Which would you buy?

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  1. gijive

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    I wouldn't buy either one. My pleasure is in the building of the kit so I get no value buying one that's finished.
     
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    I think the difference here is one guy really wants to make a living off of it and the other just wants to get rid of it.

    I kinda tend to agree with Andy here.

    But, your decision.
     
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    Neither. Apart from the fact I'd prefer to build my own, for similar reasons to those of Andy, the first one is WAY over priced for a run of the mill, nothing special model, especially in 1/48th scale! The second is inaccuarte in finish and some details, and the undercart is wrongly fitted.
     
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    I gave up on the Plastic and went die cast its cheaper and tougher, I picked up a 1/48th P47 for under $20 on Ebay
     
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    He's asking alot for that first one!
    Is he likely to get that? For $350 I'd want something big and special
     
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    Yea... you can get the Airfix 1/24th Mossie for less....a lot less.
     
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    If I was going to spend $350 on a model like that, I'd have to be of museum quality. There are 5 builders here who produce a quality far superior then that.
     
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    I have no intention of buying either, I was just amazed at the price of the first one! LOL
     
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    First one appears to be a very good build, while it has not been weathered, not necessarilly a bad thing, the items that I don't like are the stars and bars, each one has not been recessed into the panel lines and matched with the rest of the panel line work. This alone should shoot down the price tag....

    The second has quite a few more things that don't impress me.

    Having said that someone WILL buy them for whatever reason....
     
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