Ace hardware rc track?


Old 08-19-2013, 05:27 PM
Tech Prophet
Thread Starter
iTrader: (83)
Wildcat1971's Avatar
Join Date: Apr 2012
Location: Arizona
Posts: 17,338
Trader Rating: 83 (100%+)
Default Ace hardware rc track?

color me confused. I noticed a few months ago that the ace hardware in Rita Ranch started selling traxxas trucks. Then, I saw them leveling the land right next to ace hardware and on my way home they have have pipe down....So yeah, ace hardware with a track...confused. There was few jumps, a banked turn. I assume this will be for playing around an not racing. No light or drivers stand as of yet. So once its done, I am guessing you can come play on the track if you live in the area.
Wildcat1971 is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old 08-19-2013, 09:55 PM
Tech Apprentice
iTrader: (1)
Join Date: Apr 2012
Posts: 72
Trader Rating: 1 (100%+)

Exposing my true age here I guess,

About 30 years ago there were quite a few ACE Hardware Stores around the country that sold RC wares. I remember walking through one in Boulder, Colorado and seeing Tamiya and Parma kits, then later that year I walked into one in Tempe and found Tamiya and Marui Kits along with Futaba and Airtronics radios.

I don't recall ever seeing one with a track though.

Either way they are franchises, and the owner determines what they carry, the corporation just provides the marketing and product.
unknownone is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old 12-20-2013, 11:03 AM
Tech Regular
Join Date: Nov 2013
Location: Tucson, AZ
Posts: 425

I stopped by there today to check it out and get some info. The track is basic but nice. They have a drivers stand set up. Price is $5 per buggy/truck. I plan to take my nitro stuff out there tomorrow with my boys and get 4 nitros running around the track.
Riverbluff is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old 12-27-2013, 10:06 AM
Tech Regular
Join Date: Nov 2013
Location: Tucson, AZ
Posts: 425

Have ran the nitro trucks/buggy out there twice now. It's a pretty good spot just to get some run time in. Has a couple nice banked turns an some small jumps. Has a nice long back straight leading into a nice banked turn. They have power ran out to the track as well. Plus the store carries a good selection of Traxxas parts as well as Losi and AE.
Riverbluff is offline  
Reply With Quote

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off

Thread Tools
Search this Thread
Rate This Thread
Rate This Thread:
You have already rated this thread Rating: Thread Rating: 0 votes,  average.

Contact Us Archive Advertising Cookie Policy Privacy Statement Terms of Service