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These old advertisements from modeling magazines are nice to peruse when waxing nostalgic over the days of yore. It really brings back memories of the early days of aeromodeling. To be honest, equipment of today is far superior to the unreliable electronics, lousy die-smashed balsa kits, questionable adhesives, and engines that were difficult to start. Still, it was a time when a much greater percentage of people knew how to build and fix things with their hands, and how to troubleshoot and adjust items. These days, we buy ready-to-fly models and throw them away when they break.

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