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Re: My Stash Grew Again 2019
« Reply #1365 on: November 12, 2019, 03:44:09 pm »

Something i've wanted a 1/72 example of for a while.  I blame Kit's influence.



YEAH!  :thumbsup: :thumbsup:

I've got one of them, but by Aosima, apparently the only decent kit they ever made.

The Aoshima kits post 1990 are pretty decent and up there with yer Hasegawa and Fujimi.  Their Ta 152 is easily the best kit in the scale.
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Re: My Stash Grew Again 2019
« Reply #1366 on: November 13, 2019, 04:03:24 am »

The Aoshima kits post 1990 are pretty decent and up there with yer Hasegawa and Fujimi.  Their Ta 152 is easily the best kit in the scale.


That's pleasing, I made the right choice for once.  ;D

I ought to get on and build it, just like the zillions of other boxes in The Loft!  :banghead:
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Re: My Stash Grew Again 2019
« Reply #1367 on: November 13, 2019, 05:27:53 am »
Received in the post today

1 x 1/72 Mav Decals SAAF Shackleton (late version) decals which are not going to be used exactly as intended.

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Re: My Stash Grew Again 2019
« Reply #1368 on: November 13, 2019, 05:45:10 am »
Well, picked these up from the post office yesterday morning;

2 x Eduard (Brassin) 1/48 AIM-9X Sidewinder Short-range air-to-air Missile Set (ED 648435)
1 x Bravo Six 1/35 Tank Crews Lazy Afternoon (2 figures) (B6-35312)
1 x Bravo Six 1/35 "Life is Good" - US Soldier, Dog & Piss Tube (B6-35316)
1 x Bravo Six 1/35 Grunt Vol.4 Willie "TEX" (B6-35313)
1 x Tiger Models 1/35 French VBL Milan Anti-tank Missile Carrier (TIG-4618)

It's a race to see which arrives first, the AIM-9B's from the USA, which have taken a side-trip to Canada, or the AIM-9X's from BNA ;)

Which means they beat the AIM-9B's from Jeff, which were picked up this morning, but GOOD GRIEF! :o the number of other items which arrived in the box is phenomenal!

So far above & beyond I have no idea what to say! I received enough weaponry to arm a squadron of 1/48 aircraft & a goodly number of 1950's/1960's pilots.

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Re: My Stash Grew Again 2019
« Reply #1369 on: November 16, 2019, 08:33:40 am »
And the Stash just grew again;

1 x Trumpeter 1/48 Messerschmitt Me.509

From a private seller. I wanted a 1/72 Hunting Percival Pembroke (pictured below) he had advertised on Facebook's "Marketplace"



but unfortunately the guy sold the kit almost 2 months ago (but every time he tries to close it off as sold it it keeps popping back up on the "Marketplace" site) and, as the deal was being brokered through my wife, who has Facebook whereas I don't, she was talking about the "kit at $XX" which he took to be the Me.509 which was currently up for sale at $XX.

Anyway, to salve my disappointment at not being able to get the Pembroke I bought the Me.509 - Now, what do I do with it? :-\
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Re: My Stash Grew Again 2019
« Reply #1370 on: November 16, 2019, 04:05:24 pm »
Stopped at Dean's in Owosso, MI during a recent road trip. It has moved, but just around the corner to Exchange St. I only spent 55 USD in the treasure trove....pretty much got away unscathed lol.

2 bottle of micro scale decal solution. One was the old school Sol, and the other claims to restore old decals. Figured I'd give it a whirl.

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72nd scale F-20. Love that sexy machine
48th scale Lindbergh XF-88. My bro is such a huge CF-1010 Voodoo fan I figure I'd mess with him and tell him I bought him a Voodoo.
48th scale F-105G. I've always had a plan for a twin-tailed, twin engine Navy variant, but the two I had bought for it were single seaters, amd a proper F-14 type bird should be a two-holer. Eh ?
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Re: My Stash Grew Again 2019
« Reply #1371 on: November 17, 2019, 05:31:40 am »




A pity you didn't get that, it's a lovely kit.

I built mine as a Sea Prince actually, as it was the largest aeroplane I ever flew, and the only twin ever. I did have an FAA Lieutenant in the left hand seat though.  ;D
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Re: My Stash Grew Again 2019
« Reply #1372 on: November 17, 2019, 05:36:27 am »
While on a nostalgia trip to Norwich I dropped by Langley's Model Shop in the Royal Arcade there, as you do, and a new Airfix Buccaneer kit hurled itself off the shelf and under my arm, so what could I do but buy it?  ;) ;D

But why is the box just about TWICE as big as the last 1/72 scale Bucc kit that Airfix turned out?
Any aircraft can be improved by fitting longer wings, and/or a longer fuselage

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Re: My Stash Grew Again 2019
« Reply #1373 on: November 17, 2019, 05:44:43 am »

But why is the box just about TWICE as big as the last 1/72 scale Bucc kit that Airfix turned out?

Standard box size Kit, cheaper that way.

The number of times I've been to Norwich and never knew there was a model shop there  :banghead:
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Re: My Stash Grew Again 2019
« Reply #1374 on: November 17, 2019, 06:09:12 am »
While on a nostalgia trip to Norwich I dropped by Langley's Model Shop in the Royal Arcade there, as you do, and a new Airfix Buccaneer kit hurled itself off the shelf and under my arm, so what could I do but buy it?  ;) ;D

But why is the box just about TWICE as big as the last 1/72 scale Bucc kit that Airfix turned out?

Langleys? That's the tiny toyshop with narrow aisles and a model section at the rear?
I haven't been in there or Norwich proper for 16 years!

I meant to get a new Bucc at Telford but it eluded me.

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Re: My Stash Grew Again 2019
« Reply #1375 on: November 17, 2019, 06:25:22 am »

I meant to get a new Bucc at Telford but it eluded me.

I'm not sure how, there were 100's of them  ;D
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Re: My Stash Grew Again 2019
« Reply #1376 on: November 17, 2019, 09:43:44 am »

Langleys? That's the tiny toyshop with narrow aisles and a model section at the rear?
I haven't been in there or Norwich proper for 16 years!


Not any more, the original lower floor is now all toys and they've opened up an upper floor which is wall to wall models. A HUGE variety of kits too, in all scales and types.  :thumbsup:

But it's still in the same place, on the west side of the Royal Arcade at the north end, well worth a visit if you're in the area.
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Re: My Stash Grew Again 2019
« Reply #1377 on: November 17, 2019, 10:27:19 am »
I received from Unicraft 4 new kits: <_<
IAI Heron twin-boomer
Junkers EF-50 twin-fuselage
Boeing 306C double-twin-boom (I will open it at Xmas only, this is a gift from my brother, it is back in the parcel)
Blackburn Shark twin-float by Novo (the P-38 twin-boom was out of stock and I accepted this replacement, the floats will become booms)
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Re: My Stash Grew Again 2019
« Reply #1378 on: November 17, 2019, 03:13:42 pm »
Received a few days ago was a ModelMaker 1/48 F-16AM/BM in PoAF service and bought today from a Spanish vendor at my regional modelling club's first show ever, Hasegawa's 1/72 Apache Longbow for 15 and the Tamiya 1/48 Skyraider for 25. Compared to the prices i'd normally pay to buy these online or other shops, i consider them a good deal. :thumbsup:



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Re: My Stash Grew Again 2019
« Reply #1379 on: November 17, 2019, 05:15:19 pm »
Wow! You kept your buys down to only 40! :o

Good buys, though! :thumbsup:
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