For Bashers, By Bashers!

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 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 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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Rogue Elements improved sprocket for Venom GPV-1

Rogue Elements Components is turning on the machine and cranking out some limited run pieces for the Venom GPV-1 motorcycle.  This piece is a new rear sprocket that replaces the original which is known for being less durable than is expected. REC’s new piece is machined out of 6061-T6 aircraft aluminum, and the teeth and hex are machined at the [...]

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Pro-Line Bulldog body for Team Associated B44.1

Another release of the Pro-Line Bulldog cab-forward body, this time for the Team Associated B44.1.  The body will come from the factory with decals, window masks, overspray, and a new wing.  You need to provide the paint and artistic skills to not make it look like crap.  It should be hitting your local hobby shop shelves “soon” and at a [...]

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Pro-Line Renegade Wheels for short course trucks

IHobby may be over, but we still have quite a bit of news and photos to share from the show.  Pro-Line had a ton of new products this year and we got to most of them, here’s one we didn’t.  This new wheels, called the Renegade, is going to be releasing some time soon.  It’ll be available in an offset [...]

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Redcat prototype brushless 1/5 scale buggy

Redcat was showing off a couple new 1/5 scale products at IHobby this year.  The major one is the one on the left above, it’s a brushless powered 1/5 scale buggy.  It’s going to be a fully RTR setup with a 2.4 GHz radio.  No price or date as of yet.  The other is their Rampage MT Pro, which [...]

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Random Pic from IHobby

An example of why we use pro drivers during our bashing demos and keep the rookies out of it.

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Fourth Winners of our Traxxas Give-away at IHobby

Again, I think this truck is the Dad’s prize more than the kids.  But I’m sure it’ll provide them with hours of family fun.And the winner of our Microman edition Kyle Busch and Scott Speed autographed short course body.

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Win a new Traxxas Slash 4x4 Ultimate at IHobby, pl…

Our last give-away of IHobby 2010 is the biggest.  We’re giving away a brand new Traxxas Slash 4×4 Ultimate to one lucky fan that screams louder than anyone else out there!  You gotta be here at our Bashing Demo at 3:00 pm to win though, so if you aren’t here yet, you better get here! But that’s not all, our favorite [...]

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