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What Is the Dealer Invoice Price?

U.S. News & World ReportU.S. News & World Report - May 23, 2017
On base-model cars, or models with few features, invoice may be just $400 to $600 below MSRP. Each option on the car also has a dealer invoice price along with an MSRP. On well-equipped cars, these differences can add up to a discrepancy of a couple ...  

Model Aircraft


Federal Appeals Court Voids FAA Registration Rule For Model Aircraft

Competitive Enterprise Institute (blog)Forbes - May 19, 2017
In a stunning David versus Goliath case, John A. Taylor, a model aircraft enthusiast and insurance lawyer, beat the Federal Aviation Administration and Department of Justice in a case challenging the legality of a December 2015 FAA rule requiring model ...  

Ship Models


Northeast Ship Model Show 'docks in New London

Shoreline TimesShoreline Times - May 9, 2017
“The Northeast Ship Model Show is the largest of its kind in terms of the number of showcased ship models and attendees,” says Ron Neilson, of the Connecticut Marine Model Society (CMMS), who displayed an 18th century British frigate. “It represents a ...  

Model Railroad


2017 Sherman Hills Model Railroad Train Show kicks off

Wyoming TribuneWyoming Tribune - May 21, 2017
Luke Ayers, 4, of Leadville, Colorado, examines a model train during the Sherman Hills Model Railroad Train Show on Friday, May 19, 2017 at the Frontier Park Exhibition Hall in Cheyenne. The annual event kicks off Depot Days weekend, a celebration of ...  

Rc Helicopter


This RC Helicopter Flies Like a Hungry Dragonfly
Popular Mechanics - Oct 31, 2016

The Trex 700E is a three-blade RC helicopter, which allows for it have more lift than a two-blade would. It also give the toy helo the strength to pull off these remarkable tricks. Bouncing and skittering around like a dragonfly just learning to fly ...  

Rc Airplane


Guy Turns Classic LEGO Set Into an RC Airplane That Actually Flies

Technabob (blog)Technabob (blog) - May 8, 2017
This is proof that you can make your LEGO dreams come true. Adam Woodworth, an aerospace engineer and hardware designer at Google, wanted to see how aeronautically sound a LEGO airplane design really was, so naturally he built his own to test it out, ...  

Rc Boat


Forget about using a fishing pole, this RC boat will catch your next big one

The GadgeteerThe Gadgeteer - May 7, 2017
Fisherman are well known for exaggerating the truth when they telling stories about their fishing adventures, so help make their next fishing story the most epic story ever with the Radio Ranger RC Fishing Boat from Fish Fun Co.  

Rc Car


Top Gear's RC Car Drift Competition Proves Chris Harris Can't Drift Everything

The DriveThe Drive - Apr 19, 2017
Precision drifting in a real car is incredibly difficult, but honestly, it seems like sliding a tiny RC car using the standard twin-stick controller is even tougher. There are purpose-build RC drifters out there, but the distance between the real thing ...  

 
 
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