Originally Posted by Steve
Gemini's mould looks better, but the QC issues appear to still be there. My fist AA MD-82 arrived with no nose gear and the second had a loose wing/chipped paint. Unfortunately, by the time I received the replacement my retailer and everyone else was sold out so I had to make do. Disappointing...
Honestly, as much as I've moaned about GJ landing gears (on the 737), I would blame your retailer or the post. I always by from jetwaymodels and have never had a model arrive damaged in any way, including my AA MD-82. My friend in Germany has models arrived damaged all the time - different makers, different retailers - and it's because no one ever puts "handle with care" on his packages.