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Title: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Maverick on December 31, 2010, 03:08:37 pm
Thought I'd start the ball rolling with a very generous package from TSRJoe.

all 72nd:

Italeri F/A-18E
Airfix Hawk 127
Revell Flitzer
Amodel YP-59A

along with a bucket load of Finnish decals, a couple of modelling magazines and a brilliant hardcover book on the post-war Ilmavoimat!!

Many thanks Joe.

Regards,

Mav
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Army of One on December 31, 2010, 03:24:52 pm
Pah.....!!!!! Not even 2011 yet.........no point in staying up now,up at 5am......
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Daryl J. on January 01, 2011, 07:57:08 pm
Some more 1/48 MiG's for the never ending BiG MiG Project.   

-15UTI
-17PFU x 2
-17 afterburning Fresco C

 :thumbsup:
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Nigel Bunker on January 02, 2011, 03:12:51 am
Just ordered a copy of Damien's TSR2 book - finally found a new copy on sale for under £25.00. Now just waiting for the postie to arrive with the book and also the Airfix E-3 I acquired via Britmodeller. The E-3 is due to be converted into a P-8 Poseidon, so anybody with spare cash should invest it in Milliput shares - I think I will be using a lot of it.

Update: Both arrived today, Friday 7th january, , so settling down for a read first before thinking about hacking plastic.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: thedarkmaster on January 03, 2011, 11:02:51 am


Bit of a clear out at work


Revell Rotodyne
revell 1/72 Phantom f4f
Revell Avro RJ85
Revell 1/72 Tornado ECR

Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: The Wooksta! on January 04, 2011, 05:38:30 am
Kicked off this year's account with a boxfull of Matchbox Tempest bits and a resin Tempest cockpit.  All in the same package courtesy of Ebay.

1 down, 59 to go.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: pyro-manic on January 04, 2011, 09:07:31 am
A small box from Hannants arrived today, containing some Aeroclub detail bits (F-101 landing gear and an engine for my Revell Bearcat) and Modeldecal #57, which has all manner of Royal Navy goodness as well as a French Alpha Jet.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: ChernayaAkula on January 04, 2011, 04:55:29 pm
First additions to the stash in 2011:

Revell 1/72 C-160 Transall - with Revell releasing an updated/modified Trall later this year, the current boxing is on sale in some department stores for only a tenner!

Dragon 1/35 M1 Panther II mine clearing tank - apparently based on their recent Abrams series. For just 15 EUR, I couldn't say no. Thinking about whiffing it into a kind of US version of the Russian BMPT.

Also got a bunch of decals:
IsraDecal 1/72 F-16I Sufa
IsraDecal 1/72 F-16A/B Netz
IsraDecal 1/72 IAI Kfir in IAF service
IsraDecal 1/72 IAI Kfir in USMC & USN service
IsraDecal 1/48 F-15 A/B/C/D Baz
IsraDecal 1/48 Israeli AH-64D-I Saraf & US Army AH-64D Longbow
Astra Decals(DACO) 1/72 F/A-18F VFA-102 Diamondbacks
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Army of One on January 06, 2011, 03:03:24 pm
Finally gave in.........................Revell 1/48 Rafale two seater for just under a tenner......MZ sale.....
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: PR19_Kit on January 06, 2011, 04:49:34 pm
First additions to the stash in 2011:

Revell 1/72 C-160 Transall - with Revell releasing an updated/modified Trall later this year, the current boxing is on sale in some department stores for only a tenner!

Is that the same moulds as the previous Heller Transall?
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: kitnut617 on January 06, 2011, 04:56:18 pm
First additions to the stash in 2011:

Revell 1/72 C-160 Transall - with Revell releasing an updated/modified Trall later this year, the current boxing is on sale in some department stores for only a tenner!

Is that the same moulds as the previous Heller Transall?

I don't think so Kit, IIRC it's a new mould
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: pyro-manic on January 06, 2011, 04:57:53 pm
There was a Revell Transall in TX Maxx in Cardiff just before Christmas - I think it was £12. I was sorely tempted, but I'm trying to reduce the stash, and it's enormous so I wouldn't have space to store or display it.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: ChernayaAkula on January 06, 2011, 05:58:28 pm
First additions to the stash in 2011:

Revell 1/72 C-160 Transall - with Revell releasing an updated/modified Trall later this year, the current boxing is on sale in some department stores for only a tenner!

Is that the same moulds as the previous Heller Transall?

I don't think so Kit, IIRC it's a new mould

Kitnut's right.  :thumbsup: It's Revell's own tool. A real looker. The decal sheet in this one's roughly 1.5 times A4. It hit the market in 2006. At least that's what it says on the box. Revell will discontinue this boxing and issue the same kit with a few add-ons later this year. IPMSDeutschland lists these add-ons as "EloKA/NG/Afghanistan". EloKA means electronic warfare, but I don't know whether this means we'll see the French EW variant or just some defence systems upgrades which were not on the original tooling (Luftwaffe Transalls received AN/AAR-54 missile approach warning systems). I figure it will be the latter. NG should see the addition of an IFR probe. Afghanistan probably means decals for Tralls used in Afghanistan.

With the Revell Rafale B sold at discount prices in the UK, it might be worth looking out for discounted Tralls as well. Don't think Pyro's was a one-off.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Gondor on January 07, 2011, 02:43:02 am
Finally received the last of my ebay purchases from before Christmas, there was a mix up in the quantity sent.

1x 1/72 Tamiya Fw 190D-9 I now have enough to build all the versions I have thought of so far. Just need to get over this flu I have at the moment to be able to get back into building anything

Gondor
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Howard of Effingham on January 07, 2011, 03:14:59 am
yesterday......

1/72 airfix beaufighter
1/72 airfix hurricane IIC [new tool]

Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: proditor on January 07, 2011, 08:36:57 am
Last night while out with the missus for sushi...

1/700 Fujimi IJN Tama
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Nils on January 07, 2011, 08:47:06 am
first additions of the new year  :mellow:

-1/72 Hobbyboss F-86E Sabre
-1/72 Hobbyboss P-39Q Airacobra
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: pyro-manic on January 07, 2011, 12:51:33 pm
Not a new addition as such, but I opened the box of the Airfix Mosquito I got from PR19_Kit last month, and discovered a couple of Paragon resin detail sets - a bulged bomb/camera bay with camera ports, and a set of nice "weighted" wheels. Which was nice! Thankyou to Kit for the (possibly unwitting!) extras! :cheers: There was also a missed parcel card from the postie. This is one of the two mecha kits I won on ebay just before Christmas, but I don't know which it is yet.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: GTX on January 07, 2011, 12:56:53 pm
My first additions for the year:

•   1/48 Classic Airframes Fokker D.XXI
•   1/48 Classic Airframes Fiat CR.42
•   1/48 ESCI  Dassault/Breguet/Dornier Alpha Jet
•   1/48 Revell Monogram Heinkel He 111- H4/6
•   1/48 Classic Airframes Scale D.H Sea Venom
•   1/48 Academy Seversky P-35A Fighter
•   1/48 Monogram A37 Dragonfly
•   1/48 Historic Blohm & Voss BV 141B

The last three courtesy of Jim and Linda of the Glasgow Traders Kit Clearance fame.

Regards,

Greg
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Martin H on January 07, 2011, 03:03:16 pm
the first for 2011 for me.

all 72nd scale.

A pair of new tool Airfix Spitfire Ia's.
A pair Revell (ex Matchbox) Sherman Firefly's.
One Revell (ex Matchbox) M 40 Gun Motor Carriage.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: ChernayaAkula on January 07, 2011, 04:46:59 pm
Today's addition to the stash:

1/72 Tamiya F4D-1 Skyray - will be Fleet Air Arm
1/72 Hobby Boss F-84g thunderjet - no plans yet
1/35 Trumpeter E-100 super heavy tank -  what a monster :wacko:
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: NARSES2 on January 08, 2011, 01:09:47 am
Last night while out with the missus for sushi...

1/700 Fujimi IJN Tama

Well I once found a hook in a trout I was served up but never a model ship  ;D Sushi restrauant sell kits or what ?
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Hotte on January 08, 2011, 01:38:29 am
My first additions for the year:

•   1/48 Classic Airframes Fokker D.XXI
•   1/48 Classic Airframes Fiat CR.42
•   1/48 ESCI  Dassault/Breguet/Dornier Alpha Jet
•   1/48 Revell Monogram Heinkel He 111- H4/6
•   1/48 Classic Airframes Scale D.H Sea Venom
•   1/48 Academy Seversky P-35A Fighter
•   1/48 Monogram A37 Dragonfly
•   1/48 Historic Blohm & Voss BV 141B

The last three courtesy of Jim and Linda of the Glasgow Traders Kit Clearance fame.

Regards,

Greg


Classic Airframes Fokker D.XXI  :blink:
Hard work, very poor kit!

Hotte

Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Martin H on January 08, 2011, 02:17:30 am
Another target has arrived via Ebay.

Revell (ex Matchbox) Churchill AVRE
along with......
Calibre M1 Dozer blade set for the Sherman.

And the man in the red van delivered one I wasnt expecting for a few more weeks.
Airfix Stratos4 TSR-2MS.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Weaver on January 08, 2011, 06:54:27 am
Not buying much at the moment, but couldn't resist Colin's renewed Pegasus Sale at Freightdog:

2 x 1/72nd Curtis P40Qs
1x 1/72nd Fokker D.XXIII (my fourth!)

All with the usual first class packing and quick despatch and for a VERY reasonable price - go have a look: Pegasus Sale (http://www.freightdogmodels.co.uk/index.php?manufacturers_id=44&osCsid=fa955628be5886b9eb9124056d9c9a97)

Cheers Colin! :thumbsup:
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Thorvic on January 08, 2011, 11:15:38 am
Collected from the post office:-

1/700 HMS Vanguard SSBN from OKB Grigov
1/700 HMS Albion LPD from Antic own Atlantics line
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: ChernayaAkula on January 08, 2011, 01:29:49 pm
I found out that nobody is on eBay in the wee hours of New Year's Day. Probably all asleep or still drunk - or a combination of the two.  ;D

The results of this revelation arrived this morning:

Trumpeter 1/32 Smart Bombs US aircraft weapons
Tristar 1/35 Flakpanzer 1A w/ Ammo Trailer
Tristar 1/35 WW II British Paratroopers with Welkbikes
Hobby Boss 1/48 PLAAF J-5
Hobby Boss 1/48 F6F-3N Hellcat
Hobby Boss 1/48 M4A3E8 "Korean War "
Hobby Boss 1/48 T-34/85 Tank Model 1944
Hobby Boss 1/48 KV-2
Hobby Boss 1/72 Mi-8T Hip-C
Aoshima 1/48 Leopard 2A6
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Gondor on January 08, 2011, 01:40:23 pm
I found out that nobody is on eBay in the wee hours of New Year's Day. Probably all asleep or still drunk - or a combination of the two.  ;D

You do realise that is now going to change....

Gondor
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: ChernayaAkula on January 08, 2011, 06:23:51 pm
You do realise that is now going to change....


Yeah, maybe. The next round is about a year out. So I'm counting on people having forgotten about it by then.  ;D
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Litvyak on January 08, 2011, 06:31:38 pm
Today from an LHS, the first stash-additions of 2011:

Italeri Su-34, 1/72

Arrow Graphics decals:
CAF full-colour roundels;
White Ensign fin flags;
RCAF/CAF 18" and 12" numbers
RCAF/CAF 18" and 12" letters

:D
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: The Wooksta! on January 09, 2011, 05:51:18 am
Just won an ESCI 24th BMW M1 on ebay - was actually looking for the Airfix one and this popped up - I never knew they'd done one!
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: The Wooksta! on January 09, 2011, 12:28:01 pm
A mate has just dropped off a Matchbox Lightning T55 - he's having a major cull of his kit collection.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Howard of Effingham on January 10, 2011, 03:13:18 am
1/72 revell C-160 transall.

so much more detailed than the heller kit and with a huge decal sheet.

Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: chrisonord on January 10, 2011, 08:36:45 am
As an early birthday present, and late xmas present :rolleyes: I ordered a Marivox Saab 105 from model hobbies.
It arrived today, and I am well impressed with the contents of the kit. Several versions can be done, there are 2 decal sheets for the 4 different markings options, quite a bit of photo etch stuff to stick on it, and plenty of different weapons load outs. The painting chart is right up there with Trumpeter too and it also has an extensive stencilling chart too. I have liked this aircraft for a long time and only by chance saw that you an get a kit of it in 1/72nd scale   :wub: :thumbsup: So I treated myself to one. The only downside about it that I can see so far is the amount of flash on some of the parts, but that to me is not a big problem.
Cheers,
Chris.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: pyro-manic on January 10, 2011, 09:33:49 am
Picked up my ebay package today - it's a Bandai 1:35 "Vincent" mecha, from the "Code Geass" anime that was produced a couple of years ago. I'll be customising the hell out of it, with modified armour, different weapons, and a nifty colour scheme.

This is what it looks like normally: http://www.hlj.com/product/BAN954504
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: ChernayaAkula on January 10, 2011, 10:39:54 am
Hasegawa 1/72 F-15DJ Eagle 23SQ 10th Anniversary Special - THIS BEAUTY! (http://www.airliners.net/photo/Japan---Air/Mitsubishi-F-15DJ-Eagle/1841359/L/) :wub: - will definitely be real world
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: pyro-manic on January 11, 2011, 03:13:45 am
Nice!

My other ebay mech arrived today from California. This is a Volks EVA-01 Test Type kit, from the very famous Neon Genesis Evangelion series. This is an original resin kit from 1995, and it cost me much less than it would have done new! I'm extremely chuffed with this, but I'm now in a bit of a bind - do I build it, or hang onto it for a few years and sell it on for vast profit?
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: NARSES2 on January 11, 2011, 07:02:59 am
Airfix 1/72 Me 110 E/E2 Trop. Will be RAI

Taken into protective custody for Aircav. Hasegawa 1/72 P.3 Orion for the princely sum of £20 in Croydon MZ...and it wasn't in the sale !  ;D
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Army of One on January 11, 2011, 07:31:02 am
Someone need protective custody......?  ;D

I might later as I app have three large packages waiting for me at home....and possibly SWMBO'd with a rolling pin..!!! Doubt she be rolling out the pastry for a meat pie for me........
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: The Wooksta! on January 11, 2011, 07:47:15 am
Mmmmn!  Pie!

Although I'll be making a Pork curry later.  And believe me, my curries are fantastic!
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: beowulf on January 11, 2011, 08:44:31 am
You do realise that is now going to change....


Yeah, maybe. The next round is about a year out. So I'm counting on people having forgotten about it by then.  ;D

*makes note in diary*  ;D
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: ChernayaAkula on January 11, 2011, 04:45:08 pm
^ Gnaaah!  :banghead:

 :lol:

Today's stash growth includes:

2x Revell 1/144 Avro RJ 85
Revell 1/96 (???) Star Wars AT-TE
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: nebnoswal on January 11, 2011, 06:10:36 pm
Well I'm just starting my new stash.  Have just been given the following, all 1/72:
- Mirage 111O with RAAf decals (going to do in 79 Sqn experimental livery)
- Frog Spitfire Mk 8
- Airfix Boomerang
- Wirraway
- P-40N
- CAC Sabre
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: The Wooksta! on January 12, 2011, 02:02:49 am
Arrived this morning, another Matchbox Tempest, courtesy of one of the guys on Britmodeller in return for a load of Lancaster bits.

This will be reduced to spares, along with the one I got on monday, meaning I can do another two Sea Fury torpedo/strike fighters (one of which will get a torpedo drop tank and eight double tier rockets under the wings, possibly Korean War markings) and another pair of Eagle engined Tempest/Fury hybrids.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: proditor on January 12, 2011, 07:32:05 am
Last night while out with the missus for sushi...

1/700 Fujimi IJN Tama

Well I once found a hook in a trout I was served up but never a model ship  ;D Sushi restrauant sell kits or what ?

Heh, no, but it is right down the street from the used toy store.  Which coincidentally happens to have a few old model kits that have been "gently owned" but not started (generally).  So I suggested sushi, and got kudos for that, and just happened to have time to grab a kit as well.  AMAZING coincidence!  ;)
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Army of One on January 12, 2011, 11:06:26 pm
Yes.......three packages for me,a little box jammed full of aircraft weapons ( many thanks Chris..!)  and two packages from Kit......one containing all 1/72.....Revell Merlin RAF,M53 Sea Dragon n an Mi28 Havoc (the spurious one.......) both italeri.....Havoc for spares n stuff methinks.....other package contained 1/72 Airfix Hind A/D and two diff 1/144 Airbus.....a Revell 319 n Airfix 300,I think,well happy.....many thanks to both.....
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: pyro-manic on January 13, 2011, 01:43:51 pm
Popped into Plastic Pastimes today. Whoops! Came away with the following:

Airfix Viggen (To be either German, or Swedish Imperial Navy)
PM Mirage III/Dagger (Argentine markings for my Skyraider, maybe a U-2 style spyplane from the kit)
Matchbox Skyhawk (Dunno yet, but I've never built a Skyhawk and they're cool. And TINY! Maybe a fighter version with radar and Sidewinders)

All 1:72 of course.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: GTX on January 13, 2011, 01:59:35 pm

Airfix Viggen (To be either German, or Swedish Imperial Navy)


I vote for German!!!

Regards,

Greg
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Gondor on January 13, 2011, 02:11:11 pm
Received from Hannants today

all 1/72 bits for some FW 190's

2x Ta 152 Tails for FW 190's
1x LTF 5b torpedo

still need to get another Ta 152 tail or possibly a Ta152C to enable me to make a D-14 as well.

Gondor
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Howard of Effingham on January 14, 2011, 03:20:24 am
yesterday.....

1/35 tamiya flak 37 AA gun
1/35 dragon 'hunting the partisans 1943' figure set
1/72 RoG EC135 bundespolizei helo

Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: The Wooksta! on January 14, 2011, 04:07:55 am
Airwaves did a Ta 152C engine, don't know if it's still available.  I *might* have a spare one somewhere or possibly the DB603 cowling from a Dragon 152C.  I'll have a look.

Not such an easy conversion so you might be better off with a Hobbyboss 190D as the plastic is thick and quite soft, so sanding will be easier.  Failing that, the Airfix 190D is a nice basis to work with, once you thin the u/c doors, detail the cockpit a little and replace the canopy.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Gondor on January 14, 2011, 09:13:53 am
Airwaves did a Ta 152C engine, don't know if it's still available.  I *might* have a spare one somewhere or possibly the DB603 cowling from a Dragon 152C.  I'll have a look.

Not such an easy conversion so you might be better off with a Hobbyboss 190D as the plastic is thick and quite soft, so sanding will be easier.  Failing that, the Airfix 190D is a nice basis to work with, once you thin the u/c doors, detail the cockpit a little and replace the canopy.

Thanks for the offer Lee. I have an Academy Fw190 D-9 in my stash to use as the basis for the D-14 or I could buy a Dragon Ta 152C and swap the engine with the Academy kit and confuse the h**l out of the JMN's

Gondor
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Daryl J. on January 14, 2011, 12:13:01 pm
More MiGs.    -17 and -19  1/48 kits.    What a great sale.   :thumbsup: :thumbsup: :thumbsup:
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Gondor on January 14, 2011, 12:19:41 pm
Airwaves did a Ta 152C engine, don't know if it's still available.  I *might* have a spare one somewhere or possibly the DB603 cowling from a Dragon 152C.  I'll have a look.

Not such an easy conversion so you might be better off with a Hobbyboss 190D as the plastic is thick and quite soft, so sanding will be easier.  Failing that, the Airfix 190D is a nice basis to work with, once you thin the u/c doors, detail the cockpit a little and replace the canopy.

Thanks for the offer Lee. I have an Academy Fw190 D-9 in my stash to use as the basis for the D-14 or I could buy a Dragon Ta 152C and swap the engine with the Academy kit and confuse the h**l out of the JMN's

Gondor

Found that Sprue Brothers is having a 50% sale on Dragon kits so I have ordered a Ta152 C to replace my stash item which I will use for the D-14. Thanks for the idea Lee.

Gondor
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Slerski on January 15, 2011, 09:31:34 am
Just received 2 Airfix TSR.2MS, will not be from Stratos 4 for sure...
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Thorvic on January 15, 2011, 11:05:13 am
Tamiya 1/700 Z-class destoyers - One will be HMS Nonsuch (Z-38) and the other i will look to do a Type 15 conversion.

Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: frank2056 on January 15, 2011, 04:53:18 pm
I got the Academy 1/35 M2 Bradley. Based on the low price, I expected the kit to be pretty basic, but it has a full interior and looks well designed. It's an earlier Bradley, but I was going to use the turret for something else.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Jschmus on January 15, 2011, 06:52:54 pm
Matchbox Skyhawk (Dunno yet, but I've never built a Skyhawk and they're cool. And TINY! Maybe a fighter version with radar and Sidewinders)

Be careful.  Scooters grow on you.  I've got 8 of them in my stash, of various makes and variants.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Thorvic on January 16, 2011, 11:28:06 am
From Bolton show:-

Revell 1/720 Graf Zeppelin Aircraft Carrier
Mountford 1/1250 CVA-01
Airfix 1/48 Sea Viven FAW2
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Green Dragon on January 16, 2011, 12:25:37 pm
First kits for 2011 are:-
Academy 1/72nd Me262
Esci 1/48th F-21A Lion Aggressor (prob do as IAF Kfir C-2)
Both off ebay.

Paul Harrison
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Martin H on January 16, 2011, 12:54:39 pm
Just back from the Bolton show.

Kinda got carried away.....................................
And very Target heavy.

all 1/72nd scale.

From Thorvics stash.
Welsh modeles Boeing 737 7ES Wedgetail AEW.
Dragon Sturm Tiger.
Hasegawa M-24 Chaffee.
Airfix Ju-87B/R Stuka.
Cromwell models Conqueror mk1.
Cromwell models Tortoise heavy assault tank.

From Transport Models (raided yesterday)
Trumpeter Pz.SF. V "Sturer emil" 128mm SP anti tank gun.
Trumpeter Challenger II MBT.
Trumpeter C1 Ariete MBT.
Hobbyboss Zlin Z42M.

From the show itself.
Airfix Fairey Battle.
Italeri Ju 87D-5. (from Chrisnord)
Northwing BAe U-125A JASDF Air Rescue aircraft. (this beast cost an arm and a leg, those who where there know how much I shelled out for it)

And waiting at home from an Ebay buy.
Heller AMX 30 twin SP anti aircraft system.

Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Martin H on January 16, 2011, 01:38:49 pm
lol more like to remind me that the idea is that I bank with them, not the other way round.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Weaver on January 16, 2011, 01:42:25 pm
Tamiya 1/700 Z-class destoyers - One will be HMS Nonsuch (Z-38) and the other i will look to do a Type 15 conversion.



Arggghh - that guy in front of the stage at Bolton with all the books and magazines had an old (yellow) Navy Newswith an article on Type 15s and a damn great diagram. Meant to mention it to you but forgot....sorry! :banghead: :banghead: :banghead:


I was restrained at the Bolton Show, not knowing where the next pay packet's coming from:

Airfix 1/72nd Skyvan, still sealed, for a very reasonable price right at the end of the day,

Plasticart 1/72nd Su-7, mostly for nostaligia value since I remember doing one as a kid, but of course, it has whiffing potential,

Some packs of white metal accessories from Wee Freinds: 1/76th steering wheels, 1/72nd 0.50 cal ammo boxes and 1/72nd 0.30 cal ammo boxes.


The rest of it was tools and supplies: thick CYA, canopy glue, Tamiya tape, clear plasticard, sanding sticks, sculpting tools and paint brushes (inc. two 10 x 0.... :blink:)

Total less than £40: not bad given that I could have walked away with a couple of hundred quid's worth of books alone... :rolleyes:
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: proditor on January 16, 2011, 05:29:05 pm
Via the 'bay

ARII 1/800 USS Midway, which may or may not be completed OOB.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: GTX on January 16, 2011, 10:58:25 pm
Today's haul:

1/48 Airfix Canberra B(I)8 - thanks to Chris (aka NARSES2)
1/72 Italeri F-19 Stealth Fighter - I feel a UCAV coming
1/48 Red Roo Avon Sabre Conversion
+ numerous decals!!!

Regards,

Greg
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Army of One on January 17, 2011, 04:01:29 am
Having carried out some anti surveillance moves I met with Chris for another under the table passing of stash.....all Academy all 1/72.....Ju87G,OV10A Bronco and A10 Iraqi freedom....all for £9.....bargain....!!!
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Howard of Effingham on January 17, 2011, 04:18:57 am
at a very good bolton show [the first one i'd been to at the 'new' venue]......

1/72 heller alouette III, two off.
1/35 tamiya german mounted infantry set
1/35 tamiya german infantry cyclist set
1/35 dragon german medical troops set.

also damien burke's new book on the TSR2

and from the high planes stand an interesting conversion from brazil, for the F-5F.

i do know exactly how much martin's resin HS-125 cost. it was BL***Y expensive, but very, very nice.

very good too to meet a wide selection of the gang, especially chrisonord, I-H-G and dork the kit slayer.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Dork the kit slayer on January 17, 2011, 07:40:27 am
Splashed out £2.95 on this ,great wiffing fodder . Didnt even have to break in the white fiver.

The look I got off Martin ....................well best described as pitying. Mind you he had just spent a kings ransom on ......................just about the whole shop. ( see above post)


(http://i379.photobucket.com/albums/oo236/Bowlax/Tamiya1100Mig198.jpg)

The only downside I see on these re releases is the absence of the display stand.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Mossie on January 17, 2011, 09:12:33 am
Airfix/JB Models 1/76 Alvis Saladin, Monk Bar Models in York.  First of the year! :party:
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: pyro-manic on January 17, 2011, 11:02:17 am
Got an ebay win in the post today: AZ Models Spitfire Mk.18. :wub: Looks lovely on the sprues. I'll probably do it in either a desert or arctic scheme. Or maybe USAF.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: wacek85 on January 17, 2011, 11:37:02 am
OH-58 Kiowa Warrior 1:35 in order to modify it into OH-58 AVX with coaxial rotors and twin fans on tail :) Maybe in polish markings :)
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Weaver on January 17, 2011, 12:08:00 pm
at a very good bolton show [the first one i'd been to at the 'new' venue]......

1/72 heller alouette III, two off.

Good man - I looked longingly at those but resisted.....
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: ChernayaAkula on January 17, 2011, 02:07:59 pm
Bought two Revell/Zvezda 1/72 Ka-58 Black Ghosts today. Two for the price of one (catalogue-drop-out-sale).
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Army of One on January 17, 2011, 02:18:11 pm
Bought two Revell/Zvezda 1/72 Ka-58 Black Ghosts today. Two for the price of one (catalogue-drop-out-sale).


Oh....good buy sir....!!!!! Where's the green face smillie....??????
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: The Wooksta! on January 17, 2011, 02:40:34 pm
Best of luck cleaning up the bits that make up the rotorhead assemblies.  I gave up on mine.

The ESCI BMW M1 I won on ebay has arrived from the US.  I've a feeling I bought that Provence Moulage Aston Martin DB7 from the same guy last year and that took about six weeks.

Club night and I was given two spitfires.  One was the Italeri abortion of a mk IX, so that was donated to a mate who likes Spitfires and isn't quite as picky - he'll reduce it to spares.  The other was the 70s snapfit Mk Ia so that's me happy.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: pyro-manic on January 18, 2011, 05:08:47 am
My Dragon/Cyberhobby USS Virginia arrived this morning. Looks like a lovely kit, though I very much doubt it will be built OOB!
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Radish on January 18, 2011, 06:11:00 am
2 x 1/35th Tamiya Panther tanks....the cheap early moulding.

One will donate its hull to the "armoured church" project.....the other....Meerkats ;) :tank:
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Rheged on January 18, 2011, 06:35:07 am
Picked up in a Hereford junk shop recently, from a box labelled   "Any item 50p "  A Matchbox Wellesley  unsullied, totally complete and pristine, except for one blade broken from the prop.    It could well end up in Raspberry Ripple unless anyone has a better idea.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Mossie on January 18, 2011, 06:45:56 am
Best of luck cleaning up the bits that make up the rotorhead assemblies.  I gave up on mine.

I managed okay with mine, just a lack of general enthusiasm that prevented me finishing.  I tend not to struggle too much with those kind of fiddly operations, but there are a lot of individual parts, the rotor blades are thin & I did manage to snap a couple of them off a few times.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: ChernayaAkula on January 18, 2011, 07:05:24 am
Best of luck cleaning up the bits that make up the rotorhead assemblies.  I gave up on mine.
<...>

Thanks for the heads-up!  :thumbsup: My plan is to use both kits to make a stealthy tilt-rotor. I want to use the co-axial rotors to make contra-rotating props. The rotor masts and associated rods would probably get deleted.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: The Wooksta! on January 18, 2011, 07:23:17 am
Picked up in a Hereford junk shop recently, from a box labelled   "Any item 50p "  A Matchbox Wellesley  unsullied, totally complete and pristine, except for one blade broken from the prop.    It could well end up in Raspberry Ripple unless anyone has a better idea.

RAF colours with Regia Aeronautica markings over applied.  Very subtle and very, very believable given that we were using them against the Italians in East Africa.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Rheged on January 18, 2011, 07:46:41 am
Picked up in a Hereford junk shop recently, from a box labelled   "Any item 50p "  A Matchbox Wellesley  unsullied, totally complete and pristine, except for one blade broken from the prop.    It could well end up in Raspberry Ripple unless anyone has a better idea.

RAF colours with Regia Aeronautica markings over applied.  Very subtle and very, very believable given that we were using them against the Italians in East Africa.

VERY TRICKSY, MY PRECIOUS!!
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: The Wooksta! on January 18, 2011, 08:27:52 am
Failing that, Iraqi.  An aircraft flown from East Africa to strengthen Habaniya but force landed in rebel teritory?
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Ian the Kiwi Herder on January 18, 2011, 08:52:30 am
Picked up in a Hereford junk shop recently, from a box labelled   "Any item 50p "  A Matchbox Wellesley  unsullied, totally complete and pristine, except for one blade broken from the prop.    It could well end up in Raspberry Ripple unless anyone has a better idea.

In RAF desert camo, but wearing French roundels - Maybe the Free French flew Wellesley's for a very short time before they got Blenheims ??

Ian
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: The Wooksta! on January 18, 2011, 08:59:48 am
Very unlikely that the Free French would have got Wellesleys given that nearly all were in Africa.  The most numerous aircraft in RAF service in 1940 was the Blenheim.

Vichy French is more likely.  The treacherous dogs had at least one captured Beaufighter.  The markings for it are in one of the High Planes Beaufighter releases.  I'll gladly donate them as the likelihood of me building aircraft flown by traitors* is non-existent.

*I hold no truck with collaborators.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: luft46models on January 18, 2011, 04:32:47 pm
A few so far this year from various sources.
From NKR Models the Valom 1/144 Focke Wulf Ta 183 and Me P1101 set. You get 2 of each and a damn fine decal sheet. The X-4 's included are to my eye a little stubby but otherwise a great buy, may even get a second set. Neither kit has a cockpit but that's what Eduard Me262B's are for!
 
From a  not so local shop (Frontline in Newcastle Australia) whilst on holidays a Planet 1/72 Aerosan in resin. This was a pleasant surprise, they actually have decent windows that are marked on clear plastic sheet, usually where I lose my patience on car/truck kits. Price was not cheap but thats resin for you and it will encourage them to keep importing oddities like this.

From a Japanese store I have a Ju88G and an Okha from Haseagwaon the way. I'm buying the Betty kit to get the Okha as I have plans from Justo for a floatplane version of the Okha supposedly frown in WW2 - personally I think it would fly like a brick but it will annoy the JMN's. These may be a while off though with the vagaries of the postal system.   

William in Oz
returning after a long layoff
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Green Dragon on January 18, 2011, 05:07:43 pm
Academy 1/72nd OV-10A Bronco arrived from Hong Kong Tuesday morning.

Paul Harrison
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: ChernayaAkula on January 19, 2011, 09:54:09 am
Eduard 1/72 "dual-combo" Lavochkin La-7
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Ian the Kiwi Herder on January 19, 2011, 11:50:30 am
First buy of the year, from that well-known on-line auction site:

A Tamiya 1:48 F-84G, just had a very smooth coat of Tamiya airframe silver sprayed whilst the kit is on the sprue, hence paid just £12.00 for it including the postage !! - It will be What If'd

R  E S U L T   ;D

Ian

Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Green Dragon on January 19, 2011, 04:52:06 pm
Arriving from ebay Wednesday morning was an Airfix Skyray, still factory sealed from 1981.

Paul Harrison
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: The Wooksta! on January 19, 2011, 05:22:25 pm
Just won on ebay - some Italian kit (don't know the manufacturer) of the Lotus Esprit Turbo.  I've a feeling it's in 43rd scale, so it'll go nicely with the Aston Martin DB7s I have inthat scale.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Litvyak on January 19, 2011, 07:18:46 pm
Zvezda Mi-8 and Airfix CH-46, both 1/72...
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Fulcrum on January 19, 2011, 11:44:11 pm
Went on a shopping spree earlier today at my local model shop, got 8 kits :o costing it total of $203 :o

Airfix 1:76 Bloodhound (to be modified for Tcidenebian air defense)

Airfix 1:76 105mm LG artillery piece(for the Tcidenebian army)

Airfix 1:76 40mm Bofors AAA(for low-level Tcidenebian air defense over the battlefield)
Lindberg 1:25 Ford Crown Victoria(for the Tcidenebian Police Service)

Revell 1:35 Marder 1A3 IFV(to supplant &/or replace TDF Strykers)

Tamiya 1:35 Flakpanzer Gepard(same fate as the 40mm Bofors)

PM Model 1:72 F-16C & Revell 1:48 F/A-18F(could be possible replacements for aging TDF Mig-29(A)M fighters, PM me if you want your opinion on what my choice should be.)
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: GTX on January 20, 2011, 02:51:49 am
Arrived today:

1/48 Trumpeter Savoia-Marchetti S.M.79-II Sparviero
1/48  Classic Airframes Boulton Paul Defiant Mk I

Regards,

Greg
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Captain Canada on January 20, 2011, 06:33:48 am
Italeri Wessex HAS.3

Canadian, obviously....maybe Falklands, maybe older school RCN, maybe modern(ish) RCN...maybe Coast Guard ! Who knows !

Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Ed S on January 20, 2011, 12:27:19 pm
Picked up a few goodies that a club member was getting rid of last night.  All 1/72

Airfix P-61 (one prop missing)
Italeri Tornado F.3 (no decals or instructions)
Revell Brewster Buffalo (no decals)
Revell P-47D, Bubble Top (no decals)
Monogram F-16 Thunderbirds (4 planes in the kit, but no decals or instructions)

Lots of good Whiff fodder here.

Ed
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Gondor on January 21, 2011, 10:11:54 am
Received from Sprue Brothers today and only ordered last week !!!!

Dragon 1/72 Ta 152C-0 to replace the one I am going to use parts from to make a Fw 190D-15

Gondor
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Captain Canada on January 21, 2011, 10:34:37 am
Airfix Supermarine Walrus mk.II-might re-engine and use Spitfire wings
Italeri Westland Wessex HU-5-second half of a long forgotten half built flying bedstead type Marine jump-jet thing

Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: NARSES2 on January 22, 2011, 01:44:53 am
Airfix 1/48 Spitfire XII  :thumbsup: (my first purchase of the year) will be built RW.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Weaver on January 22, 2011, 03:16:10 am
From the LHS's discontinued and discounted box, two packs of nice 14 x 1/76th truck wheels by Cooper Craft.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Radish on January 22, 2011, 05:06:21 am
1/48th Airfix Spitfire XII.....it'll be whiffed....not enough RW ones built of intersst, but the kit looks a beauty. :wub:
2 x 1/72nd Italeri(ESCI) F-100D
2 x 1/72nd Trumpeter F-107D
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: JayBee on January 22, 2011, 05:19:52 am
2 x 1/72nd Trumpeter F-107D
F-107D :blink: :blink: :blink:
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Daryl J. on January 23, 2011, 03:42:12 pm
Airfix Spitfire XII (2) and XVIIc pre-ordered...it's gotta be that way in The U.S. of Yankia yet.
Hobby Boss Ta-152C
Kinetic S-2F

None to be rw.
 
Spitty:  USMC Korea in a P.R. role, overall gloss sea blue
Focke Wulf:  USAF SEA, role unknown
Stoof:  Israeli  or some African off-beat ground attack.   

And that's about enough purchasing for 2011.  Key word:  About

   
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Howard of Effingham on January 24, 2011, 03:14:36 am
a couple of the new zvezda sukhoi su-50 [aka T-50 or PAK-FA].

very nice kit.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: NARSES2 on January 24, 2011, 03:33:32 am
Airfix Club special boxing of F-86 and Mig 15
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: The Wooksta! on January 24, 2011, 03:46:52 am
a couple of the new zvezda sukhoi su-50 [aka T-50 or PAK-FA].

very nice kit.

I'll be getting one of these when I can.  Definitely Indian markings for that one. 

Wonder if anyone will be doing the new Chinese stealth fighter?
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Howard of Effingham on January 24, 2011, 03:58:27 am
wooksta!

i'll be using some linden hill Su-27/30/33 decals on mine, just to muddy the waters a bit  ;D and will be
doing an indian AF one.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: thedarkmaster on January 24, 2011, 01:01:48 pm


been a busy day today, a clear out of Debited material at work netted me

1/48 Italieri F84 no decals and bits missing but i can scalearama it  ;D ;D
1/144 JMSDF LCAC by trumpetor
1/144 ixo two engined Japanease bomber.....i do not know what it is it has no box

from NARSES2's stash reduction

1/144 B29
1/72 Vultee Vengence


overall  ;D ;D ;D ;D
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: chrisonord on January 24, 2011, 02:38:20 pm
a couple of the new zvezda sukhoi su-50 [aka T-50 or PAK-FA].

very nice kit.

I'll be getting one of these when I can.  Definitely Indian markings for that one. 

Wonder if anyone will be doing the new Chinese stealth fighter?
Mine is built, and I agree with Dunc on the intakes, they are a pain, but fixable. Mine is just waiting for decals unless I change my mind on the colour scheme I did it in, as I am still not so sure I like it.
Chris.
wooksta!

i'll be using some linden hill Su-27/30/33 decals on mine, just to muddy the waters a bit  ;D and will be
doing an indian AF one.


I'm currently building mine, it will be real world as per the splinter pattern painted prototype (everyone else seems to be doing the primered version).

Some advice, the fit of the intakes is, to use a phrase "a bit sho1te", much PSR is needed to get these to an acceptable standard, very visible seams around the intake faces and inside the intake trunks. I ended up nicking a trick I saw JHM use of making jury rigged sanding tools from lengths of sprue with a little square of sandpaper glued to a file flattened end. Its just about right now, so I'll stop phaphing and get it all together now, then do the fine tune PSR work.

:cheers:

Duncan
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: The Wooksta! on January 24, 2011, 03:57:55 pm
Just won on ebay:

Gunze Sanyo Lotus Elan

Monogram Jaguar XKE Coupe.  That's the hardback Jaguar E-Type.  Not that keen on itbut it'll go nicely with the Aston Martin DB5 in the stash.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Weaver on January 24, 2011, 08:17:13 pm
Had another look at Hobbycraft's rolling clearance sale today.

They've got an Italeri 1/35th DUKW going for £9 and packs of Tamiya 1/48th Afrika Korps figures at £4: didn't buy either 'cos they're not my thing, but if anybody's interested, drop me a PM and I'll get them for you.

It's worth having a look at the rest of their models too, because quite few of them are seriously discounted. The website is selling the 1/24th Mosquito for £99 (£30 discount!) and you get free delivery for an order over £30.... http://direct.hobbycraft.co.uk/shop/models




What I did get were:

A dozen watercolour pencils in metallic and muddy colours for £2 (useful for weathering).

A big bag of HAMA beads for £1.29. These are little plastic tubes for making pictures with, but I just want them because they'll save me from cutting up Evergreen.

Pack of Scotch tie-downs for 29p. Little "double discs" for wrapping string around: useful shapes...

A voucher for £5 off my next £25 purchase if I sign up to their newsletter. Worth having....
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Weaver on January 25, 2011, 04:11:08 am
From ebay, very cheap Airfix Javelin FGA.9 with no box and bits missing. Got all the bits I want though.... ;)
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Green Dragon on January 25, 2011, 12:00:43 pm
Arriving on the 24th from Kits Kits via Ebay was a Dragon He219A-7, prob real world as I've got some old Revell ones to do awful things to.

Paul Harrison
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: The Wooksta! on January 25, 2011, 01:00:59 pm
Another ebay win.  The Monogram 24th Lotus Esprit Turbo.  I've the Airfix one somewhere but the Monogram kit was always supposed to be the better kit.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Army of One on January 26, 2011, 06:29:23 am
just picked up a Revell 1/72 B1B got from Thorvic.....Via NARSES2 in another under the table (BIG) bag swop......this is about the only boxed model I can remember that fits in the box diagonal......its HUGE.....!!!! Don't think the Maltese Defence Force has the space to keep more than one.... ;D
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: NARSES2 on January 26, 2011, 06:54:11 am
just picked up a Revell 1/72 B1B got from Thorvic.....Via NARSES2 in another under the table (BIG) bag swop......

I reckon the staff in Costa's will be reporting us for suspicious behaviour soon  ;D

When I got home : From the BIG H, ordered Monday PM  ;D

Eduard mask set for the Airfix Me 110, if ever a canopy needed a mask  :banghead:

Extra Decal 1/72 RAF 6 Squadron transfer sheet. Some nice mainly MEA based schemes

Model Alliance 1/72 2nd TAF 1944/1945 sheet. Some nice aircraft here including a Mk I Hurricane with Invasion stripes - new to me.

Some of these will be real, some on what might have beens circa 1946/1948
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Weaver on January 26, 2011, 09:01:22 am
At last, after much dicker aboutering with Royal Mail (just for a change  :rolleyes:), from ebay:

Takara 1/48th Hiller Pawnee flying platform, in limited edition "chaser" colour scheme, which in this case is New York taxi yellow-with-chequerboards and a pinup model instead of a pilot...... ;D ;D ;D

Some 1/35th tank bits which I suspect will end up in a sale shortly, but it was a matter of capturing them for the whiff community...
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Ian the Kiwi Herder on January 26, 2011, 09:11:41 am
Airfix 1/48 Spitfire XII  :thumbsup: (my first purchase of the year) will be built RW.

Didn't realise that it was already out !  :banghead:

Hmmm, maybe in my favourite SEAC scheme, possibly RAAF, maybe post-war Belgian, Dutch or French.... Oh who am I kidding, still knee-deep in decorating the Schloss. Not going to be doing any modelling till late Feb at the earliest !

Dont know whether it counts as a 'stash growth', but I just bought the new Irish Air Corps decal sheet (Aircraft 1990-2010) from Max Decals web-site.... All I need to do now is find something suitable to put them on.... how much is the re-issued Esci/Italeri Kfir these days ??  :blink:

Ian
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Gondor on January 26, 2011, 12:42:20 pm
Two items received today

from ebay via the post office an Xtrakit 1/72 Swift to be r/w

and from Models For Sale an Airfix 1/72 Stratos4 kit. I am disappointed that the canopy for the Stratos4 version is a non transparent part but I can always use it as a former to mould a new one for my TSR2 Trainer.

Gondor
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Gondor on January 27, 2011, 02:18:05 pm
Received today from the Big RED Hwith the yellow background

2 x AMLA 1/72 Fw 190D-9 tails of the Ta152 type
1 x Eduard 1/72 Israel RBF tags

Gondor
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: The Wooksta! on January 27, 2011, 03:18:32 pm
One of my holy grails arrived today - the 24th Airfix BMW M1.  Been after one of those for 20 years...  Nice kit too.  Looks easier to build than the ESCI one.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: ChernayaAkula on January 27, 2011, 03:36:24 pm
Three Begemot 1/72 decal sheets:

Su-33 Flanker - in anticipation of the up-coming Hasegawa kit
Kamov Helix family - 60+ options!  :o
Ka-50/52 family
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: luft46models on January 28, 2011, 12:50:40 am
 Got my okra finally last week, already started in on it, I've got the floats off a fujima Jake and have to mate the two together to form a floatplane okha as depicted in justos unknown series, should look insane, personally I think it would have flown like a brick even with three extra rockets under the fuselage but I don't want reality to interfere with a fun build

William in oz
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: TsrJoe on January 28, 2011, 05:55:38 am
just picked up the new Revell 1/32 hawk from Argos at lunchtime, looks a really nice kit, hmmm, now what to do with it, hehehe!
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: ChernayaAkula on January 28, 2011, 07:16:00 am
Italeri 1/72 F-100F - will be real world. Misty FAC or Taiwanese.
Italeri 1/35 M60 Blazer - need the gun barrel for a Centurion whif and the hull for a mid-1980s SPAAG (GAU-8). Now, what to do with the turret?  :lol:
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: The Wooksta! on January 28, 2011, 07:33:49 am
Buried Isreali pillbox?
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: wacek85 on January 28, 2011, 08:06:03 am
I just had to buy it :)
(http://i417.photobucket.com/albums/pp258/wacek80/VF1-1.jpg)
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Army of One on January 28, 2011, 08:12:08 am
just picked up the new Revell 1/32 hawk from Argos at lunchtime, looks a really nice kit, hmmm, now what to do with it, hehehe!

How much was this....? I looked up the argos number and saw the pic on the website.....said it came with some paints as well....bit confusing........
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: GTX on January 28, 2011, 12:31:31 pm
Airfix 1/48 Spitfire XII  :thumbsup: (my first purchase of the year) will be built RW.

Didn't realise that it was already out !  :banghead:

Hmmm, maybe in my favourite SEAC scheme, possibly RAAF, maybe post-war Belgian, Dutch or French....

May I suggest:

(http://i37.photobucket.com/albums/e68/GTwiner/More%20Creations/Spitfloat12.jpg)

Regards,

Greg
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Gondor on January 28, 2011, 12:33:26 pm
Two items received today

from ebay via the post office an Xtrakit 1/72 Swift to be r/w

and from Models For Sale an Airfix 1/72 Stratos4 kit. I am disappointed that the canopy for the Stratos4 version is a non transparent part but I can always use it as a former to mould a new one for my TSR2 Trainer.

Gondor

You could always cut out the portholes and use PVA glue to make the windows.

The TSR2 Trainer version was to have a clear canopy, a look through Damien's book or the SAM publications book will show you that. I will be removeing the plastic from the portholes for the straight from the box Stratos4 I intend to buy.

Gondor
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: ChernayaAkula on January 28, 2011, 05:13:39 pm
Buried Isreali pillbox?

Hmmmm, an Israeli Maginot line for the Golan Heights or in the Sinai, between the Negev and the Mediterranean? VERY good idea! :thumbsup:
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Gondor on January 29, 2011, 01:53:08 am
Finally managed to rescue a package from the Post Office sorting office, they tried to deliver to me on Wednesday but I was out at work.

From pyro-manic's stash clearance 1x 1/72 Dragon P-38J

Gondor
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: chrisonord on January 29, 2011, 12:01:05 pm
From the model shop just off Deane Road:

Revell 1/144 A340 "Wiener Philharmoniker"

 :cheers:

Duncan
That shop has to be the most disorganised ever!! Indiana Jone would think twice about walking into there :rolleyes:
Tripping up in there could be a very expensive accident.
Chris.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: pyro-manic on January 31, 2011, 07:50:02 am
Picked up a couple of new kits today. Whoops. :banghead: Still, they're quite nice - an Academy Typhoon Ib, and a Revell Messerschmitt P.1099B. Both will be for the '46 GB - the Typhoon will be Soviet, the P.1099 will either be an Antarctica-based German machine, or hacked about to make a Japanese attacker... :wacko:
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: proditor on January 31, 2011, 08:09:22 am
Nabbed some stuff from Free Time Hobbies.

Dragon 1/700 HMS Daring
W.E.M. 1/700 Westland H5F Dragonfly 5 pack (To be used in my potential 1946 GB entry.)
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Thorvic on January 31, 2011, 08:53:03 am
Nabbed some stuff from Free Time Hobbies.

Dragon 1/700 HMS Daring

Its a nice kit aint it  :thumbsup: - word of note the access ladders if to be modelled closed up should be fitted from the interior of the superstructure, unlike the instructions !!!!.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: proditor on January 31, 2011, 09:08:39 am
Nabbed some stuff from Free Time Hobbies.

Dragon 1/700 HMS Daring

Its a nice kit aint it  :thumbsup: - word of note the access ladders if to be modelled closed up should be fitted from the interior of the superstructure, unlike the instructions !!!!.
Thanks for the warning, I'd have totally screwed that up.   :thumbsup:
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: thedarkmaster on January 31, 2011, 09:30:24 am



well the new Stratos 4 came in 5 mins before i finished today....it would have been rude not to have one  ;D ;D ;D ;D
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Radish on January 31, 2011, 11:52:33 pm
Made the "mistake" of dropping in on Models2U, which is only 10 minutes away from me, but only open at nights and sometimes weekend....essentially it's an internet company. But the owner Jon did say, "need a pot of paint at 10pm, and just give us a call and drop in!".

1/72nd HobbyBoss Lynx HAS2 (French real world)
1/72nd italeri (ESCI) Harrier GR.3 (either RAF Biggles, or French desert)
1/122th Revell DC-7C.....(RW Biggles)
1/48th Airfix Spitfire XII....the world is my oyster....possibly French, RAF desert, SAAF, who knows?
1/48th Airfix Spitfire VB.....as above
1/48th Airfix Spitfire VC/Seafire III....probably Seafire French.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: pyro-manic on February 01, 2011, 09:12:11 am
My first TSR.2MS arrived today. I say first because it certainly won't be the last...
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Weaver on February 01, 2011, 10:22:13 am
Went into Hobbycraft to get some paints, wire and misc bits, and came out with the last £3.99 Airfix 25pdr in the shop, which means I got.....














....wait for it, wait for it.....













a quad quid Quad!  ;D




Tin hat, coat, gone....................
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: pyro-manic on February 01, 2011, 10:48:39 am
Flak jacket? ;D
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: ChernayaAkula on February 01, 2011, 03:41:52 pm
Big haul from a mate on ARC who's getting out of modelling:

All Hasegawa 1/72:

2 F/A-18E VFA-14 (the standard "white" boxing)
1 F/A-18E VFA-143 Pukin Dogs
1 F/A-18E VFA-137 Kestrels
1 F/A-18E VFA-27 Royal Maces
1 F/A-18F VFA-11 Red Rippers
1 F/A-18F VFA-102 50th anniv.

18 (yes, eighteen! :blink:) 1/72 decal sheets (mostly Super Hornets, some Legacy Hornets, as well as one F-15A):
- 12 TwoBobs
- 5 Super Scale
- 1 Hobby Decal - dry "rub on" transfers - wonder how well these will work.

3 sets of Eduard PE for the, you guessed it, Super Hornet
2 sets of Eduard  masks
6 sets of Steel Beach FOD covers
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: chrisonord on February 01, 2011, 03:59:14 pm
Big haul from a mate on ARC who's getting out of modelling:

All Hasegawa 1/72:

2 F/A-18E VFA-14 (the standard "white" boxing)
1 F/A-18E VFA-143 Pukin Dogs
1 F/A-18E VFA-137 Kestrels
1 F/A-18E VFA-27 Royal Maces
1 F/A-18F VFA-11 Red Rippers
1 F/A-18F VFA-102 50th anniv.

18 (yes, eighteen! :blink:) 1/72 decal sheets (mostly Super Hornets, some Legacy Hornets, as well as one F-15A):
- 12 TwoBobs
- 5 Super Scale
- 1 Hobby Decal - dry "rub on" transfers - wonder how well these will work.

3 sets of Eduard PE for the, you guessed it, Super Hornet
2 sets of Eduard  masks
6 sets of Steel Beach FOD covers

You gonna keep all that Moritz or are you going to part with some?
Chris
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: proditor on February 01, 2011, 05:08:29 pm
Thanks to Hobby Japan,

Skywave 1/700 Early JMSDF Weapons set x2
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: ChernayaAkula on February 02, 2011, 05:31:49 pm
You gonna keep all that Moritz or are you going to part with some?
Chris

Guess I'm going to keep all of the kits, but I might sell some of the decal sheets. The TwoBobs Super Hornet stuff came as a package deal with the kits. I already had most of the TwoBobs sheets before and one was even included three times ( :blink:).
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: chrisonord on February 02, 2011, 05:39:57 pm
You gonna keep all that Moritz or are you going to part with some?
Chris

Guess I'm going to keep all of the kits, but I might sell some of the decal sheets. The TwoBobs Super Hornet stuff came as a package deal with the kits. I already had most of the TwoBobs sheets before and one was even included three times ( :blink:).
I am interested in some of the decal sheets, if you are willing to part with them, I have a few aircraft to be done as navy and Marine aircraft.
Cheers,
Chris.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Cliffy B on February 02, 2011, 05:43:18 pm
Did you get any USN Aggressor sheets you don't want by chance? 
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: GTX on February 02, 2011, 10:02:07 pm
Today's additions:

1/48 Planet Models Hughes H-1 Racing Plane "long wing"
1/48 Academy P-47N
1/48 Classic Airframes Hudson MK.III-VI
1/48 Special Hobby Commonwealth CA-12 Boomerang
1/48 Classic Airframes De Havilland Hornet F1/F3
1/48 Classic Airframes FIAT G-55
1/48 Esci/ERTL Sukhoi Su-7 Fitter
1/48 Revell P-61 Black Widow
1/48 MPM Expert Series Focke-Wulf Fw189B
1/48 Revell Monogram Heinkel He 111H4/6

Plus some 1/72 stuff for a secret project!

Regards,

Greg
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: The Wooksta! on February 03, 2011, 03:02:51 am
Just won a Skybirds '86 DH Hornet F1/F3 on the bay of evil.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Weaver on February 03, 2011, 07:28:42 am
Hobby Model Kits 1/200thish Boeing 747-400, from ebay.

Dreadful kit, with engine pylon slots that go right through the wing and panel lines that would be embarrasing on an old Matchbox 1/32nd job... However, what I want it for is the engine pods and possibly the wings, scaleorama'd to 1/72nd.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Steel Penguin on February 03, 2011, 02:22:42 pm
finaly collected the stash reduction kit, kit was good enough to sell me via my inlaws ( just havent seen them since christmas)  so a 1:48 airfix f3 tonka
and 17 I-Darleks on this week dr who magazine  :dalek: :dalek: etc
might have to get a couple more copys.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Weaver on February 04, 2011, 03:25:21 am
I got one! I got one!  ;D

From ebay, Matchbox Tempest..... :wub: :wub: :wub:

Left outside in the rain by the postie who didn't bother to ring the bell.... :banghead: If I was a collector, I'd be highly annoyed now, but since the decals survived, I'm not bothered.

The Indian Mk.II is so pretty that I'm inclined to put it on the small Real World pile, but the Sabre front end, I have plans for - Oh by Crikey yes Boss!  :wacko:
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Howard of Effingham on February 04, 2011, 03:58:41 am
yesterday i bought an airfix Dornier Do-17E/F, a kit i first built in my teens if not earlier.

the challenge is to whiff it and all i can think of is RAF markings after say a luftwaffe pilot tried to 'defect' if that's the right word
about the time of the munich crisis of 1938 and ends up landing the plane at say manston.  ;D
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Steel Penguin on February 04, 2011, 05:43:07 am
 :dalek: :dalek:
2 more packs of Darleks from the dr who mag
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: The Wooksta! on February 04, 2011, 07:23:25 am
yesterday i bought an airfix Dornier Do-17E/F, a kit i first built in my teens if not earlier.

the challenge is to whiff it and all i can think of is RAF markings after say a luftwaffe pilot tried to 'defect' if that's the right word
about the time of the munich crisis of 1938 and ends up landing the plane at say manston.  ;D

Too early - the 217 didn't fly until '39 and the early ones were nothing like the E, being closer to the Do 215 in outline.  A defector or escaping RAF aircrew nicking it in '42 would be more believable.  Or one of the Beidecker raiders force landed in error?
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: The Wooksta! on February 04, 2011, 07:24:38 am
The Indian Mk.II is so pretty that I'm inclined to put it on the small Real World pile, but the Sabre front end, I have plans for - Oh by Crikey yes Boss!  :wacko:

You'll need better decals as the Matchbox ones are cack.  And I have plenty of Matchbox Sabres spare if you want one or two.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Thorvic on February 04, 2011, 09:17:58 am
From LMS a pair of Airfix TSR2.MS Stratos4 kits  ;)
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: P1127 on February 04, 2011, 09:33:05 am
yesterday i bought an airfix Dornier Do-17E/F, a kit i first built in my teens if not earlier.

the challenge is to whiff it and all i can think of is RAF markings after say a luftwaffe pilot tried to 'defect' if that's the right word
about the time of the munich crisis of 1938 and ends up landing the plane at say manston.  ;D

Too early - the 217 didn't fly until '39 and the early ones were nothing like the E, being closer to the Do 215 in outline.  A defector or escaping RAF aircrew nicking it in '42 would be more believable.  Or one of the Beidecker raiders force landed in error?

He said 17, not 217......

Slightly different mark, but some inspiration:

(http://i205.photobucket.com/albums/bb209/Davef68/RAF_Do_17_Ka_3_AX707_ex_VVKJ_3348.jpg)

Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: pyro-manic on February 04, 2011, 10:38:20 am
You'll need better decals as the Matchbox ones are cack.  And I have plenty of Matchbox Sabres spare if you want one or two.

Not to be cheeky, but could I bagsy a few of those Sabres?

In the post today, I got a 1:100 Gundam F90 kit. All resin, and should be about 20cm high when finished, give or take. Very nice. Pic attached of the finished model.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: The Wooksta! on February 04, 2011, 10:48:16 am
I'll see how many there are.  Should be at least 4.

Edit - total of 7, plus three assembled and two more in a pair of still sealed Tempests.  I need two for an unspecified project and I'm sorely tempted to do a Sabre engined Lancaster, so a total of six are up for grabs.

I have to add that I'm using the exhausts on late mark Spits, so you'd have to source them from Aeroclub.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: NARSES2 on February 05, 2011, 02:15:44 am
yesterday i bought an airfix Dornier Do-17E/F, a kit i first built in my teens if not earlier.

the challenge is to whiff it and all i can think of is RAF markings after say a luftwaffe pilot tried to 'defect' if that's the right word
about the time of the munich crisis of 1938 and ends up landing the plane at say manston.  ;D

How about Dutch Howard with the neutrality markings or Dutch East Indies ?
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Nils on February 05, 2011, 03:45:39 am
only one new addition this morning, a Revell 1/72 Me262A-1a.
i got something special in mind for this bird  ;D
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Kerrillc on February 05, 2011, 04:06:15 am
Well I got my Airfix Collectors edition (Sabre & MiG 15) as well as a (all for the 46 GB) Matchbox VI/II Tempest via eBay, bringing the total to two as well as an Airfix P80 and an XP55 Ascender plus a Pioneer Yak 15, a Fujimi Spitfire XIVE, and a couple of Sea Furies. Now if I can just get them all built in time!

  ;)

Kerrill
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: pyro-manic on February 05, 2011, 04:56:23 am
I'll see how many there are.  Should be at least 4.

Edit - total of 7, plus three assembled and two more in a pair of still sealed Tempests.  I need two for an unspecified project and I'm sorely tempted to do a Sabre engined Lancaster, so a total of six are up for grabs.

I have to add that I'm using the exhausts on late mark Spits, so you'd have to source them from Aeroclub.

If you could spare a pair or three of them, that would be excellent.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: chrisonord on February 05, 2011, 07:05:20 am
I said I wasn't getting one, oh no Sir, not me....


Colour me shamefaced...

From Bolton Model Market:

1/72 Airfix TSR2.MS  :wub: :party:

All for the barganacious price of £16.99  :thumbsup:

The meteor sweeper bits may well end up on a Revell MiG-31, the TSR-2 will in all likelihood be RAF.

 :cheers:

Duncan
Is that how much they are knocking them out for??
Will have one for that price if so. Have they any left Duncan??
Cheers,
Chris.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: chrisonord on February 05, 2011, 07:23:33 am
Never mind, are they not getting any more in do you know??
Cheers,
Chris.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: The Wooksta! on February 05, 2011, 07:32:01 am
If you could spare a pair or three of them, that would be excellent.

Not a problem, they're in a box in front of me.  Are you going to Huddersfield in a fortnight?
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: The Wooksta! on February 05, 2011, 07:34:04 am
My visit to Uncle Frank this morning yielded:

2 Airfix Spitfire PR.XIXs
1 Sword Spitfire Vc Trop (tempted with another 2 or 3)
1 Xtrakit Spitfire F22 (another 3 are on order...)
Plus a set of Airfix Blenheim wings for an unspecified project.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: pyro-manic on February 05, 2011, 07:52:49 am
Not a problem, they're in a box in front of me.  Are you going to Huddersfield in a fortnight?

No, I work weekends and it'd be a bit of a trek to get there (I live on the South coast). Check your pms.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: The Wooksta! on February 05, 2011, 08:11:32 am
See inbound.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: The Wooksta! on February 05, 2011, 08:24:47 am
Having had to dig about in the loft at me Mam's for some bits for Gondor, I found several (actually 7) Skybirds 86 DH Hornets.  I knew about 3 but couldn't find the others.  A chance find by looking in a Magna Hornet NF21 box unearthed 2, the Magna Scimitar box underneath another pair.  Result!

The one I'd won on ebay a few days back also arrived today.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: PR19_Kit on February 05, 2011, 01:09:51 pm
SEVEN? No-one can need SEVEN Skybird 86 Hornets, not even you Lee!  ;D

Wanna swap one????
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Gondor on February 05, 2011, 01:21:26 pm
I wonder if Lee would swap one of those Skybird Hornets for a Skybirds Scimitar?

Gondor
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Martin H on February 05, 2011, 02:27:04 pm
looks like Chris is trying to take Lee and Gary's crown for TSR 2 stash building


at least it wasnt more bloody vipers
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: The Wooksta! on February 05, 2011, 04:25:28 pm
SEVEN? No-one can need SEVEN Skybird 86 Hornets, not even you Lee!  ;D

Wanna swap one????

One for every mark (F1, PR.2, F3 early, F3, FR4, F20, NF21 & PR22) plus a few extra for differing schemes!   

The Skybirds kit is the best Hornet available in the scale - Frog old and crude (eminently whiffable though), Magna expensive and really just a reworked Frog kit and the MPM tooling is an overpriced ill fitting mess. With one or two exceptions (the two that are actually assembled), they're all allocated for my real world Hornet lineup.

I love the Hornet.

Gondor, having had and sold on the Scimitar, I'll pass.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: The Wooksta! on February 05, 2011, 04:27:00 pm
Looks like Chris is trying to take Lee and Gary's crown for TSR 2 stash building

He'd have to go a long way to do that.  Still wouldn't be an urban legend though.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: proditor on February 05, 2011, 10:01:05 pm
ARII 1/800 (Actually more like 1/720, thanks for the heads up on that JoeP!) USS Midway. 
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Martin H on February 06, 2011, 09:33:30 am
Just back from the Milton Keyenes show.

stash additions........all 1/72nd scale.

Two Airfix TSR-2MS. That brings my stash of TSR's to 12.
One USAirfix boxing of the Cessna O-2. (from Gary wenko of the Japanese sig)
One Italeri Douglas AC-47 Spooky. (from Gary wenko of the Japanese sig)
One RS models Reggiane Re-2007. (from Mike McEvoy)
One Dragon Focke Wulf Ta-152H-1 (from brother Narses)
One Xtrakit Supermarine Spitfire Mk-22.
One DB resins set of four CFM56 turbo fans
Two Freightdog Ramjet Spitfire pods.
One Freightdog Spitfire MkVIII conversion set.

Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Army of One on February 06, 2011, 12:23:43 pm
Great to meet so many people today.....and no custard in sight either....!!!! My stash grew by.......Dragon 1/144 Mi24 Iraq Hinds...two in the box £2..!! Then...1/72 Airfix Lynx £5.....Italeri RAH66 £2 and the best bargain I think.....Dragon Ka50 Hokum £4......£4 I tell you.....!!!!!
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: kitbasher on February 06, 2011, 12:26:33 pm
Milton Keynes:
Airfix Ju88 and a DH88 for whiffing.  A Beaver and a Battle for real world. 
Pegasus FJ-2 Fury for real world.
Some resin bits and bobs from OGL
Xtradecal sheet and a tin of paint.
 ;D ;D
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: wacek85 on February 06, 2011, 03:05:23 pm
Today:

(http://i417.photobucket.com/albums/pp258/wacek80/KitechSu-35Versatile.jpg)

...to make FFR-31MR/D "Yukikaze" (photo if model dowloaded from net)

(http://i417.photobucket.com/albums/pp258/wacek80/yukikaze11.jpg)

This will be hard but I hope I'll bring it to the happy end :)
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: pyro-manic on February 06, 2011, 04:00:28 pm
Cool! There are kits of the Yukikaze available, but the Bandai IP one is 1:100, and the Platz 1:72 resin kit is insanely expensive. Good luck! :thumbsup:
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: ChernayaAkula on February 06, 2011, 04:01:27 pm
<...>
(http://i417.photobucket.com/albums/pp258/wacek80/KitechSu-35Versatile.jpg)
<...>

Hot contender for the "Worst Box Art" thread. :lol: This is awful!
I'm sure you'll make a beauty out of the kit, though. :thumbsup:
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: GTX on February 06, 2011, 10:21:37 pm
Added today:

1/48 MPM L-139 Albatros Special Edition
and not one, but two 1/48 Heller  Snecma C.450 Coléoptère kits

Regards,

Greg
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: ChernayaAkula on February 07, 2011, 01:17:35 am
When it rains, it pours....  ;D

From a fellow modeller on Flugzeugforum:

Fujimi 1/72 A-7A Corsair II
Fujimi 1/72 OA-4M
Hasegawa 1/72 Tornado F.3
Zvezda 1/72 MiG-21 PFM

From LuckyModel:

All Dragon 1+1, all 1/144...

SH-60F Chargers & SH-60B Warlords
MH-60S Wildcards & MH-60S Black Jacks
SH-60F Indians & HH-60H Indians
AV-8B Hawks & AV-8B+ Flying Nightmares (these are just decal and stores donors to some Revell Harriers)
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Howard of Effingham on February 07, 2011, 03:21:10 am
from the milton keynes show....

a shed load of maintrack project X vacforms, namely Avro 707A/B and C, boulton paul P120, bristol 188, fairey delta 1

academy F-89 [from narses2]
fujimi F-16C/D
airfix TSR2 stratos
matchbox tempest
2 matchbox He-115 floatplanes

and some resin accessories from mike mcevoy.

the matchbox kits were obtained fron IPMS abingdon who had a box full of kits on which no reasonable offer was refused.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: NARSES2 on February 07, 2011, 03:39:51 am
Back from MK - I actually got on the wrong tube line at Euston !!!! I'm a born and bred Londoner for (which ever deity takes your fancy) sake  :banghead: :banghead: Still meant I had time for a pint at Victoria before my train  :cheers:

Stash increased by the following.

Xtrakit Spitfire 1/72  Mk22. Looks nice in the box and Hannants are talking to MPM again  ;D

LF Models 1/72 resin Douglas B-7 US gull wing bomber from the 30's via Mike M's clearance. Geez the strut arrangement looks intresting  :blink: Will either be real (very colourfull) or possibly Philippine at the time of Pear Harbour.

Nice Blue Rider booklet and transfers for the Fokker F VII from IHG via Martin. Cheers Ian  :thumbsup:

A nice little resin long range tank for a Spitfire Mk I from Martin  :thumbsup: Like the packaging on your stuff by the way Martin.

Quite quiet for me BUT I did have a long chat with Adrian Hampton and I will probably succumb to a Unicraft kit or 2 at Huddersfield. I know, know need to tell me, but I'm a sucker for some of the types Igor does  :banghead:
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Radish on February 07, 2011, 06:21:34 am
From MK:

2 x Airfix 1/48th Seafire III/spit VB/C
1 x Airfix 1/48th Spitfire XII....the collection is growing.
 
2 x Revell 1/72nd Kaydet biplanes
1 x HobbyBoss 1/72nd MS 406
1 x HobbyBoss 1/72nd D.520

1/35th Tamiya Panther tank (the early, cheap release) which is now mostly built, and will be a Meerkat version.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: NARSES2 on February 07, 2011, 06:31:07 am
1/35th Tamiya Panther tank (the early, cheap release) which is now mostly built, and will be a Meerkat version.

It was fascinating watching the progress on this as the day progressed. Apparently the language got a little ripe when it came to the tracks ?

Talking about Meerkats - with that blond hair your starting to look like Grandad Meerkat  ;D
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Steel Penguin on February 07, 2011, 11:29:59 am
2nd hand over the weekend
a GW rhino ( new version)
a GW preditor twin las cannon and sponson las cannon
and a GW whirlwind
for abought half the new cost, redy assembeld, just need a quick spray job, done.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: The Wooksta! on February 07, 2011, 01:32:07 pm
From one of thelads at the ModelClub th'neet:

Pegasus Boulton Paul Balliol.

Toying with Sand/Stone and PRU Blue in Aden in the COIN role.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: pyro-manic on February 07, 2011, 05:44:45 pm
From one of thelads at the ModelClub th'neet:

Pegasus Boulton Paul Balliol.

Toying with Sand/Stone and PRU Blue in Aden in the COIN role.

I like the sound of that. :thumbsup:
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: GTX on February 07, 2011, 10:03:41 pm
In the mail today:

1/48 Roden OV-1A/JOV-1A Mohawk
1/48 Roden Fokker D.VII

Regards,

Greg
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: The Wooksta! on February 08, 2011, 02:11:17 am
From one of thelads at the ModelClub th'neet:

Pegasus Boulton Paul Balliol.

Toying with Sand/Stone and PRU Blue in Aden in the COIN role.

I like the sound of that. :thumbsup:

I did think about the same scheme on a Piston Provost.  I just need to remember where the box is!  ALthough I have a vague idea.  IIRC, there's two or three part started in it, plus a Proctor.  Which has given me another idea.  Does anyone do 72nd Bren guns?
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: ChernayaAkula on February 08, 2011, 01:17:33 pm
From the LHS:

Italeri 1/72 A-6E Intruder
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: pyro-manic on February 08, 2011, 02:50:54 pm
I did think about the same scheme on a Piston Provost.  I just need to remember where the box is!  ALthough I have a vague idea.  IIRC, there's two or three part started in it, plus a Proctor.  Which has given me another idea.  Does anyone do 72nd Bren guns?

Airfix do a Bren carrier and 6pdr AT gun in 1:76, which should be pretty close. Don't know how good the Bren would be in that, but it's worth a look. Alternatively maybe one of the ex-Matchbox light vehicles - Humber scout car, Dingo, etc. might well come with a Bren.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Weaver on February 08, 2011, 05:26:14 pm
The Airfix/JB 1/76th Saracen has a Bren for the rear skate ring, but it's very simplified.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Weaver on February 08, 2011, 06:00:14 pm
I did think about the same scheme on a Piston Provost.  I just need to remember where the box is!  ALthough I have a vague idea.  IIRC, there's two or three part started in it, plus a Proctor.  Which has given me another idea.  Does anyone do 72nd Bren guns?

Airfix do a Bren carrier and 6pdr AT gun in 1:76, which should be pretty close. Don't know how good the Bren would be in that, but it's worth a look. Alternatively maybe one of the ex-Matchbox light vehicles - Humber scout car, Dingo, etc. might well come with a Bren.

As far as I know, the Bren Carrier in the Airfix 6pdr set doesn't actually have a Bren gun!
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Green Dragon on February 08, 2011, 06:47:23 pm
Only Brens I can remember have been held by figures. Matchbox 1980's British Paras, Airfix Commandoes etc. This one surprised me on the Airfix site. http://www.airfix.com/airfix-products/new-models-for-2011/dioramas-and-figures/a01763-wwii-british-infantry-northen-europe-172-a01763/ Could be the Esci set?

Paul Harrison
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Weaver on February 08, 2011, 07:13:47 pm
The Revellobox Monty's Caravan + Dingo set has a pretty crappy Bren in the Daimler, but that's a lot of kit to buy just for the gun. Various little wargames/model companies do white metal ones too, but so far I can only find them in conversion sets with loads of other stuff for a high price. You'd imagine someone would do just guns in packs, the way Aeroclub do for aircraft guns, but no luck so far....
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Thorvic on February 08, 2011, 10:27:51 pm
There is a weapons set in the Weefriends range from Friendship Models that includes a pair of brens

http://www.onthewaymodels.com/kitlists/WeeFriendsAcc.htm (http://www.onthewaymodels.com/kitlists/WeeFriendsAcc.htm)

Also a single one in the new Airfix Bedford QLT

G
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: The Wooksta! on February 09, 2011, 12:46:50 am
Looks ideal - there's a pair of Lewis guns too.

Wonder if they're going to 'uddersfield?
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: pyro-manic on February 09, 2011, 08:41:47 am
As far as I know, the Bren Carrier in the Airfix 6pdr set doesn't actually have a Bren gun!

:blink: Well, that's just silly!

Today's acquisitions:

Contrail Fairey Spearfish vacform from ebay - one for the '46 GB I think.
Revell Fw200 C-5/C-8 Condor - not sure what I'll do with it, but it was ridiculously cheap in my local TK Maxx. Seven quid! That's an awful lot of aeroplane, plus two glide bombs for not very much money. :thumbsup:
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Thorvic on February 09, 2011, 10:43:42 am
Looks ideal - there's a pair of Lewis guns too.

Wonder if they're going to 'uddersfield?

Email Ian to make sure he brings them as not sure that he brings all his stock on the show circuit.

Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: The Wooksta! on February 09, 2011, 11:33:46 am
Friendship Models will be next to Kit Krazy at Huddersfield 2011.

Oh No - that tatty jumble sale with ripoff prices?
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: The Wooksta! on February 09, 2011, 11:35:49 am
Contrail Fairey Spearfish vacform from ebay - one for the '46 GB I think.

That's one of Contrail's better kits.  I did it years ago and thoroughly enjoyed it.The white metal prop is very nice, the injected u/c less so.  Open weapon bay?  The resin one for the Gannet may fit.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: pyro-manic on February 09, 2011, 11:51:44 am
That's not a bad idea - I shall look into it! The kit does look quite nice apart from the slightly iffy gear legs.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Weaver on February 10, 2011, 03:35:48 am
From Spirit Games, both 28mm:

Sasha Dubois, Time Chaser
Gretha, Female Sniper (another one)

To be hacked around to make a Tank Girl figure if I ever get around to making her tank.


Spirit Games: http://www.spiritgames.co.uk/menu.php
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: The Wooksta! on February 10, 2011, 04:07:28 am
The Mr Hobby Lotus Elan I won on ebay some time ago has finally arrived.  Nice kit, built one years ago.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: proditor on February 10, 2011, 07:14:16 am
Tamiya work table with magnifier and light and a new A4 cutting mat via Amazon.com.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Thorvic on February 10, 2011, 03:29:13 pm
From HobbySearch Japan

1/700 Fujimi IJN Taiho Aircraft Carrier
1/700 Pitroad Early JMSDF Equipment Set

Off Ebay
1/700 Cyberhobby USS Long Beach CGN
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Kerrillc on February 11, 2011, 12:01:38 am
From Comet a Kawasaki Ki-64 and an FW183 for the 46 GB

Kerrill
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Ian the Kiwi Herder on February 11, 2011, 03:54:34 am
Friendship Models will be next to Kit Krazy at Huddersfield 2011.

If anybody sees me spending more than ten minutes at KK's stand, can they please move me along - forcibly if required, I won't sue - Really dont need to spend too much time/money there !

As for me, I won a Heller 1:35 Leopard 1A4 over on that well known internet auction site for a massive £8.00 inc postage.... Will definitely be what iffed as it isn't too much use for 'owt else according to 'experts'. Gotta be Israeli, wouldn't you agree !!

 :tank:

Ian
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: The Wooksta! on February 11, 2011, 04:27:42 am
Kit krazy is a tatty, overpriced stall that would embarrass a sunday church jumble sale.  I usuallly have a quick look, shudder and make a quick exit.  Collectakit, on the other hand, now I have often spent a small fortune with them.

An Egyptian Leopard would make more sense...
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Thorvic on February 11, 2011, 04:32:22 am

An Egyptian Leopard would make more sense...

Or Syria, then you could do next to its Panzer IV predesssor  :thumbsup:
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: The Wooksta! on February 11, 2011, 04:53:22 am
I was thinking more with the Germans helping Nasser - plenty of ex WWII German designers worked in Egypt in the 60s, including Kurt Tank and Willi Messerschmitt.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: NARSES2 on February 11, 2011, 07:54:05 am
Kit krazy is a tatty, overpriced stall that would embarrass a sunday church jumble sale. 

Agreed but I was at a Northern show on one occassion (may have been Jock Nationals) and he gave me an extra 20% discount because he could understand me  ;D
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: JayBee on February 11, 2011, 08:46:51 am
Kit krazy is a tatty, overpriced stall that would embarrass a sunday church jumble sale. 

Agreed but I was at a Northern show on one occassion (may have been Jock Nationals) and he gave me an extra 20% discount because he could understand me  ;D

Chris,

I do believe that it was because you gassed him into submission :wacko:
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: The Wooksta! on February 11, 2011, 09:25:57 am
Kit krazy is a tatty, overpriced stall that would embarrass a sunday church jumble sale. 

Agreed but I was at a Northern show on one occassion (may have been Jock Nationals) and he gave me an extra 20% discount because he could understand me  ;D

Extra 20%  That would still make his stuff overpriced!  One trader I always avoid!
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: pyro-manic on February 11, 2011, 11:35:29 am
Today's haul consists of a Revell Me262 B-1a/U-1 ( :blink: ) - the two-seater nightfighter version, and a Fujimi B7A Ryusei torpedo/dive bomber. Both for the '46 GB. Also some Xtracrylix paint.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Ian the Kiwi Herder on February 11, 2011, 02:00:46 pm
H O W   H A P P Y   AM   I !!

Another win on that well-known on-line auction site, but this time: A Hasegawa 1:72 A-1J Skyraider. The last one went for over £21.00, I know coz I was watching it.... Including the postage I just got one for £15.50 !! - I'm not certain, but I think they were more than that when they first came out !!

Brilliant

Ian
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: rickshaw on February 11, 2011, 07:36:42 pm
Pulled from the Bargain Box at the LMS - two Hobbycraft Yak-38 Forgers for $Au5.00 each.   Even if they are crappy kits, they have potential.  ;)
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Thorvic on February 12, 2011, 01:05:29 am
Pulled from the Bargain Box at the LMS - two Hobbycraft Yak-38 Forgers for $Au5.00 each.   Even if they are crappy kits, they have potential.  ;)

Yeap they are, when you compare it to the Revell kit(Tskuda) its horribly chunky and fat, but they do have potential basis for other types :thumbsup:
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Nils on February 12, 2011, 04:10:34 am
3 new additions today  ;D

-RoG 1/144 Eurofighter Typhoon (single seater)
-RoG 1/72 Bf-109 E-4

and, after a long time thinking it over, a new airbrush set  :mellow:
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: The Wooksta! on February 12, 2011, 12:32:51 pm
On layback at Uncle Frank's - two Xtrakit Spitfire F.22s
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: frank2056 on February 12, 2011, 03:01:45 pm
From a sale at Squadron's:
Hobbyboss 1/35 M4 High speed tractor
PM Models 1/72 Fokker D.XXI
PM Models 1/72 Ho 229 V7
two Heller 1/144 E-2C Hawkeyes.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Daryl J. on February 13, 2011, 06:32:48 pm
Eduard MiGs.   Twenty-ones.   In one-forty eighth scale.     :party: :party: :party: :party:

Never heard the word ''Overtrees'' before.     


Daryl J.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: The Wooksta! on February 14, 2011, 02:25:56 am
From the bay of evil:

Hasegawa 24th Jaguar XJS
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: pyro-manic on February 14, 2011, 09:16:51 am
Some may recall that a while back I asked for information on kits of the DH Venom. Well, after resigning myself to cross-kitting Sea Venom and Vampire parts or forking out a huge amount for a CMK resin kit, I stumbled across a kit that I didn't remember being mentioned in the discussion at the time - a Rare Planes vacform of the FB.4 Venom! Got for AU$12 on evilbay, and delivered from Western Australia in just over a week. Result! :thumbsup:
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: chrisonord on February 14, 2011, 11:35:51 am
Today arrived a very nice surprise, a very late one but nice all the same :rolleyes:
My friend who lives and works in Hong Kong sent me 2 kits that he bought from Lucky model, with the intention of sending me them for my birthday in January, well they arrived today.
Kinetic 1/72nd scale F-16 Block 52+ the Polish/Hellenic one, and the 1/72nd scale F-16I SUFA :wub:
I am gobsmacked as I was showing him my builds when he was over at Xmas, and he said now I know what to get you for your birthday. I thought he was joking.
Chris.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Army of One on February 15, 2011, 05:12:58 am
A revell 1/35 Landing Craft for my 1/72 sort of Tango boat project....my local MZ said they had one in stock but not visible on shelf....so the chap went n found it....very appreciated.....! Apparently a bargain as well.....well under half marked price.....!!
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: ChernayaAkula on February 15, 2011, 06:43:54 am
My first 1/72 Airfix Stratos 4 TSR.2!  :party:
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: lancer on February 15, 2011, 03:23:11 pm
Airfix club membership kits arrived yesterday.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Weaver on February 16, 2011, 04:34:30 am
I GOT ONE! I GOT ONE! #2  ;D

Hobbycraft 1/72nd CF-100 Canuck off ebay for FIVE POUNDS including postage - whoo-flippin'-hoo!  :mellow:

Possibilities:

1. RAF with Avons, ADENs and Firestreaks.

2. Vietnam interdictor with "CANSEAC" cammo, radar replaced by early FLIR turret, loads of pylons and bombs.

3. Canadian "Mk.7" with afterburners, bigger radar, Falcons and Genies.

EDIT:

4. Fouga all-weather interceptor with a V-tail...... :mellow:
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Radish on February 16, 2011, 09:11:10 am
For that Avro CF-100 Clunk....try a Biggles one....
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Radish on February 16, 2011, 09:24:03 am
Bought more Meerkats and two ducks!!
Yes, I'm "quackers".. :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: JayBee on February 16, 2011, 09:36:00 am
For that Avro CF-100 Clunk....try a Biggles one....

AND a Biggles SAAB J-29 in the background :wub: :wub: :wub:
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Captain Canada on February 16, 2011, 05:09:38 pm
1. RAF with Avons, ADENs and Firestreaks.

Number 1, please !
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Captain Canada on February 16, 2011, 05:10:41 pm
Got myself the Revell 72nd scale Arkona SAR boat while down here in Traverse City....no idea what to do with it, tho !


 :thumbsup:
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: chrisonord on February 16, 2011, 05:17:38 pm
Got myself the Revell 72nd scale Arkona SAR boat while down here in Traverse City....no idea what to do with it, tho !


 :thumbsup:

Its a nice kit CC, but it really needs the inside doing something with as it is empty. I have one on the go and made some basic control surfaces and crew stations for it just to make it look a bit more realistic when looking through the numerous windows.
Chris.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Weaver on February 16, 2011, 05:37:07 pm
Got myself the Revell 72nd scale Arkona SAR boat while down here in Traverse City....no idea what to do with it, tho !


 :thumbsup:


KGB Border Guard vessel? Few DShKs and dark grey with a brown deck.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Ed S on February 16, 2011, 08:06:08 pm
Received some kits I bought off a seller over on ARC.  All 1/72

Hobby Craft      DHC Beaver on floats
Hasegawa        S2F (S-2A) Tracker
Heller              Canadair CL.215
Matchbox         F3D Skyknight

Haven't decided which ones to do as real world and which will be WHIFF's.

Ed
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Captain Canada on February 16, 2011, 08:26:33 pm
Hey Ed, I'd say all 4 are good candidates to become RCN examples !

 :thumbsup:
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Ed S on February 17, 2011, 07:50:56 am
Hey Ed, I'd say all 4 are good candidates to become RCN examples !

 :thumbsup:

Actually, I have a Belchers Bits decal sheet with Canadian S2F markings and was already thinking of doing it as RW.

Ed
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: ChernayaAkula on February 17, 2011, 12:43:01 pm
An Italeri 1/72 B-57B Canberra was added to the stash today.  :party:
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: NARSES2 on February 18, 2011, 07:26:38 am
Airfix 1/72 Spitfire IX for conversion to a VIII HF with the aid of the Freightdog conversion
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Daryl J. on February 18, 2011, 10:43:12 am
A little Tamiya Thunderjet.
Tamiya Me-109E-4 to make the JMN's go this way:   :banghead: :banghead: :banghead:
Tamiya F4U-1A that is going to get an Obscureco 4 bladed prop and some weight reduction.   Purposes remain classified.     :wub:
Monogram 1/48 Thunderjet, F-80, and F9F-5P.    Trumpeter F9F-2 for 10 bucks shipped.  
Hasegawa Typhoon.    Hawker just make the coolest aircraft.   
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: proditor on February 18, 2011, 10:49:43 am
Via the 'bay

OKB 1/700
Sea Shadow (IX-529) stealth ship x2
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: pyro-manic on February 18, 2011, 11:23:47 am
Airfix 1/72 Spitfire IX for conversion to a VIII HF with the aid of the Freightdog conversion

Is the kit any good? I know the Ia is supposed to be very nice, but I didn't hear anything about the IX.

Today's acquisitions:

Italeri Reggiane Re.2000 GA
ICM Ural-4320 truck
Dapol C42 Refrigerator wagon

All 1:72 (ish!), all for the Africa GB.  :wacko:
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: thedarkmaster on February 18, 2011, 12:26:35 pm


A revell 1/72 Wessex HAS3
Airfix Spitfire Xiv in 1/48
Revell P47 thunderbolt in 1/48
Airfix Canberra B2 in 1/48


amd two very old made kits of a Vampire and a meteor from a friends attic
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: The Wooksta! on February 18, 2011, 02:11:06 pm
Is the kit any good? I know the Ia is supposed to be very nice, but I didn't hear anything about the IX.

You should be on Britmodeller!  Basic but accurate is the general consensus.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Josh1971 on February 18, 2011, 09:29:32 pm
Hello all!  First post here!

My whole modeling existence is pretty what-if.  Even if the markings are fairly accurate, their places in my little plastic air force are fictional, as are all my pilots and the "history" they live in.

I've been a busy little monkey during this winter, but the latest was great.  Sent a guy a couple of modern 1/700 ships, and in return, got 17 1/144 kits!  They included:

2 DML F-16A
1 DML F-16C
DML F-16B vs. MiG-21ML
1 Revell F-16A
2 Academy Jaguars
MiG-23 Flipper (Probably willing to deal this one)
1 DML MiG-29
1 DML AH-64D
1 DML Mi-24 Hind
1 LS Harrier Gr.1  (It says Gr.3, but has no laser nose)
1 Crown F-4F
1 DML Su-22M4
1 DML Harrier Gr.5
1 DML F/A-18D


Now I need to start scoring some different decals for some of these.  Great to be here!

JB
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Radish on February 19, 2011, 01:55:55 am
Welcome JB. Nice haul!!

Today the postie delivered (only ordered Thursday too!!):

All 1/35th....

Tamiya M41 Walker Bulldog....it'll be Meerkat
Eastern Express ZiS-44 Ambulance....Meerkat for those Fur wounds :drink:
Eastern Express ZiS-5V...."Biggles In Spain".
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Ian the Kiwi Herder on February 19, 2011, 04:45:46 am
1/72 Supermodel MB-339K - Woo Hoo! At last I have the single seater, this one will definitely be SAAF, as an Impala replacement  :thumbsup:

Would be rude to do it as anything else  :thumbsup:

Ian
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Captain Canada on February 19, 2011, 06:35:06 am
Snagged a pair of Monogram 48th scale F-101 Voodoos in Traverse City's K-Mart yesterday...couldn't pass up the 12 dollar price. I'm thinking Air Div hunter-killer type wild weasels, maybe one in a single seat version.....

 :wub:
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Alvis 3.14159 on February 19, 2011, 07:05:05 am
Ok, I swear, I'm not going to buy any more models.

Stop laughing!


Alvis Pi
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: pyro-manic on February 19, 2011, 07:41:09 am
Is the kit any good? I know the Ia is supposed to be very nice, but I didn't hear anything about the IX.

You should be on Britmodeller!  Basic but accurate is the general consensus.

Cheers. Might pick one up then. :)

Today, another ebay win:

ESCI 1:72 Kamov Ka-34 Hokum gunship. Possibly for the Africa GB, or I may do a Black variant, with extra sensors and whatnot.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: The Wooksta! on February 19, 2011, 09:44:18 am
From one of the guys on Britmodeller:

Monogram Aston Martin DB4

Meanwhile, the Haswegawa Jaguar XJS also arrived.

My small car collection grows!
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Jschmus on February 19, 2011, 12:42:27 pm
From pyro-manic:

Hasegawa 1/72 Lockheed S-3A Viking

No plans for it yet, as it looks like I'm going to be moving again soon.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: pyro-manic on February 20, 2011, 07:42:35 am
From a car boot sale today:

Airfix 1:32 Ferrari 250LM (these old Ferraris are so much nicer than their ugly new ones! :wub: ) Probably get a Road Wars type conversion - ram bars, armour and spikes, and a couple of machine guns. ;D

A piece of 00 gauge railway track, for the wagon I bought on Friday to sit on. A diorama beckons....
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: NARSES2 on February 20, 2011, 09:11:42 am
From todays Northern show.

1/72 Unicraft Douglas DS-312A, I have a nice feeling about this.

Freightdog 1/72 Spitfire 150gal slipper tank. For a PR XIX project.

Airfix 1/72 Spitfire IX for conversion to a VIII HF with the aid of the Freightdog conversion

Is the kit any good? I know the Ia is supposed to be very nice, but I didn't hear anything about the IX.


As Lee says. Basic,especially internaly, but looks accurate and builds ok
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: James on February 20, 2011, 09:42:51 am
From the Huddersfield Show:

1/72 Airfix F-4D-1 Skyray
1/72 Revell Dornier Do24 T-2
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Thorvic on February 20, 2011, 11:24:19 am
Off Overkiller Stash Sale

Hasegawa 1/72 F-18E (which i think i sold on to him a few years back  :banghead:)

From Huddersfield today

Fujimi 1/700 HMS Eagle to be modelled as HMS Audacious in Coaxial format
AFV Club 1/700 USS Robert E Peary - Knox class frigate
Hobbyboss 1/350 HMS Astute

Airfix 1/72 TSR2
Airfix 1/72 TSR2 MS

Good show :thumbsup:
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Martin H on February 20, 2011, 11:38:00 am
Finally back home from Huddersfield.

Only two kits added to the stash from the show.

AMT Boeing KC-135R
Kinetic F-16I Sufa. (more correctly an Isreali weapon set with free Viper.)

And waiting at home for me from down under.
One Uncle Les Resins CAC CA-23. Many thanks to GTX for acting as the middle man for that one.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: The Wooksta! on February 20, 2011, 11:58:10 am
I was also restrained with my purchases:

From Narses2:
High Planes Sea Fury
Novo Supermarine attacker

From JayBee:
Airfix Supermarine PR.XIX*

General purchases were:
Heritage Vampire F3 wingtips
Combat Colours: De Havilland Mosquito Bomber & PR Variants

Lindberg Triumph GT6
This is a hardback coupe version of the Triumph Spitfire, a real prize of a find as I never knew anyone had kitted a Spitfire, let alone the GT version!  Seriously thinking about PRU Blue as a colour for this one.  Looks like it'll be a bugger to build though.






*Wouldn't be a show without me coming away with at least one Spitfire!
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Thorvic on February 20, 2011, 12:00:19 pm
Off Overkiller Stash Sale

Hasegawa 1/72 F-18E (which i think i sold on to him a few years back  :banghead:)

REVENGE!  :wacko:



Please refer to posts 282 & 287  :wacko:
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Howard of Effingham on February 21, 2011, 03:17:15 am
at the huddersfield show yesterday.....

heller nord noratlas
fujimi F-4E
RoG F-4F
2 hasegawa F-16C block 50's

all the above from phoenix54 who was having a clear out.

loads of decal sheets from kit-krazy. [who it has to be said had a large number of microscale sheets with him, some now very rare and old]
small diameter lead shot from little cars

DB productions EC-18B conversion [which it seems will also do for a EC-135 ARIA too]
12 squared EP-3E conversion kit
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: thedarkmaster on February 21, 2011, 09:06:36 am


been given a 1/144 Tempest Mk5 by a customer ......came in a box marked 1/72 and from a company called Bravo team but decals are marked Trumpeter !!
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: pyro-manic on February 22, 2011, 05:02:30 am
Today's arrivals from evilbay:

Hasegawa Ki-84 Hayate in 1:72 - for the '46 GB.
STC Start (?) 1:288 Soviet Vulcan heavy-lift rocket. Something for when the Space GB rolls around. :)
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: JayBee on February 22, 2011, 06:18:55 am
From the Huddersfield show on Sunday;

Aoshima 1/72 TA-152H, thinking Spanish Civil War
ICM 1/72 Sukhoi SU-2. Well people thopught my Russian TBM Avenger looked like the SU-2, SOOO :wacko:

and some lovelly resin stuff from OGL.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Dork the kit slayer on February 22, 2011, 07:06:53 am
(http://i379.photobucket.com/albums/oo236/Bowlax/Mig21.jpg)
(http://i379.photobucket.com/albums/oo236/Bowlax/beagle.jpg)

and another Mig-19.  All great wiffing foder.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: GTX on February 23, 2011, 01:22:31 am
Happy days - 1/48 Kinetic MQ-9 arrived today.

Regards,

Greg
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: NARSES2 on February 23, 2011, 06:48:26 am
From the BIG H 48 hours after ordering.

AZ Models 1/72 Spitfire HF Mk VI. Looks nice with some nice spare parts intended for other versions. Spinner, prop, wheels and Vokes filter.

DP Casper 1/72 Rebellion and Iraq and Operation Exporter sheet. Loads of options on both sides for operations around Habbaniya and in Syria
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: The Wooksta! on February 23, 2011, 06:56:22 am
The HFVI is out?  Bugger!  And that decal sheet sounds tempting too!
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: NARSES2 on February 23, 2011, 07:09:49 am
Yup Lee and here's a pic of the transfer sheet
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: The Wooksta! on February 23, 2011, 07:46:54 am
I had a quick look at it earlier.  Nice but pricey, especially as there's zero likelihood of me ever using some options.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: pyro-manic on February 23, 2011, 09:38:56 am
Another ebay win arrived today: Matchbox A-4M Skyhawk.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Army of One on February 24, 2011, 01:42:41 am
Arrived yesterday.....2x 1/48 Airfix Tornado GR4's via Falcon...for a very reasonable price.......also via Kit a 1/144 boom refuelling set....very well packaged with instructions and some pics he'd taken of the real thing......many thanks to both.....!!  :thumbsup:
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Rheged on February 24, 2011, 01:51:42 am
Yup Lee and here's a pic of the transfer sheet


I've a Matchbox Wellesley kit bought for 50p in a Hereford junk shop crying out for these  Iraq/Exporter  decals, IF I can ever afford them.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Radish on February 24, 2011, 01:57:34 am
All 1/72nd:

Kinetic F-16D Block 52...Polish/Greek....for USAF WW project
Kinetic F-16I Sufa..Israeli of course....but for USAF WW project (different scheme/markings)

Italeri B-58 Hustler (cheap because of spoilt decals..ha, ha  ;D ;D)...RAF

Italeri Tornado ECR....modded for the USAF WW project ;D
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: pyro-manic on February 24, 2011, 04:32:14 am
Another ebay win arrived today: Matchbox HMS Duke of York. For the Ships GB. Also got a sheet of L-29 Delfin markings from Chrisonord, that will be used for the Africa GB. :thumbsup:
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Daryl J. on February 24, 2011, 11:51:02 am
Kinetic Stoof for the Africa GB.    One Tracker Anti-Truckster coming up.
Tamiya MC.200 for a great discounted price also for the Africa GB.      Since it's lumpy, bumpy, and much maligned...why not?   

Both airlifting across from Asia as we speak.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: pyro-manic on February 24, 2011, 12:08:37 pm
I got a Re.2000 for the same reason the other day. :thumbsup:
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Ian the Kiwi Herder on February 24, 2011, 01:51:31 pm
Went to Huddie with a shopping list comprising just two items.... A RoG 1:32 Hawk and an 1:72 Esci/Italeri F-100. Came home with three superb old Microscale decal sheets from the aforementioned Kit Krazy and a Tamiya M21 (Halftrack mortar carrier). Hmmmm, not too sure how that happened  :unsure:

Ian
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: The Wooksta! on February 25, 2011, 01:02:25 am
From ebay, 3 of the new AZ Spitfires:

Mk Ib, mk IIb and Mk VI.  All will be real...
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Howard of Effingham on February 25, 2011, 03:14:23 am
Went to Huddie with a shopping list comprising just two items.... A RoG 1:32 Hawk and an 1:72 Esci/Italeri F-100. Came home with three superb old Microscale decal sheets from the aforementioned Kit Krazy and a Tamiya M21 (Halftrack mortar carrier). Hmmmm, not too sure how that happened  :unsure:

i'm the guilty part for the decals ian.  ;D but there were some gems there.

anyhow, from a trip to modelzone birmingham yesterday

monogram F-82
hasegawa F-16I
RoG EC145
academy F-15D
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Rheged on February 25, 2011, 06:19:41 am
Picked up in a Hereford junk shop recently, from a box labelled   "Any item 50p "  A Matchbox Wellesley  unsullied, totally complete and pristine, except for one blade broken from the prop.    It could well end up in Raspberry Ripple unless anyone has a better idea.

In RAF desert camo, but wearing French roundels - Maybe the Free French flew Wellesley's for a very short time before they got Blenheims ??

Ian

Mrs R has spoken.  She likes  P R blue as a shade, and wonders if  a High Altitude ultra long range Wellesley might be found  flying out of Habbanya  round about Operation Exporter time.

Longer wings and a BIG supercharger  and  we've got ourselves  pretty high level pics of festivities in the Caucasus and possibly even the Ukraine.  R A F  roundels  with spurious Persian or Iraqui markings overlaid.    I'll build it one day but she's offered to paint it.....and is neater  than me at this sort of thing.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: ChernayaAkula on February 25, 2011, 06:40:56 am
From Modelimex, who are quite possibly the fastest chaps around  :bow: - ordered on Wednesday, arrived on Friday. Most in-contry shops would be hard-pressed to be anywhere that fast, but considering this package came from the Czech Republic, that's pretty darn amazing.

R.V. Aircraft 1/72 MiG-23MF Flogger :party:

At 26.50 EUR not exactly cheap, but it looks so very nice.  :wub: Finally a decent Flogger in the One True ScaleTM! (http://i107.photobucket.com/albums/m309/ChernayaAkula/Emoticons/woohoo.gif)
Some pics of the kit are available >>HERE<< (http://newmw.modelforum.cz/index.php/2011/02/22/172-mig-23-mf-rv-aircraft/) and >>HERE<< (http://skopam.blog.cz/1102/mig-23-mf-1-72-rv-resin).
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Thorvic on February 25, 2011, 08:45:50 am
Your right that does look a pretty decent Mig-23, wonder if they are considering the BM duck billed 23 at a later date ?

Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Weaver on February 25, 2011, 10:25:16 am
Picked up in a Hereford junk shop recently, from a box labelled   "Any item 50p "  A Matchbox Wellesley  unsullied, totally complete and pristine, except for one blade broken from the prop.    It could well end up in Raspberry Ripple unless anyone has a better idea.

In RAF desert camo, but wearing French roundels - Maybe the Free French flew Wellesley's for a very short time before they got Blenheims ??

Ian

Mrs R has spoken.  She likes  P R blue as a shade, and wonders if  a High Altitude ultra long range Wellesley might be found  flying out of Habbanya  round about Operation Exporter time.

Longer wings and a BIG supercharger  and  we've got ourselves  pretty high level pics of festivities in the Caucasus and possibly even the Ukraine.  R A F  roundels  with spurious Persian or Iraqui markings overlaid.    I'll build it one day but she's offered to paint it.....and is neater  than me at this sort of thing.

It's already got enormously long wings, so I doubt it would need any more. I'd say have the big supercharger and a primitive pressure cabin: mostly opaque, with round "portholes". If you want to go further, feel free to nick an idea of mine (that I'll probably never get around to): put Wellington wings on a Wellesley for another 10 feet of span, plus three times the bhp... :blink: :thumbsup:
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: GTX on February 25, 2011, 03:13:03 pm
Kinetic Stoof for the Africa GB.    One Tracker Anti-Truckster coming up.


Ooo...looking forward to this!!!

Regards,

Greg
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Mossie on February 25, 2011, 04:22:31 pm
Revell 1/72 Fairey Gannet AS Mk.1/4 from Hobbycraft
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: ChernayaAkula on February 26, 2011, 04:14:30 pm
Got a couple of kits today:

Hobby Boss 1/35 Dana SPG
Hobby Boss 1/48 A-10 Thunderbolt II
Revell 1/48 A-10 Warthog

Although not exactly for the stash, I got two connectors for one of my airbrush guns. One M4 to 1/8'' adapter and a 1/8'' to mni quick release connector. Now I can finally connect my Herpa airbrush to my compressor via the same quick release connector that also connects my H&S Evolution to my compressor.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: The Wooksta! on February 27, 2011, 05:49:36 am
The two Xtrakit spitfires I had to one side with Uncle Frank have now been collected,along with a Pegasus F.22 kit (the third and best boxed release) and a collection of resin bits that will make up into an F22.  I think.


Total Spitfire acquistions in Feb - 9
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Army of One on February 27, 2011, 07:17:30 am
From the Crewe show........italeri 1/72 desert hawk £5,revell 1/144 Berkut £1,airfix refuel set 1/72 or 76....£3,zvezda Ka50 night hunter no insructions £6,NATO ground crew italeri £3 and something I couldn't say no to......1/48 monogram Hind....£5.......Yes!!!!

Forgot to add......a decal sheet with 6 flying tiger options 1/72 £2 and some Israeli markings for a 1/72 F15 £2.50.....def not gonna be on an Eagle....!!!
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Weaver on February 27, 2011, 10:08:07 am
From Crewe:

All Revell: 2x 1/72nd Chally 1s, a 1/72nd Leo IA5 and a 1/144th F-117A (the inaccurate one) - £10 the lot!  :thumbsup:

Another Airfix Pontoon Bridge for the bits box.

1/76 white metal:

4 x NSV 12.7mm AA MGs
2 x Browning .50cal, a Vickers and a Bren
Russian Quad Maxim AAA mount plus crew
AGS-17 AGL plus crew
 
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Martin H on February 27, 2011, 11:05:38 am
My turn to add Crewe show additions.

all either 1/72nd or 1/76th

Zvezda Sukhoi T50 PAK-FA.
Esci Douglas DC-3 "Eastern Airways".
Cromwell Panther "Coelian" SP Twin AA guns.
Cromwell Centurion mk1.
Cromwell ACRV-1 Soviet Armored command vehicle.
MMS Tetrarch airborne forces light tank.
MMS Cromwell ARV mk 1.
MMS Centaur dozer.
MMS Centaur AA mk 2.

I have no idea who made the following three
Swedish IKV-91 light tank.
Soviet BTR-60PB.
British 3.7inch AA gun.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Radish on February 27, 2011, 11:40:24 am
From Crewe...all 1/72nd:

Italeri F-4S....it'll be a single-seater as I nicked one seat for the F-107 I'm building.
Italeri Tornado F3..."possibly" REAL....shock horror!
Hasegawa Ki-43
Hasegawa Ki-44.....both probably RAF, or French or anything other than Japanese. Swedish? Finnish??
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Thorvic on February 27, 2011, 11:43:23 am
From Crewe

Just a Kangnam USS Midway (the 1/800 re 1/720 version) which was nice to find
KP Su-22 Fitter.
But i did direct Martin to the Pak-Fa and the various 1/76 Resin & White Metal kits on sale  :wacko:
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Martin H on February 27, 2011, 11:53:20 am
Just the one kit today for me from the Crewe model show, Trumpeters monster 1/72 Tupolev Tu-142MR Bear- J.

That one was areal bargin at £25. one hell of a find
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Army of One on February 27, 2011, 12:28:08 pm
Just the one kit today for me from the Crewe model show, Trumpeters monster 1/72 Tupolev Tu-142MR Bear- J.



Quite a bargain I believe........ ;D
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Geoff on February 27, 2011, 01:19:12 pm
Roden An-12BK 1/72
Hase   EA-3 Skywarrior 1/72
Academy Mig-27 1/72

All from Crewe.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: The Wooksta! on February 27, 2011, 02:04:17 pm
1/72 Astra Model S.R.53 (ex Airfix reboxed).... will look nice next to my Bristol 178 and other rocket interceptor builds  ;D

Might be worth having a word with Martin about dropping that into rubber.They're getting hard to find these days and Colin isn't going ahead with his either. 

Despite it's crudity in places, it's quite accurate according to the Barrie Hygate plans.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: lancer on February 27, 2011, 03:57:57 pm
But i did direct Martin to the Pak-Fa and the various 1/76 Resin & White Metal kits on sale  :wacko:

Living up to your name again I see..... :bow:
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Martin H on February 28, 2011, 11:11:49 am
But i did direct Martin to the Pak-Fa and the various 1/76 Resin & White Metal kits on sale  :wacko:

Living up to your name again I see..... :bow:

Understatement of the year so far LOL
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Ian the Kiwi Herder on February 28, 2011, 11:36:58 am
Just the one kit today for me from the Crewe model show, Trumpeters monster 1/72 Tupolev Tu-142MR Bear- J.

Coastal Command/Shackleton scheme ??

Ian
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Radish on February 28, 2011, 12:03:56 pm
They only "looked" Natural Metal due to fiendish Bolshevik distortions....actually, to be accurate it should be multi-toned PINK. :wacko: :blink:
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: The Wooksta! on February 28, 2011, 12:59:05 pm
Just won one of my Holy Grail kits over on ebay, the Airfix 24th Lotus Elite.  Apparently it's a repop of a motorised Japanese kit but I don't care.  I've wanted one for twenty years and now I've finally got it, Royal Mail bolshevism and incompetence notwithstanding...
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: The Wooksta! on February 28, 2011, 02:48:51 pm
Woohoo!  Another ebay win, this time the Tamiya Lotus Europa.  The trader is UK based but the stock is in Hong Kong.  Even so, including postage, it's still cheaper than buying it in the UK!

The small list of cars I still need for the collection is getting smaller.  The only other Lotus I want now is the Tamiya 24th Lotus 7, but I'll be doing that as KAR120C, as driven by Patrick McGoohan in the opening titles of "The Prisoner".  I did it twenty years ago and thoroughly enjoyed it then.  Lovely kit.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Army of One on March 01, 2011, 11:42:04 am
From a bric a brac shop while staying in Crewe....SWMBO'd mum bought me two Italeri 1/100 A129 Mangusta's....mainly metal with some plastic bits....quite nice....pre painted n a stand as well...£3.50 each.....great.....might trial some paint schemes on them.....
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Captain Canada on March 01, 2011, 12:55:35 pm
144th scale Minicraft Connie. Gonna chop it up and mash it with a 72nd scale P-38 to make a 4-engined Flying Boxcar type Constellightning.

 :thumbsup:
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: The Wooksta! on March 01, 2011, 01:07:42 pm
The three AZ Spitfires arrived and I was quite surprised.  Sort of. 

I got a Ib, IIB and a HFVI.  All have identical sprues and etch.  I can understand that for the first two but not the VI.  Nice toolings though and whichever version you do, there are spare props and wheels.  And that sodding Vokes filter (at least you get the Vokes filter and the normal intake, unlike the Sword Vc). 

I suspect the very rare PRVI (and there was only one, perhaps two of those) could be on the cards. 

Need to have a closer look at the VI as the canopy and fuselage were slightly different.  I suspect that the cockpit isn't pressurized or sealed.  Have you had a closer look at yours yet, Chris?
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Rheged on March 02, 2011, 12:23:44 am
Just the one kit today for me from the Crewe model show, Trumpeters monster 1/72 Tupolev Tu-142MR Bear- J.

Coastal Command/Shackleton scheme ??

Ian

Real world, natural metal finish.

How about a POLAR Bear research aircraft in white and/ or orange  or a BROWN bear in R A F earth shades.  As to the colour of a TEDDY Bear, I open this to the assembled multitude to comment  (although the Radish suggestion of shades of pink sounds interesting!)
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Nigel Bunker on March 02, 2011, 01:01:36 am
Well I succumbed, counted the pennies carefuly and bought a Revell Hawk in 32 scale. Too big to whif but it will look nice in RAF markings (not Red Arrows). Just the problem of where to put it when built.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: NARSES2 on March 02, 2011, 01:09:23 am
Need to have a closer look at the VI as the canopy and fuselage were slightly different.  I suspect that the cockpit isn't pressurized or sealed.  Have you had a closer look at yours yet, Chris?

No I haven't Lee. Happy with the kit as I took it out of the box, but if they are the same sprues then it's unlikely they've picked up the changes ?

I'm thinking of putting the Vokes filter (a thing I usually abhor) on a Mk I or II for service in Malta or Egypt ?
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: The Wooksta! on March 02, 2011, 02:27:53 am
Had a quick squizz at the distructions for the VI and they tell you to fill the entry hatch panel lines and a few other things.

Again, I'll have to look but if the sprues are the same for the Ib, IIb and the HFVI, then the first two will have the larger oil cooler for the Merlin 45 Vb.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: ChernayaAkula on March 03, 2011, 02:31:24 pm
From an eBay-seller (due to Hannants' minimum order amount for kits):

Xtrakit 1/72 Spitfire F.22/24

And also from eBay (all from the same seller --> cheapo postage!):
Hobby Boss 1/35 Dana 152mm SPG (another one :party:)
Trumpeter 1/35 M1132 Stryker ESV w/ mine plow
Trumpeter 1/48 J-10B (another one - because it was cheap!)
Hobby Boss 1/72 Ka-29 Helix
Hobby Boss 1/72 Ka-29 Helix (yes, two of 'em!)
Hobby Boss 1/72 Zlin Z-142
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: NARSES2 on March 04, 2011, 07:35:24 am
Local MZ - Airfix 1/72 Hurricane IIC/Sea Hurricane. Almost certainly real world
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: The Wooksta! on March 04, 2011, 07:49:46 am
AZ Ib and IIB Spits - large oil cooler.  Means as from the box, they're wrong.  However, swap the oil coolers with those from the new Airfix Ia and you've got a Va wing but will need a Rotol prop.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: NARSES2 on March 04, 2011, 07:55:40 am
AZ Ib and IIB Spits - large oil cooler.  Means as from the box, they're wrong.  However, swap the oil coolers with those from the new Airfix Ia and you've got a Va wing but will need a Rotol prop.

Just get the "3D Kits" Rotol conversion/transfer set. Picked up 2 at Telford, very nice
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Thorvic on March 04, 2011, 10:59:31 am
Something a little bit off tangent for me, but one i have always been fond of:-

Hobbyboss 1/35th LandRover Wolf WMIK  :thumbsup:
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: pyro-manic on March 04, 2011, 12:07:43 pm
Nice. I'm very tempted by one of those, I must say.

Todays acquisitions are as follows -

From Evilbay, an old Hasegawa A6M5 Zero. I didn't realise how tiny the Zero is!

From PP in Poole:

PM Beech 1:72 C-45 Expeditor - to be converted to an emergency ground attack/beach strafer type, with a nose full of machine guns and possibly underwing rockets.
Revell (ex-Matchbox) 1:72 Heinkel He70 Blitz - Not entirely sure yet, but the inline engine may well go towards building ElectrikBlue's "Pirate" fighter.
Trumpeter 1:35 PMC security guards in Iraq. To be converted to post-apocalyptic militia.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: The Big Gimper on March 04, 2011, 12:45:27 pm
From a local IPMS member:

1/72 AMT G8M1 Rita: IJAAF 1946 with two Fritz-X or similar glider bombs
1/72 MPM Defiant   Mk. I Upgraded kit - Not sure yes. Maybe 1942 RCAF Coastal patrol
1/72 MPM Spitfile PR Mk. 19 - Not sure. Maybe RCAF armed Recce A/C.
1/72 Roden   LaGG-3
1/72 Hasegawa Mig-29
1/72 Revell Shackelton MR. 3- Canadian Coast Guard CP-98 Sovereignty Patrol A/C. Lots thing under the wings.
1/72 Fujimi   72009 Gekko J1N2
1/72 Dragon Arado Ar 234C - 1945 Technology Transfer to the IJAAF. Built by Kawasaki, Ki-101 Inazuma (Lightning)
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: JayBee on March 05, 2011, 08:37:51 am
English Electric P7

Scuse my higorance, but what is that Duncan?

1/72 Airfix Spitfire PRXIX

Likewise, but I gave mine to a suitable charity.  AKA The WOOKSTA :rolleyes:
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Nils on March 05, 2011, 08:56:11 am
2 new additions, and this time i thought to try something different, namely Armour.
both models are intended for RNV Army service  :mellow:

Revell 1/76 Sd. Kfz.234 puma
Revell 1/76 Humber Mk.II
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: The Wooksta! on March 05, 2011, 09:12:17 am
And very welcome it was too!  Thanks, Jim!

Today's acquistions:

From Uncle Frank (but still in custody)
2 x Sword Spitfire Vc (trop and standard)*

From ebay:
PJ Productions Meteor NF11.  I want the wing - it's one piece cast with the big engines, so it's falling into rubber at some stage.  Add to an Airfix Meteor fuselage and I get a late F.3.  Added to that, it'll be easier to build than the Matchbox horror.


The Lotus Elite I won a few days back has also arrived.  Bit basic but it's a kit I've been wanting for 20 years.  Bright red for that one.  



*Total Spitfire acquisitions in March to date: 2
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Martin H on March 05, 2011, 09:43:33 am
Peterbrough show additions.

A bit of an AZ model rush
Hawker Hind I
Supermarine Spitfire IIa LR.
Supermarine Spitfire HFVI.
Vultee P-66 Vanguard.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: ChernayaAkula on March 05, 2011, 09:45:12 am
Just one kit today:

Trumpeter 1/72 FC-1 Fierce Dragon/JF-17 Thunder

Had seen some pics online before and thought it looked great. And seeing it "in the flesh" only confirms that impression. Absolute gem of a kit!  :bow:
Had planned to build it in Vietnamese colours, but I think I may build this for the Africa GB instead. Just have to decide on the operator.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Howard of Effingham on March 07, 2011, 03:21:12 am
peterborough show stash additions.....

dragon arado ar234 night fighter
fujimi RF-4C/E

some of freightdog's buccaneer resin nose and tail jobs.
lots more microscale decal sheets from kit-krazy along with 2 useful airwaves metal u/c sets also for the bucc'.

a bargain purchase of brushes from one of the traders selling the italeri ones at 50p each.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Radish on March 07, 2011, 03:43:21 am
From the Early Learning Centre:

Assorted Meerkats, ducks, budgies etc....
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Weaver on March 07, 2011, 11:24:43 am
From the Early Learning Centre:

Assorted Meerkats, ducks, budgies etc....

Do you dress up as a small child to go in there?  ;D (Just tell me, DON'T post a photo... :o)
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: kitbasher on March 07, 2011, 01:31:46 pm
The scantily clad vixens that beckon the unsuspecting worker into Holborn Modelzone sang their siren song an lo! an Airfix Canadair Sabre fresh out of its carton was exchanged for some of the folding stuff!
 ;D ;D
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: NARSES2 on March 08, 2011, 01:33:10 am
The scantily clad vixens that beckon the unsuspecting worker into Holborn Modelzone sang their siren song an lo! an Airfix Canadair Sabre fresh out of its carton was exchanged for some of the folding stuff!
 ;D ;D

Ah I have to go to Euston tommorow so I may well pop in  ;D

Meanwhile from Hannants after ordering Monday am and arriving at 9:00am this morning  :party:

Hobbyboss 1/72 Hawker Sea Hawk
Planet 1/72 Arsenal-Delanne 10C.2  :wub:
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: chrisonord on March 08, 2011, 03:57:09 am
Today from the site of all evil ;D
Two Fujimi Kaman seasprites, one is the SH-2F the other the YSH-2e LAMPS Mk2. Both in 1/72nd scale. Got them both for a tenner with free postage. :thumbsup:
Both I think will be Honduras navy, but not used to hunt submarines. Unless I get an old WW2 sub for the Cartels to use for smuggling :wacko:
Cheers,
Chris.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: frank2056 on March 08, 2011, 06:57:03 am
A couple of SF kits from Starship Modeler - the 1/350 "Mercury 9" from Pegasus Hobbies and two resin or hard vinyl 1/35 Melusine figures from the MaK series. They will get redone.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Daryl J. on March 08, 2011, 10:01:08 am
Kinetic Hawkeye.   Hadn't expected to see it quite that size.   
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: kitbasher on March 08, 2011, 12:37:30 pm
The scantily clad vixens that beckon the unsuspecting worker into Holborn Modelzone sang their siren song an lo! an Airfix Canadair Sabre fresh out of its carton was exchanged for some of the folding stuff!
 ;D ;D

Ah I have to go to Euston tommorow so I may well pop in  ;D

Meanwhile from Hannants after ordering Monday am and arriving at 9:00am this morning  :party:

Hobbyboss 1/72 Hawker Sea Hawk
Planet 1/72 Arsenal-Delanne 10C.2  :wub:


Oooh, what's the Sea Hawk like?
And actually the scantily clad vixens work in the gent's hairdrassers on the corner.
And they're usually well covered up.
But not too much.
Sorry.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Martin H on March 08, 2011, 02:28:17 pm
One Fujimi Lockheed F-35B arrived today direct from the Land of the Rising Sun.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: NARSES2 on March 09, 2011, 01:07:02 am
Oooh, what's the Sea Hawk like?
And actually the scantily clad vixens work in the gent's hairdrassers on the corner.
And they're usually well covered up.
But not too much.
Sorry.

I know that hairdressers  :wub:

As for the Seahawk. Once you get past the rather "austere" boxing (it's recycled card and has a rather cheap feel about it) then the kit it'self looks very nice. Looks as though they've scaled down the 48th kit as it appears to build the same.
3 options, 2 FAA (inc 1 Suez), 1 Indian. Has drop tanks and rockets although it has to be said the rockets are each 2 part which look odd on the sprue but probably build ok.

All in all it's a nice package and far superior to the MPM kit
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Radish on March 09, 2011, 01:59:44 am
2 x Revell 1/48th Starfighters. The re-release is in dire yellow plastic, but has a stunning decal sheet with all the tiger stripes for the sadly only one Belgian option. One of mine will most likely be RAF or Irish, the other will be for a Science Fiction idea.

2 x 1/72nd F-14 Tomcats...one to be USAF, the other....well, no idea really. The decals sheet has one option and I'll basically use just the stencilling.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: pyro-manic on March 09, 2011, 05:36:13 am
Saudi Arabian?
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Ian the Kiwi Herder on March 09, 2011, 11:28:36 am
2 x Revell 1/48th Starfighters. The re-release is in dire yellow plastic, but has a stunning decal sheet with all the tiger stripes for the sadly only one Belgian option.

Terry is it a re-box of the Hasegawa kit or the aged Monogram one ?? Enquiring minds need to know.

Ian
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: The Wooksta! on March 09, 2011, 02:03:06 pm
You finally got one, then?  Was I right?
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: NARSES2 on March 10, 2011, 02:28:49 am
From MZ in Holborn yesterday Airfix 1/72 Canadair Sabre F.4. Looks very nice. Will be a real world build.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: JayBee on March 10, 2011, 03:53:19 am
I finally succumbed.
From the Mighty River for only £25.47, free postage, and delivered to-day by the man in the red van.

Damien Burke's TSR-2 book. :wub:
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: thedarkmaster on March 10, 2011, 05:53:54 am


Got an Airfix Sabre F4 and a Sptfire MkV,  A Zevda tu154 and a Acadamy polikarpov i16

and the other day a huge box from PR19kit

2 boeing 707, A Russian kit
1 super Dc8, Revell
1 il96, another Russian kit
Airbus a300, Airfix kit


Lots of plastic and Mrs Darkmaster is distracted so no inquasition  ;D ;D ;D ;D ;D
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: NARSES2 on March 10, 2011, 07:02:37 am

Lots of plastic and Mrs Darkmaster is distracted so no inquasition  ;D ;D ;D ;D ;D

Naughty  ;D ;D She's probably got the Pink Princess trained to report back on Daddy ?  :lol:
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: pyro-manic on March 10, 2011, 09:42:35 am
Today's acquisition is a 1:72 resin kit of the VF-11 Thunderbolt from Macross Plus. My favourite "Valkyrie" (variable fighter), it doesn't get a lot of screen time but it's a gorgeous beast. Big too - Flanker-ish in size. Got it through a trade on Britmodeller. I believe the phrase is "well chuffed". ;D

(http://www.macross2.net/m3/macrossga/vf-11b-vfx2/vf-11b-vfx2-fighter.gif)
(http://www.macross2.net/m3/macrossplus/vf-11b-super/vf-11b-super-fighter.gif)
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Daryl J. on March 10, 2011, 07:24:26 pm
1/35 Steyr 1500's
1/35 Bronco Adler armored car
1/35 Citroen Traction Avant
1/35 Kubelwagen w/ desert tires.

Tempest tailplanes  and a dust filter for Hasegawa's Typhoon. 
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Weaver on March 10, 2011, 09:21:11 pm
Frm MZ Trafford Park: Academy 1/35th Modern IDF Infantry Set. (£2!)

Generic enough to form the basis of some Patchwork World Cheshire Militia.  :wacko:

Set has four figures:

Prone, FN MAG, sleeves down, helmet
Walking, Galil, sleeves rolled, helmet 
Crawling, Galil Para, sleeves down, helmet
On one knee, M14 sniper, sleeves rolled, bare head + sunglasses

Figures are broken down into individual limbs so fairly multi-poseable, and there are four spare heads plus (I think) excess webbing packs.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: The Wooksta! on March 11, 2011, 01:31:26 am
From ebay

A Lindberg kit, unsure of the scale, of an Aston Martin.  It's not one I know the name of but I do know it was a one off.  Looks like it's from UFO.  Pretty basic kit and was intended to be motorized.

Cost?  99p plus postage.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: lancer on March 11, 2011, 07:37:38 am
From the reading modelzone yesterday Zvezda PAK-FA - SCORE!!  Ironically I went in looking for the Canadair sabre but they didn't have any. I think they must be the only MZ that don't have any..
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Radish on March 11, 2011, 10:01:51 am
Sorry for the delay....

The Revell F-104G is the Monogram one. An excellent decal sheet from Syhart Decals but they'll mostly be unused. I'd prefer to paint Tiger stripes.

Anyway, last night on the way to the Stafford Club meeting, dropped into stafford's hobbycraft and picked up the Revell 1/24th ferrari F10 :drink: :blink: :blink:

Today, visited the ELC and picked up ducks, etc.... :party:
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: The Wooksta! on March 11, 2011, 03:00:42 pm
Enquiries and google searches have unearthed the information that the unidentified Aston Martin is the DP214, a race car of which two were made based on the DB4.  I also think the kit is 32nd scale.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: PR19_Kit on March 11, 2011, 04:27:38 pm
Enquiries and google searches have unearthed the information that the unidentified Aston Martin is the DP214, a race car of which two were made based on the DB4.  I also think the kit is 32nd scale.

Cor, Project 214? I had a few laps round Brands in that in 1968 or so, amazing day! I don't think my neck has ever recovered, Mike Salmon, who was driving, REALLY gave it some stick! I never knew there was a model of it in largish scale.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Thorvic on March 12, 2011, 04:07:36 am
1/700 Trumpeter USS Sacramento AOE1 - Yeap a USN replesiment ship which is something a little bit different  :thumbsup:

(Note this kit is modelled as per the original 60's fit, the Detroit kit due in a couple of months will have the later fit with the Sea Sparrow & Phalanx system instead of the 3" guns.)

Cheers

Geoff
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Martin H on March 12, 2011, 09:46:01 am
Just back from todays Shuttleworth model show at Old Warden.

only 4 new items

LS Bede BD5/BD5J Microjet. (two kits in one box)
Vami DH104 Dove/Devon. (from an under table sale)
Novo DH Sea Vixen FAW2. (from an under table sale)
Planet GAL 49 Hamilcar. (From Mike McEvoy at a very reasonable price)
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: The Wooksta! on March 12, 2011, 10:15:00 am
Kit, the box and contents for the kit is below.

Today's raid on Uncle Frank's emporium released the two Sword Spit Vcs into my custody, plus an Admiral Seafire Ib (which has IDENTICAL sprues to the AZ Ib, IIb, Vb and HFIV plus a nice piece of etch for teh arrestor hook).  In addition, a mate was wanting to get rid of a Hasegawa Spitfire HF.VIII so that's now mine too.

Total Spitfire acquisitions in march to date - 4.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: chrisonord on March 12, 2011, 12:08:37 pm
The missus brought my back a kit from a church attic sale today. A Revell 1/72nd scale A-26B invader, with a set of unopened Revell paint brushes inside the box. Cost???
 One Pound Fifty Pence!! marvellous :thumbsup:
Chris.
Oh and I doubt I will build this, so if anyone wants to swap it for something that might float my boat, give me a PM.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: PR19_Kit on March 12, 2011, 04:16:08 pm
Kit, the box and contents for the kit is below.

Ooooh yes, thanks for that Lee, brings back lots of (noisy...) memories.  ;D :thumbsup:
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Daryl J. on March 12, 2011, 06:53:52 pm
Eduard Weekend Fokker D.VII for the Africa GB.
Trumpeter F9F Panther shipped just a week before the big quake from a major Japanese retailer
Eduard Weekend I-16
Bronco Adler Kfz.13
Italeri Horch Kfz.15
Steyr 1500 for conversion into a Moab-capable ''Westfalia''.
Tamiya Citroen 11CV for an Indiana Jones like event.     
Hasegawa Typhoon with some bits and pieces of resin for an Africa machine, likely to be built after the GB is done.

I'm wrapping up my 2011 purchases early, just because.     :thumbsup: :thumbsup:
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Thorvic on March 13, 2011, 01:43:32 am
Bronco Adler Kfz.13
Italeri Horch Kfz.15
Steyr 1500 for conversion into a Moab-capable ''Westfalia''.
Tamiya Citroen 11CV for an Indiana Jones like event.     

I'm wrapping up my 2011 purchases early, just because.     :thumbsup: :thumbsup:

Not a chance, there are a whole string of staff cars due out in 1/35th to tempt you  :wacko:
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Weaver on March 13, 2011, 01:56:59 am
Novo 1/72nd Wyvern (with extra decals thrown in), courtesy of the Wooksta. :thumbsup:

This and my FROG one may eventually donate their engine sections to an upgraded RAF Neptune. The airframes won't go to waste however: lots of big radials around..... :wacko:
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: NARSES2 on March 13, 2011, 01:59:58 am
Just back from todays Shuttleworth model show at Old Warden.

only 4 new items

LS Bede BD5/BD5J Microjet. (two kits in one box)

And the box was probably still no bigger then a two bob piece  ;D

Kit, the box and contents for the kit is below.

Today's raid on Uncle Frank's emporium released the two Sword Spit Vcs into my custody, plus an Admiral Seafire Ib (which has IDENTICAL sprues to the AZ Ib, IIb, Vb and HFIV plus a nice piece of etch for teh arrestor hook).  In addition, a mate was wanting to get rid of a Hasegawa Spitfire HF.VIII so that's now mine too.


Admiral are now part of the AZ brand Lee and I must admit it's confusing the hell out of me  :banghead:
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Martin H on March 13, 2011, 03:14:16 am
Just back from todays Shuttleworth model show at Old Warden.

only 4 new items

LS Bede BD5/BD5J Microjet. (two kits in one box)

And the box was probably still no bigger then a two bob piece  ;D

Not far wrong LOL
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Kerrillc on March 13, 2011, 07:16:50 am
That's my lot for March!

Last week from Holborn MZ:

Academy P-51C Mustang with the Red Tail (Tuskogee Airmen) markings

Airfix Hawker Sea Fury

yesterday from Comet Miniatures,

AZ Model Spiteful

Airfix FB5 Vampire

and an old Heller Spitfire XVIE (with French instructions!)

And I was having a root around in my stash, I discovered a Revell Horten Go 229 I had completely forgotten about it!


Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Thiel on March 14, 2011, 03:26:55 am
This weeks haul. All 1:72
1 x Airfix Fokker F.27 Friendship
2 x Italieri ZiS 3 AT gun

And I have a Sharkit Canadair CL-84 Dynavert on order.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: NARSES2 on March 14, 2011, 03:50:29 am
From local department store Whittakers:

1/72 Airfix Mirage F1....just had to nab that last one going at £6.99...  :wacko:

 :cheers:

Duncan

It's really good that Airfix are using local dept stores as an outlet. Opens up the hobby a little  :thumbsup:



yesterday from Comet Miniatures,



A shop I must visit - never been there and it isn't that far  :banghead: Always a little bit put off by the "barrow boy" appearance of the stand at shows :blink:
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Howard of Effingham on March 14, 2011, 04:26:07 am
from the shuttleworth show on saturday....

heller E-3B/F sentry
amodel yak-38 forger-B [from mike mc evoy]
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: pyro-manic on March 14, 2011, 09:51:53 am
A rather daunting pile of stuff picked up from the post office today:

Hairyfix Vulcan, from seavixen. To be upgraded to a BR.4, and possibly wear Op. Granby colours. Blue Steel may well find it's way on to my Hawker Vindicator.

From Model Hobbies:
1:35 Zvezda Spetznaz
1:35 Alanger Spetznaz
Still waiting on the Revell MAN 7t. 6x6 truck I ordered from them.

From ebay:
1:35 ICM Russian Sappers (Afghan Campaign) - comes with four blokes, a dog and a pack donkey.
1:35 ICM Russian Special Forces (Afghan Campaign) x2 - three figures, plus an NSV heavy machine gun on tripod.

The 1:35 stuff is all going to go towards the post-apocalyptic gang/militia I have planned. The MAN truck will be their "mothership", and there will be a couple of smaller vehicles as well - probably a jeep or Land Rover of some sort, and maybe a motorbike. The fighures will all be modified with duster coats, ponchos, hats etc, and given a motley assortment of weapons and equipment. I want to do a diorama of the whole lot eventually, though I've not decided on the details yet. I wanted to do this in 1:72, but there just isn't the range of figures I wanted in that scale.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Supertom on March 15, 2011, 06:25:17 am
It's probably a little too late now, but has anyone attempted to do a running tally of the total cost of the stuff we've bought so far?
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Nigel Bunker on March 15, 2011, 06:41:09 am
Total it up, and if you thought the British national debt was big, well............................
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: NARSES2 on March 15, 2011, 08:18:37 am
It's probably a little too late now, but has anyone attempted to do a running tally of the total cost of the stuff we've bought so far?

I keep all my old bills and one day I decided to go through the Hannants ones I'd collected since I started modelling again. I got a quarter way through the pile and stopped for fear of having a heart attack  :banghead:

Collectively it's a fair old amount but a lot of the money is being recirculated etc via E-Bay so you wouldn't count that as it would double counting - oops just put the old marketing stats hat on again------sorry  :rolleyes:
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: pyro-manic on March 15, 2011, 08:56:43 am
I wouldn't dare, to be honest. "Too much" covers it quite adequately. ;D
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: The Wooksta! on March 15, 2011, 09:00:40 am
I'd be interested to know just how many Spitfires I'd acquired over the last 6 months to a year.  Got to be at least 50 or so.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Supertom on March 15, 2011, 10:27:16 am
Oops, let me rephrase that.  A running total of the stuff we've bought so far and announced since be beginning of this thread.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: The Wooksta! on March 15, 2011, 12:52:01 pm
Still want know how many Spitfires I've acquired since my return!
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Supertom on March 15, 2011, 01:22:51 pm
Still want know how many Spitfires I've acquired since my return!

I think "too many" is a safe bet, though you probably translate that as "not enough."   ;D
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: The Wooksta! on March 15, 2011, 01:29:01 pm
You're right.  You can never have enough Spitfires.  And after reading the On Target profile on the Seafire, not enough of them either!  

I'm actually considering getting a pair of the new Airfix Seafire F.XVII as there's two I really like the look of but as one is aluminium overall, I don't want to use the limited run kits I have for it.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Captain Canada on March 15, 2011, 01:38:55 pm
Grabbed this little beauty from a shop here in St. John's

(http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v729/buzzhemply/Aeroplanes/vv.jpg)
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: chrisonord on March 15, 2011, 02:23:34 pm
Thats cute,
Who is it made by?
Chris.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: lancer on March 15, 2011, 02:27:32 pm
Reading's MZ has got a shed load of Revell stuff at half price so I got an Arado AR 240c nightfighter. It'd have been rude not to at 50% off. STILL didn't get my Canadair sabre though, even though they should have 6 in but can't find 'em...
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Captain Canada on March 15, 2011, 02:56:46 pm
It's a Dinky
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: NARSES2 on March 16, 2011, 07:30:23 am
It's a Dinky

Sure is a dinky little thing  ;D Nice find Capt  :thumbsup:

Reading's MZ has got a shed load of Revell stuff at half price so I got an Arado AR 240c nightfighter. It'd have been rude not to at 50% off.

I've got both versions of that kit, very nice, and if memory serves one of them was the second kit I bought on my return to modelling  ;D

Oops, let me rephrase that.  A running total of the stuff we've bought so far and announced since be beginning of this thread.

Volunteers ?????  ;D I actually thought of doing that last year Tom and then had second thoughts. As I said I'm just a sad old retired stats man  :banghead:
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: thedarkmaster on March 16, 2011, 10:50:35 am



Got a box from the Wooksta toady  :bow: :bow: :bow:


with a Bristol Brigand and a Bristol Buckingham in it  ;D ;D ;D ;D ;D ;D ;D ;D
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: pyro-manic on March 16, 2011, 10:58:43 am
Today's arrival, via evilbay: Italeri 1:35 Modern Light Weapons set. Been after one of these for a while, as it is OOP and seems to be the only way to get some interesting weapons - FAL/SLR, G3, Sterling smg, Uzi etc. Also has M60s, AKs, .50s, and Milan and TOW missile launchers as well as a variety of pistols. Will be very useful for equipping my post-apocalyptic gang members.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Supertom on March 16, 2011, 12:43:45 pm
The FC-1's a nice kit isn't it?  Got one myself last week.  Haven't figured out how the brass exhaust can goes together yet though.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: The Wooksta! on March 16, 2011, 01:03:00 pm
Got a box from the Wooksta toady  :bow: :bow: :bow:

with a Bristol Brigand and a Bristol Buckingham in it  ;D ;D ;D ;D ;D ;D ;D ;D

Realised that I didn't need the Buckingham - I have 2 Valom ones plus a Magna one to do what I need.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: The Wooksta! on March 16, 2011, 01:52:13 pm
Iranian would be more likely - oil and Uranium to pay for it, given the rapacious nature of the Chinese economy.  Or various tin pot African countries that the Chinese are involved with.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Mossie on March 16, 2011, 02:52:37 pm
Afghanistan? :wacko:
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Gondor on March 16, 2011, 03:17:10 pm

...then again, Indian Airforce, an example acquired after a Pakistani pilot is forced down on the Indian side of Kashmir and used for DCM evaluation...  :wacko:


That sounds nice.

Gondor
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Mossie on March 16, 2011, 03:27:08 pm
Zimbabwe have apparentley got them order along with Azerbijan.  Wiki lists Bangladesh, Myanmar, Egypt, Iran, Lebanon, Malaysia, Morocco, Nigeria, Sri Lanka and Algeria as showing interest.

Few more musings, how about Chinese fighter for make benefit glorious air force of Kazakhstan?  Mongolia too, both air forces in need of modernising & bordering China.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Martin H on March 16, 2011, 03:46:35 pm
Zimbabwe have apparentley got them order along with Azerbijan.  Wiki lists Bangladesh, Myanmar, Egypt, Iran, Lebanon, Malaysia, Morocco, Nigeria, Sri Lanka and Algeria as showing interest.

Few more musings, how about Chinese fighter for make benefit glorious air force of Kazakhstan?  Mongolia too, both air forces in need of modernising & bordering China.

I had considered Kazakhstan myself Simon, Algeria too...hmmm it might be quicker and easier, to list those countries which do not appear to want the FC-1...  :lol:

 :cheers:

Duncan

Easy...Just think of any one Lockheed are not allowed to sell Vipers to :)
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Martin H on March 16, 2011, 03:51:58 pm
add to that...and who also cant afford Flankers or T 50's lol
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: NARSES2 on March 17, 2011, 03:48:08 am
1/72 Hobbyboss Seahawk FGA.6  :wub: Very, very nice indeed! Would be rude not to do this straight FAA, then get another to play around with....  :wacko:

 :cheers:

Duncan

My thoughts exactly Dunc  :thumbsup:
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Mossie on March 17, 2011, 03:51:04 am
Zimbabwe have apparentley got them order along with Azerbijan.  Wiki lists Bangladesh, Myanmar, Egypt, Iran, Lebanon, Malaysia, Morocco, Nigeria, Sri Lanka and Algeria as showing interest.

Few more musings, how about Chinese fighter for make benefit glorious air force of Kazakhstan?  Mongolia too, both air forces in need of modernising & bordering China.

I had considered Kazakhstan myself Simon, Algeria too...hmmm it might be quicker and easier, to list those countries which do not appear to want the FC-1...  :lol:

 :cheers:

Duncan

The main problem is finding decals for some of these nations, I've got some of those nations if you need to raid my stash.  Algeria, Egypt, Syria (I think), Libya, North Korea, Malaysia, might be able to spare some Iranian ones.

You mentioned Libya, might be a good one given current events.  Saying that, what about Bahrain???  If you can find the decals I'll even save you a Jaffa Cake or two, before I've licked the orangey bit off!
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Supertom on March 17, 2011, 06:15:25 am
Few more musings, how about Chinese fighter for make benefit glorious air force of Kazakhstan? 

Sounds like a group build idea there  ;D
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Mossie on March 17, 2011, 07:02:07 am
Protojets (Whirlykit) 1/72 Miles M.100 Student from the very kind & generous JayBee! :thumbsup: :party: :thumbsup: :party: :thumbsup:
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: The Wooksta! on March 17, 2011, 08:19:14 am
Still want know how many Spitfires I've acquired since my return!

I think "too many" is a safe bet, though you probably translate that as "not enough."   ;D

Just been through my all posts and it looks like I've acquired nigh on 60+ Spitfires/Seafires of all marks since my return.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: GTX on March 17, 2011, 12:47:26 pm
My latest additions:


Regards,

Greg
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: luft46models on March 18, 2011, 04:03:47 am
2 orders from the big H, almost from someone north of the border but the postage calculator was just a bit off and the charges were ridiculous! No names but towards the end of the alphabet.

Anyway, 1/35 subs in a bronco seehund for duplicating one on display in Germany - lots of wotrk to stuff it up as a certain museum did and an italeri Biber to do as real world.

Also in my other order is some 20mm cannons for my germanified shin den and the new air fix corner store for depicting the allo allo cafe and some other stuff I needed but forget what

William in oz
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: ChernayaAkula on March 18, 2011, 06:46:37 am
From Amazon:

1/72 Italeri F/RF-104G Starfighter - got this for the decals and the Orpheus pod, destined for a real world build on a Hasegawa Starfighter
1/? Hasegawa F-16 Egg Plane "Thunderbirds" - to go with TwoBobs' egg plane Aggressor Egg decals
1/35 Trumpeter B1 Centauro Late Version - can't thank Trumpeter enough for making an injected-plastic kit of this type!  :bow: This one may find itself converted to an IFV along the lines of the Freccia or Centauro VBC.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Ian the Kiwi Herder on March 18, 2011, 02:25:36 pm
Does this qualify as an addition to the stash ?

(http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v470/280163/AirfixJigsaw.jpg)



Bought it in an art shop in Louth - just been over to Nev country for a week with Frau und kleines.... too foggy and cold to bother to go to Coningsby whilst we were there  :banghead:.

Ian
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: sideshowbob9 on March 18, 2011, 02:34:47 pm
Got an Airfix J2F Duck in the post today. Going to cut off the float (for another project) and try to fashion the upper pedistal into some kind of bomb bay for a developed Grumman SBF.

Quote
1/48 Kiddyland AT-3B Tzu Chiang Fighter - not quite sure what to do with this one, so am open to suggestions.

Vought VTX? See here: http://www.secretprojects.co.uk/forum/index.php/topic,2022.30.html
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Mossie on March 18, 2011, 04:05:23 pm
Does this qualify as an addition to the stash ?

(http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v470/280163/AirfixJigsaw.jpg)



Bought it in an art shop in Louth - just been over to Nev country for a week with Frau und kleines.... too foggy and cold to bother to go to Coningsby whilst we were there  :banghead:.

Ian

Nice!  Should while away the hours between kits.

Lincolnshire Wolds again?  Yeah, the Yorkshire version has been pretty much the same, had to fight my way through a few pea-soupers this last week, the fog clings hard to those hills.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: GTX on March 18, 2011, 04:19:44 pm

Quote
1/48 Kiddyland AT-3B Tzu Chiang Fighter - not quite sure what to do with this one, so am open to suggestions.

Vought VTX? See here: http://www.secretprojects.co.uk/forum/index.php/topic,2022.30.html

Good suggestion :thumbsup:

Regards,

Greg
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: ChernayaAkula on March 18, 2011, 04:42:34 pm
Does this qualify as an addition to the stash ?

Well, it says Airfix on the box and it has lots of tiny parts inside - sounds like a kit to me! :thumbsup: :lol: Whiffing it could be that hard part this time.

Did you meet up with Nev? If so, how is he? He hasn't posted in ages. Last I remember was a post on ARC a few months back.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: frank2056 on March 18, 2011, 09:03:48 pm
I got the A-Model Il-40 late (http://www.squadron.com/NoStock.asp?item=IBA72213) with the shotgun nose from Squadron. They sold out quickly! This is a pretty big AC in 1/72 - it's a lot larger than I expected.
I also got a couple of Easy Build Hobbycraft kits, because they were deeply discounted - the 1/72 Mig-15 Urinary Track Infection (UTI) and the Me-262 A-2. I also got some canopy masks and the Eduard PE set for the Mig.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Army of One on March 19, 2011, 06:51:20 am
From the show today.......all 1/72.......bagged airfix (?) F16 looks like A/B £2,airfix Fokker Friendship £10,Italeri F15E £4,monogram F16XL....dunno why,1/144 revell HH53C £2....damn them miniguns are small....!!! Two decal sheets with loadsa Israeli stars on £8,1/72 Aires waist mounted .50 cal guns 4 in the pack £3.70......and from Chris.....one of the hasegawa weapon sets £3....not a bad day at all.......H

I even managed not to impulse buy the Italeri/Dragon Mi28 Havoc for £6.50.......but then I hadn't eaten for a while..... ;D
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Nick on March 19, 2011, 12:41:53 pm
All I got was another Italeri A-129 Mangusta attack helo, good at £5. This was at Southern Expo today, it was a well-attended show despite the clear bright sky outside. Good balance between traders and club stands too.

You should have heard what Chris said; 'If you get bored you can always go and stare at the girls lifting weights in the gym'  :lol:
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: The Wooksta! on March 19, 2011, 12:45:04 pm
The Dujin Hawker Hotspur I won on ebay a few days back has finally arrived.  God, it's a manky kit and I'm seriously thinking about remastering it.

If I didn't, it's a candidate for a BoB nightfighter.  Ooodles of room for radar gear in the back, the outer wings are changable with a Hurricane (so that's 4 20mms to play with).  It's a handsome aircraft, certainly better looking than the Defiant.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Martin H on March 19, 2011, 01:24:07 pm
Ive got the same kit in my stash. I know what you mean about it being manky.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Army of One on March 19, 2011, 01:53:32 pm

You should have heard what Chris said; 'If you get bored you can always go and stare at the girls lifting weights in the gym'  :lol:

His eyes almost popped out in the queue when a hottie walked past a few times.....had me looking for the defibrilator just in case...... ;D
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Martin H on March 19, 2011, 01:58:46 pm
Target rich environment eh
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Army of One on March 19, 2011, 02:18:54 pm
Oh yes.....if you sneaked a peek in the right direction........ ;D
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: The Wooksta! on March 19, 2011, 03:21:16 pm
Not quite an addition - I got it some time back but I'd forgotten I had it!  Magna Hawker Henley.  I knew I had two Henley's - a Dujin and a Magna one but this was a welcome find.  Sorely tempted to extend the engine cowling (Merlin 61 series) and give it a 4 blade prop.

Also located the Bristol 148, so I may make a start on that.  Desert camo I think, or possibly Special duties with a belly tank and a ladder.  Either way, the Mercury is going!
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Martin H on March 19, 2011, 03:28:28 pm
so located the Bristol 148, so I may make a start on that.  Desert camo I think, or possibly Special duties with a belly tank and a ladder.  Either way, the Mercury is going!

Both schemes sound good, Mine got a battle of France scheme.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Daryl J. on March 19, 2011, 10:11:46 pm
Tamiya 1/48 Salamander the gem that it is
Hooby Booss 1/48 Me-262 A-1a/U4 purchased for some of it's fiddly bits
Tamiya dash-1D Corsair, F-51D Mustang, Emil, and Wildcat.

None of them anywhere near recommended retail pricing.    :party:
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: NARSES2 on March 20, 2011, 02:47:54 am
You should have heard what Chris said; 'If you get bored you can always go and stare at the girls lifting weights in the gym'  :lol:

And what's wrong with that I might ask ?  ;D Is it my fault they have the show in a sports centre where they also have the female aerobics & weightlifting rooms in view everytime you go out to the cafe or loo ?  :wub:

My aquisitions at said show :-

Sword 1/72 Spitfire Vc Trop

Freightdog 1/72Spitfire XIVe with 2nd TAF markings. This is the AZ kit with one of Colin's superb transfer sheets. Nice sturdy box as well  :thumbsup:


Freightdog 1/72 TSR2 Bomber set. I WILL now build one of my TSR2's
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Thorvic on March 20, 2011, 04:03:26 am
You should have heard what Chris said; 'If you get bored you can always go and stare at the girls lifting weights in the gym'  :lol:

And what's wrong with that I might ask ?  ;D Is it my fault they have the show in a sports centre where they also have the female aerobics & weightlifting rooms in view everytime you go out to the cafe or loo ?  :wub:

My aquisitions at said show :-

Sword 1/72 Spitfire Vc Trop

Freightdog 1/72Spitfire XIVe with 2nd TAF markings. This is the AZ kit with one of Colin's superb transfer sheets. Nice sturdy box as well  :thumbsup:


Freightdog 1/72 TSR2 Bomber set. I WILL now build one of my TSR2's


And 47 cups of coffee  :thumbsup:
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Martin H on March 20, 2011, 08:06:39 am
Just back from a long range lightning raid on the Southern Expo show.

added..........
a 2nd Zvezda Sukhoi T-50/Pak-FA.
Unicraft Lippisch rescue Aerodyne........Igor you really need to use better resin!
Modell trans VK1602 Leopard light tank project.
Freightdog TSR-2 fighter set.
Freightdog TSR-2 "special weapons" set.
Lonewulf models Messerschmitt Me262 Schnellbomber II conversion.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Nils on March 20, 2011, 08:18:46 am
i just placed an order for a new batch of 1/144 models  :mellow:

Dragon 1/144 F/A-18E & F Super Hornet (twin pack)
Revell 1/144 F/A-18D Hornet
Revell 1/144 Tornado GR.1
Revell 1/144 Eurofighter Typhoon (new version)
Revell 1/144 Rafale-M
Revell 1/144 Airbus A319 (to become a Flemish "Air Force One")
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Radish on March 20, 2011, 01:42:28 pm
Nipped over to Hobbycraft Tamworth yesterday as i was bored, and picked up a Revell AT-RT Walker and some Balsa wood. The AT-RT was £9.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: beowulf on March 20, 2011, 05:17:15 pm
had a mini splurge at MZ and GeeDees....my MZ finally got some decent stuff in for its 'sale'.......no aircraft tho  :-\....just armour

(http://i51.tinypic.com/n20bh2.jpg)
(http://i52.tinypic.com/2mrfcw5.jpg)
(http://i56.tinypic.com/o7p06p.jpg)
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: The Wooksta! on March 20, 2011, 05:40:17 pm
The Me P.1111.  You'll need to blank off the intakes as they're see through.  And you may want to tart up the cockpit while you're there.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: pyro-manic on March 20, 2011, 05:45:54 pm
How's the Unimog? I've been considering getting one of those...
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: The Wooksta! on March 20, 2011, 05:46:46 pm
As Buy it Nows from a Polish trader on the Bay of Evil:

AZ Supermarine Attacker
AZ Supermarine Spitfire Vb
AZ Supermarine Spitfire FXIVe.

Total Spitfires in March to date: 6
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: frank2056 on March 20, 2011, 06:34:14 pm
Beowulf, check the cab on your Unimog - mine was crushed - posts broken (shattered into small pieces) and the roof was damaged.

Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: GTX on March 23, 2011, 03:19:30 am
Today's additions:

1/48 Hobby Boss F/A-18C Hornet
1/48 Panda Models - F-35 Lightning II
1/48 Italeri F-117A Stealth Nighthawk

Regards,

Greg
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: beowulf on March 23, 2011, 06:11:38 am
How's the Unimog? I've been considering getting one of those...

looks ok actually.....might be having to do this soon for a wheeled afv gb somewhere

The Me P.1111.  You'll need to blank off the intakes as they're see through.  And you may want to tart up the cockpit while you're there.

i know............it was cheap and probably going to be spanish at some point  ;D
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: NARSES2 on March 23, 2011, 07:55:41 am
AZ Supermarine Attacker

Have you received it yet Lee ? If so what's it like ? As I could do with a couple

Chris
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: The Wooksta! on March 23, 2011, 08:05:06 am
Not yet.  Judging by the photos on the AZ website it looked rather nice.  The cockpit could well be falling into rubber at some stage, along with the tail surfaces.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: NARSES2 on March 23, 2011, 08:06:18 am
Cheers mate
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: The Wooksta! on March 23, 2011, 08:27:49 am
Try here:

http://www.legatokits.cz/Plastic72/Attacker%2082/AZ7327%20Attacker%20prototype.htm

Judging by previous efforts, the plastic will be the same in all three releases - the Spitfire Ib, IIb, Vb, LF Vb, HF.VI and the Admral Seafire Ibs are all identical bar the box and markings.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Nils on March 23, 2011, 11:01:34 am
i just placed an order for a new batch of 1/144 models  :mellow:

Dragon 1/144 F/A-18E & F Super Hornet (twin pack)
Revell 1/144 F/A-18D Hornet
Revell 1/144 Tornado GR.1
Revell 1/144 Eurofighter Typhoon (new version)
Revell 1/144 Rafale-M
Revell 1/144 Airbus A319 (to become a Flemish "Air Force One")

package came today, lots of extra GBU's with the dragon superbugs :)
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Radish on March 24, 2011, 03:02:20 am
Assorted Meerkats, some of which will be beheaded.

5 Cyberman and 2 Stig figures...Bubble Bath from the BBC. Each will be modified, painted in creative ways. Impressively, I ordered these yesterday from the BBC online...they arrived this morning at 8.30am.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: NARSES2 on March 24, 2011, 03:04:56 am
Try here:

http://www.legatokits.cz/Plastic72/Attacker%2082/AZ7327%20Attacker%20prototype.htm

Judging by previous efforts, the plastic will be the same in all three releases - the Spitfire Ib, IIb, Vb, LF Vb, HF.VI and the Admral Seafire Ibs are all identical bar the box and markings.

Thanks again Lee, they look nice. Having the same plastic in the boxes is quite handy sometimes - I have plans for the Vokes filter in the Spitfire Mk VI kit  :thumbsup:
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: The Wooksta! on March 24, 2011, 04:51:36 am
Wish I had plans for mine - loads of them clogging up the spares box!
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: ChernayaAkula on March 24, 2011, 03:53:36 pm
Assorted Meerkats, some of which will be beheaded.

Just pray the RSPCA don't read these forums!  ;D
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: lancer on March 24, 2011, 04:08:00 pm
Assorted Meerkats, some of which will be beheaded.

Just pray the RSPCA don't read these forums!  ;D

The RSPCA'll just tell him off and slap his wrist Moritz, now if PETA read this thread they'll send a hit squad to eliminate him 'in defence of the animals'
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Army of One on March 25, 2011, 02:54:39 am
Dunno if this counts.....temporarily got an Academy 1/32 F-18 Hornet....the 'Chippy Ho' markings.....bought for a mate who like big models....he could not refuse the price.....£108.99 down to £49.99...!!!!! MZ sale....!!!! Had a look in the box....awesome kit.....ton of plastic.....all the parts bar the canopy for a two seater as well by the looks of it....four figures as well....seated pilot,pilot cloimbing a ladder...one ground crew in combats with ear defenders on and a naval chap in the kneeling pointing pose.....very comprehensive weapon selection as well....decal sheet is awesome....the weapon decal sheet is almost the size of the a/c sheet....spanking kit.....seems like great value when you take into account Hasegawa are asking £4 less for a 1/72 Tomcat with no weapons.......this Hornet is awesome....not my scale....but if it was I'd get one....
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Howard of Effingham on March 25, 2011, 04:22:28 am

The RSPCA'll just tell him off and slap his wrist Moritz, now if PETA read this thread they'll send a hit squad to eliminate him 'in defence of the animals'

PETA might run a mile if they ever met radish. i reckon.

latest additions to the stash though.....

RoG 1/144 C-17 Globemaster RAF/QATAR [and there are some errors with the QATARI decal instructions btw]
RoG 1/72 UH-1N c/w decals for one of the USAF's ICBM missile site support helos based at FE Warren AFB.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: ChernayaAkula on March 25, 2011, 04:37:49 am
Got a Hobby Boss 1/35 Defender XD Wolf WMIK today. Nice kit.  :thumbsup:

Had hoped for a H&K GMG and Milan ATGW, but you only get an M2 for the ring mount.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Rheged on March 25, 2011, 05:00:17 am
O K  Own up!  Who has just added this item

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-12857903

to their stash to try a 12 inch to the foot model???
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Nils on March 25, 2011, 10:10:42 am
on the way home from work, i stopped at the newsstand to get a lottery ticket for this weekend, and i couldnt resist the 2 1/144 kits sitting on the shelf.
so i went home with a lottery ticket, a Revell 1/144 Rafale-M and F/A-18C hornet  :mellow:
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: JayBee on March 25, 2011, 10:29:13 am
Arrived in the post to-day from the big H,
the ICM 1/72 Soviet Air-to-Air armament set.
Very, VERY nice.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: GTX on March 25, 2011, 02:03:29 pm
Today's pair:

1/48 Special Hobby D-558-1 Starstreak
1/48 Special Hobby X-15 A-2

Regards,

Greg
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: chrisonord on March 25, 2011, 06:12:25 pm
Arrived in the post to-day from the big H,
the ICM 1/72 Soviet Air-to-Air armament set.
Very, VERY nice.
They are aren't they Jim, the air to ground set is pretty good too and also has some nice and up to date weapons included.
Chris.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Thorvic on March 26, 2011, 02:39:11 am
In the post today the TSR2 Fighter & Strike sets direct from Colin of Freightdog models.

Very nice sets and will be putting them to good use, now that the kits is readily available again  :thumbsup:
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Weaver on March 26, 2011, 06:46:31 am
Arrived in the post to-day from the big H,
the ICM 1/72 Soviet Air-to-Air armament set.
Very, VERY nice.

Is moulding okay? I ask becasue I've got the "little" ICM set and I was pretty unimpressed, to be honest.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: chrisonord on March 26, 2011, 07:08:06 am
Arrived in the post to-day from the big H,
the ICM 1/72 Soviet Air-to-Air armament set.
Very, VERY nice.

Is moulding okay? I ask becasue I've got the "little" ICM set and I was pretty unimpressed, to be honest.
They are completely new H, the little set you have is included with several Eastern Express and Condor Kits also, so has done the rounds. This new set really is 100% better.
Cheers
Chris.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: The Wooksta! on March 26, 2011, 07:45:00 am
A visit to Uncle Frank yielded the new Xtradecal Spitfire F22 sheet (with some rather tiresome decals on - that sodding Edinburgh one for a start) and an Xtrakit Spitfire F22.

Total Spitfire acquisitions in March = 7.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: JayBee on March 26, 2011, 10:09:26 am
Just back from Jamieson's in Glasgow where I exchanged some drinking tokens for:

Airfix 1/72 Canadair Sabre
Zvezda 1/144 IL-2
Zvezda 1/144 Lagg -3

The last two look realy nice little kits even though they are clip-together.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: GTX on March 26, 2011, 02:36:04 pm
One I forgot to mention:

1/40 Revell Bell X-5.

Regards,

Greg
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Daryl J. on March 26, 2011, 02:59:58 pm
Monogram AC-47 with some ancillary fiddly bits to convert into an Air Charter aircraft, safari style.     Am thinking of making the tail empennage into a hybrid of the Super DC-3.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Kerrillc on March 27, 2011, 04:44:57 am
Three from Comet Miniatures yesterday:

An Admiral Supermarine Seafire Mk46; a PM Model Hawker Sea Fury T-61 (Bagdad Fury) and an MPM & CMK McDonnell FH-1 Phantom.

Comet's military shop is small, cramped with the sheer tonnage of kits, (ships, AFVs and of course aircraft). But it gives me a thrill to rummage through the stock and find a very unexpected treasure!

Regards

Kerrill
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Radish on March 27, 2011, 12:28:44 pm
From Hinckley....

3 skulls.....thinking one for a Zombie Cyberman....
Italeri 1/72nd Kfir
Italeri 1/72nd Sherman III snap-together (2 in box)

1/35th Leopard 2 of undecided parentage
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Howard of Effingham on March 28, 2011, 03:24:02 am
at the hinckley show yesterday....

fujimi F-4G
matchbox HP Halifax
airfix canadair sabre F.4 [2 off]
heller saab lansen
heller noratlas [the boxing with the wingtip jet pods]
academy F-18C
academy OV-10A
academy OV-10D
fujimi A-4M [includes the 'free kuwait' decals]
fujimi A-4C
RoG Fw-190 + hagelhorn glide bomb

lots of decals and an osprey color series book 'mighty MAC' i'd not previously seen.

it was also very nice to meet radish, mike mcevoy, van883 and phoenix54 there too.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Radish on March 28, 2011, 04:41:56 am
And me...I was there, you know....8.15am onwards....
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: The Wooksta! on March 28, 2011, 07:27:26 am
The Battle I can understand (it's a decent parts donor for a Bristol project) but the 109?  
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: NARSES2 on March 28, 2011, 07:57:37 am
And me...I was there, you know....8.15am onwards....

Trevor did say "It was also very nice to meet......" :rolleyes:
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Radish on March 28, 2011, 10:29:13 am
And also, at the Hinckley Show...I bought a steel barrel for a 128mm gun from a Jagdtiger....should be impressive when I upgun something....
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: GTX on March 29, 2011, 12:04:49 am
My latest:

1/48 Airfix Dassault Super Etendard
1/48 Special Hobby Arado Ar 96    
1/48 Hasegawa Mitsubishi F-2A

Regards,

Greg
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: NARSES2 on March 29, 2011, 01:56:35 am
Just arrived via the man in the red van from the BIG H :

1/72 A-Model Sukhoi Su 3

1/72 AZ Supermarine Attacker F.1

1/72 Quickboost fistail exhausts for the Airfix Hurrican II. These are superb and having just used another set on the Airfix Spitfire PR XIX they really do add something to the finished model  :thumbsup:
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: McColm on March 29, 2011, 02:19:08 am
Hi,
On order all in 1/72 scale:
Trumpter Vigi
Revel Lancaster I/III x2
S-2B Viking
E-2C 2000 Hawkeye
Victor
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: The Wooksta! on March 29, 2011, 03:20:14 am
Are the first two the ones in my stash clearance?
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Howard of Effingham on March 29, 2011, 03:42:21 am
And me...I was there, you know....8.15am onwards....

sorry rad! entry amended....
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: The Wooksta! on March 29, 2011, 04:05:57 am
That AZ Attacker.  Nice kit but I'm 99% positive the CMR one was used as a basis.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Thiel on March 29, 2011, 06:29:03 am
Arrived in the mail today.
1/72 Sharkit Canadair CL-84 Dynavert
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: NARSES2 on March 29, 2011, 07:04:36 am
That AZ Attacker.  Nice kit but I'm 99% positive the CMR one was used as a basis.

Having looked at it Lee, I'd agree with you. Very, very similar
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: The Wooksta! on March 29, 2011, 07:29:40 am
The resin cockpit in the AZ one is the CMR one assembled and recast!  Still, I'll be having that meself to tart up the old Frog/Novo one, amongst other bits...
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: McColm on March 29, 2011, 07:56:33 am
Are the first two the ones in my stash clearance?
Yes, I'll be down the post office on saturday to get your postal order sent. oh yes and the Victor!!
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: JayBee on March 29, 2011, 09:24:29 am
Just received from Rotorheadtx (AKA Tony) a Matchbox piston Provost, still in it's original shrink wrap.
Big surprise with it he also sent me an Airfix Scottish Aviation Bulldog (where is the emoticon for a great big sigh).
Thanks Tony,

Jim
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Martin H on March 29, 2011, 02:13:31 pm
one bagged Airfix Lancaster via ebay arrived today, for my main 1941 project.....It was out of the bag on on the work bench with in an hour of me reclaiming the package from the village post office.

And ive just won a Heller EC-121 warning star for a lower than expected price
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: The Big Gimper on March 29, 2011, 02:40:24 pm
More Evil-bay Goodies:

1/72 DML P-61A - 1945 RCAF Tiger Force Night Fighter Escort for B-35A
1/72 DML He219A-0 UHU - 1946 Finish AF with underwing Rockets (Me 1101)
1/72 Revell F-82G - 1964 VNAF F-82H COIN A/C
1/72 Academy Lockheed PV-1 Gunship - 1945 RCAF Coastal Patrol, Rockets, Bombs
1/72 Frog Shackleton - Not sure yet -Mixed Prop, Jet power plants?
1/72 Italeri B-26K - Not sure yet
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Weaver on March 29, 2011, 04:04:09 pm

And ive just won a Heller EC-121 warning star for a lower than expected price

Oh yes.....?  ;)
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: ChernayaAkula on March 30, 2011, 06:51:07 am
Got a DreamModel EA-18G Growler conversion set in 1/72 via eBay today. Looks pretty nice!  :cheers:
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: The Wooksta! on March 30, 2011, 07:11:50 am
Matchbox Tempest via the Bay of Evil.  That's just going into the stash.  Need to rebuild my stock.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Martin H on March 30, 2011, 10:27:58 am

And ive just won a Heller EC-121 warning star for a lower than expected price

Oh yes.....?  ;)

nothing to report lol
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: kitnut617 on March 31, 2011, 05:30:31 am
And ive just won a Heller EC-121 warning star for a lower than expected price

I was only looking at the one I have a couple of nights ago, and wondering if it's based on the Super Connie, or if it's the shorter fuselage version.  I've got a Red Roo EC-121 conversion in the stash too.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: pyro-manic on March 31, 2011, 10:34:04 am
On the subject, I found a very faded Airfix Super Connie tucked away in the corner of my local model shop this afternoon. Ten quid. :thumbsup:

Also arrived today, via evilbay:

Most of a Tamiya 1:35 US modern "Desert Scheme" figures box
Half of a Dragon 'Nam Navy SEALs II box

A good price for the pair, and they have lots of lovely goodies for my upcoming Road Gang project, not least a pump-action shotgun and a Stoner Rifle. :wub: Lots of M16s etc as well, obviously, and the SEALs have some interesting bits - one wearing jeans, for a start. :)

I also found my Revell Tonka GR.1 last night, after looking for it for months. It was in the one place I was sure it wasn't. :rolleyes:
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Gondor on March 31, 2011, 10:37:22 am
Today from eBay

Aeroclub 1/72 Venom FB4, probably going to be a real life build

Gondor
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Martin H on March 31, 2011, 10:37:46 am
the afore mentioned Warning star has arrived.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Gondor on March 31, 2011, 02:41:16 pm
In addition to my posting earlier as the box was a little on the large side so didn't go through the letter box so a neighbour was looking after it

Airfix 1/72 TSR2 MS which will be done as a trainer version

Gondor
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: PR19_Kit on March 31, 2011, 08:43:41 pm
I was only looking at the one I have a couple of nights ago, and wondering if it's based on the Super Connie, or if it's the shorter fuselage version.  I've got a Red Roo EC-121 conversion in the stash too.

I think that is Super Connie based, Robert. I have one too and it's far too long for an -049, -649 or -749
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: rickshaw on March 31, 2011, 09:40:24 pm
Yesterday I got my first AModel kit.  An Su-11.  All the way direct from the Ukraine via Evilbay.   What surprised me was that this was the first model I'd received with an unassembled box.   Talk about taking your kit building to the extreme!  You have to assemble the box before you can assemble the kit!   Much better than the Leoman model of the same item (although I was surprised after all the horror stories of just how good the Leoman was).   :thumbsup:
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: NARSES2 on April 01, 2011, 12:46:36 am
Yesterday I got my first AModel kit.  An Su-11.  All the way direct from the Ukraine via Evilbay.   What surprised me was that this was the first model I'd received with an unassembled box.   Talk about taking your kit building to the extreme!  You have to assemble the box before you can assemble the kit!   Much better than the Leoman model of the same item (although I was surprised after all the horror stories of just how good the Leoman was).   :thumbsup:

Had a few of those self assembly boxes in the post via E-Bay. Probably easier to protect the kit that way.

Take your time with the model, especially when cleaning the moulds up. The earlier A-Model kits are guenuine "Ltd Ed" but do repay the time you spend on them. The newer kits have improved a lot, and where else would you get the types they do  :thumbsup:
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Radish on April 01, 2011, 05:30:52 am
Two Pegasus Hobbies Apollo 27s...one straight from the box as French with additional missiles, the other with an extended body in RAF colours.

A number of substitute Cybermen heads, one of which will be perfect for a Saxon, Viking or some such figure.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Army of One on April 01, 2011, 06:30:01 am
Via a chap prob called Pat in a little red van....a box from The Wooksta. For a very reasonable price....an Airfix 1/72 Hs129 and Revell RAH66.....I had enquired about a decal sheet he was selling for the stars of David on it....was then not available. I got a PM from him stating the Hs129 had no decals or instructions....so the decal sheet is gratis n he threw in another sheet with some SoD on for me.....very generous.....top bloke.... :thumbsup:
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: The Wooksta! on April 01, 2011, 02:37:43 pm
Start as you mean to go on!

Just done as Buy It Now on ebay:

AZ Silver Line Spitfire F21
AZ Silver Line Spitfire F21 Contraprop
AZ Seafire F45 (x2)

Spitfire acquisitions in April so far = 4
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: pyro-manic on April 01, 2011, 03:03:45 pm
Four in less than a day - that's pretty good, even by your standards! :D
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: lancer on April 01, 2011, 04:09:27 pm
Four in less than a day - that's pretty good, even by your standards! :D

I honestly think that Lee's tryibng to match the production figures for thr real thing...
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: The Wooksta! on April 01, 2011, 04:50:49 pm
4 is nothing.  One saturday a while back I obtained about 6 or so.  I think I got about 17 at Telford last year, which equates to roughly 6 a day.

I do suspect that AZ will have cocked up the F21 contraprop, just as CMR and Aeroteam did.  It'll have the standard F.14/19/21 rudder and not the enlarged F18 rudder with the additional trim tabs.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Daryl J. on April 01, 2011, 05:11:18 pm
Tamiya P-47M.    Gekko 1's Malawi MiG-21 paint scheme is attractive enough I want to put it on a Jug.   That and I want an alternative prop for my Tamiya Corsair-1D and the extras in the Thunderbolt kit ought to transfer straight across without too much fuss.   

Progress to be posted on this site elsewhere.


Daryl J.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: The Wooksta! on April 03, 2011, 04:25:19 am
Yesterday say two Hobbyboss Spitfires added to the stash.  One is filed away the other is on the bench. 

It's going to be an armament trials aircraft but really early, so Hasegawa 2 blade prop (The Hobbyboss one is cack)and flat canopy (ditto).  Oil cooler swiped from an Airfix mk Ia (so that'll end up as a Va) and Airfix u/c and wheels courtesy of the spares box.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Thorvic on April 03, 2011, 05:20:05 am
Yesterday from LMS & Dpartment store :

Airfix 1/144 Vostoc Soviet Rocket (Cold War SIG)
Airfix 1/72 Buccaneer (For Freightdogs new Green Cheese conversion)
Airfix 1/72 TSR2.MS (For Freightdogs expected Recon set)
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Martin H on April 03, 2011, 05:58:11 am
added one Airfix HP Hampden from Friday nights Cov & warks meeting at MAM. No plans for this one yet, Just a stash addition.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Thorvic on April 03, 2011, 07:04:24 am
After a pleasant time this afternoon sampling the delights of the continental market here in Bolton....mmmmm krakauer and Polish beer...  :thumbsup:

 :cheers:

Duncan

What again  :cheers: - LOL, take it you avoided the chocolate covered waffles today however  :thumbsup:
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: NARSES2 on April 03, 2011, 08:41:15 am
Yesterday from LMS & Dpartment store :

Airfix 1/144 Vostoc Soviet Rocket (Cold War SIG)
Airfix 1/72 Buccaneer (For Freightdogs new Green Cheese conversion)
Airfix 1/72 TSR2.MS (For Freightdogs expected Recon set)

It's good to see Airfix getting into Dept Stores. Alders in Croydon has a really good selection, but then they also have a Hornby franchise
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: thedarkmaster on April 03, 2011, 09:52:51 am



a 1/144 Airfix Vostock..................to fit somewhere into the Empires Twilight thread
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: NARSES2 on April 04, 2011, 02:50:45 am
Likewise for Whittakers in Bolton Chris, they also have a Hornby franchise, so maybe it is tied into that?  :unsure:

In all honesty, Whittakers are the best value for Airfix kits in Bolton at the moment, they are definitely significantly cheaper than Hobbycraft, and a lot better stocked than Bolton Model Market as far as Airfix kits go.  :thumbsup:

 :cheers:

Duncan


Almost certainly Dunc. I've noticed that Alders prices on some kits can be slightly cheaper then MZ, but then sometimes MZ will drop a penny or two off theirs. They obviously never learnt how to round up and down from an Actuary  :rolleyes:

Never mind it's just great to have the option of where to buy and Airfix are great value compared to some anyway  :thumbsup:
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Howard of Effingham on April 04, 2011, 03:36:07 am
hmm....

2 italeri MB326
2 airfix canadair sabre F4
italeri saab gripen [with south african, czech, hungarian and swedish AF options]
airfix He111
airfix B-24 liberator
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Thiel on April 05, 2011, 04:53:50 am
1 Arii 1:72 Cessna T337 Skymaster
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: GTX on April 07, 2011, 01:28:16 am
My latest:

1/48 Kinetic F-16DG/DJ Block 50
1/48 Kinetic Mirage 2000B/2000D/2000N
1/48 Classic Airframes Heinkel He-51B-2
1/48 Neomega Saab J-29F 'Tunnan'
1/48 ESCI Aermacchi Impala MB 326 K
1/48 Classic Air Frames Fairey Battle Target Tug
1/48 Eduard - Messerschmitt Bf108B
1/48 Planet Models XP-40Q-2 Warhawk

regards,

Greg
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: The Wooksta! on April 07, 2011, 02:28:53 am
From one of the guys on Britmodeller:

Frog De Havilland Hornet.

Need to rebuild my stock!
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Weaver on April 07, 2011, 05:44:00 am
Long-running Manchester craft shop Fred Aldous now stock a comprehensive selection of Airfix stuff, along with much else of interest:

http://www.fredaldous.co.uk/shop-online/airfix-.htm



Meanwhile...


From ebay: Zhengdefu 1/48th Marder IFV. Destined to be the other half of my Tank Girl tank.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Green Dragon on April 07, 2011, 10:48:22 am
Got a 1/72nd Hasegawa GMC Cargo Truck from Evil Bay this morning. Will probably be set dressing for aircraft piccies.

Paul Harrison
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Thorvic on April 07, 2011, 12:10:16 pm
Off ebay 1/700 Dragon Soviet Nanucka missile corvettes  :thumbsup:, (nice but i really want the other Tarantul & Osa set for the Cold War SIG theme)
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: The Big Gimper on April 07, 2011, 12:42:17 pm
More from Evil-bay:

1. Frog Shackleton CP-98 MR3 in Canadian Coast Colours. With dangerous looking air-to-surface missiles under the wings.
2. Heller Canadair CP-415 Tracker II also in Canadian Coast Colours. Also with dangerous looking air-to-surface missiles under the wings.
3. Fujimi OA-4M Skyhawk in Canadian Coast Colours. Just fuel tanks as they will need mucho JP-4 over the Grand Banks.
4. Fujimi OA-4M Skyhawk in Mav's CAF profile of a Wild Weasel with Shrikes.

Carl
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: McColm on April 08, 2011, 05:11:00 am
Been down to Alders in Croydon-toy department and bought the Bedford refueling truck by Airfix. Some of the kits have been reduced, the new Sea King kit was put on the shelf yesterday.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: beowulf on April 08, 2011, 08:58:30 am
so i have this habit of searching on ebay by distance from me.....my theory is if i can collect from someone only a few miles away, what i save on postage i can buy more with if they are selling several kits....i resent paying the mail to take several days to deliver something when i can go and get it in the car in 20 minutes!

ive noticed over the last few months someone who is about 20 mins drive away put about a dozen kits on during the first week of the month............i dropped a pm everytime asking if i could collect and pay cash and she has said no....................this month she gave in and said yes  ;D.................turns out she is selling her partners stash as due to illness he can no longer make models...............anyway, i won a couple of things, went to collect, ended up having a nice chat with the pair of them, he had about another 20 kits ready to go on ebay and said he would happily sell any i was interested in...................got this bundle for the grand total of £16/$us26/$aus24/euro18

(http://i55.tinypic.com/wmi6vm.jpg)
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Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: McColm on April 08, 2011, 11:26:15 am
Well done :thumbsup:
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Martin H on April 09, 2011, 02:54:34 am
Via Ebay, from a trader in Poland. One Special Hobby SAAB J-21R.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: The Big Gimper on April 09, 2011, 03:16:33 am
Via Ebay, from a trader in Poland. One Special Hobby SAAB J-21R.

So that's where it ended up.  ;) What`s the kit like Martin?
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Martin H on April 09, 2011, 07:31:45 am
Via Ebay, from a trader in Poland. One Special Hobby SAAB J-21R.

So that's where it ended up.  ;) What`s the kit like Martin?

Looks like it should be a good kit to put together. MPM/Special hobby have upped their game in the last few years. They don't look like shot run kits any more  :mellow:
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Thiel on April 09, 2011, 07:53:57 am
Via Ebay.
SHQ Miniatures 1:72 Vickers Carden Lloyd Tankette cast in metal.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: pyro-manic on April 09, 2011, 10:39:25 am
Latest evilbay win - Tamiya 1:35 M151 "Mutt" jeep kit.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: JayBee on April 09, 2011, 11:10:23 am
Via Ebay, from a trader in Poland. One Special Hobby SAAB J-21R.

So that's where it ended up.  ;) What`s the kit like Martin?

Looks like it should be a good kit to put together. MPM/Special hobby have upped their game in the last few years. They don't look like shot run kits any more  :mellow:

I trust you will have it in Israeli markings for the Scottish Nats, complete with suitable modifications, like a variable incidence wing, etc. LOL  :wacko:

Jim
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Green Dragon on April 09, 2011, 11:12:59 am
Delivered from ebay this morning:-
Amodel 1/144th C-8A Buffalo (bought to be an RN COD but may go V/STOL using a couple of Revell Harriers).
Italeri X/YB-35 (3rd or 4th, none built yet!).
Italeri 1/72nd OH-6A Cayuse.
Italeri UH-1C Huey.
Revell UH-1H huey Gunship.

Paul Harrison
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: kitnut617 on April 09, 2011, 01:12:08 pm
Dropped by the LMS while in Calgary today and picked up a Trumpeter 1/72 J-10S twin seater.  Then I noticed there was a Matchbox Tempest on the shelf so snaffled that quick as you can say 'got it'
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: The Wooksta! on April 09, 2011, 02:13:58 pm
On order at the LMS:

AZ Silver Spitfire FR21
AZ Silver Spitfire F21 Contraprop
AZ Silver Spitfire FXIVe highback x2
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Radish on April 10, 2011, 10:43:39 am
At Cosford:

Trumpeter 1/35th KV-2 for £10......thinking of the ski-equipped version.....

Revell/Monogram Batski-boat 1/25th....possibly up-arm it with a gun, missiles and an Israeli camouflage? £10.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Nils on April 10, 2011, 11:31:35 am
In Koksijde, after making generous donations at a local charity event, i stopped at a modelshop and bough something to donate to myself :)

-Revell 1/144 F-14A Black Tomcat
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Martin H on April 10, 2011, 11:37:35 am
From the Cosford show.

Two Hobbycraft DHC Dash 8's.
One HBM Avro Manchester conversion.
Two Freightdog Green Cheese missile sets.
one Freightdog Buccaneer S2 Correction set.
one Freightdog Buccaneer slipper tank set.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Steel Penguin on April 10, 2011, 12:15:13 pm
from the cosford show,
a 48th tsr2
a 48th acadamy leo2 and m60
a heller 48th apache
a 35th tamiya 88mm field gun
a 72nd battroib valkeriye
the 1st and last being purchases from fellow group members
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Thorvic on April 10, 2011, 12:53:59 pm
S&M P1121 from Frightdog (reserved a  few weeks ago thankfully)
Freightdog Green Cheese conversion for the Buccaneer.

From Cosford
Oh and a Matchbox 1/700 HMS Tiger
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Martin H on April 10, 2011, 01:02:30 pm
Via Ebay, from a trader in Poland. One Special Hobby SAAB J-21R.

So that's where it ended up.  ;) What`s the kit like Martin?

Looks like it should be a good kit to put together. MPM/Special hobby have upped their game in the last few years. They don't look like shot run kits any more  :mellow:

I trust you will have it in Israeli markings for the Scottish Nats, complete with suitable modifications, like a variable incidence wing, etc. LOL  :wacko:

Jim

I dont work that fast Jim. Ok it might well be ready for the perth show, but what year is the question :)
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Weaver on April 11, 2011, 09:34:14 am
From ebay: not one but TWO Lindberg 1/48th Republic XF-91 Thunderceptors for a very reasonable price, given their scarcity.  
:cheers: :drink: :party:

Don't usually do 1/48th, but I'll make an exception in this case given that there's no 1/72nd kit of this aircraft and the difficulty of scratching/modding the inverse-taper wings (they're not just wider towards the tips, but also thicker...). One of them (the sealed one) is going in the collection as possible RW, but the other one will be converted into a Seversky Thunderdragon as per some Patchwork World profiles I did. In this respect, the big scale is an advantage, given that it's mainly a clothes horse for an outrageous colour scheme.

I vividly remember, as a 12-yr old, standing umming and ahhhring for ages in the model department of Riley's Toy Shop in Stockport (now long gone... :() about whether to buy one of these with carefully saved pocket money. Can 't remember what I did get, but I always remember regretting not going for the XF-91, because they never got another one in!
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: The Wooksta! on April 11, 2011, 01:51:26 pm
The Spitfires I ordered on the first have arrived.  Mixed feelings.

The AZ Silver boxed F21s are frankly a con.  The box contents are IDENTICAL to that in the Admiral Seafire F45 but the latter is some pounds cheaper (at least from the ebay trader I got them from - I know where my pennies are going now and it isn't Hannants).  The contraprop boxing is disappointing because you don't get the larger rudder. But, see below...

However, the flipside is that all three kits are still good value for money (even at Hannants prices), as they are the complete Admiral Spitfire 22/24/46 less the canopy but with the addition of a Spitfire F14 highback fuselage, resin tailplanes and canopy.  The Seafire 45 has the sting section of the rudder as a resin piece.  So you're getting 1 and a third Spitfires for the price of one.  

This is good news, as with a little mixing and matching and raiding of the spares box, the enterprising Spitfire modeller can do quite nicely. As I was wanting a few extra Admiral Spitfire 22/24s for my Alternate Spitfire collection, I think I'll be ordering more F45s and keeping the spares for other things.  A decent F.XIV fuselage is welcome as all the others have problems - Academy's is all to cock shapewise, Frog's is too long in the tooth and was 30 years ago, Fujimi's is overengineered whilst the Ventura one is difficult to find.

AZ's Silver boxed Spitfire F14 highback will, I can confidently predict, be the entire FRXVIIIe kit but with the F21 fuselage.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: The Wooksta! on April 11, 2011, 02:15:04 pm
Ordered another 3 Seafire F45s.  These will end up as either 22/24s or Spitfire F21s.

Total Spitfire acquisitions in April to date - 13.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: thedarkmaster on April 12, 2011, 02:41:05 am



well the last few days i have got

3 Wyverns
1 DC10
1 F3 Banshee
various resin bits from Freightdog  :thumbsup: :thumbsup: :thumbsup:
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Weaver on April 12, 2011, 04:33:29 am
Big box of bits from ebay. Keeping the aircraft and generic greeblies, but there are some 1/24th truck parts in there that I can't see myself ever using, so they might be up for grabs shortly.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Radish on April 12, 2011, 07:05:29 am
7 x "hunchback" bubblebath Daleks (about 7" high) which will add various options to the Dalek Bubble Bath builds.
Not as nice as the original shape, but still raises possibilities for daftness. The weapons and eye will need replacing or viagra.
They could paint up quite nicely, though....

Also, forgot to mention that the splendid Howard of Effingham gave me a Meerkat Pen and a Meerkat fridge magnet. What a splendid fellow.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Green Dragon on April 12, 2011, 09:21:11 am
Three more arrived from ebay this morning:-
Esci 1/48th MBB Bo105
Italeri 1/72nd Douglas B-66 Destroyer
Tamiya 1/48th Mitsubishi Ki46 III Dinah

Paul Harrison
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: The Wooksta! on April 12, 2011, 02:43:44 pm
No.  The Italeri one is ex-ESCI.  I think - I'm not likely to buy an F111 but Monogram kits have only ever been reboxed by Revell whereas Italeri are slowly reboxing most of the ex-Esci and AMT/ERTL kits.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: PR19_Kit on April 12, 2011, 03:18:15 pm
Here's me flogging my way through a 'stash reduction programme' (yeah right..........) and Thorvic shows up at Cosford with the Revell Chinook HC3 we'd been chatting about earlier in the year! I never thought I'd ever see one, so now it's here in Gloucestershire and he's got a Chinook shaped space in HIS stash!  :thumbsup: :thumbsup:

Thanks muchly Thorvic sir, you're a man of style and of your word. (You do build a passingly good ship model too........ ;D)
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Howard of Effingham on April 13, 2011, 03:14:22 am
at the cosford show last sunday.....

S&M models hawker P1121
freightdog green cheese
freightdog SR177RN
dragon arado ar234
fujimi F-4B/N
a S-2 turbo tracker kit [of brazilian origin]
AZ models supermarine attacker F1
hasegawa kawasaki T-4

also found a carrier deck baseplate too.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Army of One on April 13, 2011, 04:50:56 am
From evilbay.....added another cheapish Dragon Mi 28 Havoc to the stash.....also....hats off to SWMBO'd....she allowed me to buy a cabinet..so a round trip of 130 miles n I now have a glass door'd five glass shelf with the wood bottom so six display shelves.....it has two drawers in the bottom and is fitted with two lights in the top....buy it now of £50....I contacted seller n after an exchange offered £35.....they said no....4 days later when it didn't sell she said I could have it for £35....! I'm chuffed....! Incentive to get building as I now got somewhere to put them..... ;D
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Radish on April 13, 2011, 05:32:10 am
From Boots.....2 more Dalek Bubble Baths.....

and plans, oh what plans I have...... :banghead: :banghead:
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Martin H on April 13, 2011, 08:09:51 am
A pair of stash replacements arrived today. Via Ebay.

Two Matchbox EE Lightning F-2/6's  :)
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: The Wooksta! on April 13, 2011, 03:45:11 pm
3 more Admiral Seafire F45s from ebay, although one is for a mate.

Total Spitfire acquisitions in April to date - 15.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Weaver on April 14, 2011, 04:21:37 am
From ebay:

1. Revell F-94C Starfire: old, old kit, but cheap whiffodder. Not sure of the scale: I've seen it described as 1/56th, can anyone confirm that?

2. Odd box of 1/35th tank bits: 2 x Leo 2A2 (? square) turret upper halves, 2 x Leo 2A6 (pointy) lower halves and a load of wheels and suspension.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: frank2056 on April 14, 2011, 07:00:21 am
From Sprue Bros - 1/72 Special Hobby 1/72 Saab J-21R and 1/144 Zvezda LaGG-3 - which is a simple snap together kit, but looks great. I also got some Warpig washes.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: ChernayaAkula on April 14, 2011, 09:03:23 am
Two new additions to the stash:
Trumpeter 1/144 Tu-16K-10 Badger-C - will be whiffed
Trumpeter 1/700 Battlecruiser HMS Renown 1942 - will also be whiffed.

All, in all, the stash actually shrunk, as I - gasp - sold some kits! :o
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Green Dragon on April 14, 2011, 01:35:32 pm
Got a Hasegawa 1/72nd YF-16 CCV from ebay this morning, may do it RW in the blue and white camo scheme or add the CCV bits and whif it as a ground attack plane.

Paul Harrison
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Radish on April 15, 2011, 12:24:26 am
Airfix 1/72nd WW1 French Infantry
Airfix 1/72nd Gladiator 1....great as a whiff.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Weaver on April 15, 2011, 04:18:17 am
From ebay: set of three old Airmodel vac-form 2-seater canopies for a G.91T, a Mirage IIIB and a Jaguar E.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: The Wooksta! on April 15, 2011, 04:28:20 am
Best of luck with them.  The plastic used is resistant to most known cutting tools.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Weaver on April 15, 2011, 04:46:23 am
Best of luck with them.  The plastic used is resistant to most known cutting tools.

Yes, I was just thinking that it looked suitable for secondary double glazing... ;D :rolleyes:
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: The Wooksta! on April 15, 2011, 06:15:00 am
TBH, you could stand on them and they won't even crack.  I'm sure it's some kind of acetate rather than normal plastic.  IIRC, I've an Airmodel Anson somewhere and it's a clear plastic fuselage.  Sure it's the same stuff.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Rheged on April 15, 2011, 06:35:53 am
 IIRC, I've an Airmodel Anson somewhere and it's a clear plastic fuselage.  Sure it's the same stuff.

Could this be used to make a model rather like the cutaway drawings in the old EAGLE  comic?
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: The Wooksta! on April 15, 2011, 07:09:43 am
Don't see why not.  Clear plastic but it's so old the fuselage has bowed in slightly.  You interested in it?  If so, we could come to some amicable arrangement as I'm unlikely to build it.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Rheged on April 15, 2011, 07:39:22 am
Don't see why not.  Clear plastic but it's so old the fuselage has bowed in slightly.  You interested in it?  If so, we could come to some amicable arrangement as I'm unlikely to build it.

Thank you for your offer, but   I don't think my skill level is sufficient to do this justice. Perhaps someone more adept may  be interested.

I am under threat if the stash grows any further.....both my sons have their own stashes blocking up the book case on the upstairs landing as well as my stuff.  I'm afraid my work for the next little while will be restricted to redecorating the front room for Mrs Rheged! 
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Gondor on April 15, 2011, 10:52:22 am
I collected a parcel from my local post office which contained

1 times 1/72 Airfix SabreF4 to be done real life, 20 Sqn I think

1 times tube of GS Mr Hobby Mr White Putty seeing that I used most of my original tube on my Meteor F2

Both from ModelsForSale

Gondor
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Weaver on April 15, 2011, 07:28:42 pm
TBH, you could stand on them and they won't even crack.  

Given my general level of hand-eye co-ordination, that might be their best feature....
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Howard of Effingham on April 16, 2011, 02:03:59 am
quick trip to rugby with richard [him of the 'puff the magic beaver' model infamy] while his VW beetle is serviced

i come away with all in 1/72

MPM meteor PR10
academy F-8J
academy F-89D

and he goes and buys revell's 1/48 Ju-52!!!!!!!!!  :o ;D :o ;D
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Radish on April 16, 2011, 03:28:14 am
Browsing in Sainsburys, I bought a very big dinosaur for £4. :rolleyes:

I shall eat it with chips later. ;D
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Weaver on April 16, 2011, 04:05:41 am
Browsing in Sainsburys, I bought a very big dinosaur for £4. :rolleyes:

I shall eat it with chips later. ;D

Where are you going to find big enough chips?
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: The Big Gimper on April 16, 2011, 05:23:48 am
From a trading session with local Ottawa modeler:

1/72 Heller F-94B. Build out as either a RCAF or Canadian Coast Guard Trainer/hack.
1/72 Tamiya P-47D. Cut out fuselage, add a second seat, use Dauntless Canopy. Paint it up as USN Atlantic colours Patrol/Recce bird in 1943
1/72 Italeri BR-20. The Japanese flew these A/C. Nice looking A/C.
1/72 Hobbycraft Avo Arrow. Bring it forward to the late 1960's, RCAF Arrow Mk II or III. New canopy, under wing missiles and tanks. The usual stuff.

Cheers.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Nils on April 16, 2011, 07:06:14 am
a revell 1/72 HMMWV hummer pack (standard and ambulance versions)
i also had my hands on a revell NH90TTH, but changed my mind at the last minute (waiting for NFH now)
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Green Dragon on April 16, 2011, 07:21:44 am
Hasegawa 1/72nd F-20 Tigershark arrived from ebay today.  Maybe something African?

Paul Harrison
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: lancer on April 16, 2011, 09:41:48 am
Browsing in Sainsburys, I bought a very big dinosaur for £4. :rolleyes:

I shall eat it with chips later. ;D

Is that with gravy and mushy peas??
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: The Wooksta! on April 16, 2011, 10:30:06 am
I picked up the four Spitfires on order - and my prediction about the AZ Spitfire F14 Highback being their FRXVIIIe with a new fuselage has been proven correct (woo hoo - lots more spare fuselages!) - plus a second Xtradecal sheet for the Spitfire F22.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: ChernayaAkula on April 16, 2011, 05:15:37 pm
From Intermodellbau, which is part trade fair and part model show, in Dortmund yesterday:

Dragon 1/144 F/A-18C VFA-25 CAG - to be real world (decals on RoG Hornet)
Trumpeter 1/144 Kawanishi Type 97 Mavis flying boat- no plans yet
Hasegawa 1/72 XF-2B - yeah, another F-2! :rolleyes: - to be real world (test scheme with chequered ASM-2s)
ICM 1/72 Messerschmitt Bf 109 E-7/B - no plans yet
Trumpeter 1/35 PMC in Iraq (with VIP) - no plans yet
Trumpeter 1/35 PMC in Iraq (armed assault team) - no plans yet

Two each:
Dragon 1/72 Dornier Do 335A-1 Pfeil - always wanted this boxing just for the box art! :wub: - to be whiffed!
Revell 1/72 Blohm & Voss BV P.194 - to be whiffed!
Revell 1/700 CG-47 USS Ticonderoga - weaponry!

Three each:
Revell 1/700 Type 42 HMS Sheffield - lots of weaponry for whifs!

The 1/700 ships were dirt cheap - 3 for a tenner. A friend got the sixth (a Sheffield).
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Thorvic on April 16, 2011, 05:19:59 pm
via eBay :-

Cyberhobby 1/700 USS Coronado (LCS-4) - LCS kit with additional CH-53 Super Sea Stallion minesweeper and a pair of Firescouts.

G
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Ed S on April 16, 2011, 06:20:54 pm
Had a good day at the Anniston AL show today.  Bought an Airfix 1/72 Super Mystere and a Hasegawa 1/72 OV-1 Mohawk.  Haven't decided if they will be real world of WHIFF's.  Also won a Hobby Craft 1/48 Vampire Trainer at the raffle.  That will definitely be WHIFF parts.

Ed
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: pyro-manic on April 18, 2011, 04:50:06 am
From Intermodellbau, which is part trade fair and part model show, in Dortmund yesterday:

Dragon 1/144 F/A-18C VFA-25 CAG - to be real world (decals on RoG Hornet)
Trumpeter 1/144 Kawanishi Type 97 Mavis flying boat- no plans yet
Hasegawa 1/72 XF-2B - yeah, another F-2! :rolleyes: - to be real world (test scheme with chequered ASM-2s)
ICM 1/72 Messerschmitt Bf 109 E-7/B - no plans yet
Trumpeter 1/35 PMC in Iraq (with VIP) - no plans yet
Trumpeter 1/35 PMC in Iraq (armed assault team) - no plans yet

Two each:
Dragon 1/72 Dornier Do 335A-1 Pfeil - always wanted this boxing just for the box art! :wub: - to be whiffed!
Revell 1/72 Blohm & Voss BV P.194 - to be whiffed!
Revell 1/700 CG-47 USS Ticonderoga - weaponry!

Three each:
Revell 1/700 Type 42 HMS Sheffield - lots of weaponry for whifs!

The 1/700 ships were dirt cheap - 3 for a tenner. A friend got the sixth (a Sheffield).

Whaaaaaa? The Dragon boxings of the ships are nearly £30 each! Can I get the Revell ones anywhere?

From ebay: Italeri 1:35 Sherman M4A3 Calliope. To be bashed into an assault gun - the Allies are very impressed with the performance of the German Stug vehicles, and decide to make their own version. Probably a QF 17pdr gun or maybe an American 90mm in a low superstructure, with side skirts.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: GTX on April 18, 2011, 07:30:53 pm
Today's additions:

1/48 ARBA Blohm & Voss Bv-155
1/48 Eduard Heinkel He-280 Jumo 004
1/72 Trumpeter Tupolev Tu-95 MS Bear-H
1/48 Special Hobby Skua Mk II 'Norwegian Campaign'
1/48 Roden Gloster Sea Gladiator

Regards,

Greg
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Gondor on April 19, 2011, 02:40:05 pm
Received today from the Brothers Sprue

1 x 1/72 Hasegawa Focke-Wulf Ta154V-3 for the princely sum of £16.09 including P+P

Gondor
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Daryl J. on April 19, 2011, 03:16:15 pm
Tamiya Thunderbolt Razorback and a Corsair -1A.   I think Khemed needed them.    :thumbsup:

 :cheers:
Daryl J.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Supertom on April 20, 2011, 07:10:14 am
Uh, let's see:

All in 1/72:

AMT EC-135 Airborne Command Post
AMT AC-130U
Italeri V-22
Hasegawa TF-18A aka F/A-18B
Revell Warrior MCV
Revell Fuchs
Various Esci soldiers (Vietcong, Vietnam Green Berets, Nato troops, Warsaw Pact troops)
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Daryl J. on April 20, 2011, 03:57:14 pm
Porco Rosso pre-shootdown Savoia!   Yesssss!   :drink:
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: anthonyp on April 20, 2011, 06:44:56 pm
I swear I had a post in this thread from a trip to Dean's Model Stop in Flushing, MI. from last month, but it seems I forgot to hit submit.

Anyhow, my most recent purchase was an Italeri 1/72 C-27J purchased yesterday.  Oh, the possibilities (USN COD, AC-27J Stinger II, Canada, some NASA thing...)
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Thorvic on April 20, 2011, 10:23:28 pm
Anyhow, my most recent purchase was an Italeri 1/72 C-27J purchased yesterday.  Oh, the possibilities (USN COD, AC-27J Stinger II, Canada, some NASA thing...)

Ohhh USN COD, now thats a nice idea, could have Lockheed pushing it for the airsupport for the F-35C as they can't fit the current crated engine in the greyhound.

Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Howard of Effingham on April 21, 2011, 02:01:47 am
hmm, in 1/72

3 of the new zvezda mil-35 hind [one will be one of the new real brazilian AF ones, another is getting the whiff treatment - RAAF style]
2 of the RoG apollo command and service module kit [1/100scale, both being whiffed heavily]
hasegawa F-15C
academy F-18C
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Nils on April 21, 2011, 07:20:57 am
got these in Ostend this afternoon  :mellow:

Dragon 1/144 Jolly Rogers memorial flight (F-14B + F/A-18F)
Dragon 1/144 Tornado F3 twinpack
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Green Dragon on April 21, 2011, 08:06:48 am
From ebay today came a Hasegawa F-106 Delta Dart that I bought as a nostalgia trip back to the late 1970's. Same Hales box too!
I'll probably be really boring and do it real world.

Paul Harrison
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: ChernayaAkula on April 21, 2011, 10:37:01 am
Airfix 1/72 Short Tucano T1 -  :party:
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: pyro-manic on April 21, 2011, 11:54:34 am
Today's arrival, via evilbay: Bandai 1:100 scale "Master Grade" Crossbone Gundam Ver. Ka

(http://tatsuhobby.com/webstore/images/large/MGcrossbone_01_LRG.jpg)

Lovely. :)
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: GTX on April 21, 2011, 01:54:37 pm
Turned up yesterday:

1/48 Mirage PZL P.24F - this is going to end up with RAF markings!
1/48 Promodeller Dornier Do217E-5

Regards,

Greg

Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: frank2056 on April 21, 2011, 07:13:48 pm
Some wheeled vehicles from Jadar hobby (http://www.jadarhobby.pl/index.php) in Poland:

Mirage 1/35 Wz.34-II A Polish WWII armored car. This started out as a halftrack and was converted into a wheeled vehicle - real world Whif!
Hobby Boss 1/35 Defender XD "Wolf" W.M.I.K
GAZ-AA wheels - 1/35. Just wheels for future projects. They would work with almost any truck from the 30s and 40s.

The package took only 5 days to get here from Poland. Even with the postage, it was cheaper to buy these kits from them than to buy them in the US.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: anthonyp on April 21, 2011, 07:28:21 pm
Anyhow, my most recent purchase was an Italeri 1/72 C-27J purchased yesterday.  Oh, the possibilities (USN COD, AC-27J Stinger II, Canada, some NASA thing...)

Ohhh USN COD, now thats a nice idea, could have Lockheed pushing it for the airsupport for the F-35C as they can't fit the current crated engine in the greyhound.



My thoughts exactly!
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: lancer on April 22, 2011, 03:02:57 pm
Whilst still behind on the curve, I did manage to pick up a Zvezda Mi24 Hind E from Reading MZ yesterday.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Steel Penguin on April 23, 2011, 06:59:32 am
four HLBS resin BMP-2s in 48th
a HLBS BTR-80 in 48th
and a tamiya chirchill croc in 35th
 
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Gondor on April 23, 2011, 12:38:24 pm
While at the Scottish Nationals in Perth today I bought

1 x 1/72 Alley Cat Nimrod Windscreen & Mask set ....... for one of my three Nimrods.

Gondor
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: The Wooksta! on April 23, 2011, 01:04:10 pm
Scots Nationals haul:

2x Bright Spark Indian Air Force decals
1 x Freightdog/AZ Spitfire FRXIV


Plus from The Darkmaster via OLG:
1 x Airfix Spitfire Ia (old tool)
This was to be robbed for bits but will probably end up asa PR1G or possibly a PR3.
Various serial codes

Total Spitfires acquired in April - 15.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Martin H on April 23, 2011, 03:20:10 pm
just back from the Scots nationals traders/exhibitors dinner.

All resin and 1/72nd.

Odds and Ordnance
Hawker Hunter T-8M conversion for the Revell kit
Blackburn Buccaneer S-50 (SAAF) update set.
BAC Lightning pylons and Genie missile set.
TSR-2 slipper tanks.
TSR-2 Electronic jamming pods. (what if?, these are not real items from the TSR project)

Cromwell models.
American T-28 prototype heavy assault tank.
Tracked Rapier SAM system.
Centurion 25 pounder spg prototype.
French ARL44 prototype heavy tank.

Modell Trans Modellbau.
E100 Auft B turret for the Dragon kit.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: chrisonord on April 23, 2011, 03:41:22 pm
Scots Nationals haul:

2x Bright Spark Indian Air Force decals
1 x Freightdog/AZ Spitfire FRXIV


Plus from The Darkmaster via OLG:
1 x Airfix Spitfire Ia (old tool)
This was to be robbed for bits but will probably end up asa PR1G or possibly a PR3.
Various serial codes

Total Spitfires acquired in April - 15.
I have an Airfix Spitfire VB in 1/72nd scale if that is any good for your bits collection Lee.
Cheers,
Chris.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: The Wooksta! on April 24, 2011, 04:34:16 am
PM inbound!
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Martin H on April 24, 2011, 10:45:42 am
2nd day at the Scots nationals.

Hasegawa OA-4 skyhawk.
Pegasus Seafire 47 (part started)
Cromwell T-29 prototype heavy tank.
Cromwell Centurion 5.5 inch SPG prototype.
Odds and ordnance Hunter ferry tanks.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: The Wooksta! on April 24, 2011, 10:47:40 am
Pegasus Seafire 47 (part started)

You'll need a fair bit of work to turn it into anything approximating a Seafire.  The tail surfaces are all to cock and the radiators are crap.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Martin H on April 24, 2011, 10:50:32 am
thanks for the heads up, who ever had it first has done a fair bit of cleaning up of the tail surfaces already. As for the Rads, I know what you mean.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Gondor on April 24, 2011, 11:05:28 am
From the Scottish Nationals I got today

1 x 1/72 Albatros modelworks "Exotic Stars" Worldwide F-104's  .... to be real world as it has all the markings for all the operators of early marks of the F-104 including some camouflaged Jordanian decoys.

Gondor
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: The Wooksta! on April 24, 2011, 02:32:19 pm
If you get the AZ Spitfire F21 or Admiral Seafire F45, you get the complete Admiral F22/24 kit plus a new F14 fuselage to do the 21 or 45, so that'll give you the tail surfaces plus there's a spare set of wheels and contraprop. TBH, those kits are worth buying for the spares alone. 

I might have some spare 21 series radiators in the bits box.

Oh, the Xtrakit F22 has a spare canopy on the clear sprue intended for the Seafire F47, so that'll help too.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: anthonyp on April 24, 2011, 04:21:29 pm
Oh, for...  I forgot I bid on a kit on eBay and was pretty sure I wasn't going to win it, but I did, so now I've got my third 1/144 Revell International Space Station on its way to me.  Oh, well, more parts for one of my WHIF stations  :cheers:
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: thedarkmaster on April 26, 2011, 10:00:15 am



got a HMS Duke of York in 1/700 today, never done a ship before so  ;D ;D ;D
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Thorvic on April 26, 2011, 11:24:42 am
From Hobbylink the new 1/700 HMS Astute kit  :thumbsup:
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: The Wooksta! on April 26, 2011, 12:03:12 pm
The other three Seafire F45s I ordered a few weeks ago have finally arrived - not using that trader again!

During a play with various components, I've discovered that the MPM PR19 fuselages will fit Fujimi wings, as will the AZ fuselages, meaning easier builds of Spitfire F14s are possible (the Fujimi ones are very fiddly due to their over engineering of the mould to get as many different variants out as possible, the highbacks being the worst) and the Fujimi canopies will fit the MPM PR19s, which is brill as most of the ones I have the vacform canopies are going a nice golden brown.  I also suspect it means that the Falcon canopies intended for the Fujimi kits will fit the MPM one.  Result!
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Supertom on April 26, 2011, 01:01:02 pm
Wooks, I think we need a picture of your Spitfire stash.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Army of One on April 26, 2011, 01:50:51 pm
A 1/72 Gazelle from evilbay arrived today....sold as an 'unknown' make.....I think its an Airfix one.....complete with decals/markings/stickers whatever they are called these days.....no instructions.....for £3 + £1 p+p.....bargain...!  
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: The Wooksta! on April 26, 2011, 02:24:14 pm
Wooks, I think we need a picture of your Spitfire stash.

Would have to be a big camera as the stash is in two separate locations... 

Besides, I'm currently building quite a few.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: lancer on April 26, 2011, 02:34:31 pm
Wooks, I think we need a picture of your Spitfire stash.

Come now, even a wide angle lens would struggle to get them all in the shot...  :wacko:

We could alsways use a recce satelite couldn't we??
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Thorvic on April 26, 2011, 02:41:36 pm
Wooks, I think we need a picture of your Spitfire stash.

Come now, even a wide angle lens would struggle to get them all in the shot...  :wacko:

We could alsways use a recce satelite couldn't we??

Wash your mouth out, should be a Photo Recon Spitfire used of course  :thumbsup:
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Thiel on April 26, 2011, 02:48:37 pm
From Evilbay:
One 1/72 Eidai Cessna Super Skymaster
One ancient 1/72 Hasegawa Cessna A-37A - I did a bit of dry fitting, and I think this is one of the best fitting sets I've seen so far.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: McColm on April 27, 2011, 02:37:48 am
Just got 1/72 Fujimi E-2C Hawkeye 2000 this has the new 8 bladed props as well as the standard 4 and new air intake.
Also bought the Airfix  1/72 Bedford refueling tanker lorry.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: The Wooksta! on April 27, 2011, 03:25:28 am
Wooks, I think we need a picture of your Spitfire stash.

Come now, even a wide angle lens would struggle to get them all in the shot...  :wacko:

We could alsways use a recce satelite couldn't we??

Wash your mouth out, should be a Photo Recon Spitfire used of course  :thumbsup:
;D ;D ;D

A what if one naturally- the PR25 version of the Mk24 with the Seafire FR47 engine & prop and the cutdown fuselage 19 with the 18 fin and rudder.  I'm playing with the bits for the latter - the spare F18 fuselage in the AZ Spitfire 14 fits the MPM PR19 fuselage with a little sanding and the cutdown 19 is one I've been thinking about for a while, ever since I idly test fitted the Ventura 19 wing to their 18.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: albeback on April 27, 2011, 04:35:54 am
Just picked this up on ebay. Another packaging of the old Otaki C-5A?. Produced by Yodel Model Co in Japan. Never seen /heard of this incarnation. How many is that now ;D Otaki, Revell, Testors, Entex...............................??? ;D. In case anybody is asking, I paid £31.50. Not unreasonable compared to the stupid prices that are/have been asked on ebay for this kit. £170 or thereabouts for the Entex civil version & I've seen up to & over £100 for the various incarnations of the military version! :o

I've been lucky enough to obtain 1 each of the Revell & Testors boxings over the last couple of years.Again, at what I would call reasonable prices. Sorry!! They are NOT for sale !! ;D 3 C5 Galaxies might seem greedy but, they will ALL be built - including  my R R Trent engined RAF Galaxy C-1! At last I've found a use for those impossibly huge engines from the wreck of my Airbus A-380!! ;D(http://i1098.photobucket.com/albums/g362/albeback52/082.jpg)
(http://i1098.photobucket.com/albums/g362/albeback52/085.jpg)
(http://i1098.photobucket.com/albums/g362/albeback52/084.jpg)(http://i1098.photobucket.com/albums/g362/albeback52/083.jpg)
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: The Rat on April 27, 2011, 05:32:07 am
Just picked this up on ebay. Another packaging of the old Otaki C-5A

DAMN!!! You're one lucky dude! It makes up into a very nice kit, one of the first models I ever made that I was really proud of. In fact I haven't done much since then (early 70s) that is up to the same standard in my opinion.

(http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v474/DaveBailey/OtakiC51.jpg)
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: kitnut617 on April 27, 2011, 06:55:41 am
How many is that now ;D Otaki, Revell, Testors, Entex...............................???

My PAK-20 book says there's 19 different manufacturers made or reboxed a kit of the C-5 but there's a couple that haven't been listed.
I've got the Revell 1/144, Blackbird Models 1/72 and the Academy 1/480 one.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: McColm on April 27, 2011, 07:26:19 am
Could try Heritage models, they have a lot of pre-owned kits for sale. In various scales.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: albeback on April 27, 2011, 08:18:10 am
Considering its age, it's a very decent model. Maybe a little basic but, I don't mind that!! I normally avoid 1/144 like the plague but, this is ONE exception I'm happy to make - largely because I've no alternative!!!
 ;D
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: lancer on April 27, 2011, 10:58:57 am
Wooks, I think we need a picture of your Spitfire stash.

Come now, even a wide angle lens would struggle to get them all in the shot...  :wacko:

We could alsways use a recce satelite couldn't we??

Wash your mouth out, should be a Photo Recon Spitfire used of course  :thumbsup:

Of course it should, my humble apologies... ;D ;D  Besdies I only suggested a satelitte because it's the that could get Lees spit stash in one picture... :wacko: :wacko:
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Supertom on April 27, 2011, 01:37:00 pm
Wooks, I think we need a picture of your Spitfire stash.

Come now, even a wide angle lens would struggle to get them all in the shot...  :wacko:

We could alsways use a recce satelite couldn't we??

Wash your mouth out, should be a Photo Recon Spitfire used of course  :thumbsup:

Of course it should, my humble apologies... ;D ;D  Besdies I only suggested a satelitte because it's the that could get Lees spit stash in one picture... :wacko: :wacko:

See now Wooksta's probably working on building a PR Spitfire-shaped housing for a camera....
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Thorvic on April 27, 2011, 02:29:02 pm
From supertom who kindly picked up some kits off US eBay for us

4 x 1/700 Pitroad HMS Exeter Type 42 Destroyers
Plus

A total surprise, a kit i was looking for these last 6 months

1/700 Dragon Soviet Missile Crafts  :thumbsup:

Nice one Tom
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Howard of Effingham on April 28, 2011, 06:41:48 am
from a model railway shop in king's langley, which had a small model section at the back.....

hasegawa 1/72 shin meiwa PS-1/SS-2 amphib'/flying boat
airfix 1/72 canberra B(I).6 [paid waaaaaaaaaaay over the odds, but these don't grow on trees..... yet!]
hasegawa 1/72 weapons set [mostly US LGB's]

Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Rheged on April 28, 2011, 06:53:52 am
Wooks, I think we need a picture of your Spitfire stash.

Come now, even a wide angle lens would struggle to get them all in the shot...  :wacko:

We could alsways use a recce satelite couldn't we??

Wash your mouth out, should be a Photo Recon Spitfire used of course  :thumbsup:

Of course it should, my humble apologies... ;D ;D  Besdies I only suggested a satelitte because it's the that could get Lees spit stash in one picture... :wacko: :wacko:

See now Wooksta's probably working on building a PR Spitfire-shaped housing for a camera....

I know a man who will suggest getting a Meteor PR 19 out of retirement for this job...........
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: The Wooksta! on April 28, 2011, 08:12:57 am
No, Wooksta's busy cleaning up a pair of Ventura Seafires.  Nice kits but by god there's a lot of cutting, sanding and test fitting.  The 17 is looking quite nice although I hate the wing assembly.  Sorely tempted to mould it.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: kitbasher on April 29, 2011, 03:03:40 am
Yesterday a Revell B-26B Invader - £7 off a bloke at work.
Tempted to hide in The Aviation Hobby Shop to escape Royal Wedding Fever.  Fun Detector glued to the box.  Have to admit it was hilarious seeing the minor royals go to the church in minibuses!!!
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Thiel on April 29, 2011, 10:38:39 am
One Italieri 1:72 OH-58D Kiowa destined to be a parts donor for my VSTOL GB project.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: ChernayaAkula on April 29, 2011, 04:53:37 pm
My stash grew quite a bit this week. Some of the stuff was ordered weeks before, but it all arrived this week.

From Hobby Search:
Hasegawa 1/72 Su-33 Sea Flanker (all organs and limbs still firmly in place) - this is the Idolmaster version, but will be whiffed.

From Hobby Link Japan:
Six Hasegawa 1/72 Aircraft Weapons Sets (Set I twice, Sets II and IV once each and Set VIII twice)

From Amazon:
Eduard 1/48 Pfalz D.IIIa - supposed for the Africa GB, but don't know when I will be able to start.
Eduard 1/48 Fw 190 A-8/R2 - this is the weekend edition, but it's still one helluva kit at an awesome price!

From eBay:
Cyber Hobby 1/700 USS Long Beach CGN-9 - will be whiffed. Quite possibly with the superstructure of a Tico, as per Wyrmshadow's idea.

From LuckyModel:
Two Revell 1/144 Kamov Ka-50 Black Sharks - can't ever have enough of these.  :wub:
Two Italeri P-51A Mustangs - will be whiffed.

From Hannants:
Mark 1 "dozen series" 1/144 Tornadoes
Two ICM 1/72 Soviet Air-to-Ground Missile Sets

From the LHS:
Zvezda 1/72 Mi-35M - lovely kit. Even includes the SA-7 twin launcher (only one, though) seen on the demo bird.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: thedarkmaster on April 30, 2011, 01:27:30 am



got myself a Tamiya IL28 and Mig 19 in 1/100 as a Birthday present, not sure what to do with them but they are nice kits
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: chrisonord on April 30, 2011, 06:28:22 am



got myself a Tamiya IL28 and Mig 19 in 1/100 as a Birthday present, not sure what to do with them but they are nice kits
I have the IL-28 and the mig-21 of theirs, for the price you can't fault them, and they are ok to have sitting in the stash. I was going to turn the IL-28 into a 2 seater twin prop COIN aircraft in 1/72nd scale, and the mig into a big anti ship missile for underneath my TU-16 or TU-22.
Cheers,
Chris.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Thorvic on April 30, 2011, 07:40:27 am
Cheers Duncan (i think)

From HMW Trumpeter 1/700 Yorktown WW2 Essex class carrier (basis for conversion to Angled deck version for use by RAN as per their proposal)

And the big box was a 1/72 Trumpeter Tu-142 Bear MPA from Falcons stash clearance. :thumbsup:
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: McColm on April 30, 2011, 11:45:28 am
From Heritage Models;
1/72 Hasegawa Lockheed P2 v-7 Neptune with Japenese decals
1/24  Carrera 2
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: pyro-manic on April 30, 2011, 01:34:27 pm
Cheers Duncan (i think)

You're welcome...  :wacko:

Newsflash, I've just checked in the Airfix Concorde's box, and there are actually two kits in the box! The Airfix Concorde, and what appears to be a 1/288 version of the Concorde, I have no idea as to the provenenace of said kit, but it is a nice little bonus.  :thumbsup:

I may just see if the wings could be used on something else...hmmm (thinks)

 :cheers:

Duncan

Fit them to a Lightning, as a wing testbed instead of the Fairey Delta II/221?
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: kitnut617 on May 01, 2011, 06:43:22 am
Newsflash, I've just checked in the Airfix Concorde's box, and there are actually two kits in the box! The Airfix Concorde, and what appears to be a 1/288 version of the Concorde, I have no idea as to the provenenace of said kit, but it is a nice little bonus.  :thumbsup:
Duncan

According to the PAK-20 book, Heller did a Concorde in 1/296 which was re-boxed by Buzco, Starplast & Starfix, then Lindberg did one in 1/270 which was re-boxed by Necomisa, Playkits did one in 1/300 and an outfit called SRW did one in 1/230.  These are the only ones listed which are close to the scale you've figure it out to Duncan.  I should say there's a whole lot of other manufactures listed that just say 1/?
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: GTX on May 01, 2011, 12:51:09 pm
Just the one - a 1/48 ARBA Focke Wulf Triebflugell

Regards,

Greg
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: anthonyp on May 01, 2011, 05:33:53 pm
I seriously need to look through everything I get from eBay.  I opened up one of my Testors SR-75 kits today that I bought years ago, and it contained a nearly complete XR-7!!!  BONUS!!!
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Martin H on May 03, 2011, 02:42:47 pm
A pair of Airfix Lancasters have joined the stash tonight, rehomed at a reasonable discount from the Blenheim society treasurer.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: pyro-manic on May 03, 2011, 04:05:59 pm
I took a trip into Poole today (I had a rough weekend, so thought some retail therapy was in order), and came away with the following:

From Plastic Pastimes (currently 20% off most things in store!), a Heller Mirage IV, a Dragon 1:700 USS Normandy (Tico-class missile cruiser) and an Airfix Nimrod. The whole lot for under £40. :thumbsup:

From Setchfields, a Revell 1:24 Pontiac '78 Firebird, which will get the Mad Max treatment. ;D
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Captain Canada on May 03, 2011, 05:25:52 pm
Was all excited today...actually had money and thought the new Valiant would be in. Ended up buying an Airfx Canberra B(1)8

 :thumbsup:

First Canberra ever....caan't wait !

 :wub:
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Weaver on May 04, 2011, 04:39:00 am
From ebay, Matchbox 1/48th NA FJ-4B Fury. To be hacked up into Jet Girl's Jet at some point, which will involve scaleorama'ing it to 1/72nd or smaller....  :blink: and giving it two engines. That's Jet Girl as in Tank Girl's mate, and Jet Girl's Jet as in the proper one from the early comics, not the abortion in the film. Typically, the design and scale of the JGJ is a bit variable from one strip to another, but it's definately huge: there's enough room to stow a motorbike and a marquee in it, plus living accomodation that bears an uncanny resemblance to a student bed-sit in Worthing, circa 1987....
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: NARSES2 on May 04, 2011, 07:28:39 am
From Croydon MZ

Airfix 1/700 HMS Nelson, for the ship GB

Airfix 1/72 Spitfire Mk I/IIA, the new tool. Looks nice in the box. I think it's last years Mk I with a new sprue for the early model. I'll be building the 1938 19 Squadron example, so real world
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: The Wooksta! on May 04, 2011, 07:46:25 am
It is. 
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Mossie on May 04, 2011, 07:55:56 am
1/700 Trumpeter AOE-1 Sacremento - As per above, may well do this one OOB, then again, that hull would make a nice basis for an Arsenal ship type....  ;)

SCADS?  It's basically a medium freighter similar in size to the Atlantic Conveyer but with a high speed prow.  Move the main superstructure to just in front of the helipad, add the SCADS gubbins & off you go.  Little more work if you want to re-shape the prow, but it's doable.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: GTX on May 04, 2011, 11:41:23 am
My latest additions:


Regards,

Greg
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Thorvic on May 04, 2011, 11:52:14 am
From Hobbysearch Japan:-

Sealsmodels 1/700 JMSDF Shirase Icebreaker (This is an injection moulded kit done by the former Pitroad staff of the Japanese Icebreaker that served from 1986 - 2005 and has now been replaced by an even larger ship of the same name)

Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Brian da Basher on May 04, 2011, 12:53:15 pm
You gents always make me green with envy, especially those of you that have recently received the world's 4th Largest Airforces & Navies. Mr. GTX, I do believe you now surpass most of Central America in air power.

I recently acquired my "holy grail" kit: the 1/520 AMT U.S.S. Akron/Macon.

Without question, it will be whiffed.

The $64,000 questions are:

Should it be mildly whiffed (built as is but with speculative camo scheme)?

or

Should it be given the Full Treatment?
 :unsure: :unsure:
Brian da Basher
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: GTX on May 04, 2011, 12:58:56 pm
Full treatment with updated fighters!!!!
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: GTX on May 04, 2011, 09:30:51 pm
a couple more just added:


Regards,

Greg
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Thiel on May 05, 2011, 03:28:06 am
From LuckyModel Hong Kong
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: NARSES2 on May 05, 2011, 07:06:11 am
Big box from the Big H, all 1/72 scale

Admiral Supermarine Seafire F.45
Azure Breguet Br.693A-2. I can now WIF my Heller one
AZ Models Spitfire F.14e
Sword  P47N Thunderbolt
Sword  Supermarine Seafire Mk IIIc
Sword Lockheed P-80 A/B. For service in NW Europe 1946

The Spitfire/Seafire kits come loaded with spares inc. 3 extra fusalages in the 3 kits  ;D

Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Rheged on May 05, 2011, 07:11:59 am
You gents always make me green with envy, especially those of you that have recently received the world's 4th Largest Airforces & Navies. Mr. GTX, I do believe you now surpass most of Central America in air power.

I recently acquired my "holy grail" kit: the 1/520 AMT U.S.S. Akron/Macon.

Without question, it will be whiffed.

The $64,000 questions are:

Should it be mildly whiffed (built as is but with speculative camo scheme)?

or

Should it be given the Full Treatment?
 :unsure: :unsure:
Brian da Basher

Do it whichever way you prefer, but please make sure that you do it soon and give us lots of pictures!!
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: The Wooksta! on May 05, 2011, 07:54:33 am
Admiral Supermarine Seafire F.45
AZ Models Spitfire F.14e

The Spitfire/Seafire kits come loaded with spares inc. 3 extra fuselages in the 3 kits  ;D


There were only two fuselages in mine - the base kit (Seafire F46 and Spitfire F18 respectively) and a Spitfire F14 high back fuselage (the Seafire F45 being a semi-navalised conversion of the Spitfire F21, itself a Spitfire F14 with the new laminar flow wing).  

And I wouldn't pay the Hannants price for the Seafire F45 either  - not when I can get them from Poland cheaper, even after the postage is factored in.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: The Wooksta! on May 05, 2011, 09:19:59 am
However, if you're willing to part with said fuselages, I'm sure remuneration could be agreed.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Army of One on May 05, 2011, 01:04:02 pm
Thought I'd posted this......got a Revell boxed 1/48 Ka50 Hokum for a reasonable price including postage.....from that damned evil bay.....!!!!
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: NARSES2 on May 06, 2011, 12:19:11 am
Admiral Supermarine Seafire F.45
AZ Models Spitfire F.14e

The Spitfire/Seafire kits come loaded with spares inc. 3 extra fuselages in the 3 kits  ;D


There were only two fuselages in mine - the base kit (Seafire F46 and Spitfire F18 respectively) and a Spitfire F14 high back fuselage (the Seafire F45 being a semi-navalised conversion of the Spitfire F21, itself a Spitfire F14 with the new laminar flow wing).  


Sorry Lee I wasn't clear. Each kit had 2 fusalages, giving a total of 3 spare ones.

However, if you're willing to part with said fuselages, I'm sure remuneration could be agreed.

Remind me nearer the Northern Show in July and I'll bring them up
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: The Wooksta! on May 06, 2011, 03:02:43 am
Excellent! The two spare F18 fuselages of mine are already allocated to specific projects, one real as a very early F22, PK312, and t'other as a PRXIX lowback.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Supertom on May 06, 2011, 05:28:50 am
Got me a Hasegawa 1/72 AV-8B for $1!  It's missing a single pylon but it's for a whiff anyway.  Got a 1/32 Academy F-18C too.  That'll be for the library.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: The Wooksta! on May 06, 2011, 06:14:52 am
Chris, do Sword give you the spare fuselage too?  Not their style but they do have a tie up with AZ/Admiral somewhere.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Martin H on May 06, 2011, 07:40:36 am
two Italeri C-47's arrived today via ebay :)
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: NARSES2 on May 06, 2011, 07:50:34 am
Chris, do Sword give you the spare fuselage too?  Not their style but they do have a tie up with AZ/Admiral somewhere.

There is an extra fuselage in the Sword Seafire Mk II Lee.  Very anemic 3 bladed prop as well. Some parts of the kit really do remind me of the Airfix Mk I, MkI/II kits, particularly the interior details. Not exactly the same but very similar.

Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: kitbasher on May 06, 2011, 12:12:10 pm
The voices, the voices - new Airfix Spit I/IIa.  Very nice.
 ;D ;D
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Captain Canada on May 06, 2011, 05:09:15 pm
Airfix Mossie mk.II/ VI/ XVIII
Airfix Spit XIX
2 tubes of glue
and 3 diferent sheets of styrene
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: kitnut617 on May 06, 2011, 05:30:48 pm
Today I had a binge,

1/72 Airfix Avro Vulcan for my Avro Atlantic project
1/72 Revell Transall C160
1/72 True Details Catalina wheels, for the DH.101 project
And the biggy, 1/35 Trumpeter CH-47D. I got this for two projects, the sponsons will be used/copied for my Quad Tilt Rotor project, the rotor blades will be used/copied for my advanced Rotodyne project
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Glenn on May 06, 2011, 07:42:25 pm
Hi guys, just returned from the PX with the following models......

1/72, a pair of resin trucks, (airfield dioramas) a Morris soft top ute and a troop carrier Citroen.
1/72 NAKU (N back to front) Yak-15 fighter...vac-form.
1/72 FormaPlanes Curtiss Seahawk seaplane
1/48 DYNAVECTOR Westland Wyvern vacform.

I could have bought 50 vacform models today.....!
Glenn
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Martin H on May 07, 2011, 03:28:48 am
After a number of years looking for one.

I now have two Classic plane Haluan/Hispano Ha300's in my grubby mitts.
I also received A Classic plane Douglas XGC-17 glider Dakota.

All three came via Adrian at Lone Wulf
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Radish on May 07, 2011, 03:37:14 am
Revell/Monogram 1/24th "Rommel's Rod".

Various Daleks, Cybermen plus daft accessories, plus dinosaurs, etc....

1/72nd Airfix Gladiator.....think WW1 ;)
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Gondor on May 09, 2011, 10:57:35 pm
Monday I received two Hasegawa 1/72 Me 109G's from Chrisonord from his stash sale.

Probably going to be built r/l but could easily be built as whatiff's

Gondor
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Thiel on May 09, 2011, 11:45:11 pm
Got another Academy A-37.

If you ever get the choice between the Hasegawa and the Academy version, get the Academy. It's lightyears ahead in terms of detailing, as the picture shows.
(http://i171.photobucket.com/albums/u309/Chrthiel/08052011130.jpg)
That's the cockpit from the Hasegawa on the left and the Academy on the right.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Radish on May 10, 2011, 12:08:44 am
2 x STIG Bubblebaths ;)
2 x Werewolves ;)
2 x Academy 1/35th M51 Shermans
3 x Pagasus Hobbies Apollo 27s
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: GTX on May 10, 2011, 12:54:58 am
Acquired today:


Regards,

Greg
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Army of One on May 10, 2011, 02:04:06 am
Last few days saw a italeri P38,heller SAAB J21A and a surprise 109K4 all 1/72 delivered from brother Chrisonord (many thanks) and a rendezvous with brother NARSES2 yielded a F4U and two P47N's I paid the extra as he didnt realise there were two jugs in one box
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: McColm on May 10, 2011, 02:32:41 am
Just won on ebay,
Airfix 1/72 Hercules C-130K with Bloodhound missille trailer and landrover, came out in the 60's.
Also a couple of Landrovers 1/72 hard top and soft top.
Might buy a few bits from DJ Parkins for the Herc and modernise the Landrovers.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: The Wooksta! on May 10, 2011, 03:12:00 am
One Hobbyboss Spitfire Vb.  That's going to be a PR3 (aka Speed Spitfire).
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Thorvic on May 10, 2011, 04:24:41 am
Just won on ebay,
Airfix 1/72 Hercules C-130K with Bloodhound missille trailer and landrover, came out in the 60's.
Also a couple of Landrovers 1/72 hard top and soft top.
Might buy a few bits from DJ Parkins for the Herc and modernise the Landrovers.

Oxford Diecast do a modern Army Land Rover defender hardtop in nato green which is probably what your after
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: McColm on May 10, 2011, 05:26:15 am
Thanks for that,
Just bought 1/72 C-135FR-French refueling aircraft and a 1/72 P-3C III Japanese Maritime Forces.(get two sets of decals)
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Mossie on May 10, 2011, 08:23:36 am
Cararama also do them, they're good quality but harder to get hold of.

BW Models do a variety of modern Landies.  White metal garage kits so they aren't cheap (about a tenner for a GS body, £15 for a Tangi), but you can get all sorts:
http://www.bwmodels.co.uk/index.asp (http://www.bwmodels.co.uk/index.asp)
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Nils on May 10, 2011, 09:17:40 am
got a 1/144 Revell HH-53C at a rumage sale last weekend, it doesnt have a front cearpart, but nothing a old chinook nosesection cant fix  :mellow:
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Radish on May 10, 2011, 10:03:10 am
Oxford Diecast are pretty inexpensive (around £3.95) and apart from mail order from their website, which I've used), they're also stocked by Modelzone and Hobbycraft. Their 1/72nd stuff is extensive and expanding, as is their 1/144th stuff too.

Meanwhile, I have a 10" floating crocodile. :tank:
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Gondor on May 10, 2011, 11:05:38 am
Meanwhile, I have a 10" floating crocodile. :tank:

Not that he is boasting or anything

Gondor
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: pyro-manic on May 10, 2011, 11:12:14 am
Bit of a splurge again over the past week or so (must stop spending! :banghead: ), resulting in the following additions.

From Deathjester's sale:
Airfix 1:32 Bentley 4.5 litre - to be modified into a kind of "1930s Mad Max" vehicle. ;D
Weird Russian boxing of the Frog/Novo etc 1:72 Lightning, in a very odd box, and moulded in brown plastic. :blink: Canopy is so bad it's useless, but I have other plans anyway... :wacko:

From the local model shop:
Revell boxing of the ICM(?) 1:35 GAZ 66 truck. To be Post-apocalyptic-ified.

And the big ones, from Hobbylink Japan:
Bandai 1:100 MG Gundam FAZZ (Sentinel Version) Pic (http://www.yahobby.com/products2/gd_mg_fazz_c.jpg)
Bandai 1:100 MG Gouf Custom Pic (http://static2.hlj.com/images/ban/ban900567_1.jpg)

Both to be customised, naturally. ;D
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: The Wooksta! on May 10, 2011, 12:57:53 pm
Weird Russian boxing of the Frog/Novo etc 1:72 Lightning, in a very odd box, and moulded in brown plastic. :blink: Canopy is so bad it's useless, but I have other plans anyway... :wacko:

You'll need a decent primer with that plastic.  I did a Lightning some years back and robbed bits from a Novo F6.  It was in anti-flash but the colour from the plastic leeched throughand the doors went pink!
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Supertom on May 10, 2011, 04:12:50 pm
All in 1/72...

AMT/Esci Tu-26 for a future whiff project.....
2 Airfix Sea Harrier FA.2's for one RW and one whiff....
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Brian da Basher on May 10, 2011, 05:03:36 pm
All in 1/72...

AMT/Esci Tu-26 for a future whiff project.....
2 Airfix Sea Harrier FA.2's for one RW and one whiff....

Those should help you feel better in no time, Tom!

I grabbed a couple of sub kits, an Airfix Trafalgar class and a Chinese type 091.

The people at Squadron are insidious. They keep sending me this catalog that makes me buy these things.
 :cheers:
Brian da Basher
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Supertom on May 10, 2011, 05:21:30 pm
The people at Squadron are insidious. They keep sending me this catalog that makes me buy these things.
 :cheers:
Brian da Basher

Where did you think I got the Sea Harriers from?    :lol:
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: McColm on May 11, 2011, 12:23:31 am
Just won on E-bay Heller 1/72 AWACS E-3A, lost out on the Airfix 1/144 SRN Hovercraft by a £1.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: NARSES2 on May 13, 2011, 12:30:49 am

From Supertom, via tonight's Club meet:

1/72 Monogram F-19 Stealth.  :thumbsup:


Long way to come just to deliver a kit  :blink: ;D
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Radish on May 13, 2011, 04:01:07 am
A Penguin ;)
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Rheged on May 13, 2011, 04:13:31 am
A Penguin ;)

A biscuit, a cheap paperback or a Southern Hemisphere flightless bird?
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Supertom on May 13, 2011, 06:39:52 am

From Supertom, via tonight's Club meet:

1/72 Monogram F-19 Stealth.  :thumbsup:


Long way to come just to deliver a kit  :blink: ;D

And boy were my arms tired!  I didn't even get to pick up any Bovril or Jelly Babies!
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Supertom on May 13, 2011, 06:40:57 am
Just won on E-bay Heller 1/72 AWACS E-3A, lost out on the Airfix 1/144 SRN Hovercraft by a £1.

Oooooh 1/72 E-3....
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Thiel on May 13, 2011, 10:44:37 am
My girlfriends dad died last week and left behind a few unassembled kits and various modeling supplies.
My Girlfriends nephew got most of it, but his mother thought the 1:72 B-17G was too big, so I got it, along with some paints and an airbrush.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Steel Penguin on May 13, 2011, 10:51:07 am
radish, should i be worried?
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Martin H on May 13, 2011, 02:37:13 pm
radish, should i be worried?

In short. Yes.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: RotorheadTX on May 13, 2011, 06:34:08 pm
Normally I don't boast/post here, but this has been a good week indeed. I have a Shackleton coming from Canada, and I just found copies of the Lensman 'Brittania', Dougram 'Blizzard Gunner', and Crusher Joe 'Diskhound'.   :drink:
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Weaver on May 13, 2011, 06:37:31 pm
A Penguin ;)

A biscuit, a cheap paperback or a Southern Hemisphere flightless bird?

Or, indeed, a Norwegian missile, a man in a dinner jacket or a nun?
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Army of One on May 13, 2011, 06:45:58 pm
A Penguin ;)

A biscuit, a cheap paperback or a Southern Hemisphere flightless bird?

Or, indeed, a Norwegian missile, a man in a dinner jacket or a nun?

Or a line of 'fashion' clothing..........
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Weaver on May 14, 2011, 07:03:27 am
Did a run to Macclesfield this morning to check out the commute to the new job, then had a celebratory trip around the local model shops... ;D


From Cheshire Models at Macc (GOOD Shop):

Tamiya 1/100th Fiat G.91/R1/R4


From Warren Kerfoot at Compstall:

Heller 1/72nd Alouette III
JB 1/76th Landrover Ambulance
Matchbox 1/72nd Percival Provost (£2.99!  :thumbsup:)


From F&S at Audenshaw:

Orion 1/72nd English Pirates
Mars 1/72nd Pirates of the Carribean
Metcalfe 00/HO Low Relief Red Brick Terraced Shop Fronts (cardboard)
Metcalfe 00/HO Cobblestones (cardboard)

Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Martin H on May 14, 2011, 07:33:04 am
Did a run to Macclesfield this morning to check out the commute to the new job,

care to spill the beans?
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: McColm on May 14, 2011, 07:56:07 am
I've been there, not to eat but passed through.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: ChernayaAkula on May 14, 2011, 08:37:13 am
Some recent additions:

ICM 1/72 Bf 109E-7
Hobby Boss 1/35 Boxer MRAV
Hobby Boss 1/72 F9F-2 Panther
Amodel 1/144 Be-12 Mail
Revell/Zvezda 1/72 Ka-52 Alligator
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Nils on May 14, 2011, 10:48:40 am
yet another revell 1/144 Eurofighter Typhoon added to the stash (4th one this year  :blink:)
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Weaver on May 14, 2011, 10:53:52 am
Did a run to Macclesfield this morning to check out the commute to the new job,

care to spill the beans?

Yeah - Google reckons it takes about 20 minutes but I'm going to allow an hour to start with on weekdays until I can safely pare it down. Google doesn't know as much as me about the morning traffic as far as Poynton... :banghead: Macclesfield is a nice little town where they used to make toffee and silk (not together, one hopes) and it has a small but well stocked model shop just across the road from a small motorbike shop, which is a pretty ideal setup as far as I'm concerned.

Will that do?  ;)
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Weaver on May 14, 2011, 11:05:15 am
Whiff points of note:

Tamiya 1/100th Fiat G.91/R1/R4: Intake and nose cone moulded together and come with two complete units (one pointy, one faceted for cameras). Spare nose+intake could be used for all sorts of things....

Heller 1/72nd Alouette III:

a) Comes with two complete engines (Artouse for SA316, Astazou for SA319)

b) The whole front of the cabin, including the floor, is a separate piece with it's own bulkhead, which could therefore be used to put a "glass nose" onto something else.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Radish on May 14, 2011, 01:36:49 pm
Ah....the Penguin.....a picture would explain all, but coming soon...... ;)
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Steel Penguin on May 14, 2011, 01:53:40 pm
now im realy worried.. pics,
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Gondor on May 14, 2011, 02:49:30 pm
Ah....the Penguin.....a picture would explain all, but coming soon...... ;)

Batman themed build ?

Gondor
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: GTX on May 15, 2011, 12:05:16 am
Just the one to sneak in today:

1/48 AA F-8II

Regards,

Greg
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Steel Penguin on May 15, 2011, 08:04:20 am
Tamiya 1:35 wall pack times 2. plus paint,and for my wife brushes and needle nose plyers.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Martin H on May 15, 2011, 10:01:31 am
having survived the day sitting next to Radish at the newly relaunched Birmingham model show. I can report that absolutely nothing has been added to my stash today. 
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Radish on May 15, 2011, 10:39:44 am
Survived Radish, indeed!!
I was extremely well-behaved, only receiving two loud, painful thwacks from my wife!!

I bought an Academy (Hobbycraft) 1/48th Bf-109D, which, as it has the parts, will become a Bf-109B-1, in Condor Legion markings for BIGGLES IN SPAIN. I already have a Bf-109B-1 in 1/48th, soon to be completed in captured Republican markings.

Should make a nice pair ;)
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Gondor on May 15, 2011, 02:29:37 pm
I was extremely well-behaved, only receiving two loud, painful thwacks from my wife!!

You must have been well behaved then!!

Gondor
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Rheged on May 16, 2011, 01:56:46 am
Ah....the Penguin.....a picture would explain all, but coming soon...... ;)

Do  we expect a guest appearance of the bottled ale  "Tactical Nuclear Penguin"  ?  ........as mentioned on another thread recently?
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Howard of Effingham on May 16, 2011, 03:14:53 am
at the birmingham show yesterday......

fujimi A-4C
fujimi A-4E/F
dragon arado ar234 [with remagen bridge artwork on the box lid]
dragon P-38 nightfighter
airfix spitfire I/IIA [my second one]
heller T-28 trojan/fennec
xtrakit hunter T7
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Army of One on May 16, 2011, 07:46:31 am
Two 1/48 Airfix hawk 100's arrived this am from TAHS.....£5 each......bargain...! Only trouble is they arrived before SWMBO'd went to work.......
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: McColm on May 16, 2011, 08:07:06 am
I've just bought on EBay a Dinky die cast 'Essex Police' Ford Capri MKI 3000 GXL 1974, white two doors, boot and bonnet that opens, blue interior. Passenger seat missing, original paintwork, stickers and dayglow stripes still in place. Blue flashing light broken off. Someone has added self taping screws to hold the base plate to the car body. Could be 1/43 scale..
Will replace the dayglow stickers, paint the inside dashboard and general tidy up.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Dork the kit slayer on May 16, 2011, 04:24:30 pm
Fujimi A-7A and a Hasegawa F-4G ,just loft fodder,but what the hell. :thumbsup:
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Jacques Deguerre on May 16, 2011, 11:29:20 pm
*SIGH* Back on another odd kit buying spree. This week's additions to the stash are Revell's old 1/40-1/35-1/32 scale (depending on which source you believe) oddball M4 Sherman in "less collectible" early '80s re-release form. It weird, clunky, inaccurate and causes full body hemorrhaging among JMNs, so what's not to like?

I also picked up an earlier boxing of Heller's 1/35 scale Somua S-35 medium tank. While the Sherman is a goofy "just for fun" project, the Somua is a possible candidate for "real armor of fictional countries" project I have in mind.

One of the local retailers also has the current releases of both Monogram's old 1/35 scale M48A2 MBT and their 1/32 scale Mack R series semi truck with trailer. Both are so tempting as a possible start to a late '60s- early '70s tank and transporter project.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Thorvic on May 16, 2011, 11:49:12 pm
From Kit Krazy:

1/700 Revell USS Ticonderoga
1/700 Revell USS Spruance

At last the ships I have been waiting for have arrived, now I can start on my Ship GB entries.  :ph34r:  :thumbsup:

 :cheers:

Duncan

Pity Vulcans Hammer turned up the same day as you'll be thinking missiles rather than ships now  ;D
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Radish on May 17, 2011, 06:39:33 am
2 x Werewolves, an Ankylosaurus, several meerkats and a duck.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Gondor on May 17, 2011, 10:55:31 am
2 x Werewolves, an Ankylosaurus, several meerkats and a duck.

Is the duck to replace the one from SMW 2010 ?

Gondor
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Thiel on May 17, 2011, 11:01:34 am
2 x Werewolves, an Ankylosaurus, several meerkats and a duck.

Is the duck to replace the one from SMW 2010 ?

Gondor
Maybe it is the duck from SMW 2010.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Jacques Deguerre on May 17, 2011, 02:38:29 pm
A couple of 40% off coupons, a willing participant (Madame Deguerre) to help skirt the "One Coupon Per Customer" rule and I now own two of the Monogram M48A2 tanks I mentioned in my last post. The "Whiffery" comes in to play as these will likely be built as real tanks serving in a fictional army, circa mid- '60s to early- '70s.

Besides, JMNs hate this model as much as they hate the Tamiya "A3", so there's an added bit of enjoyment for me! ;D
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: kitbasher on May 17, 2011, 02:47:46 pm
Odds & Ordnance Hunter T7 conversion.  Ordered Sunday, arrived today!
 ;D ;D
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Nick on May 18, 2011, 01:17:05 am
I've just bought on EBay a Dinky die cast 'Essex Police' Ford Capri MKI 3000 GXL 1974, white two doors, boot and bonnet that opens, blue interior. Passenger seat missing, original paintwork, stickers and dayglow stripes still in place. Blue flashing light broken off. Someone has added self taping screws to hold the base plate to the car body. Could be 1/43 scale..
Will replace the dayglow stickers, paint the inside dashboard and general tidy up.

I'm sure it's a 1:25 scale model. If it is Essex Police (think they came as Lancashire) then I'd like to see some pics when you're done cleaning her up. Had a lot of toy police cars as a kid including a Corgi blue and white Ford Escort 1.3 GL which I'm sure is better spec then the real thing, certainly hasn't rusted away yet!

Also have a Corgi Rover 3500 with opening doors and boot hatches, you could lift the bonnet to see the detailed engine. Found my Matchbox 1978 Plymouth Trail Duster in Emergency Rescue markings that even has a working winch on the front.
These are just the big toy cars....
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: pyro-manic on May 18, 2011, 05:12:54 pm
Arrived yesterday, a 1:35 ICM kit of the BM-21 Grad truck-mounted multiple rocket launcher. To be a post-apocalyptic gang's ride, the rocket tubes to be used for something else at a later date.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Weaver on May 18, 2011, 05:26:00 pm
From ebay, a Cessna 337 Super Skymaster and a Beechcraft V35B Bonanza, both 1/72nd and both Hales Eidai. The 337 is destined for a project, the Bonanza was just gravy.... ;D

1970s price tags on them: 30p and 18p. I just paid £12 for the pair....... :rolleyes:
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: chrisonord on May 18, 2011, 05:39:25 pm
From ebay, a Cessna 337 Super Skymaster and a Beechcraft V35B Bonanza, both 1/72nd and both Hales Eidai. The 337 is destined for a project, the Bonanza was just gravy.... ;D

1970s price tags on them: 30p and 18p. I just paid £12 for the pair....... :rolleyes:
Nice find H,
I never seem to find any 1/72nd scale light civvy aircraft when I look, I want some for my cartel.
Cheers,
Chris.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Weaver on May 18, 2011, 08:14:07 pm
Nice find H,
I never seem to find any 1/72nd scale light civvy aircraft when I look, I want some for my cartel.
Cheers,
Chris.

The Eidai ones come up quite regularly, but they often go for silly collector's prices, as do the Airfix ones like the SA Bulldog and the Piper Cherokee. Just keep doing searches on Cessna, Beechcraft, Piper, Aero Subaru (one of the Eidai ones)  etc... and you'll find them.

http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/1971-EIDAI-AERO-SUBARU-KIT-001-1-72-STILL-SEALED-/120725209224?pt=UK_ToysGames_ModelKits_ModelKits_JN&hash=item1c1bc88088

http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/2-X-1960S-EIDAI-SKYHAWK-BEECHCRAFT-72-1-STILL-SEALED-/120725217160?pt=UK_ToysGames_ModelKits_ModelKits_JN&hash=item1c1bc89f88 (same seller as mine!)

http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/Airfix-1-72-Piper-Cherokee-Arrow-/300557918503?pt=UK_ToysGames_ModelKits_ModelKits_JN&hash=item45faa5e127

http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/Airfix-S-A-Bulldog-Aircraft-Model-kit-1-72-scale-/280679849759?pt=UK_ToysGames_ModelKits_ModelKits_JN&hash=item4159d29f1f
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: ChernayaAkula on May 19, 2011, 12:52:12 am
From Amazon:
Four Italeri 1/72 MiG-29A Fulcrums - at 6.17 EUR a pop and with only ICM Fulcrum-Cs in the stash, I couldn't really say no, could I?
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: McColm on May 19, 2011, 09:27:30 pm
I've just bought on EBay a Dinky die cast 'Essex Police' Ford Capri MKI 3000 GXL 1974, white two doors, boot and bonnet that opens, blue interior. Passenger seat missing, original paintwork, stickers and dayglow stripes still in place. Blue flashing light broken off. Someone has added self taping screws to hold the base plate to the car body. Could be 1/43 scale..
Will replace the dayglow stickers, paint the inside dashboard and general tidy up.

I'm sure it's a 1:25 scale model. If it is Essex Police (think they came as Lancashire) then I'd like to see some pics when you're done cleaning her up. Had a lot of toy police cars as a kid including a Corgi blue and white Ford Escort 1.3 GL which I'm sure is better spec then the real thing, certainly hasn't rusted away yet!

Also have a Corgi Rover 3500 with opening doors and boot hatches, you could lift the bonnet to see the detailed engine. Found my Matchbox 1978 Plymouth Trail Duster in Emergency Rescue markings that even has a working winch on the front.
These are just the big toy cars....

ooops, you are right it is the 1/25. I had the Corgi Police and Fire Rangerovers at one stage must have given them to my nephews..
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Howard of Effingham on May 21, 2011, 02:06:25 am
hmm,

RoG 1/100 apollo columbia and eagle [CSM and lunar lander]
RoG 1/72 Fw-190F-8 + Bv-246 hagelkorn
RoG 1/80 martin B-57 canberra [new in their 'classics range' but originally from 1965]
hasegawa 1/72 F/A-18E

also got a VERY GOOD deal on some airwaves etched brass sets,  something like 7 for the price of 3!!!!  :rolleyes: :rolleyes:
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: McColm on May 21, 2011, 02:38:01 am
Hi,
Just bought on Ebay a Thunderbirds Rolls-Royce and I have three seperate bids for the airfix 1/144 SRN-Hovercraft, please let me win at least one!!
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Thorvic on May 21, 2011, 03:05:21 am
Postie just dropped off a parcel

From SprueBrothers special Pitroad sale:-

1/700 JMSDF Umgiri
1/700 JMSDF Shirane
1/700 JMSDF Shirayuki
1/700 JMSDF Hatsuyuki

All JMSDF Destroyers to build real or act as parts donors.

(Trouble is this is the 2nd order placed still awaiting the first that had a tanker in)
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: kitbasher on May 21, 2011, 03:40:06 am
Jays Models Tempest I conversion.  Ordered Sunday, posted Tuesday, arrived today.  From NZ to UK - not bad, eh!
 ;D ;D
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: McColm on May 21, 2011, 04:30:23 am
That's faster than 1st class post in Blighty.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Martin H on May 21, 2011, 07:15:47 am
Jays Models Tempest I conversion.  Ordered Sunday, posted Tuesday, arrived today.  From NZ to UK - not bad, eh!
 ;D ;D

Same with the three sets I ordered from them :)

plus via Ebay one Aurora Jet Commander for a lot less than they usually go for on there.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Weaver on May 21, 2011, 12:02:59 pm
From Hobbycraft, 1/76th Revellobox Chaffee plus a load of tools and storage stuff.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: wacek85 on May 21, 2011, 12:12:37 pm
(http://i417.photobucket.com/albums/pp258/wacek80/Yamato%20SB/P5160014.jpg)

Now I'm trying to overcome a irresistible urge of buying 1:700 Andromeda
http://www.1999.co.jp/eng/10011427
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: pyro-manic on May 21, 2011, 05:45:07 pm
Leiji Matsumoto-verse! :wub:

From a sale on Britmodeller, a Skywave 1:700 Spruance for a very reasonable price. For bashing.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: chrisonord on May 22, 2011, 05:58:42 am
So much for my Missus saying I have enough model kits, she brought me home an airfix 1/72nd scale F-15e strike eagle this morning from a car boot sale she went to. :unsure: Anyway, it was only 3 quid, which was nice  :thumbsup:
Cheers,
Chris.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Martin H on May 22, 2011, 11:10:09 am
Via todays show at the RAF Museum, Hendon.

RS models Junkers JU-86P
AZ Models Supermarine Attacker FB-2.

Re homed from Kit basher after he won it in the raffle.
Zvezda Fokker F-VIIB/3M (southern cross). Yeap its yee olde Frog kit.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Howard of Effingham on May 22, 2011, 01:21:06 pm
at todays hendon show...

AZ models supermarine attacker prototype and FB2
matchbox vickers wellesley
2 fujimi japanese KV-105 [aka H-46 seaknight]
airfix NA sabre F-86D
airfix piper cherokee
a yugoslav produced super galeb kit
heller heinkel he-112

and various other decal sheets, some xtracolor soviet paint [shades thereof] and a couple of spitfire large slipper fuel tanks.


Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Nick on May 22, 2011, 04:23:10 pm
Not sure what happened to me today but I bought no aircraft kits, just 2 vehicles! :o

Aurora 1/48 MBT-70. Precursor to the M-1 Abrams MBT. This is the original 1969 release in the square box with a vacform base. Only £15, probably get more on Ebay.

Revell 1/25 Corvette Indy "Dream Machine". I just love the styling and looks of this 1986 concept car with 'Exotic 21st century interior'!
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: McColm on May 23, 2011, 12:49:07 am
I can go to heaven, as I've bought an Airfix 1/144 SRN Hovercraft on Ebay along with a 1/72 YF-23.
Thing is do I build them as per instructions or Whiff them?
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Mossie on May 23, 2011, 03:31:45 am
Aurora 1/48 MBT-70. Precursor to the M-1 Abrams MBT. This is the original 1969 release in the square box with a vacform base. Only £15, probably get more on Ebay.

It's crying out for MERDC! :party:
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Supertom on May 23, 2011, 07:39:44 am
I can go to heaven, as I've bought an Airfix 1/144 SRN Hovercraft on Ebay along with a 1/72 YF-23.
Thing is do I build them as per instructions or Whiff them?

1/144 Hovercraft - get a 1/144 Harrier and make it a mobile operating base!
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: McColm on May 23, 2011, 09:47:41 am
Great idea Supertom!!
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Nick on May 24, 2011, 03:05:35 am
Aurora 1/48 MBT-70. Precursor to the M-1 Abrams MBT. This is the original 1969 release in the square box with a vacform base. Only £15, probably get more on Ebay.

It's crying out for MERDC! :party:

I agree that the Summer Verdant MERDC looks pretty good. I was thinking of the modern Bundeswehr 3-colour scheme because the original was boring dark green all over.
http://sites.google.com/site/merdccamo/home/merdc-photos-1

http://www.xs4all.nl/~gurth/afv/merdc.html  has all the colours.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Mossie on May 24, 2011, 04:56:52 am
I'm quite a fan of the winter scheme, the red desert version is quite eyecatching too.  Most of them are also on Don Color.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: McColm on May 24, 2011, 05:16:12 am
Just bought my second airfix SRN-4 Hovercraft from KingKit, got to make some room to build the stretched version.
this ends my spending spree.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: The Big Gimper on May 24, 2011, 06:15:27 am
Major impulse buy off Evil-bay from Top*Model:

1. Amodel Yak-130 with the really cute winglets - Canadian Coast Guard with A-37 drop tanks for littoral patrols.
2. Toko P-63C - Something 1946 Far East. Either Russian or Chinese
3. Sky High T-34C. Canadian Coast Guard trainer
4. Sky High T-34C. USAF Vietnam COIN A/C. Replacement for T-28. Yeah I know it did not publicly fly until 1977 but the SOS and ACS got the first batch in 1971.
5. Amodel I-320P Rocket A/C. My MPM J8M1 Shusi needs company.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Brian da Basher on May 25, 2011, 01:19:51 pm
Won a RoG 1/200 Zeppelin NT airship off ebay. You could say I'm on a lighter-than-air kick.
 :cheers:
Brian da Basher
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Weaver on May 25, 2011, 01:20:22 pm
From ebay: 1/600th Airfix HMS Belfast. Probably going to get spliced with an Airfix County class to make a missile cruiser conversion at some point.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: frank2056 on May 25, 2011, 02:02:41 pm
From the Sprue Bros. moving sale (great deals, BTW)

Bronco 1/35 M1114 HA (just a heavily armored Humvee)
Trumpeter 1/350 USS Independence LCS-2
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: ChernayaAkula on May 25, 2011, 03:31:44 pm
Revell 1/72 F-16C Tiger Meet 2003 - to be real world. Gorgeous scheme!  :wub:
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Jacques Deguerre on May 25, 2011, 11:49:18 pm
Gah! Squadron has a 24 hour 25% off sale! Even though I really should NOT add to my stash, I had to buy a couple of models. I ordered the Italeri Leopard 1A5 and the Hobby Boss Leopard 2E (same as their other up-armored 2A6 versions). Both are slated to be built as vehicles for my fictional Aventine Ground Defense Force. No serious "whiffery" other than paint, markings and hopefully some FN 58/M240/GPMG to replace the MG3s.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Army of One on May 26, 2011, 05:49:02 am
Airfix 1/72 F4U from Pyro....well chuffed....! A little package going back to him n hope he happy with the trade...H
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: IanH on May 26, 2011, 10:37:54 am
Bristol Brigand, thanks to Bungle - must say no to Bargains!!!!!!
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: thedarkmaster on May 27, 2011, 07:49:03 am


One of the lovely Pegasus Hobbies Mercury 9 rockets to go with my Apollo 27 for s bit of " Ministry of Space " inspired whiifing  ;D ;D ;D ;D ;D
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: GTX on May 27, 2011, 02:14:14 pm
Just the one:

1/48 Historic P/F-51H Mustang

Regards,

Greg
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: IanH on May 27, 2011, 02:26:08 pm
Be aware that that's a bit of a Lemon Greg:
http://modelingmadness.com/scotts/korean/p51h.htm
http://modelingmadness.com/reviews/korean/cleaver/cleaverp51h.htm
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: GTX on May 27, 2011, 02:39:44 pm
Be aware that that's a bit of a Lemon Greg:
http://modelingmadness.com/scotts/korean/p51h.htm
http://modelingmadness.com/reviews/korean/cleaver/cleaverp51h.htm

Thanks - for what I want it for, it won't really matter though.

Regards,

Greg
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: IanH on May 27, 2011, 02:45:05 pm
No Worries... ;)
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: RotorheadTX on May 27, 2011, 02:45:43 pm
Aeromaster 1/72 Hawker Tempest V; Heller plastic, Aeromaster decals, Falcon canopy, Eduard etch set, KMC resin parts - all in one box!  :party:
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Weaver on May 28, 2011, 05:53:29 am
From SMTF models in Poynton:

Airfix 1/72nd DUKW
Modelscene 1/76th cycles and stand

From Warren Kerfoot in Compstall: Oxford 1/76th Vauxhall Cresta

From ebay: Hasegawa 1/72nd Guided bombs and gun pods set: dirt cheap because they're all made up and a few are painted... :rolleyes:
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Thorvic on May 28, 2011, 07:49:15 am
Well got the 2nd part of my Spruebrothers Pitroad sale today:

1/700 JMSDF DDH Kurama
1/700 JMSDF DDG Tachikaze
1/700 JMSDF AOE Towada

Intersting this was the first order placed a couple of days before the 2nd but took an extra week to arrive !- wierd

Off Ebay final received some Pitroad stuff from Japan

1/700 DD Takanami
1/700 DE Yoshino
1/700 Wings of the West set 2 (x2)

The those last 2 lines has given me 5 Grumman Trackers for the Australia build, and the Wings set also has the Tracer option for them, the bad news is that they only have a pair in each set as it would be much nicer to loose the vehicles and get more S-2s in the set instead.
(Also get a pair of Sabres and Starfighters so they could be used on an ex CVT acting as an Aircraft transport i suppose, or alternately do them as Sea Starfighters which LM did look into !)

G
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Steel Penguin on May 29, 2011, 09:04:21 am
from Partisan at kelham hall.
2 ainsty castings INAP double packs, 1 cream resin to paint and the same again in clear resin as stealthed
3 of the woodbine design companys sci fi packs , civilians and marince charictors 1 and 2. bouth of the whovian packs   squire and family, and school master, and 2 packs of armed schoolboys
from heresy some of the trech coat gangers and  an emily lake
from Hasslefree  priveateer goodwin and captin john
from B E F a 1:56th Matilda 2
from Force of arms, 1:56th a m35 2 1/2 ton truck with quad .50cal, a M35 5 toner with flat bed , and a m35 m113 combo convoy escort
and a grand manor  medieval german barn that my wife wanted.
a fine day.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: The Wooksta! on May 30, 2011, 09:02:01 am
Bristol Brigand, thanks to Bungle - must say no to Bargains!!!!!!

It's a dog of a kit.  Throw the interior away as the radar/nav positions are the wrong way round and the instrument panel doesn't fit - I had to take 2 mm all round off mine then carve a 1mm groove into the resin to get it to fit and even then, it wouldn't close.  The canopy has few frame lines and doesn't fit, although you get two (the spare from the Valom kit does not fit - I did try).  Horrid white metal, the wheels are laughable and the u/c itself is a nightmare to assemble.  It's an awful kit and I dearly wish that I hadn't bought another, although that's being combined with a Hallamvac one to try and get a decent Brigand out of the two, probably wheels up and with crew.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: JayBee on May 30, 2011, 09:29:46 am
Gosh Lee,

you are being very restrained there :wacko:

Jim
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: IanH on May 30, 2011, 10:22:00 am
Bristol Brigand, thanks to Bungle - must say no to Bargains!!!!!!

It's a dog of a kit.  Throw the interior away as the radar/nav positions are the wrong way round and the instrument panel doesn't fit - I had to take 2 mm all round off mine then carve a 1mm groove into the resin to get it to fit and even then, it wouldn't close.  The canopy has few frame lines and doesn't fit, although you get two (the spare from the Valom kit does not fit - I did try).  Horrid white metal, the wheels are laughable and the u/c itself is a nightmare to assemble.  It's an awful kit and I dearly wish that I hadn't bought another, although that's being combined with a Hallamvac one to try and get a decent Brigand out of the two, probably wheels up and with crew.
Cheers for the heads up Lee, I'll see what I can do with it...
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: van883 on May 30, 2011, 10:43:03 am
from Partisan at kelham hall.
2 ainsty castings INAP double packs, 1 cream resin to paint and the same again in clear resin as stealthed
3 of the woodbine design companys sci fi packs , civilians and marince charictors 1 and 2. bouth of the whovian packs   squire and family, and school master, and 2 packs of armed schoolboys
from heresy some of the trech coat gangers and  an emily lake
from Hasslefree  priveateer goodwin and captin john
from B E F a 1:56th Matilda 2
from Force of arms, 1:56th a m35 2 1/2 ton truck with quad .50cal, a M35 5 toner with flat bed , and a m35 m113 combo convoy escort
and a grand manor  medieval german barn that my wife wanted.
a fine day.

What Kelham Hall in Notts-was there a show I missed?

Van
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: The Wooksta! on May 30, 2011, 10:49:28 am
It IS buildable, but it does try your patience dearly.  I built mine whilst off on the sick in 2000 and hated every minute of it.  It took another ten years before getting a coat of primer and whilst the scheme is on, it's rotting in a box somewhere, unlikely to get finished for another ten years.  Certainly not this year as it's Spitfire Summer* and NOTHING else.

The wheels from the Valom kit are going to get moulded at some stage.  If you can get the white metal props John Adams released for the Valom kit, do it.  Failing that, you can have the plastic ones from the one that I replaced with the Aeroclub items.



*Every single mark of Spitfire, from the prototype to the Seafire FR47, plus the 224, Spiteful and Seafang, ALL whiffed.  I had a nice idea for a Spanish 224 last night and have the history all worked out.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: The Wooksta! on May 30, 2011, 10:50:34 am
Gosh Lee,

you are being very restrained there :wacko:

Jim

I'm not allowed to swear any more.  And believe me, that kit makes you *really* want to swear!
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Mr.Creak on May 30, 2011, 11:19:31 am
What Kelham Hall in Notts-was there a show I missed?

Van
First Partizan show of the year.
It was too close to Triples - not many traders showed up and I found it a bit disappointing. Although that could also be because it's the first time in about ten years I wasn't running a participation game and went as a "punter".
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Steel Penguin on May 30, 2011, 01:20:57 pm
Van883, as Mr Creak said, 1st partizan ( wargames) show of the year at Kelham hall near Newark. Though i must say i found it slightly better that normal as the couple of missing demo games did mean that there seemed to be quite a bit more space around the dames and traders there. and the amount spent shows that i found plenty to spend on, ( though i admit at least 3 companys id like to see wernt there. but one is some one ive ordered from for the best part of 2 decades and know are so prompt that myself and freinds have put through orders on a afternoon and had them arrive the next morning).
hope this helped.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: IanH on May 31, 2011, 11:32:43 am
It IS buildable, but it does try your patience dearly.  I built mine whilst off on the sick in 2000 and hated every minute of it.  It took another ten years before getting a coat of primer and whilst the scheme is on, it's rotting in a box somewhere, unlikely to get finished for another ten years.  Certainly not this year as it's Spitfire Summer* and NOTHING else.

The wheels from the Valom kit are going to get moulded at some stage.  If you can get the white metal props John Adams released for the Valom kit, do it.  Failing that, you can have the plastic ones from the one that I replaced with the Aeroclub items.



*Every single mark of Spitfire, from the prototype to the Seafire FR47, plus the 224, Spiteful and Seafang, ALL whiffed.  I had a nice idea for a Spanish 224 last night and have the history all worked out.
That would be much appreciated Lee...what scale are you working in for the Spits?
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Martin H on May 31, 2011, 11:34:04 am
Lee normaly only works in Gods own scale. 1/72nd :)
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: IanH on May 31, 2011, 11:39:41 am
Bugger - I may have had some decals for him...
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: GTX on May 31, 2011, 11:48:49 pm
1/48 Revell Lippisch P 13a for a diorama
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: NARSES2 on June 01, 2011, 01:36:37 am
more space around the dames and traders there.

Pantomine season already  ;D

From the BIG H -

Azure Vickers Vildebeest

Eduard canopy mask for one kit that really needs one the Airfix Bv 141
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: The Wooksta! on June 01, 2011, 07:51:00 am
Martin's bang on.  All the Spits are 72nd.

Recent purchases have been restrained, but all Spitfires for the masterbuild.

From ebay:
Ventura Spitfire mk VIII
Ventura Spitfire mk IX (the Norwegian boxing - I'd like another for the decals!)
Ventura Spitfire mk 18
Fujimi Spitfire PRXIX (end price £2.72.  Cheapest I've ever got that kit, although like all the Fujimi PRs I've got it'll end as a fighter and the canopy used to replace the yellowed ones in the half dozen MPM PRXIXs I've got salted away)
3 x Airfix mk Ia (old tooling)

From Uncle Frank this morning:
2x Airfix Spitfire I/IIa
2x Airfix Spitfire IXc (one is donating it's wing for a Seafire with the Octopus fuselage as the Octopus wing is unuseable)
Hobbyboss Spitfire Vb Aboukir (only want the filter to finish a PRIV)
Admiral Seafire Ib (spare wingtips and props!)
Heller Spitfire mk XVIe (for stock)
Sword Seafire F/LIIc (beautiful kit with a spare Spitfire V fuselage and Rotol prop)

Total acquisitions in June - 15.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Martin H on June 01, 2011, 09:15:25 am
via a certain well known auction web site.
one Anigrand resin Mirage 4000.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: IanH on June 01, 2011, 09:40:01 am
I might have a couple of things if you can use them Chris...
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Thorvic on June 01, 2011, 12:16:04 pm
Airfix 1/48th Supermarine Seafire XVII  :thumbsup:

Going to be real world as comes with 800sqdn markings on HMS Triumph in 1947 which has pleased my dad as he was there with the squadron at the time  ;D
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: IanH on June 02, 2011, 01:36:19 am
Airfix 1/48th Supermarine Seafire XVII  :thumbsup:

Going to be real world as comes with 800sqdn markings on HMS Triumph in 1947 which has pleased my dad as he was there with the squadron at the time  ;D
Any chance of a looky see in the box Thorvic? - Been given a task by an ex RAF mate...
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Bungle on June 02, 2011, 05:41:03 am
From EvilBay, actually that's wrong.... From the lovely eBay

Ace 1/72 Grumman Guardian Hunter,
Ace 1/72 Grumman Guardian Killer and
Ace 1/72 Martin Mauler (late).

A three in one purchase for £25 .... could not resist as I missed these when they first came out. Not sure what I'm going to do with them but Fleet Air Arm looks very plausible.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: NARSES2 on June 02, 2011, 07:01:01 am
Airfix 1/48th Supermarine Seafire XVII  :thumbsup:


Lucky so & so. I knew it was out but neither of my local sources has it in yet. I need 2 when I do get them so I can do wings folded/unfolded. Both will be real
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Jacques Deguerre on June 02, 2011, 07:25:03 am
SIGH... Sprue Brothers increased the discount on their moving sale to 20% and there was an Academy M4A3E8 Sherman that just had to come live with me! :lol:

Would've bought two but SWMBO took a dim view of that. Oh well, I've got my eye on a couple of eBay auctions anyway. :wacko:
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Weaver on June 02, 2011, 01:12:47 pm
From a certain well-known auction site who've just p****d off 95% of their sellers by mucking up their perfectly good summary screen in order to sell more advertising  :angry: :banghead::

Italeri 1/72nd "Fat Havoc" in all it's glorious DoD inaccuracy. No definite plans: it was just cheap!

Keil Kraft 1/72nd West Ham Corporation Type "A" Tram. Will probably end up as a Pirate Tram at some point... :wacko:
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: IanH on June 02, 2011, 01:30:58 pm
I've got a Fat Havoc on my Son's ceiling...
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Thiel on June 03, 2011, 06:12:06 am
Arrived today from Bungle
One and a half Frog 1/72 Westland Wyvern. Destined for either the RDAF or RDN
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Nils on June 03, 2011, 06:58:10 am
took the bicycle to Diksmuide (Dixmude) this morning, came home with:

-Revell 1/144 Fokker 100 (to become a Fokker 100NG)
-Revell 1/72 NH90 TTH (to become a RW Belgian one when the first one flies)
-Revell 1/72 EC145 "Polizei/gendarmerie"
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: pyro-manic on June 03, 2011, 10:15:13 am
My LMS has a pile of the new 1:48 Seafire 17s in. Looks lovely, but wrong scale. :( And the kits available in 1:72 cost almost as much!

Today's additions: An Italeri X/YB-35 Flying Wing at a very nice price from a guy on Britmodeller. :thumbsup: Will probably be a turboprop B-35H in Gunship Grey with all the modern lumps and bumps.

From Army of One: a nice little selection of British weapons in 1:35 - I've got SMLEs, Brens, Stens and a couple of Boys anti-tank rifles. Just what I needed for one of my many ideas. :)
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Weaver on June 03, 2011, 11:06:52 am
From PITAbay:

 Mastercraft 1/72nd MiG-19, plus a couple of Aeroclub seats. Yes it's the old KP mould, but none the worse for that (apart from the 97,000 separate air scoops.... :o).
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: frank2056 on June 03, 2011, 08:42:26 pm
From the Sprue Bros 20% off sale (and they were already discounted):

Legend 1/35 scale resin US vehicle crew #1, #3,  Vehicle gunner & driver. Rhino anti-IED device and an M1114 detailing set.
CMK rivets, which come with a drill bit and a PE steel drill guide. The rivets are full rivets, but I bought the the sets mainly for the guides and the drill bits. Pretty cheap for both.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Steel Penguin on June 04, 2011, 08:11:20 am
pack of GW Scourges, and a part of a GW dark eldar battle forse ( its a  purchase between myself and my wife).
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Thorvic on June 04, 2011, 09:05:56 am
Collected from the Post Office this morning:

Xtrakit 1/72 Hunter T7 to create the Hawker P1130  :thumbsup:
Pitroad 1/700 Wings of the West set 2 from WEM (another pair of Trackers for the Australia build!)
Starfighter Decals 1/700 Essex Class decals (again for Australia build)
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: The Wooksta! on June 04, 2011, 10:06:48 am
From ebay:
CMR Spitfire mk9 Rolls Royce conversion.

Total Spitfires in June to date - 16
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Weaver on June 04, 2011, 08:14:56 pm
From ebay:

Heller 1/72nd Javelin T.3

I now have two  FAW.9s and two T.3s, which is enough to build an Avro Avenger and an Ambassador for Patchwork World and provide bits for a number of other projects as well   :thumbsup:  (if I ever get around to any of them... :rolleyes:)

Went to Modelzone Manchester and Fred Aldous today, and bought..... nothing. See how good I can be?
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: sideshowbob9 on June 05, 2011, 05:29:55 am
From PR19_Kit a KP Pogo.  :thumbsup:

From ebay:

Airfix 1/72 P-47 & Hampden
Frog 1/72 P-47 &  Wyvern
Trumpeter 1/72 Wyvern
Monogram 1/48th T-28A and 1/72 F7F





Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: mkhulu on June 05, 2011, 08:05:19 am
1/48 Italeri OH-58 Kiowa ( x2 )
1/35 Academy Vulcan SPAAG
1/35 Academy M113 ACAV
1/48 Academy Spitfire Mk XIVc
1/35 Tamiya Sturmpanzer IV
1/35 Italeri M60 Blazer
1/48 Revell Learjet
1/50 Artiplast MB 326 (Horrible yucky kit - got it for dirt cheap  ;D )
1/48 Hawk P47 Thunderbolt (same as with the Artiplast MB 326 :D )
1/48 Academy Bf 109G-14 (The umbrella one)
1/35 Tamiya Panzer IV Ausf D
1/35 ICM BS-3 field guns ( x2 )
1/35 Tamiya Pak 40 7.5cm AT gun
1/35 Trumpeter AS-90 SPG
1/35 Trumpeter LAV-25
1/35 Academy M36 Jackson
1/48 AMT/ETML A-20J Havoc
1/48 Tamiya Spitfire Mk Vb
1/35 Academy Merkava III
1/72 Airfix AC47 Spooky (Bought 2nd hand - some parts missing)
1/35 Tamiya Centurion Mk III
1/35 Tamiya M3 Lee / Grant
1/35 Tamiya M8 HMC
1/35 Tamiya SAS "Pink Panther" Land Rover
1/35 Tamiya Landrover Ambulance
1/48 Tamiya Brewster F2A2 Buffalo
1/48 Hasegawa Weapons Set B (U.S. Guided Bombs & Rocket Launchers)
1/35 Tamiya Daimler Mk II Scout Car ( x2 )
1/35 Academy M998 IED Gun Truck
1/35 Academy KIFV K-200 APC
1/35 Academy Machine gun sets ( x 2 )
1/35 Dragon US Marines Tank Killers
1/35 Academy M151A2 TOW missile launcher
1/48 Academy Hughes 500D Police
1/48 Academy AH-64D Longbow Apache Helicopter


Waiting for the tools I ordered from Hannants before whiffing....
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: IanH on June 05, 2011, 10:26:01 am
That isn't a stash - it's a model shop!
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Jacques Deguerre on June 05, 2011, 11:06:28 am
Well, with my latest E-Bay win, I think I'm putting a moratorium on buying any models for a bit. It was a still a pretty good deal but I'm just tapped out at the moment.

I'll just post a round up once everything arrives.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: ChernayaAkula on June 05, 2011, 04:06:11 pm
<...> I think I'm putting a moratorium on buying any models for a bit. <...>

Good luck with that! (http://i107.photobucket.com/albums/m309/ChernayaAkula/Emoticons/diablotin.gif)
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: mkhulu on June 05, 2011, 11:17:40 pm
That isn't a stash - it's a model shop!

i tend think of it as an investment  ;D

Need to add some smore kits to that list .... Would like to add some 1/48 Skyraider kits and some more 1/35 armour kits.

1/72 is too fiddly for me - hence the 1/35 and 1/48 kits !

Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: GTX on June 05, 2011, 11:35:24 pm

1/72 is too fiddly for me - hence the 1/35 and 1/48 kits !


I hear you :thumbsup:
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: GTX on June 05, 2011, 11:37:11 pm
Today's additions:


Regards,

Greg
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: IanH on June 05, 2011, 11:50:36 pm

1/72 is too fiddly for me - hence the 1/35 and 1/48 kits !


I hear you :thumbsup:
Ditto Morocco Mole :thumbsup:
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Howard of Effingham on June 06, 2011, 03:24:57 am
all 1/72

PM models Fokker DXXI
airfix hurricane I
airfix chipmunk

planning some more surgery involving the hurricane, spats from the fokker and a RR kestrel from the stash, with a 2 bladed prop.

the first hurricane that has been altered [less the fokker spats], is now being decalled.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Weaver on June 06, 2011, 04:18:07 am
That isn't a stash - it's a model shop!

i tend think of it as an investment  ;D

Indeed - think of all the expensive therapy you can avoid by doing modelling..... ;D






(and try not to think about all the therapy you'll need because of it.... ;))
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: NARSES2 on June 06, 2011, 07:26:22 am
Airfix 1/48 Seafire XVII. Looks very nice in it's protective plastic, nice sturdy box tray as well  :thumbsup:

Need another one so I can build wings down and wings folded. Both to be real, one with the low demarcation to the EDSG/Sky the other with the high

Chris
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Rheged on June 06, 2011, 07:38:55 am

Need another one so I can build wings down and wings folded. Both to be real
Chris

Rather you than me with that most entertaining Z-fold on the wings!
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: NARSES2 on June 06, 2011, 07:41:10 am

Need another one so I can build wings down and wings folded. Both to be real
Chris

Rather you than me with that most entertaining Z-fold on the wings!

The kit has both options - no cutting - so hopefully should be straightforward. Just give the glue plenty of time to dry
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Rheged on June 06, 2011, 07:47:39 am

Need another one so I can build wings down and wings folded. Both to be real
Chris

Rather you than me with that most entertaining Z-fold on the wings!

The kit has both options - no cutting - so hopefully should be straightforward. Just give the glue plenty of time to dry

I'd assumed cutting......not my idea of fun.  I look forward to the pix and backstory
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: NARSES2 on June 06, 2011, 07:54:33 am

I'd assumed cutting......not my idea of fun.  I look forward to the pix and backstory

Ah - both will be real. I don't wif 1/48 (don't build much 1/48 anyway) I do have plans for a Czech Master 1/72 one though
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: The Wooksta! on June 06, 2011, 02:08:44 pm
From ebay:
Valom Bristol Buckingham C1.  Bargaintastic price of fifteen notes.  Can't remember how much other high priced mail order houses are stitching people for.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: nebnoswal on June 06, 2011, 04:19:15 pm
Just back from another trip to Bisbee.  One of the antique stores is ever so slowly wading through 1000's of kits.  Today I picked up:
- Heller 1/72 SAAB 3 Draken
- Revell 1/72 Dornier 228-100
- MPM 1/72 Sikorsky HO3S-1
- MPM 1/72 Hawker SeaHawk Mk 100
Added to this, last month I picked-up a 1/72 SAAB Viggen, 1/48 Mirage III, 1/48 P-40E, 1/72 E-2A, 1/72 Lockheed Hudson,

And they were all at bargin prices.  I'd get more, but I don't have enough room in my bags to fit them all.  I have sent a couple home already, but postage from US to down under is damm expensive.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Army of One on June 07, 2011, 03:15:36 am
Another clandestine meet at a train station with brother NARSES2 right under the noses of local PCSO's netted me  a revell Walrus,B26 invader,Airfix Kingfisher an all at bloody bargain prices....!!! Many thanks Chris....  :thumbsup:.....H
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: McColm on June 08, 2011, 12:06:03 am
Just won on eBay 1/24 VW Beetle classic convertable.
The artwork for the Thunderbirds Rolls Royce is blue, but the body is pink and has two motors. One for the drive and the other to fire missiles.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: IanH on June 08, 2011, 03:26:17 am
From Model Hobbies:

1/72 Revell SR-71.

Believe it or not, only purchased for the crew figures.  :o :rolleyes: ;D

However, since purchasing it, I have come across an idea that has caught my eye....Lockheed A-12 Blackbird by Toby Nelson (http://hsfeatures.com/features04/a12blackbirdtb_1.htm).

I could be tempted to do it RW as a BLACK SHIELD deployment A-12.  :ph34r:

 :cheers:

Duncan
How about Project OXCART?
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Gondor on June 08, 2011, 10:52:49 am
Just retrieved from the local Postal Sorting Depot

Hasegawa 1/72 F-2A/B which I bought from Hobby Link Japan for a very reasonable price including shipping, on a slow boat from Japan rather than china.

Probably going to be r/l as I have another that I am whiffing... or will be if I get the proverbial finger out  :blink:

Gondor
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: James on June 08, 2011, 11:25:55 am
Was in York for uni today so popped in to Monk Bar Models in York:

Ta-154, 1/72, PM Models
Ta-183, 1/72, PM Models
Me P-1111, 1/72, PM Models

All three were priced at £2.75 each. Atm I think they are going to be used in a Patchwork World based scenario/build linked with my Kingdom of Yorkshire idea. Have not decided on what nation yet.  :thumbsup:

Also in Monk Bar Models was a SMER 1/72 LeO 451. I wanted to get it and have been looking out for one for a while because it’s a cracking looking aircraft.  :wub: I thought three kits was enough given my now almost non-existant budget having gone back to uni to do my PGCE…. Now I regret not getting it as I’m not in York until 28th June now and it was only £8ish IIRC.  :banghead:
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: ChernayaAkula on June 08, 2011, 02:47:12 pm
Got a Skunkworks Modelshop 1/72 MQ-9 Reaper (well, two actually, as they come with two per box).
On first sight, they look rather nice. Some closer inspection (CLICK! (http://www.whatifmodelers.com/index.php/topic,24375.msg508887.html#msg508887)) reveals that they're much too small, though. More 1/109 than 1/72. :angry:

UPDATE: Raymond Chung of Skunkmodels addressed the issue on ARC and promises to deliver a correctly sized model in about three months. See the link above for some further info.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: pyro-manic on June 08, 2011, 05:08:34 pm
How the hell did they manage that? :blink:
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: IanH on June 09, 2011, 12:19:23 am
Quote
I could be tempted to do it RW as a BLACK SHIELD deployment A-12.  :ph34r:
How about Project OXCART?

To all intents and purposes OXCART is the A-12, BLACK SHIELD was just the code name for its deployment to South East Asia in the late sixties, were they were used to map North Vietnamese SAM sites, keep an eye on the PRC and occasionally check out North Korea.

 :cheers:

Duncan
Ah thanks for that Duncan...There's always the X Men A12, or even the Budgie version... :wacko:
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: GTX on June 09, 2011, 01:22:32 am
Today's addition:

1/48 Attic Aircraft Models Boeing X-32 A/B

Regards,

Greg
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Supertom on June 09, 2011, 01:05:05 pm
Today's addition:

1/48 Attic Aircraft Models Boeing X-32 A/B

Regards,

Greg

Did you put that in the attic?  Get it?  Attic? ;D

I did look that up and it looks like a nice kit.  Hurry up and build it so I can live vicariously through your workbench  :lol:
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Jacques Deguerre on June 09, 2011, 02:34:03 pm
As I mentioned earlier, I'll just do  round-up post. The two latest acquisitions include a Tamiya 1/35 scale Type 74 and an Italeri M47 Patton. Both are pretty old boxings; the Type 74 has the MRC label on the box side and the instructions don't specify Tamiya paints. The M47 is in the old yellow label Testors/Italeri photo box and still has the cellophane on it. To review, my recent purchases have included (all 1/35 scale):

2- Monogram M48A2 Patton (current issue).
1- Heller Somua 35 (70s box).
1- Revell M4 Sherman (oddball kit from ~1956, mine's the early 80s release).
1- Hobby Boss Leopard 2A6E.
1- Italeri Leopard 1A5.
1- Academy M4A3E8 Sherman.
1- Italeri M47 Patton.
1- Tamiya Type 74.

 
<...> I think I'm putting a moratorium on buying any models for a bit. <...>

Good luck with that! (http://i107.photobucket.com/albums/m309/ChernayaAkula/Emoticons/diablotin.gif)
As you can see from the list above, the moratorium is pretty much a necessity since I'm a bit financially "tapped out" at the moment! :lol:
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: The Wooksta! on June 09, 2011, 03:16:58 pm
From a mate, a Hasegawa Spitfire HF.VIII.  Interestingly, he'd sold me a boxed version of the same kit a few weeks back, which is on the blocks as an HF.VII.  I'd wanted another to whiff into some other mark but I cannot for the life of me remember which one, but probab;y a mk IX.

Total Spitfire acquisitions in June to date: 16.  Planned purchase is a pair of Hobbyboss Vbs to convert to the PRXIII.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: ChernayaAkula on June 09, 2011, 03:40:17 pm
1/48 Attic Aircraft Models Boeing X-32 A/B

Did you put that in the attic?  Get it?  Attic? ;D

From what I've read about Attic's previous effort, I thought the general consensus was that they're not for the attic, but rather for the trash bin. Read a particularly devastating review of Attic's F-16XL conversion, which found that scratch-building would be cheaper, easier and result in a more accurate model.
How is this particular kit?

<...> I think I'm putting a moratorium on buying any models for a bit. <...>

Good luck with that! (http://i107.photobucket.com/albums/m309/ChernayaAkula/Emoticons/diablotin.gif)
As you can see from the list above, the moratorium is pretty much a necessity since I'm a bit financially "tapped out" at the moment! :lol:

Oh, I know all about the necessities of kit purchase moratoriums for financial reasons (as well as size of stash/lack of space), I just wasn't sure it would work out. :lol: Tried to impose several moratoriums - but they all went bust. Recently tried to sell a larger number of kits on a German forum to get the stash below 1000. Did manage to sell a sizeable number, but somehow it just didn't work out the way I' had planned.
Stash before sale: 1048
Stash after sale: 1067
 :wacko:
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Howard of Effingham on June 10, 2011, 03:27:00 am
italeri C-47 dakota
RoG Me-262 A1
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: chrisonord on June 10, 2011, 10:34:13 am
 Today arrived a bargain purchase from that well known bay of evil. A 1/72nd scale Airfix Mil Mi-24 A/D for the bargain price of £3.85, plus £2.50 postage :cheers:
Many thanks to Army of one for pointing this out to me  :bow: :bow: I will be able to make another Hind pure gunship now too.
Cheers,
Chris.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Weaver on June 10, 2011, 06:30:09 pm
From Coppelstone Castings:

One pack of 25mm (roughly 1/48th) 1920 pilots: two full figures and four "busts", all resplendent in leather flying gear, scarves, handlebar moustaches etc....

One pack of "Frisky Penguins".

(http://www.copplestonecastings.co.uk/images/c17.jpg)

http://www.copplestonecastings.co.uk/range.php?range=HA
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Weaver on June 11, 2011, 02:26:08 am
And this morning, from Scotia Grendel:

One pack of five tank hatches
One pack of ten ball-mount machine-guns

Both for 25mm figs so approx 1/48th scale.


http://www.scotiagrendel.com/Products/index.php?main_page=index&cPath=2_43&sort=20a&page=2
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Thorvic on June 11, 2011, 03:41:37 am
From eBay via Royal Mail i received the 1/700 Trumpeter Roma italian WW2 Battleship.

Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: TsrJoe on June 11, 2011, 04:11:29 am
from lhs. Jamiesons models, AZ Models Spitfire 21 and  Finnish/Latvian Martinsyde

... is it just me being picky but are some companies churning kits out recently which 'should' be better, the old Pegasus Models 'limited run tooling' Matinsyde is stil a much better and sharper representation of the type methinks, the newer one looking like it has girders welded onto the fuselage as ribs and a 'roughness' or lack of finesse to areas such as the footholes and radiator. the resin engine block looks nice tho. all for £14 :unsure:

The AZ Spitfire 21, (possibly one for Lee to comment?) iv not checked it as yet against drawings, but against the real one hanging at Glasgow Museums (yip i wandered along with kit in hand!), the tail looks small, too curved in section, the wings look 'odd' too re upperwing bulges and maybe in outline shape? (years ago i made a 21 using an Airfix Spitfire V fuselage, old Frog 14 tail, a resin Griffon nose and Pegasus 24 wings which looks 'sharper' shapewise!)  :blink:

ah well, heres hoping Eduard rerelease their 21 at some point, iv heard thats stil the best kit f the mark from the box !!?  :banghead:
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: chrisonord on June 11, 2011, 04:20:34 am
Today arrived a bit of extravagance for me, and yes it will get hidden from the grouppenfurer :wacko:
From Hannants an Anigrand Sikorsky s-67 Blackhawk. It looks like I will have to do a fair bit of modification to it as the kit weaponry looks useless.Something I was not expecting from a kit that cost so much. I will do this as a US Marines Helicopter escort, will probably get some AAM's and a pair of gun pods.
Cheers,
Chris.  
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: pyro-manic on June 11, 2011, 07:19:21 am
Arrived today, from the Modelzone sale: one Revell 1:35 Unimog 2t truck. Good price, but the kit looks a bit disappointing upon inspection. It's rather crude, lots of flash and mould lines, etc. Still, for what I want it for it will do just fine.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: The Wooksta! on June 11, 2011, 08:15:17 am
The AZ Spitfire 21, (possibly one for Lee to comment?) iv not checked it as yet against drawings, but against the real one hanging at Glasgow Museums (yip i wandered along with kit in hand!), the tail looks small, too curved in section, the wings look 'odd' too re upperwing bulges and maybe in outline shape? (years ago i made a 21 using an Airfix Spitfire V fuselage, old Frog 14 tail, a resin Griffon nose and Pegasus 24 wings which looks 'sharper' shapewise!)  :blink:

ah well, heres hoping Eduard rerelease their 21 at some point, iv heard thats stil the best kit f the mark from the box !!?  :banghead:

The AZ wing has a better shape than the Xtrakit/MPM one (and I loathe that kit now).  TBH, I haven't looked at the tail on the 21 as the only one I've started (actually the Seafire F45 boxing but same plastic) is going to be a Seafire F46 so the fuselage went straight into the airframes spares box, but I'll compare it later.

The Eduard one was a reboxing of the Aeroteam kit with a load of resin and etch.  Horrid kit to build (I built 2 and ditched all that I had left - approx 4), the wing is way too thick and if you went for the contraprop option, the rudder was too small as you'd need an F18 one withthe larger trim tabs.  IIRC, I was sure it was a copy of the original 1996 Czechmaster kit.  The current CMR kit also has a contraprop option but yet again, it doesn't have the F.18 rudder.  Neither does the AZ contraprop boxing, but if you've their F.14 boxing (high or low back, doesn't matter which), the F18 rudder will be spare.

The best Spitfire F21 from the box was the old Airkit resin one from 1990.  I think I've some spare F21 wings that Paul Lucas did sometime later.  

Today's Spitfire acquisitions were limited to a pair of Hobbyboss Vbs, one of which will be converted into the PR.XIII by the removals of the cannons.  The other may end up as an Australian one, possibly as a Seafire Ib.

Total Spitfires purchased in June to date: 18.
On order: 3 Brigade Spitfire T.IX conversions
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: chrisonord on June 11, 2011, 12:33:25 pm
It looks like I will have to do a fair bit of modification to it as the kit weaponry looks useless.Something I was not expecting from a kit that cost so much.

Welcome to the world of Anigrand.  :wacko:


It looks like I will be doing a reverse of the norm with this thing ie upgrading a resin kit with stytrene parts  :rolleyes:I think I will canibalise an AH-1w for the cockpit and the weapons and if I can get it to fit, the canopy. I don't like vac form canopy that comes with the kit, I don't trust my compitance at cutting it out properly, so if I can get a cobra canopy to work then that will do for me. The gun turret looks like it will get junked too in favour of a cobra one also.
Now to find a cheap parts donor Ah-1w :unsure: :angry:
Chris.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: anthonyp on June 11, 2011, 02:18:59 pm
Stopped into my LHS today just to see what was there, and walked out with some things I did not think I would:

1/72 Revell Space Shuttle Stack (for about $25 less than I'm seeing it online for)
1/350 Trumpeter USS Independence LCS-2 (will scale-o-rama to a 1/700 carrier type thing)
1/700 Dragon combo Admiral Nakhimov and USS Dallas pack
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Martin H on June 11, 2011, 04:03:50 pm
one Matchbox Saab J29 and one Matchbox TF-104G. via a local (to me) seller on ebay
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: ChernayaAkula on June 11, 2011, 05:11:09 pm
1/72 Revell Do 228 - three of those, with two to be whiffed
1/72 Revell EC 145 Polizei/Gendarmerie - contains high landing gear bits for an EC 135
1/72 Revell EC 135 Österr.Polizei/Bundespolizei
1/72 Revell EC 635 Military
1/72 Revell MAN 7t milgl truck
1/144 Revell AH-64D Longbow Apache

And from HLJ:
1/72 Kotobukiya Jigabachi AV with Tachikoma from GITS:SAC 2nd Gig

<...> the Xtrakit/MPM one (and I loathe that kit now).  <...>

Why's that?
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Army of One on June 11, 2011, 06:23:21 pm
Today arrived a bargain purchase from that well known bay of evil. A 1/72nd scale Airfix Mil Mi-24 A/D for the bargain price of £3.85, plus £2.50 postage :cheers:
Many thanks to Army of one for pointing this out to me  :bow: :bow: I will be able to make another Hind pure gunship now too.
Cheers,
Chris.

Mate.....any time for a fellow with similar taste......glad you got it it for the bargain price... :thumbsup:..can't wait to see what you do with it...... ;D
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Thorvic on June 12, 2011, 05:49:05 am
Got the Matchbox Sea Cobra if thats any use (ex Revell/Italeri i assume rather than Matchbox's original Cobra)

G
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: chrisonord on June 12, 2011, 06:40:30 am
Got the Matchbox Sea Cobra if thats any use (ex Revell/Italeri i assume rather than Matchbox's original Cobra)

G
hya Geoff,
That would do the trick just nicely for some of the bits I can use.Just let me now how much and when I can pick it up, and I will be over.
Cheers,
Chris.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Daryl J. on June 12, 2011, 07:55:03 am
Porco Rosso alternatives in 1/72 including the Aichi Paul, Laura, and Seiran, and a Glen.     There's a Jill and a SM-79 also on the way for conversion to single seat runabouts for some rich whiffer in the late 1940's.   
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: The Wooksta! on June 12, 2011, 09:20:31 am
Just won on ebay:

Ventura Spitfire HF.IXc (the HF refers to the Merlin type and not the wingtips.  Confused?  Me too.)
Fujimi Spitfire FRXIVe (Far East boxing - the post war German one seems to be quite rare for some reason, although apart from the decals it's the same plastic.)

Total Spitfires acquired in June - 20.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: The Wooksta! on June 12, 2011, 09:28:15 am
<...> the Xtrakit/MPM one (and I loathe that kit now).  <...>

Why's that?

Because it's an utter disappointment.  Nicely tooled but:
The wings need serious sanding down to get them to close up, and that's without the wheel well inserts.  On top of which, the wing has some shape problems.  There've been comments elsewhere about the tips being too pointy but the curve on the trailing edge starts too soon.
The spinner is way too pointy whilst the prop blades are the wrong shape and far too short - the prop diameter is about 4mm short.
The canopies don't close and are too wide - try fitting them over any other Spitfire kit and they just fall over them.  This leads me to suspect that the fuselage itself is too wide.

Despite it's fit problems, I'd rather build the Admiral kit.

As for the AZ F21.  TsrJoe's right, the fin and rudder are off.  I think the fin is fixable, it's the rudder that's at fault.  I suspect that AZ/Admiral have gone off plans for the early Seafire F45s which had Seafire F15 rudders, similar in size to the Spitfire F8 rudder and that throws the look of the whole thing out.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: ChernayaAkula on June 12, 2011, 09:45:42 am
Thanks for the heads-up!  :thumbsup: That does indeed sound horrible.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: chrisonord on June 13, 2011, 10:05:39 am
This morning arrived a revell S-3 Viking from our very own Deathjester, possibly going to be a tanker, but may become an anti shipping platform totting a pair of penguins. Oh and a bonus me-109 pre built was in there too (I will get you back with that one Jason ;) ;D).
Cheers,
Chris.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: The Wooksta! on June 13, 2011, 12:38:09 pm
Not quite an addition, but two Airfix Spitfire mk Ias  appeared where I never expected to find them in me Mam's loft.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Gondor on June 13, 2011, 01:05:43 pm
This morning arrived a revell S-3 Viking from our very own Deathjester, possibly going to be a tanker, but may become an anti shipping platform totting a pair of penguins. Oh and a bonus me-109 pre built was in there too (I will get you back with that one Jason ;) ;D).
Cheers,
Chris.

I just had a vision of Radish doing the same but with the aquatic bird under the wings.

Gondor
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Howard of Effingham on June 14, 2011, 04:26:29 am
yesterday from antics coventry....

two RoG stuka's.

one is a B model [italeri moulding] and the other a G of unknown and ancient parentage.

what's wrong? all of a sudden i have a prop' kick. ;) help!
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: IanH on June 14, 2011, 04:49:19 am
yesterday from antics coventry....

two RoG stuka's.

one is a B model [italeri moulding] and the other a G of unknown and ancient parentage.

what's wrong? all of a sudden i have a prop' kick. ;) help!
Matchbox?
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: IanH on June 14, 2011, 04:50:21 am
Many Thanks to Rotorhead, one of my Holy Grail kits, and a Bloodhound...
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Rheged on June 14, 2011, 05:27:59 am
This morning arrived a revell S-3 Viking from our very own Deathjester, possibly going to be a tanker, but may become an anti shipping platform totting a pair of penguins. Oh and a bonus me-109 pre built was in there too (I will get you back with that one Jason ;) ;D).
Cheers,
Chris.

I just had a vision of Radish doing the same but with the aquatic bird under the wings.

Gondor

And why shouldn't  the machine carry a tactical nuclear penguin under each wing ? I could imagine that this item will incapacitate the opposition comprehensively.

http://www.brewdog.com/tactical_nuclear_penguin
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: pyro-manic on June 14, 2011, 08:26:06 am
I fear flight deck crew and armourers' performance would suffer if such a munition were carried aboard ship....

Today's arrivals, from HLJ: Two Bandai kits from the Nausicaa of the Valley of the Wind movie. A 1:72 kit of the gunship, and a 1:20 kit of Nausicaa herself riding her giant bird, "Kai". If anyone hasn't seen this superb film, they would do well to track it down. All sorts of whiffery goodness (huge flying machines, cool tanks, giant insects, bio-mechanical superweapons) and a cracking story to boot.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: The Wooksta! on June 14, 2011, 12:37:54 pm

two RoG stuka's.

one is a B model [italeri moulding] and the other a G of unknown and ancient parentage.

Most likely Revell's own kit from the 1970s - they also bought the Frog tool but I doubt it's ever been repopped.  If it's got an engine, separate wheels in the spate and some reasonable cockpit detail, it's the Revell tool. 

Today saw a pair of Airfix Spitfire mk IXcs added to the stash, although one is now off the sprue.  I'm thinking North Korean for this one and no, I'm not giving you the backstory.  I'm keeping that for the book I'll be writing in the New Year.


Total Spitfire acquisitions in June so far: 22
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Howard of Effingham on June 16, 2011, 04:09:27 am

two RoG stuka's.

one is a B model [italeri moulding] and the other a G of unknown and ancient parentage.

Most likely Revell's own kit from the 1970s - they also bought the Frog tool but I doubt it's ever been repopped.  If it's got an engine, separate wheels in the spate and some reasonable cockpit detail, it's the Revell tool.  

thanks lee, that's cleared up the confusion i had. its obiviously the revell mould.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: McColm on June 16, 2011, 04:51:58 am
Bought on ebay for a fiver 1/24 AMT ERTL Ford Taurus 4 door sedan Police car Rescue 911
Over in the UK we called the Taurus the Granada/Scorpio. there was the 4 door saloon/sedan, five door hatchback and five door estate or station wagon.
This one has the 3 litre 24 valve 5 speed manual gear box. with extra alloys and decals on  white plastic.
Could convert the car to right hand drive by using the spare dashboard from my 1/24 Fujimi Porsche 911 Carrera 2. Never had the 3 litre, but owned a 1.8 five door hatch-great car. Just like driving an armchair!!
Options;
UK Police car
convert it into 5 door hatchback, leaving the boot/trunk open
or buy another one and lengthen the back with another row of seats.
or find a suitable estate/station wagon.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Martin H on June 16, 2011, 08:07:09 am
via a certain well known auction web site.

One Italeri CH-47D with the radar nose.
One Trumpeter FC-1.

Both 1/72nd scale.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: kitbasher on June 16, 2011, 01:03:34 pm
Now I'm kind of name dropping here - day one of Canada holiday and force marched the missus to Maritime Hobbies in Halifax where I got a 2nd-hand Hasegawa Curtiss Seagull for Can$5 (because I could!) and a Leading Edge CF-18 sheet.
 ;D ;D
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: The Wooksta! on June 16, 2011, 02:49:37 pm
Two AZ Spitfire Va's from a well known auction site.  The price was half what they were normally so it would be crazy not to get a pair.  Plus, I didn't have that kit anyway, so it plugs a gap.

Total Spitfire acquisitions in June so far: 24

Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: IanH on June 17, 2011, 12:48:08 am
Until Airfix did their Va, I had to kitbash the Tamiya Ia & Vb...mind you, it got me a IIb :thumbsup:
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: pyro-manic on June 17, 2011, 10:06:14 am
Today, from a trade on Britmodeller:

Dragon 1:35 King Tiger (Porsche turret) with zimmerit
Italeri 1:35 Sd.Kfz. 140/1 Aufklarungspanzer 38(t)

Both to be whiffed, of course - the Tiger will probably get modded to an advanced version (gas turbine engine, maybe, or a big diesel, modded turret, etc) for joint Allied ops against the Soviets in 1947, or possibly the Middle East somewhere. The Aufklarer 38(t) will probably be changed to a steampunk-ish anti-zombie vehicle. ;D
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: The Wooksta! on June 17, 2011, 12:16:55 pm
Until Airfix did their Va, I had to kitbash the Tamiya Ia & Vb...mind you, it got me a IIb :thumbsup:

That's what I planned to do with the Tamiya 72nd ones, but the oil coolers were moulded integral with the wing.

TBH, I had planned on giving the AZ Va a miss, what with it being their Mk 1/11a kit but with different decals and the Airfix Ia being half the price.  However, I'm a completist and at half the price, it was worth nabbing.  So I got a pair.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: deathjester on June 17, 2011, 01:55:58 pm
Brilliant trade with Army of One resulted in a nice new Airfix Canberra - Most Excellent! :drink:  Cheers!!
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Jacques Deguerre on June 17, 2011, 09:12:07 pm
*SIGH* Yet another Monogram M48A2 reissue added. Michael's (US craft retail chain) has a 50% off coupon this week and my local store had restocked since my last visit, so I couldn't pass it up.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: IanH on June 18, 2011, 02:40:53 am
Until Airfix did their Va, I had to kitbash the Tamiya Ia & Vb...mind you, it got me a IIb :thumbsup:

That's what I planned to do with the Tamiya 72nd ones, but the oil coolers were moulded integral with the wing.

TBH, I had planned on giving the AZ Va a miss, what with it being their Mk 1/11a kit but with different decals and the Airfix Ia being half the price.  However, I'm a completist and at half the price, it was worth nabbing.  So I got a pair.
Graunch...
On another note, thanks to Pyromaniac, an Easy 8 Sherman & KV1...my first 1/48th Armour...
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: The Wooksta! on June 18, 2011, 08:42:28 am
Picked up the 3 Brigade Spitfire T.IXs on order, plus an Airfix Spitfire IXc.

The T.9 is intended for the utterly vile Italeri kit (which frankly isn't fit for scavenging for spares) but after some minor surgery (sanding the wing roots) to the conversion and more major surgery to the donor wing (the aforementioned Airfix mkIXc), it's now taped up.  Intended scheme for this is either RAF, RAuxAF or Iraqi (they did express an interest).

Spitfire acquisitions this month - 25 (conversions don't count!)
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Weaver on June 18, 2011, 08:44:53 am
From ebay, a 1/72nd Heller Fi103 Reichenberg IV. It's the one that came with a Natter, but the owner of this one had already built the Natter. Fine by me: it's the Doodlebug I wanted anyway.... :wacko:
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: upnorth on June 18, 2011, 09:00:41 am
Today at Modellbrno I snapped up a 1/72 Let 200 Morava from AZ Models.

I had no idea they were working on one at all. As I understand, Modellbrno was the premier of the kit.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Army of One on June 19, 2011, 06:10:03 am
Recently aquired.....one trade (1/72 Su22 + soviet missile set) and bought (1/72 Academy TBM  and a Hasegawa FRS1) from Deathjester and 3x FW190D9 by mastercraft with various 'ace' markings from evil bay......can't work out who's kit has been re-boxed by mastercraft.....the La5 n La7 kits by them I have in the stash are Kopro kits re-boxed....as it states Kopro on the instruction sheet.....
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: The Wooksta! on June 19, 2011, 06:54:53 am
Not having seen it, my money is on that awful copy of the original Hasegawa 190D - but I can't remember who was responsible for the attrocity.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: The Wooksta! on June 19, 2011, 07:17:16 am
From Evilbay:
1 Ventura Spitfire F.IXc (Isreali and US boxing)
2 AZ Spitfire F22s (new boxing with Egyptian, Syrian and Rhodesian markings)

Spitfire acquisitions in June now total 28 plus 3 conversions.  Can I count my own resin castings?
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: The Wooksta! on June 19, 2011, 07:18:48 am
From ebay, a 1/72nd Heller Fi103 Reichenberg IV. It's the one that came with a Natter, but the owner of this one had already built the Natter. Fine by me: it's the Doodlebug I wanted anyway.... :wacko:

Would you be interested in the Mac kits of the Reichenberg?  I know I've at least one somewhere and I know I won't be building it.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Thiel on June 19, 2011, 07:30:52 am
From Evilbay:
1 Ventura Spitfire F.IXc (Isreali and US boxing)
2 AZ Spitfire F22s (new boxing with Egyptian, Syrian and Rhodesian markings)

Spitfire acquisitions in June now total 28 plus 3 conversions.  Can I count my own resin castings?
Out of interest, are you working on a project here, or do you always buy this many kits?
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: The Wooksta! on June 19, 2011, 08:01:10 am
I like Spitfires - does this make me a criminal?  And what's wrong with buying so many kits?  I'm sure the retailers need the business in the midst of a recession.

I'm ONLY building Spitfires this year, the project being The Alternate Spitfire - every mark, from Supermarine 224 through the Spitfire 1 to Seafire FR47, including the Spiteful and Seafang, and ALL of them are being whiffed.  Some are more difficult than others to find alternates and then there's the tricky subject of the sub-marks - do I try to do them all or just a few as representative?  I've gone for the latter.  Once it's all done, I'll be writing a book around them.

Some go straight into the build pile (two of the Brigade conversions, for example whilst one of the IXcs I got on Tuesday is now together and the filler is curing), others to replace ones that have been built or to go into the Spitfire stash for when I do the whole lot again but real.

An interesting point.  I discovered yesterday something odd with an Airfix IXc that I'd carved up the fuselage (it was going to be a Vc with the engine from an Airfix Vb) - there was radio hatch where there shouldn't be one on the starboard side, plus a pilot entry door.  Then I kicked myself for cutting it up.  This was one of the initial batch of IXc's that Airfix did but withdrew before release after realising that the tool was wrong - the patternmaker assumed wrongly that the hatches on the port side were present on the left.  I knew that some were in the UK (Airfix were using them for the 'Make and Take' at Telford last year as a mate managed to get one but not that they were on general release.  I had a genuine rarity that could earn me a few bob in a few years.  So I checked the other IXc I bought on the same day - same as the cut up one!  S that's getting locked away for a rainy day.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Weaver on June 19, 2011, 08:49:34 am
From ebay, a 1/72nd Heller Fi103 Reichenberg IV. It's the one that came with a Natter, but the owner of this one had already built the Natter. Fine by me: it's the Doodlebug I wanted anyway.... :wacko:

Would you be interested in the Mac kits of the Reichenberg?  I know I've at least one somewhere and I know I won't be building it.

Never heard of it - what scale, what material and is it rare? I only want one for a jokey model so I don't want to hack up something precious. I've been shying away from doing it in a bigger scale because of the cost of the 1/48th/1/32nd kits out there anyway.....
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Howard of Effingham on June 20, 2011, 03:17:13 am
at the newark air museum on saturday

frog 1/72 fairey barracuda
RoG 1/72 Me-262 nightfighter
RoG 1/72 corsair [the italeri NF version reboxed]
RoG 1/72 Fw-190 with kagelhorn glide bomb [my fourth]
zvezda 1/72 su-39 [very advanced frogfoot methinks]
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: chrisonord on June 20, 2011, 04:53:40 am
Today arrived my skunkworks 1/72nd scale??? reaper UCAV. This one is the original wrong scale one by the looks of it, as I measured up the weapons on it and they are very small.Maybe I will be getting a correct size one in the post soon. Morritz, have you got your replacement yet??
Chris.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: The Wooksta! on June 20, 2011, 05:19:15 am
From ebay, a 1/72nd Heller Fi103 Reichenberg IV. It's the one that came with a Natter, but the owner of this one had already built the Natter. Fine by me: it's the Doodlebug I wanted anyway.... :wacko:

Would you be interested in the Mac kits of the Reichenberg?  I know I've at least one somewhere and I know I won't be building it.

Never heard of it - what scale, what material and is it rare? I only want one for a jokey model so I don't want to hack up something precious. I've been shying away from doing it in a bigger scale because of the cost of the 1/48th/1/32nd kits out there anyway.....

72nd.  I'm pretty sure I've both the powered Reichenberg III trainer and the armed Reichenberg IV.  I'm sure that I've the Condor/MPM kit in 48th to but that was less than a tenner when I bought it and the Heller Reichenberg/Natter double kit seems to go for silly money these days.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: pyro-manic on June 20, 2011, 07:03:15 am
From the Kemble airshow yesterday (Five Hunters in formation! :wub: ), I got the following:

Italeri CANT Z.501 flying boat
Trumpeter "Chinese New Fighter" (J-10)
Pegasus Spiteful F.14
Aeroclub seats + control columns (don't know what for, but I don't really care)
Finishing Touch DB601 and bearers

All 1:72 of course.

Spitfire(ish) acquisitions this month: 1. :P
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Weaver on June 20, 2011, 10:50:57 am
From ebay, a 1/72nd Heller Fi103 Reichenberg IV. It's the one that came with a Natter, but the owner of this one had already built the Natter. Fine by me: it's the Doodlebug I wanted anyway.... :wacko:

Would you be interested in the Mac kits of the Reichenberg?  I know I've at least one somewhere and I know I won't be building it.

Never heard of it - what scale, what material and is it rare? I only want one for a jokey model so I don't want to hack up something precious. I've been shying away from doing it in a bigger scale because of the cost of the 1/48th/1/32nd kits out there anyway.....

72nd.  I'm pretty sure I've both the powered Reichenberg III trainer and the armed Reichenberg IV.  I'm sure that I've the Condor/MPM kit in 48th to but that was less than a tenner when I bought it and the Heller Reichenberg/Natter double kit seems to go for silly money these days.

In that case I'll pass, thanks all the same. :thumbsup:

I've now got a 1/72nd one and it's not like I'm inherently interested in the plane: it just fits a whacky idea I have.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Army of One on June 20, 2011, 12:10:39 pm
Whacky.....?..............No.... ;)
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: McColm on June 20, 2011, 12:34:41 pm
1/24 Ford Taurus 4 door saloon and Ford Sierra 3 door hatchback
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: The Wooksta! on June 20, 2011, 01:21:37 pm

Pegasus Spiteful F.14

Which moulding is it?  White or grey plastic?  If it's the latter, I'd be very interested in taking it off your hands for a reasonable sum of blue foldy stuff.  I need a pair of them to do as the hybrid navalised version.

Another day, another AZ Spitfire via ebay.  This time the mk II LR.  For 25p more than the Airfix mkIa.  Model club night and was handed an Aeroclub vacform fuselage for the mk 12 (so that'll be either a mk IVa or a Griffon engined PR1G once I switch the fin for a rounded one).  On top of that, I got an old KP/Kopro Spitfire IXe - well, most of it, the engine had been hacked off but I know I've a KP fuselage in the airframe spares box, so it doesn't matter.  Result!

Spitfire acquisitions in June now hit the 30 mark.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: GTX on June 20, 2011, 11:57:00 pm
Today's addition:

1/48 Collect-Aire Mikoyan Mig-31BM

Which allows me to do something devious with my old 1/48 Lindberg MiG-31 :wacko:

Regards,

Greg
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Thorvic on June 21, 2011, 12:20:49 am
Just colleted from the Post Office a final batch of Pitroad/Skywave 1/700 JMSDF ships from the Sprue Brothers Special sale

Just repeats of what i already have so can be used for projects and a source of spares  :thumbsup:
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: deathjester on June 21, 2011, 04:54:33 am
Just received a 1/72 TSR-2!!  AT LAST !!!!! MANY THANKS to Mr. Creak for a most excellent trade! :bow: :cheers: :party:
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: deathjester on June 21, 2011, 05:05:44 am
From ebay, a 1/72nd Heller Fi103 Reichenberg IV. It's the one that came with a Natter, but the owner of this one had already built the Natter. Fine by me: it's the Doodlebug I wanted anyway.... :wacko:

Would you be interested in the Mac kits of the Reichenberg?  I know I've at least one somewhere and I know I won't be building it.

Never heard of it - what scale, what material and is it rare? I only want one for a jokey model so I don't want to hack up something precious. I've been shying away from doing it in a bigger scale because of the cost of the 1/48th/1/32nd kits out there anyway.....

72nd.  I'm pretty sure I've both the powered Reichenberg III trainer and the armed Reichenberg IV.  I'm sure that I've the Condor/MPM kit in 48th to but that was less than a tenner when I bought it and the Heller Reichenberg/Natter double kit seems to go for silly money these days.
Hi!  I've got a 1/48 V-1 from a job lot of kits we got, and I do owe you for those SNEB pods you sent for the Spartan! :thumbsup:
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Weaver on June 21, 2011, 01:44:33 pm

Hi!  I've got a 1/48 V-1 from a job lot of kits we got, and I do owe you for those SNEB pods you sent for the Spartan! :thumbsup:

You have PM.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: The Wooksta! on June 22, 2011, 01:21:51 pm
Another AZ Spitfire won on ebay, this time the new Vb with the LF boxing.  That's long term stash.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Weaver on June 22, 2011, 04:44:51 pm
From ebay:

Revell easykit ARC-170 Spacefighter from Star Wars. Snapped up because it was a MUCH more reasonable price than the RRP, purely because the box is a bit battered: contents still sealed though... :thumbsup:
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: GTX on June 23, 2011, 12:04:42 am
Some armour for a change:

1/35 Dragon Hetzer Jagdpanzer/Flammpanzer 38

Regards,

Greg
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: NARSES2 on June 23, 2011, 07:51:57 am
Second Airfix 1/48th Seafire XVII - one to be built with folded wings one without  :thumbsup:
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Weaver on June 23, 2011, 06:53:53 pm
From ebay:

Airfix 1/76th Scorpion tank. Cheap: I'll need more tracks to bugger up when I do another Trackrover (took three sets to get one useable one last time.... :banghead:)
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: McColm on June 24, 2011, 12:08:46 am
I can't get the tracks on them either!!
revell 1/144 Harrier GR7
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: ChernayaAkula on June 24, 2011, 02:30:24 am
From the LHS:

1/144 RoG F/A-18E Super Hornet - looks really nice in the box (on the other hand, what does that even say? All modern kits do!)! Looks a lot nicer than the Dragon offering. The engraving is much finer. Some details more accurate. Decal sheet is superb. The stencil portion for one bird is bigger than the complete Dragon sheet for two birds! Looks like a winner to me.
Wonder what it will look like when built? For some reason (can't even quite put my finger on it), I can always tell a Revell 1/48 or 1/72 F/A-18E from Hasegawa's F/A-18Es, which look a tad more "like a Super Hornet".
Going by Revell's display at Intermodellbau in Dortmund, an F/A-18F and an EA-18G Growler will also come (when, though, is another question - been waitin' for the Rafale B for close to a decade!). The display had an assembled F/A-18E testshot with some EA-18G-specific parts.


From evilBay:
1/144 F-toys F-105D in "Euro One"
1/144 F-toys Kawasaki T-4
1/144 F-toys EH-101 in Japanese colours (got this one twice)

Pretty neat and rather cheap. They don't look half-bad straight from the box, but I plan to strip them, assemble them like real kits (i.e. glue) and then paint them. Probably in whiffed markings.
Stripping them off their paint should also enhance the fit. The fit seems so good that the paint on the seams causes fit problems! Once the paint in those places is scraped ff, they fit like a glove.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Mossie on June 24, 2011, 02:58:24 am
I did the C, a few years back, converted it to an A simply by sanding off some of the fairings on the fin.  Can't comment on the Superbugs, but I've also got the Dragon kit of the F/A-18C on the shelf, I'd say the two kits are very comparable, with pluses & minuses in different areas.  Fit was okay for the Revell kit, with a bit of work needed on the intakes especially.

Inspiration for you, here's mine the Revell C that I did in Marineflieger colours:
http://www.whatifmodelers.com/index.php/topic,19670.0/highlight,marineflieger+hornisse.html (http://www.whatifmodelers.com/index.php/topic,19670.0/highlight,marineflieger+hornisse.html)
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Howard of Effingham on June 24, 2011, 03:45:50 am
from a visit to modelzone in b'ham on wednesday....

2 RoG arado ar-240 nightfighters
RoG Me P1099 heavyfighter [for a nightfighter conversion]
2 hasegawa weapons sets #13 [includes AIM-9X]
RoG F4U corsair [the italeri moulding with the nightfighter radome]
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Weaver on June 24, 2011, 05:06:48 am
I can't get the tracks on them either!!
revell 1/144 Harrier GR7

Pain, arn't they?  The pins are too short, and the tracks are so narrow that by the time you've got enough heat in there to melt the ends of the pins, you're melting the whole track!  :banghead: I ended up stitching them with grey thread, but even that can cut through the rubber if you're not careful.  


Bring back Matchbox's T-buckle-style ones I say!
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Mr.Creak on June 24, 2011, 05:42:35 am
Mini-staplers work ok on "rubber band" tracks. Or if I'm feeling adventurous I sew the joint together. Really!
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: kitnut617 on June 24, 2011, 06:21:25 am
Or if I'm feeling adventurous I sew the joint together. Really!

I used to do that with my tanks way back in the late 60's/early 70's
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: NARSES2 on June 25, 2011, 01:37:25 am
Or if I'm feeling adventurous I sew the joint together. Really!

I used to do that with my tanks way back in the late 60's/early 70's

And me  ;D
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Radish on June 25, 2011, 02:18:10 am
Some werewolves, penguins, meerkats and a duck.

2 x massive 2 ft long water-blasters (to be a zwilling space ship) and a smaller 9" water pistol, again to be a spaceship.

"Iron Sky" t-shirt....printed for me.

Several MiGs of a jet persuasion to be real (1/48th)
Several jets of a MiG persuasion (I/72nd)....a mixture of real and bonkers.

A polka dot pink, and a bright cherry red chemise, several dream catchers and leapard pattern wellies. :party:

Party on dude :party: :party: :party: :party:
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: NARSES2 on June 25, 2011, 02:33:16 am

A polka dot pink, and a bright cherry red chemise, several dream catchers and leapard pattern wellies. :party:

Party on dude :party: :party: :party: :party:

Shame on you sir - it's LEOPARD - and your an ex teacher  ;D
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Hobbes on June 25, 2011, 06:57:31 am
Found a Hunter F.6 at the Revell X-shop yesterday  :cheers:
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Captain Canada on June 25, 2011, 07:43:55 am
Been on a bit of a Harrier binge....

The old(er) Airfix GR.7
2 x the SHAR FA2
...and 1 FRS.1

Who doesn't love a good Harrier ?

 :wub: :wub: :thumbsup:
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Hobbes on June 25, 2011, 07:50:16 am
Nice! The FA.2 is an excellent kit. How do the others compare?
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: deathjester on June 25, 2011, 09:02:43 am
Been on a bit of a Harrier binge....

The old(er) Airfix GR.7
2 x the SHAR FA2
...and 1 FRS.1

Who doesn't love a good Harrier ?

 :wub: :wub: :thumbsup:
Apparently, the MOD aren't too keen....! :angry:
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: The Wooksta! on June 25, 2011, 09:10:02 am
Twenty years difference and it shows.  Heller did the tooling for the GR7, which should say it all.

Today's visit to Uncle Frank saw me nab an Xtrakit Spitfire F.XII and he generously donated a few Aeroclub fuselage conversions to my Alternate Spitfire project, these being a Spitfire F.XII (this means I can do a Griffon engined PR1G) and a Seafire F.XVII (thinking about giving it a new rudder and doing it as a XII with a cut down spine).  

The Xtrakit 12 I had planned on cross kitting with the Sword Vc - same manufacturers - but it wont work, sadly.  Most XIIs were clipped and I need a pair of full span ones.

Also got a couple of decal sheets:
Techmod's Isreali/Egyptian Spitfire sheet, which I really bought for the Egyptian markings as I'd like to do a PRXI in their colours - they did consider them.  One of the Isreali options looks to be in the Far East RAF scheme so that may be transposed onto a Heller XVIe instead.
Colorado Exotic Spitfires pt whatever.  Bought for the Dutch and Portugese options, but I can't use the latter for what I intended as they're too late for my purposes.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Captain Canada on June 25, 2011, 10:36:37 am
Nice! The FA.2 is an excellent kit. How do the others compare?

The FRS.1 is another beauty if you ask me. It has the shorter fuselage that it's supposed to. Decals look pretty good too !
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: kitnut617 on June 25, 2011, 11:53:13 am
 

The Xtrakit 12 I had planned on cross kitting with the Sword Vc - same manufacturers - but it wont work, sadly.  Most XIIs were clipped and I need a pair of full span ones.

You need a Seafire Mk.VX Lee, they're basically a navalized Mk.XII.  At least the Mk.XV at the Military Museum in Calgary looks that way.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Weaver on June 25, 2011, 12:13:36 pm
From deathjester, a 1/48th V1 of unknown make - cheers!  :thumbsup:




Hi!  I've got a 1/48 V-1 from a job lot of kits we got, and I do owe you for those SNEB pods you sent for the Spartan! :thumbsup:

You have PM.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: McColm on June 26, 2011, 12:20:44 am
Won this morning on E-bay;
1/72 EA-6B Prowler
1/72 E-2C Hawkeye
1/72 Su-17

1/24 Range Rover
1/25 Chevrolet Blazer
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Nils on June 26, 2011, 03:26:46 am
just got back from a rummage sale nearby,
brought home an Esci 1/48 Kfir C2  :mellow:
also included in the box was a small Revell catalogue from 1978.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Steel Penguin on June 26, 2011, 10:49:59 am
just back from cov air museam
1:35 tamiya 25lder and crew
1:48 kitec amx 30, ( i want the turet to use on a 48th m60)
1:48 sr71,  it was cheap and i just couldant resist.. i havent a clue what to do it as but im shure an idea will hit.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: The Wooksta! on June 26, 2011, 11:11:19 am


The Xtrakit 12 I had planned on cross kitting with the Sword Vc - same manufacturers - but it wont work, sadly.  Most XIIs were clipped and I need a pair of full span ones.

You need a Seafire Mk.VX Lee, they're basically a navalized Mk.XII.  At least the Mk.XV at the Military Museum in Calgary looks that way.

There's only two Seafire XV kits currently available and they're both CMR ones and thus far too pricey.  I'm not sure if Jays have rereleased the Ventura ones yet.  Plus the Seafire XV has twin radiators whereas the XII is similar to the V, with one radiator and an oil cooler.  I'll probably add some spare wingtips from elsewhere but it's a real pain.

My plan was to hand the XIIs to the Navy once the RAF had replaced them with the XIV, so the fishheads could use them for training before the Seafire XVs come into service.  And I'd rather start with a decent kit than trying to cobble together one from the spare C wings I have (Airfix Vc kit and thus horrid) and an Aeroclub fuselage (of which I don't have enough to do the planned Griffon mk IVs I have in mind).
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Radish on June 26, 2011, 11:58:54 am
From Coventry Show....good to see lots of people:

1/48th Academy Mig-21PH and MiG-21Bis
1/48th Hobbycraft...MiG-17F
1/48th...Italeri Mirage IIIE
1/72nd...Zvezda T-50....this'll be wihiffed....the others REAL. :banghead: :banghead:
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: PR19_Kit on June 26, 2011, 12:22:21 pm
Here's me meant to be deacreasing the population of my Loft and I come back from Coventry with all sorts of stuff!

1 x AZ Models Attacker, which will free up an old Frog one for a suitable Whiff I thought up today.  ;)
1 x Avis Hawker Audax (Never 'eard of them, I thought they rented cars...) so I can build another of my Dad's favourite aircraft
1 x Hallam Vac Westland Welkin, destined for a suitable project to fit my motto (see below....)
1 x Airfix Sea Harrier FRS1 courtesy of Howard of Effingham, and neither of us can remember how or why he came to think he owed me one  ;D
1 x Freightdog Pale red and blue decal sheet (bags of scope there)
1 x Freightdog Swift belly tank
1 x Freightdog Spitfire ram jet, but it's not going on a Spitfire!

Al I need now is time to do all this and a lack of vertigo so I can get up into the model room!
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Martin H on June 26, 2011, 12:46:55 pm
Who's been a busy boy then lol

I came back from Coventry with:

1. Huma Kalkert Ka300 transport Glider. 2nd hand off one of the Coventry boys.
1. Dragon PzBeobWg V Auft. G. 2nd hand off the same Coventry lad.
1. Sign Hafner Rotabuggy. 2nd hand from Mike McEvoy.
1. Mach2 RB-57F. At last! I have the one with that humongous wing span.
Various resin sets from Model Alliance.

And bargin of the day.
1. 2nd hand Iwata compressor from "Chippy" Carpenter (He of Camett) for £30!!!!!!  Bargin or what.
Yes, Robin "Chippy" Carpenter is shutting down Camett on health grounds, the few appearances he is making at the shows this year is to clear remaining stock.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: McColm on June 27, 2011, 01:00:46 am
Hi,
Revell 1/25 cars
alter nomad caprice
1966 chevelle statio wagon- will be transformed into a Ford Granada estate/taurus station wagon
1994 pontiac firebird ( could be Whiffed in a Ford Probe/Ford vulcan or Mazda MX6)

ford bronco 4x4

1/144
Black Hawk
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Army of One on June 27, 2011, 02:11:44 am
Won a Trumpeter 1/700 Minsk from ebay yesterday.....for a fiver...! seems quite a reasonable price as it looks as though it should be over £20 on some sites I looked at....to go in the cabinet next to my 1/720 Italeri Kuznetsov.....more than likely both will be  Maltese navy.....
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Howard of Effingham on June 27, 2011, 05:28:34 am
1 x Airfix Sea Harrier FRS1 courtesy of Howard of Effingham, and neither of us can remember how or why he came to think he owed me one  ;D

ahem! i think that it started with you saying oh i'd like to model a SHAR and me saying that i'd one spare in the stash,  ;D :o ;D never mind!

meanwhile added to my stash....

fujimi lynx [naval variant]
hasegawa RF-101C
heller ouragon
academy RB-50G
matchbox Me-110
valom Armstrong Whitworth Albemarle [many thanks to mike mc evoy for this one]
AZ low-back spitfire [and a airfix arado ar-196 too] from freightdog862. cheers colin!
hobbyboss HH-60H
several items from model-craft.co.uk including a embraer bandeirante. cheers david!
brigade models two seat spitfire conversion and assorted decal sheets from model alliance

Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: The Wooksta! on June 27, 2011, 06:48:03 am
The Brigade conversion is intended for the Italeri kit but the Airfix IXc will also fit with a modicum of sugery to the wingroots of the conversion and the lower wing or the donor.  Mind, that Brigade fuselage needs a fair bit of clean up and the mating surfaces need some serious sanding down.  It's a lot better than the old M&E conversion which had plastic thicker than railway sleepers...

The Airfix kit is far superior to the Italeri one, despite the lower level of cockpit detail in the former, whilst the plastic is thicker and thus less floppy. 
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Gondor on June 27, 2011, 08:06:00 am
I decided to see what my local toy shop had is stock.

Walked out with the Airfix 1/72 Mig 15. Looks nice and will probably be r/l

Gondor
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: pyro-manic on June 27, 2011, 09:13:13 am
Today, via ebay, a Cyber-hobby HMS Daring. Lovely. To become a Global Cruiser variant I think....
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Nils on June 27, 2011, 09:36:21 am
wy sister recently divorced her husband (he's the bad guy), she now is together with someone else (known each other for a few years now, as friends).
they're planning to get married as soon as the divorce settle's through, i was kinda against it, thought its a bit to fast.

today, she came to me with a Revell 1/32 Hughes 500C, they found on his attic  ;D

sis, you got my blessing now  :thumbsup:

(styrene bribery, works evertime, feel a bit corrupt though  :-\)
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Thorvic on June 28, 2011, 12:17:33 am
Today, via ebay, a Cyber-hobby HMS Daring. Lovely. To become a Global Cruiser variant I think....

Note with that kit the plates for the stair openings in the side of the superstructure are actually fitted from the inside which the instructions dont make clear.

BTW for those interested in doing HMS Daring, they have finally fitted the Phalanx 1b on the ship last week, and Dauntless has deployed with a pair of Lynx for a NATO exercise.

G
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: pyro-manic on June 29, 2011, 01:13:27 pm
Ah, thanks - I'll look out for that when I get round to it. :)

Today, via ebay: one Dragon 1:35 Stug III Ausf. G mid (July '43) production with schurzen. Interestingly enough, this is one of the recent Dragon releases with markings from "Die Erzahlung des Schwarzen Ritters", which I'd never heard of but apparently is a famous long-running comic series by someone called Motofumi Kobayashi.

Anyway, lovely Dragon kit with hundreds and hundreds of bits, at an extremely good price (less than half UK retail!), which will be bashed with the whiff-hammer at some point.

Also today, from HLJ - two Hasegawa 1:72 VF-11 Thunderbolt fighters from Macross Plus. Only one is for me, unfortunately, but it's all kinds of awesome. :thumbsup:
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: mkhulu on June 30, 2011, 02:39:36 am
ICM 1/35 BS-3 100mm field gun
ICM 1/35 light amphibious tank

1/35 Academy M1025 Humvee ( x 2 )

I am seriously thinking of starting to buy kits in volume - 1st up would be 4 x 1/48 P-51 Mustangs.

Only thing that's prohibiting me is amount of storage space - kein platz mehr / no more room / geen spasie meer nie
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: McColm on June 30, 2011, 02:59:07 am
I normally buy in twos, if I can. Storage and display is getting tight. I've tried 1/144 scale, blimey those parts are tiny!!
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Hobbes on June 30, 2011, 03:06:07 am
Quote
Only thing that's prohibiting me is amount of storage space - kein platz mehr / no more room / geen spasie meer nie

I've got the same problem: I'm looking into creating some storage space by building a 'loft' in the hallway of my apartment. There's some headspace above the doors; I can put a shelf there and store the kits that are now overflowing my living room bookcase.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Mick Keenan on June 30, 2011, 03:38:32 am
A package arrived from Hannants this morning, within was 2 Revell 1/72 Hawker Hunter FGA.9/Mk.58 and an Airfix 1/72 English Electric Canberra B(I).8.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: McColm on June 30, 2011, 03:43:48 am
From ebay;
1/72
Matchbox F-4M/K Phantom
Airfix HH-53 Super Jolly Green Giant
Itereri V-22 Osprey
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Radish on June 30, 2011, 10:55:01 am
Yesterday from "Much Ado about toys" at Stratford:

2 x 1/48th Revell/Monogram F-104gs in Tiger markings, for the September IPMS Telford Comp. Might be real or whiffed.....
A host of 1/76th and 1/148th scale vehicles by Oxford Diecast ;D
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: ChernayaAkula on July 01, 2011, 09:49:24 am
Hobby Boss 1/35 ZBD 04 Chinese IFV - cheap from Amazon (just 10 EUR!), to get above the free shipping minimum.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: GTX on July 01, 2011, 12:58:53 pm
This weeks' arrival - a Holy Grail kit!!!
   
1/48 Collect-Aire A-12 Avenger II

Regards,

Greg
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Gondor on July 01, 2011, 01:11:55 pm
Today from the big yellow H on the red background

2 x 1/72 PM Model Hawker Sea Fury FBII's to build as early Fury's just like in Model Aircraft Vol10 Iss 6 June 2011
1 x 1/72 Hasegawa Weapons Set VIII.

Form KingKit

1 x 1/144 Airfix SRN4 Hovercraft.... to become a Caledonian McBrayne vessel

Gondor
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: GTX on July 01, 2011, 01:12:22 pm
This weeks' arrival - a Holy Grail kit!!!
   
1/48 Collect-Aire A-12 Avenger II

Regards,

Greg

To be done in retro USN markings?

Damn - you reading my mind again?  Must double the thickness of tinfoil!

To answer your question:  Yes.  I just need to work out which Grumman TBF Avenger scheme to use.

Regards,

Greg
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: GTX on July 01, 2011, 01:24:47 pm
Still adding more tin foil though...just in case

(http://www.motifake.com/image/demotivational-poster/0911/tin-foil-hat-tinfoilhat-aliens-cubicle-demotivational-poster-1259327131.jpg)
(http://blog.franciscocosta.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/12/tin-foil-hat.jpg)
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Radish on July 02, 2011, 02:41:49 am
Wasn't quick enough with the Tin-Foil Hat, and aliens made me order and deliverd today, 8 x 1/72nd MiG-21s, Eastern Express MiG-21-93 (with extra weapons!!) and MiG-21Bis.....all to be whiffed....one Soviet, then others RAF, French, etc., etc..... :wub: :wub:
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Thorvic on July 02, 2011, 06:29:53 am
Found a set of Dragon Soviet Missile Boats & Soviet Nanucka corvettes in 1/700 form a book dealer on-line so had them  :thumbsup:
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Nils on July 02, 2011, 09:38:17 am
2 new additions:

1/144 Revell F/A-18E Super Hornet
1/144 Revell Alpha Jet
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: The Wooksta! on July 02, 2011, 09:38:27 am
A PM Spitfire floatplane, strictly for the floats and the prop, plus the fairing for under the rudder.  The kit itself is a poor copy of the old Frog Va and it's useless for anything.

Plus I was given a set of sprues and flash with some Lancaster bits encased - the Novo repop of the Frog Lancaster, which wasn't that bad for it's day and came with the Tallboy bomb.

Spitfires acquired in July - 1  A poor start and that will have to change...
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Weaver on July 02, 2011, 11:22:30 am
From Warren Kerfoot models, who have 20% off Dragon 1/72nd armour at the moment, an AAVP7A1 RAM/RS (that's the upgraded LVTP7 with the fancy turret in old money).

NICE kit, complete with photo-etch engine grills and stowage, and still includes the old-style turret so I can nick the .50 cal + 40mm GL turret for something else...
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: The Big Gimper on July 02, 2011, 12:50:14 pm
From Squadron.com. All on sale.

1. 1/72 Junkers JU-290 A-7. Conversion to a Mothership for my MPM J8M1 Shusui parasite fighter. Thanks to Mav for his IJAAF Ju 290A-1 Profile as the inspiration.
2. 1/72 Encore Me 328A Pulsejet Fighter
3. 1/72 Hobby Boss Mig-15bis

Carl
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Mr.Creak on July 02, 2011, 01:31:47 pm
Just got back from Waddo (The Thunderbirds were phenomenally dull, by the way) with:

1/72 Italeri Su-24 (only £8.00 - no decals)
1/72 Airfix Mirage 2000 (£4.00)
1/700 Hobby Boss HMS Astute (comes with horizontal hull split, which means I can invert the lower hull and scratch a new conning tower to get a free sub of "another type").
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: McColm on July 02, 2011, 07:45:26 pm
Picked up a Revell 1/136 Martin P-6M Seamaster and five  (yes 5, such an odd number) 1/72 C-130J engines with propellers.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: kitbasher on July 03, 2011, 04:18:55 am
I'm not sure if Jays have rereleased the Ventura ones yet.

Both versions are listed as available/in stock in their website (http://www.jaysmodelkits.com/jaysmk/), and if my one experience of mail order from them is concerned then you should have however many you order pop through the letterbox within a week or so.
 ;D ;D
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Weaver on July 03, 2011, 05:46:10 am
Picked up a Revell 1/136 Martin P-6M Seamaster and five  (yes 5, such an odd number) 1/72 C-130J engines with propellers.

One on the fin, Trislander-style?  :wacko:
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Weaver on July 03, 2011, 05:49:34 am
From a Hongkong company on ebay, who you'd think by now would have figured out how to ship models without getting them broken (..... :banghead:), a 1/12th scale "Sexy Moto Girl" for sitting on 1/12th bikes. With all the discussion of bike ideas of late, it struck me that I could use a rider, with feet on the ground, to hold up a sci-fi hover bike, thereby avoiding clunky "flying stands" and the like.

Before the clamour for photos starts..... :rolleyes: ;)


(http://i35.photobucket.com/albums/d165/hws5mp/The%20Whiffery/Sexybikerider.jpg)

 :wub:
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: The Wooksta! on July 03, 2011, 06:37:14 am
I'm not sure if Jays have rereleased the Ventura ones yet.

Both versions are listed as available/in stock in their website (http://www.jaysmodelkits.com/jaysmk/), and if my one experience of mail order from them is concerned then you should have however many you order pop through the letterbox within a week or so.
 ;D ;D

Ta.  I'll look at getting them later in the year.  Now I don't feel quite so guilty about using my only Stinger XV for the Alternate Spitfire project.

Not quite an addition, but very welcome.  Doing some tidying, I located a box with a trio of Novo Attackers in various stages.  This means they slot into the Alternate Spitfire project and I don't have to buy any more. I had a requirement for two, but the third gives me some room - the last one I started, the plastic was awful and repeatedly shattered.  Bearing in mind that the airframe parts are the only ones usable, it's thus a total loss.  Or maybe not if I do it as a flying one?

From ebay - Ventura Spitfire VIII.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Daryl J. on July 03, 2011, 08:01:54 am
1/72:

Arii Mitsubishi Babs for daddy/kids projects
Fujimi Claudes
Hasegawa Nates

BdB's influence lives.   
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Thorvic on July 03, 2011, 09:55:07 am
Via a mate who was doing an order with the retailer in Hong Kong :-

Orange Hobby resin  1/700 ROKS LPH-6111 Dokodo

Think a cross between the JMSDF Hyuga and Otsumi, very clean casting and a VERY good price :thumbsup:
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: mkhulu on July 03, 2011, 10:29:56 am
Received the CMK razor saw blades and the Excel No 13 saw blades

2 x 1/48 Minicraft MC11628  Grumman XF5F-1 Skyrocket kits.

^ should look good with the SAAF Orange Springbok roundel
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: GTX on July 04, 2011, 12:45:35 am
Today in the mail:


Regards,

Greg
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: McColm on July 04, 2011, 03:19:47 am
Hi,
Winging its way to me in 1/72 scale;
Airfix Nighthawk F-117 (at last I can build a swing-wing version)
Revell HH-3 Pelican ( thought of Royal Navy-grey and red, ASW)
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: The Wooksta! on July 04, 2011, 04:51:51 am
A general tidy up of the modelling room - the same one that yielded the Attackers - also yielded an original KP Spitfire LFIXe.  I wasn't sure if it was there.  I knew I'd bought a cheap one but I thought that was the one I discovered a week or so back.  This is a result as I was after another one to mate with the later KP wing with the long span tips - the fuselage was retooled and now has a cutout for the tailwheel of the VII/VIII. The IX has a solid insert piece which isn't such a good fit.

Wish I knew where my CMR Speed Spitfire went as I want to nick the PR canopies from it!
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Army of One on July 04, 2011, 07:13:05 am
Arrived today........Trumpeter 1/700 Minsk that I won on evilbay....for a fiver..!! A fiver I say.....!!!! Well chuffed.......
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Radish on July 04, 2011, 10:03:37 am
At Staffordshire Moorlands.....Academy 1/144th B-29 for £1.50....to be RAF. :thumbsup:
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Mr.Creak on July 04, 2011, 10:05:20 am
Trumpeter JGSDF Types 61 and 74 tanks in 1/72nd.
Never even knew there were kits of these until I saw them on Ebay.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Weaver on July 04, 2011, 10:26:33 am
Trumpeter JGSDF Types 61 and 74 tanks in 1/72nd.
Never even knew there were kits of these until I saw them on Ebay.

Fujimi have been doing a lovely 1/76th Type 61 for ages.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: JayBee on July 04, 2011, 12:16:51 pm
At Staffordshire Moorlands.....Academy 1/144th B-29 for £1.50....to be RAF. :thumbsup:

Terry,

that is not a WhIf, unless you are planning to do something realy drastic to it.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Radish on July 04, 2011, 12:35:29 pm
Mine will most likely be a Washington MR.2 :o
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: The Wooksta! on July 04, 2011, 01:20:17 pm
From ebay:  Contrail Avro Lincoln with a set of Aeroclub props.

Model club night.  Been handed a Matchbox Tempest VI as a built up wreck.  Need to find a few bits but it's not that much work.  Plus I scored for another one, but this time boxed and unstarted.  That's going into the long term stash to rebuild my Tempest stock.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: The Wooksta! on July 04, 2011, 01:22:42 pm
At Staffordshire Moorlands.....Academy 1/144th B-29 for £1.50....to be RAF. :thumbsup:

Terry,

that is not a WhIf, unless you are planning to do something realy drastic to it.

Tiger Force 1946/47 with BPF style markings over Japan?  The Academy one I have to salvage may end up in those markings but with a pair of Grand Slams underneath.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Martin H on July 04, 2011, 01:40:22 pm
Tiger Force 1946/47 with BPF style markings over Japan?  The Academy one I have to salvage may end up in those markings but with a pair of Grand Slams underneath.

Now your Talking!    :thumbsup: :thumbsup: :thumbsup:
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: The Wooksta! on July 04, 2011, 03:06:07 pm
I'd planned it for 617 Sqn - they were to have been part of Tiger Force anyway.  I did float this plan last year!
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: kitnut617 on July 04, 2011, 03:09:13 pm
I've got a similar plan Lee, even went and bought a photo of the B-29 with two Grand Slams from the Boeing Archives.  It shows that it had all it's gun turrets (with guns too)
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: mkhulu on July 05, 2011, 04:03:53 am
Decal sheet with lots of 1/48 SAAF Springbok decals

Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Martin H on July 05, 2011, 08:44:32 am
the man in the big red van handed over one very large package from a certain well known auction site today.
Containing one Airfix Vickers Valiant.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: The Wooksta! on July 05, 2011, 08:47:29 am
I'm holding off on the Valiant until next year.  The world and his wife will be building them and with the feeding frenzy that will be happening, I'd rather wait.  Plus, seeing as I'm only building Spitfires, it'd be next year at the earliest before I get to building it.  No point in having a BFO box cluttering up the place when I'm trying to get boxes out.

Might even see a discount or two!
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: JayBee on July 05, 2011, 08:56:33 am
You going to have it finished for Sunday Martin?

 :wacko: :wacko: :wacko: :wacko: :wacko: :wacko: :wacko: :wacko: :wacko: :wacko: :wacko:
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: The Wooksta! on July 05, 2011, 09:01:37 am
Don't see why not.  Halfords Appliance White doesn't take that long to dry...
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Martin H on July 05, 2011, 10:07:13 am
over all Anti flash = boring!

If it goes Real world, I expect to do the cammo option.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Gondor on July 05, 2011, 11:18:33 am
Arrived today from a certain well known auction site

2 x 1/72 Cyber Hobby Meteors .... one an F1 and the other an F3 so I now have the family from F1, F2, F3..... just need to keep getting them

Gondor
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Howard of Effingham on July 06, 2011, 03:51:28 am
from Mr Models stand at RAF Waddington on sunday....

2 of airfix's new harrier GR7A/GR9A
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: The Wooksta! on July 06, 2011, 03:55:28 am
Gondor, didn't you flog me a Meteor F4?

From ebay: Brigade Spitfire T9 conversion.  Long term stash for that one, although Danish, Norwegian or Argentinian are possibilities as all expressed an interest in it.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Gondor on July 06, 2011, 10:35:34 am
Yes Lee I did, but that was the old Frog kit and you wanted it.

Gondor
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: The Wooksta! on July 06, 2011, 12:19:56 pm
Happy to pass it back if you want it.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Gondor on July 06, 2011, 01:54:18 pm
Thanks for the offer Lee but I will go for a new Czech made modern kit instead.

Gondor
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: McColm on July 06, 2011, 11:34:51 pm
Hi,
1/24 1983 three door Ford Sierra XR4i with double rear spoiler.
 Our North America friends might know it as the Merkur XR4Ti.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Mossie on July 07, 2011, 02:55:18 am
Airfix Spitfire Mk.I/IIa.  Might finally get around to that Spanish Civil War machine.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Mick Keenan on July 07, 2011, 11:54:28 am
I got an Airfix 1/72 BAe Sea Harrier FA2 and an Airfix 1/72 Junkers Ju87B from a local art shop.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Thorvic on July 07, 2011, 12:14:07 pm
Airfix Vickers Valiant  :thumbsup:
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Nils on July 07, 2011, 01:01:12 pm
im Back from the Koksijde Airshow, the Thunderbirds did a great display, dispite the bad weather in the end  :-\
pics to follow tomorrow.

anyway, an Airshow is a great way to ad some beef to the stash  :mellow:
additions this year:

1/72 Hobbyboss HSS.1 (Belgian Air Force, to become a RW)
1/72 Albatros D.III

rest are 1/144:

Mastercraft Carravelle (to become a RW Sabena bird)
Revell MIG-29 Fulcrum
Revell F/A-18C Hornet
Revell Rafale-M
Revell Mig 1.44 (MIG-39)
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: McColm on July 08, 2011, 01:03:41 am
Picked up a Revell 1/136 Martin P-6M Seamaster and five  (yes 5, such an odd number) 1/72 C-130J engines with propellers.

One on the fin, Trislander-style?  :wacko:
found another three, that makes eight, great idea.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Howard of Effingham on July 08, 2011, 03:18:32 am
three, yup three airfix valiant's  :rolleyes:
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Hobbes on July 08, 2011, 11:26:55 am
I bought some paint today. When checking my paint stash to see which colors I need, I found out that I have 132 tinlets of (mostly) Humbrol in 93 different shades  :banghead:
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: GTX on July 08, 2011, 12:29:07 pm
Just the one:

1/48 MMI Battlestar Galactica Colonial Viper

Regards,

Greg
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Martin H on July 08, 2011, 12:39:19 pm
three, yup three airfix valiant's  :rolleyes:

They must be paying you way to much Trev LOL

Besides its not a product of the Handley Page stable.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Radish on July 09, 2011, 01:51:00 am
Various Star Wars pocket-sized kits...you know those tiny clip together things........about 10 of them. :party:

2 foot long water blaster....I now have 3 of these, and they'll be gradually modified so that when assembled vertically, they'll form a Nazi space rocket....huge....ready to return to Earth in 2018.....as per "Dark Sky" :banghead:
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: RPadavan2 on July 09, 2011, 02:49:17 am
Just a couple of small purchases, a 1/144 Dragon J-20 PLA Stealth Fighter and a couple resin pick-up trucks in N scale (1/160) for conversion into USAF Bobtail aircraft tugs.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Howard of Effingham on July 09, 2011, 04:32:57 am
three, yup three airfix valiant's  :rolleyes:

They must be paying you way to much Trev LOL

Besides its not a product of the Handley Page stable.
i just got a good deal on them

and vickers to you!  ;D ;D ;D

one of these will be one of the grapple aircraft, one will be wiffed into developed valiant ECM a/c and the third who knows. it won't
be a tanker aircraft in hemp as wooksta said he was doing that idea.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Gondor on July 09, 2011, 09:12:10 am

one of these will be one of the grapple aircraft, one will be wiffed into developed valiant ECM a/c and the third who knows. it won't
be a tanker aircraft in hemp as wooksta said he was doing that idea.


An ECM variant will not be a wiff as there was apparently a version of the B1 that was dedicated to ECM but unfortunately very very difficult to distinguish from the normal B1. At least as far as the series of articles in the Airfix Model World magazine said.

Gondor
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: TsrJoe on July 09, 2011, 11:15:22 am
Airfix Valiant x2 from Jamiesons models  :thumbsup:
AZ Fokker CX from same
Italeri Hawk from Sandy Brown's stash  :cheers:
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Weaver on July 09, 2011, 01:00:02 pm
Couple from F&S Models in Audenshaw:

Tamiya 1/12th Suzuki GSX1100S Katana. To be turned into a sci-fi speeder bike and donate it's engine to a not-another-bloody-Harley chopper project. The current re-issue is quite good value at £13.00, although it does have some "issues", one of the being that the chrome sprue is only chromed on one side! (Doesn't bother me in this case, of course...)

Fujimi 1/76th M4A3 Sherman with 105mm howitzer. I want to put my Type-61 (also Fujimi) turret on a Sherman to make a whiff 90mm version, but I'd just about given up on finding a 1/76th late model with HVSS and a steep glacis plate, so I was dead chuffed to find this.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Army of One on July 09, 2011, 01:17:23 pm
Part of an order arrived from WEM......1/700 Merlins (x3) and 20mm Phalanx CIWS (x4)  an waiting on some 1/700 AV/8B-GR5 and some V-22 Ospreys.......
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: mkhulu on July 10, 2011, 08:10:26 am
^ will look PDG with SAAF roundels - thought about it last night

Curse you foreign exchange rates  ;D
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Nils on July 10, 2011, 09:25:45 am
not exactly a stash growth, but it is modelling related  :-\
this morning at a rumage sale i found 4 glas coasters with the RAF roundel on it, perfect for displaying 1/144 RAF Fighters on it  ;D
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: The Wooksta! on July 10, 2011, 10:16:15 am
Back from wor show.  Stash increase is small...

1 Fujimi Spitfire F14e lowback (SEAC option)
1 Deltadecals Spitfire sheet (I have bits of this sheet so wanted a replacement)
1 Ventura book on the PR Spits, this one is a companion to the history one published by Ventura and has stuff on camera fits, plans, etc)
1 DB F-82 engine (to go on something else)

From Narses2
2 x Fujimi Spitfires - low and highback, but I've a resin replacement to turn the latter to the bubbletop)

Despite having a pocket of cash, there simply weren't any cheap Spitfires. 
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Martin H on July 10, 2011, 02:15:06 pm
well i finally got home from Southsheilds around 8.30pm

Stash additions. (not many by my normal standards)
All 1/72nd scale.

1 Pegasus Spitfire F22/24. The Wooksta belives it to be one of the very first run of these.
1 Dragon E100 German heavy tank project.
2 sets of early F-82 noses from DB resins.
1 set of TSR-2 jaming pods from Odds & Ordnance.
1 Matchbox F-86A-5 from the Wooksta.
1 Armo ZSU-23-4M Skilka, from Falcon's stash sale.
1 Armo 9K872 Elbrus TEL and missile (AKA SCUD B). Again from Falcon's stash sale.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: JayBee on July 10, 2011, 02:49:17 pm
Likewise from that Great Show in The North, which is South of me:

Vulcan's Hammer
The History of Matchbox kits (Ah Nostalgia)

Freight dog SR 177 - part of Falcon's stash reduction!
HobbyBoss Hawker Seahawk - to be a two-seater
Trumpeter YF-23 in 1/144 - to be a 1/72 stealth drone!!

Ords and ordnance 1/72 TSR-2 fin, I needeed a third one!

Trumpeter Mini-saw and scriber

Thats all folks
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: NARSES2 on July 11, 2011, 06:57:04 am
At Northern show yesterday from the Wookster - 1/72 Aeromodel Polikarpov I-17. The fusalage, wings and tail appendage is a one piece casting, very nice as well. Will take about 10 mins to assemble once the minimal flash is cleaned off the 7 other bits  :thumbsup:
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: The Wooksta! on July 11, 2011, 01:17:26 pm
1 Pegasus Spitfire F22/24. The Wooksta belives it to be one of the very first run of these.

It's certainly the first tooling, but the packaging was like the later kits.  The one I have has packaging more like Merlin used later.  Either way, it's a nice collectors piece and worth stashing away.  The tooling itself looks as though it's used the old Hawk Spitfire 22 as a possible master.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Radish on July 12, 2011, 02:40:17 am
All 1/72nd:
From Eastern Express..............
2 x MiG-21-93
2 x MiG-29SMT
From Italeri............
MiG-29A

Plus various decals, meaning the MiG-21s and MiG-29s can all be decorated in pretty markings, some spurious colours, others not.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Weaver on July 12, 2011, 03:18:56 pm
From a bit of a binge on ebay:

Airfix 1/72nd Nimrod (for an actually reasonable price  :thumbsup:)

ESCI/ERTL 1/72nd Fokker F27-MK 400 Friendship
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: The Wooksta! on July 13, 2011, 03:51:06 am
How reasonable is reasonable?  Some gadgy was flogging them off for £12 each at South Shields on Sunday, along with a load of 48th Cranberries.  Naturally, they didn't last long...
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Weaver on July 13, 2011, 05:23:18 am
£15 plus £7.25 postage: it's a big bugger to post!

The F27 was £9 including postage.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: pyro-manic on July 13, 2011, 01:15:16 pm
Today's sole arrival is a resin kit of the VF-4 Lightning from Macross. Lovely little kit, which will look kind of like this when built:

(http://img204.imageshack.us/img204/8117/vf4hka.jpg)

Different paint scheme, obviously, but exactly what is still to be determined...

Oh, and I nearly bought a Valiant this afternoon, but managed to resist. Mostly because the box is so big I have nowhere to put it!
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Weaver on July 13, 2011, 01:21:12 pm
LOL - I nearly bought a Valiant the other day, then realised I couldn't carry it on my bike.... :rolleyes:

Today from ebay:

Mars 1/72th (sic) US Marine M60A1 "with reactive armour", except that when I opened the box, it didn't have any reactive armour: just a plain M60.... :angry: Still, it's a nice M60 and it was exceedingly cheap so I can't be bothered sending it back......
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Hobbes on July 13, 2011, 01:29:33 pm
£12 for a Nimrod? Bloody hell.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: The Wooksta! on July 13, 2011, 02:53:01 pm
I managed to resist.  ;D
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: The Wooksta! on July 13, 2011, 03:16:31 pm
BIN on Ebay - AZ Supermarine Seafang.  Polish trader and even with the postage, cheaper than the BIN price of any of the UK traders.  Only want the one though.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: GTX on July 14, 2011, 02:35:08 am
Today's additions:


Regards,

Greg
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Weaver on July 14, 2011, 01:11:18 pm
From the ebay splurge:

Monogram 1/72nd X-15. :wub:

Builds the black or white one, has external tanks and the dummy scramjet, but most importantly, it's the Young Astronauts Special Edition, complete with Young Astronaut Program application form and poster! ;D
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: The Wooksta! on July 14, 2011, 02:27:03 pm
You could always try this speculative but real scheme:

http://www.britmodeller.com/forums/index.php?showtopic=53627

I've a pair on the go (stalled) that will end up as RN machines.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Radish on July 15, 2011, 11:01:28 am
1/72nd Airfix Spitfire XIX....must make one!!

2 x 1/76th tractors....
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Weaver on July 15, 2011, 01:16:49 pm
Last of the ebay splurge: an Airfix 1/72nd Eurofighter EFA. I had the impression that this was slightly different to the eventual Typhoon kit, but if it is, then I can't tell how.... oh well, bits for the bits box....
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Thorvic on July 15, 2011, 03:15:49 pm
Last of the ebay splurge: an Airfix 1/72nd Eurofighter EFA. I had the impression that this was slightly different to the eventual Typhoon kit, but if it is, then I can't tell how.... oh well, bits for the bits box....

You actually want the the Esci EFA or the Revell JF-90 which are a bit different to the actual Eurofighter

Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: kitnut617 on July 16, 2011, 08:18:30 am
Last of the ebay splurge: an Airfix 1/72nd Eurofighter EFA. I had the impression that this was slightly different to the eventual Typhoon kit, but if it is, then I can't tell how.... oh well, bits for the bits box....

I have the Eurofighter EFA kit in the stash and then bought the Typhoon kit when it came out because I thought it was different. The Typhoon box art shows certain missiles on the pylons which are different, but once you open the box, it was the same kit as the EFA, no new missiles, just different decals
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: frank2056 on July 16, 2011, 09:01:50 am
I got the Academy 1/35 M1151 Humvee as well as some resin detailing sets for the 1/35 Hobby Boss Wolf W.I.M.K - one including resin tires.
 I also got a 1/35 resin ODA (Special Forces) sargent figure.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: IanH on July 16, 2011, 09:25:52 am
From Hong Kong, a Hasegawa 1/48th Hurricane I/II in FFAF markings
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: JayBee on July 17, 2011, 06:10:16 am
Was forced to do the 75mile round trip to Jamieson's in Glasgow this morning for a tin of paint :blink:
However all was not lost as i brought home the Special Hobby SAAB J-21R.
Think SK21R, but who's :wacko:

Jim
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Mike Wren on July 18, 2011, 06:11:18 am
ordered in January (yes, 7 months ago  :banghead: ) from Cromwell Models all 1/76-72;

JS-4 heavy tank
Conqueror heavy tank
Swedish upgraded Centurion (to be upgraded Britsh Army 1980s)
Windor Carrier (for my Tommy '46 thing)
T28 Super Heavy (for my Yank '46 thing)

'exemplary' service from Cromwell Models - despite numerous emails and letters (all unanswered) it took the big stick of Trading Standards to get this one sorted out. That's his last order from me then...

Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: kitnut617 on July 18, 2011, 06:26:34 am
Was forced to do the 75mile round trip to Jamieson's in Glasgow this morning for a tin of paint :blink:
Jim

He! He!  we do that just to go do grocery shopping every week ;)
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Martin H on July 18, 2011, 07:43:58 am
ordered in January (yes, 7 months ago  :banghead: ) from Cromwell Models all 1/76-72;

JS-4 heavy tank
Conqueror heavy tank
Swedish upgraded Centurion (to be upgraded Britsh Army 1980s)
Windor Carrier (for my Tommy '46 thing)
T28 Super Heavy (for my Yank '46 thing)

'exemplary' service from Cromwell Models - despite numerous emails and letters (all unanswered) it took the big stick of Trading Standards to get this one sorted out. That's his last order from me then...

Consider your self lucky to get anything Mike. Last I heard (back in April) he had gone out of business. Leaving a shed load of unfulfilled orders.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Radish on July 19, 2011, 01:07:58 am
Star Wars Droid Tri-Fighter :rolleyes: :lol:
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: lancer on July 19, 2011, 10:14:49 am
From a collection sale at club over the weekend - Original Airfix Navy Lynx and Army lynx - in original artwork boxes...the first helo's I ever built...and from Morning star in Camberley - Airfix Canadair Avon sabre
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Mike Wren on July 19, 2011, 11:56:34 am
Consider your self lucky to get anything Mike. Last I heard (back in April) he had gone out of business. Leaving a shed load of unfulfilled orders.

ah right, I hadn't heard that. Still, whatever is the case it's such as shame as the kits themselves are superb, sadly the way they run the company is a bit of a joke  :banghead:
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Radish on July 19, 2011, 11:57:50 am
1/32nd Revell (Matchbox) Spitfire 22/24
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: chrisonord on July 19, 2011, 02:35:45 pm
1/32nd Revell (Matchbox) Spitfire 22/24
I have one of those for sale
Chris.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Martin H on July 21, 2011, 08:39:42 am
via Ebay.
one Plasticart Junkers G23/24.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: The Wooksta! on July 21, 2011, 03:45:35 pm
via ebay:
KP Spitfire LFIXe (original boxing)
Model Alliance Spitfire Recce pt 1 (Early Merlin Spits)
HBM Manchester conversion (Bargain price - £13!  Hefty piece of resin too.)
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: IanH on July 22, 2011, 03:39:55 am
From ePay - a 1/48th Resin Beaufighter - only got it for the internals & Engines...
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: GTX on July 22, 2011, 12:32:55 pm
This week's additions:

1/48 Hasegawa Aichi B7A2 Grace
1/35 Trumpeter Challenger II MBT
1/48 Hasegawa Grumman F-14A Plus Tomcat

Regards,

Greg

Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: ChernayaAkula on July 22, 2011, 05:25:53 pm
The stash grew A LOT today! All from the same evilBay vendor (shipping paid just once, hehe! :wacko:):

1/48 Hobby Boss Yak-38/Yak-38M Forger - real world, but not an everyday real world build...
1/32 Trumpeter Missile US Aircraft Weapons - wanted this for a SLAM-ER, to be scale-o-rama'd to 1/72, but it may just be too big for what I have in mind
1/72 Revell F-16C Tiger Meet 2003 - you can never have enough Vipers, right?
1/144 Revell F/A-18E Super Hornet
1/200 Cyber Hobby/Dragon Avro Vulcan B.2 - just wanted to have one. It's gorgeous!  :wub: Hope Dragon will release it in 1/144 as well. This 1/200 one will probably be kitbashed with a 1/72 Hunter fuselage to make a 1/72 Avro 707-ish proof-of-concept vehicle or some operational machine. Then again, sticking on a 1/44 Tornado canopy wouldn't look out of place either. Hmmm......

1/144 Revell German Type XXI U-Boot with interior - might try something for the Ship GB.
1/350 Hobby Boss USS Virginia SSN 774
1/350 Trumpeter PLAN DDG-139 Ningbo
1/350 Trumpeter PLAN DDG-139 Ningbo - yes, two. Had already placed a bid on the second one, thinking I'd be outbid on the first one. Oh well, still paid only about 40% of the regular retail price for each. Hmmm, that Soviet battle-cruiser form X-Men.....
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: McColm on July 23, 2011, 07:15:51 am
Revell Sea Master in 1/136 scale.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Weaver on July 23, 2011, 11:00:19 am
From SMTF models, Airfix 1/72nd TSR.2-MS.

Went in to maybe buy the Valiant, but nah: it's too big, too dear, and I don't have any particular plan for it.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: The Wooksta! on July 23, 2011, 11:16:46 am
Few deals with Britmodeller members saw the following added:

Pegasus Spiteful (2nd tooling) Woohoo!  Last one I needed for The Project but I'm looking at moulding it anyway.  One of the ones that I have assembled may well be used as a master.
Novo Attacker*
Matchbox Spitfire IX/XVI (plus aftermarket goodies which were the main reason for buying it. I'm also curious to see if it'd be salvageable with a new wing)

On Order with Magna:  Quantity of Spiteful/Seafang kits.

The AZ Seafang has arrived.  Verdict?  It's good in parts - the cockpit is better than the AZ Spiteful but still wrong.  The canopy is vile but at least the engine cowling is nice and chunky.  I may have to invest in a few more if I can't get any more Magna ones, unfortunate because they're more suited to The Project than the AZ ones anyway.  The CMK ones I have are now going to be built as whifs and will slot into the project because they're crap and I want to build them to use them up.

*Not quite a stash addition but more of a discovery.  Few days ago, whilst searching for stuff to clear out (the pile is getting bigger...), I discovered a Novo Attacker fuselage half in a box with a pair of Testors Swifts.  No sign of t'other until yesterday when it turned up in a box of Martin Baker MB5s.  Discovered I have far too many of these so one or more may have to be sold on.  Chuffed about finding that Attacker though!
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Nils on July 24, 2011, 08:44:55 am
new stash additions  ;D

-1/144 Dragon Tornado GR4 twinpack
-1/72 Hobbyboss Messerschmitt Me163
-1/72 Hobbyboss F-84G Thunderjet
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: The Wooksta! on July 24, 2011, 02:52:02 pm
Recent wins on the bay of evil:

Pegasus Spiteful (original tooling) More work but it'll pass as a PR one.
Tamiya 24th Lotus 7  DId that one 20 years ago and thoroughly enjoyed it.  Want to do it again and do KAR120C better.
Heller Spitfire XVIe x3 (bagged)  Nice price and rebuilds the stock.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Radish on July 25, 2011, 11:52:10 am
3 x 1/48th Spitfires, all to be real.

Airfix I/Ia/II
2 x Revell (Hasegawa) IX/XVI :thumbsup:
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: pyro-manic on July 25, 2011, 12:35:28 pm
The weekend' additions include:

From Thorvic, a Fujimi Phantom FG.1 (with Tremblers markings) and a Trumpeter 1:700 HMS Renown :wub:
From Weaver, a Very Big Gun™ in 1:35
From Evilbay, a set of Hasegawa etched sawblades, and a Bandai kit of Emperor Zordar's Super Dreadnought from Space Battleship Yamato (looks like this:
(http://img854.imageshack.us/img854/3379/sblackdreadnaught.jpg) )

From Heritage Aviation, an Italeri 1:72 US/NATO weapons set (lots of 'splody things), a Novo Hornet F3, and a Vulcan u/c set. Well, the box for one, anyway! A quick email (and very quick reply) later and Ian from HA says another one will be dispatched shortly. :thumbsup:
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Weaver on July 25, 2011, 06:57:21 pm
From Weaver, a Very Big Gun™ in 1:35

I think the correct terminology is a BFG, or even a BFOG..... :wacko:
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: NARSES2 on July 26, 2011, 01:11:53 am
From the BIG H in 24 hours 1/72 Sword Spitfire PR Mk IV : The Middle East boxing
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: The Wooksta! on July 26, 2011, 01:39:27 am
I'll get me order in with Uncle Frank then.  There's a completed test shot on Britmodeller.  Looks fabulous.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Hobbes on July 26, 2011, 01:46:20 am
From www.aero-spezial-modellbauversand.de:
Skunk Models Workshop 1/72 weapons sets: IDF and US/NATO
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: NARSES2 on July 26, 2011, 07:27:41 am
I'll get me order in with Uncle Frank then.  There's a completed test shot on Britmodeller.  Looks fabulous.

Does look nice Lee. Has a clear resin canopy and what looks like a fair few spare bits and bobs
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: The Wooksta! on July 26, 2011, 09:51:02 am
Good.  Might be worth making a plug and getting someone to vacform a few dozen.  PR canopies are hard to get hold of at the moment.

Anyway, in other developments...

Due to me being at NCJ Media for 15 years (murderers get less...), I get a day off and a voucher to the value of 50 notes to spend at a store of my choice in Newcastle.  Natch, first thought, Valiant.  Means I don't have to pay for it.  So I now have the Airfix Valiant.  Pllus a couple of Spitfire IXc's to make up the value.  Result!
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: pyro-manic on July 26, 2011, 10:41:43 am
Today, an impulse buy of an Airfix Battle. Now, do I do twin-engine, uprated Merlin, radial, or something else? FAA torpedo bomber instead of the woeful Albacore? RAF equivalent to the Stuka? Long-wing high-altitude PR bird?
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: JayBee on July 26, 2011, 11:16:34 am
Long-wing high-altitude PR bird?

Well Alun,

we all know what a certain member of this forum would say to that. Eh Kit?
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: NARSES2 on July 27, 2011, 12:29:12 am
FAA torpedo bomber instead of the woeful Albacore?

Well as Jim has already gone for the PR bird I'd suggest the torpedo bomber, perhaps with a radial engine ?
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: The Wooksta! on July 27, 2011, 02:04:53 am
Better off using the Fulmar as it's a lot smaller.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: PR19_Kit on July 27, 2011, 03:01:12 am
Long-wing high-altitude PR bird?
we all know what a certain member of this forum would say to that. Eh Kit?

GO FOR IT!   :lol: :thumbsup:
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Martin H on July 27, 2011, 10:58:19 am
Due to me being at NCJ Media for 15 years (murderers get less...), I get a day off and a voucher to the value of 50 notes to spend at a store of my choice.

lucky bugger. All I got for 20 years with my mob was a knackered knee joint.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: kitbasher on July 27, 2011, 12:00:03 pm
Today, an impulse buy of an Airfix Battle. Now, do I do twin-engine, uprated Merlin, radial, or something else? FAA torpedo bomber instead of the woeful Albacore? RAF equivalent to the Stuka? Long-wing high-altitude PR bird?

A single-Sabre ground attack version could be nice.
See my twin Merlin Battle at http://www.whatifmodelers.com/index.php/topic,21075.msg299160.html#msg299160.
;D ;D
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Gondor on July 27, 2011, 12:21:34 pm
Rescued from the local Royal Mail sorting office a purchase from ebay

1 x 1/72 Revell Mustang III RAF. Bought to be cut up which is a very rare thing for me to do.

also from McColm some interior parts for my SRN4

Gondor
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Mossie on July 27, 2011, 02:55:26 pm
Today, an impulse buy of an Airfix Battle. Now, do I do twin-engine, uprated Merlin, radial, or something else? FAA torpedo bomber instead of the woeful Albacore? RAF equivalent to the Stuka? Long-wing high-altitude PR bird?

A single-Sabre ground attack version could be nice.
See my twin Merlin Battle at http://www.whatifmodelers.com/index.php/topic,21075.msg299160.html#msg299160.
;D ;D


Some interesting versions in the Battle thread, including the Sabre test bed:
http://www.whatifmodelers.com/index.php/topic,26920.0.html
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: The Wooksta! on July 27, 2011, 03:06:42 pm
Various parcels arrived today, but the one with the Magna Seafangs had a bonus Novo Attacker.  Result!

Plus, during a hunt in the loft at my parents for the missing Attacker fuselage half, I located a few bits I need (DB Griffon with Aeroclub 4 blade prop, amongst others) and then found an MPM Spitfire PRXIX that I'd forgotten about.  Which is nice.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: The Wooksta! on July 27, 2011, 03:08:51 pm
Due to me being at NCJ Media for 15 years (murderers get less...), I get a day off and a voucher to the value of 50 notes to spend at a store of my choice.

lucky bugger. All I got for 20 years with my mob was a knackered knee joint.

The way things are going at the moment, I'll be lucky to last another 15 weeks.  The place has a definite Titanic air about it and Ismay (aka the MD) is sailing away in his lifeboat. 
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: pyro-manic on July 27, 2011, 03:24:48 pm
Today, an impulse buy of an Airfix Battle. Now, do I do twin-engine, uprated Merlin, radial, or something else? FAA torpedo bomber instead of the woeful Albacore? RAF equivalent to the Stuka? Long-wing high-altitude PR bird?

A single-Sabre ground attack version could be nice.
See my twin Merlin Battle at http://www.whatifmodelers.com/index.php/topic,21075.msg299160.html#msg299160.
;D ;D


I like that idea - North African tank-basher? Your Falcon is superb - I won't even contemplate doing something similar.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: The Wooksta! on July 27, 2011, 03:49:36 pm
Just won on ebay:

Novo Bristol 138 - already have one but want to do that as the real thing at some stage.  Lovely kit, despite it's age.

Sword Spitfire PR1D/PRIV - just the one.  For now...
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Geoff on July 28, 2011, 11:32:22 am
Picked up a Cyber Hobbies 1/200th Vulcan B2, looks good in the box - not quite sure what to do with it though. It will either be an anti-flash white 617 sqd plane (real world), or I might Wif it, IIRC the RAAF were offered a squadrons worth but with lots of strings attached?

Also got a Merlin TTI which I suspect may be Finnish or Latvian.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Radish on July 28, 2011, 11:50:45 am
Just ordered ten Airfix 1/48th Spitfire VBs.....the  Seafire boxing with zillions of spare parts and nice decals.
Think: Italian, Greek, Yugoslavia, French, Soviet, SAAF, RAF, RAAF......
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: NARSES2 on July 29, 2011, 06:54:25 am
Just ordered ten Airfix 1/48th Spitfire VBs.....

 :blink:
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: The Wooksta! on July 29, 2011, 07:37:37 am
Nowt wrong with that.  I'm buying Spitfires in bulk too.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: pyro-manic on July 29, 2011, 01:55:40 pm
Today in the post, a couple of sets from 3D-kits: One of the Spit Mk.II conversion sets, and one of the Hurricane IID sets. S-Guns! :wacko: Both very nice, and good value.

From Heritage Aviation, the Vulcan undercarriage set that was supposed to be in the box delivered a few days back. Great service from them. :thumbsup:

From Evilbay, a Bandai 1:100 Galabagos mecha, from the early 80s series Xabungle.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Gondor on July 30, 2011, 12:39:44 am
Nowt wrong with that.  I'm buying Spitfires in bulk too.

Your always buying spitfires Lee  ;D

Gondor
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Weaver on July 30, 2011, 06:01:03 am
From ebay: Tamiya 1/12th scale Yamaha XV1000 Virago with touring rider.

Thought I'd missed it but then the winning bidder pulled out so I got it by default. Any old Virago wouldn't do, because it's this old edition with the "biker" rider than I particularly wanted.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: The Wooksta! on July 30, 2011, 10:56:48 am
Nowt wrong with that.  I'm buying Spitfires in bulk too.

You're always buying spitfires Lee  ;D

Gondor

True.  Today I added a pair of Airfix IXcs plus a Sword PR.1D and an AZ Attacker.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: mkhulu on August 01, 2011, 09:47:54 am
1/35 Mini Hobby Models Japanese Type-90 Tank with mine roller
1/35 Lee M2 Bradley IFV                                  
2 x 1/35 Academy M1025 Armoured Carriers

PS - A bit of heresy ... but still related to adding to a stash .

Added to the 300+ CDs I own - Joy Division's 'Unknown Pleasures' and 'Closer'. 
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Martin H on August 01, 2011, 02:29:12 pm
Added to the 300+ CDs I own - Joy Division's 'Unknown Pleasures' and 'Closer'. 


 :wub: :wub: :wub: :wub: :wub: :wub: :wub:

Everything else is irrelevant...

oh great! music to slit your wrists by.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Radish on August 02, 2011, 03:31:51 am
Whatever floats your boat Duncan. If you love it, then that's great.
I'm "into" Amon Amarth at the moment, so South Derbyshire is gradually being vibrated into oblivion. The neighbours must just love me!!

Meanwhile 10 x Airfix Spitfire VC/Seafire IIIs arrived.....all 1/48th....I love this kit.
Lots planned for it......

 :cheers:
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Nils on August 02, 2011, 07:50:36 am
2 new ones,
a 1/72 Revell P-51B Mustang and a 1/144 Revell Tornado ECR  :mellow:
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Gondor on August 02, 2011, 10:21:25 am
Just received from Heritage Aviation

2 x 1/72 Tempest Undercarriage sets for my PM Furies which are being converted to Tempest Light Fighter Prototypes

1 x 1/72 Vulcan Undercarriage set, not sure for which Vulcan I will use them, Skybolt or Indian  :rolleyes:

Gondor
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: chrisonord on August 02, 2011, 03:23:10 pm
This arrived today from the aviation megastore, rediculously expensive I know but I have plans of replicating it to an extent.
http://www.aviationmegastore.com/?action=prodinfo&art=78447
Cheers
Chris
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: The Wooksta! on August 03, 2011, 03:58:13 am
Nice parcel from Gondor arrived yesterday, comprising an Attacker (plus etch) and many, many Spitfire spares, including some wing uppers that I cannot identify which kit they're from!
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: NARSES2 on August 03, 2011, 07:18:47 am
3D kits Hurricane IID conversion set. Nice to have the option of the unshrouded guns.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Army of One on August 03, 2011, 08:43:32 am
This arrived today from the aviation megastore, rediculously expensive I know but I have plans of replicating it to an extent.
http://www.aviationmegastore.com/?action=prodinfo&art=78447
Cheers
Chris

Thats got my atttention...... :o........replicating.......?? Mmmmm....do tell........ ;D
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: chrisonord on August 03, 2011, 09:10:55 am
I am going to have a root through the bits boxes and bone yard, to see if I can make parts to do a few different versions of the super Hind. I have a couple of dead AH-64's and some 25 mm bushmaster barrels also to scrounge parts from.I will also have a go at scratch building some of the bits too from styrene stock.
Chris.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: The Wooksta! on August 03, 2011, 09:59:31 am
This arrived today from the aviation megastore, rediculously expensive I know but I have plans of replicating it to an extent.
http://www.aviationmegastore.com/?action=prodinfo&art=78447
Cheers
Chris

Thats got my atttention...... :o........replicating.......?? Mmmmm....do tell........ ;D

Get resin kit bits, drop into rubber and cast from resultant moulds?
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: The Wooksta! on August 03, 2011, 10:00:56 am
Many, many Spitfire spares, including some wing uppers that I cannot identify which kit they're from!

Mystery partially solved.  I think they may be from the Brigade conversion for the Mk XII and Seafire XV.  Looks like Brigade moulding.  Wish I'd picked them up now...
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Green Dragon on August 03, 2011, 04:18:20 pm
My brother took me and his kids to a new (new to me anyway!) wargames shop here in Livingston today. http://www.worldsatwar.co.uk/index.asp
Came away with,
3 Citadel paints, 4 Vallejo paints to try out plus their plastic putty stuff, a rattle can of German Armour Grey by Flames of War
2 packs of Warlord Games 28mm figures (late war German infantry and US Screaming Eagles)
a twin pack of Italeri's 1/72nd quickie JS2 tanks
a large piece of a damaged building called The Grand Vestibule by Gale Force Nine
a Large Pine Wood set of trees by GF9
a model pinning set of drill bits and metal rods by GF9

Paul Harrison
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Geoff on August 04, 2011, 10:27:35 am
RevD Tu-95 Bear D. Will be my Kriegsmarine MP plane for the continuing Fatherland build.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Army of One on August 04, 2011, 11:59:58 am
Well.......I thought Kits package was pretty impressive.....but that is nothing compared to Geoff(Thorvic) package...!!! Got a mahoosive aid parcel today containing.....all 1/72...Zvezda Mi26,Mi8,Ka27 and Revell Su24,Merlin and Tigre with an airfix Pucara....and a spankingly generous helping of 1/700 aircraft n helo's..........big thanks to Geoff for the bargains....... ;D
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Captain Canada on August 04, 2011, 12:11:45 pm
The new Airfix Mk.I Spit found it's way into my stash vis my LHS. Thinking pre-war coatal patrol a/c, maybe with big boots for landing in slushy ice. And no spinner.

 :thumbsup:
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: GTX on August 04, 2011, 01:40:28 pm
Today, an impulse buy of an Airfix Battle. Now, do I do twin-engine, uprated Merlin, radial, or something else? FAA torpedo bomber instead of the woeful Albacore?

May I suggest these for inspiration:

(http://i37.photobucket.com/albums/e68/GTwiner/ALT%20RAN%20FAA/Wandabaa_Greg_02.jpg)
(http://i37.photobucket.com/albums/e68/GTwiner/ALT%20RAN%20FAA/Wandabaa_Greg_01.jpg)

From here: Southern Sea Eagles - The Alternative RAN FAA (http://www.whatifmodelers.com/index.php/topic,20908.0)

Regards,

Greg
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: pyro-manic on August 04, 2011, 02:48:11 pm
I was partly inspired by those, particularly the radial one. :thumbsup:
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: ChernayaAkula on August 04, 2011, 05:44:33 pm
This arrived today from the aviation megastore, rediculously expensive I know but I have plans of replicating it to an extent.
http://www.aviationmegastore.com/?action=prodinfo&art=78447
Cheers
Chris

Thats got my atttention...... :o........replicating.......?? Mmmmm....do tell........ ;D

Get resin kit bits, drop into rubber and cast from resultant moulds?

Something tells me our own "bladerunner" wouldn't be too fond of this, given that he's the man behind Scaleworx.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Radish on August 05, 2011, 01:52:29 am
Academy 1/48th:

Spitfire XIVc..2, to be a "razor back" XIVE...RN135 of Ginger Lacey, the other to be.....?? but real.
Spitfire XIVE....3....all to be real.

Airfix 1/48th:

Spitfire XII.....whiffed; one SAAF Desert scheme, the other possibly French?

Talking "South Africa", met Roger thingy from the SA SIG at the Cambridge Rock Festival last night.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: TsrJoe on August 05, 2011, 05:15:27 am
just ordered a 35th 'Jagd E.100' and a 72 scale J.20 'Chinese Stealth' oh and a cutaway 72 scale space shuttle from an online hobby store in HK.   bad Geoff baaaaad Geoff  :wacko:
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Thorvic on August 05, 2011, 06:56:45 am
just ordered a 35th 'Jagd E.100' and a 72 scale J.20 'Chinese Stealth' oh and a cutaway 72 scale space shuttle from an online hobby store in HK.   bad Geoff baaaaad Geoff  :wacko:

 Glad to be of service  ;) 

(I do have a reputation to uphold afterall  :wacko:)
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Nils on August 05, 2011, 07:13:14 am
added today:
-3 sheets of 1.5mm thick styrene for HMS Kestrel's island structure
-a new tube of revell putty (the carrier is a PSR demanding SOB)
-Revell 1/144 BAe Harrier GR.7
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: The Wooksta! on August 05, 2011, 07:13:21 am
From ebay:

Novo Spitfire F14 (wings are rubbish but I think the fuselage is salvageable)

Novo De Havilland Hornet (long term stock restock)
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Captain Canada on August 05, 2011, 07:34:45 am
Good ol' Davey at D & B's One Stop Model Shop is one 'eck of an salesman, I tells ya......just spent money I didn't have on a kit I didn't want. On the other hand, I'm now the proud owner of an Airfix Valiant !

 :wub: :thumbsup: :cheers:
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: The Wooksta! on August 05, 2011, 08:20:13 am
From Ebay (pt 2)

Heller Spitfire F.XVIe (stash restock - my stock of Heller 16s is running very low).
Black box issue, IMO the best one to have as they mucked around with the tool later and added more alignment parts inside the cockpit, one right in the middle of the entry door.  Numpties.  The photo-top Heller/Humbrol boxing is okay though.
They didn't fix the problems with the outline though, namely the canopy is the wrong shape (allegedly as I can't see it myself) and the tail is too tall. The latter isn't such a problem though as it's unnoticeable until you put a Hasegawa rudder on it.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Gondor on August 06, 2011, 02:16:24 am
Received this morning in the post from Korea

1 x 1/72 DXM decals J.A.S.D.F. F-2A & F-2B decals....... so all I need now is something to detail the cockpits of an F-2A and an F2-B and I am all set to model both in something much nicer than the boring decals from the Hasegawa box :thumbsup:

Gondor
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Nils on August 06, 2011, 09:14:46 am
i bought a Revell 1/72 Fairey Gannet AS.4 this afternoon, this will replace the old revell (ex-frog) gannet on the shelf  :mellow:
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Weaver on August 06, 2011, 10:28:25 am
A set of TSR.2MS bits (i.e. all the bits you don't need to build a standard TSR.2) from the very generous Mr.Bunker. Cheers! :thumbsup:
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: pyro-manic on August 06, 2011, 02:09:25 pm
Today in the post, a 1:35 90mm gun (from an M36 Jackson tank destroyer) from our own mkhulu, all the way from Pretoria! :bow:
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: TsrJoe on August 06, 2011, 03:17:30 pm
local model competition in Dundee, Esci 72nd AV.8A, Revell 35th Luchs, Heller 35th VAB, the latter two im hoping to try come up with a way of making a Sisu APC.  :blink:
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: McColm on August 07, 2011, 02:49:47 am
Picked up from evilbay 11 aircraft in various states of repair (grave yard) mostly 1/72
 1/72
Airfix
Spitfire XIX
Islander/defender
Mig-15
Spitfire IX
Sea Harrier FRS 1
Hurricane II
Buccaneer

Revell
Hurricane IID

Hobby Boss
FW190-D9

Hasegawa
B-26 Marauder

1/48
Eduard Miarage IIIC


unmade kits
1/72
Su-24
Su-27 B2 Sea Flanker
A-6A Intruder

1/24
Jaguar XJS TWR Sports
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Hobbes on August 07, 2011, 04:00:18 am

1/24
Jaguar XJS TWR Sports

Fantastic kit, that. I've built one of those a couple of years ago, and the TWR XJS remains one of my favorite cars ever.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: The Wooksta! on August 07, 2011, 09:04:18 am
I got the normal road car some months back.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: McColm on August 07, 2011, 09:07:25 am
I've never driven one, so far. What's it like?
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: The Wooksta! on August 07, 2011, 10:01:16 am
The Hasegawa kit, not the real thing!  I wish!
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: The Wooksta! on August 07, 2011, 02:25:32 pm
Via ebay:

2 x Frog De Havilland Hornets (stash rebuild)

One of my favourite kits.  Ok, it's not particularly accurate - TBH, it's rather crude, lacking detail and finesse (an accusation one could level at many Frog kits) - but it was the kit that introduced me to the type and one I really enjoyed building.  Little bit of work, some plastic card and some rescribing and it looks cracking.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Gondor on August 08, 2011, 02:54:59 pm
All the way from Jays Model Kits in New Zealand to Sunny Scotland

1 x 1/72 Hawker Tempest Mk1 conversion

Great service considering I ordered it on the 31st of last month and it arrived here 8 days later  :thumbsup: :thumbsup: :thumbsup:

Gondor
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: GTX on August 09, 2011, 02:08:44 am
Today's additions:


regards,

Greg
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Gondor on August 09, 2011, 11:35:18 am
I went to my LHS today on my way home to buy some glue. Came home with the glue and a Trumpeter 1/35 E-75 that I have been after for a while. I got a good deal on it as they were having a 20% Closing Down Sale  :banghead: :banghead: :banghead: which is not good news.

Gondor
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Martin H on August 09, 2011, 02:33:35 pm
came home from the Midland air museum on friday night (model club night) with one Airfix Harrier GR-7/GR-9A kit (the new tooling)
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: McColm on August 09, 2011, 04:04:21 pm
Two more kits,
Both Matchbox 1/72 Phantom F-4K/M and Panavia Tornado F-3
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Glenn on August 09, 2011, 08:03:35 pm
Hey Greg, how much was the EVA pod, and how detailed?
Yesterday I picked up a Monogram (1/72?) Grumman Albatross. I questioned the scale, working it out at 1/67.
Glenn
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: GTX on August 10, 2011, 02:48:36 am
Hey Greg, how much was the EVA pod, and how detailed?
Yesterday I picked up a Monogram (1/72?) Grumman Albatross. I questioned the scale, working it out at 1/67.
Glenn

Glenn I got mine for about A$35.  It's not too badly detailed - see here  (http://www.starshipmodeler.com/2001/jl_preca_pod.htm)for a review.

Regards,

Greg
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Howard of Effingham on August 10, 2011, 03:24:18 am
in the last few days.....

academy F-16C ANG boxing [this one comes with all the weapons and targetting pods in their previous F-16 kit plus,
                                       Sniper XT and 'fat' lantirn pods]

academy F-22A
academy F-15E
RoG RAF WW2 aircrew
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: The Wooksta! on August 10, 2011, 05:07:47 am
All the way from Jays Model Kits in New Zealand to Sunny Scotland

1 x 1/72 Hawker Tempest Mk1 conversion

Great service considering I ordered it on the 31st of last month and it arrived here 8 days later  :thumbsup: :thumbsup: :thumbsup:

Gondor

It only fits the Heller kit (which despite the raised panel lines is still a fantastic kit) as that's what it was intended to fit as opposed to the more modern Academy one.  I know, I've tried it.

From ebay:
Pavla Spitfire canopy set.  5 vacform ones, intended to fit the new Airfix I/IIa, comprising 3 mk I canopies and two PR ones, a standard PR canopy and one for a PR.I Type G.  They're sectioned to allow for open cockpits, so the standard PR one will be used to get another type G.

May have to get a few more of these, given the current unavailability of the Falcon sets.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: pyro-manic on August 10, 2011, 11:46:36 am
Airfix 1:144 Handley Page HP42 Heracles. :wub: :wub: :wub:

I didn't know this kit existed until recently. I bid one a 1:72 vacform one a while back on ebay, but it went for some ridiculous price that was way beyond me. Got this from a guy on Britmodeller, for a pretty good price. Given the rarity and therefore price of the 1:72 vacform kit, I was willing to cross over to 1:144 for this one. It's also a rather large aircraft, so the smaller scale will mean I have space to display it. I love the aircraft, and the kit actually looks very nice. It's in a style of box i've never seen before - black, end-opening with the subject name in a gold box at the top, and the Airfix badge in the centre at the bottom. Dated 1984.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Green Dragon on August 10, 2011, 04:59:47 pm
Hi Pyro, that's the boxing that came with the History of Airfix book, also came with a Kamov Ka25 (B version?).

Paul Harrison
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: NARSES2 on August 11, 2011, 01:51:38 am
Airfix 1:144 Handley Page HP42 Heracles. :wub: :wub: :wub:


Can remember building that when it first came out. Obviously has strong links with Croydon and the pub I use has loads of photos of her and her siblings + loads of AW types on the walls  :thumbsup:
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: lancer on August 11, 2011, 09:44:09 am
Quote
Airfix 1:144 Handley Page HP42 Heracles.   

I built one last year for my club's SMW display. It was a sweet little kit to build as well. I think mine was also the '84 boxing judging by the box. Had a lot of fun building it as it was an easy kit to build and it looked pretty good when done as well.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Green Dragon on August 11, 2011, 11:50:26 am
Just a couple of rattle cans from Worlds at War today, British and US armour base colour.

Paul Harrison
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: The Wooksta! on August 11, 2011, 02:55:14 pm
On ebay:

Heller Spitfire XVIe - more stock rebuilding.  More modern tooling and I'm hoping it's not in that horrid black plastic.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Thorvic on August 11, 2011, 04:23:53 pm
From Hannants

Planet 1/72 Mirage G-8 A02 (simpler layout compared to the Anigrand version but this is the correct size for the aircraaft as Anigrand used duff data with a 2 view scaled to the earlier Mirage G dimensions )

From HobbyEasy

Orange Hobby 1/700 Juan Carlos Spanish LHD  :thumbsup:
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: philp on August 11, 2011, 10:43:18 pm
From the Nationals:
Monogram 72nd B-52 with X-15
Revell 72nd B-17G
Hasagawa 72nd F-104 Red Baron
Hasagawa 72nd B-26 Maruader (Flak Bait)
Hasagawa 72nd He-111H-6
Hasagawa 72nd Beaufighter VI
Hobbycraft 72nd CF-100 Clunk
AZmodels 72nd Mig-17F x2 (different decal options)
AML 72nd S199 Israeli
AML 72nd Mirage III Israeli
Tamiya 35th M4A3 Sherman (for my JagdSherman)
Tamiya 35th Sdkfz 8 half track (to use the tracks on Rommel's Rod)
Fort Duquesne 120mm 101st Spaceborn
Valient Wings 725nd Stirling Mk IV nose conversion
Black Dog 72nd M1A1 Iraq War accessories set
Two Mikes 72nd Vulcan seamless intakes
Two Bobs 72nd/32nd Polish F-16 decals (anyone need 32 Polish or Chilean markings?)
Assorted magazines

oh, and the Badger Universal 360 airbrush I won in the raffle (also won a Dragon 144th Tornado which I put in the donations for the troops box and a Tamiya 32nd Spitfire Mk VIII which I sold to one of my buddies so I could buy more 72nd stuff).  All for $10 in tickets.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: GTX on August 12, 2011, 12:46:42 pm
Just the one to add:

1/35 Heller AMX 30/105
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Steel Penguin on August 13, 2011, 02:24:45 am
from hasslefree minis, 3 grymm snipers  2 grym lmg torrpers a steam punk pirate, and brooke. 28mm wargames figs.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Steel Penguin on August 13, 2011, 03:10:58 am
just from the man in the red van, my birthday pressie from my youngest brother, a Imprint models 1:50 warrior. in less parts than it used to be, but the quality is still as excellant :tank:
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: wacek85 on August 13, 2011, 04:04:20 am
For the ancient but real world :)
(http://i417.photobucket.com/albums/pp258/wacek80/lacys1401.jpg)

And YF-19 by Hasegawa 1:72 for next generation Mig-31 Firefox :)
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Gondor on August 13, 2011, 07:59:55 am
From my fairly local model shop that's closing down

1 x 1/72 Italeri ex Esci Tu-22

two tins of blue paint bought for another couple of projects, photos to be revealed when the painting starts......

Gondor
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Litvyak on August 13, 2011, 10:15:37 am
My biggest haul ever yesterday, all 1/72 of course:

Hobbycraft DHC-3 Otter
Hobbycraft CT-114 Tutor
Italeri H-21C
Hasegawa B-47 Stratojet
Hobby Boss H-34 Choctaw

and placed on order

Heller B707
Hobby Boss Mi-17

This seven is almost equivalent to my existing stash, bringing my stash-total to 14 (16 when the two on order arrive).
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: deathjester on August 13, 2011, 10:20:39 am
My biggest haul ever yesterday, all 1/72 of course:

Hobbycraft DHC-3 Otter
Hobbycraft CT-114 Tutor
Italeri H-21C
Hasegawa B-47 Stratojet
Hobby Boss H-34 Choctaw

and placed on order

Heller B707
Hobby Boss Mi-17

This seven is almost equivalent to my existing stash, bringing my stash-total to 14 (16 when the two on order arrive).

Keep it up - some of the guys on here keep that many kits just in their pockets..... :wacko:
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Litvyak on August 13, 2011, 10:37:52 am
Keep it up - some of the guys on here keep that many kits just in their pockets..... :wacko:

I know, I've seen photos! It's insane!  :o

This is just my aircraft, but even if we add my railway stash to this (about a dozen brass locomotive kits, resin and laser-cut freight car and caboose kits, plus rapid-prototyped parts for an ongoing locomotive "scratchbuild" project, all in 1/120 scale), I don't come close.

It might be bigger if:

A, I didn't also do the railway stuff, which can be somewhat more expensive (e.g., for one of the brass etch loco kits I could've gotten two decent (Italeri, RoG) 1/72 scale fighters);

B, I didn't order pizza as often as I do (this will be remedied when we move into a bigger place; the kitchen in this place is unusably tiny, and it irritates me that I don't have room to cook!);

C, I didn't have certain medical expenses to deal with that my provincial plan doesn't cover; and

D, I didn't focus and buy almost exclusively kits I can use for Canadian subjects. (There are, of course, a few exceptions, like the An-2 and Su-34 I have sitting on the shelf, but even the Su-34 is going to end up Canadian...  ;D )

A isn't going away, D isn't likely to go away until maybe after I've got one finished model of every type ever operated by Canada (Air Force, Army, Navy and Coast Guard)... but then there'll be all the multiple scheme-variants. B will be addressed before the end of the year (we're already looking at houses), and C will be dealt with, if all goes well, by late 2013, early 2014.

But honestly? I don't really care if mine ever gets as big as some I've seen. I'm happy with what I have, and at my build pace, even if I don't buy anything anymore until what I have is all done, I'd still have about 6 to 12 months' worth of building ahead of me! :)
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: deathjester on August 13, 2011, 10:54:55 am
Keep it up - some of the guys on here keep that many kits just in their pockets..... :wacko:

I know, I've seen photos! It's insane!  :o

 I'm happy with what I have, and at my build pace, even if I don't buy anything anymore until what I have is all done, I'd still have about 6 to 12 months' worth of building ahead of me! :)

Hah!  I know what you mean!  Even I have found 'bits n' kits' I'd forgotten I had....! :blink: 
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: The Wooksta! on August 13, 2011, 12:57:03 pm
Today's raid on Uncle Frank yielded many things for The Plan:

3x Magna Spiteful/Seafangs
One of which included, for some unknown reason, an Airwaves Seafire FR47 engine cowling.  Haven't a clue why as I know from bitter experience that the fuselage contours of the Seafire and the Spiteful are very different.  The former will not fit the latter.  But I do have a spare Airfix PRXIX that may require some rhinoplasty...

3x Brigade Seafire XV conversions.
This is desgned for the abortion which is Italeri's excreble attempt at a Spitfire but the way the fuselage is broken down AND the fact that it has the upper engine blister similar to that on the Spitfire XII has given me ideas.  Not a good thing when The Plan already runs to SEVEN A4 pages...

1x Sword PR.IV Trop.  More for The Plan (Real World).
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: PR19_Kit on August 13, 2011, 02:15:44 pm
Today's raid on Uncle Frank yielded many things for The Plan:

'The Plan'? DO tell us more please.  ;D
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: The Wooksta! on August 13, 2011, 03:00:31 pm
The Plan is to do every mark of Spitfire - from Supermarine 224 through to the Attacker, taking in the Spitfire, Seafire, Spiteful and Seafang along the way.  And whiff the lot, plus quite a few made up marks and hybrids along the way.  Once they're all done, I'll write a book around them.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: NARSES2 on August 14, 2011, 01:40:18 am
Not a good thing when The Plan already runs to SEVEN A4 pages...


Today's raid on Uncle Frank yielded many things for The Plan:

'The Plan'? DO tell us more please.  ;D

I've seen the "plan" and am looking forward to seeing it come to fruition  :thumbsup:
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Martin H on August 14, 2011, 04:29:32 am
I've seen the "plan":thumbsup:

So have I! And very impressive it is to.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: The Wooksta! on August 14, 2011, 04:41:50 am
It's unlikely to be any time soon as it seems to be growing exponentially, limited only by my imagination and what actually happened.  In addition, having been realistic and having seen the sheer amount of work to be done (ie airframes that haven't yet been started), some of the plan is being held over to next year.

On the plus side, the Seafire FR47 nose does fit the Airfix PR XIX but as it doesn't have the scoop for the pressurisation, I'll have to do it as one of the early ones so it'll be a prototype rather than in service.  Giving that I'll be moulding the FR47 nose some time soon, I'll be able to do a later one too.  The nose also fits the Ventura FR.XVIII nose and I've a gash one so I may try and cobble together a Spitfire PR25 together with a gash moulded wing which is already modded.  And I have two gash fuselages...

Another idea is convert the Hobbyboss Vb into an early Griffon one by hacking a lump out of the top cowl, inserting Griffon top cowl and rebuilding the base.  I've two on order, so one will be a PR version.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Nils on August 14, 2011, 10:29:51 am
i just placed an online order for e few new stash editions  ;D

-1/72 Airfix TSR-2M5 STRATOS (my first TSR-2 going to build it as standard Belgian Air Force fighter, maybe a tigermeet version)

and also, a few new 1/144's:

-Revell Mig-29 and F/A-18D (for kitbash into MIG-35, as part of the planned BAF-2025 F-16 replacement plan)
-Revell E-2C Hawkeye (to be build as Hawkeye AEW.1 for my HMS Kestrel build)
-Revell F-104G Starfighter
-Revell SU-47 Berkut
-Revell F-19 Stealth fighter
-Trumpeter F-22A Raptor (BAF-2025)
-Trumpeter F-117 Stealth fighter
-Airfix Boeing clipper
-Airfix Boeing 727
-Academy Mig-23 Flogger
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: The Wooksta! on August 14, 2011, 02:10:43 pm
From ebay:

Novo Sea Fury
Kit seems to have some extras with it.  Bargain price of little more than £2.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: pyro-manic on August 15, 2011, 09:01:43 am
Over the weekend, I got a pair of Frog/Novo kits: Bristol 138A high-altitude research aircraft, and a Blackburn Shark torpedo bomber.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: The Wooksta! on August 15, 2011, 12:55:09 pm
The former is a cracking little kit.  Did it some years back in overall sky as one impressed into the PRU and there's two more in the stash, although I really want to do one as the real I am.

Today's acquisitions for The Plan have been varied:
1 Magna Spiteful/Seafang
2 Hobbyboss Spitfire Vbs
(to be converted to early Griffon variants.  However, on reflection it may be easier to convert the old Airfix Ia/Vb fuselages but I've plenty of those.)
1 M&E Spitfire TR.9 conversion
(this was rough and made the Brigade one look like Tamiya.  However, it was half the price and as the plastic is thick it should take some punishment)
2 Aeroclub Griffon 4 blade props
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: McColm on August 15, 2011, 11:23:42 pm
Been on Evilbay,
Got some 1/72 fuselage halves of a F-4 Phantom, F-14 Tomcat and their wings in a 'spares stash'.
In the same lot picked up 1/48 floats. I've seen some drawings and a poster of a C-130 Float Plane, so I'll add them to my Airfix 1/72 C-130K kit.
Not bad for a fiver.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: NARSES2 on August 16, 2011, 01:29:11 am
Over the weekend, I got a pair of Frog/Novo kits: Bristol 138A high-altitude research aircraft,

I've never built that kit. I'll have to get one and give it a go. Seen some really nice built ones
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: The Wooksta! on August 16, 2011, 02:05:48 am
Ebay is your friend.  There's at least 3 on at the minute.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: NARSES2 on August 16, 2011, 02:15:39 am
Ebay is your friend.  There's at least 3 on at the minute.

Cheers mate
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Mossie on August 16, 2011, 02:49:28 am
The 138B was supposed to get a Kestrel, how about a bit of kitbashing?  Maybe add a second crew position & retractable undercarriage?
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: The Wooksta! on August 16, 2011, 03:50:15 am
I've a plan to do one as a twin and I have the bits for it.  Sadly, no time.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: pyro-manic on August 16, 2011, 07:12:09 am
I plan a retractable u/c for mine. Possibly a new engine as well, though we shall see.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Nils on August 16, 2011, 07:35:46 am
just came back from Bruges, and brought with me (all 1/144 and Revell)

-E-2C Hawkeye
-SA.330 Puma
-F-19 Stealth Fighter
-F-104G Starfighter
-F-15A Eagle

and the Revell 2011/12 catalogue
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: The Wooksta! on August 16, 2011, 12:49:03 pm
I plan a retractable u/c for mine. Possibly a new engine as well, though we shall see.

Me too.  Perhaps we should swap ideas so we don't clash? (PM inbound)

Today, more additions for The Plan:
2x Pegasus Spitefuls (courtesy of Sequoiaranger - I need to get casting for some of the smaller bits)

Plus a package of goodies from Mossie, comprising:
3 x Airfix mk Ia  Built but will be salvaged, possibly as PR birds
1 unstarted PR XIX - which is brill as I was about to buy one to do as a later one with a Seafire 47 style cowl
1 Aeroclub Spitfire prototype conversion
1 Pavla mk II LR conversion (which has given me even more ideas)

From ebay (not Plan related)
Superscale Mosquito FB6 - not a complete sheet, but the one I did want it for is there.  Difficult sheet to find now.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Nigel Bunker on August 16, 2011, 02:50:12 pm
Just back from the model club. Somebody was clearing their loft so:

Polish (ex Airfix) SR.53 (without canopy)
Frog Sea Vixen FAW.2 (no decals)
Maintrack Saunders Roe SR. 177
Airfix Mosquito II/VI/XVIII
Frog dH 110 (no stand)

All for £13.00

Bagain or what? Excuse me whilst I gloat.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: frank2056 on August 16, 2011, 07:26:30 pm
My first order with HobbyEasy in Hong Kong arrived without a hitch:

Hobbyboss 1/35 BJ2022JC Yongshi SUV - I'll probably make it as a low budget PMC vehicle. It's a very nice kit, though.
Trumpeter 1/35 Aerosan RF-8 - I should have gotten the Vision models one, which has fewer accuracy issues. I may make this one as an all-weather Soviet hovercraft.
Trumpeter 1/35 Armored Aerosan - This is the enclosed, car-like aerosan.
Tamiya 1/100 IL-28 Beagle. It will definitely be whiffed into either a 1/144 or 1/72 plane.

Even with air mail shipping, the total price from HobbyEasy for the above was $15 less than the lowest price I could find in the US for just the models.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Thorvic on August 17, 2011, 11:29:57 am
From HobbyEasy HK

Trumpeter 1/72 J-20 Mighty Dragon Stealth Fighter  :thumbsup:
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: McColm on August 17, 2011, 04:15:51 pm
Monogram 1/72 Rockwell B-1B Bone
Airfix 1/72 BAe Nimrod MK2.
Will be building my car kits to make some room.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: The Wooksta! on August 18, 2011, 12:51:32 am
From ebay:
5 Novo Spitfire F.XIVs
It's the old Frog F.14 kit with the V-1 (they're going begging).  The wing is awful, the canopy useless, but the fuselage is salvageable with a new wing - I tried it with my cast F21 wing and it'll fit with some surgery.  They'll do for some hackarounds - I'm tempted with an F21 two seater for a start.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: NARSES2 on August 18, 2011, 07:07:24 am
Special Hobby 1/72 Comonwealth CA-12 Boomerang. All IP with no resin or brass. Some lovely fine and small detail in the cockpit. In fact it looks as though 70% of the parts are for the interior  :blink:

4 different aircraft offered on the transfer sheet. 2 in the SW Pacific and 2 home based "interceptors" from 1945. Interestingly these latter 2 have waxed and polished exteriors. Might make a change.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Mossie on August 18, 2011, 07:32:15 am
Yeah, but you're not thinking of doing it, gasp, real world are you??? :wacko:
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: NARSES2 on August 18, 2011, 07:44:52 am
Yeah, but you're not thinking of doing it, gasp, real world are you??? :wacko:

Probably, yes Simon. I've an old Airfix one to Wif. All part of the current 50/50, real/wif programme
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Mike Wren on August 18, 2011, 07:57:02 am
All part of the current 50/50, real/wif programme

there's no need for that sort of language around here! ;)
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Nils on August 18, 2011, 09:42:55 am
i just placed an online order for e few new stash editions  ;D

-1/72 Airfix TSR-2M5 STRATOS (my first TSR-2 going to build it as standard Belgian Air Force fighter, maybe a tigermeet version)

and also, a few new 1/144's:

-Revell Mig-29 and F/A-18D (for kitbash into MIG-35, as part of the planned BAF-2025 F-16 replacement plan)
-Revell E-2C Hawkeye (to be build as Hawkeye AEW.1 for my HMS Kestrel build)
-Revell F-104G Starfighter
-Revell SU-47 Berkut
-Revell F-19 Stealth fighter
-Trumpeter F-22A Raptor (BAF-2025)
-Trumpeter F-117 Stealth fighter
-Airfix Boeing clipper
-Airfix Boeing 727
-Academy Mig-23 Flogger

arrived today  ;D
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)....nearly
Post by: Leading Observer on August 18, 2011, 11:11:11 am
Just managed to stop myself ordering the Italeri B-58 from Model Hobbies today.....my better half was muttering something about "un-necessary expenditure", so discretion was the better part of valour :banghead: Maybe next month?
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: NARSES2 on August 19, 2011, 01:49:04 am
All part of the current 50/50, real/wif programme

there's no need for that sort of language around here! ;)

Mea Culpa  :rolleyes:
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Gondor on August 20, 2011, 01:49:45 am
Received today from KingKit a Heller 1/72 Hawker Tempest Mk V.
Looks to be a very nicely molded model though rather bare as far as the interior goes.
I bought it to go with my Jays Models Tempest Mk 1 conversion which brings up the new question of what to do with the spare fuselage.
Interestingly the delivery box was packed useing a couple of pages from Continental magazine from June 1991 so I will keep hold of the pages in case any railway modeller here wants the pages.

Gondor
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Radish on August 20, 2011, 02:43:36 am
3 x Airfix 1/48th Spitfire XIIs.
They're a lovely kit that builds beautifully. I've 2 of them "in progress" as whiffs for the BIGGLES SIG....one Yugoslavian AF postwar, the other French AF 1946. ;)

1/72nd  Airfix Spitfire IX....to be built real for an article I'm doing. :o :o
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Weaver on August 20, 2011, 11:20:10 am
From an LHS:

Italeri 1/72nd M4A3E2 Jumbo twin-pack. Wargame-oriented or not, these are two nicely detailed models.
Also got some brass tube for the making of jetpipes with.

AND

Decided to "liberate" the two Ma.K. models that have been cluttering up their shelf for the two years I've been going in these:

Nitto 1/76th Nutrocker and 1/20th Jerry Armoured fighting suit.

I'm not into Ma.K so these two are going straight on sale here, followed by e-bay if no whiffer wants them.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: oz rb fan on August 20, 2011, 09:48:13 pm
went to ipms Melbourne swap and sell came home with rs  ki-60,planet  ki-78 and a+v j5n1,i'm beginning to see a theme here ;)
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: The Wooksta! on August 21, 2011, 05:49:10 am
From ebay:
AZ Attacker F1.  More long term stash.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: The Big Gimper on August 21, 2011, 06:07:12 am
All from Ebay:

1. Monogram F7F-3 to be a FAA F2V-1
2. Matchbox F3D to be a RCN CF3D-3
3. Special Hobby P-59A to be a Tiger Force RCAF P-59C night fighter (radar coming from a F6F-5N)
4. Hasegawa F4U-1 Birdcage to be a RCAF P-49B (Thanks to Jorel: http://www.whatifmodelers.com/index.php/topic,24074.1140.html)
5. MPM Spitfire PR Mk. XIX to be a USAAF F-11A

Carl
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: The Wooksta! on August 21, 2011, 07:45:11 am
That MPM Spit needs some TLC - the fuselage is wont not to close with the cockpit in.  My trick with it (and the MPM PRXI and Special Hobby PR.X - they're all from the same tool but the tail is woefully flat) is to fit it in one fuselage side and wait for it to set, then sand the hell out of it until it closes.

Another thing - the canopy has a tendency to turn yellow.  I've several Fujimi PR Spits (they've been converted to low backs) and the canopy from that will fit it nicely.  The Falcon Spitfire canopy set has a PRXIX canopy on it too.

Just won on ebay (thanks to a tip off from Deathjester!)
Brigade Spitfire F.XII conversion.  IF the fuselage fits an Airfix F.Ia, it's going to be a mk IVa fighter in BoB markings.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: The Big Gimper on August 21, 2011, 07:57:27 am
Thanks for the tips.

I built one already. Also the rear stabilizers are different sizes. I read this has happened on a few MPM kits.  :banghead:

The other frustration was the tail wheels doors which are PE. Could not get get the ^%##*^&%!!!! to attach so I created a new set from 010 Thou styrene. 

I am sucker for punishment.  :rolleyes:
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: The Wooksta! on August 21, 2011, 08:06:40 am
Not on mine they weren't.  All plastic.  However, the Airfix PR.XIX has a set of closed doors which will be open with a quick slice of a scalpel.  They've been very handy for other Spits.

Never noticed the tailplanes though...
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: ChernayaAkula on August 21, 2011, 09:51:13 am
From Amazon:
1/144 Trumpeter Chinese Type 33G submarine
1/700 Trumpeter Slava-class cruiser Varyag
1/72 Italeri Bell AB-47

All to be whiffed.  :wacko:

Also ordered some 1/700 Trumpeter Ka-27s, but Amazon sent me Trumpeter's 1/700 SB2C Helldivers instead.  :banghead:

Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Martin H on August 21, 2011, 11:34:26 am
Via the IPMS Avon show at Yate today.

From Richard Franks.
FE Resins Fisher P75A-1 Eagle.
Marsh models/Aerotech Kyushu J7W2 Shinden kia.
Hasegawa Kyushu J7W1 Shinden "1946 Tokyo Defence"
All three where massively reduced in price  ;D

From LoneWulf.
Luedeman Resin Blohm & Voss BV-144.
Classicplane Junkers F24.


Italeri Douglas DC-3.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: PR19_Kit on August 21, 2011, 03:00:59 pm
Also from the Yate show, a bag of resin wonderfulness from The Wooksta, a vacform York fuselage and other bits from Tojo633, bought a strange circular resin thing from Mike McEvoy, got some Metor decals from Colin Freightdog and a Buccaneer recce pack from the Model Alliance people.

Got away lightly really......  ;D
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: McColm on August 21, 2011, 11:19:54 pm
Just a few more to fill the shelves:

Revell Darth Vader's Fighter
Matchbox 1/72 Jaguar TMK2
Revell 1/144 Lockheed Sea Shadow
1/72 TA-7C Corsair II
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: GTX on August 21, 2011, 11:22:55 pm
My latest:


Regards,

Greg
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Howard of Effingham on August 22, 2011, 04:06:49 am
at yate yesterday....

heller VC-137 [for conversion to a CFM-56 powered 'macmillian one']
heller DC-6B   [similiarly to the above, but as 'attlee one']
dragon arado Ar-234 c/w V-1
airfix cessna O-2A/B
2 a2zee boulton paul balliol [a T2 and a T21]
TAW/MA sea king AEW deflated radome in resin
a ukrainian made antonov an-74
RoG arado ar-234 with some 'dubious looking luft-46 thingy underneath it'

various assorted EB sets for the lansen and the MU-2 and some nice decal sheet finds [esp' from the 580 modellers stand]

also very nice to meet the gang again, especially andrew and his SUPERB supermarine 545 in 56 sqn markings.  :thumbsup: :thumbsup:
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: The Wooksta! on August 22, 2011, 04:38:02 am
heller DC-6B   [similiarly to the above, but as 'attlee one']

Attlee was too modest a man to go for something as flashy as that and neither would the other members of the Labour cabinet at the time.  Not until the likes of Blair would you find a Labour politician so in love with himself, his image or his ego.  Although Harold Wilson, Ken Livingston and "Gorgeous" George Galloway come close.  Besides, we were broke and couldn't have afforded it.  A converted Avro York, Tudor or HP Hastings would be more realistic.

RoG Arado Ar-234 with some 'dubious looking luft-46 thingy underneath it'

It's supposedly the Arado E.381 but has some elements of the Heinkel P.1077 'Julia' in it.  Fruitbat did a resin E.381 in the early/mid 90s that was much closer to the real project.  The fit of the Ar 234 is appalling, especially the engines.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: The Wooksta! on August 22, 2011, 04:40:30 am
Also from the Yate show, a bag of resin wonderfulness from The Wooksta,

So you got it at last?   ;D  Can't quite remember what I included but there was two lots (by way of apology for the delay) of the bits you wanted for the York project we discussed at Telford last year (although I had problems with the fin mould hence their non-inclusion).  Can't remember if I included anything else...
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Martin H on August 22, 2011, 07:45:53 am
heller DC-6B   [similiarly to the above, but as 'attlee one']

Attlee was too modest a man to go for something as flashy as that and neither would the other members of the Labour cabinet at the time.  Not until the likes of Blair would you find a Labour politician so in love with himself, his image or his ego.  Although Harold Wilson, Ken Livingston and "Gorgeous" George Galloway come close.  Besides, we were broke and couldn't have afforded it.  A converted Avro York, Tudor or HP Hastings would be more realistic.

I gave Trev the idea for this one. Based on the premise that the war in the far east dragged on for a bit longer.
In reality the RAF received a single C-54B and 22 C-54D's under lend lease. Now if the war dragged on, the Uk may well have received more Skymasters for use in the far east, and possibly some early DC-6/C-118's later on (first flown 1946). Hence the Atlee one idea.

The C-54B the RAF received was apparently earmarked for Churchill to use in place of the York. But the old  boy preferred Ascalon, so the Skymaster was issued to 232 sqd instead. The other C-54 squadron was 246. Post war the RAF Skymaster fleet was returned stateside and issued to the US Navy and Marines.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: PR19_Kit on August 22, 2011, 08:21:11 am
So you got it at last?   ;D  Can't quite remember what I included but there was two lots (by way of apology for the delay) of the bits you wanted for the York project we discussed at Telford last year (although I had problems with the fin mould hence their non-inclusion).  Can't remember if I included anything else...

Merlin 80 series engines by the bucket load, at least one Grand Slam bomb, Lancastrian nose and tail and Lincoln wing tips, to name but a few.  ;D
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: kitnut617 on August 22, 2011, 08:26:34 am
I gave Trev the idea for this one. Based on the premise that the war in the far east dragged on for a bit longer.
In reality the RAF received a single C-54B and 22 C-54D's under lend lease. Now if the war dragged on, the Uk may well have received more Skymasters for use in the far east, and possibly some early DC-6/C-118's later on (first flown 1946). Hence the Atlee one idea.

Just a quick question and not to drag the thread too far off topic, but if the war had dragged on, would Atlee have been the PM ?
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Martin H on August 22, 2011, 08:59:07 am
in reality Attlee took office on July 26th 1945 while we where still fighting in the far east. The Japanese Instrument of Surrender was signed on the 2nd of September. So for our purposes its not impossible.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: PR19_Kit on August 22, 2011, 01:53:13 pm
But the prime reason he was elected as PM was the voters in the forces were fed up with the war and all voted Labour. If the war had gone on any longer they'd probably not have had the election.

I know, I was there at the time.  ;D
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Martin H on August 22, 2011, 01:56:21 pm
no one knew the war would end in september thou

end off this diversion ....normal service on this thread please  ;D
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Thorvic on August 22, 2011, 02:05:46 pm
Yeap this is for stash posts, history discussion are for the alt history section.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Thorvic on August 22, 2011, 02:08:27 pm
Back on topic recieved in the post today a couple of ships, the new Cyberhobby 1/700 LCS1 USS Freedom and the Resin shipyard 1/700 resin Canadian Halifax class frigate :thumbsup:
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: NARSES2 on August 23, 2011, 01:11:07 am
Just a quick question and not to drag the thread too far off topic, but if the war had dragged on, would Atlee have been the PM ?

PM sent, hopefully explaining.

Back to topic -

2 Academy 1/72 P-39's for builds inspired by Glanini's profiles. (Dutch East Indies AF & Brazilian Exp Force)
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Radish on August 23, 2011, 06:18:09 am
Various Meerkat dvds for research purposes.

Meerkats by Schleich...."heads" for the use of ;)

An Ostriche.....be worried. ;D
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: The Wooksta! on August 24, 2011, 04:31:47 am
Took delivery on monday of a kilo of moulding rubber from Tiranti.  6 hours later, a tidied up and corrected Pegasus Spiteful (second tooling) is in a mould that's curing.  ;D

Last night, monster casting session and I now have four Spitefuls with parts to do them as the hybrid hooked version.  The first one is already part assembled.

Looking ahead, the next one I fancy moulding is the Spitfire TR.8. Or possibly the (unbuilt but proposed) TR.18.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: The Wooksta! on August 24, 2011, 04:48:58 am
Just won on ebay

Frog De Havilland Hornet F3. 
Love that kit. Another long term restock.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Weaver on August 24, 2011, 06:35:52 pm
From ebay: Pegasus 1/48th snapfix V-2 rocket.

Snapfix or not, this is a really nice kit with good surface detail and really fine, sharp fin edges.

I have it in mind to scaleorama a V-2 to make a 1950s style rocketship, with a line of N-scale (1/148th/144th) passengers waiting to board it. I was going to use the Revell 1/60th V-2, but since this one is bigger, it's better.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: PR19_Kit on August 25, 2011, 02:42:02 am
.... but since this one is bigger, it's better.

As is usually the case.......  ;D :lol:
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: The Wooksta! on August 25, 2011, 04:00:36 am
From ebay: Pegasus 1/48th snapfix V-2 rocket.

Bit of creative cutting and some scratchbuilt wings, and you've a 48th Miles M.52
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Radish on August 25, 2011, 06:02:12 am
The Pegasus V2 builds nicely, just a bit of filler required....I have plans for one not finished yet....replicating a comic cover. ;)
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: McColm on August 25, 2011, 06:34:30 am
AMTL 1/72 EC-135 Looking Glass flying from the States.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: JayBee on August 25, 2011, 10:24:09 am
From Hobbycraft about 250 miles from home:

Airfix 1/72 Hurricane I              for thw SMW 1941 theme build.
The idea came to me this morning.

Jim
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Radish on August 26, 2011, 07:55:11 am
It's good to have ideas in the morning..... ;)

Meanwhile.....10 more 1/48th Airfix Spitfire VB/C/Seafire III kits ordered.....'cause I'm running out of Spitfires to build!! And "the stash" must remain available to build when the mood takes me..... :party:
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: NARSES2 on August 26, 2011, 08:48:04 am


Airfix 1/72 Hurricane I              for thw SMW 1941 theme build.
The idea came to me this morning.

Jim

Strangely my idea came to me this morning and an Airfix 1/72 Spitfire Mk I was purchased. It will go with my 3D models Mk II conversion. And yes I know Airfix now do a Mk II but I had the conversion set from last years Telford
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: joncarrfarrelly on August 26, 2011, 10:20:41 am
1/48 Hasegawa J35Ö, Austrian Black Special at half-price.  :thumbsup:

(http://www.wallpaperhere.com/thumbnails/detail/20110623/Saab-Draken-7.jpg)
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Ed S on August 26, 2011, 11:01:33 am
The postman (postperson?) just dropped off a box for me. Some stuff I got from a seller on ARC. All of this for less than $2 per kit including shipping. All 1/72 except as noted

Heller P-39Q
Hasegawa MU-2S
Matchbox Lysander
MPM Messerschmidt ME-262 with Mistel
Airfix KA-25 Hormone
MPC F5F Hellcat
Minicraft (Hasegawa) F-4 Phantom
Airfix Fairey Firefly
MPC Hurricane Mk I
AMT F-14A Tomcat
Formaplane Fi167 (vacuform)
Revell F-18A Hornet (1/48)
Macross VF-1D Valkyrie (1/144)
Monogram F-15 Eagle Snaptite (1/100)

Some still sealed in original package. Some missing a few minor parts or decals.  But LOTS of great WHIFF fodder here.

Ed
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: RPadavan2 on August 26, 2011, 11:18:34 am
Some triangle styrene rod and channel rod, some paint and a Revell 1/144th scale A-10 Thunderbolt II (to be whiffed into an Israeli Air Force plane).
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Ian the Kiwi Herder on August 26, 2011, 01:47:49 pm
Tamiya 1:32 P-51D  :wub:

Ian
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: chrisonord on August 26, 2011, 02:27:43 pm
Tamiya 1:32 P-51D  :wub:

Ian
Do you want a matchbox MK 21 Spitfire to go with that Ian?? ;D
Chris.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Litvyak on August 26, 2011, 03:11:41 pm
Some sheet styrene, paint, a 1/72 Hobbyboss Mi-8 and a 1/144 F-RSIN Comet 1! :)
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Mike Wren on August 27, 2011, 02:11:20 am
first purchases in ages... a set of Braz RB211 engines and a Zvezda 767 to go with them, to be RAF tanker or AWACS, not sure yet
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: NARSES2 on August 27, 2011, 03:01:39 am
Tamiya 1:32 P-51D  :wub:

Ian

Is it as good as the reviews ?
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: McColm on August 27, 2011, 03:12:26 am
Bought my last ever (for now) model kit on e-bay.
1/72 Hasegawa Shinmeiwa PS-1 Flying Boat
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Mike Wren on August 27, 2011, 07:39:11 am
crikey, just bought an Airfix Nimrod & Zvezda Mi-26 Halo (not sure how to try sneaking those 2 into the house), but a bargain at £20 the pair... Canadian Nimrod? (or maybe an RAF AWACS conversion?), think the Halo will have to be Soviet naval infantry (with folded blades, of course  ;) )
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: PR19_Kit on August 27, 2011, 07:49:38 am
crikey, just bought an Airfix Nimrod & Zvezda Mi-26 Halo (not sure how to try sneaking those 2 into the house),

Dig a tunnel, it's the only safe way......  ;D
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: McColm on August 27, 2011, 08:10:52 am
The Nimrod AWACS might give you problems in the tail area, I've built a version using the E-3 spin top and E-2 legs/stand. You'll need the air extractor fans as well.
My third Nimrod kit will be the 'Sea Nimrod' aircraft carrier version with folding wings and 1/48 arrester hook.
Trials held with the US Navy.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Thorvic on August 27, 2011, 08:19:33 am
Picked up the new Zvezda 1/350th HMS Dreadnaught battleship
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Mike Wren on August 27, 2011, 08:22:28 am
Dig a tunnel, it's the only safe way......  ;D

I'll get me shovel...
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Gondor on August 27, 2011, 08:51:29 am
From a shopping trip to Falkirk I had a look to see what was left in Leisuretime as they are still open with 20% closing down sale but not much as far as I am concerned, still came away with the Revell 1/72 He-111.

Gondor
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: McColm on August 27, 2011, 10:52:27 am
Got another load of kits:
1/24 Airfix General Lee
1/72 Tu-22M
1/72 C-135 FR

Not sure on the scale but it's 'Thunderbird Two' plastic model kit.
Better start saving for Christmas.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: pyro-manic on August 27, 2011, 12:53:37 pm
Picked up the new Zvezda 1/350th HMS Dreadnaught battleship

What do you think of it? I don't do 1:350, but I'd possibly make an exception for this, and maybe the Academy Warspite.


Oh, and if someone kitted HMS Tiger (the battlecruiser) in any scale, I'd bite their arm off. :wub:
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Ian the Kiwi Herder on August 27, 2011, 01:47:31 pm
Tamiya 1:32 P-51D  :wub:

Ian
Do you want a matchbox MK 21 Spitfire to go with that Ian?? ;D
Chris.

No  :blink:

Is it as good as the reviews ?

On first inspection, no...





...It's better !  ;)

Ian
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Martin H on August 27, 2011, 02:11:12 pm
ohhh brail scale whiff on the cards?
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: GTX on August 27, 2011, 02:25:49 pm
Dig a tunnel, it's the only safe way......  ;D

I'll get me shovel...

Let me know how that tactic works out ;)
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: NARSES2 on August 28, 2011, 01:42:55 am
Is it as good as the reviews ?

On first inspection, no...





...It's better !  ;)

Ian

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Cheers Ian. Glad about that. It will make a nice centre piece to a collection. I do like Tamiya  :bow:
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: NARSES2 on August 28, 2011, 01:43:53 am
Dig a tunnel, it's the only safe way......  ;D

I'll get me shovel...

Let me know how that tactic works out ;)

Trouble with that tactic is that you could be digging your own grave  :rolleyes:
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Nils on August 28, 2011, 09:05:34 am
what a day, just got back from 3 places, the Middelkerke Model Show (pics to follow), a date in Ostend (who never showed :( ) and the opendoor of the Fire Dpt. in Gistel (pics to follow).

scored some nice bargains at the modelshow:

-Revell 1/72 AR234 C-3 & E.381
-Arii 1/72 Cessna 172 Floatplane
-Airfix 1/72 SA.341 Gazelle
-Airfix 1/72 Fairey Battle
-Airfix 1/72 Shorts/Embraer Tucano
-Airfix 1/72 DH Chipmunk
-Heller 1/72 Seaking Mk.48 (Belgian version for decals and parts, looking at converting it into a Super Seaking with new modifications)
-Fujimi 1/72 HSS.2B JMSDF Seaking (to combine with Heller Seaking)
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Ian the Kiwi Herder on August 28, 2011, 12:48:30 pm
ohhh brail scale whiff on the cards?

No - post war Kentucky ANG, unless Superscale up-scale some of their 1:48 subjects anytime soon. Freddy Ohr's 'Marie', Robert Moore's 'Stinger VII' or Richard Turner's 'Short Fuse Sallee' would all be extremely welcome !

Ian
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Thorvic on August 28, 2011, 02:31:37 pm
Picked up the new Zvezda 1/350th HMS Dreadnaught battleship

What do you think of it? I don't do 1:350, but I'd possibly make an exception for this, and maybe the Academy Warspite.


Oh, and if someone kitted HMS Tiger (the battlecruiser) in any scale, I'd bite their arm off. :wub:

Neither do i as a rule but it is a nice kit, lovely details although it will need etch for the railings as none in kit.

BTW Trumpeter are doing the HMS Queen Elizabeth so there is a comparison to Warspite
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Steel Penguin on August 29, 2011, 05:45:57 am
from the hobby craft sale,
a box of wood elves for LoTR
A 1:72 saracen ( cos)
a flames of war challenger, and 3.5" AA gun platoon box
and a couple of pots of paint ( what i origanly wanted)
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Captain Canada on August 29, 2011, 08:44:37 am
Finally got my GR.9....can't wait to fondle it ! Got another on hold at the shop. CDN Army and one for the RC Marines !

 :thumbsup:

Who doesn't love a good Harrier ?

 :wub:
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: The Wooksta! on August 29, 2011, 09:12:03 am
Me! 

Latest stash additions (from ebay) and intended to be the last before Telford (saving the pennies!)
Pegasus Supermarine Spiteful (second tooling)*
AZ Spitfire F.14
Heller DH Vampire (Black boxing)

*Ironic that I win it now.  They seem to be like buses - none for ages and then three turn up at once!  I am awash with Spitefuls (from various manufacturers, including myself) now...
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: pyro-manic on August 29, 2011, 11:02:44 am
Neither do i as a rule but it is a nice kit, lovely details although it will need etch for the railings as none in kit.

BTW Trumpeter are doing the HMS Queen Elizabeth so there is a comparison to Warspite

Cheers - I'll think about getting one if I find one at a good price. And thanks for the heads-up on the Trumpy QE - another to look out for! :cheers:

A modest addition today - one Hairyfix Spit I/IIa. Might well do it in silver, like the Hurricane I did last year, for a no-war scenario.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: oz rb fan on August 29, 2011, 06:58:25 pm
just got two
 pit-road trs2's and i have to say they look pretty good in the box...hope they build as well as they look.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: MilitaryAircraft101 on August 30, 2011, 03:56:36 am
1/32 WnW SE.5a & Academy F-16I Sufa
Both birthday presents  ;D
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Thorvic on August 30, 2011, 04:27:42 am
just got two
 pit-road trs2's and i have to say they look pretty good in the box...hope they build as well as they look.

The the standard ones or the New RAF version with the Martels, Belly Tank and RAF markings ?
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: NARSES2 on August 30, 2011, 07:21:49 am
1/32 WnW SE.5a & Academy F-16I Sufa
Both birthday presents  ;D

Must admit I keep looking at WnW and am finding it very hard to resist  :banghead: Happy birthday btw  :cheers:
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Gondor on August 30, 2011, 10:52:27 am
Received from the Wooksta today

1 x Pegasus MB5  :wub:

2 x 1/72 Fw/Ta Doras partly built

various resin parts in 1/72

Thanks Lee
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: pyro-manic on August 30, 2011, 10:54:25 am
Today's addition is a Revell DC-3, in Finnair/Ilmavoimat markings. No specific plan yet, I just decided I needed a Dak. ;D
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Mossie on August 30, 2011, 03:08:59 pm
Airfix 1/76 Bedford MK Tactical Refueler from Hobbycraft.  Adds to the JB Models box I've already got & both might lend their parts to a project I've got in mind.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: MilitaryAircraft101 on August 31, 2011, 01:23:31 am
1/32 WnW SE.5a & Academy F-16I Sufa
Both birthday presents  ;D

Must admit I keep looking at WnW and am finding it very hard to resist  :banghead: Happy birthday btw  :cheers:

Thanks, it was good. I was inspecting the sprues on the SE.5 and my jaw dropped lower and lower. THe detail is FANTASTIC! You can see the honeycomb on the radiator as if it were the real thing, the moulded MG with it's bullets in exquisite detail! IT IS BEAUTIFUL, the stretched canvas ripple effect will make your heart skip a beat  :wub:! I can't wait to crack it open, but I'll have to clear out the bench first  :dalek: LOL  :rolleyes:
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Mike Wren on August 31, 2011, 04:49:16 am
Dig a tunnel, it's the only safe way......  ;D

I'll get me shovel...

Let me know how that tactic works out ;)

Trouble with that tactic is that you could be digging your own grave  :rolleyes:

chaps, you will glad to hear I am safe and well
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: The Wooksta! on August 31, 2011, 05:11:53 am
Not quite an addition, more a discovery.

Looking in the loft at me parents (digging out Hasegawa Spitfires - I've a plan for a Seafire F.IV and I've a wing that fits the Hasegawa kit perfectly), I looked in a Hasegawa Hurricane box and found, in addition to the normal contents, a Heller/Smer Hurricane II. 

No real use for it but the markings are what I was looking for to go onto a tarted up Hobbyboss Spitfire Vb.  The other markings in it are ideal for a SEAC Spitfire F.XVIe.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: PR19_Kit on August 31, 2011, 06:12:54 am
MONSTER box arrived from Weaver today containing a Revell Victor (+ plus some long span wings from an undisclosed scource  :thumbsup:) and a Revell 1/200 Boeing 2707. (It still looks like 1/144....)

Let joy be unconfined etc.  :cheers: :bow: :party:
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: The Wooksta! on August 31, 2011, 06:32:34 am
I'm sure there's some micey scale airliner wreckage in the loft at me parents. if it's any use, I'll dig it out.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: PR19_Kit on August 31, 2011, 07:46:34 am
Lee, there could be a hidden gold mine you have there. Some airliner modellers are CRAZY about the ancient kits, well worth a look-see.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: NARSES2 on August 31, 2011, 07:47:08 am
Dig a tunnel, it's the only safe way......  ;D

I'll get me shovel...

Let me know how that tactic works out ;)

Trouble with that tactic is that you could be digging your own grave  :rolleyes:

chaps, you will glad to hear I am safe and well

Good to hear it - how did you manage it  ;D
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: oz rb fan on August 31, 2011, 07:55:52 am
just got two
 pit-road trs2's and i have to say they look pretty good in the box...hope they build as well as they look.

The the standard ones or the New RAF version with the Martels, Belly Tank and RAF markings ?
the standard ones,one will be xr222(the duxford on i touched the real one!!! :lol:) the second i'm looking at a raaf one  :mellow:
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: pyro-manic on August 31, 2011, 11:03:56 am
Today, from the evil Weaver, a Nitto 1:20 scale Ma.K "Jerry" heavy armoured suit. Think the Star Wars AT-ST, but designed by the Soviets in the 1950s and you're in the general area. :wub:
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: GTX on August 31, 2011, 12:23:05 pm
Dig a tunnel, it's the only safe way......  ;D

I'll get me shovel...

Let me know how that tactic works out ;)

Trouble with that tactic is that you could be digging your own grave  :rolleyes:

chaps, you will glad to hear I am safe and well

Good to hear it - how did you manage it  ;D

Yes...some of us may need to use your infiltration techniques... :rolleyes:
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Radish on August 31, 2011, 01:08:31 pm
10 1/48th Airfix Spitfire VC/Seafire III ;
D
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Mike Wren on August 31, 2011, 01:55:49 pm
Dig a tunnel, it's the only safe way......  ;D

I'll get me shovel...

Let me know how that tactic works out ;)

Trouble with that tactic is that you could be digging your own grave  :rolleyes:

chaps, you will glad to hear I am safe and well

Good to hear it - how did you manage it  ;D

Yes...some of us may need to use your infiltration techniques... :rolleyes:

just my natural charm and a smile...  ;)
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: The Wooksta! on August 31, 2011, 02:49:14 pm
Lee, there could be a hidden gold mine you have there. Some airliner modellers are CRAZY about the ancient kits, well worth a look-see.

It's nowt major.  Airfix 707, some Veb Russian thing with the fuselage snapped in half, possibly an Airbus.  I'll have a look next time I'm up there and you can have whatever I find.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: The Wooksta! on August 31, 2011, 02:54:43 pm
JUst won on ebay:
Frog DH Hornet in the late 60s Red box.
This one (http://www.geocities.jp/d_force_net/Hikouki/FROG/red/F239.JPG)

Love the artwork on this one as it's so crisp.  First Hornet I got was in this box so it's got nostalgia attached to it.  One for the collection rather than the build stash.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: NARSES2 on September 01, 2011, 12:40:41 am
10 1/48th Airfix Spitfire VC/Seafire III ;
D

How many have you bought recently ?????
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Radish on September 01, 2011, 03:39:05 am
A lot......20 of these and a few XIIs, the odd XIV too.....lots of decal sheets, and I've plans for the Airfix 1/72nd IX. ;)
Have you seen Polish Wings:Spitfire IX 1942-43? Excellent.....with 3 colour "options" for the Polish decal choice in the box. ;D ;) ;) ;)
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Howard of Effingham on September 01, 2011, 05:59:45 am
two airfix shorts stirling.

for conversion it has to be said to the wingspan it could have been if not limited to 99 feet.

btw, does anyone know what the wingspan should have been? i don't and need to know what it would have been.

trevor
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: The Wooksta! on September 01, 2011, 06:58:06 am
Best off using a Sunderland wing - it's the same planform.  I can't see them designing a new wing when they had a large wing already in use.  It's a conversion I've had in mind for some years and have all the bits to do it.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: MilitaryAircraft101 on September 02, 2011, 01:17:16 am
Academy T-6 and F-51D, both 72nd, both going to be RW Israeli AF jobs...  :tornado:
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: beowulf on September 02, 2011, 09:05:04 am
nothing for whiffing...all rw

3 x revell ferraris of different types 1/24
1 x revell Panzer 2 1/76
1 x Italerai Huey gunship 1/72
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Radish on September 02, 2011, 11:37:49 am
From MZ in Notts......

1/48th Pegasus Hobbies A6M2 Zero  ;)
It will be an RAF "Gloster"........

Oxford Diecast "N" scale....Red Land Rover, Green Land Rover, Blue '30s/'40s ;) Taxi ;) ;)
These are perfect for 1/144th stuff.......
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: GTX on September 02, 2011, 12:06:55 pm
Arrived yesterday:


Regards,

Greg
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Captain Canada on September 02, 2011, 12:26:15 pm
Heeheehee.....another GR.9 ! I loves me a good Harrier !
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Nils on September 03, 2011, 05:48:28 am
just got back from the Hobbytime Modelfair in Brugges (found a lot of luft'46 aircraft there, pics to follow).
came home with:

-Dragon 1/144 Kfir C7
-Revell 1/144 MIG-25 Foxbat-A
-Revell 1/144 B-17G Flying fortress
-Revell 1/144 B-24J Liberator
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Weaver on September 03, 2011, 05:59:06 am
From ebay, Airfix 1/24th scale Wallis WA 116 autogyro "Little Nellie" as used by 007... :wub:

Unusually cheap, so I don't know whether to keep it (Red Arrows colours?) or put it straight back on at "collector's price"....  :unsure:
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: deathjester on September 03, 2011, 06:13:42 am
From ebay, Airfix 1/24th scale Wallis WA 116 autogyro "Little Nellie" as used by 007... :wub:

Unusually cheap, so I don't know whether to keep it (Red Arrows colours?) or put it straight back on at "collector's price"....  :unsure:
Depends if it is the original, or repop - might be worth re-doing as a developed version with a 1970s RAF / Navy pilot...?
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Weaver on September 03, 2011, 06:37:48 am
From ebay, Airfix 1/24th scale Wallis WA 116 autogyro "Little Nellie" as used by 007... :wub:

Unusually cheap, so I don't know whether to keep it (Red Arrows colours?) or put it straight back on at "collector's price"....  :unsure:
Depends if it is the original, or repop - might be worth re-doing as a developed version with a 1970s RAF / Navy pilot...?

Re-pop (last copyright notice = 1996), but they still go for silly money (remember it's James Bond collectors as well as kit collectors). Check this out:

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/JAMES-BOND-AutoGyro-Little-Nellie-Airfix-Model-Kit-/200586618120?pt=UK_ToysGames_ModelKits_ModelKits_JN&hash=item2eb3e4e508

6 sold and 4 left at £25..... :blink:

Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: deathjester on September 03, 2011, 07:16:37 am
Crikey!! :o  We need some of those!!
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Weaver on September 03, 2011, 08:10:12 am
Hey how about that? You Only Live Twice is on telly right now..... ;D
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: PR19_Kit on September 03, 2011, 08:20:06 am
The model's will al be sold by the end of the film I bet.  ;D
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: The Big Gimper on September 03, 2011, 09:41:41 am
From Ebay, lot of 6. Sorry if I out bid you.   :rolleyes:

1)    Heinkel He 60 WWII German Float Plane by Azur.  I may sell this one. Anyone interested?
2)    Flettner Fl 265 WWII German Helicopter by Special Hobby. 
3)    Bearcat F8F by Monogram.  Will remove the engine and install a Sea Fury Bristol Centaurus and prop.
4)    Mig-9 by Amodel. 
5)    F4U-1 Birdcage Corsair Hasegawa. Making it a P-49B handed off to the ROCAF in 1944. http://www.whatifmodelers.com/index.php/topic,24074.1140.html
6)    Mig-15 Fagot by DML

Carl
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Weaver on September 03, 2011, 10:00:13 am
Hey how about that? You Only Live Twice is on telly right now..... ;D

Glad the film was on: I was about to make a fool of myself by bemoaning the fact that you can't get the Brantly "bad guy" helos seen on the box art. Well there ARE Brantlys in the film, but the ones that do all the fighting are Bell-47s.

The Brantlys on the box art have single MGs in swivel mounts operated by the passenger, as opposed to the twin fixed guns seen on the Bells. Given how hard it is to aim a fixed gun from a helicopter, the swivel gun's probably a better idea....
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: The Wooksta! on September 03, 2011, 03:13:11 pm
Just won on evilbay, 2 x Novo Supermarine Attackers.  I now have all that I currently (note careful use of the word "currently") require for The Plan, plus a spare in case of further inspiration.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: MilitaryAircraft101 on September 04, 2011, 02:06:51 am
Finally after months of reducing the stash I have managed to start increasing it again.

Popped over to Sheffield to do a spot of shopping and came home with a kit from Modelzone.

An Airfix 1/48 English Electric Canberra B.2/B.20/B.62/B.(I)6 for the bargain price of £14.99.   :thumbsup:

How's the kit look? Been looking at spicing the whole thing up with unimaginable amounts of aftermarket. Is it a nice kit, reviewers seem to think so, but Brett Green "may" fall in the category of JMN  :banghead:
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: The Wooksta! on September 04, 2011, 03:24:54 pm
From evilbay:

Frog Meteor IV.  Wanted the DH Hornet the seller also had but it got away from me.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: PR19_Kit on September 05, 2011, 03:33:13 am
From Bugle, a Zvezda Siege Machines kit!!!  :o

It's actually as a result of an exchange on the VTOL Group Build thread and a portion of it will become an access ladder for my RW XFY-1 Pogo and my Convair-Hawker Osprey F1.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Rheged on September 05, 2011, 03:46:36 am
From Bugle, a Zvezda Siege Machines kit!!!  :o

It's actually as a result of an exchange on the VTOL Group Build thread and a portion of it will become an access ladder for my RW XFY-1 Pogo and my Convair-Hawker Osprey F1.

When I first saw this, I immediately expected  mangonels, ballistae and  trebuchets  with ultra long winged projectiles!
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Radish on September 05, 2011, 05:24:06 am
4 x various Star Wars pocket-sized fighters so I can have daft fun..... :banghead: :banghead:
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: James on September 05, 2011, 11:01:02 am
In Brum visiting relatives and went for a wonder to Model Zone in the city centre - excellent store. Anyway, got a 1/72 Academy F-84E/G only £4.99.

Plenty of other stuff in the sale as well including 1/72 Academy C-97A and KC-97G for £17.99. If you are in the midlands get down there.  :thumbsup:
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: PR19_Kit on September 05, 2011, 11:29:16 am
From Bugle, a Zvezda Siege Machines kit!!!  :o

It's actually as a result of an exchange on the VTOL Group Build thread and a portion of it will become an access ladder for my RW XFY-1 Pogo and my Convair-Hawker Osprey F1.

When I first saw this, I immediately expected  mangonels, ballistae and  trebuchets  with ultra long winged projectiles!

I'll work on it............  ;D
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: GTX on September 06, 2011, 03:47:08 am
My latest:


1/48 Planet Models CAC CA-15 Kangaroo
1/48 Planet Models CAC CA-6 Wackett Trainer

I'm not really sure what to do with the latter, so am open to suggestions.

Regards,

Greg
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: pyro-manic on September 06, 2011, 07:52:11 am
Slightly convoluted, but bear with me. There was a British prop trainer (Chipmunk I think?) that was used for covert recce over Berlin during the cold war. Now, what if the Soviets had invaded Japan, along with the Allies in 1945, leading to Japan and specifically Tokyo being partitioned in a similar way? The Commonwealth occupation force is largely made up of ANZACs, with a few British units thrown in to keep their official presence. The Wackett is used in a similar way to the aforementioned trainer over Berlin, flying with a "keen amateur photographer" in the back seat and snapping shots of key Soviet locations in their sector of Tokyo?


Anyhoo, my additions today:

Heller Spitfire XVI
Heller P-51D Mustang
A Model Yak-27R

All in 1:72, of course. Really must stop buying stuff now! :blink:
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Weaver on September 06, 2011, 11:13:37 am
From ebay, a very sensible set of Armatec 1/76th British AFV tools, and a very silly Polar Lights Batplane... ;D :party:
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: The Wooksta! on September 06, 2011, 05:27:42 pm
Fromebay, a Novo De Havilland Hornet. More stock rebuilding.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: The Rat on September 07, 2011, 07:27:04 pm
There was a British prop trainer (Chipmunk I think?) that was used for covert recce over Berlin during the cold war.

Correct.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: NARSES2 on September 08, 2011, 12:19:56 am
There was a British prop trainer (Chipmunk I think?) that was used for covert recce over Berlin during the cold war.

Correct.

And there's a good article about these flights in the September edition of Model Aircraft (or whatever they are calling it this month)
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Steel Penguin on September 08, 2011, 12:03:01 pm
from andrea, via historex agents
54mm Lawrence of Arabia.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: PR19_Kit on September 08, 2011, 12:56:44 pm
And there's a good article about these flights in the September edition of Model Aircraft (or whatever they are calling it this month)

What's it got on the cover please Chris, I'd like to read that article?

When I lived in Berlin in '78 there were two Chippies that patrolled the West Berlin/DDR border areas every day, usually around 11 am or so overhead the plant where I was working. That was in the American zone, but only about 1/2 mile from the southern border, and they came over us at around 1000 ft or so, looking anything BUT covert in an overall camouflage scheme, the underside as well.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Weaver on September 08, 2011, 07:14:09 pm
From ebay, Dapol 1/76th modern shop and flat. Excellent source of greeblies (grills, frames) and my last one is running a bit low now.... ;D
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: NARSES2 on September 09, 2011, 12:26:22 am
And there's a good article about these flights in the September edition of Model Aircraft (or whatever they are calling it this month)

What's it got on the cover please Chris, I'd like to read that article?


It's got a Hurricane on the front Kit and will be in the model section of the mags. It is Model Aircraft (changed it's name and back again in the last year  :banghead:) Article is mainly about the Anson/Pembroke flights etc but then goes on to the Berlin Chipmunks. In a couple of the photo's it's quite interesting to see the way the Russians appear to have lined up their AA equipment on parade as if to stick two metaphorical fingers up at them - always knew they had a sense of humour  ;D :thumbsup:
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Howard of Effingham on September 10, 2011, 05:26:58 am
a raid on various places in the birmingham area yesterday yielded......

fuijmi MiG-21 [recce boxing]
hasegawa F-14B [with etched brass cockpit and engine bits]
testors SNJ texan
zvezda Mil-Mil 24 hind
hasegawa F-16E
fujimi A-6E/TRAM [VA-115 last flight boxing]
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Steel Penguin on September 10, 2011, 05:35:28 am
from king-kit,
acadamy 1:48 T72, non moterised   ive now 3 for supporting my cold war russians.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: The Wooksta! on September 10, 2011, 10:57:48 am
A mate was thinning his PR Spitfire collection out, so I scored for:

MPM Spitfire PR.XI
Special Hobby Spitfire PR.X
Airfix Spitfire PR.XIX
Airfix Spitfire IX - assembled and converted to the PR ones converted by 1. PRU.
Model Alliance PR Spitfire pt one. (Decals)
Misc resin bits for Spitfires - ironically, they're bits I cast for him about five years ago!
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Nick on September 10, 2011, 12:39:03 pm
From Duxford last week for the princely sum of £8;

Matchbox Curtiss SBC-4 Helldiver, aka the Curtiss Cleveland Mk.1

This will be wearing Fleet Air Arm colours as the 49 French machines were impressed into RN service upon the arrival of the carrier Bearn in the UK just as France surrendered. If anyone has suitable squadron markings, plase let me know!
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: The Wooksta! on September 10, 2011, 01:09:09 pm
As they were dive bombers, give them to the units that flew from Illustrious for the Tarranto raid.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: The Wooksta! on September 10, 2011, 03:15:02 pm
From ebay:

Bagged MPM Spitfire PRXIX
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: PR19_Kit on September 10, 2011, 03:40:27 pm
Got a few kits from my local model club last night.

Airfix 1/144 Boeing 727

Was that the -100 or -200 variant?
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: The Wooksta! on September 12, 2011, 04:46:57 am
From ebay:

Frog Sea Venom and Attacker.  I am now replete with Attackers.  Could do with some Fouga Magister canopies though...
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: PR19_Kit on September 12, 2011, 09:06:00 am
Pretty sure Kit that it is the 727-100 variant as the markings are for Lufthansa D-ABIH.
Done a bit of reasearch and the aircraft appears to be the 52nd 727 built and 1st to be delivered to Lufthansa.

That's a good find then, the -100 kit is pretty thin on the ground as Airfix 'converted' the moulds to the later -200 version. Nice one.  :thumbsup:
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: The Wooksta! on September 12, 2011, 01:14:45 pm
Definitely my last ebay win for a while:

Rareplanes Blackburn Firebrand TF5.

Had one of these some years back and it was a nice kit.  Thinking about making it into a two seater.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: The Wooksta! on September 13, 2011, 04:03:23 am
Just been told there's a CMR Spitfire Tr9 waiting for me at my LHS.  A mate who has contacts out in the Czech republic had one spare and is letting me have it at a very reasonable price. That'll be a real one when I do the Spitfire properly.

Hopefully, the spare canopy will fit the Brigade conversion I've got assembled as a Tr.8 (that's going RAuxAF), freeing up the Aeroclub set I have for the planned Tr.18 - I had a gash resin fuselage with a HUGE airbubble just in the right place so did some carving to get a new resin spine to fit.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: NARSES2 on September 13, 2011, 07:17:49 am
Ordered from Hannants yesterday arrived this am  :thumbsup:

Azur PZL-24. This is the Greek AF boxing. Frromm are doing the Romanian

I was planing on doing this as a Bulgarian aircraft but then discovered that they had them, although they were not used in the war. So it will now probably end up as pre war Hungarian or possibly one of the Baltic States
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: chrisonord on September 14, 2011, 06:34:56 am
Arrived this morning from Kingkit, 2 novo Gannets in 1/72nd scale, much cheapness as I only need the wings engines lasnding gear and props for 2 more turbo prop Skyraider builds. One will be the multi seat version as an electronic warfare platform or an airborne command and control unit. The single seater I have might just get made into turbo prop COIN bird. If I can get the skyraider wings and engines to fit the gannet fuselages, then they can become piston engined tankers used to spray coca crops, or be fire fighting birds.
Oh almost forgot, From Lucky model a Trumpeter J-20 which took less than a week to get here :blink: :bow: :thumbsup:
Cheers,
Chris.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Thorvic on September 14, 2011, 09:27:10 am
via Ebay

Pitroad 1/700 Resin USS Leahy guided missile cruiser (long OOP so snagged for the stash  :thumbsup:)
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Weaver on September 14, 2011, 11:39:59 am
via Ebay

Pitroad 1/700 Resin USS Leahy guided missile cruiser (long OOP so snagged for the stash  :thumbsup:)

Nice find... :thumbsup:

I like the Leahys better than the Belknaps: never convinced that a ship so big and important was worth risking on gunfire support, and you could give a Leahy a helo by adopting a Truxton-style back end. Now there's a project....
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: frank2056 on September 14, 2011, 07:55:09 pm
A big haul from Poland and Hong Kong:

1/35 T-26/BT-2 from RPM. I also got some replacement individual links, because the vinyl tracks are awful.
1/35 Defender 110 hardtop from Hobbyboss. Most of the kit is the same as the WMIK
1/35 RF-8/GAZ-98 Aerosled, from Vision. Two sleds plus figures (vs. just one sled from Trumpeter)
1/144  F-7II (Mig-21F-ish) from Trumpeter. Pretty nice for the $2 I paid for it.
1/700 Ting Yuen Chinese cruiser, by S-model. This is a beautiful little waterline kit, complete with brass barrels and PE.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Radish on September 15, 2011, 01:33:27 pm
EIGHT more 1/48th Spitfire VB/C/Seafire IIIs, some more decals.
6 Star Wars Pocket thingy kits...
various Meerkats and......an Ostrich..... ;)
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Weaver on September 15, 2011, 03:27:26 pm
Cheap from fleabay:

Airfix 1/76th Chieftain
Science Treasury 1/72nd M4A1 Half Track (mortar carrier)

The Half Track is a bit of a curate's egg: flash-ridden and tatty-looking, but there might actually be a decent model in there somewhere. There's some decent interior detail for a start. What doesn't help is that one side of the instruction sheet is printed with the blurb, sprue diagram and a useless 4-view of the standard troop carrier (without the mortar) and the other side has the assembly instructions for a totally different German half-track! The "English" on the instruction sheet deserves a post in it's own right..... ;D
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: NARSES2 on September 16, 2011, 12:52:49 am
EIGHT more 1/48th Spitfire VB/C/Seafire IIIs, some more decals.
6 Star Wars Pocket thingy kits...
various Meerkats and......an Ostrich..... ;)

Terry is your house built on the Tardis principle ???  :blink:
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Radish on September 16, 2011, 02:24:11 am
I'm emulating the Castle Bromwich assembly line.
Expect numerous real ones, some slightly tweaked ones, and a few more tweaked ones......

As ever, lots of ideas......I've left the real world well behind me, and exist in a land of polystyrene, meerkats, cake and music. :drink:

Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: PR19_Kit on September 16, 2011, 02:29:17 am
I've left the real world well behind me, and exist in a land of polystyrene, meerkats, cake and music. :drink:

You left out the outrageous Rocky Horror costumes.......  ;D ;) :lol:
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: NARSES2 on September 16, 2011, 08:32:38 am
I'm emulating the Castle Bromwich assembly line.

Wonderfull roundabout there with its 3 Spitfires

I'm emulating the Castle Bromwich assembly line.
Expect numerous real ones, some slightly tweaked ones, and a few more tweaked ones......

As ever, lots of ideas......I've left the real world well behind me, and exist in a land of polystyrene, meerkats, cake and music. :drink:




You left out the outrageous Rocky Horror costumes.......  ;D ;) :lol:

You would bring that up  :wacko:
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: NARSES2 on September 16, 2011, 08:34:17 am
2 Airfic P-40 B's although the boxing is Curtis Hawk 81-A-2 which whilst accurate might confuse youngsters, but then would they know what a P-40 was anyway ? Geez I'm getting old  :banghead:

One a real Flying Tigers aircraft the other to be French
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: deathjester on September 16, 2011, 08:56:41 am
I'm emulating the Castle Bromwich assembly line......


Hmm..., so nothiing will happen for two years then? :lol: :lol:
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Weaver on September 16, 2011, 01:49:12 pm
From eeeeeeeeeeeeeeeevilbay:

Imai SKY-1 from UFO  :wub: :wub: :wub:

Got it for a sensible price because it's part-started and the mini-vehicles that fit inside it (not accurate anyway) and the wheels (ditto) are gone. The firing "matra pod" tops still work though, as the cat can testify.... :wacko:
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: anthonyp on September 16, 2011, 06:39:07 pm
I bought (for the first time in about six months) something new and old today:

1/72 Italeri RF-18
1/72 Academy F-22A

I'm still curious of the difference between the Academy and the Fujumi F-22 kits, other than the Fujumi one is $20 more than the Academy one (which also has a separate engine... whoo....hooo....)
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: McColm on September 17, 2011, 01:32:53 am
Zvezda 1/72 Mig 1.44 next generation multi role fighter. I don't think it got any orders to go into production.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Mossie on September 17, 2011, 06:30:50 am
BW Models 1/76 Bedford RL 3 tonner, cab, chassis, wheels - early cab, white metal conversion set
BW Models 1/76 Alvis Stalwart amphibian Mk.1 white metal kit
BW Models 1/76 transfer set, arm of service flashes & unit numbers (post 45) sheet 1

All direct from BW Models
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: TsrJoe on September 17, 2011, 10:10:24 am
from my local hobby stre, Jamiesons Models, i had intended nipping in for an Italeri Jaguar but instead picked up ...

Revell 1/72 Gloster Meteor F.4 x2 a really nice kit possibly MPM provenance ? (i intend completing one as an FR.5 based upon one of John Lacey's profiles from 2008 in PR.Blue and Med Sea Grey)

Hobbyboss 1/72 MiG.15, MiG.3, and Dewotine D.520 (all to be whatif, the latter based upon one of 'panther g's profiles)

oh and they didnt have the Jaguar i was after in stock, just the T.2, doh  :banghead:
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: frank2056 on September 17, 2011, 11:11:02 am
Hobbyboss 1/72 MiG.15, MiG.3, and Dewotine D.520 (all to be whatif, the latter based upon one of 'panther g's profiles)

The two Hobbyboss Mig-15s are really nice kits. They have some easily corrected issues. This long thread on ARC covers most of them: http://s362974870.onlinehome.us/forums/air/index.php?showtopic=159967

The Edward set with the pre-painted interior bits is very nice and their Mig-15 painting mask will save a lot of frustration, since the canopy panel lines on the Hobbyboss kit aren't the best.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Ian the Kiwi Herder on September 17, 2011, 12:13:09 pm
Won an original issue Hasegawa Hughes 500MD off eBay - an impulse buy. Haven't built a helo in so long, and will be What-Iffing it sometime very soon. Another candidate for the "most-masking-on-a-single-build" competition !!

Will start a thread when I start to cut plastic.

Ian
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: kitnut617 on September 17, 2011, 12:25:06 pm

Revell 1/72 Gloster Meteor F.4 x2 a really nice kit possibly MPM provenance ? (i intend completing one as an FR.5 based upon one of John Lacey's profiles from 2008 in PR.Blue and Med Sea Grey)


A couple of years ago Joe, Phil Butler (or was it Tony Buttler  :banghead: ) posted an article in an Air-Britain magazine (maybe Aeromilitaria) of a pair of PR Meteors.  He had been helping go through a recently deceased Air-Britain member's vast collection of books and photos for the fellow's wife, when he came across a transcript for a new book about Meteors (not published).  In the file was a photo of what can only be called a PR.3, this was an un-armed Mk.III with a really odd nose which had large flat panes of glass for the cameras and these had unusual fairings around them.  The second photo he found is what was called a PR.5 as it too was completely un-armed and was an F.4 with the PR.9 nose (probable the fore-runner to the PR.9 nose actually), the photo dispelled the report that the Meteor 5 was an FR.5.  Both photos were published in the Aeromilitaria issue that the article was in.  I'll try to find which one it was but I've got to remember where I put them.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Daryl J. on September 17, 2011, 08:58:01 pm
Italeri B-57B Canberra
Airfix B-57B (etc) Canberra  (Can one have too many Canberra's?)
Airfix 1/48  Ju-87B-2 that had not only the Airfix kit in it, but also a Monogram Stuka minus the main wings, plus there was photoetch, and resin wheels!
Hasegawa Alf
All for less than $25US today while shopping underneath the wings of the Spruce Goose.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: PR19_Kit on September 18, 2011, 01:17:29 am
Italeri B-57B Canberra
Airfix B-57B (etc) Canberra  (Can one have too many Canberra's?)

No!  ;D
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: NARSES2 on September 18, 2011, 01:50:29 am
Revell 1/72 Gloster Meteor F.4 x2 a really nice kit possibly MPM provenance ?

As far as I know it is the MPM kit Joe and it's a nice one
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Martin H on September 18, 2011, 09:02:20 am
Ive just got back from todays Sutton Coldfield show. For a change one show the SIG does not display at.
Our friend Adrian of Lonewulf has been the major beneficiary of todays spending.

Classicplane Bristol Type 28 Tourer-Coupe. (Bristol F2B airliner)
Classicplane Hispano Ha-1109 Jota.
Classicplane Junkers F-13 Pidgeon carrier.
RS Models Flettner FI-282 V6/V16/V20. The V20 still survives at the midland air museum, so it has local interest for me.
Revell Eurofighter 2000.
Revell Messerschmitt P1099.
Hasegawa McDD F-4E Phantom.
Airfix Avro Lancaster BIII.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Radish on September 18, 2011, 09:38:10 am
From Sutton Coldfield, a couple of 21st Century 1/32nd Bf-109G-14s.....very nice at £3 each. :rolleyes:
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: McColm on September 18, 2011, 10:17:15 am
 3x Lima Ho scale military wagons in German camo
Class 42 locomotive Lima, which will undertake a military look.
Overhead gantry crane oo/Ho scale
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Thorvic on September 18, 2011, 10:58:15 am
From Sutton Coldfield

Airfix 1/72 Harrier GR9
Airframe 1/72 Harrier Retirement scheme
Airframe 1/72 Seaking AEW deflated radome
Balaton 1/72 Mig-23UB Two seater conversion
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Martin H on September 18, 2011, 11:28:57 am
...and a new record for me... 8 weeks to SMW 2011, and I've already spent £130...thanks Mr Higgs...I think...  :rolleyes:

well, you didnt have to say yes so quickly lol
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: The Wooksta! on September 19, 2011, 01:48:25 am
Saturday saw a few extras gained for The Plan, but donated rather than bought:

Aeroclub Spitfire F.14 fuselage
M&E Spitfire TR9
Aeroclub Spitfire F.18 fuselage & E wing.  This was assembled, so got a quick sand and the u/c added.  It's now ready to prime.  Result! I'm thinking that MSG/DG scheme worn by the FR14s in Japan.

Plus a Griffon engine from a Hawk F22. That's just for the bits box.

Finally, a CMR Spitfire Tr.9 (this will be real world for when I do Spitfires proper) and three sets of Type C roundels.

Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Howard of Effingham on September 19, 2011, 03:33:58 am
from sutton coldfield yesterday.....

classic airframes/toko antonov-an 72
dragon focke-wulf Ta-152C-0
dragon wildcat with folded or unfolded wings and a flight deck
dragon dornier Do-335
valom buckmaster T1
hobbyboss HH-60J jayhawk
silver cloud mosquito short nacelle conversion
dragon soviet weapons set #1 AAMs

it was a good day. surprized me 'ow many forum members were there. also was informed by one trader, that he has an airfix Concorde for me.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: The Wooksta! on September 19, 2011, 01:17:46 pm
A deal with one of the dudes on Britmodeller resulted in me scoring for a CMR Spiteful already assembled. Just needs the tail surfaces and a little sanding.

There was a Matchbox Wellesley with it, but Brother Lazlo cadged that from me as I've no interest in it.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: The Wooksta! on September 20, 2011, 02:57:02 pm
Surprise parcel for me today!  This was promised some months back from a colleague I rarely see and I didn'tknow when it was coming or what it would contain.

It was - surprisingly - various Spitfirebits andbobs:

Airfix Spitfire Ia (old tool)
Airfix Spitfire Vb
Heller Spitfire Vb (possibly Smer but it's the Heller tool)
Frogspawn Spitfire VIII/IXc (fuselage salvageable)

plus:
Brigade Spitfire F.XII conversion
Brigade Seafire F.XV conversion
Spitfire Floatplane - Unidentified manufacturer but the same floats are in the Eastern Express boxing plus others,including Star.
Spitfire /F22/F24 wings & tail surfaces.

Result!
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: frank2056 on September 21, 2011, 06:56:13 pm
I got a 1/500 Leif Ericson Galactic Cruiser. I redid the clear engine parts for the kit when Round 2 couldn't find the molds for the parts. It's a great feeling to see my work in plastic! The kit boxtop is a copy of my original kit as well.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: upnorth on September 21, 2011, 09:53:11 pm
Yesterday saw the arrival at my door of a 1/72 Edgely Optica kit I ordered from Sharkit.

Looking forward to starting it, just have to pull more research stuff together.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Thorvic on September 21, 2011, 10:11:53 pm
CyberHobby 1/700 USS Albany

A WW2 era cruiser rebuilt with a new superstructure to support the new Talos missile armament. Nice kit as the missile sprue use the Long Beach weapons sprues for the pair of Talos launches which results in spare Terrier launchers  :thumbsup:. I can see the Mack and superstructure parts being used by some to modernise US battleships or Battle cruisers into Missile versions
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: mkhulu on September 22, 2011, 01:58:00 am
Decided not to add any more kits to the stash until I have built at least one ... Difficult but so far so good  :mellow:

New hobby compressor - 47 dB , filter and moisture trap
4 x single action external mix airbrushes
portable photo studio
Various tools - odds and ends from the Big Red H (Including 180m of Tamiya masking tape  ;D )


Still to add - paints , pigments (might also buy some cosmetics - for weathering ;D )
Some more tools to order from HLJ this weekend (much cheaper for me to order from HLJ than from Hannants due to forex rates)


Must admit it is more fun adding tools than I thought :thumbsup:
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: PR19_Kit on September 22, 2011, 02:39:55 am
(might also buy some cosmetics - for weathering ;D )

I don't think Big H sells them......................yet!  ;D
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Weaver on September 22, 2011, 06:56:39 pm
From ebay, Heller 1/72nd F-84G Thunderjet.

Already got one with about 3 different plans for it, so another cheapy seemed like a good idea.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: kitnut617 on September 23, 2011, 03:54:12 am
From ebay, Heller 1/72nd F-94G Thunderjet.

Already got one with about 3 different plans for it, so another cheapy seemed like a good idea.

Is that really a F-84G Weaver ???  The F-94 was a Starfire IIRC
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Weaver on September 23, 2011, 03:58:27 am
From ebay, Heller 1/72nd F-94G Thunderjet.

Already got one with about 3 different plans for it, so another cheapy seemed like a good idea.

Is that really a F-84G Weaver ???  The F-94 was a Starfire IIRC

Quite right - corrected!

Cheers! :thumbsup:
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: NARSES2 on September 23, 2011, 08:05:25 am
I popped into Modelzone in the Trafford Centre today, they are currently running a sale with an interesting selection of items reduced by 50% (the usual suspects are to be found with lots of Revell and Airfix gift sets in amongst the sale items, however there are a number of rather pleasant suprises as well).  :ph34r:

 :cheers:

Duncan

My local branch only has 1/48 Academy aircraft and some Academy armour in the sale. Good deals if you are into the scale but not for me
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: kitnut617 on September 23, 2011, 03:44:27 pm
Pick up a couple of models today,
1/72 Hasegawa Tornado F.3 '1998 Tiger Meet'
1/72 Hobbyboss F/A-18D Hornet

Both were really cheap (F.3=C$16.00) (F/A-18D=C$13.00) and both will proved parts for my McD Harrier Replacement project.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: ChernayaAkula on September 23, 2011, 04:57:46 pm
A couple additions over the past few weeks...

Dragon 1/72 IJA Type 97 Chi-Ha
Trumpeter 1/72 J-20 Mighty Dragon - looks like a great kit in the box. Might just be one of Trumpeter's best efforts yet.  :thumbsup:
Heller 1/72 SAAB J-21A -  :wub: This always was a bit of a grail kit to me. Good to see it's been re-released.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: RotorheadTX on September 23, 2011, 07:04:58 pm
 ;D  Aeroclub Spitfire XII and XIVc conversion kits.....!!  :thumbsup:
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: McColm on September 24, 2011, 09:26:45 am
1/72
XF-32
RF-18
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Gondor on September 24, 2011, 01:10:08 pm
My last ever purchase from Leasuretime in Falkirk today as the shop is almost empty and the closing down sale is at 50%

1 x 144 Trumpeter Tu 160

nearly managed to get my hands on the Italeri 1/72 XB-35 but missed it by about half an hour  :banghead:

Gondor
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: The Wooksta! on September 24, 2011, 02:11:37 pm
;D  Aeroclub Spitfire XII and XIVc conversion kits.....!!  :thumbsup:

Lucky sod! Both are accurate and ideal introductions to vacform conversions.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: The Big Gimper on September 24, 2011, 02:50:31 pm
At IPMS CAPCOM 2011 here in Ottawa, Canada. 13 Kits (I am only writing this as SWMBO was not home when I arrived with the treasure).

Best deals (all 1/72):
- Airfix original TSR.2 for $20
- Revell Ar E 555 for $15
- Valom XP-75A for $20
- Huma Hs 132 for $10
- Hasegawa Spitfire Mk.1 for $3

Carl
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: RotorheadTX on September 24, 2011, 04:04:47 pm
Airfix Beagle Basset  :thumbsup:

BOO-YAH!!
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: frank2056 on September 24, 2011, 05:09:49 pm
From HobbyEasy in HK:
 Meng 1/35 Technical Pick up with ZPU-1 (actually a Toyota HiLux/ Tacoma in the US)
1/35 ZSL-92 IFV, a fine armored Chinese target.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Daryl J. on September 24, 2011, 06:21:32 pm
Airfix Spitfire XII.     :wub:
Italeri 1/48 Stuka.

 :cheers:
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: McColm on September 24, 2011, 11:08:38 pm
Take a trip to Alders of Croydon, in their toy department they have reduced the prices of Airfix 1/72 kits.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Kerrillc on September 25, 2011, 12:30:47 am
Just added an Encore Models Su-35 to my stash, I'm thinking a different paint scheme. An alternative BPRAF, Australian, Primor'ye or Canada or possibly an aircraft of the Republic of Tcidenebia!

Decisions, decisions!

I have never seen such a plain box before, packaged in America, but molded in Latvia!?!

Anyone ever built one of these?

Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Weaver on September 25, 2011, 08:05:07 am
Just took part in biker's go-slow protest around the M60, which conveniently broke up near the Trafford Centre, so popped in to have a look at the sale (cheers to Overkiller for the heads-up).

Not a great amount left, but pretty pleased to get these:

Academy 1/72nd F-89J Scorpion for £5.00 (which means I have Genies.... :wacko:)
2 x Revell new-tool Fairey Gannets for £6.00 each
Revell Fairey Rotodyne for £10.00 (that's the second cheap one I've picked up  :mellow:)

I suppose you could say that's a fairey good haul....... <groan>
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: PR19_Kit on September 25, 2011, 08:28:25 am
Academy 1/72nd F-89J Scorpion for £5.00 (which means I have Genies.... :wacko:)
2 x Revell new-tool Fairey Gannets for £6.00 each
Revell Fairey Rotodyne for £10.00 (that's the second cheap one I've picked up  :mellow:)

I suppose you could say that's a fairey good haul....... <groan>

I didn't know Fairey made the Scorpion as well...........  ;)

What was the protest ride all about then?
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Weaver on September 25, 2011, 08:43:06 am

What was the protest ride all about then?

Proposed new European bike legislation. It's a complicated raft of stuff, but the core is "anti-tampering": basically, you won't be allowed to modify any part of the bike's drive train from air filter to back tire in any way not approved by the manufacturer, and "modify" includes simply fitting different brands, like a cheaper aftermarket air filter or a better tire, not neccessarily "tuning". It's being touted on safety grounds, yet there is absolutely no evidence that it will have any safety effect at all, the suspicion being that the manufacturers are offering to "give way" on this rather than other issues because it hands them a convenient monopoly by putting the aftermarket industry out of business almost completely and killing off customising in any meaningful sense.

The UK government is actually quite anti the new regs, but they need to have the strength of feeling publically demonstrated so that they know the bike lobbying groups actually represent a significant constituency, not just themselves, hence the protest. There've been go-slows on motorways all over the country this afternoon... :mellow:
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Martin H on September 25, 2011, 09:42:35 am
From todays IPMS Brampton show.

1. Airfix Cromwell IV tank.
1. Airfix Supermarine Spitfire Ia.
1. Airfix Curtiss Hawk 81-A-2.
1. Airfix Grumman Widgeon/Gosling.
1. MPM Messerschmitt Me 262 Mistel
1. MPM Messerschmitt Me 262V-9.
1. ICM Heinkel He-70F-2.
1. ICM Heinkel He-70G-1
2. ICM Tupolev SB-2M-100.
1. RV Resins Messerschmitt Bf-109G-0 V tail.
1. Plastyk PZL P-11C.
1. Skunk model IDF weapon set.
1. S&M decals Sikorsky S-58ET conversion and decals for British Airways and Bristows.

Im also in the possession of the following for onward transport to Duncan/Overkiller.  :wacko:
1. A Model M-50 Bounder
1. A Model Sukhoi T-4.

Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: PR19_Kit on September 25, 2011, 10:57:50 am
Proposed new European bike legislation. It's a complicated raft of stuff, but the core is "anti-tampering": basically, you won't be allowed to modify any part of the bike's drive train from air filter to back tire in any way not approved by the manufacturer, and "modify" includes simply fitting different brands, like a cheaper aftermarket air filter or a better tire, not neccessarily "tuning".

Jeepers, that's RIDICULOUS! It's also surely against the 'free trade' mantra that the Euros go on about, it would actually GENERATE manufacturer's monopolies!

I do hope they're not thinking about trying that with cars and trucks, the entire continent will come to halt with the protests and the Euro Zone will self destruct. If it hasn't done so already by then of course.........
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Nils on September 25, 2011, 11:18:22 am
bought a Revell 1/48 F-84F Thunderstreak at a bargain price at a rumage sale today.
might use the Belgian Markings in the box on that TSR2 i bought recently  ;D
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Weaver on September 25, 2011, 12:09:59 pm
Proposed new European bike legislation. It's a complicated raft of stuff, but the core is "anti-tampering": basically, you won't be allowed to modify any part of the bike's drive train from air filter to back tire in any way not approved by the manufacturer, and "modify" includes simply fitting different brands, like a cheaper aftermarket air filter or a better tire, not neccessarily "tuning".

Jeepers, that's RIDICULOUS! It's also surely against the 'free trade' mantra that the Euros go on about, it would actually GENERATE manufacturer's monopolies!

I do hope they're not thinking about trying that with cars and trucks, the entire continent will come to halt with the protests and the Euro Zone will self destruct. If it hasn't done so already by then of course.........

If you knew how many proposals that generate that that reaction that we've STILL had to fight tooth and nail to kill off over the years....... :rolleyes:

Dr. Brian Chin, ex of the TRRL, is STILL touring the world, promoting the "benefits" of his motorcycle leg protectors, or "kneecappers" as we christened them, despite having their value refuted by every body not part of his crusade. The highlight (in demonstrating the mentality) was when "Airnet", a Motorcycle Action Group activist who had a press card for some other organisation, got herself on a TRRL "open" day (from which the motorcycle press was mysteriously excluded.... :rolleyes:), stuck her hand up to point out that the crash test dummy in the "successful" test they'd just witnessed had, in fact, shattered it's kneecap, and was promptly thrown off site.... :rolleyes: :angry:
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Daryl J. on September 25, 2011, 07:33:55 pm
Revell P-47Ns.  Two of them.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: McColm on September 26, 2011, 01:29:55 am
Matchbox 1/25 Ford Capri MKII
Revel 1/72 MH-53 Pave Low III
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Nick on September 26, 2011, 02:18:47 am
At IPMS Brampton show yesterday I picked up these...

Italeri 1/48 Stingbat helo, £5. Another one for the stash, think I have a couple in there already  :rolleyes:

Matchbox 1/48 FJ-4B Fury, £5. Not sure what I was thinking of but it may be a flashback from trips to Beatties and seeing these large unaffordable fancy kits on the shelves and really wanting one!
Made In England is stamped on each white, light grey and dark green sprue. Nice big clear instructions with a good history of the aircraft type and easy to understand colour codes. Ah, those were the days! ;D
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Howard of Effingham on September 26, 2011, 03:24:29 am
at yesterday's brampton show...

airfix concorde
heller AS332 super puma
fujimi F-4C/D including the rather nice north dakota centennial scheme
2 hasegawa F-15A's [these were a bargain £10 each. one has three ADTAC sqns on the decals and the other three ANG sqns]
hasegawa A-10
fujimi SH-2F seasprite
dragon He-162/ mistel combo
heritage aviation pilatus PC-12
broplan piper chieftain

i also had a couple of the skunk model weapons sets, a MA/TAW HH-60J upgrade/ conversion set, some lovely S&M decals for the lancaster and
the EE lightning, and several etch-brass sets from kit-krazy.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Rheged on September 26, 2011, 03:49:24 am
Local garden centre has a  small model shop.

Airfix Buccaneer at £4

A couple of Airfix starter kit (model, glue and paint) bundles at 2 for £7.50      Pe-2 and a P47 in one bundle, Zero and MiG15 in the other  bundle

The Bucc becomes the S3D  with the enhanced  fuel tankage and digital pit, no idea what the others might become.....

...perhaps the Mig as the Beyelorussian  Air Force in exile  or one of the Boscombe Bandits agressor  training group   (Her Majesty's Royal  St Petersburg Squadron)

Any other suggestions. please?
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: McColm on September 26, 2011, 05:57:15 am
what's a digital pit?
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Rheged on September 26, 2011, 06:08:56 am
what's a digital pit?

Apologies, digital (ie "glass") cockpit and systems rather than the early steam age analogue systems that were originally fitted.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: McColm on September 26, 2011, 06:26:58 am
thanks
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: pyro-manic on September 26, 2011, 07:26:25 am
early steam age analogue systems that were originally fitted.

Hah, now there's a cool idea. Large-scale model (1:32 or 24 or bigger?) with a cockpit like a steam train or ship, with big shiny brass dials, levers, valves etc. ;D

Ooh, perhaps do that to the P-47? It's big and rotund enough, so convert it to steam power!
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Rheged on September 26, 2011, 07:31:21 am
early steam age analogue systems that were originally fitted.

Hah, now there's a cool idea. Large-scale model (1:32 or 24 or bigger?) with a cockpit like a steam train or ship, with big shiny brass dials, levers, valves etc. ;D

Ooh, perhaps do that to the P-47? It's big and rotund enough, so convert it to steam power!

Now there's a thought! A Jug with a chimney!    Mind you, the description of the Bucc cockpit  given to me by a former driver is " Every control planned  with supreme care to be in EXACTLY the wrong place"
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: The Wooksta! on September 26, 2011, 08:36:41 am
More stash additions from ebay:
Novo Supermarine Attacker - bid for as it was cheap and the same seller had the following:
Frog De Havilland Hornet and in my favourite boxing too.  I'd love to get my hands on the original box art for this particular release.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Weaver on September 26, 2011, 09:35:12 am
early steam age analogue systems that were originally fitted.

Hah, now there's a cool idea. Large-scale model (1:32 or 24 or bigger?) with a cockpit like a steam train or ship, with big shiny brass dials, levers, valves etc. ;D

Ooh, perhaps do that to the P-47? It's big and rotund enough, so convert it to steam power!

Bit like Alvis's steam-powered SBC-4: http://www.whatifmodelers.com/index.php/topic,29790.15.html
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Nils on September 26, 2011, 10:14:26 am
on the way home from work, i stopped to buy a new fluorecent safetyvest  :blink:
.........oh, and a Revell 1/144 Airbus A340 (to be converted into a RW Belgian Air Force A330  ;D )
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Radish on September 26, 2011, 12:45:41 pm
Steam......mmmmmm. ;)
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: pyro-manic on September 26, 2011, 01:16:31 pm
Picked up one of the new Airfix "Hawk 81-A-2"s today. Usually known as a P-40B I believe. Looks very nice on the sprues - bodes well for the Zero due out soon. This one will most likely get floats and become a later mount of Curtis from Porco Rosso. Blue with yellow stripes on the wings etc. :thumbsup:
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Doc Yo on September 26, 2011, 06:11:59 pm
 I added a couple of Frog MC 202s, a Fairey Firefly, a couple of Hasegawa armor kits ( Tiger I 'Last model' and a Panther F mit schmalturm ) and
 a bagged Il-28.

 The Folgores give me enough to finally start on an IMAM Ro 67, anf the Firefly gets a single-seat conversion. ( Saw one on Hyperscale years ago and thought it looked pretty cool. ) The armor kits go into some vague Heer '46 projects.
 
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Daryl J. on September 27, 2011, 02:10:40 pm
Thanks to the helpfulness found here:
Revell 1/72 PT-109
Revell 1/72 S-Boot

Thanks for the info.   :thumbsup:
Daryl J.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: McColm on September 28, 2011, 02:52:32 am
1/72 Revell Kamov KA-58 stealth helicopter
missing parts from 1/72 built models:
P-38 Lightning
Fairchild A-10
Tempest

I've got a couple of bids on ebay for spare parts/broken models/junkyard, some chap over in the states. It's worth a punt even if I don't win.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Rheged on September 28, 2011, 03:06:03 am
early steam age analogue systems that were originally fitted.

Hah, now there's a cool idea. Large-scale model (1:32 or 24 or bigger?) with a cockpit like a steam train or ship, with big shiny brass dials, levers, valves etc. ;D

Ooh, perhaps do that to the P-47? It's big and rotund enough, so convert it to steam power!

Bit like Alvis's steam-powered SBC-4: http://www.whatifmodelers.com/index.php/topic,29790.15.html

My sister suggests a peat fired one in Irish Air Corps colours.........
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: sideshowbob9 on September 28, 2011, 03:37:59 am
Quote
My sister suggests a peat fired one in Irish Air Corps colours.........

Hey! You tell your sister to lay off Mr. Bulleid!  ;D

I'm afraid I have a soft spot for his creations.

(http://i428.photobucket.com/albums/qq5/sideshowbob9/34070%20Manston/BNV00007.jpg)

Errr.... on topic..... AMT(?) 1/48th P-36 for conversion to a F13C-6 Seahawk.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: PR19_Kit on September 28, 2011, 04:06:13 am
Quote
My sister suggests a peat fired one in Irish Air Corps colours.........

Hey! You tell your sister to lay off Mr. Bulleid!  ;D

I'm afraid I have a soft spot for his creations.


Equally off topic, I used to work with the late Ron Pocklington who was Bulleid's 2 i/c on the Turf Burner. He could tell some tales about that job for sure!  ;D
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Rheged on September 28, 2011, 04:10:56 am
Quote
My sister suggests a peat fired one in Irish Air Corps colours.........

Hey! You tell your sister to lay off Mr. Bulleid!  ;D

I'm afraid I have a soft spot for his creations.


Equally off topic, I used to work with the late Ron Pocklington who was Bulleid's 2 i/c on the Turf Burner. He could tell some tales about that job for sure!  ;D

I too have  a soft spot for anyone that can design a machine as magnificently bonkers as Leader!
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Radish on September 28, 2011, 11:41:48 am
Two sets of tusks for something strange ;)
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: McColm on September 29, 2011, 02:44:21 am
Wow!!
that picture of your train set layout looked so real.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Weaver on September 29, 2011, 04:20:24 am
Two sets of tusks for something strange ;)

"Strange" by your frame of reference or everybody else's?  ;)
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Rheged on September 29, 2011, 05:09:45 am
Two sets of tusks for something strange ;)

Martynsides in the First World War built  the G-100 "Elephant"    Can we  expect a biplane fighter-bomber  with added ivory?
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: ChernayaAkula on September 29, 2011, 03:02:21 pm
Hasegawa 1/72 RF-101C in the "Operation Sun Run" double-boxing  :party:
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: PR19_Kit on September 29, 2011, 03:25:30 pm
Hasegawa 1/72 RF-101C in the "Operation Sun Run" double-boxing  :party:

You can get kits with those decals included? And TWO in the same box? Jeepers, I wish I'd known that before!
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: ChernayaAkula on September 29, 2011, 07:59:18 pm
^ Yep, two in the box, with options for all four schemes (I think they were four). They were released only recently. In fact, since I pre-ordered them at HLJ (@ 2,240 Yen), I guess they're fresh out of the factory. HERE'S (http://www.1999.co.jp/eng/10157935) a look at the contents on Hobby Search.

Even with shipping factored in, I reckon they're not too expensive. Certainly cheaper than snagging one of the few and far betweens on evilBay. The Frog boxing I got on evilBay a couple of years ago was more expensive, as far as I remember. It even had a very old price sticker on it - 7 Deutsche Mark (theoretically around 3 GBP).

I intend to build one in RW colours (Vietnam) and the other in RAF colours.  :wub: Someone did a profile of this and it looked absolutely gorgeous in RAF colours.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: frank2056 on September 29, 2011, 08:11:18 pm
Just got the new Trumpeter 1/35 BTR-40 APC (just in time! I was collecting pictures to scratchbuild one) and the LiveResin 1/35 M249SAW and M240 weapons ans well as some modern handheld radios.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: PR19_Kit on September 29, 2011, 10:16:43 pm
^ Yep, two in the box, with options for all four schemes (I think they were four). They were released only recently. In fact, since I pre-ordered them at HLJ (@ 2,240 Yen), I guess they're fresh out of the factory. HERE'S (http://www.1999.co.jp/eng/10157935) a look at the contents on Hobby Search.

Indeed there were four RF-101s used for Operation Sun Run. I've recently an article detailing them in a very old copy of 'Replica in Scale' and liked the idea of those schemes. I'll just take a look at the Yen/Pound rate........  ;D
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: pyro-manic on September 30, 2011, 12:27:06 am
At the moment, it's truly appalling! Seems to be getting worse by the day.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: PR19_Kit on September 30, 2011, 01:03:24 am
At the moment, it's truly appalling! Seems to be getting worse by the day.

So I noticed, but I bit the bullet and bought one of the Sun Run double kits anyway.  :-\
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: NARSES2 on September 30, 2011, 07:30:43 am
Airfix 1/72 Cromwell tank and Helldiver. The Helldiver will be Soviet as per one of Panther G's profiles  :thumbsup:

As an aside I noticed that the Croydon branch of Waterstones had some Airfix "starter sets" in stock. Mainly Hawks but at least it's a possible new outlet
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Daryl J. on September 30, 2011, 10:06:06 pm
Airfix Seafire Sebbenteen!   :wub: :wub:  It about makes me giddy.
Daryl J.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Radish on October 01, 2011, 01:13:08 am
Chris, Sainsbury's appear to be selling Airfix Starter kits too. I remember years ago....about 30 to be nearer the mark, my local Tesco sold Hasegawa kits!!

Meanwhile....just ordered 2 x 1/48th Airfix Spitfire Va and 4 Airfix 1/48th Spitfire XIIs at a 1/3rd off the price. PLUS 3 of the new Pegasus Hobbies 1/48th Bf-109Es......and an English Electric Deltic (1/76th) for display in Anti-Flash White and 617 Sqn markings. It'll also have a few "mods"....canards, fin, etc.... :tank:
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: NARSES2 on October 01, 2011, 01:39:30 am
Chris, Sainsbury's appear to be selling Airfix Starter kits too. I remember years ago....about 30 to be nearer the mark, my local Tesco sold Hasegawa kits!!


I never knew about Tesco's. I know M&S were selling kits last Xmas. Can only be good for the hobby. I wonder how many dads or randads buy them for the kids and end up going "I'll show you how to do it"  ;D
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Radish on October 01, 2011, 08:12:07 am
Ha....like that idea!!
I'll buy something for my grandson....he'll be nearly one at Christmas!! ;D ;D ;D
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Steel Penguin on October 01, 2011, 12:12:56 pm
Darby war games show, a steampunt ish, mole machine ( think termite tunneler for 40K)  a clear resin box for a dematerialiseing  effect,  and a large chunk of the excellent "spy glass " range from Heresy figures and a large chunk of the crooked dice line, not limited to Servalan, Travis, ed Straker, number 6 and 3 spectrum personnel.  and a second hand corgi Liberator DSV2, so ive now got 2.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: MilitaryAircraft101 on October 01, 2011, 05:23:24 pm
I scalped a mid-60s Fujimi F-8D.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: anthonyp on October 01, 2011, 06:51:40 pm
I've been very, very bad over the last three days...

From LHS:

1/700 Trumpeter Littorio BB (to be refit for the 80's (NATO BB squadron))
1/72 Revell SR-71 w/D-21

From Deans Hobby Stop:

1/700 Tamiya Prince of Wales BB waterline (to be refit for the 80's (NATO BB squadron))
1/700 Soviet Hovercraft set
1/72 Matchbox Hawk 200
1/72 ESCI F-104 (bought for the Red Baron decals)
1/72 Testors F-117 (realized I didn't have any proper F-117's, only those ancient mutant AMT's in the stash)
1/100 Revell/Ceji F-14 (to be used for parts)
1/72 Testors NATO Weapons set
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Ed S on October 01, 2011, 08:15:53 pm
Got an ESCI  1/72 C-47 yesterday for the Space/Sci Fi Theme build. Then got an Academy 1/72 F-15E Strike Eagle today at the LHS. This will be a RW build for the club's Two Week Challenge. It needs to be finished by the 19th. (Which isn't too bad, except I will be out of town for a week, so instead of 18 days, I get 11.)

Ed
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: pyro-manic on October 02, 2011, 04:14:30 pm
From evilbay, an Italeri 1:35 Demag halftrack with Pak 38. Another one for post-apocalyptic zombie-bashing I think.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Mossie on October 03, 2011, 05:55:01 am
Condor 1/72 A4/V-2 from Monk Bar Models in York.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: upnorth on October 03, 2011, 09:27:14 am
Just snapped up Revell's reissue of Heller's 1/72 Vampire today.

It will most likely end up in West Austrian markings.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Martin H on October 03, 2011, 11:00:37 am
After getting home from Prague at "Oh Christ! its early hours" and getting some over due sleep. I can now post up what I laid my mits on at Eday.

1. Azur Arsenal VG-36.
1. Azur Savoia Marchetti SM-79 JIS/JRS B.
1. Kora CAC Ca-15.
1. Kora Republic 2-PA Guardsman.
1. MPM Douglas DC-2.
1. Special Hobby Curtiss FB2C-1 Hawk.
1. Special Hobby Fokker DXXI 4 sarja.
1. Planet GAL-58 Hamilcar X.
1. Whirlybird Sikorsky S-61NM conversion.

And waiting for me at home, the following from Ebay.
1. Maintrack Bristol Bulldog II 2 seater conversion.
1. A&V resins Messerschimitt Me-163C.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: kitbasher on October 03, 2011, 02:15:31 pm
Revell SE5A.  Not built a WW1 subject since.......well, let's just say a very long time!  A very VERY long time!!
 ;D ;D
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: RPadavan2 on October 03, 2011, 03:50:56 pm
After being dragged to the local hobby shop by my father (he recently had some out patient surgery on his foot), I came home with a Dragon 1/144th scale US Army Stealth Helicopter (the ones used to take out Osama), a Revell 1/1200 H.M.S. Duke of York, some paints.  I also go a couple LEGO figures as a bribe for my 6 year old nephew to be good when he is over this coming weekend.  All I had planned on getting at the hobby shop was a rattle can of semi-gloss and a rattle can of gloss clear coat, and to see if they had after-market decals and HO scale slot cars (for a decal project I was asked to do).  And like my father really had to drag me, I had planned on going one of these days by myself, but he suggested we go so I finished my coffee and grabbed my shoes.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: The Wooksta! on October 03, 2011, 04:10:59 pm
1. Kora CAC Ca-15.

Is it any better than the CMR one?  I've a pair of the latter still in the stash.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Supertom on October 03, 2011, 04:41:13 pm
I've been very, very bad over the last three days...
From Deans Hobby Stop:

1/72 Matchbox Hawk 200

Damn you.  I saw him on Saturday and I would have bought that off him.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Supertom on October 03, 2011, 04:49:51 pm
I've had quite a haul the last two weeks:

From the LHS:
1/72 Trumpeter J-20
1/72 Airfix Valiant

From an estate sale:

1/32 Trumpeter Su-27UB
1/72 Roden An-12
1/72 Trumpeter H-6 tanker
1/72 Martin B-57
1/72 Matchbox Halifax
1/72 Airfix Su-27

From hobby shows:

1/72 Hasegawa A-6A
1/72 Hasegawa A-6E
1/72 Hasegawa F-14A (old tooling, fun!)
1/72 Maquette Su-9
1/72 Airfix Harrier GR.7/9
Various 1/72 bang seats
Erm, there's more but I can't remember?!  That's not good!

And finally a care package from Thorvic containing:

Lion Roar PLAAF and North Korean insignia templates
1/72 KP Su-20 courtesy of Deathjester
1/72 Bilek Su-22UM
1/72 Mig-23 with MiG-23UM conversion

Feck me, I bought a ton of stuff!!!
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: ChernayaAkula on October 03, 2011, 08:01:58 pm
Revell 1/144 F-15E Strike Eagle - great kit. See an in--box review HERE (http://s362974870.onlinehome.us/forums/air/index.php?showtopic=238373) on ARC.

And my 1/700 navy got a sizeable boost, courtesy of the Trumpeter Shipyards!
Russian Navy Kuznetsov aircraft carrier
2x Slava-class cruiser Varyag
DKM Bismarck 1941
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: PR19_Kit on October 03, 2011, 11:12:44 pm
Despite my efforts to diminish stock in The Loft, ChernayaAkula's posting about the RF-101C kit being available in the 'Operation Sun Run' schemes triggered a swarm of emails back and forth between me and Hobby Search......

Accordingly they've just emailed me to say a pair of those kits is about to grow my stash, at least when they've wended their way from Japan anyway.  ;D
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Hobbes on October 04, 2011, 02:17:35 am
Just arrived from HLJ:
- Pitroad 1:144 TSR-2
- Pitroad 1:144 weapons sets
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: deathjester on October 04, 2011, 02:25:12 am
Just got one of Freightdog's 1/72 TSR2 Belly Tanks - cheers Colin  :thumbsup:  Just gotta find decals and pylons...
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: NARSES2 on October 04, 2011, 02:49:44 am

Erm, there's more but I can't remember?!  That's not good!



Definately showing early signs  ;D :wacko:
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: The Wooksta! on October 04, 2011, 04:31:45 am
Just got one of Freightdog's 1/72 TSR2 Belly Tanks - cheers Colin  :thumbsup:  Just gotta find decals and pylons...

You got either of the Xtradecal TSR2 sheets?
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Gondor on October 04, 2011, 10:09:52 am
From Colin at Freightdog

1 x 1/72 TSR2 External tanks
1 x 1/72 TSR2 Blue Water Set

Super fast delivery as always, nice one colin  :thumbsup:

Gondor
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Martin H on October 04, 2011, 10:21:48 am
1. Kora CAC Ca-15.

Is it any better than the CMR one?  I've a pair of the latter still in the stash.

Have a word with brother Lazlo, he was in Prague as well, and it was him who found the CA 15 kits. He got one as well :)
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: PR19_Kit on October 04, 2011, 12:28:53 pm
My grandsons gave me a Special Hobby DH Hornet F1 kit today, as a 'Thank You Grandad' pressie.  :thumbsup:

Those boys have good taste......  ;D
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Daryl J. on October 05, 2011, 07:50:40 am
Somehow this 1/48 Fiat engined Breda wound up in my purchase of some Mr. Dissolved Putty.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Rheged on October 05, 2011, 08:00:07 am
My grandsons gave me a Special Hobby DH Hornet F1 kit today, as a 'Thank You Grandad' pressie.  :thumbsup:

Those boys have good taste......  ;D

Obviously  a set of well brought up young gentlemen.  My problem is a younger son who looks at the shelves where our stash is held, and says "Dad, this Airfix  Buccaneer is mine isn't it?"  NO IT IS NOT!
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: The Wooksta! on October 05, 2011, 08:34:55 am
Parcel this morning from one of the dudes on Britmodeller:

1 Airfix Spitfire Ia (new tool)
1 Aifix Spitfire Vc (it'll be a Vb - the C wing is crap and the cannons I want for an F21)
1 Frogspawn Spitfire FXIV
The wing will get replaced with an F21 wing and I'm seriously thinking about a two seat late mark Seafire trainer or COD.  However, I may well do that with a Ventura Seafire F47, or various Ventura Spitfires.  Much easier and I want it carrier capable.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Radish on October 06, 2011, 02:27:54 am
Received the 2 x Airfix 1/48th Spitfire VAs and 4 x Spitfire XIIs at knock down prices.
Plus 3 x PegasusHobbies Bf-109Es
Plus The Deltic ;D ;D
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Rheged on October 06, 2011, 03:18:04 am
Received the 2 x Airfix 1/48th Spitfire VAs and 4 x Spitfire XIIs at knock down prices.
Plus 3 x PegasusHobbies Bf-109Es
Plus The Deltic ;D ;D

Dare I ask  what you plan to do with the Deltic.......Union Pacific war-bonnet livery.......broad gauge Brunellian....Virgin Inter City.......or go totally wild and build it as  a  garden model railway loco, a seat on top and a mongoose driving?   
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: The Wooksta! on October 06, 2011, 04:48:44 am
Meerkat probably...
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: deathjester on October 06, 2011, 02:17:25 pm
Just got one of Freightdog's 1/72 TSR2 Belly Tanks - cheers Colin  :thumbsup:  Just gotta find decals and pylons...

You got either of the Xtradecal TSR2 sheets?
Ahh, they would be nice - want her to be an RAF Strike Command defense suppression escort.  Got one of Freightdog's superb ventral tanks, Mcolm sent me loads of Martels, and Weaver sent me a pair of Red Tops - cheers boys!  :cheers:
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: frank2056 on October 06, 2011, 08:37:41 pm
I got the Valom 1/144 Me-1101 and TA-183 kit. It's pretty nice, with FOUR planes in the box... which could have been 1/3 the size and still fit the sprues. The plastic looks OK; thick injected canopies, NO cockpit (not even an opening) but there is a PE fret for the Me-1101 night fighter's radar (there was never such a thing, other than in Dragon's and now Valom's kits) droptanks and X-4 rockets. The decal sheets are outstanding, with Hinomarus included. There are also four identical 1/144 standing figures.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Radish on October 07, 2011, 09:30:07 am
The Deltic will be in 617 Sqn markings, anti-flash white.....with all those engines it has to be a bomber. :party:

Just bought.......skulls....lots of skulls. ;D
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: PR19_Kit on October 07, 2011, 10:49:39 am
The Deltic will be in 617 Sqn markings, anti-flash white.....with all those engines it has to be a bomber. :party:

That'll be '55 617 Vulcan' then?  ;D
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Martin H on October 07, 2011, 02:56:17 pm
From Ebay
Bandi Skycrawlers Sanka Mark B. 1/72nd scale.

From Tonights Coventry club night.
Revell Gloster Meteor F-4. 1/72nd
Revell Antonov An-2. 1/72nd

The Meatbox looks like an MPM tool to me. And the An-2 looks a lot like the Bilek kit.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Daryl J. on October 07, 2011, 04:09:55 pm
Tamiya's Mosquito, Beaufighter, and a Hasegawa teardrop canopied Typhoon.     :wub:
And some white putty.    The above are slated for the PSR table.

 :cheers: (espresso and heavy whipping cream)
Daryl J.

   
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: ChernayaAkula on October 07, 2011, 11:15:52 pm
Another round of evilBay purchases:
Trumpeter 1/35 Neubaufahrzeug Nr.3-5 - I usually like individual link tracks, but I'm so NOT looking forward to doing these on this one. Will be Japanese.
Trumpeter 1/35 BTR-40 APC - just too cool to miss. Maybe I'll build it as one of the beasties in "Codename: Panzers - Cold War".
Hobby Boss 1/35 Defender 110 Hardtop
Hobby Boss 1/48 Ta 152 C-1
Revell/Heller 1/72 D.H. Vamire FB.5
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Radish on October 08, 2011, 01:03:56 am
At the Coventry/Warwicks Club last night....a couple of Revell/Monogram 1/48th Do335s. :wub:
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: The Wooksta! on October 08, 2011, 08:37:54 am
From the LHS, Kopro MiG 15 - for the PLAAF and North Korean decals.

Was also given a pair of Seafire FR47 canopies from the Xtrakit Spitfire F22. Which means my Spiteful PR15s are now sorted for canopies.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Weaver on October 08, 2011, 08:53:29 am
From Ebay: PM 1/72nd Sukhoi Su-21G Flagon - to be a Russian aggressor squadron Phantom substitute with Vietnam-era cammo and few vismods....

From the LHS:

Dapol HO/OO footbridge
Various sheets of plasticard and Evergreen tube
Various bits from the bits box and the broken toys box

All to contribute to another spaceship....
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Radish on October 08, 2011, 10:10:24 am
Spiders..... :lol: :-\
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Daryl J. on October 08, 2011, 11:57:32 am
A Breda Ba.65 two seater, some Hobbycraft Hawk 75s to backdate, and some ex-Monogram P-47 Razorbacks to chop and channel into a P-43/P-47 hybrid.  Raised panel lines and basic kits have their advantages sometimes.
The Italian may be flights of fancy but in a mild sort of way.

Two Spitfire Vb Trops for the * real* Italian Job and some matching resin fiddly bits.



 :cheers: (gunpowder green tea)
Daryl J.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: pyro-manic on October 08, 2011, 01:23:04 pm
Two additions for me, via BM:

Airfix RA-5C Vigilante :wub:
Heller Mirage 2000C

The Mirage might end up being Israeli (or possibly RAF), and the Vigi will probably get modernised into a Strike Eagle alternative (PW1120s, LGBs etc). Or maybe Iranian. :wacko:
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: The Big Gimper on October 08, 2011, 02:27:16 pm
From Ebay:

All 1/72:
1. Revell Fairy Fulmar. Will replace with the Rolls-Royce Merlin VIII with Academy Spitfive XIVc Griffon and Prop
2. Airfix Fairy Firefly. Not sure what to do just yet.
3. Trumpeter XF-107A (4th one). Convert to RCAF CF-107A as chase for my RCAF TSR.2
4. Tachikawa Ki-94-II from RS Models. Built stock with the cool 6 bladed prop.
5. DML Dragon TA-152H. The nemesis of my F-11B Airacomet PR bird.

Carl
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Litvyak on October 08, 2011, 04:40:58 pm
First time at an IPMS meet today, in Vancouver, and wow did I snag some deals in the vendors' room!

I got, all 1/72:

* Airfix Fairey Firefly Mk. V - $1 (in box!!). If I can easily make an FR.1 outta this, it'll be RW RCN, otherwise, for whiffery.
* Airfix TBM-3 Avenger - $2 (In a ziploc bag, but complete). Cheap, so I won't be afraid to take the knife to it for a -3W...
* Noidea EE Lightning - $1 (bagged, no box, no instructions, nothing just the sprues). I assume Matchbox - it's moulded in grey, white and black. Whiff-fodder.
* Matchbox Noorduyn Norseman
* Pioneer2 Beech C-45
* HobbyBoss F-86F
* Hobbycraft CF-105
* Hobbycraft CF-100
* Matchbox F-101

And, ack - one was 1/48, a Fujimi A-4E. Ah well, it was $2... so the air portion of my "Rule, Britannia!" display will be in 1/48 then - this'll end up as an RNZAF Skyhawk.

And a boat - 1/600 Airfix HMS Ajax.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: McColm on October 09, 2011, 04:45:24 am
AML 1/24 Lotus Esprit 300 Sport
Similar model to the ones used by Roger Moor as 007. option A add, skis option B turn it into a mini-sub.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: The Wooksta! on October 09, 2011, 05:17:17 am
* Airfix Fairey Firefly Mk. V - $1 (in box!!). If I can easily make an FR.1 outta this, it'll be RW RCN, otherwise, for whiffery.

Canada only got the early Firefly with the chin radiator.You'd need the Frog kit for that. However, doing the Airfix one as a more advanced FR.V would be better.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Lord Darth Beavis on October 09, 2011, 06:54:18 pm
Today, I made my first IPMS meet since I came to Texas.  From our very own Scooterman, I scored an Academy MH-60 PAVE HAWK, and an Academy F-5E Lightning, both in the One True Scale (1/48).  It was a lot of fun, and I can't wait to head to Lancaster next month!
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: The Wooksta! on October 10, 2011, 04:23:44 am
AML 1/24 Lotus Esprit 300 Sport
Similar model to the ones used by Roger Moor as 007. option A add, skis option B turn it into a mini-sub.

Is that the Monogram one with a green one on the box lid?  If you're doing the mini-sub, might be best tracking down an Airfix one as apart from the seats/cockpit, there's very little interior.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Howard of Effingham on October 10, 2011, 05:24:55 am
rather faster than i thought i would and from deepest birmingham too....

trumpeter 1/72 J-20 mighty dragon
2 academy 1/72 F-89J scorpion [for just £4.99 each!!!!!]
academy 1/72 F-22 raptor [so the weapons bays can go to the J-20]
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Aircav on October 10, 2011, 03:01:11 pm
After getting home from Prague at "Oh Christ! its early hours" and getting some over due sleep.

So where's the picture's of Prague and did you go to the Wing's club? ;D
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: ChernayaAkula on October 11, 2011, 01:29:26 am
Fresh in from Lucky Model:
Meng 1/35 "Pick-Up w/ZPU-1" - :party: - it's actually, according to PMMS, a 1997 Toyota Hi-Lux. Model looks great in the box. Includes one (gunner) figure (a driver would've been neat), but that's actually pretty cool, sporting an Adidas jacket and sneakers. :lol:  Makes for a convincing rebel, irregular, insurgent,... Should look the bomb in downtown Mogadishu.  :drink:
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Aircav on October 11, 2011, 01:43:33 am
From my place of employment, Models4hobby the following,
1/48 Hasegawa TA-4J Skyhawk USN Diamond Jubilee, getting Whiffed
1/72 Hasegawa E-2C Hawkeye JASDF 50th Anniversary, RW
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Martin H on October 11, 2011, 08:24:38 am
Via Ebay
One very original and mint condition Frog Canberra PR-7. And it didnt cost a kings ransom either  ;D

So where's the picture's of Prague and did you go to the Wing's club? ;D

Photos?  what photos?  :wacko:

And the wings club was closed! The note on the doors apparently said it was closed for stock take according to our tame czech speaker. We found another very good eatery/bar about 5 minuets away.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Radish on October 12, 2011, 04:09:17 am
A skull.....
 ;)
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Aircav on October 12, 2011, 05:12:33 am
Via Ebay
One very original and mint condition Frog Canberra PR-7. And it didnt cost a kings ransom either  ;D

So where's the picture's of Prague and did you go to the Wing's club? ;D

Photos?  what photos?  :wacko:

And the wings club was closed! The note on the doors apparently said it was closed for stock take according to our tame czech speaker. We found another very good eatery/bar about 5 minuets away.

Was the music thing on in the square this year?
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Martin H on October 12, 2011, 11:05:55 am
nope, Eday was a few weeks later this year
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Gondor on October 12, 2011, 02:34:48 pm
A few days ago from A2ZEE

1 x 1/72 Nimrod canopy this makes two I have for the three Nimrods I have, just need to get two wing sets and I will be just about ready to start on them in earnest.

Gondor
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: NARSES2 on October 13, 2011, 01:03:17 am
A skull.....
 ;)

Whose ?  :blink:
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Weaver on October 13, 2011, 04:29:27 am
A skull.....
 ;)

Whose ?  :blink:

Or, indeed, What's?  :o
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Radish on October 13, 2011, 05:21:17 am
Not Yorick's.....and I have an idea :party: :party: :drink:
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Martin H on October 13, 2011, 09:07:01 am
from a well know auction website. One Frog Westland Wessex mk-1.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Nils on October 13, 2011, 09:52:42 am
got a 1/144 Revell Harrier GR.7 at the news stand this morning :)
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: RotorheadTX on October 13, 2011, 05:08:31 pm
 :wacko: Testors/Italeri B-57G  :wacko:
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: McColm on October 14, 2011, 12:27:15 am
AML 1/24 Lotus Esprit 300 Sport
Similar model to the ones used by Roger Moor as 007. option A add, skis option B turn it into a mini-sub.


Is that the Monogram one with a green one on the box lid?  If you're doing the mini-sub, might be best tracking down an Airfix one as apart from the seats/cockpit, there's very little interior.
Looks gloss black to me, moulded in green plastic. The previous owner started to paint the exterior in lime green, with a cream interior. Radio missing from dashboard, and engine parts painted. Modeled as left-hand drive.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Radish on October 14, 2011, 02:35:01 am
Hobbycraft (Stafford)...I was passing.....so didn't ;) :

Star Wars Starfighter thingy and paints, lots of paints.

From Morrissons (I need to buy fuel) :

another SKULL ;D
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Rheged on October 14, 2011, 02:55:50 am
Hobbycraft (Stafford)...I was passing.....so didn't ;) :

Star Wars Starfighter thingy and paints, lots of paints.

From Morrissons (I need to buy fuel) :

another SKULL ;D

Were you in a position to inform us of the scale or size of the skull, we might be able to fathom out your plans. On the other hand, we might all remain suitably baffled.............
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: The Wooksta! on October 14, 2011, 04:11:30 am
AML 1/24 Lotus Esprit 300 Sport
Similar model to the ones used by Roger Moor as 007. option A add, skis option B turn it into a mini-sub.


Is that the Monogram one with a green one on the box lid?  If you're doing the mini-sub, might be best tracking down an Airfix one as apart from the seats/cockpit, there's very little interior.
Looks gloss black to me, moulded in green plastic. The previous owner started to paint the exterior in lime green, with a cream interior. Radio missing from dashboard, and engine parts painted. Modeled as left-hand drive.

Sounds like the Monogram one. 
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Mick Keenan on October 14, 2011, 07:42:15 am
My recent haul from Hannants
Revell  1:72 Fairey Gannet AS.4
Trumpeter  1:48 Chengdu J-10A single seat version. Vigorous Dragon
Trumpeter  1:72 Chengdu J-10S twin seat version
Trumpeter  1:72 Xian FBC-1 Flying Leopard
Valom 1:72  Dassault MD 450 Ouragan Israeli Defence Force/IDF
Trumpeter 1:72 Westland Wyvern S.4
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: The Wooksta! on October 14, 2011, 07:50:06 am
Courtesy of Deathjester:
KP Spitfire IX
Airfix Spitfire Vb

Cheers!
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Radish on October 14, 2011, 07:53:27 am
There's  a number of small skulls for which...so far....I have only one use.

But larger, almost full-sized human skulls in all sorts of varieties are available at Hallowe'en time, and I'm busy working on one with THREE sets of teeth (apparantly) which I hope will appear on the BIGGLES SIG stand.
I have amany varieties  to work  on......

 :rolleyes: :rolleyes:
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Rheged on October 14, 2011, 08:15:35 am
There's  a number of small skulls for which...so far....I have only one use.

But larger, almost full-sized human skulls in all sorts of varieties are available at Hallowe'en time, and I'm busy working on one with THREE sets of teeth (apparantly) which I hope will appear on the BIGGLES SIG stand.
I have amany varieties  to work  on......

 :rolleyes: :rolleyes:

Can't  speak for anyone else, but I'm still admitting to total bafflement!
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: The Wooksta! on October 14, 2011, 08:18:56 am
The old hands among us know how barking mad Terry is, so the above generally raises no more than a shrug and "Typical Terry!"
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: NARSES2 on October 14, 2011, 08:21:10 am
The old hands among us know how barking mad Terry is, so the above generally raises no more than a shrug and "Typical Terry!"

True  ;D
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Aircav on October 14, 2011, 01:11:19 pm
There's  a number of small skulls for which...so far....I have only one use.

But larger, almost full-sized human skulls in all sorts of varieties are available at Hallowe'en time, and I'm busy working on one with THREE sets of teeth (apparantly) which I hope will appear on the BIGGLES SIG stand.
I have amany varieties  to work  on......

 :rolleyes: :rolleyes:

Revell do a nice skull and theres some nice ones here too.  ;D

http://www.twenga.co.uk/dir-Health-Beauty,Medical-equipment,Medical-skull
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: lancer on October 14, 2011, 06:37:50 pm
I know it's typical terry stuff, but I want to know why he's got three sets of teeth when the rest of us only get the one set??

Also, I picked up my first kit in many months the other day - the Revell boxing of the Dragon SU24 Fencer. I was thinking RAF as a part of my ongoing Russians in the RAF theme...perhaps turn it into a SEAD bird.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Daryl J. on October 14, 2011, 11:44:54 pm
A Hobbycraft P-35 and P-26 for very reasonable prices including shipping.   Am planning to use the Seversky for the Time Warp Theme Build.   
I'm pretty stoked to get these corpulent cuties.

Daryl J.
Title: Re: My Stash HASN'T Just Grown Again (2011)
Post by: PR19_Kit on October 15, 2011, 12:59:11 am
The 'Operation Sun Run' RF-101s that I bought from Hobby Search have arrived in the UK. My total price paid to HS was £32.43. Today I got the letter from the GPO about Customs charges etc.

The PO want to levy a 'handling charge' of £13.50 and the Customs want to add £10.93 as VAT!!!!!! My maths says that a £10.93 charge on a cost of £32.43 is almost 31%, not the 20% VAT that we have at the moment, so I tried to protest the charge. The Customs phone line says they're 'too busy to attend to my call and to please call back later', so I emailed them. They replied that they'll reply to me in 15 days. The GPO says they'll send the parcel back to HS if I don't pay the charges inside 10 days.

Rip Off Britain? You bet! My MP will be getting a rude letter on Tuesday morning.   :banghead: :banghead:
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Thorvic on October 15, 2011, 01:18:32 am
Off eBay another Fujimi HMS Ark Royal, bought as a source of fixtures & fittings for a couple of ships.

I also have a parcel stuck in ParcelFarce hell from Japan  :banghead:
Title: Re: My Stash HASN'T Just Grown Again (2011)
Post by: NARSES2 on October 15, 2011, 01:27:51 am
The 'Operation Sun Run' RF-101s that I bought from Hobby Search have arrived in the UK. My total price paid to HS was £32.43. Today I got the letter from the GPO about Customs charges etc.

The PO want to levy a 'handling charge' of £13.50 and the Customs want to add £10.93 as VAT!!!!!! My maths says that a £10.93 charge on a cost of £32.43 is almost 31%, not the 20% VAT that we have at the moment,

Kit

Not sure if you pay VAT on the PO charge, but that brings the total VAT much nearer the 20%, plus you might have had duty added to the price - although after 5 years retired I've no idea what duty rates are or what they are leveyed on now. The thing that gets me is the PO charge, absolutely ridiculous  :banghead:
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Radish on October 15, 2011, 03:48:37 am
RIP OFF BRITAIN....exactly!!

Meanwhile....skulls....use them as bases for models....

http://www.whatifmodelers.com/index.php/topic,30419.0/highlight,radish.html
Title: Re: My Stash HASN'T Just Grown Again (2011)
Post by: PR19_Kit on October 15, 2011, 04:58:57 am
Kit

Not sure if you pay VAT on the PO charge, but that brings the total VAT much nearer the 20%, plus you might have had duty added to the price - although after 5 years retired I've no idea what duty rates are or what they are leveyed on now. The thing that gets me is the PO charge, absolutely ridiculous  :banghead:

I asked that exact question and was told that VAT isn't added to the 'Rip-Off' charge, it's imposed before that gets applied. There was no duty either, that's listed separately as £0.00, so HMCE need a new calculator. After another rude phone call to the PO this morning they agreed to hold the parcel until my dispute with HMCE is resolved.

When I used to travel back and forth to the US, I brought back LOADS of stuff in my bags, declared them at the airport complete with receipts etc, and only very rarely got charged duty and VAT. Even then it never exceeded around £10, and that was on goods valued at over £100 at times.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Martin H on October 15, 2011, 10:18:47 am
From an ebay trader in Hong kong, one 1/72nd Skunk models workshop MQ-9 Reaper.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Aircav on October 15, 2011, 11:13:41 am
A 1/72 Trumpeter J-20 from China via ebay for £16.80 all in, couldn't resist.  ;D
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: The Wooksta! on October 15, 2011, 11:54:13 am
Three pots of Xtracrylic - RLM 04 Gelb, RAF Extra Dark Sea Grey and PRU Blue.  I am so sick of spryaing the latter colour, having done about 10 Spitfires in it in recent days. At least another three to go too, plus more for undersurfaces...
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: pyro-manic on October 16, 2011, 08:35:10 am
Caved in and picked up one a Revell (Heller) Arado 196A-3 this afternoon. I'll probably nick the floats for something else, so I might turn it into a dive bomber...
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Martin H on October 16, 2011, 11:32:04 am
More additions to the stash from todays model show at Southwell.

Fujimi 1/72 F-16ADF "Texas ANG Balls 1"
Hasegawa 1/48 F-16C "Alabama ANG Special"
Academy 1/48 F-22A complete with Wolfpack Designs resin cockpit set.

Now if I can just find time to do some modelling.......
 :thumbsup:


I managed to walk away from the show with out even having to feel the need to open my wallet, except when it was time for a bacon roll and a brew.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Aircav on October 16, 2011, 11:40:15 am
Ordered these today from America, 1/48 Aztec PC-7 transfers, the Aztec/Inca style mouth should be about the right size for a 1/72 Mexican P-47 or Corsair.  :thumbsup:

(http://i137.photobucket.com/albums/q201/aircav14/90.jpg)
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: pyro-manic on October 16, 2011, 12:20:19 pm
Ooh, now I like that. :thumbsup:
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: GTX on October 17, 2011, 12:56:32 am
Two arrived today:

And with SWMBO having left the country today, it was much easier to sneak them in...
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Howard of Effingham on October 17, 2011, 03:28:26 am
from the southwell show yesterday....

airfix kaman seasprite SH-2F
valom boeing XF8B
fuijimi grumman KA-6D
matchbox avro lancaster B1/B3
PM messerschmitt P1111
hobbycraft lockheed ventura

a shed load of resin from heritage aviation, some decals from paul davis [for EP-3/P-3 and F-4], also some more of the varied blue rider decals for the many and varied
balkan air forces that arose out of the break up of yugoslavia.

also in 1/35, a M113A2 APC [academy], a pack of modern US Army soldiers [tamiya] and some vehicle /AFV decals [tamiya]
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: pyro-manic on October 17, 2011, 09:14:55 am
From Beales department store in Yeovil, a pair of Airfix blue Spitfires (the bagged ones), a DH88 Comet, and a box of little beads for sci-fi stuff. They had a 10% off everything day today, so I couldn't resist.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Radish on October 17, 2011, 10:51:38 am
3 x 1:1 skull; 2 x tortoise, also 1:1
 ;) :tank: :tank: ;)
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: The Wooksta! on October 17, 2011, 01:04:53 pm
From the Southwell show:

Freightdog/AZ Spitfire F.XIVe/FXVIIIe
Freightdog resin Spitfire bits
Airfix Spitfire F.IXc (to put some of the aforementioned bits on)
Aims Korean War decals (for a Korean War Spitfire)

And from Geoff
Novo DH Hornet F.3
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: pyro-manic on October 18, 2011, 09:08:58 am
Today, one AModel Tu-128 Fiddler, and one Matchbox Westland Lysander. The Lysander will become Stargazer's Westland Weymouth floatplane, and the Fiddler will likely become a bomber/cruise missile carrier, or possibly a modernized version carrying lots and lots of AA missiles.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Rheged on October 18, 2011, 09:18:24 am
An Airfix Strikemaster for £1.99, box a bit bent but pristine inside.  It may end up as a Jet Provost light attack aircraft of one of the RAFVR squadrons that was reformed after an unexpected bout of "sensible" from a UK politician .
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Martin H on October 18, 2011, 02:41:22 pm
From tonights Bedford model club meet.
one Hasegawa Grumman F9F-8 Cougar.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: pyro-manic on October 18, 2011, 03:53:37 pm
An Airfix Strikemaster for £1.99, box a bit bent but pristine inside.  It may end up as a Jet Provost light attack aircraft of one of the RAFVR squadrons that was reformed after an unexpected bout of "sensible" from a UK politician .

Easy, now - I know this is What If and all, but that's a bit of a stretch...
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Weaver on October 18, 2011, 07:31:33 pm
From ebay:

1. Matchbox Churchill AVRE with the bridge missing. Havn't looked into it deeply yet, but given it's completely separate track boxes, I'm wondering whether you could cross-kit it with a Comet to make a Black Prince...

2. JB Landrover in a bag with no instructions - cheap.

3. Bag of bits - mostly 1/35th tank leftovers. Bitz For Da Bitz Box....
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: frank2056 on October 18, 2011, 09:00:26 pm
At a Hobbylobby in Dubuque, Iowa - a Trumpeter 1/35 M1078 on clearance for $25, down from $70.
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: GTX on October 19, 2011, 12:19:05 am
Today we add a 1/48 SMT Y-wing.  For some reason, I see this having Bf-110 markings applied... :rolleyes:
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: McColm on October 19, 2011, 12:56:50 am
An implusive buy at Hannants got me:
1/72 BAe Nimrod ladder
1/72 BAe Nimrod weighted wheels
1/72 Medievil Castle (plastic kit)
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: NARSES2 on October 19, 2011, 01:27:42 am
An Airfix Strikemaster for £1.99, box a bit bent but pristine inside.  It may end up as a Jet Provost light attack aircraft of one of the RAFVR squadrons that was reformed after an unexpected bout of "sensible" from a UK politician .

Easy, now - I know this is What If and all, but that's a bit of a stretch...

Beat me to it  ;D
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Rheged on October 19, 2011, 01:58:59 am
An Airfix Strikemaster for £1.99, box a bit bent but pristine inside.  It may end up as a Jet Provost light attack aircraft of one of the RAFVR squadrons that was reformed after an unexpected bout of "sensible" from a UK politician .

Easy, now - I know this is What If and all, but that's a bit of a stretch...

Beat me to it  ;D

Surely there must be ONE sensible politician out there amongst all of the dross??   It could even  be a  cheap force multiplier.  Say cheap and you can see all of their little pointy heads popping up  like a family of meerkats

Just think, all of those VOLUNTEER--that means cheap---pilots who could fly   old--cheap-- trainers  with a couple of  ADEN gun-pods and   a couple of racks of  cheap and cheerful  rocket projectiles.  Should we move this thought to the Ideas Bank with the title of something like  Equipping a modern RAFVR ??
Title: Re: My Stash Just Grew Again (2011)
Post by: Weaver on October 19, 2011, 04:32:53 am
An Airfix Strikemaster for £1.99, box a bit bent but pristine inside.  It may end up as a Jet Provost light attack aircraft of one of the RAFVR squadrons that was reformed after an unexpected bout of "sensible" from a UK politician .

Easy, now - I know this is What If and all, but that's a bit of a stretch...

Beat me to it  ;D

Surely there must be ONE sens