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Old 10-19-2020, 10:02 PM
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Not positive I was only bidder.
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Old 10-20-2020, 09:07 AM
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Hmmm.... I see yellow hang tags on most of the kits. And I think the Goblin face card/instructions is just folded in half. The seller would probably post more photos, if you need them.

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I donít know earl, I looked them over pretty close. Iím respectfully an expert on this. Most are open somewhere. Especially under the Hangtag. Iíll look again. Been under the weather this week. But I know for sure that Goblin is cut. Hey, " SP-55" ?!,, thatís the Pattern sheet number...
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Old 10-20-2020, 09:14 AM
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I donít know earl, I looked them over pretty close. Iím respectfully an expert on this. Most are open somewhere. Especially under the Hangtag. Iíll look again. Been under the weather this week. But I know for sure that Goblin is cut. Hey, " SP-55" ?!,, thatís the Pattern sheet number...
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OK,I just looked again...perhaps Iím wrong, hard to tell. But there Are holes in tops of the bags. Just nit in the best if conditions. Looks like bags might fall apart soon. Hangtags are all bent around. He shouldíve cleaned them up first. The Interceptor for sure looks opened. Anyway, no thing as I have them all....
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Old 10-20-2020, 09:20 AM
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OK,I just looked again...perhaps Iím wrong, hard to tell. But there Are holes in tops of the bags. Just nit in the best if conditions. Looks like bags might fall apart soon. Hangtags are all bent around. He shouldíve cleaned them up first. The Interceptor for sure looks opened. Anyway, no thing as I have them all....

The Drifter is Definitely open,, should be a Hangtag on that year kit. Anyway i wrote him . Iíll let you know what he says.....
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Old 10-20-2020, 11:09 AM
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Dan, how can you tell that the Interceptor kit has been opened? I can see no clear evidence of that.

Also, although the Drifter kit has a pre-Damon logo, it is not actually a pre-Damon kit. For a while, Estes sold kits without a hang tag after Damon took over the company. So that kit might not be opened either...........I can see nothing to prove that it has been.


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Old 10-20-2020, 12:33 PM
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Also, although the Drifter kit has a pre-Damon logo, it is not actually a pre-Damon kit. For a while, Estes sold kits without a hang tag after Damon took over the company. So that kit might not be opened either...........I can see nothing to prove that it has been.


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I thought it had a piece of electrical tape on the back.
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I thought it had a piece of electrical tape on the back.


It may be the Centuri Laser-X Kit. It does have a piece of tape sealing it up, so that one has been opened.

But, as Joe mentioned, there is no indication by way of the photos to indicate the Interceptor has been opened. Now, the very top of the kit is not shown in the photos, so it is hard to say conclusively that it has not been opened, but the photos, as are, do not show any bag openings.

Some people actually like to get opened kits as they can be much cheaper, especially if one is looking for a builder kit.

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It may be the Centuri Laser-X Kit. It does have a piece of tape sealing it up, so that one has been opened.

But, as Joe mentioned, there is no indication by way of the photos to indicate the Interceptor has been opened. Now, the very top of the kit is not shown in the photos, so it is hard to say conclusively that it has not been opened, but the photos, as are, do not show any bag openings.

Some people actually like to get opened kits as they can be much cheaper, especially if one is looking for a builder kit.

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No, I just checked. Definitely the Drifter.
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Old 10-20-2020, 02:52 PM
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I was the only bidder for the Space Transporter America. $75 was a bargain.
That kit has parts not available anywhere else.

A Rigel-3 for over $200 shipped is pure insanity.
The only unique part there is the "Odyssey" nose cone, which now is readily available.
I'm either going to clone a new one with my old cone, or restore the old one.
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No, I just checked. Definitely the Drifter.


Ah, yep. That is it.

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