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Re: Clear Prop
« Reply #30 on: September 05, 2020, 02:29:18 am »
Their high back La-5 is supposed to be awesome too.

I have one.  Looks great in the box.  I'm looking forward to seeing how it builds.

First impression is it is on a par with an Eduard FW-190 but with a simpler parts breakdown (which might be a good thing).
« Last Edit: September 05, 2020, 02:39:56 am by zenrat »
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Re: Clear Prop
« Reply #31 on: September 05, 2020, 05:57:15 am »
Their high back La-5 is supposed to be awesome too.

I have one.  Looks great in the box.  I'm looking forward to seeing how it builds.

First impression is it is on a par with an Eduard FW-190 but with a simpler parts breakdown (which might be a good thing).

I've just ordered one this morning, partly on your "box impressions"  :thumbsup: If it's simpler than the Eduard 190 then that's certainly a good thing
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Re: Clear Prop
« Reply #32 on: September 05, 2020, 06:38:13 am »
Their high back La-5 is supposed to be awesome too.

I have one.  Looks great in the box.  I'm looking forward to seeing how it builds.

First impression is it is on a par with an Eduard FW-190 but with a simpler parts breakdown (which might be a good thing).

I've just ordered one this morning, partly on your "box impressions"  :thumbsup: If it's simpler than the Eduard 190 then that's certainly a good thing

Yikes!  I feel responsible.   :unsure: :o :-\
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Re: Clear Prop
« Reply #33 on: September 05, 2020, 06:48:43 am »
Just for once, it's YOUR fault.  ;D

It's usually mine according to OGL, but not this time.  :thumbsup:
Any aircraft can be improved by fitting longer wings, and/or a longer fuselage

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Re: Clear Prop
« Reply #34 on: September 05, 2020, 08:37:15 am »
Very bad news for my wallet.

Due, in the one true scale, from Clear Prop before the end of the year.  Another of my favourite aircraft.

SU-25


And due in 2021.

SU-25U


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The Grach is IMO eminently whiffable.

Ooooo nice. A new tool Su-25 !  :thumbsup:

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Re: Clear Prop
« Reply #35 on: September 05, 2020, 08:59:38 am »
If their recent Kaman Seasprite and the basic Gloster E28/29 kits are anything to go by. The frogfoots will most likely be stunning kits.
I always hope for the best.
Unfortunately,
experience has taught me to expect the worst.

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Re: Clear Prop
« Reply #36 on: September 06, 2020, 02:58:14 am »

I've just ordered one this morning, partly on your "box impressions"  :thumbsup: If it's simpler than the Eduard 190 then that's certainly a good thing

Yikes!  I feel responsible.   :unsure: :o :-\
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You are. I needed a little cheering up and thought I'd order a couple of kits. Your comments had stuck in my brain, so voila. Not sure if it will be real world or not ? Have an inkling to do a captured Finnish one, but I need to check if they actually had any ?

The other kit is an Arma Wildcat Mk VI. So two relatively new companies who started off with the bar set fairly high
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Re: Clear Prop
« Reply #37 on: September 06, 2020, 05:06:38 am »
I had another peek into the La-5 box today just to make sure.  And I stand by what I wrote.
There is some PE but I think it's all sensible places like bomb fins and undercarriage doors.
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Re: Clear Prop
« Reply #38 on: September 06, 2020, 06:47:12 am »
Just for once, it's YOUR fault.  ;D

It's usually mine according to OGL, but not this time.  :thumbsup:

I'm usually correct thou  ;) ;D ;D ;D ;D
I always hope for the best.
Unfortunately,
experience has taught me to expect the worst.

Size (of the stash) matters.



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Re: Clear Prop
« Reply #39 on: September 06, 2020, 07:20:43 am »
Just for once, it's YOUR fault.  ;D

It's usually mine according to OGL, but not this time.  :thumbsup:

I'm usually correct thou  ;) ;D ;D ;D ;D


Sadly, yes. :(
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Re: Clear Prop
« Reply #40 on: September 07, 2020, 06:11:52 am »
I had another peek into the La-5 box today just to make sure.  And I stand by what I wrote.
There is some PE but I think it's all sensible places like bomb fins and undercarriage doors.

Hannants website has a fair few sprue shots and so I had a good look before purchasing, and yes they do look nice
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Re: Clear Prop
« Reply #41 on: June 10, 2021, 02:21:01 am »
According to HLJ this is coming in July.



I just had to order one.  It's so ugly it's adorable.

https://clearpropmodels.com/cp_72005
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Re: Clear Prop
« Reply #42 on: June 10, 2021, 02:53:25 am »
BAGS if Whiffability in that box!  :thumbsup:

Another COE aircraft too.
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Re: Clear Prop
« Reply #43 on: June 10, 2021, 03:32:12 am »
BAGS if Whiffability in that box!  :thumbsup:

Another COE aircraft too.

Two Whiffs immediately spring to mind.  One of the African Skyraider schemes or a Suez FAA Wyvern.
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Re: Clear Prop
« Reply #44 on: June 10, 2021, 06:21:03 am »
I built the Anigrand one as a FAA aircraft so this one (on order) needs to be different. Thinking putting it into a USAF Vietnam era scheme.
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