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Daithi O Buitigh08/06/2017 12:38:49
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In fairness the Kadet is also an original from Sig and their price is $150. Add on the 20% VAT on both the original cost plus the post and packaging it does make it a lot more expensive (especially if the 'extras' are included)

Peter Miller08/06/2017 13:39:02
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Yes but the Sig kit is still available today from Pegasus for £115 (Well you might have to wait for it to come from the USA.)

The Mercury Matador kit looks like the original Mercury kit as sold back in the 50s and 60s.

You can get a kit from Ben BUckle but not in its original box with original label as far as I know

onetenor16/06/2017 03:25:56
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Just come across an unknown diesel on E bay for a tenner and thought I'd have a pop. Looked .a bit like a magnum/ However £8 .50 postagefrom London put me right off. I s this his hidden profit I wonder ?

Jez Harris 116/06/2017 07:00:24
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Disagree...if I have to buy jiffy bags etc then thats the 'packaging' part of p&p.
Ebay costs are so high now why should sellers swallow costs?
I dont think thats unreasonable.

Stevo16/06/2017 07:28:37
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Yep... ?8.50 may seem a little high, but includes p&p, packaging, time, travel to the P.O etc, no not so bad.
David Ovenden19/06/2017 21:29:40
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OS FS95V for only £672. Bargain with the free postage -  NOT!

Edited By David Ovenden on 19/06/2017 21:34:34

Edited By David Ovenden on 19/06/2017 21:35:33

Martin Whybrow20/06/2017 19:33:49
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His listings are incredibly random, as his prices appear to be; according to ebay, he has over 1/4 million items listed at the moment!

Sparks25/07/2017 20:11:52
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Now, here's a bargain for someone!

Peter Miller25/07/2017 20:47:58
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I have never owned anything that awful. Thrown away much beter thngs

iqon25/07/2017 21:29:26
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I dont know why these people think its worth owt

cymaz26/07/2017 06:51:34
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Oh for goodness sake, give it to the bin men surprise

Martin Dance 126/07/2017 07:57:03
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Now then the ad does say that you are only getting the front bit, that'll be the lump of corroded metal then. The rest is going in the bin.

Erfolg26/07/2017 13:24:06
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Oh my God, I think I know what it is. If only I had seen it earlier, I would have saved myself from building the very same model.


It was initially the wing break point and UC wire that gave me the clue.

It is possible that I could have used the engine?

Martin Harris26/07/2017 18:59:36
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Poor old thing's had a hard life...

iqon26/07/2017 20:47:13
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not yet run in.....

Piers Bowlan26/07/2017 21:13:38
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I simply don't 'do ebay', am I the only one?. What amazes me is that some people will on-occasion pay more for a used, sometimes damaged, item that they can buy new for less. It doesn't make any sense. For example the NGH GF38 petrol engine can be purchased from Just Engines for £270 including silencer etc. and a warrantee. From Hobbyking on ebay it is £277 without muffler. On their own website it is £235 with the Hobbyking guarantee. wink 2

I came across this one on Ebay from a German seller here. Is he serious? Will someone buy it at that price?

I am curious probably because I have a brand new, unopened NGH GF38 engine myself, that is surplus to requirements. What should I do? Put it up for auction on ebay or ask a silly price? As I don't have any track record would that be wise? Any advice would be welcome.


Edited By Piers Bowlan on 26/07/2017 21:26:14

iqon26/07/2017 22:44:07
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You could always advertise on here wink

kevin b27/07/2017 00:04:52
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Posted by iqon on 26/07/2017 22:44:07:

You could always advertise on here wink

I think he just did. smiley

Andy4830/07/2017 21:48:53
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Used Taranis Plus. Starting bids £170. Brand new, £170.

Geoff Sleath31/07/2017 00:10:40
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I think it IS new and advertised by a trade seller. I could be wrong, of course. Both my early Taranis transmitters came with the aluminium carrying case and charger as standard and were a lot cheaper than new ones now. I understood that the case is an extra now.


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