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Twister RC Sanwa transmitter skins

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Twister RC have introduced new skin stickers for the Sanwa/Airtronics M17,M12,MT-44 and MT-4 transmitters. Designed to protect and customize your transmitter, the skin stickers are available in four metallochrome colors including green, blue, purple and yellow.

T-Work’s MP9e Evo ball bearing & collar set

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T-Work’s have introduced a set of 14 pieces of sealed ball bearings and collars for the Kyosho Inferno MP9e Evo. The set consists high quality bearings that feature a rubber seal to protect against the dust and facilitate maintenance that will increase the overall bearing life.

Ultimate Racing battery checker

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Modelix Racing have introduced the Ultimate Racing battery checker. The battery checker provides to monitor the condition of your battery packs such as Lilon (Lithium lon), LiPo (Lithium Polymer), LiFe (Lithium Ferrite), LiHV (High Voltage Lithium), NiCd (Nickel Cadmium) and NiMh (Nickel Metal Hydride). The battery checker also allows to monitor the total voltage of batteries from 2 to 8 cells and testing servo operation with three test modes including manual, auto and neutral.

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Arrowmax M17 LiPo 6000mAh 3.7V battery

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Coming from Arrowmax and made for the Sanwa M17 radio is the new 6000mAh 3.7V LiPo battery pack. The battery pack measures 78mm x 47mm x 12mm and provides more than double capacity of the original battery. The battery comes pre-wired with 60mm 20AWG silicone wire and features a JR plug.

Godwin, Lykke & Vasipoulos win at HNMC members GP

Every year the HNMC puts on a free members weekend to thank all the club members for their support and almost 60 club members took part. Qualifying was dominated by Callum Niblett (Agama) in Nitro Buggy with Pano Vasipoulos taking the TQ in Truggy and Erik Lykke taking thr TQ in E-buggy. In the Nitro Buggy final a power cut 16 minutes robbed C.Niblett of a possible win. In the end it was Chaz Godwin who took the win from Taro Caradock (Kyosho) in second and Dylan Saunders in third. In E-buggy Erik Lykke brought home the win from Russ Brown in second while Gary Chapman came in third. In Truggy Pano Vasipoulis grabbed the win in front of Warabe Tatekoji.

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Tessmann, Maifield & Truhe win at 2018 US Open

The 2018 US Open was held at the SCRC track in Canutillo, Texas with over 100 entries battled for numerous titles with Keeny Brosh on the mic. In Nitro Buggy Ryan Maifield (Mugen) was out front for about the first 9 minutes and then Ty Tessmann (XRAY) put a charge on with Cole Ogden (HB Racing) in tow. T.Tessmann would take the win with C.Ogden in second, R.Maifield in third, Mike Truhe (Mugen) in fourth and Camden Lime (HB Racing) in fifth after the hour main.

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Niblett & Sheed win at HNMC Summer Rd8


50 racers attended the eight and final round of the HNMC Summer Series. In the Nitro Buggy class it was Callum Niblett (Agama) who took the win from Team Associated duo of Darren Hayden-Ball in second and Dylan Saunders in third. In E-buggy, Ben Shedd (Team Associated) brought home the win in front of Erik Lykke and Hogler Lykke, both with XRAY cars.

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Answer-RC HB 1-piece carbon fibre wing brace

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Answer-RC have introduced a 1-piece carbon fibre wing brace for HB Racing buggy and truggy. Cut from from lightweight 5mm carbon fibre, this 1-piece brace links the wing attachments and offers more stiffen. The 1-piece carbon fibre wing brace comes with 2 x M3 countersunk washers and 2 x M3 x 12mm coungtersunk screws.