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Spektrum 120C Smart G2 Pro Basher LiPo Batteries

Spektrum 120C Smart G2 Pro Basher LiPo Batteries

Spektrum has announced a new line-up of 120C Smart G2 Pro Basher LiPo Batteries. The Pro Basher batteries have loads of capacity to give you more runtime, as well as serious voltage output for more raw speed. Check out these highlights- * High-capacity packs in new Pro Series case * Fits most 2S to 8S bash vehicles * Simpler and safer to [...]

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Spektrum S100 1x100W USB-C Smart Charger

Spektrum S100 1x100W USB-C Smart Charger

New from Spektrum is the affordable S100 1x100W USB-C Smart Charger. This handy Smart charger makes it easy to safely charge your Lithium based batteries. Check out these highlights- * Capable of delivering up to 100W of charging power * Charges & balances Smart G2 batteries with one simple IC3 or IC5 connection * Auto Charge recognizes Smart battery charging parameters * IC3 and [...]

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Monster Truck Madness- Gear Jammin’ Rig Jockey

I want to thank the folks who wrote me in response to last week’s blog that I wrote– in particular reader Sean Melgarez who sent me a treasure trove of info on r/c heavy truckin’. I’m going to feature some of his builds in this space in the near future. The most poignant message was from fellow Squid Martin who shot [...]

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Spektrum Firma 70A Brushed Smart ESC Motor Combos

Spektrum Firma 70A Brushed Smart ESC Motor Combos

Over at Spektrum they have announced a pair of new Firma 70A Brushed Smart ESC Motor Combos. These brushed combos make it easy to replace your stock RTR electronics with a quick upgrade. Here are the highlights- * Waterproof ESC * Designed for use in 1/10th sized vehicles * Suitable for both off and on-road * Choice of 15 or 35 turn rebuildable brushed [...]

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Updated Spektrum DX5 Pro DX5R

Big Update for Spektrum DX5 Pro and DX5R Now Available

Over at Spektrum RC they have announced a New Update for their DX5 Pro and DX5R transmitters. The new update adds newly developed Launch Control that was specifically designed for the no-prep drag racing crowd. The new option allows the driver to control the amount of time that it takes to reach full throttle, which can come in quite handy [...]

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Spektrum S1100 G2 AC Smart Charger

Spektrum S1100 G2 AC 100W Smart Charger

New from Spektrum is the S1100 G2 AC 100W Smart Charger. With the intelligence of Smart charging and 100 watts of power on tap, the Spektrum S1100 G2 is an affordable way to have safe charging. Here are the highlights- * Charges & balances Smart batteries with one simple connection * Auto Charge can automatically start charging Smart batteries * Can also be [...]

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Spektrum Smart Pro Series LiHV Batteries

Spektrum Announces Smart Pro Series LiHV Batteries

Recently announced over at Spektrum is a line-up of new Smart Pro Series LiHV Batteries. This four pack line-up includes 3 shorty style race packs, as well as an 8,000mAh normal length unit. The new Smart Pro Series LiHV batteries put out significantly more voltage than a normal pack to make your rig to faster than ever before. Here are [...]

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Spektrum RC Firmware Testers

Spektrum RC Is Looking For Firmware Testers

Over at Spektrum RC they have announced a Firmware Update Early Adopter and Beta Tester Program. That’s right, the crew at Spektrum are looking for a select group of testers to help them on their software updates. Members of the program will get early access to new features and updates, then you can give the Spektrum team feedback on their [...]

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Monster Truck Madness – Wakin’ Up the LMT

I just competed in my first racing event of the 2022 season this past weekend, so let’s talk about all of those Losi LMT changes I made recently. Here are several articles discussing this build. The TL;DR version is this- all the Treal, JConcepts, BowHouse RC and Spektrum goodies make my LMT feel like a COMPLETELY different vehicle than it was [...]

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Spektrum A6350 Servo

Spektrum A6350 Ultra Torque/High Speed Brushless HV Servo

Now shipping from Spektrum is the A6350 Ultra Torque/High Speed Brushless HV Servo. The A6350 was designed for extreme performance and reliability. Check out these highlights- * Top-of-its-class workhorse * High performance, high speed, & ultimate power * Durable and long-lasting brushless motor * Low wear all metal gear train * Dual bearing supported drive train * Input Voltage – 6.0V to 8.4V * Sturdy aluminum case * [...]

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Spektrum S155 G2 AC Smart Charger

Spektrum S155 G2 AC Smart Charger

Announced earlier today by Spektrum is the S155 G2 AC Smart Charger. This affordable charger from Spektrum is filled with features and is simple to use. Here are more highlights- * Advanced, user-friendly Smart G2 charging technology * 55W of charging power * Selectable IC3 and IC5 charging ports * Charges & balances Smart G2 batteries with one simple connection * Charges up to 4S [...]

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AXIAL RACING CAPRA 4WS OPTIONS!

What’s going on Squid Nation! The new Capra 4WS RTR from Axial Racing is a head turner especially the one wit the Big Squid RC Colors! Other than sporting some wider tires the Capra now has 4 Wheel Steer “4WS”, making it just that much more of a performance rig. The way the new Capra uses the 4WS is by [...]

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DSM Off-Road RC Crawler Style Thumb Steering Wheels

DSM Off-Road Announces Crawler Style Thumb Steering Wheels

New over at DSM Off-Road are Crawler Style Thumb Steering Wheels. Thumb style steering wheels were first seen on the Spektrum DX5 Rugged and have become all the rage for the hardcore rock crawling crowd. Thumb steering wheels make it easy to drive with just one hand, thus leaving the other hand free for photography, or to help while climbing [...]

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Spektrum DX5 Rugged Axial SCX6 Upgrade Video

Video - Spektrum DX5 Rugged The #1 Upgrade for the Axial SCX…

New from Spektrum is a video showing you have their Spektrum DX5 Rugged is the perfect first upgrade for all you new Axial Racing SCX6 owners. The DX5 Rugged was designed from the ground up to be the ultimate basher/crawler radio system and the video goes to great lengths to show you why. With a plethora of the most sought [...]

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Spektrum Smart G2 Powerstage Surface Bundle

A Trio Of New Smart G2 Powerstage Surface Bundles from Spekt…

New from Spektrum are a trio of Smart G2 Powerstage Bundles for surface vehicles. The new units include a Spektrum battery charger, plus either 8S, 6S, or 4S worth of high performance LiPo batteries. Here are the highlights- * One-box solution for vehicles needing batteries and a charger * Simple and safe to use * Includes Spektrum S2200 Smart G2 Dual Port AC [...]

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