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Old 03-27-2009, 04:16 PM
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I'm making another list. This time for manufactures/dealers of gas & glow ARFs.

I have these so far.

ARF Manufacturer/Dealer Website
3D Hobby… www.3dhobbyshop.com/
A Main Hobbies… www.amainhobbies.com/index.php/cPath/3_516_693
Abell RC… www.abellrc.com/abellrchome.html
Ace Hobby Distributors (Ace,TT)… www.acehobby.com/ace/index.htm
Advantage Hobby (Multiple)... www.advantagehobby.com/?cat=144
Aero Works… www.aero-works.net/store/
AK Models… www.ak-models.com/
Airborne Models (World Models)… www.airborne-models.com/Index.asp
American Pioneer Hobbies Inc… www.americanpioneerhobbies.com/
Bill Hempel's Team Edge… www.billhempel.com/
Carl Goldberg Products LTD… www.carlgoldbergproducts.com/
Central Hobbies… www.centralhobbies.com/ARF/arf_00.html
Cermark… www.cermark.com/
Chief Aircraft Inc…. www.chiefaircraft.com/
Composite-ARF RC… www.composite-arf.com.hk/
East RC… www.eastrc.org/
Extreme Flight RC… www.extremeflightrc.com/
Fliton… www.fliton.com/main/main.php
Glens Models… www.glensmodels.com/2005.htm
Golden Skies R/C Aircraft… www.goldenskiesrc.com/
Hobby Barn (Multiple)… www.hobbybarn.com/
Hobby Lobby… www.hobby-lobby.com/rc_airplanes_84_ctg.htm
Hobby People… www.hobbypeople.net/categories/glowairplanes.asp
Horizon Hobby (Hangar 9)… www.horizonhobby.com/
I Care… www.icare-rc.com/wilga.htm
Jet Hangar… www.jethangar.com/
Kangke… www.kangkeusa.com/superkraft.htm
Kondor Model Products… www.kmp.ca/
Kyosho America… www.kyoshoamerica.com/airplanes/
Tower Hobbies (Multiple)… www3.towerhobbies.com/listings/cat-a.html
Maxford USA… www.maxfordusa.com/glowgasarfproducts.aspx
Netbox Hobby (CA Models)… www.netboxhobby.com/main.sc
NitroPlanes… www.nitroplanes.com/nitro.html
Northeast Aerodynamics… www.ne-aero.com/
Ohio Model Products… www.ohiomodelplanes.com/
The Wings Maker… www.thewingsmaker.com/index.php
Pacific Aeromedel Inc…. www.pacaeromodel.com/
Performance A/C Unlimited… www.flypau.com/
Piedmont Models… www.piedmontmodels.com/
Precision Aerobatics… www.precisionaerobatics.com/product_details.php?pid=183
RC Guys… www.rcguys.com/
Richmond Models… www.richmondrc.com/frameset.htm
SIG Manufacturing… www.sigmfg.com/
Texas ARF Airplanes… www.texasrcplanes.com/
Troy Built Models… www.troybuiltmodels.com/
VQ Models… www.vqwarbirds.com/
TZ Import… www.tzimport.com/products.html
Wholesale Planes (Multiple)… www.wholesaletrains.com/Airplanes2.asp?Scale=None&Item=giantarf
Wild Hare RC… www.wildharerc.com/



Can you please help me out with the others? I know there must be quite a few. I'll post the results here when finished.

Thanks,

Frank
Old 03-28-2009, 06:41 AM
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Is that all of them? Wow, I expected that there were more of them.

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Old 03-28-2009, 08:25 AM
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Muroc1,

Just to give you a few more.

Wild Hare RC, OMP, Extreme Flight RC, Chief Aircraft Inc, Airborne Models, Troy Built Models, RC Guys, Texas ARF Airplanes, and the list goes on.
Old 03-28-2009, 10:07 AM
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Muroc1,

Just to give you a few more.

Wild Hare RC, OMP, Extreme Flight RC, Chief Aircraft Inc, Airborne Models, Troy Built Models, RC Guys, Texas ARF Airplanes, and the list goes on.

Zippi,

Sweet!! I'll get the websites and update shortly. Appreciate the names.

Frank
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Do you want "manufacturers," or do you want a list of dealers that a regular person can contact to buy a product?

It is a huge difference.

I doubt that nitroplanes, and many of the other dealers you already listed, actually manufacture any of their ARFs. They are importers/resellers who contract with manufacturers.
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Do you want "manufacturers," or do you want a list of dealers that a regular person can contact to buy a product?
Yes, that's what I am looking for. I have updated the list to reflect what I am trying to do. I don't see an need to list them if you can't buy from them. I'll have to review the ones on the list to see if that's the case on some of them.

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frank,

heres another for your list,

http://www.americanpioneerhobbies.com/

and another,

http://wholesaletrains.com/



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OK, some updates are needed. Tower is www.towerhobbies.com and not greatplanes.com

In general, you do not buy product directly from
(Great Planes)… www.greatplanes.com/airplanes/arf-glow.html
Top Flite… www.top-flite.com/airplanes/gold-arfs.html
You can buy replacement parts through them but the planes and accessories are sold at the retail level by Tower, other online dealers, and local hobby shops.
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Kangke http://kangkeusa.com/superkraft.htm
Pacific Aeromodels http://pacaeromodel.com
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Kangke http://kangkeusa.com/superkraft.htm
Pacific Aeromodels http://pacaeromodel.com

Got'em thanks Joe!

Frank
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VQ models.com, AKmodels.com, hobbypeople.net, hobbylobby.com, abellrc.com, composite-arf.com
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VQ models.com, AKmodels.com, hobbypeople.net, hobbylobby.com, abellrc.com, composite-arf.com

Wow, thanks Ray! I'll get those posted shortly.

Frank
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Ray,

Thanks for posting VQ Models. Very nice warbirds indeed. I think I may have found my new plane.

Frank
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How about East rc with the spoiler and lucky 13, world models , kyosho, [link]http://eastrc.org[/link] [link=http://goldenskiesrc.com]goldenskies rc[/link]


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frank,

heres another for your list,

http://www.americanpioneerhobbies.com/

and another,

http://wholesaletrains.com/



bassman

Sorry about that Bassman, I missed your post. I've got them added now.

Frank
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ORIGINAL: carrellh

OK, some updates are needed. Tower is www.towerhobbies.com and not greatplanes.com

In general, you do not buy product directly from
(Great Planes)… www.greatplanes.com/airplanes/arf-glow.html
Top Flite… www.top-flite.com/airplanes/gold-arfs.html
You can buy replacement parts through them but the planes and accessories are sold at the retail level by Tower, other online dealers, and local hobby shops.

Got it. Thanks Carrellh. Good info.

Frank
Old 03-28-2009, 08:42 PM
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How about East rc with the spoiler and lucky 13, world models , kyosho, [link]http://eastrc.org[/link] [link=http://goldenskiesrc.com]goldenskies rc[/link]


Dave

Thanks Dave. I have them added.

Frank
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Ray,

Thanks for posting VQ Models. Very nice warbirds indeed. I think I may have found my new plane.

Frank
I'm putting together a P51B shangrla. it's beautful and well built, depending on how this one flies, they have several others that are on my list
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thought of another
http://www.advantagehobby.com
they sell most items from the Horizon and Hobbico conglomerates
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http://www.piedmontmodels.com/
http://www.ne-aero.com/
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Got 'em fellas, thanks!

Ray, do you have a build thread going on your P51B?

Frank
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Muroc, no but it looks like I'm going to be asking some questions
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HOBBYBARN.COM
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Got it. Thanks!

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I think we got them all. Thanks again for the help putting this together.

I wonder if I should go for electric ARF builders/sellers now.

Frank

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