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Cold War (1950-1974)
Discuss the aircraft modeling subjects during the Cold War period.
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Monogram: F-82G
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Tennessee, United States
Joined: December 21, 2002
KitMaker: 7,723 posts
AeroScale: 3,160 posts
Posted: Sunday, December 18, 2016 - 11:54 AM UTC

In 1973 MONOGRAM thrilled the modeling world with a new 1/72 F-82 TWIN MUSTANG. Forty-three years later, she still looks good.

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United States
Joined: February 18, 2008
KitMaker: 20 posts
AeroScale: 19 posts
Posted: Monday, December 19, 2016 - 04:24 AM UTC
Great kit. Have built several and have several still in the back room. There are two F-82 being restored one in Douglas Ga and One in Anoka. I think the air & Space has two, the latest one they forced the CAF to return. The A/C in GA can be seen on WARBIRDS News. The builder post updates every month. he is building a beauty.
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California, United States
Joined: May 03, 2006
KitMaker: 2,466 posts
AeroScale: 315 posts
Posted: Wednesday, December 21, 2016 - 07:47 AM UTC
I grew up with these Monogram kits, and they still look good today. I like the sharp molding on this one, and pilot figures that actually look human. The decal sheet provided with this issue is especially nice too!