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Old 09-10-2019, 02:23 PM   #1
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Time to buy some models...

This just popped up on Yahoo Japan - that's 17 diecast Del Prado models for the price of one or 2 Herpas.

Plus shipping, of course.
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Re: Time to buy some models...

They're not 1:500 though... apart from the LH A340.
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Re: Time to buy some models...

The Jordanian Tristar is, and so is the Lockheed Connie.

...Plus since when do most of you only focus on a single scale?
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Re: Time to buy some models...

Nice purchases.

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...Plus since when do most of you only focus on a single scale?
Well actually most of us do focus on a certain scale but that doesnít mean that we donít collect other scales from time to time.
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...Plus since when do most of you only focus on a single scale?
The point is: AFAIK it's not right to post other scales in the "1:500 Scale Discussion" section
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The point is: AFAIK it's not right to post other scales in the "1:500 Scale Discussion" section
Crikey! It's the scale rozzers!

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Re: Time to buy some models...

Honestly, the old Del Prados are pretty much a hodgepodge of scales from the "whatever fits we'll ship" school that the entire collectibility of the planes go out the window - it is kinda annoying that the L1011-500 is 1:500, but their SQ DC-10-30 is a 1:400. I bought a Del Prado Mirage III while vacationing in Paris about 4 years ago - clearly marked as 1:125 and a Mirage IIIc - turns out it was a Mirage IIIE at 1:136. it kind stuck out when placed next to my 1:144 models.



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Crikey! It's the scale rozzers!
Maybe, but the site is divided into Forums and each forum regards a scale so it would better to put each scale in the right forum, even to avoid confusion.
If you want to post a thread regarding more scale you can use the General Squawk Talk section or, better, All Other Scales section (in your thread there are from 1:125 to 1:500 scale).
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Maybe, but the site is divided into Forums and each forum regards a scale so it would better to put each scale in the right forum, even to avoid confusion.
If you want to post a thread regarding more scale you can use the General Squawk Talk section or, better, All Other Scales section (in your thread there are from 1:125 to 1:500 scale).
Thanks.
Hold on. Let me just rephrase the original posting?

"3 1:500 scale models for sale, followed by 14 other pieces of diecast dog turds that some with an discerning eye " might" mistake for being planes of other scales...for free!"
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Hold on. Let me just rephrase the original posting?

"3 1:500 scale models for sale, followed by 14 other pieces of diecast dog turds that some with an discerning eye " might" mistake for being planes of other scales...for free!"
Leo and Ale were just trying to help actually.
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