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Stay back! I've got a Lindberg kit and I'm not afraid to build it! HAHAHAH!

June 12 2012 at 6:22 PM
Paul  (Login prom8n)
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Someone on this forum mentioned this kit not too long ago, and the little voices in my head told me to get one.

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Love the old kits, and I like to build 'em once in a while as an escape back to simpler times, a kind of
modeling sorbet between bigger projects.

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Here's whatcha get inside: Some genuine imitation plastic, instructions on real paper, and
an actual electric component part form.

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The original issue of this kit was around 1957, and the exciting instructions have an actual picture of the Thompson Trophy (!)
as well as a lifelife photo of the steely-eyed pilot, Commander Duke Windsor!! Who cares if batteries were not included??!! Golly!

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And here's the Dukester himself in styrene! Complete with ejection seat! Let's hope he won't have to use that thing! Peachy-keen-a-reeno!

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And that's not all: This beauty has retractable landing gear! Removeable jet engine! Working control surfaces!!
And most incredibly awesome of all, "Simulated Jet Sound"!! Wow-wow! I feel faint!
And I haven't even opened up the tube-glue yet!

Next Time: We examine the transplanted brain... I mean, the surface detail. Sorry.

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