The latest version of the KO Propo EX-1 KIY has just been announced, the Version 3.0. The third version of the KIY comes with the Version 2 software update as well as a new grip and better trigger-to-grip ergonomics. For more information on everything KO Propo HERE is the link to the KO America website.
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The crew over at HobbyTech have just announced their new Xtronic Series of waterproof servo’s. Now you can get a variety of high performance servo’s that aren’t afraid to get wet during a hardcore bashing session or trail drive.
The Xtronic Series includes the XT W03 (3kg torque, plastic gear), XT W06MG (6kg, metal gear, low profile), XT W09MG (9kg, metal gear), and the XT W13MG (13kg, metal gear). All the Xtronic servo’s come with beefy aluminum cases and are waterproof. For more information check out the official HobbyTech Website.
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If you are looking to start from the ground up and create a truly customized trail rig the new T-Rail Trail Chassis from RadShapeRC would get you off to a great start. The new RadShapeRC chassis is made from high quality aluminum and is made to look like a real full scale off-road chassis. The T-Rail chassis also comes with multiple mounting positions for shocks and bar links to make it even more customizable.
Part number for the new T-Rail chassis is #RRCCRW01-BBLA while it carries a street price of $125. These are available right now and you can get more information by simply clicking on THIS LINK.
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Are you the type of person that can’t get enough power? Hey, we know how you feel, and so do the people at RB Innovations. RB has just announced their new Supercharger for 5th scale engines. Whether you are a 5th scale drag racer, you drive in the dunes, or just want a LOT more power to bash with, the RB Innovations supercharger can help take your power output from mild to wild.
The RB supercharger is made to bolt right up to CY and Zenoah engines and is built to last. The part number is #9450 and is priced at $275. HERE is the link you want for more information over on the official RB site.
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Tamiya has a long history of putting out monster trucks for the bashing crowd, their latest is the Agrios 4×4 TXT-2. The Agrios is a twin motored, 4×4 monster truck that comes as a kit, allowing you to build it properly and install your own electronics. You can even add a second servo to the rear axle for 4 wheel steering, just like full scale monster trucks have. Four link suspension and solid axles give it a true monster truck appeal.
Part number for the Agrios is #58549, street price is $499, and they are expected to start hitting hobby shop shelves in late May. Hit up THIS LINK for more information on the Agrios on the official Tamiya website.
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Horizon Hobby have just announced they are expanding their marketing sponsorship of the Rockstar Energy Motocross Team. If you don’t follow motocross, Rockstar Energy Racing has had a great year – Rockstar rider Davi Millsaps lead the 450 Supercross class points early in the season, and 250 riders Blake Wharton took a win at the Houston Supercross and Jason Anderson scored his first Supercross win in Salt Lake City. The collaboration between Horizon Hobby and the Rockstar motocross team is sure to expose many new people to the rc hobby and to all the unique products that Horizon has to offer.
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The BigSquidRC Bash Crew is just itching to get the weekend started, how about a BSRC TGIF Mystery Link?
The newest addition to the ever growing Duratrax line-up is the 835E Electric RTR Buggy. The 835E is based off its nitro powered brother and features waterproofing to make it truly bash ready.
8th scale buggies are known for being great bash machines. For big brushless power the 835E comes with a 2200kV motor and 120 amp Onyx speed controller. A 2.4 GHz radio system is standard and removes any worries of radio conflicts, while big bore shocks help soak up the nasty stuff. Throw in some grey anodized parts for bling factor and the Duratrax 835E is ready to turn heads and go big at your local bash spot.
The 835E is available in 3 color choices- black, white and yellow. The part number is #DTXD78** and its street price is only $399. Expect the new 835E to hit hobby shop shelves in mid June. For more information on everything Duratrax click THIS LINK for their official website.
The work week is nearly over, thank goodness it’s Friday! Check out a BigSquidRC TGIF Mystery Link.
Have you ever flown an rc plane at 130 mph before? Nope, me neither, but sign me up!
The new Great Planes Rifle 1M EP Sport ARF reaches speeds of 130+ with a “speed” power system, and 90+ mph with a “sport” power system. If you are looking for the thrill of sheer speed the Rifle 1M should impress you.
The Rifle comes as an ARF, meaning you’ll need to supply a radio system, a motor, speed controller, a battery and a charger. Otherwise the Rifle 1M takes very little in the way of final assembly, meaning you’ll be flying in a jiffy.
The 1M designation is for its wingspan, 1 meter, making it a fairly large size that is both easy to see and control at lunatic speeds. The part number is #GPMA1806, the street price is $160, and it should start hitting shelves in mid May. Click on THIS LINK for more information.
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TrakPower has an affordable new 60 watt iron called the TK60. The TK60 should have enough power for most of the soldering jobs you come across in the rc hobby and has a street price of only $15. The part number for the TK60 is #TKPR1000.
To go with the TK60 soldering iron, TrakPower has announced a new deluxe iron holder and cleaning wire. These are both affordable accessories that will come in handy while working on your trucks. Part number for the iron holder is #TKPR1020 and it has a street price of $5. The part number for the cleaning wire is #TKPR1015 and it comes with a street price of only $8. To get more information on all things TrakPower THIS is the link to their official website.
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The crew over at PROTOform have been very busy, here are their three latest products.
First up is their new Chevy Camaro ZL1 clear lexan body. The Camaro body is 190mm wide and made to bolt right up on your touring car. Great scale looks with PROTOform style give this body an edge over the competition. The part number is #1532-30 and it has a street price of $28. Hit THIS LINK for more details.
There are a whole lot of guys that race dirt oval here in America and PROTOform has a brand new body for them, the Cyclone 9.5 Late Model clear race body. This is PROTOform’s first ever dirt oval late model race body and utilizes all sorts of aerodynamic tricks to help keep your car glued to the track. The part number is #1234-21 and it has a street price of $38. Hit THIS LINK for more details.
Want to put the perfect finish on your body? PROTOform has just announced a new Better Edge sanding drum. Simply bolt the sanding drum to your rotary tool and say hello to perfect wheel wells! The part number for the sanding drum is #6103-00 and has a street price of $28. Hit THIS LINK for more details.
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Looking for a high quality 8th scale brushless buggy that is RTR? Serpent has just announced their new Cobra Be RTR Buggy, a RTR 8th scale machine that is packed with performance.
Some of the highlights of the Cobra Be RTR are – waterproof speed controller, 2.4 GHz radio gear, metal gear servo, big bore shocks, aluminum shock towers, 7075 aluminum chassis, and 1850kv brushless motor. Part number for the new buggy is #600006 and you can get more information over on the Serpent Website.
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The new Hobby Pro USA buggy was first seen HERE, and teased HERE, but now it has been officially introduced. The Hobby Pro PR S1 2wd 10th scale buggy can be set up in either rear or mid motor configuration, and comes with big bore shocks and a CNC machined aluminum chassis. Street priced is anticipated to be $280 and they should start hitting hobby shop shelves in late May or early June. Get one on pre-order at your local hobby shop or hit up the official Hobby Pro USA Website.
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Only good things can happen when you combine Axial, Jeep, and Poison Spyder. Proof of this can be found in Axial’s latest machine, the Axial Jeep Wrangler Wraith – Poison Spyder Edition rock racer.
The new Jeep Wrangler Wraith will not only make a great rock racer, but it also offers incredibly detailed scale realism and is certain to be a hit with the scale/trail driving crowd. Some of the important features include – full tube chassis, straight axles with lockers, heavy duty interchangeable face beadlock wheels, licensed BFG tires, off-center pumpkin axles, and Wild Boar driveshafts. A 20 turn brushed motor, Castle crawling speed controller, and 2.4 GHz radio gear round out the package.
The Axial Jeep Wrangler Wraith has a part number of #AX90031 and is priced at $399. For more information on all the fine products that Axial offers just click on THIS LINK. For more Axial news right here on BigSquidRC Click Here.