TEKIN BUILDS EP.25 – VANQUISH VS4-10 BUILD PT1

Vanquish Products VS4-10 Phoenix Portal Build Part 1! Finally, let’s see the build man!

The VS4-10 Phoenix is a brand new rig from Vanquish Products featuring new F10 Portal Axles in plastic (yes, plastic!), the new VFD Twin transmission, new SC8E shocks, new Phoenix truck style body and new IDS-10 driveshafts. New with some more new and a little more new on top of the already proven VS4-10 platform!

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Tekin Builds EP.24 – Vanquish VS4-10 Phoenix First Look

Let’s talk about the new Vanquish Products VS4-10 Phoenix! The Phoenix is a brand new truck based on the already proven VS4-10 platform and comes in at $499. Yes, you read that right! The new F10 Portal axles are plastic, with brass axle tubes. Machined gears, 6MM axle stubs and a 1.4:1 portal gear reduction make these an incredible value.

The VFD Twin Shift Transmission brings crazy features to the table, with on-the-fly selectable front Overdrive as well as rear Dig functions, so you can use ALL the channels on your radio system. Let’s check out what is going to power this Phoenix and some of the other awesome features it brings to the world of scale trail RC!

Tekin
RX4 Element Proof ESC
ROC412 3100KV EP Motor
T-440 Steering Servo
T-120 Shift Servos
3S 4200mAh POWER CELL LiHV

Vanquish Products
VS4-10 Phoenix Portal 1:10 Scale Truck Kit
Incision LED Lighting Kit
Incision 1.9 Method MR307 Black
Incision #4 Hubs

Axial Racing
1.9 Nitto Trail Grappler 4.75″ Tires R35

Crawler Innovations
Lil Nova 4.5 Comp Cut Inner / Soft Outer
Lil Nova 4.5 Comp Cut Inner / Med Outer

Tekin Builds EP.22 – Tekno EB48 2.0

The Tekno EB48 2.0 is Tekno RC’s newest iteration of the EB48 1/8 E-buggy platform. Lots of changes were made from the EB48.4, like the 4mm chassis plate, longer suspension arms, narrow suspension pivot points, high volume differential housings and easy access to said differentials. The new chassis is wider and the weight has been shifted forward a bit, giving great stability. The EB48 2.0 has proven to be a durable, fast and very drivable 1/8 scale electric buggy platform, so lets build one and see for ourselves!

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Tekin Builds EP.20 – Tekno EB410.2 Chassis Build

The 20th Episode of Tekin Builds brings us a Tekno RC EB410.2 build! Join in on building a buggy in 22 minutes (ha, if only) and have it ready for our RSX Pro, 6.5T GEN4 and T-190 installs. I’m pretty excited to drive a Tekno and the EB410.2 is a stout little buggy. Durability shouldn’t be an issue and I can tell this car is going to eat rough dirt tracks for breakfast judging by the thickness of the suspension arms, the 13mm big bore shocks and the 3 fluid filled diffs. It’s like a shrunk down 1:8 scale buggy platform! The build went extremely smooth and I can tell working on this car is going to be very straightforward with all the easy access to the diffs. Tuning options galore, we should be able to dial this buggy in for any surface.

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Tekin Builds EP. 19 – Axial UMG10 Maiden Voyage

Winter sure does put a damper on the outdoor RC fun for us here in Idaho, but sometimes it just takes a trip to lower elevation to get out of the snow! Finally got to put some trail time on the UMG10 build and I gotta say, this is a great rig and has become my favorite Axial vehicle to date. I love the body, the tires are perfect style and size and all the upgrades brought it together.

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Tekin Builds EP.18 – Pro-Line Pro-MT 4X4 Snow Bashing

Hope everybody had a great holiday season and Happy New Year! It’s 2020 now, wow. The Pro-MT was a lot of fun over break, it thrashes the snow and is definitely a GREAT option for bashing! The 2300KV ROC412 HD on 4S provides plenty of bash power and should get us speeds up into the 40’s with the stock gearing. Having a full setup of Element Proof products let us play in the snow for hours over break with absolutely no issues!

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Tekin Builds EP.17 – Pro-Line PRO-MT 4×4 Electronics Install

A new truck showed up at the shop and I just couldn’t wait to get it thrown together for some Christmas Break bashing! The Pro-Line PRO-MT 4×4 is a 1:10 4WD Monster Truck from Pro-Line Racing. Based on the Pro-Fusion SC, the MT Pre-Built Roller has a slightly shorter wheelbase, monster truck style Sentinel pickup body and 2.8″ wheels premounted with Badlands MX tires. All you need to do is install your electronics, bolt the wheels and tires on and paint the body! Ours is the Special Edition with the Ambush body and Trail Cage.

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Tekin Builds EP.16 – UMG10 Electronics Install and Final Chassis Assembly

Trucking along with the Axial SCX10-II UMG10 build! This week we build shocks, suspension links, install the axles and assemble the Vanquish wheels and MT45 tires! We also install our T-360 Servo, BXR Element Proof ESC, solder it all up and finish off with a Spektrum SR315 and DX5C radio! It’s a functional runner now, all that is left is to put the custom touch on the body and take it out for a drive!

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