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Old 07-23-2009, 04:45 PM   #76
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Heck of a Thread Monty

You struck it rich again

Maybe you should look at The Senate or something Your Copuntry Needs You


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but i am not moving to AZ
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Great topic, a lot of good comments from all and still peaceful

One of the things that caught my attention was that somebody mentioned symantics...

Def: To sponsor something is to support an event, activity, person, or organization financially or through the provision of products or services

Probably many RCers feel that being truley sponsored should only be earned with hard work, dedication, effort, positive attitude, proper promotion and sound ethics (the last is my favorite)... and maybe even to some extent an undefined amount of time in rank. For the most part, this is where I fit in too.

Sometimes it seems that too often what is wanted is instant gratification, everything the quick & easy way and that rewards should be given without effort or sacrafice.

I see no issue with TT. RC comradery, a way to share information & a like interest and yes, even potential buying power. So, by definition it probably does qualify as sponsorship; however, the symantics of the word and the definition of the word is something different for many of us.

But to digress... I started RC in the mid 80's bashing with a Tamiya Grasshoper and then racing with a Losi JRX2. I raced at a place in western NY called RC Cars & Guitars. I also played guitar... man that was one of the most awesome places to be when I was younger
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Old 07-23-2009, 05:37 PM   #78
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Great topic, a lot of good comments from all and still peaceful

One of the things that caught my attention was that somebody mentioned symantics...

Def: To sponsor something is to support an event, activity, person, or organization financially or through the provision of products or services

Probably many RCers feel that being truley sponsored should only be earned with hard work, dedication, effort, positive attitude, proper promotion and sound ethics (the last is my favorite)... and maybe even to some extent an undefined amount of time in rank. For the most part, this is where I fit in too.

Sometimes it seems that too often what is wanted is instant gratification, everything the quick & easy way and that rewards should be given without effort or sacrafice.

I see no issue with TT. RC comradery, a way to share information & a like interest and yes, even potential buying power. So, by definition it probably does qualify as sponsorship; however, the symantics of the word and the definition of the word is something different for many of us.

But to digress... I started RC in the mid 80's bashing with a Tamiya Grasshoper and then racing with a Losi JRX2. I raced at a place in western NY called RC Cars & Guitars. I also played guitar... man that was one of the most awesome places to be when I was younger
semantics: the language used (as in advertising or political propaganda) to achieve a desired effect on an audience especially through the use of words with novel or dual meanings

Which is what this is all about. Sponsorship vs discount program just sugar coating bro....

In the end its grown men and their toys.
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Old 07-23-2009, 05:51 PM   #79
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In the end its grown men and their toys.
Couldn't agree more
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Old 07-23-2009, 06:11 PM   #80
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Couldn't agree more
we race toy cars for bowling trophies how cool is that


in rc today there are sooooo many new products/companies that it is almost to the point of redundancy and overgrown but at the same time not grown enough to support all the racers . interesting huh?

i believe that a great product/s will speak for itself/theirselves but it needs to get to the masses . as i said earlier , doing this rc as a business and for monetary gain is very difficult and almost not worth the major effort involved but at the same time it is . (sorry)doing it for the shear prestige and getting your name known can also fall into the same category if you push your products too heavily on any given crowd.

all we can do is shoot for a relaxing buying experience for the customers and present yourself with a sense of coolness


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Is that an Imperial Gallon or US Gallon? (Hey, there are different levels of sponsorship!)
Almost a half bottle of 4litres, you can work out the imperial equivalent!! But hey its Nitro-X and it is known for great runtime!!!, Walker, Dykoff, Griffo and a lot more of the fast Aussie guys use it!!!
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miss ya too bro

but i am not moving to AZ

Aaw come on Monty, move to AZ. You will be really glad you did.
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Aaw come on Monty, move to AZ. You will be really glad you did.
you offerin a 75k a year jobby job ?

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Huh? You mean I have to be grown up now?

But I'm only 45!!!
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