Serpent S411 190mm Sport Edition

Jul 31, 2012 No Comments by

Serpent now offers their electric S411 touring car in a Sport model. Check out all the features in the press release below:

Sport type, club level 1/10 scale 190mm electric powered touring car. 4 wheel-belt-drive, RCM hydraulic shocks, front nylon spool, rear gear diff, independent suspension, black glass-fiber shock towers, chassis and top-deck. Fully upgradable to race spec. No electronics, tires/wheels, or body included.

Chassis

Super narrow, symmetrical , durable black glass-fiber chassis plate with optimized flex design, countersunk holes, central section holes all perfectly in center, pockets for, spool and spur.

Top deck

  • Durable black glass-fiber top deck with optimized flex design.
  • Battery-mount brackets and Lipo-holders
  • Easy to use nylon batter tape holder, which allow the battery tape to run over instead of under the chassis. The holders can be reversed for other battery position. The Lip holders will securely keep the Lipo in place, also at hard impact.

Servo-mount

The servo is mounted on a separate plate, so flex is less influenced.

Shock tower front

Black glass fiber shock tower with 3 upper shock mounting holes to choose from . Holes for an extra central body post are already made as well.

Front bracket

Machined aluminum front brackets, with belt tension adjusting through extenders. Suspension brackets in durable nylon.

Front suspension

Durable lower front wishbones connected to the inner brackets with strong steel pivot pins. An anti-roll bar system can be mounted as option.

C-hub / steering block

The c-hub type front system creates a super precise steering feeling with great feedback, and strong wheel guidance without chatter.

Shock tower rear

Black glass fiber shock tower with 4 upper shock mounting holes to choose from . The rear body posts are mounted to the top of the rear shock tower.

Rear bracket

Machined aluminum rear brackets, with belt tension adjusting through extenders. Suspension brackets in durable nylon with 3.0 RR RR and split type 0.0 blocks RR FR

Rear suspension

Durable lower rear wishbones connected to the inner brackets with strong steel pivot pins. An anti-roll bar system can be mounted as option.

Rear upright

Strong rear uprights with 2 upper positions, for perfect guidance of the rear wheels.

Motor mount

Machined aluminum motor mount / middle shaft support.

Middle shaft

Balanced middle shaft with 2 small pulleys and the main Serpent spur gear.

Bumper

Large foam front bumper captured by a upper and lower nylon bumper

Body mount

Front body mount is mounted through the front bumper, and the rear ones are seated on the shock tower. Multiple body position holes to choose from.

Gear-diff

Very compact balanced gear differential in the rear, with steel gears and axles for durability. Super smooth.

Spool

Front nylon lightweight spool with screw mounted front gear pulley

Transmission / belts / pulleys

Smooth low friction fine pitch belts combined with optimized nylon pulleys

Driveshaft / wheel hex / wheel axle

Steel drive shafts, combined with balanced wheel axles and nylon wheel-hex adaptors

Steering system

Steering system with optimized ackermann for neutral steering-feeling.

Shock absorbers

Latest type RCM competition shock absorbers with membranes and checked color-coded race springs.

Ball-bearings

Fully balanced with oiled high speed sealed stainless steel bearings.

Manual and decals:

Full color assembly manual which shows clearly all assembly steps, has all exploded views for easy parts-finding and detailed list with spare and option parts. Decal-sheet with Serpent and 411 logos are included as well.

Packing

The 411 Sport comes in a strong small carton box with full color printing.

Options / upgrading

The Serpent 411 Sport is based on the high end race version of the 411. All parts from the 411 race-version and also all options, also fit the 411 Sport. This allows you to upgrade your 411 Sport to a higher level race spec step by step, with the parts you select. The 411 Sport parts manual shows those parts, and you can find them in the options section of the 411 Sport as well.

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