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Old Feb 20, 2007, 07:44 PM
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Vasa Northrop F-5 fiberglass EDF kit... (Canada)

Just testing the waters here...


I have a new-in-box Vasa F-5 kit I got a few years back, and I really don't think I'm going to get around to building it!

This is an extraordinary kit, with a hand-laid fiberglass fuse and pre-made foam-core wings. It includes the carbon-fiber Vasa 65 fan as well.

Here's the specs & price (!):
http://www.hobby-lobby.com/f5.htm

I'll post some pics tonight, but it's exactly like the HL kit shot:





How does $400, shipped to US/Canada sound? (Canadians, keep in mind no tax/duty at all!)
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Old Feb 21, 2007, 06:40 AM
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the fan is a vasa 65 , I have one of these , very nice kit
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Old Feb 21, 2007, 08:55 PM
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OK, you know what I was asking...

Now, I'll entertain reasonable offers! Based on the Hobby Lobby price, you decide what is reasonable...
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Old Feb 21, 2007, 11:25 PM
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Thing is that Hobby Lobby's price was too inflated.,

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Old Feb 22, 2007, 12:48 AM
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Hobby lobby prices are inflated even on items on sale.
Nice kit BTW.
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Old Feb 22, 2007, 05:56 AM
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I have one too. It maybe a bit overpriced but craftmanship and quality is supurb. When assembly is completed it is a very light aircraft and performance is as good as it looks.

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Old Feb 22, 2007, 08:45 AM
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OK...


The HL price may be high, but where else can you get it?

Price is based on perceived value, and if HL manages to sell them, then somebody obviously thinks they are worth it! They would not stock something that does not sell at the price they list!

Has this particular model ever gone on sale at HL??
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Old Feb 22, 2007, 10:33 AM
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Meteor - I am not haggling with your price - it is fine in my opinion.

Simply to answer your question -

I had seen it on Hobby Lobby as low as $379 on sale - and you can still buy it here for much less:
http://www.modelflight.com.au/rc_mod...5_tiger_ii.htm
at $293.90 US
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Old Feb 22, 2007, 11:21 AM
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I got mine thru a dealer in england at a more reasonable price than Hobby Lobby

It is a very nice model , I did swap out the vasa fan for a wemo fan , I am not
very fond of the Vasa fans , old style ,, have not tried what they refer to as the new style

you do not see a whole lot about this model , that suprised me due to the quality of the model and it's built to last ,,

good luck with the sale


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Old Feb 22, 2007, 11:22 AM
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Meteor - I am not haggling with your price - it is fine in my opinion.

Simply to answer your question -

I had seen it on Hobby Lobby as low as $379 on sale - and you can still buy it here for much less:
http://www.modelflight.com.au/rc_mod...5_tiger_ii.htm
at $293.90 US
Good to know. Shipping from AUS to Canada/US would be outrageous, so that pretty much makes it a non-starter...

With the above in mind, does $335 shipped/insured/tracked make it more interesting?
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Old Feb 24, 2007, 11:25 AM
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Quote:
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Good to know. Shipping from AUS to Canada/US would be outrageous, so that pretty much makes it a non-starter...

With the above in mind, does $335 shipped/insured/tracked make it more interesting?
Shipping would only be $42.50 US to get from AUS to USA - so it's not expensive at all.


$335 is a great deal for this plane shipped though!
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