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Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft Today, 03:06 PM
Replies: 14
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Posted By jcahea
Re: Display Rearranging

Thanks Brian!
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft Today, 03:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 169
Posted By jcahea
Re: Least Liked Airframe?

Well said! My sentiments exactly re the aesthetics! I got used to the 319 and 320, but the 321 is a stretch for me (a little pun intended)!LOL

I don't own a single 321 in my collection and...
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft Today, 02:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 169
Posted By jcahea
Least Liked Airframe?

Like the title says, what is your least liked airframe?

For me it is the A321! It appears desperate to be a 757!LOL:pLOL
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft Today, 02:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 518
Posted By jcahea
Re: Display Rearranging

Thanks DC8-Dude and Maarlandair!

The Stratocruiser is Hobby Master. Picked it up cheap off Ebay about a year ago with the Pan American DC prop job next to it, also HM. Cheap...no boxes and less...
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft Today, 02:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 518
Posted By jcahea
Re: Display Rearranging

Thank You!

It keeps things interesting! Glad I inspired you to add some to your collection.

Thanks for the suggestion re the Air Zaire next to the Pan Am...love both of them!
Forum: General Squawk Talk Today, 02:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 97
Posted By jcahea
Re: Boy takes a ride on airport conveyor belt! Vid

...just announced...the Xray revealed he has half a brain!LOL
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft Yesterday, 03:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 178
Posted By jcahea
Re: Pics: Jet-X Braniff Flying Colors B722 orange

Nice, I have it also with her brothers and sisters! Nice pics and thanks for sharing.

Hope all is well and you are on the mend!
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft Yesterday, 02:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,046
Posted By jcahea
Re: Phoenix 400 May Releases

Well said Harvey!
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft Yesterday, 01:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 518
Posted By jcahea
Re: Display Rearranging

Thanks! Yes the Air India was a bone yard acquisition as she was tossed to the side by a nit picky collector. I took her in and after a few fixes in the hangar she is good as new! Love the 707,...
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft Yesterday, 01:44 PM
Replies: 2
Sos
Views: 285
Posted By jcahea
Re: Sos

Good question! When looking to add one of the 2 versions (G200 or NG), I went with NG as the colors seemed to be sharper, less faded. Also from looking at pics of the 1 to 1, I could find on the...
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft Yesterday, 01:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,046
Posted By jcahea
Re: Phoenix 400 May Releases

I'm with Andrew on this one! I've always liked the Phoenix 777 mould! JC may be better as some of the collectors who analyze/scrutinize them have opined, but I don't look at em with a magnifying...
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft Yesterday, 12:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 483
Posted By jcahea
Re: Holy LAB!

...Yup, almost as good an investment as an IRV (inverted V)!LOL

I know what most likely happened...AK in an attempt to please collectors from past errors, had a quality control conference call...
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 05-15-2021, 02:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 378
Posted By jcahea
Re: Bcal

Yeah, the glitter silver can go! AK must love Saturday Night Fever!LOL
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 05-15-2021, 02:35 PM
Replies: 2
Sos
Views: 285
Posted By jcahea
Sos

This arrived a couple of weeks ago to save my US Military collection! Enjoy!

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Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 05-15-2021, 01:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 378
Posted By jcahea
Re: Bcal

Thanks! Nice...post a pic here of it when you have time. I think I may have owned it when I was actively collecting 1:400. Would love to see it!
Forum: Vendor Deals 05-15-2021, 01:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,397
Posted By jcahea
Re: Aeroclassics Direct Black Friday Sale

Gotta laugh! Great addition! I just received the -61 "Christine" this past week. I know, an older release, but finally got others outta the way before ordering this one. Love the Sun Kings! ...
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 05-15-2021, 01:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 378
Posted By jcahea
Bcal

Okay, so I was dreaming about a BCAL 10 in 1:200 scale re-release and then today this showed up! Must be ordering in my sleep!LOL

Close up of engine cowling looks a little wonky...someone in the...
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 05-15-2021, 12:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 460
Posted By jcahea
Re: Some Gemini vs. Inflight 767-300 comparisons

Me too re fan blades!

Extra magnet worked well. She is a beauty!
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 05-14-2021, 03:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 460
Posted By jcahea
Re: Some Gemini vs. Inflight 767-300 comparisons

Yeah, now that I look at it closer tail heavy is the issue. Have you tried tweaking the main gear carefully? Magnet up front would work too!
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 05-14-2021, 03:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 460
Posted By jcahea
Re: Some Gemini vs. Inflight 767-300 comparisons

Looks like TWA nose gear may be a little short. If it were sitting on the nose gear it most likely would have the dragster look as it already looks like it is slightly pitched down in the front. I...
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 05-14-2021, 03:26 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 8,665
Posted By jcahea
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 05-14-2021, 03:05 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 8,665
Posted By jcahea
Re: Gemini-Waffle and other unauthorized retailers

Good God how many times can some collectors complain about the same damned thing over and over! He is who he is, you either live with it or you move on if you don't want to deal with his personality...
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 05-14-2021, 02:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 327
Posted By jcahea
Re: NG Qantas 747SP

That's good to know.

Still curious if you take the picture exactly straight on (your current pic is not) and place your measurement lines on the photo if it would be different? With it ever so...
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 05-14-2021, 11:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 609
Posted By jcahea
Re: Shades of Battleship Grey

Great explanation Jawomba!

So true Harvey! I used to fly them all the time and there was quite the variation from plane to plane. I used to see cowling covers from the Tulip livery on the...
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 05-14-2021, 11:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 327
Posted By jcahea
Re: NG Qantas 747SP

Doesn't look like your picture is straight on and also it may not be sitting level on its gear!

With all the talk about collectors disliking cradle wing joints, I would say this wing joint looks...
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 05-13-2021, 05:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 284
Posted By jcahea
Re: Fading paint questions

I don't think the bare hands thing has anything to do with it as the paint is clear coated. You can have a film applied (or you can do it if you're handy) to the windows in the room where you...
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 05-13-2021, 04:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 160
Posted By jcahea
Re: 1:400 Tiger King Add Back

...forgot to ask Shandanky...you got a valid coupon code for good ole Klinkensteins site?
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 05-13-2021, 04:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 160
Posted By jcahea
Re: 1:400 Tiger King Add Back

True re Emirates as a whole, but haven't seen this particular one as a re release! Don't get Russ all spun up!LOL He's been a caged animal lately with the whole Covid thing!LOL Don't need him to...
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 05-13-2021, 03:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 280
Posted By jcahea
Re: BA World Tails & A Few Others

Thanks for the kind comments and information. Will have to take a look at article and site. Next time they are out of the case to clean the shelves I will line them up and snap a couple pics and...
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 05-13-2021, 03:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 591
Posted By jcahea
Re: Antonov An-225 latest livery- custom my Oleksa

Smart man re just the box being signed!

Noxzema right!? Sotheby's researched this and are now estimating the America West at $320M!LOL...in Bitcoin of course!
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 05-13-2021, 03:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 753
Posted By jcahea
Re: How Many Models Did you Buy Last Month?

None in 1:400. 2 in 1:400 in May. GJ Emirates United for Wildlife A380 and preordered the Witty Wings Piedmont 737-400 (against my no preorder policy)! Dammit...I don't collect 1:400 anymore!LOL
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 05-13-2021, 03:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 160
Posted By jcahea
Re: 1:400 Tiger King Add Back

...few more pics:

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Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 05-13-2021, 03:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 160
Posted By jcahea
1:400 Tiger King Add Back

Okay, I once owned this and missed out somehow on the 1:200 version so I found it at one of my decent go to retailers that still had it in stock! No they didn't try to bend me over like some...
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 05-13-2021, 03:34 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,075
Posted By jcahea
Re: Check Your Gemini Qantas 747SPs

Doug, most paint bubbling is poor paint prep of the surface to be painted!
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 05-13-2021, 03:31 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,075
Posted By jcahea
Re: Check Your Gemini Qantas 747SPs

Well I don't have my Qantas 747SP's from GJ in 1:400 any longer, but I checked my Emirates A380 United for Wildlife and I'm afraid that it suffers from the ill fated Shrimp in Cinnamon Toast Crunch...
Forum: Vendor Deals 05-13-2021, 03:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,397
Posted By jcahea
Re: Aeroclassics Direct Black Friday Sale

...oh where oh where could Andrew be, I want an Aeroclassics plane, but I need a coupon you see! I don't want to pay full retail from the likes of Ming Lee, so Andrew Andrew Andrew I've supported...
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 05-13-2021, 03:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 591
Posted By jcahea
Re: Antonov An-225 latest livery- custom my Oleksa

,,,I wouldn't either, box is fine, but not the plane! I only ask Russ to clarify as one poster above mention autographed plane!?

Russ what say you?
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 05-13-2021, 03:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 326
Posted By jcahea
Re: The Boeing Cabinet 4 of 5

Have some of these! Thanks for sharing and nice collection! Love 1:200! I like how the Forbes "Capitalist Tool" is displayed on stand in between the parked Trump birds...so Appropriate!LOL
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Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 05-12-2021, 10:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 280
Posted By jcahea
BA World Tails & A Few Others

ukjohna's post in his thread "retail therapy", in another section of the forum, inspired me to post a few pics of my 1:400 World tails and a few other BA's.

Had nowhere else to display my House...
Forum: Airliner Shows & Conventions 05-12-2021, 09:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 406
Posted By jcahea
Re: Possible Chicago Show in late May or early Jun

T7 4ever, glad you liked the post. We gotta laugh in this crazy world my friend or we'd all be crying!LOL Happy collecting/posting/and laughing!
Forum: Custom Made Models 05-12-2021, 09:36 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,347
Posted By jcahea
Re: "retail therapy", a discovery, delay and new

...that is why I decided to collect the world tails in 1:400 since BA is not part of my main collecting criteria, but love them nonetheless! Only world tail I ever flew on was 747-400 Chelsea Rose...
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 05-12-2021, 08:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 591
Posted By jcahea
Re: Antonov An-225 latest livery- custom my Oleksa

Nice comparison photos Jetdin!

Russ, Russ, Russ! Okay after studying your photo...is that box glued to your fingertips on your right hand or was the photo taken on a Zero G flight! Where in the...
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 05-12-2021, 12:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 554
Posted By jcahea
Re: The boeing cabinet 3 of 5

Nice collection! Thanks for posting pics! Love the Alitalia and Kenya Airways 777's! Got to fly on their 767-300 and 737-500 back in early 2002.
Forum: Airliner Shows & Conventions 05-12-2021, 12:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 406
Posted By jcahea
Re: Possible Chicago Show in late May or early Jun

Good ole Steve! Nice guy and loved visiting his shop when in the Chicago area! Talk about a treasure hunt!
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 05-11-2021, 01:13 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 747
Posted By jcahea
Re: ANA Official Precision Model - JA788A (NH20067

Nice plane OP! I wouldn't worry about the wing tab break as once reattached one will never know!

Welcome to Metal Diecast collecting!
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 05-11-2021, 01:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 518
Posted By jcahea
Re: Display Rearranging

Thank you! Many more in their boxes! I've been looking for a new house on property with an out building so I can display em all! Maybe in the next year or two!
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 05-11-2021, 12:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 518
Posted By jcahea
Display Rearranging

Rearranged my display a little bit. Enjoy!

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...sorry for some of the glare!
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 05-11-2021, 12:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 535
Posted By jcahea
Re: House Colors....Old School

Nice Russ! Like them all! hang on to them, but If any of them need to find a future home down the road look me up!LOL

PS...nice job on the photos...you saved my neck!LOL
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 05-09-2021, 03:15 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 806
Posted By jcahea
Re: Split Scimitar thoughts (737-800)

Yes so true Russ. I know the previous owner of a Mfg. of diecast metal planes from the late 60's to mid 70's that got a couple law suits from parents of kids being injured from his product!

I've...
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 05-09-2021, 02:45 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,126
Posted By jcahea
Re: Just stopping by to say hi

Where ya been Skosh! How you doing? Was a wild period when you were posting!LOL
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