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MIP & Hobbico part ways

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MIP have announced that they have parted ways with the juggernaut Hobbico. This announcement follows rumors some of which are based, that the distributor is going through some difficult times. Founder and CEO of Moore’s Ideal Products, Eustace Moore Jr. stated:

“It is with great disappointment that I announce that MIP and the juggernaut Hobbico have parted ways. Although it is unfortunate to part with Hobbico during this period of growth in our industry, we wish them good luck. If you are a dealer who has bought your MIP products from Great Planes and have received a backorder notice, please contact our Sales department at sales@miponline.com for immediate fulfillment. Also, be sure to check out our current list of worldwide Distributors. Additionally, if you are a Tower Hobby customer waiting for MIP Products, please shop at miponline.com. MIP products are always a quick search away.”

HPI Racing welcomes new north american distributors

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HPI have announced new partnerships with four distribution channels across North America. For the United States, HPI welcome back HRP Distributing in Utah to their distribution channel, and say hello to A Main Hobbies and the HobbyTown network of stores, and for Canada they are also pleased to welcome back Hi-Performance Distributors.

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SWORKz appoints new Brasil distributor

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SWORKz have announced that TAHER have been appointed as the new Brasil distributors. TAHER is a well known brand there and they will focus on the total range of SWORKz products.

“We want to thank Synnuhe Ramos for trusting in our products and we are sure to have a professional partnership for SWORKz in Brasil. Scott Yang and I are very proud to do the first step for SWORKz brand in South america.” says Max Sonnleitner.

Synnuhe Ramos statement is short but enthusiastic: “I cant wait to get started with SWORKz.”

LRP & HPI Racing stop their partnership

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LRP electronic GmbH and HPI Racing Ltd. (UK) would like to jointly announce a change of distribution for the HPI brand. The distribution of HPI products by LRP electronic GmbH has been one of the most successful partnerships in the history of the R/C industry. Nineteen years of excellent products combined with first class sales and marketing efforts will come to an end.

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Inside Line Models stock Annex-RC chassis protectors

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Inside Line Models UK’s well-established and popular premier radio control online retailer confirms they are to be the stockiest of Annex-RC products. The range of Annex-RC chassis protectors are focused on competition racecars and the range is steadily growing in finding fitments to the racing scenes for the most popular RC vehicles. Annex-RC protectors are developed with properties such as being highly scratch resistant and having precise access to chassis screws for multiple configurations and adjustments needed in modern cars. Kev Lee, owner of Inside Line Models says:

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XTR announces new UK distributor

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Spanish company XTR Racing have announced that Answer-RC will be their new distributor for UK. Answer-RC will be stocking the full range of XTR oils including XTR Ronnefalk Edition silicone oils. Products are already available.

Hobby Depot appointed as JQ Racing distributor

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JQ Racing have announced that Hobby Depot will be distributing their products in Costa Rica. Hobby Depot’s owner Mirko Dominguez is not the only one to join the JQ Familia since two drivers were welcomed in the JQ Racing Team Costa Rica, Douglas Rivera Rodriguez and his nephew Andres Soto Rivera. Douglas and Andres will be racing thier Black and Grey Editions at all major races in Costa Rica and Central America and having fun doing it.

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Sanwa appointed Kyosho Europe as French distributor

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Sanwa have announced that Kyosho Europe will be their new distributor for France. The fifty-time world champion brand will complete the range of leading products already distributed by Kyosho Europe with the same guarantee of quality and performance.