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VP Pro B6.1 carbon fibre battery holder

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VP Pro have introduced the new carbon fibre battery holder for the Team Associated B6 and B6.1. Made from high-quality carbon fibre, the battery holder features a design increasing the rigidity and also allowing to adjust the flex.

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Pro-Line Slash pre-cut Monster Fusion bash armor body

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Pro-Line have introduced the new Monster Fusion Bash Armor Body for SC such as the Traxxas Slash or Slash 4×4 with 2.8″ MT tyres. The pre-cut Monster Fusion body uses ultra-tough Bash Armor material. It is twice as thick as regular Short Course bodies and is ultra-flexible to reduce the chance of cracking and shattering. Unlike clear polycarbonate, the Bash Armor material is white and is not paintable, so Pro-Line includes detailed decal sheets to complete the look. The Monster Fusion body has an aggressive, low-slung look with huge fender flares. The body is pre-cut, so you can spend more time doing what you love and features large vents to prevent high speed blow overs.

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Pro-Line Linear & 82 Rewind T-shirts

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Pro-Line have added to their line of apparel two news T-shirts, the Linear and the 82 Rewind. First up is the Linear Navy T-shirt. The Linear navy blue T-shirt features a large yellow and green P-L logo with speed lines in the front, this cotton and Polyester blend T-shirt sports also a small Pro-Line logo centered on the upper back.

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Reedy 123-S compact balance charger

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Team Associated have introduced the new Reedy 123-S compact balance charger. Easy to use and in a compact package, Reedy’s 123-S is specifically designed to balance charge LiPo batteries in 2-3S configurations, making it suitable for a variety of applications. The 123-S is ideal for compact LiPo batteries used to power radios, receivers, and small-scale vehicles. Charging is as simple as inserting your battery’s balance lead into the appropriate charge port. Once connected, the charging process begins automatically. Convenient LEDs provide useful charging information and display error codes should you encounter a faulty battery or poor connections. The Reedy 123-S charger is also available with a Wolfpack 1600mAh 2S LiPo.

Landén & Larsson win at Winter Indoor Rd1

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This weekend was held the first round of the Winter Indoor RB series in Eskilstuna, Sweden. The fairly small track was laid out with an old school touring carpet, so the grip level was quite low. In the 4WD class it was Alexander Landén (XRAY) who secured the TQ spot by taking the first two qualifying rounds and would start on pole for the finals. Since the track was a very tight, it was hard to overtake, so starting first was an obvious advantage. In the first final A.Landén was able to take the win from a tone to tone win. In the second leg A.Landén made a early mistake and had to let almost of his competitors past. Then a frantic chase began, and he was able to get all the way up to first spot again. Pontus Larsson (Serpent) took the win from A.Landén in second and Felix Angseryd (XRAY) in third. The third final became a really tight affair between the three drivers, but A.Landén was able to grab the win and take the overall win, with P.Larsson in second and F.Angseryd in third overall.

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Schumacher Indoor Masters 2018/19 Rd1 report

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This past weekend was the first round of the very popular Worksop Series, there was a huge entry of 167 drivers across the 3 classes of 2wd, 4wd and a vintage buggy class. All competitors in both 2wd and 4wd buggies must now use a brand new pair of Schumacher Honeycomb rear tyres at each event, these are marked as drivers book in first thing and then it makes it a much more level playing field for all racers. Entered for this event were some World class drivers, Michal Orlowski, Neil Cragg and Lee Martin, so the racing was going to be brilliant to see. As always it was round by round qualifying as the racing format, with the best 2 results from 4 rounds of qualifying counting towards the final position.

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Klinik RC lightweight fan shroud kits

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Klinik RC have addes to their Max cool lineup lightweight fan shroud kits designed to fit virtually every car. Designed to keep the stator and rotor cool to delivering peak performance, the fan shroud allows to witnessed 20-30deg decreased temps over regular fan layouts, which allowed to run a tooth or two bigger pinion to go even faster. Three designs are available: a 90 degree for front motor buggies like the Schumacher KC, a 45 degree for most mid motor buggies and trucks like AE B6.1 (All versions), TLR 22 4.0, Yokomo YZ2, Xray XB2, Schumacher KC/KD and inline for most of 4WD shaft buggies like AE B64, Yokomo YZ4, Tekno EB410, Xray XB4 and Kyosho.

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Tamiya Comical Grasshopper XB Pro RTR

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Tamiya have introduced the Comical Grasshopper XB Pro, build in the factory. The XB version comes assembled and features a electronic speed control, a 540-type motor, a servo, 2.4 GHz radio, 7.2V battery and charger. The body as well as driver are painted and decorated already.