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Old 02-27-2006, 03:27 PM   #1
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It appears from the new web page that Bob Harris of Early RC models is getting out of the kit manufacturing business. He states that if a suitable buyer is not found he will be closing as of June 1, 2006.
If you have not visited this site http://www.earlyrcmodels.com it is a gold mine of Nostalgia + Vintage-era model kits. Just a few examples:
Falcon 56
Sr Falcon
Jr Falcon
Live Wire
Esquire
Little Esquire
School Boy
Jr Skylark
Minnie Mambo
And a lot more! These are laser-cut kits, formed leading and trailing edges, CAD plans, formed landing gear, color assembly manual. Those of us with a bit of "snow on the roof" will know that Hal DeBolt, Ken Willard and Carl Goldberg designed most of the kits ERCM carries and they are true "Classics" that have been unavailable for decades.
If you want to try flying a true part of R/C history, grab one now!
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Old 03-03-2006, 09:28 AM   #2
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Originally Posted by Sky Sharkster View Post
It appears from the new web page that Bob Harris of Early RC models is getting out of the kit manufacturing business. He states that if a suitable buyer is not found he will be closing as of June 1, 2006.
If you have not visited this site http://www.earlyrcmodels.com it is a gold mine of Nostalgia + Vintage-era model kits. Just a few examples:
Falcon 56
Sr Falcon
Jr Falcon
Live Wire
Esquire
Little Esquire
School Boy
Jr Skylark
Minnie Mambo
And a lot more! These are laser-cut kits, formed leading and trailing edges, CAD plans, formed landing gear, color assembly manual. Those of us with a bit of "snow on the roof" will know that Hal DeBolt, Ken Willard and Carl Goldberg designed most of the kits ERCM carries and they are true "Classics" that have been unavailable for decades.
If you want to try flying a true part of R/C history, grab one now!
Ron
SOLD

Wing bought it.

http://www.wingmfg.com/

Ordered some stuff from them already.
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Is anyone still in contact with the fellow who bought Early R/C?
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Old 11-04-2012, 12:18 PM   #4
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Here you go http://www.earlyrcmodels.com/index.html
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Henry,, The web site is still up, but there is nobody at the wheel or the phone.
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Old 11-04-2012, 01:02 PM   #6
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OK, Thanks
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I hope some how those designs are taken over by someone that can produce them.
There are several I flew when I was starting out in rc so long ago.

I would really like to have them again... And I know many people would fall in love with them if they flew them. True classics.
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Yes, sometime in the 60's I had the Falcon 56 powered by a ballbearing Enya 35. really a good flyer.
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I had a k&b35 in mine. I built it with Ambroid glue. And covered it with silk and dope.
My very first r/c flight was with a Buzzard Bombshell with rudder only... Now that is dating me!


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There is a link on the earlyrc website to wing. But when you click on it the site is gone. And there is no person's name on the site to look up.
When I did a reverse look up on the phone number : 269-665-9630 it shows it belonging to wing. And also gives a link to their site that is no longer there. Does not look good.



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I had a k&b35 in mine. I built it with Ambroid glue. And covered it with silk and dope.
My very first r/c flight was with a Buzzard Bombshell with rudder only... Now that is dating me!
I guess I'm dated too. I must have used a ton of that glue. Remember that funny shaped screw in stopper?
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Yup sure do! You know they still make that glue too. My how the hobby has changed....


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This forum is like a verrrry slow moving stream, need to check the dates on posts
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