00, it is street priced at $26, and Click Right Here for more details over on Pro-Line’s website.
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Pro-Line Phantom Yokomo Body Gallery
Just got word direct from Thunder Tiger about their new TTRobotix GHOST Quadcopter! It looks like they are really going after the video/camera fans with this one because some of the features include an enlarged frame to accommodate other electrical systems/mounts, and make for easy mounting and retractable landing gear to keep them out of the view of the video or picture!
* Diagonal Distance: 450mm (17 inches)
* Propeller Size: 12″ x 3.8″
* Battery: 22.2V – 6000 mAh (6s)
* Max Payload: 1.5kg (3 pounds!)
* Max Take-off Weight: 3kg
* Max Flight Time: 30minutes
* 2.4GHz Remote Control Distance(open area): 1000m
Check out the introduction video below:
You can hit This Link to check out the official Thunder Tiger TTRobotix GHOST site.
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There is no doubt the Vaterra Halix loves to wheelie. Wouldn’t it be nice if someone made a bar with wheels on it so you could pull block long wheelies without flipping over?
Cue the music for T-Bone Racing. Their T-Bar mounts right up to the stock Halix rear bumper and will instantly make your truck a whole lot easier to wheelie with. It will also help save your bumper and body from unnecessary scratches.
The part number is #96019, they have a street price of $18, and they are available right now. For more details check out This Link over on TBR’s official website.
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TBR T-Bar for Halix Gallery
Love the smell of nitro in the morning? If so LRP has announced a new high-end 1/8 nitro buggy, the S8 NXR.
As you can see from the picture (and video below) the S8 NXR is loaded with carbon fiber and tuning parts. Hard anodized 7075 aluminum is used for the chassis, knuckles, c-hubs, and rear wheel carriers, while big bore shocks help smooth out even the roughest of tracks. An angled motor mount and 125cc fuel tank help round out the package.
The part number is #131420 and they are available right now. For complete details hit up This Link over on the LRP website.
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If we had to choose one tire to race with, it would be the Pro-Line Blockade. Why? They work awesome on just about every track we’ve tried them on.
The latest Blockades are X Compound for 1/8 Truggy. Pro-Line’s X2 (medium) and X3 (soft) compounds are made for long life, meaning you have to replace tires less often, saving you money.
The X2 Blockade 1/8 truggy tires have a part number of #9046-002, the X3 are #9046-003, and they are also available in X2 compound pre-mounted, #9046-033. Pricing is $49 a pair pre-mounted and $32 a pair for just the tires. Get full details by following This Link over to Pro-Line’s official website.
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Pro-Line Blockade X Compound Gallery
Even though Formula 1 cars are extremely light, they still manage blinding corner speeds thanks to the amount of down-force their wings provide. In rc, wings are also very important, they shove the tires into the dirt for more traction.
To give maximum traction to the front end of their Spyder SRX-2 buggy, Serpent has announced a front wing. The wing is molded from polycarbonate and should help give your SRX-2 more front end bite in high speed corners.
The part number is #500193 and This Is The Link to its page over on Serpent’s website.
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