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Re: Dear Model Company, I would like you to release a kit of...
« Reply #125 on: June 06, 2012, 09:45:17 PM »

M4A1E8 Sherman.
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Hopefully Tasca will make a large hatch M4A1 soon enough, as they have announced a Hybrid-hull Sherman Firefly a month ago.  Anyways Tamiya has all the parts to make a M4A1E8 in their M1 and M51 kits that came out last year.

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Re: Dear Model Company, I would like you to release a kit of...
« Reply #126 on: August 04, 2012, 05:14:01 AM »
A T-46 in 1/48 would be nice...

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Re: Dear Model Company, I would like you to release a kit of...
« Reply #127 on: August 04, 2012, 07:33:07 PM »
i would like a revell 1/144 A400M (and dont point me to the resin ones that cost an arm and a leg)
furthermore, i would like a rerelease of the 1/72 Percival Pembroke (injection kit),
under the re-releases i would like:

Revell:
1/144 NH90
1/144 Hawker Hunter FGA.9
1/72 Agusta A-109
1/72 Sikorsky H-34 (better then the hobbyboss mould)
1/72 Piasecki H-21
1/144 KC-10 Extender
1/72 F-84F Thunderstreak
1/72 Heinkel He162 Volksjager

Airfix:
1/72 S.A.Bulldog
1/144 Nimrod MR.2
1/72 C-130H Hercules

on the new releases (injection molds) i would like:
-F-35A/B/C in all scales
-1/144 Harrier GR1/3
-1/144 C-160 Transall (revell, stop fooling us with the odd scaled ones)
-decent YF-23
-decent MIG-29 and SU-27
-1/144 T50 PAK-FA
-1/72 aermacchi M346
-decent and new 1/72 Alpha Jet and Fouga CM170 Magister
-more 1/72 Luft'46 models (either new molds or re-releases of old revell/dragon boxings)
-new 1/72 scale CF100 Mk.5 (and no hobbycrap, please FTLOG)

list still needs to be filled up.
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on the bench:
-various models

on the drawing board:
-various 1/72 TinTin aircraft
-1/72 Eurocopter Tiger (Belgian Army)
-various other 1/72 and 1/144 aircraft

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Re: Dear Model Company, I would like you to release a kit of...
« Reply #128 on: August 05, 2012, 02:12:38 AM »
^ A friend and I spoke to a Revell representative (their project manager, actually) at a model show and he said that there will be a 1/144 A400M in the future.  :)

I hear you on the 1/144 NH90!  :) Would like to see that one again, too. And their CH-53G/HH-53 in 1/144 (going for silly money on eBay).
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Re: Dear Model Company, I would like you to release a kit of...
« Reply #129 on: August 05, 2012, 02:43:28 AM »
Bugger the 1/144 one...I want a 1/48 NH90.  I worked with the helicopter so I deserve it! ;)
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Re: Dear Model Company, I would like you to release a kit of...
« Reply #130 on: August 06, 2012, 12:21:43 PM »
A T-46 in 1/48 would be nice...



Yeah, it was a nice and attractive concept but ruined in the execution.  When I was at Northrop, we had some folk who'd worked on the T-46 and there were some real problems that Fairchild's management had ignored or tired to "paper over".  It didn't work.

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« Reply #131 on: August 17, 2012, 09:56:36 AM »
Civilian vehicles (cars, trucks, vans, motorcycles, etc.), both modern & historic, in 1:35th scale!!!!!!!! :icon_punal:
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Re: Dear Model Company, I would like you to release a kit of...
« Reply #132 on: August 17, 2012, 10:53:12 AM »
Civilian vehicles (cars, trucks, vans, motorcycles, etc.), both modern & historic, in 1:35th scale!!!!!!!! :icon_punal:

While not quite 1/35th scale you should be aware that Revell just released their old snap-tite 1/32nd scale cars again.  Camaro, Mustang, and a couple of others.  MSRP was around $9.00 here in the states.  These may have been released originally under the Monogram brand name before Revell bought them out. 
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Re: Dear Model Company, I would like you to release a kit of...
« Reply #133 on: August 17, 2012, 11:05:02 AM »
Bugger the 1/144 one...I want a 1/48 NH90.  I worked with the helicopter so I deserve it! ;)

But, of course, the kit with Norwegian decals would be running 6-7 years late  ;D

Does make me wonder though, why aren't airframe makers begging (bribing?) model producers to kit their products? To me, it'd seem like great publicity amongst the taxpayers of potential purchasing nations.
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Re: Dear Model Company, I would like you to release a kit of...
« Reply #134 on: August 17, 2012, 04:41:43 PM »

Does make me wonder though, why aren't airframe makers begging (bribing?) model producers to kit their products? To me, it'd seem like great publicity amongst the taxpayers of potential purchasing nations.


To a degree their needs are covered by the display model industry often using wood.  For instance, here's a 1/40 scale display model of the NH90 available for purchase.

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Re: Dear Model Company, I would like you to release a kit of...
« Reply #135 on: August 17, 2012, 07:30:40 PM »
A new tool Victor ! we have great kits of the Valiant and Vulcan but no Victor now the matchbox one is gone  :/

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Re: Dear Model Company, I would like you to release a kit of...
« Reply #136 on: August 18, 2012, 02:24:13 AM »
1/48 vulcan
1/32 tsr2

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Re: Dear Model Company, I would like you to release a kit of...
« Reply #137 on: August 18, 2012, 02:22:04 PM »
Civilian vehicles (cars, trucks, vans, motorcycles, etc.), both modern & historic, in 1:35th scale!!!!!!!! :icon_punal:

While not quite 1/35th scale you should be aware that Revell just released their old snap-tite 1/32nd scale cars again.  Camaro, Mustang, and a couple of others.  MSRP was around $9.00 here in the states.  These may have been released originally under the Monogram brand name before Revell bought them out.

I've got a couple of 1:32 cars (Airfix Jag & Aston Martin racing double set) for a post-apocalypse diorama with 1:35 figures but there the scale difference becomes a Whif element in its own right. What I mostly want vehicles for, though, is to put in dio's with my armour & there 1:32 just doesn't cut it, it has to be 1:35 (even if they are Whif scenarios)!  :icon_swat:
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Re: Dear Model Company, I would like you to release a kit of...
« Reply #138 on: August 27, 2012, 10:18:58 AM »
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What's that in the upper left of the picture? Some M48/M60 upgrade? At first I though it's the Super M48 upgrade, but it's not.


Thanks to the mighty Google, I've found out what it is. It's a Swiss upgrade for their indigenous Pz68 tank, equipping it with a 120mm L/49 gun. I've found only two further pics of this.



SOURCE, with more info HERE.
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Re: Dear Model Company, I would like you to release a kit of...
« Reply #139 on: October 29, 2012, 01:04:25 PM »
It sounds rather simple but a 1:48 Sea Fury should have happened a long time ago.   Now a Scimitar and Meteor F.8 to match would be gravy.
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Re: Dear Model Company, I would like you to release a kit of...
« Reply #140 on: October 29, 2012, 02:47:48 PM »
The Sea Fury is already produced in 1/48 by a couple of companies. 



There are also 1/48 Meteor F.8s available.



The only 1/48 Scimitar available is the Dynavector/Sanger/Nimbus Vacuform one though, so I agree with you there.  I nice injection moulded one would go down a treat.
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Re: Dear Model Company, I would like you to release a kit of...
« Reply #141 on: October 29, 2012, 03:12:06 PM »
Dear model companies,
On behalf of Greg and no doubt others he can name.
The following models in 1/48 scale are highly desirable: B-36, B-52, R6V, C-133, C-5B, 747, Hughes H-4
Best regards.

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Re: Dear Model Company, I would like you to release a kit of...
« Reply #142 on: October 29, 2012, 03:50:01 PM »
You forgot the An-225 in 1/48 or 1/32...

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Re: Dear Model Company, I would like you to release a kit of...
« Reply #143 on: October 29, 2012, 04:22:08 PM »
Seriously though, if you want some big kits try these from RCM:

1/48 Northrop XB-49 (YB-29) Jet Flying Wing   
1/48 Northrop XB-35 Flying Wing
1/48 Blohm & Voss BV-222 Wiking   
1/48 Blohm & Voss BV 238
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Re: Dear Model Company, I would like you to release a kit of...
« Reply #144 on: October 29, 2012, 05:33:11 PM »
Dear model companies,
On behalf of Greg and no doubt others he can name.
The following models in 1/48 scale are highly desirable: B-36, B-52, R6V, C-133, C-5B, 747, Hughes H-4
Best regards.

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Re: Dear Model Company, I would like you to release a kit of...
« Reply #145 on: October 29, 2012, 08:58:59 PM »
You forgot the An-225 in 1/48 or 1/32...




That was actually in Calgary back in March this year ---

And I didn't get down to YYC to see it   :-X

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Re: Dear Model Company, I would like you to release a kit of...
« Reply #146 on: October 29, 2012, 09:08:43 PM »
You forgot the An-225 in 1/48 or 1/32...
That was actually in Calgary back in March this year ---

And I didn't get down to YYC to see it   :-X


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Re: Dear Model Company, I would like you to release a kit of...
« Reply #147 on: October 29, 2012, 11:42:32 PM »
-Gulfstream V or 550 bizjet (PREFER 1/48 but any scale, as long as it's one that also has an F-14, a CH-53E and a Pave Low conversion kit available will do).
-Cessna Citation CJ3.
-A-6F Intruder II conversion.
-EA-6B ADVCAP/VEP conversion.
-Tomcat 21 conversion.
-Weapons sets with AGM-130 (be nice if Skunk would upgrade their GBU-15), GBU-28 "Deep Throat", Hellfire with quad-launcher, and Vertical Engagement Racks both straight and Canted (BRU-55/-57).
-1/48 civilian vehicles and figures.

That's a start...

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« Reply #148 on: October 29, 2012, 11:48:06 PM »
When I was at Woodford, one of those actually visited to disgorge a Nimrod fuselage. Since I worked in an office in the middle of the factory with no windows, I needed somebody to tell me about it, which they did: the day after..... :(

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« Reply #149 on: October 30, 2012, 03:05:44 AM »
Though there is a second under construction, last I knew.