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Ashy

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Re: Who buys these things?
« Reply #15 on: Feb 13, 2020, 04:44:02 PM »
Good grief that's more than a real Spit.
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Jacqueline

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Re: Who buys these things?
« Reply #16 on: Feb 13, 2020, 05:38:02 PM »
Just saw a different one. Model Supermarine Spitfire. First issue 1.99 then 119 more at 9.99. Just shy of 1,200.


Ashy got there first but I was going to say the same.

Michael Rolls

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Re: Who buys these things?
« Reply #17 on: Feb 13, 2020, 09:17:14 PM »

>Good grief that's more than a real Spit.<[/size]

Not really, but I also saw the advert and thought 'what idiot would pay that much money and also have to wait two years to complete the thing?' Ridiculous
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Re: Who buys these things?
« Reply #18 on: Feb 13, 2020, 09:44:50 PM »

I googled it and a Spitfire in 1940....
Unit cost   12,604 (774,905 in 2017) (Estonian order for 12 Spitfires in 1939

This one is about a couple of feet long and doesn't fly.

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Re: Who buys these things?
« Reply #19 on: Feb 13, 2020, 10:01:32 PM »
That was a government project.
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Re: Who buys these things?
« Reply #20 on: Feb 13, 2020, 10:03:34 PM »
They got quite a good return on the investment though.

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Re: Who buys these things?
« Reply #21 on: Feb 13, 2020, 11:13:45 PM »
This is like people who take out a Capital One credit card with an APR of 45%
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Re: Who buys these things?
« Reply #22 on: Feb 14, 2020, 06:21:45 AM »
For 1000 I would want it to do aerobatics. Or even Zumba.
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Re: Who buys these things?
« Reply #23 on: Feb 14, 2020, 09:13:55 AM »
This is like people who take out a Capital One credit card with an APR of 45%
It never bothers me what APR is charged by a credit card as I always set up a DD to pay them off in full each month. I just look at what cashback they pay.

Michael Rolls

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« Reply #24 on: Feb 14, 2020, 10:49:57 AM »
I always keep my cards in credit, even if it is only by a few pounds. Made that my policy even since one Christmas about 14 years or more ago there was so much going on - both good and bad - around the period that I somehow missed paying my Visa. It wasn't much, but the sheer principle of wasting money is against my religion!
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Re: Who buys these things?
« Reply #25 on: Feb 14, 2020, 10:50:59 AM »
Just ask the provider to set up a monthly full payoff DD. I've never had one refuse.

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Re: Who buys these things?
« Reply #26 on: Feb 14, 2020, 11:00:32 AM »
It never bothers me what APR is charged by a credit card as I always set up a DD to pay them off in full each month. I just look at what cashback they pay.

Same here.  We have a joint Asda mastercard.  There is about 11 cashback there at the moment.  We'll leave it to add up and then take it off our shop sometime.
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