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Old Aug 09, 2012, 09:27 PM
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Old Aug 09, 2012, 09:50 PM
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You know of course that the only way to get the 20% coupon is to wait for this to go out of stock right?

Ain't that how it always works?

ARGH !
well, they just added the Super Sky Surfer ARF version to the new website, but it already shows Out of Stock.

http://www.bananahobby.com/super-sky...0099-prd1.html

Also posted on the BH forum asking for this month's coupon code.
Old Aug 09, 2012, 10:12 PM
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I finally heard back from Banana Hobby. They want to know what I want to know. I wrote:
There are a lot of us interested in this plane (just check the other forums). We would like to see more pictures, specifically the cockpit and space inside the fuselage for gear, also something in the picture to reference and give a sense of scale, and ideally some video.
Does the main wing come apart (2 1.2m wings)?
How are the wings secured to the fuselage?
How many and what type of spars support the wings?
Is there spar supporting the length of the plane (wings to tail)?
What size prop comes with the kit?
What size prop can the airframe accommodate?
Is that a wheel beneath the fuselage and the tail?
It appears on the new version of your site that this plane is sold out, but on the other site it's available. What is it's stock status?

What else would you like to know? I'll make sure I add that.
Old Aug 09, 2012, 10:17 PM
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Back in stock?


Too funny! Just got a "back-in-stock" email notification for the ARF versionfrom BH right now. I'm guessing that all this is related to the bugs in their new website. So still waiting for a nice coupon code.
Old Aug 09, 2012, 10:28 PM
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Updated the links on the first post to reflect the new locations on new BH website.
Old Aug 10, 2012, 01:10 AM
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Where can I buy this OTHER than BH !
Old Aug 10, 2012, 07:17 AM
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they seem to have the market cornered on this right now.
Old Aug 10, 2012, 10:33 AM
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i'll tell you what, i've been in this hobby for nearly 4 decades, and i've ordered from virtually all major vendors from both domestically and in asia, and banana hobby is neither the best nor the worst, but i've never had an issue with their business ethics or their customer service, their products are the same items manufactured in shenzhen china just like virtually all rc related products nowadays regardless the branding or 3rd party middleman distributors. They have always provided me great value with timely professional service, of course i have reasonable expectations of such value priced hobby products, whereas, i find that most complaints regarding the merchandise/service are more often than not by newbs with wholly unrealistic expectations.of the discount rc market. Exclusivity can be very short lived or forever, really no way to know as the details of these business relationships are strictly confidential.
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Old Aug 10, 2012, 11:30 AM
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So, has anyone pulled the trigger on this giant yet? I was trying to holdout for a discount code, but my patience/willpower is wavering. ...trying to fight the temptation.
Old Aug 10, 2012, 12:02 PM
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Go for it, doubletap. A $10-20 discount is not very significant in the long run. I'm just wanting to know more specifics before ordering.
Old Aug 10, 2012, 12:19 PM
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Go for it, doubletap. A $10-20 discount is not very significant in the long run. I'm just wanting to know more specifics before ordering.

AARGHH!!! You are being a bad influence.
Old Aug 10, 2012, 12:59 PM
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well, they just added the Super Sky Surfer ARF version to the new website, but it already shows Out of Stock.

http://www.bananahobby.com/super-sky...0099-prd1.html

Also posted on the BH forum asking for this month's coupon code.
I don't see any coupon anywhere???
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Old Aug 10, 2012, 01:38 PM
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I'm going to order when I get back down to Yuma. Hopefully the freight won't be as bad to there. Looks like a monster! I've got an HK Easy Fly and that is huge, but not as big as this. There goes my last remaining space in my garage!

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Old Aug 10, 2012, 01:40 PM
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I don't see any coupon anywhere???
AJ
Yeah, BH is losing out to lots of potential sales, because their competitors Nitro/HP is just absolutely flooding the net and email with one after another discounts, but too bad they don't carry the Super Sky Surfer!
Old Aug 10, 2012, 02:38 PM
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BH website is going crazy, it keeps kicking me out of the Super Sky Surfer page.
still lots work to be done.

I was about to pull the trigger on the big 60" Pitts and noticed the price went up $30.
Guess I'm not ordering one now


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