Get yer kits out.

Discussion in 'Modelling' started by von Poop, Nov 2, 2006.

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  1. Dave55

    Dave55 Very Senior Member Patron

    Corgi Stuka made a short field landing at work today.

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  2. von Poop

    von Poop Adaministrator Admin

    Insanely good Uboat modelling.
    Possibly the most impressive modelling I've ever seen:
    Won-hui Lee
     
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  3. canuck

    canuck Token Colonial Patron

    I have to agree.
     
  4. bamboo43

    bamboo43 Very Senior Member

    They are incredible, as you say VP, the U-Boat is amazing.
     
  5. Waddell

    Waddell Active Member

    Recently finished this Airfix Tiger Moth for my nephew. It goes with the Spitfire I posted previously.

    Built straight out of the box. I nice little kit but have to say I struggled with some aspects of this kit and would not regard it as a beginners kit. I had problems with the wing struts, tail struts and the undercarriage bracing struts. The plastic is very finely molded and very brittle and tended to break easily, even whilst cutting them carefully from the sprue with an X-acto knife.

    I ended up making two of the struts out of a bamboo chopstick pared down. Not ideal, but at least the kit is now on his shelf. Just be aware of the fragility of the struts if you make one of these kits.

    Conversely I could just be getting old. I can now see how modellers move up to 1/48 and 1/32 kits. :-P

    Any recommendations for a nice 1/48 British tank kit?

    Scott
     

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  6. Tricky Dicky

    Tricky Dicky Don'tre member

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  7. von Poop

    von Poop Adaministrator Admin

    All in the same sort of league too. (His albums on Facebook are all open as well)
    What gets me even more about that incredible U-boat is the base kit is a frankly horrible Revell one.
     
  8. Marco

    Marco Senior Member

    A 30 year old Spitfire 1:24 model did not survive a recent spring cleaning, so it was made to represent a crash scene (which it was).

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  9. Seroster

    Seroster Canadian researcher Patron

    Good thinking, Marco!

    I have not done any modelling lately but I am eagerly looking forward to getting the Tamiya 1:48 Churchill Crocodile. I'll probably buy two... (One to make as a Crocodile, one to make as an ordinary gun tank)
     

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