Tamiya have introduced their new portable pit backpack II. The lightweight, tough polyester backpack was originally designed for Mini 4WD race meetings, and it can carry a portable pit along with other Mini 4WD essentials but it is also good for mini-size RC cars and other applications. The pocket on either side is made from mesh, and each is able to hold a 500ml drink bottle. In addition to the main zippered compartment of the backpack, the top is fitted with a handy pocket of its own, also zipper-fastened. Comfort is assured by the two adjustable bag side compression belts, plus a belt to go around the chest and ensure that the backpack remains stable. Metal zippers are equipped with Tamiya logo sliders, while the bag’s contents are cushioned by a pad at the bottom of the interior which can be folded out into a floor sheet for use at the Mini 4WD race venue. Available in black with a choice of red or blue trim, each bag displays the Tamiya twin star logo.
Coming from Reedy is the all-new Circuit design T-shirt. The shirt, made from black fabric, comes printed with a cool new Reedy circuit board design on the front and the Reedy logo on the back and it is available in adult small to 3X-large sizes.
Tekno RC have introduced two new hoodies to add to their clothing collection. The pullover and zipper hoodies feature Tekno RC’s new Stripe logo up front and the new “T” star logo in the back. They are 80 percent cotton, 20 percent polyester and the printing is done with a special fade resistant ink that makes the printing feel soft, almost as if it’s part of the fabric itself. They are available in black and are sold in sizes of S to XXXL.
JConcepts have introduced their new red/yellow racing stripes T-shirts. An off-shoot of the original racing stripes T, the newly designed version pops with flare while featuring the JConcepts.net logo and original tag line, World Proven Innovation and Design. The shirts are available in standard or moisture wicking material and in M to XXXL sizes.
TWT have introduced their Ronald Völker signature setup board for 1/10th scale vehicles. At 430x350mm it is bigger than TWT’s standard boards and it features a plain middle section without the usual toe and wheelbase grids but a left-hand compartment for the company’s setup stand as well as right-hand, foam-cladded parts trays for screws, nuts and other small parts. Furthermore the board comes with a scale to make trimming battery tape easy and it also sports graphics for easy washer, bearing and screw size identification. In addition to the board as you can see it here it is also available in other designs and layouts. The introduction of the Ronald Völker edition setup board comes hot on the heels of the German’s signing with TWT. The Yokomo driver inked a 3-year contract with the Thai company to use their range of pit accessories while also helping with product development.
Coming from Tekno RC and adding to their new hat lineup are the Stripe logo hats. Sporting an embroidered Stripe logo across the front and the new “T” logo on the back the hats are of genuine FlexFit quality and they feature an elastic band that makes them very comfortable while fitting most head sizes. The Stripe hats are available in round and flat bill versions.
Team Corally have introduced two new carrying bags of different dimensions. Both are made using durable nylon material with inner plastic drawers to ensure a light weight and high durability. The drawers resist tearing and warping even under extreme load and injection-moulded inserts and handles ensure easy sliding in and out of the bag. Coming with screen-printed factory logos the bags are available as 2-drawer variant, measuring 54×33.5×32.5cm and larger 3-drawer version, measuring 54×50.5×32.5cm.
Italian company Capricorn have introduced the new Tesla brand EFRA 2687 exhaust set and a black windproof jacket. Starting with the exhaust, the set, designed for 2.1cc engines, includes the EFRA 2687 tuned pipe as well as a suitable manifold, silicone gaskets and mounting springs. The exhaust is meant to make for improved fuel consumption. Also new is the Capricorn branded windproof jacket. Made from black fabric the jacket helps to stay warm in windy and cold conditions while showing your passion to everything Capricorn thanks to white prints on the front, back and the right sleeve.