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05-04-2011, 02:34 AM
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I've heard a rumor that the old hobby shop is in...

I've heard a rumor that the old hobby shop is in it's final two weeks of business. Perhaps I can open the store in a month or so...

On a different note, I introduced a new pilot to my local...
03-02-2011, 12:21 AM
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LOL -- got a counter offer from the hobby store...

LOL -- got a counter offer from the hobby store owner today. Unfortunately, he lost his chance to sell his store -- the money is with my father over 600 miles away, and put back into the stock market...
03-01-2011, 01:06 AM
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Well guys -- the deal finally fell through. I...

Well guys -- the deal finally fell through. I made a run at a local brick and mortar hobby shop in town that was going out of business. I spent a week getting the LLC all set up, tax permits in...
02-27-2011, 02:10 PM
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Hmmmm -- Model Works (my local brick and mortar...

Hmmmm -- Model Works (my local brick and mortar hobby shop) was closed all day yesterday for a physical inventory... ;)
02-22-2011, 03:40 PM
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Hey guys. Just a quick note -- check out my tag...

Hey guys. Just a quick note -- check out my tag line. Stay tuned for more information this weekend. :cool:
04-10-2010, 12:42 AM
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What a difference two years makes... I found a...

What a difference two years makes... I found a new job, have a series of bosses (four levels high) who like me, and my hard work is truly appreciated. In the last 3 months, I have been given bonuses...
01-25-2009, 02:51 AM
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...no response from Cliff... ...and now...

...no response from Cliff...

...and now it's Saturday evening... :(
01-21-2009, 01:27 PM
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Okay Cliff. How about Saturday (or Sunday)...

Okay Cliff. How about Saturday (or Sunday) morning? Shall I call the main phone number at your hobby store?

What time would be good for you? (Please keep in mind that Tulsa is one hour behind...
01-10-2009, 11:19 PM
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Cliff, I'm not really sure how to respond...

Cliff,

I'm not really sure how to respond to your post. I read it the day you posted it, and I intentionally did not respond until now...

Yes, I would agree with your assessment -- "a...
12-31-2008, 04:25 AM
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They're already in stock! :) Just check...

They're already in stock! :)

Just check out my web page. If you don't see what you're looking for, let me know and I'll order it.
12-31-2008, 03:46 AM
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Well, I have some good news to report. I found a...

Well, I have some good news to report. I found a job! I'll be doing the exact same job for a different company, in my same city. It took me 7 weeks and 5 days to land the job, but I got it.

My...
12-05-2008, 10:15 PM
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Thanks, mmackin. The funds which were put aside...

Thanks, mmackin. The funds which were put aside for me to open the business were in the stock market, and are currently worth about 40% of what they were this time last year.

In short, I don't...
11-10-2008, 06:07 PM
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Yeah, it's (almost) an ideal time to open the...

Yeah, it's (almost) an ideal time to open the hobby store... However, the economy is bad, it's too late to be open by Christmas, and all the money we had set aside to open the store was in the...
11-10-2008, 04:41 AM
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Well, I hesitate to post this... I'm...

Well, I hesitate to post this...

I'm currently a man between jobs... :o :eek:

This could be good news... but it sure feels like bad news... :(
10-22-2008, 07:11 PM
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LOL -- don't worry guys -- my GWS prices will be...

LOL -- don't worry guys -- my GWS prices will be good. ;)

I'm waiting for a bunch (a package of 90) of 8x6HD props to become available -- when it's available, I will place my first order. At...
10-22-2008, 05:37 PM
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Nope -- I'm still moving forward with the...

Nope -- I'm still moving forward with the brick-and-mortar storefront... I'm just doing my best to build my customer base between now and then. :)
10-22-2008, 04:38 PM
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Update --> My website is really starting to take...

Update --> My website is really starting to take off... I've managed to convince GWS to allow me to be an offical GWS Retailer, so now I can buy from GWS at a discount for resale on my web site. ...
09-11-2008, 08:42 PM
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Does my boss realize he was wrong?

Without going into too many details, I'd like to share something with you guys...


Suddenly, things have turned around at my office -- several weeks ago, something happened, which REALLY turned...
07-17-2008, 03:08 AM
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Thanks guys -- I aim to please! :)

Thanks guys -- I aim to please! :)
07-17-2008, 02:47 AM
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The back of my store will have three purposes: ...

The back of my store will have three purposes:

Helicopter flying / training.
Simulator on the PROJECTION screen (for life-like realism).
Building table(s) for the clinics, and everyday use.
07-08-2008, 11:06 PM
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Hey -- that talk of the economy reminds me... ...

Hey -- that talk of the economy reminds me...

I had to visit my local Hobby Town USA last weekend (I broke the motor mount on my Stryker, and needed a quick fix)... I asked the girl at the cash...
07-08-2008, 10:52 PM
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LOL -- yeah, either way, you win! :D

LOL -- yeah, either way, you win! :D
07-08-2008, 10:14 PM
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Views: 34,995

Ugh -- someone may have beat me to the Tulsa...

Ugh -- someone may have beat me to the Tulsa franchise rights... I'll post more as I learn it...
05-02-2008, 02:23 PM
Replies: 265
Views: 34,995

Hey guys -- I'm sure I should have posted this...

Hey guys -- I'm sure I should have posted this earlier, but I'm selling all my childhood toys on eBay, to raise money to open the store. Please take a look, and help a buddy open a local hobby shop...
04-11-2008, 04:49 PM
Replies: 265
Views: 34,995

LOL -- I have a GREAT idea to solve this kind of...

LOL -- I have a GREAT idea to solve this kind of issue... I'm hesitant to post it here, but I guess if I post it here, then it's in writing (in the case of a patent infringement).

I really want...
04-09-2008, 03:43 PM
Replies: 265
Views: 34,995

Here's a link which proves my point, with respect...

Here's a link which proves my point, with respect to "escapism" and recessions.

http://articles.moneycentral.msn.com/Investing/CompanyFocus/IndianaJonesVsTheRecession.aspx

My belief is that...
04-06-2008, 02:04 AM
Replies: 265
Views: 34,995

Yes -- Tulsa really needs a hobby store which...

Yes -- Tulsa really needs a hobby store which caters to the electric airplane crowd. I promise my store will champion that cause. :)

I talked with my Aunt tonight... I'm now 100% fully funded....
03-29-2008, 09:21 PM
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Ugh -- well, I talked with my Aunt this...

Ugh -- well, I talked with my Aunt this morning... She's not as enthusiastic as my father... She *might* let me *borrow* enough money to add to what my father is *giving* me -- which would be just...
03-28-2008, 04:03 PM
Replies: 265
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Kev -- that just means you can open your own...

Kev -- that just means you can open your own hobby store, and be wildly successful as well. :D
03-28-2008, 02:22 AM
Replies: 265
Views: 34,995

By the way, I ordered $700 worth of inventory...

By the way, I ordered $700 worth of inventory from Hobby City this morning. I guess I already have 14% of my airplane stock. :cool:
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