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Meng Model Kits
« on: December 24, 2011, 07:19:36 am »
Anyone spotted this one? A new tool Kayaba 'Katsuodori' Type 4 Ram-Jet Fighter in 1/72nd, whatever that is!;

http://www.cybermodeler.com/news/meng.shtml

I think that one qualifies as a whif related product!

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Re: Meng Model Kits
« Reply #1 on: December 28, 2011, 03:03:07 am »
http://www.1999.co.jp/eng/image/10169997b/30/1

Here are the sprue shots and instructions
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Re: Meng Model Kits
« Reply #2 on: December 28, 2011, 03:53:50 am »
Looks nice, but how much will it cost in the UK?  Looks suspiciously like a Dragon offshoot so I suspect I may have to sell a kidney. 
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Re: Meng Model Kits
« Reply #3 on: December 28, 2011, 04:29:16 am »
Looks nice, but how much will it cost in the UK?  Looks suspiciously like a Dragon offshoot so I suspect I may have to sell a kidney. 

Well as Colin posted it he may well be thinking of getting them in so lets give him a chance before you get over negative
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« Reply #4 on: December 28, 2011, 05:15:03 am »
When it comes to the price of kits from the far east, I'd rather expect them to cost a fortune, that way when they arrive and they *are* a small fortune, I'm not surprised.  Cynical? Me?  No, merely realistic.
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Re: Meng Model Kits
« Reply #5 on: December 29, 2011, 02:46:52 am »
Don't worry Geoff, I wasn't thinking of stocking them, I am sure they will end up at Hannants soon enough! Far East prices are silly but China still able to do cheap stuff, like the new Hobby boss 1/72 Northrop F-5E at a whopping 4.99!   

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Re: Meng Model Kits
« Reply #6 on: December 29, 2011, 05:54:20 am »
Its a very nice little kit too!
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Re: Meng Model Kits
« Reply #7 on: March 13, 2012, 03:30:49 pm »
They're doing another!!  Manshu Ki-98!!
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Re: Meng Model Kits
« Reply #8 on: March 14, 2012, 09:07:01 am »
but how much will it cost in the UK?   

You get a pair in each box plus ground handling trolley and and hanging rails for it to fit into the bombay of a Renzan or Peggy, and Its 16.99. I picked one up at Huddersfield
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Re: Meng Model Kits
« Reply #9 on: March 15, 2012, 04:42:36 am »
They're doing another!!  Manshu Ki-98!!
http://www.cybermodeler.com/news/images/meng1.jpg

I definitely want one of them!
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Re: Meng Model Kits
« Reply #10 on: March 15, 2012, 08:50:27 am »
They're doing another!!  Manshu Ki-98!!
http://www.cybermodeler.com/news/images/meng1.jpg

Built a resin one of those (A&V I think) always liked it. May well get one when it comes out
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« Reply #11 on: March 15, 2012, 09:02:27 am »
I've that kit stashed away somewhere too but I think the Meng one will be a bit more refined.
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« Reply #12 on: March 15, 2012, 09:06:01 am »
I always hope for the best.
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Re: Meng Model Kits
« Reply #13 on: March 22, 2012, 11:19:58 am »
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Re: Meng Model Kits
« Reply #14 on: March 22, 2012, 11:24:21 am »
As the Tortoise was got up and running for the Tankfest 2011 at Bovingdon last year i wonder if Meng will do the British Tank they are aiming to demo this year the Black Prince ?
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