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HOT SCOOP: Reedy’s New Racing Speed Control!

File this news item under “Things we knew would happen, just not this soon!” Just one month after Team Associated announced a split with Germany electronics manufacturer LRP, whom the A-Team had been importing for years, their electric motor division Reedy tweeted this “spy shot” peeking under the body of Team Associated design engineer Kody [...]

Oct 25, 2013 Comments
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Pro-Line Announces New Pro-Spec Shocks

According to Pro-Line, the new Pro-Spec dampers are “the smoothest shocks [the company] has ever made.” They’re billed as “short course shocks,”but they should be great for other types of 1/10 scale action too. Let’s see what makes them so slick…   Assembled without limiters, the front Pro-Specs measure 88mm, and the rears are 100mm long. [...]

Oct 22, 2013 Comments
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XRAY Announces new 4WD Electric Buggy

It’s an XRAY, so suffice it to say the new XB4 is top-notch all the way in terms of materials and finishes. Features-wise, we’re intrigued by the new “Suspension Flex Adjustment” (SFA) arm design that allows arm flexibility to be altered by installing or removing graphite stiffeners.  The rest of the buggy is loaded with [...]

Oct 22, 2013 Comments
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Kyosho Releases New 50th Anniversary OGIO Duffel Bag

Racers have been using duffel bags typically designed for motocross and snowboard gear for years, because they’re tough enough to handle plenty of travel stress and have all the room even the most prepared mechanic needs to hold all of his equipment. To celebrate their 50th anniversary, Kyosho hooked up with renowned luggage maker OGIO [...]

Oct 16, 2013 Comments
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Latest Gear: Racers Edge PRIME 30amp Power Supply

If you’re hip to our Hot News & New Stuff forum, then you’re already aware of the latest addition to the Racers Edge PRIME family of batteries and chargers. Along with its can’t-miss-it red-anodized aluminum case, the PRIME 30-Amp Power Supply feratures built in cooling fans, dual output ports, and two independent USB charging ports for [...]

Oct 15, 2013 Comments
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First Look! Racers Edge Pro4 Enduro

Unless you’re actually at iHobby and standing in booth 1215, this is the closest look you’re going to get at the Racers Edge Pro4 Enduro! We’ll have a full review in the January issue of RC Car Action, and Racers Edge’s first 4X4 looks like a winner–as these photos attest. It’s a sharp-looking truck, make [...]

Oct 03, 2013 Comments
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EXCLUSIVE VIDEO: Spektrum brings electronic stability control to RC–WE DRIVE IT

In full-size cars, electronic stability systems are common, with names like ESP (electronic stability program), DSC (dynamic stability control), and ESC (electronic stability control) all describing essentially the same thing: a system of piezoelectric gyroscopes, position sensors, and accelerometers that monitor the car’s attitiude relative to control inputs, and software that electronically “steps in” and makes corrective [...]

Oct 03, 2013 Comments
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Vaterra announces Hälix 4X4 brushless monster truck with AVC electronic stability system–WE DRIVE IT!

Vaterra’s ever-growing line of models now includes a 4X4 monster truck, the aggressively styleed and well-equipped Hälix. Ready-to-run and brushless-powered, the new monster machine also features a Spektrum 2.4GHz radio system with the new Active Vehicle Control (AVC) technology. Full-time 4WD is provided via shaft drive–you can see the green-anodized aluminum shaft clearly here, as it [...]

Oct 03, 2013 Comments
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