Reedy Steps Up Their Shorty Game

LiPo batteries are the modern standard for many classes, but along with the extra runtime they provide, there is also an increase in power and ability to tune with weight bias. The newest Reedy 5300mAh 70C Shorty LiPo Battery is perfect for 1/10-scale off-road applications and thier most powerful yet in this series of batteries [...]

May 20, 2015 Comments
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Team Associated Announces FOX-Fortified Shock Bodies with Kashima Coating Tech

Associated has teamed up with suspension giant FOX to develop the slickest  dampers yet. The special V2 big-bore shock bodies feature the Kashima low-friction coating as used by FOX for their Factory Series forks and shocks. The coating works in conjunction with hard-anodizing to create an incredibly slick and durable surface that fights stiction and extends [...]

May 15, 2015 Comments
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Who Will Win the 2015 IFMAR Electric Off-Road Worlds?

The best drivers from all over the world will make their way to Yatabe Arena, Japan for the 2015 IFMAR Electric Off-Road Worlds. This is the most prestigious event for electric off-road racing and the best pros from around the globe will be competing for the coveted win. However, this worlds will be throwing in [...]

May 11, 2015 Comments
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Basher’s BSR Racing Brand Goes 4WD With New BZ-444

HobbyKing got our attention when it packed a lot of race-worthy features into the low-buck Basher BSR BZ-222 2WD buggy (reviewed in our June 2015 issue), and now Basher’s “BSR Racing” sub-brand has a 4WD buggy to go with the two-wheeler. Unlike the BZ-222, which is offered in kit, ARTR and RTR versions, the BZ-444 [...]

May 07, 2015 Comments
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JConcepts Ford Atlas Now Available For 1.9 Inch Rigs

JConcepts first launched its Ford Atlas body in a short-course version, and has now tweaked the shape to fit your favorite scale rig. The body is designed to fit 12-inch wheelbase trucks and features aggressive styling that matches the full-size Ford. Other features include recessed windows, fender flairs, overspray film and window masks. Looks good [...]

May 06, 2015 Comments
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Dromida Goes Brushless With 1/18 Lineup

Dromida has taken things up a notch with their 1/18 scale models by adding the low maintenance and high power of brushless motors to the 4.18-series machines. Each of the five flavors includes shaft-driven 4WD, oil-filled shocks, and a 1300mAh battery with charger. Chassis and suspension are shared among models, different body, wheel and titre [...]

May 06, 2015 Comments
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I’m building a Durango DNX8!

The outdoor off-road season is here and I am currently building a new Durango DNX8 to get some track time with. This is the latest and greatest nitro 1/8-scae buggy from Durango and I can’t wait to dig into the build. Let’s take a look at what I have going on for the local off-road [...]

May 04, 2015 Comments
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Xpert Announces New Low-Profile Servos

When you are ready to make your vehicle perform at its best, upgrading your servo to something purpose built can make a big difference in how it handles. Xpert RC is known for their high quality servos and has announced two new low profile servos, the PI-3402 & PM-3402. These servos have been given the [...]

May 01, 2015 Comments
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