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Mar 13, 2007, 09:47 AM
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Clean enough to trace...
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Mar 13, 2007, 10:05 AM
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Nice work Vintage1.

When you say "traced" can you explain what is involved and what software is required as it looks like a useful facility to have.

I think the initials mean -

APS - Aeromodeller Plans Service
NGA - National Guild of Aeromodellers
ABA - Association of British Aeromodellers
Vola Cum Cura - Fly with care.
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Mar 13, 2007, 12:07 PM
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Nice work Vintage1.

When you say "traced" can you explain what is involved and what software is required as it looks like a useful facility to have.
Corel draw.

Import the bitmaps and spend hours going over the images with a line drawing.

Photoshop is the one for Macintoshes IIRC..
Apr 08, 2007, 02:24 AM
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I'll have to scan and send up my 1941 AMA Nationals emblems.
maybe even take a photo of the" Wheat Memorial Trophy" my Dad won for Class "C" gas free flight at the 41 Nationals and it was presented to him by Roscoe Turner, theee Colonel Roscoe Turner.
Used a Carl Goldberg "Zipper" to win.

Ed
Apr 08, 2007, 05:09 AM
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yes please..the more is in here the more choice people have.
Apr 20, 2007, 05:09 AM
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Hi Vintage!
When I get a chance, I'll also scan the decals for the Carl Goldberg original (1940's -early 50's Sailplane kit I bought on Ebay!
It came complete with TWO sets of COMPLETE original plans and a letter written and signed by Carl Goldberg, and sent to the original purchaser of the kit in 1951.
Letter is dated May 4th, 1951, sent with three cents US postage no less!
Original kit price was $5.95
Also included were TWO "Sailplane" decals.
Apr 26, 2007, 01:34 PM
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1959 AMA logo and the cover of "Model Aircraft Regulations" (AMA competition rules) it came with.
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Apr 26, 2007, 01:42 PM
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1959 AMA logo and the cover of "Model Aircraft Regulations" (AMA competition rules) it came with.
Apr 26, 2007, 02:47 PM
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I'm a bit busy desifgning a scale plane, but I'll try and do the AMA logo fairly soon..

..there ya go!
Last edited by vintage1; Apr 27, 2007 at 02:50 PM.
Apr 30, 2007, 01:41 AM
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Here's a set of original Carl Goldberg sailplane decals which were included in an original Carl Goldberg Sailplane kit I purchased on Ebay. Also included was a letter from Carl Goldberg to the original kit owner discussing the "CG" location for the
Sailplane.
If I told you guys I got all of this for a song, you'd laugh!!!
I payed $76.00 US for all of this, and the kit is 100% complete with TWO sets of ORIGINAL plans!!!
Also notice the phone number at the top right hand side of the letterhead.
What a piece of NOSTALGIA!!!!
This kit is in the ORIGINAL BOX!!!

Ed
Last edited by Ercoupe Ed; Apr 30, 2007 at 01:50 AM.
Apr 30, 2007, 02:20 AM
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A few more pieces of Vintage nostalgia


Hi guys, a few more pieces of Vintage Nostalgia to share with you.
A picture of the 1941 Wheat Memorial Trophy for 2nd place in Class "C" Gas Free Flight awarded to my Dad at the awards dinner.
Presented to my Dad by the famous Colonel Roscoe Turner along with a check of $75.00 prize money.
The 1941 Nationals were held at Chicago Ilinois, in September .
Won with a Carl Goldberg Zipper.
Also is a picture of the Zipper kit box, also a Vintage Carl Goldberg Sailplane kit with original box I won on Ebay recently.

Notice the ORIGINAL PRICE on these kits when they were new!!!!

And car gasoline was about 12 cents a gallon also!

Ed
Last edited by Ercoupe Ed; Apr 30, 2007 at 02:25 AM.
Apr 30, 2007, 07:35 PM
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Hmm. I think its BETTER than the original..
Apr 30, 2007, 11:16 PM
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Too good V1.
May 01, 2007, 04:16 AM
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NICE JOB Vintage 1 !!!!
'll snap a picture of the other decal and post it.
Yes it does slope the other way!

Know what would be REALLLYYY COOL????
To enlarge the decal, then frame it and hang it as a picture on my wall!!!
May 01, 2007, 01:36 PM
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Left hand side sailplane decal


Here you go Vintage 1

Here's the other decal, sloping the other way

Ed


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