May 18, 2011

Exotek TEK-SCT chassis conversion

Exotek have released the ultimate conversion for your Losi Micro SCT or Micro Rally. The set includes a special 1mm small weave carbon fibre top plate and bottom plate for a more scale appearance, while the conversion also lightens the overall truck by 20%. Other features include alloy bolt-in servo mounts, adjustable finned alloy motor mount with sliding 2 piece design and adjustable position battery mounting. It also comes supplied with carbon battery strap and alloy posts, receiver mounting plate for the stock unit for a secure bolt in design and stainless steel hardware.

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December 9, 2010

Losi 1/16 Mini Stronghold SCT RTR

Losi have released the next addition to their Mini SCT line with the introduction of the Rob “Fig” Naughton Stronghold replica. This 2WD mini features an Xcelorin brushless power system, oil-filled shocks and an extended short course chassis. Not only does this 1/6 truck have a Losi radio system with Spektrum 2.4GHz DSM technology, but it’s got the licensed body with sponsor decals and generous ground clearance. Losi teamed up with Team Stronghold Motorsports to bring you this scale replica of the Stronghold truck from the Lucas Oil Off-Road Racing Series.

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October 15, 2010

Losi Rockstar 1/16th Mini short course truck

The Rockstar Mini SCT from Losi is ready to hit the short course with amazing power and speed. This Mini SCT not only looks like the original but races like a full size short course truck. Set up with an Xcelorin brushless power system, an extended short course chassis and a Losi radio system featuring Spektrum 2.4GHz DSM technology, it has the power and performance to dominate. Generous ground clearance gives the Mini Rockstar the capability of handing a wide variety of terrains and the four wheel independent suspension with oil filled shocks smooth out all the bumps. A complete set of ball bearings optimise all of the power increasing speed and run-time, while scale front and rear bumpers give the truck maximum crash protection whilst adding to the scale appearance.

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September 16, 2010

Video – Losi 1/16 Mini SCT

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Embedded above is a video from Horizon Hobby in which Gary Katzer sits down with the 1/16 Mini ReadyLift SCT‘s lead designer Keith Whisler, who provides some cool info regarding the development and design that went onto the Mini SCT.


August 26, 2010

Losi 1/16 Mini ReadyLift SCT

Having shown you a video earlier in the week giving a sneak peak of the new 1/16th Mini ReadyLift SCT, Losi have today released the full details of this neat little car. A 2WD mini with a Xcelorin brushless power system, oil-filled shocks and an extended short course chassis, the Mini SCT RTR has all that and more. Not only does this 1/16 truck have a Losi reciever with Spektrum 2.4GHz DSM technology, but it’s got a Sean Geiser ReadyLift licensed body with sponsor decals and generous ground clearance. Losi teamed up with Sean Geiser to bring you this scale replica of the ReadyLift truck from the Lucas Oil Off-Road Racing Series. This 1/16 ReadyLift Mini SCT harnesses brushless power in a package that provides incredible control and handling. Featuring an Xcelorin 4500Kv motor, all metal gear transmission, and a Spektrum 2.4GHz DSM receiver.

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August 25, 2010

Video – 1/16 Mini ReadyLift SCT RTR

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vroZSfUoq4E&hd=1[/youtube]

The 1/16 Mini ReadyLift SCT RTR from Losi is a 2WD truck with an Xcelorin brushless power system, oil-filled shocks, a Losi radio system with Spektrum 2.4GHz DSM technology, and an extended short course chassis. The Mini ReadyLift SCT has all that and more in a one-box everything included package. Features a Sean Geiser ReadyLift licensed body with sponsor decals. For those that already own DSM transmitter with Spektrum 2.4GHz Technology, it will also be available in a money-saving Bind-N-Drive configuration, the same great brushless short course truck minus the transmitter at a $30 savings.

Source: Losi [losi.com]


October 24, 2009

JConcepts 1/16th Slash Truth

JConcepts D8T Punisher & 1/16th Slash Truth

New for the 1/16th Slash, JConcepts have released the Truth, whose cab, bed and fenders are all areas of focus and in addition, one of the highlights of the styling cues includes extra fender clearance to minimize troublesome tire rubbing issues.

Source: JConcepts [jconcepts.net]


April 11, 2009

Traxxas Slash and E-Revo VXL

Traxxas Slash and E-Revo VXL

Seen at the toy fair on the Traxxas stand in February, the US company has released details on the 1/16th scale VXL versions of their Slash and E-Revo that are to be released next month. Both cars are 14 inches long, about half the size of the 1/10-scale counterparts. Beneath the factory-finished polycarbonate shell, you’ll find the winning suspension technology of the seven-time National Champion Traxxas Revo, Velineon brushless-motor power, and the convention-busting innovation of the E-Revo. No detail was overlooked to bring all the capability, durability, and excitement of Traxxas’ award-winning models to 1/16 scale for fast, affordable R/C fun.

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