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      Post #60124, posted on 10-23-2015 GMT-5 hours    
      Coming to Telford and vailable on F-RSIN's stand. Hope you'll like the kit!

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      So many planes, so little time ...

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      Post #60126, posted on 10-23-2015 GMT-5 hours    
      The 'Whistling Tit'. First RAF aircraft I flew on.

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      Post #60164, posted on 10-30-2015 GMT-5 hours    
      And the retail price is? I hate to poop in the punch bowl, but after so many disappointments with Mach2 offerings, I'm afraid I'll hold onto my billfold until I've seen a couple of kit reviews, inviting as this subject aircraft is.

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      Post #60165, posted on 10-30-2015 GMT-5 hours    
      Once bitten, twice shy, as the old saying goes. Only in my case it's been more like four times bitten, and they're not getting any more of my money. Between really, really lousy research, very basic errors of the most fundamental aspects of the airplane, and incredibly bad molding and fit, I find it hard to get excited about anything from Mach Deux. Sorry, but that's the experience I've had.

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      Post #60284, posted on 11-10-2015 GMT-5 hours    
      The 110+ people who bought one at Telford clearly loved the kit.

      So many planes, so little time ...

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      Post #60322, posted on 11-12-2015 GMT-5 hours    
      Lots of people bought 1987 Yugo GL's too. That doesn't make it a great car. I'm sorry Laurent, but I will never agree with you on Mach 2 kits. They have, in my own personal, first hand experience, been uniformly bad. Not just sort of bad, really, really bad. You and lots of others may love them to death, but I won't, nor will a lot of other people.

      Let's just agree to disagree, shall we?

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      Post #60473, posted on 11-25-2015 GMT-5 hours    
      Posted today on another forum:

      "It seemed such a good idea at the time. Spotted the Mach 2 AW Argosy at Telford and snapped one up. But oh my days it's poor. Poor fit, poor plastic, poor detail. I've sanded so much off, I'm accumulating a plastic sandpit beneath my work area. The nose radome is so laughably out of proportion, any pilot would struggle to see ahead. Still, top marks and full credit to Mach 2 for launching a model I've always wanted to complete (it's all props, booms and bulbous fuselage). Anyone else struggling, or is it just me?"

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      Post #60474, posted on 11-25-2015 GMT-5 hours    
      A little buyer's remorse, I reckon...

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      Post #60476, posted on 11-25-2015 GMT-5 hours    
      Greetings!

      I've bought several Mach 2 kits in the past, and I have to admit that there was not a lot to comment on that was good with any of them. However, if there is one thing positive about this kit it's that if Mach 2 comes out with one, someone else might come out with a good one later! The Valiant, DC-4, C-123, PBM all come to mind..........

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      God's "Curse" to aviation!

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      Post #60477, posted on 11-26-2015 GMT-5 hours    
      *Love* PBMs......

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

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