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255 Dual Output Charger

Who has only one radio controlled vehicle? Seriously, the vast majority of the people that I know own two or more cars, trucks or boats. In addition, many vehicles run on multiple battery packs. Still, the few people that do own one lonely vehicle still have several battery packs. Waiting around for one pack, then another to charge so you can go out and have some fun

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Changing Tracks

A few months ago I wrote about how vehicles in the 2WD buggy class have changed over the years by giving a small profile on each vehicle that won at the IFMAR off-road World Championships. This time I’ll explore track surfaces used at these elite races. I hope to figure out if tracks changed due to the cars, or if cars changed due to tracks.

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High Traction! Cougar KC 1/10th Competition 2WD Buggy from Schumacher

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Racing has changed. Tracks have changed. To keep up, cars have adapted, but until now have never been ahead of the game. The new Cougar KC is designed primarily for modern carpet and astro surfaces. Offering the driver four different …

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Clamp-On Aluminium Fan Mount from Exotek

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Special clamp on alloy fan mount for today’s buggies and sedans. The included mounting bracket has multi-mount features that allows the fan to be angled or parallel with the motor can. Lightweight, secure and just what you needed to easily …

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Win A Yokomo YZ2, ProTek RC Gear and a Slew of JConcepts Tires

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AMain Perfomance Hobbies is giving one lucky winner the popular Yokomo YZ2 of their choice and a slew of ProTek RC products. In addition to this, we’ve teamed up with JConcepts to celebrate Ryan Maifield’s recent announcement to drive for …

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Purple Sensor Wires from Trinity Are Here! 105mm and 170mm!

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Sick of the plain old black sensor wires that just blend in?  Well, Trinity is now offering some sweet flat purple sensor wires in 105mm and 170mm lengths.  They are very flexible and will work in just about any vehicle. …

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Reviewed – The Carisma V70 TypeR, 70A Sensored Brushless Speed Control with Turbo, 5350kV and 4600kV Brushless Motors.

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Brushless speed control and motor technology on the surface side of things seems to have started with smaller, 1:18 vehicles and gradually moved to 1:12, 1:10, 1:8 and even 1:5.  To start the vast majority of the brushless systems were …

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Get Dirty! Schumacher Cougar KD 1/10th Competition 2WD

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Designed for low traction dirt tracks the new Cougar KD raises the bar again. After a great performance at the European Off-Road Championships in Spain the KD prototype proved its pedigree. Both cars qualified for the ‘A’ Main, with Michal …

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Speed B2102 1/8 Scale Competition Buggy Engine

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One look at the Speed B2102 engine and you’ll notice: the cylinder head is significantly shorter than those found on similar power plants. It definitely looks cool, but looks are just a small part of it. The Speed B2102’s lower …

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ProTek R/C “Black Label” 370TBL Waterproof, Brushless Crawler Servo

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ProTek R/C’s “Black Label” 370TBL Brushless Servo was specifically developed for demanding crawler applications. Heavy 2.2 rigs, U4 racers and 1.9 competition builds will benefit from the 650 oz-in of brute torque produced by the 370TBL. At 7.4V, the servo’s …

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Dromida 4.18 BL Series

Dromida has followed a rather natural line of progression in how they have handled their 4.18 series of off road vehicles. First came a set of five cool vehicles that all came with brushed power plants, were plenty of fun and priced right.

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It’s Official – Ryan Maifield Joins Mugen

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A long rumored move for top racer Ryan Maifield from TLR to Mugen has finally been confirmed!  Ryan, a multi-time national champion and winner of countless other races will now wheel the Mugen 1:8 buggies and truggies at all major …

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S6240RX High Speed Digital Servo with Receiver from Spektrum

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The ingenious S6240RX saves weight and space by combining a digital high-speed metal geared servo with a 2-channel DSMR receiver in a single unit. The servo itself features the durability of metal gears and is capable of delivering lightning-fast transit …

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SR2010 DSMR Micro Race Receiver from Spektrum

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The SR2010 is the DSMR receiver of choice for racers who demand low latency and lightweight. Built around frequency-agile DSMR technology, the SR2010 features a new, more robust RF solution which distinguishes it as the next evolution in Spektrum Micro …

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River Jet Boat 23-inch from Pro Boat

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There’s nothing like riding in a full-scale jet boat, from jumping waves to darting across the lake. Jet boats can change direction in a heartbeat, providing thrill ride after thrill ride. The 23-inch RTR Deep-V River Jet Boat lets you …

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