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About Us

Who is Advantage Hobby?

Advantage Hobby is a high performance retailer and supplier of RC models and supplies. Our state of the art 110,000 item website is loaded with the best products in the industry, from over 400 of the top manufacturers.

Our website also features Advantage Hobby exclusive services like our "Partsmate" parts listing center, Express Order quick ordering option, and our various brand specialty "Stores", making your shopping experience with us fast and easy.

Due to our unique location in the heartland of RC, we are also able to supply our customers from coast to coast with the products they need faster than most other retailers.

The Ultimate 1 Stop Shopping Experience!

For the ultimate "1 stop shopping experience", we encourage local customers to simply place your orders in advance through our website, and select "Customer Pickup" as the shipping method.

Once you receive our "Ready for Pickup" email notification, orders placed through our website are ready for pickup anytime from Monday - Friday 9am-5pm CST. Make sure to select "Customer Pickup" as the Shipping Option. Once you pickup your order any Shipping Charges you paid will be refunded. Just another way Advantage Hobby helps their local customers save money.

Retail Store Information

Advantage Hobby
109 E. Front Street
Mansfield, IL 61854

Monday - Friday 9-5 : Saturday 9-1

217-489-6100
217-489-6400 Fax
Please see our Contacts section for more contact information

Advantage Hobby is managed by experienced RC modelers who also have an extensive understanding and background in the RC business. Please see the Bio’s section below for information on our outstanding management team.

Our Goal

At Advantage, providing our customers with a wide selection of products, in a timely fashion, at competitive prices is our goal.

At Advantage Hobby, we are modelers serving our fellow Modelers.

Shop with Advantage!

Advantage Club
When shopping with us, you can take advantage of our exclusive "Advantage Club" savings program. Join our club (there is no fee), and receive additional discounts based on your purchases. The more you buy, the more you save!

Exclusive PartsMate Parts Locator
While on our site, please also checkout our exclusive "PartsMate" parts locating system. With PartsMate, you can find the part you need for your Car,Truck,Heli, Engine, or Airplane faster than you can on any other site!

Thank you for visiting our site, and we hope you enjoy shopping with Advantage!

The Advantage Management Team

Len Sabato

Barron Guss