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Looking for a quality F-14 kit
Knuckles
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Oregon, United States
Joined: March 09, 2017
KitMaker: 525 posts
AeroScale: 52 posts
Posted: Wednesday, March 15, 2017 - 10:03 AM UTC
I'm looking for your expert recommendations on a quality F-14 kit. I'd prefer a 1/72 scale.

Should I go Hasegawa or Tamiya (or other)? And if so--which kit!?

Thanks very much for your help in making up my mind.
agtquimi
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Burgos, Spain / Espaņa
Joined: September 08, 2005
KitMaker: 117 posts
AeroScale: 42 posts
Posted: Wednesday, March 15, 2017 - 05:35 PM UTC
In 1/72 scale I believe that the best kit is Hasegawa, unless you can get one of the FineMolds offerings sold with one of the japanese magazines
pnance26
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California, United States
Joined: January 22, 2016
KitMaker: 766 posts
AeroScale: 103 posts
Posted: Monday, March 27, 2017 - 05:55 AM UTC
Too bad you want that puny little scale! LOL!

I loved the 1/32nd by Tamiya. The swing wings actually worked with just the touch of a finger unlike the Revell POS!

It's been a while but I remember how much I loved that plane!
Knuckles
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Oregon, United States
Joined: March 09, 2017
KitMaker: 525 posts
AeroScale: 52 posts
Posted: Monday, March 27, 2017 - 06:19 AM UTC
I ended up getting an old Esci Ertl kit off of eBay for $6 shipped. It's a NICE kit! Loaded up with about $40 in AM, might look OK when I get her done. I need a canopy, though...the kit's is yell-O!