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Old 07-30-2014, 11:33 PM   #1
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I've built an EVA Sport by Mountain Models. Who else is out there?

What was I thinking?
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Old 07-31-2014, 12:03 AM   #2
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off the top of my head....Great Planes...Sig...Guillows....Dumas...House of Balsa....Multiplex.....but I imagine a simple "google" search will bring up many more
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Hmmmm A few still out there. Here is a list of those off the top of my head.

A few options for you there...

If you tell us what you are looking for we could likely narrow it down a bit for you....


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Old 07-31-2014, 12:22 AM   #4
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Add Blue Jay to the list:
http://bridiairplanes.com/crew/index.htm
I'm just finishing a Dirty Birdi - nice kit.

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Old 07-31-2014, 01:06 AM   #5
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Hmmmm A few still out there. Here is a list of those off the top of my head.

A few options for you there...

If you tell us what you are looking for we could likely narrow it down a bit for you....


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Nothing in particular. Just trying to see who's still making kits in general. I've googled this topic and sometimes it's hit and miss with what you come up with.

What was I thinking?
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Old 07-31-2014, 01:38 AM   #6
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A couple more that I don't see yet...

http://www.manzanolaser.com/
http://www.tnjmodels.rchomepage.com/tnjh1.php
http://www.electroflying.com/index.html

I know there are a few more that I don't see in my list right now....

There are also some for gliders as well.
http://www.djaerotech.com/dj_product/chrysalis2m-e.html
http://www.skybench.com/index.html?h....com/home.html

I am sure there are many more... Maybe we should update the sticky here...

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Me.

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Me.
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Brodak offers Spirit of Yesteryear and Dare Design kits:

http://brodak.com/spirit-of-yesteryear-kits.html
http://brodak.com/dare-design-products/airplanes.html

Air Flair: http://www.airflair.com/

Zeke's Park Scale Models: http://www.parkscalemodels.com/shop/

Traplet: http://us.trapletshop.com/

Laser Design Services (short kits): http://store.laser-design-services.com/

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Old 08-01-2014, 01:39 AM   #11
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now you've gone and done it timebandit.......,now I have to open every link posted here to see all up to date kits for sale.

there's another thread here at wattflyer that has an exhaustive[if that's possible] list of venders in the usa. I don't remember where the post is since I had it saved on my favorites list on my old laptop. the new comp doesn't have any photos,fave's,or videos on it. it's one reason I haven't been posting as much lately.


oh well, maybe a new kit for winter coming will ease the frustration, the new laptop still works the buy now button like the old one did.

narrow is the place to land...wide is the space to crash....choose the narrow way!
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Old 08-03-2014, 02:06 PM   #13
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now you've gone and done it timebandit.......,now I have to open every link posted here to see all up to date kits for sale.

there's another thread here at wattflyer that has an exhaustive[if that's possible] list of venders in the usa. I don't remember where the post is since I had it saved on my favorites list on my old laptop. the new comp doesn't have any photos,fave's,or videos on it. it's one reason I haven't been posting as much lately.


oh well, maybe a new kit for winter coming will ease the frustration, the new laptop still works the buy now button like the old one did.
Sorry about that chief!!

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Updated balsa kit designers/makers: http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1691756

Made in the USA: http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?t=976993

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There's always Ebay, for the vintage kits. One may have to be half insane to want to build some of them, but they're there. I still wonder why I'm too cheap to pay $60-70 for a Guillows P39, when most of the comparably sized LC kits cost nearly the same thing. There's a few others on the want list also.
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Old 09-06-2014, 03:28 PM   #16
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www.rbckits.com

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If we're around long enough, I'll build their P80 and Yak23. Both favorites.
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I didn't see this group listed, but here is another:

http://www.nationalbalsa.com/category_s/265.htm

Great folks to deal with, based out of Mass. The owner attended our giant scale event and brought along the giant scale L-19 that was gorgeous, flew on a 10 cell I believe.

http://www.nationalbalsa.com/Bird_Dog_p/cessnab.htm
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one of my favorites may have been overlooked

http://www.skysharkrc.com/warbird_kits/default.html

http://www.skysharkrc.com/warbird_kits/default.html

these guys make some great kits and are willing to answer questions... some of the most interesting and well made kits around for WWII planes... awesome :-)
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