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Old 05-25-2011, 07:57 PM   #41
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I had hoped they would at least use the newer x50 style head geometry. At 1k$ price, Ill keep my trusty R90 for as long as possible.

It is nice that TT is striking back with these newer birds, but not in my pocket book.
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Old 05-27-2011, 06:41 PM   #42
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$1K for a bare kit they really want to kill the brand!!!!!!

with so many companies having their kits around $700-800

Good marketing strategy from TOWER HOBBY
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Old 05-27-2011, 06:52 PM   #43
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$1K for a bare kit they really want to kill the brand!!!!!!

with so many companies having their kits around $700-800

Good marketing strategy from TOWER HOBBY
That's sad!
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Old 05-27-2011, 08:47 PM   #44
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$1K for a bare kit they really want to kill the brand!!!!!!

with so many companies having their kits around $700-800

Good marketing strategy from TOWER HOBBY

Thunder Tiger are the ones who set the retail price, and the wholesale price. Tower is merely the distributor. Now I suppose they could sell it for no markup, but then that would make no sense.

TT has decided what they think their product needs to sell for. The market will tell them if they are right or not. Fortunately there will always be low cost items available for those driven by that consideration alone.
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Old 05-28-2011, 01:50 PM   #45
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The new Raptors look great. Just hoping they come down off of that $1100 price point.
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Old 06-20-2011, 11:03 PM   #46
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The new Raptors do look great, but to me, any bare kit that is $1000 or more is ridiculous. Align does so well because they can offer a kit with everything needed for $1,238. If TT could do something close to that, they would do well!
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Old 06-21-2011, 05:39 AM   #47
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TT is quality wise much better than Align. And a different league.

Looking forward to the new Raptor and the price is not that bad. It will be amazing like the R90SE

Have had all the Aligns and the Raptor is so much better quality wise and durability .
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Old 06-23-2011, 08:41 AM   #48
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www.rotorhobby.com/info/raptorg4.ppt

Here is a power point with lots of info on the new Raptors. just save the file on the adress to you computer.

It also show us with part is compatible with the old raptors.
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Old 03-04-2012, 09:58 AM   #49
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TT is quality wise much better than Align. And a different league.

Looking forward to the new Raptor and the price is not that bad. It will be amazing like the R90SE

Have had all the Aligns and the Raptor is so much better quality wise and durability .
is this true? how is it 'better'?
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