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Old 09-10-2020, 03:50 PM
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Haven't gone through the whole thread to see if it was mentioned, but I noticed an item in the August 1971 Model Rocketry magazine (p. 13) where they mentioned that the original Bandit was designed by Mark Kellner (only the Goblin is credited to him in the OP)
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Old 09-11-2020, 01:08 PM
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I've just read all 13 years and 20 pages of this thread and enjoyed it.

I kind of feel that Estes was lucky to have Kellner and Doerffler back in the good ol' days. One was an art guy that could do gearhead stuff and one was a gearhead that could do art stuff.
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Old 09-17-2020, 04:50 PM
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Haven't gone through the whole thread to see if it was mentioned, but I noticed an item in the August 1971 Model Rocketry magazine (p. 13) where they mentioned that the original Bandit was designed by Mark Kellner (only the Goblin is credited to him in the OP)
. TRUE. Because this is what I do,,, heres documentation on the kit......
Still, in re looking at the Goblin, he is given no credit. As you see, just the Estes R & D Staff. Guess he got shorted ?!
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Old 09-18-2020, 04:33 PM
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The Launch magazine interview with Bill Simon has a list of models attributed to Estes designers, 1961 - 1980, compiled by Wayne Kellner.

In that list, Wayne gets the Goblin. Mark gets Teros and Marauder. The Bandit is missing from this list.

Bill says he left Estes in 1977 due to family reasons.

Reelin' in the years.

http://vernestes.com/images/LAUNCH%...-Correccted.pdf

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