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Old 03-24-2021, 04:19 PM   #1 (permalink)
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It has the Gemini Jets logo under it, no box, but landing gear covers. No stand either. I'm wondering if I should return this or keep it because it seems like a custom model to me given the color. Was sold as G2SWA067. Thoughts?
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Photo is from Gemini's website. Color looks off and it doesn't have the emergency exit arrows on the wings. Certainly looks like it could be a custom.

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Old 03-24-2021, 05:10 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Looks like a custom to me. #1 the color is off. #2 the eyebrow windows are shaded in here, unlike the production model. #3 the lines on top of the wings are missing.

But I'm not an expert. Could be pre-production or something.
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Do a quick internet search for G2SWA067 and you'll see photos to compare.
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Do a quick internet search for G2SWA067 and you'll see photos to compare.
If you do a quick search for G2SWA067, you will notice lines on the wings and only outlines of the eyebrows above the cockpit.
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Looks like a custom to me. #1 the color is off. #2 the eyebrow windows are shaded in here, unlike the production model. #3 the lines on top of the wings are missing.

But I'm not an expert. Could be pre-production or something.
Guess I could put this to rest since Dan confirmed to me that this was indeed a pre-production model of which 3 or so were made. Now isn't that something?
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Does that mean you're holding onto it?
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Does that mean you're holding onto it?
I'll just say my expression went from mild disappointment to instant happiness and I am definitely keeping it now
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I'll just say my expression went from mild disappointment to instant happiness and I am definitely keeping it now
Out of curiosity, where did it come from?
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Out of curiosity, where did it come from?
Dan, one of the founders of GJ. He told me he oversaw production in China and moved back to the US, so probably got it from one of the factories and then sold it years later. (To me, woo)

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Dan, one of the founders of GJ. He told me he oversaw production in China and moved back to the US, so probably got it from one of the factories and then sold it years later. (To me, woo)
Quite a rarity then.
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Old 03-25-2021, 11:46 AM   #12 (permalink)
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Very cool story. The color is quite off. Too yellow. You can compare to the brown on that Shamu you have in the background.
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Very cool story. The color is quite off. Too yellow. You can compare to the brown on that Shamu you have in the background.
It looks quite like the retro versions of that livery where WN used a different shade of brown that was a lot more... saturated?

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