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Re: Italeri
« Reply #570 on: May 17, 2019, 02:24:00 pm »
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Re: Italeri
« Reply #571 on: November 01, 2019, 05:21:03 am »
Italeri has released the next new kits this week, including reboxes of the 1/72 F/A-18E Super Hornet and the Phantom FG.1.

however, this week they also placed testshots of theyre new tool 1/72 F-35B STOVL version on theyre Twitter account:
https://twitter.com/ItaleriModelKit/status/1189790247212728320

https://www.italeri.com/en/article/777
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Re: Italeri
« Reply #572 on: November 01, 2019, 06:04:10 am »
Italeri has released the next new kits this week, including reboxes of the 1/72 F/A-18E Super Hornet and the Phantom FG.1.

however, this week they also placed testshots of theyre new tool 1/72 F-35B STOVL version on theyre Twitter account:
https://twitter.com/ItaleriModelKit/status/1189790247212728320

https://www.italeri.com/en/article/777

I just had a look at it and with all those mega raised panel lines it will be a flop. I've got one of their 1/72 F-35A kits and it has them all over it too, it will be a real PITA to sand them all off. I sent them an email with a couple of photos attached of one of the USMC aircraft I took photos of showing exactly what I mean. The F-35 is as smooth as a baby's butt -----   :banghead: :banghead: :banghead:  Even a decal's thickness of the lines would be way over scale.
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Re: Italeri
« Reply #573 on: November 01, 2019, 08:09:07 am »
Had a look at a couple of the kits that are supposed to be new, the British Phantom and the MiG 21 only to find from the pictures of the spru's that they were Fujimi kits at one time.

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Re: Italeri
« Reply #574 on: November 01, 2019, 10:27:14 am »
Gondor, you say that like it’s a bad thing. The Fujimi British Phantoms were fantastic kits, and still stand up well against the Airfix offering.
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Re: Italeri
« Reply #575 on: November 02, 2019, 03:00:36 am »
Gondor, you say that like it’s a bad thing. The Fujimi British Phantoms were fantastic kits, and still stand up well against the Airfix offering.

I've always had a soft spot for Fujimi kits  :thumbsup:

I think what he means is that you can easily fall into the trap of thinking they are brand new tools. I've done that a couple of times, not with Italeri, but with a couple of the Czech boys. :-\
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Re: Italeri
« Reply #576 on: November 02, 2019, 04:23:31 am »


Gondor, you say that like it’s a bad thing. The Fujimi British Phantoms were fantastic kits, and still stand up well against the Airfix offering.


I've always had a soft spot for Fujimi kits  :thumbsup:

I think what he means is that you can easily fall into the trap of thinking they are brand new tools. I've done that a couple of times, not with Italeri, but with a couple of the Czech boys. :-\


Exactly that, not NEW as in NEW but new to them.

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Re: Italeri
« Reply #577 on: November 03, 2019, 12:52:38 pm »
Had a look at a couple of the kits that are supposed to be new, the British Phantom and the MiG 21 only to find from the pictures of the spru's that they were Fujimi kits at one time.

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They still are, the FG.1 is still in the Fujimi catalog and available directly from the company.

Italeri has had a re-boxing agreement with Fujimi for a long time.
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Re: Italeri
« Reply #578 on: January 25, 2020, 12:51:45 pm »
Italeri has released previews of its 2020 line  :mellow:

https://www.italeri.com/en/article/740

from what im seeing, its the usual repops of older italeri and esci moulds, the F-14A with Iranian decals is on my wishlist...

....*looking*...same goes for the 1/72 F-5A and T-33A, also nice to see the 1/72 Tu-22M3 again....

..New Tool 1/32 Tornado IDS/ECR..interesting....F-104A/C in 1/32....

https://www.italeri.com/uploads/news/b9oyS352gqHmhEzkjSqwDK80IVvs09sLuqzoPqmR.pdf
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Re: Italeri
« Reply #579 on: January 25, 2020, 02:55:33 pm »
For the third(fourth?) year in a row the 1/48 Agusta-Bell JetRanger repop is there, blatantly plastered all over page 8:
Italeri Preview 2020 pg8 by Zac Yates, on Flickr

Still waiting - progressively less patiently - for it to actually appear...
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Re: Italeri
« Reply #580 on: January 31, 2020, 02:27:17 am »
I emailed Italeri to ask on behalf of JetRanger fans everywhere about a release date for the 1/48 reissue and have just received a response:
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Dear Mr. Yates,

thank you for contacting us.

We kindly inform you that the article AB-206B1 N.Y.P.D in 1:48 scale No. 2778 is in this year catalog, so it will be produced within the end of the year.

If not already done so, we suggest that you subscribe to our monthly Newsletter (https://www.italeri.com/en/contacts) in order to be updated about our new releases and our back in stock products.

A kind regard,

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Re: Italeri
« Reply #581 on: February 02, 2020, 04:08:51 pm »
Erm, try finding a Fujimi Jetranger?
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Re: Italeri
« Reply #582 on: February 02, 2020, 11:39:45 pm »
It OK the Italeri EH101 Ceaser  CSAR variant with the pug nose has been in the same three Annual kit announcements and failed to appear.

Was tempted to reply on Italeri's Facebook page when they post this PDF as to why bother as most of the stuff is re-issues or re-pops and the new stuff would fill only half a page.
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Re: Italeri
« Reply #583 on: February 03, 2020, 02:07:27 am »
Erm, try finding a Fujimi Jetranger?
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