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      Post #47072, posted on 02-28-2013 GMT-5 hours    
      Recently popped up on their In-Processing list (click on In Proceesing on left side):
      Douglas DC-3 (No. 309)
      Bristol Britannia (No. 312)
      Boeing 720 (No. 314)
      All in 1/144 scale.
      Also a C-123 Provider (No. 056)

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      Post #47074, posted on 02-28-2013 GMT-5 hours    
      Thanks for bringing these news to our attention!
      - Harry B.

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      Post #47075, posted on 02-28-2013 GMT-5 hours    
      Holy smokes thats awesome! I wonder what kind of engines it has? Maybe if we buy enough they'll do a -300.

      Best regards....Duncan

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      Post #47083, posted on 03-01-2013 GMT-5 hours    
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      Holy smokes thats awesome! I wonder what kind of engines it has? Maybe if we buy enough they'll do a -300.

      Best regards....Duncan



      A -300. If you're referring to the Britannia 300, there is a 1/144 plastic kit of it already.

      http://www.f-rsin.com/pages/collection/Britannia.html

      Laurent

      So many planes, so little time ...

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      Post #47084, posted on 03-01-2013 GMT-5 hours    
      Oh sorry I was talking about the 720! Lots of possible subjects for them to do in the 707 series (-120, 138, 220, 300 etc.). I know minicraft made a 707-300 but the nose drive me nuts.

      Best regards....Duncan

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      Post #47087, posted on 03-01-2013 GMT-5 hours    
      Actually the Minicraft nose is pretty fixable whether using the Contrails correction part, resculpting the whole thing (i did it using a Daco Skykine 37 as a guide) or what I'm doing now, casting a resin copy of a Skyline transparent section.

      Any way, a new 720 is welcome. Now I'm wondering what to do with all my Revell 07's which were awaiting the chop.........

      Como México no hay dos y como Aeroméxico tampoco .

      Swap your jumper for a spot on the beach

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      Post #47092, posted on 03-02-2013 GMT-5 hours    
      Hi,
      Let me remind you of Kurt's phenomenal B720. I will be surprised if anyone surpasses this kit's overall quality..
      Let's support this entrepreneur "cottage" producer who very often pioneer release of VERY high quality products!
      The kits combines high level of detail and accuracy with ease of assembly.
      -Harry B.

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      Post #47093, posted on 03-03-2013 GMT-5 hours    
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      Hi,
      Let me remind you of Kurt's phenomenal B720. I will be surprised if anyone surpasses this kit's overall quality..
      Let's support this entrepreneur "cottage" producer who very often pioneer release of VERY high quality products!
      The kits combines high level of detail and accuracy with ease of assembly.
      -Harry B.



      Do you really want the price/quality discussion to pop up again? Because I don't. All I know is I don't like the 720 enough to spend €75 on, while I do for other aircraft types in his catalogue.

      A reminder however is always a good thing to support him..

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      Post #47094, posted on 03-03-2013 GMT-5 hours    



      Do you really want the price/quality discussion to pop up again? Because I don't. All I know is I don't like the 720 enough to spend €75 on, while I do for other aircraft types in his catalogue.

      A reminder however is always a good thing to support him..



      My aim with my input was to reach those of us who ARE interested in an excellent '720 - in addition to be supportive to Kurt's one-man enterprise.
      No intention to raise any debate about price/quality as the uniqueness and finesse of his products speak for themselves.
      -Harry B.

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      Post #47095, posted on 03-03-2013 GMT-5 hours    
      I can scarcely contain my indifference......

      Terry (Caravellarella)

      Because L’ORÉAL keeps telling me I’m worth it..........

      Or maybe it’s MAYBELLINE...............

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      Post #47107, posted on 03-04-2013 GMT-5 hours    
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      Metropolitan2 :
      Hi,
      Let me remind you of Kurt's phenomenal B720. I will be surprised if anyone surpasses this kit's overall quality..
      Let's support this entrepreneur "cottage" producer who very often pioneer release of VERY high quality products!
      The kits combines high level of detail and accuracy with ease of assembly.
      -Harry B.



      I would certainly buy a whole fleet of every type from him........ Well, maybe when I fly the 787 in the left seat........but......that would take me at least almost two decades.....

      Go figure.....


      For the moment, and given that the 720 is among my favourites, I shall stick to a cheaper option.... However a single Kurt's 720 is included in my big fleet.

      Como México no hay dos y como Aeroméxico tampoco .

      Swap your jumper for a spot on the beach

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      Post #47110, posted on 03-04-2013 GMT-5 hours    
      Hi all,

      Kurt's B720 is a jewel and I'm the proud owner of 4 of them, BUT, his model is a B. And the tiny
      picture on Roden's site, I think shows an standard 720. And the only Norwegian operated 720's was
      the 3 standard ones from Trans Polar. I would love to offer decals for these, but not before there
      is an injection moulded model to put them on.

      My personal experience as an decal producer is that an silkscreen printed decal is a poor seller
      if there is not an injection moulded model available for the decal. My SAS CRJ900 decal for Kurts
      model and my upcoming SAS CV440 decal for Kurts model is only made because I personally want the decals
      so mutch that I take the economic loss from my own pocket.

      Happy modelling,

      Ruben
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      Post #47112, posted on 03-04-2013 GMT-5 hours    
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      Hi all,

      .........my upcoming SAS CV440 decal for Kurts model is only made because I personally want the decals
      so mutch that I take the economic loss from my own pocket.

      Happy modelling,

      Ruben
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      .....AND I want them, too, Ruben!!
      - Harry B. (...who is hoping for Trans Polar decals as well...)

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      Post #49206, posted on 08-05-2013 GMT-5 hours    
      Hi all,

      The Roden B-720 and the TWA Dc-3 already available at the Roden web site...any pics..!

      Regards, Cesar

      MIA

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      Post #49207, posted on 08-05-2013 GMT-5 hours    
      Roden only show the box artwork - but I must add one criticism...

      Depicting the Hindenburg tragedy in the 720's title banner is rather poor form!

      Scott.

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      Post #49208, posted on 08-05-2013 GMT-5 hours    
      Depicting the Hindenburg tragedy in the 720's title banner is rather poor form!

      ...Agree, in an commercial aviation sensitive world, that is a very poor choice of artwork !

      Regards, Cesar

      All the best,
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      Post #49209, posted on 08-05-2013 GMT-5 hours    
      If you aren't already aware of it, and it's only been Good God 44 years!, look up the debut album of Led Zeppelin and you'll understand whey they depicted it so. I don't think it was to dishonor the tragedy but to symbolize Led Zep. Inhale, exhale, let it go....ohmmmmmmm
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      Post #49210, posted on 08-06-2013 GMT-5 hours    
      .......let's get back to what's inside the box....lol


      Cheers

      All the best,
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      Post #49211, posted on 08-07-2013 GMT-5 hours    
      Honestly they can put a pink cartoon hippo holding a machine gun on the box top and I'll still buy it if the plastic looks like a 720.

      Best regards...Duncan

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      Post #49294, posted on 08-15-2013 GMT-5 hours    
      Has anyone been able to find any photos of the parts sprues from this kit yet?

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      Post #49351, posted on 08-20-2013 GMT-5 hours    
      looks like it is out now in some stores

      B720

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      Post #49385, posted on 08-22-2013 GMT-5 hours    
      http://hobbyterra.com/product/1-144-boeing-720-caesar-s-chariot-model-kit-roden-317.html


      Here we go, hope the link works...

      Regards, Cesar


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      All the best,
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      Post #49388, posted on 08-22-2013 GMT-5 hours    
      I just place an order for one, so expect a bunch of decals forthcoming.

      Mike
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      Post #49404, posted on 08-23-2013 GMT-5 hours    
      Mike...do I envision AA on the horizon for the 720?....just wondering....hmmm

      Doug

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      Post #49405, posted on 08-23-2013 GMT-5 hours    
      Among others, yes.

      Mike