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  1. jcahea
    05-12-2021 12:42 PM - permalink
    Yes, when collecting 1:400 I had the original releases and they were brilliant executions of the model! I would have stuck with 1:400, but my aging eyesight found me aggravated trying to see the detail. Didn't want to have to use a magnifying glass like some have to do. I always enjoyed the aviation shows/fairs! Have met so really good people in the hobby and always enjoy seeing them and speaking with them. Well said my friend! I'm glad you recognize my posts for what they are...trying to get a laugh or a rise! We need more of that in this crazy world where some are too easily offended. So true about the old days on DA.C. I was a lurker/reader for the longest time then posted here and there. I took a break for awhile then said what the heck...let me post a little more. I do admit, though sometimes I hold back a little more instead of posting something where I would get major blow back or get banned by my buddy Russ!
  2. barison82
    05-11-2021 06:41 PM - permalink
    Thank you John! That BCAL DC-10 was a major 'grail so yeah, that was the catch of the day! I saw those AA's, but had to let those go. I didn't think they were as sweet as the original ones from years back. All the parts on those were fully polished! The community spirit is what this is all about. That's why I enjoy the model fairs so much, and they've been sorely missed. Your posts are brilliant and always cheer me up. I might not be as "old school" as yourself and many other veteran collectors around here, but I totally get the dry tongue-in-cheek sarcasm and wit Sadly, it seems to go over way over many people's heads on here, beyond max. cruising altitude Once upon a time DAC was like an SNL circuit, the banter was great. Too bad I wasn't around for that.


  3. barison82
    05-10-2021 01:11 PM - permalink
    Hello John, thanks for the heads up, I really appreciate that That's really good to know. I actually just got an order in with Aviation Retail Direct here in the UK, before I read this message. They just added the latest releases within the last hour! I have bookmarked Buchair and will hit them up if I need to though - that's very a handy backup.

    Best wishes

  4. Jaketheone46
    11-09-2016 06:00 PM - permalink
    Wow!!!!thanks jcahea, perfect and as nice as can be gotten for sure. 777 freedom of space by Phoenix has landed. This guy packs with care for the buyer. Once inside package every piece of tape applied is folded at the end to assist in removal. These details stand out to me being a very OCD kinda guy that just loves tape. Lol thanks so much.
  5. Jaketheone46
    11-07-2016 12:07 PM - permalink
    Are you able to send me a invoice. Also how is the condition of the model and box?? If you can send me a invoice I can pay now.
  6. Transpac787
    10-08-2016 11:27 PM - permalink
    Fantastic seller!! Thanks so much for all your help, and quick shipping on the rare models!!
  7. CLIPPER 114
    06-16-2014 01:55 PM - permalink
    CLIPPER 114
    Hi John, hope you and your family are well.

    Regards ... Ben
  8. Assknocker
    04-24-2012 09:05 PM - permalink
    Thank you! Shipment Recieved.
    This member is a Trust-worthy Model Trader.
  9. jcahea
    01-16-2012 08:35 PM - permalink
    Hi Ben. How is the collection going? Add anything new recently? Were you able to get the Delta's and South African planes you were looking for? Hope all is well with you and your Mum. Happy New Year. John

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