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It's a challenge? Handy, already in the stash or easily available at the LHS? Cheap? ....

April 18 2012 at 6:28 PM
Tom Booth  (Login bookmark460)
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Response to Why Airfix you guys??

Most anyone w/ a checkbook can buy the newest, best ever made of whatever, add $$$$ worth of AM resin/pe and produce a 'masterpiece'.

I like it when guys take a 50 yr old 25 piece kit and transform it into a model that'll rival a modern wonder kit. And/or scratchbuilders.

Me, I'm buying up old kits, from eBay, that I built as gluebombs as a lil' kid in 50s USA (Revell, Monogram, Aurora, ...) and building them once again, usually OOB tho, using the modelling skills I've learned in the past 50+ yrs to finally do them some justice.

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