Where did Tamiya go?

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Where did Tamiya go?

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Hi Guys. Please tell me I am a dork at searching, but I can't seem to find Tamiya products on Hobbysearch's website: https://www.1999.co.jp/eng/car/

Any ideas?

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I received their news letter yesterday and it still contains Tamiya stuff. I clicked on them and were directed to the corresponding page. Today, when I click on the same link, all I get is "The page cannot be found". It is strange.
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Received this from Hobbysearch:

"Thank you very much for contacting us.

Unfortunately we had to take Tamiya's products down
because of their request. They will not come back in
the foreseeable future, at least.

However, if you have ordered any of them from us, we are
going to fulfil the order(s) and will be shipping them
to you.

We will greatly appreciate your understanding.

Thank you very much."
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When I search their site in Japanese (https://www.1999.co.jp/car/), I still can see Tamiya (タミヤ) products. I don't understand Japanese but it seems that Tamiya products are there.

May be they have some problem with their site rather than not selling Tamiya stuff.
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Got it. So it is likely something to do with selling Tamiya products outside the Japanese market since it's only the English page that has been disabled. That's how I see anyway.
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It's intetesting: Tamiya products are still listed on Hobby Link and Hobby Easy. Maybe just Tamiya and Hobby Search are having a tiff. Have your damn tiff after I get my Suzuki!
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It is probably a contract thing.
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CK wrote: Thu Oct 07, 2021 10:06 am It is probably a contract thing.
Wouldn't be surprised if the issue is payment related too.
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bossy122 wrote: Thu Oct 07, 2021 2:30 am Have your damn tiff after I get my Suzuki!
Exactly! Have preordered 2 Suzuki's from them. Please don't mess this up!

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baggen wrote: Fri Oct 08, 2021 1:24 am
bossy122 wrote: Thu Oct 07, 2021 2:30 am Have your damn tiff after I get my Suzuki!
Exactly! Have preordered 2 Suzuki's from them. Please don't mess this up!

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I sent Hobby Search an inquiry asking if I needed to find another vender but as of yet, no reply.
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