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Redcat Racing GEN8 Scout II AXE Edition 1/10 Scale Crawler

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Retail Price $599.99
Our Price $499.99

Manufacturer #: GEN8-AXE-BLACK

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Redcat Racing GEN8 Scout II Axe Edition

The Redcat International® Scout II Gen8 AXE Edition is the world's first Ready to Run (RTR) scale crawler with a brushless motor & ESC. This special edition includes a HobbyWing XERUN sensored AXE system that features a brushless motor and ESC, a Reefs RC 422HD V2 metal gear waterproof servo, and a Flysky GT5 6 channel radio. WOWWWWWWW!!!!

The Gen8 AXE Edition has other enhancements over the standard Gen8 as well. These enhancements include a new convertible style body with full roll cage, a pair of plastic injected molded seats, dashboard, steering wheel and gear shifts - plus an optional spare tire mount. The new heavy duty axles, stronger portal gears, flat bottom skid plate, stronger plastic axle housings and steel transmission gears are also included to make the Gen8 AXE Edition stronger than ever.

The Gen8 AXE Edition is a highly competitive rock crawler that includes many performance features such as: C-channel frame rails, low center of gravity battery tray, centrally mounted divorced transfer case, lockable slipper clutch, portal axles with metal gear covers, MOD-1 gears, machined aluminum spools, front CVAs, 32 rubber-sealed ball bearings, threaded aluminum shocks, 47º steering blocks with proper Ackerman, Panhard bar, LED-ready bumpers, winch-ready front bumper, and frame mounted floor pans.

Adjustable Wheelbase

The Gen8 AXE Edition features a highly detailed fully licensed International® Scout II body, hard plastic grill, plastic folding mirrors, molded inner and outer fenders, shackle mount front bumper, receiver hitch ready rear bumper, and plastic rock sliders. The Gen8's body and bumpers are ready to have LED lights installed.

True to scale, licensed Interco IROK Super Swamper tires and functional beadlock wheels pull the Gen8 AXE Edition through the toughest terrains. Each wheel uses inner and outer beadlock rings for maximum strength and tire holding capability.

Portal axles provide more ground clearance without needing bigger tires. On GEN8 models, much of the gear reduction happens inside the portal axles, which means less chassis torque twist than traditional axle shaft driven rock crawlers. The portal axles provide 54.5mm of ground clearance and include metal gear covers, metal wheel hexes, and CNC machined spools.

Ground Clearance

The innovative dual design slipper clutch allows the driver to set the slipper clutch, or completely lock it out. Locking out the slipper clutch is simple, just remove the slipper pads and springs, then reassemble. The GEN8 AXE Edition includes a 32P spur gear and Mod 1 gears in the transmission, transfer case, and portal axles.

The Gen8 AXE Edition’s heavy duty metal geared transmission and transfer case feature massive Mod 1 gears, which are designed for hard core crawling of the most grueling conditions. A sealed pinion and spur keeps the gears safe from rocks and debris. The Redcat GEN8 AXE Edition features a front mounted brushless Hobbywing AXE motor and a divorced transfer case.

Hobbywing Axe System

The Redcat GEN8 AXE Edition makes it easy to conquer all types of terrain. The stock configuration offers users 80mm of ground clearance, a 61 degree approach angle, and a 39.5 degree departure angle. Highly upgradeable with many upgraded parts available, including numerous 3D printable parts that have been made available for download by our engineers, the Redcat Gen8 AXE Edition is a great choice for anyone looking for a high performance rock crawler with limitless potential.

Fly Sky Radio


  • Portal axles, Divorced transfer case, High strength 1.5mm C-Channel chassis rails, 4-Link suspension, Aluminum threaded shocks, Functional 1.9 beadlock wheels, CNC machined spools, Metal wheel hexes, Rubber sealed ball bearings throughout, 47º precision steering, Panhard bar, Front mounted motor
  • Adjustable wheelbase, Adjustable ride height, Adjustable toe angle, Multiple shock positions, Adjustable approach and departure angle, Tunable suspension, Lockable adjustable slipper clutch, Many upgraded parts available, Many 3D printable parts available.
  • Licensed International Harvester Scout II body, Hard plastic grill, LED ready body and bumpers, Plastic folding mirrors, Molded inner and outer fenders, Licensed Interco Super Swamper tires, Shackle mount bumpers (LED ready), Plastic rock sliders
  • Hobbywing AXE 540 brushless motor, Hobbywing AXE ESC, Reefs 422HD V2 waterproof steering servo, Flysky 6 Channel 2.4GHz radio system.

  • Length: 571mm (22.48 inches)
  • Width: 249mm (9.8 inches)
  • Height: 258mm (10.16 inches)
  • Wheelbase: 324mm Stock (312-336mm Adjustable)
  • Dry Weight: 6.9lbs. (3130 grams)
  • Chassis Type: 1.5mm Thick C-Channel Frame Rails
  • Motor: Hobbywing 540 2300kv AXE
  • Transmission: Forward and Reverse
  • Radio: Flysky GT5 6 Channel 2.4Ghz
  • Speed Control (ESC): Hobbywing AXE Bluetooth Waterproof
  • Drive System: 4-Wheel Drive
  • Shocks: Aluminum Body Oil Filled Shocks
  • Battery & Charger: NOT INCLUDED (see "CHOOSE YOUR OPTIONS" above)

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Average Rating: Average Rating: 5 of 5 5 of 5 Total Reviews: 2 Write a review.

  1 of 1 people found the following review helpful:
5 of 5 Gen 8 scout axe edition December 23, 2019
Reviewer: Pete Tanquary from San Jose , CA United States  
Very happy with my transaction it arrived faster than I thought specially during the holidays not only that it was also free shipping and no tax,can’t find that on amazon even. I will continue to buy my RC products here.

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5 of 5 Customer Support December 16, 2019
Reviewer: Jean Grasso from FOUNTAIN VALLEY, CA United States  
They're so easy to order from. They're very kind and helpful . They will go out of their way to really make the customer happy. This is a wonderful company.

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