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What happened to Victor's Hobbies?
Orffer
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Gauteng, South Africa
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Posted: Wednesday, February 01, 2006 - 11:54 AM UTC
Recently I wanted to visit Victor's Hobbies, and I found that they have vacated their store in Fourways Crossing...

Can anybody tell me what happened and IF they moved somewhere else?

Regards

Dieter
Tarok
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Victoria, Australia
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Posted: Wednesday, February 01, 2006 - 12:10 PM UTC
Howzit Dieter,

See THIS post

As per King_Tiger (aka James):


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On Victors Hobbies. They have closed but it is not a permanent closure. They were forced to move since the rent had gone drastically for the shop they were hiring at Fourways. As it was the end of the lease period as well they decided to close down until such time they can find another shop.



Let us know if you find any more out on this...

Rudi
KING_TIGER
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North-West, South Africa
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Posted: Wednesday, February 01, 2006 - 01:10 PM UTC
Hi Dieter,

Yip as I said they are looking for a new premises. We had a Model Meeting last night and Mel (Owner) said he might just have found something. So lets hope for the best.

But in the mean time if you are seriously looking for something contact Mel on his cell at 0826503003. He is sure to help you as he is still selling his merchandise. You can even make an arrangement to go to his factory and view the goods there.

Hope this helps.
Tarok
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Victoria, Australia
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Posted: Wednesday, February 01, 2006 - 01:25 PM UTC
Factory?

Out of curiousity what is he producing? Model goods?
KING_TIGER
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North-West, South Africa
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Posted: Wednesday, February 01, 2006 - 04:24 PM UTC
I think it is the Scenes SA stuff along with his range of glues etc. But I stand under correction.
Tarok
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Victoria, Australia
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Posted: Wednesday, February 01, 2006 - 04:30 PM UTC

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I think it is the Scenes SA stuff.



Ah, that rings a bell! :-) Cool!
Orffer
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Gauteng, South Africa
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Posted: Sunday, February 05, 2006 - 05:03 PM UTC
Thanks for the Info

Dieter
Reconrsa007
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North-West, South Africa
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Posted: Friday, February 10, 2006 - 10:12 AM UTC
Hi guys

Visit his(Mel's or Victor's) site @
http://www.marinemodel.co.za
They actually sell some cool stuff and the price is not to bad...