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Resin conversions on ebay (inc. Spanish Stuff)
« on: February 26, 2010, 06:15:02 am »
This guy on ebay is selling a large number of resin conversions, including Hispano HA1112M Buchons and CASA 2.111 (Merlin-engined Bf.109s and He.111s), Avro Lancastrians, Manchesters and all sorts of other stuff:

 http://shop.ebay.co.uk/rob2796/m.html?_nkw=&_armrs=1&_from=&_ipg=&_trksid=p3686

I don't know the guy or have any connection to him: just thought it was interesting.
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Re: Resin conversions on ebay (inc. Spanish Stuff)
« Reply #1 on: March 30, 2010, 11:00:41 am »
A friend of mine got the Manchester conversion, leaves a lot to be desired, more bubbles than a Aero bar.
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Re: Resin conversions on ebay (inc. Spanish Stuff)
« Reply #2 on: March 30, 2010, 11:58:19 am »
I bought the manchester and promptly wished that I hadn't.  Looks very like the old Contrail vacform conversion built up and dropped into rubber.  Mind, that Manchester conversion looks a damn sight better than the garbage I bought.

I'd go further, stating that all of his range are pirated bits using horrible resin.  Avoid!
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Re: Resin conversions on ebay (inc. Spanish Stuff)
« Reply #3 on: March 30, 2010, 02:23:26 pm »
Ive also got the manchester, plus his Tabby and transport wellington sets. Yes the resin leaves a lot to de desired, but i certainly cant fault the guy for fast turnaround of an order.

The Avaitaion Hobby shop down in West drayton also carries some of his stuff.

As for Pirating. I know at least 4 sig members (myself included) who clone bits and bobs for their own use...and for the benifit of friends and sig members.
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Re: Resin conversions on ebay (inc. Spanish Stuff)
« Reply #4 on: March 31, 2010, 05:37:27 pm »
There's a difference between cloning a few bits for personal use and flogging them on ebay as a business!
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Re: Resin conversions on ebay (inc. Spanish Stuff)
« Reply #5 on: April 01, 2010, 05:56:31 am »
There's a difference between cloning a few bits for personal use and flogging them on ebay as a business!
So very true!
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