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User currently offlineAirways45 From United Kingdom, joined May 2000, 300 posts, RR: 0
Posted (10 years 11 months 2 weeks 1 day 1 hour ago) and read 15927 times:

Hi everyone!

Do you have any 1/100th models? If so, what's your favourite? Do you have many? Where do you display them?

I have about 30 1/100th models from PacMin, Space Models, AMI Phelps and Graphideco. Mind you, I can't display them all at once due to the space so I have to keep some in boxes and rotate them...

Airways45

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User currently offlineDC-10 Levo From United Kingdom, joined Nov 2001, 3432 posts, RR: 3
Reply 1, posted (10 years 11 months 2 weeks 1 day 1 hour ago) and read 15342 times:

I've been looking for a large scale model for ages, where do you get yours from? I can't seem to find any retailers in the UK.

DC-10


User currently offlineAirways45 From United Kingdom, joined May 2000, 300 posts, RR: 0
Reply 2, posted (10 years 11 months 2 weeks 1 day 1 hour ago) and read 15266 times:

Hi DC-10,

I have got them from many different places, direct from the airlines, on ebay, from the manufacturers of the models. I also pick them up at enthusiast events like the Luton, Gatwick or Heathrow shows...

In the UK there are a few good places. East Midlands Airport has a shop which sells mostly second hand models, www.aviationstore.co.uk has some though both of the above can be pricey! The other good place is http://aviationmodels-online.com/ I've got a few from here too!

Only problem is funds! It can be quite expensive. My favourite at the moment (this changes) is a 1/100th scale bmi A330 made by Space Models in London, but then thinking about it I also like my 1/72nd RJ100 in BA Union Flag colours - also space. Now, you've got me thinking...

Oh, yes, you can also check out:

http://www.aero-tek.com/


So, what are you interested in getting?

Cheers

Airways45


User currently offlineDC-10 Levo From United Kingdom, joined Nov 2001, 3432 posts, RR: 3
Reply 3, posted (10 years 11 months 2 weeks 1 day ago) and read 15147 times:

Thanks a lot for your reply Airways45! I'm interested in a BA 747 but they are, as you said, very expensive!

I'm going to get one though, they are very nice!

DC-10


User currently offlineSkydrol From Canada, joined Oct 2003, 983 posts, RR: 10
Reply 4, posted (10 years 11 months 1 week 4 days 5 hours ago) and read 15046 times:

For LOTS of travel agent models 1/72 - 1/16 check out this site:
http://aviationmodels-online.com/photo_gallery/cutaway/page1/page1.htm

There is a section of the site with models for sale.

When you run out of space inside the house, there's always the garden (as demonstarted in the site above) Smile




LD4












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User currently offlineJkw777 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 5, posted (10 years 11 months 1 week 3 days 19 hours ago) and read 15032 times:

As per this topic:

http://www.airliners.net/discussions/aviation_hobby/read.main/45778/

These are kinda cheap in comparison to some. I made a mistake and paid £245.00 for one of my models from "The Aviation Shop" at EMA  Sad Live and learn eh?!

I have three at the moment:

Airtours A330-200 by Space Models
British Airways B747-400 by Pacific Miniatures of CA
British Airways B737-300 Custom Made  Big grin

All 1:100 scale  Smile/happy/getting dizzy

I wish I could get some more, but sometimes you look back and think "How much did I spend?!"  Wow! Not only that, its not like you can hang these types on your ceiling is it?! Big grin

Regards,

Justin  Smile/happy/getting dizzy


User currently offlineCx flyboy From Hong Kong, joined Dec 1999, 6642 posts, RR: 55
Reply 6, posted (10 years 11 months 1 week 3 days 6 hours ago) and read 15010 times:

Any company which makes custom made 1:100 poly-urethane models? I've bought wooden ones from the philippines, but would really like a custom poly-urethane one.

User currently offlineAirways45 From United Kingdom, joined May 2000, 300 posts, RR: 0
Reply 7, posted (10 years 11 months 6 days 16 hours ago) and read 14932 times:

So you want a customer resin model eh? No problem!

What are you interested in?

You could contact www.pacmin.com or www.spacemodels.co.uk for a quote.

Let us all know what you are looking for.

Good luck!

Airways45


User currently offlineEMBQA From United States of America, joined Oct 2003, 9364 posts, RR: 11
Reply 8, posted (10 years 11 months 6 days 7 hours ago) and read 14915 times:

Pacific Minatures does not sell retail....but they do offer a model of the month club.


"It's not the size of the dog in the fight, but the size of the fight in the dog"
User currently offlineAirways45 From United Kingdom, joined May 2000, 300 posts, RR: 0
Reply 9, posted (10 years 11 months 3 days ago) and read 14860 times:

PacMin does sell to the public (if you have the money, they are happy to help you) however, you need to contact them with your requirements but be prepared since one-off models can be expensive...


Airways45


User currently offlineVimanav From India, joined Jul 2003, 1524 posts, RR: 14
Reply 10, posted (10 years 11 months 2 days 21 hours ago) and read 14845 times:

I have six models 1:50 and another 6, 1:100

1:50 is as follows: 3 X DC10-30, 1 X B747-100, 1 X A300B4, 1 X B707-320 all from LH

1:100 is as follows: 1 X B747-400 / UA, 1 X B747-400 / CA, 1 X DC10-30 / SK (pre 1983 c/s), 2 X DC10-30 / LH (old c/s), 1 X F27 / IC. Besides these I have over 290 models ranging from 1:600 - 1:200.

Storage - is a good question. I have had to vacate the ground floor of my home of its tenants in order to fit in all my models. However the situation has since improved as I have now spread my model collection between three locations - CCU / DEL and my home village in coastal Kerala.

rgds//Vimanav



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User currently offlineQantasA332 From Australia, joined Dec 2003, 1500 posts, RR: 25
Reply 11, posted (10 years 11 months 2 days 16 hours ago) and read 14842 times:

I only have one  Sad : a 1/144 mahogany QF A332...it's not 1/100, but it is certainly awesome!!

The problem with the big ones is they're too darn expensive!

qantasA332


User currently offlineSkydrol From Canada, joined Oct 2003, 983 posts, RR: 10
Reply 12, posted (10 years 11 months 2 days 7 hours ago) and read 14817 times:

Now here's a Concorde model.... 8 FT long!!!

CHECK THIS!!



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User currently offlineTodareisinger From Switzerland, joined Mar 2001, 2807 posts, RR: 1
Reply 13, posted (10 years 10 months 2 weeks 3 days 13 hours ago) and read 14713 times:

Anyone has an idea of where to find an EL AL model (wearing the OLD livery...)??

Thanks!



I bitterly miss the livery that should never have been changed (repetition...)
User currently offlineDc863 From Denmark, joined Jun 1999, 1558 posts, RR: 2
Reply 14, posted (10 years 10 months 2 weeks 3 days 7 hours ago) and read 14714 times:

Todareisinger look at aviationmodels-online website or contact AMI models and have a 1/100 or 1/50 747 custom made for you.

User currently offlineConcord977 From United States of America, joined Jan 2004, 1261 posts, RR: 25
Reply 15, posted (10 years 9 months 3 weeks 4 days 7 hours ago) and read 14522 times:

I have about 55 1/100th (and larger) models and have most of them displayed. I have a library and a large sitting room that were originally intended for books, but I have models everywhere! Some of my more unusual models are:

- 1/64th Convair 880 - Delta Crown Scheme
- 1/64th Convair 880 - Delta Widget Scheme
- 1/64th Douglas DC-8 - Braniff Calder

- 1/100th A380 - Virgin
- 1/100th A340-600 - Virgin
- 1/100th 747-100 - Eastern
- 1/100th IL-62 - Aeroflot
- 1/100th VC-10 - British Airways
- 1/100th L1011 - CourtLine
- 1/100th Caravelle - United
- 1/100th Comet - BOAC
- 1/100th Concorde - British Airways
- 1/100th Concorde - Air France
- 1/100th Concorde - Braniff
- 1/100th McDonnell Douglas MD-220 4-engine bizjet



No info
User currently offlineKalakaua From United States of America, joined Jan 2004, 1516 posts, RR: 5
Reply 16, posted (10 years 9 months 3 weeks 4 days 3 hours ago) and read 14564 times:

PacMin is one of the best, but if you really want quality, look at Bader.


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