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Old 04-15-2015, 07:25 PM   #51
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to each his own....no one tells you to decide what you want..... ... not everyone in the forum has the same opinion as you do...
Then they haven't bought a AF1 model yet or have reallyyyyyyyy low standards
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to each his own....no one tells you to decide what you want..... ... not everyone in the forum has the same opinion as you do...
exactly. & judging by many posts here, his isn't in the majority.
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Then they haven't bought a AF1 model yet or have reallyyyyyyyy low standards
lol....its all bull**** what you say ....looks like youre a beginner in diecast collecting.....keep cool, buddy....
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lol....its all bull**** what you say ....looks like youre a beginner in diecast collecting.....keep cool, buddy....
Cool story bro keep on collecting those af1 gems
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Cool story bro keep on collecting those af1 gems
tbf, there are a fair few collectors here who like them.
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For me - I agree with Ukrainian_Falcons: I磎 pis磀 off by every model that AF1 ruins.

On the one hand I must admit that concerning the diecast portion of their work, they are actually doing one of the best jobs in the industry. Shapewise AF1 models are almost faultless - look at the SR-71, T-50, SU-35 and others - concerning just diecast they have done one of the best jobs so far, sometimes even better than competition.
But then they go and put their smallpox riveting on it, they put small Putins with blue helmets in it, they pick absolutely unrealistic colors on it and in the end they totally kill it by overspraying. That磗 the AF1 and that磗 what irritates me, because I really would like to have these models at home - flawless.

I磎 sorry the more that they are making (...ruining for me) really attractive aircrafts in really atractive color schemes, but with every aircraft they make, it is less probable, that the same a/c will HM / CW and Co. want to do.

So I磎 trying to take it easy, keep waiting for 2nd production runs, hoping that they will improve enough. Because they ARE improving actually, must admit, although in much much much smaller increments that would be welcomed, unfortunately...
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Let me remind everybody about the AF 1 P-61 which IS a quality model. I have it, I like it and frankly that's all that matters to me.

I vote for a model with my wallet and will make an effort to feedback via email to a manufacturer when/if I feel improvement is needed.

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Thanks Ladia, at least one person on here knows that AF1 need to lift their game

Totally agree, the shape of each model is impressive, it's the execution of putting all those parts together and the paint work....

So yeah mar_ji, before you bash a post, maybe think about that someone has bought the actual product and has an issue with it, as opposed to general bitching about af1, which is know I was guilty of in the past but rightly so it seems

Let's leave it at that hey fellas

Anyway nows a good time to test wether or not af1 have ANY after sales customer service when I try to get a replacement nose gear door
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....and will make an effort to feedback via email to a manufacturer when/if I feel improvement is needed.
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No chance in case of AF1 - they are not responding.
Have sent twice, to two different people, sent also as "Second sending", so far no reply, will inform if something changes. (assuming nothing changes)

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No ones questioning the p-61 here, I bought 3 models, each have a flaw, one I can live with, one I can get a replacement for and another I need to return

This was my first af1 purchase and it hasn't been a good experience, others might experience better purchases then me, not ones taking that away for you but if you are thinking of buying a af1, I suggest you buy one to begin with and gauge the quality for yourself before committing to further purchases

$h!t I inspected this in person at a shop and we happy with the QC, it's just the ones I got from overseas coz it was way cheaper were crap
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If the product quality continues to suck, and the Hawkeyes are going to be a great comparison. AF 1 may very well slowly tank. A good model type can be supported by multiple manufacturers, F-4 being just one example. What I see is they [AF 1] are striving to achieve a quality point which "satifices" their customer base. The limited run F-35A is the obvious example of this. Those of us who are particular about their collections may not be the ones they are aiming to sell to.

As for AF 1 not responding, that is a known/given. The real question to be asked is if they don't care, why should we?

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Have sent twice, to two different people, sent as "Second sending", so far no reply, will inform if something changes. (assuming nothing changes)
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... I bought 3 models, each have a flaw, one I can live with, one I can get a replacement for and another I need to return
What for faults they were, UF? On which models? Can you specify? Thanks.

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What for faults they were, UF? On which models? Can you specify? Thanks.
Nothing of interest for most collectors on here (no need to post that fact either )

But I got the Bader, KJ-200 and J-8

J-8 - wing roundal was eaten away by oil rubbing up against the wing and packaging, a chip on one of the wing tanks, a piece (no idea what it is) near the cannon was broken off but can be glued again and in general the simple application of the grey scheme could have been of better, it's only one colour, apply it better !!!

Bader - one of the nose gear doors was snapped in two, the painting of the anti glare paint on the nose was sloppy and runs onto the main part of the model but generally paint work is ok, nothing to get excited about, again a basic scheme that could have been done better

KJ-200 - The pick of the bunch, only issue was the nose wheels fell apart but was easy to put back together

Oh and I will say this, the rubber/plastic wheels on AF1 models are very bad, either not very round or require addition attention just to look satisfactory
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...(wing colour) ...eaten away by packaging...
Confirmed on mine Lone Star Gunfighters F-16C.
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ladia... i'd have to agree with you. in short, the diecast is really nice... but the botched paintjob just ruins it. i have the t50 and su35... and they both suffer from this. well perhaps they fare better with the less complex schemes but going by the stock photos... i don't think so. and it seems they're merrily going about their "no stop" prints on their f35s still. sigh...
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I've bought their T-50 and I also agree with Ukranian Falcons, Ladia and tomcatter.

I think we should keep providing feedback to them on how to improve their models since they are the only diecast manufacturer making some of these beautiful aircraft in 1:72 scale.

They might not respond to every email individually, but I'm pretty sure they do read them. They replied to my emails many times last year.

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Nice to hear about another collector who decided to inform AF1, Rasheed! I also think that emailing to them is the best, what we can currently do. More emails - more pressure (hopefully).

Have you any contact in AF1, who is responding? Do you want to share this email address?

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I'm about to send Victoria from AF1 head office an email about a replacement part and feedback, so I'll let you know IF I get a response to either.

A lot of the other email addresses are to factory managers or marketing reps, neither would care about replacements or feedback unless it came at the request of head office
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love to see some guys trying to run the show.....thinking they could threaten AF by bashing the company.... collectors on forums are just a less than a fraction compared to diecast collectors worldwide...... lol....AF1 will survive despite those exaggerated bashing....i dont think AF ever cares nor take time to look at forums and listen guys like UF and company....lol
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love to see some guys trying to run the show.....thinking they could threaten AF by bashing the company.... collectors on forums are just a less than a fraction compared to diecast collectors worldwide...... lol....AF1 will survive despite those exaggerated bashing....i dont think AF ever cares nor take time to look at forums and listen guys like UF and company....lol
Dude, what's up your a$$ ?

I really don't care if they listern or not, I just want my replacement part

And have you actually bought a AF1 model ???? I'm guessing you haven't and your just being a little b!tch for no reason, go and buy a model and stop having a sook

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I agree with UF. Don't get me wrong. The P-61 is great... but yet again I dunno. Did they get the scale correct on that one?? I have no idea. There is no denying that some AF1 models are great to look at but so is the FOV f-14 swordsmen and yet we all agree that that model is a joke. I put AF1's osprey on the same category. ( Wrong colors- should've been a 3 tone grey, wrong size- unless it's FOV that got it wrong, Screws, tilt rotors in the wrong position, markings are out of place. Heck I take back what I said, theyre worse than FOV

Heres some things why criticisms on AF1's models are warranted
1) BLUE HELMET PILOTS. They keep on insisting those blue helmet guys. Yah we can pull them out on some models but seriously..... Honestly???.... Really...????... Blue helmets for an apache pilot? For an F-16 pilot? For an F-35 pilot? and the list goes on

2) BLACK LANDING GEAR STRUTS - I don't understand why they colored the F-35's struts black. And they did it for the A, B, C. You would think they'd correct it for later releases but NO. I don't understand. I really don't understand

3) STUPID ORDNANCE. - All their F-16s come with AGM-158. I think they actually mistook it for wing tanks. And RED colored JDAMS for the F-35??? What the hell AF1

There are other things as well. But what I'm mostly disappointed with recently was their apache being the wrong size. It really looks good and I would've loved to replace my FOV with it but they got the scale wrong..... by a mile. I

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love to see some guys trying to run the show.....thinking they could threaten AF by bashing the company.... collectors on forums are just a less than a fraction compared to diecast collectors worldwide...... lol....AF1 will survive despite those exaggerated bashing....i dont think AF ever cares nor take time to look at forums and listen guys like UF and company....lol
interesting. could you at least let us know who threatened af1 and what was the threat? like you said... to each his own. uf is sharing his experience with the af1 jets, as we all are. it would be odd to think any one of us could in anyway threaten af1. as i recall, this is a diecast aircraft forum, not diecast aircraft collectors union. there are no pickets or boycotts... just sharing of experiences and opinions. some find the paintjob acceptable, some don't... and some just have pretty bad experiences with af1. no need for underhanded name callings and chest beating. what's with calling someone a newbie collector? on what basis were you making that presumption? and is it to demonstrate that experience collectors look pass a botched up paintjob and sing praises for something that really isn't? and i'm saying this because BOTH my models suffer from the exact same problem (oops, sorry.... having ONLY two af1 models makes me a newbie collector too, i presume... and thereby precluding me from saying anything about those models). and again, to each his own. glad you've added another gem of a model in your extensive collection of af1s.
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Dude, what's up your a$$ ?

I really don't care if they listern or not, I just want my replacement part

And have you actually bought a AF1 model ???? I'm guessing you haven't and your just being a little b!tch for no reason, go and buy a model and stop having a sook
if i were you, i would just dump the models in the thrash can and wait till CW or HM to make it...instead of begging for a replacement.....after all the bashing.....btw, i cant afford such expensive models as you have....just got a handful of oxford, easy model....and am proud of them......
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if i were you, i would just dump the models in the thrash can and wait till CW or HM to make it...instead of begging for a replacement.....after all the bashing.....btw, i cant afford such expensive models as you have....just got a handful of oxford, easy model....and am proud of them......
Right........ So your solution is to bury your head in the sand and have a sook on here when actual paying customers have a real problem with their purchase ?

No one cares what you collect, no one even mentioned that in any of their posts so your just talking nonsense at this point

So do you own any AF1 models ?
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Right........ So your solution is to bury your head in the sand and have a sook on here when actual paying customers have a real problem with their purchase ?

No one cares what you collect, no one even mentioned that in any of their posts so your just talking nonsense at this point

So do you own any AF1 models ?
i collect garbage just like you.......i could tell you how many AF1 i have but got to ki.....you as tom cruise says in top gun.....lol

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i collect garbage just like you....
troll

So your just a wanker having a sook about models you don't even own and are now saying AF1 is rubbish

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So your just a wanker having a sook about models you don't even own and are now saying AF1 is rubbish
its you that bashing af1...right?....i know AF1 has its faults..... but with all the blah blahs......you make yourself a clown.....everyone hopes that af1 improves their models in the futureand not making destructive comments...
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Sometimes [like now] I wish the thread creator had Moderator privileges....
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Sometimes [like now] I wish the thread creator had Moderator privileges....
im with you, YOWguy..... unlike some forums...its like ...free for all here....
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im with you, YOWguy..... unlike some forums...its like ...free for all here....
Your kidding right ? Your the one that's talks loads of **** on here

Mate, I think you need to go back and read the posts, first of all, pointing out ACTUAL flaws in a model I've purchased isn't "bashing", it's called a REVIEW

Secondly I did say the mould was good, their painting and parts are rubbish

I noticed you didn't "bash" anyone else's posts about model they also bought so I'll take that as your jus being a **** at me so whatever reason, maybe your on your period

And I don't collect garage, you might and good for you but I only collect quality models, the whole reason I have an issue with AF1 because they ARE NOT quality models despite all that rubbish they write on their boxes

That's right, you wouldn't know what I'm talking about because you probably don't own a single AF1 model but you like to sook at others that HAVE given them a go and got biten

Hats off to you for getting on that morale high horse
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Your kidding right ? Your the one that's talks loads of **** on here

Mate, I think you need to go back and read the posts, first of all, pointing out ACTUAL flaws in a model I've purchased isn't "bashing", it's called a REVIEW

Secondly I did say the mould was good, their painting and parts are rubbish

I noticed you didn't "bash" anyone else's posts about model they also bought so I'll take that as your jus being a **** at me so whatever reason, maybe your on your period

And I don't collect garage, you might and good for you but I only collect quality models, the whole reason I have an issue with AF1 because they ARE NOT quality models despite all that rubbish they write on their boxes

That's right, you wouldn't know what I'm talking about because you probably don't own a single AF1 model but you like to sook at others that HAVE given them a go and got biten

Hats off to you for getting on that morale high horse
how sure are you that ive got no AF1 model........quality models depends on the buyer..and not you.....

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how sure are you that ive got no AF1 model........quality models depends on the buyer..and not you.....
You probably have no idea what quality is.....
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Can I ask any of thw guys who have one [Su-35 since some seem to have lost the thread point] in their hands to verify the scale is what it purports to be?

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Dude, what's up your a$$ ?

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Right........ So your solution is to bury your head in the sand and have a sook on here when actual paying customers have a real problem with their purchase ?

No one cares what you collect, no one even mentioned that in any of their posts so your just talking nonsense at this point

So do you own any AF1 models ?
it would appear that he does:

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both liveries of the SU-35 has been availablefor more than a week now at my local hobbystore....i have choosen the one with a dark color....looks pretty slick to me....a beautiful model indeed....
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Mar_ji, can you please confirm, if the glossy surface of your dark blue SU-35 is really a glossy color, or if it is maybe just oil from the factory, which can be wiped off and the colour underneath is matte? (This was a case of my 'Lone Star Gunfighters' F-16 from AF-1 - glossy surface could be wiped off by a swab).
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the surface of the upper fuselage is glossy...not too glossy though....but applying a Model Master Dullcote which may be available in some hobbyshops will do the trick.....even using a hobby paintbrush will do....no stripes can be seen
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So he has one and one which he has to modify, ok well I guess there you go, no wonder he takes offence to everything because he doesn't mind modify his models.... To him anything is good enough because he'll spend money on a average model and happy to finish the manufacturers work at home
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love to see some guys trying to run the show.....thinking they could threaten AF by bashing the company.... collectors on forums are just a less than a fraction compared to diecast collectors worldwide...... lol....AF1 will survive despite those exaggerated bashing....i dont think AF ever cares nor take time to look at forums and listen guys like UF and company....lol
Hey guys, keep it cool This forum is supposed to bring us together because of our love and passion for something, right?

The point behind the fault-picking is not to vilify the company or belittle its efforts, but to improve the products so that hopefully, one day their models can be as good as Hobby Master's, Corgi's, Century Wings', etc. And thankfully, the people at "Air Force 1" appear to be recognizing and appreciating constructive feedback when they see it.

I sent them feedback on the T-50 (which I bought) and the Su-35 and they replied:

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Thank you for your so good feedback, we will improve in our next release models.


Thanks for all your supporting on Air Force 1 Model.

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And thankfully, the people at "Air Force 1" appear to be recognizing and appreciating constructive feedback when they see it.

I sent them feedback on the T-50 (which I bought) and the Su-35 and they replied:
That's good to hear. It's great that they're listening. I want fire them an email about the apache being the wrong scale hoping to get them to release a proper 1/72...Or is that just wishful thinking.
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So he has one and one which he has to modify, ok well I guess there you go, no wonder he takes offence to everything because he doesn't mind modify his models.... To him anything is good enough because he'll spend money on a average model and happy to finish the manufacturers work at home
see how blind you are with all the blah blahs....not even knowing ive got one and like what i have.... diecast models are massed produced....even the so called high end manufacturers like CW, corgi and HM havr big problems with gaps, wrong color of paints....etc.....why not make a special thread tearing them down to with your sensless bashing....is not bad criticizing....as long its constructive......and not screaming and yelling like a kid in a primary school.....
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Old 04-18-2015, 05:47 PM   #89
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This is great news, Rasheed, thanks for the info! It seems that they are really reading our emails and understand, what we would like to improve, which is great. Hopefully they will be able to improve their painting procedure soon (so that I can finally go for the SU-35 and T-50!) .
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see how blind you are with all the blah blahs....not even knowing ive got one and like what i have.... diecast models are massed produced....even the so called high end manufacturers like CW, corgi and HM havr big problems with gaps, wrong color of paints....etc.....why not make a special thread tearing them down to with your sensless bashing....is not bad criticizing....as long its constructive......and not screaming and yelling like a kid in a primary school.....
i'm sure he'll make it known if he does indeed receive damaged/defective models from the likes of cw, corgi and hm too
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There is no denying that some AF1 models are great to look at but so is the FOV f-14 swordsmen and yet we all agree that that model is a joke.
this is off topic but i'm beginning to think there were more than one production run for fov's swordsmen. some swear that it's a cw but cheaper, whilst others like myself receive duds with blotchy lines and rough edges.

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this is off topic but i'm beginning to think there were more than one production run for fov's swordsmen. some swear that it's a cw but cheaper, whilst others like myself receive duds with blotchy lines and rough edges.
Maybe those people just aren't aware that such a tomcat does not exist. And to them as far as theyre concerned it looks like a tomcat and it looks good. It does look good for a fictional scheme or it could also just be a very bad rendition of the tomcat it represents. It doesn't look anywhere near the actual tomcat BuNo-159610

And as far as FOV F-14s are concerned, I'm only limiting my disappointment on that model. I have the FOV Black Aces and it's looks really good. And I think the weathering and finish on that model is better than CW unless you prefer the clean look



Shows that they can make great tomcats if they only tried.

Note: I can't find actual pics of this tomcat either. Hopefully this one is accurate

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FOV F-14s look good but CW's mold is much more accurate. The entire fuselage compartment, where the swing wings fit, of FOV tomcat is not like the real jet.
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see how blind you are with all the blah blahs....not even knowing ive got one and like what i have.... diecast models are massed produced....even the so called high end manufacturers like CW, corgi and HM havr big problems with gaps, wrong color of paints....etc.....why not make a special thread tearing them down to with your sensless bashing....is not bad criticizing....as long its constructive......and not screaming and yelling like a kid in a primary school.....
tbf, you have said that you've got one & that you like it:

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finally got mine....... a very nice looking model as a whole..... am glad to have it belong to my collection
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both liveries of the SU-35 has been availablefor more than a week now at my local hobbystore....i have choosen the one with a dark color....looks pretty slick to me....a beautiful model indeed....
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Mar_ji, can you please confirm, if the glossy surface of your dark blue SU-35 is really a glossy color, or if it is maybe just oil from the factory, which can be wiped off and the colour underneath is matte? (This was a case of my 'Lone Star Gunfighters' F-16 from AF-1 - glossy surface could be wiped off by a swab).
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the surface of the upper fuselage is glossy...not too glossy though....but applying a Model Master Dullcote which may be available in some hobbyshops will do the trick.....even using a hobby paintbrush will do....no stripes can be seen

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FOV F-14s look good but CW's mold is much more accurate. The entire fuselage compartment, where the swing wings fit, of FOV tomcat is not like the real jet.
how can it be more accurate? It is based on the same mould.
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how can it be more accurate? It is based on the same mould.
i was about to ask that exact same question until i scrolled down and saw your post. yeah... probably different production runs at fov. my swordsmen is horrible... not just because it's a fantasy scheme but the finishing is nowhere near cw's. that said, cw isn't perfect either. some complain of ww's broken neck tomcats... but if you look closely at the cw's it's there to. and yes... fov seems to be model specific. my black aces and more so my jolly rogers superbugs are better than my witty's 'cept you can't display them with the central tanks if you're using their custom stand.

anyway, back to topic. dunno about the rest of you guys but i bought the su35 since yes, it looks good overall. it has it's flaws as to how the spray overlaps and the less than enthusiastic detailing on its ordnance... or the gap where plastic meets diecast (is it just me or do they weigh much less than the witty flankers?) and the lack of a blue helmet pilot (ok... so some hm's do not come with pilots either so i'm not only pinpointing af1 here, nor faulting them. just info for sharing. don't crucify me, mar_ji)... but overall, it's still a nice model to have. at least there were no broken bits in my model (hmm... there's actually this bit of tiny white chip that was in the box but i've yet to discover where that came from so until i do, i'll presume it came from somewhere else). as for size comparison, it's about the same length and width as my ww su27s although it does sit a wee bit higher.
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These are some of the most noticeable diff between the FOV and CW



Now back to the Su-35
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as for size comparison, it's about the same length and width as my ww su27s although it does sit a wee bit higher.
I'm glad they got the scale right. I was nervous for this mold when I learned about the apache but thank God the scale is right for this one. It's a great mould and hopefully they'll release more Su-35.
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These are some of the most noticeable diff between the FOV and CW

Now back to the Su-35


I'm glad they got the scale right. I was nervous for this mold when I learned about the apache but thank God the scale is right for this one. It's a great mould and hopefully they'll release more Su-35.
ah yes... the canopy hinge. but stein was talking about "the entire fuselage compartment, where the swing wings fit..."

now back to the su35...


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Hey guys. I stumbled across this model and I thought it looked pretty nice but what was odd was that I thought I already saw this model before but why didn't I find it as nice. It turns out that its a different one. Not even sure if it's AF1. But it has a similar stand and it is indeed 1/72.





If you look at the first page of this thread you'll see that this is indeed different. Looks like its gears down only. Took the pics from this site
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it looks like the 48 scale referred to in rasheed's #8 post in this thread.
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