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Re: Bronco Models
« Reply #30 on: June 09, 2014, 04:59:05 AM »
That fold-up bicycle in the top right corner, I used to have (and ride) a real one when I was young (back in the 60's)

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Re: Bronco Models
« Reply #31 on: July 08, 2014, 02:20:13 AM »
New release:

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Re: Bronco Models
« Reply #32 on: July 08, 2014, 02:35:59 AM »
It's not often I feel the urge to try a dio but this would be a great backdrop for some of their neat para jeep and gun sets .....

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Re: Bronco Models
« Reply #33 on: July 08, 2014, 04:31:58 AM »
1/35...it's gonna be huuuge!

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Re: Bronco Models
« Reply #34 on: July 08, 2014, 06:43:07 AM »
hope they or an after-market guy does a sheet of graffitti for it !! all those chalked delivery markings & messages for Hitler !

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Re: Bronco Models
« Reply #35 on: July 08, 2014, 08:20:07 AM »
hope they or an after-market guy does a sheet of graffitti for it !! all those chalked delivery markings & messages for Hitler !
Might be better off just applying that stuff with a byro in the appropriate colour. 

Best not tell FinsRin about this or he will be looking at converting it into a multi-engine jumbo load lifter :)





***addendum: the box art suggests that the kit might include the figures and the equipment stacked near the Horsa, that would indeed be a nice addition to the kit if that is the case.  Though the parachute supply containers are not really necessary, some of the other items would certainly fit right in. 
« Last Edit: July 08, 2014, 09:48:26 AM by Jeffry Fontaine »
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Offline Rickshaw

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Re: Bronco Models
« Reply #36 on: July 08, 2014, 09:42:20 AM »
Now we just need a 1/35 Stirling tug.   What I'd really like to see would be a 1/35 Hamilcar, to pose a Tetrarch/Locust with...

Offline kitnut617

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Re: Bronco Models
« Reply #37 on: July 08, 2014, 10:00:55 AM »
Tigger Models does a 1/32 Sterling ----  and a Halifax

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Re: Bronco Models
« Reply #38 on: July 09, 2014, 01:25:06 AM »
hope they or an after-market guy does a sheet of graffitti for it !! all those chalked delivery markings & messages for Hitler !
Might be better off just applying that stuff with a byro in the appropriate colour.

***addendum: the box art suggests that the kit might include the figures and the equipment stacked near the Horsa, that would indeed be a nice addition to the kit if that is the case.  Though the parachute supply containers are not really necessary, some of the other items would certainly fit right in.

Jeff, the Horsa could carry supply containers under the wing centre-section, three each side.
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Re: Bronco Models
« Reply #39 on: July 09, 2014, 11:11:11 AM »
hope they or an after-market guy does a sheet of graffitti for it !! all those chalked delivery markings & messages for Hitler !
Might be better off just applying that stuff with a byro in the appropriate colour.

***addendum: the box art suggests that the kit might include the figures and the equipment stacked near the Horsa, that would indeed be a nice addition to the kit if that is the case.  Though the parachute supply containers are not really necessary, some of the other items would certainly fit right in.
Jeff, the Horsa could carry supply containers under the wing centre-section, three each side.
Thanks Jon, that is nice to know.  I do not recall ever having seen an image of the Horsa sporting such things so it is nice to learn something new.  :)
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Offline Rickshaw

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Re: Bronco Models
« Reply #40 on: July 09, 2014, 01:47:07 PM »
The ability to carry the containers dates from the original idea of using Horsas to drop paratroops.  It was seen as a way of increasing the number dropped on a given mission, the glider being towed home and released over the home airfield where it could land and be reused.  I can't remember ever reading of that being done nor the containers being carried on operations.

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Re: Bronco Models
« Reply #41 on: July 13, 2014, 04:09:56 AM »
Some more coming:



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Re: Bronco Models
« Reply #42 on: July 13, 2014, 07:59:07 PM »
Very nice trio! :)
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Re: Bronco Models
« Reply #43 on: July 14, 2014, 07:29:58 AM »
Hanging for the Lloyd Carrier.

Currently building the Airborne Jeep with 6 Pounder AT gun.
The jeep is nice, but very fiddly with the usual parts for the sake of adding to the parts count.. is there really any reason to have six PE latch catches on the bonnet when they could have been moulded on ?

Some clever thinking at the same time, you get 3 options for the front suspension with fixed settings, turn right, turn left and directly forward, which does make it nice and easy to set the suspension.

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Re: Bronco Models
« Reply #44 on: July 14, 2014, 11:39:35 AM »
Always liked the look of the Lloyd carrier.  Might have to think about investing in one.