Are the any good?
|Tony H||29/11/2010 15:18:04|
846 forum posts
Just a quick question. I was wondering if anyone has used any of the relatively cheap ESC's, Servos, LIPO's and Brushless Outrunner Motors from AIRTEK HOBBIES. If you have how are they?
|andy watson||29/11/2010 15:25:13|
1942 forum posts
Not used any of their branded products, but the service is second to none.
I bought a charger from them, and for some reason it went pop when I plugged it in (it was a good quality brand- just happened to be a friday afternoon one). I phoned them up and they sent out a replacement BEFORE I sent the broken one back, just to make sure I didn't lose the weekends flying.
On that basis I would have no hesitation in using them and their own name products.
90 forum posts
Have used them a few times now , and every time they have been great , very quick dispatch and delivery, wouldnt hesitate to recommend or use again.
|Terry Walters||29/11/2010 15:39:49|
1829 forum posts
I would echo what Andy says - very pleased with all stuff purchased and also the advice I have rec'd from Pete (even when he was poorly at home on a Sunday!) What more can I say!. Postage rates also very good especially for overseas - too many suppliers charge far too much p&p.
One of my first choices - only go elsewhere if they don't stock it.
Pity all retailers aren't as obliging and there are many who need to improve their courier services to the level of Airtek (and other places like Gliders UK).
|Romeo Whisky||29/11/2010 15:41:44|
|720 forum posts|
|Same experience here - top-notch service, both for online and phoned orders.|
And, very importantly to me, the delivery charges were exactly as per the cost (ie. not inflated as some others do).
|Tony H||29/11/2010 18:13:15|
846 forum posts
Thanks guys, I witnessed the delivery which is second to none. But my question really is how good are their own brand products?
|Barrie Dav 2||30/11/2010 13:20:25|
|1012 forum posts|
Airtek - thumbs up.....
Re postal charges. One well known supplier of electric motors etc (not GC) charged me £18 to send a small package to France. When received, the postage read £8. Emailed as to why. No response. No more purchases there then.
|Michael Adams 3||18/02/2017 17:03:34|
145 forum posts
I have had quite a few products with no problems. Highly recommended. You should have no probs.
|Frank Skilbeck||18/02/2017 17:25:33|
4567 forum posts
I haven't used their motors (yet), but have used the Beatles ESCs and some of their servos, all have been fine and at the moment the Beatles ESCs are my go to ESC. Service from Airtek is top notch too.
52 forum posts
Yep I agree with all of the above comments ...... excellent service ......... I should imagine that their products follow suit.
|Geoff Jackson||18/02/2017 19:00:21|
|160 forum posts|
Superb, delivery, service and products. Also worth a visit for anatter and browse. Lovely part of the country, near to Last of the Summer Wine town!
|Jon Laughton||18/02/2017 20:49:38|
1185 forum posts
Bought their metal gear servos and had no problem
|Percy Verance||18/02/2017 21:10:02|
8108 forum posts
I've uses Airtek Hobbies quite a few times in the last year or two. Good service and no problems at all. Their own K Power servos seem good value for money. I have a couple of their Apex electric motors here too, and although they seem good quality I haven't used them yet so can't comment on how they are. I'm confident they wouldn't chance their reputation though, so I'm sure they'll be fine.
|Kevin 216||19/02/2017 07:55:10|
220 forum posts
Used them a few times and I can concur the service is good. Have one Apex motor fitted into an off the plan built model. I used their data sheet to determine which motor was suitable for it, and so far it has performed well. I would definitely purchase another. On the negative side they don't appear to holding much stock - the mid range 9 to 12.5 gram k power micro servos have been out of stock for over a month.
|Mel Jones||19/02/2017 08:06:42|
|63 forum posts|
I have used Apex motors supplied by Airtek, I find them to be of excellent quality and good value for money, also I have brought the cheap servo`s from them in the past and have not had any fail.
|Percy Verance||19/02/2017 08:42:56|
8108 forum posts
That's good to hear Mel. Seems all good then? I'm always wary of cheap servos, but Airtek's K Power range seem genuinely good value for money.
As Kevin mentioned, some items have been out of stock for a while. I imagine it can't be easy to keep everything in stock all the time though....... It's stating the obvious I know, but popular items soon sell out with the result that you have none left in stock!
I recently got my hands on an E Flite Timber. Nothing remarkable about that you may think, apart from the fact I ordered it from my LMS on November 23rd last year. I knew it was a popular model and supply was short, but that's the longest I think I've ever waited for any modelling product.
Edited By Percy Verance on 19/02/2017 08:48:34
|lightning 759||19/02/2017 08:52:03|
148 forum posts
used their servos had no problems , intend using them for my next speed controllers soon
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