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Rest in peace, Mike Reedy

Old 05-17-2011, 04:51 PM
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rest in peace sir......
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Old 05-17-2011, 06:06 PM
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A legend is gone. Rest in peace Mike.
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Old 05-17-2011, 06:15 PM
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Very sad news to hear, R.I.P my good friend.
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R.I.P Mr. Reedy
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R.I.P. Mr. Reedy

"The RC world has lost a great legend and a significant pioneer today. RIP Mike Reedy. You will be missed but remembered fondly." Kyosho America
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Old 05-17-2011, 06:49 PM
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R.I.P., Mike Reedy. We will miss you. A really nice guy. I remember that I wasn't satisfied with one of his modify motors at the West Coast Championship (years, years ago) and he gave me his backup and let me keep the one I didnt like for a practice motor.
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Old 05-17-2011, 06:53 PM
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Old 05-17-2011, 07:01 PM
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Our son Randon came very close to being named "Reedy". It was on the short list of names at the time.

last time I talked to Mike was probably a nice 20 minute conversation about 235mm pan cars of all things... about how ridiculous the speeds were back in the day, and that's what lead to demise of 235mm cars way back then. "can't be more than 7 people worldwide that can drive them accurately".

Wish I'd have had a few more opportunitys to chat him up.

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I bet he is already arguing with Big Jim...


RIP Mike, Godspeed!
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the hobby world lost a true legend,super nice and willing to help everbody,rest in peace mike reedy
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Originally Posted by fastharryDOTcom View Post
I bet he is already arguing with Big Jim...

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RIP Mr. Reedy. I still have a letter from Mike from several several years ago when I was trying to get sponsored and sent resume's out to a bunch of companies. Mike was the only one that responded with a nice friendly letter signed by him. I still have it saved. To me that showed a lot about him.

I also remember the 2002 carpet nats in Stockton CA. There was a celebrity race and Mike was one of the racers invited to race a TC. We were marshaling the race and decided to pick the two walls up in front of the drivers stand so he could make pretty much an oval out of the road course! He had a blast during that race and EVERYONE in the building did as well.

Thank you for everything you did for us Mike!

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