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Posted by John Rood | Apr 16, 2012 @ 05:35 PM | 4,414 Views

Posted by John Rood | Apr 16, 2012 @ 04:07 PM | 4,393 Views

Great flyer, rock-steady, nostalgic! 22" span, from the old Easy Built Model Company kit.

Is she in for a major overhaul? Yes.
Posted by John Rood | Apr 12, 2012 @ 02:12 PM | 5,666 Views

It's from a kit produced by SIG Models, which I now understand originated from a larger Sinbad in the Berkeley line? All-balsa, Ambroid and/or Duco Cement was probably the glue, and covering is white silkspan from the kit with a bit of orange tissue for a trim color.

My father gave me this kit as a Christmas or Birthday gift, I was about 12 or so and he bought it at the Palisades Hobby Shop in Pacific Palisades, California, a truly old-school LHS "local hobby shop" that was a second home to many of us growing up there at that time.

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