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Re: Dear Model Company, I would like you to release a kit of...
« Reply #200 on: February 18, 2013, 12:20:50 AM »
Errr..my fault.  Saw Attacker but actually read Swift as in Supermarine Swift:

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Re: Dear Model Company, I would like you to release a kit of...
« Reply #201 on: February 18, 2013, 12:40:33 AM »
Actually, a good Swift in 1/72 would be something I'd welcome, too.
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Re: Dear Model Company, I would like you to release a kit of...
« Reply #202 on: February 18, 2013, 02:40:05 AM »
Actually, a good Swift in 1/72 would be something I'd welcome, too.


I've not heard anything too negative about the XtraKit Swift

http://www.hannants.co.uk/product/XK72012

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Re: Dear Model Company, I would like you to release a kit of...
« Reply #203 on: February 18, 2013, 03:23:11 AM »

I've not heard anything too negative about the XtraKit Swift



Actually, I didn't hear much about that kit at all one way or the other. It entered the market rather quietly and with little fanfare.

I wonder if having someone other than MPM do the tooling and molding had something to do with the quiet reception. As I recall, the Xtrakit Swift, Scimitar and Canberra were all done by Sword.

Sword did not pursue issues of any of those kits in their own boxing whereas MPM reissued several of the kits they did for the Xtrakit line under their Special Hobby banner.

Without Sword making their own editions of the kits and marketing them in the fashion that MPM would, perhaps the lack of market exposure undermined the kit.
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Re: Dear Model Company, I would like you to release a kit of...
« Reply #204 on: February 18, 2013, 11:00:52 AM »
a reasonably priced 1/350 or 1/700 or something i can afford. i know of the 1/350 Iron Shipwright model but at 325 that is a bit too steep. i also know of the little 1/2500 scale or so ships for war gaming but that is just to small and thestill want almost 30 bucks for those, just way to much to justify for me. as one of the most requested ship models in the fine scale modeler survey for the last ten years you would think some plastic companys would listen.
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Re: Dear Model Company, I would like you to release a kit of...
« Reply #205 on: March 02, 2013, 09:57:29 AM »
Dear Airfix:

I'd like a new tool 1/48 Generation 1 Harrier series including the AV-8A because I'm a hopeless Yank.  :)  Yes, at the level of your lovely Sea Vixen and presumably the Javelin too.     
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Re: Dear Model Company, I would like you to release a kit of...
« Reply #206 on: March 03, 2013, 06:34:58 AM »
Dear Airfix:

I'd like a new tool 1/48 Generation 1 Harrier series including the AV-8A because I'm a hopeless Yank.  :)  Yes, at the level of your lovely Sea Vixen and presumably the Javelin too.     
With optional bits for original and final AV-8S versions, including Thai markings.

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Re: Dear Model Company, I would like you to release a kit of...
« Reply #207 on: March 06, 2013, 11:27:50 AM »
Dear Airfix,
Please retool your 1:48 TSR.2. 
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Re: Dear Model Company, I would like you to release a kit of...
« Reply #208 on: March 06, 2013, 11:32:24 AM »
Dear Dragon/Trumpeter/Tamiya/etc...

Please make all the ships here in plastic in 1/700 AND 1/350 scale.

http://www.hnsa.org/doc/plans/index.htm

Whatever ships you chose Trumpeter, make sure you get the hulls correct!!!  98% of those plans are complete so no excuses!!!

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Re: Dear Model Company, I would like you to release a kit of...
« Reply #209 on: March 06, 2013, 11:53:51 AM »
Dear Dragon/Trumpeter/Tamiya/etc...

Please make all the ships here in plastic in 1/700 AND 1/350 scale.

http://www.hnsa.org/doc/plans/index.htm

Whatever ships you chose Trumpeter, make sure you get the hulls correct!!!  98% of those plans are complete so no excuses!!!

Thank you!


And on the market by year end ?

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Re: Dear Model Company, I would like you to release a kit of...
« Reply #210 on: March 09, 2013, 05:08:27 AM »
Dear Airfix,
I'd like to make a very reasonable request:   A Sea Vixen FAW.1 in 1:48. 
Cheers,
Daryl J.
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Re: Dear Model Company, I would like you to release a kit of...
« Reply #211 on: March 09, 2013, 05:59:10 AM »
Dear Airfix,
I'd like to make a very reasonable request:   A Sea Vixen FAW.1 in 1:48. 
Cheers,
Daryl J.


Alley Cat do a Sea Vixen FAW 1 Conversion Set in 1/48:

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Re: Dear Model Company, I would like you to release a kit of...
« Reply #212 on: March 09, 2013, 02:17:05 PM »
A 1/48 Embraer EMB 314 Super Tucano would be nice.

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Re: Dear Model Company, I would like you to release a kit of...
« Reply #213 on: March 09, 2013, 02:25:13 PM »
1/72 P-8?

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Re: Dear Model Company, I would like you to release a kit of...
« Reply #215 on: March 09, 2013, 02:33:13 PM »
A 1/48 Embraer EMB 314 Super Tucano would be nice.




We're getting at least twenty 1:1 scale Super Tucanos at my local "hobby shop" in the next few years.

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Re: Dear Model Company, I would like you to release a kit of...
« Reply #216 on: March 09, 2013, 02:35:43 PM »
I'll take one then... ;)
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Re: Dear Model Company, I would like you to release a kit of...
« Reply #217 on: March 09, 2013, 02:40:00 PM »
I'll pop in when they get delivered and see what I can do.   :icon_ninja:

Cheers,

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Re: Dear Model Company, I would like you to release a kit of...
« Reply #218 on: March 09, 2013, 02:43:02 PM »
Thanks mate...ask if they accept Paypal ;D
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Re: Dear Model Company, I would like you to release a kit of...
« Reply #219 on: March 09, 2013, 02:59:15 PM »
Model companies - any of you read this thread?    Better yet, give consideration to what is said?

Its been a long time waiting for 1/72 XB-15 and 1/72 XP-67.

Hello model companies,,,  you out there ?

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Re: Dear Model Company, I would like you to release a kit of...
« Reply #220 on: March 10, 2013, 06:08:05 PM »
An F-35A in 1/72 already!
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Re: Dear Model Company, I would like you to release a kit of...
« Reply #221 on: March 11, 2013, 01:33:02 AM »
An F-35A in 1/72 already!

Both Italeri and Academy are working hard to fulfil that wish this year with models of their own.  :)
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Re: Dear Model Company, I would like you to release a kit of...
« Reply #222 on: March 11, 2013, 02:34:20 AM »
My vote for 1/72 armour:

M41
Centurion
M18

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Re: Dear Model Company, I would like you to release a kit of...
« Reply #223 on: March 11, 2013, 08:10:07 AM »
1/72nd i guess now 1/48th MODERN british/nato Soldiers... Preferably also in a suitable seated positions for hercules/merlin/v-22 whatever use...

We have enough choices of WW2 stuff what about something a bit more up to date ?!

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Re: Dear Model Company, I would like you to release a kit of...
« Reply #224 on: March 11, 2013, 08:30:37 AM »
Armour - 1/35 Saladin, Saracen... (is there a Chaparral in 1/35?)
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