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Mighty Mike With Climb-Action Traction! By Euphrates
Remco's Mighty Mike truck from 1966 was the Captain Action of toy vehicles.
This little palm-sized, battery-operated (two AA batteries) 4X4 Jeep could be converted to a whole fleet of
trucks just by snapping on one of the accessories (sold seperately of course!) to the back. You could turn it into a Camper,
Dump Truck or even a Wrecker.
Remco also made a variety of playsets for Mighty Mike throughout the '60s. Most of them were Skyways, similar to the Ding-A-Ling playsets by Topper. Mike would teeter dangerously (sometimes even on two wheels) across the 8-9 feet of roller coaster-style track.
There seem to be plenty of boxed and nice-condition Mighty Mikes available today. You should easily be able to pick up a nice Mike or one of the sets for under $35.
Partial List of Sets and Snap-On Accessories Balancing Mighty Mike Gift Set Cobra Skyway Balancing Kit Mighty Mike Action Set Mighty Mike Astro Train Set Mighty Mike Truck Expressway Set Treacherous Camelback Skyway Snap-On Camper Snap-On Cement Mixer Snap-On Dump and Plow Snap-On Gasoline Tanker Snap-On Hardtop Snap-On Moving Van Snap-On Trailer Snap-On Wrecker Similar Remco Motorized Climbing Vehicles Fat Cat "Climb Action Traction" Truck Rat Patrol "Climb Action Traction" Jeep Rat Patrol Treacherous Camelback Skyway Rat Patrol Giant Action Battle Set Tiger Cat "Climb Action Traction" Jeep Honorable Mention: Remco Bulldog Tank