December 3, 2021

Contact RC foam tire truer

Introducing the new Contact RC foam tire truer. This is a manually operated unit aimed at the mid range market that is made from robust materials including an excellent carbide cutting bit usually found on much higher priced truers. A special ‘Quick Skim’ feature allows fast surface refresh of the tyres, achieved by moving the cutter by hand rather than turning the wheel. Available with or without the carry bag, it is suitable for 1/8th down to 1/12th sizes and while not included there is a range of arbors available.

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December 3, 2021

Awesomatix A800MMX motor mount & 2.2mm chassis

Some new items for the A800MMX from Awesomatix, the first of which is a new motor mount made from high grade 7075 T6 alloy. The new version features an increased slot for the ESC wire to allow an easier electronics installation and has the belt anti skip unit integrated. There is also the new 2.2mm carbon chassis that has are more narrow shape in the back for less chassis rub. Holes for the ‘short’ suspension arms have been removed as a result.

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December 3, 2021

Hong Nor X3 aluminium servo saver set

For the X3 Series, Hong Nor have produced this aluminium servo saver set. The new set can effectively reduce tire vibration and also keeps the vehicle stable when cornering at high speed. The set includes the servo saver assembly, servo saver plate turnbuckles and bearings with the servo save plate also available separately as an option for the X3S-44 AL.

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December 3, 2021

Exotek F1 Ultra Pro front sway bar & damper tubes

Exotek Racing have introduced two new front end options for their F1 Ultra chassis. The first is a pro style front sway bar set which comes with 3 sway bar weights included (soft, medium, hard) so that you can tune for track conditions. The set also includes ball bearing supported mount that attaches to most standard F104 type wings such as Montech, Tamiya, Protoform etc. The mount also has cantering screws to insure it stays centred on the wing and the sway bar’s tension can be adjusted for proper left right balance with the quick tension adjust ball cup design included. Also new is the lightweight damper tubes for the F1 to minimise bumpy asphalt track conditions. Extra lightweight and positioned for low centre of gravity and tucked away to avoid frontal impacts for more durability the set includes machined POM barrels and alloy tubes with included steel ball ends.

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December 3, 2021

T-Works X4 caster bushings

T-Works have produced a range of caster bushings for the new Xray X4. The bushings are machined from aluminium and black anodised, with 3 different versions available offering 6 alternative settings. The 1 dot offers 2.5, 3.5 & 5.0 degrees, the 2 dot version 1.5, 4.0 & 4.5 degrees and the 3 dot version 0.5, 3 & 5.5 degrees.

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December 3, 2021

Power HD S15-X servo for X4

Having recently released a specific MTC2 servo, Power HD has today announced the release of their Xray X4 specific servo called the S15-X. With the integrated mount and reverse receiver wire output, this S15-X could perfectly mount to the X4 directly. Having lower gravity centre and neater wiring, S15-X is superior in performance to the PGB-S15, and can be programmed with the Power HD program box to set your favourite parameters according to different tracks.

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December 2, 2021

PowerStar PM-1805 low profile digital servo

PowerStar have introduced their new waterproof low profile IP65 waterproof digital servo, the PM-1805. Sporting a precision machined aluminium housing with built in heat sink, internally it sports a high efficiency brushless motor, double ball bearings and stainless steel teeth. All of these features combined proved a stable performance and strong explosive force for 1/12th and 1/10th applications.

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December 2, 2021

Antonia Kovalszki joins SWorkz junior factory team

SWorkz have announced the signing of top young Austrian driver Antonia Kovalszki to their junior factory team. She will run SWorkz 1/10 and 1/8 cars in the next years. On the deal, Sworkz’ team manager Max Sonnleitner said ‘I am extremely happy that Antonia has chosen SWorkz for her future home. For sure she is one of the greatest female talents in RC.’

Source: MW RC Cars []