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Jan 20, 2003, 06:47 PM
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Good E-Hobby shop in San Diego??

I am going on a business trip to San Diego, CA and I would like to know where is a hobby shop in San Diego that caters to electric planes (brushless motors, controllers, micro servos, etc.) I will appreciate if you can provide the name and directions.

Thank you in advance,

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Jan 20, 2003, 07:56 PM
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There's Dymond(, Discount Hobby Warehouse (, Hobby People(.net), and I believe Diversity Model Aircraft ( is there too.

Also Hitec is within driving distance.

And don't forget to visit Torey Pines glider port, 5fwy exit on Gennessee, left on Torrey Pines Rd, look for signs..

I wish I live in San Diego.

Jan 20, 2003, 09:27 PM
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I greatly prefer Dymond and Discount Hobby Warehouse. Dymond is almost exclusively RC aircraft, and they have a lot of great stuff and the people are nice/helpful. Discount Hobby Warehouse has a smaller selection but also great people working there, very helpful. Hobby people is O.K.- they have a lot of stuff, but it's hard to get service at times. I usually go in to all three stores for a look when I decide to go to any one of them, since they are within a few blocks of each other on Convoy street.

Jan 20, 2003, 09:46 PM
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Convoy=LHS Avenue.
And I live two doors from Diversity.
We are fortunate, aren't we?

Jan 22, 2003, 06:32 PM
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Thank you for sharing the information. Sunday will be the day I will have free time, so hopefully they will be open.

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Jan 22, 2003, 07:55 PM
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Diversity Models in down at the Mission Bay field most weekends.
Jan 22, 2003, 09:43 PM
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Flying Cat:

You might want to get in touch with Steve (Diversity) and make sure he'll be at the field Sunday (although he usually is).
Call him at: Diversity Model Aircraft - (858) 693-8188.
Otherwise, you can catch him at the
SEFSD field. Look for a dark grey primered van.


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