Hudy "Star-Box" 1/8 Off-Road Starter Box

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This is the HUDY "Star Box" 1/8 off road starter box. The HUDY Star-Box is the world's lowest, most ultra-compact, lightweight professional starter box that has been designed for 1/8 off-road cars, making this the ultimate star amongst all starter boxes on the market!

The Star-Box has been designed to accommodate either standard 7.2V NiMH, or 7.4V LiPo batteries (Optional Bullet Cable Available for use with bullet terminal LiPo Packs). With its ultra-cool stylish design, the Star-Box comes fully assembled and ready to use. The premium quality, long-life drive belt system is driven off of a powerful 775-type, fan cooled electric  motor. The CNC-machined aluminum housing and top plate have a high-quality black coating for extra durability, while the countersunk housing screws are recessed with the surface to eliminate unwanted protrusions. An integrated switch is attached to a premium-quality wiring harness with extra-thick cables and quick change "fast-on" connector, so no soldering is required. The quick change starter wheel design allows the wheel to be mounted on both right or left side, and allows fast & simple starter wheel replacement with the removal of only 3 screws! An integrated composite handle with ergonomic back cover allows for comfortable carrying, and tall plastic feet are included to configure the Star-Box for use with taller truggies.

Features:
  • Professional starter box for 1/8 off-road cars & truggies
  • Very low, ultra-compact design
  • Ready for use with LiPo batteries
  • Super-light weight
  • Powered by extremely powerful 775-type motor with fan
  • Axis-adjustable chassis brackets for precision fit of most 1/8 buggies or truggies
  • Fully assembled, ready to use
  • Powered by two standard-size 7.2V battery stick packs or LiPo packs (not included)   
  • Premium quality, long-life drive belt system
  • CNC-machined, black-coated aluminum 1-pc housing for extra durability
  • Recessed countersunk screws for smooth, protrusion-free surface
  • Composite extensions increase height for use with truggies
  • Integrated on/off switch for safety & comfortable use
  • Extra heavy-duty wiring with quick-change connectors; no soldering required
  • Integrated composite handle with ergonomic back cover for comfortable carrying
  • Ultra cool and stylish exterior design

This product was added to our catalog on July 9, 2010.

Meshaal Alnowaser
Verified Owner
Monday, May 30 2011 (about 5 years ago)
Hudy "Star-Box" 1/8 Off-Road Starter Box
Please think twice before you pay your money to get this Starter box,,,, actually its not bad but it was not produced and disigned to be used under the load of some engines on the market,,, my engines are all Novarossi i am running 3 of them on my JamminX2 and MBX6,,, one of my engines is not fully broken in which damaged the wheel of my starter box (Hudy),,,,, the negatives 1- No spare parts 2- wheel is not as strong as ofna (Dual) or Mugen Other things are all POSITIVES
Patrick Littleton
Tuesday, Apr 5 2016 (5 months ago)
Hudy "Star-Box" 1/8 Off-Road Starter Box
Bought this from RC America this past September. This is important because a review from four years ago reflects my experience. First of all, upon calling RC America, they guaranteed me that it would fit my NB and NT 48. It does not. Second, it is not strong enough to turn over my REDS engines. It has one engine and one small starter wheel. It almost started my R7 Evoke before the wheel started to melt. Same thing happened with my R5T-TE in my NT48. So, they haven't changed anything in four years even though they know it doesn't fit a variety of chassis and is too weak to start a variety of engines. Don't buy this box. Find an Ofna box or it's generic analog and go that route. Maybe the Kyosho box is better, too. We never know until we buy a product and get burned.
Bjarne Petersson
Tuesday, Mar 26 2013 (about 3 years ago)
Hudy "Star-Box" 1/8 Off-Road Starter Box
Perfect! So small. So powerfull. Bought an extra wheel but have never used it due the durability of the materials. So yes, you can by spareparts without any problem. Btw. its too small for some truggies.
Derrick Poe
Verified Owner
Friday, Jul 13 2012 (about 4 years ago)
Hudy "Star-Box" 1/8 Off-Road Starter Box
Great starter box. Compact, light and powerful. Everything a starter box should be.
David Chan
Verified Owner
Thursday, Apr 12 2012 (about 4 years ago)
Hudy "Star-Box" 1/8 Off-Road Starter Box
This box is light and is easy to carry around in all race. I use a Lipo for this starter box and I just love in it. I own this box almost three years not a single problem.
Robert Simpson
Verified Owner
Thursday, Oct 13 2011 (about 4 years ago)
Hudy "Star-Box" 1/8 Off-Road Starter Box
I have this box and I love it....Super light and easy to haul to and from the track.....I have had no problems with the wheel since I pre heat my engines before starting like you should if you want your stuff to last.....I would buy again if needed.
Adam Vink
Verified Owner
Monday, Jun 20 2011 (about 5 years ago)
Hudy "Star-Box" 1/8 Off-Road Starter Box
Great starter box. Super light weight. Its not the best box for breaking in motors because the included wheel seems to be pretty soft, I chewed up the included wheel up breaking in my Werks B6. All the spare parts for this are available through RCAmerica, HUDY's U.S. distributor.
Ian
Wednesday, Mar 27 2013 (about 3 years ago)
Hudy "Star-Box" 1/8 Off-Road Starter Box
hey all....if you buy the extra long Hudy feet for this box .. you can start an XT8-09 on it.