New 1/32 Lancaster model kit!

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  1. Upkeep

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    Hi guys,

    I'm unsure if this info has already been posted elsewhere in the forum, apparently a new 1/32 Lancaster weekly collect kit series goes on sale in the UK Aug 26th.

    TV ad:

    View: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mKQJQMCCvn0

    Order line: The Lancaster Bomber Magazine - Build your own model of the world's most famous WWII Bomber

    Publisher Hachette - The Lancaster Bomber - Weekly, 125 parts. Part 1 - £0.50, Part 2 - £2.99, Part 3 onwards £4.99.

    " week by week easy to follow instructions enabling you to build your own 1/32 Avro Lancaster B1 MK1 Heavy Bomber. Each issue comes with high quality parts. Also learn more about the fascinating history of Lancaster Bombers British Military aviation. "

    A whopping total of £621.25 :shock:
     
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    and they are not shipping to the US :evil:

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    Holy crap .....£621.25 :shock: For the money I can build a RC flying model here.
     
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    #4 DBII, Aug 25, 2009
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    I did not see the wing span listed. Any guesses? I would have to get a larger apartment for it.

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    102 feet actual / 32 = 3.18 feet (HOLY CRAP!) in scale!
     
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    Ah I really hate these magazine things. I'm yet to meet anyone whose collected an entire series. I believe there was make your own working steam engine a few years back. RC car as well, a ww2 aircraft collection, the ideas are endless.

    Still it would be nice if Revell was listening after their wonderful 1/32 Ju88 release!
     
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    I was hoping Revell would follow up with a B-25 in 1/32

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    I agree that certainly would be great DBII. Maybe a Mossi, they'd probably beat Airfix to it aswell regarding their 1/24 behemoth.
     
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    Yep, it sounds good, but for the price, after collecting the magazines for over a year, it's a bit steep! And, of course, the need for a separate room to display it as it would deserve! There was a company (in the UK) producing 1/32nd scale vac-forms of the Lanc, Halifax and B17 a few years back, and I saw a beautiful Lanc of theirs at an IPMS show. It's bl**dy big I can tell you!
    I agree, I'd like to see Revell (Germany) follow up their beautiful JU88 with a B25, and certainly a new Mossie, preferably with the option for bomber and fighter, as in the old Monogram 1/48th scale kit. A Heinkel He111 and Dornier Do17 would be nice too, in time for the 70th anniversary of the BoB. Are you there Revelll.....?? Oh, and can I have a Lottery grant to build an extension to my house please?? It's for a good cause, art, history etc...honest!
     
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    If Revells listening ,I'd buy a 1/32 Mossie - even if it was a little more than your Ju-88

    1/32 Lancaster - why not just bloody build a real one? proberly be cheaper
     
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    I did build the fokker Dr1 triplane a couple of years ago and that turned out to be a superb model and bloody large over a 3 foot wingspan .I sold it for 300 quid in the end on ebay but it was fun to build seeing it come togetherover a year.BB
     
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    The Mossie would also be a good choice.

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    #14 Upkeep, Aug 27, 2009
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    The series info says the span is 38" and its 26" long.
     
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    I will have to park it by the car.

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    Oh man, how sweet would that be!
     
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    #19 ian lanc, Oct 10, 2009
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    I think you have got to actually subscribe to Deagostini to get the whole lot to get these 1/144 little un's :rolleyes:

    That other paper balsa wood Lanc' is crap ! OK if you want it to be done as a flying one with tiny electric motors and can only be seen at a DISTANCE.

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    Been there done that (see below), building the magazine Lanc (to go with the full-size) and the work gone into creating this masterpiece is simply stunning. What is also lacking from other kits, is the detailed documentation that come with magazine.

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