October 5, 2022

ProTek RC Carrying Backpack

ProTek RC has released this Multi-Function Backpack for your 1:10 vehicles which is the perfect option for those looking to get out and enjoy their RCs, without having to balance everything or tote around a hauler bag. Made from high-quality materials, this bag is specifically designed to carry the most common 1/10 RTR Rock Crawlers such as the Traxxas TRX-4 Trail Crawler Truck on 2.2″ wheels. The large size also allows you to carry one 1/10 buggy, truck or even a 1/8 buggy! Hook and loop straps allow keep your RC vehicle in place and secure. A convenient side pocket located on the right-hand side is designed to fit the ProTek Tool Bag (PTK-8102 – sold separately) but will also fit the most common RTR-sized transmitters. The large internal size makes a great place to mix and match a wide variety of items and even other containers. The bottom of the backpack easily fits the ProTek RC Plastic Storage Container and allows you to store small bolts, nuts and other accessories. One front pocket and one side pocket make for great storage of your mobile device and other miscellaneous items. One mesh pocket is designed to fit water bottles and other items.

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September 22, 2022

ProTek RC CR21 3-Port .21 Offroad Engine

ProTek RC has announced its new CR21 3-port .21 off-road engine with the same DNA as its highly successful Samurai engine line. The budget-friendly ProTek CR21 features a newly designed crankshaft to improve engine response and a lightweight piston that further assists with a crisp engine response on throttle input. The combustion chamber design optimises low to medium RPM ranges, perfect for newer racers, while still offering high performance output at high speeds for more experienced drivers. And it is easy to tune and stabilise with a 2-needle carburetor with 6mm and 7mm inserts available.  An “EBIS” version of the ProTek RC CR21 is also available, featuring the engine break-in services of RC racing and industry legend Adam Drake.

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December 19, 2017

EcoPower Electron 2S 800mAh LiPo receiver battery

AMain have expanded their range of EcoPower Electron LiPo battery packs by several softcase variants. Usable for RC car applications is the 2S 7.4V 800mAh 25C pack with JST connector that will make a lightweight receiver battery in many nitro applications. The pack measures 30×56.5x15mm an weighs in at 47g. An XH balancer port makes for safe recharging. The whole range including the many all-new packs can be found here.

Source: AMain [amainhobbies.com]


April 22, 2016

HobbyTown & AMain Performance Hobbies join forces

HobbyTown & AMain Performance Hobbies join forces

HobbyTown Unlimited Inc., the franchisor of the largest chain of independently owned and operated retail hobby stores in the US and AMain Performance Hobbies, an industry leader in online hobby retailing, have joined forces to bring AMain branded brick and mortar retail stores and racing facilities. In addition to this, AMain Performance Hobbies will manage and execute hobbytown.com online merchandising, sales and commerce fulfillment. AMain Co-Founder and CEO Kendall Bennett believes that the brick and mortar hobby stores are vital to our industry. “As an avid hobbyist and owner of two brick and mortar retail stores, we have learned a great deal about the hobby consumer over the last 10 years. Brick and mortar stores provide a critical entry point for new hobby enthusiasts, while online retailers cater to hobbyists in need of a wider selection of unique and hard to find products.”

Read the full press release here


March 12, 2015

Adam Drake joins AMain.com & ProTek R/C race team

Adam Drake joins AMain.com & ProTek R/C racing team

Multiple ROAR National Champion Adam Drake has joined the AMain.com and ProTek R/C racing team. A consummate professional and ambassador for the sport of R/C racing, Adam will primarily run ProTek R/C’s extensive line of products and accessories including the ‘Supreme Power’ 100C LiPos, SureStart Starter Box, Universal Radio case, TruTemp Temp gun, Super Hauler bags and dozens of other nitro accessories. AMain.com CEO and Co-Founder Kendall Bennett explains:

He is great guy and fierce competitor, just the type of person we look for to represent AMain.com. I have no doubt that he’ll have a positive impact promoting our brands. And we’re committed to do whatever we can to help his racing career.

Source: AMain [amain.com]


January 31, 2014

Exclusive – Atsushi Hara confirmed at SWorkz

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With lots of speculation over his future since announcing his departure from HB/HPI last August we again talked exclusively with Atsushi Hara and can confirm ahead of its official announcement that he has signed for Speedmaster, parent brand of SWorkz. Having tested many brands of car and talked with numerous companies he finally decided on the Taiwanese company as he feels they offer him the best opportunities for his future going forward, not just for racing. One of the factors influencing the deal was the connection with A-Main Hobbies, a personal sponsor of his but with some big developments in the pipeline between the Taiwanese brand and the US online power house we can expect to see the brand receive a bigger push in the US and Worldwide. In terms of the car, he says that while it needs some work to get the performance up to scratch, the quality is top notch and going forward he will have an updated car for this year’s Worlds in Italy. In our interview Hara also confirmed that he will race for Yokomo in the remaining ETS rounds as well as the TITC and the World Championships in Florida in what is a per race contract.

View the official statement from Speedmaster here


December 31, 2013

A-Main Hobbies sign Tebo, Tessmann & Moller

A-Main Hobbies sign Tebo, Tessmann & Moller

A Main Hobbies have announced that current 1/10 2WD World Champion Jared Tebo, Worlds’ finalist and ROAR 1/10 4WD National Champion Ty Tessmann and rising star Drew Moller will be representing the International A Main race team for 2014. Tebo, Tessmann and Moller are elite level racers who will elevate A Main’s presence at races all over the world. A Main Hobbies’ CEO Kendall Bennett had this to say about the addition of the three drivers: “Our race team is stronger than it’s ever been and when you consider that Atsushi Hara and Lee Martin are also on our team you can see why we’re really excited for 2014. A Main Hobbies has always been dedicated to R/C racing and will continue to grow our presence at races and racetracks everywhere.  We have no doubt that our new drivers will be excellent ambassadors for our brand and our industry.”

Source: A-Main Hobbies [amainhobbies.com]


April 30, 2013

A Main Hobbies is Hiring

A Main Hobbies is Hiring

A Main Hobbies has continued to grow and is excited to offer numerous opportunities for qualified individuals looking for a fun, exciting career with one of the RC industry’s fastest growing companies. Six full-time positions for our marketing and design divisions are now open for those who qualify. Please see the individual job postings for the day-to-day duties, requirements, experience and education required for each position.

View details of the advertised jobs here