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Old 07-17-2018, 04:40 PM
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Default Sunward Hobbies Completes Website Upgrades and Re-launch

Sunward Hobbies https://www.sunwardhobbies.ca is proud to announce our completed website overhaul and re-launch.

The new website handles e-commerce for the Canadian market for general hobby products, Sunward rocketry, Hypertek, and the CTI ProX line of high power hardware.

These upgrades include:

more powerful dedicated server
new web software
new server back-end software
new database engine
more secure user passwords
new server security features
Extended Valuation (EV) SSL https certificate
user data encryption
drop down menus
mobile friendly layout
credit cards payment via PayPal and authorize.net
display searches based on price, newness, and popularity
full integration of blog post to Facebook, Twitter, and Google+

The website boasts a user-friendly, modern and colorful design for quick and easy access to all products and information.

The website redesign took over one year as we looked at a variety of platforms. After experimentation and research, we chose WordPress as a Content Management System and WooCommerce for the business and inventory side. WordPress is the most popular website management system in the world.

Although the overhaul changed Sunwardhobbies.ca, we plan to implement more improvements in the future. We will continue to listen to customer feedback and make changes to better your shopping experience.

CTI ProX line of rocket motors are listed and done on an quote basis. Sunward may implement changes in the future once stock supply is better established at CTI.
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Old 07-17-2018, 04:49 PM
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Just checked it out. You carry nice stuff. I like Vallejo paints especially the Model Air line.
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Old 07-17-2018, 05:04 PM
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But...no more rockets!
Not even the fighter series you rereleased (which was great!) with the hope of making the entire series.
Guess I have little reason to use Sunward now...

Allen
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Old 07-18-2018, 10:37 AM
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Just checked it out. You carry nice stuff. I like Vallejo paints especially the Model Air line.

thanks for the feedback
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Old 07-18-2018, 10:43 AM
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But...no more rockets!
Not even the fighter series you rereleased (which was great!) with the hope of making the entire series.
Guess I have little reason to use Sunward now...

Allen

I did a re-release of some of the fighters and sales were so so. To the point where I didn't re-release any of the others. There is still some stock available from vendors.

Sales of model rockets have been slow for many vendors due to a changing market for a number of years. There are fewer hobby stores and distributors have also cut back.

There was no one who wanted to buy the line so it is discontinued. I still have the designs and who knows what the future holds.

For the US market, I am still carrying parachutes, nomex flame resistant products, CTI, and Hypertek on sunward1.com.
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Old 07-18-2018, 05:05 PM
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I did a re-release of some of the fighters and sales were so so. To the point where I didn't re-release any of the others. There is still some stock available from vendors.

Sales of model rockets have been slow for many vendors due to a changing market for a number of years. There are fewer hobby stores and distributors have also cut back.

There was no one who wanted to buy the line so it is discontinued. I still have the designs and who knows what the future holds.

For the US market, I am still carrying parachutes, nomex flame resistant products, CTI, and Hypertek on sunward1.com.


So Angelo, would it possible to offer the instruction and Pattern sheet for the differ fighter rocket? We could still build them with our own parts. I would buy a Plan Pack for all the fighters if I could. The Plan Packs wouldn't take up that much space.
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So Angelo, would it possible to offer the instruction and Pattern sheet for the differ fighter rocket? We could still build them with our own parts. I would buy a Plan Pack for all the fighters if I could. The Plan Packs wouldn't take up that much space.


There are kits for sale at vendors so I wouldn't offer the plans until they are sold out.

The plans are also for still for sale if anyone is interested in running their own business.

So it will be a while.
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