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lakeracer69

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I'm interested in buying some VW parts from them. Has anyone ordered something from them recently? ( Like in the last couple of months)

I do know Steve Bennett passed away, and read that the new owner has passed away too. Does anyone have an up to date SITREP?

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lakeracer69

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Have seen no news to suggest they are out of business? Can always pick up the phone and see if anyone answers?
Thank you Captain Obvious

Sure I can do that. That is not the question I asked. I'm looking to see if anyone has ordered something in the recent timeline I stated, and received their order in a timely fashion. It's a small operation, not Aircraft Spruce.

Again, has anyone actually bought something from them in the past couple months and received their merchandise in a timely fashion?

Thanks
 

bmcj

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Oooh, someone’s a little snarky today.

and received their order in a timely fashion.
Had you added this line in your first post, the intent of your question would have been a little more obvious.

As it was written though, I would also have assumed that you were asking if they were still in business.
 

N804RV

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I bought some pre-welded exhaust pipes about 2 months ago. It took awhile. But, I did get them.

With GPAS, I always order online, then follow up with a phone call.
 

soneraifred

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I bought a flywheel and mag drive hub from Art in April, and a mag drive coupling in May for the HAPI 1835 for my Ultra Pup. I ordered the stuff online, and it took two to three weeks to get it.
 

plncraze

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Welcome to the forum Soneraifred! I loved the paint job on your plane!
 

mcrae0104

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Welcome indeed. I really appreciated your Sonerai webinar, Fred.
 

soneraifred

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Thanks for the welcome. I’ve been lurking for a few years. My Sonerai IIL with its GP 2180 is pretty much retired. It’s 34 years old and has a little more than 1650 hours. I’m now flying behind an O-290-G Lycosaurus in my Wag-A-Bond. Hopefully, my single-seat, wood wing Ultra Pup with a HAPI 1835 will be flying in a year or so. We’ll see....
 
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