Hobbico Closes A Main Hobbies Dealer Account

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“Chico, California, November 16, 2007 – On Tuesday November 13th, Hobbico decided to close the A Main Hobbies dealer account with Great Planes Model Distributing. This account was closed without A Main Hobbies’ knowledge, and Hobbico/Great Planes will not provide any reason for closing this account. The A Main Hobbies dealer account with Great Planes was in good financial standing. Since the morning of Tuesday November 13th, A Main Hobbies had been trying to reconcile this situation with Hobbico/Great Planes, and on Thursday November 15th A Main Hobbies received a final phone call from Hobbico/Great Planes indicating their decision is final and will not be changed.

Due to this change, for an uncertain period of time, A Main Hobbies may no longer be able to offer certain brands of products for our customers to purchase. Some of these brands include:

  * O.S. Engines
  * Futaba
  * Great Planes
  * Hobbico
  * Duratrax
  * Heli-Max
  * O’Donnell Racing
  * ElectriFly
  * GRP

We apologize to our customers who have purchased those brands from us in the past and will no longer be able to purchase parts and accessories for them through A Main Hobbies. We will have a limited supply of these brands of products available at special prices until our stock is gone.

About A Main Hobbies
A Main Hobbies is a leading Internet retailer of radio controlled cars, trucks, helicopters and airplanes. Founded in early 2004, A Main Hobbies has rapidly become one of the largest Internet retailers in the country. A Main Hobbies prides itself on having the products customers’ need, when they need it, and providing first class customer service and product support. A Main Hobbies is a division of Good Time Hobbies, Inc., a privately held California Corporation. The company’s Web address is http://www.amainhobbies.com.

About Hobbico
Hobbico is the largest retail and wholesale distributor of radio-control hobby products in the world and is located in Champaign/Urban, Illinois. Hobbico consists of 4 basic divisions: Tower Hobbies, Great Planes Model Distributors, Hobbico Product, and Hobbico Administration. Hobbico employs more than 600 people in these different divisions.”

For more information please contact:
Kendall Bennett, CEO
A Main Hobbies
Tel: 530 894 0797

Email: kendallb@amainhobbies.com

[Source – amainhobbies.com]