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Re: CMK
« Reply #30 on: February 16, 2015, 04:34:30 pm »
Four detailing sets for the Airfix early Hurricane: gun bays, control surfaces, cockpit and engine. It strikes me that a Hurricane done up with all this would look pretty neat sat alongside the Airfix Typhoon that has gun bays as standard (it would also cost you the thick end of 50 including the kit (the cheapest part)...) :

CMK/Czech Master Kits
Aircraft detailing sets (resin)
CMK7315 1:72 Hawker Hurricane Mk.I / Fabric Wing � Armaments set This detailed set contains cast armament bays for both the left and right wings, eight .303in Browning guns, their respective ammo boxes and also the covers. The set is intended for a model of the early version of the Hurricane WW2 fighter aircraft which was fitted with fabric covered wings. (designed to be used with Airfix kits)  8.50  7.08
http://www.hannants.co.uk/product/CMK7315

CMK/Czech Master Kits
Aircraft detailing sets (resin)
CMK7316 1:72 Hawker Hurricane Mk.I / Fabric Wing - Control Surfaces set. Detailed set containing new ailerons, wing flaps, tailplanes and a tailfin with separate control surfaces that can be attached in deflected position. The set is made for a model of the famous WW2 fighter aircraft of the RAF. (designed to be used with Airfix kits)  9.50  7.92
http://www.hannants.co.uk/product/CMK7316

CMK/Czech Master Kits
Aircraft detailing sets (resin)
CMK7317 1:72 Hawker Hurricane Mk.I � Interior set. Detailed set that contains a new cockpit for this British fighter plane of the early stage of the war. In the set you can find a new floor cast together with the fuselage bulkheads, also the side panels, open side panel of the cockpit, seat, control stick, instrument panel and some more smaller details. The set also contains pre-painted PE parts. (designed to be used with Airfix kits)  10.50  8.75
http://www.hannants.co.uk/product/CMK7317

CMK/Czech Master Kits
Aircraft engines and propellers (resin)
CMK7318 1:72 Hawker Hurricane Mk.I � Engine set. Detail set containing a complete engine installation of the Rolls-Royce Merlin II for a model of the famous British WW2 fighter plane. The open engine installation consists of detailed engine, bulkhead, bearers, exhausts and the engine covers. (designed to be used with Airfix kits)  12.99  10.83
http://www.hannants.co.uk/product/CMK7318


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Re: CMK
« Reply #31 on: February 17, 2015, 01:22:33 am »
Good stuff H.  Wish my eyesight was up to using it.
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Re: CMK
« Reply #32 on: February 17, 2015, 04:46:17 pm »
Wow you could really, and I mean really setail that wee kit !

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Re: CMK
« Reply #33 on: February 18, 2015, 01:47:33 am »
That all looks wondrous stuff, especially the engine bits. I'm not at all sure that some are needed though, the cockpit and  control surface bits on the original kit are excellent anyway.
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Re: CMK
« Reply #34 on: February 18, 2015, 02:48:59 am »
That all looks wondrous stuff, especially the engine bits. I'm not at all sure that some are needed though, the cockpit and  control surface bits on the original kit are excellent anyway.

I think it's the fact that having a new, pristine surface lets you pose it open without worrying about the saw kerf if try to use the original one you cut out from the model.
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Re: CMK
« Reply #35 on: October 14, 2017, 07:01:11 pm »
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Re: CMK
« Reply #36 on: October 15, 2017, 01:47:42 am »

Azur and MPM product lines are being discontinued   :banghead:


That's irritating, there are some very good and unique kits amongst that lot. I think Azur do the only Alize and Vautour in 1/72.

Perhaps they'll sell them under the Special Hobby name in future? (wishful thinking mode off)
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Re: CMK
« Reply #37 on: October 15, 2017, 02:59:25 am »
« Last Edit: October 15, 2017, 03:01:48 am by zenrat »
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Re: CMK
« Reply #38 on: October 15, 2017, 04:06:29 am »
If we're lucky it could be a simple brand rationalisation, to reduce the costs of marketing & packaging, with everything rolling into the Special Hobby brand (it is on the up as a brand name).
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Re: CMK
« Reply #39 on: October 15, 2017, 04:12:37 am »
If we're lucky it could be a simple brand rationalisation, to reduce the costs of marketing & packaging, with everything rolling into the Special Hobby brand (it is on the up as a brand name).

Agreed. And they would be stupid to get rid of the moulds.

I must build my Vautour.  Wonderfull looking aircraft and I love how the outriggers fold up into the nacelles.
I have no whiff ideas though other than paint it a different colour.
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Re: CMK
« Reply #40 on: October 15, 2017, 05:40:50 am »

The 1/72 Vautour is both a Special Hobby kit and Azur.
https://www.specialhobby.eu/index.php?stoken=B1F1224C&force_sid=e7k87uj5fplp5vsju8jnul8e40&lang=1&currency=1&cl=search&searchparam=vautour&searchcnid=


Hm, yes. Now that you mention it I have a Special Hobby labelled X-15A2 that's listed as a CMK in their lists.
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Re: CMK
« Reply #41 on: October 15, 2017, 06:47:40 am »
If we're lucky it could be a simple brand rationalisation, to reduce the costs of marketing & packaging, with everything rolling into the Special Hobby brand (it is on the up as a brand name).

I think that's what it is. Over the last couple of years they have re-released a few MPM kits under the Special Hobby label. Back in the day it was all a little complicated but MPM were considered the "premium" end of the stable whilst Special Hobby were the more limited run end. The latest SH kits (the Gnats for instance) are as good as any mainstream and indeed should be considered such. As the company has matured and the management become more professional I think they've come to realise it was all over complication and just confused the buyers ? Martin has actually been on a visit there I think ? So may have an insight to how they've matured as a company ?

Azure and Fromm/Azure of course were not really part of the group as such but were, or started off at least as, commissioned models, tooled and produced by SH for the prospective brands which I think were "collectives" of modellers ? It's ail very complicated and confusing so I may be wrong. Bet the Czech taxman had fun though  ;)

As for the Vautour ? I'd wanted one for years and then just after the Evil Kit Finder General found me a Hi-Tech one (which I didn't even know existed) SH/Azure brought theirs out  :banghead: I now have 4 plus the Hi-tech kit. I will build a couple one day.

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Re: CMK
« Reply #42 on: October 15, 2017, 07:20:03 am »
If we're lucky it could be a simple brand rationalisation, to reduce the costs of marketing & packaging, with everything rolling into the Special Hobby brand (it is on the up as a brand name).

Agreed. And they would be stupid to get rid of the moulds.

I must build my Vautour.  Wonderfull looking aircraft and I love how the outriggers fold up into the nacelles.
I have no whiff ideas though other than paint it a different colour.

Some prototype Vautours had Sapphire and Avon engines because the Atar was still being developed. Why not concoct a background in which the UK and France have a very close post-war defence partnership and the RAF adopt the Vautour with Avon/Sapphire engines, ADEN cannons, Microcell 2" rockets, etc, etc...? Maybe M.Dassault falls from grace in some way and companies like Sud and Breguet with a more cooperative attitude come to prominence?
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Re: CMK
« Reply #43 on: October 15, 2017, 07:29:34 am »

Some prototype Vautours had Sapphire and Avon engines because the Atar was still being developed. Why not concoct a background in which the UK and France have a very close post-war defence partnership and the RAF adopt the Vautour with Avon/Sapphire engines, ADEN cannons, Microcell 2" rockets, etc, etc...? Maybe M.Dassault falls from grace in some way and companies like Sud and Breguet with a more cooperative attitude come to prominence?

That's almost exactly the scenario I have in mind for my Vautour builds  :thumbsup: As part of this renewed Entente Cordiale the Armee De L'Air get Canberras.
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Re: CMK
« Reply #44 on: October 15, 2017, 07:39:21 am »

That's almost exactly the scenario I have in mind for my Vautour builds  :thumbsup: As part of this renewed Entente Cordiale the Armee De L'Air get Canberras.


They did have Canberras, albeit only six of them, they flew with their trials units IIRC.
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