Go Back   RCCrawler Forums > Vendors > Holmes Hobbies
Loading

Notices

Like Tree7Likes

Thread: Holmes Hobbies Feedback...Unbelievable Support..Why to support Vendors

Closed Thread
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 02-07-2007, 04:36 PM   #41
I wanna be Dave
 
MOCRAWLER's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2005
Location: The bunker
Posts: 3,768
Default Holmes Hobbies Aaaa+++

fast shipping! i will buy from him again. my wife pointed out that JOHN HOLMES lives on LONGFELLOW street. how ironic.
MOCRAWLER is offline  
Sponsored Links
Old 02-10-2007, 03:36 PM   #42
RCC Addict
 
Join Date: Feb 2006
Location: Medford, Oregon
Posts: 1,261
Default johnrobholmes Awesome Seller

Got my tranny exactly as described in just a few days. Thanks
@tw!ll is offline  
Old 03-02-2007, 06:20 PM   #43
K_B
I wanna be Dave
 
Join Date: May 2005
Location: Anchorage, Alaska
Posts: 2,049
Thumbs up Holmes Hobbies A!

johnrobholmes is a great vendor. I'd give ya an "A+" but if I'm not mistaken, it took ya a week to get this charger in the mail to me Or is that being nit-picky? But you are johnny-on-the-spot with email communication. Thanks!
K_B is offline  
Old 03-09-2007, 05:28 PM   #44
Picky Fab'r/Acetal Junky
 
Offroader5's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2006
Location: Arizona Desert/AJ
Posts: 3,071
Default

Ordered a 1/18 brushless combo for my Mini-T and in the pre-buying process he was great in answering any questions so I would get the right system. He was quick about returning PM's and after the order, the merchandise shipped and showed up quickly (a couple days). Would AND WILL do business with him again...no question.
Offroader5 is offline  
Old 03-09-2007, 05:39 PM   #45
I'm a stupid C U N T!
 
Join Date: Jun 2005
Location: In the Garage!
Posts: 4,307
Default holmes hobbies A++

Got my Hyperion yesterday, looks like its going to be a killer

Great guy to talk to, willing to help a guy out anyway he can
slobin3d is offline  
Old 03-13-2007, 06:37 PM   #46
Rock Crawler
 
JIA's Dad's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2007
Location: Midway
Posts: 836
Default JohnRobHolmes A+++++++Vendor

Great knowledge of products, Honest and trustworthy. Quick service (baring injuries), reliable products. Will be buying again
JIA's Dad is offline  
Old 03-27-2007, 12:00 PM   #47
Quarry Creeper
 
Join Date: Jan 2006
Location: colchester
Posts: 496
Default HolmesHobbies

JRH is an excellent guy to deal with. he helped me out picking out a motor that he thought would be good for my setup. i got it a few days later and its exactly what i wanted. thanks man

walt
xjwalt666 is offline  
Old 03-28-2007, 06:55 AM   #48
Pebble Pounder
 
Join Date: Nov 2006
Location: Fernley,NV
Posts: 135
Default holmes hobbies A++++ vendor!!!

john is the man when it comes to rc electronics and service !!
got my Z3025s last night cant wait to get these in my super !!
thanks again john!!
throttleboy is offline  
Old 03-28-2007, 10:17 PM   #49
Gold Star Baby Momma!
 
Join Date: Feb 2004
Location: Maumelle, Ar
Posts: 713
Default Holmes hobbies A+++++++

Another happy customer, smoked tower on shipping. Awesome prices, great packaging.
Kevin
Tuffguy is offline  
Old 04-01-2007, 01:45 PM   #50
I wanna be Dave
 
Join Date: Sep 2004
Posts: 2,335
Default Holmes Hobbies A+

i ordered a new 2/3 1500 pack. great product and fast shipping.

thanks !
twisted is offline  
Old 04-09-2007, 08:50 AM   #51
I wanna be Dave
 
Join Date: Nov 2005
Location: Here
Posts: 7,316
Default JRH...Unbelievable Support..Why to support Vendors

I tried to post this in the vendors forum, but cannot. Mods, if you feel this should be posted somewhere better, please do it. I don't want to put it in feedback because I want everyone to see it.

To give an overview of what transpired:

I was having issues with my Mamba25 & Holmes RR2. JRH was helping me every step of the way. Analyzing my set up and suggesting options to improve. Well, I did what he said and it definitely improved.
One problem I was still having was a deadband at about 1/4 throttle. JRH said that it was a glitch with the ESC and to run it up to Castle Creations to let them know there was an issue. I did just that. Here is a copy of the email I sent on 3/31/07:

"I am running the above ESC with a Revolver Outrunner for Rock Crawling.
I purchased this from Holmes Hobbies. I am running into a situation
where at 1/4 throttle the system has a deadband. It will sit there and
chirp until I go above that level. Then it is taking off. I am running
8 SC Cells and a Spektrum System. It also seems like it stalls in
situations when I am running. I am thinking it is the BEC. How can I
over come this?
I am seeing all this stuff about Castle Link...Are all Mamba 25's
compatable with this or only special one's. I cannot see where you
would plug an USB into it.
I love your products and will keep supporting you . I just have some
issues that I need help with.
Thanks
John Thornton"

I just checked email and there was a response from the Castle Creations Support. Check out the first sentence...Now this is dedication to RCC.

"John,
John Robert Holmes dropped by here and showed us the deadband when used
in crawling applications. We're going to make it adjustable in future
software so you can adjust this to work well with any transmitter. We
had to leave it in for the initial software releases so that people who
use the stock radios can still have fun. As for the Castle Link &
Mamba 25...you would need an additional piece of hardware for it to
work. There is a small green board included with the Castle Link...you
plug this into the end of the micro USB cable included with the Max,
then plug the other end into the receiver plug on the ESC.
Joe Ford
Product Specialist
Castle Creations"

All I can say is WOW! JRH this is amazing support. Anyone that does not send their business to JRH or any of the RCC vendors is just nuts.

This is one example of going the extra mile. I have no doubt, due to experiences, that any of the Vendors would not do the same thing.

I just had to share this experience.

Again...all I can say is WOW!

Thanks JRH

John
Rckcrwlr is offline  
Old 04-09-2007, 09:03 AM   #52
I'm a stupid C U N T!
 
Join Date: Jun 2005
Location: In the Garage!
Posts: 4,307
Default

yup, Thats John for you. great guy for sure
slobin3d is offline  
Old 04-09-2007, 09:13 PM   #53
owner, Holmes Hobbies LLC
 
JohnRobHolmes's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2004
Location: Volt up! Gear down!
Posts: 19,843
Default

Thanks man! Im taking a trip down to castle again here as soon as they release the newest update. I got Joe hooked on crawling at the RCX show. He said it was the first time he didnt feel like faster! faster! faster! was the only way to have more fun.

Im just trying to figure this stuff out, and having a good time doing it. As soon as I think I know what works, somebody has to go and prove me wrong
JohnRobHolmes is offline  
Old 04-09-2007, 09:28 PM   #54
TEAM MODERATOR
 
Reflection's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2004
Location: Tennessee
Posts: 10,860
Default

I've been saying it for a loooong time now.....JRH's is thee man! When it comes to your power plant and all things related,theres only one place to go.....Holmes Hobbies.
Reflection is offline  
Old 04-09-2007, 10:24 PM   #55
I wanna be Dave
 
Join Date: Sep 2005
Location: USA
Posts: 11,198
Default

Those Amish guys are smart....
run2jeepn is offline  
Old 04-09-2007, 10:27 PM   #56
I wanna be Dave
 
TLTCrawlin's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2005
Location: Eastern WA
Posts: 2,489
Default

Thats awesome.

Not to insult anyone but his name is hilarious/awesome!

Joe Ford
TLTCrawlin is offline  
Old 04-10-2007, 04:56 AM   #57
I wanna be Dave
 
Join Date: Nov 2005
Location: Here
Posts: 7,316
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by run2jeepn View Post
Those Amish guys are smart....


First RCX 2007 and now this thread...turns into a Amish John Rob Holmes thread.
Rckcrwlr is offline  
Old 04-10-2007, 07:28 AM   #58
I wanna be Dave
 
cartronicshn's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2006
Location: HONDURAS...ROCK HEAVEN
Posts: 4,928
Thumbs up JRH aka HOLMES HOBBIES thank you...again

Jonh Rob, you are definetly one of the coolest guys/ vendors on here, awesome products , great prices and the best cutomer service
cartronicshn is offline  
Old 04-11-2007, 12:03 PM   #59
Rock Crawler
 
STEW<CO>'s Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2007
Location: Man Cave!
Posts: 892
Thumbs up Holmes Hobbies **GREAT SERVICE**

I recently ordered a Brushless motor, charger and a couple cells. Order was shipped promptly (quicker than expected) and everything is tip-top.

Mr.Holmes was quick to answer pm's which was helpfull for me.

Support rccrawler vendors, they offer great products with support to back them up!
Thanks Holmes,
Stewart
STEW<CO> is offline  
Old 04-11-2007, 12:35 PM   #60
RCC Addict
 
Join Date: May 2005
Location: I live Here
Posts: 1,218
Thumbs up Holmes Hobbies Super Service

Got my battery pack

great workmanship and awsome service befor and during the process to get it right

thanks John
chivas72 is offline  
Closed Thread



Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On



All times are GMT -6. The time now is 11:04 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Content Relevant URLs by vBSEO ©2011, Crawlability, Inc.
Copyright 2004-2014 RCCrawler.com