Dynamite Passport UltraLite Battery Charger Review

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Dynamite Passport UltraLite Charger

It doesn’t matter if you are into cars, trucks, boats, airplanes, electric or nitro – we all need a good charger on our workbench or pit table. With all the battery types out there NIMH, LiPo, LiFe, we need one that will charge them all and any charger that can do more than just charge is always a welcomed tool. After hearing the Local Hobby Shop, BigBlueHobbies, rave about the Dynamite Passport UltraLite I decided to get my hands on it and find out what all the fuss was about and how it really stacked up against my favorite charger, the Hyperion EOS 0606i.

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Futaba 4PKS-R update

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Futaba

Seems several drivers have reported to Futaba that the Futaba 4PKS-R radio felt a bit different then what some drivers was expecting. It turns out Futaba found that those drivers were correct. Futaba typically sets their radios throttle mode (THMOD) to a default of 70-30. However the default setting on the 4PKS-R is actually set to 50-50 instead.

Futaba has provided a super simple and quick fix to reset it to 70-30 using these super simple steps.

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Memorial Day 2013

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Arlington flag

Memorial Day is a day to reflect on the service, sacrifice and honor of the men and women who paid the ultimate price for our freedoms. So while we all enjoy the remaining of our three day weekend with friends, family and probably a cookout – please take a moment to honor our fallen heroes as to not forget the true meaning of Memorial Day.

Losi 5IVE-T Roller

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Losi 5ive-T Roller

Losi just released the good news that they will be shipping out a pre-built roller of their 1/5th scale Losi 5ive-T large scale truck! Nearly everything is complete on the truck minus the need for your choice of engine, pipe, electronics, and paint.

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FTW Phoenix Body for Mugen MBX6T

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Phoenix for Mugen MBX6T

FTW Racing has just made their Phoenix body available for the Mugen MBX6T buggy. To reduce the tendency for body disintegration caused by the recessed front body mount location of the MBX6T, this FTW Phoenix version is equipped with a kit that raises the front body mounts, allowing for a sleek and smooth hood area. The kit is comprised of a beefy .93″ thick polycarbonate bracket and all necessary hardware. Installation is quick and eliminates the weak spots that plague other body options for the MBX6T.

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Tamiya Agrios TXT-2 Monster Truck kit

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Tamiya Agrios TXT-2 Monster Truck

Say hello to Tamiya’s latest with 540 motored 4WD monster truck kit, the Tamiya Agrios TXT-2! The Tamiya Agrios TXT-2 kit allows you to build the truck from the ground up and install your own electronics and customize it as you see fit – such as including a second servo to the back of the truck to enable four wheel steering!

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Axial Jeep Wrangler Wraith Poison Spyder Rock Racer

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Axial Jeep Wrangler Wraith Poison Spyder Rock Racer on the rocks

Putting Axial, Jeep, and Poison Spyder together can only mean good things… say hello to the new Axial Jeep Wrangler Wraith Poison Spyder Rock Racer!

Ultra4 Racing combines the best of both off road racing worlds including high speed desert action and hard core rock racing. The Axial Jeep Wrangler Wraith appeals to fans of this event series because it offers some of the same spectacular abilities. Featuring a full tubular chassis and a detailed interior just like the full size counterparts, the realism offered by this vehicle is second to none. The livery is a virtual replica of the amazing machine that the talented crew at Poison Spyder Racing have constructed just for the Ultra4 series.

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