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Old Apr 04, 2011, 11:41 PM
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Hobby king shipping times?


How fast is this? Its going to me in Canada.

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Old Apr 05, 2011, 12:04 AM
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Probably not fast enough...

My last two small orders placed Feb 14th and 21st, both arrived together on APRIL 1st..yup April FOOLS DAY..! And I had to sign for them...which is good..!

That was termed "International Air Mail"...Hong Kong to Canada via ZURICH carrier Swiss Post. W-a-y too long..!

Rumor is that there will be a Canadian Warehouse soon for HK ....maybe it will be in Vancouver..!

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Old Apr 05, 2011, 12:24 AM
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Rumor is that there will be a Canadian Warehouse soon for HK ....maybe it will be in Vancouver..!
If it's like the one they have in Southern California, then don't hold your breath - hardly anything in stock (at least not the stuff I'm looking for)..

It usually takes me about two weeks (sometimes closer to three) to get items from HK.

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Old Apr 05, 2011, 12:47 AM
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How bout that came from US warehouse how long does it take? was thinking of getting some lipos from them its either them or hobbypartz with free shipping etc
Old Apr 07, 2011, 07:59 PM
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How bout that came from US warehouse how long does it take? was thinking of getting some lipos from them its either them or hobbypartz with free shipping etc
I got my 2 lipos from the US warehouse in about 3 days. However like VasMan stated the US warehouse has almost nothing in stock. Hopefully they start to stock more items.

I ordered some items from HK China about 3 weeks ago and still haven't received them. I've ordered some items in the past with EMS service and they came within a weeks time. They claim it's "Air Mail" I think the truth is they strap it to Pigeon.
Old Apr 07, 2011, 08:11 PM
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I placed an order March 28 and paid for Express shipping, they didn't ship it out until April 4, I don't call that 'Express'.
Old Apr 07, 2011, 08:15 PM
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I am going to avoid buying anything else from them unless it comes from the the US warehouse.
Old Apr 10, 2011, 03:32 PM
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I usually pick that Registered Air Mail option and it takes about three weeks from order to delivery.

About five to seven days in processing, then it gets shipped and it takes another two weeks to reach WI.
Old Apr 12, 2011, 12:35 PM
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I was charged and been waiting over 4 weeks for 4 of these shipping out of the US warehouse...they were out of stock but are supposed to be in stock within 30 days...time is running out on that 30 days.
Old Apr 12, 2011, 09:04 PM
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I am not shocked at all that the USA warehouse is any different the HK's warehouse,always out of stock.I usually won't place an order unless I can get everything I want at the same time. It's their loss if they can not get it together,as I'll end up purchasing somewhere else.

I tend to not use the airmail method as it does take a long time.Buy enough to cover the extra cost of the more expensive method of shipping.
Old Apr 19, 2011, 07:52 AM
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I was charged and been waiting over 4 weeks for 4 of these shipping out of the US warehouse...they were out of stock but are supposed to be in stock within 30 days...time is running out on that 30 days.
over 5 weeks now and still counting...so the 30 days to get these back in stock is not looking very truthful...
Old Apr 20, 2011, 11:13 PM
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6 weeks ago today I foolishly placed an order for a glider and a reciever - both out of stock. Still in the "Paid, Processing" mode.
Old Apr 26, 2011, 03:11 PM
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over 6 weeks now and still on back order...
Old Apr 26, 2011, 03:18 PM
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Just got another order in. Cheapest shipping option used.

Placed 4/15, Received 4/25 (Picked up today cause they left a note in my mailbox yesterday)

Two more on the way, seem to be on the same timeframe as this one.
Old Apr 27, 2011, 07:37 AM
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I fired off a email to HK yesterday...got a canned response today:

"We are sorry for the long waiting time of the backorder item but please understand that we are currently having a high demand for the item and the factory that we are dealing with are trying their best to provide the stocks that we request."

It's 45 days since I paid for my 4 lipo packs and I guess that I'm now past the paypal limit...it would appear the 30 days to get stuff back in stock is a smoke screen...


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