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Old 05-13-2021, 06:45 PM
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Originally Posted by A Fish Named Wallyum
The classic story. Took the money and disappeared with it. Left a lot of people holding the bag.

it was a father/son kitchen table operation. One of the two got sick (assume the father) and proper business practices went out the window. Or something like that.
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Old 05-13-2021, 09:23 PM
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Yep, they made very nice Estes Clones of kits nobody else attempted.
Really reasonable prices, and they sold decals really reasonably (like half the price of any one else).
Can't remember if it was the father or son that got sick, but they folded quickly after and some got stiffed. One was on the West Coast and one was on the East Coast, which logistically was goofy. Not sure of the separation of duties, but I always dealt with Caleb (son).
It was too bad they folded. Had really nice stuff. They folded up just as Semroc was hitting their "peak".

I still REALLY miss Carl and the old Semroc.
I wish they would come out with more SLS kits.
The old Centuri "Large Scale" and Enerjet stuff really rocked.
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