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Oct 13, 2010, 01:18 PM
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Nothing bad that I have ordered either.......we run boats and $150 sure beat $300 on the RTR. The LiPoly packs have shown nothing wrong either.
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Oct 13, 2010, 01:44 PM
I checked shipping on 4 3s packs from USA and China the shipping was pretty close to the same amount using cheapest shipping method. to get the 4 packs from China was $6 cheaper than same packs from USA, you just get them a whole lot quicker from the U.S. Just recheck prices on 4 2650 3s 30c packs. I did not log on to my account till after I was checking out, the sign in page popped up and I could not go any farther till I logged in. I then continued and shipping came up as $5.08 priorety mail on my 4 packs. When you log in first and put the 4 packs in cart and check out, shipping is $16.79 prioety mail. In both cases packs came from US warehouse 18.99 a pack. What the @#$% is up with that
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Oct 13, 2010, 02:59 PM
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USPS priority? I wonder if that is legal.
Oct 13, 2010, 03:16 PM
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I paid $7.41 for 2 x 3s 2200mah Lipo Packs USPS Priority to Phoenix AZ.
Oct 13, 2010, 05:50 PM
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That's what I paid for 5 115g lipos. Ordered yesterday and got an email today that they are on the shipping dock. I remember my first week at new jobs I worked and figured they are doing ok for a startup. I don't know if they will make it to same day shipping, seems the US warehouse is small enough.

I haven't tried Turnigy lipos so this will be a new experience.

I got the email and the HK My Account page has not been updated, so look for email first.
Oct 13, 2010, 06:13 PM
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I got this today in my Email. HK account Status hasn't been updated yet.

Dear David
This is an email from hobbyking's product checker #301.
I would like to inform you that your product(s) have been double checked and are now packed in their box and sent to the dispatch area. Please allow 48hrs for any tracking information to be displayed/updated.

Thanks for your support!
Oct 13, 2010, 07:00 PM
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What's more exciting is wondering how my Stick 400 is going to be like when I drop from a 157g battery to a 115g battery. Since the old lipos are 2000mah 10C 3S that sort of act like a 1500mah, the 1300 20C's might improve not only weight but voltage sag.
Oct 13, 2010, 09:27 PM
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Originally Posted by fly4fun
I paid $7.41 for 2 x 3s 2200mah Lipo Packs USPS Priority to Phoenix AZ.
I paid $5.44 for USPS Priority to Florida for 2 188 grm batteries .

Another strange thing , when I open the details page on web site there is a link to a "customs invoice " . When I open the link the invoice shows a Hong Kong address a completely different price for the batteries and shipping . Much lower price . It say's to keep for tax purposes.
Oct 14, 2010, 04:59 AM
hi guys
do you want to know something news about battery ?
Oct 14, 2010, 05:41 AM
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If you are from Shenzhen City, then it must be good ! What is it ?
Oct 14, 2010, 10:40 AM
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High shipping costs from HK US warehouse? Not so. I ordered two 2200mAh 3S LiPo's. Total weight is right at 1 pound. The postage from HK was shown as $4.90 for normal Parcel Post or $5.44 for Priority mail. I chose the priority for $0.55 cents more.

I went to the USPS site and calculated what it would cost me to ship a 1 pound package from my home to HK US warehouse. The postage was exactly the same. HK is not marking anything up on postage as far as I can see. See the attached screen shot clips.

The total for the 2 LiPo's using parcel post would be $26.88. The same LiPo's from HK in Hong Kong using the cheapest postage would be $26.97. I opted for the Priority Mail so my total was $27.42. I thought it was worth the $0.54 to get the LiPo's a few days earlier.

Oct 14, 2010, 10:59 AM
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More order is on its way. I have a tracking number now.

Your item was processed through and left our KENT, WA 98032 facility on October 13, 2010. The item is currently in transit to the destination. Information, if available, is updated periodically throughout the day. Please check again later.
Oct 14, 2010, 11:03 AM
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My order details. I'm happy with the shipping cost.

SKU Description Qty STATUS
Z21003S-35 Zippy Flightmax 2100mAh 3S 35C Lipo Pack (US 2 Reserved

Shipment USPS Priority Mail 1-3Day US-PM $7.41 1b2c6cbd-1fe4-4c4d-a0b6-873136cc3280
Taxes $0.00
Oct 14, 2010, 11:06 AM
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Are they going to stock the Turnigy Nano-tech batteries anytime soon?
Oct 14, 2010, 11:14 AM
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Do you mean these?

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