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Re: My stash just grew again (2017)
« Reply #915 on: August 25, 2017, 08:17:30 am »
Arrived in the post today via a certain on-line auction site:

1 x Eduard 1/72 Spitfire Mk.VIII Weekend Edition
1 x Miscellaneous set of 1/72 F-4 USN underwing pylons of which the outer ones are without fuel tanks which was the reason I bought them at only 0.99  :thumbsup:

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Re: My stash just grew again (2017)
« Reply #916 on: August 25, 2017, 12:14:08 pm »
Grabbed the Fujimi 700 scale Eagle waterline series kit. Lovely little air wing !

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Re: My stash just grew again (2017)
« Reply #917 on: August 26, 2017, 03:45:24 am »
This lot arrived at the Post Office yesterday.

1 x    Orange Hobby 1/35 M60A1 Tank 105mm Barrel for Tamiya 35157 kit (Resin+3 Metal Parts+Soft Rubber Part) (OH G35-139)
1 x    Tamiya 1/35 Matilda Mk.III/IV British Infantry Tank (TM 35300)
1 x    Tamiya 1/35 Japanese Tank Type 97 (TM 35075)
2 x    SKP Models 1/35 Prewar Czechoslovak Sitting Tank Crewman (1 resin figure) (SKP-204)
1 x    Italeri 1/35 US M4A3E8 Sherman Medium Tank "Fury" (IT6529)
1 x    RB Models 1/35 155mm L/39 Barrel for British AS-90 Self-propelled Artillery (RB 35B51)
2 x    J's Work 1/35 ATM Kiosk Machine (Resin) (JS-PPA3133)
1 x    Academy 1/35 Jagdpanzer 38(t) Hetzer (Late Production Version) (AC 13230)
2 x    Testors Dullcote Lacquer (51.7ml) (TES-TP1160)
2 x    Testors Lacquer Thinner and Brush Cleaner for Dullcote/Glosscote (1 fl. oz. / 29.5ml) (TES-TT1159)

Haven't collected them, yet, I'll do that Monday before I go to work ... While Mrs Wombat is at work. ;D
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Re: My stash just grew again (2017)
« Reply #918 on: August 26, 2017, 05:54:43 am »
 :o ;D ;D ;D ;D

With that many boxes, that's probably wise!!!   ;D
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Re: Re: My stash just grew again (2017)
« Reply #919 on: August 26, 2017, 02:14:08 pm »
Picked up at Scale Scotland, all from the one trader:

Eduard Spitfire Czech Pilots Triple combo - 31 decal options and a 100 page book (unfortunately in Czech!) are largely what sold it.  50 notes but when you break the price down, it's really a bargain.  That's the one kit I went for.

Eduard Spitfire mk VIII Weekend Edition - needed a second for the decals.  Spent a bit of time doing some cleanup and partial assembly.

Eduard Spitfire mk IX Royal Combo. 
Look, when you have the option of picking up a kit that's got an RRP of over 65 sovs  for under 40, you buy it.  Kapeesh?  Ok, I already have half a dozen of that boxing but at 39 quid, it's a steal.  The same trader had two although somehow I restrained myself and just got the one, but two other traders had them for full price.

I was tempted with other Spitfire kits on the same stand, but managed to restrain myself. 
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Re: My stash just grew again (2017)
« Reply #920 on: August 27, 2017, 12:20:58 am »


Haven't collected them, yet, I'll do that Monday before I go to work ... While Mrs Wombat is at work. ;D

Do you really believe, deep in your heart of hearts that she won't know ?  ;)
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Re: My stash just grew again (2017)
« Reply #921 on: August 27, 2017, 01:58:19 am »


Haven't collected them, yet, I'll do that Monday before I go to work ... While Mrs Wombat is at work. ;D

Do you really believe, deep in your heart of hearts that she won't know ?  ;)

The stash is kept in the shed, where she rarely ventures, so not for a while &, hopefully, not for long enough for me to have created space in the shelves for them! ;D
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Re: My stash just grew again (2017)
« Reply #922 on: August 27, 2017, 08:25:37 am »
An Italeri 1:72 RAH-66, kitbashing fodder, and from a trip to one of the last "real" model kit shops in the region a Gran La-11, a Matchbox Noorduyn Norseman (Revell re-boxing) and an AZ Models Seafang (with whif markings)

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Re: Re: My stash just grew again (2017)
« Reply #923 on: August 27, 2017, 03:32:50 pm »
From ebay:
DK Decals - DH Mosquito: Czech Airmen

Good selection of Mosquitos on it, including a 23 Sqn option, although I suspect  it's one of the all black aircraft rather than one of the Malta aircraft that I'm more interested in.

Full listing here:
http://www.valiant-wings.co.uk/dh98b-36-mosquito-used-by-czechoslovak-airmen-750-p.asp
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Re: My stash just grew again (2017)
« Reply #924 on: August 28, 2017, 12:11:42 am »
Nice selection there Lee
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Re: My stash just grew again (2017)
« Reply #925 on: August 28, 2017, 12:13:23 am »


Haven't collected them, yet, I'll do that Monday before I go to work ... While Mrs Wombat is at work. ;D

Do you really believe, deep in your heart of hearts that she won't know ?  ;)

The stash is kept in the shed, where she rarely ventures, so not for a while &, hopefully, not for long enough for me to have created space in the shelves for them! ;D

Ah, there be spiders and flippin' big ones down in Aus   ;D. Probably lots of other crawley, slithery things as well  ;)
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Re: Re: My stash just grew again (2017)
« Reply #926 on: August 28, 2017, 02:04:07 am »


Haven't collected them, yet, I'll do that Monday before I go to work ... While Mrs Wombat is at work. ;D

Do you really believe, deep in your heart of hearts that she won't know ?  ;)

The stash is kept in the shed, where she rarely ventures, so not for a while &, hopefully, not for long enough for me to have created space in the shelves for them! ;D

Ah, there be spiders and flippin' big ones down in Aus   ;D. Probably lots of other crawley, slithery things as well  ;)

I picked up a model box yesterday in my shed and found a 1 1/2 inch long cockroach underneath it.
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Re: My stash just grew again (2017)
« Reply #927 on: August 28, 2017, 07:10:47 am »
Cockroaches aren't an issue. They're in there, I've seen a few, same with spiders (I only kill the redbacks, black house spiders & white-tails), but in my job you become pretty hardened to them & other vermin. You should see the squallid, foetid, vermin infested, refuse piles that some Humans ( :unsure: ) create for themselves (& their children) to live in. :o :dalek:

Wasps. Now, wasps I don't like. Not a full-blown phobia, & I seem to be getting over it, but I really don't like them.

Not too keen on centipedes, either.
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Re: Re: My stash just grew again (2017)
« Reply #928 on: August 29, 2017, 03:42:34 am »
The Ar 68 is quite possibly an MPM kit - they did one in their very early days, circa 1991.  Huma did one at the same time, with multiple choice engines and u/c.  There may have been an Airmodel vacform - they definitely did the navalised version.

I'd have to see pics to confirm it.


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Re: Re: My stash just grew again (2017)
« Reply #929 on: August 29, 2017, 04:52:14 am »
Resin?  Best guess would be late 80's Czechmaster and not that many escaped to the west - I don't know if they did an Ar 68 but as MPM did two as part of their very early releases and they did have a tie up with CMK at the time (the Seiran lauded their collaboration on the box) as many of their kits were used as masters for MPM and later Special Hobby in their early Luftwaffe 46 days.

If it's squash moulded - the smaller detail parts should be in a wafer of resin - then it's very likely to be Czech.  Especially if the resin is a coarse green substance.
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