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06-07-2009 06:30 AM  9 years agoPost 1
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If these are made in Thailand,why do they cost so much?I thought labour was pretty cheap there.

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06-07-2009 06:32 AM  9 years agoPost 2
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One word for ya....

KASAMA...

Nuff said.

Hell... I can fix that.
Uh oh..
Nope.
It's ***ked!!!
RE-KIT!!!!!

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06-07-2009 06:52 AM  9 years agoPost 3
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Well that doesn't really help,but I see these sell for 1130.00 euros which is quite a bit of money.Henseleits are made in Germany where everything is expensive and are similar in price and my Tempest is made in the US where people expect a decent wage and it wasn't cheap either,so when I see the Srimok costing almost 2000.00 and its made in Thailand which is one of the least expensive Countries to visit it just made me wonder why.I don't question the quality though.Nice looking heli too and also looks easy to work on.

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06-07-2009 07:01 AM  9 years agoPost 4
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Labour are cheap in Thailand? Yes they might be in certain industries but labour cost is not any near to China?

I second george0079's comment..It is KASAMA! Love it or hate it

Plus it is the quality and commitment thses guys put in..7075 material..!! Kudos to Kasama for making this beautiful piece of kit.

Some close up of the autorotation bearing:

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06-07-2009 07:12 AM  9 years agoPost 5
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Well from the pics I've seen I would have to say I'm lovin it too,thats why I even bothered to post about it but holy crap almost 2000.00 grand outta Thailand just makes me do a double take.Isn't a 600 size in the works? or only 700.

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06-07-2009 07:25 AM  9 years agoPost 6
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This one I am not too sure also as I am not from KASAMA. To be honest, I hate the first design with the three legged freak LOL but when they changed the canopy design and some others, it changes my mind about the whole heli as I am quite sure that they listen to outside's comments..

By the way, you only live once Another excuses to bluff yourself or myself.

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06-07-2009 09:26 AM  9 years agoPost 7
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SRIMOK 90 TEST 24 MARCH 2009
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZSYrMiU5xjM

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06-07-2009 02:59 PM  9 years agoPost 8
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Really depends on how you look at it. The price in Europe is around $1000 to $1130 Euros which converts to $1800-$1900 Canadian (your in Canada right?). The USA price is $1290US which is in the $1400 Canadian range (Canadian dollar is fairly strong against the American dollar right now). Which makes it competitively priced against other top 90 sized kits (Vibe SG-$1499US, MA-$1700US and Hirobo-$1600).

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06-07-2009 11:46 PM  9 years agoPost 9
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1400 Canadian isn't too bad then.I wonder why prices are different in other countries?One would think if its a certain price in Thailand ,the price would just be a direct conversion but it isn't.Kinda like Toyotas are alot cheaper in US than Canada.

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06-09-2009 01:16 AM  9 years agoPost 10
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New high end .90 size prices:

Srimok 90: $1290.00 US
JR Vibe .90 SG: $1500.00 US
Hirobo Turbulance .90: $1380.00 US

Srimok is less costly when compared to these new high end models. And in my opinion higher quality and more innovative. The attention to detail even down to the packaging is second to none.

We'll have to see how well the Srimok's hold up to compare durability and maintenance costs but I have a feeling it will be better.

I have not compared part prices, but I bet the Hirobo and JR prices are higher.

I'm gonna get one as soon as they are available in the US.

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