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Old 03-14-2018, 08:22 AM
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Default Avios Grand Tundras are coming!

I see the Grand Tundras are on pre sale!

https://hobbyking.com/en_us/avios-17...asc=1879073429

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I've read a lot of complaints about it being overpriced and not including floats. No reviews by actual purchasers yet. They have delayed this thing forever. Started advertising it in large ads in the AMA magazine in November and just now taking pre-orders. There was obviously some issue in their early builds that sent them back to the drawing board and required re-engineering.

I think that the newly announced Horizon Maule is a far better deal at $100 less, including floats.

https://www.horizonhobby.com/maule-m-7-15m-pnp-efl5375

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They still have not shipped ANY Grand Tundras to anyone other than reviewers. I wonder WHAT WENT WRONG with the Hobby King Grand Tundra. Will they ever tell?
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Originally Posted by Sarge50 View Post
They still have not shipped ANY Grand Tundras to anyone other than reviewers. I wonder WHAT WENT WRONG with the Hobby King Grand Tundra. Will they ever tell?
Something went wrong?
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Eh, its only on pre-order at the moment.
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Originally Posted by DominicM View Post
Eh, its only on pre-order at the moment.
Same thing MotionRC does with their products... And Horizon Hobby... and....
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Yes. HK was advertising them as available for shipment last year. See the AMA magazine, Dec 2017 issue for proof. They still have not shipped a single plane to an actual purchaser. Five months delay, that's just wrong.
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Easter has come and gone, along with April Fool's Day and still no Grand Tundras have been shipped. What could have gone wrong with the? HK is collecting lots of pre-order money but not shipping anything. Shenanigans?
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You're still not adding anything of value to the thread Sarge. Anyone who wants to make sure they get one in the first batch will pre-order. If you don't want to tie up your money then just wait until it comes in but risk it going out of stock immediately.
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So are they using the preorder money to pay the factory to produce the plane? They might as well have set up a go-fund me page to finance the production.
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Every village has one and you are that one. I'm out.
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Originally Posted by DominicM View Post
Every village has one and you are that one. I'm out.
Says the guy that get a FREE plane from Hobby King in exchange for giving it a great review while people that paid for the plane don't get theirs.
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Great planes get great reviews. Thanks for watching. Pre-order and you won't be disappointed.
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Have they shipped any of the pre-ordered planes yet? No. Did the owner of Hobby King send a letter to the US government saying that there is no reason to prosecute them for violating laws regarding radio control devices since they will be going out of business soon. Yes!

Ergo: anyone that has sent Hobby King preorder money may be about as lucky as a window seat passenger on a Southwest jet.
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Presale started 3/14. They still haven't shipped the first retail unit and will make no commitment on ship date. If you placed a deposit on this Imaginary airplane, demand a refund now!
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