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Name them.

Postby Hoosier » Wed Dec 04, 2013 4:45 am

What modeling subject would you most like to see offered in your favorite scale?

I have a couple favorites that I've been looking for... in vain. Aircraft and 1/48 scale.
1) Grumman F11-F Tiger
2) Chance Vought F7U Cutlass

The Lindberg offerings are WAY too crude to spend my money on. I want a accurate, quality kit, and I've never seen one offered of either of these subjects.
As a kid, I remember building a kit with (4) F11 Tigers in "Blue Angels" colors, flying in a diamond formation over a clear stand. I don't remember who offered this kit. If I were to guess, I'd say Monogram or Revell.
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Re: Name them.

Postby The Toastinator » Wed Dec 04, 2013 5:39 am

Not too sure about real world examples, but I'd like to see a Hammerhead fighter from the 1990s single season sci-fi series Space: Above and Beyond. I know that one's unlikely although I think someone did produce a pretty basic looking vac-formed kit a while back so there might be something floating around out there if I look hard enough.

Even less likely and from earlier in the 1990s I'd love to see kits of the various fighters from the original Wing Commander computer games, especially the Confed Hornet, Raptor and Rapier. Apart from scratchbuilds though, I don't think anything like that has ever been done.

Any scale would do, I like 1/48 for aircraft for the extra detail usually but I'd more than happy with 1/72.

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Re: Name them.

Postby The Toastinator » Wed Dec 04, 2013 5:56 am

Just as a quick follow up (Since the edit function just seems to wipe my replies rather than actually changing them), a quick Google shows that SA-43 Hammerhead kits are available although in resin rather than plastic, although at $75 for a 1/72 kit are a bit on the pricey side, still maybe something to go on the wishlist for next Christmas...

To add to that list would also be a Starbug kit from the British series Red Dwarf.

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Re: Name them.

Postby Ricky » Wed Dec 04, 2013 10:11 am

I'd love a wider variety of softskin vehicles in 1/72
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Re: Name them.

Postby SturmTiger » Wed Dec 04, 2013 1:24 pm

1/350 Pearl Harbor battleships are at the top of my list.

1/25 cop cars would be next.Especially the current Crown Victoria.
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Re: Name them.

Postby Hoosier » Thu Dec 05, 2013 2:12 am

ST:
How about the Hobby Boss 1/350 scale USS Arizona?
http://www.hobbylinc.com/htm/hbo/hbo86501.htm
Not a bad price and Christmas is coming. FAST.

I've tried to find a 1/25 scale Nissan Xterra (2nd Gen) to build... just cause Iove mine.
No luck on that.
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Re: Name them.

Postby Hoosier » Thu Dec 05, 2013 3:09 am

Ricky:
"have you seen these? I recall you having a fondness for the Vickers.
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http://missing-lynx.com/gallery/britain ... bbg_1.html
http://missing-lynx.com/gallery/britain/lpmark1.htm

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Re: Name them.

Postby Ricky » Thu Dec 05, 2013 8:43 am

Now that's lovely, thanks Hoosier :)
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Re: Name them.

Postby SturmTiger » Thu Dec 05, 2013 1:00 pm

Supposedly that 1/350 Arizona is a poor kit.I'll break down and get it eventually.
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