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About nerdling

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  • Birthday 05/17/1982

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    Portland, Oregon
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    Model building, Geocaching, Metal Detecting, Aviation Archaeology

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  1. I would be all over a nice 1/48 Ki-67 as well as a Ki-21
  2. Don't worry about him. That is just Gaston Marty for you. He has been booted from just about every forum I've been on. He tends to always use a different name on each one for some reason.
  3. I tend to try and not read his reviews. Funny thing is I just googled him and he did a bunch of writing for softcore porn tv movies. So you know what kind of guy he is lol.
  4. Is he the guy that writes those long winded reviews on Modelingmadness?
  5. Oh it was an amazing experience. Used to see lots of Bald Eagles as well. The best one was the time we had a baby elk that had wandered away from its mother come within 20 feet of us. He stood there for about 5 minutes trying to figure out what we were.
  6. Very awesome pictures. I used to see Black Bears from time to time when I was working for the Forest Service. But now all I see are coyotes and rabbits.
  7. It depends on which version you want to build. If you want to build an A6M5/A6M5A or A6M3 type 22 choose Tamiya. But for any of the other versions go with Hasegawa.
  8. This has some good information in it
  9. I would love to see a 1/48 C-46 kit. Not sure how well it would sell. But I would buy one for sure. I'd also like to see a 1/48 B-18 and B-23 as well.
  10. It is a concept that has spread pretty rapidly the past few years. I've seen them set up for clothing, makeup, sewing, meals, just about anything anymore. I think I would give it a try at probably $30 a month or so, depending on what was in it. I was a member of Lootcrate for some time and loved it. I like the idea of tweaking it for individual consumers. Say along the lines of scale and armor, ships, airplanes and whatnot . I know several of the nerd crates have done that and it seems to work very well.
  11. This. The only really finicky part I ever found was the placement of the rudder pedals. But that was mostly due to my own fat fingers
  12. Usually Amazon has fair prices for most of what I buy. Although I did buy a Revell USS America last week from a third party vendor. They cancelled my order yesterday due to it being out of stock but it shows back up today from the same seller for over 80 dollars. Basically twice the suggested price from Revell.
  13. I'm still getting over having the flu. Started getting it on Christmas Eve from a family member of my wife's. Began with the cold sweats and general achiness. That quickly turned into congestion and finally nausea. The virus decided to kick it up a notch last Friday when I threw up twice at work. Luckily I work at the same apartment complex I live at. So I came home and sleep for 16 hours straight and finally feel better. Still want to murder my wife's aunt for giving everybody the flu though. I'm just glad our newborn son didn't catch it from anybody.
  14. I'm almost positive that is just a reboxed Hasegawa kit with a few new bits added. The sprues look identical to my Hasegawa kit.