Redcat announces the TC8-Marksman, 1:8 scale 4WD RTR Trail Crawler

Redcat announces the TC8-Marksman, 1:8 scale 4WD RTR Trail Crawler

Arriving September 2021

Worth $ 439.99

Redcat is asserting their first able to run 1:8 scale path crawler, the Marksman. The Marksman makes use of the brand new Redcat TC8 1:8 scale platform, which features a scale physique, XR247 axles and superior electronics.

The Marksman features a 2.4GHz radio system, HobbyWing Quickrun WP Crawler 80A ESC and Holmes Hobbies 12T Crawlmaster 550 brushed motor. This mix is tremendous easy and extremely correct for low finish throttle management. The Holmes Hobbies Crawlmaster brushed motor makes use of a 5-slot rotor, for trade main smoothness, and a 1/eighth inch diameter shaft. The Hobbywing Quickrun WP 80A digital velocity controller is all climate waterproof and dustproof, has fifteen programmable parameter gadgets and has 9 ranges of adjustable drag brake. Redcat has additionally included a Hobbywing ESC programming field for fast and straightforward ESC changes on the bench or on the path. The Marksman doesn’t embrace a charger or battery pack and is able to operating 2S or 3S LIPO or 5-9cell NiMH energy. Based on Redcat the Marksman was designed to work finest with a 3S LIPO, however a 2S LIPO will even work.

The Marksman’s TC8 platform incorporates a entrance mounted motor, centrally mounted divorced switch case and heart mounted battery tray. This setup gives glorious weight distribution which supplies constant dealing with whereas navigating a wide range of obstacles and terrain. The big 1:8 scale TC8 platform permits for larger ease in overcoming obstacles with which a 1:10 scale truck might battle.

The Marksman makes use of heavy-duty gears in its single velocity transmission with a gear ratio of 1.54:1 (20/13) and a 32pitch pinion and spur gear. A built-in adjustable slipper clutch permits the motive force to handle wheel spin when crucial. 

The centrally mounted divorced switch case makes use of heavy obligation MOD1 gears and has a gear ratio of 1.92:1 (25/13). As you’ll count on from any high quality rig, the TC8-Marksman is fitted with an entire set of rubber sealed bearings.

The Marksman makes use of Redcat’s XR247 heavy-duty trussed axle housings. The XR247 axle housings embrace diamond formed central housings, built-in trusses and heavy-duty double shear mounting factors. A one piece pinion gear and steel spool present balanced energy switch to each the left and proper axles with a 2.91:1 gear ratio. 

Due to the Marksman’s specifically designed excessive power 1.5mm metal ladder-type body rails, this truck not solely has a strong spine, however the wheelbase will be adjusted to a size of 355mm, 361mm, 367mm (inventory), 373mm and 379mm. The Marksman’s heavy-duty drive shafts have steel ends for power and so they supply the proper quantity of telescoping motion to accommodate every of the 5 totally different size wheelbase configurations.

The Marksman’s suspension depends upon its 5mm heavy-duty steel hyperlinks with flared heavy obligation ball cups to maintain issues regular. A set of 100mm lengthy journey aluminum physique, oil-filled shocks present constantly easy dampening. Journey peak will be shortly adjusted due to the threaded our bodies and collars. Every of the 4 shock towers supply 9 higher shock mounting positions for additional suspension tuning.

A HEXFLY high-torque 25kg digital steering servo is used to purpose the Marksman’s massive off-road tires with consistency and accuracy. The HEXFLY digital servo makes use of anodized steel gears, steel servo horn and an aluminum heart case for constant cooling. The HEXFLY digital servo will be powered by 5-7.4 Volts and is waterproof, for those who take pleasure in navigating moist trails. The Marksman has spectacular steering geometry with a 47 diploma inside steering angle and a 32 diploma outdoors steering angle. This mix of steering geometry and excessive torque digital steering servo permit this massive 1:8 scale path crawler to maneuver out and in of tight conditions.

A 1:8 scale path truck wouldn’t be full with out massive 1:8 scale off-road tires. The Marksman rides on an formally licensed set of INTERCO SS-M16 hybrid efficiency off-road tires, that are mounted to a set of 8-spoke licensed Raceline Avenger wheels. This combo not solely appears to be like nice, however the SS-M16’s excessive traction tread design performs properly on quite a lot of totally different surfaces.

Whereas the TC8-Marksman positively has the makings of a top quality efficiency path crawler, it doesn’t cease there. Redcat included many further scale particulars into the Marksman’s look, giving the consumer the absolute best path crawling expertise out there. The injection molded plastic driver’s head, with cowboy hat, sits on high of an in depth physique, permitting the consumer so as to add instant character to their car with a number of swipes of a paint brush. Different added particulars embrace LED prepared headlights, LED prepared off-road mild buckets, plastic roll cage, lifelike wanting non practical winch, rugged bumpers and rock sliders, interior wheel wells, spare tire mount and scrape away paint system. The Marksman is painted with a distinct colour high quality paint on the within and out of doors of the physique shell. This system supplies an fascinating impact when grinding via rocky canyons. Because the outer inexperienced layer of paint is scraped away, a rusty steel colour is revealed beneath. This provides much more realism and pleasure to the TC8-Marksman driving expertise. This may occasionally presumably be the primary time you really need to get out and scrape up your model new scale car. 

For extra info go to: https://www.redcatracing.com/products/tc8-marksman

SPECIFICATIONS:
TC8-Marksman: Totally Assembled
Scale: 1:8 Scale
ESC: Hobbywing QuicRun 80A (2-3S LiPO / 5-9 Cell NiMH) with Programming Card
Motor: 550 Sized Holmes Hobbies 12T Crawlmaster Brushed Motor (5-slot rotor)
Servo: Steel Gear Excessive Torque 25KG Steering Servo w/ Steel Decrease Case
Radio: 2.4GHz Radio System (2CH)
Chassis: 1.5mm Metal Ladder-Kind Body Rails
Drive System: 4-Wheel-Drive, Entrance Mounted Motor
Transmission: Single Pace with Adjustable Slipper Clutch
Switch Case: Divorced, Centrally Mounted
Suspension: 4-Hyperlink Rear and 3-Hyperlink Entrance with Panhard Bar
Shocks: 100mm Lengthy Journey Coilover Threaded Aluminum Physique, 14mm Diameter Piston
Axles: XR247 Trussed Housings, CVA Entrance Axles and CNC Aluminum Spools
Wheels: 8-Spoke Raceline Avenger, 4-Piece Bead-Lock Wheels
Tires: Licensed Interco SS-M16 tires.
Transmission gear ratio: 1.54:1 (20/13)
Switch case gear ratio: 1.92:1 (25/13)
Axle ratio: 2.91:1 (32/11)
OTGR: 22.78:1 (43.03:1-18.84:1) Adjustment Vary
Total size: 577mm
Total peak: 274mm
Total width: 296mm
Clearance: 50mm (axle housing), 86mm (heart chassis)
Adjustable Wheelbase: 355mm -379mm, (367mm Inventory)
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Wanted to finish:
Battery: 3S LIPO (2S LIPO or 5-9cell NiMH will even work)
Charger: Acceptable Charger for Battery Used
AA Batteries for Transmitter

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