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Old 07-31-2008, 05:05 PM   #1
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http://www.neobuggy.net/modules/news...p?storyid=4424

I hope this isn't true, would hate to see a mfr shut down
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That sucks........I guess all the serpent guys will have to get mugens and Billy Easton will end up where?????????????????????
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well i hope that's not true
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Seriously, I love the Serpent products, unfortunately I have not owned one yet, but was hoping to acquire the S120.
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I heard their USA office is closing, but not Serpent. They will have a new USA dist and continue on.
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Old 07-31-2008, 05:37 PM   #6
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I heard their USA office is closing, but not Serpent. They will have a new USA dist and continue on.
Thats what I heard too and Molzer Mowery Racing is going to continue distributing serpent
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That sucks........I guess all the serpent guys will have to get mugens and Billy Easton will end up where?????????????????????
Billy Easton will probably run TC5, like most other drivers are doing

Randy Caster will soon follow, if the rumors are true...
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Billy Easton will probably run TC5, like most other drivers are doing

Randy Caster will soon follow, if the rumors are true...
rumors arent true for Randy. I'll let him post in the appropriate thread
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rumors arent true for Randy. I'll let him post in the appropriate thread
he wouldnt have to post if something wasnt going down

J/K...we dont know what is going on with Serpent right now...maybe someone from MMR can coment or Serpent USA or drivers?
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neobuggy says they're moving to asia and closing down the Holland HQ
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and that they are going to work under a new brand/label as well
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Go to the Kamikaze thread in the racing forum for accurate info on the move........
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Yeah I tried to post a link but it didn't work.
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Just talked to Serpent, Yes they will soon close down the plant in Holland and will soon be relocating to Asia, (all the plastic molds and toolings will be shipped to Asia) which will actually benefit the hobbyist, also due to EURO dollar that keeps creaping up against our US dollar and the US dollar is more stable against the currency in Asia, and since it is in Asia that most of the parts for the Serpent cars are now being made (which resulted on the price to be more competitive) they decided to make the move. Now that is what I called a good move
Good luck to Serpent; r/c needs them to stay around
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WHAT? Theyre just about to release the SICKEST 1/12 scale thats ever been known to mankind, possibly one of the cleanest r/c cars ever, and theyre closin shop?

OH MY GAWD, I just realized that means no S500. This is truly a sad day for the hobby.
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