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Re: Hobby Boss
« Reply #75 on: January 19, 2013, 01:41:09 PM »
Lucky Model has just listed the HobbyBoss 1:350th scale USS Greenville (SSN-772) to their web page. 

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This will have to do until one of the modeling pages does a kit review. 

Based on what I see in the images this looks to be a rather nice scale up of the 1:700 scale Greeneville kit with a lot more detail.  The SDV is what makes this kit appealing and also a what if since the real SDV was destroyed in a fire and never returned to service.
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Re: Hobby Boss
« Reply #76 on: April 15, 2013, 09:45:16 PM »
Dear Modellers!!
Also, Hobby boss has released some very inerested new kits, with the most dominant, the P-61B Black Widow in 32nd scale! It has been great news for a lot of Modellers in the world, esspecially those large scale nuts!!                                                                                                                   All the best!!

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Re: Hobby Boss
« Reply #77 on: April 15, 2013, 09:50:20 PM »
Here is also the F4U-4B Corsair in 48th scale!!

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Re: Hobby Boss
« Reply #78 on: July 13, 2013, 04:54:49 AM »
New 1/48 F-80 now available:

All hail the God of Frustration!!!

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Re: Hobby Boss
« Reply #79 on: July 13, 2013, 12:48:00 PM »
Yep, and as has become SOP with Hobby Boss they've screwed the pooch on shape.
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Re: Hobby Boss
« Reply #80 on: July 13, 2013, 01:15:47 PM »
Box art has 50s kit look.  Reminds me of Aurora boxes.  Might call it a retro box.

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Re: Hobby Boss
« Reply #81 on: July 13, 2013, 03:01:42 PM »
looks somewhat like the Tamiya box style too ???

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Re: Hobby Boss
« Reply #82 on: July 13, 2013, 08:01:59 PM »
HobbyBoss came out with a new 1/72 Dornier Pfeil and there's a build review up on Modeling Madness.

Despite the work of an incredibly skilled modeler, I can still see the wing/fuselage join which is a pitfall with most of their kits.

Still, I think HobbyBoss is great for quick builds and projects not requiring extensive mods.

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Re: Hobby Boss
« Reply #83 on: July 14, 2013, 01:58:08 AM »
Despite the work of an incredibly skilled modeler, I can still see the wing/fuselage join which is a pitfall with most of their kits.


Really? I'm not seeing it. Which picture? On the upper surfaces it looks like the natural wing join/panel line/reinforcement. On the underside, what I thought was a bad join is just the lower engine scoop.

http://modelingmadness.com/scott/axis/luft/72335.htm

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Re: Hobby Boss
« Reply #84 on: July 14, 2013, 02:33:24 AM »
Check the 2nd shot Frank. The exhaust staining brings out what looks like a curved step between the fuse and wings.

Not that anything I build comes out any better, but this seems to be common among HobbyBoss kits.

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Re: Hobby Boss
« Reply #85 on: July 15, 2013, 11:59:05 PM »
And from Perth Military Modeling Site, because ONE 40M Nemrod SPAAG isn't enough (see recent Bronco thread)-
http://www.perthmilitarymodelling.com/newkitnews/hobbyboss.html

I will say the US M19 tank transporter looks really cool.

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Re: Hobby Boss
« Reply #86 on: July 19, 2013, 09:43:24 PM »
Box art has 50s kit look.  Reminds me of Aurora boxes.  Might call it a retro box.

Hello there!!
I did painted it's box art and if it looks like the old Aurora kits, i fell flattern! I am working with acrylics and brushes and not with mouses and PC! It does not tham mean i do not respect the new style of box aart images, but i prefer the old way fo doing it!!
As for the shape of the kit, well sorry guys, i have nothing to do with that! I am only responsible with it's box art! Other people in Trumpeter-Hobby Boss factory have this task!!!
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Re: Hobby Boss
« Reply #87 on: July 19, 2013, 09:47:08 PM »
looks somewhat like the Tamiya box style too ???

Dear Raafif,
Again if the box art of the new P-80 by Hobby Boss reminds you Tamiya box art, i am really pleased about it!! Japanese box art artists i think are the very best in the world!!So i get a lot of inspiration from them!!!
All the best!!!

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Re: Hobby Boss
« Reply #88 on: July 20, 2013, 06:41:36 PM »
That M19 tank transporter looks interesting. 

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Re: Hobby Boss
« Reply #89 on: July 31, 2013, 09:49:49 AM »
According to the "Trumpeter & Hobby Boss Fan Club" on Facebook (LINK), Hobby Boss will continue their CV 90 family:



They haven't posted which version they're gonna do. My guess is the upper hull in the pic will be for a Norwegian CV 9030N, due to the cupola for the section commander in the back and the heavier ribbing on the access hatches near the engine. The heavier ribbing isn't represent on Swiss and Finnish vehicles, the other operators of CV 90s with a cupola for the section commander. The Swiss and Finish vehicles also have a noticeable step for the raised troop compartment (as do the Danish and Dutch vehicles), while the Norwegian ones don't.
The lower hull could be for a Danish CV 9035DK. They use the same two large hatches for the troop compartment the Swedes use, but have a flexible periscope between the two hatches (the Swedish ones don't and the Swedes have the heavier ribbed access hatches). I don't think it's Dutch due to the raised access hatch to the left of the engine and the Dutch version's (again) different troop compartment roof.
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