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About garynumanfan

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  1. ive got the previous moulding to this ...the only change i can see is the cover of the command module is more detailed,
  2. and in classic revell form....they have kept up with their time honnoured actions of making kits with lots of errors in ie the ones in the film have 4 toes not 3 and the ones in the film ...the side panels are a dull yell not bright orange
  3. theres a model shop in bham , Ian Allan books and models , down by New St station..I asked a guy there if IA had thought about buying the MZ name..he said no..because IA would have to buy MZs debts too...i also go to Mike`s Models Brockwell Rd Kingstanding Birmingham ...thats out of the way a bit ,,but its a good shop...see their web site
  4. i said to the supervisor..didnt Smiths see this coming ...i could have told her months ago..that MZ would go bust soon... its badly promoted by WHSmiths...no mention of MZ on Smiths website...no mention of it on any of their FB pages/...its like MZ never existed
  5. the only good thing is that in the bham branch there is a buy one get one free on the revell stuff...but theres not much revell stuff left...so might get some revell paint before it all goes
  6. i said too the supervisor that the Falcon model was £60 but had recently gone up to £72...i told her that in reality it was only worth £20 or so....£72 for a model full of errors ..even more errors than the previous Revell Falcon , was MZ taking the piddle
  7. modelzone was bought by smiths last year...i spoke to a supervisor last week , she said Smiths bought the MZ name as an experiment..but Smiths say that they had to rely on their suppliers giving them virtually no stock...so of course it failed...the MZ in the Birmingham Union St branch of Smiths has been shrinking...There were badly photocopied signs that appeared mid jan saying as of end of jan , MZ ceases trading in Smiths...After the end of Jan , MZ was still there , but shrinking ....as of last week , MZ has virtually gone
  8. in WHSmiths / Modelzone in birmingham ...it was £60 but couple months ag it went up to £72...but modelzone has gone bust again...
  9. i saw them in a model shop last week...there was an x wing as well...but none of the scales matched...now theres another surprise NOT
  10. have you seen the new revell kits...theyve done a slave 1 too...but they are all funny scales again , think slave 1 was 1/90th
  11. its £60 in WHSMITHS and Ian Allan ...I bought the original version half price for £20 in modelzone...im trying to win love2shop vouchers in competitions ...im good at winning competitions
  12. and its not a case of the wrong decal sheet being put in wrong box . all 3 decal sheets are marked with the name of the model its supposed to fit
  13. I have the TIE fighter , Darths TIE , and TIE interceptor , ive just measured all 3 decals and they are 17mm across...where as the one that you need to be able to fit the TIE, would need to be about 23mm to fit...ive just measured the TIE window size on the model , and it would need to be at least 23mm to fit
  14. if you look at Darths TIE its 1/121 , but the TIE fighter is 1/110...so the window decal in the TIE is not going to fit..its too small
  15. ive got theTIE fighter and Darths TIE , models are different scales yet the window decals are both the smaller of the 2 sizes, so the window decal is too small for the TIE fighter
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