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Offline Daryl J.

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Re: Dear Model Company, I would like you to release a kit of...
« Reply #150 on: October 30, 2012, 09:56:59 AM »
Regarding the Sea Fury, I was meaning good ones. ;D

Dear Airfix:   I would like a proper DH-112 Venom  :-* and a Javelin FAW.9 as well, both tooled to the level of the Sea Vixen.     And if Alley Cat Resins wouldn't be quashed, a decent Vampire would be great as well.   There must be a dozen What-if's I'd like to do of the Vampire  :-* :-* and it looks as though Trumpeter stuffed their soon to be released kit.   :-\


Edit:  When the above was written I had *no* idea about the Airfix Javelin and now that the Trumpott Vampire has been released, the kit reminds me of a couple of lines from ''The Life of Brian'':  ''Crucifixion?'' ''Crucifixion.''    :icon_crap:
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Re: Dear Model Company, I would like you to release a kit of...
« Reply #151 on: November 16, 2012, 02:28:24 AM »
-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...
I know that Oz Mods does a 1/72 GBU-28, not sure about any other scales.

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Re: Dear Model Company, I would like you to release a kit of...
« Reply #152 on: November 16, 2012, 03:40:21 AM »
-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).
I know that Oz Mods does a 1/72 GBU-28, not sure about any other scales.

GBU-28 was available in 1:48th scale from HighFlight (Mike Bishop/MB Models)in resin with metal control surfaces.  I have one of these sets in protective custody that was purchased from the American Eagles shop when it was located in Ballard. 
GBU-28 was included in one of the 1/72nd scale AMT-Ertl/ESCI F-111 kits.  Have seen this kit at Emil's off and on over the years. 
AGM-114 Hellfire was available from Verlinden in the resin and metal AH-64 upgrade kit for the Monogram Apache.  No quad launchers as they were in the Monogram kit but it did have some shiny bits for these same launchers.  The resin Hellfire missiles had photo-etched metal fins.
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Re: Dear Model Company, I would like you to release a kit of...
« Reply #153 on: November 26, 2012, 10:13:07 AM »
Well, I'll throw my ideas out:

1/48 plastic:
B-2 Spirit
A-12 Avenger II
NH-90/Merlin
AH-1Z
UH-1Y
CH/HH-3 Jolly Green Giant

1/35 plastic:
MTVR
M777
AH-1Z
UH-1Y
civilian cars & trucks

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Re: Dear Model Company, I would like you to release a kit of...
« Reply #154 on: November 26, 2012, 10:19:58 AM »
Well there is a Collect-Aire Resin A-12 in 1/48.  You can still find them from time to time (I have 2)

I seem to recall reading that Airfix are going to release a 1/48 Merlin.

Definitely agree with you re NH90

Italeri have released a 1/48 AH-1Z

I am pretty sure that Attic Aircraft released a 1:48 resin conversion For the HH-3 - you may still find one somewhere.

Agree with you re 1/35 M777
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Re: Dear Model Company, I would like you to release a kit of...
« Reply #155 on: November 26, 2012, 11:22:07 AM »
Well there is a Collect-Aire Resin A-12 in 1/48.  You can still find them from time to time (I have 2)

I seem to recall reading that Airfix are going to release a 1/48 Merlin.

Definitely agree with you re NH90

Italeri have released a 1/48 AH-1Z

I am pretty sure that Attic Aircraft released a 1:48 resin conversion - you may still find one somewhere.

Agree with you re 1/35 M777

I'm eventually going to try and scratch an A-12, which will ensure its release in plastic just as I'm about done...

I'll have to check out Airfix for the Merlin, I've seen the Lynx kits and they look pretty sharp.

Is Italeri's Zulu Cobra really a Z, or is it a W with some obvious changes (4 bladed rotor)?

The M198 kit came out just as the triple 7 replaced it with the Corps, so I suppose we'll get a kit of the M777 when its replaced/retired.

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Re: Dear Model Company, I would like you to release a kit of...
« Reply #156 on: November 26, 2012, 10:40:29 PM »
Airfix are definately doing a merlin i saw it at Telford..

However the price is pretty steep  :-\

http://www.airfix.com/airfix-products/new-models-for-2012/aircraft-148-scale/a14101-agustawestland-merlin-hc-a14101/

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Re: Dear Model Company, I would like you to release a kit of...
« Reply #157 on: November 26, 2012, 10:45:17 PM »
Did I mention a new-tool F-106 done to modern standards? One that ISN'T the stuff of a psychotic episode trying to make it fit together? Seriously, the Revell kit makes Eastern Car Works passenger railcars look like 'Shake The Box', and their warping problems are the stuff of industry legends...

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Re: Dear Model Company, I would like you to release a kit of...
« Reply #158 on: November 26, 2012, 11:26:08 PM »
<...> Is Italeri's Zulu Cobra really a Z, or is it a W with some obvious changes (4 bladed rotor)? <...>

AFAIK, they changed more than just the rotors, but it's still miles away from an actual Zulu.
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Re: Dear Model Company, I would like you to release a kit of...
« Reply #159 on: November 26, 2012, 11:56:45 PM »
Did I mention a new-tool F-106 done to modern standards? One that ISN'T the stuff of a psychotic episode trying to make it fit together? Seriously, the Revell kit makes Eastern Car Works passenger railcars look like 'Shake The Box', and their warping problems are the stuff of industry legends...

It would be nice to have all the remaining old-tool century fighters updated along with the unbuilts. IE (R)F-101 (A to H), F-106 (A, B, C, D and E), F-108 (styrene, not resin) and F-109 (styrene, not resin).
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Re: Dear Model Company, I would like you to release a kit of...
« Reply #160 on: November 27, 2012, 07:26:22 AM »
Did I mention a new-tool F-106 done to modern standards? One that ISN'T the stuff of a psychotic episode trying to make it fit together? Seriously, the Revell kit makes Eastern Car Works passenger railcars look like 'Shake The Box', and their warping problems are the stuff of industry legends...

It would be nice to have all the remaining old-tool century fighters updated along with the unbuilts. IE (R)F-101 (A to H), F-106 (A, B, C, D and E), F-108 (styrene, not resin) and F-109 (styrene, not resin).

Not to mention the first F-100B (ventral intake instead of dorsal), the F-103 (in styrene), the VTOL F-104...

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Re: Dear Model Company, I would like you to release a kit of...
« Reply #161 on: November 27, 2012, 07:32:10 AM »
Did I mention a new-tool F-106 done to modern standards? One that ISN'T the stuff of a psychotic episode trying to make it fit together? Seriously, the Revell kit makes Eastern Car Works passenger railcars look like 'Shake The Box', and their warping problems are the stuff of industry legends...

It would be nice to have all the remaining old-tool century fighters updated along with the unbuilts. IE (R)F-101 (A to H), F-106 (A, B, C, D and E), F-108 (styrene, not resin) and F-109 (styrene, not resin).

Not to mention the first F-100B (ventral intake instead of dorsal), the F-103 (in styrene), the VTOL F-104...

To model company(s) where ever you are; been waiting decades for 1/72 styrene F-90 and B-51

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Re: Dear Model Company, I would like you to release a kit of...
« Reply #162 on: November 27, 2012, 12:03:10 PM »
Did I mention a new-tool F-106 done to modern standards? One that ISN'T the stuff of a psychotic episode trying to make it fit together? Seriously, the Revell kit makes Eastern Car Works passenger railcars look like 'Shake The Box', and their warping problems are the stuff of industry legends...

It would be nice to have all the remaining old-tool century fighters updated along with the unbuilts. IE (R)F-101 (A to H), F-106 (A, B, C, D and E), F-108 (styrene, not resin) and F-109 (styrene, not resin).

Not to mention the first F-100B (ventral intake instead of dorsal), the F-103 (in styrene), the VTOL F-104...

To model company(s) where ever you are; been waiting decades for 1/72 styrene F-90 and B-51

How could I miss the F-103. Slap me on the side of the head.  >:(

And all flying thingies VTOL, STOL and V/STOL.
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Re: Dear Model Company, I would like you to release a kit of...
« Reply #163 on: December 31, 2012, 05:09:56 AM »
I would like a 1/35, plastic kit of the Chenowith Scorpion Desert Patrol Vehicle. We've got the RSOV and Land Rover Wolf kits, so why not the SEAL dune buggy?

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Re: Dear Model Company, I would like you to release a kit of...
« Reply #164 on: December 31, 2012, 05:16:27 AM »
An all-new 1/72 CF-100.

Yeah and... good/better Belvedere and Sycamore in 1/72 as well!
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