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Old 05-22-2021, 03:50 PM
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Default Saturn V Lamp

Just saw an awesome ad:

Couldn't resist, I ordered one.

Link removed because it is a bait and switch outfit. Sorry, for posting this! Mike


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Old 05-22-2021, 06:53 PM
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Wow! Pretty cool.
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Old 05-23-2021, 12:26 PM
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Cool!—it’s (slightly) less gauche than the “leg lamp”.
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Old 07-10-2021, 03:51 AM
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Default Bait and Switch

Don't buy anything from this outfit.

Rocket lamp arrived the day before I left on a 9112 mile roundtrip vacation. Glad I used Paypal to pay for it.

What arrived? A super small Shuttle rocket lamp.

P.O.'d is an understatement. I immediately lodged a complaint with them. No response, next I filed a complaint with Paypal. Later that day I left Alaska for Kittyhawk, NC.

During my travels, did not have access to a computer. Shortly after lodging my complaint with Paypal, they tried to contact me. I did not have internet access while flying my airplane.

Paypal asked for some proof. When I read the email from them, I thought okay, I have thirty days to send in the evidence. Nope, Paypal closed the complaint when I did not respond with my proof.

I get back to Alaska and send in the proof, instantly I get a reply saying the case was closed. Perfect. I look for my refund. No refund. Now I'm really P.O.'D

I ask Paypal chat why. They respond that I didn't send in any proof so they found in the sellers favor. Blood pressure meds probably would not work to lower the pressure.

I told them I was away from a computer for two weeks, and that I had evidence available now that I was back home. I sent it in. I also said to close my paypal account. Within 2-minutes a reply was in my inbox.

Paypal refunded the money as a voucher, said not to send the rocket back. Mentioned that they did not want to lose me as a customer. Been with them since early days of their existence, 1990's.

Result? Got money back and a really cheesy 4" tall shuttle lamp, that is a $1 piece of crap .

Sorry, for posting this as a awesome find. It is not.

I'm not done yet.

They sent it by US Mail. Going to lodge a Bait and switch fraud complaint with the US Mail to see if they can do anything about this outfit.

Betting that the Saturn V was probably just as small, photoshopped onto a photo to make it look bigger.

Hopefully no-one else tried to purchase.

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Old 07-10-2021, 03:10 PM
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There is a good video in YouTube showing how to make one out of a Lego Saturn V.

I was wondering what to do with the Lego Saturn V my granddaughter and I built

Just search on YouTube foe Lego Saturn V lamp.

You do have to glue all the pieces of the Lego Sat V first.

Nothing to order except some led’s. Those dirt cheap.

I got a 15 feet strip of leds for $7.00. They run on 12v but 9v work good, just a bit dimmer.

Just be sure to save a 9v or 12v power supply from some old electronics something.

I have a box of them I saved for no apparent reason…until now!
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That DIRTBAG TURD-BUKKET of a seller sounds like a Major SCAMULATOR.
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Looking closely at the original Post's photos, I believe that's the Lego Saturn V in the pictures.
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Looking closely at the original Post's photos, I believe that's the Lego Saturn V in the pictures.


That’s what I thought too.
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Agree!
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Agree!


You can tell it’s Lego by the escape tower.
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