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Wednesday, May 29, 2024
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RCD Stuff

More Cool Stuff from the Editors of RC Driver Magazine

by Chris Kovachevich

This article was originally published in RC Driver’s June 2016 issue.

REEDY
teamassociated.com
ZAPPERS PACKS
Certainly the name Reedy has long been associated with high performance motors and batteries. The latest from these folks is the Zappers line of LiPo batteries. This new and forward thinking battery technology has been developed to not only accept a higher charging voltage but to deliver a higher output over a longer period of time without significant voltage drop offs. Using 5mm charging ports to help the battery accept these higher rates gives these packs an edge over competitive packs. Part # 27301 (5600 mAh) – $99.99
DBOOTS TIRES
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1/10-SCALE NANOBYTE TIRES
Long the ‘go to’ tire for the Durango team, dBoots tires are now available to all of us who would like improved traction on what turns out to be a wide variety of surfaces. The Nanobytes were originally developed for indoor carpet off road tracks, the ‘nano’ has been found to work well in a variety of circumstances and venues including outdoor carpet and any circumstance were a smooth but solid grip is required. In the steering position varying levels of traction and response cam be achieved with some trimming of the tread, inside, outside or center. This can result in a very smooth progression of steering input and lowered lap times. Part # DB10132A – $8.99
COW R/C
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SCREW CATCHER
The folks at Cow RC are spending a lot of time thinking outside of the box the screw storage box for sure. These Screw Catchers are designed to hold screws in one place firmly with magnets embedded in the tray. The result is that screws and other magnetic parts stay exactly where you put them as opposed to rolling across the table or falling on the floor. Available in many different sizes and configurations, they make a perfect addition to your pit. Basic seven compartment Screw Catcher, Part# M1211198 – $14.99.

PRO-LINE
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WESTERN FRONT & REAR BUMPERS
The folks at Pro-Line have been expanding their product line for the last several years. As a part of this expansion, they have embraced the crawler folks and in particular the scaler segment of that sport. The result is a number of highly detailed and durable parts for these vehicles. The Western Bumpers are an excellent example of this line of thinking. They arrive with strong mounting brackets and realistic looks. Part # 6052-00 – $32.99

RC4WD
rc4wd.com
FOLDABLE WINCH ANCHOR
The folks at RC4WD have become a leader in producing accessories that are not only realistic looking but also functioning realistically when when installed on a RC vehicle. Patterned after a similar WARN product, the sand anchor is designed to provide a rigid/secure pull point if no trees are available. CNC machined from steel, the anchor is available in black or red! Part # Z-S1262 – $34.99

AXIAL RACING
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RACING MACHINED 4-LINK MOUNTS
Designed for use on the Yeti, these precision machined mounts increase the durability of the four link suspension. They are hard anodized for good looks and are a direct replacement for the plastic Yeti kit parts. Arriving with all spacers and necessary hardware, they will be available by the time you read this. Part # AX31165 – $50.00

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