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Kyosho ULTIMA RT6 Stadium Truck Kit
There was a time when driving a Kyosho 8th scale buggy was awesome, but you wouldn’t even think of racing their tenth scalers. Jared Tebo has changed all that, winning lots of races, and showing that the Kyosho tenth scalers are plenty competitive.

Kyosho has just released pictures and information on their new 10th scale stadium truck, the RT6. While the buggy class has seemingly been getting all the love lately, stadium trucks are still quite popular, and the new RT6 should be a strong contender in the class. Some of its features and specifications include-

* Mid and rear motor configuration
* 7075 hard anodized chassis
* Linear RB6 steering crank system
* Compatible with straight, separate and shorty packs
* Gull wing rear a-arms
* Big bore, velvet coated shocks
* Width: 328mm
* Wheelbase: 290mm
* Gear ratio: 2.6:1

The part number for the Kyosho RT6 is #30069B and it is listed at $599. For more information simply click This Link.

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Duratrax Six Pack ST Tires_00006

Did you see our reveal of the Duratrax Stadium Truck Tires? Just like the Monster Truck Tires we are bringing you some pictures of the tires in action. We have been using these for a while now, on all sorts of vehicles, and thought we’d post up a few shots. We have been running the Bandito ST, Pistol ST, Picket ST and Six Pack ST on a bunch of stuff. From Traxxas Jato and Rustler to our Axial EXO!

If you need more information you can go here for pricing, sizes and details.

Enjoy the pics!

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We first broke the news about the new Duratrax Monster Truck Tires, and now it’s time to do the same with the new line of Duratrax Stadium Truck Tires!

Just like their Monster Truck line, the Duratrax Performance Stadium Truck Tires come pre-mounted and glued to 2.8″ rims, complete with foam inserts. The rims will be available in black or chrome with contrasting screws.

We have had the opportunity to be driving/testing these for a while now. We have bolted them onto all sorts of vehicles during our test time, and dishing out our normal amount of bashing abuse.

The soft C2 compound has provided excellent traction on all sorts of terrain, and Duratrax has enough tread patterns to help you find your ideal match.

They come ready to go for most 1/10 scale Traxxas, HPI and ARRMA 2WD and 4WD vehicles like the Rustler, Jato, Vorteks, and Firestorm, as well as many others.

They should be available to order, and in stock in your local hobby shops mid September. As far as we know, we have been the only ones privileged to be running these.

Here are the details for ordering when they come out. Notice the colors for rims, Chrome, Black, and the offsets as well as Front and Rear. Tread Patterns are Bandito, Picket, Pistol, and Six Pack.

Stock Number – Description – Price

DTXC3540 Bandito ST 2.8 2WD MTD FR BLK (2) . . . . . . 25.99
DTXC3541 Bandito ST 2.8 2WD MTD FR CHR (2) . . . . . . 26.99
DTXC3542 Bandito ST 2.8 2WD MTD RE BLK (2) . . . . . . 25.99
DTXC3543 Bandito ST 2.8 2WD MTD RE CHR (2) . . . . . . 26.99
DTXC3544 Bandito ST 2.8 MTD OFFSET BLK (2) . . . . . . 25.99
DTXC3545 Bandito ST 2.8 MTD OFFSET CHR (2) . . . . . . 26.99

DTXC3546 Picket ST 2.8 2WD MTD FR BLK (2). . . . . . . 25.99
DTXC3547 Picket ST 2.8 2WD MTD FR CHR (2) . . . . . . 26.99
DTXC3548 Picket ST 2.8 2WD MTD RE BLK (2). . . . . . . 25.99
DTXC3549 Picket ST 2.8 2WD MTD RE CHR (2). . . . . . . 26.99
DTXC3550 Picket ST 2.8 MTD OFFSET BLK (2). . . . . . . 25.99
DTXC3551 Picket ST 2.8 MTD OFFSET CHR (2). . . . . . . 26.99

DTXC3552 Pistol ST 2.8 2WD MTD FR BLK (2). . . . . . . 25.99
DTXC3553 Pistol ST 2.8 2WD MTD FR CHR (2). . . . . . . 26.99
DTXC3554 Pistol ST 2.8 2WD MTD RE BLK (2. . . . . . . 25.99
DTXC3555 Pistol ST 2.8 2WD MTD RE CHR (2). . . . . . . 26.99
DTXC3556 Pistol ST 2.8 MTD OFFSET BLK (2). . . . . . . 25.99
DTXC3557 Pistol ST 2.8 MTD OFFSET CHR (2. . . . . . . 26.99

DTXC3558 Six Pack ST 2.8 2WD MTD FR BLK (2) . . . . . 25.99
DTXC3559 Six Pack ST 2.8 2WD MTD FR CHR (2) . . . . . 26.99
DTXC3560 Six Pack ST 2.8 2WD MTD RE BLK (2). . . . . . 25.99
DTXC3561 Six Pack ST 2.8 2WD MTD RE CHR (2). . . . . . 26.99
DTXC3562 Six Pack ST 2.8 MTD OFFSET BLK (2). . . . . . 25.99
DTXC3563 Six Pack ST 2.8 MTD OFFSET CHR (2). . . . . . 26.99

It’s still early for info yet on the Duratrax Website, but it should be available in a week or two.

We will have a post of action shots soon, but why not a little teaser?

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Pro-Line Suburbs 2.0 SCT
The crew over at Pro-Line have recently added two new Suburbs to their line-up- Suburbs 2.0 SC in X2 compound for short course trucks, and Suburbs T in X2 for 10th scale stadium trucks.

The Suburbs 2.0 SC’s are not only wider than the originals but they also features more pins and deeper tread. This gives you more traction and longer tire life. The Suburbs T’s are designed for predictable side-bite and their internal carcass ribbing resists tire expansion when you pound the throttle. Both should be great choices for high-bite dirt tracks.

The part number for the Suburbs 2.0 SC is #1171-002 and they have a street price of $24. The part number for the Suburbs T 2.2″ is #8205-002 and their street price is $21.

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AKA AKA Stadium Truck Closed Cell Red Tire Inserts
AKA changed the tire world when they first introduced their closed cell inserts for 8th scale tires several years ago. Now AKA is introducing closed cell inserts for 10th scale stadium trucks. These inserts will not only last much longer than traditional foam, but they can also make your truck handle better in corners and through the rough. Part number is #33015 and they have a price of $12 per pair. Hit up the AKA Website for more information.

Would you like to read more about AKA products? Hit THIS link right here on BigSquidRC.

Team Associated RC10T4.2 Factory Team Kit
After Team Associated announced their new B4.2 you knew it was only a matter of time until the T4.2 came along. Today the crew over at Associated have released full information on their latest version of the legendary T4, the RC10T4.2 Factory Team Kit. With all the new changes it is bound to be at the front of the pack (like it always has been). Some of the major changes, features, and specifications include-

* Factory Team 12mm Big Bore hard-anodized aluminum threaded shocks
* TiN “Gold” 3mm shock shafts
* VTS slipper (variable torque, multi-plate slipper with three drive surfaces)
* Factory Team 12mm blue aluminum front and rear clamping hexes with hex wheels
* Pro-Line Bulldog body
* Factory Team 7075-T6 blue aluminum 0° rear hubs with oversized outer bearing
* Factory Team blue aluminum bellcrank set
* Updated shock towers optimized for the 12mm Big Bore shocks
* Ball differential with light-weight out-drives
* Factory Team blue titanium turnbuckles
* Factory Team carbon-fiber battery strap and blue aluminum thumb screws
* CVA joints with pin retainer clips
* Factory Team rear ballast weight
* Complete set of precision ball bearings
* Part #7025

No word on a release date or street pricing, but hit up the official Team Associated Website for more pictures and information.

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THE Durango DEST210 RTR 1/10 Stadium Truck Review

We have already reviewed the Durango DEX210 buggy and the DESC210 short course truck, so it was time to wrap up the group and review the DEST210 Stadium Truck. Since the DEST210 is still a bit low to do any backyard grass bashing, it was time to hit the parking lot, dirt paths, and the local track! Keep reading to see how it did…

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Time to unbox the second Team Durango RTR. This time up we have the new Durango DEST210 RTR! Just like the short course truck, this one also has a Speed Passion brushless combo. Can’t wait to get these things testing.

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Durango DEST210 Race Ready RTR
The crew over at Team Durango have announced their latest Race Ready RTR, the DEST210 2wd 10th scale stadium truck. Some of the major features on the newest Durango are-

* 2.4 GHz radio system
* Waterproof Speed Passion speed controller
* 13.5 turn Speed Passion sensored brushless motor
* Optional mid-motor mounting
* Oil filled gear differential
* Big bore shocks
* Captured CVD pins
* Race proven design

The new DEST210 RTR is available in red or blue, pricing is right around $435, and you should be able to find them in your local hobby shops starting in early September. For complete info THIS is the official link on the Durango website.

Looking for more Team Durango news here on BigSquidRC? HERE is the link you want.

The folks from ARRMA RC are on a roll with the videos lately! They just released another one, this time for the ARRMA RC Vortex Stadium Truck. Check out the embedded video below..

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Thunder Tiger Phoenix STII Review

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Stadium trucks are not the current rage, but they are still a big part of the RC world. Their low cost and durability often make them a newbie’s first vehicle. Thunder Tiger has several stadium trucks under their belt, so how does the Phoenix STII hold up? Keep reading to find out..

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After the success of it’s buggy counterpart, Team Losi have made a ready-to-run Stadium Truck version: the 22T.  This has got to be one of the most advanced RTR’s on the market at the moment. Inside, you get a Spektrum DX3E radio with a SR300 receiver, a 13.5t sensored brushless system, gull wing suspension arms and a newly designed bearing free steering rack. The 22T seems to have also been designed with durability in mind, sporting extra thick turnbuckles and a 2.5mm thick aluminum chassis.

 

 

For the full spec, head over to the Team Losi website!

evader brushless
So yesterday we talked about the official press release and our Exclusive pictures of the new DuraTrax Evader Brushless. Less than 24 hours later, we have one in the office!

Of course that means it’s time for the unboxing photos. I have to admit this is one of DuraTrax’s better boxes. It has the punch out windows, that are actually taunting you to punch them out with little phrases on them like “Haven’t you torn this off yet?” and “Remove This Now!”

Ounce punched, you can get a pretty good view of the Evader inside. Opening the box, another cool feature is that the radio transmitter handle sort of works as an actual handle to carry it out of the store with! Nice work DuraTrax! Glad to see your packaging/marketing has bumped things up. Even our good friend Scott C. gets some face time! :)

Tons of pics after the break, so keep reading…
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