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Re: My stash just grew again 2021
« Reply #750 on: June 16, 2021, 12:13:36 am »
Well, stash additions have been few for me this year but i've recently ordered a Wolfpack 1/72 T-45c Goshawk on eBay. Thanks to Dizzy's and Gondor's builds I've finally decided to buy a kit i've had my eye on for quite some time but although i don't have any real plans for it yet, i'm almost 100% certain i won't be chopping it up. ;D

Got home from work to find it on my chair, the Missus received it.  :wub:



Although the kit has its inaccuracies, there are plenty of images to help with the mods needed to turn it into a more accurate representation of the T-45C. The PE fret has nice details and the painting masks are a nice bonus. :thumbsup:

That's just the Italeri kit with a few extra bit's thrown in.

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Do these include the SAC white metal u/c legs?

No

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Re: My stash just grew again 2021
« Reply #751 on: June 16, 2021, 09:30:59 am »
Arrived from E Model today

1 x 1/72 Airfix Starter set RAF Red Arrows Hawk.

1 x 1/72 Airfix HiG-17F/J-5

The Red Arrows Starter set because it was a new tool and I wanted to see if Airfix had sorted the mess they made of the tail pipe, they didn't  :banghead: :banghead:

The MiG 17 as I have never seen one of the Airfix kit in the flesh.

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Re: My stash just grew again 2021
« Reply #752 on: June 17, 2021, 07:07:49 pm »


Do these include the SAC white metal u/c legs?

No

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That is a bit of a swiz. Getting some has yielded up a set of navalised u/c for other things.....  :wacko:
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Re: My stash just grew again 2021
« Reply #753 on: June 17, 2021, 08:40:25 pm »
Cashed in the silver coin pocket-change tin today, rendering myself able to buy;

1 x Tamiya 1/35 German Tank Destroyer Marder IIIM "Normandy Front" (Panzerjäger 38(t) mit 7.5 cm PaK 40/3 Ausf. M, Sd.Kfz. 138) - for my "The Czechs" collection/future build project (all will be in Czeck markings, not German)
1 x Italeri 1/48 Tornado GR.1/IDS - I like this plane, so it's a toss-up whether to build it RW RAF or for my RAMverse Aust. Army Aviation Corps

First shop buy for a while, & from the LHS, I'm feelin' pretty good! ;D

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Re: My stash just grew again 2021
« Reply #754 on: June 18, 2021, 01:49:08 am »

Do these include the SAC white metal u/c legs?


No



That is a bit of a swiz. Getting some has yielded up a set of navalised u/c for other things.....  :wacko:


That sounds like a good idea to get some as I'm sure I will have enough bit's and pieces to make another naval single seat aircraft.

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Re: My stash just grew again 2021
« Reply #755 on: June 18, 2021, 05:58:19 am »

Do these include the SAC white metal u/c legs?


No



That is a bit of a swiz. Getting some has yielded up a set of navalised u/c for other things.....  :wacko:


That sounds like a good idea to get some as I'm sure I will have enough bit's and pieces to make another naval single seat aircraft.

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I usually order directly from SAC, a bit cheaper for me that way.
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Re: My stash just grew again 2021
« Reply #756 on: June 18, 2021, 06:10:21 am »

First shop buy for a while, & from the LHS, I'm feelin' pretty good! ;D

Now I just need to stop SWMBO from finding out! :-\

We won't tell if you don't  ;)
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Re: My stash just grew again 2021
« Reply #757 on: June 18, 2021, 08:36:12 am »
Not many purchases lately but I did pick up a Two Bobs 1/48 Perfect Storm Tiffies Typhoon (the jet one) decal set.  I really want to do an RAF Typhoon in either a RW scheme of some kind of retro commemorative Whif.  I want to do the Revell 1/48 kit but it seems only available with German markings these days so finding an RAF sheet that includes the correct stencils is a major score for me. 
So I got that going for me...which is nice....

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Re: My stash just grew again 2021
« Reply #758 on: June 18, 2021, 03:51:14 pm »
Late to the party, but there is a build article on BritModeller (IIRC - or maybe one of the Airfix Fan Fora) where someone made a very nice job of the old Airfix 1/32 Herald - should be findable with a bit of searching.

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Re: My stash just grew again 2021
« Reply #759 on: June 19, 2021, 03:05:39 am »
Latest eBay purchase arrived today

1 x 1/72 Airfix Hawker Siddeley Hawk! I wanted to compare the jet pipe contours to other kits which is far easier to do with an unstarted kit, I have two mostly assembled, so I get a "new" one. Saying that, the box even has "NEW" printed on it. The weapons are a nice addition too.

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Re: My stash just grew again 2021
« Reply #760 on: June 19, 2021, 04:20:49 am »
Not many purchases lately but I did pick up a Two Bobs 1/48 Perfect Storm Tiffies Typhoon (the jet one) decal set.  I really want to do an RAF Typhoon in either a RW scheme of some kind of retro commemorative Whif.  I want to do the Revell 1/48 kit but it seems only available with German markings these days so finding an RAF sheet that includes the correct stencils is a major score for me. 

Anyone done a Hawker Typhoon in a modern scheme with all the stencils?

Late to the party, but there is a build article on BritModeller (IIRC - or maybe one of the Airfix Fan Fora) where someone made a very nice job of the old Airfix 1/32 Herald - should be findable with a bit of searching.

FWIW

Thanks Rick, i'll have a look for it.
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Re: My stash just grew again 2021
« Reply #761 on: June 19, 2021, 05:57:26 am »
Another Evilbay catch.



Why, oh why, might you ask, would one go for one of these when the later Revell issue is so much better in about every respect thinkable?
Well - first, I already have four Italeri Tornados, of which two are built. A British GR.4+ and a German IDS, the latter sporting the big Mehrzweckwaffe eins box, and while the rear of the airframe is strange, mildly spoken, they do look like strike Tornados to me. And this new one will fit in nicely with her sisters.
Second, this one was dirt cheap, not a feature to look down upon when you on sick leave.
 ;)

When I get round to it, she’ll become a German reconnaissance bird with a recce pod and all. In Norm 83, of course. 
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Re: My stash just grew again 2021
« Reply #762 on: June 19, 2021, 06:00:31 am »

Second, this one was dirt cheap, not a feature to look down upon when you on sick leave.
 ;)


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Re: My stash just grew again 2021
« Reply #763 on: June 19, 2021, 08:18:54 am »
Another Evilbay catch.



Why, oh why, might you ask, would one go for one of these when the later Revell issue is so much better in about every respect thinkable?
Well - first, I already have four Italeri Tornados, of which two are built. A British GR.4+ and a German IDS, the latter sporting the big Mehrzweckwaffe eins box, and while the rear of the airframe is strange, mildly spoken, they do look like strike Tornados to me. And this new one will fit in nicely with her sisters.
Second, this one was dirt cheap, not a feature to look down upon when you on sick leave.
 ;)

When I get round to it, she’ll become a German reconnaissance bird with a recce pod and all. In Norm 83, of course. 
 :wub:

I've an earlier - Marineflieger/RAF/Aeronautica Militare boxing - that's been in the stash for ever and will at some point be whiffed.  Rather significantly, if all goes to plan.  But don't hold your breath!
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Re: My stash just grew again 2021
« Reply #764 on: June 20, 2021, 04:52:23 am »
Why, oh why, might you ask, would one go for one of these when the later Revell issue is so much better in about every respect thinkable?

I have built both and hate the newer revell kit, because it is typically uber-detailed and overcomplicated - so much that it does IMHO not go together well. Esp. the underwing pylons are a bad joke. The older Italeri mold (also sold by Revell!) might be simpler, but it does not "offer" as many traps as the Revell kit.