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Post #67118, posted on 04-30-2017 GMT-5 hours    
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Any chance that your upcoming United 737 decal could also include Continental titles? I can't abide that scheme on a "United" bird; the font and case aren't right. It looks perfect as the older, better Continentnal livery, however!

Is the Astrojet sheet different from the earlier release from a few years back?



Actually the Continental sheet will have United titles. I can't abide the idea of doing a United sheet right now. Lame excuse for an airline...

The Astrojet will feature updates to allow you to do it with winglets, which didn't exist when the sheet was done years ago, plus a few other improvements and updates.

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Post #67122, posted on 05-01-2017 GMT-5 hours    
Thank you! That's super! And, I agree. I miss Continental so much. My last three flights on UAL have been... Meh.

I may have to get the Astrojet scheme and then build two versions, an early vision without winglets using the old sheet, and then the new one. Please stop making me spend money!

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Post #67124, posted on 05-01-2017 GMT-5 hours    
You can just sign your house over to me 😃

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Post #67125, posted on 05-01-2017 GMT-5 hours    
Too late, 2nd mortgage.

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Post #67143, posted on 05-03-2017 GMT-5 hours    
Here's my review of the kit on Hyperscale..

http://www.hyperscale.com/2017/reviews/kits/zvezda737800reviewjh_1.htm

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Post #67145, posted on 05-04-2017 GMT-5 hours    
Thanks for the effort and sharing this Jennings. It does indeed look like a near perfect kit. Thanks to your review I'll now know what to be aware of when building this kit, as you have uncovered some very minor inaccuracies.

In all honesty I have to say that I am disappointed that there is no cockpit interior. I fully agree that little of it can be seen, but certainly some of it is visible. At least the wall separating the cockipt from the main cabin and two seats would are required, otherwise you look right into the fuselage. Moreover I hate scrathing these...

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Post #67147, posted on 05-04-2017 GMT-5 hours    
Excellent review, thanks for providing the link. Interesting that Boeing licensed the model (and the name, "Boeing" is prominently displayed on the box art), hopefully they have reduced their fees and/or legal restrictions. I look forward to more Boeing product kits with the increased accuracy this kit has.

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Post #67148, posted on 05-04-2017 GMT-5 hours    
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Interesting that Boeing licensed the model (and the name, "Boeing" is prominently displayed on the box art), hopefully they have reduced their fees and/or legal restrictions.




They haven't.

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Post #67149, posted on 05-04-2017 GMT-5 hours    
Thanks Jennings!

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Post #67158, posted on 05-04-2017 GMT-5 hours    
I have not jumped into the airliners” pool” often but I think it may be time to pull out the Speedo, make a few of the ladies puke 😉, and jump back in. I’ve had a project in mind and if I get the Silhouette Cameo cutter for fathers; Day as requested it should be easy to make the masks I need.

A few years back I was flying Southwest and was standing in the cabin door waiting to move inside and looked up to see this plaque…



Though that was pretty cool. Turned out to be “Colorado One”. I immediately bought the Revel-800 then read all that had to be done just to make a good -800, much less convert it to a -700. Now this may happen.


Great review too, thanks.

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Post #67329, posted on 05-22-2017 GMT-5 hours    
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Here's my review of the kit on Hyperscale..

http://www.hyperscale.com/2017/reviews/kits/zvezda737800reviewjh_1.htm



Great review Jennings. Hopefully we'll see the 600/700 series from Zvezda.

Now can't wait for the reappearance of Liveries unlimited 737 decals!

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