September 28, 2023


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Winter 2023 Version – JConcepts Weblog

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The opening quarter of 2023 has been a busy one for JConcepts. Not solely have we been celebrating our twentieth Anniversary, however we additionally continued to launch thrilling new merchandise for various segments of the RC group. To get caught up on every thing we now have launched to this point, please learn this recent Winter Version of the JConcepts Product Rewind!

2023 “20th Anniversary” Apparel

Our first official releases of the 12 months had been our new “20th Anniversary” Apparel line. All of those merchandise characteristic a particular twentieth Anniversary brand and paintings to rejoice this big day. The “arrow up” holding form of the brand new brand design factors in each instructions whereas centering off on the twentieth lettering and JConcepts brand. The sturdy colours encompass the design whereas the border retains issues tidy and assist make an anniversary assertion from 2003 to 2023. There are a number of attire choices to select from on this product line so let’s take a fast take a look at them beginning with the “20th Anniversary” 2023 T-Shirt.

“20th Anniversary” 2023 T-Shirt

This shirt is black in shade and constituted of 100% cotton materials. The shirt options our twentieth Anniversary brand on either side, and it’s obtainable in a big youth measurement, plus grownup sizes starting from S to XXXL.

“20th Anniversary” 2023 Pull-Over Sweatshirt

We additionally launched a sweatshirt that options this particular twentieth graphic on the back and front. The sweatshirt is constituted of 50/50 supplies, is black in shade and sizes vary from grownup M to XXXL.

“20th Anniversary” 2023 Hats

Every year we wish to launch a new hat, and this 12 months isn’t any totally different as we provide 5 totally different choices. All of our baseball hats characteristic our twentieth Anniversary leather-based patchwork brand up entrance, and a “trucker fashion” mesh, snap-back design within the rear.

Two of those hats characteristic a flat invoice look and can be found in all black, or a gray and black sample.

The opposite two hats use a extra conventional spherical invoice and one hat is all black whereas the opposite is a mixture of white and gray.

“20th Anniversary” 2023 Beanie Hat

In case you want one thing hotter on your dome, then we had that lined too with our new Beanie Hat. This beanie is all black with a JC leather-based etched brand within the entrance, and is constituted of black, sturdy materials, plus it makes use of a low-profile match and end.

Body Shell Masking Tape

We adopted that up with some new Body Shell Masking Tape choices. Our new masking tapes can be found in two totally different widths. One roll is 24mm x 18m in measurement whereas the opposite has a dimension of 12mm x 50m.

The narrower, 12mm x 50m length roll is nice for performing element work that can assist you mockup a design on the within of a physique shell of alternative. The wider, 24mm x 18m roll is nice for masking off bigger areas or to rapidly cowl extra space. This provides any RC painter extra flexibility when attempting to create their subsequent masterpiece.

Each rolls use a straightforward to determine orange shade, and we advocate that you simply all the time retailer these in a cool, clear setting to be sure you can maximize the shelf life, plus extend the lifetime of the tape’s adhesion properties.

Dirt-Tech Hard Inserts For Smoothie 2 LP 2.2″ Stadium Truck Tires

As extra off-road tracks transfer to excessive grip, filth surfaces, Stadium Truck racers wanted one other weapon of their arsenal in the case of tuning their vans. The brand new Dirt-Tech Hard Inserts had been specifically designed for our Smoothie 2 LP 2.2″ Stadium Truck Tires, and so they can be utilized as a tuning assist for drivers that want extra stiffness of their foams. The within of the Dirt-Tech Hard Inserts characteristic horizontal channels minimize in a 360 sample to take in the big impacts.

These additionally assist to create ahead chew and enhance acceleration, and as a result of their low profile (LP) design they mount up properly into our Smoothie 2 LP 2.2″ Stadium Truck Tires. The inserts are black in shade for simple identification and offered in pairs of two.

Titanium Screw Sets For The B6.4 & B6.4D

Subsequent, we launched our a lot anticipated Titanium Screw Sets for the Workforce Related B6.4 and B6.4D. We provide these new screw sets in an higher and decrease choice. Every set is on the market in burnt blue and stealth black anodizing, and they’re crafted from wonderful titanium supplies.

Our upper set includes a JConcepts high hat design with silver highlighting all through the screw. This set consists of 70 items in complete, and it incorporates many high hat screws in varied sizes in addition to anodized flat head screws that are utilized in a number of areas all through the higher facet of the construct.

We’ve additionally included particular M2x3mm FHCS screws included for the radio plate, and that can assist you set up them correctly the objects are separated in baggage and labeled for every space on the car together with together with the scale of every screw. For set up ideas please consult with the product web page on our web site.

The lower set consists of 26 items in complete, and it incorporates many flat head screws in varied sizes that are utilized in a number of areas all through the decrease facet of the construct.

The screws use a 3mm thread base for versatility, and these are additionally separated in baggage and labeled for every space on the car that can assist you decide the lengths when putting in them.

S2 Clear Body For The Schumacher Cat L1R

We adopted that up with a fresh body for the Schumacher Cat L1R four wheel drive off-road buggy. The brand new S2 (Silencer 2) shell is on the market clear in each our commonplace and light-weight choices, and every model consists of two Carpet | Turf | Filth rear wings.

Design options embrace an aggressive, progressive cab design, usable side-pod vents to assist cool your crucial electronics and a channeled roof with heart stabilizer.

Every body additionally comes with a decal sheet, window masks and an overspray movie.

Landmines & Tusk Tires + Pre-Mounts For The Axial SCX6

JConcepts now presents our in style Landmines and Tusk tires for the Axial Journey SCX6 Path Honcho.

Beginning with the Landmines these tires can be found in our Tremendous Delicate Inexperienced compound and offered in pairs. This tire was impressed by the total scale model and its tread sample includes a sturdy carcass and split-block design. The Landmines have alternating stable and cavity pads which is right for transitioning from easy filth or pavement into filth, mud, and rocky terrain.

The general top of those tires are 147mm (5.78”) with out inserts, and every tire is full of medium, open cell inserts. You may as well decide these up in a pre-mounted option.

The pre-mounts are additionally offered in pairs of two and use our confirmed Tremendous Delicate Inexperienced compound. Every tire is glued to our new Hazard wheel, and when bought individually the unmounted Landmines are additionally suitable with the SCX6 inventory rims.

Our in style Tusk treads are additionally now obtainable in a 2.9″ measurement for the Axial SCX6. With out our included medium, open cell inserts these new tires have a 147mm (5.78”) total measurement.

This tire was additionally impressed by 1:1 automobiles and is filled with many options. The middle of the tire begins with a V-shaped lug with a number of steps to the perimeters for extra grip whereas the Inexperienced compound rubber flexes and contours to the panorama.

The Tusk additionally incorporates massive, staggered traction bars off the facet persevering with the V-shape sample and whereas the shorter model steps together with the middle lug, the longer model fills a void beneath and meets up close to the middle line of the tire.

And identical to the Landmines, the Tusk additionally obtainable in a pre-mounted option on our new Hazard wheels. Bought in packs of two these pre-mounts additionally use our Tremendous Delicate Inexperienced compound, and due to the pre-mounts you may spend much less time inside gluing tires, and extra time hitting the paths within the nice outside.

Smoothies Short Course Truck Tires

We’ve prolonged our in style Smoothies tire line to incorporate brief course vans too. The Smoothies for SCT can be found in each Inexperienced and Silver compounds. Every tire comes full of our grey Filth-Tech inserts and they’re offered in pairs of two.

These tires use an business commonplace 3.0” x 2.2” bead mounting measurement, and they’ll excel on indoor clay surfaces the place the traction is so excessive {that a} slick tire will carry out quicker. So put your drill away and decide up a set of those tires right this moment!

Fin Titanium Turnbuckle Kit For The D819 & E819

Our in style Fin turnbuckles are actually obtainable for the HB Racing D819 and E819 1/8 off-road buggies. We provide these in stealth black or burnt blue shade choices, and each units embrace six pieces in complete. The turnbuckles include left and proper handed threads, and the left facet is conveniently marked that can assist you set up them accurately.

They’re crafted from high-grade, machined titanium materials, and the middle includes a beefy 5mm sq. that regularly tapers down right into a thread base design which accepts the rod ends included within the buggy kits.


For HB drivers that wish to run a Worlds Spec entrance finish setup with their D819 or E819 we received you lined too. We additionally provide a particular two piece set that features 5x35mm turnbuckles. These are additionally crafted from wonderful titanium supplies, and they’re provided in each stealth black and burnt blue shade choices.

Per normal these turnbuckles use left and right-hand threads with the left facet conveniently marked for simple orientation.

Burnt Blue 3.5mm Fin Turnbuckle Sets For The TLR 22 5.0 & 22X-4

We adopted that up with our new 3.5mm Fin Turnbuckle Sets for TLR automobiles. Beginning with the TLR 22 5.0 we now provide a six piece set that’s anodized in a burnt blue shade.


Within the heart space of the turnbuckles you will notice our trendy “finned” cuts, and the bottom of the design is centered round a .143” (3.7mm wrench) titanium hex measurement which regularly tapers down right into a 3.5mm thread base design which accepts the usual TLR ball-cups. These turnbuckles additionally characteristic left and right-hand threads with the left facet specifically marked so you put in them within the right route.

A second set is on the market for the TLR 22X-4 4wd off-road buggy too. This set can also be solely obtainable in a burnt blue shade, and every set features a complete of seven turnbuckles. They’re additionally manufactured out of high-grade, machined titanium materials which retains them light-weight and sturdy on the identical time.

Fin Titanium Turnbuckle Set For The Tekno NB48 2.1 & EB48 2.1

Subsequent, we launched our turnbuckles for the Tekno NB48 2.1 and EB48 2.1 off-road buggies. We now provide a seven piece set that’s obtainable in each stealth black or burnt blue shade alternatives. Every model is crafted from high quality titanium supplies which can preserve them light-weight and powerful on the identical time.

A standardized thread base will match the buggy equipment’s present rod ends, and left and right-hand threads are additionally included.

We additionally provide a particular two piece set for drivers who additionally wish to equip their buggy’s setting meeting. Two 4x56mm turnbuckles are included, and the design is centered on a beefy 5mm sq. titanium which regularly tapers down right into a thread base design which accepts the rod ends featured within the equipment.

Once more the left hand facet is conveniently marked for you so you may set up them accurately, and so they even have left and right-hand threads too. You may as well decide these up in both our stealth black or burnt blue shade decisions.

Pre-Mounted Smoothie 2 4wd Buggy Front Tires

Our in style Smoothie 2 four wheel drive Buggy Entrance Tires are now available pre-mounted on our confirmed Mono yellow wheels. Now drivers can select between our white or yellow Mono wheels once they wish to decide up a set of pre-mounted Smoothie 2 tires for extra comfort. The tires use our successful Silver compound and stuffed inside are our grey Filth-Tech inserts.

2.2″ Landmines & Tusk Crawling Tires

JConcepts is now providing our in style Landmines and Tusk crawling tires in a brand new 2.2″ measurement choice. These tires are designed to be run on Class 3 rigs just like the Axial Journey Bomber and Ryft or another car that requires tires on this measurement.

Beginning with the Landmines, this tire makes use of a middle split-block that’s sliced, stepped and recessed for max traction over many surfaces. There are additionally alternating cavity and stable pads which assist a driver once they transfer from pavement or a easy filth floor to 1 that consists of mud, filth and rocks.

In direction of the surface of the carcass there are horizontal grippy pads with channels and edges to supply extra ahead climbing traction. Out there in our Tremendous Delicate compound these tires additionally embrace our medium, open cell inserts and are offered in packs of two.

The Tusk’s tread sample makes use of V-shaped lugs with a number of steps to the facet for extra grip within the heart of the tread sample. Massive, staggered traction bars had been added to the perimeters as properly to proceed the V-shape sample.

The shorter variations of those traction bars work together with the middle lug, whereas the longer model helps to fill a void beneath after which meet up with the middle of the tire. All the traction bars used on this design characteristic relieved cuts and slots on the highest to interrupt up the flat surfaces and enhance grip on varied surfaces.

These tires additionally embrace medium, open cell inserts, are offered in pairs and use our confirmed Inexperienced compound.

Nessi & Swagger 1/8 Buggy Carpet & Astroturf Tires

After gathering suggestions from drivers JConcepts delivers one other tire choice for competing on carpet and AstroTurf surfaces, however this time for the 1/8 buggy class.

Beginning with the Nessi, this tire is predicated on the smaller 1/10 model, however the design and tire measurement has been elevated for the bigger car class. This new tire makes use of a light-weight carcass and 3D blended, medium-height pins for faster response.

In direction of the outer sidewall small semi-circles have been added to enhance side-bite with out growing the grip an excessive amount of so you may keep away from traction rolls. These are offered in pairs and every set consists of open cell inserts and can be found in our Pink compound.

The Swagger tire has been designed for traditional 83mm buggy wheels and are additionally obtainable in our Pink compound.

The low profile and light-weight carcass gives you elevated velocity, and sidewall ribs have been positioned in a round sample to the surface of the tire to assist assist high-grip racing situations.

Pre-Mounted Pin Swag 2wd Buggy Front Tires

JConcepts hits the simple button for carpet racers with our new Pre-Mounted Pin Swag 2wd Buggy Front Tires. These tires are actually obtainable already glued to our white or yellow Mono front wheels for 2wd buggies, and so they use our race confirmed Pink compound.

The Pin Swag tires use a low profile carcass format with ultra-light weight scalloped tire beads to cut back the rotational weight. The distinctive tread sample of this tire incorporates a break up down the middle to provide somewhat particular person management to contort to surfaces. In between, a stagger part with angular entrance is positioned simply behind a vertical rib to finish the design.

S15 Clear Body For The RC8B4

Our in style S15 physique fashion is now obtainable for the newest 1/8 nitro buggy from Workforce Related. The S15 blends efficiency options from the favored Silencer physique with new options akin to mid-body winglets and rear stabilizer kick-up.

It additionally has quite a few options like a ahead cab bias, channeled rear escape and a cockpit “shark fin” for extra stability.

The physique comes clear with a protecting movie, window masks and a decal sheet.

Pre-Mounted Magma Tires On Hazard Wheels For Traxxas & ARRMA Vehicles

First developed for the 1/8 off-road buggy market, the Magma is now obtainable in a brand new measurement for homeowners of Traxxas and ARRMA automobiles. These tires had been developed to be robust because of options like a horizontal, bridge formed tread sample, diagonal reduction cuts, heavy internal x-bracing, sidewall assist ribs and blocking that helps to attenuate enlargement.

They’re offered in pairs and already glued to our Hazard wheels. The multi-piece Hazard wheel is secured to the tire with reliable {hardware} through beadlock rings on the inside and outside. The pre-installed {hardware} matches collectively tightly and bites by means of the tire bead to carry the hefty meeting in place.

Two hex adaptors are included to accommodate totally different automobiles in the marketplace. The put in choice with 17mm hex installs on to the favored automobiles such because the Traxxas X-Maxx and XRT. The non-obligatory hex is required when putting in onto an ARRMA Kraton 8s.

Pre-Mounted Choppers Tires On Hazard Wheels For Traxxas & ARRMA Vehicles

Additionally obtainable for Traxxas and ARRMA automobiles are our Choppers tires. They’re additionally offered pre-mounted to our Hazard wheels, and each the Choppers and the Magma use our all-purpose Platinum medium compound.

The Choppers are additionally rugged and sturdy because of their tall, burly lug design with recessed lugs, and outer sidewalls that embrace heavy and large JConcepts X-Tread assist ribs to assist traction in tight situations or whereas in opposition to sharp or angled objects.

Stuffed inside are open cell inserts, and every set additionally consists of 17mm and 24mm hex adaptors for car versatility.

17mm Hex Axle Kit For The Losi LMT

Subsequent, we launched a brand new 17mm Hex Axle Kit for the Losi LMT monster truck. By utilizing this new kit you may keep away from utilizing the usual 6mm axle and wheel nut mixture, and as a substitute you may improve to a 12mm hex axle which provides higher power. Not solely is it stronger, however it is usually a neater to make use of design that includes a 17mm hex wheel nut.

Included in every kit are 4 hex axle stubs, 4 17mm serrated wheel nuts and 4mm screw pins which might be used to safe the meeting. All elements are crafted from aluminum, anodized in black and please go to the product page on our web site for extra useful set up ideas.

Monster Truck Wheel Adaptor Sets

We adopted that up with some new wheel adaptors for monster vans. Up first was the brand new 17mm Hex Adaptor for Losi LMT and Traxxas Maxx automobiles.

These injection molded hex adapters characteristic a sturdy 17mm hex design and they’re designed for use with our Aggressor 2.6″ x 3.8″ 17mm wheels.

4 items are included in every bundle so you may convert over your monster rig and you should use the inventory {hardware} to mount them into place.

We additionally launched some new 17mm Hex Axle Adaptors to make use of with our Transporter tires and Tribute Transport Wheels. These new injection molded 17mm adaptors will let you use them in two configuration choices.

One is to pair them up with a typical 6mm axle on the Losi LMT, and the opposite choice is to make use of them in your LMT when transformed to a 17m hex axle. Additionally included are six spoke drop in spacers which permits the wheel nuts to clamp evenly throughout the floor with the bigger 17mm nuts.

JConcepts additionally introduced their new 17mm Hex Adaptors which might be used with Tribute wheels on a Losi LMT. By doing this we now provide a 25mm offset adaptor for 17mm hex primarily based automobiles. Every bundle consists of 4 injection molded 17mm adaptors, and please go to the product page for all of these things for some useful set up ideas.

JCI Hunter Clear Body For The Traxxas Stampede

This physique is offered clear and has a retro vibe to it with its early 1990’s feel and look. The physique’s design options crisp fender flares with trimlines, a louvered mattress with a built-in rear cab spoiler and within the again some tailgate options have been added for extra scale realism.

Additionally included are some finely detailed headlight, grille, and switch sign areas, plus a decal sheet and window masks. Additionally, do notice that to make use of this physique correctly with a Traxxas Stampede you will want to select a Traxxas Front and Rear Body Mount Set (#1914R) too.

2023 Racing Team Hat

That launch was adopted up with our new Racing Team Hat for 2023. This hat options an embroidered 2023 Race Workforce brand within the entrance, vent holes are positioned on the high to extend air circulation and the flat invoice is coloured in black. Within the again you will see a snap-back that’s adjustable which suggests this new hat ought to match practically everybody.

13mm Shock Accessories

The most recent off-road automobiles from Workforce Related now use 13mm shock our bodies and elements, and we’re joyful to announce that our in style shock accessories have been up to date too.

Beginning with the Fin Shock Collar, these can be found in both blue or black anodized choices and each variations are crafted from light-weight and sturdy aluminum. Parts of the collars have a knurled part that can assist you grip them for fast and simple changes.

In addition they characteristic etched JC logos for model identification and are suitable with the OEM’s internal O-rings.

Our Fin Shock Caps have additionally been up to date to make them suitable with Workforce Related 13mm shocks. They’re additionally anodized in each blue and black and each alternatives embrace etched logos for identification. A knurled part has been added to the outer rim of the cap that can assist you set up or take away the caps when your palms get slippery with shock fluid.

They’re additionally manufactured from aluminum and can set up cleanly over the usual shock physique O-ring.

We additionally up to date our Fin Spring Cups to make them suitable with 13mm shocks as properly. We provide each 5mm and 0mm off-sets and each variations can be found in both black or blue shade decisions, plus they’re constructed from aluminum.

To maintain these cups from flying off your shock shafts in that eventual laborious crash, an distinctive path has been included into the design for the shock shaft together with some small holes to assist relieve the stress of constructed up filth and particles.

Word: The brand new 13mm shocks from Workforce Related nonetheless use the identical VCS3 Shock Backside Caps from the earlier technology shocks, and we offer a Fin version of these caps too (#2492).

Pin Swag 2.2″ 4wd Buggy Front Tires & Pre-Mounts

We adopted that up by releasing our Pin Swag 2.2″ front tires for 4wd buggies. Now four wheel drive buggy drivers have one other weapon at their disposal with this launch, and the Pin Swag presents many advantages like a low profile, wide-body carcass format, ultra-light weight scalloped tire beads that assist to cut back rotational weight and a dense format that can reduce tire put on.

These additionally use our confirmed Pink compound and every bundle consists of two tires.

If a driver must hit the monitor even quicker, we additionally provide these new tires in a pre-mounted configuration! Racers can decide up these new entrance tires already glued to our race confirmed Mono front rims, and so they can select from white or yellow shade choices.

Each variations use our Pink compound too and these are additionally offered in pairs.

Drop Step 2.2″ Rear 2WD & 4WD Buggy Tire

One other carpet tire was launched after that referred to as the Drop Step. These 2.2″ rear tires can be utilized for each 2wd and four wheel drive off-road buggies.

The Drop Step has an old-fashioned look to it with the big, spaced out pins which can assist it to dig into turf monitor surfaces that decision for an extended pin tire choice. The design of the tire incorporates semi-circle protrusions that assist to supply extra side-bite and the scalloped tire bead will increase the rolling velocity because of the lowered weight on this space.

Kosmos 1/8 Buggy Tires Now Available In The Aqua (A2) Compound

Our in style Kosmos tire is now obtainable in our Aqua (A2) compound. This 1/8 off-road buggy tire is filled with options like an outer row of pins which have been clipped again to maximise cornering consistency, an internal carcass with three radial ribs that assist to cut back the tire from ballooning underneath max acceleration and staggered rows of rectangular blocks in a novel zig zag sample.

Sprinter Short Course Truck Tires Now Available In The Aqua (A2) Compound

Additionally now obtainable in our Aqua (A2) compound are our Sprinter tires for brief course vans. These tires are perfect for each filth off-road or filth oval tracks, and the outer sidewall makes use of angled pins which might be embedded into the design to assist your automobile launch within the turns to supply you extra rotation. The tread sample additionally makes use of sq., angled pins with horizontal traction bars which might be stacked vertically which can put on much less whereas offering extra ahead chew. These are offered in pairs and so they additionally embrace our Filth-Tech closed cell inserts.

Burnt Blue Fin Titanium Turnbuckle Set For The TLR 8ight-X 2.0 | E

We now provide a Fin Titanium Turnbuckle Set for the TLR 8ight-X 2.0 | E in a brand new burnt blue shade choice. Beforehand this was solely provided in black and now TLR drivers have 2 shade choices to select from. Each variations are constituted of high-grade, machine titanium materials and use left and right-hand threads.

The left facet is marked on your comfort when putting in them into your automobile, and the middle of the turnbuckle features a thick 5mm sq. (camber and steering hyperlinks) to make use of for adjusting the size of the buckles. Transferring from that heart sq. tapers down right into a thread base that’s suitable with the equipment’s rod ends, and we additionally embrace a 3mm Fin Titanium steering drag hyperlink for an entire look and to complete the equipment.

Tribute Wheels BIGFOOT Body Set

Our ultimate launch of the quarter was an enormous one with our newest BIGFOOT choice physique for RC monster truck followers! The Tribute Wheels BIGFOOT Body Set is a transparent 1993 Ford F-250 physique that features formally licensed decals, yellow mock mild buckets, mild bucket covers and lens caps.

The physique is 7.50″ huge with a wheelbase of 13″ which can make them suitable with in style vans just like the Losi LMT, Axial SMT10 or another monster truck construct that matches these dimensions.

This new physique additionally features a racerback and visor for extra scale realism, and that can assist you prep it on your subsequent construct we additionally embrace window masks and an overspray movie. That can assist you recreate one of many extra well-known paint schemes from the 1990’s we now have launched this useful set up assist video as properly:

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