Arii kits

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  1. TimEwers

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    Has anyone built one before?.

    How do they compaire to other kit makers?.

    Are they a good value for the money?.

    Thinking of buying a few so I'm just wondering.
     
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    As memo serves the fit of ARII models was very good, detail levels were generally good. But these are quite old models and there can be a problem with decals. Anyway you should take into cosideration buying kits of other manufactures that offer newer kits as the cost of an ARII kit + new decal sheet can be more than a new tool model.
     
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    The Japanese ones, at least, are the old LS molds. Nice kits, for thier age.
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    Yep...also a few Monogram kits with changed type of panel lines from raised into recessed.
     
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    The Arii kits (formerly Otaki) are a pretty good series of kits for their age and should be good value for money, which kits are you considering?
     
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    Right now maybe the ki44 and ki100
     
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    Both Good kits for starters....still got a Ki-100 and a few others in my stash.

    Check out my Award winning models thread staring at post 1533 for a Bf109G-6
     
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    Anybody build Arii 1/72 Ki-67? It interests me the accuracy of the kit.
     
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    That KI 44 looks like a nice kit, but I'm gonna have to wait till next payday,as paying rent and eating comes first. Can allways get the kit later.
     
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