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Sova model kits
« on: October 16, 2012, 06:28:16 AM »
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Re: Sova model kits
« Reply #1 on: October 16, 2012, 10:21:07 AM »
Lotz to select from.
Prices go from way low to way high.
Interesting to browse.

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Re: Sova model kits
« Reply #2 on: October 16, 2012, 03:07:52 PM »
Some interesting Soviet stuff there...especially in the armoured vehicle lines.
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Re: Sova model kits
« Reply #3 on: October 16, 2012, 06:16:06 PM »
Pricing are not that bad, actually.

When the new Amodel I-211/5/6 kits are released, it will be good to compare prices to the big H.
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Re: Sova model kits
« Reply #4 on: October 17, 2012, 05:57:30 AM »
The website that is selling the Sowa stuff is one I have used quite a bit for the more obscure russian stuff, and including postage works out a hell of a lot cheaper than any other site I have ordered from
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Re: Sova model kits
« Reply #5 on: July 12, 2017, 08:46:10 AM »
1/72 Northrop Grumman Firebird OPV with antennas and sensors 2 variants of assembling (different equipment)


You can reserve your copy over at Hannants: https://www.hannants.co.uk/product/SVM-72001

1/72 Northrop Grumman  Firebird OPV with reconnaissance containers 3 variants of assembling (2 types of reconnaissance containers)


You can reserve your copy over at Hannants: https://www.hannants.co.uk/product/SVM-72002

1/72 Northrop Grumman  Firebird UAV concept 4 "air-to-ground" missiles+ container


You can reserve your copy over at Hannants: https://www.hannants.co.uk/product/SVM-72003

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http://www.airforce-technology.com/projects/firebird/
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Re: Sova model kits
« Reply #6 on: July 12, 2017, 04:20:37 PM »
Damn!  Wrong scale! ::)
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Re: Sova model kits
« Reply #7 on: January 20, 2019, 03:27:17 AM »
Mutter...grumble....

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Re: Sova model kits
« Reply #8 on: January 20, 2019, 08:43:24 AM »
ModelsUA is a good vendor - he's pretty quick and uses the old Earl Martell method of flattening boxes to lower shipping costs.

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Re: Sova model kits
« Reply #9 on: January 20, 2019, 09:16:10 AM »
ModelsUA is a good vendor - he's pretty quick and uses the old Earl Martell method of flattening boxes to lower shipping costs.

I 2nd this. Ivan Kolenko is very reliable. Never had an issue.
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Re: Sova model kits
« Reply #10 on: May 27, 2019, 03:29:38 AM »
Gulfstream G-550 J-STARS (Joint Surveillance Target Attack Radar System)
Kit includes:
  • PE sheet
  • Adhesive masks
  • Decals for 1 camo scheme-U.S. Air Force (on the art box);



https://www.hannants.co.uk/product/SVM-72017
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Re: Sova model kits
« Reply #11 on: September 14, 2019, 09:44:05 AM »
1/72 U-28A Pilatus (ISR version) includes:
  • decals for 2 camo-schemes (USAF/ Finland Air Force);
  • Photo-etched sheet
  • Colouring masks;
  • ISR antennas and radar pod;



https://www.hannants.co.uk/product/SVM-72016
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Re: Sova model kits
« Reply #12 on: September 15, 2019, 01:34:31 AM »
Yawn....wrong scale...
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Re: Sova model kits
« Reply #13 on: September 15, 2019, 11:09:29 AM »
550 pieces?   Does the damn thing have individual compressor blades?

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Re: Sova model kits
« Reply #14 on: September 15, 2019, 12:05:32 PM »
550 pieces?   Does the damn thing have individual compressor blades?

Most likely an indication that this is a LIMITED Production Run kit.
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Re: Sova model kits
« Reply #15 on: September 15, 2019, 05:38:01 PM »
550 pieces?   Does the damn thing have individual compressor blades?

Most likely an indication that this is a LIMITED Production Run kit.
So many pieces in single engine 1/72 airplane - yipes.

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Re: Sova model kits
« Reply #16 on: September 15, 2019, 06:23:31 PM »
550 pieces?   Does the damn thing have individual compressor blades?

Most likely an indication that this is a LIMITED Production Run kit.
So many pieces in single engine 1/72 airplane - yipes.

I think that is the way the European kits makers way of saying "limited run of only xxx kits"
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Re: Sova model kits
« Reply #17 on: September 15, 2019, 08:15:51 PM »
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I think that is the way the European kits makers way of saying "limited run of only xxx kits"


This!  :smiley:
And AFAIK this doesn't necessarily mean that the kits are complete short-run kits. They can be from proper steel moulds. Just this particular boxing is only available in x units. Probably to save quite a few bucks during decal production. Between Amodel and Sova-M, they have about ten different boxings of the HP Jetstream.

Modelsvit has their boxings colour-coded:

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Re: Sova model kits
« Reply #18 on: September 16, 2019, 01:09:32 AM »
 ;D

Mind you, if it was "Only 450 pieces" in a 1/72 kit, one almost gets into rivet counting when building... ;D
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Re: Sova model kits
« Reply #19 on: September 16, 2019, 09:45:18 PM »
Me thinking RFDS instead of boring grey....

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Re: Sova model kits
« Reply #20 on: September 17, 2019, 11:53:11 AM »
Me thinking RFDS instead of boring grey....

I had a similar idea.  I was also thinking of an Australian Army Aviation green/brown/black wrap 'round cam...

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Re: Sova model kits
« Reply #21 on: September 30, 2020, 07:18:57 PM »
1/72 Grumman SA-16A Albatross 14 plastic frames+PE sheet+decals for 1 livery (Global Wildlife PP-ZAT)



https://www.hannants.co.uk/product/SVM-72024
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