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Posted by fastmax | Jan 22, 2018 @ 01:22 PM | 11,141 Views
GoFly RC is relatively new at making FPV Racing Drones, but they are already changing the micro BNF game. The new Falcon CP90-Pro is an awesome little racer that is packed with features, and performs incredibly well.

This little quadcopter comes pre loaded with Betaflight on its Omnibus F3 AIO flight controller with OSD. It has a 20A 4 in 1 BLHeli-S ESC running DShot 600 and powering 1104 7500kv motors. It is rated for 2s, or 3s batteries, so all of you power hungry pilots that love 3s micro speed demons, this might be just the BNF micro for you. For FPV you get the popular RunCam Nano 650TVL camera and a 25/100mw VTX. To top this little package off, you get a programmable RGB LED light bar, and a set of Gemfan Hulkie 2040 props.

This great looking little racer is available as a Flysky FS-RX2A, Frsky XM, or DSMX bind and fly. Here are some detailed pics of everything you get in the box. Stay tuned for flight video coming in just a bit. Don't hesitate to ask any questions. More info, and details coming soon.

Happy Flying!!

EDIT- 7/30/2018

Testing some new rates. This little thing is still my favorite for flying around my yard.

GoFly Falcon CP90-Pro Gemfan 2040 Hulkie Giant Power 2s (1 min 52 sec)

EDIT- 3/11/2018

Test flight on Gaoneng 550mah 80C 3s battery. Still needs some tuning, but it's much better now on 3s than it was with the stock tune.

GoFly Falcon CP90-Pro Gaoneng 550mah 80c 3s Test Flight (2 min 0 sec)
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Posted by fastmax | Jan 18, 2018 @ 09:12 AM | 10,340 Views
EDIT-8/31/2018 This buggy is now only $129 during the latest sales event. Click me to order.

It looks like Gearbest is expanding their product line, and is now going to be selling LRP products The LRP S10 BX BL Blast 2 RTR 4WD buggy is now available on their site. There have been a lot of questions surrounding this buggy, and I am hoping that this thread, and info will answer the majority of those questions.

First off, it does appear that the buggy is indeed a genuine LRP product. It is however being sold by Gearbest with a ZD Racing electronics package. This explains how they are selling it for so much less than the buggy can be purchased for elsewhere. As you will see in the pics below, the buggy itself is packaged in an actual LRP box, which even shows the LRP electronics on it. It also includes a full LRP assembly manual. Apparently Gearbest has made a deal with the factory to have their own, less expensive version. I don't see this being much of an issue, as I have some past experience with the ZD Racing electronics package, and it has never given me any issues. The ESC is a 45A splashproof model, and the motor is 3650 3300kv. The included servo is just your standard 3 wire job. It gets the job done, but can always be upgraded for very little money later on.

The included radio system is the same radio that ZD Racing are now including in many of their newer packages. Again this is just a basic 2.4ghz AFHDS radio, but it works just fine, and has a Flysky look...Continue Reading
Posted by fastmax | Jan 13, 2018 @ 09:47 AM | 11,453 Views
Brushless RTR RC trucks are nothing new. There is no shortage of options in this ever growing category of RC vehicles. A brushless ready to run with shaft driven 4WD, that includes a 2400mah 2s LiPo and a balance charger for only $135 though? Now that's something you don't see every day.

The ZD Racing ZTX-10 is exactly that. A complete ready to run package that gives you everything you need to start running your new brushless 4WD truck except four AA batteries for the remote.

This little truck looks fantastic! You get a 2.4GHZ radio system, with the receiver enclosed in a sealed radio box. You get a 45A splash proof brushless ESC paired with a T3650 3300kv water proof motor. The truck is equipped with an aluminum alloy center shaft, steel front CVD shafts, steel rear dog bones, oil filled shocks with aluminum caps, all metal gears with sealed differentials, an adjustable slipper clutch, front and rear sway bars, and a 2s LiPo battery, and balance charger. All that for under $150 to your door. A few years ago I would have said that this isn't even possible. Today, it is reality. Hobby grade RC models are finally becoming affordable for everyone.

Let's take a close look at this incredibly affordable package, and then take it out for a run in the snow. (Video coming shortly)

Click me to purchase your ZD Racing Thunder ZTX-10 10423 1/10 4WD Brushless RTR RC Stadium Truck/Truggy for only $135.99 with free priority shipping to the USA. Shipping rates will vary to other...Continue Reading