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Old 10-22-2018, 01:37 PM
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Found this info in another thread. I would like to add John Boren's (Jumpjet) works to this thread but don't know if the original poster is still around.


Also, Rocket Doctor is Ken Montayne (sp).

Dave Meyers has popped up on the Estes Model Rockets group on Facebook and claims basically all the most recent winged stuff up to 2010 (i.e. the RC rocket gliders). I'll see if he'll come over and join.
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Old 10-22-2018, 02:13 PM
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Also, Rocket Doctor is Ken Montayne (sp).

Dave Meyers has popped up on the Estes Model Rockets group on Facebook and claims basically all the most recent winged stuff up to 2010 (i.e. the RC rocket gliders). I'll see if he'll come over and join.



yes, I saw that and I resisted asking "what about Larry Renger and the Astro Blaster?"


https://stunthanger.com/smf/12-a-bu...-model-designs/


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Old 10-22-2018, 03:00 PM
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Larry has had a pretty long and sweeping hobby career.
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Old 10-22-2018, 03:38 PM
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yes, I saw that and I resisted asking "what about Larry Renger and the Astro Blaster?"


https://stunthanger.com/smf/12-a-bu...-model-designs/


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I'm sure there's probably some kits that were handled at various times by multiple people, or maybe he dealt with a major modificatiion or repackaging? Like Renger claims "Alpha Mark II".
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Also, Rocket Doctor is Ken Montayne (sp).

Dave Meyers has popped up on the Estes Model Rockets group on Facebook and claims basically all the most recent winged stuff up to 2010 (i.e. the RC rocket gliders). I'll see if he'll come over and join.


According to Carl's data at SEMROC, Meyers is credited for:

2075 ARV Condor
2112 Transwing Super Glider
2114 Corkscrew
2116 Sweet Vee R/C Rocket Glider



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And Larry Renger, also from SEMROC data:

K-13 Falcon (Estes)
K-6 Hawk (AMROCS)
K101 Hawk (Space Age Industries)
K-2A Mark II (Estes)
K-57 Sky Dart (Estes)
KC-5 Bomarc, pop-pod version (Estes)
0705 X-15 (Estes)
0816 Wolverine (Estes)
0715 X-15 Starter Set (Estes)
2073 Astro-Blaster (Estes)
2090 Strato Blaster (Estes)



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I believe the Estes K-6 is the Astron Ranger, not some "Hawk" thing.
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I believe the Estes K-6 is the Astron Ranger, not some "Hawk" thing.

I got the AMROCS, Estes, and Space Age Industries mixed up. It's a K-6 AMROCS.

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I'm sure there's probably some kits that were handled at various times by multiple people, or maybe he dealt with a major modificatiion or repackaging? Like Renger claims "Alpha Mark II".

What the heck is the Alpha Mark II? Could be the Alpha II? Thats a 70s thing.
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Old 10-23-2018, 02:34 AM
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Maybe was Alpha II. But that was more Bob Cannon's project. It does make one wonder what Larry was thinking.....
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