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Spektrum DX5 Rugged

Our RC models are extremely durable, why not the transmitter? So Horizon Hobby decided to introduce the SpektrumTM DX5 Rugged: a 5-channel surface transmitter redefines radio control with a level of durability to match the tough conditions crawlers, bashers and boaters encounter constantly during their RC “adventures”.

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Duratrax Belted-Mounted Tires

Horizon Hobby revealed the new Belted & Mounted Tires (produced by Duratrax) that feature the Micro Fiber Tech (MFT): a new innovation and technology which combines a unique woven belt and a special adhesive formula that perfectly bonds within the carcass of the tires. Therefore, its quality is retained over the entire lifetime of the product.

During driving, MFT belted technology effectively reduces and limits the rate of distortion and deformation of the tire, which provides a much more stable and a pleasant driving experience – especially at the high speeds of today’s RC cars.

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Eflite: A10 Thunderbolt II Twin 64mm

Next month Horizon Hobby will released an impressive replica of the A-10 Thunderbolt II (often called the “Warthog” due to its aggressive look, and because it’s a highly accurate and survivable weapons-delivery platform). The nose of this plane is equipped with a GAU-8 Avenger 30mm gatling gun that unleashes the destructive bite of armor-piercing incendiary rounds.

Eflite: A10 Thunderbolt II Twin 64mm

The E-flite A-10 Thunderbolt II Twin 64mm is a scale replica of the iconic aircraft that served with distinction in operations Desert Storm, Desert Fox, Enduring Freedom and others.

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Horizon Hobby – The Mint 400 announced that LOSI is the Official RC Truck of The Mint 400. Last year Losi became the first RC group to attempt to navigate one entire 125-mile lap of the world-famous Mint 400 racecourse. For the Losi 5IVE-T 2.0, it was the ultimate endurance test to prove it worthy of the Official RC Truck of The Mint 400. In the end, the truck completed a lap at the world’s most brutal off-road race.

To celebrate the achievement, The Mint 400 and Losi have created a limited edition Ford Raptor Baja Rey 1/10th scale Truck. The Baja Rey is race inspired and built for RC speed, power and performance, with over the top details.

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Tech Talk: DBoots HOONS 42/100-2.9 Tires

ARRMA, one of the most popular RC brand among bashers, has posted a new video with Chris Doughty, who explains the features and benefits of the new compound DBoots HOONS 42/100-2.9 tires. These multi-surface all-road tires (Pre-glued for trouble-free fit and servicing), mounted on ARRMA wheels, are direct replacements for your RC car.

Check the video below!

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8ight-X Elite

Horizon Hobby has presented the new nitro buggy 8IGHT-X ELITE. The buggy builds on the championship-winning heritage of its predecessors with updates to the suspension geometry and drivetrain as well as the chassis layout that make it both easier to drive and tougher to beat. This version of the popular 8IGHT-X is what avid racers and team members are looking for in a winning buggy.

8ight-X Elite

It includes all of the desired factory team option parts and many updates in a one-box purchase. The drivetrain as well as the chassis layout have been completely redesigned making it easier to drive on the track and work on in the pit. Additionally, the new ELITE chassis increases stability and is designed to work for all drivers and be more accepted worldwide. Team Losi Racing continues to push the envelope of performance with the 8IGHT-X ELITE buggy.

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