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Re: Meng Model
« Reply #25 on: July 23, 2012, 06:46:27 PM »



Here is the cover art for the Japanese Secret Projects book featuring the Ki-98 as drawn by Ronnie Olsthoorn.
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Re: Meng Model
« Reply #26 on: July 24, 2012, 04:24:38 PM »
Got that kit the other week direct from HK. Very nice

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Re: Meng Model
« Reply #27 on: July 25, 2012, 05:11:57 AM »
  I hope to kit the Katsudori one of these days-but I couldn't help but be tickled looking at the build-ups
 on the Meng site. They look neat, but what caught my eye was the intake, which features a compressor
 face.... ;D

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Re: Meng Model
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Re: Meng Model
« Reply #29 on: September 05, 2012, 02:19:32 AM »
Looking good.
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Re: Meng Model
« Reply #30 on: September 08, 2012, 08:04:25 AM »
in-progress build of the Meng Tortoise kit here ...
http://modelerssocialclub.proboards.com/index.cgiboard=armor&action=display&thread=1957

I've got mine !!

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Re: Meng Model
« Reply #31 on: September 09, 2012, 01:14:07 AM »
Here's hoping that Meng will consider producing some of the WW2 era US prototype tanks like the T20-22-23, T25, T14 and the T28/95 super heavy in 1/35 scale. The Tortoise gives me hope for some Allied whiffery to counter all the paper panzers we've seen in recent years.
And post WW II era prototypes, too.  I'd love a good 1/35 T92 kit.

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Re: Meng Model
« Reply #32 on: September 09, 2012, 03:42:58 AM »
This kit is the first in their "Tyrannosaurus" range -- Meng state that they intend to become the world-leader of model kits with quality & subject matter (ie they will knock Tamiya out) -- so we may see other super-Tanks.

Moulding & fit of this kit is Tamiya standard and subject matter is streets ahead of anything Tamiya have done.
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Re: Meng Model
« Reply #33 on: September 12, 2012, 10:49:18 PM »
After the two Japanese "Luft 46" models, Meng will now release a new-tool 1/72 F-102A Delta Dagger! LINK

AAAAAAAWWWWWE....wait-fer-it.....wait-fer-it.....SOOOOOOOME!

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Re: Meng Model
« Reply #34 on: September 13, 2012, 12:01:05 AM »
Seriously!   :) :) :)
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Re: Meng Model
« Reply #35 on: September 30, 2012, 07:31:58 AM »
Builds of the F-102 look *really* good. 
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Re: Meng Model
« Reply #36 on: September 30, 2012, 09:01:44 AM »
I just per-ordered mine from HobbyEasy. $21 CDN.
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Re: Meng Model
« Reply #37 on: October 10, 2012, 03:19:27 AM »
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Re: Meng Model
« Reply #38 on: October 10, 2012, 03:33:55 AM »
The Modelling News Review of the F-102A  :-* :-* :-* :-*

http://www.themodellingnews.com/2012/09/meng-sends-tiny-172-size-daggers-our-way.html#more


I love that bit on the box: "Modeling skills helpful if under 14 years of age"

I guess this means us old guys who are ham-handed and lack any modeling skills whatsoever should be ok...

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Re: Meng Model
« Reply #39 on: October 10, 2012, 04:31:04 AM »
The Modelling News Review of the F-102A  :-* :-* :-* :-*

http://www.themodellingnews.com/2012/09/meng-sends-tiny-172-size-daggers-our-way.html#more


I love that bit on the box: "Modeling skills helpful if under 14 years of age"

I guess this means us old guys who are ham-handed and lack any modeling skills whatsoever should be ok...

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"Modeling glasses helpful if over 50 years of age"  >:D
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Re: Meng Model
« Reply #40 on: October 10, 2012, 06:26:55 AM »
The Modelling News Review of the F-102A  :-* :-* :-* :-*

http://www.themodellingnews.com/2012/09/meng-sends-tiny-172-size-daggers-our-way.html#more


That's quite ballsy of them to call that a review, given that they just regurgitated the info and pics from the Meng website (LINK). Ad verbatim.
 :-X
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Re: Meng Model
« Reply #41 on: October 10, 2012, 10:24:04 AM »
The Modelling News Review of the F-102A  :-* :-* :-* :-*

http://www.themodellingnews.com/2012/09/meng-sends-tiny-172-size-daggers-our-way.html#more


That's quite ballsy of them to call that a review, given that they just regurgitated the info and pics from the Meng website (LINK). Ad verbatim.
 :-X


I have not visited the Meng website for the last few weeks so I was unaware they had finally added some content.

I hope they will offer the F-101 and F-106 at some time in the future.

And yes, this is a nasty bit of plagiarism.

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Re: Meng Model
« Reply #42 on: October 10, 2012, 02:31:38 PM »
I have not visited the Meng website for the last few weeks so I was unaware they had finally added some content.
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^ Hey, no problem. Wasn't aimed at you in person.  :)

Totally hearin' ya on the F-101 and F-106. They'd be awesome follow-ups to this. Ah, a new-tool F-101A, with the provision for a RF-101C, that'd be something.
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Re: Meng Model
« Reply #43 on: October 10, 2012, 06:02:08 PM »
I have not visited the Meng website for the last few weeks so I was unaware they had finally added some content.
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^ Hey, no problem. Wasn't aimed at you in person.  :)

Totally hearin' ya on the F-101 and F-106. They'd be awesome follow-ups to this. Ah, a new-tool F-101A, with the provision for a RF-101C, that'd be something.

The -101 and -106 are the only century fighters which have not been re-tooled to a 90's or 00's state of quality.

For me personally, I'd like to see the F-101A and C, the CF-101B and F, the one off EF-101B, the RF-101A, C,  G, H and finally the RF-101B. Just a small shelf is needed for display.  ;D
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Re: Meng Model
« Reply #44 on: October 18, 2012, 02:47:42 AM »
Did I see someone say that the Meng 1/35 A39 Tortoise has issues?
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Re: Meng Model
« Reply #45 on: October 18, 2012, 05:36:37 AM »
Did I see someone say that the Meng 1/35 A39 Tortoise has issues?

I've read a couple of the build reviews and there are some things to watch for (in the suspension mainly) as the instruction are a little weak in places. I'd recommend to anyone building to track down the other builds first. As to accuracy I don't think there's much to worry about apart from the fact it's a early prototype. Some modellers are adding (and complaining about the lack of) details from the later vehicles.
« Last Edit: October 18, 2012, 10:12:57 AM by Queeg »

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Re: Meng Model
« Reply #46 on: October 18, 2012, 09:05:24 AM »
issues ??  There is a great 4-part build review on Modellers Social Club http://modelerssocialclub.proboards.com/index.cgi?board=armor

The only issues are 1. its of the only complete surviving prototype P-1 (no production).  2. later prototypes had a shell-port in the LHS.  3. shape of the upper LHS mantlet area is a bit off (easy to fix with some putty) & armour texture is generic (but very nice !).

I've fixed the mantlet & shell-port on my kit but otherwise haven't built it yet.

Only rivet-counters & JMNs can complain about this kit -- DML's T-28 may have worse problems.

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Re: Meng Model
« Reply #47 on: October 21, 2012, 01:59:01 PM »
I have not visited the Meng website for the last few weeks so I was unaware they had finally added some content.
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^ Hey, no problem. Wasn't aimed at you in person.  :)

Totally hearin' ya on the F-101 and F-106. They'd be awesome follow-ups to this. Ah, a new-tool F-101A, with the provision for a RF-101C, that'd be something.

The -101 and -106 are the only century fighters which have not been re-tooled to a 90's or 00's state of quality.

For me personally, I'd like to see the F-101A and C, the CF-101B and F, the one off EF-101B, the RF-101A, C,  G, H and finally the RF-101B. Just a small shelf is needed for display.  ;D
Ah, but you left out the really funky-looking single-seater with J79s that was bailed to GE in the 50's as a zip fuel testbed.  It had the J79 nozzles at the back end of what look to be F-101B afterburner shapes (the long ones) and a big GE logo on the vertical.

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Re: Meng Model
« Reply #48 on: October 27, 2012, 05:11:37 AM »
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Re: Meng Model
« Reply #49 on: October 27, 2012, 05:20:00 AM »

Ah, but you left out the really funky-looking single-seater with J79s that was bailed to GE in the 50's as a zip fuel testbed.  It had the J79 nozzles at the back end of what look to be F-101B afterburner shapes (the long ones) and a big GE logo on the vertical.


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