Over the last few months the single most asked question that we get is, “Is the Thunder Tiger MT-4 G3 discontinued, and if not, where can I buy one?”.
We recently talked directly to the folks over at Thunder Tiger to get the full scoop on one of America’s favorite monster trucks. The good news is that no, the MT-4 G3 has not been discontinued and new units are still being made. The bad news is that to get your hands on one you’ll have to buy it overseas where shipping costs will not be cheap.
So where do you buy one from? Click Right Here to get one directly from Thunder Tiger. Right now they are priced at $587 and the cheaper of the shipping options will run another $80 or so. Definitely not as cheap as in the past, but for one of the Best Bash Vehicles on the planet, still well worth with.
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Here is a unique product from the crew at T-Bone Racing, a new front shock tower protector for the Thunder Tiger EB4-G3. Made from a tough nylon, this protector should come in handy for those hard upside down landings while bashing. It is affordable with a street price of just $6 and its part number is #58004. Click Right Here to get full details over on TBR’s official website.
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Back View TBR Tower Protector
We are big fans of the Thunder Tiger G3 platform. G3s are typically rugged, drive well, and they don’t break the bank. The latest vehicle in Thunder Tiger’s G3 line-up is the EB4 G3 Brushless Buggy. The EB4 uses the G3 chassis and comes ready to run right out of the box. Some of the highlights of the EB4 G3 include-
* 2000kV 1350 watt brushless motor
* Suspension based on ROAR Championship winning EB4 S3
* High torque metal gear servo
* Comes with ACE race spec ESC
* Heavy duty steel diffs
* Front and center CVDs
* Comes with Deans connector
The part number is #6400, these are available right now, and you can get complete details by hitting up This Link over on the official Thunder Tiger website.
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Thunder Tiger EB4 G3 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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Some have dubbed 2014 as “The year of the monster truck!” and it would be hard to argue otherwise. What is the latest monster truck to be announced? The Thunder Tiger e-MTA G2.
The e-MTA G2 uses elements from the first generation of e-MTA plus it has some new additions. The change that strikes out the most is its shocks. They are no longer a lay-down style like what was found on the original e-MTA, they are now a more traditional stand-up design. The G2 also comes with a 6S capable speed controller as well as 6 point wheel hexes with wheels designed to fit them perfectly. Also new is a more impact resistant body to stand up to all those big hits while out bashing.
* Low center of gravity
* 8 big bore shocks
* ACE 6S BLC-150C ESC & 2000kV motor
* Wheelbase- 370mm
* Width- 440mm
* Length- 620mm
* High grip road tires
* Waterproof, metal gear, digital 9.8 KG & 0.17 sec servo
* Cougar GP3 2.4GHz radio system
The part number for red is #6407-F111, the part number for blue is #6407-F112, but we have not heard if these will make their way stateside. Of course we will post more information when we get it, until then you can hit up This Link to check out the official Thunder Tiger America website.
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Thunder Tiger e-MTA G2 Gallery
Tired of breaking front end parts on your Thunder Tiger eMTA? The crew over at T-Bone Racing have a new front bumper to soak up some of the abuse. Constructed from tough nylon, the TBR front bumper is made to take a beating and comes with a lifetime warranty.
The part number is #58002, it is street priced at $36, and they are available right now. Get complete details at This Link over on T-Bone’s website.
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In an effort to spread the word about their Facebook page, the folks over at Thunder Tiger Taiwan are doing a big giveaway. The winner gets a Desperado JR. OBL, a big (27″ long) brushless powered boat that has a street price around $250. Getting entered is super simple, just hit up This Link to head over the Thunder Tiger Facebook page.
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One of the main vehicles that we use during BigSquidRC demonstrations is the Thunder Tiger MT4-G3 Monster Truck. The MT4 is a great demo vehicle- it goes huge on the jumps and is generally tough as nails.
AsiaTees GPM Parts Gallery 1
Our friends over at AsiaTees Hobbies know how much we thrash our MT4 so they sent over a care package of GPM Racing Products Aluminum Upgrades. The GPM aluminum parts are available in a wide variety of colors and we found them very easy to install on our demo truck. If you are looking to up the bling factor of your MT4, hit up This Link to get more information on the GPM parts over on the AsiaTees website.
AsiaTees GPM Parts Gallery 2
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If you are looking for a new helicopter loaded with premium features that doesn’t take a bunch of time to get up in the air, Thunder Tiger has a heli for you. Thunder Tiger’s new Raptor E550 ARF comes 95% assembled and was designed for performance. For power, the Raptor has a pre-programmed Castle Creations Talon 90A ESC mated to an Ace R/C Ripper 1150kV brushless motor. To keep it light and strong, the Raptor uses carbon fiber main blades and airframe.
* Weight- 5.84 lb
* Main rotor diameter- 49″
* Length- 45.27″
* Height- 15.35″
* Width- 5.51″
The part number is #TTRE0032, it has a street price of $649, and they are expected to start hitting hobby shops in late April. To get more information simply Click This Link.
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Thunder Tiger Raptor E550 Gallery
With spring nearly here, Thunder Tiger has announced a new sailboat for your boating enjoyment. The Voyager III is a fairly large boat with an overall height of over 5 feet, and its large sails should catch plenty of wind. When not on the water, its scale looks are sure to attract a lot of attention in your rc room.
* Exceptional scale detailing
* Light and durable blow molded ABS hull
* Improved tear-resistant sails
* Low-drag hydrodynamic steel ballast on keel
* Overall Height- 67″
* Mast Height- 51.4″
* Length- 39″
* Beam- 6.75″
* Sail Area- 666 in²
* Weight- 7.7 lb
The big Thunder Tiger sailboat has a part number of #TTRB5551, a street price of $159, and it should start hitting hobby shops in late March.
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Thunder Tiger Voyager III Sailboat
THE Thunder Tiger ST4 G3 Review
Just under a year ago we reviewed the Thunder Tiger ST4 G3 Truggy. We found it to be much like its monster truck cousin, the MT4, a big beastly bash machine. For 2014 Thunder Tiger has released a new version of the ST4, they didn’t change much, just the transmitter, but today we’ll be taking another look at the ST4. Is it still one of the Kings of the Hill at the bash spot? Does it live up to the G3 tradition of toughness? If you show up with one will you pwn your buddies? Click the “Read More” to check out our review…
The Thunder Tiger G3 platform has become a legendary in bashing circles. It is big and tough, what is there not to like? Today we are posting our unboxing photos of the latest G3 mobile, the 2014 Thunder Tiger ST4 G3 Truggy. The 2014 edition is much like the previous version, but includes an updated Ace Cougar radio system and sports a new part number. The price stays the same at $479.
Our full review goes up in a couple of weeks, until then you can view the unboxing pictures to see exactly what it looks when you crack the box open. For more information on the 2014 ST4 you can hit up This Link over on the official Thunder Tiger USA website.
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Thunder Tiger ST4 G3 Unboxing Gallery 1
Thunder Tiger ST4 G3 Unboxing Gallery 2
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Thunder Tiger Europe has announced a new version of the e-MTA, a Streetfighter Limited Edition. The Streetfighter edition is basically a stock e-MTA with the addition of Pro-Line Road Rage tires on Desperado wheels. The Road Rage tires should really add to the on-road prowess of the e-MTA for our European friends.
This makes us wonder, might Thunder Tiger USA put out a Pro-Line Badlands or Big Joe II Edition e-MTA? How cool would that be?
For more information on the European Streetfighter e-MTA simply click This Link.
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