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Re: My stash just grew again (2016)
« Reply #1185 on: October 03, 2016, 02:08:44 am »
lol too true Chris ! And nowt wrong with the scale, other than it's not 72nd, but I thought it would look rather lovely parked beside a few airfix examples. Have any of you guys seen the kit ? The box is tiny ! Excellent box art as well



The large 1/48 in bold red letters right there on the lid is a dead giveaway... :banghead:
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Re: My stash just grew again (2016)
« Reply #1186 on: October 03, 2016, 04:26:26 am »
Another ebay win, and all in the same package:

2 Millenium tooling MPM Spitfire PR19s
1 Kopro Spitfire mk IX (tbh, useless as even spares, given the volume and quality in AZ and Eduard kits)
1 "Uknown" bagged Spitfire mk IX (however, my experienced eye recognised it as the newish tool Airfix mk IXc)
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Re: My stash just grew again (2016)
« Reply #1187 on: October 03, 2016, 08:50:13 am »
Finally bought somat....Stopped at Dean's in Ossawa, MI and came out with a Fujimi TA-4F ! Never seen or heard of it so pretty excited to open the box.

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EDIT : Aw man it's 48th scale !  :banghead:

What's wrong with 1/48th scale? Hmmm? :unsure:

It's not 1/72 scale, simples..............  ;D

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Re: My stash just grew again (2016)
« Reply #1188 on: October 03, 2016, 05:07:25 pm »
Has anyone done a 2 seat A-4 in 1/72?
Hasegawa has TA-4J and OA-4M and Italeri also has OA-4M in One True Scale™:
https://www.scalemates.com/kits/946159-hasegawa-613-oa-4m-skyhawk
https://www.scalemates.com/kits/144275-italeri-165-oa-4m-outlaws
EDIT: Wait, Fujimi also has TA-4F/J and OA-4M kits in 1:72!
https://www.scalemates.com/kits/128467-fujimi-f-25-ta-4j-f-skyhawk

I've got the Hasegawa and Fujimi TA-4s and the Italeri OA-4M. They're all pretty decent. The Hasegawa one is particularly useful since it has lots of extra bits in it, including a single-seater bulged spine and various stores.
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Re: My stash just grew again (2016)
« Reply #1189 on: October 04, 2016, 01:52:54 am »
Has anyone done a 2 seat A-4 in 1/72?
Hasegawa has TA-4J and OA-4M and Italeri also has OA-4M in One True Scale™:
https://www.scalemates.com/kits/946159-hasegawa-613-oa-4m-skyhawk
https://www.scalemates.com/kits/144275-italeri-165-oa-4m-outlaws
EDIT: Wait, Fujimi also has TA-4F/J and OA-4M kits in 1:72!
https://www.scalemates.com/kits/128467-fujimi-f-25-ta-4j-f-skyhawk

I've got the Hasegawa and Fujimi TA-4s and the Italeri OA-4M. They're all pretty decent. The Hasegawa one is particularly useful since it has lots of extra bits in it, including a single-seater bulged spine and various stores.

I'm about to bid on a Hasegawa TA-4J on Evil-Bay.
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Re: My stash just grew again (2016)
« Reply #1190 on: October 04, 2016, 08:05:35 am »
An impulse buy, no idea why ? Was in WH Smiths' Modelzone franchise and they had a sole Airfix Lightning F6 in stock, so I bought it  ;D. I don't think I've ever built a Lightning, if I did it would have been the old Hasegawa/Frog one back in the 60's ?

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Re: My stash just grew again (2016)
« Reply #1191 on: October 04, 2016, 08:27:38 am »
Received today but purchased only a day or so ago on ebay

1 x 1/72 Heller Spitfire Mk.XVI to be used as parts for a Firefly build on the Old Kit GB

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Re: My stash just grew again (2016)
« Reply #1192 on: October 04, 2016, 02:15:54 pm »
Home Bargains Hereford today sold me a Lindberg  X3 Stiletto 1/48 scale and the Me163 double pack in 1/72.

 The X3 may become a 1/48 Miles M76 high supersonic test aircraft....the one that followed on from the M52..............or perhaps a 1/144 passenger aircraft.............or even a British answer to the space shuttle.

 The Me163s will perhaps be 1946 "AIRMIN" aircraft on display at Farnborough, or raspberry ripple, or Italian Fascist air force in 1943, or Luftwaffe markings with hastily overpainted US or Russian or ???????????????  ID


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Re: My stash just grew again (2016)
« Reply #1193 on: October 04, 2016, 03:30:10 pm »
Has anyone done a 2 seat A-4 in 1/72?
Hasegawa has TA-4J and OA-4M and Italeri also has OA-4M in One True Scale™:
https://www.scalemates.com/kits/946159-hasegawa-613-oa-4m-skyhawk
https://www.scalemates.com/kits/144275-italeri-165-oa-4m-outlaws
EDIT: Wait, Fujimi also has TA-4F/J and OA-4M kits in 1:72!
https://www.scalemates.com/kits/128467-fujimi-f-25-ta-4j-f-skyhawk

I've got the Hasegawa and Fujimi TA-4s and the Italeri OA-4M. They're all pretty decent. The Hasegawa one is particularly useful since it has lots of extra bits in it, including a single-seater bulged spine and various stores.

I'm about to bid on a Hasegawa TA-4J on Evil-Bay.
I have built a few of the Italeri OA-4m's for both the US navy/marines, and done a couple for the Honduras air force. The y are nice kits to build too. I also have sat in the stash two different versions of the Fujimi TA-4, not sure what mark/version they are, but they are also going to be Honduran.I have a soft spot for the little fella as they can sure punch above their weight in a scrap.
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Re: My stash just grew again (2016)
« Reply #1194 on: October 04, 2016, 06:30:31 pm »
An impulse buy, no idea why ? Was in WH Smiths' Modelzone franchise and they had a sole Airfix Lightning F6 in stock, so I bought it  ;D. I don't think I've ever built a Lightning, if I did it would have been the old Hasegawa/Frog one back in the 60's ?

Well now you can go made with Freightdog bits.... ;)
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Re: My stash just grew again (2016)
« Reply #1195 on: October 05, 2016, 01:41:28 pm »
More Lindbergs from the £2 sale:

2 x Sdkfz.7 halftracks with quad 20mm AAA - changed my mind on these since although the moulding's awful for accuracy, they'd make good-looking sci-fi/fictional weapons

2 x Vought Kingfishers - floats for the float box, the advantage in this case being that the kit can be built with the wheeled undercarriage too.
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Re: My stash just grew again (2016)
« Reply #1196 on: October 05, 2016, 01:57:15 pm »
Just bought a pair of Tamiya 1/700 HMS Rodney's to go with the one I bought today, why because they will be used to complete the 1/700 G3 Invincible class 1921 Battlecruiser and the N3 St Andrew 1921 Battleship hulls I have also acquired  :mellow:
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Re: My stash just grew again (2016)
« Reply #1197 on: October 05, 2016, 05:16:09 pm »
Please no Snarky comments on my latest addition.  $15.99 US at my local bargain store- always wanted one.


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Re: My stash just grew again (2016)
« Reply #1198 on: October 05, 2016, 06:30:01 pm »
Sweet... and comes with all the neat stuff! 
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Re: My stash just grew again (2016)
« Reply #1199 on: October 06, 2016, 02:38:39 am »
What scale is the Lindberg Snark? Pretty large as I recall.....
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