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Duratrax Releases New Dinero, Score And Barz 1/8 Buggy Tires

Duratrax continues to expand their 1/8 buggy tire product line with three new tread patterns. 1st up is the Dinero tire which uses an unique tread pattern and promises to provide good forward and side bite, plus long wear characteristics. Up next is the Score tire which should be good on hard packed dusty tracks, [...]

Jul 03, 2013 Comments
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Test Bench: Avid SC10 Accessories

For many years Avid was best known for their high quality, yet affordable RC bearings, especially their popular Revolution series.  But back in January 2012 they announced that they had formed a partnership with former Team Associated engineer Kurt “COACH” Wenger to offer more accessories and aftermarket parts.  Since then they have released a plethora [...]

Jun 25, 2013 Comments
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New Pro-Line gear: ’66 F-150, Rat Rod for monsters, Trencher pre-mounts, more

Some of this new gear 1st debuted at RCX like the Rat Rod clear body for monster trucks and 1966 Ford F-150 clear body for short course trucks. Along with that they have also released new tires that are developed for carpet racing, new t-shirts designs, a rolling pit bag, and more. Read the official [...]

Jun 21, 2013 Comments
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Novak announces Vintage Trans-Am spec motor

Novak has been a big supporter of the U.S. Vintage Trans-Am R/C Racing Series and they even developed a special Ballistic Spec 25.5T brushless motor to use for competition. They recently introduced a new motor product line called the Vulcan, and they have borrowed some of that technology to create the new Ballistic Boss VTA [...]

Jun 21, 2013 Comments
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New JConcepts Silencer shell for D812

JConcepts has expanded its Silencer body styling to the Hot Bodies D812 nitro buggy. The most noticeable feature of this body is the the “shark fin” that sits on top of the forward facing cab. This fin was added to create more stability, plus channel the air in two different directions. So only does it [...]

Jun 19, 2013 Comments
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New Products from Tekno RC, RC4WD, Team Associated, Serpent and RPM [June 17]

Tekno RC continues to expand its line of option parts for their 1/8 vehicles.  They recently released a new rear hinge brace that gives you another 1.5 degrees of rear toe to help you with increasing traction in your Tekno ride.  Along with that they have released an optional black composite spur gear, some M4 [...]

Jun 17, 2013 Comments
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Ty Tessman Sweeps IFMAR Pre-Worlds

After all the sugar and dust had settled, Ty Tessman took home the win in both the 2WD and 4WD modified classes.  Ty was also the overall TQ in the 4WD class and only reigning IFMAR World champ Ryan Cavalieri was able to slow him down in qualifying to take the TQ in the 2WD [...]

Jun 11, 2013 Comments
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New Products: HobbyKing TrackStar Work Mat, Hy-Traction Juice Tire Compound, And JConcepts Kyosho RB6 Carbon Fiber Option Parts [June 11]

Keeping your work area clean and organized makes any RC project much easier in the long run. HobbyKing’s new soft rubber pit mats will not only catch any dirt and debris that falls from your car but also keep you from loosing a screw that drops loose thanks to its ribbed compartments. Hy-Traction Juice is [...]

Jun 10, 2013 Comments
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