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SpaceAholic
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From: Sierra Vista, Arizona
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posted 04-01-2019 09:07 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for SpaceAholic   Click Here to Email SpaceAholic     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Behold the frankenmodel of a Rocketdyne F-1 engine.

GACspaceguy
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posted 04-02-2019 04:44 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for GACspaceguy   Click Here to Email GACspaceguy     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Well that is the ugliest F1 model I have ever seen.

Chuckster01
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posted 04-02-2019 05:13 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for Chuckster01   Click Here to Email Chuckster01     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
From the lack of detail I would assume 3-D printed?

lukr
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posted 04-02-2019 06:28 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for lukr   Click Here to Email lukr     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Ouch!

randy
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posted 04-02-2019 08:28 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for randy   Click Here to Email randy     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
My grandson could do a better job than this. On the eBay site it's listed as a "Aplollo" engine and is listed for $2,000 dollars. What an insult to the intelligence of space enthusiasts everywhere!

bklyn55
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posted 04-02-2019 11:00 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for bklyn55   Click Here to Email bklyn55     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Could this be the ultra-rare, never before seen in public, Block 1 "shrunken nozzle" version???

SpaceAholic
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posted 04-02-2019 05:37 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for SpaceAholic   Click Here to Email SpaceAholic     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Seller's [URL=https://www.ebay.com/itm/Nasa-Aplollo-Saturn-Rocketdyne-J2-desktop-Model/183758702200?_trkparms=aid%3D222007%26algo%3DSIM.MBE%26ao%3D2%26asc%3D20131003132420%26meid%3Dea8340de d8e240518fc3b4597a63b93c%26pid%3D100005%26rk%3D1%26rkt%3D9%26sd%3D183757400746%26itm%3D183758702200&_trksid=p2047675.c100005.m1851]J2[/URL]tops the F1 (both seem to use the identical "50 year old" manufacturing process.

GACspaceguy
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posted 04-02-2019 06:36 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for GACspaceguy   Click Here to Email GACspaceguy     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
And for the complete tirade the H1 https://www.ebay.com/itm/Nasa-Rocketdyne-H1-desktop-Model/183758792730?hash=item2ac8e0a81a:g KAAAOSwUUhco6LN

Some of the worst I have ever seen.

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