1/8 E-Buggy News

SkyRC BD250 250 Watts/35 Amps discharger

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SkyRC UK distributor Schumacher Racing have introduced the new BD250 Discharger. Upgraded from BD200, BD250 is not only a powerful discharging device but also a precise measurement tool for battery capacity. It takes the guesswork out of choosing the good-performance battery for your application. BD250 offers a maximum of 250 Watts/35 Amps to discharge your battery and will test virtually any battery type or size, any chemistry cells. It’s stylish but small with a high-performance cooling system and uses Mosfets from the well-known IXYS, to make sure it can discharge at 250 watts continuously. t displays real-time battery voltage, discharged capacity and discharge current. The BD250 can test battery capacity that helps select batteries with the desired capacity, saves time when users wish to store their large capacity batteries as well as helps activate the best performance of your batteries for competition.

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J&T Bearing Company snapback caps

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Two new trucker caps just dropped at J&T Bearing Co. First up is a dark grey hat, designed like most standard mesh-style trucker caps and sporting a a black J&T patch on the front. Also new is a dark grey cloth cap, featuring black accents showing a “puffed” large J&T logo on the front. Both snapback hats come with an adjustable strap in the back that snaps together.

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VP-Pro black trucker cap


VP-Pro have introduced the new black trucker cap. The cap sports and an embroidered red logo with a white border while the back is made in mesh to keep the head cool in the summer heat. The snap back hat allows for easy size-adjustment.

RUDDOG tweezers

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RUDDOG Distribution have introduced the new tweezers. The tweezers are the ideal tool when building, maintaining or setting up your RC car. They are made of high-quality stainless steel and sport a protective surface coating that not only reduces wear but also adds visual impact with its stealthy black look. The tweezers come in handy when having to deal with all sorts of small parts such as shims, washers, tiny screws or differential internals such as diff balls or gears. To finish off the look, the high-quality tweezers sport the proud RUDDOG logo.

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2020 ROAR 1/8th Off-road Electric Nationals cancelled

Source: Flowood R/C Indoor Park (Facebook)

The increasing threat of COVID 19 has forced ROAR to postpone the rescheduled 2020 1/8th Off-road Electric Nationals event that was to be held from September 23rd to 27th at Flowood R/C Indoor park in Flowood, Mississippi to the 2021 racing season.

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J&T Bearing Company introduce new 1/8th Buggy carbon fiber optionals

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California based J&T Bearing Company have introduced new carbon fiber optionals for popular 1/8th Buggies brands such HB Racing, TLR, Team Associated, Agama, SWORKz, XRAY, and Mugen Seiki. The option parts are made of high-quality carbon fiber and the range consists of front wing V1 for HB Racing, TLR, Agama, and XRAY, front wing V2 for Team Associated, SWORKz, and Mugen Seiki, servo tray stiffeners for the HB Racing E819 as well as splash guard, tank/heat guard, radio tray cover and battery cover for the Team Associated RC8B3.2.

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Horizon Hobby clear up some details following the acquisition of Pro-Line

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There has clearly been a ton of interest and opinions on the Horizon and Pro-Line news earlier this week. Horizon Hobby have pulled together some of the recurring questions and provided answers to set the record straight.

Will Pro-Line continue to be made in the USA?

Answer: Absolutely. Pro-Line’s USA manufacturing is a real advantage in quality control and shortening the development cycle. Horizon plans to expand this capability and make more product in the USA.

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T-Work’s 3-in-1 nut drivers multi-wrench

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T-Work’s have introduced a new 3-in-1 nut drivers multi-wrench. The wrench features a 3-in-1 design with an 8mm wrench on one end that can be used for glow plug installation and removal, and a 10mm wrench on the opposite end that is perfect for installing and removing clutch nuts. The aluminium handle can also hold a 17mm wrench, standard and extra long, for installing and removing wheel nuts, making this tool useful for a variety of applications. All parts are made of high quality T6 aluminium and come hard coated for wear. The set comes in a handy box and consists of the handle, the 8mm/10mm nut driver, the 17mm nut driver and the 17mm extra long nut driver.

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