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[Score: 5/10] 30" Predator Direct Drive Powered by LiPoly (14.8v) 15Amp/h Batteries - Comments: Aeromarine FG hull moulding manufactured in the USA. This model is now for sale on Ebay with a starting price of 120.00 but open to reasonable offers 07958 263772 for details
I saw an ad on Ebay listing a now discontinued Graupner kit of the Leanne Tön 12 shrimper and thought as it was no longer available I'd give it a try............mistake number one ! WHEN it finally arrived the box (water damaged) contained what the president of our model boat club described as 'a bag of bits' with about 40% of the parts missing and those that weren't were damaged in some way ie water damaged and warped. To cut a long story short, the seller was quite rude when I contacted him/her and refused point blank to refund my payment or accept a return. Furthermore I was accused of not sending true photographs of the contents of the package and denying other potential buyers the opportunity of bidding on this item. Finally, Ebay have considered this case and have ruled that not only is the item not as it was described , but that a refund must be made including the original postage fee. I realise that many unscrupulous sellers are of the mistaken belief that "NO RETURNS ACCEPTED" in their listing means just that, and that any old tat can be auctioned, but unfortunately for this seller that is not the case. I sincerely hope that this person has learnt the lesson that is not wise to attempt to " bullshit a bullshitter!" Lesson over !
I ordered a tinlet of Humbrol (other paints are available) and hey ho, an Amazon (other..etc) carton the size of a developing nation arrived along with enough brown paper packing to entirely encompass my woman's glutes ! WOTTA WASTE
Heard today that Swindon Model Centre was now closed. First time I went in there was in 1972 when I was based at RAF Lyneham, which has now been closed as an RAF station. Every time I returned to the UK they were still there) never forgave Rose for snubbing me in favour of Jan, but hey ho that's life, just hope it won't be another pound shop or nail bar !
I don't know if this is of interest to other modellers, but I was trawling through Ebay's wares when I found this supplier and, on a whim, decided to once again try my hand at using etched brass parts. As you might see, not exactly the biggest of fittings, but they really test the patience and skill. Also in one of the photos is the brass bending tool I use and the supplier can be found at http://stores.ebay.co.uk/models-parts-shop?_trksid=p2047675....
After a bit of detective work on my part, I see that a post claiming to be from me was posted stating that due to illness I am selling my fleet. This is NOT the case and if I do intend to sell in the future I shall be adding a phone number to my ads. I have emailed this Steve person and explained the situation to him and apologised for any disappointment on his part Thanks Bill
Has anyone else had a mail from this person ?...😱 I have never even hinted that I am in the process of selling up, so where this chap got that idea I don't know ! Model boats for sale SH Steven Hassell Reply| Today, 11:16 You Hi I have seen that you are having a bit of a clear out on model boats website. I am new to the site and can’t see what you are actually selling. Could you send me a list? Kind regards Steve Sent from my iPhone
Seen today that the horrendous 'Honey G' has surfaced again, claiming that her act is in no way racist or cultural theft ... I don't think it is either....it's merely pooey tripe (where's the hooter button)
[Score: 5/10] - Comments: DPI kits from the 'states built '15 gotta upgrade to brushless soon This model really IS for sale now on Ebay 50.00 starting price with a 70.00 buy it now 07958263772 to confirm that it is for sale
Hello Boatshed This model was from a kit manufactured by DPI Leisure Industries in the USA, almost the same construction, and as far as I know, not in business any more with the modelling side of things. That Piranha is a superb model and even better when coupled with an otznot brushless and 4s I know I have one here
Looked just about everywhere so far and the only ones in that scale are a tad "pantomimish" (won't mention any manufacturers) I had the crew for my USCG lifeboat made by Realmodelpilots.com but they are a bit pricey although the detail is magnificent Any suggestions would be gratefully received Bill