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Re: My stash just grew again (2016)
« Reply #195 on: February 15, 2016, 12:28:32 pm »
I went looking for books in a local charity shop and found "The largest and heaviest bomber to see service in World War Two".

Airfix B-29 Superfortress with rotating bomb bay  :o. It's clearly sat in a loft for 40 years, opened but otherwise pristine. Cheap!

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Re: My stash just grew again (2016)
« Reply #196 on: February 15, 2016, 02:49:59 pm »
I went looking for books in a local charity shop and found "The largest and heaviest bomber to see service in World War Two".

Airfix B-29 Superfortress with rotating bomb bay  :o. It's clearly sat in a loft for 40 years, opened but otherwise pristine. Cheap!

That's a very unique aircraft then as all the B-29's that I know of had a non rotating bomb bay

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Re: My stash just grew again (2016)
« Reply #197 on: February 15, 2016, 03:45:12 pm »
I went looking for books in a local charity shop and found "The largest and heaviest bomber to see service in World War Two".

Airfix B-29 Superfortress with rotating bomb bay  :o. It's clearly sat in a loft for 40 years, opened but otherwise pristine. Cheap!

That's a very unique aircraft then as all the B-29's that I know of had a non rotating bomb bay

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Well there's something odd going on with the bomb bay from looking at the instructions! I've never seen a kit with so many bombs either!

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Re: My stash just grew again (2016)
« Reply #198 on: February 15, 2016, 08:01:58 pm »
From Germany, bought online from Der Sockelshop, Hasegawa's 1/48 F-16E! This kit will generously donate it's E bits to a Tamiya F-16CJ Block50 Kit. It took me quite a while to find this kit at a reasonable price, and it was cheaper than the Kinetic F-16E... :thumbsup:
Also, from the UK, bought from Story Models.com, a Quickboost 1/48 ACES II ejection seat.


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Re: My stash just grew again (2016)
« Reply #199 on: February 15, 2016, 10:24:35 pm »
1/72 USCoast Guard C-130J kit
To be kitbashed with spare parts from a Shin Miewa PS-1/SS-2 flying boat -amphibious C-130J.

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Re: My stash just grew again (2016)
« Reply #200 on: February 16, 2016, 12:27:32 am »
Broke my "no overseas sellers" rule and hit up Evil-Bay Japan for a 1/72 Bandai Y-Wing.
It arrived today and it is exquisite.  Exactly what I have come to expect from Bandai.
Fred

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Re: My stash just grew again (2016)
« Reply #201 on: February 16, 2016, 01:51:02 am »
Broke my "no overseas sellers" rule and hit up Evil-Bay Japan for a 1/72 Bandai Y-Wing.
It arrived today and it is exquisite.  Exactly what I have come to expect from Bandai.


I wonder if anyone ever built a Y wing with wings... :wacko:
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Re: My stash just grew again (2016)
« Reply #202 on: February 16, 2016, 02:28:51 am »
Broke my "no overseas sellers" rule and hit up Evil-Bay Japan for a 1/72 Bandai Y-Wing.
It arrived today and it is exquisite.  Exactly what I have come to expect from Bandai.


I wonder if anyone ever built a Y wing with wings... :wacko:

I'm contemplating it...
Fred

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Re: My stash just grew again (2016)
« Reply #203 on: February 16, 2016, 03:13:40 am »
From ebay

1 x 1/72 Airfix Av-8A which will join the other two I have as real world builds seeing that I have the decals for a Thai machine  ;D

Also received today from Thorvic a very over the top delivery of Airfix 1/600 warships.

I was only after the Falklands Warship set but was sent in total the following

1 x 1/600 Falklands Warship set
1 x 1/600 HMS Victorious
1 x 1/600 HMS Tiger & HMS Daring
2 x 1/600 HMS Leander
2 x 1/600 HMS Amazon

I am blown away by his generosity which was totally uncalled for  :blink: I am now going to have to think of what to do with some of the items though as I now have two aircraft carriers I could simply do one out of the box and update the other one.... or something like that.

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Re: My stash just grew again (2016)
« Reply #204 on: February 16, 2016, 05:29:01 am »
"Sticks and stones may break some bones but a 3.57's gonna blow your damn head off!!"

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Re: My stash just grew again (2016)
« Reply #205 on: February 16, 2016, 08:45:07 am »

From Colin at Freightdog;  Tallboy conversion kit for the Airfix Lancaster (will it fit the Revell one?)


Don't see why not, it fits a TSR2.  ;D :lol:
Any aircraft can be improved by fitting longer wings, and/or a longer fuselage

...and I'm not a closeted 'Take That' fan, I'm a REAL fan! :)

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Re: My stash just grew again (2016)
« Reply #206 on: February 16, 2016, 08:55:16 am »
I went looking for books in a local charity shop and found "The largest and heaviest bomber to see service in World War Two".

Airfix B-29 Superfortress with rotating bomb bay  :o. It's clearly sat in a loft for 40 years, opened but otherwise pristine. Cheap!

That's a very unique aircraft then as all the B-29's that I know of had a non rotating bomb bay

Gondor

Well there's something odd going on with the bomb bay from looking at the instructions! I've never seen a kit with so many bombs either!

Nothing odd, the kit has the forward and mid-fuselage pressure bulkheads and the pressurized tunnel used to move
between the pressurized sections of the aircraft.



Inside the tunnel:
"Evil our grandsires were, our fathers worse;
And we, till now unmatched in ill,
Must leave successors more corrupted still."
Horace, 65BC - 8BC. Marsh translation.

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Re: My stash just grew again (2016)
« Reply #207 on: February 16, 2016, 10:59:14 am »

Nothing odd, the kit has the forward and mid-fuselage pressure bulkheads and the pressurized tunnel used to move
between the pressurized sections of the aircraft.

Inside the tunnel:


So that's what it is... You wouldn't get me down that tube!  :o

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Re: My stash just grew again (2016)
« Reply #208 on: February 17, 2016, 09:25:09 am »
another ebay win was received today

1 x 1/72 Xtrakit Hunter T7 to go with the Freightdog P.1130 conversion set

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Re: My stash just grew again (2016)
« Reply #209 on: February 17, 2016, 10:28:00 am »
1/144 Roden Bristol Brittania, Monarch Airlines. Looks quite nice, haven't done a clip and fit on parts yet.

1/48 Revell Stearman Aerobatic Biplane, second release of their brilliant Model 75/PT-13,-17
kit, with a new sprue containing Super Stearman bits, bigger engine, full cowling, spatted
landing gear. 
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And we, till now unmatched in ill,
Must leave successors more corrupted still."
Horace, 65BC - 8BC. Marsh translation.