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Re: My stash just grew again (2016)
« Reply #990 on: August 10, 2016, 02:47:04 am »
Another kit bought with Wife Birthday MoneyTM just arrived:


Sweet mother of Gorbachev, that's a heavy box.

Surely, even in 1/144 that's a SERIOUSLY big model!  :o :-\
Any aircraft can be improved by fitting longer wings, and/or a longer fuselage

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Re: My stash just grew again (2016)
« Reply #991 on: August 10, 2016, 03:23:12 am »
I've bought an A380 to Whiff recently, I don't think I'd better allow any ideas for an AN-124 to develop as well ....

I don't think my cheap home-made shelving would cope!  :o  ;D

Oh to be whiffing again :-(

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Re: My stash just grew again (2016)
« Reply #992 on: August 10, 2016, 04:37:45 am »
Yeah I bought one when it first came out, it's a pretty big chunk of plastic.  It's not the largest box in my stash, but it's crammed full of sprue.  I've seen a few built up and it's pretty big with a 1/2m wingspan and has a similar footprint to the Airfix 1/72 Nimrod.
I don't think it's nice, you laughin'. You see, my mule don't like people laughin'. He gets the crazy idea you're laughin' at him. Now if you apologize, like I know you're going to, I might convince him that you really didn't mean it.

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Re: My stash just grew again (2016)
« Reply #993 on: August 10, 2016, 04:42:29 am »
Airfix 1/32 Ole Bill Bus, Click and Collect from Debenhams.
I don't think it's nice, you laughin'. You see, my mule don't like people laughin'. He gets the crazy idea you're laughin' at him. Now if you apologize, like I know you're going to, I might convince him that you really didn't mean it.

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Re: My stash just grew again (2016)
« Reply #994 on: August 10, 2016, 07:32:55 am »
Airfix 1/72 Typhoon and Fw 190 Dogfight Double. 10 click and collect at Debenhams.
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Re: My stash just grew again (2016)
« Reply #995 on: August 10, 2016, 10:16:37 am »
another online order has been placed:

-Revell 1/144 Boeing 747-400 "Ed Force One"  :wacko:
-Revell 1/144 F-5E Tiger II
-Italeri 1/72 AH-64D Longbow Apache

arrived today  :thumbsup:
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Re: My stash just grew again (2016)
« Reply #996 on: August 10, 2016, 12:18:47 pm »
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Re: My stash just grew again (2016)
« Reply #997 on: August 10, 2016, 03:26:59 pm »
I agree about the number of sprues, it's absolutely stunning value for money. Build with everything down and open it'd be a real showstopper. The fuselage is about the size of the Tamiya 1/32 Mosquito, it really is big.
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Re: My stash just grew again (2016)
« Reply #998 on: August 10, 2016, 08:06:32 pm »
Just bought my 2nd Italeri 1/48 Grumman S-2E/G Tracker. :wub:

Both to be built as S-2G's ... sort of.

One to build as 844 as she was operationally, ca. 1983. (I'm sure I've got some photo's. Somewhere. Maybe.)

Other to be built as "What might have been"; as a RAN produced Garrett/Honeywell-engined turboprop variant in the CoastWatch/SAR role.
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Re: My stash just grew again (2016)
« Reply #999 on: August 11, 2016, 04:43:27 am »
Airfix 1/72 Typhoon and Fw 190 Dogfight Double. 10 click and collect at Debenhams.

You cold have saved yourself a few quid buying both the Typhoon and 190 for 2.99 each at Home Bargains!
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Re: My stash just grew again (2016)
« Reply #1000 on: August 11, 2016, 06:09:44 am »
Airfix 1/72 Typhoon and Fw 190 Dogfight Double. 10 click and collect at Debenhams.

You cold have saved yourself a few quid buying both the Typhoon and 190 for 2.99 each at Home Bargains!

Yup, but there are no Home Bargains around here and the ones I went to after a trek didn't have them. I'm quite happy at a 5 each, both nice kits. Thinking Romanian for the 190 as for the Tiffie ? Done a load of wifs with the Academy kit so not sure. Mind you I might build that real world one that had a shark's mouth either just at the end of the War or immediately post War.
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Re: My stash just grew again (2016)
« Reply #1001 on: August 11, 2016, 10:24:10 am »
<...> as for the Tiffie ? <...>

Weren't you just wonderin' what to do with some surplus Dominican markings?  :wacko:
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Re: My stash just grew again (2016)
« Reply #1002 on: August 11, 2016, 04:10:14 pm »
<...> as for the Tiffie ? <...>

Weren't you just wonderin' what to do with some surplus Dominican markings?  :wacko:
I like you're thought here. Typhoons instead of Mustangs in the post-war Dominican AF.

I had a similar thought about Spitfires.
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Re: My stash just grew again (2016)
« Reply #1003 on: August 12, 2016, 06:00:56 am »
<...> as for the Tiffie ? <...>

Weren't you just wonderin' what to do with some surplus Dominican markings?  :wacko:

Indeed I was  ;D
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Re: My stash just grew again (2016)
« Reply #1004 on: August 12, 2016, 09:41:08 am »
Direct from Airfix

Aw Whittley GRVII

Only need the one. As the airliner part are earmarked for one of the four earlier whitley V kits in the stash.
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