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11-27-2018, 04:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 683
Posted By ma_mulcahy

Look at the bright side: they could be working...

Look at the bright side: they could be working with some offshore venture to post thousands of fake reviews on their products!
11-05-2018, 12:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 427
Posted By ma_mulcahy

RC_Fanatic - Thanks for responding, but I think I...

RC_Fanatic - Thanks for responding, but I think I mis-communicated. I am building the full kit and it sounds like you may be assembling the ARF from your description. If you're building the full kit,...
10-24-2018, 10:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 427
Posted By ma_mulcahy

Tower Kaos 40 Build Instructions

Hello,
I bought one of these kits second hand and it came without the build instructions. As I recall from my prior build of the kit, it was only a double side sheet of paper folded in thirds. Does...
08-23-2018, 11:54 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 449
Posted By ma_mulcahy

Where is BAX?

I guess I have to assume that BAX did not get picked up in the acquisition of Hobbico. It's a damn shame as I really appreciated his encyclopedic knowledge of their product lines.

Thank Bill, I...
Forum: The Clubhouse
06-07-2018, 11:34 AM
Replies: 208
Views: 20,015
Posted By ma_mulcahy

Since I saw that virtually all of the Great...

Since I saw that virtually all of the Great Planes and Top Flite kits appeared to be on backorder today, I sent Tower an email asking if they would truly be restocked or whether they were at the end...
Replies: 3
Views: 981
Posted By ma_mulcahy

Sorry Bluejets, I don't know much about the...

Sorry Bluejets, I don't know much about the protocols myself, but for $11.53 for either board, I'd be inclined to experiment. Having said that, I respect that budget issues are often a primary...
Forum: Kit Building
05-14-2018, 07:48 AM
Replies: 1,511
Views: 83,162
Posted By ma_mulcahy

FYI, while Horizon purchased Tower and Great...

FYI, while Horizon purchased Tower and Great Planes, they did not purchase Great Planes Model Manufacturing. I suspect that means that Horizon will NOT be in the kit business and that the kit...
Forum: The Clubhouse
05-10-2018, 07:36 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,030
Posted By ma_mulcahy

Just kidding Propworn!

Just kidding Propworn!
Forum: The Clubhouse
05-09-2018, 11:57 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,030
Posted By ma_mulcahy

At ours, they can fly until we catch them. Then...

At ours, they can fly until we catch them. Then we bust up the plane, break their legs and tell 'em not to come back........
Forum: The Clubhouse
03-23-2018, 11:34 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,030
Posted By ma_mulcahy

I might be wrong, but I suspect liquidation is...

I might be wrong, but I suspect liquidation is around the corner due to the soft hobby industry. The only parts that may survive will be the profitable ones without a lot of debt. It depends on how...
Forum: The Clubhouse
02-26-2018, 07:59 AM
Replies: 208
Views: 20,015
Posted By ma_mulcahy

Tom C. You are right. In reading the fine print...

Tom C. You are right. In reading the fine print in the bankruptcy filing, Hobbico declares Omni to be part of their retail arm. They probably just provide a front end to towers website and the orders...
Forum: Kit Building
01-17-2018, 01:24 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,138
Posted By ma_mulcahy

With kit building so slow, I would suggest...

With kit building so slow, I would suggest getting any kits you want now. I'm not so sure the kit side of the business will survive. However, the ARF side could survive if demand were high enough.
01-12-2018, 07:36 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,249
Posted By ma_mulcahy

If their management team were any good, they...

If their management team were any good, they wouldn't be in this position!
01-08-2018, 06:23 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 554
Posted By ma_mulcahy

Yes, the turkeys discontinued it and I am not...

Yes, the turkeys discontinued it and I am not happy about it. I bought the 650 and then upgraded to the 850 when it became available. However, I am now thinking about going to a different...
Forum: Gas Engines
12-29-2017, 08:47 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 532
Posted By ma_mulcahy

Another source for RCGF engines is Valley View...

Another source for RCGF engines is Valley View RC: https://www.valleyviewrc.com/ They also have a reputation for stellar customer service.
Forum: The Clubhouse
12-22-2017, 07:58 AM
Replies: 208
Views: 20,015
Posted By ma_mulcahy

It could be that they have had a fantastic xmas...

It could be that they have had a fantastic xmas season and have simply run out of stock. That's the good news.

On the other hand, they could be having cash flow problems and their credit is...
Forum: The Clubhouse
11-03-2017, 05:07 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,624
Posted By ma_mulcahy

I had a Ford Flex until it was totaled in an...

I had a Ford Flex until it was totaled in an accident. That vehicle was a real hauler and I miss it. I have a much longer commute, so I drive a Ford Escape which has decent airplane carrying ability....
Forum: Kit Building
10-29-2017, 09:50 AM
Replies: 1,326
Views: 118,954
Posted By ma_mulcahy

For all your tiger fans, Tower has a special...

For all your tiger fans, Tower has a special going thru 11/4/17. The Tiger 2 is available for $99.99. If you use your SuperSaver discount, it's $84.99 delivered to your door. No shipping and no sales...
Forum: The Clubhouse
10-24-2017, 04:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 451
Posted By ma_mulcahy

I see you live in Colorado. Go home, smoke a...

I see you live in Colorado. Go home, smoke a left-handed cigarette with the beverage of your choice, eat a big bag of potato chips and laugh at the vagaries of life. What else can you do??? :cool:
Forum: Beginners
10-16-2017, 11:17 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 616
Posted By ma_mulcahy

Andy, I just checked out your site, very nice!!!...

Andy, I just checked out your site, very nice!!! Do you ever have problems with the shooting club mistaking your planes for targets? LOL

We have family in St. Augustine that we visit a couple of...
10-06-2017, 09:30 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 320
Posted By ma_mulcahy

OS .40 LA Operation

Bought this engine recently NIB and I have been running it to break in. Using 10% nitro with a castor/synth oil mix. I have a new toy in a Harbor Freight infrared thermometer that I used to take some...
Forum: Glow Engines
09-20-2017, 07:31 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 13,223
Posted By ma_mulcahy

I have glow, gas and electric. Gas is great until...

I have glow, gas and electric. Gas is great until you get down below 20cc and then the extra weight of the engine and ignition become an issue. Yes, I know there are glow gas engines, but I prefer to...
Forum: Beginners
09-15-2017, 07:21 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 13,592
Posted By ma_mulcahy

FYI, this bird is in Tower's weekly sale for $20...

FYI, this bird is in Tower's weekly sale for $20 off.
Forum: Glow Engines
08-30-2017, 12:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 706
Posted By ma_mulcahy

Check the closed listings on ebay for comparable...

Check the closed listings on ebay for comparable engines so you know what to ask. My advice is to use an auction format starting at a low price. Some sellers put their final asking price up and more...
Forum: Kit Building
08-21-2017, 11:53 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,355
Posted By ma_mulcahy

A few years ago, I bought a PICA P-51 from my...

A few years ago, I bought a PICA P-51 from my LHS. It didn't have a manual either. I'm wondering if the company ran out of manuals as they were closing down and just shipped the product without...
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