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Re: Special Hobby
« Reply #180 on: April 01, 2019, 02:38:09 am »
Ooooh, that Sunderland V is tempting!


It is isn't it. I see it will be a post War version in what will presumably be the first boxing.

Yeah, I'd wondered about doing a water bomber version, I was going to get an Italeri Sunderland but thought a later model would be better suited.  Might be tempted.... :wub:
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Re: Special Hobby
« Reply #181 on: April 01, 2019, 02:52:54 am »
Chris, thinking of you, there's a plethora of WWII  and early cold war kits announced.  Some are re-pops or ex Azur/MPM but there should be plenty to keep you going for a while!

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Re: Special Hobby
« Reply #182 on: April 01, 2019, 06:28:39 am »
Chris, thinking of you, there's a plethora of WWII  and early cold war kits announced.  Some are re-pops or ex Azur/MPM but there should be plenty to keep you going for a while!


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Re: Special Hobby
« Reply #183 on: April 06, 2019, 01:55:59 am »
I was starting to look at what (if anything) to pre-order from the Big H for collection at MK (10% discount plus no postage  :thumbsup:) and noticed the price of the Sunderland for the first time. Not bad at all, indeed quite reasonable in my opinion, but then all these things are relative. Mute point at the moment though as it's not out yet, or at least not yet in stock.

However something else I've been waiting for is  :thumbsup:
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Re: Special Hobby
« Reply #184 on: April 06, 2019, 05:29:01 am »
Hannants have mentioned on the front page that the Sunderland will be in in two weeks, so should be in time for MK.  I'd go ahead and pre-order. :thumbsup:

Must admit, I was taken with the price too, tempting.....
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Re: Special Hobby
« Reply #185 on: April 07, 2019, 05:22:44 am »
Geoff sent me a link yesterday to Oxonian's site, they are already selling it as in.

I'm still not 100% sure I'll be getting it ? Need to think about it.
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Re: Special Hobby
« Reply #186 on: April 07, 2019, 07:14:51 am »
I'm tempted with the Sunderland, but I suspect that the price, not to mention the size, will put me off.  There's a guy on Britmodeller who's been slating the kit, finding quite a few errors - but contrary to the belief that he's an armchair know-all critic (they seem to populate Britmodeller), he does have the advantage of working with one in a New Zealand museum so I suspect that he knows what he's talking about.
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Re: Special Hobby
« Reply #187 on: April 07, 2019, 12:10:42 pm »
Perhaps he should get in touch with an aftermarket mod-pack maker instead of just venting on a forum.  He could make some money!  But it would also be harder work that just writing excoriating comments online.

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Re: Special Hobby
« Reply #188 on: June 02, 2019, 04:25:24 am »
I have one of Special Hobby's Northrop Deltas in the stash.  It has wonderfull spats and could only be improved by fitting floats or skis.  Oh look...

https://www.specialhobby.eu/en/our-own-production/cmk-kits/detail-sets/canadian-vickers-delta-mk-ii-rcaf-on-snow-and-water.html
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Re: Special Hobby
« Reply #189 on: June 03, 2019, 04:44:52 pm »
I like that floaty Vega! Think I'll have to get one.

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Re: Special Hobby
« Reply #190 on: June 03, 2019, 05:00:06 pm »
I've been after a Delta for ages for my RCAF theme build, gonna have to get this one
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Re: Special Hobby
« Reply #191 on: June 03, 2019, 05:04:55 pm »
I got one from West Coast Hobbies that I was hoping to fit floats too. Looks like I won't have to ! I was quite surprised how small the aircraft was !
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Re: Special Hobby
« Reply #192 on: June 04, 2019, 04:15:25 am »
I will have to get this version as well as the RAAF one I already have.  After all, in addition to the floats and skis it also has a different fuselage window layout... ;)
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Re: Special Hobby
« Reply #193 on: June 04, 2019, 06:10:02 am »
Certainly interesting box art. Got a nice nostalgic "feel" to it  :thumbsup:
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