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Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 05-04-2019, 10:47 PM
Replies: 76
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Posted By Retroguy
Re: Is Herpa Premium KLM trending high??

THIS is disagreeing ....




THIS is being 1) sarcastic 2) childlish 3) rude.

Over and out, Captain!
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 05-04-2019, 10:18 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,657
Posted By Retroguy
Re: Is Herpa Premium KLM trending high??

Russell, dont go that way, please. I think you understood what I said in my post, theres no need to throw sarcastic words at me like you just did. You of all people on this place know how much I have...
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 05-04-2019, 08:58 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,657
Posted By Retroguy
Re: Is Herpa Premium KLM trending high??

...this is probably the "forbiden fruit" of all the Premiums, as this one is a KLM, and is mostly blue! :-) the others are mainly white, and most of them have yellowed in time....but some , very few,...
Forum: Other Scales & Antique Models 05-04-2019, 08:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 190
Posted By Retroguy
Re: ANZ B-747-400 1/100 by SCALECRAFT

Its a beautiful livery and a very nice mould, I think.
Please post more pics when she lands there? ;)
Proud to have found a 1:200 version, from the same manufacturer, for my humble collection, too;
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 05-04-2019, 07:59 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,657
Posted By Retroguy
Re: Is Herpa Premium KLM trending high??

...to answer your question, since you are asking it directly to us, I would not pay $1000 for a Premium, but I wouldnt sell mine for less than that amount!:-)
Its a crazy world outhere.
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 05-04-2019, 07:56 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,657
Posted By Retroguy
Re: Is Herpa Premium KLM trending high??

...specially these, the landing gears, to date these are still the best you can find in 1:200.

...

This is one of the reasons why I have stopped buying 1:200 models, landing gears these days...
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 05-04-2019, 07:49 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,657
Posted By Retroguy
Re: Is Herpa Premium KLM trending high??

...One thing is certain; they have achieved more detail where as metal models have not....;)
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 05-04-2019, 07:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 488
Posted By Retroguy
Re: ANA Precision 1/200 A380 Flying Honu Models

Something I really dont understand: Japan being among those who have legalized the killing of these animals, only to have them painted later in their aircraft as an awereness to the world ?!....like...
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 05-04-2019, 07:38 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 794
Posted By Retroguy
Re: Gemini200 Concorde - Zinc rot or badly painted

Its quite visible....theres bits ( metal, dust, whatever?!) showing under the final paint work, right on the Captains window. Maybe its not a quality thing then, maybe its just the way they do these...
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 05-04-2019, 03:43 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 794
Posted By Retroguy
Re: Gemini200 Concorde - Zinc rot or badly painted

Ouch! Quality Control at its best! Return it.
Forum: Other Scales & Antique Models 04-30-2019, 04:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 207
Posted By Retroguy
Re: Embraer Tucano....

"dutchwings
Re: Embraer Tucano....
Looks like a Vogelaar stand.."

...indeed they do!
And you can have them in any size, so one can maximize shelf space! :D
Forum: Custom Made Models 04-29-2019, 01:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 329
Posted By Retroguy
Re: Imperial Airways HP 42

Looks very good JP! I thought it was the Airfix kit, silly me...:-)
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 04-29-2019, 12:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 282
Posted By Retroguy
Re: Hadley Page 42

Have this same kit JP. Airfix, right? Bought one a few years ago, only to find out it was missing some parts. Had to buy a second kit for spares. Its a nice detailed kit. But I have no patience...
Forum: Airliner Shows & Conventions 04-28-2019, 08:49 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 624
Posted By Retroguy
Re: LHR Show

I like that Shorts Robert, in the last picture...if its still there this year let me know, will you? ;)
Forum: Other Scales & Antique Models 04-25-2019, 10:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 239
Posted By Retroguy
Re: Lh europa jet delivery

Boys will be boys. Thats it.;)
Forum: Other Scales & Antique Models 04-25-2019, 06:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 341
Posted By Retroguy
Re: Pacmin KLM 747-400 arrival

Those models are beautiful! That Alitalia 747...the UTA behind it... Love to see them around books and other aviation memorabilia. Im coming to this point in my short collecting life, now...;)
Forum: Other Scales & Antique Models 04-25-2019, 06:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 239
Posted By Retroguy
Re: Lh europa jet delivery

Or one could go wild and have MDF custom made shelves, painted ( much more expensive if lacquered), lights or no lights, these are then fit into the wall through metal bars that suspend them, giving...
Forum: Other Scales & Antique Models 04-25-2019, 06:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 232
Posted By Retroguy
Re: Discover PORTUGAL on the Way-Stopover

Dear Mr.Pinto, Without trying to sound rude or arrogant, Ive had my share of this artwork thing ;) back in the 90s with EuroAtlantic, then to be Air Madeira, and later on with Air Gemini, in Luanda....
Forum: Other Scales & Antique Models 04-25-2019, 06:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 355
Posted By Retroguy
Re: New Models- 1/100 Braniff Flying Colors and ot

I also think the Southwest 737 is a AM release. That coffin lid type of stand is a trademark already! ;) I always change mine when I acquire one. Plain awful design. I agree with the rest Neil just...
Forum: Other Scales & Antique Models 04-25-2019, 10:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 355
Posted By Retroguy
Re: New Models- 1/100 Braniff Flying Colors and ot

Like that PanAm727. Reminds me of the Airfix kit I ( tried) to assemble one day...;) nice set of models. Good luck on your Pacmin quest!;)
Forum: Other Scales & Antique Models 04-25-2019, 10:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 232
Posted By Retroguy
Re: Discover PORTUGAL on the Way-Stopover

And heres the bird, last time we met, in Belo Horizonte, Brasil.
Forum: Other Scales & Antique Models 04-25-2019, 10:14 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 232
Posted By Retroguy
Forum: Other Scales & Antique Models 04-25-2019, 10:11 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 232
Posted By Retroguy
Re: Discover PORTUGAL on the Way-Stopover

You must have quite a collection these days! Top Customer @Graphideco after Airbus themselves!;) And since we're at it, this artwork was created by Gianfranco "Panda" Betting, whom I had the pleasure...
Forum: Other Scales & Antique Models 04-24-2019, 07:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 232
Posted By Retroguy
Re: Discover PORTUGAL on the Way-Stopover

The best cabins to work in! Spacious aircraft inside, with lots of attention to the slightest details, providing super confort for both passengers and crews. Lovely model!
Forum: Other Scales & Antique Models 04-23-2019, 10:30 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 611
Posted By Retroguy
Re: 1/36 727-277LR Project

Wonderful! Size does matter! :)
Forum: Other Scales & Antique Models 04-23-2019, 07:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 195
Posted By Retroguy
Re: Baade 152

I had never seen a cutaway of it, I know you have one yourself. Very Flash Gordon design, isnt it?!;)
Forum: Other Scales & Antique Models 04-23-2019, 07:53 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 327
Posted By Retroguy
Re: 1/100 Antonov 24...possibly Aviaexport?

I will have more pics soon. Thanks Neil, for your help.
Forum: Other Scales & Antique Models 04-23-2019, 01:33 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 327
Posted By Retroguy
Re: 1/100 Antonov 24...possibly Aviaexport?

Here you have it Neil...what do you think this is?!..it doesnt look like a kit, but I could be wrong. Its something new in my collecting criteria, thats for sure....;)
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 04-22-2019, 09:07 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,162
Posted By Retroguy
Re: Scalecraft Models Auckland New Zealand

I wish I lived in NZ....;) that DC-10 is gorgeous.
The only two models I have ( wish i had a few more! ) from this manufacturer :

https://live.staticflickr.com/8014/29096651435_51ba42a911_b.jpg...
Forum: Other Scales & Antique Models 04-20-2019, 12:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 327
Posted By Retroguy
Re: 1/100 Antonov 24...possibly Aviaexport?

Sadly, my (our?!) russian is a bit rusty....LOL
Forum: Other Scales & Antique Models 04-20-2019, 05:48 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 327
Posted By Retroguy
Re: 1/100 Antonov 24...possibly Aviaexport?

Aki, you may have answered my next question, as I have purchased a helicopter just like those in that page.It looks and feels like a plastic kit, but I cant see any seams, or even the slightest...
Forum: Other Scales & Antique Models 04-19-2019, 03:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 327
Posted By Retroguy
Re: 1/100 Antonov 24...possibly Aviaexport?

Thats a beauty. Neil, you do know about these dont you? I remember copying and pasting this same information when I purchased this one :
...
Forum: Other Scales & Antique Models 04-19-2019, 03:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 168
Posted By Retroguy
Re: Cessna Citation Xcel....

...dont put more ideas in my head, please!;)
Forum: Other Scales & Antique Models 04-19-2019, 03:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 306
Posted By Retroguy
Re: Pacmin United Boeing 737-222 - Needs Stand

I think it is a Pacmin...theres something there, not sure what that makes it look like one.
My Topping 737:

https://live.staticflickr.com/7390/27590766561_c2eaf2133c_b.jpg...
Forum: Other Scales & Antique Models 04-17-2019, 11:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 168
Posted By Retroguy
Re: Cessna Citation Xcel....

Didnt know that,thanks for sharing! And ...Thank you for the offer, but I have just had my garage extended to accomodate my two 1963 VW Beetles. No more room sorry....:D already struggling to have...
Forum: Other Scales & Antique Models 04-17-2019, 05:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 168
Posted By Retroguy
Forum: Other Scales & Antique Models 04-17-2019, 05:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 168
Posted By Retroguy
Re: Cessna Citation Xcel....

You know me and my passion for Falcons, Neil, but this is a new chapter, now....:D
Forum: Other Scales & Antique Models 04-17-2019, 05:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 123
Posted By Retroguy
Re: Embraer R99 AWACS....

Thank you Robert. Its a Space Models, so I had to grab it. :-)
Forum: Other Scales & Antique Models 04-17-2019, 05:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 123
Posted By Retroguy
Re: Embraer R99 AWACS....

I know..i know...:o
Forum: Other Scales & Antique Models 04-17-2019, 05:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 236
Posted By Retroguy
Re: U.S.C.G. Sacramento....

...thanks Neil. Just put them on for my Flickr account, but still prefer looking at the model with just the spinners.
Forum: Other Scales & Antique Models 04-17-2019, 03:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 236
Posted By Retroguy
Re: U.S.C.G. Sacramento....

...with propellers in spinning mode!

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/46906406874_408fa39ce4_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2esXAz1)DANIL USCG C-130 010 (https://flic.kr/p/2esXAz1) by Aircraft...
Forum: Other Scales & Antique Models 04-17-2019, 02:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 168
Posted By Retroguy
Cessna Citation Xcel....

...by PacMin....with Brasilian registration. Aircraft really existed, just checked it.
Though theres nothing broken, cracked, still great decals, its not completely mint, but with a certain charm no...
Forum: Other Scales & Antique Models 04-17-2019, 02:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 123
Posted By Retroguy
Embraer R99 AWACS....

...by my all time favorite manufacturer ; Space Models!
A unique addition to my collection, no doubt, since I am mainly a civil aviation fan;)
...
Forum: Other Scales & Antique Models 04-17-2019, 07:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 259
Posted By Retroguy
Re: 1/40th Airbus A380

I can always offer to buy that Tap DC-3 from you if you need the space for this one....:-)
Forum: Other Scales & Antique Models 04-17-2019, 07:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 236
Posted By Retroguy
Re: U.S.C.G. Sacramento....

...my mistake, 1702 is NOT Yosemite Sam, 1712 is. That should be my next, with the little guy riding the Hercules! :D
Forum: Other Scales & Antique Models 04-15-2019, 06:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 236
Posted By Retroguy
Re: U.S.C.G. Sacramento....

Well, Robert, a few details missing now that I look at your picture: the red lines across the engines...and that dark metal square just over the main gear. Oh well...not that serious, really!;-)
Forum: Other Scales & Antique Models 04-15-2019, 06:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 236
Posted By Retroguy
Re: U.S.C.G. Sacramento....

Thank you Billy!
Forum: Other Scales & Antique Models 04-15-2019, 06:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 236
Posted By Retroguy
Re: U.S.C.G. Sacramento....

You should know me by now Neil...im still in the BizJets phase, but when I saw them making one of these for a customer, seeing the correct shape and fine decals, well, had to order me one. Just...
Forum: Other Scales & Antique Models 04-15-2019, 03:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 236
Posted By Retroguy
U.S.C.G. Sacramento....

....."Yosemite Sam" C-130. ( the patch is still in the mail coming my way, so this one will do just fine, for now!;) )
Updated pictures, new post, since I cannot edit my previous one. Extra fuel...
Forum: Other Scales & Antique Models 04-14-2019, 08:41 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 766
Posted By Retroguy
Re: Tenshodo/Nemoto Model ?

That JAL 747....oh my.....keep dreaming Rui, keep dreaming.......
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