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Offline LemonJello

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Re: Hobby Boss
« Reply #250 on: January 13, 2021, 12:13:28 AM »
I was going to say Airfix, but their Jackal and Coyote are in 1/48th.

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Re: Hobby Boss
« Reply #251 on: January 13, 2021, 12:39:46 AM »
Why do all the latest crop of vehicles like this, always appear top-heavy ? Am I missing something ?
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My guess is that that's a side-effect of mine-resistance efforts.
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Re: Hobby Boss
« Reply #252 on: January 13, 2021, 02:17:10 AM »
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Re: Hobby Boss
« Reply #253 on: January 13, 2021, 05:42:59 AM »
The vinyl tire trend continues...

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Re: Hobby Boss
« Reply #254 on: January 14, 2021, 10:39:47 AM »
As an aside, in another thread (maybe here or another forum), I was looking at a manufacturer's catalogue someone had linked to, and I can buy these in 1/72 scale -- I just can't remember now where I saw that.

S&S Models offer a Jackal 1 DPV in 1/72 for £10.00
-- https://sandsmodels.com/product/172-jackal-1-dpv/  or

EagleNest3D offer a Supacat Jackal 1 HMWP in 1/72nd.

That S&S DPV acronym is new to me. I'm guessing 'Desert Patrol Vehicle' or some such.

The Supacat HMT 400 has been referred to as a 'High Mobility Weapons Platform' (as per EagleNest3D) or, more often, as having a 'Mobility Weapon-Mounted Installation Kit' - so Jackal MWMIK. Some sources call the S&S kit a 'Jackal WMIK' (which acronym belongs with the Land Rover).
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Re: Hobby Boss
« Reply #255 on: January 14, 2021, 10:45:25 PM »
As an aside, in another thread (maybe here or another forum), I was looking at a manufacturer's catalogue someone had linked to, and I can buy these in 1/72 scale -- I just can't remember now where I saw that.

S&S Models offer a Jackal 1 DPV in 1/72 for £10.00
-- https://sandsmodels.com/product/172-jackal-1-dpv/  or

EagleNest3D offer a Supacat Jackal 1 HMWP in 1/72nd.

That S&S DPV acronym is new to me. I'm guessing 'Desert Patrol Vehicle' or some such.

The Supacat HMT 400 has been referred to as a 'High Mobility Weapons Platform' (as per EagleNest3D) or, more often, as having a 'Mobility Weapon-Mounted Installation Kit' - so Jackal MWMIK. Some sources call the S&S kit a 'Jackal WMIK' (which acronym belongs with the Land Rover).

Thanks Stephen, I had found the S&S ones, but I thought the ones I'd seen were injection and there wasn't just the Jackal.

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Re: Hobby Boss
« Reply #256 on: January 15, 2021, 01:44:18 AM »
Flory Models has a video unboxing/review of the MV-22 offering from Hobbyboss:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2xSVSXf8soI

It still seems a bit pricey, but I think I'll have to get one, just to build it all folded up?

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Re: Hobby Boss
« Reply #257 on: January 15, 2021, 02:26:12 AM »
I was just about to post the same video llink.  :)

Yeah, kit has extra rotor parts to do the whole folded rotor thing in addition to displaying with all rotors in flight position.  Kind of neat but yes, also expensive.  If the price drops then I could be swayed to find a home for a pair of these kits. 
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Re: Hobby Boss
« Reply #258 on: January 15, 2021, 08:48:36 AM »
The vinyl tire trend continues...

Keeps the aftermarket resin guys in business. ;)
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Re: Hobby Boss
« Reply #259 on: January 16, 2021, 05:49:14 AM »
The vinyl tire trend continues...

Keeps the aftermarket resin guys in business. ;)


I mould my own . . .


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Re: Hobby Boss
« Reply #260 on: January 19, 2021, 06:50:19 AM »
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Re: Hobby Boss
« Reply #261 on: January 19, 2021, 01:01:07 PM »
NOPE!
KitLinx > HobbyBoss (81769)1:48 Bell-Boeing MV-22 Osprey

Quite expensive, isn't it, but, then, I've notice kit prices are on a fairly steep rise anyway, at the moment.
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Re: Hobby Boss
« Reply #262 on: September 24, 2021, 07:10:09 PM »
1/72 U-2A announced in August.















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I am giving up listing them. They all end up on the shelf of procrastination anyways.

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Re: Hobby Boss
« Reply #263 on: May 18, 2022, 02:11:39 AM »


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Re: Hobby Boss
« Reply #264 on: May 18, 2022, 06:46:58 AM »
I do so love a bridgelayer

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Re: Hobby Boss
« Reply #265 on: May 18, 2022, 11:30:03 AM »
I do so love a bridgelayer
Just wait until you see the MSRP on that sucker... :smiley:
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Re: Hobby Boss
« Reply #266 on: May 28, 2022, 11:28:28 PM »




I hope there's a non-armoured cab planned. FMSU used this in 4 Cdn Mech Brigade. Sadly, they were left behind when Canada pulled out of West Germany.

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Re: Hobby Boss
« Reply #267 on: August 01, 2022, 01:57:52 AM »









All hail the God of Frustration!!!

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Re: Hobby Boss
« Reply #268 on: November 05, 2022, 12:50:58 AM »




All hail the God of Frustration!!!

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Re: Hobby Boss
« Reply #269 on: February 28, 2023, 11:33:25 AM »
Trumpeter's Facebook page has the Trumpeter/HobbyBoss/ I Love kit 2023 news! I tried linking it, but it will only display as a f**ked-up link - :uuu: - that will then need you to sign up (yeah, no, thanks, Zuck)  >:D ! I guess googling for Trumpeter Facebook will yield a workable result.

Hobby Boss will have a 1/35 LAV-300 with 90mm turret!  8) Whoa! That was unexpected. VERY welcome, tho.

They're also extending their line of 1/48 tanks with kits of Leo 2A4, Leo 2 A5/6, Leo 2 A6EX (Tamiya, what were you waiting for?), T-72B3, T-90 and S-Tank!

In 1/72 I'm excited for the Smerch, Dana SPH, Tochka (not for the prices, though) as well as the TBD-1 Devastator and TBM-3 Avenger.
Cheers,
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