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Old 01-10-2011, 05:40 AM   #1
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Hey forum,

Has anyone bought anything from rc-fans88.com before?

seems like they have the cheapest price for Hobbywing escs on the net.

Please share your experience with them
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Old 01-10-2011, 06:03 AM   #2
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Yes i have bought quite a few things from them including a few Hobbywing ESC's. My only real complaint has been very slow postage. The send using China Post in Schenzen and compared to Dinball who are ex Hong Kong it is very slow, 14 Days to Australia. I do have one missing item which i have placed a claim in Paypal and Jessica immediately responded with the requested tracking number, even so i will let the claim ride until i have the unit. That did not stop me ordering another ESC though, as you say they are pretty much the cheapest around.
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I'll never again buy from them.Order posted and paid on 7 Dec.2010,shipped as EMS with the speedpost by Singapore Post on 15 Dec.2010
and for the rest the history:
15/12/2010 14:07 Shipments in transit from Origin
25/12/2010 15:39 Acknowledged at Transit Centre
26/12/2010 14:18 Processing at Sorting Centre
28/12/2010 14:51 Processing at Air Transit Center
28/12/2010 14:54 Handover to Airline
07/01/2011 17:28 Held by Customs at Destination
08/01/2011 12:07 Departed from Destination Transit Centre

Finaly today, 10/1/2011 ,after all these days was delivered to me.Lucky me.EMS that takes over a month :-(
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I've ordered 2 seperate hobbywing ESC's from them, usually takes them between 48 and 72 hours to ship and approximately 7 working days to get the items (sent to the UK) however they mark them as a gift, at least they did for my shipments. Overall I was reasonably impressed, I guess using them depends on whether you need something quickly or if you are prepared to wait and save a few 's
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Yep, they are not a quickest at posting... But sometimes miracle happens... Ordered one ESC and asked for quick delivery. They proposed DHL with nice price, and I get item in 5 days from payment. From them to Lithuania. Price was better then I can find locally even with DHL delivery
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Yep, they are not a quickest at posting... But sometimes miracle happens... Ordered one ESC and asked for quick delivery. They proposed DHL with nice price, and I get item in 5 days from payment. From them to Lithuania. Price was better then I can find locally even with DHL delivery

You were lucky because you chose DHL.If you had chose EMS or Singapore Speedpost you sould got it a month after for sure.Speedpost,Chinese EMS and Swiss post are the worst shipping companies ever.I have bad experience with them.As for rcfans-88? the slowest postage ever
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I'll never again buy from them.Order posted and paid on 7 Dec.2010,shipped as EMS with the speedpost by Singapore Post on 15 Dec.2010
and for the rest the history:
15/12/2010 14:07 Shipments in transit from Origin
25/12/2010 15:39 Acknowledged at Transit Centre
26/12/2010 14:18 Processing at Sorting Centre
28/12/2010 14:51 Processing at Air Transit Center
28/12/2010 14:54 Handover to Airline
07/01/2011 17:28 Held by Customs at Destination
08/01/2011 12:07 Departed from Destination Transit Centre

Finaly today, 10/1/2011 ,after all these days was delivered to me.Lucky me.EMS that takes over a month :-(
Keep in mind you ordered right in the middle of the.x-mas rush... or course it was slow!
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I ordered a Brushless for my 1/5th from them back in November.

I paid express post, which was three times more then standard as I wanted the Motor quick.

They didn't bother posting for 9 days after I ordered.

I won't be ordering from them again.
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Keep in mind you ordered right in the middle of the.x-mas rush... or course it was slow!
No, I ordered and paid on 7 Dec.They were getting late and shipped it on 14 Dec.After all don't forget it was EMS.I don't know what kind of EMS is this that takes a month.
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I have ordered a couple of times from them and other than the shipping time of 2 weeks to Canada It has been a good experience
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Shipments in transit from Origin:

They do what all chinese jerks do, they issue the tracking number but the parcel is still in their werehouse because they dont have the product. That is how they work. they have 50% of the items they say they have in stock and all others they order them. then if you complain they they throw the cake on your face by telling you that they have send it, "here is the tracking number" thinking that we are fools and we do not understand. Dont believe anything the chinese shops tell you, they are full of shit and they know no english. Everything you write to them is being inserted in a google translator and god knows what they understand..Remember that is not the case on hongkong, they seem to be more responsible than the chineese..

Acknowledged at Transit Centre:

means that they (the courier) receive it that day an they send it. and then you see a huge delay from handover to airline to held from customs. this may be that customs receive it on the 29 (christmas!!) and they say that they receive it on the 7 witch is not bad for holidays.

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I'll never again buy from them.Order posted and paid on 7 Dec.2010,shipped as EMS with the speedpost by Singapore Post on 15 Dec.2010
and for the rest the history:
15/12/2010 14:07 Shipments in transit from Origin
25/12/2010 15:39 Acknowledged at Transit Centre
26/12/2010 14:18 Processing at Sorting Centre
28/12/2010 14:51 Processing at Air Transit Center
28/12/2010 14:54 Handover to Airline
07/01/2011 17:28 Held by Customs at Destination
08/01/2011 12:07 Departed from Destination Transit Centre

Finaly today, 10/1/2011 ,after all these days was delivered to me.Lucky me.EMS that takes over a month :-(
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Hobbywing has them under investigation at the moment .So your buying at your own risk .
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I bought my 120A Hobbywing from them without a problem. Shipping with EMS is terriably slow, took about 1 month to deliver to West Coast of Canada.

Thats the EMS problem though, and i had no issues at all with rc-fans88 site.


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Old 07-19-2011, 12:09 AM   #14
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We had a order come from RC-fans88, there was a esc missing in the package. I understand mistakes happen, but when we received the package over 2 weeks ago, and they have not replied to multiple emails we have sent them, and the phone numbers listed do not work. we are starting to get a little peeved

Looks like ill kiss my HW xerun 150A good bye.

Anyone recommend another place to just buy the esc??

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Hobbywing has them under investigation at the moment .So your buying at your own risk .
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Hobbywing has them under investigation at the moment .So your buying at your own risk .
So how the investigation go?
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