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Old Is the New “New”

Anyone that knows me knows that I’m also a big vintage RC collector. When my son was being born, I took some time off from racing and starting collecting and restoring old cars I’d wanted since I was a kid. Over the years I’ve built up quite a collection of shelf queens but also enough [...]

Aug 08, 2012 Comments
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A Main Hobbies Announces the 5th Annual Labor Day Shootout at Silver Dollar RC Raceway!

A Main Hobbies is proud to announce the annual Labor Day Shootout, a staple of the Northern California racing scene, will be held August 31 through September 2 as the inaugural major racing event held at the brand new Silver Dollar RC Raceway! Located on the Silver Dollar Fairgrounds in Chico, CA, Silver Dollar RC [...]

Aug 08, 2012 Comments
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2012 Short Course Nationals – RC Madness: Day 1

Only one word truly captures today. HOT! This race is notorious for getting rained on, washed out and last year was even cut short by a hurricane so when I woke up this morning to gray skies I was a little worried to say the least. With over 300 entries, the drivers meeting and concours [...]

Aug 04, 2012 Comments
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Traxxas TORC Series- Travis Pastrana debuts at Chicagoland Route 66 July 19-20th

If you’re even remotely near Joliet Illinois this weekend and you’re not on your way to Chicagoland Route 66 Speedway, then you need to get there! This weekend the Traxxas TORC Series hits the dirt for two awesome nights of racing. While you’re there check out motocross and supercross star, rally champion and X Games [...]

Jul 18, 2012 Comments
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Novak Heavy-Duty 4wd Short Course System

Novak Electronics introduces a new 4WD Short Course system: the Activ8/Vented Ballistic 550 4XSC Brushless System- 4.5T (#3185). This pure-sensor-based brushless racing system has been specifically developed for 4WD short course trucks and will handle any 4×4 SCT applications with ease. Each cost-saving system contains the following ESC and Brushless Motor which are engineered, built [...]

Jul 17, 2012 Comments
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Novak Higher RPM Ballistic Spec Motor

Competition racing products are nothing new to the RC world, but for the first time, application-specific Spec Class racing products are starting to make their way to the tracks. Novak is pleased to bring Spec racers a new weapon for their racing battlefield− the Ballistic Spec High-RPM Brushless Motor- 17.5T (#3627). The Ballistic High RPM [...]

Jul 17, 2012 Comments
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Novak High RPM Spec Stator

Due to the completely rebuildable design of Novak’s Ballistic line of brushless motors, numerous racing upgrades are available. To offer spec racers a new weapon for their racing arsenal, the Ballistic High-RPM Red Wire Stator-17.5T (#S6627) can be installed in any Ballistic 540 brushless motor. This stator features a higher Kv stator (rated at 2,350 [...]

Jul 17, 2012 Comments
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Novak Activ8/Ballistic 8 Brushless Systems

Novak is pleased to announce the most powerful, reliable and well-rounded 1/8th scale brushless systems to date─ Activ8/Ballistic 8 Brushless Systems (#3181/1.5Y, #3182/2D).  Both systems were developed specifically for the high demands of 1/8th Electric Buggy racing classes and feature a pure sensor design. Each cost-saving system contains the following ESC and Brushless Motor which [...]

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