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Discuss the aircraft modeling subjects during the Cold War period.
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Tamiya F-86F & MiG15 Combo (1/100)
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Posted: Monday, October 18, 2010 - 06:51 PM UTC

Praised in a feature in the Fall 1972 issue of The Squadron magazine, the Tamiya F-86F & MiG-15 set was proclaimed as, ". . .extremely well done...flash free and the fit is good. They are up to the typical high standard we have come to expect from the aggressive Japanese manufacturer. Easily among the finest jet kits available today, Tamiya''s 1/100 Minijets are as detailed as their larger counterparts in 1/76 scale."

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I have most of these and intend to present these little known and under appreciated kits to you as I build them. Others:

Tamiya 1/100 BAC Lightning F.Mk.6

Tamiya 1/100 Boeing B-52D Stratofortress

Tamiya McDonnell Douglas F-4K / M

Tamiya 1/100 Lockheed F-104J/G

Tamiya 1/100 Me 163 & Me 262 Set

Tamiya 1/100 MiG 19 Farmer

Tamiya 1/100 Republic F-105D

Tamiya 1/100 Saab Draken

Tamiya 1/100 Saab AJ 37 Viggen

Tamiya 1/100 Sikorsky CH-54A Skycrane

Other 1/100 Aircraft:

AHM F4B-4 Boeing 99

AHM F-4E Phantom II

Fi 156 Storch

When able, I will post the A-4 Skyhawk, A-7 Corsair II, A-6 Intruder, F-8 Crusader, F-14 Tomcat, F-15 Eagle, F-100 Super Sabre, F-101 Voodoo, Kfir, Mirage III, MiG-21, AH-1 Cobra, H-3 Sea King, C-47, and any others I can find!


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Posted: Tuesday, October 19, 2010 - 03:18 PM UTC
Certainly not a scale I'm used to seeing. These kits seem like a good break from most people's norm, and they seem like they would be well suited to introducing children to the hobby.