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MAR/APR 1984
ISSUE NUMBER 14

QUICKIE BUILDERS ASSOCIATION

INTRODUCTION

by Robert Herd

I haven't particularly looked forward to writing this editorial. Good-byes are hardly my favorite subject, especially with so much still to be accomplished.

Oh sure, I've moaned and groaned on occasion about all the time I WASN'T building on my Quickie because of the hours spent with the word processor. Don't kid yourself - I've enjoyed every minute and would not trade the experience for anything. However, when my lifelong dream of building a country home with a private airstrip recently became possible, there was never a question of priorities. I hope the pilots in the crowd can appreciate my attitude and will forgive me for handing over my QBA editorship. At best, I have just a few weeks before the house lot is ready and it's time to trade my stippling brush for a carpenter's hammer.

Unfortunately, this forces Jim Masal to assume the roles of both editor AND publisher (not exactly an enviable position). Expect a few format changes in QUICKTALK designed to help relieve some of the paperwork burdens. It will be far from easy and cooperation from the membership will be relearning his touch-typing without having to author the material also.) Since QBA has made a career of changing its address, there will probably be no surprise that it's happened again.

This is hardly a "ridin'-off-into-the-sunet" column, I'll be looking forward to seeing everyone at Oshkosh this year as well as other fly-ins around the country. Maybe there will finally be time to write down a few of my own favorite builder hints. (Yes, you guys haven't sent them ALL in!) And, of course, you're all welcome to fly in for a visit when the runway is finished. (It's going to be hard-surfaced, so don't worry.) Who knows? It might be just the place for a future QBA fly-in.

Let me thank everyone for all the letters of encouragement over the past two years and wish you the best of luck with your projects.

Keep in touch.

 

Other Articles In This Issue

LETTERS - by Jim Masal
QUICKIE HINTS - by Jim Masal
Q2 HINTS - by Jim Masal
BUILDING THE NEW Q2 CANARD - by Ron Cross, #2397
ODDS and ENDS - by Jim Masal
CLASSIFIEDS - by Jim Masal
WHEN WILL IT COME? WHAT WILL IT SAY? (IS NO NEWS GOOD NEWS?) - by Will Hubin, #295
WE'VE GOT PICTURES! - by Jim Masal

 


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