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Lantheaume & Sartel win at French EP Buggy Cup

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The 2018 French Cup vas held at the astro-turf Vierzon track. Armand Lantheaume (XRAY) who used the new XB2’19 and XB4’19 was able to take the overall TQ in both 4WD and 2WD classes. In 4WD A.Lantheaume was the man to beat and he managed to take the win in all three finals in front of XRAY duo of Jean-Pierrick Sartel in second and Mathieu Briere in third. In the 2WD class it was JP.Sartel who took the win from A.Lantheaume while Clément Boda (Team Associated) came in third. Young and talented Noha Benmohamed sweeps the Stock class by TQing and winning from Philippe Hautecoeur (Schumancher) in second and Teddy Clv (Yokomo) in third.

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AVID carbon fibre money clip

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AVID have introduced a carbon fibre money clip. It is made from 100% carbon with a glossy finish to catch others attention and sports the AVID logo screen printed on it. The money clip measures 1.5″ (38.1mm) x 2.75″ (69.85mm) x 0.5″ (12.7mm) and can hold up to 50 bills comfortably.

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Twister RC Sanwa transmitter skins

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Twister RC have introduced new skin stickers for the Sanwa/Airtronics M17,M12,MT-44 and MT-4 transmitters. Designed to protect and customize your transmitter, the skin stickers are available in four metallochrome colors including green, blue, purple and yellow.

XRAY unveil XB4 2019 4wd buggy

XRAY have introduced the highly anticipated XB4 2019 1/10 4wd buggy.

2019 All-new Features:

  • All-new multi-function rear upright helps to generate more traction & increase stability
  • All-new longer rear driveshafts with 2.5mm pins for smoother operation
  • All-new rear wheel axle with safety collar, featuring XRAY’s unique multi-position driveshaft adjustment to vary driveshaft length
  • All-new longer rear camber link to accommodate all roll center alternatives
  • All-new larger ball-bearing used in the rear uprights for increased reliability
  • All-new rear suspension arms redesigned to accommodate the new multi adjustable upright
  • All-new longer rear arm pivot pin to accommodate the new multi adjustable upright and wheelbase adjustment.
  • All-new diff outdrives redesigned for 2.5mm pins for smoother operation
  • All-new bevel drive gears machined from special gear steel material reduce the weight and significantly improves reliability
  • All-new central shaft universal joint redesigned to accommodate the new steel pinion gears
  • All-new graphite reinforcement plate between servo saver increases traction and improves cornering speed
  • All-new body redesigned to make the car more stable and improves the rotation in corners
  • Includes new rear wheels with a deeper recess for the wheel nuts

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Ultimate Racing battery checker

See: Modelix Racing

Modelix Racing have introduced the Ultimate Racing battery checker. The battery checker provides to monitor the condition of your battery packs such as Lilon (Lithium lon), LiPo (Lithium Polymer), LiFe (Lithium Ferrite), LiHV (High Voltage Lithium), NiCd (Nickel Cadmium) and NiMh (Nickel Metal Hydride). The battery checker also allows to monitor the total voltage of batteries from 2 to 8 cells and testing servo operation with three test modes including manual, auto and neutral.

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Arrowmax M17 LiPo 6000mAh 3.7V battery

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Coming from Arrowmax and made for the Sanwa M17 radio is the new 6000mAh 3.7V LiPo battery pack. The battery pack measures 78mm x 47mm x 12mm and provides more than double capacity of the original battery. The battery comes pre-wired with 60mm 20AWG silicone wire and features a JR plug.

Dakotah Phend doubles at TLR Cup West

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The TLR Cup West was held at the Tacoma RC Raceway in Tacoma, Washington. In the 2WD Modified Buggy class it was Dakotah Phend (TLR) who took the TQ and the win by winning the last two finals from Harley Yoshii (Team Associated) in second and Mikey Brown (Schumacher) in third.

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6MIK 1/10 ‘Ultra’ closed cell foam inserts

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6MIK have introduced new ‘Ultra’ closed cell foam inserts for 2WD and 4WD buggies. It was developed especially to improve performance, comfort and precision while the special inner profiles provide softness and always stay centred on the rim. The ‘Ultra’ closed cell foam inserts are available for rear and front of 2WD and 4WD buggies.

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