Ebay Store Review – OmniModels

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OmniModel - eBay store review
OmniModel – eBay store review

In business since 1988, OmniModels carries more than 67,000 hobby products represented by over 320 brands. They are the largest RC hobby shop on eBay. Click on the blue link above to check out their store page, and see what specials and sales they are currently offering.

OmniModels carries thousands of products, including those from the top brands in RC hobby – Associated, Atlas, Axial, Bachmann, Castle Creations, Dubro, Duratrax, Flyzone, Futaba, Great Planes, Hitec, HPI Racing, Integy, JConcepts, K&S, LRP, O.S., Ofna, Paasche, Pro-Line, RC4WD, Tamiya, Tekin, Traxxas, Woodland Scenics.

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From RC planes to RC boats and cars, model kits, drones, building supplies, and software, they are pretty much a one stop online hobby shop. With almost 30 years of selling experience, as well as 11 years on eBay, you can buy in confidence knowing that you will get what you paid for, from a seller that is knowledgeable about the products. Their extensive feedback of over 365,000 positives, as well as a 99.9% overall score definitely suggests that they are both selling quality merchandise, but also providing excellent customer service as well. This is also a Top-Rated eBay store.

Top-Rated store on eBayIt’s not easy to become a Top-Rated store on eBay. You have to provide good quality items, accurate descriptions, excellent customer service, and fast shipping. And you have to do this day after day, month after month. So OmniModels has had a very successful and positive selling history on eBay.

What I like or don’t like

Their store navigation is fairly useful. Their left side eBay category listing is quite extensive. If you click on a main category, you then have multiple sub categories to choose from, like type, brand, etc. Once you get into a listing, the same menu carries over.

One thing that I really like about this store is the details they provide in their listings. Each listing contains all of the information that you would probably be looking for. The features, what the listing includes, requirements, and specifications, as well as additional comments. So they really go out of their way to provide as much information up front as they possibly can. With a store like this, you can really tell that they’re not just a hobby store selling random merchandise – they are hobbyists as well.

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Another aspect of this store that I really appreciate is that they offer free shipping on orders above $69, and not free shipping across the board. I’ve discussed the cons of free shipping in previous posts, so I won’t go on about it here – but the gist of it is, free shipping just means more expensive shipping, not actually free. You’re not actually saving any money, and in most cases, your’re paying more. But with this type of incentive free shipping, you actually are saving money if you hit the free shipping limit.

Their attention to detail in their listings, and their stellar feedback really makes you feel secure in shopping from this eBay store. 30 Day return policyAs does their 30-day hassle free returns policy. No need to email back for a return authorization, or deal with with annoying emails back and forth. You just click on return, and send it back.

Have you shopped in this store before? If so, leave a comment below and share your experience.

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  1. avoid, purchase on 1st upload tracking number and 5 days later still not in hands of shipping company with and est delivery date of 6th when shipper is UPS yeah right. they also wont answer messages, and i have now put in 2 requesting a cancellation because they never actually sent the items i ordered on fleabay of course IF they ever respond i am sure i can expect a tap dance which will just get me to go through ebay and paypal.

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