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Revell sold to a German investment group

The bankruptcy of Hobbico has led to Revell’s assets being bought by a German investment group, listed in court documents as Blitz 18-313. It is based near Munich. Blitz also bought Hobbico Germany. The sale was approved by a U.S. bankruptcy court Friday, April 13. Sale price was $3.9 million...

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Tower Hobbies -Notice Regarding the Sale of Your Personal Information and Your Right to Opt-out

With this notice below we left our office today. Hobbico’s parent company TOWER HOBBIES has been officially acquired by HORIZON HOBBY.  Along with the purchase goes your personal info. Unsubscribe if you wish or should you decide to keep doing business with Horizon Hobby, pretty much disregard this message. Dear...

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ACADEMY 1/35 US ARMY M163 VULCAN Kit. 13507

The M163 Vulcan Air Defense System (VADS) is a self-propelled anti-aircraft gun (SPAAG) that was used by the United States Army and the United States Marine Corps . The M168 gun is a variant of the General Dynamics 20 mm M61 Vulcan rotary cannon, the standard cannon in most U.S....

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The only female Medal of Honor recipient

Mary Edwards Walker (1832-1919) was born as the youngest of the seven children of Alvah and Vesta Walker. She was raised from an early age in the spirit of progressive non-conformism that characterized the household. While they were believing Christians, the parents taught their children to always question the regulations...

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Tamiya 1/20 “Braun” Tyrrell Honda 020 Kit No. 20029

Over the years, the Tyrell Racing Team of England has become famous for incorporating innovative ideas in their Formula One racing machines. During the 1990 Grand Prix season, they introduced a very distinctive anhedral shaped front wing, which immediately became popular with other Formula One car builders. For the 1991...

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Keep that dust away from your painted model kits

Next time you go t a family or friends reunion where they serve pastries, don’t forget to ask for the empty container. This containers from pastries come mostly from the mega store. I find them very useful when painting automobile model kits or anything else that will be hi-gloss. With...