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      Post #71786, posted on 02-26-2019 GMT-5 hours    
      Another announcement, which didn't take long:





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      Post #71788, posted on 02-26-2019 GMT-5 hours    
      The 777-300ER of commuter aircraft.

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      Post #72715, posted on 06-16-2019 GMT-5 hours    

      Aeroflot and Veb Plasticart
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      Post #72716, posted on 06-16-2019 GMT-5 hours    
      So,

      Has anyone built any of the Eastern Express Dash 8 kits that could post a review? The Eastern Express Kits post CAD/CAM design work are pretty good so far. Are the Dash 8-200/Dash 8-300 kits part of that group? They have a really nice choice of liveries so I was wondering.

      Thanks,

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      Post #72718, posted on 06-16-2019 GMT-5 hours    
      I haven't finished my EE dash8 but so far the kit is quite nice. The quality of the plastic and the detailing (very fine engraved lines) is top notch. I've stalled on it due to me and not the kit but I really should get back to it and finish it off.
      With the Q400, I can see at least 3 versions from the above selection that I'll be very keen to get.

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      Post #72757, posted on 06-20-2019 GMT-5 hours    
      Hey Guys I was looking for the 1/144 Q400 kits on ebay but I am not seeing them, where can I get these kits to buy at a reasonable price??

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      Post #72758, posted on 06-20-2019 GMT-5 hours    
      You're not seeing them because they're not there. The kit hasn't been released yet. Patience.

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      Hey Guys I was looking for the 1/144 Q400 kits on ebay but I am not seeing them, where can I get these kits to buy at a reasonable price??


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      Post #72774, posted on 06-25-2019 GMT-5 hours    
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      Hey Guys I was looking for the 1/144 Q400 kits on ebay but I am not seeing them, where can I get these kits to buy at a reasonable price??



      It will be available soon, but badly not a reasonable price, these guys are releasing stuff no one ever did, they have a big market and a pocket full of cash as well.

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      Post #72792, posted on 06-27-2019 GMT-5 hours    
      Looking forward to this for sure. Looks great in Westjet and Jazz colours

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      Post #72904, posted on 07-16-2019 GMT-5 hours    
      Nice !!!

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      Post #72905, posted on 07-16-2019 GMT-5 hours    
      https://www.ebay.com/itm/Eastern-Express-1-144-Dash-8-Q400-Yakutia-EE144135-9/283550265016?hash=item4204e9aeb8:g:jwUAAOSwuzldLgYD

      Confirmed.

      Available.

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      Post #74173, posted on 01-06-2020 GMT-5 hours    
      Further to the comments in another thread about the quality of EE decals, anyone buying the flybe version should be aware of a mistake in the white inscription on the engines. Instead of saying "Faster than road or rail", it says "Faster then road or rail".

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      Post #74175, posted on 01-07-2020 GMT-5 hours    
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      Further to the comments in another thread about the quality of EE decals, anyone buying the flybe version should be aware of a mistake in the white inscription on the engines. Instead of saying "Faster than road or rail", it says "Faster then road or rail".



      Accurate silk-screen FlyBe decals are available from RJS Decals.


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      Post #74176, posted on 01-07-2020 GMT-5 hours    
      Thanks, Al.

      Duly ordered. The "Yorkshire" Embraer 195 would have made a nice stablemate, unfortunately it's sold out.

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      Post #74177, posted on 01-07-2020 GMT-5 hours    
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      Thanks, Al.

      Duly ordered. The "Yorkshire" Embraer 195 would have made a nice stablemate, unfortunately it's sold out.

      Roy



      You're welcome. The Yorkshire E195 is available from Ascensio. Laser printed but with white backing decals. Available from eBay seller soner99. I've bought from him many times and he is completely reliable.


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      Post #74178, posted on 01-07-2020 GMT-5 hours    
      Thanks again!

      It's been a while since I looked at Ascensio stuff. I have some sheets for other subjects but haven't used them yet.

      And I made the mistake of browsing through the other items he'd got for sale...

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      Post #74179, posted on 01-07-2020 GMT-5 hours    
      Be careful there Roy, I just casually browsed the Ascensio listings on ebay a few weeks ago and now have added half a dozen sheets I didn't know I needed until I saw them!!

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      Post #74180, posted on 01-07-2020 GMT-5 hours    
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      Be careful there Roy, I just casually browsed the Ascensio listings on ebay a few weeks ago and now have added half a dozen sheets I didn't know I needed until I saw them!!

      Jeff



      I gave up resisting years ago. I occasionally ask myself if I really "need" something, but it's just a token gesture. I am weak.

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      Post #74181, posted on 01-07-2020 GMT-5 hours    
      Al, do you happen to have a recommendation for the flybe purple? I prefer enamels (or Halfords), I never really got on with acrylics when I tried them, although that was many years ago now.

      I tried contacting Richard at RJS to ask what he used on the models in his gallery but I get a server error message.

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      Post #74185, posted on 01-08-2020 GMT-5 hours    
      I was able to contact Richard via email. He had a can of paint made up. I remembered that it is pantone 266. I might do the same, or look at one of the FedEx purples. It does to seem to vary in shade according to the light.

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      Post #74188, posted on 01-09-2020 GMT-5 hours    
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      I was able to contact Richard via email. He had a can of paint made up. I remembered that it is pantone 266. I might do the same, or look at one of the FedEx purples. It does to seem to vary in shade according to the light.



      Hi Roy.

      Sorry for the late reply. I don't have a match for the purple. I tried Halfords but their purples are all metallic. I'm currently looking at the Molotow range of acrylic graffiti aerosols for a match. They are very good, with a wide range of colours and cheaper than Halfords.

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      Post #74189, posted on 01-09-2020 GMT-5 hours    
      No problem, Al. I contacted the company Richard used and they don't actually have a formula for pantone 266 so it must have been something close. I looked up FedEx's colour palette which is 2665, a little darker I'd say. Realistically, it'll be months before I'm ready for paint anyway. If you find a paint that works, let us know. Otherwise, I'll try some mixing.

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      Post #74190, posted on 01-12-2020 GMT-5 hours    
      There are plenty of companies in the UK (and presumably other countries) who will mix Pantone colours. Just google "Pantone spray paint UK" and take your pick. Expect to pay somewhere between £9.00 and £15.00 plus courier delivery.

      I built the Welsh Models kit in Flybe colours a couple of years ago and had no difficulty getting a can of Pantone 266.

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      Post #74191, posted on 01-12-2020 GMT-5 hours    
      Here is one such site. I have not used these but I am going to start.

      https://www.myperfectcolor.com

      Thanks for the idea.

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      Post #74195, posted on 01-13-2020 GMT-5 hours    
      A surprising number can't do Pantone 266 (they can get "close") or don't have samples of the colour on their websites. However, I have found one (spraytechnologiesaerosols.com) who can do it. £9.99 plus £5 postage.

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      Post #74199, posted on 01-13-2020 GMT-5 hours    
      Roy,

      I've been on the site. They don't specify what type of paint they supply.
      Do you know?

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      Post #74201, posted on 01-14-2020 GMT-5 hours    
      Hi Alan good to hear from you. Coincidentally, I'm about to leave GVA for YUL via LHR on BA. One of my last few remaining trips before I retire in July.

      If you search for Pantone 266, the product page gives the options of Cellulose, Acrylic and Synthetic Enamel. Unfortunately they don't ship outside of Europe and it looks like the Royal Mail won't ship any aerosols, otherwise I could have ordered one for you when I order mine, and then sent it on to you.

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      Post #74204, posted on 01-15-2020 GMT-5 hours    
      Thanks for the info. There's another link in the thread to a company in the US.
      I'll go that route if the need arises.

      PM me regarding your YUL stop.

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