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Re: My Stash Grew Again 2019
« Reply #270 on: February 20, 2019, 12:03:21 am »

I've been eyeing this for a while because it has parts for a custom panel van.


I'm not sure that even a custom job could improve the looks of a Pacer, it's almost beyond saving!  :o
Did any make it over here in the UK,  as the only time I have seen one was on Wheeler Dealers the TV show.

I remember seeing some driving around here in Germany in my childhood. IIRC my father actually liked it, but stuck conservatively to Volkswagen.

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Re: My Stash Grew Again 2019
« Reply #271 on: February 20, 2019, 02:24:39 am »

I've been eyeing this for a while because it has parts for a custom panel van.


I'm not sure that even a custom job could improve the looks of a Pacer, it's almost beyond saving!  :o
Did any make it over here in the UK,  as the only time I have seen one was on Wheeler Dealers the TV show.

I remember seeing some driving around here in Germany in my childhood. IIRC my father actually liked it, but stuck conservatively to Volkswagen.

I like them.  For me they have something in common with the Austin Allegro.


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Re: My Stash Grew Again 2019
« Reply #272 on: February 20, 2019, 05:58:49 am »

I like them.  For me they have something in common with the Austin Allegro.

One of the very few times I've seen those words used in the same sentence  :angel:
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Re: My Stash Grew Again 2019
« Reply #273 on: February 20, 2019, 06:39:46 am »

I like them.  For me they have something in common with the Austin Allegro.

One of the very few times I've seen those words used in the same sentence  :angel:
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Re: My Stash Grew Again 2019
« Reply #274 on: February 20, 2019, 07:44:49 am »
Pizza restaurants in the US liked Pacers for delivery vehicles. Painted them red and put a plastic stem on the roof and it looked like a tomato.

Received a Hasegawa F-16I Sufa yesterday from Hobbylink Japan. I plan on using the Sufa parts on an F-16XL. First I have to convert the XL to a two seater. Much cutting to be done.
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Re: My Stash Grew Again 2019
« Reply #275 on: February 21, 2019, 03:14:31 am »
Received a Hasegawa F-16I Sufa yesterday from Hobbylink Japan. I plan on using the Sufa parts on an F-16XL. First I have to convert the XL to a two seater. Much cutting to be done.

What a coincidence... I received a Hasegawa Sufa a few weeks ago, bought for the same reason although i won't have the cutting work to do as i will be using it with the Lonestar resin conversion for the two seat XL. CFTs and spine will have to be extended but shouldn't be very hard to do.
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Re: My Stash Grew Again 2019
« Reply #276 on: February 21, 2019, 03:40:48 am »

I like them.  For me they have something in common with the Austin Allegro.

One of the very few times I've seen those words used in the same sentence  :angel:
Pmsl, it will be getting painted baby poo Brown then. ;D
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Friend of mine had an Allegro he re-engined with an 850 mini engine.  It struggled to reach 60mph.  I always fancied going the other way and dropping in something bigger.

Cue Kit telling us about the prototype he worked on with a 1750 Maxi engine... ;D
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Re: My Stash Grew Again 2019
« Reply #277 on: February 21, 2019, 11:36:34 am »
A couple of friends fitted maxi engines in minis, they were lethal. A friend owns a mini repair and parts company, and he has put hyabusa engines in them, and Honda civic type R engines too.
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Re: My Stash Grew Again 2019
« Reply #278 on: February 21, 2019, 11:49:24 am »
From a 'raid' on Parabellum....

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Dragon 1/72 Heinkel He219B-1
Dragon 1/35 4x2 Truck with 2cm Flak on back.
Tamiya 1/35 Simca Staff Car.
Trumpeter 1/72 F-106B Delta Dart [my 2nd one of this kit!]

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Re: My Stash Grew Again 2019
« Reply #279 on: February 21, 2019, 11:53:34 am »

I've been eyeing this for a while because it has parts for a custom panel van.


I'm not sure that even a custom job could improve the looks of a Pacer, it's almost beyond saving!  :o
Did any make it over here in the UK,  as the only time I have seen one was on Wheeler Dealers the TV show.

I remember seeing some driving around here in Germany in my childhood. IIRC my father actually liked it, but stuck conservatively to Volkswagen.

I like them.  For me they have something in common with the Austin Allegro.


Yeah, like they were probably faster in reverse than forward!  ;D

The Allegro really DID have a lower drag coefficient in reverse than it did in forward.

And yes, they WERE lethal with a Maxi engine, especially the twin carb one!
Any aircraft can be improved by fitting longer wings, and/or a longer fuselage

...and I'm not a closeted 'Take That' fan, I'm a REAL fan! :)

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Re: My Stash Grew Again 2019
« Reply #280 on: February 21, 2019, 12:22:12 pm »
Yes, OK, but what the world at large needs to know is what span were the wings ?
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Re: My Stash Grew Again 2019
« Reply #281 on: February 22, 2019, 11:04:12 am »
just placed an order for 2 Eduard 1/144 Mig-21bis Fishbeds, got a great deal on Amazon  ;D
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Re: My Stash Grew Again 2019
« Reply #282 on: February 22, 2019, 02:29:14 pm »
just placed an order for 2 Eduard 1/144 Mig-21bis Fishbeds, got a great deal on Amazon  ;D

They're a great set of kits!
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Re: My Stash Grew Again 2019
« Reply #283 on: February 22, 2019, 06:13:25 pm »
From eBay, Belcher Bits 1/48 CF-104 decals.
So I got that going for me...which is nice....

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Re: My Stash Grew Again 2019
« Reply #284 on: February 23, 2019, 01:36:48 am »
Parts fodder kit arrived yesterday, in the form of an Airfix RA-5c in 1/72nd scale.
It's going to be something completely different shall we say.
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