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May 31, 2002, 01:00 PM
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My Online Hobby Store


Hello gang,

I know some of us at times, some, most of the time. Prefer to shop online, browse through different online Hobby stores. Screen shop for the best deals, for a good (in the pocket) prices. eliminating the trip to the LHS, and sales people. (at times don't know anything )

Where do you mostly shop, that you most prefer, who's got the lower price online?
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May 31, 2002, 01:13 PM
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Wow, thats a tough question. I have a long list of online stores that I use. Are you looking for something in particular? Some online sellers specialize in certain areas (batteries, gws items, servos, etc.).
May 31, 2002, 01:24 PM
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Here are some I use on a regular basis. I've had good service from all of these:

Balsa Products
http://www.balsapr.com

Mike Blott (aka RC Guy, aka Frankenfoamy)
http://rcguy100.tripod.com/store.htm

Eflightpacks
http://www.eflightpacks.com

Dymond Modelsports
http://www.rc-dymond.com

EAM
http://www.eam.net

Parkflyers.com
http://parkflyers.com/

Northeast Sailplane Products
http://www.nesail.com

Maxx Products
http://www.maxxprod.com/

Todd's Models
http://www.toddsmodels.com/

Radical RC
http://members.aol.com/davthacker/radicalrcindex.htm

Servo City
http://www.servocity.com

OfficeShops
http://www.officeshops.com

New Creations R/C
http://www.newcreations-rc.com/

AeroMicro
http://www.aeromicro.com/index.htm

Dynamo Electrics
http://www.dynamoelectrics.com/

E Cubed RC
http://www.azarr.com/index.htm

Micro RC Flyer
http://microrcflyer.com/

Cermark
http://www.cermark.com/Merchant2/merchant.mv?

Hobby Lobby
http://www.hobby-lobby.com

Tower Hobbies
http://www.towerhobbies.com

Hobby People
http://www.hobbypeople.net

Don't spend too much. Save a little for food
May 31, 2002, 02:07 PM
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WOW!! sgil2001, That is a long list

I found servos that are also cheap. No, I'm not looking for anything, as of yet, but soon. This would be a great reference thread, as well, as informative.
May 31, 2002, 02:14 PM
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I do most of my shopping online. I have placed MANY orders over the last year and a half and haven't had any problems. I like to be able to shop from my home computer at 11pm. I try to purchase things from the LHS when possible, but they just don't have everything I need.
May 31, 2002, 02:34 PM
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If anyone looking for a good source of strong light weight magnets for a reasonable price here a linkForce Field Magnets
May 31, 2002, 03:56 PM
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MY list would also look like the Who's Who of R/C Websites my R/C stores list takes up the whole screen.I try to spread my money around would be nice if there was one site that had it all but not found one yet?
May 31, 2002, 04:14 PM
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Who's got a good source for batteries?
May 31, 2002, 04:48 PM
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I get most of my battery packs from either eflightpacks or RadicalRC.
May 31, 2002, 05:02 PM
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Online Stores


Tony at www.eflightpacks.com has been a great help in figuring out the best battery packs for my machines. (He had my Pixie 7P ESC too.) Great prices. Rating: 1000%

Sal at www.nesail.com has an incredible selection of hot flyin machines and has been available for questions when I had them. My Lil Luscomb was born there. I think Sal has everything you would ever want at one store. Rating: 1000%

And Jeffery at www.jgrc.biz has been fantastic helping me configure my ParkHawk. I didn't want a stock machine, and what he helped me put together is awesome. He had the right servos and all kinds of other necessary stuff too. Rating: 1000%

I am verrrrry happy with these three guys. Rating: 3000%
Last edited by ifxmnfly; Jun 01, 2002 at 06:50 PM.
May 31, 2002, 05:46 PM
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Hello genovia:

You can get battery packs from

http://www.AeroMicro.com

and AeroMicro will have more different packs coming soon. Thanks.

Jun 03, 2002, 04:54 PM
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Anybody know that best price around the net for motors. 400 and up motors?
Jun 03, 2002, 05:21 PM
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Some great deals on batteries can be found at
www.batterystation.com
www.tnrtechnical.com

www.radicalrc.com has great service and good prices.


-chris
Jun 03, 2002, 05:59 PM
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I have been using mostly Web ordering since my big LHS is now gone. He did not have much e-flight stuff anyway. The next one is a 40 min drive north and they have a small contigency of e-flight stuff, but they snicker when you mention you fly electric.

So, I buy almost exclusivly online. I have used:

Eflightpacks
Servo City
AeroMicro
Hobby Lobby
Tower Hobbies
Horizon Hobby
eBay
Lite Machines

Never any problems....
Jun 03, 2002, 07:00 PM
Quiet Power
Let us not forget
http://www.servocity.com

Great service, prices and free shipping


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