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Forum: Warbird Electrics 08-30-2013, 04:10 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,348
Posted By TopSpin
Finally maidened it on Saturday the 24th of Aug,...

Finally maidened it on Saturday the 24th of Aug, nothing like waiting almost a year.:D

Anyway it flew like a dream and is amazingly fast. Only problem is that I puffed two 1800 mah 65C...
Forum: Warbird Electrics 07-19-2013, 04:58 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,348
Posted By TopSpin
Great video GBLynden. This is hard to believe...

Great video GBLynden. This is hard to believe but I have yet to fly mine. I have only flown four times since May, had a death in the family so things have been a little stressed. Anyway, good...
Forum: Company Discussions 04-02-2013, 07:57 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,311
Posted By TopSpin
Yeah but those are like the worlds finest...

Yeah but those are like the worlds finest batteries. Honestly I don't know what their deal is, I sent them an email and they wrote back and told me to go ahead and order what I want and they would...
Forum: Company Discussions 04-02-2013, 02:35 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,311
Posted By TopSpin
Thanks for the info on China Battery, I'll have...

Thanks for the info on China Battery, I'll have to give them a try.
Forum: Company Discussions 04-01-2013, 02:27 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,311
Posted By TopSpin
I was really sorry to see Leaders go under they...

I was really sorry to see Leaders go under they had great deals on motors and ESC's. I have seen the EMP mtors at Headsup RC and the prices are still not bad plus the shipping is cheap. So Headsup...
Forum: Pattern aircraft 03-31-2013, 05:17 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 6,160
Posted By TopSpin
Hi dahawk, I'm back. I had to have a second...

Hi dahawk, I'm back. I had to have a second operation on my eye but it is really great and I can see again.

Anyway there is no reason not to just cut the foam section out in the current battery...
Forum: Warbird Electrics 03-21-2013, 06:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 989
Posted By TopSpin
Matt, if you have not already bought the receiver...

Matt, if you have not already bought the receiver this might be a better choice. Even though I prefer Spektrum they are pricey and I have used this little receiver and they work pretty well.
...
Forum: Pattern aircraft 03-12-2013, 04:35 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 6,160
Posted By TopSpin
I have a plain Formosa box but the Formosa II...

I have a plain Formosa box but the Formosa II won't fit in it. I have had a buch of GWS stuff, mostly warbirds but also Pico moth, 400 Tigermoth, and several slow sticks.

Right now besides the...
Forum: Pattern aircraft 03-11-2013, 10:13 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 6,160
Posted By TopSpin
I was really surprised when mine came. There was...

I was really surprised when mine came. There was an outer box but no inner box, GWS now packages their planes in plastic bags.

I agree with Mike that it's hard to believe that GWS is still...
Forum: Company Discussions 03-05-2013, 04:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,042
Posted By TopSpin
Funny how they use the word Help in help line. ...

Funny how they use the word Help in help line. More like waste your time till you go away line.
Forum: Pattern aircraft 02-28-2013, 08:10 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 6,160
Posted By TopSpin
Hey Hawk,,,,You can build it with or without LG,...

Hey Hawk,,,,You can build it with or without LG, it comes with it and they will roll off of grass if it's not too tall. I never use the landing gear and just toss them. I put a piece of clear tape...
Forum: Pattern aircraft 02-28-2013, 06:15 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 6,160
Posted By TopSpin
Right you are and this is the motor that is going...

Right you are and this is the motor that is going in it. https://www.leaderhobby.com/product.asp?ID=9394001224285

I'll be running an APC 11X5E prop and a 3S 40C 2600 Lipo. This should hual it...
Forum: Warbird Electrics 02-27-2013, 09:24 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,348
Posted By TopSpin
That won't be for a few week Matt, my very next...

That won't be for a few week Matt, my very next build is a Formosa II that I'm posting in the pattern planes forum.
Forum: Pattern aircraft 02-27-2013, 09:18 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 6,160
Posted By TopSpin
EPO Formosa II

I just recieved my Formosa II from HeadsupRC and it is definetly heavier than the old EPP foam version. I ordered it on Saturday and it showed up on Wednesday, not bad and with $2.00 shipping it's...
Forum: Warbird Electrics 02-23-2013, 02:17 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,348
Posted By TopSpin
Looks like this will be my next soup up project. ...

Looks like this will be my next soup up project.

http://www.wholesaletrains.com/Detailair.asp?ID=200822776
Forum: Warbird Electrics 02-17-2013, 05:57 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,178
Posted By TopSpin
Very nice planes guys, I really love the FW-190. ...

Very nice planes guys, I really love the FW-190. I will post some pics of mine also just for fun. I really like that Tian Sheng model, it looks like I have seen it under another brand name byt hey,...
Forum: Company Discussions 02-05-2013, 09:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,283
Posted By TopSpin
I guess it depends on where you are but here in...

I guess it depends on where you are but here in the US shipping a plane from China can almost double the price and often times they arrive broken and/or missing parts which you can't get from HK.
...
Forum: Company Discussions 02-05-2013, 03:35 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,283
Posted By TopSpin
The thing is that the shipping cost shown on the...

The thing is that the shipping cost shown on the checkout page somehow changes when you submit your order. I have seen it time and again but like I said if you add the cost of the shipping to the...
Forum: Company Discussions 02-04-2013, 09:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,283
Posted By TopSpin
They are not just passing them on, they are...

They are not just passing them on, they are inflating them to make extra profit.
Forum: Company Discussions 02-04-2013, 02:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,283
Posted By TopSpin
They have always padded shipping charges but in...

They have always padded shipping charges but in the past it was not a large amount and even with the higher than average shipping costs you could still get a deal.

Today the scale is tipping the...
Forum: Company Discussions 02-03-2013, 09:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 404
Posted By TopSpin
So was mine.. You made an assumption.:p>

So was mine.. You made an assumption.:p>
Forum: Company Discussions 02-02-2013, 04:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 404
Posted By TopSpin
They got hacked by someone in the Middle East. ...

They got hacked by someone in the Middle East. Since there are plenty of other very good discount hobby vendors it's not even an issue. Low Price RC, Leaders Hobby, and RC Castle come to mind as...
Forum: Warbird Electrics 01-26-2013, 03:55 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,677
Posted By TopSpin
Mattman0182, when you get more experienced at...

Mattman0182, when you get more experienced at building and flying here is a Zero that you can build and set up to any level of performance you like without spending a lot of money.

Plane:...
Forum: Company Discussions 01-21-2013, 04:16 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 5,389
Posted By TopSpin
Ohhh, that explains those nasty sores and ny hair...

Ohhh, that explains those nasty sores and ny hair falling out. I'm gonna have to quit messing around with those neutrons.:D
Forum: Company Discussions 01-20-2013, 05:17 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 5,389
Posted By TopSpin
Even then, shipping costs aside I would be very...

Even then, shipping costs aside I would be very cautious buying any planes from HK because they don't have parts for most of their planes. The ones they do have a very few parts for can take months...
Forum: Company Discussions 01-18-2013, 04:02 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 5,389
Posted By TopSpin
I don't think Turnigy batteries are all that bad,...

I don't think Turnigy batteries are all that bad, I think they are in the same class as the EZ flite and DBY batteries that Headsup sells. These are probably all made by the same manufacturer and...
Forum: Company Discussions 01-17-2013, 07:03 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 5,389
Posted By TopSpin
Don't forget Banana Hobby is in Los Angeles not...

Don't forget Banana Hobby is in Los Angeles not China. They have a reputation for crappy service but I have dealt with them and they are way better than Hobby King and in most cases about ten to...
Forum: Company Discussions 01-17-2013, 07:00 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 5,389
Posted By TopSpin
He was talking about the US warehouse charging...

He was talking about the US warehouse charging exorbitant shipping prices. There are now quite a few US distributors with the same or similar products at competative prices and far less expensive...
Forum: Company Discussions 01-16-2013, 05:47 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 5,389
Posted By TopSpin
Just for fun tally up the cost of your purchase...

Just for fun tally up the cost of your purchase from 2 or three other vendors then do Hobby King. Include the price of shipping in all of you calculations and see who comes out the cheapest for the...
Forum: Company Discussions 01-16-2013, 04:40 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 5,389
Posted By TopSpin
I have seen a dozen threads started by customers...

I have seen a dozen threads started by customers complaining that they can't get parts for Durafly planes. Some of them eventually get a replacement but it takes six months or more.

Now their...
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