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Old 11-04-2004, 11:41 PM
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I am sorry to report that one of the great people in our sport/hobby has passed on. John Brodbeck Sr., the "B" in K&B had passed away on Tuesday at the age of 91. Anyone that has been in R/C boating for as many years as I have owned at one time or another a K&B engine. They might not have been the fastest, but one that you knew that would finish a race and own an engine that you could always get parts for.
In days like this with Corporations and faceless people behind them, we had a Pioneer that put his name on his product.
I've never had the pleasure of meeting John but he will be missed.
Old 11-05-2004, 12:13 PM
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A loss to the world of R/C, but the legacy left behind will support the good name!

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