Which 1/72 HEINKEL He111 H6?

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  1. gijive

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    Which is the better model, thoughts?

    ITALERI 1/72 HEINKEL He111 H6

    Revell 04377 1:72 Heinkel He111 H-6
     
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    I would go for the Revell kit.
     
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    I agree with Wojtek.

    I'm currently finishing Italeri's H6 and to be honest it does show its age.
     
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    I also have Italeri's H-6; nice molding, but it does have raised lines. Does the Revell kit have engraved lines? I'm always a little careful about buying Revell kits because you don't know where the molds came from - old Revell, old Matchbox, or new tooling.

    Venganza
     
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    I was under the impression that the revell kit was the Italeri kit

    Am I wrong?
     
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    If it is the Italeri kit, I wouldn't be surprised. That was my point about Revell - they repackage and reissue some many models it's hard to keep track.

    Vengana
     
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    Sorry can't help....maybe look for some reviews....
     
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    Here declas for Revell and Italeri He 111H-6
     

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    I also think the Revell kit is a re-boxed Italeri, possibly with some re-tooling, and also, as Wurger has shown, very good decals. At the time of issue, the Italeri kit was the best 1/72nd Heinkel III available.
     
  10. gijive

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    Well, it seesm the Italeri is about half the price of the Revell one so ...???
     
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    That's probably because of the limited decals, and I do think that Revell have corrected a couple of small errors, and improved other areas. I have a magazine article about this somewhere, from 2 or 3 years ago, maybe more.
     
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    I agree with Airframes.The Revell kit can be much better.And there are much more markings at your dispossal.
     
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    The Revell kit is a reboxed Hasegawa H-6.
     
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    Go for the Revell I'm building one right now!
     
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    In defense of the Italeri kit (which I built in the '70s), it comes with figures that are absolutely the best I've ever seen in 1/72 scale.
     
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