For Sale A Tri-Pacer Project

Discussion in 'The Classifieds' started by Ryanb, Apr 26, 2019.

  1. Ryanb

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  2. Unit74

    Unit74 Ejection Handle Pulled

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    That’s not even worth scrap.... get a back hoe and make it go away.... he is bucking knuts.....$8k? More like &8 bucks and I want a big gulp and hot dog to go with it
     
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    As a prior Tri-Pacer owner all I can say is "Sad."
     
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    I think $8k is a pretty good deal. Heck I'd probably take it off his hands even if he only paid me $7500.
     
  5. RyanShort1

    RyanShort1 En-Route

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    People with project airplanes these days don’t seem to have really looked at the prices to bring them back to airworthy, vs the cost of a currently airworthy aircraft. It’s sad, but unless it’s a labor of love, basically a LOT cheaper to buy a flyer.
     
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    It’s only worth maybe $3500 which is the engine core value. A pristine tripacer only goes for 30k.
     
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    Grum.Man Pattern Altitude

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    More often than not a project plane is only worth the money if it’s extremely rare, or is a working class plane that can bring big bucks like a 206, 185, super cub.
     
  8. Dave Theisen

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    $8000 is probably the past due tiedown fees he owes. :)
     
  9. Dan Thomas

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    If I got it real cheap I wouldn't be afraid of it as a project, but I'm a mechanic. The average dude is faced with a big bill just for the fabric, never mind all the other stuff that has deteriorated over time. The real concern would be whether the guy has been ground-running it "to circulate the oil." If so, it will be worth nothing at all. Internal corrosion would be awesome.
     
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    People can ask whatever they want, don’t think the market will even entertain his asking price.
     
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    You might be surprised. Let’s wait and see.
     
  12. Heftiger

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    I paid 10k for my project pacer 5 or so year ago. But it was in THIS condition. [​IMG]