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Old 10-06-2008, 07:23 PM
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Old 10-06-2008, 07:57 PM
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Nope--it's a bag of Estes parts kitted especially for Jim Flis for one of the early NEMROC convetions.
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Old 10-06-2008, 08:24 PM
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Thanks....
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Old 10-06-2008, 11:09 PM
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See TRF thread that was started yesterday: Estes Corona on eBay (Fraud Alert)?
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Old 10-13-2008, 07:34 AM
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Yep. I contacted the seller (he also had a copyright violation in that original auction) and gave him the history of that kit. I kitted up 100 of them for NEMROC in 1991. Estes donated the parts and the bags. I did the design, instructions and packaging.

In fact, it was this design and kit that lead me to seriously consider starting a company as nearly everyone said that this kind of kit would really sell well. Everyone loved it

The seller restarted the auction with the correct description and without the copyright issue. The new auction can be found by clicking this link

It will be interesting to see what this goes for.

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Old 10-13-2008, 12:54 PM
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Thanks for the history Jim. I think that alone would drive the price of this kit. Sounds like a collectable bit of model rocket history......

Of course, my bid wasn't high enough to score it....
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