'FROG' are back - after a fashion!

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    Have a look at the Hannant's and Model Hobbies web-sites.
    What seems to be a very extensive range of the former 'FROG' 1/72nd scale kits have been released by Ark Models, along with an interesting range of orher 1/48th scale aircraft kits (including a plethora of ww2 VVS stuff!), plus a number of 1/35th scale militart vehicles / armour.
    No idea what the quality of mouldings are like, but the choice of what were rare kits, and the subject matter, must be of interest to 1/72nd scale modellers, if nothing else!
    Fill yer boots lads!
     
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    thats good news Terry,i have always felt that frog had the most interesting of subjects in 1/72nd
     
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    Wonder if we ever will see Frog back under its own name....

    Looking at the kits, I wouldn't mind to try a few....
     
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    Doubt if they'll be back,as was, as the entire organisation was 'wound up', with the tools mainly going to Russia, for 'Novo', and eventually others. But from what I remember of their 1/72nd scale kits in the 1960s, they had one heck of a range, especially of 'out of the norm' stuff, and the finesse and quality, for the time, was exceptional. OK, maybe a tad 'bare and basic' in parts, but items such as undercart legs and guns were more or less to scale. Some very nice models could be made with the addition of scratch-built items such as interiors.
     
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