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1/18 Ascent-18 4x4 Brushed Electric Rock Crawler RTR, Blue

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Redcat Racing - RER31319
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Introduction

Redcat has earned well deserved respect in the 1/10 scale crawling community by offering high-quality competitive vehicles at a reasonable price. With the Ascent-18, Redcat brought the same level of quality, performance, and affordability found in the 1/10 scale crawlers into the 1/18 scale crawler market. While this small 1/18 scale crawler may fit in your hand, it is extremely capable and boasts high-end features typically found in larger-scale competitive crawlers.

Overview

The Ascent-18 features ball bearings, hex drive hardware, portal axles, impressive steering angle, aluminum chassis rails, metal ring and pinion gears, machined aluminum spools, metal portal gears, 7mm wheel hexes, powerful 180 sized motor, precision metal geared micro servo, aluminum capped oil filled shocks, 750 mAh 2S LIPO battery pack and of course a Redcat 2.4Ghz radio system. Redcat also launched a complete line of performance hop up parts that are available for the Ascent-18.

  • Precision Metal Geared Micro Servo
  • Aluminum Chassis Rails
  • Machined Aluminum Spools
  • 2.4Ghz Radio System
  • Powerful 180 Sized Motor

Features

  • The Ascent-18 uses ball bearings, instead of bushings, throughout the vehicle to ensure smooth operation and longevity, setting it apart in the 1:18 scale crawler market.
  • High quality hex hardware for durability and ease of routine maintenance.
  • The Ascent-18 features an impressive amount of steering. Its steering angle helps the Ascent-18 to pull through tight situations while navigating its way through gnarly obstacles.
  • The included Hexfly HX-M4K 4kg coreless metal gear micro servo may be small, but it packs a punch.
  • A 2mm flat rail aluminum chassis is the perfect balance of strength and performance. It’s lightweight allows the Ascent-18 to glide over obstacles while providing a rigid backbone for stable performance.
  • Portal axles offer the benefits of increased ground clearance and reduced torque twist. Metal portal gears, ring gears and pinion gears are used to ensure the Ascent-18 runs smoothly time after time.
  • The machined aluminum spools help to maintain constant traction to all four tires.
  • Smooth action aluminum-capped oil filled shocks ensure consistent performance on every trail.
  • The included 180 size motor is the biggest motor they could fit in such a small crawler. Additionally, there are already many motor upgrade options on the market today that will drop right into this amazing little crawler.
  • The Ascent-18's front tilt body mounting system simplifies maintenance and enhances its aesthetic appeal. The quarter turn locking mechanism makes keeping up with body clips a thing of the past.
  • The included high quality 2.4Ghz radio system offers dual rates, channel reversing and trims for precision control. The receiver and ESC, which are built into a single compact unit, keep weight to a minimum and also maximize this tiny crawler’s chassis real estate. Ready-To-Run (RTR): The ascent-18 is completely Ready-To-Run and includes all electronics, radio, rechargeable 750 mAh 2S LIPO battery pack and charger.
  • Inner portal axle box, outer portal axle box cover, servo mounting bracket, diff covers, front/rear upper links, front/rear lower links, steering link, center skid plate, and wheel hexes.
  • Servo mounting bracket, diff covers, front/rear upper links, front/rear lower links, steering link, shock bodies, center skid plate, and servo horn.
  • 7mm wheel hexes allow the driver to choose from many popular wheel and tire options on the market today.
Ascent-18 Rock Crawler
Ascent-18 Rock Crawler

The classically styled Ascent-18 is available in three body color options (Blue, Red or Graphite).

 

Body Mounting
Front Tilt Body Mounting System

Body is hinged at the front for a clean look as well as quick access to electronics.

 

Portal Axles
Portal Axles

Portal axles offer the benefits of increased ground clearance and reduced torque twist.

 

Bearings
Bearing SUpported Metal Axle Gears

The Ascent-18 uses ball bearings, instead of bushings, throughout the vehicle to ensure smooth operation and longevity, setting it apart in the 1:18 scale crawler market.

 

Performance
Small Package, Big Performance

Built for fun - Built to perform - Built to last

 

Redcat Classic Wheels
Redcat Classic Wheels

Classically styled off road wheels wrapped with aggressive 60mm open lug soft compound rubber tires.

 

Performance Tuned Shocks
Performance Tuned Shocks

Aluminum capped oil filled coilover shocks.

 

Suspension
4-Link Suspension and Metal Chassis

Includes 4-link suspension durable metal chassis rails.

 

Radio
Redcat Multi-Channel Radio and Receiver

Ascent-18 comes with 750mAh LiPo battery, USB charger, multi-channel radio with 2-in-1 receiver.

 

Optional Parts
Complete Line of Upgrades Available

Take the Ascent-18 to the next level with the brass and aluminum performance upgrades.

 

Product Specs

Motor Type
Brushed
Speed Control
Included
Wheelbase
6.1" (155 mm)
Vehicle Size
Mini
Product Width
5.11" (130 mm)
Radio
Included
Power Type
Electric
Servos
Included
Charger
Included
Differential
Gear Diffs
Receiver
Included
Shock Type
Aluminum Capped Oil Filled Shocks
Vehicle Type
Rock Crawler
Body
Pre-Painted Polycarbonate
Scale
1/18
Battery
Included
Ground Clearance
1.65" (42mm)
Motor Size
RC180 Brushed Motor
Product Length
8.58" (218 mm)
Suspension
Solid Axle
Ball Bearings
Full Ball Bearings
Chassis
2mm Flat Rail Aluminum
Completion Level
Ready-To-Run
Drivetrain
4WD
Drive Type
Forward/Brake/Reverse
Product Height
4.48" (114 mm)
Scale rock crawling has garnered immense popularity, attracting enthusiasts who relish navigating challenging terrains and conquering obstacles with specialized vehicles.

Product Details

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In The Box
  • (1) 1/18 Ascent-18 4x4 Brushed Electric Rock Crawler RTR
  • (1) 750 mAh LiPo Battery
  • (1) USB Battery Charger
  • (1) 1/18 Ascent-18 4x4 Brushed Electric Rock Crawler RTR Manual
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Needed to Complete
  • (4) AA Batteries for Transmitter
1/18 Ascent-18 4x4 Brushed Electric Rock Crawler RTR, Blue