Jack Plonka (aka Skyworks) Found!

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Jack Plonka (aka Skyworks) Found!

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Post by Studly » Fri Feb 03, 2017 2:48 am

Anyone for a lynching party ? :twisted:

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Post by pickelhaube » Fri Feb 03, 2017 6:32 am

I can't pull it up .

Of course I do not have face book.
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Post by dannyc » Fri Feb 03, 2017 8:02 am

Studly wrote:Anyone for a lynching party ? :twisted:
I'll bring the torches

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Post by A-10LOADER » Fri Feb 03, 2017 11:03 am

Is this the guy that made off with the 1/18th scale A-10 ?

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Post by rschaap » Fri Feb 03, 2017 11:15 am

Yes sir, he is the one. He took a lot of members models and their money, along with all the hopes people had at the time of having an A-10 in their collection.

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Post by A-10LOADER » Fri Feb 03, 2017 2:02 pm

So I'm assuming this is the same guy that kept your Tomcat forward fuselage section as well ?

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Post by A-10LOADER » Fri Feb 03, 2017 2:34 pm

Sorry to open up " old wounds " but, is this the same guy ??

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Post by pickelhaube » Fri Feb 03, 2017 2:53 pm

No that guy made his from scratch.
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Post by Studly » Fri Feb 03, 2017 3:22 pm

It's nice to see Jack is still Loved by our community LMAO :lol:

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Post by p51 » Fri Feb 03, 2017 3:25 pm

Ah yes... Jack. Who found my cell phone number and called me up and 'nicely' threatened to sue me unless I removed all the negative posts about him and his company off these boards. I basically said 'Not a chance' and called his scare tactic bluff.

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Post by YT » Fri Feb 03, 2017 6:10 pm

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Post by rschaap » Sat Feb 04, 2017 12:02 am

A-10LOADER wrote:So I'm assuming this is the same guy that kept your Tomcat forward fuselage section as well ?

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Same guy.

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Post by Aracula » Sun Feb 05, 2017 2:42 pm

Alright folks this was before my time I guess, but caught my eye the way you guys are talking about it. So what was the deal with this? If you do not mind me asking, and if is to wrong to talk about I understand and will not ask anymore. Just curious.
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Post by Razor17019 » Sun Feb 05, 2017 3:41 pm

Aracula wrote:Alright folks this was before my time I guess, but caught my eye the way you guys are talking about it. So what was the deal with this? If you do not mind me asking, and if is to wrong to talk about I understand and will not ask anymore. Just curious.
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Sorry you are being left out. This board has a history. If you want the complete story, search on "Skyworks" and go back to 2009 time to see the beginning. If you guys that were involved what to discuss it, please do.

You can also search "Audie Murphy" see another chapter in this board's history.

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Post by pickelhaube » Sun Feb 05, 2017 4:08 pm

Well I will tell you.

I have probably the longest history with this guy .

To keep it short he used to do custom 1/18 scale work.

The work he did was so-so. His dad's work was pretty good. I sent a bunch of plains to him and they all came back except one.

THAT ONE GOT LOST IN THE MAIL AND I AM STILL WAITING FOR IT.

He had a bunch of planes that were 3-D printed he copied some of the projects that I was working on just to smite me ( P-40 varients and Japanese Tony )

He had these projects going and quite a few others .

He landed a good paying job at Toyota I think and just pulled up leaving a bunch of guys hanging after taking their money.

Will this was going on the owner of 21 Century Toys at the time sent him a A-10 ptototype so Jack could copy it.

That went missing . How did it go missing nobody knows.

I called the cops on him once to no avail . The cops were called about the A-10 , again nothing came of it.

He tried to sue a few guys ( or theatend to ) me included . For slandering him.

That became an awful joke because he was the biggest rip off artist that this hobby has ever seen.

I may have left some things out but that just about raps things up .

I am sure a few other guys here have something to add to this.
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Post by Aracula » Sun Feb 05, 2017 4:53 pm

Thanks for telling me, he sounds like a real tool. Sorry to hear he did people that way.
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Re: Jack Plonka (aka Skyworks) Found!

Post by snake » Mon Mar 27, 2017 11:42 pm

Good to see that we are still talking about Skyworks.

Old, deep wounds never really heal, do they.

Never dealt with him, thanfully, but an AAA asshole.

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Post by flayrah » Wed Mar 29, 2017 9:30 am

Didn't someone at the time track down his home address and try to confront him in person? Or was that 'Audie Murphy' that was tracked down? Or were those two, the same guys? All I remember is a lot of the trouble makers seemed to surface, cause months of problems, and disappear, at about the same time.

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