Accurate Miniatures P-51B in 1/48 scale?

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  1. dneid

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    Hey, Guys,
    Anyone have any experience with this kit? Is it a reasonably good kit for under $15? Care to comment on pros and cons of this kit?
    Dale
     
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    Great kit, especially for under 15 bucks, get it!
    One of the few Accurate Miniature kits that doesn't have a bizarre bit of difficulty in the engineering.
     
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    Hey, Ivan the Terrible (;) )
    Thanks for the response. I just may pull the trigger if the bidding stays that low.
    Dale
     
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    Will probably go up. They are rare and good.
     
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    They sure are! If you can get it for under $30 it'll be a bargain! If not, then the ICM and Tamiya kits are ok (as you know) and even the old Monogram kit. Just wish some one would bring out a realistically-priced, accurate version in 1/32nd scale.
     
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    Yay, I won the bidding at 14.50 plus 8.50 shipping.
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    Great! I think you will be pleased.
     
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    That's a great score at a great price!
     
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    Damn, you did great on that!
     
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    Yeah, I was surprised that I got it for that price. I set a max bid of $25 and only one other guy bid when we were at $11.89. I guess he gave up when my bid came right back at him after he bid something like $13.27. Guess this is karma. The 1/48 Eduard Lysander cost me $51 with shipping.
    Dale
     
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    Did well on that P-51 purchase, Dale!
     
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    I remember when Eduard's Tempest was out of production a while back. Bidding went way past my $50 limit and it was up in the $80s before I stopped checking.
     
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