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Team Durango Sold to Hobbico!

Old 01-09-2012, 01:19 PM
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http://www.neobuggy.net/modules/news...?storyid=11396
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Old 01-09-2012, 01:34 PM
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interesting... I bet TD will be tower hobbies exclusive racing product in the near future.
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Old 01-09-2012, 01:35 PM
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I wonder if Hobbico will keep Ryan Lutz and pay his Sponsorship price are not ?
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well he has a 10 year contract so i believe so. I Bet scott cramer will be the us team manager.
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Old 01-09-2012, 01:40 PM
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I just hope this means better stateside product support and doesn't go the way of O'Donnell.
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HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA
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Old 01-09-2012, 03:23 PM
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WOW!

Well at the end of the day, at least all the bashing I got about Team Durango and Axial and everyone else being made by Kingstar was accurate and honest as usual.

Other than that, I don't know what to say.
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Old 01-09-2012, 03:33 PM
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OK, I changed my mind.

I predict that Team Durango sales decrease and Axial sales increase.

Either way, Ryan Lutz is loved in the racing community so I am sure that he will land upright if something happens. It will be interesting to see if there was a clause for a buyout in his contract.
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Originally Posted by hakmazter View Post
OK, I changed my mind.

I predict that Team Durango sales decrease and Axial sales increase.

Either way, Ryan Lutz is loved in the racing community so I am sure that he will land upright if something happens. It will be interesting to see if there was a clause for a buyout in his contract.
Yes he is i have talked to Ryan lots of times at races and he is a Super Nice guy and an Asset to any Company i am sure if Hobbico drops him Durango sales will decrease Big time.
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Old 01-09-2012, 03:56 PM
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HRP might not be happy about this move........ho well, that just means most brick stores can now carry Team Durango
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Old 01-09-2012, 04:12 PM
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Crisis?
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Old 01-09-2012, 04:18 PM
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This is huge! I guess we will just have to wait and see what happens next. I'm just hoping that maybe now EVERYTHING will be in stock
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I think Durango needs more support in this country and someone like Great Planes is bigger than HRP. We don't know the inside scoop on just how long HRP was supposed to be the only US distributor. It could have been a small deal to get the product started, however, I don't think it's as big as many thought it was going to be.
In all honesty, it's a great move and could only improve Durango in this country. If a large distributor can't get it going, then it's probably not going to go to start with.
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Originally Posted by RAlmeida View Post
HRP might not be happy about this move........ho well, that just means most brick stores can now carry Team Durango
This doesn't change anything with brick and mortar stores as you must be, in order to buy from any distributor. If not, it's coming as that plan is in effect. Alot of changes are coming to the internet only community.
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