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New! Pro Comp/Coyne Motorsports R/C Pro-4 race truck

Pro Comp is proud to announce the release of the new Team Associated SC8 1:8 scale R/C Pro-4 race truck. Designed to look just like the full-size Pro Comp/Coyne Motorsports Pro-4 race truck that runs in CORR short course off-road series, the Team Associated SC8 is the latest edition to their line of 1:8 scale, nitro 4WD, authentic race truck replicas!

Based on the championship-winning RC8T truggy platform, the SC8 was designed to meet the scale specifications of the full-size short course race truck. It’s all there, from the scale suspension travel, to the roll-cage tube diameter, to the functional mud flaps.

Fully assembled and ready to go, underneath the beautifully finished body, roll cage and wheels beats the heart of a RC8T. Team Associated’s Pro.28 engine and XP3D Computerized Digital FM Radio system are factory installed. The differentials and shocks come filled with the proper silicone fluids, making it faster and easier than ever to get Team Associated SC8 performance out of the box and into the dirt!

Available January 2009 from 4Wheel Parts and your local hobby shops. 

For more information, visit ProComp Motorsports website.

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New Handheld and Remote Control Spotlights Available

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Magnalight.com Adds Christmas Gifts For Men With Release of New Handheld Spotlights and Remote Controlled Hunting Spotlights

Larson Electronics' Magnalight.com added several new handheld spotlights and remote controlled spotlights in time for the Christmas holiday.

Dallas, TX (PRWEB) November 25, 2008 -- The new lightweight, ultra-durable handheld spotlight, the HL-85, is a 5 million candlepower 12 volt spotlight that can be adjusted to produce a directed spot beam 900 feet long or a wide flood beam for work area illumination. Made from high impact nylon and equipped with a detachable 16 foot coil cord, this halogen light runs directly off of the vehicle's cigarette plug. The High Intensity Discharge powered HL-85-HID spotlight emits 3200 lumens, helping the hunter, farmer or workman sees objects 1900 feet away. Both spotlights operate directly off of 12 volt power, which makes it applicable for operators of cars, trucks, ATVs, snowmobiles and boats.

"We wanted to produce a handheld light that was lightweight and durable, while also enabling the operator to operate the same light as a spotlight or a floodlight," said Rob Bresnahan, President of Larson Electronics. "Magnalight.com is strongly geared to military and industrial applications. We are known for our 24 volt HML-5M military spotlights, which are given to every deployed soldier in Iraq in their EOF kit. We also supply petrochemical companies and oil field operators with a wide range of explosion proof lights, remote controlled lights and intrinsically safe flashlights. In most cases, the same people that are using our industrial grade lighting during the week are also hunters, ranchers, etc. on the weekend. As a result, we wanted to offer a lightweight, durable handheld spotlight that could hold up under industrial use, but be effective at the hunting camp as well. Offering a light that can be configured as a flood light for up close working applications or changed into spotlight mode for spotting and hunting addresses our customer's diverse needs."

"Every year, we get a lot of calls from women searching for a unique and practical Christmas gift for the men in their lives. Our new handheld spotlights are unique and practical answers to their search for interesting gifts for their husband, father or brother that works or hunts. Along those same lines, we recently introduced two new upgrades to the Golight remote controlled light line. We added camouflage models, including the GL-3085 and the GL-2081 with a compelling brown and green hunting pattern," Rob continued. "Hunters can use a wireless remote control at distances of 150 feet to position the beam of the spotlight on targets up to 850 feet away. Remote controlled HID Golight spotlights have always been popular Christmas gifts for men, but this year we released camouflage models which we think makes an exciting extension to the traditional black, white and chrome models we already have."

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Duracell Introduces New Emergency Powerpack

The Duracell Powerpack 450
Duracell Introduces New Emergency Power Products to Help Bring Consumers Peace of Mind at Home or on the Road - New study shows glaring unpreparedness for power outages

Bethel, CT (PRWEB) November 6, 2008 -- When an emergency strikes, nothing is more welcoming than a calm voice and a reliable power supply. Duracell® is providing a bit of both with the introduction of Duracell® Powerpack 450 with Voice. It's a solution that consumers need, according to a recent survey¹ that shows the majority of Americans are not equipped for power emergencies either at home or on the road.

The Duracell Powerpack 450

Duracell® Powerpack 450 with Voice is a durable, stand-alone power supply with 450 watts of AC household power for important electronics and appliances. Its voice technology - new to the portable power category - "talks" consumers through how to use the Powerpacks' built-in vehicle jump-start system. The voice technology also tells consumers how to inflate a tire with the Powerpack's built-in air compressor, and it tells them how much runtime they have for each device connected to the Powerpack's multiple outlets.

"The Duracell Powerpack 450 with Voice is designed to be rugged to stand up to road trips, picnics and camping," said Rick June, Duracell vice president and general manager. "It also provides the reassurance of a night light and a comforting voice. When you are away from home, it's great to know you have a power backup that can also help perform the most obvious and crucial road fixes."

Americans today are more dependent than ever on their electronic devices, especially when it comes to staying in touch with the important people in their lives. Yet, when it comes to being prepared for something as simple as a loss of power--at home or on the road--most people are not as ready as they should be, according to a survey by Xantrex Technology Inc. and Duracell. A startling 91 percent of Americans surveyed admit that outages make them anxious, yet most of them have not taken the necessary precautions to prepare. Sixty-one percent report they do not have any backup power sources in their homes.¹

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Consumer Focused Website about Binoculars Launched

TheBinocularSite.com announces its re-launch into the binocular industry with a new look, new content and a renewed consumer focus.

Guelph, ON (PRWEB) November 4, 2008 - TheBinocularSite.com, recently bought by website publisher MFE Interactive, announced the official launch of the revamped website today, complete with a new look and new content. The new version of the site offers in depth looks at the offerings of the top binocular manufacturers as well as detailed information on individual pairs of binoculars complete with consumer ratings and reviews.

"We have detailed information and product specifications for hundreds of pairs of binoculars, including the ability to leave and read consumer reviews and ratings on each. We're looking forward to seeing the number of reviews grow over time. We know one of the biggest uses for binoculars is within the birding community. So we thought adding a directory of birding locales to the site, with descriptions, pictures and the ability to rate and review each made sense for our users. We'd like to become a resource for not only researching and purchasing binoculars, but also for the use of them."

The company liked the idea and found a website to revive into a true consumer portal. Over the course of the next several months, content was developed that detailed the offerings of 25 of the top manufacturers in the binocular industry, from Alpen to Zeiss, and consumer guides were written to help site visitors learn what they needed to know before making a purchase. There is also in-depth information on individual pairs of binoculars.

"We have detailed information and product specifications for hundreds of pairs of binoculars, including the ability to leave and read consumer reviews and ratings on each. We're looking forward to seeing the number of reviews grow over time," said Stuart Wood, a Marketing Specialist for TheBinocularSite.com.

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Motorola Introduces New Portable GPS System

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Motorola Makes It Easy to Go Places With MOTONAV GPS Systems, Exclusively at RadioShack. The MOTONAV™ TN20 provides spoken street names and turn-by-turn directions; MOTONAV™TN30 enables drivers to find destinations and make Bluetooth hands-free calls

New York, New York (PRWEB) October 27, 2008 -- Motorola, Inc. today expands its accessories portfolio with two new portable Global Positioning Systems (GPS) that will give consumers peace of mind when driving in unfamiliar places. Launching exclusively at RadioShack Corporation, one of the nation's most trusted consumer electronics specialty retailers, MOTONAV TN20 is reliable, easy to use and relieves the stress of driving in unfamiliar places with spoken street names and turn-by-turn directions. MOTONAV TN30, a Bluetooth®-enabled1 GPS navigation system, combines the confidence of finding a destination with a speaker for hands-free cell phone connectivity.

Motorola's brand name and brand recognition are highly regarded in consumer electronics and we are proud to be a part of this important launchBy expanding our Motorola product offerings in our almost 5,800 company and dealer stores in neighborhoods across the country, we can continue to help customers choose the best personal technology solutions to meet their needs.

"Motorola is pleased to work with RadioShack to provide drivers with GPS navigation systems that are designed and tested for durability and ease of use," said Sean Ramsey, general manager Companion Products, Motorola, Inc. "TN20 is the ideal unit for first-time or experienced GPS users to easily get them where they need to go and TN30 is designed for those who are looking to combine navigation and Bluetooth hands-free calling at a great price."

"Motorola's brand name and brand recognition are highly regarded in consumer electronics and we are proud to be a part of this important launch," said Peter Whitsett, executive vice president-merchandising, RadioShack. "By expanding our Motorola product offerings in our almost 5,800 company and dealer stores in neighborhoods across the country, we can continue to help customers choose the best personal technology solutions to meet their needs."

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