R/C Tech Forums

Go Back   R/C Tech Forums > General Forums > Electric On-Road

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 05-16-2004, 11:53 PM   #1
Tech Champion
 
SpeedTech's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2001
Posts: 6,028
Trader Rating: 5 (100%+)
Default Shizuoka Hobby Show report!

Hi Guys,

As promised, the Shizuoka Japan Hobby Show report is up. I will add more information from the show through out the week so keep checking our page for more updated information

Follow the link on the front page

Steve Wang
__________________
>>>www.SpeedtechHobbies.com<<<
SpeedTech is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-17-2004, 12:36 AM   #2
Tech Prophet
 
Randy Caster's Avatar
R/C Tech Elite Subscriber
 
Join Date: Mar 2003
Location: Costa Mesa, CA
Posts: 16,675
Trader Rating: 46 (100%+)
Default

Looks sweet Steve!
Randy Caster is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-17-2004, 05:13 AM   #3
Tech Master
 
Wency_TA03R-PRO's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2003
Location: The so called planet EARTH !!!
Posts: 1,087
Exclamation

Its really a great day for all the r/c enthusiast to check out on the latest released..
Wency_TA03R-PRO is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-17-2004, 09:01 AM   #4
Tech Master
 
over gear's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2001
Location: SoCal
Posts: 1,096
Trader Rating: 15 (100%+)
Default

looks good! when will the Evo4 come to the US??
over gear is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-17-2004, 09:26 AM   #5
Tech Champion
 
rc-zombies's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2001
Location: NorCal. Napa area
Posts: 7,212
Trader Rating: 8 (100%+)
Default

STeve..

what's ETA on the new YOK YZ-183 charger?
__________________
HB WCE HARA EDITION CYCLONE: LRP Sphere TC, KO 2363 digital servo.
HB HARA EDITION PRO4: Gone to a new home..

SPEEDTECH|FUTABA|KO|ORION|SPEEDWORLD|HARA
rc-zombies is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-17-2004, 11:25 AM   #6
Tech Champion
 
Korey Harbke's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2002
Location: Redmond, WA
Posts: 6,126
Trader Rating: 13 (100%+)
Default

Those Ride bodies look trick. They have very nice lines, and if masami sez they work good, then they are good enough for me lol.

-Sushi Boy
__________________
Xray - RC America - Hudy - Apex RC - LRP - Protoform - AVID - 1Up Racing - Xenon - Xpert - Sanwa - RC Mission America - SpeedZombi - Slapmaster Tools - Turtlemaster Racing - Seattle RC Racers
Korey Harbke is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-17-2004, 12:01 PM   #7
Tech Lord
 
Hebiki's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2003
Location: Chino, CA
Posts: 12,919
Trader Rating: 26 (100%+)
Default bodies

steve

do you have plans (please say you do) of importing the Ride bodies??? please please please??? it'd be a nice change to see an Acura TSX mixed in with our nice selection of Stratus, Mazda6 and Alfas

btw.. that TSX is probably the best looking body out there right now. the real ride looks nice too
__________________
Hebiki Design Works
Custom R/C Vinyl Graphics & Apparel: Your gear, your way!
Web Design - Web Development - Logo Design - Graphic Design
www.facebook.com/HebikiDesignWorks
Hebiki is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-17-2004, 12:04 PM   #8
Tech Addict
 
ICEMAN's Avatar
R/C Tech Elite Subscriber
 
Join Date: Oct 2001
Location: Germantown, TN
Posts: 730
Trader Rating: 1 (100%+)
Default

the RIDE bodies are supposed to handle great.
__________________
Blizzard Concepts / Team Losi / Team ProMatch / Team MuchMore / The SPEED Shop / Ko Propo USA / AVID RC / BigDog Graphics / Nitro R/C Chop Shop /

The ONE that DIES with the Most Toys WINS!!!
ICEMAN is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-17-2004, 12:55 PM   #9
Tech Champion
 
rc-zombies's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2001
Location: NorCal. Napa area
Posts: 7,212
Trader Rating: 8 (100%+)
Default Re: bodies

Quote:
Originally posted by Hebiki
steve

do you have plans (please say you do) of importing the Ride bodies??? please please please??? it'd be a nice change to see an Acura TSX mixed in with our nice selection of Stratus, Mazda6 and Alfas

btw.. that TSX is probably the best looking body out there right now. the real ride looks nice too
I agree...
put me down for 3 TSX bodies..

Hope to get my TSX by end of the year...
but I do hope Acura brings in the TSX Sport Wagon from Europe. .
__________________
HB WCE HARA EDITION CYCLONE: LRP Sphere TC, KO 2363 digital servo.
HB HARA EDITION PRO4: Gone to a new home..

SPEEDTECH|FUTABA|KO|ORION|SPEEDWORLD|HARA
rc-zombies is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-17-2004, 01:03 PM   #10
Tech Addict
 
ICEMAN's Avatar
R/C Tech Elite Subscriber
 
Join Date: Oct 2001
Location: Germantown, TN
Posts: 730
Trader Rating: 1 (100%+)
Default

the LEGACY loks great also.
__________________
Blizzard Concepts / Team Losi / Team ProMatch / Team MuchMore / The SPEED Shop / Ko Propo USA / AVID RC / BigDog Graphics / Nitro R/C Chop Shop /

The ONE that DIES with the Most Toys WINS!!!
ICEMAN is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-17-2004, 02:08 PM   #11
Tech Initiate
 
Join Date: Jan 2004
Location: Seattle, WA
Posts: 48
Default

Hey Steve,

It looks like you had a good time in Japan. As you said to me before, you DO go extra miles to bring us the best items and info!!! I know that making an international trip for 3 - 4 days is not easy.... Thanks for bringing us such a cool update on the show.

Thanks.

John from Seattle
Tamiya Virus is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-18-2004, 01:26 AM   #12
Tech Champion
 
SpeedTech's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2001
Posts: 6,028
Trader Rating: 5 (100%+)
Default

Hi Guys,

I'm really glad you guys are enjoying the report. I was in Japan actually for exactly 48 hours (Thurs. 5:30 to Sat. 5:30) it was very tiring, but I think it was well worth the trip

On some of the stuff you guys saw, you bet we are working on getting them into the shop, plus some other items that I have yet to post pictures of

As for release date on some of the items, it is a bit sketchy as to when we'll get it here, as all the relase date posted are for the Japan market. The Yokomo chargers should come pretty quickly as Yokomo USA has always been good on brining in the latest and the greatest. The EVOIV is looking like July-Augustish for the US market. The RIDE stuff might have to come through under the speed tech label or someone elses label, but it will be the same body (just different packaging.)

Steve Wang
__________________
>>>www.SpeedtechHobbies.com<<<
SpeedTech is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-18-2004, 04:41 AM   #13
Tech Fanatic
 
Frank McKinney's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2001
Location: A Yank in England
Posts: 755
Default

Nice report Steve, now finish it!

I've been wondering when someone is going to import the Ride bodies to the US. But of course the Japan market is so quick in turnover that it's a "flavor of the month" market for kits, bodies, etc. So by the time the Ride bodies are in the US it'll be something new and cool in Japan.
__________________
Minimal signature to save screen space! Big sigs suX0r
Frank McKinney is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-18-2004, 05:22 AM   #14
Tech Adept
 
asimo's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2003
Location: Sydney AUSTRALIA
Posts: 234
Default

http://f1rl.com/001japan/DSC07662.JPG

The guy on the right is the Manager/Boss of Yokomo. He drives the new 911 Turbo.. in yellow!
asimo is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-18-2004, 10:06 AM   #15
Tech Champion
 
SpeedTech's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2001
Posts: 6,028
Trader Rating: 5 (100%+)
Default

Quote:
Originally posted by Frank McKinney
Nice report Steve, now finish it!

I've been wondering when someone is going to import the Ride bodies to the US. But of course the Japan market is so quick in turnover that it's a "flavor of the month" market for kits, bodies, etc. So by the time the Ride bodies are in the US it'll be something new and cool in Japan.
Hey, nice to hear from ya Frank. How have you been? Well the reason we haven't seen these bodies is because Ride is exclusive through Horizon (and I'll pretty much leave it at that) Yeah, I understand about the flavor of the month thing, but I think a body that works will always remain a body that works (like the 2.0 stratus, I think some drivers at the Pre-worlds still prefer the 2.0)

I'm working on the rest of the report, need some time to catch up on the time difference

Steve Wang
__________________
>>>www.SpeedtechHobbies.com<<<
SpeedTech is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Shizuoka Hobby Show 2007 Frost Malaysian R/C Racers 3 05-17-2007 09:48 PM
45th Shizuoka Hobby Show 2006 John Doucakis Electric On-Road 33 05-30-2006 11:57 PM
2005 Shizuoka Hobby Show Tamiya Virus Electric On-Road 14 05-16-2005 09:18 AM
44.Shizuoka Hobby Show (TA-05, Alex Stinger, TT-01R, ABC Hobby Genetto etc) chaini Electric On-Road 2 05-13-2005 02:59 AM
Shizuoka Hobby Show coverage BOLISARIO Nitro On-Road 1 05-17-2003 06:01 PM



Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off



All times are GMT -7. It is currently 06:22 PM.


We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites.
Powered By: vBulletin v3.9.2.1
Privacy Policy | Terms of Use | Advertise Content © 2001-2011 RCTech.net