Redcat Racing introduced the model new frwler TC8 Marksman constructed on the brand new 1/eighth scale TC8 platform, which incorporates XR247 axles, superior electronics and a scale physique. The Marksman is a extremely succesful RTR scale path crawler that features our trusted RCR-2CENR 2-channel 2.4GHz radio system, HobbyWing QuicRun WP Crawler 80A ESC, and Holmes Hobbies 13T Crawlmaster 550 brushed motor.
The TC8-Marksman is our first ready-to-run 1:8 scale path crawler. The Marksman makes use of the brand new Redcat TC8 1:8 scale platform, which incorporates XR247 axles, superior electronics and a scale physique.
The Marksman is a extremely succesful RTR scale path crawler that features our trusted RCR-2CENR 2-channel 2.4GHz radio system, HobbyWing QuicRun WP Crawler 80A ESC, and Holmes Hobbies 13T Crawlmaster 550 brushed motor. This superb electronics mixture is dependable, tremendous easy, and has extremely correct low finish throttle management for essentially the most technical trails.
The Hobbywing QuicRun WP 80A programmable digital velocity controller is all-weather, waterproof, and dustproof. This Hobbywing ESC has fifteen totally different programmable parameter gadgets. This permits the driving force to tweak the Marksman’s ESC efficiency traits for the final word driving expertise on any path. The programmable parameter gadgets embody the operating mode, battery kind, cutoff voltage, preliminary begin pressure, most begin pressure, most reverse pressure, preliminary brake pressure, drag brake share, drag brake fee, impartial vary, begin mode/punch, PWM frequency, BEC voltage and freewheeling management. The Hobbywing QuicRun WP 80A ESC even has 9 ranges of drag brake adjustment. We perceive that this stage of tuning functionality could sound a bit overwhelming to some however don’t fear, we’re making it straightforward by together with an official Hobbywing ESC programming field. The Hobbywing programming field is straightforward to make use of and permits Marksman house owners to make all of their ESC efficiency tweaks whereas on the bench or on the path. This enables drivers to deal with the pure enjoyment of driving a TC8-Marksman that’s electronically tuned to its fullest potential. Take full management of the Marksman in minutes.
The Marksman was created for critical path crawling and makes use of the brand new well-balanced TC8 1:8 scale chassis platform. The TC8 platform contains a front-mounted motor, centrally-mounted divorced switch case, and center-mounted battery tray. This setup affords glorious weight distribution which gives constant dealing with whereas navigating a wide range of obstacles and terrain. The Marksman’s giant 1:8 scale TC8 platform permits for higher ease in overcoming obstacles through which a smaller 1:10 scale truck could wrestle.
A 1:8 scale path crawler wants to have the ability to take some critical abuse, so we’ve included heavy-duty gears in its single velocity transmission with a gear ratio of 1.54:1 (20/13) and a 32 pitch pinion and spur gear. A built-in adjustable slipper clutch permits the driving force to handle wheel spin when crucial.
The centrally-mounted divorced switch case makes use of heavy-duty MOD1 gears and has a gear ratio of 1.92:1 (25/13). As you’d count on from any high quality rig, the TC8-Marksman is fitted with a whole set of rubber sealed bearings.
A Hexfly high-torque 25kg digital steering servo is used to goal the Marksman’s giant off-road tires with consistency and accuracy. The Hexfly digital servo makes use of anodized metallic gears, metallic servo horn and an aluminum middle 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 permits this huge 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 giant 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 nice, however the SS-M16’s excessive traction tread design performs effectively on a wide range of totally different surfaces.
Whereas the TC8-Marksman undoubtedly has the makings of a top quality efficiency path crawler, it doesn’t cease there. Redcat integrated many extra scale particulars into the Marksman’s look, giving the person the absolute best path crawling expertise obtainable. The injection-molded plastic driver’s head, with cowboy hat, sits on prime of an in depth physique, permitting the person so as to add fast character to their car with a number of swipes of a paint brush. Different added particulars embody LED-ready headlights, LED-ready off-road gentle buckets, plastic roll cage, real looking trying non-functional winch, rugged bumpers, rock sliders, internal wheel wells, spare tire mount and scrape away paint system.
The Marksman is painted with a unique colour high quality paint on the within and outdoors of the physique shell. This method gives an fascinating impact when grinding by means of rocky canyons. Because the outer inexperienced layer of paint is scraped away, a rusty metallic trying colour is revealed beneath. This provides much more realism and pleasure to the TC8-Marksman driving expertise. This will likely presumably be the primary time you truly wish to get out and scrape up your model new scale car.