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since stopped providing us with kits to fuel our addictions.

I offer up - Hawks Hobbies, Q-Modelling, and Mercury Engineering.

What kits do you miss?
 
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Some I always ogled, but never had the funds to try:

Rocket Dyne Systems
BAM Industries
Dynacom
 

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Looks like the Argentinian manufacturer SkyTec folded.

Here's the message I got when I went to message them on their FB page

Hola! gracias por ponerte en contacto con el equipo de skytec. Por la situación de público o conocimiento nos vemos en la obligación de suspender todas las ventas
Hasta nuevo aviso. Saludos Skytec Cohetes
Translated by google it reads:
Hi! Thank you for contacting the skytec team. Due to the public or knowledge situation we are obliged to suspend all sales until further notice.

Greetings
Skytec Rockets
 
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Fat Cat
PDR
K&S
DFR or RSR (they changed names)
Rogue
Rokitflite
 

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PD Rocketry, Thrustline and Inflight are three that I miss. Retro Rocketry looked like they were going to be fun. Hawks Hobby had some great upscales and QModeling was an equally great loss to weather conditions.
 

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I’ll second Edmonds.

also Qualified Competition Rockets.
 

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since stopped providing us with kits to fuel our predictions.

I offer up - Hawks Hobbies, Q-Modelling, and Mercury Engineering.

What kits do you miss?
Corrected - darn eyes without bifocals - addictions not predictions.
 

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Atlantic Rockets (of Piscataway, NJ)
Empire Rockets (of Forestville NV)
The Launch Pad (of Okeechobee FL)
U.S. Rockets (of Claremont, CA)
Sherri's Hot Rockets (aka SHR, of FL)
Red Arrow Hobbies (of Stevensville, MI)

Is Sunward dead, or just stopped making custom kits?

If stopped making the rockets we used to like, then the list of vendors expands further:
RoachWerks (of Lexington, MI)
Altaira Rocketry (of MA)
 
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Atlantic Rockets (of Piscataway, NJ)
Empire Rockets (of Forestville NV)
The Launch Pad (of Okeechobee FL)
U.S. Rockets (of Claremont, CA)
Sherri's Hot Rockets (aka SHR, of FL)
Red Arrow Hobbies (of Stevensville, MI)



Is Sunward dead, or just stopped making custom kits?

If stopped making the rockets we used to like, then the list of vendors expands further:
RoachWerks (of Lexington, MI)
Altaira Rocketry (of MA)
Empire was still doing business very recently. Quite a bit of chatter on Facebook. Not sure what the deal is with US Rockets. Never count Jerry out.
 

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The ones that jump to my mind first are:

T.H.O.Y - Really liked their stuff. An extended Wasp was my first mid-power Bird. Still have it...

Vaughn Brothers - Just great kits.

Launch Pad - Awesome subjects, unique methods, fun builds!
 
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