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MaxAmps 12V and 24V 47A Power Supplies

Last week we brought you the World Exclusive on the MaxAmps, 12v and 24v power supplies. While the rest of the world was reading about it for the first time, we had one in our booth at iHobby! Today we have all the official specs for those that have been drooling over it. 12V: • 12.15v DC Output Voltage • 575W Output • 11″ x 2.25″ [...]

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Futaba 4PL Official PR

Last week at the iHobby Expo we had a little hands on with the new Futaba 4PL transmitter. This week we got the official rundown and details. We know it’s going to have an amazing price point for all the stuff they packed into it. It has a ton of mixable and customizable features [...]

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OS 21 XZ-B Speed

O.S. .21 XZ-B Speed

O.S. is ready to put another engine on the shelf for you to buy.  The .21 XZ-B Speed has all kinds of new features on it.  The fuel efficiency of this engine has been improved by 8% over the non-speed version .21 XZ-B.  The cylinder head had been made 9mm shorter than the .21VZ-B Speed, the center of gravity has [...]

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duratrax pit mats

DuraTrax Pit Mats

Every time I go through all my hundreds of photos from IHobby I find another product that I didn’t get to during the show.  These new DuraTrax Pit Mats are among them.  They are a high quality, very durable rubber mat made to withstand all kinds of solvents and nitro fuels.  The large one measures in at 29″ x 19″ [...]

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RC4WD officially licensed Interco Super Swampers

RC4WD is stepping their game up and bringing more officially licensed awesomeness to the scale builder’s tool box.  Not content with just offering Dick Cepek Tires, the group at RC4WD has decided to also grab one of the other big dogs in the field and now have Interco’s Super Swamper TSL/Bogger in their stable of tires.  The details that they [...]

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Pro-Line 28th Birthday sale

Pro-Line is celebrating their 28th birthday this week, but don’t worry, you don’t have to get them anything.  Instead they’re giving a present to you.  Starting today and running through the 31st you can take advantage of a 10% off coupon at the Pro-Line store.  Just use coupon code HAPPY28 during the checkout process and 10% will be taken off [...]

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ASK Cub Reporter, A Weekly Q & A Session- Version …

After missing last weeks edition (I was slack’n as usual), I present you with this weeks best questions (with rather iffy answers). ========== “Greetings, I was amazed at the live feed setup that you had at the expo and was thrilled to view it. This was a terrific idea and hats off to your team for pulling off such an endeavor. Thanks [...]

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Thank You Team!

I wanted to take a moment and thank the team that helped make iHobby 2010 another amazing event! If you attended the show, I hope you had a chance to stop by and say hi! We talked to, what seemed like thousands of people, and tons of fans! Thanks for all your support! It was cool to see people [...]

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hudy LE socket driver

HUDY limited edition socket driver

When you think of things that could be called “Limited Edition,” nut drivers probably aren’t the first thing that come to mind.  But HUDY has exactly that, a new Limited Edition 7mm socket driver made to fit M4 nuts which are typically used as wheel nuts on 1/10 scale touring cars.  It’s machined out of 1 piece of duraluminum that’s [...]

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TQ Racing SX8 Evo E

Here’s one thing (among many) we missed at IHobby.  TQ Racing unveiled their prototype of a new 1/8 scale brushless buggy, called the SX8 Evo E.  It’s based on ideas from TQ’s SX10 line, but also features many new ideas that work with 1/8 scale.  It’s designed with saddle packs in mind for better weight distribution and more options on [...]

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ACER Racing Bearings for the Traxxas 1/16 Slash VX…

We just received word from ACER Racing that they now have a Ceramic Nitride Pro Series Ball Bearing Kit for the Traxxas 1/16 Slash VXL 4×4. If you are looking to squeeze that extra bit of performance out of your ride, this might be a way to do it. Head over to the ACER Racing Website for info. [...]

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Schumacher Mi4CX high end touring car

Schumacher Racing has a new high-end touring car in the line-up, hot on the heals of their recent budget tourer the Mi1.  The Mi4CX is being touted as a competition ready car, with all kinds of high-end features like an ultra-lightweight front spool with increased durability, ultra-lightweight aluminum transmission housings, dedicated front & rear high strength steel CVD driveshafts, and [...]

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hitec waterproof servos

Hitec Waterproof Servos

Hitec quite possibly wins the best product demonstration of the IHobby Expo.  Their new(ish) waterproof servos, the HS-5646WP and HS-5086WP, were operating during the entire run of the show completely submerged.  The HS-5646WP is capable of nearly 100 oz/in of torque at a speed of .26 sec/60°, while the HS-5086WP is able to do about 40 oz/in at .18 sec/60º.  [...]

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Horizon Fuel Cell Tech. H-Cell 2.0 car in our poss…

We told you we were going to get the Horizon Fuel Cell Technologies H-Cell 2.0 Fuel Cell R/C car after the show was over and we did.  It went out the door in the hands of our pro driver Tim Mohr.  We’ll let you know if it lives up to the hype and claims after a thorough test period.

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Atsushi Hara Edition of Hot Bodies D8 Kit

Hot Bodies has decided that Atsushi Hara is deserving of his own kit.  The D8 Atsushi Hara Edition features many upgrades over the stock D8, including a thicker, 3mm chassis, lightweight drive train components, aluminum spindles and hubs, and upgraded shock towers and new longer shocks.  It also comes out of the box with all you need to replicate the [...]

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