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Old Aug 10, 2002, 05:40 PM
El Queso Grande
Rippin in Hood River, OR, USA
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Good E-flight shops in S.F./Oakland?

Leaving the desert for a week. Can anyone recommend some decent shops in the SF Bay area for me to check out?
Thanks
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Old Aug 10, 2002, 10:59 PM
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Sheldons Hobbies,

N. San Jose, on Oakland Rd, near 880 and Montague expressway. Open 7 days a week.

San Antonio Hobbies. El Camino and San Antonio,
Open Mon - Sat, closed Sunday.

Both can give directions to E flight flying sites.

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Old Aug 10, 2002, 11:04 PM
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East Bay hobby shop

I was in the hobby store (name unknown) in the El Cerrito Plaza shopping center last week, El Cerrito being a few exits north of Oakland on I-80, next exits north of Berkeley. Seemed to be a full-line hobby store, had some e-power stuff. Gave me detailed instructions on how to get to the nearest r/c field, so the proprietor at least seemed to be a modeler. (I was visiting from Connecticut, so my Califormia navigation is pretty rudimentary).
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Old Aug 21, 2002, 10:22 PM
El Queso Grande
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Thanks for the suggestions. Actually been to that store (I think it's really in Albany) where I bought my first and second planes. Unfortunately had no time.
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Old Aug 21, 2002, 10:25 PM
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I think the name of the shop is Kit and Caboodle.
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Old Aug 21, 2002, 10:35 PM
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East Bay hobby store

All true. My memory is jogged. The shop is named 'Kit and Kaboodle', and it is in Albany, located in the (upon reflection, misnamed) El Cerrito Plaza.
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