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Offline finsrin

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Re: Fantastic Plastic
« Reply #50 on: September 14, 2016, 09:27:14 AM »
A-57  >>  Reference material says 260ft long.
130ft as 1/72 would still be a big jet flying boat.
Looks to need a calm sea state.

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Offline KiwiZac

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Re: Fantastic Plastic
« Reply #52 on: September 15, 2016, 04:11:59 AM »
Agreed. I love it but can't explain why.
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Re: Fantastic Plastic
« Reply #53 on: September 15, 2016, 05:48:46 AM »
Tempted to do the A-57 as a high speed, civilian luxury flying boat airliner.  Maybe in Aeroflot scheme dropping bigwigs to Cuba...
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Re: Fantastic Plastic
« Reply #54 on: April 21, 2017, 01:58:01 AM »
Now available:





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Re: Fantastic Plastic
« Reply #55 on: April 21, 2017, 05:43:38 AM »
At an eye-watering $275.00.  :o :-\
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Offline finsrin

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Re: Fantastic Plastic
« Reply #56 on: April 21, 2017, 06:12:11 AM »
Northrop N-63  --  Neato !

Offline finsrin

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Re: Fantastic Plastic
« Reply #57 on: April 21, 2017, 08:32:00 AM »
At an eye-watering $275.00.  :o :-\
Right,,, nice though not that nice.

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Re: Fantastic Plastic
« Reply #58 on: April 24, 2017, 07:34:27 AM »
Please forgive my ignorance: what's the Messiah from? The font is the same as Transformers but it's not from any of the movies.
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Re: Fantastic Plastic
« Reply #59 on: April 24, 2017, 07:38:45 AM »
Please forgive my ignorance: what's the Messiah from? The font is the same as Transformers but it's not from any of the movies.

The movie Deep Impact

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Re: Fantastic Plastic
« Reply #60 on: April 26, 2017, 05:49:28 AM »
Ah, thanks Greg. One I've not seen since it was first on TV.
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Re: Fantastic Plastic
« Reply #61 on: May 26, 2017, 12:47:30 AM »
It looks like this is a lot closer to production according to the News Letter I got a yesterday

http://fantastic-plastic.com/vickers-type-c-giant-bomber-project---catalog.html

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Re: Fantastic Plastic
« Reply #62 on: May 26, 2017, 02:02:28 AM »
Yeah.  Pity about the scale though.
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Re: Fantastic Plastic
« Reply #63 on: May 26, 2017, 09:21:41 AM »
I might get one so I can build my 1/72 model. Got most of the parts for it already.

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Re: Fantastic Plastic
« Reply #64 on: June 04, 2017, 09:35:57 AM »
Between Fantastic Plastic, Anigrad and Real Space, I've spent likely 5  years of discretionary funds on resin in the last month.


I'm sure it was all a good idea.

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Re: Fantastic Plastic
« Reply #65 on: June 07, 2017, 02:24:44 AM »
Message from Allen:

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Fantastic Plastic Models Re-Release Survey 2017

Over the past few years, we have received dozens of requests (and orders) for many of our "retired" kits. With the exception of our "Star Wars"-related products -- which we can no longer sell due to that pesky 2009 C&D from LucasFilm -- we are happy to bring these classic kits out of retirement...if demand is sufficient to justify the costs of a new production run.

Which retired kits would you like to see back in the Virtual Museum Store? Here's your chance to tell us.

The linked survey below -- which appears on our website -- lists the retired kits we regularly get requests for. Look over the list and vote for your favorite(s). Yes, you can vote for more than one.

http://fantastic-plastic.com/re-release-survey.html

A kit needs at least 50 votes to be considered viable for resurrection. Please, only cast a vote if you are serious about buying the kit within the next 12 months. This is the only way we can make an economically sound decision.

Please submit your choice(s) before June 15, 2017.

Until then...
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Re: Fantastic Plastic
« Reply #66 on: July 21, 2017, 04:45:34 AM »
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Offline The Big Gimper

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Re: Fantastic Plastic
« Reply #67 on: May 03, 2018, 07:19:05 PM »
Coming soon in 1/72: Vickers-Armstrong 559 (1955)







Kit will be made by Anigrand.
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Re: Fantastic Plastic
« Reply #68 on: May 04, 2018, 01:55:49 AM »
Test shots of this wrongly scaled model kit:




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Re: Fantastic Plastic
« Reply #69 on: May 04, 2018, 05:02:52 AM »
Who made this Greg?
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Re: Fantastic Plastic
« Reply #70 on: May 05, 2018, 01:48:20 AM »
Not sure who assembled it.  It is shows test shots of the kit though.
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Re: Fantastic Plastic
« Reply #71 on: May 05, 2018, 02:22:50 AM »
For those with deep pockets, you can always use this as the start of a Stratos 4 "MS" version that's air-launched from under the wing of a B-60.

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Re: Fantastic Plastic
« Reply #72 on: May 05, 2018, 04:56:37 PM »
I know someone who has 3 of these on order, and no, it's not me

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Re: Fantastic Plastic
« Reply #73 on: May 05, 2018, 10:20:04 PM »
I know someone who has 3 of these on order, and no, it's not me

It would be Greg, taking another one for the team and pathing the way for a near future arrival of an affordable injection moulded kit.

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Re: Fantastic Plastic
« Reply #74 on: May 06, 2018, 02:20:18 AM »
Wrong scale...sorry!
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