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Re: My Stash Grew Again 2019
« Reply #1590 on: December 27, 2019, 10:20:06 am »
Despite temptation, my stash did NOT grow today. British Heart Foundation shop in Hereford had  3 Airfix Yak 9s at 9.99 each, Privateer, Liberator and a couple of others I can't recall at 19.99 each and a Heyford and a Stranraer at 29.99 each.  Someone's stash reduction is BHF luck.
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Re: My Stash Grew Again 2019
« Reply #1591 on: December 27, 2019, 11:21:30 am »
Holy Grail kit acquired!

1/72 Revell Starfury Aurora Mk.1

I've had one in the stash for years. There was a website offering alternative decals too.

There was a swag on Starship Modeler at one time.
Mostly of the Cheesecake variety.

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Re: My Stash Grew Again 2019
« Reply #1592 on: December 28, 2019, 12:43:06 am »
Holy Grail kit acquired!

1/72 Revell Starfury Aurora Mk.1

I've had one in the stash for years. There was a website offering alternative decals too.
Holy Grail kit acquired!

1/72 Revell Starfury Aurora Mk.1

I've had one in the stash for years. There was a website offering alternative decals too.

There was a swag on Starship Modeler at one time.
Mostly of the Cheesecake variety.
@Rick: Most of it is gone now, now they have individual fighters.

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Re: My Stash Grew Again 2019
« Reply #1593 on: December 28, 2019, 02:55:10 am »
new at my stash.







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Re: My Stash Grew Again 2019
« Reply #1594 on: December 28, 2019, 06:03:55 am »
From a quick raid on Parabellum in Birmingham this lunchtime.

1/35 MPM Volkswagen Typ 87 [Military Beetle]
1/72 Sword TBM-3W Super Guppy with Kon. Marine and Aeronavale markings but will be whiffed.

Some Squadron White Stuff and some Revell Contacta glue
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Re: My Stash Grew Again 2019
« Reply #1595 on: December 28, 2019, 06:36:01 am »
I received an eBay win in the post today

1 x 1/72 CtA Harriers-1 Generation & two Seater

Probably going to be used for real world builds especially as there is an option for the toned down Indian Navy markings

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Re: My Stash Grew Again 2019
« Reply #1596 on: December 28, 2019, 02:21:36 pm »
I came across an Airfix 08670 'Bombers; North American B-25 Mitchell and Shorts Stirling '. The Stirling wasn't opened but the B-25 was. I'm not too sure if all the parts are there in the Mitchell kit,  so I will use it for spares.

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Re: My Stash Grew Again 2019
« Reply #1597 on: December 30, 2019, 12:38:25 pm »
He 219 by Fred Maillardet, on Flickr

Fred, be warned that it looks better in the box than when you start building it - the fit is vile, the u/c bays need some serious reinforcing... Absolute filler hound and there's very few places to put enough weight to prevent it being a tail sitter.

Picked up an AZ Spitfire mk IXe lowback fom Uncle Frank yesterday.  He has another one that looks rather lonely left on the shelf...

That ended up in my possession a few days back.

Ebay tells me I've won that Testors Swift I was bidding on for the start price.  Which is nice.  There was also an Airkit Spitfire IIa wing tank and Griffon contrprop up as a BIN with free postage.  Would have to be stupid to let that go, so 'natch, it got snaffled.

I should also have 'fessed up to getting a second original Pegasus Spiteful in the white plastic too.

And finally, I've ordered one of these from Shapeways in 1400th scale:



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Re: My Stash Grew Again 2019
« Reply #1598 on: December 30, 2019, 05:39:44 pm »
He 219 by Fred Maillardet, on Flickr

Fred, be warned that it looks better in the box than when you start building it - the fit is vile, the u/c bays need some serious reinforcing... Absolute filler hound and there's very few places to put enough weight to prevent it being a tail sitter.


Could you make your own version of the part that's made for the Tamiya 1/48 version; a weight in the shape of the interior of the nose, with hollows for the wheel bay and cockpit, then skin it with the wheel well/cockpit interior detail?
If you started with something malleable enough and bashed it into a rough shape, the skinning/detailing could then go over that.
Maybe some white metal engines could help, too?

Of course, that wouldn't address the other difficulties Lee mentioned...