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Forum: Military Model Aircraft 04-12-2018, 09:15 AM
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Posted By astronut1885
Hi Guys, I'm Back!

Hi all. Had to step away for a few years (like 6 lol) but have found my way back to DAC. Some of you might remember me, but I'm sure some have no clue, but I used to be pretty active. I never stopped...
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 03-21-2015, 03:59 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,479
Posted By astronut1885
Re: Landed today AA MD 11 Gemini 1:200

I really have to get my hands on this model, and the IF AA DC-10. Love AA chrome!
Forum: Military Model Aircraft 03-21-2015, 03:51 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,149
Posted By astronut1885
Re: 1/200 e-4b

Not sensitive. This is pretty much the only forum I frequent which hasn't suffered from excessive snark, sarcasm, and know-it-all-ness. Everyone here seems to be respectful, appropriate, and there is...
Forum: Military Model Aircraft 03-20-2015, 07:13 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,149
Posted By astronut1885
Re: 1/200 e-4b

He made the same reference I would have made with respect to the questions about the antennas. There is no reason to believe that after executing so well on their VC-25A Air Force One models, IF200...
Forum: Military Model Aircraft 03-19-2015, 07:59 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,635
Posted By astronut1885
Re: 1:200 wish list

C-5B or M from either Travis AFB to match the KC-10 and C-17 already done, or from Westover ARB with the Patriot Wing livery

B-1B Lancer....all day long.

EKA-3B Skywarrior.

A-5 Vigilante
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Forum: Military Model Aircraft 03-19-2015, 07:52 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,149
Posted By astronut1885
Re: 1/200 e-4b

https://www.diecastaircraftforum.com/attachments/forum8/105465d1426751368-ls4q2jj.jpg
Forum: Military Model Aircraft 03-19-2015, 07:51 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,149
Posted By astronut1885
Re: 1/200 e-4b

I'm all over this, the AA DC-10-10, and the 747SP house colors! This E-4B is going to be a masterpiece.
Forum: Military Model Aircraft 01-22-2015, 06:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,826
Posted By astronut1885
Re: 1/72 XB70 Valkyrie

No rockets.....yet. Sorry guys, my life has been hectic, but I will get you the pics.
Forum: Military Model Aircraft 01-18-2015, 01:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,832
Posted By astronut1885
Re: Help finding a Fenwicks 1/200 Travis C-5 Galaxy

That would be outstanding. And yes, I'm hoping some major diecast manufacturer jumps on doing a C-5, whether it be InFlight200 or Gemini. The 747 and A380 have been done, they're both roughly the...
Forum: Military Model Aircraft 01-18-2015, 01:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,826
Posted By astronut1885
Re: 1/72 XB70 Valkyrie

Sure. I'll have to snap some pics later on, but for 1/72 NASA I have both Century Wings SR-71A and SR-71B, Corgi AV-8A Harrier, Matchbox, HM, Witty, and Gemini F-104s, and Dragon X-37B in both NASA...
Forum: Military Model Aircraft 01-17-2015, 02:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,832
Posted By astronut1885
Re: Help finding a Fenwicks 1/200 Travis C-5 Galaxy

I've seen that one, and it is nice, but I really want to find the Travis version. I don't think it's gonna happen though.
Forum: Military Model Aircraft 01-17-2015, 02:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,826
Posted By astronut1885
Re: 1/72 XB70 Valkyrie

Damn, I'd love to have that with my 1/72 NASA set.
Forum: Military Model Aircraft 01-04-2015, 02:48 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,588
Posted By astronut1885
Re: The Highs and Lows Model Collecting for 2014

Highs:

CW Tomato Tomcat from VF-101
Discovering 1/200 scale for heavies (IF200 747 SCA with Space Shuttle for instance)
Prospect of new molds like the Vigi and Hawkeye

Lows:
My bank account...
Forum: Military Model Aircraft 01-04-2015, 02:43 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,530
Posted By astronut1885
Re: F-35C from AF1

Despite the god awful hinges, if they did one in VFA-101 Grim Reapers colors, I'd be on it like white on rice. I'm actually surprised that they didn't select that livery as it was the first USN...
Forum: Military Model Aircraft 01-04-2015, 02:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,832
Posted By astronut1885
Re: Help finding a Fenwicks 1/200 Travis C-5 Galaxy

I posted a want ad just now, maybe one will turn up. Only interested in 1/200 as I have the other two Travis heavies in that scale. I know this one is going to suck to find.
Forum: For Sale, Trade or Swap 01-04-2015, 02:22 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 316
Posted By astronut1885
Fenwick 1/200 C-5B Galaxy Travis Air Force Base

Hi guys. Trying very hard to find an older resin model. It was made by a company called Fenwick, it is in 1/200 scale, and is of a C-5B Galaxy assigned to Travis Air Force Base. If anyone has one,...
Forum: For Sale, Trade or Swap 01-04-2015, 02:21 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 419
Posted By astronut1885
Hogan 1/200 HG2186G Airbus A320 JetBlue with 6 tails.

Hi guys. Trying to track down a Hogan 1/200 HG2186G Airbus A320 in JetBlue livery with the 6 swappable tails. If anyone has one, please shoot me a PM.
Thanks!
Forum: Military Model Aircraft 01-04-2015, 12:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,832
Posted By astronut1885
Help finding a Fenwicks 1/200 Travis C-5 Galaxy

Hi guys. Hoping someone can point me in the right direction. I'm looking for an older release, and I know it's not a popular one but it's the only option out there. There was a resin C-5B Galaxy...
Forum: Military Model Aircraft 12-03-2014, 03:24 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 10,020
Posted By astronut1885
Re: Hobbymaster Feb 2015 Releases Poster Now Out

Quite stoked about the MA ANG Voodoo. I'm from MA,and we already have an awesome HM F-106 from Otis, and now a nice -101 to display with it. Hoping they keep it going with an awesome MA ANG F-15C...
Forum: Military Model Aircraft 11-13-2014, 10:02 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 14,494
Posted By astronut1885
Re: Hobby Master HA4701 US Navy North American RA-5C Vigilante, RVAH-6, USS Kitty Ha

This is one of the best pieces of news to hit the diecast market in a long time. Thanks HM! I'll definitely be getting at least one Viggie release.
Forum: Military Model Aircraft 11-13-2014, 09:52 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 12,887
Posted By astronut1885
Re: Hobby Master Grumman E-2C Hawkeye VAW-123 "Screwtops" HA4801

I'm stoked for this release, HM really knocked it out of the park with a new airframe, and I love patriotic paint schemes like this. I can't wait to get this bird.
Forum: Military Model Aircraft 05-31-2014, 10:20 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,794
Posted By astronut1885
Help finding a model. Witty VF-111 F-14 in low viz

Hey guys. Trying to fill another gap in the collection, this time it's Witty Wings' 1/72 release of VF-111 Sundowners F-14A in Low Viz colors. I have 3 other nice VF-111 birds (FOV Tomcat, HM and...
Forum: Military Model Aircraft 05-28-2014, 06:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,968
Posted By astronut1885
Re: Hobby Master Blue Angels A-4 Skyhawk help

Thanks to awesome support from this community, I was able to grab one up. Now I have every BA #1 jet that has been made and HM versions wherever possible. WOOOT!
Forum: Military Model Aircraft 05-27-2014, 09:27 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 15,531
Posted By astronut1885
Re: Hobby Master F-15 what if

My case for the above squadron: HM has already done a MA ANG jet with their Otis AFB based F-106 Delta Dart (which I own and is a beautiful model), so this livery would go great with it on the shelf....
Forum: Military Model Aircraft 05-27-2014, 09:16 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 15,531
Posted By astronut1885
Re: Hobby Master F-15 what if

I would die for a MA ANG bird. This was taken 2 weeks ago at the Rhode Island Air National Guard Open House and Air Show. Credits: Me and the little Nikon that could.
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Forum: Military Model Aircraft 05-17-2014, 07:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,968
Posted By astronut1885
Re: Hobby Master Blue Angels A-4 Skyhawk help

I just want to find the boss jet, and I prefer HM to Corgi in almost all respects.
Forum: Military Model Aircraft 05-17-2014, 07:00 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 12,739
Posted By astronut1885
Forum: Military Model Aircraft 05-14-2014, 05:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,702
Posted By astronut1885
Re: Best HM F-22 Raptor model?

No love for the blue nosed Cripes a Mighty Raptor? That's the one I chose. Good luck finding one though...
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Forum: Military Model Aircraft 05-14-2014, 05:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,080
Posted By astronut1885
Re: Forces of Valor - F-117 1/72 scale??

Definitely excited about the prospects here. Other than the old Sunstar variants and the half-assed Altaya release, the F-117 has seen no love. Here's hoping FOV does it some justice.
Forum: Military Model Aircraft 05-14-2014, 05:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,968
Posted By astronut1885
Hobby Master Blue Angels A-4 Skyhawk help

Hi guys. I'm trying to track down a Hobby Master Blue Angels A-4 Skyhawk. It's the missing piece in an otherwise nicely rounded out Blue Angels collection. I've been checking everywhere, and I've had...
Forum: Military Model Aircraft 05-14-2014, 05:32 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 14,361
Posted By astronut1885
Re: Unimax Forces of Valor 85121 USMC MV-22 Osprey Iraq, 2007 (1/72 Scale)

I'll definitely grab this, and display it along with the AF1 version, as they both look nice, and I want to support the manufacturers who are taking care of our scale!
Forum: Military Model Aircraft 05-14-2014, 05:31 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 12,739
Posted By astronut1885
Re: Air Force 1 #00010 USMC Bell/ Boeing V-22B Osprey VMX-22 Argonauts

Definitely picking up this release, and happy to see a new contender in the market.
Forum: Military Model Aircraft 05-14-2014, 05:30 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 13,116
Posted By astronut1885
Re: CW F-14s are back - F-14B VF-101 Grim Reapers AD101 1995 Tomato

Anyone know where I can pre-order or just plain order one of these? The Mule is all sold out...I can't miss this release. Thanks!
Forum: Military Model Aircraft 03-25-2014, 10:02 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 13,116
Posted By astronut1885
Re: CW F-14s are back - F-14B VF-101 Grim Reapers AD101 1995 Tomato

Bought on sight! In fact, probably going to preorder it. I have the original VF-101 AD164 F-14D Tomcat from CW that I bought second hand for twice the price of this one, and they'll look great...
Forum: Military Model Aircraft 02-08-2014, 11:34 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 14,361
Posted By astronut1885
Re: Unimax Forces of Valor 85121 USMC MV-22 Osprey Iraq, 2007 (1/72 Scale)

Any word on a release date? This one is bought on sight!
Forum: Military Model Aircraft 01-26-2014, 01:41 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,588
Posted By astronut1885
Re: Anyone else really getting into 1:200 military?

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Forum: Military Model Aircraft 01-26-2014, 01:40 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,588
Posted By astronut1885
Re: Anyone else really getting into 1:200 military?

https://fbcdn-sphotos-e-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-prn1/t1/1601121_10100325144579866_1160430041_n.jpg
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Forum: Military Model Aircraft 01-26-2014, 01:38 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,588
Posted By astronut1885
Re: Anyone else really getting into 1:200 military?

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Forum: Military Model Aircraft 01-26-2014, 01:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,765
Posted By astronut1885
Re: Dragon 1/72 F-14D VF-2 bounty hunters

Sorry about the dust, but this is the diecast 1/72 Dragon VF-2 F-14 Tomcat. It's a nice model, was rather hard to find, but I'd upgrade to a CW version in a minute.
...
Forum: Military Model Aircraft 01-26-2014, 08:25 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,588
Posted By astronut1885
Re: Anyone else really getting into 1:200 military?

I've got a bunch, mostly USN birds, but I enjoy them. I have them set up on a custom air base I made, originally it was set up for 1/400, but I changed it over. There are some great accessories out...
Forum: Military Model Aircraft 01-26-2014, 08:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,451
Posted By astronut1885
Re: HM Phantom Crusader opinio

A 3 gun pod config would have been pretty awesome.
Forum: Military Model Aircraft 01-26-2014, 08:19 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 723
Posted By astronut1885
Re: When did HM start shipping corrected Blue Angels Hornets?

This was bought back in November if I remember right, possibly even before the black Friday sale, so I don't know if the part was sourced from a two seat hornet, as those are just hitting now, right?...
Forum: Military Model Aircraft 01-26-2014, 08:17 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 7,011
Posted By astronut1885
Re: How about some NASA birds?

My bad, the "Hot Wheels" F-104 is actually a Matchbox F-104, part of their aces series. Sorry for the confusion.
Forum: Military Model Aircraft 01-25-2014, 06:52 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 7,011
Posted By astronut1885
Re: How about some NASA birds?

There's one on Ebay right now for $15. It can only be displayed gear up, and it has some big panel lines, but it's a cheap addition for variety.
Forum: Military Model Aircraft 01-25-2014, 01:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 723
Posted By astronut1885
When did HM start shipping corrected Blue Angels Hornets?

Hi guys. I got a HM Blue Angel #1 F/A-18A Hornet for Xmas from my cousin. I knew about the whole yellow line debacle, but wanted it anyway. Much to my surprise, when mine arrived from the flying...
Forum: Military Model Aircraft 01-25-2014, 01:29 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 7,011
Posted By astronut1885
Re: How about some NASA birds?

Sorry for the crappy pics, but here are most of what exists for 1/72 NASA diecast:

F-104s by Witty Wings, Aviation72 (using Witty mold), HM, and Hot Wheels. All different tail numbers
...
Forum: Military Model Aircraft 01-25-2013, 06:07 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 9,197
Posted By astronut1885
Re: FOV 1/72 F-4J "Showtime 100"

I wonder who's mold they're using. I'm hoping it's some derivative of the Xplus mold. That would be awesome.
Forum: Military Model Aircraft 01-25-2013, 12:56 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,723
Posted By astronut1885
Re: Gemini Aces P-51B "Ferocious Frankie" Wallace Hopkins GAUSA2005

I have a GA P-51B as well, George Preddy's "Cripes A'Mighty". I wish GA would do a P-51D in such detail, because it is one of my finest warbirds. I also got one of their american-painted spitfires,...
Forum: Military Model Aircraft 01-25-2013, 12:54 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 9,197
Posted By astronut1885
Re: FOV 1/72 F-4J "Showtime 100"

Absolute buy for me! I wonder where it will be available from as far as retail stores go.
Forum: Military Model Aircraft 01-08-2013, 09:01 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 11,619
Posted By astronut1885
Re: My collection

I give the Americom helos a B+, they're ok from a few feet away, but once you get close you realize they're something you'd expect from WalMart. I plan to add the EasyModel Jayhawk in the future. I...
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