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I found a Vintage fighter series 1/24 scale P-40 Warhawk. It was in our local hobby store! The kit has been out of production for years and I don't think there are many around. It is the only P-40 in this large scale. I'm thinking "flying tigers" !

 

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Got this off of eBay . Came yesterday . From 1985 still sealed .  22.00 shipped . 

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Didn't know this existed until it showed up in a Facebook post for a local toy store......sealed inside

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On 12/6/2020 at 9:25 PM, HomerS said:

Didn't know this existed until it showed up in a Facebook post for a local toy store......sealed inside

And that's a 2-in-1 kit!  Builds a stock Wallis Autogyro or the James Bond version with guns and rockets.

This one came today.  On-topic for cars, off-topic for scale.  MiniArt, from the Ukraine, has done a bunch of Mercedes 170v kits in all different configurations:  WWII military staff cars, civilian cars complete with passengers and luggage.  And this one, the 170v sedan delivery or "Lieferwagen."  All 3 doors open and it includes decals for the medical vehicle on the boxtop, a camouflaged truck, or a German Reichspost delivery truck.  The roof rack is photo-etched metal.

These kits are insanely detailed, with engines and chassis that are complete right down to separate coil springs, etc.  Heller did a 1/24 Lieferwagen, but I think it was last re-issued around 2006.

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On 12/6/2020 at 7:25 PM, HomerS said:

Didn't know this existed until it showed up in a Facebook post for a local toy store......sealed inside

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Funny, I just ordered one of those on the bay.

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Here's one I've wanted for a while. Not an easy one to track down. But, as of this afternoon's mail, I have one.

 

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I've acquired quite a few new kits since I last posted, so I'll begin with this big ol' beast, one of many that I've grabbed.

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44 minutes ago, Roadrunner said:

I've acquired quite a few new kits since I last posted, so I'll begin with this big ol' beast, one of many that I've grabbed.

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Man, at 1/16 scale, that Tiger is gonna be a monster!! 

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4 hours ago, bismarck said:

Man, at 1/16 scale, that Tiger is gonna be a monster!! 

It is. Certainly not a great kit, but acceptable, at least for the reasonable price. I'm hoping that the new Trumpeter kit will be far nicer. If so, I'll sell this one off.

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Didn't get it today, but recently swapped for a built PT-109. The hull scales out at about 28' in 1/25th scale- plan to use this for a wood hulled cruiser with a v-16 engine, built in 1920's-1930's style. Lots of reference photos on line, some real inspiration there! Also have a Galaxy trailer I picked up years ago and never got inspired to build. Think I will convert it into a boat trailer. Maybe a 1937 Ford pickup as a tow vehicle. I have already disassembled the boat, the hull and deck separated very easily with no damage at all. Some of the deck details are molded in relief so I filled the underside recesses with 2 part epoxy. Cedar cigar wrapping for the hull and deck, also some leftover wood for trim and structure as needed. Need another project like a hole in the head, but this one is giving me the itch!

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For $3, I couldn't pass it up.  Appears to be sealed/complete inside

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This one takes the cake. I've now seen everything. It was too strange to pass up. I found this at a local hobby store a few hours ago. At first I thought, "why?" But, the more I looked at it, the more I thought I had to buy it. It's going to be fun explaining this to people when they see it! 

 

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3 minutes ago, unclescott58 said:

This one takes the cake. I've now seen everything. It was too strange to pass up. 

 

Didja order the photo etch kit for it or resin shrimp?

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