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THE TOP 12 BEST SELLERS FOR 2016/17

Here is our Top 12 List for the 2016/17

This year’s list is loaded with the most affordable array of gifts and giggles yet!

Great ideas for guys and gals!

Mini and small is the primary theme for this year’s list.

Easy to use, indoor and outdoor, user friendly, compact R/C devices are all the rage!

These affordable R/C gadgets will keep smiles on faces and money in the bank!

These items are available in store, where you can speak to our knowledgeable staff, or you can follow the link to buy a selection of these items online. We are always available to answer your phone and email questions.  All items can be shipped to your location and are usually processed the same day. All you need to do is call!

Are you ready? Let’s go!


#12.

Toy Boat, Toy Boat, Toy Boat!

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Last year was the biggest ever for R/C boats! No singular boat defined the category though.

So, what to do? Well we’ve decided to top up the shelves with a selection of boats that range from $69.99* to $699.99*

From pool terrors to tugs and rescue boats, we have something for the marine enthusiast in your life (even if it’s you)

You can find brands like:

  • Atomik R/C
  • Aquacraft Models
  • Proboat Models

And more!

Call for recommendations (or come into our store) and we will “commandeer” you in the right direction!

Don’t have time to come in to talk to our knowledgeable staff? We will ship this item out to you, usually the same day. Just call us with your credit card details or email us for a PayPal invoice. Shipping costs and applicable taxes will be added to your final invoice.

 


# 11.

The RC4WD 1/18 SCALE GELÄNDE II

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Discerning R/C  car enthusiasts will appreciate the scale performance and detail of the Defender D90 crawler frame.

High quality primary parts made from metal mean the Defender is “Trail Rated” with beadlock wheels and full time 4WD.

The 2.4 GHZ controller,Lipo-battery and low voltage alarm top this superior functional model.

Barrel over books, climb crushed cartons or drive the outer reaches of your desk, the 1/18 Gelände II is ready.

Get all of the info here!

See it in action here!

RC4SC # RTR0026 – $259.99*

Requires 2 x AAA cells for the controller

Don’t have time to come in to talk to our knowledgeable staff? We will ship this item out to you, usually the same day. Just call us with your credit card details or email us for a PayPal invoice. Shipping costs and applicable taxes will be added to your final invoice.


# 10.

ECX BARRAGE

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Maybe you haven’t heard but “Scale Crawlers” are the most cohesive group of R/C enthusiasts ever!

Scale crawling involves taking your realistic, fully functional, all terrain truck on recreational walks (crawls) in parks and on nature trails across Canada!

Families and friends are shelving their need for speed and tearing up the terrain with precision and finesse!

There is no better way to introduce yourself to scale crawling than the EXC Barrage. Everything you need in one box topped with an awesome look, the Barrage is ready to take on any wet or dry trail.

Get more info here.

And click here to see it in action!

Run, don’t crawl, to get yours!

EXC01009 $239.99*

Don’t have time to come in to talk to our knowledgeable staff? We will ship this item out to you, usually the same day. Just call us with your credit card details or email us for a PayPal invoice. Shipping costs and applicable taxes will be added to your final invoice.

 


# 9.

HORIZON CHAMP S+

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In “fixed wing flying” the four channel Champ is the ideal trainer for those wishing to immerse themselves into the world of realistic flight.

The Champ S+ is equipped with GPS enabled technology which can provide a “virtual fence” to keep a pilot from flying too far away.

Further more, the auto land feature combined with panic recover mode ensures consistent flight after flight

3 flying modes allow pilots to advance skills at their own pace.

The Champ S+ can even be equipped for FPV (First Person View) flight with a camera and visor! (ask in store for details)

Everything you need to rock the skies in one box!

Need more info? Find it here.

Want to see it in action? All you have to do is click here!

$229.99*

Don’t have time to come in to talk to our knowledgeable staff? We will ship this item out to you, usually the same day. Just call us with your credit card details or email us for a PayPal invoice. Shipping costs and applicable taxes will be added to your final invoice.


# 8.

TRAXXAS BIGFOOT

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The legend lives!

Bigfoots are being spotted all over and for good reason.

Easy skill 1 driving and maintenance, goes up to 40 KPH and big ground clearance provides gnarly fun at the park!

Available in two colours so that your Bigfoots can jostle for position.

It’s time to let your inner monster out with the Traxxas Titan motor and high voltage pack provided, the Bigfoot is a fast, fun and furious contender for more “beast mode” than you can handle.

Four season fun awaits you with the Traxxas Bigfoot!

Get all info here! And check out the action here!

TRA36084-1  –  $289.99*

Don’t have time to come in to talk to our knowledgeable staff? We will ship this item out to you, usually the same day. Just call us with your credit card details or email us for a PayPal invoice. Shipping costs and applicable taxes will be added to your final invoice.


# 7.

NIHUI QUAD CRITTERS

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What’s bugging you? The super fun NIHUI  (nee-hy) flying quad critters might be.

Yo kids! “Who you gonna bug?” Flip, roll, buzz and strafe the living room or just plain ole creep out the neighbourhood. These hand sized aerobatic marvels are outrageously fun with light up eyes and aerobatic antics.

Bug them with a Beetle or flip them out with a Frog for just $39.99* these flying friends are waaaayyy tooo much fun!

Frog # NH007

Bug # NH008

Requires 2 AAA size batteries for controller

Don’t have time to come in to talk to our knowledgeable staff? We will ship this item out to you, usually the same day. Just call us with your credit card details or email us for a PayPal invoice. Shipping costs and applicable taxes will be added to your final invoice.


# 6.

DROMIDA VOYAGER

 

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The Dromida Voyager ready to fly airplane bundle is cool, durable fun!

The Voyager is a ‘dream’ entry level trainer aircraft that fits into a box. Sure there are other airplanes in a box but are they backed up with spare parts and a hotline for technical help?

Not only that, the Voyager has proven to be the most affordable and durable mini trainer that we have sold.

Need more info? Get it here.

See it in action here.

Hit the skies for just $109.99*

Part # DIDA0200

Don’t have time to come in to talk to our knowledgeable staff? We will ship this item out to you, usually the same day. Just call us with your credit card details or email us for a PayPal invoice. Shipping costs and applicable taxes will be added to your final invoice.


# 5.

ESTES PROTO-X

NANO PALM SIZED QUAD COPTER

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Sure there are dozens of ‘copycat’ nano drones and the Estes Proto X is nothing new but the fact hat we have been selling this reliable laser cut composite framed drone for nearly 3 years says ‘a lot’.

Don’t mess with what works!

Equipped with lights, one button flip feature, USB fast charge and spare blades, the Proto X is a micro sized purveyor of good times.

At home, office and warehouse, packs of Proto X’s continue to ‘fly’ off of our shelf!

See what all of the fuss is about!

Pick your colour!

Part # ESTE48XX – Only $39.99*

Don’t have time to come in to talk to our knowledgeable staff? We will ship this item out to you, usually the same day. Just call us with your credit card details or email us for a PayPal invoice. Shipping costs and applicable taxes will be added to your final invoice.


# 4.

LATRAX TETON

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The Teton is always in high demand? Why, you ask?

  • Compact size
  • Affordable
  • Zippy
  • Waterproof
  • Easy to get spares and mods

It all adds up to the Teton being the Mighty Mini Monster Truck that makes any gift giving moment fun!

Check out the action here!

The Teton comes Ready To Run for just $169.99* # TRA76054-1

Add in a 4 pack of Duracell AA’s #duraa49 for $5.99* to complete the bundle

Don’t have time to come in to talk to our knowledgeable staff? We will ship this item out to you, usually the same day. Just call us with your credit card details or email us for a PayPal invoice. Shipping costs and applicable taxes will be added to your final invoice.


# 3.

ECX RC TRUCKS

CIRCUIT

RUCKUS

TORMENT

 

Ever wanted to be “The Best in Class”?

well, the EXC RC Circuit, Ruckus and Torment are just that!

These “bigger” 1/10 scale R/C trucks are this year’s best bang for your buck and here’s why.

Fully assembled and ready to run, this series of trucks are the very first to come with lithium polymer (Lipo) battery packs and chargers right in the box!

Lipo for more power!

Lipo for longer runs!

Lipo for lighter weight!

While all the other brands list Lipo as “optional” this ECX series is packed with power right from day 1!

2WD Circuit # EXC03130T – $219.99*  –  Check out the video!

2WD Ruckus # EXC03131T – $249.99*  –  Here it is in action!

2WD Torment # EXC03133T – $249.99*  –  Look at what it can do!

More Deets:

  • Waterproof for all season fun!
  • Spektrum R/C technology!
  • Everything you need all in one box!

 

Don’t have time to come in to talk to our knowledgeable staff? We will ship this item out to you, usually the same day. Just call us with your credit card details or email us for a PayPal invoice. Shipping costs and applicable taxes will be added to your final invoice.

 


# 2.

DROMIDA 1/18 READY TO RUN CAR SERIES

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“Let your inner basher out!”

Basher is code for “R/C smiles”

The Dromida 1/18 scale ready to run trucks, buggies and cars have risen to the top of our “most sold” cars for good reason.

  • 4WD
  • Insanely durable
  • Waterproof
  • Oh so fast
  • Lots of colours and styles
  • Super affordable

Whats not to like?

The Dromida 1/18 series has a tuck load of high powered options and upgrades available that will keep any hobby builder and tinkerer wrenching just for the fun of it.

Please visit the Dromida website to see which flavour Dromida gets you hankering for speed.

Complete bundles with nothing else to buy start at just $129.99*

Don’t have time to come in to talk to our knowledgeable staff? We will ship this item out to you, usually the same day. Just call us with your credit card details or email us for a PayPal invoice. Shipping costs and applicable taxes will be added to your final invoice.


# 1.

RISE VUSION FPV BUNDLE

Feature Image: RISE Vusion 250 Extreme FPV Race Pack: Instant FPV (Monitor, Goggles, Transmitter, Video camera, 5.8GHz FPV System shown)

 

As seen on TV and the WEB, adrenaline seekers are turning their sights on Drone Racing!

High speed and teeth clenching aerial maneuvering make FPV racing the next big thing to hit the competitive racing scene.

The Vusion 250 bundle is ground zero for FPV (First Person View) drone racing. Strap on the visor and immerse yourself into a world of flight unlike anything else you have ever experienced. If you like the rush of a roller coaster, you will be thrilled with what the Rise Vusion 250 offers you.

This video shows you everything that you get in the box.

This video is full of tips.

And you can get all of the info need at the explore-rise.com website.

All-in-one bundle, part # RISE0200  –  $465.99*

Don’t have time to come in to talk to our knowledgeable staff? We will ship this item out to you, usually the same day. Just call us with your credit card details or email us for a PayPal invoice. Shipping costs and applicable taxes will be added to your final invoice.



* All prices quoted are in Canadian dollars and do not include applicable taxes.

All of the links on our site go to our suppliers websites in the US and the prices quoted there are in American dollars. Our prices reflect the Canadian dollar only.

 

Plastic Models With Canadian Content

HAWK ADVANCED JET TRAINER

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The Hawk Advanced Jet Trainer Aircraft was chosen for use in a joint venture between the government of Canada and Bombardier Aerospace Corp. as part of the Nato flying training in Canada program.  This kit has over 150 plastic pieces and is scaled to 1/32 for a completed kit of almost 40 cm in length.

Decals for Canada, Australia and Royal Airforce included. Paints, adhesive and modelling tools are required to properly complete the kit and designed as a project for model builders aged 14+

Only $49.99*


 

AVRO LANCASTER B. III “THE DAMBUSTERS” 

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This 1/72 plastic model kit by AIRFIX consists of 265 pieces to build this aircraft of 617 Squadron Operation Chastise as flown on May 17th 19445. This kit includes the decals of the reserve aircraft flown by flight Lieutenant Joseph Charles McCarthy DFC (Royal Canadian Air Force) As well as that of flight Lieutenant Robert Norman George Barlow DFC (Royal Australian Air Force)

Adhesives, paint and minor hobby tools required to complete this kit. Ages 8+

$66.99* 


 

UC-64A NORSEMAN

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The Noorduyn Norseman is a Canadian built utility aircraft produced into the late 1950s and was first flown in the mid 1930s. This particular kit features all three versions of the Norseman’s landing gear (wheel, skis and floats) and is presented in 1/72 scale. Made up of 78 parts, it includes decals for a USAAF version as well as the Canadian CF-SAM Air Ambulance Designation as formally used by the province of Saskatchewan. The Norrduyn Norseman aircraft has a fascinating operational history and has been used by numerous countries, companies and services around the world!

Adhesives, paint and minor hobby tools required to complete this kit. Ages 10+

$16.99*

Sorry, this item is sold out and no longer available from the manufacturer 


AIR CANADA BOEING 727

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A very popular aircraft type in the Air Canada fleet during it’s many years of service. This particular kit includes decals for registration number C-GAAC put into service in 1974 and eventually sold off to Fed-Ex in 1985. Modelling skills, paint and adhesives are required to finish this 44 piece, 1/44 scale, plastic model kit by Airfix.

$22.99*


RAFALE B by REVELL

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A variant of this aircraft may become Canada’s replacement for the aging squadrons of CF-18 fighter jets. Here’s your chance to join the debate and get a close look at this highly respected aircraft. This is a 1/48 scale plastic model kit made by Revell, skill level 5, consisting of 210 pieces. Over 30 cm long when complete. Adhesive, paint and tools needed to properly finish. Minimum, 10 years of age.

$44.99*


DeHAVILLAND MOSQUITO FBMk.VI/NFMk.II

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This well respected aircraft of WWII was developed in England and many variants were produced during the war by DeHavilland of Canada located in the province of Ontario. This Tamiya 1/48 scale plastic model kit is highly detailed with various squadron markings included. Modelling cement, paint and tools required to complete. Suitable for ages 10 and above as per manufacturer recommendation.

$39.99*


CESSNA 150 FLOATPLANE

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Nicely detailed plastic model kit in 1/48 scale including Canadian Registration markings. This type of aircraft has seen abundant use throughout the lake and coastal regions of Canada. Adhesives, paint and finishing supplies needed to fully complete the kit. Suitable for civil aviation enthusiasts 14 years of age and above.

$31.99*


 

CANADAIR SABRE MK.6 ‘BLACK TULIP’

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Proudly built in Canada under licence from North American Aviation and sold in quantity to the New German Luftwaffe (among other countries) and used throughout the 1960’s and beyond. This 1/48 scale model kit consists of 93 pieces and when complete measures 238mm (approx 10″).

Paint, adhesive, modelling tools and skills required to complete the model of this famous squadron and markings.

$48.99*


CF-18A HORNET

“CANADA SPECIAL MARKINGS 2012”

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This limited edition kit is in 1/72 scale of finely detailed polystyrene plastic consisting of 76 pieces. Paint, glue and finishing materials are required to complete the model. Finished length is 237mm long. Modeling skill of a moderate level is required.

This “True North Strong And Free” campaign marking scheme was seen at the region of Waterloo International Airport, Ontario, Canada and Val-D’or air show. The aircraft was attached to No 425 squadron, 3 wing Bagotville, Quebec.

$39.99* each


F-104G STARFIGHTER

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Revell, 1/48 scale plastic model kit of the Lockheed F-104G Starfighter Supersonic Interceptor. Kit consists of 63 parts and requires paint, glue and a moderate level of skill to complete. Included are decals for 417 Squadron Cold Lake Alberta (2 versions) and 12th Air Force 69th Tactical Fighter Training Squadron.

10 years + age recommendation.

$18.99* each


 

F-104 G/S STARFIGHTER

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1/32 large scale Starfighter plastic model kit with over 316 parts. Decals for over 10 different options included featuring Royal Canadian Air Force 417th Squadron Cold Lake Alberta 1962. A photographic reference manual also included. Finishing supplies such as adhesives and paint, as well as a moderate amount of model building skills required to complete the kit.

Recommended for ages 14+

$119.99*


AIRWOLF

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From Universal Television Productions.

Sure, this isn’t a Canadian content model yet it was a television series enjoyed by many Canadians and fans around the world. This 1/48 scale plastic model kit is a detailed model of the Airwolf Helicopter requiring paints, plastic cement and modelling tools to complete. Intended for those persons 15 years of age and above.

$59.99*

*Prices listed do not include taxes

John’s Hobbies has a selection of paints and glues for your hobby needs to build your model.

We carry Tamiya, Testors and Humbrol paints.

We also carry a wide variety of adhesives, a full line of Cyanoacrylate instant glues along with Epoxy and traditional liquid and tube glues.

Finishing materials are also available such as puttys, sandpaper, files, paint brushes and hobby tools.

The right finishing materials will make your model look professional!

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Fun for all

Hey boys and girls, are you looking for that something special for the hobbyist in your family, circle of friends or just to treat yourself? Then check this out! We have tons of ideas for you!

How about a Scalextric slot car set for that racing fan so that they may be the racing car driver that they always wanted to be!

You can stay on track for that train lover that you know (I know, I know, the pun was intended!) with our wide variety of track, cars, locomotives, buildings, scenery and figures.

Get something for the model enthusiast so that they can keep busy over the long winter months.

We carry top names in the hobby world such as Roco, Atlas, Marklin, Fleischmann, Preiser, LGB, Athearn, Revell, Tamiya, Wilesco and more, so much more!

Give us a call, drop us a line or even better come on in to speak with our expert staff.

We ship worldwide!

We know hobbies and we’re here to help.



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