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Forum: The Clubhouse
04-21-2019, 10:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,011
Posted By topspin

Talking That's a good one. I guess old Chrissy47 is...

That's a good one. I guess old Chrissy47 is having a fit right about now, He will have to find another way to make money.:rolleyes:
Forum: The Clubhouse
04-16-2019, 08:23 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,011
Posted By topspin

Well Steve, they have a long history of less than...

Well Steve, they have a long history of less than stellar customer service, to put it mildly. Their business practices, particularly customer service after the sale, have always been exceptionally...
Forum: The Clubhouse
04-15-2019, 09:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,011
Posted By topspin

Hobby King Got Small

Looks like our friends at Hobby King may be biting the dust for real this time. They have stopped advertising everywhere, and although their website is up, it is very messed up. I recall they FCC...
02-06-2019, 10:33 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,511
Posted By topspin

Thumbs down I wonder if anyone from RC Groups has actually...

I wonder if anyone from RC Groups has actually seen this and they just don't care. They let that guy get away with multiple accounts for so many years because he was aligned with their primary...
Forum: The Clubhouse
06-24-2018, 11:53 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,049
Posted By topspin

Banner ads all over this site. Is that good...

Banner ads all over this site. Is that good enough for ya?

It looks like their CS guy in New York booked, and everyone is tight lipped about it. Something is up.
Forum: The Clubhouse
06-24-2018, 11:47 AM
Replies: 278
Views: 19,295
Posted By topspin

Member since February of this year? Wow, can you...

Member since February of this year? Wow, can you say forum cred? Not.:D
Forum: The Clubhouse
06-20-2018, 07:27 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,049
Posted By topspin

I am not so sure in this case Dick. They have...

I am not so sure in this case Dick. They have given them nearly three years to comply and Hand more or less, gave Uncle Sam the finger. Granted the FCC is slow on some maters but they move much...
Forum: The Clubhouse
06-20-2018, 07:11 AM
Replies: 278
Views: 19,295
Posted By topspin

I have to laugh here scale. The FCC has levied...

I have to laugh here scale. The FCC has levied nearly 3 million in fines against Hobby King and their satellite of shell companies in the United States. They are also having yet another liquidation...
Forum: The Clubhouse
06-10-2018, 10:13 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,049
Posted By topspin

If you go to RCG and look around the various...

If you go to RCG and look around the various forums you will notice that Turnigy seems to have fallen off the scope. I wonder if HK had to stop compensating all of their internet fan boys? When...
Forum: The Clubhouse
06-07-2018, 07:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,049
Posted By topspin

I saw where they stopped selling the non...

I saw where they stopped selling the non certified items but unfortunately the fines have already been incurred for past offenses. Not selling the items only keeps them from accruing additional...
Forum: The Clubhouse
06-07-2018, 07:49 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,049
Posted By topspin

FCC Fines Hobby King $2.8 Million Dollars

As Biff Tannon would say, Well lookie what we have here?

The FCC has lowered the boom on Hobby King for selling non certified radio equipment in the United States. Chances are they will not pay...
Forum: The Clubhouse
03-23-2018, 12:34 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,467
Posted By topspin

Smile Looks like they are liquidating. When the FCC...

Looks like they are liquidating. When the FCC slapped a heavy fine on Hobby King Anthony Hand said they would go out of business. I don't know if that's true but they are having a fire sale on...
11-16-2017, 05:51 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 62,583
Posted By topspin

I am a caddy at a miniature golf course.;)

I am a caddy at a miniature golf course.;)
Forum: The Clubhouse
07-02-2017, 07:40 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,298
Posted By topspin

The Drone Menace Continues

I guess we all knew it was not if but when. This news article shows that which so many of us argued about when drones first hit the market. The people who do these things are unwittingly, or...
Forum: The Clubhouse
05-28-2017, 09:02 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,308
Posted By topspin

I have to wonder if anyone ever actually falls...

I have to wonder if anyone ever actually falls for that and buys something for an outrageous price. I saw a Saito .120 four stroke engine on Ebay for $950.00, I don't know if anyone ever bought it...
05-28-2017, 08:53 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,511
Posted By topspin

Interesting Reading

Gee I sure hope the staff at RCG read RC Universe cause this is some really interesting stuff from a dead forum. They forgot to buy this one.;)
Forum: The Clubhouse
05-25-2017, 06:57 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 12,584
Posted By topspin

Solved your problem for you. In stock, cheap...

Solved your problem for you. In stock, cheap (and fast) shipping, real customer service, not lip service.

https://www.banggood.com/search/covering/2085-0-0-0-0-0-0-price-0-0_p-1.html

Just call...
Forum: The Clubhouse
05-25-2017, 08:34 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 12,584
Posted By topspin

So Hobby King no longer has their own forum, they...

So Hobby King no longer has their own forum, they closed it down in October last year. They now rely solely on the RCG forum to contact their trouble shooter in New York via PM. It has been said...
Forum: The Clubhouse
05-14-2017, 03:49 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,458
Posted By topspin

I love to build, more than flying I think but for...

I love to build, more than flying I think but for me flying a new plane is always a little scary. A long time ago I built a Sig Rascal that I had spent many hours on and it was a beauty. I got to...
Forum: The Clubhouse
05-11-2017, 12:50 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 12,584
Posted By topspin

True, Tower and Horizon are expensive, till you...

True, Tower and Horizon are expensive, till you have a problem with something. Do you ever deal with Balsa Products? They are pretty good and if they don't have something in stock they can usually...
Forum: The Clubhouse
05-11-2017, 10:30 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 12,584
Posted By topspin

I have heard from two guys in my club that HK...

I have heard from two guys in my club that HK covering is pretty good for the price and easy to work with. It seems to be one of their better deals, I have seen it and it looks as good as monokote...
Forum: The Clubhouse
05-09-2017, 08:30 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 12,584
Posted By topspin

I'm not sure when you bought those items Gary but...

I'm not sure when you bought those items Gary but the word on hobby kings own site is that they have had huge problems filling orders from Hong Kong, the orders that are being filled are taking a...
Forum: The Clubhouse
05-09-2017, 08:14 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,458
Posted By topspin

When I was a kid of 10 or so we lived in Costa...

When I was a kid of 10 or so we lived in Costa Mesa, it was around 1960 so there was still a lot of open space around us. I had a neighbor named Bob, he was my dads age (about 35) and Bob was the...
Forum: The Clubhouse
05-08-2017, 11:27 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 12,584
Posted By topspin

Hey Ken, I'm not sure about them being sold, that...

Hey Ken, I'm not sure about them being sold, that was put out by someone on RCG a couple of weeks ago but all of the shipping issues, stock levels, and the company HQ and warehouse moving is real. ...
Forum: The Clubhouse
05-08-2017, 10:21 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 12,584
Posted By topspin

Not sure what is happening with them but it looks...

Not sure what is happening with them but it looks like they are on life support. The last post in the Hobby King forum was last year so it looks like they shut their form down. Also, the stock in...
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