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July 29, 2016

Arrowmax 6750mAh 4S hardcase LiPo battery pack

Arrowmax 6750mAh 4S hardcase LiPo battery pack

The latest in Arrowmax’ line of high-performance LiPo batteries is the 6750mAh 14.8V pack for 1/8th scale applications. Built using 110C/55C cells the battery features a protective hardcase of standard 139x47x48mm dimensions and it comes pre-soldered with a T-type plug and standard balancer port for secure and convenient charging and balancing.

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July 27, 2016

Scorpion RR-3420 21.5T ROAR-spec brushless motor

Scorpion RR-3420 21.5T ROAR-spec brushless motor

Scorpion keeps releasing more winding options of their newly introduced RR-3420 competition brushless motor. Offering the same features as the previously released variants the 21.5T motor comes with a 12.5mm high-torque rotor for high braking power and performance while keeping the operation temperatures low. The motor is built to meet ROAR specifications and it is available now.

Source: Scorpion [scorpionsystem.com]


July 25, 2016

Scorpion RR-3420 17.5T ROAR-spec brushless motor

Scorpion RR-3420 17.5T ROAR-spec brushless motor

Adding to the recently announced 10.5T and 13.5T ROAR-Spec RR-3420 motor is Scorpion’s latest stock racing offering, the 17.5T. Using the same high-airflow aluminium can, screw-type 12.5mm rotor and high-quality stator and winding materials, the motor is meant to deliver exceptional power in all stock racing classes. It features gold-anodised front and back plates, a black anodised heatsink design can and the large vent openings allow to check the stator for its specifications. The motor awaits ROAR approval by the time you read this and it is available now.

Source: Scorpion [scorpionsystem.com]


July 25, 2016

GQ Race Hong Kong Rd2 – Report

QC Race Hong Kong Rd2 – Report

Round 2 of the GQ Race Hong Kong was hosted the ACO Racing Track. The race was held in several on-road classes including Touring Modified, Touring 13.5T Blinky GT, 13.5T Blinky Racing Truck and also a Carisma RTR 13.5T Blinky Stock class. In the Modified class, that attracted a total of 30 entries, it was Chau Man who took the day’s win from Chi Fung and Ricky Wong in second and third respectively.

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July 23, 2016

Arrowmax 4000mAh 7.4V low-profile LiPo battery pack

Arrowmax 4000mAh 7.4V low-profile LiPo battery pack

Coming from Arrowmax is a 4000mAh 7.4V 2S low-profile LiPo battery pack. Built using high-performance 55C/110C cells the battery is of 139x47x22.5mm dimensions, allowing for an overall lower centre of gravity compared to standard 25.1mm hardcase packs. The battery makes use of 5mm bullet type connectors and it is usable in both Modified and Stock racing classes.

Source: Arrowmax [arrowmax-rc.com]


July 22, 2016

Scorpion RR-3420 ROAR-spec 13.5T brushless motor

Scorpion RR-3420 ROAR-spec 13.5T brushless motor

Following the a 10.5T version Scorpion now also introduced a 13.5T variant of their all-new RR-3420 ROAR-spec brushless motor. Designed using a black anodised aluminium high-airflow can and a 12.5mm high-torque rotor the spec racing motor is made for competition use and it currently awaits ROAR approval. Apart from being of 13.5T specifications the motor sports the same features as the faster 10.5T variant with a screw-type rotor surface for cooling, high-grade silicon steel stator material and high-purity copper wires.

Source: Scorpion [scorpionsystem.com]


July 22, 2016

Trinity introduce new charge cables & B6 options

Trinity introduce new charge cables & B6 options

Coming from Trinity is a range of balance charge cables and option parts for the Team Associated B6-series of buggies. Starting with the Pro Hi-Amp charge cables, they are available in a short 12 inch, 30cm variant with white sleeve and also as longer 24 inch, 60cm harness with green sleeve. Both are of an updated design with with battery-side wires splitting further back for more flexibility. The cables come pre-wired using high-temp solder, 5mm battery and 4mm bullet-type charger connectors.

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July 22, 2016

Yokomo YR-10 hard chassis, arm collars & RP rotors

Yokomo YR-10 hard chassis, arm collars & RP rotors

Yokomo have introduced a truck load of new parts for the YR-10 formula kit as well as optional rotors for the Racing Performer brushless motors. Starting with the YR-10 options, first up is a hard graphite main chassis plate. Featuring the same design and thickness as the original chassis the part is made from much harder carbon fibre, making for decreased flex and thus improved handling on high-bite surfaces. The chassis is a direct replacement and usable on both carpet and asphalt tracks.

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