CEN Colossus Monster Truck Video!

Here is a video (which certainly won’t win any awards for originality) of the new Colossus Monster Truck from CEN. The model is an updated version of the GST< and comes ready to run in either nitro or brushless versions.

Lots more info and specs after the jump

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Vaterra ™ Ascender RTR Video!

Here’s the video of the RTR version of the’Ascender- 1986 4×4 Chevrolet K5 Blazer that the has just been announced.
The question all want to know is weather this new platform can compete with Axial in the Crawler world?
 

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RC Car cracks 200 MPH!!

You’ve probably seen videos of Nic Case’s attempts to break his own RC car speed record – he’s held the Guinness record since 2008.
Now after years of work, the Nic has finally smashed the 200 miles per hour barrier with his “RC Bullet”. And the video is above!

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Hot Bodies R8: Competition ⅛ Track Car

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Presented during the last Nuremberg toy fair after an appearance at the 2013 IFMAR World Championship in Japan, Hot Bodies has posted images of the final version of it’s1/8th Nitro Track Chassis the R8. The model will be sold as a kit and at the moment the only information released by the Hot Bodies are the chassis thickness (5mm) and that it will have belt drive, and a 2-speed gearbox.

Press continue for some speculative specs and a lot more pictures

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“Get Your Top Off” : Chris Grainger

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Our final edition from the Worlds – it’s multi time UK National Champ Chris Grainger.  Chris was running the Mi5 Evo, but with a few new parts on it, such as new double-joint driveshafts on the front.  But, overall, it was basically a standard car just as he used at the end of the UK National season.  Keep reading for under-the-shell pictures!

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How to paint Casey Stoners’s RC body’ by Bittydesign

Bitty design have followed up their Ellipt Boots How to paint with one for their new signing, former Moto GP world Champion Casey Stoner!
“Expert painter Stefano Rabitti at Bittydesign Company shows you step by step how he create and produces some of the finest looking paint jobs in the industry, for team driver CASEY STONER. Dedication, passion and creativity are necessary to become a top player, at Bittydesign we don’t give us any limits and the satisfaction of the Customer is at the centre of the our attention. We don’t accept compromsies, we paint to perfection. A must watch for any enthusiast even non-painters, you can observe an artist at work and see never before-seen painting techniques that have made Bittydesign the #1 for styling in the world with imitations that comes from all parts of the globe. All Bittydesign’s painted bodies have been achieved using our indispensable ‘Liquid Mask’, used on several thousands of bodies it is simply the best solution around and available worldwide.”

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EZPower Gladiator ESC

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EZ Power have released their latest Speed Control the “Gladiator” Most of it is very similar to other ESCs but it does best the interestingly named. “Black Widow Cooling System” designed to better manage the flow of air and increase heat dissipation- apparently with “spiders  web” like airflow!

Below is a diagram, and if you press continue there is another diagram and a slightly confusing explanation!

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“Get Your Top Off”: Christopher Krapp

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In case you thought that was it from the Worlds, oh no! We’ve still got a little more to go – next up is a look at Chrissi’s prototype Kyosho TF7 car. The car features a “floating battery mount” – keep reading for all the pics!

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Andy Moore Wins EWS Season Opener

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The first round of the 2014-2015 Essex Winter Series took place this weekend. A capacity entry of 120 drivers kicked off the championship, which featured a change in the class structure and a move to the new Ride REX 30 carpet tire. Andy Moore took the win in the premier Modified division, the debut win for the new HPI HB Pro 5! Keep reading for the full story.

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New 2-pole Team Orion VST2 Pro 550

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Team Orion is introducing a new version of the successful VST2 Pro 550 size motor for Short Course Trucks with 4.0 turns.

The new design features the convenient dual sensor port system which allows the motor to be installed in your car in the best possible way. The empty port can be used to easily program your ESC through the motor. A protection cap for the second port is included. The VST2 Pro 550sized motor is equipped with a very robust aluminum case with an improved ventilation system for best cooling at every racing condition.

More pictures and detailed specs after the Jump

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