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Forum: The Clubhouse
03-09-2013, 03:59 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 6,547
Posted By Seamus OLeprosy

RE: Hobby King Delivers quickly again

Topspin/Count
I'm otta here I am taking up full size flying have to say its been a blast.
To appreciate intelligent people you first have to recognise idiots and thank you for providing the...
Forum: The Clubhouse
12-17-2012, 12:57 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,166
Posted By Seamus OLeprosy

RE: Hobby King Growing!!!!!!!!

That would be Flitetest.
Forum: IMAC
12-17-2012, 12:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,884
Posted By Seamus OLeprosy

RE: HobbyKing ??

Crankpin
My suggestion would be to order  a couple of small items and see how you get on (I have had very little problems and those that did happen got sorted eventually) Be warned that over...
Forum: Beginners
11-30-2012, 01:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,315
Posted By Seamus OLeprosy

RE: HobbyKing

Have a look at this if you want to see what a completely standard Bixler2 can do BTW the flaps at an extra element of fun
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jKhK0lcIN_c&feature=g-upl
Forum: RC Jets
11-09-2012, 10:25 PM
Replies: 331
Views: 60,265
Posted By Seamus OLeprosy

RE: Hobby King turbine!

Has there ever been a case of a US maintained airliner crashing and killing people due to poor maintenance or workmanship?
Forum: RC Jets
11-07-2012, 11:02 PM
Replies: 331
Views: 60,265
Posted By Seamus OLeprosy

RE: Hobby King turbine!

Sorry guys you I was addressing this point he raised <div>
<div>"<span style="background-color: rgba(255, 255, 255, 0);">Since the prices of aluminum and inconel is a constant worldwide, it's...
Forum: RC Jets
11-07-2012, 03:40 PM
Replies: 331
Views: 60,265
Posted By Seamus OLeprosy

RE: Hobby King turbine!

Machining, R&amp;D and toolmaking are not material costs.
Forum: RC Jets
11-07-2012, 02:23 PM
Replies: 331
Views: 60,265
Posted By Seamus OLeprosy

RE: Hobby King turbine!

Material costs may be similar the world over but other costs vary widely. What percentage of the retail cost on a Jet Cat or Kingtec are aluminium and inconel?
Forum: Beginners
11-07-2012, 11:28 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,928
Posted By Seamus OLeprosy

RE: Second plane?

I agree that Super Cub is not going to fulfil your requirements for long
11-04-2012, 12:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 488
Posted By Seamus OLeprosy

RE: Can airplanes be stored on the nose?

I remember warnings about the residue from glow fuel ending in the front bearing and causing corrosion. I suspect it would be ok if you run the motor dry and then using some after-run oil
Forum: Beginners
11-04-2012, 12:38 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,928
Posted By Seamus OLeprosy

RE: Second plane?

Wrice
I can thouroughly reccomend the Bizler 2 its cheap, five chanel if you use the optional flaps which are great fun, and It will teach you a lot about programming radios. Flaperons crow brakes...
11-04-2012, 12:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 982
Posted By Seamus OLeprosy

RE: Hobbyking

Did you place an order? How did you get on?
I have had good results
Forum: Beginners
11-04-2012, 12:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,315
Posted By Seamus OLeprosy

RE: HobbyKing

Zach what did yoy get,. I got a Bixler 2, kept it standard and love it
Forum: RC Jets
10-27-2012, 10:06 AM
Replies: 264
Views: 28,158
Posted By Seamus OLeprosy

RE: HOBBYKING - NEVER AGAIN!!!!!!!!

If that was your first order, 3 weeks is not unusual.
If that was not your first order, well you know the drill.
Lipo's because of their potential to combust and down a plane are now only carried...
Forum: RC Jets
10-26-2012, 03:10 AM
Replies: 264
Views: 28,158
Posted By Seamus OLeprosy

RE: HOBBYKING - NEVER AGAIN!!!!!!!!

Topspin once told me the ASP engines HK sell are special lower quality version compared to the ones others retailers sell.
I fear his version of the truth may have a slight bias to it.
Forum: RC Jets
10-25-2012, 11:54 AM
Replies: 264
Views: 28,158
Posted By Seamus OLeprosy

RE: HOBBYKING - NEVER AGAIN!!!!!!!!

Flaxo
You do know Tower require you to pay for the return shipping also?
Forum: RC Jets
10-25-2012, 08:47 AM
Replies: 264
Views: 28,158
Posted By Seamus OLeprosy

RE: HOBBYKING - NEVER AGAIN!!!!!!!!

Hey Rob here is mine I went without the wheels.Great planehttp://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/js/fckeditor/editor/images/smiley/msn/thumbs_up.gif
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a77W8HIZi9s
Forum: RC Jets
10-24-2012, 10:58 PM
Replies: 264
Views: 28,158
Posted By Seamus OLeprosy

RE: HOBBYKING - NEVER AGAIN!!!!!!!!

Topspin
May I suggest instead of attacking me you turn your ire on the instigator of the original post.
He is connected to an online store, therefore he must be responsible for forcing the LHS's...
Forum: RC Jets
10-24-2012, 10:34 AM
Replies: 264
Views: 28,158
Posted By Seamus OLeprosy

RE: HOBBYKING - NEVER AGAIN!!!!!!!!

PM replied to,
A little perplexed at to why you challenged me as you were not included in any of the quotes.
And in case any of the other contributors are offended I was not implying any of you can...
Forum: RC Jets
10-24-2012, 08:10 AM
Replies: 264
Views: 28,158
Posted By Seamus OLeprosy

RE: HOBBYKING - NEVER AGAIN!!!!!!!!

As long as they dont make me poor
My son can go to college and I can have a some hobbies
In the same way I didnt pay $2200 for my Canon lens from a camera shop I pay $1345 online I dont pay a...
Forum: RC Jets
10-23-2012, 11:29 AM
Replies: 264
Views: 28,158
Posted By Seamus OLeprosy

RE: HOBBYKING - NEVER AGAIN!!!!!!!!

There are a couple of reasons
LHS inevitable have to operate through hobby distributors who take a massive margin
To pay the high rates, insurance rents etc they need to put at least 50% margins on...
Forum: RC Jets
10-23-2012, 09:40 AM
Replies: 264
Views: 28,158
Posted By Seamus OLeprosy

RE: HOBBYKING - NEVER AGAIN!!!!!!!!

I lost the shipping cost while returning my motor to Tower also
so whats your point

It was my decision to accept credit rather than a replacement as it was my spare charger and I wanted a couple...
Forum: RC Jets
10-23-2012, 09:28 AM
Replies: 264
Views: 28,158
Posted By Seamus OLeprosy

RE: HOBBYKING - NEVER AGAIN!!!!!!!!

Andrew in helping the guys have you ever had any products that were satisfactory?
I have placed quiet a few orders and the only thing that failed on me was a charger which I returned and received...
Forum: RC Jets
10-23-2012, 07:13 AM
Replies: 264
Views: 28,158
Posted By Seamus OLeprosy

RE: HOBBYKING - NEVER AGAIN!!!!!!!!

Its the same as the Starmax skyraider so those selling the Starmax should have spares Also to get you out of a hole the P47 or P51 blades may help...
10-22-2012, 06:07 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,145
Posted By Seamus OLeprosy

RE: Handley Page HP42E 'Helena'

I remember the smaller one on the front of a modelling book?
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