Should I buy These Or Not?

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  1. prem895

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    I came across a guy on Kijiji that wants to sell 27 1/72 ww2 aircraft kits. Being a 1/32 1/24 kit builder I need your professional input. Should I shell out the $275 for these,or just forget about it? I will post the pics of the kits for you to see. I think there are some very interesting and rare kits among the lot.My question is,are the worth it?.. Or should i jump in my car and pick them up before they are gone
     

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    I wouldn't buy the set of kits if my collection of models was of 1/32 or 1/24 scale. Of course it depends on you only if you purchase them or not. There is a couple of kits that could be traded off. Also you may use them for training at assembling and painting.
     
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    I was thinking of putting the up on ebay
     
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    If you are going to sell them you may buy them and try to auction.
     
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    As a 1/72 scale builder, only a couple of them will fetch any kind of price on e-bay. Not sure if they are worth 275.00.
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    Now i am getting somewhere
     
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    #7 N4521U, Jul 10, 2013
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    eBay.

    10 bucks each eh?
    any meat on the bone? (profit)? -$
    boxes to put them in? -$
    packing? -$
    postage? -$
    your handling, time?
    worth the trouble?

    just sayin.
     
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    id be interested in all of them but the price seems a little to high,pm me if they are still for sale and you dont want them yourself
     
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    Was starting to think the same
     
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    As a 1:72 builder I don't think it's worth it. Most of these are available again (at same or less price than you'll be paying) or have been superceded by better kits.
     
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    I agree with Evan. :) Well pointed.
     
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    Dzieki Wojtku! :wave:
     
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    Well that solves that question. I am laying off my purchase. Thanks Guys. I did think the me323 was cool,as well as the he 111-z1
     
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    The Italeri Me 321 and Me 323 are both available again at the moment mate, as limited edition reissues ( I grabbed the 323!), and the He 111Z I have seen now and again. It will be available on the net for sure.
     
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    I agree with all. Nothing especially rare or 'saleable' in that lot. Taking an average 2nd hand value of £5 per kit, there's approximately £135 worth of kits there, so around $200, maybe $250 max, allowing for the odd one or two.
     
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    If you like the Italeri He-111Z, you may want to save your pennies for the Hasegawa release. Just saying that it MIGHT be a better kit.
     
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