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Old 01-14-2019, 10:59 AM
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Hope I can help you out sometime if you ever have something up for sale.


Now that's a great wit.
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Old 01-15-2019, 08:22 PM
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Hope I can help you out sometime if you ever have something up for sale.


Well, I was just telling the truth. Guess that's some sort of unpardonable sin...

IMHO it's just dishonest to describe the Cosmos Mariner, which is probably one of *the* most disappointing kits Estes ever produced, as gliding in "gentle, soaring arcs" when it is a WELL KNOWN FACT that has been discussed many times over the years that it glides like a brick *IF* it glides at all and usually manages to auger in and end up in a shovel recovery.

Course, if you're just looking to unload it and don't care if you're taking advantage of someone else's ignorance on the subject, well, that's your right I guess...

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Old 01-15-2019, 09:34 PM
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You know, the Astron Invader has been described as a horrible glider. Mine flew and glided beautifully. Maybe at age 12 I was just an incredibly gifted modeler. Donít believe every review you read. I do find it hard to believe Estes would have released it if it truly was a total disaster.

Finally, there are a couple people in this hobby that collect just to collect.
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Old 01-16-2019, 08:46 AM
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You always hand test the glide before you rig your glider for launch. If it's a poor glider, that just makes it a bit more of a challenge. I don't think a poor glide would stop most guys from giving it a try. And besides, as Lee says, some people would be interested just to add an unopened kit to their collection. So I don't think the comments by Ol' JR are going to hurt your chances of selling it. Just make sure you put the right price on it. What's the right price? You can find out on eBay.


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