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  1. Wildcat

    Wildcat Well-Known Member

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    Here is my collection of Franklin Mint/ Armour 1:48 diecast aircraft. I love these things, expensive though...
    I'll start off with my RNZAF Corsair :cool:
     

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    My Ju-87, awesome detail on this thing.
     

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    Nice stuff Wild.
     
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    It appears that diecast aircraft series can be also very interesting.Nice collection Wildcat.I like the Stuka the most. :D

    BTW. There has been available diecast WW2 fighter serie in Poland, some of them looked really nice.That's a pity I haven't had any pics of these.
     
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    Very nice. Do you buy the accuate armour models or are they the same thing???

    I've seen a RAAF spitfire I like in 1/48 but its about 140 dollars. Bit rich for a student. lol.
     
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    Thanks for the comments guys! Heinz I buy the 1:48 Armour collection by Franklin Mint and yes they aren't cheap! Here's Clive Caldwell's Spit.
     

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    One of my favourites is my RAAF Mossie:cool:
    More to come..
     

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    Lovely!!!!
    Is the mossie 1/48 aswell?

    I've seen a Liberator aswell at one time or another.

    Do you collect any Corgi aircraft aswell??
    Theres one thats always caught my eye the 1:32 Mosquito with 'cookie' bomb and trolley.
     
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    They look excellent.Your collection is really cool Wildcat. :thumbleft:
     
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    Cheers guys. Here is my P-47:cool: A little bit dusty.
     

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    .... and my 109.
     

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    Sorry Heinz I forgot to reply, yeah the Mossie is 1:48 and weighs a ton! all my models are 1:48 which is the scale I prefer.
    I do own 2 corgi models but I don't like them as much so I stick with the Franklin Mint collection.
    More pics soon.
     
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    Why were the -47s .50s labeled? I understand the need to number them, but why the label on the wing?
     
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    Dunno Matt. Here is my SBD, this was the first one I bought and one of my favourites.
     

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    My Hellcat, also a tad bit dusty:oops:
     

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    Man I love the Dauntless looks fantastic.
     
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    actually this may be a dumb question but do you get any extras with the models, ordance, ground crew etc....

    and do the under carriage retract at all have changeable parts.

    Apart from the stuka of course lol.
     
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    Both models look very nice :). Wildcat, you have said they were 1:48 scale models so if they are made of metal they have to weigh a bit.Do you know what is the weight of one model or all your collection?
     
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    Nice models Wildcat, they certainly look worth the price.
     
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