We’ve all had those days, the type that leave you needing to blow off some steam when you get home from work. Horizon Hobby has just announced their new ParkZone Focke-Wulf FW-190A-8 airplane, a perfect plane to get into a dogfight with your buddies and forget all about your bad day at the office.
The Focke-Wulf is an exceptionally detailed warbird featuring a functional engine fan and even a painted pilot figure. For performance this classic warbird comes with a 15 size 950kv brushless motor and an E-flite 30A speed controller to have some serious power up in the air. It’s a BNF, meaning the plane is pretty much ready to go out of the box, just bind it up to your transmitter, grab a 3S Lipo, and you are ready for flight.
The part number is #PKZ6250 and the Focke-Wulf carries a street price of just $199. For full information check out THIS LINK over on the Horizon Hobby website.
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Scaler trucks keep on growing in popularity and the Pro-Line crew keeps coming up with cool products for them.
Pro-Line has just announced three new scale accessory packs for you guys that like your rigs to look perfectly scale authentic. All the accessory packs are incredibly detailed to take your trucks scale realism to the next level, and they look great thanks to their hand painted detailing.
The part numbers for the new packs are #6107-00, 6106-00, and #6105-00, and street pricing should be just over $20. For more information on scale gear at Pro-Line check out THIS LINK.
What else has Pro-Line been up to? Take a look at THIS LINK right here on BigSquidRC.
The Pro-Line crew has just released a teaser for their new ShockWave monster truck tires. If you are serious about bashing your monster truck, a set of these has to be on your wishlist.
The ShockWaves are designed for Traxxas style 3.8″ rims and will also be available as pre-mounts on black Pro-Line F-11 wheels with 17mm hexes. More information will be available on these very soon, until then HERE is the link to the official Pro-Line website.
Our friends over at HobbyMedia.it have been busy covering the Shizuoka show this week. One of the coolest new products at the show has to be the Kyosho Comic Racer. The Comic Racer comes with a greatly exaggerated, cartoon like body, making it look much like the Car Town vehicles found on Facebook. The platform under the Comic Racer is the legendary Mini-Z, ensuring that spare parts and hop-ups are already on the market.
The first body to hit the Comic Racer line is a Subaru WRX STI NBR Challenge 2010. There is much more information to come on these in the near future, until then Click Here to check view other cool vehicles from Kyosho America.
MIP continues to unleash cool new products, their latest is Race Duty Aluminum CVD’s for select Traxxas vehicles.
The Race Duty CVD bones are made out of aluminum, thus saving weight and reducing rotating mass. Less rotating mass yields quicker acceleration and longer run-times, something everyone is looking for. Steel is used for the out-drives and axles for increased durability.
MIP part number #13105 is for the front of the Traxxas Rally and Slash 4×4 while part number #13115 fits the rear. For the Traxxas Stampede or Rustler you’ll want part number #13110. Retail pricing is $60 a pair, for more information THIS is the link to the MIP website.
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Today brings some “Big” news from the crew over at Losi, they are now selling their very popular 5th scale 5ive-T in a race roller form. Selling the 5ive-T as a race roller is great for people who want to use their own motor and electronics or for people wanting to save some cash up front and finish their truck over time. The race roller comes with a clear body so you can apply the paint scheme of your choice and does not come with gas engine, servo’s, transmitter or a receiver.
Part number for the new 5ive-T roller is LOSB0024 and you can get more information by clicking on THIS LINK that takes you to the Horizon Hobby UK website.
How about checking out THIS LINK for more Losi news right here on BigSquidRC.
Team Associated has announced new drift tires for their Apex Touring Car. The new Associated pre-mounted drift tires also fit on any touring car with a standard 12mm hex. If your big thing is going slide-ways these should be worth a look.
Part number for just the tires is #31445, while the part number for the pre-mounts is #31440. Both are available right now with a street price of $22 for the pre-mounts and $12 for just the tires. Hit up THIS LINK for more information on the Associated website.
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What is the latest and greatest from the crew over at Parma? Glad you asked, it’s their new Rally Xtreme Race Body. The Rally Xtreme is a direct fit on the Traxxas Rally Car and also fits well on most short course trucks. To take a beating, the Rally Xtreme is made out of .040 clear polycarbonate and it comes with air vents in the front and rear fenders to aid in airflow.
The Parma Rally Xtreme is available right now. The part number is #1239 and it has a retail price of $50. For more information on everything Parma THIS IS the link to their official website.
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The crew over at Reedy have a new Lipo battery ready to power your 8th scale buggy or truggy. The latest Reedy Lipo is 4S (14.8 volts) and rated for 4600 mah of capacity to provide long run-times. The new Reedy is stated to handle 55C worth of continuous discharge and be capable of a 2C charge rate (9.2 amps). 5mm bullets are used to connect the wiring to the pack.
Part number for the Reedy 4S 4600 55C is #311 (cool band btw), they should start hitting hobby shops in late June, and they have a street price of $170. Check out THIS LINK for more information over on the official Team Associated website.
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The new electric 8th scale buggy from JQ Products is about to hit the market. Named THE eCar it is based off their Yellow Edition nitro buggy and has a street price of around $470. For you guys that like to put your cars together you’ll be happy to learn THE eCar comes as a kit and you can get more information about everything JQ on their official Website.
What else has JQ been up to? Check out THIS LINK to find out.
MIP (Moore’s Ideal Products) is known for making the best CVD/drive-shafts on the market and now they’ve turned their attention to the Vaterra Twin Hammers. Their new telescoping CVD for the Twin Hammers replaces the center rear and is sure to put your truck that much closer to full-on tank status. This is a direct replacement for the stocker, no mods are needed to bolt it up and it is made right here in the good old USA.
Part number for the Twin Hammers rear CVD is #13240, price is $40, and they are available right now. For more information THIS is the link you want on the MIP website.
If you own a Vaterra Twin Hammers (and bash it hard like you should) you’ve probably already broken the plastic front top deck. FullForce RC saw the problem and came up with a solution to eliminate the issue, their new aluminum top plate. The new FullForce RC top plate for the Twin Hammers is made out of 1/8″ 6061 T6 aluminum and comes with stand off posts to make sure the stock shock geometry is maintained.
The part number for the FullForce Vaterra Twin Hammers aluminum top deck is #VTH001 and the street price is only $12. Hit up THIS LINK for more information.
TGIF my friends, how about getting your weekend kicked off right with a MYSTERY LINK?
Associated has just announced their new line-up of XP Digital Servo’s. The new XP servo’s come with O-rings to help them be water-resistant, they also come with metal gears for durability (on MG models). In all there are 5 different models ranging in torque from 52 to 138 oz/inch. Speed on all the new digital XP servo’s is .15 (all ratings at 6 volts).
Prices range from $25-$50 and they are expected out later this month. THIS is the link you want for more information over on the Associated website.
The whole BSRC staff rejoices when Friday rolls around, how about checking out a TGIF Mystery Link?