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Offline Artoor_K

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Re: Hobby Boss
« Reply #100 on: September 06, 2013, 06:22:39 AM »
I see plenty of potential for this kit with or without the faults that the sad little trolls are going on about.  Unlike some of the other HobbyBoss kits, I will endeavor to acquire at least two of these kits if not more as I have always preferred the shape and appearance of the Northrop F-23 over that of the Lockheed Martin F-22 [C]Raptor. 

I'd prefer three. First:what-if polish, second:what-if israeli, third:real USAF. These guys sit too deep in their trenches. Let them stay there :)
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Re: Hobby Boss
« Reply #101 on: September 06, 2013, 07:50:21 PM »
I'm in for at least one - navalized and in USMC markings.  Hi-vis, of course.
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Re: Hobby Boss
« Reply #102 on: October 11, 2013, 02:32:37 AM »
Just purchased mine:

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Re: Hobby Boss
« Reply #103 on: October 14, 2013, 02:37:42 AM »
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Re: Hobby Boss
« Reply #104 on: October 14, 2013, 02:42:56 AM »


I really wish they would stop attacking my resin...or at least warn me earlier.
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Re: Hobby Boss
« Reply #105 on: October 14, 2013, 10:56:59 PM »
Now I'd like to see that in 1/72 scale too Greg   :)

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Re: Hobby Boss
« Reply #106 on: October 16, 2013, 01:58:44 AM »
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Re: Hobby Boss
« Reply #107 on: October 20, 2013, 05:06:44 AM »
Dave Manter gives a a first look at the Hobby Boss 1/72 Soviet Pe-2 Bomber (kit number) at CyberModeler.

Click on thumbnail or html above to view. 

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Re: Hobby Boss
« Reply #109 on: November 02, 2013, 05:25:27 PM »
To go with the new YF-23 kit, new decal sheet has just been announced by Caracal Models, to be printed first in 1/48, then 1/72 and 1/144. A preview of the artwork can be seen here: http://www.arcforums.com/forums/air/index.php?showtopic=268862&st=20

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Re: Hobby Boss
« Reply #110 on: November 03, 2013, 03:32:13 AM »
I probably won't need them... ;)

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Re: Hobby Boss
« Reply #111 on: November 03, 2013, 09:24:45 AM »
me either !


Offline Rickshaw

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Re: Hobby Boss
« Reply #112 on: November 03, 2013, 05:47:30 PM »
"Boomerang II"?  That won't come back if it's that shape!  ;D

I'd have thought as the YF-23 was nicknamed the "Black Widow II", a similar Arachnid from downunder would have worked better - how about "Funnel Web" or "Trap Door" or "Huntsman"?  ;D ;D

Offline Volkodav

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Re: Hobby Boss
« Reply #113 on: November 03, 2013, 06:56:28 PM »
War and hunting boomerang didn't come back anyway, it was only the smaller ones used for hunting and scaring birds that did.

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Re: Hobby Boss
« Reply #114 on: November 04, 2013, 02:21:54 AM »
"Boomerang II"?  That won't come back if it's that shape!  ;D

I'd have thought as the YF-23 was nicknamed the "Black Widow II", a similar Arachnid from downunder would have worked better - how about "Funnel Web" or "Trap Door" or "Huntsman"?  ;D ;D


I think Boomerang II would be apt given the first CAC Boomerang.  KittyHawkII would also be acceptable.

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Re: Hobby Boss
« Reply #115 on: November 04, 2013, 03:27:05 AM »
Oceanic Confederation Defense Force? Wouldn't that be Oceania or Oceanica?
Oceania/Oceanica have specific political, geographical and ethnographical
meanings, 'oceanic' refers to any ocean.
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Re: Hobby Boss
« Reply #116 on: November 04, 2013, 03:13:07 PM »
Oceanic Confederation Defense Force? Wouldn't that be Oceania or Oceanica?
Oceania/Oceanica have specific political, geographical and ethnographical
meanings, 'oceanic' refers to any ocean.

It is what it is... ;)
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Re: Hobby Boss
« Reply #117 on: January 09, 2014, 06:46:36 PM »
Hobby Boss' news for 2014 are here! LINK!

For the 1/72 faction, it's rather meh!  :uuu: Well, with any luck the Skyhawks will be decent and fill the void Fujimi left by not re-releasing theirs.
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Re: Hobby Boss
« Reply #118 on: January 09, 2014, 08:57:10 PM »
It'd be nice to see that Delta FAV in 1/35 make it further than a photo in the catalog at some point in time.

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Re: Hobby Boss
« Reply #119 on: January 10, 2014, 12:48:48 AM »
It'd be nice to see that Delta FAV in 1/35 make it further than a photo in the catalog at some point in time.

I think that must be an in-joke with Chinese kit makers; I think it's been in everybody's catalog at some point, starting with DML back in the 90s.

I wonder if the KrAZ 255 is based on the Roden kit?
The T-20 Kosmolets on the Mirror Models kit?

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Re: Hobby Boss
« Reply #120 on: January 11, 2014, 05:30:44 AM »
Excited!!!  1/48 Ka-27 :)

Happy also to see the 1/35 CV90-35 announced.

Also interested in the 1/35 Hungarian 44M Tas

As for the rest…well, I seem to have most of the interesting ones already either from other manufacturers or in conversion sets. ???
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Re: Hobby Boss
« Reply #121 on: January 11, 2014, 05:31:42 AM »
Already available:

1/35 CV90-30

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Re: Hobby Boss
« Reply #122 on: April 05, 2014, 02:05:25 AM »
New April releases in 1/48 & 1/35:





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Re: Hobby Boss
« Reply #123 on: April 20, 2014, 05:43:12 AM »
Coming from HobbyBoss in 1/48:

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Re: Hobby Boss
« Reply #124 on: May 04, 2014, 10:26:59 PM »
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