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Old 08-22-2008, 11:33 PM
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Default Best place to buy Saito's?

Wheres the best website to buy Saito Engines?
Old 08-22-2008, 11:42 PM
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Default RE: Best place to buy Saito's?

do you have a local hobby shop that carries them? If so, I would support them. Most will match the prices of other retailers.

If not, try one of these:

http://www.advantagehobby.com/?cat=3...facturerid=244

http://www.horizonhobby.com

You can also find some good deal on eBay but it might be a good idea to make sure it is an authorized dealer or a reputable seller.
Old 08-22-2008, 11:52 PM
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Do you know is horizon does any specials like tower?
Old 08-22-2008, 11:53 PM
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Default RE: Best place to buy Saito's?

Horizon Hobby, the distributor for Saito here in North America, has a Minimum Advertised Pricing (MAP) policy for most of the product lines that they represent. You're not going to find any Horizon dealers selling below the advertised "street" price online; if they were then the other resellers would complain and Horizon would yank their account.

Your best bet is to shop your local hobby stores and hope for a bargain. Saito engines new in the box go for near retail prices even on E-Bay.
Old 08-23-2008, 07:12 AM
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Default RE: Best place to buy Saito's?

In the past, I've found [link=http://www.chiefaircraft.com/rcmsec/Models/Model.html]Chief Aircraft[/link] to have great prices and very good service.
Old 08-23-2008, 07:32 AM
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ORIGINAL: bigedmustafa
You're not going to find any Horizon dealers selling below the advertised "street" price online; if they were then the other resellers would complain and Horizon would yank their account.
Take a look at Donald's Hobbies, put an engine in your cart and when you go through the check out you may see a lower price.

BUT, I am no longer a Saito fan, my FA 100 shakes so bad I recommend you think twice before buying a Saito. But others love them. Beware.
Old 08-23-2008, 08:53 AM
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Default RE: Best place to buy Saito's?

In spite of Horizon's "fair trade price" policy, many local hobby shops sell them for less, they just don't advertise their lower price. You have to call and around and ask some of these places.

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