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Soldering Jig
ProTek R/C Carbon Fiber Soldering Jig
27 March 2015 16:31
ProTek R/C Carbon Fiber Soldering Jig Soldering Jig AMain.com has released the all-new ProTek R/C Carbon Fiber Soldering Jig. This small and lightweight carbon fiber jig is designed to quickly and easily hold your wires, Deans, XT60 and bullet connectors to make convenient work of your soldering needs. Featuring a spring loading sliding movement, the jig opens up when compressed allowing you to insert your wires or connectors. When compression is released, the spring loaded bottom plate pulls back with clamping force, providing a secure hold while you work. The jig features a rectangular 17x10mm slot that securely fits Deans/T-Style and XT60 sized connectors, as well as two 8mm holes to fit the bullet connector of your choice. If you just need to solder wires, the vertical posts open up to 10mm providing plenty of space for a variety of wire AWG's. To keep the jig planted, four rubber feet on the bottom keep it from moving around while you work.
ProTek R/C Carbon Fiber Soldering Jig
27 March 2015 16:31
Soldering Jig AMain.com has released the all-new ProTek R/C Carbon Fiber Soldering Jig. This small and lightweight carbon fiber jig is designed to quickly and easily hold your wires, Deans, XT60 and bullet connectors to make convenient work of your soldering needs. Featuring a spring loading sliding movement, the jig opens up when compressed allowing you to insert your wires or connectors. When compression is released, the spring loaded bottom plate pulls back with clamping force, providing a secure hold while you work. The jig features a rectangular 17x10mm slot that securely fits Deans/T-Style and XT60 sized connectors, as well as two 8mm holes to fit the bullet connector of your choice. If you just need to solder wires, the vertical posts open up to 10mm providing plenty of space for a variety of wire AWG's. To keep the jig planted, four rubber feet on the bottom keep it from moving around while you work.
AMain.com has released the all-new ProTek R/C Carbon Fiber Soldering Jig. This small and lightweight carbon fiber jig is designed to quickly and easily hold your wires, Deans, XT60 and bullet...
Green Smoothies
JConcepts 1/10 ‘Smoothies’ go green
27 March 2015 16:17
JConcepts 1/10 ‘Smoothies’ go green Green Smoothies JConcepts remains committed to 1/10th off-road racing by releasing the Smoothies. In some conditions in off-road racing, there is no denying that a slick tire is the fastest way around the track. Throughout the racing calendar year, there are several tracks where slicks in either gold or green compound are the go-to tire. In damp weather, indoor clay surfaces become so tacky that the lower the tread or to the point of zero tread is an advantage. For years drivers have sanded, ground and hand sculpted tires in search of that elusive slick carcass for racing. 3110_800px_alt (1) 3110_800px (1) 3109_800px_alt (1) 3109_800px (1) Now, with JConcepts, racers have the slick option straight out of the package. Released as a 60mm bead mounting diameter, the JConcepts Smoothies mount straight to the latest generation wheels for that all important reactive feel. The carefully profiled tire carcass rolls through the turns with efficiency while the maximum smooth surface area grips the specialty surfaces like no other. The Smoothies include Dirt-Tech 60mm inserts which have made an immediate presence on the racing scene since their release. The identifiable gray color with custom sculpted features, are blended into the newly developed insert material which provide racers a durable option capable of being used in medium to extremely high-traction conditions. Features: Source: JConcepts
JConcepts 1/10 ‘Smoothies’ go green
27 March 2015 16:17
Green Smoothies JConcepts remains committed to 1/10th off-road racing by releasing the Smoothies. In some conditions in off-road racing, there is no denying that a slick tire is the fastest way around the track. Throughout the racing calendar year, there are several tracks where slicks in either gold or green compound are the go-to tire. In damp weather, indoor clay surfaces become so tacky that the lower the tread or to the point of zero tread is an advantage. For years drivers have sanded, ground and hand sculpted tires in search of that elusive slick carcass for racing. 3110_800px_alt (1) 3110_800px (1) 3109_800px_alt (1) 3109_800px (1) Now, with JConcepts, racers have the slick option straight out of the package. Released as a 60mm bead mounting diameter, the JConcepts Smoothies mount straight to the latest generation wheels for that all important reactive feel. The carefully profiled tire carcass rolls through the turns with efficiency while the maximum smooth surface area grips the specialty surfaces like no other. The Smoothies include Dirt-Tech 60mm inserts which have made an immediate presence on the racing scene since their release. The identifiable gray color with custom sculpted features, are blended into the newly developed insert material which provide racers a durable option capable of being used in medium to extremely high-traction conditions. Features:
  • JConcepts design and function
  • Available in gold and green compounds
  • Designed in conjunction with Brian Kinwald and Jason Ruona
  • 60mm or 2.4” bead mounting size
  • Carefully shaped carcass = rolling speed
  • Includes 60mm Dirt-Tech (gray) inserts
Source: JConcepts
JConcepts remains committed to 1/10th off-road racing by releasing the Smoothies. In some conditions in off-road racing, there is no denying that a slick tire is the fastest way around the track....
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Hot Bodies Europe
HB Europe website now online
27 March 2015 16:04
HB Europe website now online Hot Bodies Europe HB Europe – now fulfilled by Neidhart, is the new way for racers, shops and distributors to get HB parts, spares and kits anywhere in Europe! Racers can now get what they need directly from Team HB's fully stocked European warehouse based in the heart of Europe. European distributors can now order direct from HPI Racing’s multiple World Championship winning specialist brand and have confidence that the world renowned race-focused team behind Team Orion will have the right parts at the right price to satisfy demand in their region. Team HB is continuing to grow throughout the racing world with more and more top racers joining the team. To ensure this success is shared with club racers, HB needs to maximize parts availability so drivers can have the parts they need to be competitive in time for the weekend. For any region not currently serviced by an exclusive HB distributor, HB Europe is keen to talk to shops and will sell to them directly. Also, HB Europe is introducing a fantastic innovative racer program. Racers can now purchase a 'Race Team Pack' which includes the car plus, enough spares for a racing season! The Race Team Pack contents are recommended by HB / HPI Racings professional Factory Team drivers – with club racers in mind. There are also Top Race Team Packs which include 2 cars. Plus, racers can pay for their Race Team Pack in 3 easy installments, allowing them to race with the latest Team HB cars without breaking the bank. A full compliment of services and information are available on the HB Europe web site, including the latest race setups from HB's off-road and on-road factory drivers, instruction manuals, HB Blog updates and more! Find out what HB Europe has to offer by CLICKING HERE!
HB Europe website now online
27 March 2015 16:04
Hot Bodies Europe HB Europe – now fulfilled by Neidhart, is the new way for racers, shops and distributors to get HB parts, spares and kits anywhere in Europe! Racers can now get what they need directly from Team HB's fully stocked European warehouse based in the heart of Europe. European distributors can now order direct from HPI Racing’s multiple World Championship winning specialist brand and have confidence that the world renowned race-focused team behind Team Orion will have the right parts at the right price to satisfy demand in their region. Team HB is continuing to grow throughout the racing world with more and more top racers joining the team. To ensure this success is shared with club racers, HB needs to maximize parts availability so drivers can have the parts they need to be competitive in time for the weekend. For any region not currently serviced by an exclusive HB distributor, HB Europe is keen to talk to shops and will sell to them directly. Also, HB Europe is introducing a fantastic innovative racer program. Racers can now purchase a 'Race Team Pack' which includes the car plus, enough spares for a racing season! The Race Team Pack contents are recommended by HB / HPI Racings professional Factory Team drivers – with club racers in mind. There are also Top Race Team Packs which include 2 cars. Plus, racers can pay for their Race Team Pack in 3 easy installments, allowing them to race with the latest Team HB cars without breaking the bank. A full compliment of services and information are available on the HB Europe web site, including the latest race setups from HB's off-road and on-road factory drivers, instruction manuals, HB Blog updates and more! Find out what HB Europe has to offer by CLICKING HERE!
HB Europe – now fulfilled by Neidhart, is the new way for racers, shops and distributors to get HB parts, spares and kits anywhere in Europe! Racers can now get what they need directly from...
ORB Buggy
Pre-production ORB FWD unveiled
27 March 2015 15:56
Pre-production ORB FWD unveiled ORB Buggy Do you remember the ORB Racing Front Wheel Drive Conversion for the Team Durango DEX210 buggy we shared a few short weeks ago? Today the company has released more news regarding the unique buggy by sharing a first look of the pre-production car. ORB says, “The car was a joy to build and feels very solid…stay tuned as we prepare the car to undergo final testing soon!” 11088757_1577390149066572_4898702083502493408_o 11080553_1577376142401306_6169301920500101982_o 11080454_1577376089067978_5484124336980517825_o 11046891_1577376072401313_2209166199637425575_o Without a doubt, the ORB Racing buggy conversion is quite a sight to look at OFF the track, we anxiously await to see it in action ON the track soon. Stay tuned!
Pre-production ORB FWD unveiled
27 March 2015 15:56
ORB Buggy Do you remember the ORB Racing Front Wheel Drive Conversion for the Team Durango DEX210 buggy we shared a few short weeks ago? Today the company has released more news regarding the unique buggy by sharing a first look of the pre-production car. ORB says, “The car was a joy to build and feels very solid…stay tuned as we prepare the car to undergo final testing soon!” 11088757_1577390149066572_4898702083502493408_o 11080553_1577376142401306_6169301920500101982_o 11080454_1577376089067978_5484124336980517825_o 11046891_1577376072401313_2209166199637425575_o Without a doubt, the ORB Racing buggy conversion is quite a sight to look at OFF the track, we anxiously await to see it in action ON the track soon. Stay tuned!
Do you remember the ORB Racing Front Wheel Drive Conversion for the Team Durango DEX210 buggy we shared a few short weeks ago? Today the company has released more news regarding the unique...
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Tessmann Fuel
Tessmann chooses VP Racing Fuel
27 March 2015 14:14
Tessmann chooses VP Racing Fuel Tessmann Fuel IFMAR 1/8 Offroad World Champion Ty Tessmann will be using VP PowerMaster Fuels "Tessmann Edition" this weekend at the 2015 Silver State race in Las Vegas and at Neo X next week at Harper Adams University in the UK. Gord Tessmann said "Fuel mileage is very important to us without sacrificing power, with this blend we do not sacrifice anything." "I look forward to working with Ty and Gord Tessmann in the future," said VP Powermaster’s Sales and Product Manager Tommy Porfirio. "When you combine the talents of World Champion Ty Tessmann and VP Racing Fuel’s legacy of winning, I’m confident for many opportunities with Ty Tessmann and VP Powermaster."
Tessmann chooses VP Racing Fuel
27 March 2015 14:14
Tessmann Fuel IFMAR 1/8 Offroad World Champion Ty Tessmann will be using VP PowerMaster Fuels "Tessmann Edition" this weekend at the 2015 Silver State race in Las Vegas and at Neo X next week at Harper Adams University in the UK. Gord Tessmann said "Fuel mileage is very important to us without sacrificing power, with this blend we do not sacrifice anything." "I look forward to working with Ty and Gord Tessmann in the future," said VP Powermaster’s Sales and Product Manager Tommy Porfirio. "When you combine the talents of World Champion Ty Tessmann and VP Racing Fuel’s legacy of winning, I’m confident for many opportunities with Ty Tessmann and VP Powermaster."
IFMAR 1/8 Offroad World Champion Ty Tessmann will be using VP PowerMaster Fuels "Tessmann Edition" this weekend at the 2015 Silver State race in Las Vegas and at Neo X next week at Harper Adams...
New Proline Tire
Tessmann debuts new Pro-Line tire
26 March 2015 17:32
Tessmann debuts new Pro-Line tire New Proline Tire Silver State winning hopeful, Ty Tessmann, has shared an up close pic of his Hot Bodies buggy preparing for the first run on the Vegas track. If tire choice wasn't already a tricky decision, Tessmann displays yet another all-new tire from Pro-Line Racing known as the 'Suppressor'. More details of the new tire coming soon, stay tuned!
Tessmann debuts new Pro-Line tire
26 March 2015 17:32
New Proline Tire Silver State winning hopeful, Ty Tessmann, has shared an up close pic of his Hot Bodies buggy preparing for the first run on the Vegas track. If tire choice wasn't already a tricky decision, Tessmann displays yet another all-new tire from Pro-Line Racing known as the 'Suppressor'. More details of the new tire coming soon, stay tuned!
Silver State winning hopeful, Ty Tessmann, has shared an up close pic of his Hot Bodies buggy preparing for the first run on the Vegas track. If tire choice wasn't already a tricky decision,...
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TKORyan
Ryan Maifield joins TKO for 2015
26 March 2015 15:44
Ryan Maifield joins TKO for 2015 TKORyan TKO R/C Specialties is pleased to announce that US superstar Ryan Maifield has joined the TKO team for 2015! Maifield will equip his full TLR lineup with TKO bearings, as well as various other TKO products such as 'FLAT & Finished' diff rings, Eureka gear box lube, Enhanced Rotation bearing lube, and more. In addition to working towards putting the TKO product line in the winners circle, Ryan will also be working closely with TKO for future product testing and development projects. Source: TKO
Ryan Maifield joins TKO for 2015
26 March 2015 15:44
TKORyan TKO R/C Specialties is pleased to announce that US superstar Ryan Maifield has joined the TKO team for 2015! Maifield will equip his full TLR lineup with TKO bearings, as well as various other TKO products such as 'FLAT & Finished' diff rings, Eureka gear box lube, Enhanced Rotation bearing lube, and more. In addition to working towards putting the TKO product line in the winners circle, Ryan will also be working closely with TKO for future product testing and development projects. Source: TKO
TKO R/C Specialties is pleased to announce that US superstar Ryan Maifield has joined the TKO team for 2015! Maifield will equip his full TLR lineup with TKO bearings, as well as various other...
JConcepts Finnisher Car Stand
JConcepts ‘Finnisher’ 1/10 car stand
26 March 2015 15:16
JConcepts ‘Finnisher’ 1/10 car stand JConcepts Finnisher Car Stand The polycarbonate car-stand, introduced first, by JConcepts, during the 2007 racing season has established itself as a benchmark in the R/C community. Each year these stands are treated to abusive pit areas and racers throughout the world while also being used by several key events as trophies or featured as grab-bag items. For 2015, JConcepts unveiled the latest car stand specifically for the prestigious Reedy Race of Champions. The design team focused on several aspects to debut a new treat during the large event. First, size was a focus and a lower stance was built into the design to accommodate 1/10th vehicles more specifically. The hex shaped design was inspired from the popular locking wheel nuts and Finnisher style wing buttons used within the JConcepts accessory line-up. Side pockets were incorporated as catch-all compartments for body clips, wheel nuts or any small item that is routinely changed during a race event. Cushion pads are positioned at the hex tips to provide support all the way to the edges on any platform vehicle while the large center pads prevent normal slippage. As a bonus, JConcepts has included a rubber plug option with the company’s logo branded into the surface. To install, simply cut, moto-sand or ream on the pre-defined line in the center area and remove to expose a large hole. Plug in the rubber piece as a grommet type installation and the look of the stand becomes even more custom. JConcepts has included a decal wrap for maximum exposure and presence that resembles the popular chassis tape “Striker” theme. Features: Source: JConcepts
JConcepts ‘Finnisher’ 1/10 car stand
26 March 2015 15:16
JConcepts Finnisher Car Stand The polycarbonate car-stand, introduced first, by JConcepts, during the 2007 racing season has established itself as a benchmark in the R/C community. Each year these stands are treated to abusive pit areas and racers throughout the world while also being used by several key events as trophies or featured as grab-bag items. For 2015, JConcepts unveiled the latest car stand specifically for the prestigious Reedy Race of Champions. The design team focused on several aspects to debut a new treat during the large event. First, size was a focus and a lower stance was built into the design to accommodate 1/10th vehicles more specifically. The hex shaped design was inspired from the popular locking wheel nuts and Finnisher style wing buttons used within the JConcepts accessory line-up. Side pockets were incorporated as catch-all compartments for body clips, wheel nuts or any small item that is routinely changed during a race event. Cushion pads are positioned at the hex tips to provide support all the way to the edges on any platform vehicle while the large center pads prevent normal slippage. As a bonus, JConcepts has included a rubber plug option with the company’s logo branded into the surface. To install, simply cut, moto-sand or ream on the pre-defined line in the center area and remove to expose a large hole. Plug in the rubber piece as a grommet type installation and the look of the stand becomes even more custom. JConcepts has included a decal wrap for maximum exposure and presence that resembles the popular chassis tape “Striker” theme. Features:
  • Original, JConcepts Finnisher design
  • Durable material, matte black finish
  • Large and small foam cushion pads
  • JC logo plugs for custom look
  • “Striker” themed decal wrap
Source: JConcepts
The polycarbonate car-stand, introduced first, by JConcepts, during the 2007 racing season has established itself as a benchmark in the R/C community. Each year these stands are treated to...
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XRAY Sweep
Artiles wins at Canaria Winter Series
26 March 2015 15:11
Artiles wins at Canaria Winter Series XRAY Sweep The 2015 Winter Series took place past weekend in Grand Canaria. The temperature was 25 degrees with a circuit in perfect conditions. Qualifying saw XRAY's Cristian Artiles on top the leaderboard with TQ. He would hold his pace to win the Semi-Final and Final with ease, leading an XRAY sweep of the podium with Leandro Romano and Juan Jose Llanos second and third. Source: XRAY
Artiles wins at Canaria Winter Series
26 March 2015 15:11
XRAY Sweep The 2015 Winter Series took place past weekend in Grand Canaria. The temperature was 25 degrees with a circuit in perfect conditions. Qualifying saw XRAY's Cristian Artiles on top the leaderboard with TQ. He would hold his pace to win the Semi-Final and Final with ease, leading an XRAY sweep of the podium with Leandro Romano and Juan Jose Llanos second and third. Source: XRAY
The 2015 Winter Series took place past weekend in Grand Canaria. The temperature was 25 degrees with a circuit in perfect conditions. Qualifying saw XRAY's Cristian Artiles on top the leaderboard...