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Old 09-20-2008, 06:32 AM
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Default NEW Axon Razorback Anti grav racer

Hi all, Im new to this section. Ive got sick of crashn my Heli all the sime so im diverting funds to one of these.

This looks like serrrrious Fun.

Max speedof 50mph with the upgraded ducted fan system. standard gives ya round half that - 25mph

It has just come out this month apparently. and is still sittn a lil on the pricey side of 299 USD.
Make sure u watch ths vid.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=66ez8dtyw_I

And this is the axon official website for the Razorback.
http://axonracing.com/catalog/
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Old 09-20-2008, 06:40 AM
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that looks cool
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Old 09-20-2008, 08:37 AM
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Looks cool, I would get one if it runs good on grass, doesn't look like the skirt is big enough though .
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Old 09-20-2008, 08:46 AM
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Looks like a neat little car. Good luck with it.
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Old 09-20-2008, 11:33 PM
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Well apparently it can run over lots of diffrent surfaces. Concrete/ asphelt would be best but the vid shows it on dirt aswell, Axon put a thread over at RCgroups.com and said that it will be able to go over snow, ice and Water if you waterproof the electrics, anyhow i will pop axon an email as i too am interested if it can run over grass.

According to the site it wont be in stock till october 1st[:@] saving time tho i guess.

Anyhow i managed to find some specs on the Base Vehicle:

Description:
The Axon Razorback model is the first Anti-Gravity Racer RC vehicle. Similar to a hovercraft but designed for speed, the futuristic RC vehicle can do speeds of 25mph right out of the box, with a motor upgrade to 50mph. Works best on pavement, sand, indoor tracks and other smooth surfaces.

Features:
3 Channel 2.4ghz surface radio
Re-chargeable 3 Cell 1800mah 25c Lipo Battery Pack
approx 8 Minutes run time
Dual Brushless Motors
Lexan Body and Pplyethylene foam bottom make it nearly undestructable
Comes fully assembled

Specs:
Hood: Lexan/Fiberglass Mesh
Base: Polyethylene Foam
Skid: Polyethylene Foam/Styrene
Length: 14"
Width: 9"
Height: 5"
Power System: 55mm Ducted Fan 4000kv
Lift System: 55mm Ducted fan
Steering: Rudder with Sub Micro 4 Gram Servo
Weight: 17oz including lipo

Available Colours:
Black, Silver, White, Red, or Blue.

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Looks cool, I would get one if it runs good on grass, doesn't look like the skirt is big enough though .

Well if you read the description, it really doesn't have a skirt. It has a hard shell to contain the lift air.
Yes, they say it will run over water if you waterproof the electronics, but they don't recomment it. And if you do, you should rebalance it to put more of the weight towards the rear, rather then the front like it is now.
They also mention to replace the skid after 300 to 500 runs.

So it is kind of a hovercraft, but not exactly.
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Old 09-21-2008, 12:20 AM
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its looks like something from back to the future!!!!!! thats awsome!!!!!!
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Old 09-21-2008, 12:37 AM
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Not bad looking, though seems more like a novelty to me. Maybe I'm missing something but I'd still prefer a normal electric or nitro on-road if I wanted to run around the parking lot. It may have some interesting modding potential though, maybe throw in an absurdly powerful fan unit

A bit pricey too, but hopefully more information will come out.
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Old 09-23-2008, 04:27 AM
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Looks cool, I would get one if it runs good on grass, doesn't look like the skirt is big enough though .
It will go on short grass ok with the upgraded motor, and wet grass is even better.
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Old 09-23-2008, 07:15 AM
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Yay, Metroid's on here too.
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Old 09-30-2008, 07:46 AM
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yep I'm here just checking in to answer questions.
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Old 10-01-2008, 12:43 PM
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wait,2 brushless motors? are they on the same esc, or separate?
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Old 10-01-2008, 06:10 PM
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seperate esc's but same channel, squirrel explains it i some of the vids that theyre hooked up to the same channel with a Y connector.
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Old 10-02-2008, 08:46 PM
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makes since, but I'm going to wait till I-hobby before I buy this
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Old 10-20-2008, 08:25 PM
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saw this at I-hobby and it was sweet, they ran it on the carpet and the concrete areas. stock is fast! light kit is really cool, they were drifting around doing slides and all sorts of stuff.
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Old 10-23-2008, 02:13 AM
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sweet, Does I hobby have a site?
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Old 10-25-2008, 01:31 PM
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its ihobbyexpo.com the show was last weekend.
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its ihobbyexpo.com the show was last weekend.
were? i didn't see it...
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Old 10-28-2008, 06:25 PM
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Soooo.... the Axon Racing Guys had a booth there, Oh man im so there next year
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Old 11-05-2008, 07:47 PM
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Heyall.

Josh from axon racing just posted this vid of the axon over grass, it runs quite well.
http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showt...8#post10882587

Also a new version is being relesased instock december, called the Razorback LV - Lite version.

It features brushed motor EDF's instead of the brushless ones. Its 100 off the price of the standard Razorback but still reaches some insane speeds.
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Old 11-01-2009, 02:26 PM
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It sure looks cool. Has it been discontinued ?
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Old 11-01-2009, 02:41 PM
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I would not of thought so it has not been out that long http://www.nextag.com/axon-razorback/compare-html
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Old 11-03-2009, 03:35 PM
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i was thinking the same, theyre not on the axon site anymore but thats good to know theyre still out there [8D]
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Great.  Just what I need one more REALLY cool toy to spend my cash on.
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