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Old 01-25-2020, 06:10 PM
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Old 01-25-2020, 06:16 PM
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These are the original square kits, made with interlocking laser cut plywood. I got two others in a hobby shop in the 90s. Rocket Reviews indicates the company started in 1995. The ones I have are the Xanadune and Sparrow.

The attached pictures are from the listing, I had never seen these four before, Vector, Phalanx, VR.T.GO, and Gyro Romo. The last two pics of the Avenger are from a later listing.
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Old 01-25-2020, 08:25 PM
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I recall this company had a brief existence.

I did pick up five or their kits: Spinnaker, Dartan, Vector, Avenger & Xanadune.

They're somewhere in the bowels of my collection.
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Old 01-25-2020, 09:03 PM
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They're somewhere in the bowels of my collection.


I hope they were wrapped in plastic.
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Old 01-25-2020, 11:17 PM
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Goodness....these came from just over on the other side of the valley from me. And I never heard of them until this thread.

I wonder if Rick Randol (New Way Spacemodels) is aware of them.
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Old 01-26-2020, 07:29 AM
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I didn't know they had closed.
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Old 02-01-2020, 08:21 AM
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Cool - I've heard of these, but never built one - with the reasonable price, I ordered an Avenger. Thanks for pointing this listing out.
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I found out more info about Stellar Dimensions after I started NewWay. I had always wanted to go the way of traditional cardboard tube and nose, just square. Stellar had a patent on making rockets using flat laser cut parts to create a square rocket. The engine hook was a circle with 4 tabs on it that you put at the bottom of the motor and twisted the tabs into slots on the the tube. Not sure what happened exactly but, I believe the guy who started it and had done all the work had health problems. Several years back that guys brother had Stellar Dimensions for sale on eBay. The sale included all the laser cut files, artwork and hundreds of already laser cut parts. I thought since I was doing square tube rockets I should own Stellar as well. I didn’t get it. It sold for $500.00 which was too much for me at that time. So, someone has been sitting on it for years now.
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I found out more info about Stellar Dimensions after I started NewWay. I had always wanted to go the way of traditional cardboard tube and nose, just square. Stellar had a patent on making rockets using flat laser cut parts to create a square rocket. The engine hook was a circle with 4 tabs on it that you put at the bottom of the motor and twisted the tabs into slots on the the tube. Not sure what happened exactly but, I believe the guy who started it and had done all the work had health problems. Several years back that guys brother had Stellar Dimensions for sale on eBay. The sale included all the laser cut files, artwork and hundreds of already laser cut parts. I thought since I was doing square tube rockets I should own Stellar as well. I didn’t get it. It sold for $500.00 which was too much for me at that time. So, someone has been sitting on it for years now.
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