Shop our Airplanes Products Drone Products Sales
Thread Tools
Oct 26, 2012, 09:46 PM
"Aircraftus Fragmentum"
kydawg1's Avatar
Alert

Banana Hobby price shifts - I dont get it....they have some BIG issues


Pete - BH is a JOKE........ you jack up the prices by $30 the play the game of "Free Shipping"...........man you must think your customers are idiots.

You guys just keep pushing people away..... HORRIBLE BUSINESS MODEL and just plain BAD BUSINESS.

My money will be spent with your competition when you play this game.

What a disgrace to our hobby.
Last edited by kydawg1; Dec 30, 2012 at 08:57 PM.
Sign up now
to remove ads between posts
Oct 26, 2012, 10:57 PM
Aviator750
I agree!!! I was going to buy two planes today but found the prices jumped. The FMS F6F was $159 now it is $229 Really????!!! Why advertise Free Shipping then jack the prices up. I'd rather pay $20 shipping than pay $30 more than what I would have.
Oct 27, 2012, 01:20 AM
I like Runnnnnning
Forrest Gump 23's Avatar
WT*!!!! I was just getting ready to start a thread on that BS. Pete up your nose with a rubber hose.
Oct 27, 2012, 06:17 AM
AMA#313760
JLogan's Avatar
I Think this free ship was a good idea. However with the price hike its not free shipping. Very sad. The New price is just to high for your EPO airframes. Now when you run a real sale I will not be buying anything. Your now going down that road as NP did
John
Oct 27, 2012, 08:42 AM
Registered User
Smoothcruizer3's Avatar
Quote:
Originally Posted by JLogan
I Think this free ship was a good idea. However with the price hike its not free shipping. Very sad. The New price is just to high for your EPO airframes. Now when you run a real sale I will not be buying anything. Your now going down that road as NP did
John
why does banana hobby or similar do these stunts. In no way does this build a customer relation at all. they did this before last year around the same time. I guess time will tell but I know I would not like getting burned time and time again, SO boycott them till they understand.... They are obviously under high demand with too much work! whatever....lol
Oct 27, 2012, 11:14 AM
Thanks Wilber and Orville !.
sonic liner's Avatar
The FMS Zero was $ 165.00 now its $ 209.00 the shipping is $ 18.00 to me.

Pete
Oct 27, 2012, 12:16 PM
AMA#313760
JLogan's Avatar
Quote:
Originally Posted by sonic liner
The FMS Zero was $ 165.00 now its $ 209.00 the shipping is $ 18.00 to me.

Pete
Got to pay for that new place I guess, what a shame they were doing alot better.

Now I'm going to look somewhere else or do without. Go back to flying wood kits if need be. They can keep the EPO at the new price.

John
Oct 27, 2012, 04:19 PM
"Aircraftus Fragmentum"
kydawg1's Avatar
It is a bummer..... Pete was getting some good stuff, then they pull this BS..... 2 steps forward and 3 steps back.

Funny too.... someone at BH actually thinks this is good marketing and good business... really. Try some Business 101 folks.
Oct 27, 2012, 04:44 PM
Registered User
rogue wolf's Avatar
Quote:
Originally Posted by kydawg1
It is a bummer..... Pete was getting some good stuff, then they pull this BS..... 2 steps forward and 3 steps back.

Funny too.... someone at BH actually thinks this is good marketing and good business... really. Try some Business 101 folks.

Hmm, hold your ground for a few months to a year, everyone forgets the old prices and is just happy that they don't have to pay shipping. Good timing for the holiday rush. It will certainly catch new customers and it doesn't cost anything for the "discount." If there is a major outcry over it just claim the prices somehow got screwed up over the weekend and quietly roll them back then suspend the "free shipping" after a week or so.

Shrewd if unethical.
Oct 28, 2012, 12:02 AM
AMA16634...Just Me
Quote:
Originally Posted by rogue wolf
.......Shrewd if unethical.
That word, I believe, escapes their understanding.....
Oct 29, 2012, 08:54 AM
C-Main Champ
djmoose's Avatar
Lame
Oct 29, 2012, 02:49 PM
Closed Account
They won't get any more of my $ even if they put the prices back.
Oct 29, 2012, 07:53 PM
Registered User
paracanary's Avatar
If you live in California, it is a double whammy because you have to pay tax on the price increase and if you live close to BH you can pick it up for free.
Oct 31, 2012, 01:02 PM
Registered User
Quote:
Originally Posted by paracanary
If you live in California, it is a double whammy because you have to pay tax on the price increase and if you live close to BH you can pick it up for free.
Not really free, your have to pay a $5 pick up fee
Nov 01, 2012, 02:10 PM
Registered User
Hi twiztidbowler!

The $5 handling fee for local pickups will be waived until further notice. Thanks! -Seba


Thread Tools

Similar Threads
Category Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Sold Banana Hobby Mig 29 fans $47 shipped REDUCED txshan130 Aircraft - Electric - Jets (FS/W) 9 Sep 21, 2012 02:26 PM
Discussion Banana hobby is knowingly shipping planes with missing parts. texbird Banana Hobby 11 Jun 26, 2012 09:04 PM
Discussion Banana Hobby Free Shipping Over $100 (CONUS) Ending This Sunday + Some Plane Markdown Syner01 Hot Online Deals 0 May 11, 2012 05:24 PM
Cool Keyport Hobbies Fifth Scale RC Special! Free Shipping and Free Drift Car! Goanna Hot Online Deals 2 Apr 28, 2012 07:20 AM
Help! Bmcx shifts left when flying Cmac678 Electric Heli Talk 5 Apr 08, 2012 11:44 AM