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F-Toys WKC VS.17

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Sergei
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F-Toys WKC VS.17

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My consignment from Akira arrived half an hour ago. I went for two of each and have spent the last few minutes having a good look at them.

Both are well tooled, although the TBD cockpit is maybe a bit on the simplistic side. However, some deft work with the paintbrush and some Tamiya Tape harnesses will improve things no end. The pre-war yellow wings TBD will be a very striking model, as will the silver and red Kate.

Both types are recommended, and seem to be selling well.

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Nice - blimey that was quick, was that by surface Mail too? Akira posted mine last week.

Thanks for the thoughts - good to know.

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No, an airmail service to Europe has been reinstated. It is no longer cheap though!

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Oh I see. He posted mine by sea - didn’t say there was an aerial option. Ah well. I’m sure I’ll find SOMETHING in the stash I can build in the meantime…

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I can promise you it will be worth the wait.

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Akira sent mine by sea as well. 24 hours later Japan started doing air mail again 😅
Happy enough to wait though. It will be an early Christmas present.

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On Japanese twitter a fellow called Kamuyata finished his Devastator off with some decals and a panel line wash. Wow :shock:

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https://twitter.com/kamuyata/status/1555180584028471296

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:mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen:
OTB ...
GB18 - B-25B Mitchell (F-Toys), Beaufighter Mk VIc (Mark I), MC.200 Folgore (F-Toys)
GB20 - AW.650-222 Argosy (MikroMir)
Other - Arado Ar196A-1 (F-Toys)

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I put my two together yesterday along with my two Kates. That gives me a standard to aim at!

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Very nice! I’m glad I didn’t think twice about not paying a fortune for the AKI resin kit back when that was available. Japanese Twitter sounds like a very civilised place.

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