Elliott Puts the Boot In
A controlled drive by the young Mugen racer saw Swanley’s Elliott Boots take a very deserved win at the first BRCA 1:8 Off-Road National held at Frankley.
• Get Smart
Racer takes a close-up look at the SmartDiff from Losi.
• Talking Telemetry
Andy Carter gets his hands on the new Spektrum DX3S radio complete with telemetry as he tests it in nitro and electric applications.
• Griffiths Wins GP
The annual end of season 1:12 Stock Grand Prix took place at Maritime Raceway and saw a return to success for Hot Bodies’ Andy Griffiths.
• To the Max
Testing the ARTR package from MaxAmps that includes a pair of 8000mAh LiPos, charging sack and Hyperion charger.
• Xray Column
Juraj has to split the Xray management up this month as major races clash in on and off-road.
• LRP Column
This month’s edition looks at the development of the World Championship-winning SXX Competition speed control.
• Ansmann Kryptonite RTR
The latest truggy from Ansmann is the Kryptonite RTR. With a powerful .28 engine that’s easy to start and coupled to some excellent radio gear, the new package looks good.
• Tamiya Boomerang
Some 23 years after its initial release, the Tamiya Boomerang returns in 2009.
• HPI Brama 10B
Aiming at the entry-level market, the Brama 10B is HPI’s first 1:10 scale four-wheel-drive buggy and aims to provide everything the beginner needs at a very competitive price.
• Losi Mini-Rock Crawler
Ideal for indoor and outdoor use, the new 1:18 model replicates the full-size crawlers and offers a perfect introduction into the class.
• Xray T2R Pro
Targeting the club racer, the new T2R Pro is based around the proven T2’009 chassis but at a price that won’t blow the budget.