My stash just grew again (2012).

Started by Martin H, December 31, 2011, 04:24:19 PM

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The Rat

Finally picked up the Airfix Valiant. The wife is away for a couple of days, there's no way I could get a box this big past her if she was here.  :blink:

Still hoping someone will do a B.2 conversion kit.
"My mind is a raging torrent, flooded with rivulets of thought, cascading into a waterfall of creative alternatives." Hedley Lamarr, Blazing Saddles

Pineapple is a great pizza topping. Fight me.

Aircav

Quote from: Howard of Effingham on January 03, 2012, 04:03:02 AM
picked up my RoG 1/72 airbus A400M grizzly this morning from antics coventry.

the box is HUGE!!!!!



Wait until you start putting it together Trev, its even bigger.  ;D
Now where did I put my CFM-56's.........
"Subvert and convert" By Me  :-)

"Sophistication means complication, then escallation, cancellation and finally ruination."
Sir Sydney Camm

"Men do not stop playing because they grow old, they grow old because they stop playing" - Oliver Wendell Holmes

Vertical Airscrew SIG Leader

PR19_Kit

Quote from: The Rat on January 03, 2012, 06:31:14 PM
Still hoping someone will do a B.2 conversion kit.

It's just a matter of time..........  ;D
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! :)

Regards
Kit

Howard of Effingham

Quote from: Aircav on January 03, 2012, 11:50:56 PM
Quote from: Howard of Effingham on January 03, 2012, 04:03:02 AM
picked up my RoG 1/72 airbus A400M grizzly this morning from antics coventry.

the box is HUGE!!!!!



Wait until you start putting it together Trev, its even bigger.  ;D
Now where did I put my CFM-56's.........

now there's an idea! and i have some spare CFM-56's  ;D ;D ;D

i think though that it is very nice of revell to include propellers in both fine and coarse pitch. would they fit on anything else i wonder? :unsure:
Keeper of George the Cat.

Bungle

First of the new year.... a Revell Messerschmitt me. P.1099B

This is to be the donor (wings / engines) for a mash up with a Jo-Han Mitsubishi A6M2 Zero from PR19_Kit.  May look a bit like a Kikka but hopefully more like a Kikka-A$$ !

;)
"A child of five would understand this. Send someone to fetch a child of five." - Julius Henry Marx (Groucho)

Aircav

Quote from: Howard of Effingham on January 04, 2012, 03:47:30 AM
Quote from: Aircav on January 03, 2012, 11:50:56 PM
Quote from: Howard of Effingham on January 03, 2012, 04:03:02 AM
picked up my RoG 1/72 airbus A400M grizzly this morning from antics coventry.

the box is HUGE!!!!!



Wait until you start putting it together Trev, its even bigger.  ;D
Now where did I put my CFM-56's.........

now there's an idea! and i have some spare CFM-56's  ;D ;D ;D

i think though that it is very nice of revell to include propellers in both fine and coarse pitch. would they fit on anything else i wonder? :unsure:

Twin engine C-130?  ;D
"Subvert and convert" By Me  :-)

"Sophistication means complication, then escallation, cancellation and finally ruination."
Sir Sydney Camm

"Men do not stop playing because they grow old, they grow old because they stop playing" - Oliver Wendell Holmes

Vertical Airscrew SIG Leader

Thorvic

From HK

Hasegawa 1/72 E-2C Hawkeye "World Hawkeye" = The one with French Naval and Singapore Air Force markings
Project Cancelled SIG Secretary, specialising in post war British RN warships, RN and RAF aircraft projects. Also USN and Russian warships

Daryl J.


pyro-manic

First additions of 2012 are a Heller Dewoitine D500/501, and a Rareplanes Curtiss A-8 Shrike, both from Bungle.

The Shrike may well end up in the Crimson Skies universe, or be involved in the "Business Plot" coup of 1934 (but on which side??). The D.500 (what a beautiful aircraft! :wub: ) will be a racer, possibly for the Schneider Cup.
Some of my models can be found on my Flickr album >>>HERE<<<

Radish

Picked up some steampunk bits and bobs from Hobbycraft....
Once you've visited the land of the Loonies, a return is never far away.....

Still His (or Her) Majesty, Queen Caroline of the Midlands, Resident Drag Queen

MilitaryAircraft101

After the LHS closed down (they sold Academy real cheap $8-15) and leased the building to a carpet shop, I have been buying online for ages, but I was walkin round and discovered a toy shop with a nice range of Airfix and Revell. I nearly picked up the Revell F-22, but decided to pick up the Airfix Matilda Hedgehog for RW, and the Il-2, which will probably be RW russian, but those Mongol decals will look great on something, what? I have noo idea  ;) :rolleyes: Thinking defiant right now...

Aircav

A 1/48 Minicraft US Customs Blackhawk off Ebay.  :thumbsup:
"Subvert and convert" By Me  :-)

"Sophistication means complication, then escallation, cancellation and finally ruination."
Sir Sydney Camm

"Men do not stop playing because they grow old, they grow old because they stop playing" - Oliver Wendell Holmes

Vertical Airscrew SIG Leader

Weaver

From Ebay, Hobbyboss 1/72nd Easybuild Me-163, 'cos I want the markings.... ;)
"We thank you, but this diversion is not true. Things never happened thus."

"Oh, but it IS true. Things need not have happened to be true. Tales and dreams are
the shadow-truths that will endure when mere facts are dust and ashes, and forgot."

- Sandman: A Midsummer Night's Dream, by Neil Gaiman

The Rat

My #1 son informs me that has procured, from a second hand store (Value Village for those Canucks who know of it), a Life-Like Gloster Gladiator. Not familiar with it but I suspect it's a repop of another, Lindberg maybe? Apparently the box is unopened and still plastic wrapped, so it's a deal for $5. When it gets here it will be whiffed of course, an idea I have had for a while is a hastily banged together and beefed up ground attack version for the repulsion of Operation Sea Lion. The name will be the Gloster Guttersnipe, and it will hopefully look as rough and nasty as the name.  :wacko:
"My mind is a raging torrent, flooded with rivulets of thought, cascading into a waterfall of creative alternatives." Hedley Lamarr, Blazing Saddles

Pineapple is a great pizza topping. Fight me.

Daryl J.

Skeeters.   1/72 Tamiya ones with glass noses.
And a pre-order 1/72 Tamiya Zero.  Gotta see what they have in mind for their future in 1/72.   Now to whiff a Zero................ummm....???