Have a hot paint scheme for that new body of yours? Now there is a new brand of paint to chose from, Duratrax RC Paints. Available in a wide variety of colors and in two different sizes, the Duratrax paints are said to offer excellent coverage at a great price per-ounce.
Duratrax RC Paint
* 4.5 oz Spray Cans- $7.99 each
* Fluorescent Paints 4.5 oz Spray Cans- $10.99
* Paints 0.5 oz Bottles- $4.49
* Fluorescent Paints 0.5 oz Bottles- $5.49
* 0.5 oz Bottle- $3.99
* 3.5 oz Bottle- $7.49
The entire line-up is said to be available in “Early Spring” and you can hit up This Link over on the official Duratrax website to check out all the available colors.
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The crew over at Pro-Line aim to please, and today they’ve made Ram fans very happy. The new 2013 Ram 1500 True Scale Body from Pro-Line was made to turn your old short course truck into a scale looking truck that has been lifted. The PL Ram 1500 is fully licensed and also has the scale detailing everyone is after. Made to fit Slash, Slash 4×4, PRO-2, and SC10 2wd, this body should really turn heads at your local bash spot.
The part number for the Ram 1500 is #3420-00, it has a street price of $35, and you can hit up This Link to get full details.
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Pro-Line Ram 1500 Gallery
There has never been a body like the Pro-Line Blockbuster before. The Blockbuster was designed from the ground up for all you on-board video fanatics, it features a nice mounting area for the camera, plus a detailed dash area to add realism to your videos.
To show off how cool the Blockbuster is, Pro-Line has released a video for it. Check out the video below to see what your action cam videos can look like, plus it has some general bashing action thrown in for good measure.
The part number for the Blockbuster is #3426-00, it is priced at $32, and you can read more Pro-Line news Right Here on BigSquidRC.
The good folks over at Calandra Racing Concepts have a couple of new bodies to keep your 12th scale pan car flying around the track.
The first is a high downforce Black Art Toyota TS030. The Toyota is made for high speed tracks where higher downforce is needed and uses a center spine for more stability. The second is a Lola B10 featuring less downforce for slower tracks and for stock class racing. Both are pulled from .5mm genuine GE Lexan to be crystal clear and to withstand those hard smacks into the pipes.
The part number for the Lola B10 is #4171 while the part number for the Toyota is #4172. Both are available now with a street price of $19. To get more information simply click This Link to head over to the CRC website.
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While there might be plenty of Ford and Chevy bodies on the market, that isn’t the case with Dodge. Recently our friends over at Pro-Line shot out a teaser picture of their upcoming 2013 Ram 1500. The Ram 1500 is made to fit short course trucks (with extended body mounts) and is part of their True Scale line-up for greater scale realism. More information will be released in a couple of days, until then hit up This Link to visit the official Pro-Line website.
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The more choices for bodies the better, it seems everyone likes a different body style. Recently JConcepts announced a body style you don’t see every day, a 1972 Chevy C10. The Chevy body is intended for on-road use on your Scalpel converted Traxxas Slash 4×4 and is fully licensed by General Motors.
* Wide body design
* Shallow bed area
* Comes with Chevy C10 decal sheet
* Requires use of #2173 JC bumper conversion kit
The Chevy C10 has a part number of #0267, it is priced at $43, and you can get complete information at This Link over on the JConcepts website.
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The folks over at Pro-Line have a cool video showing off their 1981 Ford Bronco body. Watch the video to see the PL crew getting in some bashing action and make sure your sound is turned up to hear the realistic engine sound effects that really add to the video. If you want one of those Bronco bodies for yourself, they have a part number of #3423-00 and are priced at $37. Hit up This Link for more information over on Pro-Line’s website.
Pro-Line has also announced free shipping on all orders for the entire month of April. If you don’t have a local hobby shop to get your PL gear from, hit up This Link for more details of their free shipping offer.
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The folks over at Parma have redesigned their SPEEDFLO body with more cab forward styling and updated aerodynamics. The new body, the SPEEDFLO 2.0, fits all popular 1/10 short course trucks and is said to have more front down force than the previous model. The updated aerodynamics can give your truck more steering and less chassis roll, while large vent holes are easy to cut out and help prevent parachuting over big jumps.
The SPEEDFLO 2.0 comes in .040″, part number #1243, and in .030″, part number #1243L. Both are priced at $41 and you can get more information by hitting up the official Parma Website.
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Parma SPEEDFLO 2.0 Gallery
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.
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If you’ve read BSRC for any length of time then you already know we are big fans of pre-painted bodies. None of our staffers have any painting skillz, and quite frankly we would rather spend more time with our families or outside driving than wielding a rattle can. Today the fine folks over at Serpent announced a new Pre-Painted 1/8th Cobra GT Body. The body comes in their signature orange color and fits short wheelbase GT cars (325mm). It has a large rear wing for loads of downforce and is molded out of top quality polycarbonate.
The part number is #170311 and you can get more information over on the official Serpent Website.
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Serpent Cobra GT Body
After releasing some teaser pics last week, Pro-Line has posted full information on their new Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Rubicon Clear Body. The Jeep body was designed to fit trucks like the Traxxas T/E-maxx, Summit, and Revo, as well as other monsters like the HPI Savage. The tough classic styling of the Jeep Wrangler will help set your truck apart when bashing with your buddies, and is molded out of strong GE Lexan.
The part number is #3405-00, it has a street price of $38, and you can get complete information at This Link over on Pro-line’s website.
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Pro-Line Jeep MT Body
The Pro-Line 1981 Ford Bronco clear Lexan body made some waves when it was teased a few weeks ago, today they have released more pictures and pricing. The PL Bronco has a street price of $37 and makes a good fit on the Traxxas Slash, Associated SC10, and Pro-Line PRO-2 trucks when used with extended rear body mounts.
The old school off-road styling of the 1981 Bronco is a welcome change of pace for people who are tired of a traditional SCT look, and it will certainly make your truck stand out in a crowd. The part number is #3423-00 and you get more pictures and information at This Link over on Pro-Line’s official website.
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Pro-Line 81 Ford Bronco
You are reading the end of that title correctly. Pro-Line has snuck us a exclusive peak at their upcoming Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Rubicon Body that’s Monster Truck size! Were talking T-Maxx, Revo, Savage size trucks. Awesome right?
The part number for the Jeep body is #3405-00, and while we don’t have an official street price, it’s safe to guess the $33 range.
I know a few scale guys that will be more than excited to get their hands on a larger body like this. Excuse me while I go throw away some trashed bodies to make room for this one!
It’s not on the Pro-Line Website yet, but there is the link if you want to go check out some of their other products.
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Pro-Line Jeep Wrangler Monster Truck Body