Futaba have released three new High Voltage servos, of which two should be of interest to the car and truck guys. The new S9352HV and S9353HV servos both have the same s/0.06 speed and humungous 306 oz/in torque, but the difference is the S9353HV boasts a full metal case for extra durability. The BLS256HV servo is intended for helicopter [...]
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If you’ve got a ton of stuff to haul to your bashes, Duratrax have a new bag that should hold the whole lot comfortably. The Deluxe XL Field Bag is a generous 27″ long and 14″ wide, meaning it’s big enough for the biggest of short course trucks and 1/8 buggies, and theres plenty of room [...]
Duratrax have recently released a Camber Gauge, a useful tool if you like to keep the camber on your ride’s wheels in check. It can measure camber from 10° positive to 10° negative, and you can have it in any color you want as long as it’s black for a mere $5.49! Check out [...]
If you like to keep your hardware organised, then Hudy’s Double-Sided Hardware Box is ideal for you! It’s got 10 fixed compartments and 16 smaller adjustable compartments for all types of rc hardware, and it’s also decorated with cool Hudy graphics. Head over to the Hudy Website for details.
This cool little device from Castle Creations called the “CapPack” is designed for use in high powered electric vehicles, where batteries may suffer from voltage drop under severe load – this capacitor bank will give you that bit of extra go under accelleration. At $24.95, it costs a whole lot less than a new battery pack! Head over to the Castle [...]
Exotek have posted a few pictures of a prototype work of art LCG chassis for the Associated SC10 4×4. The chassis adds 5oz to the overall weight of the truck, but this weight is low down to impove handling and grip. The pictures shown are only of a prototype but the final product, ETA 7th November, will have [...]
Want more speed and lower operating temperatures from your 540 Ballistic motor? Novak’s got you covered with this Vented Endbell kit, which includes both the front and rear endbells as well as oversised bearings. You can get your hands on a kit in November, so keep an eye on the Novak Website for details
Novak have released two new ESC’s called the Eiger and the Eiger Pro. Both of them are 2-3 cell lipo capable, weigh only 18.1 grams, and have a 40% smaller footprint than Rooster ESC’s. The Eiger has a built-in 2A BEC, whereas the Eiger Pro includes Novak’s 3A BEC module. They are designed to fit inside crawlers, hence [...]
Vampire Racing have announced that their SR1 and SR1 Plus esc’s which were first shown at the Nuremberg toy fair are now available for purchase. The ESC can handle motors down to 3.5t and either 1s or 2s lipo packs. They are equipped with something called “Power Timing System”. All you need to know about it [...]
HPI Racing recently announced a couple of sweet looking shells for the Savage XS. Both the Jeep Wrangler Rubicon and Chevtrolet El-Camino SS bodies come with decals and masks, and are made from durable 0.030″ polycarbonate. More info is available on the HPI website here and here.
If you fancy making your HPI Mini-Trophy look a little more original, then this retro replica of Ivan Stewart’s 1997 Toyota Baja truck is just what the doctor ordered! It comes pre-painted in the original color scheme, complete with decals: awesome! Check out the HPI Racing website for more information.
Reedy have announced a new 7.4v ”Shorty” Li-Po for the racers out there. However if you do fancy bashing it, there’s no need to worry, because it’s 60c 4000mah cells are protected by a hardcase. Sounds like another Li-Po right? WRONG. It’s called “Shorty” for a reason – its short! That means you can slide it about [...]
One of Hitec‘s new products at IHobby is the X4 AC Plus mega charger. This beast of a charger features four individual 50-watt charge circuits, a built in 22 amp power supply, four internal LiPo balancing circuits, and five programmable profile settings. And best of all it runs off convenient AC power or DC. It’s [...]