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Re: My stash just grew again (2017)
« Reply #15 on: January 04, 2017, 09:16:41 am »

Bought on Monday and finished last night, one Imperial Star Destroyer from Metal Earth. Very impressed with the outcome despite it being rather fiddly. Photos to follow.


I got a Metal Earth Spitfire 'flat pack' as a delayed birthday pressie from a good friend in the US. I doubt I'll be extending its wings  ;D but I may convert it into a PRXI.  ;)
Any aircraft can be improved by fitting longer wings, and/or a longer fuselage

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Re: My stash just grew again (2017)
« Reply #16 on: January 05, 2017, 12:00:14 am »
This was just delivered:



Laputa: Castle in the Sky Tiger Moth

No idea where it comes from. Probably some Japanese TV show but I couldn't resist.

Not to decide what scheme to paint it.....

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It's from a very famous anime movie, one of the first big works of director Miyasaki Hayao, from 1985 or so.
It's a Sky Pirate ship; I did not know that it was called "Tiger Moth"!

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Re: Re: My stash just grew again (2017)
« Reply #17 on: January 05, 2017, 01:08:45 am »
Laputa: Castle in the sky is a great movie.
http://studio-ghibli.wikia.com/wiki/Laputa:_Castle_in_the_Sky
I recommend it to everyone.
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Re: My stash just grew again (2017)
« Reply #18 on: January 05, 2017, 06:50:22 am »
Sorely tempted in my local 'The Works' selling Airfix 1/24 Hurricane starter kit for 20 an the three kits 1/72 Pearl Harbour starter kit for 15......
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Re: My stash just grew again (2017)
« Reply #19 on: January 05, 2017, 06:53:51 am »
Pearl Harbour set is good value. All 3 are new tools. I got it for Xmas  :thumbsup:
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Re: My stash just grew again (2017)
« Reply #20 on: January 05, 2017, 08:38:08 am »
Pearl Harbour set is good value. All 3 are new tools. I got it for Xmas  :thumbsup:

Yeah....very tempted.....is it just a bomb with the 'Kate' or you get the torpedo as well....?
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Re: Re: My stash just grew again (2017)
« Reply #21 on: January 06, 2017, 01:58:19 am »
First delivery of the year.
Post Apocralyptic Armed Scooby Gang and unarmed Scooby (he just looked silly wearing a weapons harness) from Hasslefree Miniatures.

http://www.hfminis.co.uk

They are beautifully cast but being 28mm figures they are too tall to use with 1/72 models and figures (unlike the Elheim "28mm" figures which are on the short side and so are perfect with this scale).
Still, they are going to look great painted and the Mystery Machine is devoid of compound curves so it should be a simple scratchbuild from sheet styrene.
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Re: My stash just grew again (2017)
« Reply #22 on: January 06, 2017, 03:17:54 am »
Sorely tempted in my local 'The Works' selling Airfix 1/24 Hurricane starter kit for 20 an the three kits 1/72 Pearl Harbour starter kit for 15......

Go for it! The 1/24 Hurricane and 1/24 Spitfire were both 30 from the Works Online and even with the 10, 20 or occasionally 30% special offers were still more expensive than 20. I notice that having just checked that they've now gone from online (only the Battle Of Britain 75th Anniversary Gift Set is left) so I've missed my chance, but as I'm not supposed to be buying this year (yet!) that is probably a good thing!  ;D
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Re: My stash just grew again (2017)
« Reply #23 on: January 06, 2017, 06:09:11 am »

Yeah....very tempted.....is it just a bomb with the 'Kate' or you get the torpedo as well....?

Yup
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Re: Re: My stash just grew again (2017)
« Reply #24 on: January 06, 2017, 06:12:59 am »
First delivery of the year.
Post Apocralyptic Armed Scooby Gang and unarmed Scooby (he just looked silly wearing a weapons harness) from Hasslefree Miniatures.


They do look good  :thumbsup: Not much resemblence to either the t.v. or film characters, other than Scooby himself but that's down to licencing I was told when looking for a Buffy figure.(ahhhh Buffy  :wub: :wub:)
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Re: My stash just grew again (2017)
« Reply #25 on: January 06, 2017, 08:05:36 am »
My first stash additions of the year were picked up from the sorting office this afternoon

2 x 1/72 AZ Models M.B.5. which I have had on backorder for what seams like ages.

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Re: My stash just grew again (2017)
« Reply #26 on: January 06, 2017, 08:18:25 am »
Great start to the year guys ! I was going to go buy a kit to join in, but now I think I'm going to go watch this movie...that ship just looks too cool !

PS-I drove my daughter back to school in Ottawa this week, and by passed a few big shops. I figure it's time to quit buying on a whim and save the money for stuff I really want. Lets see how long that lasts lol
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Re: My stash just grew again (2017)
« Reply #27 on: January 06, 2017, 08:44:26 am »
This sort of belongs in last years thread as it arrived on the 31st, when I was away and I picked it up from the post office today. 1/72nd scale Hasegawa Russian aircraft weapons set. In typical Chris luck style, there is 4 of everything except the missiles i am after the most as there are only 2 R-60's in the kit. Typical  :banghead: :banghead: But never mind, I have some more R-27's to add to the stockpile and R-77 which are a neat looking missile, and some very nice looking KAB 1500 LGB's which will look nice adorning an IL-28 Beagle. The kit contains, 4x B-8 rocket pods, 4x R-27 ET 4x R-27R, 4x R-73's 2x R-60's, 2x R-77's 4 KH-31's and 4x KAB 1500. Nice kit if a bit pricey.
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Re: My stash just grew again (2017)
« Reply #28 on: January 06, 2017, 10:44:04 am »
Hey, at least the Russian weapons set has everything in even numbers, unlike the recent US weapon sets (starting with #5) that have most of everything in threes, forcing you to buy two in most cases... :banghead:

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Re: My stash just grew again (2017)
« Reply #29 on: January 06, 2017, 10:52:22 am »
Sorely tempted in my local 'The Works' selling Airfix 1/24 Hurricane starter kit for 20 an the three kits 1/72 Pearl Harbour starter kit for 15......

Go for it! The 1/24 Hurricane and 1/24 Spitfire were both 30 from the Works Online and even with the 10, 20 or occasionally 30% special offers were still more expensive than 20. I notice that having just checked that they've now gone from online (only the Battle Of Britain 75th Anniversary Gift Set is left) so I've missed my chance, but as I'm not supposed to be buying this year (yet!) that is probably a good thing!  ;D

SWMBO'D picked me up a Hurricane today....they still had Spitfire Vb there....
BODY,BODY....HEAD..!!!!

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