Acme Depot.

Discussion in 'General Flight Jacket Discussion' started by Steve27752, May 25, 2018.

  1. Steve27752

    Steve27752 Well-Known Member

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    Some of you may have heard of Acme depot. But for those that have not, there are close ups of original A-2's and some written descriptions.
    http://www.acmedepot.com
     
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  2. ausreenactor

    ausreenactor Well-Known Member

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    Pretty much where it all started for me.... God bless you World Wide Web.
     
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  3. B-Man2

    B-Man2 Well-Known Member

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    Absolutely.... great site for discovering the A2 !
     
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  4. Skyhawk

    Skyhawk Well-Known Member

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    Yes, coincidently I was just there yesterday. Great source for A-2 info!
     
  5. ties70

    ties70 Active Member

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    Other side of the world but exactly the same experience...Marc's page was my first contact with the better makers...
     
  6. johnwayne

    johnwayne Well-Known Member

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    Me too, great source of info for newbies to the A2 collecting bug!
     
  7. mrchina

    mrchina Member

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    good site for reference...............it was my "go to" site for A-2's lo those many years ago.
    Don
     
  8. Cocker

    Cocker Active Member

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    One helluva great reference I used at lot too.

    Still needs some update on the repro makers.
     
  9. Smithy

    Smithy Well-Known Member

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    Gosh I'd forgotten about that site. One of the first places I read up about A-2s back in the day.
     
  10. saucerfiend

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    Seems really odd seeing all the jacket reviews without Goodwear jackets to be seen in review. But, this was around as John was getting started. At least the name is mentioned.
     
  11. Lorenzol

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    Yup, first site I ever checked out for info on A-2s. Not much seems to have happened there in a long time, but still valuable info on A-2s and some repro manufacturers.
     
  12. Greg Gale

    Greg Gale Active Member

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    I still check that site quite often. One of the best sources of information about A-2s.
     
  13. Brettafett

    Brettafett Active Member

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    That site is what prompted my first foray into the HWT exercise ;) I wanted my brand shiny new ELC RW27752 to look like those jackets haha
    This was back in 2001/2
     

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