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by big_mike
Wed Dec 05, 2012 2:13 am
Forum: 1:18 Scale Forum
Topic: merit to release 1/18 Gr.FW-190 A-5 in 2013
Replies: 52
Views: 9693

Re: merit to release 1/18 Gr.FW-190 A-5 in 2013

I'm a quite disappointed that the Me-163 rumor was just that. But depending on the price and paint I might bite the bullet on the 190A. It is awesome news for those who have been wanting one in some form. Much like LTL I'm still waiting on an A-10 and some others. With this and the Dauntless I think...
by big_mike
Tue Dec 04, 2012 1:43 am
Forum: 1:18 Scale Forum
Topic: 1:18 Scale technical
Replies: 5
Views: 1640

Re: 1:18 Scale technical

I happened to see these the other day. The toy line is called Weekend Adventurer, I'm not sure of the company. I don't see a use for it myself but for those interested it appears to be a current gen F-150. They also have a H2 Humvee available. I've also saw one at Big Lots the other day with a Cadil...
by big_mike
Mon Dec 03, 2012 2:02 am
Forum: 1/32nd Scale -N- Smaller Forum
Topic: 1/32 Scale BBI "Jolly Roger" Phantom
Replies: 12
Views: 2217

Re: 1/32 Scale BBI "Jolly Roger" Phantom

That's an awesome display Pizza. The stand is excellent and the r.b.f. covers and tags look perfect. Very impressive.
by big_mike
Sat Dec 01, 2012 2:24 pm
Forum: 1/32nd Scale -N- Smaller Forum
Topic: Blohm & Voss 222.
Replies: 13
Views: 2246

Re: Blohm & Voss 222.

I was wondering if anyone happened to know how much one of these kits is worth without its box. I was at a flea market the other day and bought 2 boxes of random models and parts, mostly unboxed. Turns out I have two of these completely sealed in plastic with decals and instructions. But I have no i...
by big_mike
Sat Dec 01, 2012 2:09 pm
Forum: 1:18 Scale Forum
Topic: Pegasus 1/18 V-1 Flying Bomb Kit
Replies: 5
Views: 1462

Re: Pegasus 1/18 V-1 Flying Bomb Kit

I've thought about picking up one of these for some time but I lack the ability to construct a correct dolly so I've passed. Best of luck Axis.
by big_mike
Sat Nov 24, 2012 7:29 pm
Forum: Buy, Sell, & Trade Forum
Topic: Good Trader Report - PART 2 - Post good Trade stories here!
Replies: 1266
Views: 275114

Re: Good Trader Report - PART 2 - Post good Trade stories he

I recently bought a couple items from fullyautomatic. His communication was excellent and the items were shipped very quickly. It was a pleasure doing business with him and I can't recommend him highly enough.
by big_mike
Fri Nov 23, 2012 3:19 pm
Forum: 1/32nd Scale -N- Smaller Forum
Topic: Too many parts?
Replies: 11
Views: 1744

Re: Too many parts?

Well that might be within the financial realm of possibility at some point. Thanks for letting me know and I very well may be in touch MZ.
by big_mike
Thu Nov 22, 2012 8:13 pm
Forum: 1/32nd Scale -N- Smaller Forum
Topic: Too many parts?
Replies: 11
Views: 1744

Re: Too many parts?

I have contemplated that MZ but I figure with something like the B-25 the shipping price post assembly would be a killer. But perhaps I am mistaken.
by big_mike
Wed Nov 21, 2012 2:53 am
Forum: 1/32nd Scale -N- Smaller Forum
Topic: Too many parts?
Replies: 11
Views: 1744

Re: Too many parts?

I'm right there with you Axis. I would love to have both of these kits but the sheer amount of small detail is terrifying. I was never that good at all the tiny details to begin with, my big paws weren't meant for fine motor skills. Now I have some nerve damage as well which makes the idea of the bi...
by big_mike
Wed Nov 21, 2012 2:32 am
Forum: Buy, Sell, & Trade Forum
Topic: WTB 1/18 Kubelwagen and 1/18 Jeep
Replies: 2
Views: 1041

Re: WTB 1/18 Kubelwagen and 1/18 Jeep

I believe my search has ended successfully. Thanks much for the responses.
by big_mike
Tue Nov 20, 2012 8:56 pm
Forum: 1:18 Scale Forum
Topic: Anything good showing up at TRU or Target this season?
Replies: 9
Views: 2101

Re: Anything good showing up at TRU or Target this season?

I was in the local TRU today shopping for my gf's nephews and they had very few joe figures but they were buy 2 get the 3rd free. They did have some of the 30th anniversary vehicles and a couple Retaliation Fangboats. Also they had stacks upon stacks of True Heroes stuff.
by big_mike
Mon Nov 19, 2012 6:04 pm
Forum: Buy, Sell, & Trade Forum
Topic: Good Trader Report - PART 2 - Post good Trade stories here!
Replies: 1266
Views: 275114

Re: Good Trader Report - PART 2 - Post good Trade stories he

I just completed a transaction with Trigger1. I purchased a Kubelwagen from him and can't recommend him highly enough. Great communication, quick shipping, and the kw arrived in excellent condition. It was a pleasure doing business with you Trigger.
by big_mike
Sat Nov 17, 2012 10:29 pm
Forum: 1:18 Scale Forum
Topic: Avenger Part Needed- wing hinge assy
Replies: 9
Views: 1766

Re: Avenger Part Needed- wing hinge assy

The hinge on my Avenger is broken as well. I've expeimented with a number of fixes but none of them have actually worked. I think I'm just gonna have to glue it in position and call it good.
by big_mike
Sat Nov 17, 2012 3:16 am
Forum: 1:18 Scale Forum
Topic: Jnewboy Customs ~ 1/18 Eastern Front Panther Now on eBay
Replies: 80
Views: 18194

Re: Jnewboy Customs ~ 1/18 Panther IR "Vampyr"

That is one awesome piece of custom work. It's really cool to products from different members on display in one masterfully finished piece.
by big_mike
Sat Nov 10, 2012 12:28 am
Forum: 1:18 Scale Forum
Topic: making 1/18 ww2 weaponry
Replies: 3
Views: 811

Re: making 1/18 ww2 weaponry

I think his name is Falcone.
by big_mike
Thu Nov 08, 2012 10:42 pm
Forum: Buy, Sell, & Trade Forum
Topic: WTB 1/18 Kubelwagen and 1/18 Jeep
Replies: 2
Views: 1041

WTB 1/18 Kubelwagen and 1/18 Jeep

I'm looking to add my first Kubel and Jeep to my collection. I'd like the piece to be complete but I could care less if its boxed or loose. To be honest I prefer loose since I display my models. I also have no preference between od green and bulge paint as regards the jeep. If you have both or eithe...
by big_mike
Thu Nov 08, 2012 3:32 am
Forum: 1:18 Scale Forum
Topic: Hello from the new guys!
Replies: 11
Views: 1512

Re: Hello from the new guys!

Welcome to aboard. I'm sure you'll be able to draw plenty of inspiration from any number of the other members. Some of them do some really impressive dioramas and custom work. I joined at the beginning of this year and I've benefitted greatly from the wealth of knowledge and talent. It has inspired ...
by big_mike
Wed Nov 07, 2012 6:11 pm
Forum: 1:18 Scale Forum
Topic: 1/18 King Tiger
Replies: 313
Views: 63810

Re: 1/18th King Tiger !!

I think he's referring to the 503rd Heavy Panzer Battalion which saw battle in Skorzeny's Operation Panzerfaust. However I'm not aware of any significant design differences. Perhaps he's thinking paint and markings because the detachment was one of the first to be outfitted with King Tigers and saw ...
by big_mike
Mon Nov 05, 2012 9:02 pm
Forum: 1:18 Scale Forum
Topic: Battleground Toys - Panzer 38t first print
Replies: 105
Views: 32602

Re: Battleground Toys - Updated 11-5-2012

I'm not too skilled with assembly and even less so with paint but I might need to take the plunge on a couple of these.
by big_mike
Mon Nov 05, 2012 6:21 pm
Forum: Customs & Mods
Topic: Custom 1/18 Avenger. Was Atlantic scheme, now Barbara III
Replies: 12
Views: 3685

Re: Custom 1/18 Avenger. Was Atlantic scheme, now Barbara II

Awesome piece, impressive work.
by big_mike
Sun Nov 04, 2012 3:14 pm
Forum: 1:18 Scale Forum
Topic: Hobby room
Replies: 13
Views: 2018

Re: Hobby room

That's a really cool camo and the shelves are perfect. I might have to adapt this when I finally get my spare room back.
by big_mike
Sun Nov 04, 2012 3:12 pm
Forum: 1:18 Scale Forum
Topic: PTE Recons
Replies: 411
Views: 110275

Re: PTE Recons

Big Lots by me didn't have any new products but they were stocked with Little Birds, R.I.B.'s, Jeeps, Humvees, Kayaks, etc. I haven't bought anything from the line but the R.I.B. was awful tempting.
by big_mike
Sat Nov 03, 2012 11:20 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: WHAT IS YOUR MAIN AREA OF INTEREST WITHIN THIS HOBBY?
Replies: 34
Views: 59865

Re: WHAT IS YOUR MAIN AREA OF INTEREST WITHIN THIS HOBBY?

I modeled and collected diecast aircraft as a kid. And when I finally got bitten by the 1:18 bug aircraft were the reason. Since then I've collected a little bit of everything but aircraft remain my strongest focus.
by big_mike
Wed Oct 24, 2012 9:44 pm
Forum: 1/32nd Scale -N- Smaller Forum
Topic: 1/32 Scale BBI "Jolly Roger" Phantom
Replies: 12
Views: 2217

Re: 1/32 Scale BBI "Jolly Roger" Phantom

I think this will sell pretty well. There are a lot of us out here who weren't able to collect during the glory days. I for one love the Phantom and though I'd love a JR or a 'Nam camo, the one is beyond my financial means and the other doesn't exist. I think there are a lot of people like me who ar...
by big_mike
Sat Oct 20, 2012 10:58 pm
Forum: 1:18 Scale Forum
Topic: 1/18 ish PT Boat
Replies: 13
Views: 2384

Re: 1/18 ish PT Boat

That thing is pretty sweet. I think I've seen an r/c PT boat about that size before, wonder if its the same kit or something different.