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Old 07-25-2005, 05:57 PM
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The BAT on ebay

Yikes!!! this is one kit I think many desperately want to clone, but I don't know when we'll be able to get the plans with prices like this.
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Old 07-25-2005, 06:06 PM
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That just seems fishy to me.... I mean $160+ for this lil' thing? Don't get me wrong, I like this rocket a lot, but what is the deal here? Is the engine hook gold plated?
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Old 07-25-2005, 06:21 PM
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The BAT on ebay

Yikes!!! this is one kit I think many desperately want to clone, but I don't know when we'll be able to get the plans with prices like this.

Heh, I was watching you bid on this. If your bid was going much higher I was going to ask you what you were smoking.

I have an opened kit of The Bat. Kurt Schachner has it since he wanted to scan it in for me. That was a year or two ago. I'll give him a nudge, nudge, wink, wink to see if I can get my kit back along with the scans.
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Old 07-25-2005, 07:54 PM
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I have an opened kit of The Bat. Kurt Schachner has it since he wanted to scan it in for me. That was a year or two ago. I'll give him a nudge, nudge, wink, wink to see if I can get my kit back along with the scans.



That is good to know, now I can put my money to better use.
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Old 07-26-2005, 02:40 PM
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Seems outrageous to me for a typical 3FNC rocket that isn't even very interesting.
The only unique thing about this rocket was the fin shape.
I can right now buy an UNOPENED K-29 Saturn 1B for only $35.00 over this price.
Which seems like the better deal ????
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Old 07-26-2005, 09:36 PM
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When I saw this auction & the price, I just had to chuckle.

And I hope I'm not spoiling folks here ---

I think it was on the oldrockets forum over at Yahoo- someone said they didn't like this kit because the bat on the fin decal was obscenely flashing his groin...

Now, I just don't think I can ever look at this kit again without some goofy grin on my face...



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The BAT on ebay

Yikes!!! this is one kit I think many desperately want to clone, but I don't know when we'll be able to get the plans with prices like this.


Also, when you say "The Bat yeargg!!!!", could it be you're making an off-hand, veiled, but most appropriate reference to the exquisite, jump-the-shark, election screech of the current chairman of the DNC?
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Or am I merely projecting?

Just curious , mind you.

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...I think it was on the oldrockets forum over at Yahoo- someone said they didn't like this kit because the bat on the fin decal was obscenely flashing his groin...


Pretty cheesy, quoting your own post!

However, for those of you who're biting their fingernails with anticipation, I didn't see it on oldrockets. It was posted by rocketflite over at TRF.
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Seems outrageous to me for a typical 3FNC rocket that isn't even very interesting.
The only unique thing about this rocket was the fin shape.

It's got a neato decal too.
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There is now another Bat kit on ebay as of 9-6-05......
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