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Re: My stash just grew again (2016)
« Reply #1200 on: October 06, 2016, 03:26:09 am »
1/48 if my memory is correct.
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Re: My stash just grew again (2016)
« Reply #1201 on: October 06, 2016, 01:43:32 pm »
1/48 if my memory is correct.

Jeppers, that's got to be BIG!  :o

A pity no-one did a 1/72 scale Snark.
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Re: My stash just grew again (2016)
« Reply #1202 on: October 06, 2016, 01:51:24 pm »
1/48 if my memory is correct.

Jeppers, that's got to be BIG!  :o

A pity no-one did a 1/72 scale Snark.

Monogram did a 1/80th scale one.
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Re: My stash just grew again (2016)
« Reply #1203 on: October 06, 2016, 02:52:43 pm »
Yes, the Lindburg Snark kit is 1/48- at least the box says so!

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Re: My stash just grew again (2016)
« Reply #1204 on: October 06, 2016, 05:15:29 pm »
While waiting for a bunch of stuff to arrive, i went on the prowl for some more innocent plastic... The result was that i won an auction on ebay and, on it's way from the UK, is a Testors 1/72 YF-23!  ;D
Again, like when i won both Monogram F-16XL kits, i found it strange that there was only another person interested enough to bid on this kit... :unsure: The kit is still sealed in the original bag, box is ok, cost me 18,50/22 total with tracked shipping, being 10,50 for the kit and 8 for shipping. That's the same as any average 1/72 kit out there, IMHO, it's a very reasonable price... And the auction was on for 6 days!! :rolleyes:
Anyway, i think it was a pretty good deal for one of my favorite models, now the only boxing left for me to buy is the original Italeri edition, but i don't think i need a 5th 1/72 YF-23 on my stash, i wasn't even really set on bidding on this one but i just couldn't resist such a good deal. :wacko:
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Re: My stash just grew again (2016)
« Reply #1205 on: October 07, 2016, 02:41:16 am »
1/48 if my memory is correct.

Jeppers, that's got to be BIG!  :o

A pity no-one did a 1/72 scale Snark.

Monogram did a 1/80th scale one.

Was that the same mould as the Revell one? It's about that scale IIRC.
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Re: My stash just grew again (2016)
« Reply #1206 on: October 07, 2016, 07:20:39 am »
Just got 2 Heller VAB 4x4's in 1/72nd scale, for my Honduras army builds, I have done a few of these before and quite like them. These 2 will be modified with a remote gun turret on one, and an anti tank missile system on the other.I am still awaiting the arrival of the rubber tyre set that Model collect are sending me, free of charge, even though I wanted to buy them,I have a wheel and suspension set for these to go on,so either a pseudo Russian vehicle or a large S.H.A.D.O. vehicle could be on the cards. I have also ordered some rubber tracks to fit BTR and BDM armoured vehicles in 1/72nd scale, as I want to resurrect a dead resin BTR-1 and put decent tracks on a BDRM-2 in the stash.
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Re: My stash just grew again (2016)
« Reply #1207 on: October 07, 2016, 11:30:31 am »
Solved most of my financial woes and back at picking up models off of ebay. Got both of these:



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Re: My stash just grew again (2016)
« Reply #1208 on: October 08, 2016, 12:29:27 am »
Just won a Lindberg 1:96 Victor in Revell re-boxing on ev!lbay for EUR 2,50,-.
No plan yet, but could not resist...  :rolleyes:

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Re: My stash just grew again (2016)
« Reply #1209 on: October 08, 2016, 06:04:12 am »
Built the F5-A when it first came out, don't think I've ever seen the Tiger Eye boxing ?
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Re: My stash just grew again (2016)
« Reply #1210 on: October 08, 2016, 06:12:22 am »
My dad built the Freedom fighter (in the IIAF markings) for me  when I was about 5.
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Re: My stash just grew again (2016)
« Reply #1211 on: October 08, 2016, 07:14:47 am »
In the book 'Canadair CF-5' by Stachiw and Tattersall, the last chapter is on what models there are available of the Freedom Fighter. It says although the Airfix kit is fairly basic, it's quite accurate.

Some years ago I had a job to redesign a display stand for a real CF-5, it was in my brother's fabrication shop yard for about a year. What I found quite interesting, it was assembled not far off how the Airfix kit goes together.

Here's a pic of the wing



it's not very thick

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The tailplane comes off just like the kit's part, all in one and has that diagonal joint too.

and here's the end result of the redesigned stand, it's at The Military Museum in Calgary


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Re: My stash just grew again (2016)
« Reply #1212 on: October 08, 2016, 07:23:56 am »
That's an IMPRESSIVE stand Robert!  :thumbsup:

It must have one hefty concrete abutment to hold it at that angle too.
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Re: My stash just grew again (2016)
« Reply #1213 on: October 08, 2016, 07:37:20 am »
Yes it has, but I can't remember just how deep it goes into the ground, I have a vague idea it was about 20 feet
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Re: My stash just grew again (2016)
« Reply #1214 on: October 08, 2016, 08:00:25 am »
That's wicked cool, kitnut!!!

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