Who Is Tower Hobbies?


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Tower Hobbies is a company that specializes in the sale of radio control machines and other products that cater to a wide range of hobbyists. Tower Hobbies offers a variety of products through multiple domain names, including drones, toy boats, model cars, model trucks and model ships. Other products in the company's inventory include plastic models, model trains, chargers, kites and roadrace sets.

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Tower Hobbies was established in 1971 by Bruce Holecek with the aim of becoming the best mail-order company for hobbyists at a global scale. The company became fully owned by its employees as of 2005 after it was sold by its co-founders through an employee stock ownership plan. As of 2015, Bruce Holecek and his partners remain with the company in a leadership role.

Tower Hobbies offers a range of benefits to customers, including a price matching policy that can be executed by the company's call center staff for products offered by U.S. competitors at a lower price. The company is able to ship orders worldwide and offers a zero down-payment pre-order and back order program. Tower Hobbies also allows customers to choose from a variety of product combos or build their own for specific hobby projects.

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