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Re: Hobby Boss
« Reply #150 on: August 29, 2015, 07:17:20 AM »
Don't you love the quality control on the boxart...

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Re: Hobby Boss
« Reply #151 on: August 29, 2015, 07:22:58 PM »
Don't you love the quality control on the boxart...



Apart from the spelling and the fact that the CV9035 is in Danish and Norwegian service, not Swedish although the Swids may have ordered them too for all I know. 

Something interesting is BAE are apparently going to offer a version of the Patria AMV with the CV9035 turret, called the AMV35 for the CRV (Cavalry Reconnaissance Vehicle) segment of the LAND 400 AFV recapitalisation.  This suggests that the CV9035 (or an solved derivative) is what they intend to offer for the IFV component.

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Re: Hobby Boss
« Reply #152 on: August 30, 2015, 04:46:19 AM »
New one:



And the real thing with a quite interesting camouflage:


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Re: Hobby Boss
« Reply #153 on: December 09, 2015, 07:50:25 AM »
The Modelling News has the HobbyBoss 2016-2017 Calendar here.

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Re: Hobby Boss
« Reply #154 on: December 09, 2015, 08:20:54 AM »
Holy crap!!!! 1/72 P-61A, B, AND C Models!!!!!!!!!   :o :o :o
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Re: Hobby Boss
« Reply #155 on: December 09, 2015, 08:57:18 AM »
Holy crap!!!! 1/72 P-61A, B, AND C Models!!!!!!!!!   :o :o :o

I'm glad I didn't but an aftermarket kit to convert the Dragon kit. Toobad they didn't go the extra step and make an F-15 out of the C. Time to look up Logan's profiles!

On the armor side, lots of new inter-war kits, especially the Vickers and the Russian T-18/MS-1 variants; the Eastern Express kit is truly unbuildable. Looks like they're making a modern Panhard VBL as well.

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Re: Hobby Boss
« Reply #156 on: December 09, 2015, 09:35:29 AM »
Holy crap!!!! 1/72 P-61A, B, AND C Models!!!!!!!!!   :o :o :o

I'm glad I didn't but an aftermarket kit to convert the Dragon kit. Toobad they didn't go the extra step and make an F-15 out of the C. Time to look up Logan's profiles!

You don't want to know how many Dragon P-61s and Lonestar conversion kits I have.  :o
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Re: Hobby Boss
« Reply #157 on: December 09, 2015, 11:18:15 AM »
mostly ho-hum but I may get one of the 1/48th AN-2 Colts & the 350th Surcouf sub (just under 12˝" long).
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Re: Hobby Boss
« Reply #158 on: December 09, 2015, 11:37:17 AM »
The Surcouf has been out for a few years and is pretty nice.

http://modelingmadness.com/review/misc/ships/fr/tmcsurcouf.htm

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Re: Hobby Boss
« Reply #159 on: December 09, 2015, 11:41:58 AM »
The Heller 1/400 version is very nice and the resin conning tower replacement is well done.

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Re: Hobby Boss
« Reply #160 on: December 10, 2015, 09:17:35 AM »
Sacre' Homard! A DANTON in 1/350th! ( One of my favorite Pre-dreadnoughts. )

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Re: Hobby Boss
« Reply #161 on: December 11, 2015, 06:27:10 AM »
Definitely getting the 1/48 Lavockhin La-11. Some other tasty treats in there, as well as a ton I have no interest in but know others will love.
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Re: Hobby Boss
« Reply #162 on: December 12, 2015, 04:31:56 AM »
I already have the almost identical La-9 in 1/48 so no interest from me.

BTW, would it be pedantic to point out that the photo used in their catalogue to portray the LA-11 is actually of a well known La-9... ;)

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Re: Hobby Boss
« Reply #163 on: December 14, 2015, 03:34:38 AM »
Tell me about it!!!! I'm VERY familiar with the La-9:





As soon as it started its taxi roll at Warbirds Over Wanaka 2004 I fell in love...
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Re: Hobby Boss
« Reply #164 on: April 14, 2016, 11:17:52 AM »
1/35 South African Rooikat.

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Re: Hobby Boss
« Reply #165 on: April 14, 2016, 08:02:00 PM »
1/35 South African Rooikat.


At first, I thought this was a cruel, late April Fool's joke...then I did a little searching.

Armorama has it listed as a Trumpeter kit, with a test shot: http://www.armorama.com/modules.php?op=modload&name=News&file=article&sid=22132

Also found this site: http://spruenews.blogspot.com/2016/04/trumpeter-rooikat.html

Needless to say, yes, I will be getting one of these. I love wheeled AFVs!


MOD EDIT: Fixed the first link!  ;)

Thanks!

So...who do I need to thank for buying the Baxmods or Aerografix Rooikat and starting on it?  That's the only possible explanation for this being kitted in plastic.
« Last Edit: April 15, 2016, 03:18:26 AM by LemonJello »

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Re: Hobby Boss
« Reply #166 on: April 15, 2016, 02:38:34 AM »
Woohoo! Awesome news!
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Re: Hobby Boss
« Reply #167 on: April 15, 2016, 03:18:16 AM »
I would just like to take a moment to reflect on the 1/35 Resin version I already have...you can thank me later for this investment trigger.
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Re: Hobby Boss
« Reply #168 on: April 15, 2016, 08:38:49 AM »
I thank'ee, Greg.  Someone had to take the hit unfortunately and I'm glad it wasn't me.

I look forward to the release of this kit.  I'm in the market for at least two or three of them.

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Re: Hobby Boss
« Reply #169 on: April 15, 2016, 09:35:09 AM »
Yeah, thanks indeed, Greg!  :icon_beer: Also for the ZSU-57-2.

Say... you' didn't get a Ratel, Eland or Casspir yet, did you?   >:D
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Re: Hobby Boss
« Reply #170 on: April 15, 2016, 09:58:11 AM »
I would just like to take a moment to reflect on the 1/35 Resin version I already have...you can thank me later for this investment trigger.

The sooner you build yours the sooner this one will hit the shelves.....
Just say'n........

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Re: Hobby Boss
« Reply #171 on: April 15, 2016, 02:06:58 PM »
You lot have all been noted for future punishment duties... C:-)

And don't get me started on the 1/35 G6 SPH I have already
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Re: Hobby Boss
« Reply #172 on: April 15, 2016, 02:38:13 PM »
I will definitely be buying one though whether it will ever be built or even started is open to debate, would look great as a RAAC 2 CAV vehicle in Iraq or Afghanistan for anyone who actually completes kits.

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Re: Hobby Boss
« Reply #173 on: April 15, 2016, 03:45:15 PM »
Say... you' didn't get a Ratel, Eland or Casspir yet, did you?   >:D

Well, I have been thinking of a Ratel 90 and a Casspir...but I might make you wait
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Re: Hobby Boss
« Reply #174 on: April 15, 2016, 08:47:39 PM »
And don't get me started on the 1/35 G6 SPH I have already

OK, I won't.  ;)