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So, You Want Your Own Ejection Seat?

Old 25th Aug 2020, 05:32
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So, You Want Your Own Ejection Seat?

Was looking around the Boeing store website and stumbled upon this:
https://www.boeingstore.com/products...jection-seat-2

Get all fired up in the comfort of your own home or office. This artifact is a genuine ejection seat from a legendary McDonnell F-4 Phantom II fighter jet.
$12,500 - shipping extra (it's ~200 lbs.)
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Old 25th Aug 2020, 07:25
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It's a bit knackered isn't it? You'd think they'd spruce it up a bit first.
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Old 25th Aug 2020, 07:30
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The condition; the difference between 'pre-owned' and an only 'used once' item.
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Old 25th Aug 2020, 07:32
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Imagine how many nervous farts have been filtered through that seat cushion...
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Old 25th Aug 2020, 09:02
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Originally Posted by Tashengurt View Post
It's a bit knackered isn't it? You'd think they'd spruce it up a bit first.
Isn't that what you'd call "patina"?
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Are they selling off the best/old china to fund the MAX fiasco losses?
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Old 25th Aug 2020, 11:58
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Isn't that what you'd call "patina"?
Possibly, but I bet the old sweaty 'patina' on those cushions and straps stinks!
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Old 25th Aug 2020, 12:31
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"This Mk.7 rocket-assisted ejection seat, built by British manufacturer Martin-Baker Aircraft Co. Ltd., has been professionally cleaned and refurbished" "Made in US"

C-19 deep clean?

*NOTE: This artifact is sold as is with no guarantee that parts maintain original function. Not for flight use.*

I would hope guaranteed they don't!
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Old 25th Aug 2020, 17:59
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My father obtained one of those big red "Danger, Ejection Seat" triangle transfers years ago.



He affixed it to the outside of our toilet door,
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Would it fit in Air Force 1?
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