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Re: Dear Model Company, I would like you to release a kit of...
« Reply #30 on: January 03, 2012, 06:10:50 AM »
Boeing Model 314 Clipper (C-98) in 1/48th scale would be nice.
Do you want to model it or live in it?  ;)

Even in 1/48th scale that Model 314 is still small enough in size to fit in the back of my F-150 :)

It would certainly look nice as a Navy Patrol Bomber with the P2B designation all tarted up in the three colour camouflage for the Pacific or maybe in the RAF Coastal Command scheme with markings for some obscure RCAF squadron in the Atlantic.
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Re: Dear Model Company, I would like you to release a kit of...
« Reply #31 on: January 03, 2012, 07:08:19 AM »
1/72nd AMX


Said it before: Tell Italeri! HERE'S their survey for 2012!
It seems as if the C-27J turned out to be their best-liked kit of the last year. At least to those who answered their survey (which may or may not be representative of their clients). Which could mean that people interested in modern planes of Italian origin do have some pull.

They even ask which kits they should re-issue. I think I said ESCI AV-8A Harrier, YF-23 and V-22 (all 1/72).
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Re: Dear Model Company, I would like you to release a kit of...
« Reply #32 on: January 04, 2012, 03:42:52 AM »
1/48 Ki83 would be nice - I'd even settle for a vacuform one!

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Re: Dear Model Company, I would like you to release a kit of...
« Reply #33 on: January 04, 2012, 06:10:11 AM »
Some bling for the 314 would be two or three Harpoon missiles under each wing and cannons in the nose.

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Re: Dear Model Company, I would like you to release a kit of...
« Reply #34 on: January 04, 2012, 06:23:40 AM »

For me, it remains decent, different 35th scale small arms or a wider variety of troopies in the same scale.

Regards,

John

MiAM seems to have some interesting stuff available.


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Re: Dear Model Company, I would like you to release a kit of...
« Reply #35 on: January 04, 2012, 06:48:16 AM »
Greg, who is MiAM?  I can't place the acronym and the 'net brings up some odd choices.  That said, I'm assuming they're resin?

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Re: Dear Model Company, I would like you to release a kit of...
« Reply #36 on: January 04, 2012, 10:36:22 AM »
Greg, who is MiAM?  I can't place the acronym and the 'net brings up some odd choices.  That said, I'm assuming they're resin?

Regards,

John


Sorry, my mistake - should have been MAIM (Modern Armies In Minature).  See here:  http://www.modernarmiesinminiatures.de/
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Re: Dear Model Company, I would like you to release a kit of...
« Reply #37 on: January 04, 2012, 10:50:23 AM »
Thanks for the correction Greg.  They have some interesting stuff to be sure.

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John
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Re: Dear Model Company, I would like you to release a kit of...
« Reply #38 on: January 05, 2012, 07:24:56 AM »


1/72nd AMX

1/76th post war British AFV: FV432, Ferret, Fox, CVR(T) variants other than Scorpion and Scimitar, decent Centurion.

1/600th or 1/700th decent Leander class frigate.

Some more US and Brit paper-plane what-ifs: it seems like a German designer only had to scribble down the results of a bad night after too much beer and a dodgy bratwurst for it to be eagerly kitted, but you only get a smattering of the US and Brit ones that even flew, let alone the pure paper ones.

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1/72nd or 1/76th M107 SPG, M110 SPG and M-578. For the puzzled, those are the "naked" predecessors to the M109, in 175mm, 203mm and recovery vehicle versions. I'd like them because they'd make great chassis for all sorts of whiffs, and I was most dischuffed to find they hadn't been kitted.

On the same principle:

1/72nd or 1/76th M18 Hellcat. Strange that this one's never been done in this scale, when Shermans and all the other US tank destroyers have been well covered.
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Re: Dear Model Company, I would like you to release a kit of...
« Reply #39 on: January 05, 2012, 07:16:13 PM »
A new 1/48 F-35 to replace the perpetual Panda kits would be nice!
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Re: Dear Model Company, I would like you to release a kit of...
« Reply #40 on: January 05, 2012, 08:20:19 PM »
I've just been surprised to find out that there seems to be no kit of the Fw-187 Falke in production at the moment: that definately needs fixing, I mean, it actually flew and entered a (sort of) service!
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Re: Dear Model Company, I would like you to release a kit of...
« Reply #41 on: January 06, 2012, 11:26:50 AM »
A new 1/48 F-35 to replace the perpetual Panda kits would be nice!

I recall seeing some images of an F-35 JSF kit that was supposed to have included an engine and a few other features from some company that had displayed it at one of the past toy/hobby shows.  Wonder what happened to that company? 
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Re: Dear Model Company, I would like you to release a kit of...
« Reply #42 on: January 07, 2012, 04:38:48 PM »
Kit in 1/72 of whatever this is.
We can bash those original engines outa there and replace with ones from a C-130J or B-50/B-36 or B-52H or ???

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Re: Dear Model Company, I would like you to release a kit of...
« Reply #43 on: January 07, 2012, 05:08:32 PM »
It is the Kalinin K-7.  Anigrand do one in 1/144:

http://www.anigrand.com/AA4047_K-7.htm
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Re: Dear Model Company, I would like you to release a kit of...
« Reply #44 on: January 08, 2012, 10:51:05 AM »
Dear Revell,
Please use your design and tooling team that made your brand new Ventura to do this:



one of these:


and one of these too:



[Edit.  Thanks Greg]  In 1/48 scale. 
Kind regards,
Dr. J. 
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