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Serpent announces Cobra B 2.1 Kit


With no official details released and with a shipping date set as early as tomorrow, Serpent have today announced the release of their updated Cobra B 2.1 kit! Which quite impressively is shipping from tomorrow (4th April 2014). More images and details expected shortly.

[Update: 4/4/14] – Serpent have released official details and a wide selection of images which can now be found below.

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A Main’s RC10 Worlds Giveaway

A Main's RC10 Worlds Giveaway

A Main Hobbies is giving away a Team Associated RC10 World’s Kit. Now even better than before, the RC10 World’s car is loaded with updates to fit modern electronics and handle brushless power. How do you win this vintage piece of R/C history? It’s easy; you just sign up on the RC10 World’s Kit product page at A Main. The sign-up form takes just a few moments and you’ll be entered to win.

Participants must be 18 years of age and A Main is only taking one entry per person. Entries must be received before 4:00 p.m. PST on Wednesday April 2. A Main will be announcing the winner on Facebook next week April 2, 2014 at 6:00 p.m. PST. Click here to sign up for your chance to win the RC10 World’s Kit.

Speed Power releases E801B Buggy

Speed Power releases E801B Buggy

Speed Power have announced the release of their new E801B 1/8th electric ARTR buggy kit which boasts three hardened steel differentials, a carbon fibre support and top plate, CNC aluminium alloy suspension parts, big bore shocks with dust boots and CNC aluminium alloy shock towers to name just a few of its impressive list of features. 

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New Hobby Pro PRS1 2014 Edition

New Hobby Pro PRS1 2014 Edition

Hobby Pro USA introduces their new and improved 2014 edition PRS1 2wd buggy. Available with both mid and rear motor capabilities the 2014 PRS1 features a new CNC hard anodized 25 degree kick up black chassis, new and improved carbon fibre shock towers and a new top plate again with a 25 degree kick up. That being said additional improvements have been made with more details available below. 

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Ryan Cavalieri’s Associated RC8 Proto


Normally at this early-ish stage of a race we’re in full flow taking photos, shooting videos & ‘Under the Hood’s’ not so however for the Team Associated RC8 prototype buggy, which we first saw last weekend in the more-than-capable hands of Yannick Aigoin – now making it’s racing debut with Ryan Cavalieri & Ryan Maifield.

We nabbed a healthy assortment of photos from angles we were allowed to shoot from, including a cheeky overhead shot showing the steering servo positioning in Maifield’s car. Anyway, enough from us, we’ll leave you to peek at the photos.

RC8 Prototype details (Video & photos) | Buy Team Associated @ A Main

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Team Durango releases DEX210v2

Team Durango releases DEX210v2

After presenting their new DEX210v2 at the recent Toy Fair, Team Durango have announced the release of their hotly anticipated update to the 2013 EFRA European Championship winning 2WD buggy.

RCNews.net has all the details!

Buy Team Durango @ A Main

SWORKz S350 BK1 EVO – Video

SWORKz have released the above video which shows the evolution of their previous kit releases as well as presenting an in depth look at their new S350 BK1 EVO! Additional information can also be found in the following PDF introduction.

Buy SWORKz @ A Main

JQ in Multiple Languages – Part 2

JQ Multiple Languages - Part 2

Part two of the JQ White Edition explained in multiple languages is now completed and on-line over at JQ-Products.com.

Associated B5: First Build photos


After the runaway success of our Features on the new Team Associated B5, including audio interview with chief designer Bob Stellflue, we’ve drawn inspiration from Usain Bolt and once again first with exclusive build photos of the B5 rear motor. The car wasn’t ready for Reedy last week and team drivers still don’t have it… but we do!

So feast your eyes and enjoy! Order your B5 today!

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Pre order the Associated B5!


The boffins in Chico – hometown of A Main Hobbies have been at it again, listing the hugely-anticipated Team Associated B5 & B5M for Pre-order, with an anticipated arrival date of mid March. Order one (or one of each!) and sit back and wait for it to arrive at your door.

Cheekily we also spotted that A Main have a few discount codes on the downlow, so if you’re going to hit em up for a B5 or even a DJI Phantom 2 for a bit of quadcopter-ness then why not save A Fistful of Dollars as some cowboy once said…

Code: 1430C1 – Save $12.50 on orders of $150 or more
Code: 1430C2 – Save $25 on orders of $250 or more
Code 1430C3 – Save $75 on orders of $750 or more