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Old 03-23-2009, 09:19 PM
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What is your favorite place to get rc cars and parts?
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Old 03-23-2009, 09:25 PM
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www.losipartshouse.com

www.stormerhobbies.com
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Old 03-23-2009, 10:53 PM
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Hard to choose between tower and horizon simply because certain brands are carried by one and not the other. Generally if I have a choice I go with tower, but for anything horizon makes I use them or amain.
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Old 03-24-2009, 12:09 AM
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I usually always use Tower. There very user friendly and they take paypal.
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Old 03-24-2009, 12:24 AM
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I like great hobbies here in Canada...
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Old 03-24-2009, 12:45 AM
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Yeah i like tower because it is very easy to find stuff but they dont always carry what i need.
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Old 03-24-2009, 06:34 AM
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I deal with Tower and Amain. Both are fine to me.
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Old 03-24-2009, 09:11 AM
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I HATE Tower, and really like amainhobbies.com. Horrizon is overpricedm but they have every part you can think of. Since they own Losi, they ship it right where Losi is and the charge tax (also get it in a day)
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I've been buying from Tower for about 15 years, and never had a problem....most of their prices are decent, but sometime their shipping is slow...I get Losi stuff from either Losi Parts House, or A-Main Hobbies....I can't get over how quick they ship..I did an order at LPH on a Wednesday, and my parts were in my mailbox on Friday....
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My favorite shop is Stormer. They're out in Montana, yet they still get me my orders faster than Tower, which is in the same state as me. They also have more reasonable prices (both products and shipping) than tower. Great place.
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Old 03-24-2009, 11:13 AM
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My favorite shop is Stormer. They're out in Montana, yet they still get me my orders faster than Tower, which is in the same state as me. They also have more reasonable prices (both products and shipping) than tower. Great place.
Stormers prices are very good, but they take forever to ship to NYS.....I waited nearly 3 weeks for the ESC for my E Maxx to get here....it took them a week to get it on UPS....I wonder if they wait till the trailer is full or something....
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ORIGINAL: Airbus 9e

I've been buying from Tower for about 15 years, and never had a problem....most of their prices are decent, but sometime their shipping is slow...I get Losi stuff from either Losi Parts House, or A-Main Hobbies....I can't get over how quick they ship..I did an order at LPH on a Wednesday, and my parts were in my mailbox on Friday....
Both amain and LPH ship out of california. So thats something. If I order on Sunday evening (around 11pm) I usually get my order tuesday, and once I got it monday/ Amain takes 2 days to ship also.
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Old 03-24-2009, 04:43 PM
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I really really like www.himotoracingusa.com for my himoto parts and www.towerhobbies.com seemed pretty good the few times I ordered from Tower
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tower has been great for me for years and the shiping takes bout 3 days which is good enough for me. and they always have rebates and sales.
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Old 03-25-2009, 12:23 AM
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is there any other onlin stores that take paypal? i know that ace and tower does.
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Thetoyz is mine. [link=http://www.thetoyz.com/cart/]here's a link[/link]
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For me it depends on what I'm ordering...Parts form my mini-z or micro-dt I go to www.atomicmods.com for my Xray stuff www.rcxray.com I try to support my LHS for most everything else.
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Old 03-25-2009, 09:12 AM
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Tower seems to be dominating so far. I think the main reason I love them and why they are so popular is that their website is so informative and organized. Tower seems to provide as much info as they can on everything they carry. Too many websites out there just list a product name and picture......nothing else! And they also tell you if it's in stock or not. I know I personally will never buy something online if i don't know if it's in stock or not. Why wait for it when somebody else has it in stock?

Kudos to Tower! If they opened up shop in Canada now i'd be in heaven!
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Tower has a really good search....if you have a part number, or a basic description, it can come up with several choices....If you enter the name of the car, truck, aircraft, etc, it will give you most of their stock specifically for that RC
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i need Xtm parts and they dont carry them.
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Losipartshouse.com and tiltedrc.com
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Old 03-26-2009, 10:06 AM
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For me, it's Tower Hobbies, no if ands or buts about it, even if they are a little more expensive, they will always back you up.
My dad and me have been customers for over 15 years, and we have never, never had one bad experience.
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I voted for Tower as well. Since the early 90s I have placed tons of orders with no issues and their inventory is fantastic.

Too bad McMaster is not a hobby supply! I could have stock in that place [:-]
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Ashford hobby has to be the best... you cant beat the prices
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Old 03-26-2009, 06:09 PM
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Tower for me as well. My orders are very quick to arrive from them since they ship from Arizona. (depends where you are ordering from)

Ebay, (RCboyz) if tower doesnt have what I need.
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