• The Latest Widget
Core RC has launched this great little tool for checking the sensors in brushless motors as well as sensor wires as Racer found out.
• Pro Spec Vortex
We put the stunning looking Team Orion Vortex R10 Pro speed controller to the test and find out its full range of capabilities straight out of the box
• LRP Column
Jurgen Lautenbach introduces LRP’s first 1:10 2WD off-road car whilst Reto König contributes with details of their all-new iX8 speed controller and Dynamic 8 motor line.
• A Riptide in the Sky
We build and fly the Riptide, one of Estes Rockets most popular models in their entry-level range…
• Sand Rover for 2011
Tamiya aficionado and Racer Magazine’s Sales Manager Colin Spinner, compares the celebratory version of the Sand Rover released in 2011, 30 years after the original hit the shops.
• C is for Ceramic
LRP’s latest competition nitro engine is designed for off-road use and incorporates a Ceramic main bearing for the ultimate in efficiency and performance.
• Xray Column
Juraj Hudy reports in from another busy few weeks and brings our readers up to date with what’s happening at Team Xray.
• Indirectly Thinking
Racer has come up with some alternative gifts this Christmas that are not RC, but compliment the hobby perfectly…
• Traxxas 1:14 Fiesta
Traxxas are back with another rally-focused release in the Fiesta complete with a 550-size motor powering the 1:14 scale 4WD chassis.
• Losi Mini 8ight
Using the proven 8ight nitro buggy for design cues, this 1:14 version features electric power to offer it to a different audience from first time buyer through to the competitive racer.
• HPI Firestorm 10T
Updated for 2011, HPI has upped the spec of their Firestorm 10T with a 2.4GHz radio system, new six-spoke chrome look wheels and two great body designs.
• ProBoat WidowMaker 22
Racer takes a look at the high-performance WidowMaker 22 from ProBoat. We fitted ours with a LiPo battery pack to power the brushless-equipped hull that would see us get the same kind of excitement on the water as we normally do on land.
• FTX Siege RTR
Enjoy the speed and simplicity of 2WD off-road truck design with the new 1:10 FTX Siege from FTX. Based around a tried and tested platform, this model is plenty powerful with a brushless motor to provide lots of fun on or off the track.
• Ansmann Deuce N
Packed full of features including a high-revving .21 engine and racing suspension, the Ansmann Deuce N is designed to help beginners to improve quickly and become competitive when they start racing.
• HBX Massive Pro
Available in two versions, the HBX Massive is suitable for both the beginner and intermediate skill levels. The Pro version that we have for review is fitted with a powerful 2604kV brushless motor that is still affordable for the basher.
• Xray RX8
Juraj Hudy has returned to his roots with the RX8 1:8 on-road chassis. After starting out in the hobby making his own parts for the class, he has now released his first competition chassis in this sector.
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