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Old 03-01-2015, 07:42 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Okay people, as witnessed by the other thread, I am Back!!
From now on, nothing is official in regards to GeminiJets unless its released on our website or I post on it here. For all of you rookies who have joined the last three years, I am the person who decides who gets how many of what model.
I deal extensively with the retailers to fulfill their orders. I am aware of the many "problems" that you guys find. Just because there is not a comment on everything, doent mean we are not aware. If you have a suggestion for a new model, send it to the email on the Gemini website.
If you have a complaint, calm, clear rational descriptions will suffice. No need to run around yelling "The Sky is Falliing" because Gemini releases models that make business sense. If you want a model made, there are minimum quantities that must be fulfilled. If you receive a model from a retailer that has a physical problem, deal with your retailer and the retailer will deal with Gemini. If you bought your model from Ebay, unless it is a authorized Gemini retailer, you are out of luck. Just because Joe Schmoe took advantage of you, its not Gemini's fault. We will not replace models because your cat or Aunt Flo knocked it over and broke it. Don't expect to make points for yourself by pointing what "flaw" you found and you are in a rush to be the first to report it.
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It's good to have a representative of Gemini back again and I think in the eyes of many the brand could do with some rehabilitation with model collectors. That is it's good as long as you are here to enlighten and discuss and not to bully and close down conversation.

I have not been affected but I'd be interested in your take on the recent zinc rot which seems to have emanated from some of your models as described in this thread:

http://www.diecastaircraftforum.com/...racking-3.html

It seems that contacting Gemini has not been a successful path for some and going through a dealer years after a purchase is hardly likely to be a success.

I have been largely ambivalent about your output in recent years as most of it is too conservative for my tastes however I was very disappointed by your first AA MD-80 which was a very poorly made model. Glad to see your more recent MD-80s have been better made. I look forward to more of them.

As regards Gemini itself - what exact numbers do you require to consider a model - 1500, 2000???

If there is one thing I'd appreciate seeing from your organization it is that you differentiate yourself and use the unique moulds you have access to to deliver interesting models. Specifically I am talking about the following:

CV-580
MD-80
Shorts 360
Saab 340
ATR-42
DHC-8
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757 - not just modern US majors

Surely you can sell enough Frontier or North Central CV-580s - I mean you have made some in 1:200?

Air Europe, Republic, Northwest delivery scheme, United Saul Bass, Eastern last clrs and Monarch original colours 757s would also no doubt sell well I think.

Oh and for the record I am not affiliated with Velocity in anyway and haven't bought any of their models, just in case you think I'm causing trouble for some reason.
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I haven't bought a Gemini models in about a year now so please continue releasing those nice safe American liveries each month, I'll save my dollars for the other manufacturers.
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GJ's new releases have been really disappointing. The last I am interested is the KLM MD-11 95 years it was months ago, and it wasn't released. Finally got the PHX version. Then everything just Hawaiian...Delta...Fedex...Emirates...American...T hanks for saving my money.
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Air Europe, Republic, Northwest delivery scheme, United Saul Bass, Eastern last clrs and Monarch original colours 757s would also no doubt sell well I think.
Very well said, but you forgot to add BA Landor scheme which is lo-o-o-o-o-ong overdue. I first flew with G-BIKP in 1986, when 1:400 collecting didn't even exist, and 29 years later a model has not surfaced as yet.

I would not even mention MD-80s of at least a dozen airlines, US and non-US, which now have become aero classics...

But I think "The Don" is right. This is a business and collectors probably make too much a small chunk of it to be considered seriously. Maybe GJ should start considering changing their motto.
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Rod, "Don",

Molto respetto.....ma, aspetto:

Running with the corporate sponsors, you have totally neglected the base which "made" you.

Please go back to the beginning and start releasing and/or re-issuing some classic 747-100/200/300/400 on YOUR most excellent mould [OK the -400 needs Asian carriers and elimination of the seam. The GJ -200 GE engines are superior]. Many threads have been devoted to the models desired.

Then, may you start "polishing" your ring.
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How about a "fans choice" model? Post a poll on your website and have your customers select a future model/livery from a selection of potential options.
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I haven't bought a Gemini models in about a year now so please continue releasing those nice safe American liveries each month, I'll save my dollars for the other manufacturers.
The 'nice, safe' American liveries pay the bills, and then some, beginning with the factory workers, then the distributor workers, and then the retailers.

Thank you Gemini for making so many 'nice, safe' models !!!
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I have no issues with the liveries Gemini produces, but I wish that they would modify their moulds. But that is wishful thinking as hardly any manufacturers make changes once they have it completed. If any, they are minor. Gemini has great product ideas, yet execution is where I do not become a big consumer.
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Yeah your personal well being is of course number one on my list of priorities when I buy models....
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Good to see you back, "the Don". To be honest it's been quite a while since I bought a GJ model, but I keep on whishing month after month for something that wouldn't "pay the bill". Tell me, should I ?
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Welcome back - it is good to have you on here.

For those complaining about the corporate releases - do you want Gemini to stay in business, or not? For whatever reasons, it seems like Gemini needs to make larger production runs than others like AeroClassics. So if it's some obscure thing that only 50 people will want, you simply can't expect Gemini to make it.
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Welcome back - it is good to have you on here.

For those complaining about the corporate releases - do you want Gemini to stay in business, or not? For whatever reasons, it seems like Gemini needs to make larger production runs than others like AeroClassics. So if it's some obscure thing that only 50 people will want, you simply can't expect Gemini to make it.
Everybody understands Gemini's need to make big runs and satisfy corporates. However Gemini used to make a decent number of interesting classic models in the past (Tridents, VC10s etc) which I assume did sell ok since they made lots of these releases. So are you telling me that the only models they can make now are releases that are current or ordered directly by corporates? If so that is very sad and they can't complain when collectors aren't happy with that.

As I pointed out there are plenty of aircraft they could make but don't on unique moulds like the 757/A310 which would sell perfectly well. So it isn't even a question of small volume sales. It seems more like an extremely cautious manufacturer which has lost its soul.

If they just looked back a few years there are lots of non-classic releases from the 90s and 2000s they could make and don't.

Anyway it seems Don only appeared to make a proclamation to the ignorant masses rather than have two way conversation so we're probably wasting our time.
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Based on the number of people who whine about not getting obscure releases, I don't think "everybody understands" that Gemini needs to make larger runs. That, or people grossly overestimate how many other people also want their holy grails.

It's my hypothesis that the number of remaining true blockbuster 1:400 models is not that big. At least, it isn't how it was 10 years ago.
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.... However Gemini used to make a decent number of interesting classic models in the past (Tridents, VC10s etc) which I assume did sell ok since they made lots of these releases.
FYI, there are still 11 Trident and 5 VC-10 releases available at the supplier in Las Vegas. They DO NOT sell at all. Even perfect preowned ones have to be offered at the $10 level.

There's a lot of old liveries that they can't make unless the airline (that they have a licenses for which is all of the majors) gives the go-ahead to make. Unfortunately a license does not give Gemini 'carte blanche' to make whatever they want, whenever they want.

Just for the record, I am in the camp of those who would like to see a more eclectic mix of releases and when I see another HAL 767 or QFA A380 or Emirates release I'm groaning just as loud as many collectors are.

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Based on the number of people who whine about not getting obscure releases, I don't think "everybody understands" that Gemini needs to make larger runs. That, or people grossly overestimate how many other people also want their holy grails.

It's my hypothesis that the number of remaining true blockbuster 1:400 models is not that big. At least, it isn't how it was 10 years ago.
Perhaps but judging by the rarity of many Gemini could easily rerelease most early 747s for example and still sell good numbers. Then there are moulds they've heinously under-used like the CV-580, 757 and MD-80 and then new moulds they could remake like the L-1011 and would sell well. Frankly its just as well Gemini aren't doing this as AC are clearing me out!
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Perhaps but judging by the rarity of many Gemini could easily rerelease most early 747s for example and still sell good numbers. Then there are moulds they've heinously under-used like the CV-580, 757 and MD-80 and then new moulds they could remake like the L-1011 and would sell well. Frankly its just as well Gemini aren't doing this as AC are clearing me out!
Richard,
You seem to be the one most up in arms by my posts, so Ill direct this at you.
Granted the B747 is an iconic aircraft, most of the models worth doing have already been done by any number of companies. There is a Pan AM Classic coming out in the March releases. Which airlines were you referring to? Send me a viable list and I promise to take a look at it.
The MD-80 believe or not, is a relatively new mould for GJ, within the last year and a half. There are many models slated to be made, but they all have to wait for a factory production slot. At any given times, there are about 100 to 150 models waiting for production slots.
I am as big a L-1011 fan around as there is, unfortunately, as has been stated before, but its been several years, the GJ L-1011 mould is no longer viable.
It was damaged several years ago and is not in useable condition.

I am back, but I do not spend all my time on here. I do have a job, a family and other obligations, just like most people. I will not respond to every single post, but that doesn't mean I wont read them.
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Make a 777-300 with the right size of engines GE-90 and I will be fine. Keep the current size of wheels but get rid of the rolling wheels...
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You seem to be the one most up in arms by my posts, so Ill direct this at you.
Granted the B747 is an iconic aircraft, most of the models worth doing have already been done by any number of companies. There is a Pan AM Classic coming out in the March releases. Which airlines were you referring to? Send me a viable list and I promise to take a look at it.
The MD-80 believe or not, is a relatively new mould for GJ, within the last year and a half. There are many models slated to be made, but they all have to wait for a factory production slot. At any given times, there are about 100 to 150 models waiting for production slots.
I am as big a L-1011 fan around as there is, unfortunately, as has been stated before, but its been several years, the GJ L-1011 mould is no longer viable.
It was damaged several years ago and is not in useable condition.

I am back, but I do not spend all my time on here. I do have a job, a family and other obligations, just like most people. I will not respond to every single post, but that doesn't mean I wont read them.
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Thanks for the response Rod. The 747 was just an example that people speak of - I don't have much room for many more models of that size sadly. I would be keen on your take on the 757s and CV-580s though, they would be top of my list from Gemini's moulds. As I said for the 757:

Monarch old colours
Air Europe
British Airways Landor
Republic (Grey)
Northwest (delivery clrs)
United Saul Bass

and for the CV-580 basically all the ones you have done in 1:200
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I am as big a L-1011 fan around as there is, unfortunately, as has been stated before, but its been several years, the GJ L-1011 mould is no longer viable.
It was damaged several years ago and is not in useable condition.

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Rod, can you confirm it's the same case for the 1/400 ERJ-145 and CRJ-200 moulds? A simple yes would let me stop hoping for one of these little critters to pop on GJ's new releases page each month! Thanks.

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Its great to have direct contact with Gemini again and I welcome the opportunity to request the following models at some stage.


All 1/400
Qantas 747-300
Qantas 737-400 old livery
Qantas 737-400 new livery
Qantas Freight 767-300 with Roo tail

Do hope you will decide to make these for collectors.

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FYI, there are still 11 Trident and 5 VC-10 releases available at the supplier in Las Vegas. They DO NOT sell at all. Even perfect preowned ones have to be offered at the $10 level.

There's a lot of old liveries that they can't make unless the airline (that they have a licenses for which is all of the majors) gives the go-ahead to make. Unfortunately a license does not give Gemini 'carte blanche' to make whatever they want, whenever they want.

Just for the record, I am in the camp of those who would like to see a more eclectic mix of releases and when I see another HAL 767 or QFA A380 or Emirates release I'm groaning just as loud as many collectors are.
Nick, all this is true but model production is 'horses for courses'. VC10s and Tridents may be sitting on the shelves at US dealers, but likewise models of US internal and especially Chinese airliners sit on the shelves of European dealers. This is a distribution issue and if dealers only ordered what they can sell as well as taking pre-orders, this shouldn't be so much of an issue.
Here in UK, there are many requests for a GJ BAC One-Eleven 500 to be made in the BEA red square, BEA Speedjack and British Airways Negus/red tail liveries but as long as GJ are geared up for corporate releases, they probably won't even listen? A great shame as their one and only British Airways BAC One-Eleven 500 in the Landor scheme completely sold out.
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Aeroclassics Comets still missing- Dan Air (4 & 4C), United Arab Airlines/Misrair/Egyptair, Kuwait AW, Sudan AW, East African AW, Saudi Royal Flt.
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"So GJ is back". Hmmmm. When James was there he was GJ as far as I was concerned. He was GJ's Awesome! spokesman. He held contests and kept us informed as to what is happening. Collectors want to be involved and not just buy what is given to them. Rod you say that if we have any ideas to send them to you. We as collectors know that at GJ that goes right in the zero basket. You want some good ideas? Let me see some results. I have been suggesting new 1/400 GSEs to you for years. Where has that gone? I have been suggesting 1/400s with open doors and moveable rear trailing edge flaps for years. Where are those? I have been suggesting Republic Airlines (last livery) and Empire for years? Where are those? Where are the EK Emirates "Pele" B773ER and A380s in 1/400? What about the AF Concorde F-BTSC that crashed in the latest livery? After all you did release that reg under the Aerospatiale livery. It would have been nice to release a commemorative version. July 25, 2015 will be 15 years. Why did you release a "New AA" B763 without Winglets? When will the "New AA" B752W and B763W be released? You asked for questions. Here they are. Oh why do you release so many DL, EK and HAW? Do the airlines order them? I know that you have to supply the EK retail stores. Regarding B6. You released them many years ago for the B6 store. They are all sold out. Any more in the pipeline for their store?
Regarding your blab about Velocity. That was in very poor taste. To take that public only puts GJ into a hole. You will certainly lose business because of it. Remember one thing...."No matter how thin you
slice it...there are always two sides" I doubt Andrew or James will take this crap public. Do you know why? It's none of our business what goes on behind closed doors. We are collectors. We purchase collectable models. Don't ruin it for us.
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Thank you, Rod for posting. Like Richard, I'm always happy to hear from an official representative of a model maker on our forum about their products.

Regarding which models to make in addition to Gemini's corporate and high-volume models, it seems to me that Classic 747's are very much in order. Yes, many of them have been done. But E-Bay prices, and scarcity at merchants' 'rare models' and 'collection sale' listings, indicate that models of major American, European, and Asian carriers are scarce. Given that Aeroclassics claims not to have access to Classic 747 moulds anymore, and your newer Classic 747 mould is very good, it seems to me that the following would be sure winners:

United Bass small titles.
TWA double-globe
British Airways Negus liveries--both "British Airways" and "British" titles. Also Landor.
Lufthansa 70's-80s
Air France
Japan Air Lines
Cathay Pacific 80's livery (see recent discussion)
Re-issues of your American and KLM in the new mould
El Al delivery livery

For the record, I just bought one of your new Pan Am "Clipper Mermaid"'s.

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"So GJ is back".....
I'm not saying this to personally attack you, but your whole post sounded really whiny and selfish. Basically: "Gemini, why didn't you make the specific things that I personally want?"

Models of fatal accident aircraft are controversial. You might want one. Others will say that's in poor taste. I tend to think it's in poor taste.

You want open doors and movable flaps? In 1:400? What are you willing to pay? Have you shelled out for the special NCA cargo 747, or the precision ANA models? Are enough people willing to pay, to make it happen? I'm sure Gemini has seen those special models, but they're hardly the only manufacturer who hasn't figured out how to make profitable regular releases of such models yet. Nobody is doing it yet- so why petulantly ask Gemini "where are those"? In the meantime, Gemini has come out with new product lines or features like the 1:72 GA, the 1:200 plastic, the RC stuff, and adding antenna to 1:400. So it sounds childish to be sore and demanding about another product line that you'd like, that hasn't happened yet.

There's a collector on here who uses his skills to create the visual effect of open doors - you could use your own skills.

As for Andrew not taking crap public - I almost fell off my chair at the end. About the only things that AK ever does on here is bad-mouth his competitors and post immature political rants. You can have the opinion that Gemini should have kept the Velocity allegations behind closed doors - that's a perfectly reasonable opinion to have - but you can't very well write things that imply that AK doesn't bad-mouth other companies.

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AnonCollector....I was using my suggestions as examples. I know that GJ is not going to release anything for me alone. My suggestions are for all collectors.

Hogan makes ANA exclusives with doors etc but those are limited models. GJ/JC can do it if they want for less.

As far as AF goes it would be a commemorative model.

I am aware of the "collector" who makes his own doors. That is his thing. He is an expert at that.

Andrew's issues are opinions...not legal issues. Huge difference.

I do appreciate your feedback though.
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A lot of what you asked for Jeff were great ideas. I would love to see all these happen too.
GSE is a no brained. It'd sell like crazy!

Re: velocity. The last conspiracy I heard was that Gemini actually own Velocity (ie James still works there in reality) and the hatred thing towards them is a smoke screen. Haha. You gotta love a good conspiracy to spice things up

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Hey GARUDAROD -

Are you guys at GJ going to be packaging cheese whiz with your next batch of models so that when they start falling about like a saltine crackers because of zinc rot we can have something to spread on them with?
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Its great to have direct contact with Gemini again and I welcome the opportunity to request the following models at some stage.


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Qantas 747-300
Qantas 737-400 old livery
Qantas 737-400 new livery
Qantas Freight 767-300 with Roo tail

Do hope you will decide to make these for collectors.

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G'day Rod,

I too hope you will consider these Qantas birds. Particularly the 737-400s that have recently been retired after more than two decades of faithful service. It'd be nice to have something to remember them by!

A Qantaslink Dash-8-200 in 1:400 would be nice too!

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More 757s please! Landor, World Tails, El Al, Iceland Aurora, Royal Nepal, Aer Lingus, NASA, House colours, there's just too many that need to be made! And lets not forget N757A with it's beautiful nose!
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Its great to have direct contact with Gemini again and I welcome the opportunity to request the following models at some stage.


All 1/400
Qantas 747-300
Qantas 737-400 old livery
Qantas 737-400 new livery
Qantas Freight 767-300 with Roo tail

Do hope you will decide to make these for collectors.

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I second that.. We Aussies desperately need Qantas B737-400 in 1:400 scale.

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I do agree with GJ and Anon. When it comes to a company of GJ's scale, going to what sells best for them is preferable. Try to think of them like Bachmann in model RRing. Well known, decent place for your first model, and pretty affordable, and will have most of the big Players and their equipment.

For more obscure stuff, your chances lie higher in the likes of PHX and AC, who make stuff a little more geared towards the collectors.

For at least US collectors though, and people who like IL-62s and IL-86s in the more major schemes, they have brought us a lot of stuff too. IL-86 Aeroflot, IL-62 Aeroflot, LOT, CSA, Interflug ( I think). And the small commuter props on those nice little moulds! Even though it has been stated earlier that chances are slim to none, I'm still hoping that in the future we'll get a decent L1011 mould with examples that are mass produced again. No one has been able to bring us a good L1011 since DW, and they've been largely gone from the 1:400 civil scene for quite a few years (and that mould even longer.)
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All I'll say is keep the Md-11 mould going! After the recent KLM,it was perfect! No adjustments ( except maybe lengthening the exhaust cones on some engines) need to be done and no more modifications! The mould is perfect!! All GJ has to do now is release the airlines we haven't seen in the MD11,like Sabena, Citybird etc! The price of endless research into a proper mould has paid off! Just keep it going!!!!!
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I like Gemini, and I think it's fairly obvious collectors want to buy from Gemini. No other model maker generates so much impassioned dialogue month to month. The price point and (relatively speaking) widespread availability are incomparable. I mean, I can't well use an Amazon gift cards to buy JC, Phoenix, or AC... Definite edge to Gemini there.

That being said I'm pretty tired of the "good business sense" argument to explain a lot of these releases. It's true some decisions make good business sense, but some decisions make better business sense, and just because a business is profitable it doesn't mean it's always run optimally. Anyone in business needs to seek continuous improvement, even if they're at the top. To this end, processing feedback from customers is an integral part of any quality system. That means considering all the obnoxious wish lists, whether we like it or not.

My .02, somebody here commented it would be nice to see the older releases (which had seams near the tail) re-released without the seams.. I think this is a great idea. There were some really good ones done in the beginning that people would certainly buy again.

Now, my personal wish list item is N792SW, the WN ship in retro-ochre (aka the "mustard rocket")...

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I like Gemini, and I think it's fairly obvious collectors want to buy from Gemini. No other model maker generates so much impassioned dialogue month to month. The price point and (relatively speaking) widespread availability are incomparable. I mean, I can't well use an Amazon gift cards to buy JC, Phoenix, or AC... Definite edge to Gemini there.

That being said I'm pretty tired of the "good business sense" argument to explain a lot of these releases. It's true some decisions make good business sense, but some decisions make better business sense, and just because a business is profitable it doesn't mean it's always run optimally. Anyone in business needs to seek continuous improvement, even if they're at the top. To this end, processing feedback from customers is an integral part of any quality system. That means considering all the obnoxious wish lists, whether we like it or not.

My .02, somebody here commented it would be nice to see the older releases (which had seams near the tail) re-released without the seams.. I think this is a great idea. There were some really good ones done in the beginning that people would certainly buy again.

Now, my personal wish list item is N792SW, the WN ship in retro-ochre (aka the "mustard rocket")...
That is a good point and well stated. I agree with it.
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Hello 'Don'. Is there any chance of Gemini making an Air New Zealand Beech 1900D either with metal or 3D printing?
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Rod - Do you handle BBOX distribution and allocation as well? If so, it appears some of this weeks 747/777 releases are not available in certain geographic areas with different one's not available in others.

Is this the case and if so why?
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