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Re: My stash just grew again (2015)
« Reply #285 on: March 08, 2015, 10:53:48 am »
Got yet another Airfix fabric winged Hurricane I at the LHS y'day, for which I have a devious plan.............  ;)
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Re: My stash just grew again (2015)
« Reply #286 on: March 09, 2015, 09:01:57 am »
Got yet another Airfix fabric winged Hurricane I at the LHS y'day, for which I have a devious plan.............  ;)

Something with the wings...?  ;)

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Re: My stash just grew again (2015)
« Reply #287 on: March 09, 2015, 09:04:52 am »
6 new additions, all 6 bought on the cheap  ;D

-2 x Revell 1/144 F/A-18C Hornet
-2 x Revell 1/144 F4F-4 Wildcat
-2 x Revell 1/144 SBD-5 Dauntless

got the revell microwings wildcats and dauntless for les then 1 a piece, and the hornets for less then 4  :mellow:
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Re: My stash just grew again (2015)
« Reply #288 on: March 09, 2015, 10:02:36 am »
Got yet another Airfix fabric winged Hurricane I at the LHS y'day, for which I have a devious plan.............  ;)

Something with the wings...?  ;)

Hehehe, actually no, but as you mention it......  ;D
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Re: My stash just grew again (2015)
« Reply #289 on: March 09, 2015, 09:33:36 pm »
Revell 1/72 Stealth Comanche - an RoG boxing of the 1994 Snap-Tite kit. Just had a quick look...inaccurate and seemingly based only on photos of the mockup. Perfect for my needs :)
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Re: My stash just grew again (2015)
« Reply #290 on: March 11, 2015, 05:39:36 am »
Picked up 2 Airfix 1/72nd Lightnings....an F2A and an F6 with 25% off full price at a local hobby shop  :party: :party:
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Re: My stash just grew again (2015)
« Reply #291 on: March 11, 2015, 08:44:37 am »
I collected my two Airfix Defiant starter kits from my eldest daughter y'day. What a SUPER job they've done of it, I'm seriously impressed.  :thumbsup:
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Re: My stash just grew again (2015)
« Reply #292 on: March 11, 2015, 03:45:39 pm »
Had a couple of deliveries today :-

Bandai 1/72 Tie Fighter from Japan

Modelsvit 1/72 Beriev Be-12 Mail from Ukraine

Both look rather tasty  :thumbsup:
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Re: My stash just grew again (2015)
« Reply #293 on: March 12, 2015, 12:02:53 am »
Brengun 1/144 Mignet HM.14 Pou du Ciel. Definitely the smallest model kit I have ever purchased. Exciting (longtime Flea fan) and also terrified.
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Re: My stash just grew again (2015)
« Reply #294 on: March 12, 2015, 05:42:26 am »
Trumpeter 1/72nd JH-7A Flying Leopard, from ebay.

It's a completely new tooling compared to the horrible old FBC-1 and looks, in the box, much better. The fuselage is certainly much shallower and in proportion. Got some interesting stores with it too, including four Sea-Eagle-like AShMs and four missiles that look like ASMPs. Sadly, there's no information about any of these, but as whif-fodder, they're very tasty.

The reason I want this is to turn it into an invented British type built in the late 1960s as an alternative to buying the Phantom. After all, it's powered by two Speys and looks like a Jaguar/Tornado mash-up so why not. Thoughts are to replace the Russian-looking fin with a Tornado one, lose the ventral fins and fit Jaguar-style guns.
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Re: My stash just grew again (2015)
« Reply #295 on: March 12, 2015, 11:52:58 am »
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Re: My stash just grew again (2015)
« Reply #296 on: March 12, 2015, 01:17:11 pm »
Trumpeter 1/72nd JH-7A Flying Leopard, from ebay.

It's a completely new tooling compared to the horrible old FBC-1 and looks, in the box, much better. The fuselage is certainly much shallower and in proportion. Got some interesting stores with it too, including four Sea-Eagle-like AShMs and four missiles that look like ASMPs. Sadly, there's no information about any of these, but as whif-fodder, they're very tasty.

The reason I want this is to turn it into an invented British type built in the late 1960s as an alternative to buying the Phantom. After all, it's powered by two Speys and looks like a Jaguar/Tornado mash-up so why not. Thoughts are to replace the Russian-looking fin with a Tornado one, lose the ventral fins and fit Jaguar-style guns.

I have a part-built version of something similar, based on one of Spinners' SF2 profiles from a few years ago. Sepecat Panther, as an alternative to Tornado. :)
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Re: My stash just grew again (2015)
« Reply #297 on: March 12, 2015, 07:15:13 pm »
Cool!  The Ratte is out.  Must have one of them.
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Re: My stash just grew again (2015)
« Reply #298 on: March 13, 2015, 12:54:26 am »
Trumpeter 1/72nd JH-7A Flying Leopard, from ebay.

It's a completely new tooling compared to the horrible old FBC-1 and looks, in the box, much better. The fuselage is certainly much shallower and in proportion. Got some interesting stores with it too, including four Sea-Eagle-like AShMs and four missiles that look like ASMPs. Sadly, there's no information about any of these, but as whif-fodder, they're very tasty.

The reason I want this is to turn it into an invented British type built in the late 1960s as an alternative to buying the Phantom. After all, it's powered by two Speys and looks like a Jaguar/Tornado mash-up so why not. Thoughts are to replace the Russian-looking fin with a Tornado one, lose the ventral fins and fit Jaguar-style guns.


Glad to hear they improved the kit and got the proportions right this time  :thumbsup:

Good idea on adapting it to a late 60s RAF type, in effect it becomes a fixed wing alternative to AFVG based on the Jaguar Trainer. Should be an interesting one that I look forward to seeing. A 1/48th French Jaguar fin might provide what your looking for as would be easier to add RWR than scaling down the RWR on an RAF version kit. Might be worth seeing if both are provided in the larger scale kit as might be easier  to get a surplus fin then from somebodies stash ?
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Re: My stash just grew again (2015)
« Reply #299 on: March 13, 2015, 06:59:51 am »
 :party: Just delivered, 2 DML rarities, both YF-22 and 23 on my stash!! Oh my whiffness, i've been dreaming of that black widow II for quite a while, thank you, oh good lord of the Whiff!! :wub:  ;D :drink: :party:
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