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Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 10-07-2016, 08:53 PM
Replies: 17
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Posted By Republic DC-9
Re: Waffle Collectibles

Same experience here!

I've been a customer of his for years (Nick at Jetway too) - both excellent retailers and without their collection sales, my collection would be a fraction of its size.
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Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 09-28-2016, 08:58 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 21,287
Posted By Republic DC-9
Re: 747 Fest - thanks Waffle!

Awesome finds, BWI!

I think I know where you got your house colors from (I passed) and I'm so glad you got it!

Congrats!

Steve
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 08-07-2016, 11:40 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 7,672
Posted By Republic DC-9
Re: AeroClassics New Releases for August 2016

Don't skip, Canopy!

Sure the horizontal stripes are nice and I have one, but this is almost as much fun as the chocolate box and will become just as rare soon. :)
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 08-06-2016, 09:56 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 7,672
Posted By Republic DC-9
Re: Aeroclassics August 16 releases (1/400)

[QUOTE=nathanbennett;2032874]Latest Aeroclassics for August 16 releases in 1/400 can be viewed here...

Link removed due to it Containing visual or text advertising to another site that DA.C...
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 07-21-2016, 11:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,178
Posted By Republic DC-9
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 07-09-2016, 04:54 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 21,287
Posted By Republic DC-9
Re: 747 Fest - thanks Waffle!

My recent collection sale arrivals...

Brittania 737-200 by Gemini

http://i1175.photobucket.com/albums/r636/steve_colbert1/D4C76419-EAE0-40C0-BB87-9B3FA2854B58_zpsagctznoo.jpg...
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 07-07-2016, 07:06 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 6,708
Posted By Republic DC-9
Re: AeroClassics New Releases for July 2016

Aw, MAN! You're right! Blue should definitely form a triangle under #2, not squared off. Rats! Oh well....
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 07-06-2016, 08:31 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 6,708
Posted By Republic DC-9
Re: AeroClassics New Releases for July 2016

Some very nice ones in there this month, but I went for the ATA 727-200 - hope the registration is tucked under the engine like it should be.

Love the classic old ATA "runway" scheme - thank you...
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 05-28-2016, 09:47 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 21,287
Posted By Republic DC-9
Re: 747 Fest - thanks Waffle!

Congrats on all the finds, Todd!!!

I think we all did well with this sale.
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 05-17-2016, 08:14 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 21,287
Posted By Republic DC-9
Re: 747 Fest - thanks Waffle!

Great finds, Jim!!!

And the rest of you too.

i too love my Saul Bass 737-200 United and am glad you have one now Jim.
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 05-15-2016, 06:29 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 21,287
Posted By Republic DC-9
Re: 747 Fest - thanks Waffle!

Beautiful models Canopy!!!

i'm glad I'm not the only one who has gotten all shaky before!

I remember being that way for my Frontier Saul Bass and the time I was bold/stupid enough to buy a...
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 05-15-2016, 10:42 AM
Replies: 221
Views: 21,287
Posted By Republic DC-9
Re: 747 Fest - thanks Waffle!

Hee hee....I struggled into the house with the mail yesterday and my wife said "Steve!!!! I thought you'd QUIT!?!" like I'd beaten a bad addiction and then fallen off the wagon or something.
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 05-15-2016, 07:37 AM
Replies: 221
Views: 21,287
Posted By Republic DC-9
Re: 747 Fest - thanks Waffle!

Thanks for the congrats and congrats to all of you on your finds.

Jim - can't wait to see the pics and dare I hope you got the Northwest Orient 747-100 by Aeroclasssics too?

I thought about...
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 05-14-2016, 06:00 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 21,287
Posted By Republic DC-9
Re: 747 Fest - thanks Waffle!

Here is most of my haul...

Eastern 727-100 by Gemini
http://i1175.photobucket.com/albums/r636/steve_colbert1/BD5D5E85-2B4B-4C86-BD1E-68513D04ABA1_zps7yoz9obx.jpg...
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 05-12-2016, 10:17 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 21,287
Posted By Republic DC-9
Re: 747 Fest - thanks Waffle!

Great finds everyone!!

I'm really pleased to hear that so many of us are getting great, wished for items.

I'll also admit to secretly enjoying snagging that BEA Comet from Richard the way I did...
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 05-11-2016, 10:49 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 21,287
Posted By Republic DC-9
Re: 747 Fest - thanks Waffle!

Nice collection Stratocruiser - love that United SP in Saul Bass scheme.
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 05-11-2016, 08:34 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 21,287
Posted By Republic DC-9
Re: 747 Fest - thanks Waffle!

Gemini Eastern hockeystick 727-100 (which i never knew existed) and an Aeroclassics BEA red-winged Comet for me so far! (Colors are probably off or something but o time to check things out as I'd...
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 05-10-2016, 09:53 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,298
Posted By Republic DC-9
Re: Yesterday's Airlines: New Hobby Room Ready for Action

Not only alive, Rich and Jim - i just ordered a 727-100 from the latest Waffle sale!

A sure sign of recovery! :)
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 04-26-2016, 10:33 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,298
Posted By Republic DC-9
Re: Yesterday's Airlines: New Hobby Room Ready for Action

Yes, my friend, still alive - just struggling with a very bad flight sim addiction!

MBA done in a few months - I'll get back on the collecting wagon soon! :)
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 04-21-2016, 10:31 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,298
Posted By Republic DC-9
Re: Yesterday's Airlines: New Hobby Room Ready for Action

Looks great Rich, congratulations!!!
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 02-25-2016, 10:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 784
Posted By Republic DC-9
Re: Canadian Arrival

Hi Jim!

Other than this nasty flight sim virus all is well!

Beautiful shot of your fine collection too!

Wardair sounds like a fine airline, too bad it had to go defunct.

And...
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 02-24-2016, 10:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 784
Posted By Republic DC-9
Canadian Arrival

Hi Gang -

I know I haven't been on here much lately - I foolishly installed my old flight sim on an old PC to see if it'd work and my old mistress Flight Simulator sort of took over my (hobby)...
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 01-26-2016, 11:18 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 21,287
Posted By Republic DC-9
Re: 747 Fest - thanks Waffle!

Beautiful models, guys!

Glad to see my thread is still going alive and strong, despite my silly and recent love affair with Flight Simulator.

Dont worry, I've not left die cast collecting - if...
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 12-16-2015, 06:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 942
Posted By Republic DC-9
Re: Vintage Glory

Awesome! Thanks Jim - I just hopped over to Amazon and bought the Mitchell airport book "used very good" for $5 plus shipping so less than $10!
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 12-15-2015, 10:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 942
Posted By Republic DC-9
Vintage Glory

I think this is "on topic" for this forum.

I just added the book "Vintage Glory" by our friend Adrian Balch to my sizeable classics book collection.

It's wonderful! But it does show you how...
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 12-11-2015, 07:29 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,668
Posted By Republic DC-9
Re: December Aeroclassics!

Andrew, I'm highly suspicious from your past comments about the classics you've ridden on (as well as the first models you produced) that you're a classics collector yourself, even mentioning buying...
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 12-10-2015, 09:12 PM
Replies: 1,241
Views: 131,874
Posted By Republic DC-9
Re: Show your latest 1/400 purchase

Great finds, Canopy and Jim!

All sharp!
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 12-09-2015, 09:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,988
Posted By Republic DC-9
Re: * Gemini Jets, Southwest Airlines 737-300, up close...

I don't always comment, but your dioramas are so very realistic Trevor!

Nice work!
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 12-08-2015, 08:25 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,668
Posted By Republic DC-9
Re: December Aeroclassics!

Link works!

Nothing for me, thank goodness!

The credit card bill for my little 747 spending spree arrived today - Mrs. Republic was less than thrilled and annualized this monthly bill for me, a...
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 12-08-2015, 07:42 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 8,402
Posted By Republic DC-9
Re: Gemini December Hints 1/200

YES! I'd buy at least one of these, or your Bonanza!

We never got a proper Ozark old colors on Aeroclassics mold in 1:400 either :(

I still fear that this will be a KLM 787-9 or an "Emirates"...
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 12-06-2015, 03:44 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 8,402
Posted By Republic DC-9
Re: Gemini December Hints 1/200

Oh wow, I'd buy like 3!

Especially if the original scheme! :)

Ozark and KLM too, but I fear its a 787-9 or 737-900 or something else modern that I have zero interest in.

Fingers crossed!
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 12-06-2015, 02:38 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 21,287
Posted By Republic DC-9
Re: 747 Fest - thanks Waffle!

Very Nice, Jim!

Somewhere on YouTube there's a great video about a flight on one of these white Are Lingua birds with ancient yet cool footage.
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 12-05-2015, 08:56 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 21,287
Posted By Republic DC-9
Re: 747 Fest - thanks Waffle!

I'm with you, Doug...I wonder who it was?


I hope they're doing ok etc. And just got tired of their collection. Boxes were meticulously labeled with the regs for each, and each carefully...
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 12-04-2015, 04:29 PM
Replies: 1,241
Views: 131,874
Posted By Republic DC-9
Re: Show your latest 1/400 purchase

Well done, Canopy!!!

I also have this model and it looks great tucked in next to my UA Bass 727-200s by Aeroclassics and DW.
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 12-03-2015, 09:56 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 21,287
Posted By Republic DC-9
Re: 747 Fest - thanks Waffle!

Holy cow, Jim, this thread I created keeps getting better and better - this Waffle sale was truly a festival of Aeroclassics and Big Bird 747 goodness!

That American and KLM are absolutely...
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 12-02-2015, 10:13 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 21,287
Posted By Republic DC-9
Re: 747 Fest - thanks Waffle!

Beautiful additions, Jim!

I of course love your KLM the best - that flaw is minor and you'll never notice it - besides, look at an in-service real airliner sometime - they look much rougher!

I...
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 12-01-2015, 09:35 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 21,287
Posted By Republic DC-9
Re: 747 Fest - thanks Waffle!

Ok that's one and a beauty Jim!

Bah! End of semester? Just do what my MBA professors did - give me an "A" and say I was a pleasure to have in class (of course it's awfully hard to do homework or...
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 11-30-2015, 09:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,075
Posted By Republic DC-9
Re: More Shelves

Thanks for all the well wishes, friends!

A good plan, Jim! Happy building! I'm now in between MBA classes so I'll be able to dust and re-arrange a bit too!

Daniel and Juanchz, taller shelves...
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 11-29-2015, 08:12 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 21,287
Posted By Republic DC-9
Re: 747 Fest - thanks Waffle!

Nice additions, Todd! :)
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 11-29-2015, 07:39 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,075
Posted By Republic DC-9
Re: More Shelves

No kids, no pets (like cats), and whenever I need to move the displays a bit I just run a microfiber cloth around to get the dust - about 2-3 Times a year.

The Northwest Orient section is dusty at...
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 11-29-2015, 07:37 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,075
Posted By Republic DC-9
Re: More Shelves

That's perfect, Steve!!!

I didn't even think about the miniature logos!

I'll definitely need to make a few and try them - I like the idea, but don't want things to look too cluttered either.
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 11-28-2015, 09:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,075
Posted By Republic DC-9
Re: More Shelves

Hand still hurts but is on the mend, thank you.


Right you are, Rich...our minimum ceiling height in our house is 10 feet high and this spare bedroom actually has a huge vaulted ceiling so high I...
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 11-28-2015, 09:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,075
Posted By Republic DC-9
Re: More Shelves

Steve - your offer is very kind and sounds interesting, but what I was thinking of are very tiny simple paper or sticker printed labels...with little historical facts (I just made this example up out...
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 11-28-2015, 09:22 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 21,287
Posted By Republic DC-9
Re: 747 Fest - thanks Waffle!

Sharp model, Rich - and surprisingly, I had never heard of this incident! Amazing crewmanship!
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 11-28-2015, 08:31 AM
Replies: 221
Views: 21,287
Posted By Republic DC-9
Re: 747 Fest - thanks Waffle!

Looks like a nice haul, Rich! Can't wait to see those Northwests and the UA Bass 747-400 which I'll end up buying too.

Interesting comments about model price and quantity vs fewer higher priced...
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 11-27-2015, 08:04 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,644
Posted By Republic DC-9
Re: Thank You! Thank You!

Awesome - can you post a close up of that Continental section sometime?

What a cool idea for displaying models.

I thought about making little labels for each of mine, like insect specimens, but...
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 11-27-2015, 07:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,075
Posted By Republic DC-9
More Shelves

I sort of overdid it buying 747s at Wafflecollectibles extravaganza and literally had zero shelf space for the new arrivals - no good.

So I bought some boards finished similar to my shelves and...
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 11-27-2015, 02:00 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,644
Posted By Republic DC-9
Re: Thank You! Thank You!

Nice display, Steve!

Are those displays all temporary or do you have a giant room filled with them all (which would be sweet!)
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 11-27-2015, 07:26 AM
Replies: 1,241
Views: 131,874
Posted By Republic DC-9
Re: Show your latest 1/400 purchase

There she is! Sharp! I have the same classic colors on a AC A300.
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 11-26-2015, 06:29 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 21,287
Posted By Republic DC-9
Re: 747 Fest - thanks Waffle!

Awesome model, Canopy!

And Todd can't wait to see your finds in photos.

Fazeman aka Steve that is awesome info and amazing photos - May I ask what book that is from (I might even have it on...
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