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Re: My stash just grew again (2015)
« Reply #585 on: May 16, 2015, 06:26:43 am »
 No need for floats.  Just sealing the bottom of the spats should provide enough buoyancy... ;D
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Re: My stash just grew again (2015)
« Reply #586 on: May 16, 2015, 06:56:16 am »
Yes, maybe something scandinavian was a thought here, too. Maybe Norway - or make a crop duster from it (what actually happened after WWII).  ;)

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Re: My stash just grew again (2015)
« Reply #587 on: May 16, 2015, 09:19:04 am »
From Uncle Frank:

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Need to remember where that Frog Canberra is now...
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Re: My stash just grew again (2015)
« Reply #588 on: May 16, 2015, 09:58:07 am »
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Re: My stash just grew again (2015)
« Reply #589 on: May 16, 2015, 02:41:30 pm »
Hey Europe has a new multi-role combat aircraft!!!!  Must be true- the box clearly says "new"!  ;)  

At my local airshow today (Military Aircraft Museum, Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA) spotted these on a vendors table.  Could not pass up the prices on these- the MRCA was the big purchase for $4 US, the Phantom was $3, the P-39 a mere $2, so $9 total- the same amount I spent on a bratwurst at the show!

An yes the show was great again- A Me-262 and a Mosquito (among others) flying 30 minutes from my house? you bet I went.  


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Re: My stash just grew again (2015)
« Reply #590 on: May 16, 2015, 02:47:12 pm »
Arrived during the week, all 1/72, off ebay store and auction. From a Portuguese resin products company called FBminis, F-16ADF conversion set.

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Re: My stash just grew again (2015)
« Reply #591 on: May 16, 2015, 03:17:29 pm »
That "Tamiya" F18 won't be the quality you may be expecting!  It's the Italeri tooling - they have/had an agreement with Italeri to rebox the latter's kits for the Japanese market and some of them have escaped into the wild.
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Re: My stash just grew again (2015)
« Reply #592 on: May 16, 2015, 04:08:27 pm »
That "Tamiya" F18 won't be the quality you may be expecting!  It's the Italeri tooling - they have/had an agreement with Italeri to rebox the latter's kits for the Japanese market and some of them have escaped into the wild.

I'd already read about it in reviews, it seems that quite a few of Italeri's kits were sold on tamiya's boxes. But in fact, i really wanted it more for the weapons, specially the slam-ers, which are hard to find in 1/72, but the kit itself is useful, it's probably going to end up with different wings...  :wacko:
But thanks for the warning anyway, might not have known about it, reviews were hard to find. :thumbsup:

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Re: My stash just grew again (2015)
« Reply #593 on: May 16, 2015, 10:31:46 pm »
Italeri 1/72 Mig 29 reboxed as Tamiya is one of the best in that scale apparently.
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Re: My stash just grew again (2015)
« Reply #594 on: May 17, 2015, 12:32:21 am »
The Italeri kits in Tamiya boxings are often less expensive that the original Italeri boxing.

Yesterday I bought an Italeri (Tamiya box) Tornado F.3
2 x Airfix BP Defiant.
All 1/72nd of course.
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Re: My stash just grew again (2015)
« Reply #595 on: May 17, 2015, 02:17:04 am »
went to the triples wargames show in Sheffield yesterday so more lead in the pile
from Black Scorpion   3 packs of lady pirates and 2 packs of elven ones
from ground zero games 3 transport starships,
from northumbriantinsoldier  the 5  teddy bear characters they do  ( I have no idea what there for, I just thought they were so out there, I had to get them)
fromsteam forged 3 of the guild ball mascots, the raven  the sea otter and the cat,  for wizards familiers and stuff
crooked dice   the scientific advisors pack ( not lady unit chars from the matt smith cyber / female master episodes)
Empress miniatures, 4 packs of modern New Zealander's    from the Afghanistan range they do, but perfect for UNIT and near future games
Mrs Steel Penguin got 4 of the 4ground fantasy houses,  and more dice
so a reasonably good day 
Redone 19/08/15  the things you learn, give your mind the wings to fly, and the chains to hold yourself steady added 07/10/18   take off and nuke the site form orbit, nope, time for the real thing, CAM and gridfire, call special circumstances.   wow, its like freefalling into the Geofront

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Re: My stash just grew again (2015)
« Reply #596 on: May 17, 2015, 02:27:29 am »
The Italeri kits in Tamiya boxings are often less expensive that the original Italeri boxing.

That's the main reason why i bought the Tamiya boxed kit, it cost me 10, shipping included, while the cheapest Italeri i've found was around 18...
I've had the Mig-29 back in the early 90's in my first incursion into the modelling world so i'll probably get one in the near future just for the trip down memory lane... that along with a Hasegawa EA-6 Growler, Esci Montana ANG F-16 and another of Italeri's old kits, the F-14A Plus, that's all i had before BMX bikes came along...  ;D
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Re: My stash just grew again (2015)
« Reply #597 on: May 17, 2015, 04:35:21 am »
Just got back from the Middelkerke Modelshow  :mellow:
and i brought i nice set of kits, decals and accesories  :thumbsup:

-Revell 1/144 F-16C Fighting Falcon
-Revell 1/144 F/A-18E Super Hornet
-PM Model 1/72 Hawker Sea Fury T.20
-3 sets of Retrokit 1/144 Conformal Fuel Tanks for Revell F-16C's
-1 set of RetroKit 1/144 Belgian Alpha Jet decals
-JBR Decals 1/144 "Fishbeds of the World: part II"

also got some masking tape and 2 sheets of polystyrofoam (for a future diorama project).
after doing the show and 3 stores, still havent found another revell A330 for tanker conversion  :-\
guess i will have to put that on the "online order list".
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Re: My stash just grew again (2015)
« Reply #598 on: May 17, 2015, 07:20:14 am »
From Uncle Frank:

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Re: My stash just grew again (2015)
« Reply #599 on: May 17, 2015, 08:01:02 am »
A Matchbox Privateer.

Spontaneous, for parts donations, because I threw the original concept for the next project over board - historical facts call for different transplantations...  ;)