1/10 Offroad News

Power HD Storm S-series HV brushless servos

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Power HD have added to their range of servos the new Storm S15, S25 and S35 HV brushless servos, featuring a brand new design. The Storm servos feature a full CNC machined aluminium case with twice oxidation and come in a new black case design with middle heatsink section and top case sporting gold, red and silver details. The servos utilise 7075 aluminum gears and 303 steel gears, Japanese-made Noble potentiometer, an upgraded PCB supporting SSR and SUR modes. The S15 is a low-profile servo while the S25 and S35 are standard size servos.

1up Racing precision aluminum shim sets

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1up Racing have introduced five sets of precision aluminum shims. The precision aluminium shims are cut on a CNC lathe to strict tolerances before receiving their beautiful glossy black anodized finish. Use these with M3 screws or ball studs, or with any 3mm pins to ensure accurate settings every time. The precision aluminium shims are available in 0.25, 0.5, 1, 2 and 3mm thicknesses, 12-piece per bag.

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Spy Shots: Yokomo prototype 4WD buggy

Source: Racewayone (Facebook)

Spy shots of a new Yokomo prototype 4WD buggy have been taken at the 2019 IFMAR 1/10th Off-road World Championships. The prototype buggy features a new layout very similar to that of the HB Racing D418, renowned for its performance on dirt and slippery tracks, exactly what the 2019 Worlds track offers. The main changes are battery placed on the left front side of the chassis, new motor mount and centre drivetrain layout. Detailed images and information about the prototype should become available soon.

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Modelix provide JTP RC silicone oils worldwide

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Modelix Racing have announced that the Jared Tebo Products shock and diff silicone oils are now available worldwide. The JTP RC/Ultimate Racing silicone fluids are made by Modelix Racing from 100% pure silicone oil. Both shock and diff silicone oils come in a 75ml bottle using a flip top cap to insure no leaks during travel and the fluids are available as 100 to 950cps shock and 1000 to 500.000cps diff fluid.

Hitec RDX1 Mini AC charger

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Hitec have added to their RDX1 charger line the new AC input, micro processor RDX1 Mini charger. The sleekly-designed, compact AC charger packs 65 watts of power into a fraction of the size of most chargers to meet your battery management requirements. It is compatible with a full range of the most popular battery types, including the new generation LiHV and the device is capable of up to 6A of charge current and 2 amps of discharging current. It comes with a power cord and 2 pin T-Type charging cable.

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Spencer Rivkin crowned 2WD World Champion

Photo: Team Associated 

The 2WD portion of the 2019 IFMAR 1/10th Off-road World Championships was held at the HUDY Arena in Trencin, Slovakia. After five intensive rounds of qualifying between Spencer Rivkin (Team Associated/Hobbywing/JConcepts), Bruno Coelho (XRAY/Hobbywing) and Davide Ongaro (Team Associated/LRP/AKA) it was S.Rivkin who set the overall TQ. In A1, S.Rivkin made a mistake in the first lap allowing D.Ongaro to take the lead and win. S.Rivkin came in second and B.Coelho in third. In A2, S.Rivkin was under pressure, needing to win to have a chance to be World Champion. D.Ongaro able to build up pressure on his teammate right from the start. Despite more and more pressure, S.Rivkin defended superbly his first position and took the win from D.Ongaro and Ryan Maifield (Yokomo/Performa Racing/JConcepts). In the last final, S.Rivkin to the lead but because small mistakes, D.Ongaro begin to close in, waiting the opportunity presented itself to grab the lead. The latter stages of the race saw D.Ongaro and S.Rivkin fought wheel-to-wheel battle but S.Rivkin held his nerve to cross the line in first in front of D.Ongaro and Yusuke Sugiura (Yokomo/Muchmore).

Elias Johansson doubles at Summer Cup

Source: Race Elias Johansson(Facebook)

Last weekend was held the Summer Cup at the new MHF Skarpnäck track in Sweden. The event was held in the 4WD and 2WD classes and Elias Johansson (HB Racing, Performa Racing, Team Orion racing) would sweep the race, taking the overall TQ and win in both classes. Lukas Larsson (Team Associated) came in second and Martin Johansson Nielsén (XRAY/Orca) in third in 4WD. M.J.Nielsén came in second in 2WD.

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Marcel Schneider joins Team Associated

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AE’s distributor Ruddog Distribution have announced the signing of Marcel Schneider to Team Associated. M.Schneider will use the Team Associated 1/10 vehicles as well as Reedy electronics. M.Schneider already proved the performance of his new equipment and TQed and finished 2nd at the German 2wd nationals last weekend.