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Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 11-02-2017, 03:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,159
Posted By peter chin
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 10-25-2017, 04:29 PM
Replies: 269
Views: 25,620
Posted By peter chin
Re: 1/400 tu104 new release - new mould by if400 ?

About time. Maybe this is the opening of the floodgate to more russian-made aircraft.
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 04-13-2017, 04:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 530
Posted By peter chin
Re: 1:400 Model for sale on Ebay not listed in any database

http://www.diecastmodelaircraft.com/db/model/72533
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 04-07-2017, 12:43 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,267
Posted By peter chin
Forum: 1:1 Scale Commercial Aviation 03-18-2017, 11:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 630
Posted By peter chin
Re: Ana c-3po b777

I wonder who is going to make it in 1/400 scale and when ?
Forum: 1:500 Models 01-04-2017, 03:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 402
Posted By peter chin
Re: Big Bird CP Air 747

Thanks for the tip.
Appreciate it. Ordered it today.
Peter
Forum: 1:500 Models 10-23-2016, 12:24 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 402
Posted By peter chin
Big Bird CP Air 747

Anybody have a Big Bird CP Air 747 in 1/500 scale for Sale?
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 10-25-2015, 05:33 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,440
Posted By peter chin
Re: The FOUR Current Canadian Airlines most overlooked by diecast model makers

How about including this airline.

http://www.airliners.net/photo/Cargojet-Airways/Boeing-727-223/2623824/L/&sid=0793dd357680a6941dbc316a2dc82e75
Forum: Military Model Aircraft 05-10-2015, 02:11 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,738
Posted By peter chin
Re: Ebay and diecast - your experience?

I have stopped buying on Ebay because of transactions where the buyer has peddled off repaired models as "damaged during shipping".
This is when I found out that the Ebay Money Back Guarantee holds...
Forum: General Squawk Talk 02-28-2015, 01:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,881
Posted By peter chin
Re: New Store in Vancouver - Flight City

It is still in construction.
flightcity.ca (http://www.flightcity.ca)

Peter
Forum: General Squawk Talk 02-27-2015, 04:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,881
Posted By peter chin
New Store in Vancouver - Flight City

A new store called Flight City has surfaced in Vancouver, British Columbia.
It is run by Don Mann and is located in Richmond near YVR where Aviation World used to be.
Forum: 1:1 Scale Commercial Aviation 02-10-2015, 09:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,368
Posted By peter chin
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 02-09-2015, 05:52 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,754
Posted By peter chin
Re: Zinc rot competition 2015

It is not just a past problem. It is a very present problem as shown in post #7. There are people who are still selling models known to have been affected by zinc rot. People like Gimala in post #11...
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 02-09-2015, 03:05 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,754
Posted By peter chin
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 02-09-2015, 02:33 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,754
Posted By peter chin
Re: Zinc rot competition 2015

A lot of new people have taken up the hobby or joined the forum since it was discussed more than a decade ago including myself.
A couple of years ago, I discovered I had a Pacific Western model...
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 02-08-2015, 04:53 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,754
Posted By peter chin
Re: Zinc rot competition 2015

There are some people that have a right to be angry on this subject. Let them discuss and vent on this topic and let it run its course. Hiding your head in the sand like an ostrich will not make the...
Forum: General Squawk Talk 01-19-2015, 02:50 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,175
Posted By peter chin
Re: Seahawks are going back to the Super Bowl!

They should make a Seahawk 787.
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 12-30-2014, 04:30 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 20,844
Posted By peter chin
Re: BigBird is BACK!

Cathay Pacific 747 Frankfurt Millenium.
Forum: General Squawk Talk 04-05-2014, 08:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 939
Posted By peter chin
Re: Crack in DC-9 window frame

Its the picture above that is not showing and has an X
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 04-02-2014, 10:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,696
Posted By peter chin
Re: A Message on FB from JC Wings

Jeff,
I don't see anything on Facebook about this message.
https://www.facebook.com/pages/JC-Wings/101065039942780

Do they have another Facebook page ?
Thanks
Peter
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 04-02-2014, 01:09 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,316
Posted By peter chin
Re: Shopping On EBay For The Last Time

Did that and was told that I already had a case opened with EBay.
In case you do not know, Ebay bought out Paypal a while ago.
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 04-02-2014, 01:05 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,316
Posted By peter chin
Re: Shopping On EBay For The Last Time

There was no damage to the shipping box.
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 03-25-2014, 11:32 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,316
Posted By peter chin
Re: Shopping On EBay For The Last Time

It might be true for trains and other collectible but I would beg to differ about model airplanes. There are more than enough sellers and selection on the five forums. Very few sellers can beat...
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 03-25-2014, 04:31 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,316
Posted By peter chin
Re: Shopping On EBay For The Last Time

EBay claim that their Money Back Guarantee is free. This is not true. They should say it will cost you return shipping with tracking.
What is wrong with sending a photograph of the broken model ?
...
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 03-23-2014, 11:29 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,316
Posted By peter chin
Re: Shopping On EBay For The Last Time

Kitty Hawk,
I order all my AeroClassics from Zareh (Airplane Replicas).
Where is Graham when you need him for some repairs ?
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 03-23-2014, 11:23 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,316
Posted By peter chin
Re: Shopping On EBay For The Last Time

I agree with your brick and mortar store comment but my local supplier Aviation World in Vancouver is only selling a very limited and unreliable number of models.
Attached is a picture of the last...
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 03-23-2014, 04:12 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,316
Posted By peter chin
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 03-23-2014, 04:11 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,316
Posted By peter chin
Re: Shopping On EBay For The Last Time

Yes. I did contact the seller first.
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 03-23-2014, 05:37 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,316
Posted By peter chin
Re: Shopping On EBay For The Last Time

Unfortunately it is US dollars. Basically it means I paid US $50 plus shipping for a broken model which in my opinion is now worthless.
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 03-23-2014, 03:48 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,316
Posted By peter chin
Re: Shopping On EBay For The Last Time

The tab for the horizontal fin broke off and is still in the slot. Gluing it might work but it will easily snap off as soon as a little pressure is applied.
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 03-22-2014, 10:22 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,316
Posted By peter chin
Shopping On EBay For The Last Time

I have had it with shopping on EBay for good.
Bought a Cathay Pacific 747 from a seller in Hong Kong.
Shipment arrived with a broken horizontal stabilizer.
Filed a case under EBay's Money Back...
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 03-21-2013, 11:37 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,881
Posted By peter chin
Re: Explosive crashing with USPS post?

Agreed... Time to stop.
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 03-21-2013, 11:33 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,881
Posted By peter chin
Re: Explosive crashing with USPS post?

Steve,
Thank You. A very informative article.
This only re-inforces what I am saying. Note the yellowing of plastic is blamed on UV and heat. That is why computers and most electronic these days...
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 03-21-2013, 10:45 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,881
Posted By peter chin
Re: Explosive crashing with USPS post?

I don't understand. What math do you want me to do ?
What will looking into my luggage the next time I fly do ?

I have seen images of what the scanner at the airport sees .

Here is a typical...
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 03-21-2013, 10:27 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,881
Posted By peter chin
Re: Explosive crashing with USPS post?

Steve,
If you cannot see melted plastic the length of the model from the picture then I can see why you are skeptical.

This time I ask you to read the original post and I quote "In other...
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 03-21-2013, 02:03 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,881
Posted By peter chin
Re: Explosive crashing with USPS post?

If you look at the picture again, you will see that the yellow guck is everywhere on the underside of the plane from the front wheels to the tail. I cannot explain why it is concentrated near the...
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 03-21-2013, 01:45 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,881
Posted By peter chin
Re: Explosive crashing with USPS post?

In some ways you can.

Google Image Result for http://www.liparanormalinvestigators.com/images/articles/spectrum.jpg...
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 03-21-2013, 12:44 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,881
Posted By peter chin
Re: Explosive crashing with USPS post?

Steve,
If you look at the picture of the undercarriage of the plane in the original post, you will see that the yellow guck is the same colour as the yellow cradle.
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 03-20-2013, 11:49 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,881
Posted By peter chin
Re: Explosive crashing with USPS post?

Half of those 19 years do not mean a thing because they did not start using x ray machines to scan goods and luggage till some time after 9/11 which gives it 10 years of scanning at best.
I am not...
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 03-20-2013, 06:36 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,881
Posted By peter chin
Re: Explosive crashing with USPS post?

Nick,
Goods and luggage are put through x-ray machines everyday. At the airport, at border crossings.

Here is an article

Hundreds a year hit by X-ray overdoses through staff mistakes and...
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 03-18-2013, 12:19 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,881
Posted By peter chin
Re: Explosive crashing with USPS post?

I have a feeling that your packages are going through some kind of x-ray type machine.
The machine is melting the plastic cradle and that is what you have on your plane. This could explain why the...
Forum: General Squawk Talk 09-23-2012, 09:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 801
Posted By peter chin
Re: National Airlines/CP air hybrid DC-10?

The question is When is AeroClassics making this model ?
Forum: For Sale, Trade or Swap 08-20-2012, 07:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 604
Posted By peter chin
Re: Dragon Wings.. Whole collection starting at $5

I will buy the skyservice A330 if you are willing to ship via USPS First Class Mail

eBay Canada Guides - Shipping to Canada via the United States Postal Service...
Forum: For Sale, Trade or Swap 08-19-2012, 02:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 604
Posted By peter chin
Re: Dragon Wings.. Whole collection starting at $5

$33.45 to ship to Canada ????
A little expensive don't you think ?
Forum: For Sale, Trade or Swap 02-11-2012, 06:20 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,081
Posted By peter chin
Re: Great selection of 1/400 diecast models for sale! Over 200 planes to check out!

Arnold,
Models arrived safely. Very well packed for shipping.
Thanks
Peter Chin
Forum: General Squawk Talk 12-22-2011, 02:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,058
Posted By peter chin
Re: Australia's "The Seekers" - 707 Video - California Dreamin'

Steve,
I don't think the video was made in the 60's. Here is a link to a web site:
The History of Windsurfing (http://www.windsurf.me.uk/articles/misc-articles/46-the-history-of-windsurfing.html)
...
Forum: General Squawk Talk 12-22-2011, 12:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,058
Posted By peter chin
Re: Australia's "The Seekers" - 707 Video - California Dreamin'

Parts of the video is definitely not 1966. The windsurfing sail depicted in 0:33 is not the type they used in the 60's.
Good find though.
Peter Chin
Forum: For Sale, Trade or Swap 11-11-2011, 03:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 602
Posted By peter chin
Re: 11/9 Dragon Wings & Jet-X Special Order + SALE!!!

Let's see what this produces in the signature.
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 10-25-2011, 11:08 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 721
Posted By peter chin
Easyjet 757

With all the recent Easyjet releases, here is another candidate.

6865584
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 04-08-2011, 02:52 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,648
Posted By peter chin
Re: Aeroclassics and the 737-300 with winglets

How about one with winglets ?

1874690

Peter Chin
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