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Re: Revell (Revell of Germany and Monogram)
« Reply #15 on: June 29, 2006, 04:29:40 am »
So do we reckon a 1/72 Lightning and Canberra ?
Decals my @r$e!

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Re: Revell (Revell of Germany and Monogram)
« Reply #16 on: August 03, 2006, 02:20:48 pm »
Just noticed over at the revell website that revell is re-releasing some of teh old kits.
An Boeing 747-100 SAS markings with interior,
and an Boeing Super Sonic Transport (SST) with Pan Am markings!  :rolleyes:

Civilian whiffs anyone?
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Re: Revell (Revell of Germany and Monogram)
« Reply #17 on: August 03, 2006, 09:52:22 pm »
If you search further through their new releases, it seems that they're also releasing a kit of the Convair Tradewind flying boat.  Drool...
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Re: Revell (Revell of Germany and Monogram)
« Reply #18 on: August 04, 2006, 12:44:16 am »
Yep. And the Jupiter C rocket as well. Cool!

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Re: Revell (Revell of Germany and Monogram)
« Reply #19 on: August 04, 2006, 06:07:43 pm »
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If you search further through their new releases, it seems that they're also releasing a kit of the Convair Tradewind flying boat.  Drool...
For the dedicated scratch-builder, two of the engine nacelles and props from a Tradewind could be used as a starting point to scratchbuild an XA2J-1 Turbo Savage.  It is something of a temptation to consider.
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Re: Revell (Revell of Germany and Monogram)
« Reply #20 on: August 05, 2006, 02:47:01 am »
Good times for the SST projects! After Concorde in 1/72 scale by Heller, here's the impressive american SST... a question, is there any good Tu-144 model available?  
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Re: Revell (Revell of Germany and Monogram)
« Reply #21 on: August 05, 2006, 05:04:48 am »
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Good times for the SST projects! After Concorde in 1/72 scale by Heller, here's the impressive american SST... a question, is there any good Tu-144 model available?
Academy makes a 1/360 kit  (yes, its miserably small)

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Re: Revell (Revell of Germany and Monogram)
« Reply #22 on: August 05, 2006, 11:12:15 am »
there was a VEB Plasticart TU.144 in 1/100 big and impressive too, as well as a Nitto release to approx 1/144 (the box said 1/132 but seemed to scale nearer the former!)

both harder to find these days altho sometimes appearing on dealers lists, ebay etc.

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Re: Revell (Revell of Germany and Monogram)
« Reply #23 on: August 05, 2006, 11:22:41 am »
A few weeks ago, while watching the news on the television, they told about a new anglo-french supersonic passenger aircraft to replace the concorde!  :)  :rolleyes: !

It was to be a bit slower, but much larger! Im headed off to find something on the net about it.

Edit: It was an French/Japanese project, not british  :(  

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Re: Revell (Revell of Germany and Monogram)
« Reply #24 on: January 01, 2007, 09:25:12 am »
New tool Lancaster, Gannet and F-22 in 72nd!  :wub:  Single seat Eurofighter in April....

Alas the Lightning is just a rebox on the Revell/Hasegawa kit :(

http://www.modellversium.de/kit/artikel.php?id=1822

http://ipmsdeutschland.de/FirstLook/Herste..._News_2007.html
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Re: Revell (Revell of Germany and Monogram)
« Reply #25 on: January 01, 2007, 09:41:16 am »
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New tool Lancaster, Gannet and F-22 in 72nd!  :wub:  Single seat Eurofighter in April....

Alas the Lightning is just a rebox on the Revell/Hasegawa kit :(
 
What a waste of plastic doing another Lanc.  The Hasegawa kit may not be perfect, but I don't get the logic of doing another one two years later.  Especially when they've got cojones enough to reissue the crap old Frog/Hasegawa Lightning kit when the world CRIES out for a newly tooled one.  The Lightning would have cost an order of magnitude less to tool than a Lanc, and it's sorely needed and wanted.  Their Lanc is going to be the fuzzy bunny stepchild to the Hasegawa kit.

They really need to put me in charge of their product development, don't you think?

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Re: Revell (Revell of Germany and Monogram)
« Reply #26 on: January 01, 2007, 09:43:59 am »
Mmmmmm, 1:72 Eurofighter  :wub: If anybody has the two-seater drop me a PM, I'd love to know what it's like..... ta !

Looking at all those new releases it's strange to me as to why RoG still insist on issuing (very) old kits like the Hasegawa/Frog Lightning and Matchbox Sea Venom, I suppose it's all about turning a fast buck/euro/quid/zloti for very little effort. Ahhhh well.

The Eurocopter Tigre/Tiger is up on HS, looks superb, according to the write-up there'll be an Aussie & Spanish version sometime soon..... not sure I can wait that long. Ho Hum another anti-tank helo to keep the Mangusta and Hokum company ! - I'm sure our friend Aircav has already invested in one of these beauties....

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Re: Revell (Revell of Germany and Monogram)
« Reply #27 on: January 01, 2007, 09:45:53 am »
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They really need to put me in charge of their product development, don't you think?

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Re: Revell (Revell of Germany and Monogram)
« Reply #28 on: January 01, 2007, 10:16:10 am »
Quote from: Jennings,Jan 1 2007, 11:41 AM
What a waste of plastic doing another Lanc...  J [/QUOTE]
This does seem a strange repetition.

Oh, I just thought of how many FW190 and Me-109 variants that were manufactured over the years...and are still being tooled.

Now, THAT's what *I* call a waste of plastic.

Is it that hard to get an injection-molded FMA IA Pucara in 1:48 (can't afford the resin one)?!
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Re: Revell (Revell of Germany and Monogram)
« Reply #29 on: January 01, 2007, 10:26:15 am »
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Is it that hard to get an injection-molded FMA IA Pucara in 1:48 (can't afford the resin one)?!
Amen brother!  Amen!  I could kick MPM for chickening out and doing it in 1/72 instead of the originally proposed 1/48.  If I'd know he was going to do that I wouldn't have helped him with it (well, maybe..).

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