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My 2023 New Kit Wish List (AKA My 1/72 Scale Dream)

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  • Member since
    May 2004
  • From: Land of Lakes
My 2023 New Kit Wish List (AKA My 1/72 Scale Dream)
Posted by cbaltrin on Wednesday, January 4, 2023 10:57 PM

1st Some Old Airfix kits that really need re-tooled:

  1. 1/72 Douglas TBD Devestator
  2. 1/72 Arado 196 

    2nd (or is it 3rd?), Why does the F-4B/N Phantom II get no love in the OTS? Finemolds and Academy have both released 1/72 Thick wing phantoms recently, not to mention the Tamiya 1/48 'B' that I have been waiting to be scaled down to 72nd scale,   but there is still no B or N in sight.  How's a guy supposed to use up his collection of Vietname Era USMC Da Nang phantom decals? 

  3. Tamiya, Academy, Finemolds 1/72 F-4B/N Phantom II

Well, there are a few more I want , but I don't want to get greedy. This shold suffice for now...

 

 

On the Bench: Too Much

  • Member since
    November 2003
  • From: Naples, FL
Posted by tempestjohnny on Thursday, January 5, 2023 4:28 AM

Definitely agree on your list above. The Fujimi B/N is still a nice kit.  Would also add in 72nd 

F9F-4/5 Panther

Single seat Cougar

Now that Heller is coming back around. Would love to see some retools of theirs

 

 

  • Member since
    May 2011
  • From: Honolulu, Hawaii
Posted by Real G on Thursday, January 5, 2023 8:29 AM

A Devastator in 1/72 sounds like a job for ClearProp! Models.  If they do one, it will be the bee's knees.

“Ya ya ya, unicorn papoi!”

  • Member since
    March 2022
  • From: Twin cities, MN
Posted by missileman2000 on Thursday, January 5, 2023 8:55 AM

I am still waiting for a high quality 1:72 Ford tri-motor!

 

  • Member since
    July 2016
  • From: Malvern, PA
Posted by WillysMB on Thursday, January 5, 2023 10:45 AM

Completely agree with the Devastator and Arado and would add:

BV-141

FW-189

and from Heller:

Arado Ar-96

Fw-56 Stosser

Any of their 30s/40s French designs updated to modern standards a la Airfix.

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