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Offline The Big Gimper

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Re: Special Hobby
« Reply #30 on: October 22, 2015, 09:42:53 AM »
Latest email special from Rob Stevens @ West Coast Hobbys:

We have Special Hobby kits SH48158 and SH48135 Grumman Guardians on sale @ $39.00 Canadian until Sunday Oct 25th. These kits WILL NOT be going to the SALE section of the site at that time.

For our US subscribers, the kits make a fixed rate postage of $16.23 anywhere in the US. Remember, a request for quote dosen't cost you anything ! .. A nice kit but BIG and takes up a lot of much needed shelf space for new issues. Good deal for the US members.

Cheers  Rob

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Re: Special Hobby
« Reply #31 on: September 27, 2016, 07:39:26 PM »
The Special Hobby October newsletter has just been published.

It is available here.
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Re: Special Hobby
« Reply #32 on: January 10, 2017, 03:06:03 AM »
All hail the God of Frustration!!!

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Re: Special Hobby
« Reply #33 on: January 10, 2017, 02:14:24 PM »


Bastards, trying not to buy kits being as we're 'retired'. 💀
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Started to scratchbuild one over thirty years ago from the
Karlstrom drawings, never got much beyond templates and
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Re: Special Hobby
« Reply #34 on: January 10, 2017, 05:10:35 PM »
Styrene & I'd be interested. :)
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Re: Special Hobby
« Reply #35 on: January 11, 2017, 02:26:12 AM »
I still have my 1/48 Kora version:

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Re: Special Hobby
« Reply #36 on: February 10, 2017, 12:15:39 PM »
Does anyone know if their various Spitfire Mk.21 kits include both the five-bladed prop and the three-bladed contra-props?  The art for the various boxings seem to show one or the other and I was interested in knowing if both were on the trees in all the boxings.

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Re: Special Hobby
« Reply #37 on: February 10, 2017, 01:43:44 PM »
Does anyone know if their various Spitfire Mk.21 kits include both the five-bladed prop and the three-bladed contra-props?  The art for the various boxings seem to show one or the other and I was interested in knowing if both were on the trees in all the boxings.


Which manufacturer are you asking about.  Special Hobby's Spitfire Mk.21 has both props in it:


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Re: Special Hobby
« Reply #38 on: February 10, 2017, 02:03:28 PM »
I was asking specifically about Special Hobby's various Spitfire Mk.21 kits; some box art has five-bladed props and other art has three-bladed contra-props.  Good to know the kit has both.

Thank you.

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Re: Special Hobby
« Reply #39 on: February 10, 2017, 07:49:46 PM »
SH is great for extra bits. Their 1/72 Seafire MK.46 come with two fuselages. And the same sprue Rick just posted. The MK.47 has only one fuselage.

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Re: Special Hobby
« Reply #40 on: February 10, 2017, 10:30:35 PM »
Does anyone know if their various Spitfire Mk.21 kits include both the five-bladed prop and the three-bladed contra-props?  The art for the various boxings seem to show one or the other and I was interested in knowing if both were on the trees in all the boxings.

Evan

Just got my box out ( the 91 Sqd in WWII boxing) to confirm and the answer is "yes they do". You get 5 blades + spinner etc for the options in the box and then 6 blades + spinner etc as unused parts.

Chris

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Re: Special Hobby
« Reply #41 on: April 01, 2017, 03:30:16 AM »
1/48 IMAN Ro.37

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Re: Special Hobby
« Reply #42 on: August 30, 2017, 07:26:09 PM »
Here is the HAL Ajeet (SH72370), which will come out this November. Its the Indian licenced version of the British fighter Folland Gnat.
The boxart was painted by Standa Hájek

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Re: Special Hobby
« Reply #43 on: August 30, 2017, 08:44:39 PM »
I built the standard version of the Gnat and it's a superb kit. Fit is up there with the best of the manufacturers. Definitely SH's best so far.

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Re: Special Hobby
« Reply #44 on: October 15, 2017, 05:04:10 AM »
"Evil our grandsires were, our fathers worse;
And we, till now unmatched in ill,
Must leave successors more corrupted still."
Horace, 65BC - 8BC. Marsh translation.