Shepherd have announced the release of their latest merchandise in the form of the black/grey hooded sweater. It is made from high quality 80 percent cotton and 20 percent polyester material and shows the new Shepherd “European and World Champions” print on the front side and the well known Shepherd logo on the back. Furthermore the new hoodie comes with a kangaroo pouch pocket with small hidden openings for earphone cords as well as hidden ear phone loops in the hood. Coming in sizes of XS to 3XL the new hoodies are available from now on.
Coming from Hudy is the new Compact Pit Bag. Redesigned and improved the bag is now of a lighter and more compact design, taking less space in the pits, during transportation and storage. Made from tough nylon material the bag sports colourful Hudy graphics and it incorporates a variety of useful features such as reinforced sidewalls and lower base, spacious storage pouches, an externally mounted and adjustable fuel gun holder as well as a soft fabric covered handle. Special anti-slip rubber feet make for a secure stand and it is designed to fit in the side pocket of the Hudy Carrying Bag or any other standard baggage or hauler bags.
Yokomo have introduced their updated Racing Pit Bag IV. Version four of the popular hauler bag was improved in terms of ease of use and also durability and it sports updated stitched graphics and seams. The bag features a four-drawer design, integrated tool holding loops, a pocket for a setup board and manuals, as well as sturdy wheels and an extractable extricable handle. The bag is available from early August.
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.