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Forum: 1:1 Scale Commercial Aviation 01-14-2020, 09:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 173
Posted By DC8-dude
Re: Delta triple seven emergency landing at LAX

Can't believe all the whining cry babies over a little jet fuel on their skin and itchy eyeballs... :rolleyes:
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 12-29-2019, 10:51 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,385
Posted By DC8-dude
Re: 1978-2008 USA models needed

Gemini needs to re-release the Frontier CV580 bow & arrow. last month, i was going to even bid on the only one i could find... on ebay, and listed as damaged due to shelf collapse, it had a busted...
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 11-23-2019, 02:53 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,830
Posted By DC8-dude
Re: Waffle collectibles not selling NG models ??

I smell a 28% off Turkey day sale coming up at Wafflehouse ..... and the discount code is "ramimz" ...
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 11-15-2019, 07:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 666
Posted By DC8-dude
Re: Aeroclassics200 november releases

If AC200 does the stretch Eastern DC-8-61, please get the colors right as IF did on the B727 and Geminis discontinued 1/250 DC-8-61 pictured below. Gemini got the 1/400s right years back, but wrong...
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 11-15-2019, 06:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 666
Posted By DC8-dude
Re: Aeroclassics200 november releases

I agree, but not if they use the same dayglow blue hockey stick colors as the 51 series released last year. i had to sell that one off... :p


funny thing was... the GSE that came with that model...
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 11-15-2019, 06:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 666
Posted By DC8-dude
Re: Aeroclassics200 november releases

yeah looks like AK is gonna release all the United variations before getting to other airlines, i bet the Saul Bassers are next.



wonder how long i'll have to wait for a National SunKing? :sad:
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 11-15-2019, 06:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 666
Posted By DC8-dude
Re: Aeroclassics200 november releases

Robertjon, this months releases are different than the October models. The Connie this month is a L749 vs. the L1049 for October and the United DC-8s are slightly different. October had the Super 8...
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 11-09-2019, 09:50 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 6,774
Posted By DC8-dude
Re: What 1:200 model is impossible for you to find

I'm starting to believe Gemini only made about 10 of these! :sad:
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 11-06-2019, 08:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 890
Posted By DC8-dude
Re: Can’t believe it... GJ200 B744 SAA

The Bandit livery was the best imho! :cool:
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 11-01-2019, 08:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 354
Posted By DC8-dude
Re: Aeroclassics200 UAL DC-8-61

My brother long time Pan Am ramper said he used to watch those United guys use that pos system, called pods. He told me it was always getting stuck.
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 10-31-2019, 07:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 354
Posted By DC8-dude
Re: Aeroclassics200 UAL DC-8-61

What happened to the N and I on the tail, did your dog chew on it? :eek:
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 10-26-2019, 02:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 551
Posted By DC8-dude
Re: NWO DC-10 release

too bad it also has the mint green wing box... :sad:
Forum: 1:400 Models 10-22-2019, 09:32 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 223
Posted By DC8-dude
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 10-13-2019, 10:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 459
Posted By DC8-dude
Re: NG200 - hope for bigger moulds?

Same here, maybe i'm just too old for modern aircraft, but i wouldn't spend a dime on a C919 or any regional aircraft model. Some classic 731 & 732s are a great suggestion, as is the VC10 EC...
Forum: 1:400 Models 10-13-2019, 08:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 223
Posted By DC8-dude
Re: Misc. AC, GJ, etc 1/400s

No, early colors red stripes
Forum: 1:200 Models 10-13-2019, 01:41 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 76
Posted By DC8-dude
AC200 Lufthansa DC-8-51

$60 usd + actual shipping (paypal f&f unless you pay fee)
Forum: 1:400 Models 10-13-2019, 01:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 223
Posted By DC8-dude
Misc. AC, GJ, etc 1/400s

AC 707s,

Lufthansa D-ABUD $25
Northwest Orient N373US $25
Western Airlines N1502W $20
Western Airlines N1505W $20


AC DC-8s,
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 10-12-2019, 11:43 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 668
Posted By DC8-dude
Re: Cost of a custom livery

IF will do a custom, but since you want a 727, i guess that's out.
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 10-11-2019, 08:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 349
Posted By DC8-dude
Re: Thanks GJ for bringing the 727s back into acti

Concourse F @ MIA
https://i.imgur.com/zKnGCRk.jpg
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 10-11-2019, 07:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 349
Posted By DC8-dude
Thanks GJ for bringing the 727s back into action

Just landed... another addition to my MIA circa 1970 collection...


Now i just need to rub a charcoal briquet on the rear and make it look real. :D
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 10-09-2019, 08:56 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,357
Posted By DC8-dude
Re: ORBITAL ATK with Pegasus rocket

She was scheduled to go up here in Central, Fl tonight, but canceled due to weather conditions... they'll try again tomorrow night.
...
Forum: 1:200 Models 10-08-2019, 08:21 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 58
Posted By DC8-dude
AC200 Lufthansa DC-8 for GJ2 Frontier CV580?

Just curious if anyone here has a GJ2 Frontier CV-580 in the early Bow & Arrow livery they are getting bored with and might be interested in trading for a Lufty Diesel 8. I'll pay the shipping Cont...
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 10-07-2019, 10:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 283
Posted By DC8-dude
Re: Eastern 767?

Agreed... these Eastern restarts are getting ridiculous already..... :rolleyes:
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 10-06-2019, 02:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 375
Posted By DC8-dude
Re: Boeing's 1969 747 Demonstrator

............and don't forget to fix the box too........ LOL
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 10-06-2019, 08:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 375
Posted By DC8-dude
Re: Boeing's 1969 747 Demonstrator

The Paris photo shows 3 upper deck windows port side but the model only has one. what's up with that?
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 10-06-2019, 07:47 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 769
Posted By DC8-dude
Re: Aeroclasscis DC-8-61

EZtoys did have them, but they sold out immediately. they are restocking i guess. I wonder why i rarely see any AC200s from waffle any more?
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 10-05-2019, 07:05 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 769
Posted By DC8-dude
Re: Aeroclasscis DC-8-61

If you do order one from the States, EZtoys has them available for pre-order still and expected Oct.18 + a discount code. Adamjets did have them listed for $10 less a week ago, but with their "no...
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 10-05-2019, 03:59 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,738
Posted By DC8-dude
Re: Be fully aware of inflight200 dc10 defects

The corrogard color on the wings. it appears mint green also, just not as noticeable due to camera angle i think...
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 10-05-2019, 02:08 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,738
Posted By DC8-dude
Re: Be fully aware of inflight200 dc10 defects

I have never seen this AC in person , but Anet pics show it should be grey. I can't see why any Airline or DC would paint those panels Mint Green. :eek:
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 10-04-2019, 08:03 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 769
Posted By DC8-dude
Re: Aeroclasscis DC-8-61

And please AC... if you do the Eastern, don't over saturate and make the blue hockey stick colors too bright as your DC-8-51 was along with GJs 722. I sold my EAL 51 w/gse set as i just couldn't...
Forum: Site Issues and Support Section 10-03-2019, 07:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 199
Posted By DC8-dude
Re: malicious popups this site on my iphone

I already have popup blocker switched "on" in Safari settings. Do i need another?
Forum: Site Issues and Support Section 09-30-2019, 06:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 199
Posted By DC8-dude
Re: malicious popups this site on my iphone

The only app I recently installed is one for my Chamberlain garage door opener "myQ". I doubt that has anything to do with it. I read on the web it's best not to click on these " might be infected"...
Forum: Site Issues and Support Section 09-28-2019, 09:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 199
Posted By DC8-dude
malicious popups this site on my iphone

Is there anything i can do about this?



this has been going on for some time, when i visit this site on my i phone, 8 times out of 10, i get a pop up about my phone being infected. i never...
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 09-28-2019, 07:35 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,067
Posted By DC8-dude
Re: So what happened? AC200 new release

After more photos have surfaced, i decided to pass on this release anyway even though i did find a retailer that has them in stock at normal price. i have bought models with printing errors before,...
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 09-26-2019, 09:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,067
Posted By DC8-dude
Re: So what happened? AC200 new release

Well its odd that my go to retailers still don't have this model, but two ebay sellers do... buchair_best_of_ flight and seller bordi20 has it listed for $191. :rolleyes:
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 09-25-2019, 10:31 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,220
Posted By DC8-dude
Re: Gemini Jets October Releases

like the one below? ;)


https://www.wafflecollectibles.com/db/large/68614.1.jpg
Forum: General Squawk Talk 09-22-2019, 01:28 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 819
Posted By DC8-dude
Re: Why I Wish The USPS Would Go Out Of Business

I forgot to mention... recently i was expecting and excited to receive a package via UPS, mods for my car :cool:. UPS tracking showed it was on the truck out for delivery as of 7:00am and will be...
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 09-22-2019, 12:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,067
Posted By DC8-dude
Re: So what happened? AC200 new release

The reason i didn't order on the spot is the front Widget and Delta title appears to be crooked, and one of the two looked as if the tail Widget was also not level. i was gonna wait till more photos...
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 09-22-2019, 11:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 350
Posted By DC8-dude
Re: National Sun King Family Portrait

i recall your post when you obtained it at the AI show, good find.


In time... AK will do them i am sure, both 51 & 61s... ;)
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 09-22-2019, 10:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 350
Posted By DC8-dude
Re: National Sun King Family Portrait

:cool::cool::cool:


I gotta get me the silver belly 10 ..... i'm only seeing the later Eurowhite release and i never cared for that.
Forum: General Squawk Talk 09-21-2019, 05:05 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 819
Posted By DC8-dude
Re: Why I Wish The USPS Would Go Out Of Business

I did get a package from Malaysia via UPS last month in 3 days. :eek: It was an Amazon purchase, shipping was only $4.50 usd and box weighed 21 lbs. a rear sway bar kit for my Nissan pickup. tracking...
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 09-21-2019, 04:33 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,663
Posted By DC8-dude
Re: Meet the Sun King, my 25h B747, National B747-

I saw them on ebay for $8 usd. Gemini made a trillion of them. but the one you pictured looks like aeroclassics, that's not GJ quality....
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 09-21-2019, 04:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,067
Posted By DC8-dude
So what happened? AC200 new release

I got an an email yesterday of ready to ship ACs new stretch DC-8-61 in two Delta liveries. Great! finally a 61 in 1/200.... then they disappeared. did they sell out already or recalled due to...
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 09-21-2019, 04:21 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,663
Posted By DC8-dude
Re: Meet the Sun King, my 25h B747, National B747-

That is a stretch 61 he got at a show, not a 51. don't recall who made it.
Forum: General Squawk Talk 09-20-2019, 03:17 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 819
Posted By DC8-dude
Re: Why I Wish The USPS Would Go Out Of Business

Funny because I only have issues with UPS and I have never had an issue with USPS priority nor FedEx. Just in the last few months, UPS delivered an Amazon package of mine to a neighbors house, the...
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 09-17-2019, 08:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 186
Posted By DC8-dude
Re: N601bn

My bad .... i read your request backwards. :o
But i bet it wouldn't be that difficult to paint the nacelles white from the pics of the delivery scheme i see on Anet...


looking on DIMAs...
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 09-17-2019, 08:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 186
Posted By DC8-dude
Re: N601bn

IF did .... here is one on ebay;


https://www.ebay.com/itm/123883154648 (http://rover.ebay.com/rover/1/711-53200-19255-0/1?campid=5337223000&customid=dac...
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 09-15-2019, 03:38 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 5,616
Posted By DC8-dude
Re: September Aeroclassics speculations

Slackers Aeroclassics :D .....in the past you count on the 10th ~ 12th usually on Fridays late evening PST..
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 09-15-2019, 02:08 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 5,616
Posted By DC8-dude
Re: September Aeroclassics speculations

I think we need to change the title to October speculations..... :eek:
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 09-11-2019, 07:46 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 3,765
Posted By DC8-dude
Re: 400 Scale Hangar

Well... i didn't have any problem all this time with 400SH site until this afternoon. Now i am getting security warnings on both my PC with Firefox and on my Android Tablet. i think i'll stay away...
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