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donv

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Re: Vintage photos
« Reply #180 on: September 18, 2019, 06:28:02 pm »
If you want one, I would buy that one. $230 actually seems fairly reasonable.

Second, I've flown the 840 that's a model of! 11624. The guy who owned it in the late 1980s was a partner in the Scott ski goggle business, and a big windsurfer.

donv

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« Reply #181 on: September 19, 2019, 01:35:10 pm »
If that's an original model, you could get it repainted to look just like your airplane. Those original models are really nice-- in my opinion nicer (more accurate proportions) than any new ones on the market today.

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Re: Vintage photos
« Reply #182 on: September 23, 2019, 06:03:55 pm »
That's a good point DonV, and of course the listing is down... SOLD :(
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Re: Vintage photos
« Reply #183 on: January 16, 2020, 11:19:16 am »
Ebay Listing:

https://www.ebay.com/itm/1979-Press-Photo-Rockwell-Jetprop-Commander-980-business-plane-pim08683/233464739776?hash=item365b9537c0:g:aroAAOSwYA5eHQUp


Oddly, they mention in the description of the photo that the top is a 980 and bottom 840, but I think they are both 980's (right?).

donv

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Re: Vintage photos
« Reply #184 on: January 16, 2020, 10:38:37 pm »
Based on the paint schemes, which is really the only way to know at that distance, the 980 is in the foreground and the 840 is in the background. The 840 paint scheme makes a horizontal line across the tail. There are some examples of both of them earlier in this thread.

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Re: Vintage photos
« Reply #185 on: January 17, 2020, 09:18:42 am »
Thats right, remember the paint scheme discussions.  Thanks as always!

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Re: Vintage photos
« Reply #187 on: January 23, 2020, 11:34:55 am »
I like that!