There is more benefit, IMHO in running an SKGB on the older kits, which may have one or a few quirks, than the new-tool Zero or P-40. With a SKGB, you are all building the kit, and so you come up against the same issues, and different folks seem to either lead the way with a solution or else everyone solves it their own way that suits themselves, so at the end of the GB you have a great resource for people who want to build that kit in the future.
But yes, the P-40B looks a nice kit. I would have more interest in the P-40E, which has a few of those 'quirks' I mentioned (e.g. lack of cockpit detail!)
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I like it. I've been in clubs that have done this, so I've built
January 6 2012, 5:48 AM
a Heller 43-scale Landrover series III,
a 72-scale (Dragon?) Me.1101,
a 6" robot kit,
the KP 72-scale Spitfire Mk.IX LF, and lately,
the Tamiya 48-scale Komatsu bulldozer.
Good fun. George, out.............
For it to work for me it would have to be a kit that's reasonably available. I can't get most older out-of-production kits here. Also, it would be very nice if a choice could be made in the next two weeks, as I'll be in Hong Kong (a.k.a. The Land of Hobby Shops) around Chinese New Year and can pick up the appropriate box of styrene then.
is a TT-6, the Ethiopian ones were MK-1's.
But I do have the pilots notes and some other stuff for
For the later marks I have the maintenance manual for the FR-4
NF-4 AS-5 FR-5 and AS-6.
For the TT-6 I have this
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