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Old 04-01-2011, 04:05 AM
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On the Redcat Racing's website it says they're changing the name to Redcow by June 1st. I don't know how they came up with Redcow but they said they want a name with a similar amount of letters and it has to be an animal to not cause a lot of confusion. I was thinking Red Dog Racing would be best. I'm expecting it to be a April Fools joke.
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Considering that today is April 1st...
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23 West Watkins Street
Phoenix, AZ 85003
602-454-6445

For Immediate Release

Redcat forced to change its tradename due to infringement!

March 31, 2011 11:58pm

Phoenix, AZ March 31 - Redcat Racing is forced to give up the name Redcat Racing due to a copywrite issue that has been in litigation for over two years. "In early 2009, we were informed by a Brazilian company that the Redcat Racing brand was already being used and that we were infringing on their Brazilian tradename and mark." Says Darin Oreman owner of Redcat Racing. "We attempted to work out the issue with them by offering to buy the tradename in which they were interested at first. We had finalized the payment plan, but the Brazilian company continued to try and milk us out of more fees and payments. The recent changes that have occurred over the last few weeks have been utterly dissapointing to say the least. We have received formal notice that if the name is not changed by June 1st, 2011 that legal action will occur. We have discussed the issue with our attorney Mr. Beau Vynezarkuhl III Esquire and we were informed that the legal ramifications and expense will cause great damage in the long term for Redcat."

Redcat Racing is a United States Corporation with offices and warehouses located in Phoenix, Arizona. Redcat has been known for value priced remote control vehicles from 1/24 in size up to the Rampage 1/5 scale vehicles. Since 2005 Redcat has been using the tradename of Redcat Racing and has built a dealer network around the world.

The official new name and logo for the company starting June 1st, 2011 will be Redcow Racing. The Redcat website logo had to be changed immediately at time of signing the agreement on March 31. Darin Oreman adds - "When deciding on a new tradename we wanted to choose something that had a similar amount of letters and was also an animal so that the confusion this will occur would be limited. Though we were very partial to Redbull Racing, we felt that getting into another copywrite fight was not worth while, so the Redcow Racing name was the next best option. We are a little concerned about how this will go over with our 500 dealers worldwide and all Redcat owners, but we are confident that with the right launch of the new name and logo that it will be succesful. We are expecting many shipments in the next few and we are confident that our dealers will support the change and help to moove the inventory into the market."


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Old 04-01-2011, 09:53 AM
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ohh god tell me this is a april fools joke... Ican not look my friends in the face and tell them Iown a redcow raceing rc car. That name is horrible!!!!!
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Old 04-01-2011, 10:09 AM
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yeah, that would be hard...

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Happy Redcow Day!
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Old 04-01-2011, 10:37 AM
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It'd be cool if they got some t-shirts printed up with the logo.
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Old 04-01-2011, 11:22 AM
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hey what car are you racing? *mumbling* a redcow.

you know redkitty would have been worse.
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Old 04-01-2011, 11:49 AM
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this has to be a big joke

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Old 04-01-2011, 11:59 AM
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I want stickers of the logo. I would so do a body for my Shockwave with them just to be stupid.
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+1 for the stickers.  PLEASE redcat - make some stickers for us lol.

If not - there's always cafepress... :P
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all the puns in the press release made me laugh.

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maybe its time to get a better name
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i know one!!! reddog hehe
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if true I would change it enough just to legally get out of trouble but close enough to irritate. Really make them mad by going to the name REDKAT, REDDCAT, or REDCATT, Hell even DEADCAT would be pretty good
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RedRum! ( muRdeR )
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redbat?
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redbat is nice.
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I believe that this was a joke based upon post #4 in this thread.

http://www.redcatrampageforum.com/sh...ad.php?p=49773
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Old 04-01-2011, 06:26 PM
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well i knew it was a joke already. kinda obvious.....but it was fun coming up with names.
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Redrat
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