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Mister/Mastercraft
« on: April 19, 2018, 06:35:46 am »
I think we do not have a thread for this low-budget brand from Poland, but it's worth a start because - beyond vintage KP, Intech, Plastyk and other (partly revamped) vintage stuff, there's apparently a good offer out there right now: a reboxed Heller Fouga Magister (which is IMHO light years ahead of the primitive Airfix thing that is still around). In itself, this is goos news, but - as a side benefit - this kit comes with loads of interesting decals/markings:



Just ordered one, and I hope that the molds are not too worn. Otherwise, this looks promising for just around EUR 10,-.  ;D

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Re: Mister/Mastercraft
« Reply #1 on: April 19, 2018, 07:23:55 am »
I've picked up some of their stuff at shows Dizzy' and there's nothing wrong with it at all. Ideal as feed stock for your creations I would have thought.

My only slight problem with them is the packaging. Some of the boxes are a lot larger then the kits and the plastic rattles around inside them a bit in transit
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Re: Mister/Mastercraft
« Reply #2 on: April 19, 2018, 08:58:26 am »
the price is the same as the Heller boxing, not a big fan of the Mistercraft boxes, however the newer releases are in some way decent, and they make for a great source of decals  :thumbsup:
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Re: Mister/Mastercraft
« Reply #3 on: April 19, 2018, 03:07:00 pm »
I got one of their reboxed Heller Tempests a year or so back for the decals.
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Re: Mister/Mastercraft
« Reply #4 on: December 22, 2018, 12:57:09 pm »
Nothing spectacular,
but the "new" Pe-2 1/72 model
is already on sale.
On my eye, Zwezda's repack with loads of interesting decals/markings.  :rolleyes:
This looks promising for just around EUR 7. ;)
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Re: Mister/Mastercraft
« Reply #5 on: Today at 02:17:31 am »
Coming soon...
On the sea and in the air  ;)

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Re: Mister/Mastercraft
« Reply #6 on: Today at 02:34:42 am »
I've been on the verge of ordering their SU-22M-4 kit. Reviews say its pretty good. Its got to be better than the Hobbycrap kit I have.
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Re: Mister/Mastercraft
« Reply #7 on: Today at 08:39:52 am »
The Saab 35 is potentially good news - since some Heller kits have been re-boxed recently under the Mistercraft label (e. g. the Magister), I hope it's the Heller Draken, but I expect it to be the vintage Revell mould, because this kit had been sold by Aeroplast, just in te same two versions (Swedish and Austrian, even though the latter contained Danish markings!).

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Re: Mister/Mastercraft
« Reply #8 on: Today at 08:44:26 am »
Yes I was hoping it was the Heller Draken too :thumbsup:
perhaps more interesting for me, any idea whose Hunter it will be?
from the box art its an FGA.9? could it be the old Airfix or Matchbox one?
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Re: Mister/Mastercraft
« Reply #9 on: Today at 10:12:53 am »
Draken has the Revell box art.  I quite like that kit, although the engineering could be better.

Hunter is the Plastyk kit.  It'll be good for cheap kibash fodder
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Re: Mister/Mastercraft
« Reply #10 on: Today at 10:16:49 am »
I hope they are better kits than the javelin they produced, I was going to buy one of eBay, as it was reasonable. Good job I read a few reviews on it before I bought it, as nobody has a good word to say about the kit. I have a frog one in the stash, but no idea how accurate or badly fitting they are.
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