2019 10 San Diego Argonauts Newsletter
Newsletter – October 2019 – Volume 58, Issue #4
Dust off your boats and start prepping for these upcoming, awesome RC scale boating events!
We’ve created a series of themed events. Bring your themed RC scale boats, and let’s have some fun! For more information see our Facebook page or contact Jeff Sparksworthy firstname.lastname@example.org.
July 20, 2019 – “Tug-O-War”
- Bring your tugs. We’ll measure their pulling power against a scale and have tugs pull each other across sight lines. We will also have a weighted barge pull.
October 26, 2019 – “Taffy 3”
- This is an effort to honor Taffy 3 crew and squadron members, survivors and their families by building, displaying and running 1:96 scale model Taffy 3 warships at this historic event. (For questions about this event contact Neil Boyle email@example.com)
- 9:00am-noon with formation runs at noon and 2:00pm.
December 7, 2019 – “Pearl Harbor Remembrance Model Boat Run / Fleet Gathering”
- A run of 1:96 scale ships & boats at Santee Lakes. Argonauts with 1/96 scale ships are invited to run with the Task Force 96 group.
December 21, 2019 – “2019 Model Boat Parade of Lights”
- A magical evening run involving tiny boats and lots of little, beautiful lights.
Argonauts & Western Warship Combat Club will have a combined booth promoting model boating. Come volunteer at or visit the booth and show off RC model boating.
All attendees are interested in making things…let’s show ’em little boats!
Plus, you can’t beat the amazing location of the Antique Gas & Steam Museum.
- Date: Saturday, June 15 & Sunday, June 16
- Time: 9am-4pm
- Location: Antique Gas & Steam Engine Museum, Inc., 2040 N Santa Fe Ave, Vista, California 92083
More info: on North county mini Maker Faire: https://northcounty.makerfaire.com/
Argonauts Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/285939349020236/
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- When: Saturday, October 7 & Sunday, October 8, 2017.
- Location: Our booth will be in front of the awesome San Diego Model Railroad Museum
Members, get your RC models ready! Chat with Rob & Mark to learn more.
Makers, come check out these awesome RC boats, combat ships, and awesome hands-on activities!
For More Info on Maker Faire San Diego:
Clubs Represented at Our Booth:
Instructions for Volunteers:
We’ve been given a fantastic indoor space, right in front of the entrance to the Model Railroad Museum in Balboa Park. We will have access to the space for setting up, starting on Friday at 4:00 PM, and at 8:00 AM on Saturday, 9:00 AM on Sunday. We have parking, secure storage, power and restrooms, with a cafe just up the stairs above us. This will be a high-traffic area during the event, but with a perfectly-controllable, roped-in area along the busy thoroughfare. WE NEED BOATS AND SHIPS TO DISPLAY! You need not commit to the full weekend, or even a full day, but we need as many people and boats/submarines and ships as possible.
See photos below for an unloading map and a look at the space.
Jimmie Hawkins is selling a variety of scale ships & tugboats. All are ready to run. Contact him for more info: jimmie.hawkins48
Southampton tug: $200SOLD
- 1/72 Corvette: $400
Sub chaser: $800SOLD
Saito Chiba Star: $1000SOLD
Satio Neptune: $1000SOLD