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Offline jeroen_R90S

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Re: Latest acquisition in your collection
« Reply #2250 on: September 18, 2021, 12:55:08 AM »
Nice one!
I see you have some of those WNW boxes becoming unglued as well? Some of mine have the same issue, which seems to be only with the last issues (the Barker Snipe)

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Re: Latest acquisition in your collection
« Reply #2251 on: September 18, 2021, 06:31:27 AM »
Several WNW boxes have just gotten loose here too. And I donít open to peek more than once or twice a year.

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Re: Latest acquisition in your collection
« Reply #2252 on: November 09, 2021, 07:44:15 PM »
Hi all - so, not exactly WNWs, but.... I picked this one up recently:



I remember seeing this set as a kid in a hobby store whilst away on holiday with my parents, but not having the pocket money immediately to hand at the time to buy it. I was wowed by the full set of amazing fighter aircraft and drooled at the possibilities and mock dogfights I could have with these ones. Alas, I didn't see it for many years afterwards, but I did see the individual kits themselves (and picked one up here and there). When I saw this recently, I had the pang of nostalgia, and the 'I remember that!' moment (misidentified aircraft and all). This time, I had enough pocket money, so here it is, the set of Esci flghters! Tally ho!



So, not mind boggling or earth shatteringly rare, but kinda a cool addition to the nostalgia pile.

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Offline DaveB

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« Reply #2253 on: November 10, 2021, 07:09:40 PM »
Oh lovely - lucky catch!

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« Reply #2254 on: December 07, 2021, 06:20:45 AM »
I can't believe that the infrequent posts here really reflect what we are indeed buying! I make no bones about it: I am a collector of kits and sometimes a builder too! Here are my two most recent acquisitions; firstly a Spad XIII from Roden and I have made inroads already, the wings are together and lots of putty has been thrown at it, but it looks good so far...




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« Reply #2255 on: December 07, 2021, 06:28:58 AM »
... And then there is the kit to trump all kits, the Meng 1/24 Dr.1 Triplane... Quite a production and it impresses me enormously... love the medal and the ready rolled PE for the barrels of the machine guns, that will save me two weeks! The price of this kit in South Africa wasn't bad... well, we have a Brics trade agreement with China...



I can't wait to start this one, I may need some Aviattic decals!

Enjoy your modelling,
Regards, Marc.

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Re: Latest acquisition in your collection
« Reply #2256 on: December 07, 2021, 07:40:29 AM »
... And then there is the kit to trump all kits, the Meng 1/24 Dr.1 Triplane... Quite a production and it impresses me enormously... love the medal and the ready rolled PE for the barrels of the machine guns, that will save me two weeks! The price of this kit in South Africa wasn't bad... well, we have a Brics trade agreement with China...



I can't wait to start this one, I may need some Aviattic decals!

Enjoy your modelling,
Regards, Marc.

Looks great Marc. Is the medal shown from the back? I see no gold writing on it "Pour Le=Merit"
Cheers,
Gary

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« Reply #2257 on: December 08, 2021, 01:54:08 AM »
Well spotted, Gary!

Yes my fault, here's the other side... looks good...



I wonder if you're allowed to award this to yourself if you destroy 20 Allied airplane kits?

Only kidding!

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Marc


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« Reply #2258 on: December 08, 2021, 07:29:00 PM »
Great kits to your collection, Monty.

I've asked my sons to get the 1/24 Meng Dr1 kit as a Christmas present - looking forward to it!

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Dave
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« Reply #2259 on: December 08, 2021, 11:49:19 PM »
A couple of recent offerings from KP.   My wonderful wife gave these to me for my birthday.  Now I can choose whether or not to rebuild my Merlin DH.5 and whether or not to fiddle with the Roseplane Nieuport Triplane conversion/kit.

I put the KP Dolphin and Roland D.II on the Christmas list.  Going from memory, wasn't the main difference between the D.II and D.IIa a different engine?  Also, I did not know Pfalz license built the Roland D.II.  I'm guessing the differences are slight.  Anyone with more knowledge on the subject?

Stuart


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« Reply #2260 on: Today at 12:05:37 AM »
Love that KP are doing "riskier" subjects!!

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« Reply #2261 on: Today at 03:49:14 AM »
I'm so envious, I'd love that DH.5! Great little haul Stuart!
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