In industry news, HRP Distributing has announced they are ending distribution of JQ Products. Read the official press release below-
“For Immediate Release – HRP to End Distribution of JQ Products
SALT LAKE CITY – FEBRUARY 26, 2014 – HRP Distributing has announced that it has ended its North American distribution agreement with JQ Products, effective immediately. HRP will begin liquidating all current JQ Products inventory until supply is depleted. HRP strives to provide the best possible service to hobby dealers and enthusiasts alike, and will continue to offer the finest RC products on the market from the most respected brands.”
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HRP Distributing was out in force at iHobby with lots of new product on display.
HRP distributes Gmade and the new Sawback scaler Jeep was featured in the booth. From looking over the Sawback it looks like it will be a lot of fun out on the trail.
For short course fans the Racers Edge Pro 4 Enduro was on hand, and Viper RC had all their motors and speed controllers out on display.
HRP has recently started to distribute Team C gear here in the states and they had numerous models on display. The Team C vehicles looked like high end race machines for flying around a high bite track.
Spaz Stix paints and JQ Products were also in the HRP booth. The Spaz Stix paints have really taken off this year, and the JQ vehicles keep getting more popular. A bunch of Savox servos were also in the booth, look for our review of one of their waterproof models very soon.
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The new electric 8th scale buggy from JQ Products is about to hit the market. Named THE eCar it is based off their Yellow Edition nitro buggy and has a street price of around $470. For you guys that like to put your cars together you’ll be happy to learn THE eCar comes as a kit and you can get more information about everything JQ on their official Website.
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The crew over at JQ Products have just announced more value in their THECar Yellow Edtion kit. The JQ crew is now adding $100 worth of option parts for free right in with the kit. The hop-up parts include-
* New Ackermann Plate
* New Wider Chassis
* New Right Sideguard
* New Rear Brace
* New Throttle and Brake Linkages
The part number for the kit with the free option parts is #JQB578, or you can just get the hop-up parts set, which is part number #JQS027. You can expect these new JQ parts to be hitting dealer shelves within a few days.
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There is nothing more fun after a fresh snowfall than heading outside for some snow bashing. JQ Products has just posted a neat video featuring their new THE RTR 8th scale nitro buggy and two boys getting their bash on outside in the white fluffy stuff. The video shows that the rc hobby really is great fun- anytime, anywhere and for anyone.
The new JQ Products RTR buggy goes on sale later this month with a street price of only $299, which should make it a good option for many of you bashers out there. Check out the video below for some snow bashing action, and hit up the official JQ Products Website for more information on all of their products.
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The peeps over at JQ Products have gained the titled sponsor for their 2012 season by reaching an agreement with Skullcandy. Know for their mainstream headphones and other audio equipment, Skullcandy and JQ both share similar roots of small time start-ups. Skullcandy is the #2 reseller of headphones in the U.S. behind Sony, which is a pretty big deal that they are moving over to help out RC! I’ve said it before…RC is blowing up in a big way!
JQ Concepts has a new 41T Front Overdrive Gear for all of you THECar owners out there. This gear makes the front tires pull a little more on power in relation to the rear. It should help THECar be a little easier to drive, especially on power. JQ says this is the most important option part to try, so head on over to JQ Products and check it out.
So you bought yourself JQ Product‘s THE Car, but something has been missing.Â Maybe you’re upset that the color of various metal parts doesn’t match your purse and shoes.Â Or maybe gold just isn’t your color.Â Well JQ has some good news for you as they are releasing a whole bunch of brightly colored parts for your THE Car.Â The complete package includes all M3 and M4 shims, shock ride height adjustment nuts, servo saver adjusting nut, and throttle link collars.Â They’ll be available in black, green, red, blue, and um… gold, just in case the stock gold isn’t enough gold for you.Â There’s also a selection of rear wings available in white, green, and yellow.
No word on pricing or availability yet and THE website is light on info, but soon and not much should be appropriate.