Remember our big contest where we gave one of these away a couple of weeks ago? Big props to the Pro-Line crew for hooking up one of our readers before they were officially announced.
Now that the official press release has come out, have a look at the official pictures and information. The RAM 1500 for monster truck is not only good for replacing that mangled stock body of yours, but can also bring up your bling-factor several notches. The body is fully licensed, made from genuine GE Lexan, and has some sweet scale detailing. The RAM was designed to fit the Traxxas E-Maxx/T-Maxx 3.3/Revo 3.3/Summit and the HPI Savage.
The part number is #3427-00, it is street priced at $33, and you can get full details at This Link over on Pro-Line’s website.
Phantom Series bodies have been quite popular in the tenth scale class, now Pro-Line has announced two for 8th scale buggies. The Mugen MBX-7 and the Tekno EB48.2 are the first 8th scale buggies to get the Phantom treatment and Pro-Line has released a video to showcase them. Check out the video below (featuring our buddy Gerardo Gonzalez) to learn more about the new bodies and to see some cool 8th scale driving action.
Hit up This Link to check out Pro-Line’s official website, or you can Click Here to read more PL news on BigSquidRC.
The latest body from JConcepts is their Silencer Series lid for the mid-motored Kyosho RB6. Like other bodies in the Silencer series, this is a cab forward design made for high speed tracks. A small shark fin helps to add stability while a recess behind the cab helps keep the rear of the buggy planted.
For essential information, the part number is #0277, it is priced at $26, and you can get more details by hitting up This Link.
Check out This Link for more JConcepts news on BigSquidRC.
The PROTOform crew has announced two new bodies, the VRS-N, and the PFM-12.
The 200mm VRS-N pictured above is made for 1/10th scale nitro touring cars. The VRS-N incorporates an air management system inspired by full-scale touring cars. It has a low profile in the front and uses strategically placed airflow conditioners for the ultimate in aero efficiency. It has a part number of #1539-30 and is priced at $25.
The PFM-12 is pictured in the gallery below and is made to fit 1/12 pan cars running in the new GT12 class that is blowing up in the UK right now. Using inspiration from supercars, the PFM-12 utilizes a low-slung cab-forward design to give your 12th scale excellent handling. Its part number is #1613-30 and is priced at $25
To get more information on the VRS-N hit up This Link, for more information on the PFM-12 THIS is the link you want.
Dromida has announced clear and new colored bodies for their line-up of bash machines. Each of their three models now has two new color options, or you can get a clear body to put on your own custom paint scheme. The pre-painted bodies are all priced at $15, while all the clear bodies are $13. All of the bodies are shipping and available right now.
DIDC1136 Green/White body for BX4.18
DIDC1137 Blue/Gray body for BX4.18
DIDC1138 Gray/Yellow body for MT4.18
DIDC1139 White/Blue body for MT4.18
DIDC1140 Black/White body for SC4.18
DIDC1141 Red/Orange body for SC4.18
DIDC1120 Clear body w/Decals BX4.18
DIDC1123 Clear body w/Decals MT4.18
DIDC1125 Clear body w/Decals SC4.18
To get more information on everything Dromida, Click Right Here to visit their official website.
Pactra left a big hole in the paint market when it was discontinued, leaving many customers wondering where they would get their favorite colors from. Whenever there is a demand, there will be someone to fill in the supply, and now we’ve learned that Duratrax is coming out with a new R/C paint line-up. The Duratrax R/C Paint line will feature a wide variety of colors and be available in both rattle cans and for the airbrush crowd. No pricing or release date information has been announced yet, but we will post when we receive it.
It’s awesome to see Pro-Line coming out with some new original bodies! Their latest is the Desert Militia for the Traxxas 1/16 E-Revo. Similar to their Rat Rod body, the Desert Militia body is going to have people dusting off their 1/16th scales and show them off with a whole new look! I can’t wait to see the hardcore scale guys throwing real light bars on the roof!
Pro-Line caused a serious stir among the rc community earlier in the week when they teased a picture of their upcoming Rat Rod body for the Traxxas 1/16 E-Revo. It was cool to see Pro-Line take a small step from their normal stuff and put out such a cool scale looking body. Painting the tires to look like white walls is a great, quick and easy step to really bringing the whole look together. We are looking forward to getting our hands on this body, and also have our fingers crossed that Pro-Line produces a similar body in other scales!
Pro-Line Rat Rod Gallery
Check out the video with a slightly different look to it:
2012 is the 30th anniversary year for Pro-Line and no doubt they made it epic. From giving away tons of product in various contests, to their uber new Slash Pro 2 gear, to their new scale and racing products, they knocked it out of the park in 2012. Below is a short video that the Pro-Line team worked up to list some of their big wins in 2012, give it a watch.
For more information on all of Pro-Lines products HERE is the link to their official website.
Had to do something different with this one so here goes…. I wanted something that was easy enough that anyone could do it with some basic household items and a little imagination. The only paints used are common rattle can paints available at any local hardware store or even Wal-Mart. No Airbrush’s … No Vinyl cutters just run of the mill stuff…
Posted by Jeff on Apr 28, 2012 @ 5:40 pm. Filed in: RCX 2012
Alumicraft RC aren’t the only ones making aluminum bodies for 1/5 scalers. Race Car Prototypes, which is a company known more for making full scale race car bodies, is releasing their own aluminum body, which you can see to the left right (sorry, I was writing this post while looking in a mirror) here. But the one that caught my eye is their rally body seen above. It appears to be based on a full scale body that they designed for All German Motorsports, it’s a BMW X6 trophy truck.
Pro-Line releases more BullDog 2012 bodies! The Team Associated RC8.2E, RC8T, and Kyosho MP9 get released from the pound.
A steeper front windshield to create more down force for the front wheels, increased high-speed stability by raising the roof ridges, and changes to the rear of the roof and addition of fins to create a more stable air flow over the body.