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Anyone Familiar With USAirfix Models?  
User currently offlineLAPA_SAAB340 From Spain, joined Aug 2001, 390 posts, RR: 4
Posted (13 years 1 month 3 weeks 1 day 9 hours ago) and read 4485 times:

Hello,
I was wondering if any of you are familiar with USAirfix models. Are the kits manufactured in the US with Airfix molds, or do they use completly different ones? If they are different, how do they compare to the Airfix kits?
Thanks for your help


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User currently offlineDoug_or From United States of America, joined Mar 2000, 3434 posts, RR: 3
Reply 1, posted (13 years 1 month 2 weeks 6 days 21 hours ago) and read 4434 times:

its just the airfix kit repackaged for sale in thje US, usualy with an american airline's scheme.


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User currently offlineLAPA_SAAB340 From Spain, joined Aug 2001, 390 posts, RR: 4
Reply 2, posted (13 years 1 month 2 weeks 5 days 23 hours ago) and read 4427 times:

Thanks for your help Doug!
I was asking because I've been looking for the Airfix L-1011 and I just found one made by USAirfix, I just wanted to know if they were the same kit or not.
Thanks again


User currently offlineAmerican 767 From United States of America, joined May 1999, 3940 posts, RR: 12
Reply 3, posted (13 years 1 month 1 week 6 days 18 hours ago) and read 4425 times:
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I don't know if you've heard of MPC, they used to have airliner kits at 1/144 very similar to those of Airfix. I have at home an American 727-200 at 1/144, it's an MPC model kit with the exact same kit as that of the Airfix 727-200 at 1/144, the plastic parts are gray.

Ben Soriano
Brussels Belgium



Ben Soriano
User currently offlineLapa_saab340 From Spain, joined Aug 2001, 390 posts, RR: 4
Reply 4, posted (13 years 1 month 1 week 6 days 17 hours ago) and read 4426 times:

Hello Ben
Actually, I wondered about MPC kits too, as I've seen some of those on eBay. Thanks for the information!

Fernando




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