The crew over at Gear Head have recently added a new LED light bar to their catalog, the 1/10th scale Trail Torch DC-1. The Trail Torch is made here in the USA and comes with nine white and four amber LEDs. The light bar can be run on 4.5 to 6 volts and comes with a 12″ servo lead for an easy install.
* Length- 4.25″
* Height- 0.60″
* Depth- 0.76″
The Gear Head light bar has a part number of #GEASCA028, a street price of $54, and they are available right now. Hit up This Link for more information.
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Gear Head Light Bar Gallery
We’ve all been out bashing and lost track of time, before you know it the sun is going down and the Slash you were working on a couple hours ago is still in a hundred pieces on your tailgate. Suddenly you need some light, but the nearest AC power outlet is 5 miles away.
The Bash Crew has been using an LED pit light from Yeah Racing for weeks now. It folds down and takes up very little space in your tool box, yet puts out a lot of light. Perhaps more importantly, it has a rechargeable Lithium battery inside that lasts for close to 10 hours, more than enough for a day at the track, or for putting your truck back together as the sun goes down.
There are some other neat features that come on the Yeah Racing pit light like a built in thermometer, a calender, and even an alarm clock. Ours has worked well, putting out lots of light and we rarely have to charge it. Its part number is #YA-0295 and we got ours from RC Mart. It doesn’t break the bank at $29 and you can get more information at THIS LINK over on the RC Mart website.
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Yeah Racing LED Pit Light Gallery
Looking for that last bit of bling to really set your car off? Want to have something trick on your truck that your buddy doesn’t? Need a new servo anyways?
KO Propo have announced two new servo’s with built in LED lights. Three different colors are available, Blue, Red and Yellow. The two different types of servos that you can get the LED’s on are the speed type, PDS-2531 or a torque type, PDS-2532. The speed type servo has a transit speed of .13 and 9.5 kg-cm of torque at 6 volts. The torque type has a transit of .16 and 10.8 kg-cm of torque. Both have a street price of $70.
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Want to add a little flash to your bash-mobile? The guys over at TheToyz have some new Flashing Light Bars that are sure to grab some attention down at your local bash spot.
The light bars are 106mm in length, 26mm wide, and come with a receiver plug making them easy to install. While the lights are quite bright, they are efficient and low on power consumption. Available colors include red, blue, and yellow with a street price of $16. For more information simply click THIS LINK. To see them in action check out the video below.
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Perhaps you’ve seen a trick angel halo eye light kit installed on a full scale car or motorcycle and wondered where you could get some for your rc machine. The crew over at TheToyz now have the hook-up for you.
TheToyz offer the lights in 8 different color combo’s that feature 5mm diameter middle bulbs and 8.1mm diameter halos. They come wired in pairs with an in-line switch and receiver plug to make them easy to install. 4.2 to 6 is the recommended input voltage.
These are available right now and have a street price of $7. Hit THIS LINK for more information.
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TheToyz Angel Halo Lights Gallery
The crew over at Ram Models Inc are primarily known for their LED lighting systems and they have a large display of them at the eFest 2013 fly-in.
Ram is also showing their new Quad LED systems for the Blade MQX, Heli-Max 1SQ, and Traxxas QR-1. These are plug and play systems that weight around 2 grams and have a retail price of right around $15. Hit up the official Ram Website for complete details.
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Ram Models Inc eFest 2013 Booth Gallery
The crew over at MuchMore Racing have announced a cool new set-up board that uses LED lighting inside. Set-up boards come in handy to see if your machine is tweaked anywhere, and now with a light inside this is even easier. Us old guys with bad eyesight, or anyone who has pitted in a dark room, can really appreciate the new MuchMore set-up board.
* Size: 480 x 360 x 12mm
* Weight: 2,200 grams
* Input Voltage: 12 ~ 13.8v volts DC
* Power Consumption: 12 watts
* Light Source: LED
* Rated Life: 50,000 times
* Temp Range: 0 to 40 Celsius
* Acrylic Board
* Bag material: oxford, nylon, PVC
* Part #MR-SHB
Expect to see these hitting hobby shops later this month and you can click over to the MuchMore Racing Website for more information. Click THIS link for MuchMore news right here on BigSquidRC.
MuchMore LED Set-up Board Gallery
One of the things we learned while at the iHobby Expo was that our friends over at Sunshine Systems are now distributed by Horizon Hobby. We have been huge fans of the Sunshine Systems LED lighting kits for rc cars since we first saw them about a year ago, with them now being distributed by Horizon they should be much easier to find in your local hobby shops. If you’ve never heard of or seen the Sunshine Systems kits before check out THIS link for their official website, we highly recommend them.
Want to check out our Sunshine Systems light kit review? THIS is the link you want.
Sunshine Systems, whom we first met back at IHobby 2011, are lighting up the place with their selection of RC ready LED light systems. New to the product line is a new connector thing that allows you to daisy chain together multiple strings of light systems. Go back to our IHobby archives and check out the review we did of these lights to see how they standup. Spoiler: we liked ‘em. Then check out the Sunshine Systems web site for more info.