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Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft Yesterday, 04:22 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 651
Posted By wainwj
Re: £80 brand new v £311 used. Which is better?

Feel free to ship some my way up the North of England, if it really does get to the point of giving up.

eBay is such a pain to sell on, but they practically have the Monopoly over that market,...
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 07-23-2021, 10:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 918
Posted By wainwj
Re: Panda Models July 2021 Releases

United Kingdom NEO is tempting, I have the A330 Voyager version also.
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 07-23-2021, 04:24 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,444
Posted By wainwj
Re: Panda Models - May Announcements 737-400s/Tu-1

Is the factory planning to take a car jack to the wing join?
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 07-22-2021, 05:26 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,870
Posted By wainwj
Re: Aeroclassics July releases

Ahh yes, latest photo does look more acceptable and more in line with the quality I'd expect.

I'd still buy G-OSRA and G-OSRB if they were ever done by AC. Willing to bet that NG beat them to it...
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 07-21-2021, 10:32 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,870
Posted By wainwj
Re: Aeroclassics July releases

Still no acknowledgement of the wing join gap? Must be big enough for Andrew to hide in.
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 07-15-2021, 08:31 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,078
Posted By wainwj
Re: aviation400 releases

I'm really enjoying it so far. It's quite refreshing having a new team looking after the series after this many years, they seem really focused and passionate, they take in tons of feedback from...
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 07-15-2021, 07:08 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,078
Posted By wainwj
Re: aviation400 releases

It's the store that the pre-order is with who take the money, not the manufacturer. It is simply an agreement between the seller and the buyer.

There is nothing illegal about agreeing a pre-order...
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 07-05-2021, 04:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 839
Posted By wainwj
Yes there are many house livery models from...

Yes there are many house livery models from various eras.

I have a fair few from both Boeing and Airbus plus a couple like Mcdonald Douglas and Embraer.

Check out NG Models and Panda, they...
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 09-14-2019, 09:56 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 847
Posted By wainwj
Oh my. Sounds like Aviation Retail Direct. If...

Oh my. Sounds like Aviation Retail Direct. If they have it in stock and ship it, no email, no tracking number, nothing.

I recently ordered a United 757-200 1:200 Battleship (Made in 2016, Long...
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 09-13-2019, 08:32 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 847
Posted By wainwj
At least it's not just me then. I suppose it's...

At least it's not just me then. I suppose it's just a waiting game, at least the transaction for mine is still pending and not in the sellers bank account.
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 09-13-2019, 07:17 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 847
Posted By wainwj
Did the boat miss the UK?

Is it just me not paying enough attention to releases or did the Phoenix releases that were announced for release in August never arrive with UK sellers?

I've currently got a month old pre-order...
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 08-08-2019, 03:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 873
Posted By wainwj
Can anyone advise about the quality of the KLM...

Can anyone advise about the quality of the KLM 100 787-10 amongst these releases?
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 04-30-2019, 07:28 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 763
Posted By wainwj
Re: Maintaining and Handling of Models

Another cotton glove user here. Climate isn't much of a concern here in the UK and my models do not get handled much at all but I do use gloves when it comes to it.

If you keep them in the boxes,...
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 04-29-2019, 09:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,103
Posted By wainwj
Re: NG Model March 2019 - 1:400 Ryanair 738W

Can't wait for this. Great release.
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 04-23-2019, 08:41 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 904
Posted By wainwj
Wow...you just don't get it and probably never...

Wow...you just don't get it and probably never will.. But thanks for teaching me business ethics 101..Your comparisons are NOT the same. Unless you bought your model direct from NG then yes you have...
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 04-23-2019, 06:56 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 904
Posted By wainwj
Re: NG Models Glue Issues

If you are aware of the eBay problem resolution process then you'll also be aware that it isn't "blaming the seller" it's simply the process that the merchant site requires you to follow.

So your...
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 04-23-2019, 06:47 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 904
Posted By wainwj
Re: NG Models Glue Issues

Yes the mail system is often the problem. But only the seller can contact the postage company or Royal Mail and claim a refund. The buyer is not considered the RM/Postage "customer" in the...
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 04-23-2019, 05:51 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 904
Posted By wainwj
Re: NG Models Glue Issues

That's how eBay works for one thing, you are supposed to contact the seller first if any issue is found with a product.

Yeah faults happen but we have a right to deal with it, if unhappy then...
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 03-26-2019, 06:04 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,417
Posted By wainwj
Hoping for 737 in Ryanair and KLM retro. Some...

Hoping for 737 in Ryanair and KLM retro. Some sort of hint on the Belgua with the in-service livery would be nice too.
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 03-05-2019, 04:02 PM
Replies: 381
Views: 26,464
Posted By wainwj
Absolutely yes. I just have to have it. Saw...

Absolutely yes. I just have to have it.

Saw it at Gatwick the other year from the window of G-CKKL which was great.
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 02-06-2019, 11:25 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,189
Posted By wainwj
Bloody hell, I was expecting about £90 when I...

Bloody hell, I was expecting about £90 when I first read the post, then I clicked the link.

Maybe it holds some significance for those who are bidding on it. I know I'd pay somewhat over the odds...
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 01-08-2019, 03:21 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,941
Posted By wainwj
Some of these have now appeared on the...

Some of these have now appeared on the Demographer_x eBay page, for anyone interested.
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 12-31-2018, 04:52 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,470
Posted By wainwj
Thanks. That's good to know.

Thanks. That's good to know.
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 12-29-2018, 02:07 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,419
Posted By wainwj
He doesn't have any suggestions, otherwise he'd...

He doesn't have any suggestions, otherwise he'd have witnessed him accusing others of copying them by now.
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 12-29-2018, 11:35 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,419
Posted By wainwj
G- reg 737 could be Jet2, hope so.

G- reg 737 could be Jet2, hope so.
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 12-29-2018, 04:48 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,470
Posted By wainwj
Hadn't really looked at Bundys. Shall check them...

Hadn't really looked at Bundys. Shall check them out. Thanks.
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 12-29-2018, 04:45 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 854
Posted By wainwj
Some great choices here already. I only...

Some great choices here already.

I only started collecting diecast models in December 2017 and the new found energy in the hobby is really exciting.

NG was the first manufacturer where...
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 12-28-2018, 07:01 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,470
Posted By wainwj
I didn't want to say, due to the sensitivies...

I didn't want to say, due to the sensitivies involved, but I can confirm it is Moons.

Just received my refund for my Honeywell preorder.

It's really unfortunate. They are great over at Moons....
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 12-27-2018, 06:57 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,470
Posted By wainwj
Gopd shout regarding Demographer, may stick with...

Gopd shout regarding Demographer, may stick with them
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 12-27-2018, 05:04 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,470
Posted By wainwj
Unfortunately my usual retailer who I've been...

Unfortunately my usual retailer who I've been placing all my NG preorders with is now ceasing to stock them due to the expense of ordering from so many suppliers. The pricing was reasonable and they...
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 12-16-2018, 05:59 PM
Replies: 381
Views: 26,464
Posted By wainwj
I'll second this.

I'll second this.
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 12-15-2018, 12:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 921
Posted By wainwj
Would love to see this in 1:400. One of the two...

Would love to see this in 1:400. One of the two are based at my local airport.
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 12-08-2018, 05:17 AM
Replies: 381
Views: 26,464
Posted By wainwj
The Freddie Mercury tail and the retro 737 are...

The Freddie Mercury tail and the retro 737 are top of my wishlist
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 12-01-2018, 05:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 921
Posted By wainwj
I'd second this. One off airframes always make...

I'd second this. One off airframes always make interesting pieces.
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 11-30-2018, 06:10 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 677
Posted By wainwj
I'd like this model. I'll be pre-ordering it the...

I'd like this model. I'll be pre-ordering it the second it gets announced.

Yam Dreaming should get a full scale release too.

I don't see what the problem is. Gemini and the others have no power...
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 11-26-2018, 01:03 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 5,023
Posted By wainwj
There is still a large market of collectors out...

There is still a large market of collectors out there who have not heard of NG Models, many of the collectors on Facebook and Instagram don't necessarily visit this forum so will have missed out on...
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 11-15-2018, 05:16 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 5,023
Posted By wainwj
I've been collecting models for a year this...

I've been collecting models for a year this December. So far I have 27 models from various manufacturers. Some Gemini and more recently some NG plus other manufacturers.

For us it's about the...
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 11-15-2018, 04:39 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 5,023
Posted By wainwj
SMAC were just repackaged Gemini Jets, am I wrong?

SMAC were just repackaged Gemini Jets, am I wrong?
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 11-13-2018, 03:03 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 6,332
Posted By wainwj
I second what Al says with the KLM retro. I'd go...

I second what Al says with the KLM retro. I'd go for an NG version over the Gemini version a heartbeat
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 11-12-2018, 03:20 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,941
Posted By wainwj
Excellent write up. Can't wait for this one to...

Excellent write up. Can't wait for this one to arrive.
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 10-17-2018, 12:54 AM
Replies: 1,035
Views: 233,763
Posted By wainwj
I just got my Icelandair from Demographer on eBay...

I just got my Icelandair from Demographer on eBay yesterday. Still waiting on the house colour from Moons. Moons have suggested that they are still on their way from China in a recent post on here.
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 10-15-2018, 07:56 AM
Replies: 1,035
Views: 233,763
Posted By wainwj
Not sure if anyone has posted these on the forum...

Not sure if anyone has posted these on the forum yet but I came across the images on Facebook today. Looks great.
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 10-12-2018, 07:03 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 12,783
Posted By wainwj
I do hope the other manufacturers don't try...

I do hope the other manufacturers don't try anything to ruin the chances of the Yam Dreaming release. The NG version already looks incredible. I will be preordering with Moons as soon as they plan to...
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 10-08-2018, 08:47 AM
Replies: 1,035
Views: 233,763
Posted By wainwj
Also ordered from Moons. But I've been checking...

Also ordered from Moons. But I've been checking eBay and have not seen any UK sellers with the current batch of models yet. Maybe stuck at customs?
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 10-04-2018, 03:52 PM
Replies: 1,035
Views: 233,763
Posted By wainwj
Always promising to see quotes like this as I...

Always promising to see quotes like this as I only started collecting in December last year. Good time to start by the look of things.
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 09-30-2018, 09:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 721
Posted By wainwj
Excellent stuff Al. That's one to remember.

Excellent stuff Al. That's one to remember.
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 09-29-2018, 07:14 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,663
Posted By wainwj
Might be a long shot but hoping for G-BIKX as I...

Might be a long shot but hoping for G-BIKX as I own the 747 and 767 Delft Blue/Netherlands utopia tails. Would love to get another one.
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 09-28-2018, 09:09 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 570
Posted By wainwj
Given that tin is £20 a kilogram in the UK, I'm...

Given that tin is £20 a kilogram in the UK, I'm optimistic that they don't include it in the models.

But I could be wrong, I hope not.

For reference, aluminium, zinc and steel are all less...
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 09-28-2018, 05:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 721
Posted By wainwj
Amazing! KLM is my favourite airline. You have a...

Amazing! KLM is my favourite airline. You have a great collection there.
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 09-27-2018, 05:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 721
Posted By wainwj
Great find! That's a really stunning piece of...

Great find! That's a really stunning piece of memorabilia. Great model too.

I'd love to see if anyone else has a model and a piece of memorabilia that go together like this.

My partner bought...
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