1/10 Offroad News

T-Work’s carbon fibre servo mount spacer set

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T-Work’s have introduced a set of carbon fibre servo mount spacers. The set includes three pairs of 1.0mm, 2.0mm and 2.5mm thick carbon fiber servo mount spacers to provide your servo with a rigid mounting surface to ensure that your servo stays tight and the screws don’t loosen as the plastic shims compress over time as the plastic shims compress over time. The servo mount spacers increase also the overall clearance.

Matthew Pyle doubles at Beat The Hype Trophy Race Rd2

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The second round of Annual Beat the Hype Trophy Race was held last weekend at the PCRC Raceway in Bolivar, Missouri. Matthew Pyle (XRAY) swept all three rounds of qualifying in both the 2WD Buggy and 4WD Buggy classes, though TQ was determined via “Rocket Round”. In finals, everything worked out great for Pyle and he managed to take the win in both classes. The XRAY duo of Damon Teel and Scott Neeman rounded out the top 3 in 4WD while Scott Neeman (XRAY) and Nick Cummins completed the podium in 2WD.

Final results here

AVID B6.1 titanium slipper screw

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AVID have introduced new titanium slipper screw for the Team Associated B6.1, B6.1D, T6.1, and SC6.1. The slipper screw is made from billet 6Al-4V titanium and designed to reduce rotating mass, nearly 50% lighter than the kit steel screw. The slipper screw comes pre-pinned so you don’t lose the first pin instantly and a spare is included.

Spektrum DX5 Pro 5-Channel DSMR radio

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Spektrum have introduced the new DX5 Pro 5-Channel DSMR radio. The Spektrum DX5 Pro includes more ergonomic options so that everything you drive can respond more harmoniously. Plus, the DX5 Pro gives bashers, boaters and racers a class-leading list of pro-class features, all at a remarkably affordable price.

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David Ronnefalk’s Pro Tips: steering plates

HB Racing’s David Ronnefalk is back with another Pro Tips video showing us how to chose the right steering plates of your HB Racing vehicle. More videos are available in the David’s Youtube channel here.

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AVID 22 4.0 carbon fibre electronics tray

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AVID RC have introduced a new carbon fibre electronics tray for the TLR 22 4.0. Made from 1mm thick carbon fibre, the electronics tray is an excellent way to remove your electronics without raising the CG or adding much weight at 4.4g. The option part comes with two stainless steel M3x10 FH screws, and two M3 black aluminum nuts.

Joona Haatanen doubles at Finnish 1/10 Buggy Nats Rd2

Source: Joona Haatanen RC (Facebook)

This past weekend was held the second round of the Finnish 1/10 Buggy Nationals at the Fullspeed RC track in Vantaa. In the 2WD Modified class Joona Haatanen (Team Associated) took the TQ and started from the pole position. Haatanen was also able to win all three finals in front of Joel Valander (XRAY) in second and Karri Salmela (Team Associated) in third. In the 4WD Modified class it was again fight for the TQ between Salmela, Haatanen and Valander and eventually Haatanen grabbed the overall TQ. The finals were a carbon copy of the 2WD finals, Haatanen winning all three finals with little gap from Valander and Salmela.

4wd podium here

Raw Speed teases new 2WD buggy body

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Raw Speed Inc have released a first rendering of their forthcoming body for 2WD buggy. The body has been tested on a Team Associated B6 but it could be fit to other 2WD vehicles. More information will become available soon so stay tuned!