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8 years 10 months ago #241 by Moeggo
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they will be from the molds for sure, but not a copy. Ace is based in South Korea not China, so there will be no knockoff's from them... don't ask me how I know!:whistle: Coz I will have to kill you if I did tell.

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8 years 10 months ago #242 by CyNaKyL
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Got one of these off trade me, only problem is I have to wait till my birthday for it... less than a month away :whistle:




Slowly building up my collection of luftwaffe night fighters and unusual german aircraft....

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8 years 10 months ago #243 by Andrew
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CyNaKyL wrote: Got one of these off trade me, only problem is I have to wait till my birthday for it... less than a month away :whistle:




Slowly building up my collection of luftwaffe night fighters and unusual german aircraft....

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Nice, I've got one of those in the stash too. One of the few 1/48 aircraft that survived the recent stash cull :shhh:

I'd still like to see a styrene Do217 night fighter in 1/48

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8 years 10 months ago #244 by Bishop
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Gee DML make some nice planes. I'd love to get one of the 110s at some point. This looks really good.

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8 years 10 months ago #245 by CyNaKyL
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There's a 1/48 revell do217e on trade me at the moment, not sure what you would need to do to make it a night fighter version but im sure with some scratch building skills it wouldn't be a hard conversion to make?

Revell 1/48 Do217E

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8 years 10 months ago #246 by CyNaKyL
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I'm holding out till I can either get my hands on an Eduard 1/48 bf110G-4 (expensive but really really good) or DML make a g-4 version of their 1/32 bf110. It would probably be more expensive than the eduard but would be much more impressive looking I think. Also waiting on the 1/32 DO335 for when it finally gets released.

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8 years 10 months ago #247 by Andrew
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CyNaKyL wrote: There's a 1/48 revell do217e on trade me at the moment, not sure what you would need to do to make it a night fighter version but im sure with some scratch building skills it wouldn't be a hard conversion to make?

Revell 1/48 Do217E

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A company called Small Model make a 1/48 Do 217 N-2 conversion to fit the Revell Do217E but I haven't seen one around for months. I think scratch building would far exceed my skills and patience to do that conversion :whistle: :lol:

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8 years 10 months ago #248 by Grant
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After various talk of Apaches on here, I had to get one. Apparently this has some accuracy problems, but the molding looks really nice from a brief inspection of the box contents. I'm tempted to have a go at building this in a weekend for a quick build.

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8 years 10 months ago - 8 years 10 months ago #249 by agyoung33
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Got back the other day and unfortunately straight back into it the next day. Anyway, managed to get some goodies.



The Trumpy KV 1 I've always wanted to build. Seems quite simple to put together and a good model to boot. Staying within budget, I scored some new paints I wanted to try out. Vellejo and Model master acrylics. Any opinions on the later?

I expected a bit more from the mag, but there is a stunning WZT SU recovery vehicle article - lots of very clean and accurate scratch building.

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8 years 10 months ago #250 by olive drab
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VJ is the hand paint! I dont use anything else when it comes to uniforms, stowage and equipment painting. Just mix in a little tamiya matting agent.;)
Modelmaster. Not that impressed a matt paint that dries glossy. :hairpull:
Looked at the mag myself not very impressed, but not as bad as Miltary modelling with a Spitfire on the front cover (come on!).:whome:
Actually Tamiya International has gone down hill to, not a fan of brett greens work, a MIG mag would go down much better! :pray:

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8 years 10 months ago #251 by charlieboy
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olive drab wrote: VJ is the hand paint! I dont use anything else when it comes to uniforms, stowage and equipment painting. Just mix in a little tamiya matting agent.;)

what is matting agent?? please.

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8 years 10 months ago #252 by olive drab
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Tamiya X21 flat base acrylic. Turns tamiya gloss paint to matt as well.
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8 years 10 months ago #253 by charlieboy
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olive drab wrote: Tamiya X21 flat base acrylic. Turns tamiya gloss paint to matt as well.


off topic i know but what ratio do you use??

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8 years 10 months ago #254 by olive drab
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probably a 20p sized puddle of paint to a good dab on a sized one brush and mix it in if you want a matt finish, if you want a slight sheen to your finish which suits some clothes use the VJ as is out of the bottle.

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8 years 10 months ago #255 by charlieboy
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thanks

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8 years 10 months ago - 8 years 10 months ago #256 by agyoung33
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olive drab wrote: VJ is the hand paint! I dont use anything else when it comes to uniforms, stowage and equipment painting. Just mix in a little tamiya matting agent.;)
Modelmaster. Not that impressed a matt paint that dries glossy. :hairpull:
Looked at the mag myself not very impressed, but not as bad as Miltary modelling with a Spitfire on the front cover (come on!).:whome:
Actually Tamiya International has gone down hill to, not a fan of brett greens work, a MIG mag would go down much better! :pray:


Yeah. What gives wiith Military modeling? I'm afraid the only mags that I buy semi regularley are Model Military Int., and usualy AFV Modeler if I can find it.

Might try mixing some tamiya flat to the Model master stuff - hate to think that I've just thrown money down the toilet.

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8 years 10 months ago #257 by olive drab
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Was thinking of trying the same on a couple of their colours, their german Olive Green though is a shocker!

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8 years 10 months ago #258 by agyoung33
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What attracted me to them was the colours themselves. Another "tan" (can't have enough shades for German yellow), a nice reddish "rust" and a gun metal. I'll try them out sometime on a practise piece - I'd like them to work out - save a wee bit of time mixing at least.

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8 years 10 months ago #259 by Gary
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I personally love them, not sure how "accurate" the colours are but hey when did all the colours look the same anyway? It's good to have variations, maybe you got a duff bottle there Mark?



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8 years 10 months ago #260 by charlieboy
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i really like there dunklegelb great colour i think.

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8 years 10 months ago #261 by gibbs
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these arrived yesterday


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8 years 10 months ago - 8 years 10 months ago #262 by Moeggo
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This arrived this morning...



Scored it off trade me for $175... Nice since they seem to go for $250-350 around the place!
Been wanting to upgrade my compressor for a while now.
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8 years 10 months ago #263 by Craig Sargent
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More reference material





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Hasegawa 1/48 A-4M Skyhawk

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8 years 10 months ago #264 by olive drab
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Gary wrote: I personally love them, not sure how "accurate" the colours are but hey when did all the colours look the same anyway? It's good to have variations, maybe you got a duff bottle there Mark?


I thought the same until I saw their full page Sturmtiger add and its got the same arwful Olive green! What gives with getting a gloss finish?

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8 years 10 months ago #265 by CyNaKyL
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That enterprise nx01 looks pretty cool. Also LOVE the israeli camo on the ah64's they have, makes them look so much meaner than the boring olive drab ones...

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8 years 10 months ago #266 by Dean
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Moeggo wrote: This arrived this morning...



Scored it off trade me for $175... Nice since they seem to go for $250-350 around the place!
Been wanting to upgrade my compressor for a while now.


Is that new ? I'm thinking of investing in a good mini-compressor, getting tired of firing up the full sized one everytime I want to do a few little things.

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8 years 10 months ago #267 by RossMack
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My $5-in-a-Ziploc Mono F-104 (from the Taupo Hobby Expo) -




Traded with a guy in Canada for some spare canopies -

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I've wanted one for years, though it has to wait in the build queue. ..

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8 years 10 months ago #268 by Moeggo
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Dean wrote:

Moeggo wrote: This arrived this morning...



Scored it off trade me for $175... Nice since they seem to go for $250-350 around the place!
Been wanting to upgrade my compressor for a while now.


Is that new ? I'm thinking of investing in a good mini-compressor, getting tired of firing up the full sized one everytime I want to do a few little things.


It was used... but it looks brand spanking new! I have finaly got around to trying it and its fantastic!

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8 years 10 months ago #269 by Andrew
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My Leadwarrior Steyr Omnibus conversion finally arrived :woohoo:






It's a wasted trip baby. Nobody said nothing about locking horns with no Tigers.
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8 years 10 months ago #270 by Maarten
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Andrew wrote: My Leadwarrior Steyr Omnibus conversion finally arrived :woohoo:






Nice!
it's different.

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