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AML 1/72 P-40

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  • Member since
    December 2002
AML 1/72 P-40
Posted by feddawg on Friday, January 10, 2003 5:29 PM
Has anyone out there purchased the AML P-40 kit? If so any comments on the kit would be appreciated. Also wondering about the KP Yak 1's and the Maquette Yak 7's.
  • Member since
    April 2003
  • From: Mexico
Posted by mandrake on Tuesday, April 8, 2003 2:00 AM
Hi, i have the academy P-40C in a 1/48 scale, is a good model but i like the monogram P-40B the most (1/48 also), the academy model is a litlle feature less, is a very simple model without much detail, the monogram model is more detailed, is a bit better, i dont know about 1/72 models neither AML nor KP Yak1, hope this helps.
Thanks! My Best Regards Hector Reymundo
  • Member since
    January 2003
  • From: NE Georgia
Posted by Keyworth on Tuesday, April 8, 2003 5:35 AM
The AML kit was a disappointment. The Academy kit, which is far better, is still available. I'd recommend you go with that one.
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  • Member since
    November 2005
Posted by Anonymous on Tuesday, April 8, 2003 9:43 PM
Actually, the Minicraft kit is not that great. It fits together okay, but there are so many shape, outline and other problems with it, where should I start?

If the AML kit fit like Minicraft's, I'd be in Hog Heaven!

  • Member since
    November 2005
Posted by Anonymous on Thursday, April 10, 2003 1:40 AM
I haven't purchased any AML kits before but you could try Academy's P-40 kits which have several versions on 1/72 scale. They also have some in 1/48 but not as many schemes/types in the 1/72 scales. TAMIYA have P-40s in their warbird series, but I dont know if its in 1/48. Most of my TAMIYA warbird series kits are in 1/72.
  • Member since
    December 2002
  • From: Pominville, NY
Posted by BlackWolf3945 on Thursday, April 10, 2003 1:50 AM
Tamiya P-40? Question [?] They don't make one, unless they market another manufacturer's kit outside of the USA.

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