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Re: Unicraft
« Reply #135 on: August 09, 2015, 07:40:12 am »
I'm tempted, really tempted  :banghead: :banghead:

I shall take the tablets and hope it wear off  :rolleyes:

http://www.hannants.co.uk/product/UNI72115

http://www.hannants.co.uk/product/UNI72116

Don't get too upset about the B.20, they've sold out already.

Why am I not surprised?  ;D

Phewwwww  :rolleyes:

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Re: Unicraft
« Reply #136 on: August 10, 2015, 05:47:01 am »
To close  :rolleyes:
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Re: Unicraft
« Reply #137 on: August 10, 2015, 06:26:26 am »
Link to the relevant page on the Unicrap site with the Hawker P.1030.  The masters themselves look poor and there's no pics of the resultant castings.

http://www.unicraft.biz/on/hawker1030/h1030.htm

I may have a think about doing a master for this meself, maybe even a kit if i could get the white metal at cost from John Adams.  Sure I could do a far better job than this disappointing effort...
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Re: Unicraft
« Reply #138 on: August 11, 2015, 08:04:33 pm »
What a stunning machine! I love it!
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Re: Unicraft
« Reply #139 on: August 12, 2015, 06:27:53 am »
do it Lee  :thumbsup: hmm that display model for reference on Igor's page loks a tad familiar  :blink:

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Re: Unicraft
« Reply #140 on: August 12, 2015, 09:09:55 am »
I actually made a start on it a while back.  Although I bolloxed the cuts to the PM fuselage I was using.  They're cheap enough.

do it Lee  :thumbsup: hmm that display model for reference on Igor's page loks a tad familiar  :blink:

cheers, Joe

I don't think he understands irony, given that he asks others not to use images from his site without his permission yet uses artwork/photos of others.
"It's basically a cure -  for not being an axe-wielding homicidal maniac. The potential market's enormous!"

"Please dial *617 at this time"

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"An inaccurate parcel of dog turds!"

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Re: Unicraft
« Reply #141 on: July 26, 2016, 02:55:56 am »
Sadly,Unicraft quality has not improved, even now in 2016. And some subjects have proven to be completely fictional. I fell for the Hungarian "Kameleon" only to find it has never existed, even as a paper project. Having built a few of these kits I now avoid them and often can find quality versions elsewhere. Often the parts simply shatter when trying to separate them from the casting sprue. Many is the time that they have to be completely reconstructed. Igor is good about replacement parts, but the resin simply doesn't hold up. That and the subject matter is highly questionable, except for the time our kit list has been poached in the desperation for new subjects. Just my 2 worth.

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Re: Unicraft
« Reply #142 on: July 31, 2016, 09:05:29 am »
hmm that display model for reference on Igor's page loks a tad familiar  :blink:

cheers, Joe

I was just going to mention that Joe
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Re: Unicraft
« Reply #143 on: February 10, 2018, 09:29:46 am »
Should any af you... ahem... gentlemen be tempted  by Unicraft kits, Panzerfux is selling many at sharply reduced prices:
https://www.panzerfux.de/Sortiert-nach-Hersteller/1-72/1-72-Hersteller-T-Z/1-72-Unicraft-Models.htm?SessionId=&a=catalog&p=29893

His mailing costs in Europe are reasonable.
I have no affiliation whatsoever with him.
Owing to the current financial difficulties, the light at the end of the tunnel will be turned off until further notice.

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Re: Unicraft
« Reply #144 on: February 10, 2018, 11:47:09 am »
Hmmm.  At those prices, some of them are worth a punt.  If only to use them as a basis for a rework and remould.  Sadly, he doesn't have the one I AM interested in - the Supermarine Type 325.
"It's basically a cure -  for not being an axe-wielding homicidal maniac. The potential market's enormous!"

"Please dial *617 at this time"

"We're the Sweeney, son, and we haven't had any dinner."

"An inaccurate parcel of dog turds!"

The Plan:
www.whatifmodelers.com/index.php/topic,34762.0.ht

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Re: Unicraft
« Reply #145 on: February 10, 2018, 07:58:31 pm »
Thanks!
The Senden-Kai and Boulton-Paul P.99 twin-boomers tempt me a lot...
Ahem, I did not want to spoil Igor from his normal price but these 2 seem out of stock at Unicraft, so maybe...  ;D
(I may ask Google translate to tell the same to me in my language, I do not speak German)

EDIT: I have found the English switch and I have ordered the P.99, thanks!
« Last Edit: February 11, 2018, 12:08:22 am by Tophe »
[the word "realistic" hurts my heart...]

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Re: Unicraft
« Reply #146 on: February 22, 2018, 05:14:47 am »
I received it today, thanks!
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Re: Unicraft
« Reply #147 on: February 22, 2018, 06:05:47 am »
That doesn't look to bad for Unicraft ?

The box art does lull you into a false sense of security though  :-\
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Re: Unicraft
« Reply #148 on: February 22, 2018, 08:20:59 pm »
I feel happy. Thanks again! ;)
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Re: Unicraft
« Reply #149 on: February 23, 2018, 06:08:15 am »
I feel happy.

And that's all that really matters Tophe  :thumbsup:
Decals my @r$e!