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New Stash Acquisitions 2 months 3 weeks ago #3901

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Out of all their kits, the Ninak appeals to me the most. Look forward to seeing you build yours.

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New Stash Acquisitions 2 months 3 weeks ago #3902

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There have been, "ahem", quite a few additions lately, but I thought I'd pop this one up to give a plug to a local shop....called into Hobby City in Mt Wellington on a whim as it is close to home and I was filling in some time. Usual Hobby City story....quiet in store, preponderance of R/C stuff, but amongst the plastic I spied this little gem.

A while back I posted a build of the Frecce Tricolori Macchi from Italeri. www.kiwimodeller.com/index.php/forum/bui...eri-macchi-mb339-pan
Not a great kit, but fantastic decals and a colourful model for the shelf. As Craig mentioned, the Italian Air Force had several aircraft used for display teams over the years, and research showed that Italeri released this boxing of 3 aircraft in the Frecce Tricolori markings to celebrate their 50th anniversary. I'd looked for one for a while, but never seen one in any of the shops either here or overseas, and sort of decided on trying to get some aftermarket decals instead. Of course, that meant trying to deal with Italian decal companies/shops and when postage was added, quite a cost.
So, I was excited to see this box at Hobby City, and even more thrilled to find it reduced from $53 to $31. Score! I figured it was worth that just for the decals, as I hadn't been impressed with the old tool, raised panel line Macchi, and figured the other kits would be similar. So when I got home and opened it up, I was again very happy to find Cartograf decals for the F86 and Fiat G91, then when I checked out the plastic the tooling looked good. Further investigation revealed the F86 to be from Academy, and the G91 from Revell....but the Macchi was the same as the kit I built. Not sure about the Fiat provenance but I also have the Meng kit which looks pretty good.
Overall a great result, and I might call into Hobby City a little bit more often in future!
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New Stash Acquisitions 2 months 1 week ago #3903

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Two impulse buys this weekend...



Stupidly cheap at HLJ:




...and VERY cheap (considering others I've been stalking) on eBay !!




(adopts Homer Simpson voice), Mmmmm, model cars

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New Stash Acquisitions 2 months 1 week ago #3904

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You almost have his hairdo to mate :P
Mmmmm that 911 would look good in my stash lol

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New Stash Acquisitions 2 months 1 week ago #3905

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Ah yes, both in my stash...well actually, I've even built the Porsche. It's a lovely kit.
And the Miura....they don't get any prettier than that!

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Nice Ian! I also have built the Porsche..before my 15 year break!! But i remember it being a lovely kit...wouldn't mind havin another crack actually! Look forward to seeing your build!

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F1xena wrote: And the Miura....they don't get any prettier than that!





Tru dat.... Thinking about a deep red for mine too, but with brushed aluminium wheels & skirts - the gold is just too 'Premiership Footballer' for my taste. Tan interior too, what do you think Tanja ??

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Gary wrote: Mmmmm that 911 would look good in my stash lol


Perhaps but will look better on my bench !! - haven't you got a similar (black) Monogram kit tho ? - seem to remember it was a prize from our Rick a couple of years back.



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Tru dat.... Thinking about a deep red for mine too, but with brushed aluminium wheels & skirts - the gold is just too 'Premiership Footballer' for my taste. Tan interior too, what do you think Tanja ??

Ian.
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Actually Ian, I'm a fan of the lime green and aluminium, but then my taste could be called questionable! :sick:
Dark red is nice too;)

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Nahhh it's all good, lime green on THE 1970 supercar is perfect... and could be seen one day, on a 1970 Mopar that I might be building !!


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New Stash Acquisitions 2 months 1 week ago #3911

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Gary wrote: Mmmmm that 911 would look good in my stash lol

Would look better in mine. You would actually be able to SEE it :P

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Had this turn up today, I only ordered it from Luckymodel on friday afternoon and didn't even pick the fastest freight option!

Kinetic's excellent kit of the Canadian airforce 2017 demo bird. This aircraft has one of the best demo schemes ever and I was stoked when I saw Kinetic were doing a boxing of it.



When I get to this one it will be minimal weathering as this airframe is kept meticulously clean.
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New Stash Acquisitions 2 months 6 days ago #3913

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I went to pick up a few models I won on Trade Me and came home with a few extras, very broke but very happy

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Wow, someone was clearing out their stash!
Good scores amongst that lot. The Academy P51B is a very nice kit.
Enjoy!

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New Stash Acquisitions 2 months 5 days ago #3915

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Haha I know which seller those are from

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In the build:
1/24 His & Hers Subaru diorama
1/48 Kamov KA-50 Hokum
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1/24 Hughes 500C
1/48 V-22 Osprey

New Stash Acquisitions 2 months 3 days ago #3916

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Had these 3 arrive the other day, always liked the look of the interceptor and advanced. Also thought the a wing could be a cool little kit.
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New Stash Acquisitions 2 months 3 days ago #3917

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Picked up these Hasegawa kits in LA while on holiday. Wifey wasn't overly happy, less room for Disney memorabilia!!
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New Stash Acquisitions 1 month 4 weeks ago #3918

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This weekends haul

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Some classics in there NZ2505.

No kits this weekend, but I topped up on some Tamiya acrylics and airbrush cleaner and this morning I ordered some AK Interactive Gauzy, RNZAF masks from Montex for my 1/32 Avenger and the Mosquito and some Vallejo flat clear.

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I saw it so had to get it.

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'Yea, Though I Fly Through the Valley of the Shadow of Death, I Shall Fear No Evil. For I am at 50,000 Feet and Climbing.'
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New Stash Acquisitions 1 month 3 weeks ago #3921

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Nice G1! Takom Tigers Group Build on the horizon?

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Look what the postie just delivered......


ANd I bought these things today at the aviation hobbyshop...

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Nice acquisitions. How about an in-box showing of the Ho3S-1.
Cheers

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New Stash Acquisitions 1 month 3 weeks ago #3924

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Who makes the quiet star? Always thought it was a cool design.

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Quiet Star is a resin kit from Unicraft, out of Ukraine... canopy is vacform.

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Here's a few shots of the sprues. (in plastic)... I'll only be using part of the kit decals, as I have the Dutch Decal replacements...

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Besides picking up this kit for a friend of mine,

I also picked up this one for me...
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Latest kits to stash including the Lee which will cost me a couple of beers, thank you OD
Enough here for me for a year easy at the pace I go. :)

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latest additions...a whirly bird thingy....some gauzy stuff...by all accounts good stuff...and some light reading/inspiration
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Been wanting one of these for ages and I finally now have the definitive ground attack Flogger.


PS If anyone needs 1/48 russian weaponry between this, the flogger K and the trumpy su24 I have enough to arm a small airforce.
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