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AVID B6.1 & YZ-2 Triad EVO slipper


AVID have introduced the new Triad EVO slipper for the 6.1 Series by Team Associated (B6.1, B6.1D, T6.1, and SC6.1) and the Yokomo YZ-2. The design allows the clutch to transmit power, yet it still maintains a degree of slip without overheating. The Triad EVO slipper provides smoother throttle/brake feel in jumps as well as turns and also consistent performance (jumps are the same every lap). It features a lLightweight and compact design and uses 3 CPD slipper pads to give more consistent settings with higher heat tolerance. The outer hub and inner plates are self-centering and vented for weight and cooling. AVID have also put together a Rebuild/Conversion set of parts that you will need if you already have a Triad EVO Slipper for another vehicle and just need the basics. The Triad EVO slipper comes in several prepackaged spur sets or customizable direct from AVID.

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RPM Castle Sidewinder 4 ESC cage

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RPM have introduced a cage specialely made for using the Castle Sidewinder 4 ESC in the Traxxas Slash 2wd, Slash 2wd LCG, Slash 4×4, Slash 4×4 LCG, Stampede 4×4 and Rally. This lightweight cage allows the ESC to be run with or without a fan. It encases the ESC body only and enhances that free-flowing air movement. Air channels along both sides of the ESC allow air movement along the sides of the case, while the low profile sides leave all of the built-in air vents on the ESC free and clear to flow air properly.

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Traxxas Slash 4X4 RTR Short Course truck

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Traxxas have introduced the new Slash 4×4 RTR short course truck. The Traxxas Slash 4X4 combines the best elements of the hardcore Slash 4X4 VXL with an unbeatable low price. Outfitted with the powerful Titan 12T 550 motor and bulletproof reliability of the waterproof XL-5 electronic speed control, the Slash takes on any high-flying, fender-banging, all-weather adventure you can throw at it.

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SWORKz S12-1M MFR 36T POM idler gear

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SWORKz have introduced new MFR 36T POM idler gear for the S12-M. This optional CNC machined POM material idler gear is hard coated for durability, provides lower friction and reduces noise. The idler gear is also lighter to deliver more power at every throttle punch.

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Schumacher Cactus Fusion 4WD front buggy tyre

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Schumacher Racing have introduced the new Cactus Fusion 4WD front tyre for 1/10 buggy. This new tyre is a specialist carpet tyre, especially designed for the front of 4WD buggies to give great traction yet not be too aggressive on high grip surfaces. The tyre will be the new 4WD front tyre for the EOS and has been made to exacting requirements for championships such as these. The Cactus Fusion 4WD front tyre is available in yellow, blue and silver compounds and also pre-mounted on rims.

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PR SB401-R 1/10 4wd buggy kit

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PR Racing have introduced the new SB401-R 1/10 4wd buggy kit. Based on the successful SB401 platform the SB401-R is faster, quieter and easier to maintain and tune. A number of key components have been totally redesigned to produce a better handling and more forgiving car to drive. The main focus has been on the all new narrow 2mm 7075 -T6 chassis and plastic side -pods , which utilizes a carbon fibre re-enforced spine to control torsional and longitudinal flex. The additional flex has proved to increase grip, and make the car feel more balanced easier to drive leading faster, more consistent laps.

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Daniel Kobbevik sweeps Norwegian EP Buggy Nats Rd4

The fourth round of the Norwegian 1/10 Electric Buggy Nationals was held at the SAS track near Sandefjord. The weather forecast was not looking to good, but luckily, the track will be spared by the rain. In 2wd, XRAY driver Daniel Kobbevik was over 2.2 sec faster on best lap, and the only one that put a 9 laps in the qualifier rounds. The track was bumpy, slippery and challenging, so it was a great challenge for all drivers. The wind made also some of the jumps pretty difficult to handle. After qualification was done, D. Kobbevik TQed all rounds from Thorbjørn Døhler (XRAY) and Øystein Døhler (Team Associated). In the finals it was pretty much the same scenario as in qualification, D. Kobbevik pulled away and the fight was about the second and third place between Ø. Døhler and T. Døhler. D. Kobbevik won all three A-mains in front of T. Døhler in second and Ø. Døhler in third.

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SWORKz tool bag

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SWORKz have introduced a new tool bag. This high quality tool bag is made from durable material and is the perfect size for carrying a majority of the tools you will need for a day at the track. The bag features two sides and all the tool slots feature elastic compression straps that will hold tools securely during transportation. The tool bag features a sturdy handle, a quality heavy-duty lockable zipper and comes in red color with SWORKz graphics for looks.

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