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Offline Martin H

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My stash just grew again 2018.
« on: December 31, 2017, 03:06:05 pm »
Well its an hour to go until 2018 here in the UK so time for a new thread..................... :thumbsup:
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Re: My stash just grew again 2018.
« Reply #1 on: January 01, 2018, 05:05:29 am »
Tut, tut. Jumping the gun a tad Martin ?  ;) ;)

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Re: My stash just grew again 2018.
« Reply #2 on: January 01, 2018, 04:27:05 pm »
FIRST!!!!

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Anyway, just got given an Airfix 1/72nd Jet Provost Mk.4 Starter Set for Christmas.  :thumbsup:

That's my second: on my way to a display team at this rate....

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Re: My stash just grew again 2018.
« Reply #3 on: January 02, 2018, 12:03:28 am »
I had a very satisfying, if expensive win on Evil Bay late on NYE.  Details when it gets here.
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Re: My stash just grew again 2018.
« Reply #4 on: January 02, 2018, 08:41:15 am »
NOT off to a real good start, here.  :rolleyes: :rolleyes:


Impact damage.


Lazy much?


It WAS a really nice, pristine box.


Oh well.. the contents are ok at least!!  :lol:

This is the first or MAYBE second time in all my decades that USPS has damaged something coming to me but that doesn't excuse the poor packaging. Apparently it wasn't sealed and there wasn't a single scrap of "stuffing" in the there. Just the kit box inside the mailing box. That would be fine because with that type of impact the "Stuffing" would likely not have helped and being "empty air" might have actually been the best thing for this type of deal. STILL, I rather like when my boxes are un-smashed especially when they started out that way.  :angry: :rolleyes:

All that said.. this is supposed to be a pretty neat kit! I plan, eventually to print out my own transfers for this one to get a custom scheme based upon Magic: The Gathering.  :mellow:



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Re: My stash just grew again 2018.
« Reply #5 on: January 02, 2018, 09:37:01 am »
I plan, eventually to print out my own transfers for this one to get a custom scheme based upon Magic: The Gathering.  :mellow:

 :o I still have a deck to play that. :thumbsup: :thumbsup:
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Re: My stash just grew again 2018.
« Reply #6 on: January 02, 2018, 10:26:05 am »
From the stash liquidation organized by dadlamassu:

1x Airfix Bae Systems Hawk
1x Airfix Bae Sea Harrier FRS 1
1x Hasegawa IAI Kfir C2
1x Revell Bae Hawk Red arrows
1x Revell Tornado GR1

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Re: My stash just grew again 2018.
« Reply #7 on: January 02, 2018, 03:15:04 pm »
From ebay:

Magna Fairey Firefly U7

I'll be doing it as an AS7, because I just don't fancy the drone scheme. IIRC, it'll have a spare canopy, so I may update an Airfix one with it.
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Re: My stash just grew again 2018.
« Reply #8 on: January 02, 2018, 05:19:42 pm »
I plan, eventually to print out my own transfers for this one to get a custom scheme based upon Magic: The Gathering.  :mellow:

 :o I still have a deck to play that. :thumbsup: :thumbsup:
Dude, that's awesome!! It's great fun!

I've been distracted with model stuff the last couple of years almost but I still keep somewhat current on it and love to play still! Some of the newer mechanics are confusing to me but still....  ton of fun. In fact, I've been thinking for the last few days or so about getting some decks together, updating the ones I have, and going down to the shop to swill beer and play cards.
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Re: My stash just grew again 2018.
« Reply #9 on: January 03, 2018, 12:44:20 am »
I have quite fond memories of that Monogram A-10  :thumbsup:
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Re: My stash just grew again 2018.
« Reply #10 on: January 03, 2018, 04:54:40 am »
I have quite fond memories of that Monogram A-10  :thumbsup:

So have I, just realised the one I got was from the Newsagents in Stubbins when staying at my Gran's so must be around 1980 ish  :o
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Re: My stash just grew again 2018.
« Reply #11 on: January 03, 2018, 05:51:20 am »
Dude, that's awesome!! It's great fun!

I've been distracted with model stuff the last couple of years almost but I still keep somewhat current on it and love to play still! Some of the newer mechanics are confusing to me but still....  ton of fun. In fact, I've been thinking for the last few days or so about getting some decks together, updating the ones I have, and going down to the shop to swill beer and play cards.

Used to play it a lot some 10/15 years ago but then i started the band and nighttime had been dedicated to music till i started modelling again... :rolleyes:
Would have to get updated on the whole game, too much has changed. But it is fun, for sure. I had a crew that would have 7/8 hour sessions at our local bmx clubhouse.  :mellow:
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Re: My stash just grew again 2018.
« Reply #12 on: January 03, 2018, 05:15:19 pm »
First stash addition of 2018, Academy's KAI T-50 Trainer, will be a PoAF bird, replacement for the Alpha jets. In fact, i believe it's something we could see becoming a reality in a few years. The Alpha jets are being retired from active service in about a week from now and no replacement has been procured so far. Maybe in a couple of years or so, they'll buy some trainers instead of sending pilots to other countries for training, as it will be for the foreseeable future... :banghead:
Couldn't resist the urge and since it doesn't need glue, i've quickly assembled the kit while at my band's studio after rehearsal... must say i'm impressed, excellent detail for a quick assembly kit, even more so for it's price, around 10. And nothing of big gaps to fill, although it may need some adjusting of the locating pins so they fit in place with some slack to allow for fine tuning after glue is applied. I think it's a nice kit for the price and should be fun to mess around with. Not sure if i'll try scratching up the landing gear bays like Dizzy did... :bow:
 


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Re: My stash just grew again 2018.
« Reply #13 on: January 03, 2018, 06:01:57 pm »
Arrived today although were bought after Telford for me by my friend Steve.

AZ Models MB6, going to re-engine it and add some other bits
Fujimi 1/72 F-35B , I have a cunning plan ---
Steve's own brand, 1/72 Valiant prototype conversion, gonna use the AiM Valiant I have although it's designed for the Airfix kit.
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Re: My stash just grew again 2018.
« Reply #14 on: January 03, 2018, 11:34:30 pm »
First of the year and it's a doozy.
I paid far too much for this (about what i'd expect to pay if Hasegawa ever re-pop them*) on Evil-Bay.  Because they never turn up for sale here and because someone else was keen on it.
Of course the seller then tells me has has a second one to sell...
But it IS one of my holy grails.  It comes with an aircraft tractor.
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