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#31 DeanKB

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Posted 19 September 2017 - 06:48 PM

I should add that every single one of my kits is 1/32, all 200+ of them.

 

That probably explains a lot.


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Posted 19 September 2017 - 07:10 PM

I should add that every single one of my kits is 1/32, all 200+ of them.

 

That probably explains a lot.

Every one of my aircraft kits is also 32-scale, because I can't SEE things smaller, haha.

 

But a Horsa without paras and vehicles is like a fighter without guns or a bomber without bombs. And the diorama potential for these kits (there are two Horsa models for those who don't know) is YUGE.

 

I move back and forth between this forum and Armorama, so I'm at home in both scales.


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Posted 19 September 2017 - 07:54 PM

The great thing about the Horsa is you can make it fit your diorama / space, because a lot of them ended up missing wings and fings.

I read an interesting article on glider training where they hooked up a Hotspur towed it up and released the student, he spiralled down and did a perfect landing but never got out, worried they sent people over to help him to find the glider they had towed and released was empty lol.

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