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User currently offlineEgpx From United Kingdom, joined Aug 2002, 105 posts, RR: 0
Posted (10 years 11 months 1 week 3 days 3 hours ago) and read 9984 times:

Opinions, please, on the best place for a British based customer (ie, me) to purchase die-cast model airliners. It seems to me that with the pound buying a lot of dollars at the moment, getting them from America works out cheaper. For example, a British Midland DC-9 in the Aero Classics range costs £29-95 from a British retailer and $29-95 from an American one. The latter is substantially cheaper but some shops, such as Adam Jets of Florida, add on hugh shipping costs which more than make up for the saving.

Thanks in advance...

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User currently offlineRyanair737 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 1, posted (10 years 11 months 1 week 3 days 2 hours ago) and read 9944 times:

This site is great for die-cast model airliners.

http://www.collectorsaircraft.com

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User currently offlineRB211 From United States of America, joined exactly 11 years ago today! , 632 posts, RR: 3
Reply 2, posted (10 years 11 months 1 week 3 days ago) and read 9938 times:

Ryanair 737 took the words right outta my mouth. They have the best collection of 1:250 diecast ANYWHERE!


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User currently offlineDeltaRules From United States of America, joined Sep 2001, 3788 posts, RR: 9
Reply 3, posted (10 years 11 months 1 week 16 hours ago) and read 9899 times:

http://www.airplaneshop.com is a good site too....A.net was even "partnered" with them for a while. That's where I get pretty much all of my models.

DeltaRules



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User currently offlineSyncmaster From United States of America, joined Jul 2002, 2038 posts, RR: 10
Reply 4, posted (10 years 11 months 1 week 14 hours ago) and read 9895 times:
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You can find a lot of good one's on EBay fairly cheap too. I've never had any bad luck with any of them, and have bought about 50 so far, just got 5 more the other day  Smile

User currently offlineEgpx From United Kingdom, joined Aug 2002, 105 posts, RR: 0
Reply 5, posted (10 years 11 months 1 week 9 hours ago) and read 9888 times:

Syncmaster

I know about ebay having bought a Gemini Jets BOAC B741 off it. However, as someone who is relatively new to this game I wondered if any retailers come up with some good deals.

Having looked further, Jetway Models of (I think) Seattle seem to be very good value though their range is not quite as extensive as some of the others. Just ordered a couple of Aero Classics from them.


User currently offlineFutureualpilot From United States of America, joined May 2000, 2605 posts, RR: 8
Reply 6, posted (10 years 11 months 3 days 14 hours ago) and read 9857 times:

http://www.eztoyz.com/ is where I get mine. Great site! A helpful hint, if you try searching on this site, only type in the first part of thje airline, ex. dont type Delta Air Lines, or United Air Lines, just type in Delta or united.


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User currently offlineQf743intl From Australia, joined Jul 2001, 174 posts, RR: 0
Reply 7, posted (10 years 11 months 3 days 7 hours ago) and read 9860 times:

I would have to agree with Ryanair...

http://www.collectorsaircraft.com

This is by far the best for Britain, in my opinion.

I have purchased off the site numerous times and I live in Australia! A very professional crew and very easily-navigated website. I recommend them!


User currently offlineSPLOBKrakow From Poland, joined Sep 2003, 105 posts, RR: 0
Reply 8, posted (10 years 11 months 3 days ago) and read 9844 times:

try aviationworld.
@ www.aviationworld.ca



User currently offlineSafety1 From United Kingdom, joined Sep 2003, 30 posts, RR: 0
Reply 9, posted (10 years 11 months 2 days ago) and read 9836 times:

I have used a company called Toymax based in Hong Kong, very good website and quick and safe delivery. Their price for a Gemini Jets Braniff 747-200 Big Orange is £13-40 plus P&P, a very good price.

Their website is www.toymaxco.cc


User currently offlineGmonney From Canada, joined Jan 2001, 2159 posts, RR: 20
Reply 10, posted (10 years 11 months 1 day 22 hours ago) and read 9929 times:

The best prices and best service are from http://www.thresholdaviation.com i am just a customer and will always be one!!

Grant



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