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Re: Whiffs on Ebay
« Reply #240 on: July 11, 2018, 02:26:41 pm »
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Re: Whiffs on Ebay
« Reply #241 on: July 11, 2018, 03:15:53 pm »
Any aircraft can be improved by fitting longer wings, and/or a longer fuselage

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Re: Whiffs on Ebay
« Reply #242 on: July 11, 2018, 04:17:17 pm »

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Re: Whiffs on Ebay
« Reply #243 on: July 12, 2018, 01:16:53 am »
Any aircraft can be improved by fitting longer wings, and/or a longer fuselage

...and I'm not a closeted 'Take That' fan, I'm a REAL fan! :)

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Re: Whiffs on Ebay
« Reply #244 on: July 12, 2018, 05:58:12 am »
yip artist Karen McAllister created the artwork profiles and box for the Predator and forthcoming Sebel Lynx resin kits. I have passed casting over to a third party so awaiting deliveries (the first pair of production Predators have been set aside for Kit and Jim)  :thumbsup:

I will be revamping SpotOn resins over the coming months, meaning basically setting up a separate entity where I create the masters leaving others to mould, collate and distribute the kits. Hopefully this will mean the models actually being available as well as a wider market presence

cheers, Joe

just a snippet, Karen noticed something I hadn't been aware of previously re the Predator Mockup, the aircraft was covered in 'proper' stencils as well as extensive 'no step' areas on the upper fuselage :)

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Re: Whiffs on Ebay
« Reply #245 on: July 12, 2018, 06:22:31 am »

I have passed casting over to a third party so awaiting deliveries (the first pair of production Predators have been set aside for Kit and Jim)  :thumbsup:


Cor, that's great, thanks.  :thumbsup:

Grrrr, it says there's an error on the FB link, but they're working on it........
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Re: Whiffs on Ebay
« Reply #246 on: July 13, 2018, 03:06:31 pm »
Having learnt all that from Joe, I decided to buy the print.

It'll confuse the devil out of my friends when it's on my wall.  ;D ;)
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Re: Whiffs on Ebay
« Reply #247 on: July 28, 2018, 05:06:06 am »
It's weird when you find your own work under dubious circumstances! I just stumbled upon this (ab)use of my photo artwork in an ebay auction, as individual box art for a PM Model Sea Fury T.61 (the "Bagdad Fury" kit trainer!?



https://www.ebay.de/itm/3-Flugzeuge-1-72/223075205697?hash=item33f0518241:g:h48AAOSwQrJbWGj5

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Re: Whiffs on Ebay
« Reply #248 on: July 28, 2018, 05:22:29 am »
Especially when the kit in the box won't look anything like yours! Madness.  :banghead:
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Re: Whiffs on Ebay
« Reply #249 on: July 28, 2018, 11:40:17 am »
That's just weird, yup! I wonder the rationale? Are they not that familiar with the subject and figured your glorious whif would be an accurate representation of the kit plastic orrrrrr...... something more nefarious like trying to misrepresent it completely?
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Re: Whiffs on Ebay
« Reply #250 on: July 29, 2018, 04:54:06 am »
I'm no expert, but to me that's verging on fraud ? Depends on his wording. Mind you even if it says something like "picture shows what can be done with the basic kit depending on....blah, blah" it's still very naughty because how many people actually read the blurb ?  :banghead:

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Re: Whiffs on Ebay
« Reply #251 on: July 30, 2018, 12:02:21 am »
Thank you. I considered intervening (or asking for royalties...), but in the description the seller states that the original boxes are gone and that the kits have been packaged in other surplus boxes, with an individual picture. The other Fury's box art is "wrong", too, so I kept silent - but I wonder why the slight differences (single seater, turboprop with six blade propeller...) were ignored?  :rolleyes:

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Re: Whiffs on Ebay
« Reply #252 on: July 30, 2018, 02:33:14 am »
Yup, wonderful interpretation of the word slight  ;)
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Re: Whiffs on Ebay
« Reply #253 on: July 30, 2018, 02:49:18 pm »
Considering the net is full of scans of nearly every boxing of every kit imaginable (not to mention completed OOB builds), saying that the only way to depict what can be built from the sprues is to use a picture of a kitbash is, well, not going to fly (pun intended). :wacko:

If there is no box, then I would at the very least expect sprue shots, as without box there is a big chance of something having gone missing along the years. Some sellers even include the sprue shots whenever they're selling open box items, so unfortunately this sounds like a scam.

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Re: Whiffs on Ebay
« Reply #254 on: August 21, 2018, 04:14:27 pm »

Having learnt all that from Joe, I decided to buy the print.

It'll confuse the devil out of my friends when it's on my wall.  ;D ;)


After quite a time my Predator print arrived at last.

Karen was so mortified that she'd taken so long to send it that she gave me ANOTHER print of the Predator as well, this one an 'in service' version in grey/green camo with white undersides.  :thumbsup:

And the original silver one has all the 'No Step' markings all over it, looks a bit like a Sea Vixen.

All I need now is the kit....................  ;D
Any aircraft can be improved by fitting longer wings, and/or a longer fuselage

...and I'm not a closeted 'Take That' fan, I'm a REAL fan! :)

Regards
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