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Exotek D216 aluminium chassis

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Exotek have introduced an aluminium chassis for the HB Racing D216. The aluminium chassis provides more consistent handling and lowered CG for todays highly groomed indoor tracks. Machined from 7075 aluminum, the chassis features machined pockets throughout and chamfered edge on the bottom to improve ground clearance. The top is also machined to a have 2.5mm thick main section to reduce weight up to 145gr and the 4mm thick side rails keep this area stiff. It works with the stock side rails or the Exotek D216 carbon side rails.

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Raceform Lazer Jig carpet/astro tyre conversion kit

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Raceform have introduced a carpet and astro tyre conversion kit for the Lazer Jig 1/10 buggy tyre gluing tool. The conversion kit is designed to glues almost all 1/10 buggy tyres, including astro and carpet tyres which come usually in harder compound and whose lips are definitely harder to “peel” for glue application.

Boggs, Daniel & Jones win at Toys for Tots race

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This past weekend was held the 6th annual Toys for Tots race at warehouse hobby raceway. In 4WD Mod XRAY’s Evan Jones managed to grab TQ by only .120 seconds and also the TQ in E-buggy. In 4WD Main, Evan had some bad luck and finished in second behind Blake Boggs at the first place while Jeremy Daniel rounded out the top 3.

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XRS UK Rd3 report

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This past weekend was held the third round of the10th “XRAY Racing Series” (XRS) at Midlands Raceway. The club team changed the track again and pulled out the tricky jump rhythm section and replaced it with a new table-top, 180 degree corner and step-down section that was a little easier for the drivers but equally fun, along with a HUGE kicker jump after the main straight to add the 3D element in the challenging layout. The XRS was held in the ever-popular 2wd Stock Class (with handout Hobbywing 13.5T motors), 2wd Mod, 4wd Mod and Stadium Trucks.

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Tekin T-series advanced technology servo range

Tekin have introduced their new range of advanced technology servos. Tekin servos are crafted from the highest quality materials available. CNC Precision Cut gears provide an extremely smooth and efficient drive train. 6061-T6 machined aluminum 3-piece o-ring housings provide strength and protection from the elements while the finish quality and design are second to none. Sleek chamfered edges and bold lines combined with a matte anodized finish are sure to accent any build.

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MIP EB410 13.5 Performance bundle package

MIP have introduced the Pucks 13.5 Performance Bundle package for the Tekno RC EB410. The Pucks Performance Bundle Drive system is an aluminum based drivetrain system that features an all new redesigned 2-piece aluminum bi-metal bone and alloy Steel yoke, two front 78mm bones and two Rear 69mm bones and of course the MIP’s 1.5 Pucks.

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2018 Reedy Race control tire announcement

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The Reedy Race have announced that Pro-Line and JConcepts will continue to be the official tire and insert suppliers for the 24th running of the Reedy International Off-Road Race of Champions. The following will be the only tire/foam combinations allowed at the event:

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William Piper wins at 2017 Gobbler race

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This past weekend, over 170 drivers attended the 2017 Gobbler race hosted by R/C Excitement in Fitchburg, Massachusetts. The track layout was technical and some jumps such as the center triple for instance were not a joke. In 4WD after two rounds of qualifying, it was XRAY’s Jared Phair who took the overall TQ from his team mate William Piper. The main started with Jared Phair in lead but after a small bobble, William was able to take advantage and get around Jared which he was just able to hang on to as Jared was coming hard, but in the end William took it with Jared in second while TLR’s Caleb Jennings rounded out the top 3.