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Jetex-Related Items on eBay 3 years 10 months ago #43

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Hi guys,

member Bob had put his Jeticopter on eBay. In response I wrote:

good to have you aboard. The Jeticopter is indeed an interesting item - looks to be in good condition too. I shall watch bidding with interest. :dry:

You will have noticed I have broadened the topic to include all Jetex and Rapier related stuff that might appear on eBay.

I had thought about this topic for some time, but delayed drawing guys' attention to some of the good stuff - especially if I was bidding for it! B)

Prices for Jetex motors, and pellets especially, have gone 'through the roof lately' - 63 quid (British pounds) for three boxes of J 50 ICI pellets?

I see too a fellow is selling some Rapier L-4 motors. Will post them too :ohmy: Bid on these at your peril!

Strangely, eBay sellers will also list Jetex adverts and plans from the old days. Starting bids for these are set quite high - and anyway these nostalgic items should, I think, be shared freely by anyone genuinely interested in Jetex history.

Nevertheless, some nice stuff does come up occasionally - please alert Jetex.org if you see any US profile models for Jetex power!

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Jetex-Related Items on eBay 3 years 9 months ago #48

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Hi out there.
Speaking of nostalgic plans I have quite a few drawings for boat (hydroplane), and car models if any one is interested. Just drop me a line via the forum and I will see if I can help.
Has any one got any foreign car or boat drawings I would be very interested. Thank you
Jim Free

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Jetex-Related Items on eBay 3 years 9 months ago #50

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Hi Jim,

Not sure if you've seen this but check out this site for a three view of tempo Alcoa!

saltofamerica.com/contents/displayArticle.aspx?12_251

Either that or do a google image search for it.

All the best.

Andy.

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Jetex-Related Items on eBay 3 years 9 months ago #52

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Hi Andy
You are a star. I have never found this web site before and that three view drawing is a gem, so is the section drawing.
Looking at the shape it `s very simple, just a box with a curved upper deck shape, integral sponsons.
I`m wondering how a larger model with a micro ducted fan unit powering it would perform, with that large intake there should be no problem with resricted air flow.
Thanks once again
Jim

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Jetex-Related Items on eBay 3 years 9 months ago #53

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Hello Jim,

Well, thank you for thanking me!?! Perhaps a ribbed 50 would look authentic on a small model with oversize planning area. I don't think the real thing ever had the full engine shrouds in practice. Shame old Les wrapped it up.

I also have some drawings of Miss Stars and Stripes 2 done by a mutual friend of ours but I promised to sit on them.

Cheers,

Andy.

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Jetex-Related Items on eBay 3 years 9 months ago #88

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I missed this auction. Is there any chance you will list another helicopter on Ebay?

Thanks, Hadrian

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