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Original Estes Saturn 1?

Old 01-07-2023, 01:11 PM
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Default Original Estes Saturn 1?

When I was a kid in the 60's I salivated over the Saturn 1 in the 1968 Estes catalog. It took 4 engines and was about 3 feet tall. And I believe it was listed at $9 in the catalog. NINE DOLLARS?? A fortune. It just as well had been $9000. I wonder what the chances are of glomming on to one of those kits unbuilt today? good luck on that I suppose.
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Talking Flea-Bay listing...

Seller "arlblaster" has one NIB for $160.

Originally Posted by hfinley
When I was a kid in the 60's I salivated over the Saturn 1 in the 1968 Estes catalog. It took 4 engines and was about 3 feet tall. And I believe it was listed at $9 in the catalog. NINE DOLLARS?? A fortune. It just as well had been $9000. I wonder what the chances are of glomming on to one of those kits unbuilt today? good luck on that I suppose.

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Thank you. but there is no arlblaster on this site.
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On eBay...
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estes probably doesn't make something like that anymore. but I bet you could find something on this site to fill that void. https://www.erockets.biz/
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one of these?

this one is 42" tall. https://www.erockets.biz/estes-flyin...ylab-est-1973/

this one is 26" https://www.erockets.biz/estes-flyin...n-1b-est-7251/

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Originally Posted by RCoffroadracer
IIRC the Saturn V is a Saturn I with a bottom stage.

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