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October 07, 2002

Owner: Garland M. Smith II.

Address: 635 Summit Ave., Hagerstown (the old Holloways Marine Building).

Opening date: Oct. 5.

Products and services: Remote-controlled vehicles (trucks, cars, airplanes, hovercraft, boats and trains), sun catchers, hobbies, indoor electric racetrack for practice and competition racing.

Market area: Frederick, Hagerstown, Chambersburg, Middletown and Waynesboro.

How did you get into your business or what motivated you to start it? "I was motivated by my own hobby interests and other enthusiasts."

Previous business experience: Manager at Dollar General Store.

Number of employees: Myself.

Store hours: Monday through Thursday, 10:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.; Saturday 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Sunday 10 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.


Telephone: 301-416-4700.

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