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1/10 Offroad News

JConcepts B6 & B6D Finnisher aluminum wing buttons

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JConcepts have introduced Finnisher aluminum wing buttons for the Team Associated B6 and B6D. In the 1/10th off-road world a securely fastened wing is critical during qualifiers, main events and those all important long practice sessions. With the release of the Team Associated B6 and B6D, JConcepts is quick to offer an all aluminum wing button specifically for the screw-in type wing mounts.

Website: JConcepts  

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Hitec X4 AC Pro AC/DC 4 Port Multicharger

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Building on the popularity of our X4 AC Plus, Hitec have decided to take it up a notch with the introduction of the X4 AC Pro high-performance, microprocessor-controlled charger/discharger with extensive battery management capabilities. Capable of operating on 100 – 240 volts AC household current or from an 11 – 18 volts DC power source, this new multi-faceted powerhouse exudes a total charge circuit power of 200 watts with Power Distribution capability in AC mode and a 300-watt output when in DC mode.

Website: Hitec

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RDRP B6/B6D carbon fiber battery plate

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See: Revolution Design Racing Products

Revolution Design Racing Products B6 Carbon Fiber Battery Plate. Its design matches the stock dimensions but the construction of carbon fibre and aluminium makes for a more dramatic appearance compared to the standard composite plastic part. The lightweight plate allows to shift the battery pack forth and back to fine-tune the weight bias of the buggy while also adding visual impact. The battery plate is usable with both the B6 and B6D and it supports all of the original battery layouts and comes with blue anodised aluminium stoppers.

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Dynamite Reaction HV LiPo battery packs

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See: Horizon Hobby

Horizon Hobby expanded their range of Dynamite Reaction with the new High Voltage LiPo battery packs. The Dynamite High Voltage Reaction have a higher overall voltage per cell (4.35V vs 4.2V) which translates into faster and longer run times than regular LiPo packs. These are the perfect batteries for 1/10 to 1/6 vehicles. Many variant of battery packs are available including a 15.2V 5000mAh 4S 50C LiPo, a 11.4V 5000mAh 3S 50C and a 7.6V 5000mAh 2S 50C LiPo with Traxxas, EC5 and Deans connectors. Available in November.

JBRL Electric Rd7 report

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See: Team Associated

This past weekend the team headed down to San Jacinto, CA for the seventh round of the JBRL Electric Off-Road Series. With just over 150 entries, the crowd was set for an exciting day of racing. In qualifying, Jake Mayo and Nick Wautlet put in solid runs on the changing track conditions, but came up just short of the TQs. Mayo started second in 2WD Modified Buggy and Wautlet started fourth in 2WD Modified Buggy and second in Modified Short Course. In the Mains, Short Course was up first. Starting from second on the grid, Wautlet made a pass with his SC5M for the lead and sprinted right to the top podium.

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Arrowmax 4500mAh 11.1V 3S LiPo pack

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Arrowmax further expand its LiPo battery range by introducing a 3S 1.1V Lipo pack specially developed and made for 1/8 and 1/10 vehicles. Available in 4500mAh using high quality batteries with 40C continuous and 80C burst rate this LiPo battery is a very unique 3S pack with a 25.1mm thickness, comparable with a normal 2S pack. A perfect choice for racer who is tired of dealing with the messy wires, our newest and revolutionary design had place the balance port on the side and hidden behind a silicon cover, allowing extra protection from contamination by dust or mud. Additionally, with the 5mm bullet plug design, it allows higher current to go through hence more power. New electrolyte composition and high density stacking technology are applied in this battery pack to ensure higher average voltage.

Website: Arrowmax

PR Racing brings good news

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See: PR Racing

PR Racing is glad to share a good news with hobbyists worldwide. PR Racing UK are very pleased to announce that long time off road driver Alec Springer has signed up as the new Team Manager. Alec will be responsible for all team matters including the recruitment of all new drivers.

“A big thank you to Inside Line Racing’s Kev Lee for giving me the opportunity to be part of the newest team on the block. I look forward running the superb range of PR cars, and to the challenge of building a competitive race team for 2017 ….. See you trackside.”

If you would like to be considered to be part of the PR Race team please drop Alec an email at alec@insidelineracing.co.uk

Reedy Zappers Hi-Voltage Shorty LiPo batteries

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Team Associated have introduced two new high-voltage Shorty LiPo battery in the form of 4800mAh 100C and 4400mAh 100C variant. A 7.6 nominal voltage means that with a suitable charger, the battery can be safely charged to 8.7V (4.35V/cell). It is no secret that more voltage equals more power, and there is no easier way to achieve a performance advantage than a higher charge voltage.

Website: Team Associated

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