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Old 09-24-2010, 02:03 PM
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This may be what you are looking for http://xshobby.com/shopcart.asp?pg=p...ic=jnpmqmcnerc
Old 09-24-2010, 03:12 PM
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Giant there site shows Backorder and has for several years as Racers Choice is no longer in Business. Thank you for your effort though!!
Old 09-24-2010, 03:13 PM
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The price of TT 40Pro is $79 at ThunderTiger4U. As some have mentioned before, they have good service. I bought from them last year and was pleased with the purchace.
Old 09-24-2010, 04:02 PM
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They never contacted me back today.
Old 09-24-2010, 06:36 PM
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Default RE: Thunder Tiger Price gouging

The folks at www.thundertiger4u.com are great to work with, but all of their product was drop shipped from Ace Hobby. This was also true of infinitehobbies.com; when I ordered from them, my packages came directly from Ace Hobby. These resellers will need to become Hobbico resellers, shut down, or find someone else to resell besides Thunder Tiger.

Folks hunting for alternative sources of Thunder Tiger engines online are going to find that this was common. A lot of Thunder Tiger dealers simply ordered as needed and didn't carry a lot of inventory.
Old 09-24-2010, 06:41 PM
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Thats what I figured aswell Big. Im sure they will still be rolling but may have somethings to iron out.
Old 09-24-2010, 09:18 PM
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I always thought that thundertiger4u was owned by the TT/Ace conglomerate. They weren't?

I was very satisfied with their service.


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Old 09-25-2010, 01:01 PM
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I just saw on Ebay that Omni changed their price from 92.99 to 149.99.
Old 09-25-2010, 01:33 PM
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[quote]ORIGINAL: DMyer

Is there any other engine with similar performance available? I cannot imagine buying a replacement for TT Pro for $140 - that is just stupid.

At $79 the TT Pro 40 is a great value - at $140 it will kill 424. This is priced even higher than an O.S. 46!!!!

I want some of whatever those Tower folks are smoking cause they are outa their minds!!




I just ordered an ASP .36AII for $57.00 from the hobbypartz.com site. (Free Shipping) All of their ASP's seem pretty reasonable. Don't know if performance is on par with TT Pro.
Old 09-25-2010, 02:31 PM
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I just got a tower talk catalog,,, TT Pro 40's are listed there for 89 bucks


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Old 09-25-2010, 02:38 PM
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Bill there website has been all over the board this week so either they are projecting that price. Whedn was that catalog printed? Likely before the take over I assume
Old 09-25-2010, 04:54 PM
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I have been a Tower Hobbies customer since 1971 or so. Their customer service is topped or equalled by none. Unfortunately, that is all they have left that interests me, other than the occasional sale product. Half a decade ago, I was spending close to five thousand dollars a year at their store. Surely their computer wizards have tracked such trends and have noticed the decline in business from Baby Boomers such as myself. We Boomers tend to over inflate our importance in the market place, I suspect. What other, larger, bigger spending, market segments are there? Truck & car fans?

I'm not going to jump up and down and threaten to pull my business because of their weird behavior. No need. I've been drifting away from them anyway, for reasons that I have previously listed. It saddens me to see such changes. Of course, I realize that they are dancing as fast as they can in order to keep up with a rapidly changing market place and a disastrous financial paradigm. I hope they survive. I like the folks at Tower Hobbies.


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Old 09-25-2010, 07:18 PM
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Default RE: Thunder Tiger Price gouging

Tower's price on the website as of this minute is down to $99 ...more than they were but a darn site better than $139.

I need to buy 2 more for next year, Darrol Cady has them on his website for $85, I'll check with him on Monday.
Old 09-25-2010, 07:55 PM
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Default RE: Thunder Tiger Price gouging

The Pro 40 is now 99.99
The Pro 46 is now 109.99
Who says Tower isn't paying attention to these threads?
Old 09-25-2010, 09:17 PM
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ORIGINAL: SMOKEFAN

Bill there website has been all over the board this week so either they are projecting that price. Whedn was that catalog printed? Likely before the take over I assume
SF, according to my Tower Talk, issue #5, good thru October 31, 2010, on pg 52, The TT pro 40 ABN/TH2624 is listed for 89.99 and if your a member, the cost of shipping 9.95 is waived if you buy more than 150.00 bucks of stuff


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Old 09-26-2010, 12:06 AM
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ORIGINAL: d_bodary

The Pro 40 is now 99.99
The Pro 46 is now 109.99
Who says Tower isn't paying attention to these threads?
Dang did I call that?? I also sent a message to Omni about it also.
Old 09-27-2010, 11:10 AM
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And I'm sure you all noticed that thundertiger4u has shut down. Yes they shut down before they filled my confirmed order for two TT40s and did not bill me. I'm sure ACE/Tower was not going to drop ship them for TT4U's price. That trick cost them my business for sure.

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Old 09-27-2010, 12:03 PM
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Yup did notice that, looks like either Graves or Tower is the ones to go with. I think graves still have a couple in stock.
Old 10-01-2010, 06:47 AM
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Did anyone check with Darrol.

He has the .40 listed for $85 on his site.

http://www.darrolcady.com/ThunderTiger/engines.htm
Old 10-29-2010, 03:04 PM
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Tower now has them in stock for $99.99 with free shipping.

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