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Re: My Stash Grew Again 2019
« Reply #315 on: March 03, 2019, 11:45:00 am »

And if anyone knows anything about the origins of the Catalina, if it is a Revell brand new tool or is say someone elses reboxed i'd be glad to know.


The 'Big Book' seems to indicate it's their own tooling, but it's not new. Does your boxing have any of these numbers; H-107, H-211, H-227, H-576, 0277, 4370, 4520 or 4522.
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Re: My Stash Grew Again 2019
« Reply #316 on: March 03, 2019, 12:29:54 pm »
A set of 1/24 racing seat belts for my brother's Caterham Seven model.

I'll have to scale myself down a few sizes to assemble the bits, they're TINY!  :o
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Re: My Stash Grew Again 2019
« Reply #317 on: March 03, 2019, 03:04:40 pm »

And if anyone knows anything about the origins of the Catalina, if it is a Revell brand new tool or is say someone elses reboxed i'd be glad to know.


The 'Big Book' seems to indicate it's their own tooling, but it's not new. Does your boxing have any of these numbers; H-107, H-211, H-227, H-576, 0277, 4370, 4520 or 4522.


http://www.ipmsdeutschland.de/FirstLook/Revell/Rev_Consolidated_PBY-5A_Catalina/Rev_Consolidated_PBY-5A_Catalina.html

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Re: My Stash Grew Again 2019
« Reply #318 on: March 03, 2019, 03:10:43 pm »
It doesn't seem to have the millions of rivets my Revell kits have.  ;D
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Re: My Stash Grew Again 2019
« Reply #319 on: March 03, 2019, 04:18:13 pm »

And if anyone knows anything about the origins of the Catalina, if it is a Revell brand new tool or is say someone elses reboxed i'd be glad to know.


The 'Big Book' seems to indicate it's their own tooling, but it's not new. Does your boxing have any of these numbers; H-107, H-211, H-227, H-576, 0277, 4370, 4520 or 4522.


http://www.ipmsdeutschland.de/FirstLook/Revell/Rev_Consolidated_PBY-5A_Catalina/Rev_Consolidated_PBY-5A_Catalina.html

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Re: My Stash Grew Again 2019
« Reply #320 on: March 03, 2019, 04:44:12 pm »
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Re: My Stash Grew Again 2019
« Reply #321 on: March 03, 2019, 11:22:57 pm »
This Catalina will get built and wiffed.

As the last one I had a few years back was virtually unbuildable.

Thanks everyone for the hints and pointers but the real world now intervenes.
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Re: My Stash Grew Again 2019
« Reply #322 on: March 04, 2019, 03:10:25 am »

And if anyone knows anything about the origins of the Catalina, if it is a Revell brand new tool or is say someone elses reboxed i'd be glad to know.


The 'Big Book' seems to indicate it's their own tooling, but it's not new. Does your boxing have any of these numbers; H-107, H-211, H-227, H-576, 0277, 4370, 4520 or 4522.


http://www.ipmsdeutschland.de/FirstLook/Revell/Rev_Consolidated_PBY-5A_Catalina/Rev_Consolidated_PBY-5A_Catalina.html

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Sorry Geoff, I've got no idea what is written in that link ----

The word 'Academy' is there in BFO letters.  I can't read German either, but I can read the odd English word!
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Re: My Stash Grew Again 2019
« Reply #323 on: March 04, 2019, 07:27:08 am »

And if anyone knows anything about the origins of the Catalina, if it is a Revell brand new tool or is say someone elses reboxed i'd be glad to know.


The 'Big Book' seems to indicate it's their own tooling, but it's not new. Does your boxing have any of these numbers; H-107, H-211, H-227, H-576, 0277, 4370, 4520 or 4522.


http://www.ipmsdeutschland.de/FirstLook/Revell/Rev_Consolidated_PBY-5A_Catalina/Rev_Consolidated_PBY-5A_Catalina.html

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Sorry Geoff, I've got no idea what is written in that link ----

The word 'Academy' is there in BFO letters.  I can't read German either, but I can read the odd English word!

For all I know it could be just comparing it to the Academy kit.  I've got a few of those so maybe I'll get one of these Revell kits and see for myself.
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Re: My Stash Grew Again 2019
« Reply #324 on: March 04, 2019, 10:12:16 am »
My resin Beaufighter conversion parts have *finally* arrived from Alleycat after a seven week wait - the money went out of the account within a day or two and I have to wait nearly two months for delivery?    I'm not happy with this at all - he really needs a better business model when the likes of, say Freightdog, can have the relevant bits out within days.  And it's not just me either as I know quite a few people who are decidedly unhappy with the wait.

There's quite a few other bits and bobs I'd like from him, but frankly, I'm not putting up with the wait.  Never again.
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Re: My Stash Grew Again 2019
« Reply #325 on: March 04, 2019, 12:42:19 pm »
Today arrived my Freightdog Avro 720 rocket fighter. Very nice kit I must say. Just one thing though, is it supposed to have building instructions with it? I can work out where everything is supposed to go just about, but maybe I am missing something. There is a painting guide however. This might be fleet air arm yet.
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Re: My Stash Grew Again 2019
« Reply #326 on: March 04, 2019, 10:36:48 pm »
Picked up the Full Set of F-Toys 1/144 scale Fiat CR.42's. They are not going to remain Italian...
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Re: My Stash Grew Again 2019
« Reply #327 on: March 05, 2019, 01:29:40 am »

And if anyone knows anything about the origins of the Catalina, if it is a Revell brand new tool or is say someone elses reboxed i'd be glad to know.


The 'Big Book' seems to indicate it's their own tooling, but it's not new. Does your boxing have any of these numbers; H-107, H-211, H-227, H-576, 0277, 4370, 4520 or 4522.


http://www.ipmsdeutschland.de/FirstLook/Revell/Rev_Consolidated_PBY-5A_Catalina/Rev_Consolidated_PBY-5A_Catalina.html

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Sorry Geoff, I've got no idea what is written in that link ----

The word 'Academy' is there in BFO letters.  I can't read German either, but I can read the odd English word!

For all I know it could be just comparing it to the Academy kit.  I've got a few of those so maybe I'll get one of these Revell kits and see for myself.

This page indicates it is the Academy mould.  In which case the undercarriage is a complete PiTA, made in too many separate parts and IMO not suitable to support the weight of the completed model.
I replaced the front leg with a piece of paper clip wire and reinforced the mains with lashings of epoxy but I still don't trust it to hold the thing up for more than 20 minutes.
If I build another I will source an SAC white metal set.
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Re: My Stash Grew Again 2019
« Reply #328 on: March 05, 2019, 05:36:04 am »

And if anyone knows anything about the origins of the Catalina, if it is a Revell brand new tool or is say someone elses reboxed i'd be glad to know.


The 'Big Book' seems to indicate it's their own tooling, but it's not new. Does your boxing have any of these numbers; H-107, H-211, H-227, H-576, 0277, 4370, 4520 or 4522.


http://www.ipmsdeutschland.de/FirstLook/Revell/Rev_Consolidated_PBY-5A_Catalina/Rev_Consolidated_PBY-5A_Catalina.html

Ahem.... :angel:

Sorry Geoff, I've got no idea what is written in that link ----

The word 'Academy' is there in BFO letters.  I can't read German either, but I can read the odd English word!

For all I know it could be just comparing it to the Academy kit.  I've got a few of those so maybe I'll get one of these Revell kits and see for myself.

This page indicates it is the Academy mould.  In which case the undercarriage is a complete PiTA, made in too many separate parts and IMO not suitable to support the weight of the completed model.
I replaced the front leg with a piece of paper clip wire and reinforced the mains with lashings of epoxy but I still don't trust it to hold the thing up for more than 20 minutes.
If I build another I will source an SAC white metal set.

Cheers Fred, seeing as I have all those Academy kits, maybe I won't get this one afterall.  Then again, Scalemates has been wrong before ---
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Re: My Stash Grew Again 2019
« Reply #329 on: March 06, 2019, 07:04:13 am »
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