We are proud to
introduce the most
compact, one size
fits all, safety plane
restraint on the
The DHS safety
pilots fly alone or
unassisted at the
Our safety restraint
is adjustable to fit
large or small glow
or gas powered planes, and has been tested at full
power to safely restrain planes up to 50% scale with
engines up to 240cc. We don’t recommend full power be
applied while the plane is being held in the restraint as
the limiting factor
is the strength of
your stab, not the
strength of the
The DHS safety
with an attachable
carrying handle and collapses to a small footprint
that measures 18”x3”x3” folded down for easy and
unobstructed transportation. The legs are 18” tall when
The DHS Safety restraint is constructed of high quality
materials and is painted black to provide years of trouble
Dealer inquiries are welcome.
NEW AT DON’S HOBBY
DHS Safety Restraint
Don’s Hobby Shop is proud to introduce our very own line of Li Ion Batteries. Our
batteries are made in-house, to order, and in three sizes 2600, 5200 and 7800 with
the ends you need. You want them; we have them. Same quality as the competition
and made with HD 22 gauge or 16 gauge wire. We also put 6 spot welds on each
cell connection and we double heat shrink the batteries.
We also offer custom built batteries as well please specify battery size, wire
configuration and battery ends when you place your order.
Dealer inquiries are welcome.
Don’s Hobby Shop DHS Li Ion Batteries
Finding the balance point on your plane is made easy with the use of Southwest Systems
CG machines. These attractive, high-quality anodized balancers come in 2 sizes. The
EZ balancer Lite is used on planes up to 20 pounds and the large EZ balancer is used
for large 40–50% planes. Easy to use and very popular. Planes can be balanced either
inverted or right side up. Check our website home page for color photos of this unit. Call
for store direct availability and pricing.
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We are a full-line hobby shop serving the sport, 1/4-scale, large aircraft, 30% and bigger, and competition modeler at super prices!
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1809 S. Broadway, Salina, Kansas 67401
ORDER LINE: 1-800-972-6273
SALES & TECHNICAL QUESTIONS: (785) 827-3222
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Use a Current Meter when setting up digital servos
Failure to use a current meter when setting up digital servos results in
high current flow which can result in receiver reboot, less flight time
per charge and in extreme cases burned out servos or a crash due to
the receiver going off line.
Modelers who have visited our store are always surprised when we
plug a current meter into their plane and they see how much current
their plane actually draws. Customers who purchase a current meter
from us receive our free 3 page testing process to insure that their
servos are setup correctly.
If you want to learn the systems and procedures to safely setup
your large aircraft and avoid the crashes that others have already
experienced, then you can benefit from our newly released 4th
edition, highly-illustrated book, Gas Engines – Giant Planes. You can
order your copy by calling 800-972-6273. You’ll be glad you did.
New at Don’s Hobby Shop!
Don’s Hobby Shop wants
to let all of our customers
know we have a new
catalog to send out.
Also be on the lookout for
a new website with online
Crosswind Flying has been recommended by 2 AMA
Presidents and numerous NSRCA Presidents and
VP’s for good reason. It contains a wealth of aerobatic
and crosswind information that educates modelers so
they can learn the tips and tricks the pros use to fly
safely and more precisely. $9.95
The third edition of Proficient Flying follows in
the footsteps of earlier editions, which have been
reviewed many times in the modeling press and have
been referred to as the Stick and Rudder of RC Flying.
They also include critical flight envelope information
in order to fly safely. $13.95
Newly Released Third Editions from DHS
DHS Snakeskin Lightweight Cable Sheath
Check out our brand new web site - WWW.DONSHOBBYSHOP.COM
Complete with email support and a downloadable order form.
Are you one of the many modelers that loves to fly but doesn’t enjoy
or have the time to build?
Take the guess-work out of building and give the friendly staff at
Don’s Hobby Shop a call.
Don’s Hobby Shop now offers a Full Kit or ARF build service. You tell
us which plane, motor and electronics, and we’ll do the rest. We will
even make it ready to fly with your transmitter.
CUSTOM TRIM SCHEMES AVAILABLE.
Call Don’s Hobby Shop today for pricing and build schedule.
The spots will fill up fast so don’t hesitate, call today.
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Snake skin is a lightweight cable sheath that is used in gas, electric or
glow aircraft to create flexible wiring conduits, bundle multiple servo
leads into neat cables, protect fuel tubing, battery cables, power leads
and ignition sensors from chafing. It allows the modeler to organize the
planes wiring into a neat and professional installation
Snakeskins are (measured in grams)
and come in 1/8”, 1/4”, 3/8 and 1/2” diameters and lengths up to 25 feet.
Red, Orange, Yellow, Green Blue Black White and Carbon colors are available
to match your plane color scheme. Snakeskin is installed by pushing the ends
together to expand the diameter, slip the wires or tubing through and then
release the pressure to return the snakeskin to its original diameter, just like
the old Chinese finger trap.