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Discussion in 'World War 2 Hobbies' started by PanzerProfile, Jul 9, 2004.

  1. Ricky

    Ricky New Member

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    And finally...

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    As you can see, I've crammed the shelves rather full.
    Bonus points to those who can correctly identify all my models!!
     
  2. Ricky

    Ricky New Member

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    Hmmm... they have arrived rather larger than I thought they were.
    Sorry guys!

    P.S: for any first kit, choose a jet aircraft that pre-dates Air-to-Air missiles.
    Much simpler to make, less fiddly bits, and less likely to break if it falls!
    Me262, Sabre, MiG15, Gnat, are all good.
     
  3. Roel

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    I recognize a lot of the kits I have on those shelves Ricky! But yours certainly look better. :oops:

    I see the Bren Carrier & 6pdr by Airfix, and the Quad & 25pdr, which I both have, unpainted and in genuine poor Airfix kit state. :lol: And the Pe2 looks really nice with paint on it!
     
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    The first model kits I can remember and will never forget I built with my grandfather.One was a Huey Cobra and the other was a 1976? Chevy El Camino.We used the Testors non-toxic glue that smells like orange peels.That's got to be 30 of my 33 years ago.
     
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    Ricky your collection is super :D .
     
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    I´d say !

    Impressive collection indeed ! And some very nice looking models.

    :)
     
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    were did you get those. i haven't seen any of those in all of cape breton
     
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    A lot of them are just standard Airfix models (not intending anything bad about your model work Ricky!). I thought you could get those almost everywhere.
     
  9. Ricky

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    Thanks for all your words of praise guys :oops:
    I must be honest and say that most of them look better due to the fuzzy nature of the photo!

    Yes, mostly they are Airfix kits, with a fair sprinkling of Revell/Matchbox, and a few Italeri, Hasegawa, etc.

    I have another 40-ish hanging from my ceiling...
     
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    We're waiting for pictures of those, Ricky... :grin:
     
  11. PanzerProfile

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    Rikcy, that what you showed us was mostly impressing! you did an awful lot of good work there.
     
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    Sorry, when I went in the Army my mother outdid the damage Yamamoto inflicted and ditched all but a small portion of my forces. Losses included five carriers (Forrestal, WW II Enterprise, JFK, Essex, and Ark Royal), five battleships (Pennsylvania, Wisconsin, South Dakota, Hood, and Ise), an F4F Wildcat and a B-24. Since then, I've only assembled a few models, including a PZ II and a Corsair II. That's why I like much of the 21st Century and FOV stuff, it's as good as I can do out of the box.
     
  13. Ricky

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    That is a great shame.
    :(
     
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    me262 phpbb3 New Member

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    before i get married i had about 120 + models, after 10 years i had none :cry: :cry: :cry:
    I had to start all over again about 8 years ago :smok:
    ( i have about 200+ kits waiting to assamble :grin: )
     
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    dave phpbb3 New Member

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    my first kit was a airfix tiger and it still hasnt been built and ive had it for like 2 years
     
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    me262 phpbb3 New Member

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    that is nothing, i have a tiger I since 94, but i loose one track and put it aside until i got the track made by acadamy, link by link, still half done bvut do not worry one day i will continue the assambly :smok:
     
  17. PanzerProfile

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    Well you sure have a LOT of nice models! :eek:
    even painted! all of them ! wow....
     

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