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Special Hobby
« on: August 28, 2009, 01:09:47 pm »
Hannants have just got this in:

Bell Airacomet 2-seater:



http://www.hannants.co.uk/search/?FULL=SH72188


Now if that doesn't get somebody's creative juices flowing.......
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Re: Special Hobby
« Reply #1 on: November 21, 2010, 03:26:17 am »
Couple more in at Hannants:

F-82H Twin Mustang:




Early Anson:



http://www.hannants.co.uk/product/SH72203

http://www.hannants.co.uk/product/SH72212
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Re: Special Hobby
« Reply #2 on: November 21, 2010, 03:35:06 am »
I saw the Twin Mustang at Telford, but the box was sealed. Is it a brand new mould or the original Monogram mould revisited?
Any aircraft can be improved by fitting longer wings, and/or a longer fuselage

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Re: Special Hobby
« Reply #3 on: November 21, 2010, 05:26:40 am »
its a new tool Kit. I laid my hands on one in Prague back in September.
I always hope for the best.
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experience has taught me to expect the worst.

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Re: Special Hobby
« Reply #4 on: November 21, 2010, 05:41:07 am »
Which is better?

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Re: Special Hobby
« Reply #5 on: November 21, 2010, 10:15:57 am »
not having built the monogram kit, I couldnt say either way.
I always hope for the best.
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Re: Special Hobby
« Reply #7 on: November 21, 2010, 01:11:31 pm »
The Monogram kit is pretty good, or was for its age anyway. I've built two of them and they almost fell together, and one was converted to the only RF-82B, which many people think is a Whiff, but not so.
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Re: Special Hobby
« Reply #8 on: November 21, 2010, 04:12:37 pm »
The Spitfires are due within three to four weeks, according to one of the dudes on the MPM stand at Telford last week.

Just look at the detail!  I'm hoping that the 22/24/46/47 willbe like the AZ kit and you have to fill relevent panel lines.  In addition, if they've done separate carb scoops with the breakdown similar to the 48th Airfix kit, it'll mean it's easier to do a speculative late F.26 Spitfire.  And will the clear sprue have the spare bits in every kit?

http://www.cmkkits.com/en/news/late-version-spitfires/
http://www.modelforum.cz/viewtopic.php?f=97&t=50187

I can see my wallet taking a real battering with these!
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Re: Special Hobby
« Reply #9 on: November 22, 2010, 01:59:56 am »
The Spitfires are due within three to four weeks, according to one of the dudes on the MPM stand at Telford last week.

Just look at the detail!  I'm hoping that the 22/24/46/47 willbe like the AZ kit and you have to fill relevent panel lines.  In addition, if they've done separate carb scoops with the breakdown similar to the 48th Airfix kit, it'll mean it's easier to do a speculative late F.26 Spitfire.  And will the clear sprue have the spare bits in every kit?

http://www.cmkkits.com/en/news/late-version-spitfires/
http://www.modelforum.cz/viewtopic.php?f=97&t=50187

I can see my wallet taking a real battering with these!

Thanks for that Lee. I'll have to chain the wallet down before it runs off screaming  ;D
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Re: Special Hobby
« Reply #10 on: November 22, 2010, 02:25:59 am »
There's a trader on ebay knocking out the Admiral Spits for at least a fiver cheaper than hannants.  Even with the postage factored in, you save a few quid.
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Re: Special Hobby
« Reply #11 on: March 04, 2011, 04:25:16 pm »
Seriously whiffy stuff in at Hannants:

Piloted A-9 rocket:



http://www.hannants.co.uk/product/SH72009



Piloted A-4B rocket:



http://www.hannants.co.uk/product/SH72010



Douglas Skystreak (yeah I know it's real, but someone's gotta do an operational one of these!):



http://www.hannants.co.uk/product/SH72214
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Re: Special Hobby
« Reply #12 on: March 05, 2011, 01:17:10 am »
Douglas Skystreak (yeah I know it's real, but someone's gotta do an operational one of these!):



I've never seen that version with the wing tip tanks and added finlets before. Did it, or them, actually fly like that? And why?
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Re: Special Hobby
« Reply #13 on: March 05, 2011, 01:36:54 am »
As far as I'm aware yes Kit. It's one of the NACA test fits when the aircraft were handed over to them
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Re: Special Hobby
« Reply #14 on: March 05, 2011, 04:31:37 am »
Hope they repop the Blohm und Voss P.215 nightfighter.

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