NIB Sealed Original 1989 JRX2 Build Thread

The place for all things Losi.

Moderators: scr8p, klavy69

User avatar
ASC6000
Approved Member
Posts: 52
Joined: Tue Dec 21, 2010 9:13 pm
Location: Meridian Idaho

Re: NIB Sealed Original 1989 JRX2 Build Thread

Post by ASC6000 »

you know it was common for shops that also sold a lot of plastic models (like we did) to have a shrinkwrap machine in the back....

User avatar
huminski
Approved Member
Posts: 319
Joined: Mon Sep 12, 2011 2:22 pm
Location: South Jersey
Has thanked: 1 time
Been thanked: 8 times

Re: NIB Sealed Original 1989 JRX2 Build Thread

Post by huminski »

Yeah but this is verified vintage shrink wrap. I had it carbon fiber dated.

lol :D

User avatar
hondaman
Approved Member
Posts: 329
Joined: Tue Jul 30, 2013 7:48 pm
Location: Los Angeles, CA

Re: NIB Sealed Original 1989 JRX2 Build Thread

Post by hondaman »

I wish I kept my box.. I say build it.. It was made to be built and run.. I say compromise.. Build it and show it in all it's glory.. :)

Shawn

User avatar
huminski
Approved Member
Posts: 319
Joined: Mon Sep 12, 2011 2:22 pm
Location: South Jersey
Has thanked: 1 time
Been thanked: 8 times

Re: NIB Sealed Original 1989 JRX2 Build Thread

Post by huminski »

So I have been giving this a ton of thought lately. Lots of factors in play.

#1. I paid pretty dearly for it due to being new sealed. Which is and has been my main reason for keeping it new sealed.

#2. However, the only real reason to keep it new and sealed, or the main reason, would be to preserve the resale / appreciation value.

#3. I am 100% certain that this particular kit will never leave my possession as long as I live. The X2 was my first real car 24 years ago (other than my fox), and I searched for years to finally find this brand new sealed example to replace my original, and long gone ('stolen') original X2 from 1989.

#4. So therefore, I am coming around to accepting that it might be OK for me to open this one up, and at least fondle the parts bags for now. Not quite there yet, but almost.

#5. Additionally, it almost makes more sense if I am dead certain this will not be sold, to open it up, preserve all of the materials and box, and actually enjoy building and displaying it.

So, this thread honestly started out as a pure joke, but you never know..........

:)

User avatar
uniquenamehere
Approved Member
Posts: 553
Joined: Tue Jun 07, 2011 10:34 am
Location: Ontario, Canada
Been thanked: 2 times

Re: NIB Sealed Original 1989 JRX2 Build Thread

Post by uniquenamehere »

huminski wrote: #5. Additionally, it almost makes more sense if I am dead certain this will not be sold, to open it up, preserve all of the materials and box, and actually enjoy building and displaying it.

So, this thread honestly started out as a pure joke, but you never know..........

:)
Image

clm
Approved Member
Posts: 942
Joined: Wed Aug 07, 2013 9:25 am
Location: Oregon Coast
Has thanked: 100 times
Been thanked: 206 times

Re: NIB Sealed Original 1989 JRX2 Build Thread

Post by clm »

Once you open it all you will have is a new built Jrx2... you won't have a sealed one anymore. Having a sealed one is rare! You might look into restoring one to display with your sealed kit :)

Chris
Losi - Jrx2, Pro, Jr2, Pro SE, JrxT, JrT, LXT, NXT, XXKE, XXTG+
Mini - T, LST, LST2, Crawler
Micro - Trekker, SCT, T
Crawlers - Trx4 Defender, Bootleg Bruiser Shelf Queen
-Bashers under contruction- Jrx2

User avatar
huminski
Approved Member
Posts: 319
Joined: Mon Sep 12, 2011 2:22 pm
Location: South Jersey
Has thanked: 1 time
Been thanked: 8 times

Re: NIB Sealed Original 1989 JRX2 Build Thread

Post by huminski »

Chris, I agree. However, I have never been the 'NIB' type of collector. I know the sealed kit holds great monetary value over and above even an unsealed kit with all other aspects intact (parts bags unopened, etc). However for me, not being in the market to resell it, sealed really only assures me it's new, unused, and complete.

The DO IT gif cracked me up, thanks. :)

User avatar
LosiXXkid
Approved Member
Posts: 757
Joined: Sun Mar 03, 2013 10:35 pm
Location: Islington, North London
Has thanked: 2 times
Been thanked: 6 times

Re: NIB Sealed Original 1989 JRX2 Build Thread

Post by LosiXXkid »

There's this Winneh-the-Pooh quote which you might appreciate! :mrgreen:

“Well," said Pooh, "what I like best," and then he had to stop and think. Because although Eating Honey was a very good thing to do, there was a moment just before you began to eat it which was better than when you were, but he didn't know what it was called.”
~I'm a lot older now than I was then and wish that I knew then what I know now~

clm
Approved Member
Posts: 942
Joined: Wed Aug 07, 2013 9:25 am
Location: Oregon Coast
Has thanked: 100 times
Been thanked: 206 times

Re: NIB Sealed Original 1989 JRX2 Build Thread

Post by clm »

Anticipation. Poo needs a dictionary ;)

Chris
Losi - Jrx2, Pro, Jr2, Pro SE, JrxT, JrT, LXT, NXT, XXKE, XXTG+
Mini - T, LST, LST2, Crawler
Micro - Trekker, SCT, T
Crawlers - Trx4 Defender, Bootleg Bruiser Shelf Queen
-Bashers under contruction- Jrx2

User avatar
RC10resto
Super Member
Posts: 2935
Joined: Tue Sep 09, 2008 6:26 am
Location: Los Angeles, CA
Has thanked: 1086 times
Been thanked: 426 times

Re: NIB Sealed Original 1989 JRX2 Build Thread

Post by RC10resto »

I always side with leaving a kit alone if it survived so many years.
But..........................since the only barrier is shrink wrap, I would be tempted to open it up to see what variation of parts it holds. Is it a revision A, B or C etc. :?:
I would never build it, find a nice one and clean it up.

P.S. take nice pics of it sealed and being un-sealed

User avatar
huminski
Approved Member
Posts: 319
Joined: Mon Sep 12, 2011 2:22 pm
Location: South Jersey
Has thanked: 1 time
Been thanked: 8 times

Re: NIB Sealed Original 1989 JRX2 Build Thread

Post by huminski »

OK so who's got a shrink wrap machine?? :) Muahahaha.... : )

clm
Approved Member
Posts: 942
Joined: Wed Aug 07, 2013 9:25 am
Location: Oregon Coast
Has thanked: 100 times
Been thanked: 206 times

Re: NIB Sealed Original 1989 JRX2 Build Thread

Post by clm »

And a brick! You forgot the brick! ;)

Chris
Losi - Jrx2, Pro, Jr2, Pro SE, JrxT, JrT, LXT, NXT, XXKE, XXTG+
Mini - T, LST, LST2, Crawler
Micro - Trekker, SCT, T
Crawlers - Trx4 Defender, Bootleg Bruiser Shelf Queen
-Bashers under contruction- Jrx2

User avatar
huminski
Approved Member
Posts: 319
Joined: Mon Sep 12, 2011 2:22 pm
Location: South Jersey
Has thanked: 1 time
Been thanked: 8 times

Re: NIB Sealed Original 1989 JRX2 Build Thread

Post by huminski »

lol

Charlie don't surf
Approved Member
Posts: 8921
Joined: Tue Apr 08, 2008 6:44 pm
Location: USA
Been thanked: 8 times

Re: NIB Sealed Original 1989 JRX2 Build Thread

Post by Charlie don't surf »

Don't laugh too hard, it happened to me almost 10 years ago-

User avatar
License2iLL
Approved Member
Posts: 149
Joined: Sat Jun 16, 2012 8:20 pm
Location: United States

Re: NIB Sealed Original 1989 JRX2 Build Thread

Post by License2iLL »

Dont open it!!! you can score another car elsewhere to even box art if you want...but where would you score a sealed? Even if you don't collect NIB it's still a treasure...and once opened it will never be the same treasure as you will join the masses of opened nib's.( i dont really know how many in that mass but thats not the point)

Leave it be in it's own right ! Box art or save another exposed vehicle.
Glad to be back in this hobby so many many years later. To see new things and to recollect on ALL cool vintage models!
As well as to BUILD :
http://www.rc10talk.com/viewtopic.php?t=27591
http://www.rc10talk.com/viewtopic.php?f=27&t=33429

  • Similar Topics
    Replies
    Views
    Last post
  • Team Losi XX-CR Kinwald Edition NIB Sealed!
    by jamin » » in Losi Forum
    78 Replies
    11098 Views
    Last post by jamin
  • My 1st Build Thread - all carbon original B2
    by R Cane » » in RC10 Buggy Forum
    80 Replies
    8576 Views
    Last post by R Cane
  • april 1989 losi jrx2 article needed
    by captaindemo17 » » in Scan Requests
    2 Replies
    2599 Views
    Last post by GoMachV
  • my not so NIB Turbo Scorpion. Rebuild thread.
    by turbo scorpion » » in Kyosho Forum
    9 Replies
    1765 Views
    Last post by turbo scorpion
  • Jrx2 Proformance Kit proto car from 1989 ROAR nats replica
    by Jirka » » in Losi Forum
    51 Replies
    11031 Views
    Last post by hugger19
  • Rarest Original RC10 Release in NIB condition?
    by FifthScaleRacer » » in RC10 Buggy Re-Release Forum
    4 Replies
    1999 Views
    Last post by Timmy
  • JRX2 projects thread
    by HotRodJosh » » in Losi Forum
    28 Replies
    2180 Views
    Last post by Heffay
  • The ultimate Mini JRX2 thread
    by GoMachV » » in Losi Forum
    557 Replies
    45620 Views
    Last post by RogueIV

Return to “Losi Forum”

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No User AvatarCommonCrawl [Bot] and 0 guests