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Tekno EB48.3 Electric Buggy

Tekno EB48.3 1/8th Electric Buggy

New from the Tekno RC crew is the third version of their electric 8th scale buggy, the EB48.3. The big news on the V3? A completely revised suspension for plusher jump landings and better rough track handling. Some of the other highlights include- * New front and rear arms * New 7075 shock towers * New longer shocks & tapered 4 x 1.8mm [...]

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Mamba Monster X ESC

Castle Creations Mamba Monster X Extreme 1/8th Waterpr…

The folks over at Castle Creations have just released full details on their new 8th Scale ESC called the Monster X. Here is the scoop on some of its new features-> * Programmable auxiliary wire to make “on-the-go” adjustments such as torque control, reverse, max throttle, and max brake. * Waterproof for bashing in any weather * Maximum cell count is 6S LiPo * [...]

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Pro-Line Prime 1/8th buggy tires

New 1/8th Buggy Tires and Pre-Mounts from Pro-Line Raci…

When Pro-Line isn’t busy winning 8th scale World Championships or Bash Vehicle of the Year awards, they are slammed busting out new products to keep your vehicles dialed. They recently announced a slew of new products for 1/8th scale buggies, check them out-> * Pro-Line has released their Prime non-treaded tires in several different sizes, soon they will be available for [...]

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LRP iX8

LRP iX8 V2 1/8th Brushless ESC

The latest 1/8th esc from the folks at LRP is the iX8 V2. What’s new with the V2? It comes with new hardware to make it run cooler and comes pre-loaded with V2.6 team firmware. * 6S LiPo cell limit * No motor limit * USB software can be updated * Optimized sensored design * 6 volt 6 amp BEC The part number for the LRP [...]

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Thunder Tiger Kaiser eMTA Review

Thunder Tiger Kaiser e-MTA Monster Truck Review

When we first saw the Thunder Tiger Kaiser e-MTA a few months ago, we couldn’t wait to get one in our hands. Its body had a nice scale look, it had a big ole’ brushless system inside, and it is one of the first trucks to hit the market with an on-board engine sound module. We’ve been bashing the daylights [...]

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Kyosho Inferno ST-RR Evo.2 Truggy

Kyosho Inferno ST-RR Evo.2 Truggy Kit

The latest truggy from Kyosho, the Inferno ST-RR EVO.2, isn’t an all new design, instead it features numerous small upgrades to refine an already stellar product. Among the upgrades are new shock towers that are better suited to high grip tracks, the optional radio box now comes standard, and a lightweight clutch bell that can help acceleration. Also included are [...]

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Mugen MTG7 GT Touring Cars

Mugen MGT7 1/8th Electric ECO and Nitro GT On Road Cars

New from Mugen for the GT racing scene are the nitro powered MGT7 and the electric MGT7 ECO. Both are based off the world championship winning MBX7 platform and both should make excellent pavement scorchers. The body mounts are very adjustable, making it easy to mount up the body of your choice, while both offer low center of gravity designs [...]

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Hobbywing Max8 ESC

Hobbywing EzRun Max8 ESC

The latest esc announced for the 8th scale market is the Hobbywing EzRun Max8. Designed for heavy duty 8th scale applications, the Max8 is waterproof and rated for a maximum cell count of 6S LiPo. * Continuous current- 150 amps * Motor limit- 2400kV on 6S * Comes with cooling fan * Size- 59.8(L) x 48(W) x 36.8(H) The Max8 has a part number of [...]

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Intech Sport Buggies

Intech Sport Series BR-6 2.0 and BR-6E Buggies

Newly announced from Intech is a pair of Sport Series buggies, the nitro powered BR-6 2.0 and the electric BR-6E. Designed to be competitive at an affordable price point, both buggies come with black anodized Swiss 7075 T6 aluminum shock towers and light graphite parts to improve performance. Pricing and a release date have yet to be announced, but you [...]

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Pro-Line Suppressor

Pro-Line Suppressor 1/8th Buggy and Truck Tires

The latest ultra-performance tire to come out of the Pro-Line factory is the Suppressor. Designed specifically for medium packed to loose outdoor tracks (like most local outdoor tracks are), the Suppressor uses long center bars for massive forward bite. To help prevent traction rolling the Suppressor features a smooth transition on the sidewall. The 1/8 Buggy version comes in four [...]

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Axial Yeti XL Kit Review

Axial Yeti XL Monster Buggy Kit Review

The Axial Yeti XL Monster Buggy is a big, nasty, bashing machine. First introduced as a RTR, the Yeti XL is now available in Kit Form. Is the kit easy to build? Is it any different than the RTR? Is it worth your hard earned cash? Read on to find out the scoop on the Yeti XL Kit… From: Axial [...]

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New Team Durango 8th Scalers 1150

New 8th Scalers and SCT from Team Durango

For 2015 Team Durango is going big with four new 8th scalers and a new short course truck. For the brushless crowd, Durango is teasing the new DEX8 buggy (#TD102038) and DEX8T truggy (#TD102039). For you nitro heads, you can look forward to the new DNX8 buggy (#TD102040) and the DNX8T truggy (#TD102041). And finally, for all the short course fanatics [...]

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ARRMA Talion Truggy Unboxing

ARRMA Talion BLX Truggy Unboxing

While the guys are outside thrashing it, I decided to throw up some unboxing pictures for the ARRMA Talion. The Talion is one of the newest products offered by ARRMA and should make for a prime bashing machine. Being an 8th scale truggy, it is quite large, which never hurts when trying to get over big dirt clods or when [...]

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ARRMA Typhon Buggy Unboxing

Unboxing the ARRMA Typhon BLX Buggy

Hardcore bashers have always gravitated to certain vehicles- monster trucks, truggies, and 8th scale buggies. While most 8th scale buggies are aimed at the racing crowd, the folks at ARRMA have recently released the Typhon BLX, designed from the ground up for the serious basher. While we are finishing up our full review you can check out our unboxing pictures. As [...]

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Capo Racing Jeep Wrangler 1/8th

Capo Racing 1/8th Jeep Wrangler 4×4

Pushing the envelope of scale realism, that is exactly what the new 1/8th Jeep Wrangler 4×4 from Capo Racing does. What does the Capo Jeep have that most other scale rigs don’t? How about reclining seats, doors/tailgate/hood that opens and shuts, and an incredibly detailed scale engine compartment. This big 8th scale beast also has a linear steering wheel and [...]

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