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Jan 30, 2013, 02:00 AM
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Vaterra - Horizon Hobby's new brand


Didn't see these posted here but...here they are:

http://www.vaterrarc.com/



Twin Hammers 1.9 Rock Racer RTR by Vaterra (1 min 40 sec)


Kemora 4WD Rallycross 1/14th RTR by Vaterra (1 min 43 sec)


Kalahari 4WD Desert Raider RTR 1/14 by Vaterra (1 min 37 sec)


2012 Nissan GTR V100-S 1/10 RTR by Vaterra (1 min 35 sec)


Glamis Uno Single Seat Buggy RTR 1/8 by Vaterra (1 min 39 sec)


1969 Chevolet Camaro RSV100-S 1/10 RTR by Vaterra (1 min 40 sec)
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Jan 30, 2013, 02:04 AM
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I think I may be in for one of the Rock Racers....Twin Hammers. Look pretty good. Anybody have any word on pricing/release dates? The whole line looks pretty expensive.

edit:// Prices/Dates on their site (vaterrarc.com).

Twin Hammer 1/10 4WD Rock Racer: $399.99
Glamis Uno 1/8 2WD Buggy: $439.99
Kemora 1/14 4WD Rallycross: $289.99
Kalahari 1/14 4WD Desert Raider: $289.99

Mid February 2013....
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Jan 30, 2013, 09:52 AM
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The crawler looks good. Will be interesting to see how it compares to the wraith
Jan 30, 2013, 10:41 AM
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very good

a great competitor Axial EXO, ou WRAITH ...

super look
Jan 30, 2013, 03:04 PM
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Yeah the crawler is the one i am most interested in but I'm afraid the 1/14's are a little closer to my budget.
Jan 30, 2013, 03:53 PM
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im after one of the 1/14ths i love my mini 8ight and one of those would give it a little competition me and some others have been talking are pumped for this
Jan 30, 2013, 04:49 PM
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I've gotta say too, I'm not an on-road guy or a fan of Nissans but that black GTR kind of looks amazing. The body looks as scale as I have seen in an RTR of any sort. This brand kind of has me excited and quite possibly reaching for my wallet.
Jan 30, 2013, 04:58 PM
bclong211

Twin hammer


Yeah the hammer looks pretty cool. And ditto on the scale of the whole line in general! That was the first thing that I thought was how close to a real street rod they looked. I wish there was more info out on the rtr set or arr. wonder what the tx is? Hopefully they didn't follow HPI on that one! It still leaves me asking one question.... Why can't anyone put a good body latching system together that doesn't require the ole posts and clips? It jumps right out at you after you see it on that Camaro hood for the first time.

Also would love to see some close ups of the mechanics!
Jan 30, 2013, 05:53 PM
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well theres always velcro
Jan 30, 2013, 08:29 PM
bclong211
Yeah but they already have those four holes in that sweet looking scale body! What a shame. You'd think that would've made the "redesign" list at some manufacturer. Maybe ill do that next week right after i finish perfecting my solar powered flashlight design.
Jan 30, 2013, 08:30 PM
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The Twin Hammers caught my eye. I'll be calling my LHS tomorrow.
Jan 30, 2013, 09:28 PM
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I think I'm waiting to see if they do an ARTR version of the twin hammers. It seems to be the one that people are interested in the most from what I've seen here and on rctech.
Jan 31, 2013, 06:19 AM
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Hi guys, I'm usually a plane guy but I love Horizon and some of these new cars caught my eye. I'm on a budget so the Kemora looks good. However, the on road cars look good too and are the same price, even at a bigger size. They aren't brushless thought an I'm wondering about performance on non-asphalt surfaces.

Anyway, this looks like a good brand and I can't wait for the first videos and reviews.

Tom

Ps. One of the mind attractions that cars have for me, as a plane guy, is that you don't have to wait for dead-calm conditions to use them!
Jan 31, 2013, 07:10 AM
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Tomdomification
Ps. One of the mind attractions that cars have for me, as a plane guy, is that you don't have to wait for dead-calm conditions to use them!

I know what you mean. Also the option to drive around near your house instead of having to take a trip to a suitable airfield/strip, makes cars a low hassle passtime. But flying and boats are also cool.
Jan 31, 2013, 07:24 AM
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can also steal car ...

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