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Old 02-19-2019, 01:33 AM
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Default Estes Phantom Electro-Launch set on eBay

There is an Estes Phantom Electro-Launch set on eBay right now:

https://www.ebay.com/itm/Vintage-Es...:55:pf:0#viTabs

Fine print says:
Seller does not accept returns.
(Not eligible for eBay purchase protection programs)

Call in credit Card Only NO PAYPAL on this one.

payment due within 24 hrs of auction end.

Another one sold recently for $380 to the same current high bidder:

https://www.ebay.com/itm/Estes-Phan...=p2047675.l2557

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Old 02-19-2019, 07:25 AM
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I didnít know Elon Musk was into collecting model rocketry memorabilia.
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Old 02-19-2019, 11:40 AM
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This seller has astronomically INSANE pricing on all items anywhere from 2x to 100x their actual value. Ridiculous.
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Old 02-19-2019, 04:50 PM
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Pretty cool pad, though. I'd like to have one, but I wouldn't like paying for it.
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Old 02-19-2019, 08:38 PM
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To tell the truth, I never could see the point of a see-through Electrolaunch. With the see-through Phantom rocket, you could supposedly see how it works. With the see-through Electrolaunch, it's not particularly obvious how it works. To me it was kind of a gimmick. I think a lot of people agreed with me...........Estes didn't sell all that many of them.
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Old 02-19-2019, 10:20 PM
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To tell the truth, I never could see the point of a see-through Electrolaunch. With the see-through Phantom rocket, you could supposedly see how it works. With the see-through Electrolaunch, it's not particularly obvious how it works. To me it was kind of a gimmick. I think a lot of people agreed with me...........Estes didn't sell all that many of them.

I think folks back then had common sense to know they would get smoked up if they were used, and didn't have the extra money to waste just to display it at an occasional public event. The only reason I'd want one is to display it with my Phantom rocket.
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Old 02-20-2019, 01:21 AM
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I think tha Phantom Electro Launch was cancelled because the see-thru launch rod posed too much of a hazard for potentially poking out an eye ...
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He either wasn't getting the price he wanted, or else he came to a price agreement with a bidder. The auction was cancelled.

https://www.ebay.com/itm/Vintage-Es...&orig_cvip=true
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Old 02-22-2019, 12:29 PM
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Crap! I was just waiting until closer to the end of the auction to put in my bid. Oh well....itís not that I needed a Phantom Electro-Launch or anything.....
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