Some smart thinking from the Racers Edge with the release of the Li-Poly sack, a flame resistant charging bag. Simply place your LiPo pack in the bag when charging, this bag can also be used with NiMH cells as well, and if your pack bursts into flames it will help protect your car, house or even the pits at your local track.
Atomic Mods have released the 1/24 – 1/28th scale TGR Sinister, the result of 2 years research and development, countless prototypes and gallons of caffeine. Billed as the first “Mainstream” mass produced mini scale racing chassis, the TGR Sinister sure looks the part with its super low styling and carbon fibre chassis. Designed purely with competition in mind, the car features a super light weight chassis, low center of gravity and centralised electronics to bring all the weight to middle of the chassis.
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Caster Racing, a company that has recently gone through a restructuring, have gotten back to the business of making RC products and announced the released of their new truggy, the K8-T. While perhaps not destined for the sharp end of the field come race day, this is still a solid effort with the company mentioning that since previous runs with the car all of the parts have been improved and modified to improve reliability and longevity.
JP Racing have announced the release of their latest competition 2.1cc Novarossi based engine, the FX12 TL-3T Eagle. Based on one of JP Racings most popular motors, the FX12 T03, this modified Eagle version is a 3 port IFMAR and EFRA legal engine which has been hand worked around the liner while the crankshaft has been lightened, optimised and given JP’s hard black coating. Extensive testing by the companys test drivers shows that this engine has a very powerful bottom range while also retaining the marques famously high top speed.
Team Go Nads, or TGN as they are also known, have released this new ultra lightweight front bumper for the Team Losi Micro-T that has been machined from super strong cabon fibre. This great looking part is a simple add on for the front of the car and not only looks great but protects your Micro-T from damage in the event of a crash.
Serpent have just published detailed information and car photographs from the company’s first entry into the competitive electric touring car market, the S400, on their website. Featuring an ultra low centre of gravity, optimized weight distribution, high performance geometry and top quality materials throughout, the S400 is a proper competition chassis. This car is expected to hit the market in the next week or so and has already been seen on some race tracks around the world as Serpent worked to further develop the car before release.
Japanese firm Eagle Racing have announced that they will start selling this 2nd version of their high performance 14A power supply, the SHE. Converting 220V to 12V, this power supply sports a cooling fan for stable power delivery, a blue coloured metal casing with a large mount of air vents to further help with heat reduction and the SHE is also supplied with a power dock to allow you to easily connect appliances through the use of crocodile clips.
The 2007 European electric buggy Championships were already over a week ago and for a final return to the event, oOple have updated their great report with large galleries of photos that Jimmy took over the course of the week. The event report has now been split into daily sections with a gallery at the bottom of each section, and the main event page even has setup sheets from a lot of the top racers at the event, so be sure to check it out.