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I want them all!!!

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hey HJ

Post by David C. Clarke » 24 Sep 2002 15:29

Hey HJ--did you se the prices on those things!!! I'd save up for a car myself. Best Regards, David :D

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Post by HJ Division Grenadier » 24 Sep 2002 16:54

Ha, Ive just posted something similar in another of your replies.

I know, rich boys toys and yes I am jealous! :lol:

Ive seen these things on the move and they are something else.
The guy that builds them says that if you run them on your house carpet, they will shred it up where they are so powerfull.

Maybe if I win the lottery.... :roll:

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heh Heh!

Post by David C. Clarke » 25 Sep 2002 00:54

Heh Heh! Looks like we were thinking along the same lines HJ! Look, this is beautiful stuff, so is the Tamiya Tiger I. What I've learned from hard experience is that when I save up and squander my money on a really expensive model, it only ends one of two ways. If the model turns out to be nice, I'm happy, but maybe not as happy as I would be if the model were less expensive. But what really sucks is when you spend a lot of money and the kit turns out to not be that good. I've had that happen. It makes a person feel like a real fool for spending a lot of money and not getting what you expected. Best Regards, David

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Post by HJ Division Grenadier » 25 Sep 2002 01:08

:lol:

I feel that way when I buy just about anything!
I will try the Tamiya Tiger eventually, I just wanted to know how anyone else got on with it and if the overall quality was up to it, not just the kit but how it runs etc.

Ive seen the Tamiya bumpf about the gun recoil etc, but once youve seen the mark 1 tanks Im not quite so sure.

Chers, Dave.

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Hi HJ

Post by David C. Clarke » 25 Sep 2002 02:56

Hi HJ, Military Minature in Review (MMIR) did a photo spread on the kit in one of it's issues. They photographed the sprues in color, the whole bit. I also remeber seeing another in-depth review of the kit on the web somewhere. My impression was that the kit is a masterpiece. I think it may have a little too much photo-etch for my taste (I'll have to dig out the MMIR) but it looks like the kind of kit that you open up and go "Wow! How could they pack this much stuff in a kit?" To their credit, Tamiya is like that with their high-end kits. That was my reaction years ago when I bought the Perkasa Torpedo boat in 1/72nd and was given an F-14 Tomcat in 1/32nd scale for Christmas. Both kits, by the way, I ended up giving to a younger cousin who actually had the time and patience to build them. I know they aren't in the same league as this kit, but they were state of the art when they came out and still pretty impressive. So, if you can get past the price (I figure I will eventually buy the 1/16th Pershing that came out this year when the price goes down) then I don't think you'll have cause to regret it. Best Regards, David :D

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WOW!!!!!

Post by Bill Medland » 30 Sep 2002 16:46

To say that these tanks are "very good",would be a great understatment, my first thought was "WOW!!!" When you own one of these, you would almost feel you own the real thing!
The two that I likes was the T34/85 and the Jagdpanther.
Regards,Bill

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