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      Post #73842, posted on 11-19-2019 GMT-5 hours    
      Hello all,

      Not sure if this been discussed on another thread,

      Roden Boeing 307 coming up !

      https://www.ebay.com/itm/1-144-Boeing-307-Stratoliner-Roden-339-New-November-2019-preorder/274098547670?hash=item3fd18bebd6

      All the best,
      Cesar
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      Post #73845, posted on 11-19-2019 GMT-5 hours    
      Good News.I will order one from AHS as soon as he offers them for pre sale.Hope some one post photos of the unassembled kit as soon as they get one.
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      Post #73999, posted on 12-08-2019 GMT-5 hours    
      Follow the link in the first post for photos of the parts on sprues.Looks like they did the early TWA version.I want one.
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      Post #74000, posted on 12-09-2019 GMT-5 hours    
      From the sprue shot, it appears that Roden has included different cowlings, (and separate flap hinges,) allowing one to build either a TWA or a PAA version. I reckon a PAA boxing can't be far behind, (hopefully, with a couple of different paint schemes on the decal sheet.)

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      Post #74001, posted on 12-09-2019 GMT-5 hours    
      I would like to see the final Pan Am scheme from someone like Vintage Flyer.Rodens decals are not the best.
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      Post #74002, posted on 12-09-2019 GMT-5 hours    
      Coming soon!

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      Post #74200, posted on 01-13-2020 GMT-5 hours    
      Greetings!

      I've had the kit now for about one-two weeks, ditto for the Roden C-133B and the Zvezda A350-1000, all from my LHS. Nobody has commented on them since they became available and I thought the excitement for them was quite high. Guess I was wrong. The lack of comments is deafening!

      I don't know much about any of them to comment on accuracy issues, but the ones I got have minimal flash, no warped parts and no breakage. On the C-133B the only issues I noted were that the flap track covers on top of the wing are slightly different lengths between right and left wing and the cockpit glass is a series of flat panes of glass with metal panels being flat to match underneath on the nose section of the real one, but the kit is rounded instead of having the flat panels, probably easily fixable. The kit looks pretty good otherwise.

      I really can't fault the A350-1000 due to a complete lack of familiarity, and the Boeing 307 looks pretty good to me, but I have only seen one at the Udvar-Hazy Museum on a one day visit several years ago after its unscheduled bath in the waters of Seattle Harbor and its second rebuild and late delivery to the museum. It is quite beautiful with its polished aluminum skin and PAA markings! You can see a C-133A at the National Museum of the USAF in Dayton, Ohio. Both museums are well worth a visit to check details of lots of aircraft.

      I wish I could tell you more about these kits, but as I have said before, I am NOT an expert!

      Regards,
      Jeff Jarvis

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      Post #74205, posted on 01-15-2020 GMT-5 hours    
      Just working on a Virgin 350-1000 now. Nice kit. Compared to the RVG -900, I prefer
      the Zvezda for it's much simpler gear assemblies, especially in the nose. I'll give
      points to Revell for their free spinning fans on the -900 engines. Either way, you can't
      go wrong.

      Alan Aronoff
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      Post #74226, posted on 01-18-2020 GMT-5 hours    
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      Coming soon!

      How soon? I have your delivery colors sheet but would prefer final scheme. Model arrived today, IPMS event march 28.