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 Post subject: New Kits...
PostPosted: 01 Oct 2013, 09:50 
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Hi there chaps,

Thought perhaps we could create a new thread (and get it pinned by the mods)... listing the upcoming releases of our beloved plastic addictions.

So far in 48... we're expecting:

L-29 Delfin from Avant Garde models
T-38 Talon from Wolfpack
F-1C (and rumors of an A)... from Kittyhawk
Mig-25 from Kittyhawk
Mig-31 from AMK
AH-1Z/UH-1Y from Kittyhawk
Seasprite from Kittyhawk
F-15 B/D from Great Wall Hobbies
Mig-29 9-12 or something from Great Wall hobbies
Mil Mi-2 Hoplite from Aeroplast
A-26B Invader from Musthave
Spitfire XVIe and Bf-109 G6 from Eduard


I find it quite interesting that all these new manufacturers are producing kits (and much desired and needed kits).. where the old giants of the industry have become almost lazy. The last 48er we got from Hasegawa was their F-22 (with cheese grater RAM panels)... and from Tamiya, we got their Il-2.

Eduard is becoming a more and more prominent player in the plastic market... their incredible Spitfire IX and Mig-21 are the proof in the pudding.

Im sure there are a few that I've missed... but feel free to add in!

Hopefully Dean or Kremlin can sticky this for us...

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 Post subject: Re: New Kits...
PostPosted: 01 Oct 2013, 17:12 
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Airfix announced their 48 scale Javelin and a new tool 72 scale Harrier GR3. \:D/


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PostPosted: 01 Oct 2013, 19:21 
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Great idea for a thread :smt023

48th scale Kinetic Alpha Jet
32nd scale Speial Hobby T-2 Buckeye \:D/
32nd scale Kitty Hawk T-6 \:D/ \:D/ \:D/
32nd scale HK Models Do335
32nd scale Revell Spittie Mk.IIa

Apparently a 48th Fouga Magister as well ....

Reissue of 48th Revell Do217 and 72nd scale C160 Transall

And so the good times continue....


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On my wishlist - a good new tool Canadail CL13 Sabre 6.....with SEPERATE slats [-o<

OK , hijack mode off

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...and of course the gentleman's scale F35 from Italeri.


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32nd Trumpeter A-6A Intruder. \:D/


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PostPosted: 02 Oct 2013, 09:39 
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Theuns,

I am with you on that... there are a few ways to get a slatted Sabre... either you have to dig and look for the Cutting Edge slat set, or butcher a Revell F-86D for its slat set.


But can we please keep this on topic with actual kits being produced and soon to be released, rather than turn it into a wishlist thread?

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PostPosted: 02 Oct 2013, 20:51 
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Yes, Mr. T - a CL-13 in 32nd will do nicely.

Other new releases - released today - Meng 32nd scale Me163 - this is going to sell like hot cakes
Speculation of a Ho229, again in 32nd scale

What about some other great recent releases :
GWH FW189 48th
Xuntong Tupolev Tu-2 48th
Trumpeter Mig 21F-13 48th
Italeri F-104 32nd scale - to be released by December


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Mig 31 for me!!! :D :D

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Shad,

I must admit, that while I'm not really a fan of Russian birds... that Mig-31 is calling my name...

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I will have to get the L-29 and the Alpha Jet and...and...and...aaaagh where to get enough cash for everything?

Trumpeter 1/48 Mig-23ML due out in January
Eduard 1/48 Mig-21R due soon as well
Eduard 1/48 Mirage IIICJ Weekend kit being re-released as well.
Kitty Hawk 1/48 AH-1Z Viper
Revell 1/48 Me 410B-6/R2 (I want one of these)
Revell 1/32 Eurofighter Typhoon


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PostPosted: 03 Oct 2013, 18:42 
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And then over on the Academy site the F4C Phantom to follow on the F4B...looks absolutely beautiful in 1/48


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PostPosted: 03 Oct 2013, 19:32 
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gregair wrote:
I will have to get the L-29 and the Alpha Jet and...and...and...aaaagh where to get enough cash for everything?

Trumpeter 1/48 Mig-23ML due out in January
Eduard 1/48 Mig-21R due soon as well
Eduard 1/48 Mirage IIICJ Weekend kit being re-released as well.
Kitty Hawk 1/48 AH-1Z Viper
Revell 1/48 Me 410B-6/R2 (I want one of these)
Revell 1/32 Eurofighter Typhoon


Greg, get the Meng 410. No doubt the Revell one is a rerelease of their previous 410 which was good. However, the Meng kit is in a different league and reasonably priced on Hobbyeasy or similar.


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Thanks for the info Mistral, did you get the bunch of emails that I sent you last night about the Medevac Sea King?

I thought I would add these links to some of the new kits mentioned above, built test shot and Sprue shots:

Meng 1/32 Me 163 :- http://img.luckymodel.com/default.aspx? ... =MG-QS-001

Italeri 1/32 F-104 G/S its stunning too:- http://www.themodellingnews.com/2013/10 ... aleri.html

And a new one that I would love to have HPH 1/32 DH Hornet, scroll down to test sample :-
http://forum.largescaleplanes.com/index ... 153&page=4
More pics here
http://www.hphmodels.cz/kat163.html


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Portamus wrote:
Shad,

I must admit, that while I'm not really a fan of Russian birds... that Mig-31 is calling my name...


HAHA ! make sure 2 of them call your name, if u catch my drift :wink:

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