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essex2visuvesi

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What to do? Sell or Hold on?
« on: August 27, 2015, 05:46:41 PM »

In my "To Do" Stash I have Norbert's Deep Rover kit.
I keep looking at and I would dearly love to build it, but with the lack of real instructions and a shortage of build logs online I fear I may be poorly equipped to actually build the thing.


So my question is this.... should I attempt to build it, "xxxxx" it up and end up with almost 1000.00 worth of scrap or cut my losses and sell it on?
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Re: What to do? Sell or Hold on?
« Reply #1 on: August 27, 2015, 06:51:59 PM »

You've been at this modelling lark for ages, you can do it  :-))
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Re: What to do? Sell or Hold on?
« Reply #2 on: August 27, 2015, 08:22:04 PM »


Do you have a picture of her please  ?

ken
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Re: What to do? Sell or Hold on?
« Reply #3 on: August 27, 2015, 09:55:46 PM »

I would say that you need to sell it to me, but having just burned $1000+ on new radios and a mold for a type VII, i think my wife would kill me if i showed up with another toy.  :)




perhaps if you held on to it for another year, and then sold it to me.....
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Re: What to do? Sell or Hold on?
« Reply #4 on: August 27, 2015, 11:39:54 PM »

Do you have a picture of her please  ?

ken


Here's a finished one



Full details can be found here:-
http://www.modelluboot.de/KITS/DeepRover/DeepRover1002.html
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Re: What to do? Sell or Hold on?
« Reply #5 on: August 28, 2015, 07:38:30 AM »

It's got 490 cnc milled polystyrene parts, what could possibly go wrong?
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Re: What to do? Sell or Hold on?
« Reply #6 on: August 28, 2015, 08:51:42 AM »

Build it. pace yourself. plan and as Hairy Andy says, the parts are pre machined, so surely (famous last words) you just have to do a bit of fettling? I can see the job of keeping the globe scratch and grease free a more difficult job.
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Re: What to do? Sell or Hold on?
« Reply #7 on: August 28, 2015, 09:02:57 AM »

Go for it! You'll regret it if you sell it on.
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Re: What to do? Sell or Hold on?
« Reply #8 on: August 28, 2015, 10:03:30 AM »

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Re: What to do? Sell or Hold on?
« Reply #9 on: August 28, 2015, 10:10:50 AM »

Im a fine one to comment.......i suppose if you sell it and regret it ,buy another one or buy it back, Pete
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Re: What to do? Sell or Hold on?
« Reply #10 on: August 29, 2015, 10:31:54 AM »

I think with any model or construction project, it greatly depends on how much you're interested in the subject that will motivate you one way or the other towards completing the project.

It is an unusual model, and AFAIK no one else here in the UK has one- Norbert's models are not very common here, because they're not particularly cheap and many UK model submariners are notoriously impecunious. :)

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Re: What to do? Sell or Hold on?
« Reply #11 on: August 29, 2015, 11:13:25 AM »

Very true
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Re: What to do? Sell or Hold on?
« Reply #12 on: August 29, 2015, 12:40:17 PM »

I think with any model or construction project, it greatly depends on how much you're interested in the subject that will motivate you one way or the other towards completing the project.

It is an unusual model, and AFAIK no one else here in the UK has one- Norbert's models are not very common here, because they're not particularly cheap and many UK model submariners are notoriously impecunious. :)


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Thats actually made my decision to keep it and have a go.... but not yet.  I think I will finish off the Static dive seawolf seawolf I've been building the last 4 years first
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Re: What to do? Sell or Hold on?
« Reply #13 on: August 29, 2015, 10:54:03 PM »

Good for you.
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