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Tandy/Radio Shack Red Arrow Buggy (1988)

tandy-radio-shack-red-arrow-buggy-001With R/C still at peak popularity in 1988, Tandy/Radio Shack filled their stores with a range of off-road vehicles, and one of the very best was the Red Arrow Buggy.

A popular ‘little brother’ to their top-of-the-line Golden Arrow Buggy (manufactured by Nikko), the Red Arrow was actually manufactured by an entirely different company. And as such, gave it’s ‘sibling’ quite a run for it’s money…

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Lost Hobby Shops: Tandy Electronics at Christmas

Tandy Christmas Sale And Gift Catalogue, 1984

Tandy Christmas Sale And Gift Catalogue, 1984With Christmas fast approaching, I thought I’d take a moment to reflect on Tandy Electronics in Australia.

The last Tandy stores were closed or rebranded quite recently in Australia. But many will remember Tandy as the place they got their first R/C car…among a wide variety of other electronic gadgets and toys.

Tandy was truly a great destination for Christmas toy shopping back in the 1980s and early 1990s.

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