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Old Jan 23, 2006, 01:06 PM
Boats on the brain!!
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Tim,

You would be a fool to get rid of it, you lucky dog you.
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Old Jan 23, 2006, 06:34 PM
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Tim, Where a kit like that is concerned, it would be good if you could try to determine how complete it is. Prospective buyers would want to have some idea of its completeness, including how much of the metal fittings set is present. If it seems to be pretty much all there, that will definitely favorably affect its value.
Don't worry, you'll definitely make money on it. Good luck with it.
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Old Jan 23, 2006, 08:34 PM
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Thanks for the replies,they prompted my to.....

dig out the box and take a look at the contense a little closer.Heres what I found. Two sets of full size plans(one perfect,and one that has been cut up)
A perfect set of flags
A perfect step by step instruction manual
A nice unconditional guarantee slip
one funnel
one main turret
one perfect decal sheet (with shaded and unshaded numbers)
some balsa sheeting
all secondary 5in gun houses
One prop and prop shaft
One rudder linkage
a 8in strip of metal with holes in it
several small platforms(superstructure)
The bridge window glass
several 1/4in,x12in strips of balsa
and ALOT of misc.numbered parts loose in box(mostly small)
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Old Jan 24, 2006, 06:38 AM
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Hi,

many yreas ago this kit was sold in Germany too. At that time I had not so much money to buy one ( DM 180,-- something like that ) but today, if you have good luck you can find it at EBAY for EUR 300,--. I think it would be a good idear to get this on the market again, like Revell will do with the NS Savannah produced with same machine like 1959.

Even if in magazines the kit was marked as " no good, many mismatches ", today I would buy one.

Sven
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Old Feb 23, 2010, 12:28 PM
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Sterling USS Missouri

I'm looking to sell my built Missouri. See post #8 pictures are there.

$500.00 Must be a pickup thing.
Jim
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Old Feb 23, 2010, 12:37 PM
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Are there "Fittings" (a little box of lead pieces) if not maybe 20$ depending on the amount of wood - I just bought one in October for 120$ complete.

http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1134435
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Old Dec 23, 2012, 09:39 PM
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i have a strearling B17M USS Missouri kit, im looking for the ship fittings, anyone know where i can find them?
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Old Dec 24, 2012, 03:19 AM
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HEY UMI have you forgot about copy right laws. NOT a good idea if he sells them but he can give away as many plans as he wants. Just a thought .
YOU should have said something about that one ??

BUT your right those plans are hard to come buy and it would be a good service to others.
FOR you that did surprise me some. ?
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