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Feb 01, 2013, 04:48 PM
BadPilot
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Super Decathlon PNP 1800mm wingspan for $96.80


While picking up an order from Hobbyking at their warehouse in Lakewood, Washington State, Dale the manager, states there is a discount for an incorrectly colored or cracked engine cowling on the Super Decathlon. He brings one out and proceeds to open the brand new package and explained there are around 40 in stock to sell at $99.79 so, I purchased one. Later I will post a pic of the issue but I wanted to get this deal out in case someone wants to take advantage of it.

Go to this weblink:

http://www.hobbyking.com/buddy.asp?c...3-B7362CD5AF5F

I may just buy two more.

John
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Feb 01, 2013, 04:51 PM
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Correction, I see the buddy code price is only $96.80 and I paid $99.79.


John
Last edited by badpilotto; Feb 01, 2013 at 04:57 PM.
Feb 01, 2013, 05:03 PM
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If I remember correctly the shipping is something like $80 and there is no other alternative
Feb 01, 2013, 05:14 PM
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Koo,

I am not sure because I live 5 miles from the warehouse and just pick it up.
The box is large 51"x 17"x14".
Sorry
Feb 01, 2013, 05:20 PM
BadPilot
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If I were to have this plane shipped to me it would cost $29.99.
Feb 01, 2013, 05:25 PM
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Super deal if you can pick it up.

For me, an additional $112 to ship to Texas. :-(

Shipping Options
UNITED STATES
1280x465x361mm 5480g

Live shipping cost from USPS to 774XX
Self collection in Lakewood United States warehouse
UPS Small Parcel Value (Within USA) $122.60

On the previous page is shows Priority Mail at ~$30, but doesn't bring that option over to the shipping page. :-)
Feb 01, 2013, 05:46 PM
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$73 to ship to me in Idaho =(
Feb 01, 2013, 05:55 PM
BadPilot
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Those are really high shipping charges and the USPS just raised their prices too.....
John
Feb 01, 2013, 06:00 PM
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Yeah, minus food and time it would almost be the same to just drive the 8 hours and pick it up lmao
Feb 01, 2013, 06:07 PM
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Kenny,

I think it would only be prudent for that trip to coincide with trip to visit beautiful downtown Seattle and while visiting, pick up the plane
Feb 01, 2013, 06:21 PM
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Yes, Might as well haha!
Feb 01, 2013, 06:47 PM
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I just had to check and see what the shipping was for me. It came to 118.00 Dollars to ship the plane up here total price 218.20!
Feb 01, 2013, 06:51 PM
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jt,
That is crazy high price. I think HK needs a warehouse in MA.... LOL
Feb 01, 2013, 07:06 PM
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Ya the shipping from them kicks my butt it's why I won't buy a plane from them. I have bought planes from places in CA that were bigger than this Decathlon and the shipping was only 35 bucks.
Oh well what can a east coaster do.

Or you could be a nice guy and drive over pick it up and ship to me.
Feb 01, 2013, 07:40 PM
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jt,

I did not think of that, good point maybe I should check out the movement charges and purchase all of them. For $45 I might be able to ship one anywhere in the United States..... I mailed a Valentines Day package to my wife and daughters today from WA to IL and the cost was $14.20 for four shirts at 5.3lbs


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