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Monday, July 04, 2011 - 09:42 AM UTC
The Airbrush CompanyLtd., UK distributor for Great Wall Hobbies kits, have sent us more images of the exciting new P-61A Black Widow, including the first sprue-shots.
Release date is officially set for the end of this month, with kits expected to hit the shelves in Europe a few weeks later. Stay tuned for more details as soon as they are available.

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Is so... And to such an extent I won't even bother posting photos... And it would be so even excluding the canopy frame that are about 300% too thick... Perhaps consider instead buying a Modelsvit 1/48th Yak-1b, to see what a real state-of-art kit can be like... As for the GW P-61, I will get one now solely because I got an offer to vacuform, from my own master, the deeply "stepped" canopy in one single piece by someone... I sure hope he lives up to his promise... I also had two leftover one-piece cowls from my Monograms: That sealed the deal given the poor GW cowls... Gaston
AUG 19, 2011 - 03:48 PM
I've seen reviews on the Modelsvit Yak-1b. It looks like a nice little kit but hardly state-of-the-art. Do you do any aircraft other than 1/48 WWII ? Just curious because if you want to see a REAL state-of-the-art kit, look at anything from Wingnut Wings or Tamiya's new 1/32 P-51D. By the way, if you are able to get some accurate P-61 canopies vacuformed, I hope you'll consider producing a good number of them for sale to others. I'm sure you'd have no shortage of buyers. Cheers, Eric
AUG 19, 2011 - 04:53 PM
... Wow - I never was aware of it, but there is a "Hide User" button. I think, I have found good use for it now... Thanks for the review Rowan. Should I try to get you a new gun to replace the broken one? Let me know! Cheers, Guido
AUG 19, 2011 - 07:08 PM
Welcome to the "Hide User enthusiasts club."
AUG 19, 2011 - 08:51 PM
So there is ! Hmm, I wonder what would happen if I tried to hide myself. Let's see, I'll just hit the button on this post here and
AUG 19, 2011 - 09:17 PM
Hi Guido Many thanks - but I'm sure the guns will straighten out OK. I've sent GWH the link for my review along with the photo of the bent gun, but it might be a good ideo if you could also let your contact know about the problem so they can ensure it's not a widespread glitch. All the best Rowan
AUG 19, 2011 - 09:47 PM
Damian- You'll be the next Cyrus Ramsey! Rowan- My pleasure. I already contacted GWH and they said it must have been a good piece of bad luck with your sample. Non such problems were deteced on any of the kits checked at their end. Michal- I feel mightily enthused, indeed! Cheers, Guido
AUG 20, 2011 - 01:32 AM
Im really liking the looks of this kit Im certain one will eventually end up in mine or Tomcats stash (techincally mine as Ive claimed his stash as mine as well Actually I forsee our wedding list being model kit releated ) Im looking foward to seeing a finished one up on the forums soon (or hopefully at some of the shows this year)
AUG 20, 2011 - 02:06 AM
What a wonderful idea.
AUG 20, 2011 - 03:38 AM
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