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Mighty Mike
With Climb-Action Traction!
By Euphrates
Mighty Mike 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

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