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Just Made The Best Purchase On A Model Plane  
User currently offlineJetjock22 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Posted (10 years 4 months 3 weeks 2 days 8 hours ago) and read 6130 times:

I just bought a Herpa Delta 777 new colors and I am foaming at the mouth to get this thing. I have a feeling this is going to be one of the best planes I put in my collection. In fact, i think it is going to be my new centerpiece. Anyone have these 1:200 scale herpas? let me know if you do and what you think of them. They look very sharp to me!

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User currently offlineUsair330 From United States of America, joined Mar 2002, 827 posts, RR: 1
Reply 1, posted (10 years 4 months 3 weeks 2 days 5 hours ago) and read 6095 times:

I have a Lufthansa 747-400 from Herpa and although it looks great!!! It breaks easily LoL! But congrats on the model!

User currently offlineA3204eva From United Kingdom, joined Feb 2004, 1060 posts, RR: 5
Reply 2, posted (10 years 4 months 3 weeks 2 days 4 hours ago) and read 6080 times:

What's the biggest scale for a model plane?

They had massive models of Concorde and a 744 at MAN.

A320



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User currently offlineTrekster From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 3, posted (10 years 4 months 3 weeks 2 days 3 hours ago) and read 6067 times:

saw a huge huge A380 at NEMA The other day, somthing like £300 fo it though

User currently offlinePl4nekr4zy From United States of America, joined Aug 2003, 465 posts, RR: 3
Reply 4, posted (10 years 4 months 2 weeks 6 days 8 hours ago) and read 5736 times:

The regular (non-Premium) Herpa 1:200 models are very nice for the price. As for their 777s, I have the United and Korean. One thing Herpa needs to fix on their 1:200 777s is the cockpit windows. The outermost windows slant up, when they actually should slant down. No biggie though, still a nice overall representation of the 1:1. I really like the stands that come with the non-Premium models; the plane rests on it with a slight bank angle.

Like I said the non-Premiums are great for the price, but they are nothing compared to Herpa's beautiful Premium Series. Sprung landing gear, clear cockpit and pax windows, all the approtpraite antennae, perfect moulds, all the detail possible on a model this scale, and on and on. You gotta see these things for real to know what I mean when I say they are AMAZING. Pricey, but amazing.



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User currently offlineJetjock22 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 5, posted (10 years 4 months 2 weeks 6 days ago) and read 5712 times:

Yeah, I saw the premium series and about died. If i had the money, I'd buy one in a heartbeat. They really do look fantastic

User currently offlineQ330 From Australia, joined Dec 2003, 1460 posts, RR: 21
Reply 6, posted (10 years 4 months 2 weeks 5 days 23 hours ago) and read 5712 times:

I have a Herpa 1:200 bmi A332 (non-premium). It's probably my favourite of the models I have. It's a very detailed model of a beautiful plane!

-Q



Long live the A330!
User currently offlineNoelG From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 7, posted (10 years 4 months 2 weeks 5 days ago) and read 5650 times:

I was given an Emirates A380 model the other week from work - it is absolutely gorgeous and so detailed! It's now the centrepiece of my collection.

I think it's the same as this one:

http://www.tasstore.com/?option=Prod_detail&product_id=62430



User currently offlineDeltadude8 From United States of America, joined Feb 2000, 569 posts, RR: 4
Reply 8, posted (10 years 4 months 2 weeks 4 days 14 hours ago) and read 5608 times:

I am still waiting for a plastic model plane to come out with Delta decals...

User currently offlineC130HERCULES From Trinidad and Tobago, joined Jun 2004, 77 posts, RR: 0
Reply 9, posted (10 years 4 months 2 weeks 1 day 17 hours ago) and read 5521 times:

Hey Guys, I have been seeing alot of you collect Herpa and Dragon Wings and these are all pretty awesome die cast models. Hec, I want to start a table sized model airport with some of the panels and aircrafts Big grin .
Just out of interest,do any of you build the plastic injection moulded aircrafts e.g. Revell Germany and Minicraft? I do want to take this a bit seriously now that I have some more time after studies . I have a F/A18 Hornet that my dad built for me when I was a kid but now I think I can do them myself. Big grin



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