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Old 2019.05.12, 12:40 PM   #1
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GL Racing R8 LMS

In case your not already aware, GL Racing has 3 livery options of the R8 LMS released.

In my opinion, it far surpasses the Kyosho autoscale. It's just as detailed in terms of quality and application and retains the wider offset of the previous Kyosho R8.

The interesting nose plane ground effect that ties into the nose clip is ingenious.

The first version is longer listed on the website as it sold out long ago. It has been reported the production runs for these are very low, much lower than Kyosho limited release autoscales so don't sleep on these if your interested.

I don't believe they intent to release unpainted copies unfortunately. I would have been interested in picking up MANY of those.

Did I mention that they are also less expensive then Kyosho autoscales?!

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By my estimates, the GL R8 is roughly 2.5mm wider than the similar Kyosho model (slightly wider than older r8 as well). However it is heavier at roughly 37g. The 2015 kyosho body weighs in roughly at 30g (white body fully built, no paint).

I was quite surprised by the details and build quality. Definitely exceeded my expectations.
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