yegbey01
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Model Airplanes

Sun Apr 04, 2004 11:33 am

What is the cheapest source to buy model planes online??

Thanks!!!

 
emiratesa345
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RE: Model Airplanes

Sun Apr 04, 2004 11:34 am

eBay




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yegbey01
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RE: Model Airplanes

Sun Apr 04, 2004 11:37 am

EK345...
Are you talking new or old?
 
trijetfan1
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RE: Model Airplanes

Sun Apr 04, 2004 12:24 pm

Airplaneshop.com

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anstar
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RE: Model Airplanes

Sun Apr 04, 2004 5:47 pm

I'd take a look in the hobby forum. A few peoplke have been unhappy with the airplaneshop.com

I'm sure you'll get a better response there.

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lapa_saab340
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RE: Model Airplanes

Tue Apr 06, 2004 8:15 am

What kind of models are you asking about Yegbey? If you're talking about plastic model kits such as those manufactured by Revell, Hasegawa, Airfix, etc., there are a couple of good sources:

http://www.airline-hobby.com/

http://www.hannants.co.uk/

http://modelairliners.hypermart.net/index.mv

There are others of course, but the above three have a very wide assortment of kits, good prices, and are owned by very friendly and knowledgeable folks. eBay is not necessarily the best place to look for these kind of kits. Sometimes you get very good deals on eBay, but I've also seen some kits sold for far more than they're really worth. One good thing about eBay is that you can often find old, out of production kits.

For r/c models you can also try:

http://www.towerhobbies.com

Hope this helps
 
Runway25
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RE: Model Airplanes

Tue Apr 06, 2004 4:02 pm

Yegbey01 - Take a look at YYZ based http://www.aviationworld.net/ . I personally have not used them (yet) but the diecast 1/400th scale models look well priced from a UK point of view.

For 1/400th scale diecasts my regular supplier is normally http://www.airplane-world.addr.com/ I have had no supply problems with this outlet & their prices are quite reasonable for the specific models I have wanted.

I'm sure other members (as already posted above) can supply other outlets which might be of interest pricewise to all of us collectors.



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