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Vaterra 1968 Ford F-100 Ascender BND

Vaterra 1968 Ford F-100 Ascender BND

Last night we posted a new teaser from Vaterra. Today we get to post full details on the new 1968 Ford F-100 Ascender BND. The ’68 Ford comes pre-built but does not include a radio as it is a Bind-N-Drive. Working LED lights also come standard, here are some of its other highlights- * Fully licensed body * Era correct, two-tone paint [...]

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Vaterra Teaser

Hot New Vaterra Teaser

What does Vaterra have up their sleeves? Well, the teaser picture shown above does give away some clues. Working headlights are shown in the picture, and with it being a Vaterra product, it is likely to be a new scale crawler. Start placing your bets now on exactly what it is, but hurry, as it will be fully announced tomorrow. To [...]

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Horizon Scale And Save

Horizon Hobby Scale And Save

Perfectly in time for the approaching holiday season, Horizon Hobby has announced their Scale And Save event. The scale and save event can save you up to $30 on a new Horizon Hobby crawler. Some of the Losi trucks that are in the event include the Night Crawler 2.0, Rock Rey, and Baja Rey. For ECX they include the Barrage [...]

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Pro-Line 1979 Ford F-150 Clear Body

Pro-Line 1979 Ford F-150 Clear Body For The Ascender

Here ya go Vaterra Ascender K10 fans, Pro-Line has a new body for you. Fresh out of the molds at Pro-Line is the 1979 F-150 Clear Body. The P-L crew put some serious detailing into the F-150 to help make your Ascender more scale realistic than ever. * Fully licensed by Ford * Cool classic look * Made from genuine GE Lexan * Made [...]

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SSD Heavy Brass Knuckles Vaterra Ascender

SSD Heavy Brass Knuckles For The Vaterra Ascender

Attention Vaterra Ascender owners, SSD now has Heavy Brass Knuckles for your rig. The knuckles have been CNC machined from brass to help put more weight down low on your Ascender for better performance out on the rocks. * Finished in a grey gun metal color * Fits larger 11mm bearings * Fits stock Ascender c-hubs as well as SSD c-hubs * Each knuckles [...]

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Horizon Ultimate Scale Truck Expo

Vaterra & Losi At The Ultimate Scale Truck Expo

Going on this weekend is the 2017 Ultimate Scale Truck Expo in Williston Florida. The folks from both Vaterra and Losi are set up with a booth to show off their scale oriented vehicles, as well as to hang out with drivers and take in all the event has to offer. The USTE has 7 different scale courses to drive [...]

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Everybody’s Scalin’ – What Should He Get?

Answering questions around here is normally within the domain of Cubby, but it’s been awhile since I’ve answered any directly through the site and I recently had a good one tossed my way, so here goes: Big Squid, I am ready to get into scaling and have narrowed my choices down to (not in any particular order): ·         Vaterra Ascender Kit ·    [...]

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Vaterra K10 Ascender Review

Vaterra 1972 Chevrolet K10 Ascender Pickup from Horizon Hobb…

Scale rock crawlers just might be the hottest product segment on the market right now. There are a number of reasons for that- they look good, they run forever, and they are loads of fun. A couple of years ago Vaterra introduced the Ascender, a scale crawling platform that was designed from the ground up to outperform everything else on [...]

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Integy Machined Battery Tray

Integy Machined Battery Tray For The Twin Hammers

For all you Vaterra Twin Hammers owners, Integy has announced a new Machined Battery Tray. The Integy battery mounting set comes with a carbon fiber main plate, a pair of quick release straps, and alloy mounting braces. To help customize the tray to your Twin Hammers, the alloy parts are available in blue, green, grey, orange, red, purple, or silver. [...]

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MIP X-Duty™ C-Drive Kit Vaterra Ascender

MIP X-Duty C-Drive Kit For Vaterra Ascender

To help bomb-proof the driveline in your Vaterra Ascender, MIP has announced a new X-Duty C-Drive Kit. The MIP kit replaces all the stock plastic center driveshaft parts with heavy duty metal, giving you ease of mind when pounding the throttle in tight situations. * Durable X-Duty design * Made from heat treated, high grade alloy steel * All metal * Spline drive [...]

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SSD Short Side Sliders Ascender WB2

SSD Short Side Sliders For The Ascender WB2

Soon to be released by SSD RC are Short Side Sliders for the Vaterra Ascender Chevrolet K10. These feature machined aluminum sliders on steel mounting plates to give your truck added durability while increasing its scale realism. The parts have been anodized in black and are adjustable in height so you can dial in a perfect look. Full details on [...]

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SSD HD Titanium Link Set Vaterra Ascender

SSD HD Titanium Link Sets for the Vaterra Ascender

Beef up your Vaterra Ascender with Heavy Duty Titanium Link Sets from SSD. There are two different versions of the sets, one for the new K10 Pickup and one for the Blazer. Both sets use titanium rod that is tougher than aluminum and much lighter than steel. The rods are threaded internally and use grub screws to place the stock [...]

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RC4WD Teraflex Diff Cover Vaterra Ascender

RC4WD Teraflex Diff Cover For Vaterra Ascender

Now, thanks to RC4WD, all you Teraflex fans can add a nice touch of scale realism to your Vaterra Ascender. New from RC4WD is an officially licensed Teraflex Diff Cover for the Ascender series of trucks. The diff cover is made from CNC machined aluminum and was designed for the worst you can throw at it out on the trail. [...]

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Vaterra 1972 Chevrolet K10 Ascender

Unboxing The Vaterra 1972 Chevrolet K10 Ascender

Shipping right now to a hobby shop near you is the Vaterra 1972 Chevrolet K10 Pickup Ascender RTR. The K10 has a customized look and rides on Vaterra’s very capable Ascender chassis. If you have been thinking about putting one in your rc garage, we are posting unboxing pictures to show what it looks like when you crack the box [...]

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Everybody’s Scalin’ – A Few More Stereotypes

Last week’s column on scaling stereotypes was some of the most fun I’ve had writing for Big Squid. Based on reader response, it would seem that it was the case for many of you as well. So with Axialfest going on this weekend and the odds that some news will break during it (outside of the SCX102 RTR which was just [...]

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