[SCOOP] Serpent new 411 ERYX 3.0 1/10 TC

Serpetn have just announced their Eryx 3.0, further development of the 411 platform.

We’ll have more info on the car soon, and we’d better because it’s meant to start shipping from the first of May!

For details about this latest in a growing line of adventurously-named kits from Serpent, click Continue!

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Pro-Line Blockbuster FPV Camera video

Well it looks like Pro-Line have released details of their new Blockbuster body – and it was designed from the ground up to be a camera chase car! Awesome!

Now THIS is RC innovation! Check out the video for more awesomeness and to see the chase cam in action!

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JConcepts Dirt-Tech Racing Inserts

JConcepts have released several new buggy inserts for racers aimed at taming tricking traction conditions. Developed with Brian Kinwald, the inserts are called Dirt-Tech and fit front and rear tires of 2WD and 4WD buggies.

Click Continue for details of the new Dirt-Tech inserts from JConcepts!

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Traxxas XO1 Supercar 2014!

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The 2014 version of the Traxxas XO1 “Supercar” is now available! Famed for going very fast in a straight line (0-60mph in 2.3 second and 0- 100mph in just 4.92!) The model is supplied completely assembled and ready to run with a Castle Creations Mamba and Monster Extreme esc/motor set up which takes up to 6s Lipos! it’s also  equipped with telemetry and remote control TQi with a docking station for Apple iPhone or iPod Touch. 

but does it go round corners?

More pics after the jump!

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Kyosho Scorpion 1/10 Vintage buggy re-release!

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Kyosho have released the first images of their re-release of the Scorpion electric buggy which first saw the dirt on 1982.
The re-design and updating of the car was carried out by the same the designer who created the original Scorpion 32 years ago! (Either he was very young then or the Japanese retirement laws are way different from here!).
The new version will be identical to the original,apart from the changes … that strength and performance. Among the new features are higher quality shocks, metal transmission gears and a modern slipper clutch.

Lots more pics after the jump!

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VBC Racing Firebolt DM 2wd Buggy

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VBC Racing has published the first 3D images of their new Firebolt DM buggy. The Firebolt DM is intended to be a competition racing buggy, and as such we can see an aluminum chassis, centered electronics and angled shock towers. Looking pretty good so far!

VBC say that the buggy is due for release during the summer, prime racing season!

Here’s hoping that 1/10th buggies are the new 1/8th buggies, and this is the first many new designs we’ll be seeing over the coming months!

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Pro-Line Pro-2 SC Truck Review, Part 3: Assembling the Rear End

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Here’s the third part of our exclusive Pro-Line Pro-2 short course racing truck kit build and review! Just in case you missed them, check out the first article here and Part 2 here!

The Pro-Line Pro-2 short course racing truck has been out for a while, but this is the first and only complete build guide you can find anywhere – click Continue to read how the assembly of the front end goes!

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RealFlight 7 Update for Drone/Quad flyers

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Great Planes has just released ‘Update M’, which is a free updated to their RealFlight 7 flight simulator software. This update allows pilots of drones and quadcopters to fly around and through obstacles in a cool, ‘gamified’ style. There are 10 different tests of skill, suitable for both beginners and experienced pilots.

Click Continue for cool videos showing you what you get!

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Horizon Hobby: Updates its 2WD ECX

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Horizon Hobby have updated (again) its line of entry-level model cars, the ECX. Now the buggy  ”Boost”, the stadium truck”Circuit”, the short course “Torment” and the monster truck  ”Ruckus” incorporate  a new and more powerful waterproof ESC  with LiPo Cutoff.

In addition to the new esc these four model cars, come with a powerful brushless motor (15T) and a  2.4GHz Spektrum radio.

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Pro-Line Pro-2 SC Truck Review, Part 2: Assembling the Front End

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Here’s the second installment of our exclusive Pro-Line Pro-2 short course racing truck! If you missed the first article of this complete kit build-up, check out Part 1 here.

The Pro-Line Pro-2 short course racing truck has been out for a while, but this is the first and only complete build guide you can find anywhere – click Continue to read how the assembly of the front end goes!

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