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Old 01-01-2019, 09:58 AM
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I've seen the same thing here at our local HL, and I wonder how much of this is due to the recent fallout of Hobbico? While the rocketry section is smaller, so are the plastic model selections. More of the 'toys' where kits used to be.
Hi, Bob,

None of us want to think this way, but I'm afraid the real explanation is, we're getting old

That is, the millennials aren't as interested in this stuff as the boomers, et al.

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Old 01-02-2019, 07:56 AM
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I'd guess winter has something to do with it. Here in northern Illinois, it's too darned cold to be flying rockets, so the store won't be selling many. Why carry stock if it doesn't move?
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