Airfix 1/24 Hawker Typhoon....

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  1. Lucky13

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    .....and again photos by Ben Micklem and borrowed from Britmodeller....
     
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    Looks like a heck of a kit! I wonder what size of a King's ransom will be needed to purchase it?
     
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    Around the Century mark?
     
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    Pretty damn impressive!
     
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    Very impressive looking bird!
     
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    I wonder what the third spinner is for? Looks suspiciously like the one on the RAF Museum Typhoon, cobbled together from two parts of one from a Bristol Freighter or something similar, as the original was missing.
     
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    I'm sure that you're right old boy!
    Wonder what the measurements are on the bird....
     
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    20.79 inches span, 15.95 inches length, weight equal to three packs of bacon ............ unsmoked .........
     
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    Ain't she lovely! 87 quids and shes yours. In six-eight months time - of course. So no early Xmas then.

    Now who will be taking her home?
     
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    'Only' £87? :shock:
     
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    13 away from the tonne, Jan.
     
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    I have to pretend that it's much more, so that I don't do anything stupid, like buy one! :oops: :lol:
     
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    87 quid eh? A lot, but then it's a lot of kit - the type you'd maybe want to display sectioned, to show the interior detail. Not the sort of thing I usually do, but I'd be tempted to do do with this one.
    But I can't help thinking of their Mosquito - announced at a retail price of £80, then delayed over a year, and hits the shelves with a 60% price increase!!
     
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    Thinking the same old chap!
     
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    Looks like a really excellent kit.
    I'm slightly puzzled by the RP's, which all look like the HE version to me, but I'm very, very tempted. Must resist though, especially as I still haven't finished the 'make over' on my 1/32nd scale conversion !
     
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    Looks like a really excellent kit.
    I'm slightly puzzled by the RP's, which all look like the HE version to me, but I'm very, very tempted. Must resist though, especially as I still haven't finished the 'make over' on my 1/32nd scale conversion !
     
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