Body News

SWORKz S14-3 Velocity 2.0 ultra lightweight body


SWORKz have introduced the new Velocity 2.0 ultra lightweight body for the S14-3. Thanks to a new moulding technology, the body is more than 40% lighter than the body included in the kit. The Velocity 2.0 body further lowering the overall centre of gravity in order to reduce chassis roll, provides more speed in the corners and allows quicker acceleration out of corners.

Bittydesign stainless steel polycarbonate scissors

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Bittydesign have introduced new straight and curved stainless steel scissors for polycarbonate. The scissors have been tested and compared with various other models on the market in order to offer a simple accessory that can however have superior cutting performance and greater precision on any polycarbonate thickness. Made with stainless steel, the scissors feature a black treatment that protects the surface, a logo on upper side, softy and ergonomic grip and a dedicated package.

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Pro-Line introduce more body paints

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Pro-Line Racing have added to their line of body paints 12 new colors. The spray paint is specially formulated to help you achieve the same jaw dropping results as Pro-Line’s painters. Developed by R/C body painters for painters, this water-based airbrush paint is ultra-flexible, extremely durable and easy to use.

LFR B6.1 A2 Tactic body

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Leadfinger Racing have introduced the new A2 Tactic body for the Team Associated B6.1. Like the A2 Tactic bodies before it, the B6.1 body has an added roof vent that allows for better cooling for today’s sensitive electronics. Running cooler has it’s advantages and feeding cool air directly over the power house is a welcomed upgrade. Behind that, LFR has designed a top fin that joins into a rear swoop for added stability and increased rear down force. The combination of the two help give the Team associated B6.1 a balanced and precise feel during mid corner rotation and on power exit. A2 Tactic body is sold in clear ready for paint, (2 pre cut Tactic wings included) Stickers and window masks provided.

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XRAY XT2 ultra light body & rear wings


XRAY have introduced a new ultra light body and rear wings for the XT2. The redesigned XT2 body allows shock absorbers to be mounted either in front or rear positions. The high-performance aerodynamic body offers high-downforce areas for proper airflow and also the lowest CG possible to avoid chassis roll in most track conditions. Also new are the rear wings available in two designs to increased or decreased downforce. The new body is made from 0.75mm high-quality premium Lexan polycarbonate while the rear wings are made from 1.0mm strong Lexan material. The wing is mounted to the wing mounts supported by extra-flat shims to better support and increase the lifespan of the wing.

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Kyosho MP10 1.0mm body

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Kyosho have have introduced new 1.0mm body for the Inferno MP10. The body is made of strong 1.0mm thickness Lexan polycarbonate and keeps the same aggressive shape as the standard 0.8 body with a steep angled nose section, wing sections on the side pods to provide an increased downforce, improved cooling and optimised airflow towards the rear wing.

Tamiya polishing compound sponge set

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Tamiya have introduced a set of three polishing compound sponges. Top modelers use small polishing sponges to remove any irregularities, thus creating a stunning finish. They may be used with your favorite polishing compound. They allow for clean, precise application of the compound, giving your model a gorgeous finish to its paint job. The sponges feature integrated grip sections, making them a breeze to handle and compared to cloth, the sponges allow much more precise application of polishing compound, helping to prevent problems such as rubbing away paint from corners or edges, and accidental mixing of colors on or around borders. The set includes a small, a medium and a large sponge that can be washed and re-used.

XRAY XB2 Beta 2 ultra-light body


XRAY have introduced the new beta 2 light body for the XB2. The optional ultra-lightweight, completely redesigned, high-performance, low-profile Beta 2 body features a super-smooth airflow and all-new downforce areas. The front part of the body has a redesigned high-downforce area. The sides of the body have upper downforce areas to generate more mid-body downforce, and the straight sidewalls improve stability. The upper part of the body was redesigned with a smooth flow channel. The Beta 2 body gives increased steering and stability while also improving handling in jumps. Lower weight reduces the roll of the car and improves rotation in corners.