+ Main Room > Main Room > Figures > pilots -revell and airfix… £99.99 . 6. If you want an early Shackleton with the turret, go for Airfix. Woolworths/Big W only stocked Revellogram, for sure. Revell offering models for beginners and professionals. Their old stuff is a little behind the times and will typically need some work. They were also very crisp clean moldings free of flash, ejector pin stress marks, warp, blemishes and minimum parting line miss-match, and, they came with nicely detailed cockpits and recessed panel lines. On the other hand, the Revell 1/144 747-100/-200 kit, on its own merit, is of good overall quality and accurately replicates the lines and features of the real thing. The Revell kit has more detailed and finely shaped gun barrels. by Neils » Tue Apr 22, 2014 12:05 pm, Post I've made three Airfix kits to date (Since January) all were new tooling and were excellent kits that went together great with none or very little filler requirements. It is a major fault in any contemporary kit of the Spitfire! MESSAGES. Maybe selling Revell makes a better deal? However, these paints are not imported into North America and are not available. Their new stuff represents some of the best value kits on the market, well engineered, nicely detailed and a joy to build. fuzz_09. The paint, where several years ago it was Humbrol, is now exclusively Tamiya acrylics, enamels and sprays, whereas Tamiya's kits are somewhat under-exposed, and just about all 1:48. The Airfix Tribute Forum was established in April 2006 to discuss Airfix models. To make this uncomplicated and effortless, the necessary accessories can be ordered at the Revell Model Shop: The cleaner Airbrush Email Clean removes even stubborn paint residues. Revell, in addition to a wider catalogue to choose from, have a lot of re-boxing within their range. 9. I remember that I in the mid sixties placed the Revell fuselage atop an 1/144 scale-drawing, and it turned out - aside from the cockpit (as you point out) - pretty accurate. For the new set Airfix reduced the number of poses but provided much greater quality. Multi-Buy. And many of them are brand new like the LaFerrari and BMW i8. Here you can see the tail wheel walls which fit into the rear of the aforementioned cockpit tub area. DISCUSSIONS. So it's perhaps not surprising if their kits commonly crop up, and maybe they are able to offer retailers better margins (or perhaps better deals on kits and own-brand paint than Hornby do with Airfix and Humbrol?). In 1980, Airfix introduced an all-new Lancaster kit. This is included with the Revell Contacta Clear. AA9997. Can't really answer this unless you have a specific kit in mind. To ensure this, we recommend using Revell Contacta Clear as an adhesive. OK, I don't like this one either. by chief5437 » Tue Apr 22, 2014 12:58 am, Post This website uses cookies for functionality, analytics and advertising purposes as described in our. It is located in the lid of the vial. I have not done the same to the Airfix fuselage. The Airfix version also scores in having separate bulkheads under the break of the poop deck. Just seems airfix has better detailing. The Revell landing gear is also excessively chunky. Imo, revel have a much much larger range of kits. Of course the other prob in the UK is the lack of LMS's- More often than not, in order to survive, these shops have to diversify either by stocking R/C, or dolls houses, or other crafts- consequently models get pushed back a bit. It's a Panzer II" SiG 2013, ↳   Non ISM Steve Mottram's "M" Group build, ↳   Non ISM Eastbound bound and down S.I.G, ↳   Non-ISM Winter Gunpla/Robot/Mecha SiG, ↳   Sam Mccord "Top of the Mornin" Porsche Appreciation SIG, ↳   Mark Johnson "Hey you in the bushes" German Motorsport S.I.G, ↳   Paul's Christmas Polikarpov Buddy build 2017, ↳   Bifford's Buddy Bike Build (Ducati Only), ↳   An Easter in Isolation - 2020 Egg Build, ↳   Summer Sci-Fi & Fantasy Sig (Non-ISM). This alone makes it ideal for transparent model parts. Primarily a place for newcomers to ask questions and seek assistance from like-minded individuals, the Airfix Forum offers users the chance to join an active and friendly community. "Talk about a hairy takeoff! £108.90 . by m0rce » Tue Apr 22, 2014 3:47 pm, General Modelling discusion that doesn't fit into any of the other sections. Airfix do barely any. Playing next. In either event, it will be good to have a choice. 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It's a similar pattern at the backup LMS about 15km away, and an even more distant hobby warehouse in … Posted by flippersdad on Saturday, June 11, 2005 10:27 PM The Revell kit has its problems, but it is better than the Airfix kit. Underwing shape. ↳   Museum, Military, Air and Model Show Pictures.... viewtopic.php?f=369&t=11783&p=159666#p159666, https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC8k6eL ... 9pK65QlXCg. From model tanks, cars and combustion engines to aircraft models, Star Wars models, boats and paratroopers, discover a whole world of mini-possibilities in our range of plastic model kits. Even the Minicraft kits most maligned by the harshest critics in this forum are of superb quality in comparison to the Airfix 747. I picked up the Airfix kit and compared it directly with the Revell and both Hasegawa iterations. ↳   Readers "Styrene Support Service" Questions, ↳   Pocher 1/8 Lamborghini Aventador LP 700-4, ↳   ISM Modelling Tutorials & Technique Guides, ↳   Pauls Video builds/reviews for eModels.co.uk, ↳   Eightfooticeman's 1/32 Big Bird Buddy Build, ↳   Non ISM - "Flying Tank" MI-24 Hind SIG, ↳   Pacific Theatre of Operations GB 2016, ↳   Tiger I Tank SiG - In honour of Coen 2015, ↳   Non Military Civilian Vehicles LTGB 2014, ↳   "Holy Toledo! In itself, the new Revell kit looks like a nicely engineered piece of miniature making. There is some nicely innovative engineering going on at Airfix, these days. Doncha you know we're only happy when we're moanin'...? e.g revell do quite a few 1/48 jets. 5:51. The chains on the Revell kit are really nice, while those on the Airfix kit are rather plain. by Daishi12 » Tue Apr 22, 2014 12:10 am, Post While you're at it, take the Airfix prop, too. I'd recommend not sticking to any one camp as both will have their dogs and both have their shining jewels. The Airfix one is no worse than the Revell kit and Revell and Airfix are better than Minicraft's. Perhaps Cumbria is served by a particularly industrious Revell rep? Email: admin at airfixtributeforum.co.uk. In particular, Revell gave the outer wing panels too little dihedral. I’m still amazed that they did this in the same manner as the new 1/32 Revell kit. by m0rce » Mon Apr 21, 2014 10:23 pm, Post Enjoy the videos and music you love, upload original content, and share it all with friends, family, and the world on YouTube. by ScaleModelling1105 » Mon Apr 21, 2014 10:35 pm, Post Question regarding the scale of the Bounty "Airfix" vs. "Revell" 4342 views. However, I lived in a town where there was a very big hobby shop, and it was a 2hr train ride to Sydney, where the world was your oyster at Hobbyco. by MakingModelsAgain » Tue Apr 22, 2014 11:51 am, Post This may not apply to most of you who have good model shops in your area selling a wide variety of makes. Post Some have been hand-painted. e.g revell do quite a few 1/48 jets. And with the practical cleaning set the post-processing part is done in the twinkling of an eye. Personally I prefer the Revell kit - as I think it has the right "feel". Email: admin at airfixtributeforum.co.uk. I prefer revell over airfix because as mentioned they have more kits and a larger variety of subjects. Both airfix and revell have good kits and some horrible ones! Airfix do barely any. Revell vs Airfix Albatros 1:72. That said, airfix's new toolings in general have been really really good. Since US Revell and German Revell re-united (shades of the Berlin wall coming down!) Airfix are Airfix. I prefer revell over airfix because as mentioned they have more kits and a larger variety of subjects. All airfix and revell i have made turn out great! View Bundle. Seems about equal to me I find most places favour one over the other but its a 50:50 hoot up which one it is. Whether it will prove to be as good as (or better than) the upcoming Airfix kit is something we should know in a couple of months time. Revell are, in the few shops who stock them, better represented with airplanes, cars, tanks, ships. FSM reviews four new plastic scale model kits. they are, I believe, the biggest player in the business (although it's very difficult interpreting combined US and EC accounts, and hard to get hold of Italeri data as they're privately owned). Hornby have a large area too. 8. The Revell kit has solid plastic shrouds and ratlines, while the Airfix kit contains the Heller-style shroud and ratline loom on which to make your own. And, I suspect that, Revell can offer lower prices on most kits as I suppose, they sell more in overall. Browse more videos. Gull wing shape. Probably the best Orbiter kits are the off scale Tamiya and Hasegawa kits. by UKguyInUSA » Tue Apr 22, 2014 1:17 am, Post These directions reference the line of hobby paints sold by Revell of Germany in Europe. FORUMS. If it says Airfix on the box, the kit inside will always be Airfix. During the war in the Pacific such expertise was continually required, and most US marines were deployed there between 1942 and 1945. In every Revell of Germany kit painting directions are provided for the building of the model. The Airfix one has nicely done stanchions supporting the beams in the waist; the Revell one doesn't. You can't get the new normal Airfix kits anyware I know of. In the '70s, Airfix was pretty much all you could get at Big W, but David Jones stocked Revell (I remember getting my 1:28 kits there). Al speling misteaks aer all mi own werk.. My LMS in Aussieland seems to have a fairly even spread. If you do, you'd be better off researching that kit. Some Say There Are Nuts On My Family Tree. The aqueous adhesive is intended for various types of plastics and is applied with a brush. 922 141. fuzz_09. Airfix seems to make up a narrow majority, quite a lot of Italeri, followed by roughly equal Academy and Revell, a smattering of Hasegawa and other assorted Asian manufacturers. Guess which one is far more accurate and detailed, and guess what is the most obsolete feature of the Tamiya kit. It would be interesting if anyone could tell us what relative UK market shares are - and how they have changed/are changing. The depicted variant of Mk V had wooden paddle-blade propeller. From various armies, such … I think you can't really call one better than the other as they both have their positives. Airfix Bundles; Exclusives; Back In Stock; This Month's Top 10 Bestsellers; NHS Charity Fundraiser; Join our Club; Airfix & Humbrol Bundles. I have a kit of theirs that started off life as a Hasegawa! I think I could say they do more kits than any other manufacturer but don't hold me to this. 02630 German infantry 1 x No. Airfix are almost always reduced to Quick build and/or starter sets. (The Revell one is "cleared for action," with those bulkheads missing.) Jael Tripp. Revell has the right offer for model makers of all ages. 5 replies Great minds think alike! Hobbycraft Northampton usually has about 50% Airfix 30% Revell and 20% Tamiya. I believe that Squadron has a publication on this plane. Hi mate, personally I would say that Revell have the edge over Airfix as they have a wider range of kits and usually have a high quality moulding process. The Airfix P-51 wheel well is made up of at least four separate parts. it seems both parties are guilty of reboxing old 'challenging' kits so it really is a case of checking reviews and the date of the kit you are after. Whenever I've popped into Hobbycraft in Carlisle, I would say Airfix has outnumbered Revell, with some Tamiya thrown in. This was a big improvement over the older offering in terms of accuracy and detail. Personally I prefer the Revell kit - as I think it has the right "feel". 4 boxes of soldiers 1:32 scale of Revell 15 pieces per box (a total of 60 soldiers): 2 x No. I mean, in most of Europe, Airfix was unoperational from the late 90s to the middle 2000s, and Revell has been continously distributing since at least middle 90s, so they have already established the deals and relationships with shops. The new tool (3rd gen) Airfix Lancaster is generally considered more accurate than the 2nd generation Revell Lancaster kit. When dried, it has a high transparency. I saw Jimmy buy it...". 5 years ago | 16 views. Inspired by land, sea and history from leading brands including Airfix, Revell, Tamiya and Italeri. Report. Their quality is excellent and their new stuff is superb. Let’s go inside… This revamped Lancaster was further developed into a Dambuster version in 1993. The Tamiya wheel well is zero, molded into the lower wing. 02632 US infantry 1 x No 026332 British infanrty Airfix 135 soldiers 1:32 - Old models from the 1970s. I have not done the same to the Airfix fuselage. The Airfix Forum is intended for discussion of plastic scale modelling. Watch more rundowns at http://finescale.com/videos FineScale Modeler's New Product Rundown Ep. Thumbnail panels: For the best MR2, you might want to think about a kitbash between the two, getting the rivet detail and the MR2 bomb bay but it would be an expensive exercise. 7. On the other hand, the Airfix kit is a more challenging build because of how Airfix designed the wing spars to also attach the landing gear to, as in the real aircraft. Follow. Sweet 17 (OR-S) and Priority Gal (OR-C) are the Revell kit, while Cheri (OR-W) is the Airfix kit. Uncomplicated kits are the right choice for the youngest hobbyists of pre-school age. Revell persist with rather flimsy boxes that are doubtless cheap to produce, but not so good in protecting the contents or proving useful during construction.. Having said that, the artwork is usually impressive enough and that’s the case here – an image of a B-17 on a daylight raid in WWII reminiscent of that original Airfix kit. Junior Kits have been specially developed to meet the needs of children. Dont get me wrong. If you want an AEW2 then Revell is the only choice. What happens if I press this bu..................... Not like those Aussies, who are only happy when they're moaning about us Poms ...! This set from Airfix marked their second attempt to portray this subject - their first, or type 1 set, is reviewed here. Revell rendered the propeller much too small in diameter and the blades are of wrong shape. The Hasegawa IMO has a better fuselage and wing than the Revell, but undersized nacelles. Multi-Buy. Tank Starter - Pack 3 . My local department store in Enfield only stocks Revell, having switched from Airfix when Airfix last went bust: The nearest model shop to me, which mostly specialises in R/C, stock Revell and a few other brands, but not Airfix, I am the cat of cats, the everlasting cat, cunning and old and sleek as jam. I remember that I in the mid sixties placed the Revell fuselage atop an 1/144 scale-drawing, and it turned out - aside from the cockpit (as you point out) - pretty accurate. Revell vs Airfix Albatros 1:72. Oil cooler NOTIFICATIONS - The Airfix Tribute Forum - > + Main Room > Main Room > Figures > pilots -revell and airfix… £99.99 . 6. If you want an early Shackleton with the turret, go for Airfix. Woolworths/Big W only stocked Revellogram, for sure. Revell offering models for beginners and professionals. Their old stuff is a little behind the times and will typically need some work. They were also very crisp clean moldings free of flash, ejector pin stress marks, warp, blemishes and minimum parting line miss-match, and, they came with nicely detailed cockpits and recessed panel lines. On the other hand, the Revell 1/144 747-100/-200 kit, on its own merit, is of good overall quality and accurately replicates the lines and features of the real thing. The Revell kit has more detailed and finely shaped gun barrels. by Neils » Tue Apr 22, 2014 12:05 pm, Post I've made three Airfix kits to date (Since January) all were new tooling and were excellent kits that went together great with none or very little filler requirements. It is a major fault in any contemporary kit of the Spitfire! MESSAGES. Maybe selling Revell makes a better deal? However, these paints are not imported into North America and are not available. Their new stuff represents some of the best value kits on the market, well engineered, nicely detailed and a joy to build. fuzz_09. The paint, where several years ago it was Humbrol, is now exclusively Tamiya acrylics, enamels and sprays, whereas Tamiya's kits are somewhat under-exposed, and just about all 1:48. The Airfix Tribute Forum was established in April 2006 to discuss Airfix models. To make this uncomplicated and effortless, the necessary accessories can be ordered at the Revell Model Shop: The cleaner Airbrush Email Clean removes even stubborn paint residues. Revell, in addition to a wider catalogue to choose from, have a lot of re-boxing within their range. 9. I remember that I in the mid sixties placed the Revell fuselage atop an 1/144 scale-drawing, and it turned out - aside from the cockpit (as you point out) - pretty accurate. For the new set Airfix reduced the number of poses but provided much greater quality. Multi-Buy. And many of them are brand new like the LaFerrari and BMW i8. Here you can see the tail wheel walls which fit into the rear of the aforementioned cockpit tub area. DISCUSSIONS. So it's perhaps not surprising if their kits commonly crop up, and maybe they are able to offer retailers better margins (or perhaps better deals on kits and own-brand paint than Hornby do with Airfix and Humbrol?). In 1980, Airfix introduced an all-new Lancaster kit. This is included with the Revell Contacta Clear. AA9997. Can't really answer this unless you have a specific kit in mind. To ensure this, we recommend using Revell Contacta Clear as an adhesive. OK, I don't like this one either. by chief5437 » Tue Apr 22, 2014 12:58 am, Post This website uses cookies for functionality, analytics and advertising purposes as described in our. It is located in the lid of the vial. I have not done the same to the Airfix fuselage. The Airfix version also scores in having separate bulkheads under the break of the poop deck. Just seems airfix has better detailing. The Revell landing gear is also excessively chunky. Imo, revel have a much much larger range of kits. Of course the other prob in the UK is the lack of LMS's- More often than not, in order to survive, these shops have to diversify either by stocking R/C, or dolls houses, or other crafts- consequently models get pushed back a bit. It's a Panzer II" SiG 2013, ↳   Non ISM Steve Mottram's "M" Group build, ↳   Non ISM Eastbound bound and down S.I.G, ↳   Non-ISM Winter Gunpla/Robot/Mecha SiG, ↳   Sam Mccord "Top of the Mornin" Porsche Appreciation SIG, ↳   Mark Johnson "Hey you in the bushes" German Motorsport S.I.G, ↳   Paul's Christmas Polikarpov Buddy build 2017, ↳   Bifford's Buddy Bike Build (Ducati Only), ↳   An Easter in Isolation - 2020 Egg Build, ↳   Summer Sci-Fi & Fantasy Sig (Non-ISM). This alone makes it ideal for transparent model parts. Primarily a place for newcomers to ask questions and seek assistance from like-minded individuals, the Airfix Forum offers users the chance to join an active and friendly community. "Talk about a hairy takeoff! £108.90 . by m0rce » Tue Apr 22, 2014 3:47 pm, General Modelling discusion that doesn't fit into any of the other sections. Airfix do barely any. Playing next. In either event, it will be good to have a choice. Beside the fact model kits are few and rare in any shops here in Denmark. The Revell kits were easy enough to convert to wheels up, while the Airfix kit … The original Airfix Lancaster appeared in 1958, followed by Frog, Revell and Matchbox with their own kits in the 1960s and 1970s. The Airfix Tribute Forum was established in April 2006 to discuss Airfix models. The airbrush gun must be cleaned after each use. scalemates is a great resource for this. 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