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Adrian Smith 116/11/2019 14:21:18
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Thinking of buying some bits from:-

**LINK**

Anybody had some experience with these guys.

Thanks.

Adrian

Piers Bowlan16/11/2019 15:19:41
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Never heard of them. Website/products look totally rubbish to my eyes. What do you want to buy Adrian?

kevin b16/11/2019 15:34:16
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They appear to be "box sellers". Mainly aimed at model cars.

Aeroplanes and associated items seem to be limited.

Not a "proper" model shop, but been trading for some time.

I personally would prefer to use someone more familiar with aeroplanes, particularly if I was buying something I hadn't seen "in the flesh".

You pays your money, - you takes your choice. As they say.

Steve Colman16/11/2019 16:07:26
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If I recall correctly, they have a very bad reputation for customer service. As Kevin says, basically box shifters. I would stay well away unless you can't get what you're after from any other outlet.

 

Edited By Steve Colman on 16/11/2019 16:08:30

Adrian Smith 116/11/2019 16:53:10
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That sounds fairly conclusive!! Thanks.

Paul Marsh16/11/2019 19:05:04
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I bought a Nitrotek petrol car a few years ago. Know they are fairly local to me, think in Macclesfield where I got it from. A cheap product, had to upgrade the gears and servos, but for the price, ok, and still have it, and the model still runs well even over 10 years later.

Still I would prefer to buy from a model shop instead, Steve Webb Models and All Electric RC are near me, and go there.

funflyerColin16/11/2019 21:48:21
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Have had some dealings with them all positive, was lookig for some esky honeybee spares and bought quite a lot from them with no probs. The spares as far as i could tell were originals with the esky packageing , Mind you that was a couple of years ago now. Just had a quick look they still have spares will prob see what else i may need for the heli.

 

Edited By funflyerColin on 16/11/2019 21:53:11

Tom Sharp 216/11/2019 22:25:58
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They are advertised on here on this page as a shopping partner.

cymaz17/11/2019 06:05:59
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The address checks out and there are on google maps so that’s a positive. I’m sure I’ve had stuff off them in the past.

If they were liable for poor service, the news would get out pretty quick here. I’ve heard nothing bad.

Caveat emptor

Edited By cymaz on 17/11/2019 06:07:57

Tom Sharp 217/11/2019 22:25:23
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Only a three month guarantee offered.

Tom Sharp 217/11/2019 23:28:33
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Posted by Tom Sharp 2 on 17/11/2019 22:25:23:

Only a three month guarantee offered.

I was wrong it is a six month guarantee.

GrumpyGnome18/11/2019 07:17:59
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I've bought a few things from them - car, spares.... never had a problem.

GG

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