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      Post #68446, posted on 10-25-2017 GMT-5 hours    
      Dear all,

      Mach 2 asked me to announce their 1/72 Bristol Britannia, available at the Telford show.

      Hope you'll like it, thanks for looking!

      Will upload F-RSIN's new kits shortly.

      Cheers,

      Laurent (trying to upload the pictures, but failing miserably...)





      So many planes, so little time ...

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      Post #68448, posted on 10-25-2017 GMT-5 hours    
      I’d love to see pics. I’d really love a full build review more though. Given my past experience with Mach 2 kits, I’m dubious.

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      Post #68450, posted on 10-25-2017 GMT-5 hours    
      Will upload F-RSIN's new kits shortly.


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      Post #68451, posted on 10-25-2017 GMT-5 hours    
      What are de kits that are coming ???

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      Post #68462, posted on 10-27-2017 GMT-5 hours    
      You can see the Britannia here:

      http://master194.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=100505

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      Post #68463, posted on 10-27-2017 GMT-5 hours    
      One glance at the cockpit glass and I'm afraid my fears were immediately confirmed. Mach 2 can't seem to look at photos of the real airplane and reproduce what's there. The windscreen parts are far too small, and the geometry of how they interact with the nose doesn't look like a Britannia to me (TO ME). I'll keep my money, thanks.

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      Post #68464, posted on 10-27-2017 GMT-5 hours    
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      Jennings :
      One glance at the cockpit glass and I'm afraid my fears were immediately confirmed. Mach 2 can't seem to look at photos of the real airplane and reproduce what's there. The windscreen parts are far too small, and the geometry of how they interact with the nose doesn't look like a Britannia to me (TO ME). I'll keep my money, thanks.



      Just something to gripe....

      But indeed the cockpit windows looks to small.
      Looks strange anyhow....the nose looks optic slightly longer therefore.
      It isn't clear visible on the pic if it's only a decal or
      a real clear part.
      Never would say: THE KIT IS SHIT - just because of the cockpit window.
      Some window decals looks also to small or incorrect shaped.
      But anyway - too small cockpit windows can be easily improved.
      A brief simple beauty surgery ... without risks and absolutely harmless.

      Think it's a bit to easy to devalue a kit only for too small cockpit windows.
      I can't remember a single kit which is a 100 per cent correct
      downscaled cloned copy of an real original.
      It would be very boring - we modelers hadn't much to do
      and each modeler's creativity and individuality would get lost.
      That's - speak for myself - the most interesting of our hobby.
      That's just my opinion - even if someone feels pissed-off.

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      Post #68467, posted on 10-29-2017 GMT-5 hours    
      I hate to poop in the punch bowl, but the vertical stabilizer looks a bit blunt and thick, too. It just seems that every time this company issues what could be a big seller, there are gross, obvious flaws to be corrected, (or overlooked.) These kits are not cheap! Their DC-4 and CV-440 kits come to my mind, as potential sales to me, that they lost due to inept shapes. If one compounds the shape issues with the potential of their usual mushy plastic and foggy clear parts, well... my money stays in my wallet, again, on this one.

      -Dana

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      Post #68668, posted on 11-20-2017 GMT-5 hours    
      I saw the finished models up close (like a few inches away) at Telford. I'd upload photographs if there was a rational/feasible way of doing so......

      Terry (Caravellarella)

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