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Denis Watkins09/01/2019 08:54:57
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Posted by Peter Miller on 09/01/2019 08:36:15:

THis is about half the price of a good S/H OS FS 40 Surpass.

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I will not make any comment!!!disgust

There is a lad on eBay in the USA, can provide most I/C motor gaskets £5 - £6 laser cut

Very quickly by airmail letter post

Daithi O Buitigh09/01/2019 09:38:07
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Well I suppose it is the 'best price' (if you're the one doing the selling)

Former Member09/01/2019 12:17:55
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Denis Watkins09/01/2019 13:49:22
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This is the guy ST, on eBay today, https://www.ebay.com/str/rclasercutgasketco

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Edited By Denis Watkins on 09/01/2019 13:51:14

Peter Miller09/01/2019 16:39:33
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I am sure that he does love his prices. I wonder how many suckers buy them

i12fly10/01/2019 01:02:39
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As we know, sometimes dealers put the price up to silly figures to put people off while they re-stock -so they don't have to cancel and relist (which I believe costs them).

However there's something fishy here, all the prices of the items I've looked at (about 20 of the 227K listed) seem to be about x10 times too expensive, perhaps a conversion error as the bits come from USA even though the seller is in UK..

So I looked at the first 5 feedbacks listed, they were all satisfied customers, although 1 had asked for and got a refund, but viewing the original listings for the items they all said "The listing was ended by the seller because the item is no longer available". How can that happen?

Former Member12/02/2019 09:57:20
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Denis Watkins12/02/2019 10:03:12
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Posted by supertigrefan on 12/02/2019 09:57:20:

Someone maybe taking advantage of limited Laser stock?

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Edited By supertigrefan on 12/02/2019 09:57:38

Jon said a little while back that sometimes customers buy a motor that then appears on ebay

Paul Marsh21/02/2019 20:19:13
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You're avin' a larf!!!!

 

It's a T-28 Trojan fuselage on a Ripmax Bullet wing, even though it doesn't fit!

Good grief!!!

 

RC-PLANE-1930-STYLE-RACER

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Edited By Paul Marsh on 21/02/2019 20:20:08

Edited By Paul Marsh on 21/02/2019 20:20:32

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alex nicol21/02/2019 20:51:32
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I wonder if he's got a Trojan Wing on a Bullet Fuselage somewhere............It certainly gave me a good laugh

Geoff Sleath21/02/2019 21:20:01
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Posted by supertigrefan on 21/02/2019 20:31:36:

It always rings alarm bells when I see in the description, "Study photos carefully".

Especially if they're so out of focus you can't even identify the engine easily.

I've never understood why so many adverts/posts on eBay are so terse. In this case they don't even give the weight, engine or as far as I cans see the wing span. There's no limit on the word count so why not use it to persuade potential buyers what a great item you're offering.

I wouldn't touch this with a barge pole.

Geoff

Luccaaa21/02/2019 21:26:48
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Right so here is a photo of the gorgeous "1930s style racer" that the Ebay seller has listed next to an actual 1930s Brown B2... I don't think that the Ebay model quite captures the elegance of it.

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Glider Guider22/02/2019 17:09:02
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I've been giggling at that seller for a while now, look at his other planes and you'll see what I mean.

frankenstein jobs most of them.

Keith Sharples22/02/2019 17:48:36
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A bit of care what you say, they may well be on here!!

Besides you have pictures to go by if you like what you see go for it! The comment about the wing not fitting, quite often sellers just place the plane together not fix it together for the pictures. I have bought a few from ebay with NO PROBLEMS. Sometimes people are to quick to judge.

Nigel Dell22/02/2019 17:57:46
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Posted by Keith Sharples on 22/02/2019
Sometimes people are to quick to judge.

And sometimes people can see it for what it is.🙄

If it looks like a duck, walks like a duck and sounds like a duck

It generally is a duck.

The other comments are valid and no the wing does not fit.

Paul Marsh22/02/2019 18:01:34
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I have a PZ Spitfire, or rather a Frankenfire - made from 3 crashed PZ Spits, to make a good working one - then to take it further, as had no electric motors for it, fitted an IC engine.

At least it looks the part and actually works!"

The rear bit is off a spit someone crashed at Weston Park years ago - gave me the servos still in the wing and remainder of the rear fuz, Chris donated the missing front end and covers, and a few bits I found somewhere.

Still have a genuine one, electric....

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This has been for sale for a while, no takers. For £180...

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Edited By Paul Marsh on 22/02/2019 18:07:38

kevin b22/02/2019 19:10:09
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Posted by Geoff Sleath on 21/02/2019 21:20:01:
Posted by supertigrefan on 21/02/2019 20:31:36:

It always rings alarm bells when I see in the description, "Study photos carefully".

Especially if they're so out of focus you can't even identify the engine easily.

I've never understood why so many adverts/posts on eBay are so terse. In this case they don't even give the weight, engine or as far as I cans see the wing span. There's no limit on the word count so why not use it to persuade potential buyers what a great item you're offering.

I wouldn't touch this with a barge pole.

Geoff

Here you are Geoff.

f:1&frcectupt=true">https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/8-Foot-Boat-Pole-Complete-With-Hook-Narrowboat-Barge-Canalboat/273556247525?hash=item3fb13913e5:g:QCYAAOSwl9BWILiZ:rk:2f:1&frcectupt=true

devil

Don Fry22/02/2019 20:06:12
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Posted by Keith Sharples on 22/02/2019 17:48:36:

A bit of care what you say, they may well be on here!!

Besides you have pictures to go by if you like what you see go for it! The comment about the wing not fitting, quite often sellers just place the plane together not fix it together for the pictures. I have bought a few from ebay with NO PROBLEMS. Sometimes people are to quick to judge.

Are you the seller of the odd bits of different origins?

Edit. more to the point, some one approaches, " can you try this out for me mate";

Edited By Don Fry on 22/02/2019 20:09:17

Kevin Fairgrieve12/05/2019 18:32:46
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Turns over ok, not seized with prop

And how long was it left up that tree in all weathers?

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