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Old 05-06-2005, 07:39 PM   #1
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What are the RC products with the highest mark-up or profit margin?

I am guess it is the "factory pro tools" like anodized wrench sets and such.

A close second would be foam tires.
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What are the RC products with the highest mark-up or profit margin?

I am guess it is the "factory pro tools" like anodized wrench sets and such.

A close second would be foam tires.
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it's actually parts. I wish it was batteries!
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Well one could argue that the markup on matched packs are justified due to the personal labor required to match cells, and scarcity of top performing cells.
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How about a pit towel? I just got one from SEARS for $4.99...
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how about decals? sure if you buy new stuff they come with it but i think i saw xray sticker sheets go for $10ish?
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Well one could argue that the markup on matched packs are justified due to the personal labor required to match cells, and scarcity of top performing cells.
Yea... but in Japan the mark up for a top notch SMC pack will cost you about 13500Yen or about 130$ ... talk about margin
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oh yeah "factory team" pit towels for sure!!! I've seen some sell for $35+
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AMB Transponders LOL!!! Biggest mark-up.. Way Up

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AMB Transponders LOL!!! Biggest mark-up.. Way Up

Tom
You got me there

although all that margin goes to amb. when i said parts, i was talking about high margin items for hobby shops...
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You got my vote on that one ..

man what a rip off
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I work at a hobby shop and see the prices that the store pays for transponders, and we pay $80.00 for them, the mark up really isnt that much.
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