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Forum: Military Model Aircraft Today, 09:41 AM
Replies: 1
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Posted By FortunateSon
Re: Hobby Master's Worst Model/Mold

The bad news: the engine is dreadful.
The better news: the engine is removable.
The not great news: I've looked very hard, and there is basically no replacement engine available, either from...
Forum: Military Model Aircraft 01-15-2021, 04:38 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,199
Posted By FortunateSon
Re: Hobbymaster APRIL 2021 RELEASES!

I understand where you are going; the whataboutism was expected (though i expected some clueless southern european to suggest kosovo, but still.) but no, it's not the same based on the criteria that...
Forum: Military Model Aircraft 01-14-2021, 05:16 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,199
Posted By FortunateSon
Re: Hobbymaster APRIL 2021 RELEASES!

its not unusual to see models on multiple posters - mostly this means a release re-shuffle or delay.
Forum: Military Model Aircraft 01-14-2021, 01:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,199
Posted By FortunateSon
Re: Hobbymaster APRIL 2021 RELEASES!

This might actually happen at some point, as a minor release. Cant see that much interest in it, but they have to make use of the mould.

For me, the 2 T-6s and the F4F.

Meanwhile, while not...
Forum: Military Model Aircraft 01-13-2021, 08:00 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,651
Posted By FortunateSon
Re: Wishes for Hobby Master - but this time in 1:4

So JML, I'm afraid the liveries you listed probably advertise why there probably wont be a 1/48 P-36 hawk. Carousel missed a chance by not making an olive drab one, but beyond that most people who...
Forum: Military Model Aircraft 01-12-2021, 01:38 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 5,794
Posted By FortunateSon
Re: Wishes for hobby master

Quoting myself:

"HM might do the red-white and blue texas 182FS 65th anniversary falcon scheme"

Announced today:
1:72 F-16C Fighting Falcon "75th Anniversary Scheme Of 457th FS", Nov 2020
...
Forum: Military Model Aircraft 01-11-2021, 03:31 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,651
Posted By FortunateSon
Re: Wishes for Hobby Master - but this time in 1:4

those are words you don't often see together in the plastic model community.

great subjects, sure. but very few classic airframes kits were anything but ... well.. deficient in one way or...
Forum: Military Model Aircraft 01-11-2021, 06:30 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,651
Posted By FortunateSon
Re: Wishes for Hobby Master - but this time in 1:4

"all early attacks" overstates it. The actual combat experience of the vindicator was minor, and its effectiveness even less. Still a wonderful, historical aircraft with a ton of liveries and it...
Forum: Military Model Aircraft 01-10-2021, 06:11 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,651
Posted By FortunateSon
Re: Wishes for Hobby Master - but this time in 1:4

Indeed, the isssue is that what you posted is for all practical purposes the ONLY livery for the P-6E that anybody knows. This, and the only kit of it is the old lindbergh one. Now, the way...
Forum: Military Model Aircraft 01-10-2021, 12:49 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,651
Posted By FortunateSon
Re: Wishes for Hobby Master - but this time in 1:4

There are three Carousel1 P-36s:

1. Rasmussen "pearl harbor." This is the silver one with #86 on it if i recall. This livery is a bit speculative since, amazingly, there is no consensus...
Forum: Military Model Aircraft 01-09-2021, 04:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 415
Posted By FortunateSon
Re: Corgi 1/32 spitfire working model

Its been a while but iirc many of these did not work out of the boxto where they were sold by retailers as "faulty from new." You probably got one of those. Like any mechanical thing it prob cam...
Forum: Military Model Aircraft 01-08-2021, 02:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 471
Posted By FortunateSon
Re: New CORGI 1/48 RAF PHANTOM CAMO

My understanding are that Corgi 1/48 phantoms are built to the british-engine fuselage shape, and thus are incompatible with US phantoms. Was the same case for Gemini's 1/72 phantoms, hence that...
Forum: Military Model Aircraft 01-08-2021, 01:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 609
Posted By FortunateSon
Re: New CORGI 2021 CATALOGUE

I was about to wonder who would buy this. The mould is old and there have been plenty of releases already. Im sure other releases can be found on eBay pretty easily. I remember buying some good...
Forum: Military Model Aircraft 01-08-2021, 06:06 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 354
Posted By FortunateSon
Re: New Tooling. 1/48 CORGI EUROFIGHTER GNA AA2900

So, this is def a 'wait and see' release. It might be relatively great like their 48 ligthning or it might be relatively meh like their 48 phantom. as for me, i pre-ordered the HM GN*A - with that...
Forum: Military Model Aircraft 01-08-2021, 06:00 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 333
Posted By FortunateSon
Re: New Tooling. CORGI 1/72 BRISTOL BEAUFORT.

Brilliant. Pre-ordered. And will take a RAAF one too, please. It probably wont look like this bit of CGI magic, but if it's up to the same standard of say their beaufighter, as there's no reason to...
Forum: Military Model Aircraft 01-08-2021, 05:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 609
Posted By FortunateSon
Re: New CORGI 2021 CATALOGUE

Gotta hold my hand up and say I was wrong about Corgi. I was not expecting much from the current catalogue and incorrectly predicted as much. Well done to Corgi for being bold - much bolder than I...
Forum: Military Model Aircraft 01-06-2021, 09:37 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,651
Posted By FortunateSon
Re: Wishes for Hobby Master - but this time in 1:4

While I'd certainly wouldn't object to a 1/48 skyraider, more reaslistically if you are after one, look for a well built plastic kit. these can be readily obtained from various sources with a little...
Forum: Military Model Aircraft 01-05-2021, 08:28 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 5,794
Posted By FortunateSon
Re: Wishes for hobby master

Inaccurate, yes, but a great scheme. I love that little corgi blue guy.

I know what you mean. Corgi's A4s are clearly in many ways inferior to HMs. But on the other hand they have this sort of...
Forum: Military Model Aircraft 01-04-2021, 06:25 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 5,794
Posted By FortunateSon
Re: Wishes for hobby master

My wish is for everybody to get what they want. My second wish is for nobody to get what they want, especially not helos. Because, while the HM helos are fine, basically the enthusiasm melts away...
Forum: Military Model Aircraft 01-04-2021, 04:41 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,651
Posted By FortunateSon
Re: Wishes for Hobby Master - but this time in 1:4

Well, if they did a 1/48 P-40N there'd be quite a few nice RAAF P40 liveries to do. i just cant bring myself to spend good money on the 1/72 ones (though i got some on deep discount before).

I...
Forum: Military Model Aircraft 01-04-2021, 04:02 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,651
Posted By FortunateSon
Re: Wishes for Hobby Master - but this time in 1:4

It's not me you're offending. You're embarrassing yourself and making this an unwelcome place with racist language. And, instead of doing the slightest bit of research or having the humility that...
Forum: Military Model Aircraft 01-04-2021, 10:44 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,651
Posted By FortunateSon
Re: Wishes for Hobby Master - but this time in 1:4

Good call on snafu. Would have been better when it was still at duxford (i think it's gone, right?) i remmeber getting the corgi model, thinking it was just ok, but then reselling it for a mint...
Forum: Military Model Aircraft 01-03-2021, 04:33 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,651
Posted By FortunateSon
Re: Wishes for Hobby Master - but this time in 1:4

https://www.hobbymastercollector.com/1-72MiG17.html
Forum: Military Model Aircraft 01-03-2021, 03:18 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,651
Posted By FortunateSon
Re: Wishes for Hobby Master - but this time in 1:4

Blue-Tac.



No, no, no, no, no, and no. HM isn't at the stage of making hollowed exhausts or even a half-decent engine where they are very visible, like the stearman. Sorry, but this idea is...
Forum: Military Model Aircraft 12-24-2020, 04:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,577
Posted By FortunateSon
Re: Corgi Aviation Archive 2021

While I'd be happy for an updated F-35, I'd be happier still if Neil kept on the straight and narrow with the projects that are already announced. Other than the long-nose U2, which I think HM for...
Forum: Military Model Aircraft 12-24-2020, 01:43 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,577
Posted By FortunateSon
Re: Corgi Aviation Archive 2021

If you like 1/32, look at built models. 1/32 models are relatively unpopular for collectors of built models, so quality 1/32 built models are often available at relatively low price on ebay. A...
Forum: Military Model Aircraft 12-24-2020, 01:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,081
Posted By FortunateSon
Re: Worst Diecast Colour Fidelity

So, in your first post you suggested that it shouldn't have been that hard to just choose olive drab. This suggested that you had a specific olive drab in mind, almost certainly USAAF Olive Drab 41...
Forum: Military Model Aircraft 12-23-2020, 05:02 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,081
Posted By FortunateSon
Re: Worst Diecast Colour Fidelity

Don't quote me on this as I've not done specific research on this, but it's likely not olive drab. Of course, it's not candy apple green either.

Rather, I suspect it was RAAF "Foliage Green',...
Forum: Military Model Aircraft 12-22-2020, 04:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 683
Posted By FortunateSon
Re: WANTED: Hobbymaster HA0142 Mig21

Suggest you set up an alerted/saved search on ebay. One will come up.. eventually. There's a good chance it won't come cheap, but you may get lucky.
Forum: Military Model Aircraft 12-22-2020, 02:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,239
Posted By FortunateSon
Re: Calibre Wings F-14A Tomcat TOPGUN Maverick & G

Iran could make a mint by offering rides to paying customers. At $25-$35k for a 45-60 minute flight they'd have quite a bit of interest, I suppose, as there enough moderately rich guys around of...
Forum: Military Model Aircraft 12-22-2020, 02:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,577
Posted By FortunateSon
Re: Corgi Aviation Archive 2021

fully agree. but, i'd be shocked. this would be a few standard deviations from norm.

a 1/72 b-29 continues to make the most sense - packaged with attachable wings. a corgi b-29 would be very...
Forum: Military Model Aircraft 12-22-2020, 02:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,081
Posted By FortunateSon
Worst Diecast Colour Fidelity

The real thing:

https://i.ibb.co/GQfJH5h/cleo.jpg (https://ibb.co/9HmvZrM)

Franklin mint:

https://i.ibb.co/59pw4HV/s-l1600-2.jpg (https://ibb.co/FWZC3Tt)...
Forum: Military Model Aircraft 12-19-2020, 05:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,115
Posted By FortunateSon
Hobbymaster March 2021 releases update

A bunch of new releases listed on the HMC website

https://i.ibb.co/y6DXs5f/hmmar2021.png (https://ibb.co/5rd6cvM)


JASDF "Final Year" (Yellow) Phantom should look stunning in diecast. Must...
Forum: Military Model Aircraft 12-17-2020, 02:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 970
Posted By FortunateSon
Re: HM P-51D Modified Tooling

So, you think "rape" is an appropriate term to use here?

Also: I'm guessing you have confused this with some video game forum.

Move along, son.
Forum: Military Model Aircraft 12-10-2020, 10:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,379
Posted By FortunateSon
Re: Century Wings (!) coup.

pretty much all major diecast retailers have these in stock, no? respectfully i'll decline to mention where i ordered them. support the retailers that have been good to you!
Forum: Military Model Aircraft 12-08-2020, 12:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,379
Posted By FortunateSon
Re: Century Wings (!) coup.

there's more to this forum than this section?

i kid, but i did just pre-order both CW tomcats.
Forum: Military Model Aircraft 12-08-2020, 10:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,379
Posted By FortunateSon
Century Wings (!) coup.

Just when you thought that nothing interesting would ever come from them every again, Century Wings announces these two releases:

https://i.ibb.co/0MZXY89/001635-re.jpg (https://ibb.co/gTw7tHW)...
Forum: Military Model Aircraft 12-02-2020, 05:02 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 562
Posted By FortunateSon
HM P-51 Cockpit improvement

https://i.ibb.co/sPB7SP9/hm-p51-3.png (https://ibb.co/pPmqDPj)
https://i.ibb.co/7zykvTH/hm-p51-2.png (https://ibb.co/FW7H6f9)
https://i.ibb.co/qRnv5Wk/hm-p51.png (https://ibb.co/vJBSYQZ)
photo...
Forum: Military Model Aircraft 11-30-2020, 06:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 796
Posted By FortunateSon
HA4910 S-3B Viking "100 Years of Naval Aviation"

https://i.ibb.co/P4QVcW9/100-year-nav.png (https://ibb.co/VDmkgCQ)
https://i.ibb.co/zH1bc3n/100-years-nav.png (https://ibb.co/x8yGvnC)

As it stands now, I'm pretty happy I didn't pre-order. I...
Forum: Military Model Aircraft 11-23-2020, 01:40 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,928
Posted By FortunateSon
Re: HM Weathering Advice Needed

ha that's the same craptacular gemini a7 that i posted a weathering sequence about some years ago. that truly is an awful model that needs ... a lot and is also first in the queue to be sacrificed...
Forum: Military Model Aircraft 11-17-2020, 08:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 949
Posted By FortunateSon
Re: Calibre wings f-14 2021

Wallet = totally safe. Looks like cny minimum effort. Fine by me ill wait until more interesting ones.

If only there were a non half assed calibre wings collector page for us to compare...
Forum: Military Model Aircraft 11-17-2020, 07:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,628
Posted By FortunateSon
Re: HM New Releases FEBRUARY 2021?

Yay! Nothing for me. I have the "Deal of the Century" F-16. If I didn't, I might go for this. Otherwise this is a lean month. Great!

Still, some props to HM: Tomcat VF-154 161621 1000 landings...
Forum: Military Model Aircraft 11-11-2020, 05:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 970
Posted By FortunateSon
Forum: Military Model Aircraft 11-07-2020, 05:56 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,197
Posted By FortunateSon
Re: Hobby Master Sukhoi 57

Just wanted to point out that HM's first release of the Su-57 is the Bort 053 which has a digital delta wing on the back but is otherwise all grey. While I'm sure in just the right photographic...
Forum: Military Model Aircraft 11-06-2020, 08:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,011
Posted By FortunateSon
Re: Calwings J.Rogers/Iranian F-14`s up for pre-or

Sigh - should have sold my "valuable" century wings IRIAF birds that never really saw the light of day.
Forum: Military Model Aircraft 10-29-2020, 08:31 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 17,365
Posted By FortunateSon
Re: Do people still collect Armour / Franklin Mint

wait a minute. i also got a prototype corsair and fm-1 from the show. looks like they may have had a few

i remember that the corsair was a bunker hill one (perhaps with a white cowl - i dont...
Forum: Military Model Aircraft 10-24-2020, 03:14 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 11,604
Posted By FortunateSon
Re: HM U-2 Coming Soon... Maybe

Regardless of whether he's a "rotary guy", a shriner, or a mason, it might be more of an issue that helos just don't get the love. When was the last time anybody here mentioned HM's competent AH-64? ...
Forum: Military Model Aircraft 10-24-2020, 03:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,847
Posted By FortunateSon
Re: Hobbymaster JANUARY 2020 RELEASES POSTER

Didn't take hobbymaster long to jump on that "venom scheme" aircraft. I suspect the model won't be as good as the photos, as most photos I've seen at the aircraft have been very carefully sculpted,...
Forum: Military Model Aircraft 10-24-2020, 12:01 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 11,604
Posted By FortunateSon
Re: HM U-2 Coming Soon... Maybe

well, your wallet is safe at any rate. that said, corgi helicopters are generally very good and they make some of that, no?

i even have a spare of the rare and desired corgi oceanhawk somewhere...
Forum: Military Model Aircraft 10-23-2020, 01:05 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,028
Posted By FortunateSon
Re: HOBBYMASTER November 2020 POSTER

And the picture in the poster clearly showing a single seat and a two seat aircraft didn't clue you in, pal? Mate, you've made a bit of a silly gaffe. Accept it in good humor and in good nature,...
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