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05-22-2018, 05:47 AM
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Views: 1,198
Posted By Sarge50

They have finally started shipping out the GT,...

They have finally started shipping out the GT, nearly a year and a half after they said it would ship. In 2017 it would have been a great airplane. Midway through 2018 it is already outdated. No...
05-08-2018, 03:25 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 963
Posted By Sarge50

Presale started 3/14. They still haven't shipped...

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!
05-02-2018, 05:59 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,009
Posted By Sarge50

How does it compare to the Tower Hobbies balsa...

How does it compare to the Tower Hobbies balsa Slow Poke?
04-29-2018, 04:26 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 909
Posted By Sarge50

E-flite V900 BNF Basic (EFL7450) The V900™...

E-flite V900 BNF Basic (EFL7450)

The V900™ high-speed sport airplane is the fastest prop-driven E-flite® airplane yet! Right out of the box it can reach top speeds of 120+ MPH on 4S, and even...
04-18-2018, 05:48 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 963
Posted By Sarge50

Have they shipped any of the pre-ordered planes...

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...
04-18-2018, 05:44 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 447
Posted By Sarge50

That is cool. Like an upside down flying lawn...

That is cool. Like an upside down flying lawn mower
04-16-2018, 05:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,116
Posted By Sarge50

Probably should put a warning in the manual about...

Probably should put a warning in the manual about that. Like this:
"Be sure to unplug your space heater before taking a bath with it."
04-13-2018, 05:01 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,185
Posted By Sarge50

It's been a full month since they started...

It's been a full month since they started collecting money for pre=orders and they still have not announced when they will start shipping this bird. It might be time to cancel any prepayment by...
04-05-2018, 04:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,096
Posted By Sarge50

There is a $30 off coupon on the Valiant BNF...

There is a $30 off coupon on the Valiant BNF right now. Great airplane at a great price. Similar coupons for the Timber and the Apprentice. It's a great time to fly electric!
04-04-2018, 09:09 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 526
Posted By Sarge50

Sale at Horizon Hobby

Horizon Hobby has a sale going on right now. They call it the Frenzy sale on foam airplanes. Save $30 on a Timber, Apprentice or Valiant, All great airplanes. Sale on other foamies too save from...
04-02-2018, 05:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 963
Posted By Sarge50

Says the guy that get a FREE plane from Hobby...

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.
04-02-2018, 08:15 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 963
Posted By Sarge50

So are they using the preorder money to pay the...

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.
04-02-2018, 04:59 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 963
Posted By Sarge50

Easter has come and gone, along with April Fool's...

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...
03-28-2018, 05:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,221
Posted By Sarge50

Looks cool. What do you need to do to go to the...

Looks cool. What do you need to do to go to the market with this?
03-27-2018, 04:56 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 963
Posted By Sarge50

Yes. HK was advertising them as available for...

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,...
03-26-2018, 07:41 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 963
Posted By Sarge50

They still have not shipped ANY Grand Tundras to...

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?
Forum: The Clubhouse
03-21-2018, 04:22 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,446
Posted By Sarge50

With Hobby King you usually get what you paid...

With Hobby King you usually get what you paid for, nothing more. I buy things like batteries and chargers from them, when they are on sale.
As far as ARF's. it's impossible to get parts from them....
03-20-2018, 04:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,198
Posted By Sarge50

Why took these so long to come to market? They...

Why took these so long to come to market? They were advertising these as ready to ship last November and now it looks like they won't ship ANY retail planes until after April First.
03-19-2018, 08:37 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,250
Posted By Sarge50

Oops. I don't have one of these. I have a Carbon...

Oops. I don't have one of these. I have a Carbon Cub S+ waiting for assembly. My bad.
03-19-2018, 05:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,250
Posted By Sarge50

I've got one of these, still sitting in it's box....

I've got one of these, still sitting in it's box. Tomorrow is the first day of Spring so I guess it's time to assemble this little bugger.
03-15-2018, 05:15 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 963
Posted By Sarge50

I've read a lot of complaints about it being...

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...
03-14-2018, 06:14 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,185
Posted By Sarge50

HobbyKing Grand Tundra

The Grand Tundra is finally available for pre-order. HK has been promoting this plane for over a year, https://hobbyking.com/en_us/avios-1700mm-green-gold-grand-tundra-pnf.html in green...
03-14-2018, 06:09 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 645
Posted By Sarge50

Have you tried those retracts on grass? Our...

Have you tried those retracts on grass? Our flying field is notoriously hard on fragile landing gear?
03-09-2018, 07:12 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 760
Posted By Sarge50

New Horizon Release - Maule M-7 1.5m

Horizon just introduced a new foamie with CLEAR WINDOWS. The Maule M-7 1.5m. This airplane looks like it could be the new standard bearer of STOL models in the 1300-1700 mm range.

While America...
03-06-2018, 06:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 958
Posted By Sarge50

The Timber comes with slats that you have the...

The Timber comes with slats that you have the option of installing. They will slow you down a lot.
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