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Re: Re: My stash just grew again (2017)
« Reply #180 on: February 14, 2017, 02:18:27 am »
As Chris observed I seem to have a way of finding the rarest and oddest kits out there.  ;D

...Hasegawa Mitsubishi MU-2S...

IIRC that has a jeep with it.  Which boxing did you get?
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Re: My stash just grew again (2017)
« Reply #181 on: February 14, 2017, 02:44:31 am »
Back from Huddersfield late yesterday and don't even talk to me about Leeds and TGFI's  :banghead: :banghead: :angry:

Couple of additions to the stash (also got a bit for Hank and his son Max  ;D)

Italeri 1/72 La 5 times 2. From the same second hand trader. I only want the engines and cowlings for my Soviet GB build, so loads for the spares boxes.
Revell (Monogram) 1/72 Tigercat via Aircav. I've done a FAA overall Gloss Sea Blue so not sure about this one. EDSG over Sky ?
AZ Me 1/72 109H-1. I got this at Telford but it somehow ended up with Aircav for a couple of months  :unsure:
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Re: My stash just grew again (2017)
« Reply #182 on: February 14, 2017, 03:13:44 am »
For the pile and with vague intentions: a Dragon 1:72 Jagdpanzer IV (for a profound Heer '46 chassis and gun update), a MACO 1:72 Flakpanzer "Ostwind" (actually a re-boxed ESCI kit with a new turret) and some metal gun barrels for a conversion into "something different".

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Re: My stash just grew again (2017)
« Reply #183 on: February 14, 2017, 03:53:26 am »
Back from Huddersfield late yesterday and don't even talk to me about Leeds and TGFI's  :banghead: :banghead: :angry:

Couple of additions to the stash (also got a bit for Hank and his son Max  ;D)

Italeri 1/72 La 5 times 2. From the same second hand trader. I only want the engines and cowlings for my Soviet GB build, so loads for the spares boxes.
Revell (Monogram) 1/72 Tigercat via Aircav. I've done a FAA overall Gloss Sea Blue so not sure about this one. EDSG over Sky ?
AZ Me 1/72 109H-1. I got this at Telford but it somehow ended up with Aircav for a couple of months  :unsure:

What about a FAA post war night fighter scheme of overall Medium Sea Grey with Dark Slate Grey Disruptive camo on the upper surfaces ?
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Re: Re: My stash just grew again (2017)
« Reply #184 on: February 14, 2017, 03:56:17 am »
Heller Arado Ar 196 (will be Finnish w. Bristol Mercury)
That... actually makes perfect sense. Plus it would have been a much better subhunting platform than looted I-153's and SB-2's in OTL. :rolleyes:
It's going post war aluminium.  And no swastikas.
Interesting to hear the backstory for this - kept beyond the original timeline then? There were three Ar's on loan to GHQ Finnish Army for LRRP support so were technically not part of the Air Force; one was returned to the Germans in 1943, the other in 1944, the third was "returned" to the Soviet Union in early 1945.

Re-engining them with domestically produced Mercury copies makes even more sense in that scenario if there were more and/or if they were kept longer.

Plus NMF/aluminium FAF planes are a neglected modelling subject so the more the merrier ;D

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Re: Re: My stash just grew again (2017)
« Reply #185 on: February 14, 2017, 04:27:07 am »
Not worrying about a backstory for that one - I know so little about Finnish aircraft that anything I could come up with would be about three lines long.
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Re: Re: My stash just grew again (2017)
« Reply #186 on: February 14, 2017, 05:06:28 am »
As Chris observed I seem to have a way of finding the rarest and oddest kits out there.  ;D

...Hasegawa Mitsubishi MU-2S...

IIRC that has a jeep with it.  Which boxing did you get?

It is the one with a little jeep included. Made for a nice little surprise when I opened it.
I already have the MU-2J kit which I think is the stretched passenger version.

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Re: Re: My stash just grew again (2017)
« Reply #187 on: February 14, 2017, 05:19:41 am »
As Chris observed I seem to have a way of finding the rarest and oddest kits out there.  ;D

...Hasegawa Mitsubishi MU-2S...

IIRC that has a jeep with it.  Which boxing did you get?

The instructions for the HU-2J "Flight Check Group" version that I have says that the MU-2 was a business aircraft.

"Oh, and mine will probably become Czech"  ;D

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It is the one with a little jeep included. Made for a nice little surprise when I opened it.
I already have the MU-2J kit which I think is the stretched passenger version.
« Last Edit: February 14, 2017, 11:02:53 am by Gondor »
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Re: My stash just grew again (2017)
« Reply #188 on: February 14, 2017, 06:22:27 am »
Managed to snag a pair of Pitroad 1/700 USSR Udaloy ASW Destroyers from Japan so thinking I may modify one to the Udaloy II Admiral Chabanenko  :thumbsup:
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Re: Re: My stash just grew again (2017)
« Reply #189 on: February 15, 2017, 01:01:15 am »
As Chris observed I seem to have a way of finding the rarest and oddest kits out there.  ;D

...Hasegawa Mitsubishi MU-2S...

IIRC that has a jeep with it.  Which boxing did you get?

The instructions for the HU-2J "Flight Check Group" version that I have says that the MU-2 was a business aircraft.

"Oh, and mine will probably become Czech"  ;D

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It is the one with a little jeep included. Made for a nice little surprise when I opened it.
I already have the MU-2J kit which I think is the stretched passenger version.

Like those Mu 2 kits a lot, free Toyota aircraft tug in the J. My old J business prop became a T-tail jet courtesy of a couple of Frog Ar234B engines.

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Re: Re: My stash just grew again (2017)
« Reply #190 on: February 15, 2017, 01:09:36 am »
As Chris observed I seem to have a way of finding the rarest and oddest kits out there.  ;D

...Hasegawa Mitsubishi MU-2S...

IIRC that has a jeep with it.  Which boxing did you get?

The instructions for the HU-2J "Flight Check Group" version that I have says that the MU-2 was a business aircraft.

"Oh, and mine will probably become Czech"  ;D

Gondor

It is the one with a little jeep included. Made for a nice little surprise when I opened it.
I already have the MU-2J kit which I think is the stretched passenger version.

Like those Mu 2 kits a lot, free Toyota aircraft tug in the J. My old J business prop became a T-tail jet courtesy of a couple of Frog Ar234B engines.

Paul Harrison

i have an S in what I think of as the "box art & font" boxing and am on the look out for a J.
Fred

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Re: My stash just grew again (2017)
« Reply #191 on: February 17, 2017, 12:21:45 pm »
New at my Stash.








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Re: Re: My stash just grew again (2017)
« Reply #192 on: February 17, 2017, 08:44:55 pm »
As Chris observed I seem to have a way of finding the rarest and oddest kits out there.  ;D

...Hasegawa Mitsubishi MU-2S...

IIRC that has a jeep with it.  Which boxing did you get?

The instructions for the HU-2J "Flight Check Group" version that I have says that the MU-2 was a business aircraft.

"Oh, and mine will probably become Czech"  ;D

Gondor

It is the one with a little jeep included. Made for a nice little surprise when I opened it.
I already have the MU-2J kit which I think is the stretched passenger version.

Like those Mu 2 kits a lot, free Toyota aircraft tug in the J. My old J business prop became a T-tail jet courtesy of a couple of Frog Ar234B engines.

Paul Harrison

My (early) boxing of the T34 Mentor has the Toyota tug in it.
Fred

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My name is Commander William Riker.  Take me to your women.

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Re: My stash just grew again (2017)
« Reply #193 on: February 18, 2017, 04:09:44 am »
New at my Stash.


Hi

What's the T-29 E3 like ?

That could be an interesting WWII46-47 What-if Build or a Cold War build for either Korea or maybe the Middle East
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Re: My stash just grew again (2017)
« Reply #194 on: February 18, 2017, 04:29:09 am »
New at my Stash.




I like the look of that. I have a thing about multi turreted tanks  ;D

Added a Airfix 1/72 Beaufighter "Firedog" boxing to the stash as a bit of retail therapy and it looked lonely in Smiths.
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