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    On the Road Repair Kit for Contest Models

    the last contest i did was just CA glue and a small screwdriver. If anymore damage, I would have withdrawn.
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    Nichimo 1/20 Cessna 172

    In my opinion, if there is an emotional bond, then build it. If not keep it for resale later. You probably paid a little too much if its an investment to resell it right away. I have recently see a few sell for $125 to $175, but not on ebay. As the supply slowly dries up, it will go up in value, just make sure its sealed and preserved.
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    Tamiya 60325: F4U-1A Corsair

    I used three of the decals from the 1D kit, before I scrapped the idea and bought aftermarket and masks. Tamiya for some unexplainable reason makes horrible decals, and being newer decals does not matter, they all suck. If you buy a Tamiya Corsair, plan on buying decals. The rest of the kit is beautiful.
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    New bridge or big Voodoo?

    My interpretation looking at the pics, I think 5hey are bringing a 1/32 Voodoo to Chattanooga next year. Yup, I will buy one.
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    Omani Hunter

    Looking great, you have proven that you dont need PE to make a nice cockpit.
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    You ever have a ebay night you regret?

    I don’t usually bid on that many items...I have no excuse, I wasn’t even drinking.
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    You ever have a ebay night you regret?

    I’ll spill my secret....I actually have a plan. This is why I have been buying up as many P-40s as i can. My next build is actually going to be a production line, I am building 3 x P-40Es, 2 x P-40Ks, 2 P-40Ns, and 2 P-40B/Cs. I’m planning on doing a model and country from all theaters of the war, I even am considering doing a Turkish and Canadian P-40 too. I’m doing them all simultaneously, since all but 2 are Hasegawa, I should be able to address any build issues efficiently. Most will be OOB, except for a few pieces of PE and resin. I plan to also do a similar FW-190 production line, building a 1, 3, 5, 7, A8, F8, D9, and a D-13, although these will have more AM bits. This is not the first time I have done a project like this, I built 4 1/72 FW-190’s and and a BF-109 at the same time. Then I did 6 1/72 Japanese aircraft at the same time. I found that I can build 3-4 times as fast when I build this way, and keep the quality up.
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    You ever have a ebay night you regret?

    I got another P-40E, that makes 4 or 5 now, not sure, have to see what shows up at the door! Plus I got high bids on another P-40E, an FW-190A5, N1K2, a Sturmtiger, and a miniart building. Not to mention the two or three P-40s I bought that are in the mail, plus a Trump MiG 21. My stash is rapidly approaching 150 1/32 aircraft kits, not counting the 50 or so 1/35 kits. I think I have a problem.
  9. Last night I was cruising eBay, and I kept finding kits I wanted for a very good starting bid, well, this morning I am the winning 5 auctions right now, and just paid for another one an hour ago....this may get expensive....
  10. I mixed my own from Tamiya These are some popular paint mixes for Tamiya paints, the one I used is in the middle, it looked the most right to me, with a slight sun fading, the one on the left would be appropriate for a highly faded GSB, on the right, just looked to blackish, without the Blue tint to it. I also tested several stock paints, but none looked very GSB. A lot of people like the Model Master, but I felt it looked more appropriate to Korean War. Here is my build thread
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    ARCHER DOES AIRCRAFT (again)

    Funny thing, I still have your white and black swastikas, as well as you rivet decals. Good stuff!
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    Alclad help

    Wutcha bildin’?
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    Coffee Table Display Cabinet for LSP’s

    Yes, unfortunately, you have to build around whats available.
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    Coffee Table Display Cabinet for LSP’s

    I have been looking, but commercial cases are usually 18-20 inched deep. To accommodate a B-17 or Lanc, you need at least 29" deep.
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    Coffee Table Display Cabinet for LSP’s

    I actually found that the cheapest way is to find an IKEA or similar cabinet with a bunch of glass, and build a cabinet using that glass. I am planning a custom display case using cheap IKEA glass.
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