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Re: My Stash Grew Again 2019
« Reply #615 on: May 15, 2019, 10:53:18 am »
while ordering a few nicknacks on aliexpress for the missus, i treated myself to a little something  ;D

-1/144 Mini Hobby Models F-111E Aardvark (to be convertd to EF-111A with RetroWings set)
-2 x 1/144 Mini Hobby Models F-4E Phantom II's
-2 x 1/144 Trumpeter Chengdu F-7MG
on the bench:

-all kinds of things.

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Re: My Stash Grew Again 2019
« Reply #616 on: May 15, 2019, 11:29:28 am »
Thanks for the link, Thorvic - some better pics and an interesting comparison.

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Re: My Stash Grew Again 2019
« Reply #617 on: May 15, 2019, 12:09:22 pm »
bought on secondhand sites: 3x Revell Fokker 100

They've all arrived, plus a Revell 1/144 F-15 and some leftovers from a 1/144 Tornado.

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Re: My Stash Grew Again 2019
« Reply #618 on: May 15, 2019, 01:04:19 pm »
Sweeeeet. Those F100's are a little difficult to find (at a reasonable price).
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Re: My Stash Grew Again 2019
« Reply #619 on: May 16, 2019, 05:00:37 am »
Yes. I've been looking for a while, but the only ones available on Ebay were very expensive. So I looked on some German auction sites, and found several at prices low enough to compensate for the higher shipping cost.

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Re: My Stash Grew Again 2019
« Reply #620 on: May 16, 2019, 02:05:36 pm »
Picked up a package from South Africa today

Scaleworx 1/72 Kfir TC.12 conversion set for the AMK Kifir

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Re: My Stash Grew Again 2019
« Reply #621 on: May 17, 2019, 06:51:22 am »
1/72 Condor MiG31 Foxhound.
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Re: My Stash Grew Again 2019
« Reply #622 on: May 19, 2019, 10:04:53 am »
From Parabellum yesterday

1/35 M48 AVLB (Dragon)

From the excellent Hinckley show

Assorted aftermarket bits and a couple of decal sheets.

1/72  Fuijimi Ju87 Stuka G-1
1/72 Eduard MiG-21MF
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Re: My Stash Grew Again 2019
« Reply #623 on: May 19, 2019, 12:29:51 pm »
Howard, what did you think of Parabellum?  an Aladdin's cave of kits, or claustrophobia inducing ?
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Re: My Stash Grew Again 2019
« Reply #624 on: May 20, 2019, 07:00:34 am »
From the Big H and Royal Mail another Airfix 1/72 Mitchell, this time the RAF version. Thinking RAF SEAC as a replacement for the SEAC Boston I started ages ago.
Decals my @r$e!

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Re: My Stash Grew Again 2019
« Reply #625 on: May 20, 2019, 05:14:31 pm »
My recent additions.
Best part is that I found some GRAIL decal sheets. AirDoc's 1/72 USAFE F-4 Phantom sheets.   :wub: Been looking for those for a looooong time. Quite happy with these.

Other kits bought. 1/72. Naturally.  ;)
Academy F-8J Crusader - no plans so far.

Amodel Su-9U Maiden - probably to be whiffed. Two-seater. Might make an interesting RAF all-weather interceptor. Not sure on the missiles yet.

Dragon Su-24M Fencer - The one buzzing some Brit carrier (awesome box-art!) - slated for what-if conversion by getting the wings from the Trumpeter 1/48 Flagon. Will also involve some cutting to get the fuselage to a more Fencer-ish height.

Eduard MiG-21MF Royal Class - 2 kits in the box - real world. Started both. Currently going for a Bulgarian Fishbed and a Cuban bird in Angola.

Eduard MiG-21MF Fighter-Bomber -Profipack. Also real world. Also started. Egyptian bird. With the Soviet Fishbed getting paint (airbrush fighting me like mad!  :banghead:), that's four fantastic Fishbeds on the bench at the moment.

Eduard Spitfire Mk. VIII - Profipack. Real world. Started.

Isradecal F-16I Sufa conversion for Revell's F-16B. Thought these parts might come in handy for some what-if conversion(s).

Modelsvit Su-7BKL Fitter. No plans yet. Might be real world, might get whiffed.

MPM Gloster Meteor T Mk.7 - may get other wings and engines.

Revell Horten Go 229 - definitely whiffed, but no immediate plans yet.

Special Hobby Seafire FR Mk.46 - to be Argentinian.

Special Hobby Vickers Vildebeest Mk.III - real world. Had no interest at all in this type, but the box-art sold it.

Trumpeter Russian T-80BV MBT - one of the quick-build affairs. Looks pretty nice, safe for the ERA tiles on the turret front. They've been simplified into a single "wedge", which looks... stupid. Really, just splitting the single part per side into a top and bottom halve would've increased looks and detail tremendously.

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BlackDog Russian Spetsnaz in Syria No 3 - was cheap. Marked-down previously and with a further discount in an Easter sale. Score!
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Re: My Stash Grew Again 2019
« Reply #626 on: May 21, 2019, 02:38:26 am »
Over the last week the postie has left for me Yahu control panels for Do 17z, Hurricane Mk1 & Wildcat (all Airfix 1/72), an Eduard canopy mask for the Airfix Do 17z and PJ productions pilots (civilian and cargo plane sets).

From the sales tables at the Ballarat show;
1/25 AMT 1996 Chevy Blazer.  I got this for the tyres - shave off the script and they make great rear tyres for nostalgia hot rods - but it's a nice kit which builds up into a well detailed model of a rather beige car.
1/24 Mister Craft Alfa Romeo Alfetta.  This is a re-pop of the SMER re-pop of the Merit kit.  Parts were still bagged.  I paid $10.  I had to have it after we had been discussing the Merit kits.  It should build up well but I need to find better wheels.
1/72 Airfix Hannover CL.111
1/72 Airfix Hawker Typhoon (new mould)
1/72 Glencoe Bristol Sycamore
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Re: My Stash Grew Again 2019
« Reply #627 on: May 21, 2019, 05:54:10 am »
That Airfix Hanover brings back pleasant memories  :thumbsup: Plus I must admit I think the Yahu instrument panels are probably one of the best, certainly the easiest, after market "improvement" you can use  :thumbsup:
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Re: My Stash Grew Again 2019
« Reply #628 on: May 21, 2019, 09:26:24 am »
While passing my local Hobbycraft I had an irresistible urge to enter the place, no idea why. But on seeing the model shelves it became immediately obvious as they had one Revell Hunter and one Airfix B-25 in stock.  ;D

Remembering Chris Narses2's enthusiasm over the B-25 both of the kits are now in The Loft.   :thumbsup:

Is the RAF Mitchell just a decal change from the USAAC one Chris?

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 #629 on: May 21, 2019, 03:14:38 pm »
Ebay says I've won the Revell boxing of MPM's Merlin engined Wellington.  I'll be changing the engines to Vultures so it'll be a testbed for the Warwick.

And some Pavla Spitfire canopies, by way of a change.
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