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Another Rendition of Models We Would Like To See
Posted by David from PA on Friday, May 25, 2018 2:22 PM

Hi All, 

I have not posted anything for a few months on this site. Just wanted all of you to know I'm alive and well. 

Anyway, let's try finding out what models either have never been produced or have been produced by some manufacturer but are no longer in production that we would like to see in production (again). 

For me, it's the Curtiss SB2C Helldiver in 1/32 scale (or at minimum 1/48 scale). I remember building the old Monogram version when I was about 10 (I even put an electric motor in it to drive that big 4 bladed prop). Like to see one again but the only thing i've seen is a 1/72 version. Just wondered if there is anything on anyone's dream list.

 

David From PA

 

 

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Posted by keavdog on Friday, May 25, 2018 2:53 PM

The 1/48 Revelogram Pro Modeler Helldiver is a nice kit

Thanks,

John

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Posted by Griffin25 on Friday, May 25, 2018 3:04 PM

More 1/35 WW1 stuff. Artillery. French 75MM, German 10.5 ect. artillery crews too. Infantry. Belgian, Serbian, Bulgarian. 

 

Griffin

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Posted by PFJN on Friday, May 25, 2018 3:08 PM

Hi,

I think there may already be an active thread on the aircraft part of these forums, regarding aircraft models that we'd like to see, so I won't repeat any aircraft here, but as far as other stuff;

I'd really like to see an old Polish FSO Syrena,

Syrena

An FSO Syrena Sport,

Sport

A New Meluzyna R/Syrena,

M-R

A Wartburg 311, 312 or 313

311

312

313

And also maybe a new tooling Battleship Potemkin

Potemkin

Or battleship Retvizan (which was built in the US for the Imperial Russian Navy)

Retvizan

And finally, a late 1940s to early 1950s Buick (I have a 1951 Buick Special Deluxe (similar to the picture below - but mines a gray 4-Door - as a weekend project car and I've been wanting to also build a model of it).

Buick

Pat Smile

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Posted by BlackSheepTwoOneFour on Friday, May 25, 2018 5:12 PM

keavdog

The 1/48 Revelogram Pro Modeler Helldiver is a nice kit

 

I have that kit in my stash...

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Posted by stikpusher on Friday, May 25, 2018 5:32 PM

A DD Sherman in 1/35 injection plastic. More were made and used than many late war, short run, and one off types combined of German WWII types, and they were critical to the success of D-Day. Something along the lines of two battalions per beach were launched and most swam ashore. Hundreds were made and saw combat. Yet,  NOBODY makes one in 1/35 injection plastic, let alone 1/48 or 1/72. 

 

 

F is for FIRE, That burns down the whole town!

U is for URANIUM... BOMBS!

N is for NO SURVIVORS...

       - Plankton

LSM

 

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Posted by Rob Gronovius on Sunday, May 27, 2018 2:52 AM

The US version of the MBT70, Dragon already does the German version. Also the pared down US version called the XM803.

Most of my dream kits were already released, like an accurate late M3A3 CFV, M60, M60A3TTS, M48A5.

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Posted by Bish on Sunday, May 27, 2018 3:41 AM

Avoiding aircraft subjects and seeing as WW2 German armour is fairly well covered Big Smile, i'd like to see a kit of the British version of the MLRS. Though i think Trumpeter might be heading that way, but the prices of their MLRS kits are obscene. I'd also like to see some injection kits of some British wheeled vehicles such as the snatch and Saxon.

Though on reflecting on German armour, i am sure there is a week of Tiger I production in late 1943 thats been missed.

''I am a Norfolk man, and i glory in being so''

 

On the bench: Airfix 1/72nd Phantom FG.1

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Posted by fotofrank on Sunday, May 27, 2018 6:11 AM

keavdog

The 1/48 Revelogram Pro Modeler Helldiver is a nice kit

 

 

I'll be adding this kit to my stash very soon. Maybe two of them. I'd build one of them as a USAAF A-25 Shrike, to sit on the shelf next to my A-24 Banshee.


OK. On the bench:

Way too much to build in one lifetime...

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Posted by seastallion53 on Sunday, May 27, 2018 6:42 AM

I crewed  RH-53D Seastallions in the NAVY and would like to see one in 1/48.

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Posted by hogfanfs on Sunday, May 27, 2018 7:33 AM

I'd like both of these in 1/12:

2001 CBR929RR Erion Racing Edition

2006 Yamaha YZF-R6 50th Anniversary Edition

These were both my street and track bikes, and I would love to build them in 1/12. 

 Bruce

 

 

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Posted by Tanker - Builder on Sunday, May 27, 2018 7:36 AM

Hmmm;

   Of course for me it would be a Floaty -Thingy ! I would like to see some of the older boats .Like the Higgins P.T. that Revell used to produce .Or the LCVP of the war years . Maybe the specialized U.D.T. Boat again . This time ,  let's see them with engines too . There are many others of course .

   For instance the Tug " Long Beach " By Revell .This was a mainstay for years .It was a very decent model of the kinds of Tugs in service in ports all over the world .

 Water Taxis from Hong Kong , Gondolas from Venice etc . I could go on for hours , but you get the idea . Oh and one more , again with the engines and cabin interior .A stretched Swift style boat .

  Many are still in service transporting oil rig crews to rigs that Aircraft would be to expensive to go to and then they transport Tanker crews from the floating loading/unloading stations miles offshore !

 Then there's the " Buffalo " self propelled floating assault vehicle and troop carrier . The oldest would be Autos . A new rendition of the FORD Country Squire in 1/25 and the Non-Modified cousin the  1/25 FORD Ranchero

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Posted by hogfanfs on Sunday, May 27, 2018 7:38 AM

keavdog

The 1/48 Revelogram Pro Modeler Helldiver is a nice kit

 

 

John,

Wow! Very well done!

 Bruce

 

 

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Posted by mississippivol on Sunday, May 27, 2018 7:52 AM
A P-63A in gentlemen's scale.
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Posted by fermis on Monday, May 28, 2018 12:55 PM

BlackSheepTwoOneFour

 

 
keavdog

The 1/48 Revelogram Pro Modeler Helldiver is a nice kit

 

 

 

I have that kit in my stash...

 

Built 2...have another stashed.

I'd be comfortable with saying that this is a great kit!!!

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Posted by PFJN on Monday, May 28, 2018 10:18 PM

Hi,

After reading a post on another part of these forums from someone looking for a model of a USN LPH it dawned on me that there appear to be a number of post WWII ship classes that either aren't really all that well represented (except maybe in resin) or which have been out of production for so long that they are hard to find, but which I'd suspect that maybe some former crew members wouldn't mind seeing in kit form as a memento/reminder of their service.

Pat

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Posted by DurocShark on Tuesday, May 29, 2018 10:55 PM

I'd really like to find models of cars I've owned.

 

Pretty much any Saab (I've had 1984 4-door, 1986 3-door, 1999 9-3 convertible, two 2006 9-5's), 70's Datsun 280z (they've been made but I can never find them, or the auction's over by the time I see them), bay window VW Busses (1971-1979). 

Many years ago I remember seeing a Saab 900 rally car, but can't even find it in the old release lists. I have two Revell 68 VW Beetle kits (one on the bench) and one Revell "Samba Bus" but that's a splitty. I love that they released the Baja Humbug too since I have a Baja as well. 

Which leads to... A 1:24 baja bug conversion kit would be amazing. Fenders, oil cooler snorkel, wheels for the rear, bumper bars. I've been trying to fab up the fenders myself, but I can never make them match side to side. Don't make me learn how to use my 3d printer please... 

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Posted by Armyguy on Thursday, June 28, 2018 9:21 PM

Would like to see more military jeeps in 1/24 scale M-38, M38-A1, M-170 Ambulance.Some of the Dodge WC series  WC - 51/52 Weapons carrier, WC-54 Ambulance,WC-56 Command car.  How would a Ford GPA and the M-29 Weasel  look in 1/24 scale.

 Then I would like to see the after market people bring on some 1/24 PE and resin up grades.

     Dave M

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Posted by richs26 on Friday, June 29, 2018 1:54 AM

 

mississippivol
A P-63A in gentlemen's scale.
 

Dora Models has a 1/48 one out:

https://modelingmadness.com/review/allies/cleaver/us/usaaf/fighter/tc63.htm

WIP:  Monogram 1/72 B-26 (Snaptite) as 73rd BS B-26, 40-1408, torpedo bomber attempt on Ryujo

Monogram 1/72 B-26 (Snaptite) as 22nd BG B-26, 7-Mile Drome, New Guinea

Minicraft 1/72 B-24D as LB-30, AL-613, "Tough Boy", 28th Composite Group

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Posted by Tanker - Builder on Friday, June 29, 2018 7:07 AM

John ;

 That is a nice kit ! I have mine built . Just haven't installed the Decals yet . What I liked about it is all the visible stuff inside . Same goes for the Hasegawa or Tamiya ( I forget which ) M.E.262 Clear Plane Model .I added all the piping , fuel tanks , wiring and other fiddly bits that can be seen including a couple of fogged frames in places .

 Like the first , No Decals . ( On Purpose here ) Right now I am removing foil on an F-100 so I can re -foil it . My home-made foil got lumps and lines in it . It's the Monogram Pro - Modeler " Century Series version " Sooo , it will have those very colorful California A.N.G. colors on it .

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Posted by Tanker - Builder on Friday, June 29, 2018 7:09 AM

DurocShark;

 It seems to me I have seen that Saab 900 car at a vendors table recently . It's a Hasegawa Kit , I believe.

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Posted by Armyguy on Saturday, June 30, 2018 10:21 PM

 I just would like to add to my 1/24 scale wish list. Landrover 88in wheel base  Ser- I thru Ser- III. Military and civilian . Full cab, 1/2 cab, soft top.

 

 

 

     Dave M

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