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Old 09-27-2005, 12:07 PM   #1
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Default Tower Hobbies and Kyosho parting ways?

Just got my 2006 Tower Hobbies catalog, and noticed something strange......No kyosho stuff anywhere, not even listed in the index. I've delt with Tower for 12+ years now, and this is certainly strange. Even there own web sight has tons of parts listed as discontinued. (Not that I'm a Kyosho fan, but I do have a Kyo Heli). I was just wondering if there will be a move to Horizon, or some other big distributor. One good thing is that maybe for once parts wont be so expensive, any thoughts??
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Old 09-27-2005, 12:32 PM   #2
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Default Kyosho

Kyosho no longer uses Great Plains as a distributor in the US.
They opened Koyosho of America in Irvine, California.
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Dude, where ya been? This happened almost a year ago.
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I didn't catch it either, and I order stuff from Tower all the time... I guess if you don't really need anything Kyosho, it's easy to miss. Their stuff is always WAY overpriced anyway.(I don't think it's any better than HPI or Asscociated) I've had several Kyosho cars, dating back to the Lazer, and the Raider(late 80s, early 90s). I wonder if they'll get any cheaper with their own distributor...
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