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      Post #68854, posted on 12-17-2017 GMT-5 hours    
      Curious if anyone has a Zhengdefu E-3 AWACS kit they'd like to sell at a reasonable price? Such a %@#$ kit that I think would be fun to add/build to my collection.

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      Post #68857, posted on 12-18-2017 GMT-5 hours    
      I have a Zhengdefu kit that depicts an E-3 AWACS on the box, but inside is actually a 747-200 with a radar dish. Talk about an epic fail of a kit

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      Post #68858, posted on 12-19-2017 GMT-5 hours    
      Yes...that is the kit I'm looking for. Figure people who bought it would like to get rid of them.

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      Post #68867, posted on 12-20-2017 GMT-5 hours    
      Never even heard of this kit. Id love to see pics of the box and contents!

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      Post #68870, posted on 12-21-2017 GMT-5 hours    
      Jennings....there's a good reason you've never heard of this kit. Cheap and both legally and ethically INACCURATE....

      I've just seen the boxart showing a beautiful NATO E-3 Sentry. From others modelers description(s) I know the the box contains a 747-400 with a rotodome. I've built a few of the other Zhengdefu 747-400 kits and can confirm they do come with the rotodome part(s).

      Another Zhengdefu kit which I have built is the 1/160 scale Xiamen Airways 737. Opening that box one finds plastic for a 1/300 777 with a special tail section to make a 737 instead. The decals are the 1/160 Xiamen Airways. I thought the kit actually made a decent looking 777. I did mine in Varig markings using Draw Decals.

      The Zhengdefu kits are a modelers nightmare. If they weren't so inexpensive I would rave about how bad they were and a criminal rip off.

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      Post #68914, posted on 12-28-2017 GMT-5 hours    
      Nudge....no one has a spare kit?? A true rarity?? Maybe become a sought after kit like an Otaki TriStar or Revell Electra?? LOL...

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      Post #68915, posted on 12-28-2017 GMT-5 hours    
      Ken, you are the only ugly model modeler
      I ever met!!!
      But if ugly is what makes you happy I will help you find one.
      Hope you are well!

      Walter