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February 13 2018 at 11:48 AM
Alfie Sloanes  (Login gregzan)
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Re my earlier request about a couple of 1/48 Tornado jets.

Having looked at the sprues there are no makers names,so finding out what they are is , for me difficult. All that's one the sprue is a number 9176-02 and tornado F3.
Plastic is light grey and is on six sprues.
The other is off sprues and is dark grey. There are two "bunker busting bombs" in the same dark grey colour but not in the other. This has 9176-05 but has 1/48 Tornado F3 on it too.

instructions are for GR1/GR1A and GR4/GR4A both from Airfix. Decals are from neither kit! Three sets of them, near enough.
Are these the same kit or what? Is there difference between an F3 and the GR ones on the outside?

So to help me find out really who made these has anyone got anything on which makers did a 1/48 Tornado F3 and has , or can show me where to get them, pictures of the parts on the sprues.

Cannot find out how to post pictures of the kits so that's a bit of a bind.

Any info will be followed up. Thanks in advance.


This message has been edited by gregzan from IP address on Feb 13, 2018 11:56 AM

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