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About Kasparov

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  • Birthday 04/13/1983

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    The Netherlands
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    Bonsai, Cigars, HiFi, Modelling

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  1. A Sunday without tail flash is definitely not a day of the lord!
  2. Can't wait to see the results. Good luck with the little basterd
  3. BTW can anyone tell me if any of the other Tamiya warbird series models they made in the nineties with Italeri are worth a buy? I'm eyeing the Gripen, but it has to be good enough to be worth it.
  4. Lesson 1; Buying behaviour One shiny morrow the fields lost their green glare compelling me to take my legs out towards the local shopkeep. The kind man has a nice selection but one little old Tamiya kit got my fancy, especially because funding was low after Christmas and I needed a quick little build. This was the choice: An old kit originally from Italeri, I discovered later. I was happy with it before that, it was simple but elegant and felt like a nice little project, but two things changed my mind. Firstly, I'm not a fan of Italeri, I find their kits sloppy without e
  5. Little pieces of metal us continentals have started using since the Common-Wealth stopped giving us beads and and marbles.
  6. Wow, really love the amount of love you guys poured into this kit. You've deserved all the love you get!
  7. OOOOOOOOoooooh nice! Was just contemplating a big scale SU-33, this will do, this makes puppy happy.
  8. The Hasegawa rendering of this bird is one of my all time favourite kits. You have done a proper job on it, love it!
  9. I've tried the glass files too. To me they weren't nearly as useful as the metal ones, they hardly "grip" the plastic and are quite cumbersome in comparison.
  10. Like all modellers I too have crumbled on many occasions under the weight of my own wallet in the local shop. The aching burn in the pocket, the twinkle in the eye, the eager anticipation of your boyish soul and the slight tickle in the fingers. Without much contemplation one tends to leave a hobby shop with a lot of gear, usually quite expensive and eventually used in much more moderation than one thought while under the spell of the handsome shopkeep's daughter. After more than two years of hoarding I've come to the conclusion very few products one bought while salivating in front of the sho
  11. Wow, nice paintjob and excellent photos!
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