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Old Feb 22, 2013, 02:11 PM
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Is Early RC Models out if business?

Tried to locate but no luck website no longer available
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Old Feb 23, 2013, 06:46 AM
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Old Feb 23, 2013, 10:03 PM
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Old Feb 24, 2013, 10:28 AM
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Guys, let me know what you want. I have short kits of Jr Falcon (build tread on other site), Page Boy, School Boy and Micro Mambo (smaller version of the Mini Mambo by Bob Harris). Almost done with the Jr Skylark and have many of the plans to the planes that were on that site. Probably won't be as fast but I should be able to provide them.

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Old Feb 25, 2013, 07:44 AM
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Bob sold the biz to Wing MFG several years ago. Wing just never seemed to make a real go of it.
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Old Feb 25, 2013, 12:14 PM
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Bob sold the biz to Wing MFG several years ago. Wing just never seemed to make a real go of it.
Or Wing never tried to make a go of it.....I haven't seen them do much in the model arena for many years. They used to be a big supporter, but kinda dropped off the radar years ago.

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Old Feb 27, 2013, 04:46 PM
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Guys, Rubbernecker has cut parts for me (lazer cut) & they are first class. And he participates & flies the stuff he makes.Heres a pic of him doing his thing at last years VRCS event in NC.If ya need something give him a shot.....Gene
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Old Feb 27, 2013, 07:44 PM
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Thanks Gene! I plan on attending this year as well. I read where Vic had posted to someone about the event. Hopefully I will bring some U-Control stuff as well.

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Old Mar 03, 2013, 05:27 AM
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Or Wing never tried to make a go of it.....I haven't seen them do much in the model arena for many years. They used to be a big supporter, but kinda dropped off the radar years ago.
Perhaps a victim of the foreign manufactured low cost ARF craze?
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Old Mar 03, 2013, 07:52 AM
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GG, It wasn't that.
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Old Mar 03, 2013, 01:32 PM
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Perhaps then insufficient sales to support the bottom line, then I suppose. But that doesn't prevent one from scratch building.

Got your PM Vic, thanks for the info.
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Old Mar 03, 2013, 06:03 PM
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Guys, Rubbernecker has cut parts for me (lazer cut) & they are first class. And he participates & flies the stuff he makes.Heres a pic of him doing his thing at last years VRCS event in NC.If ya need something give him a shot.....Gene
2nd Rubbernecker.

I have a couple of his shortkits now, and will be sending away for more...


I do have to admit, I figured him for a much older guy
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Old Mar 03, 2013, 06:58 PM
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2nd Rubbernecker.

I have a couple of his shortkits now, and will be sending away for more...


I do have to admit, I figured him for a much older guy
Gee, I get no respect here! I'm only 49 thank you........... See, I started scratch building when I was a kid because I couldn't afford anything and it has just carried over. I'm currently working on an 020 size racer "Razor". I may do an online build once I finish my daughters PT 20. Almost ready for covering on that.

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Old Mar 03, 2013, 09:36 PM
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Guys, Rubbernecker has cut parts for me (lazer cut) & they are first class. And he participates & flies the stuff he makes.Heres a pic of him doing his thing at last years VRCS event in NC.If ya need something give him a shot.....Gene
Yikes! That photo looks like me with a beard! And your wearing my clothes too! Are you half bald also? Well, I'm 2 years younger so maybe when I grow up a beard will come.

Nice looking planes! I love 1/2A. I noticed the antique Mattel and Ace (or Testers) pulsers and Kraft equipment. Dang! More stuff like mine! It's like some weird twin thing! I should order some short kites to keep up!
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Yikes! That photo looks like me with a beard! And your wearing my clothes too! Are you half bald also? Well, I'm 2 years younger so maybe when I grow up a beard will come.

Nice looking planes! I love 1/2A. I noticed the antique Mattel and Ace (or Testers) pulsers and Kraft equipment. Dang! More stuff like mine! It's like some weird twin thing! I should order some short kites to keep up!
Na, I'm pretty much totally bald! Little trim around the base and the rest natural, no shaving. The Kraft radio belongs to Gene. The Mattel was mine. Have 2 more. Let me tell ya, if you look like me, you are one lucky guy!

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