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.
Tekno RC’s newest addition to their T-shirt line is the lightweight graphite heather shirt. It includes a horizontal stylised logo across the front and a new star “T” logo on the back. These shirts were made for hotter weather from a cotton and polyester mix and they are super light weight. The printing is done with a special fade resistant ink that makes the printing feel soft almost as if it is part of the shirt itself. They come in a new graphite heather colour and in sizes of S to XXXL.
Jason Snyder, known for his popular YouTube channel, has introduced his own U.S. based RC accessory company named RawSpeed. Focussing on racers, the product range will include items such as tyres, wheels, inserts and body shells for both 1/10th and 1/8th scale cars. The first items released include the Rocket 1/10th buggy rear tyre for indoor clay tracks as well as the Enigma 1/10th buggy front tyre, again dedicated for indoor clay tracks and featuring a directional design for more or less aggressive steering response. Also part of the initial release are the Black Thunder closed cell inserts, the Tru-Spin 1/10th buggy wheels as well as 3D-printed ride height gauges. Other items include merchandising such as 3D embroidered hats and T-shirts.
Japanese company GForce have introduced their Multi Carrying Bag. Measuring roughly 240x140x130mm the zipped bag is made from black fabric, it sports GForce logos printed all over it and the bag is ideal to store a multitude of things in it such as tools, electronics, oils, greases and many more. It is also large enough for Tamiya 4WD Mini and Kyosho Mini-Z cars including spares an accessories and four of the reinforced and padded bags fit onto the drawer of GForce’s Ultra Large Wide pit bag.
TWT have introduced their revolutionary Pit Mat Bag, a combined setup board bag and pit mat. Made from synthetic leather material the bag features two setup board pouches of 320x460mm for convenient and secure transportation and storage of the TWT setup board while the unfolded bag, measuring 640x470mm, also makes a good pit mat thanks to the durable and somewhat anti-slipping surface.