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My stash just grew again (2013)

Started by Army of One, December 31, 2012, 01:30:45 PM

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The Wooksta!

Few ebay wins:

Airfix German Recce set x2
One's the Holy Grail boxing and the plastic is the correct sand colour too.  One of the ones I recently acquired had the green plastic Airfix used for their armour.  Hmmmn.  One of the kits I bought in '87 had that plastic so as far as nostalgia goes, it's okay, but ideally I'd like to build the sand one.  So that's what's happening with this one.  May keep an eye out for another.

Airkit Spitfire F21
Another one of my Holy Grail kits.  Always try to get these if they pop up.  Still want the Seafire 45 he did, just for completist reasons.
"It's basically a cure -  for not being an axe-wielding homicidal maniac. The potential market's enormous!"

"Visit Scarfolk today. Our number one priority is keeping rabies at bay"
https://scarfolk.blogspot.com/

"An inaccurate parcel of dog turds!"

The Plan:
www.whatifmodelers.com/index.php/topic

Army of One

Arrived today from a fleabay win....both in 1/35...trumpeter modern German ISAF in Afghan and some KSK commandos....all I can say is WOW...!!! Loadsa extra modern weapons n some other items of kit....and a decal sheet for the flecktarn camo....looks great but not sure I'd be able to use it....clear mags included for the G36's as well....and goggles.....really really impressed.....not bad for £8 plus some p+p for both.....
BODY,BODY....HEAD..!!!!

IF YER HIT, YER DEAD!!!!

pyro-manic

Arrived today, a resin kit of this:



That's a Speed Mirage Wolkeschatze Stage 3, in case you were wondering, from the Five Star Stories manga. 1:100 scale kit, about 25cm tall. Giant robot with a city-busting gun = happy me. ;D Might modify the pose slightly, depending on how the parts break down.
Some of my models can be found on my Flickr album >>>HERE<<<

Martin H

from last nights Bedford modelclub meeting

One Matchbox F-86A
One Matchbox Strikemaster.
I always hope for the best.
Unfortunately,
experience has taught me to expect the worst.

Size (of the stash) matters.

IPMS (UK) What if? SIG Leader.
IPMS (UK) Project Cancelled SIG Member.

Howard of Effingham

Quote from: Army of One on January 07, 2013, 03:16:02 AM
Arrived today from a fleabay win....both in 1/35...trumpeter modern German ISAF in Afghan and some KSK commandos....all I can say is WOW...!!!

i have had both of these for sometime AoO and i quite agree that they are very, very good.
Keeper of George the Cat.

Army of One

They are truly awesome....!!!! The choice of weapons is amazing.....I'll have to get round to doing the KSK kit....
BODY,BODY....HEAD..!!!!

IF YER HIT, YER DEAD!!!!

Howard of Effingham

from antics coventry earlier this afternoon....

1/35 tamiya panther tank
Keeper of George the Cat.

The Wooksta!

Just won on ebay  - and for an absolute steal of a price at under twelve notes:

Focke-Wulf 3x1000 Entwurf C

It's the one that looks like a baby Vulcan.

I don't build Luftwaffe, have no intention going back to it but for that cheap, it would be stupid to turn it down.  RAF captured makings for that one.

I still can't believe I got it that cheap!
"It's basically a cure -  for not being an axe-wielding homicidal maniac. The potential market's enormous!"

"Visit Scarfolk today. Our number one priority is keeping rabies at bay"
https://scarfolk.blogspot.com/

"An inaccurate parcel of dog turds!"

The Plan:
www.whatifmodelers.com/index.php/topic

martinbayer

Quote from: The Wooksta! on January 11, 2013, 09:00:56 AM
Just won on ebay  - and for an absolute steal of a price at under twelve notes:

Focke-Wulf 3x1000 Entwurf C

It's the one that looks like a baby Vulcan.

I don't build Luftwaffe, have no intention going back to it but for that cheap, it would be stupid to turn it down.  RAF captured makings for that one.

I still can't believe I got it that cheap!

For curiosity, was that really the C version, or the 1/72 B model from Planet Models? According to Luft 46 http://www.luft46.com/fw/fw.html, the B concept was the flying wing design, while the C project was a conventional swept wing layout. I haven't seen a kit of that one so far.

Martin
Would be marching to the beat of his own drum, if he didn't detest marching to any drumbeat at all so much.

The Wooksta!

The Planet one.  I've seen reference to as the C and B and TBH, C makes most sense.

It's a lovely kit.  Did it some years back but don't have the model any longer.  I suspect it was stolen.
"It's basically a cure -  for not being an axe-wielding homicidal maniac. The potential market's enormous!"

"Visit Scarfolk today. Our number one priority is keeping rabies at bay"
https://scarfolk.blogspot.com/

"An inaccurate parcel of dog turds!"

The Plan:
www.whatifmodelers.com/index.php/topic

Leading Observer

Airfix F-105G Thunderchief Wild Weasel arrived today
LO


Observation is the most enduring of lifes pleasures

The Wooksta!

Another ebay win:

MPM SpitfirePR XIX.

The good one that came with the millenium set which was based on a remastered Fujimi kit and not the horrid original that used an old CMK one that was well and truly wrong.
"It's basically a cure -  for not being an axe-wielding homicidal maniac. The potential market's enormous!"

"Visit Scarfolk today. Our number one priority is keeping rabies at bay"
https://scarfolk.blogspot.com/

"An inaccurate parcel of dog turds!"

The Plan:
www.whatifmodelers.com/index.php/topic

Radish

Games Workshop Bretonnian Knights......think Nazi.
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

Nick

Found myself in Modelzone Holborn last week, no idea how.

Left with a shiny new HobbyBoss Chinese Z-10 Attack Helicopter. Nice moulding, lots of weapons, unique model kit. Boxart makes it look like a cross between a Eurocopter Tiger and a Kamov Ka-58 Black Ghost.

http://www.hobbyboss.com/a/en/product/fly/1_72/2012/1104/928.html
http://www.mfpilot.com/plastic-models/aircraft/kamov-ka-58-soviet-stealth-helicopter-1-72-revell-of-germany-kit   +   http://www.hobbyboss.com/a/en/product/fly/1_72/2010/1126/482.html

Spey_Phantom

first stash addition of the year  :mellow:

-revell 1/144 A-10 Thunderbolt II
on the bench:

-all kinds of things.