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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

Tom's final paragraph is a little odd as he was evidently unaware of the old Heller 1/400 kit.  :-\
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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:





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Re: Hobby Boss
« Reply #164 on: April 14, 2016, 11:17:52 AM »
1/35 South African Rooikat.