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      Post #50962, posted on 12-03-2013 GMT-5 hours    
      Hello All,
      Hobby Terra has Amodel TU-104's in stock in case this hasn't been mentioned before. The only other TU-104 kit I recall is OKB's out of production example.
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      Post #50965, posted on 12-03-2013 GMT-5 hours    
      There is also the excellent 1/144 resin kit from Aero Wings (AWM) models (Russia) that came out earlier this year.

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      Post #50967, posted on 12-03-2013 GMT-5 hours    
      And TWO different (A and B) kits from RusAir

      http://www.airlinercafe.com/photosearch.php?sto=144RA15
      http://www.airlinercafe.com/photosearch.php?sto=144RA13

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      Post #50968, posted on 12-04-2013 GMT-5 hours    
      Well, there you go. More than I knew of but probably out of my spending limit. Thanks for the clarification.
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      Post #50998, posted on 12-06-2013 GMT-5 hours    
      Anybody seen the Amodel kit yet?? I've got one on the way from Hobby Terra.

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      Post #51004, posted on 12-06-2013 GMT-5 hours    
      If I remember correctly, Aurora also did a TU-104 about a hundred years ago.

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      Post #51006, posted on 12-06-2013 GMT-5 hours    
      Yes. It was 1/box scale. Looks like something you'd get in a box of Cheerios. But it sure was cool to build a "Commie" airplane back when!

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      Post #51010, posted on 12-07-2013 GMT-5 hours    
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      Anybody seen the Amodel kit yet?? I've got one on the way from Hobby Terra.



      Make a deep breath. Here are more detailed photos from Maxim, which themselves will tell everything.

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      Post #51012, posted on 12-07-2013 GMT-5 hours    
      Looks like they coaxed the old Matchbox trench digger out of retirement to do the panel lines, but this time they filled him with vodka first.

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      Post #51016, posted on 12-07-2013 GMT-5 hours    
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      Anybody seen the Amodel kit yet?? I've got one on the way from Hobby Terra.



      Make a deep breath. Here are more detailed photos from Maxim, which themselves will tell everything.



      Disappointing - I wish I had seen these images before I ordered mine...
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      Post #51021, posted on 12-07-2013 GMT-5 hours    
      Oy vay... you're right Wish I'd seen them before I ordered mine too! Wow...

      It's certainly no Zvezda Tu-134 is it? Even the Eastern Express stuff looks better than that.

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      Post #51024, posted on 12-07-2013 GMT-5 hours    
      Check out the photos of the Aero Wings Model kit on this site posted by Maxim Finchenko of RWY 19 decals. He did the artwork for the decals. The best 1/144 Tu-104 kit to date. However it is priced in the range of a Authentic Miniatures kit.

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      Post #51026, posted on 12-07-2013 GMT-5 hours    
      Ack! I wonder if I can return mine! I would be interested in finding an Aero Wings kit.

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      Post #51027, posted on 12-07-2013 GMT-5 hours    
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      Check out the photos of the Aero Wings Model kit on this site posted by Maxim Finchenko of RWY 19 decals. He did the artwork for the decals. The best 1/144 Tu-104 kit to date. However it is priced in the range of a Authentic Miniatures kit.


      Hi Rodger!
      If it matches Kurtīs efforts, it is certainly worth it!!
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      Post #51076, posted on 12-10-2013 GMT-5 hours    
      Thank goodness! I emailed Hobby Terra and they cancelled my order before it was shipped. Sad, but I can't see paying that kind of money for something that looks like a toy.

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      Post #51079, posted on 12-10-2013 GMT-5 hours    
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      Thank goodness! I emailed Hobby Terra and they cancelled my order before it was shipped. Sad, but I can't see paying that kind of money for something that looks like a toy.



      Jennings,
      Lucky you - mine was shipped by Hobbyterra almost immediately after placing order - unfortunately before I saw pics of the model. The rapid and excellent service of Hobbyterra sometimes works "too well..."
      Maybe I can use some parts to upgrade my OKB TU-104..
      - Harry B.

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      Post #51082, posted on 12-10-2013 GMT-5 hours    
      The Amodel is disappointing as shown in the pics. Why go through the trouble of making a kit like that? At least get up to Roden or Zvezda standards at best. Maybe Z will produce one after the IL-62.
      Roman