Definition of Holy Grail
Moving on, I just got the last toy that I consider an Air Raider holy grail; the Man-O-War. These are about as rare as the Emperor and Jolt and can cost several hundred dollars if complete. They seem to show up 3-4 times a year on ebay in various conditions.
I got mine in a lot purchase for about $50 or so. A sweet price but sadly it is missing a few things like Admiral Fury, the red elevator tube in the back, gun parts and some of the scout car wheels (which I’m trying to mold myself). In addition, the stickers are trashed and the air pump is damaged with hairline cracks in it. I will probably have to super glue it to protect further damage or look for a beater Man-O-War to strip out the part.
All this being said, I couldn’t be happier. It is an amazing toy and I absolutely love it. I’ve already found one of the missing parts and I hope to find the rest as time goes by.
And then maybe I’ll find Aerozar and Jolt for $15 too…