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  1. Within 60 days. Actually making production molds this week. Just keep checking with SB.
  2. ghatherly

    1/48 F-4C WW conversion set update 7-31

    I will be at the 2018 IPMS NATS across from the ZM booth. Will have the New Wild Weasel sets for ZM and Academy Phantoms, as well as some F-14 intakes, exhausts, and other items. The WW Sets are $25, intakes are $25 and Exhaust Nozzles are $15. Come buy and say hello! Gary
  3. 32010 1/32 F-15 A-D. PW100/220 Engine Set for Tamiya 32011 1/32 F-15 Early E PW 220 Engine Set for Tamiya 32012 1/32 F-15 late E and export PW 229 Engine Set w/MSOG for Tamiya Pics and description will be on SB's web store. I will have a few at the NATS. I took the opportunity to update the bare nozzle from a two part to a one part design using a new molding process. For those of you with the earlier two part nozzles you can update your set for $10 plus postage. thx
  4. ghatherly

    1/48 F-4C WW release dates

    HI, Just an update on the sets. I will have both the Academy and ZM F-4C WW conversion sets at the NATS next week. Sprue brothers will have them after the NATS. I have a table across form the the ZM display booth. Hope to see every on there!
  5. yes, Kinetic and Tamiya intakes are still planed, but Hasegawa is not. To much work to cut up the kit for a full intake trunk and would require a new main wheel well and such. to much work and to expensive of a set...... Sorry. If you have a Hasegawa kit build it as is or get a Tamiya. Demand for the few items we have stocked at SB and being shut down for 8 weeks moving our house and shop to a permanent location have slowed things down with mew products. Look for them late summer/ Fall time frame.
  6. ghatherly

    1/48 F-4C WW conversion set update 7-31

    Just an update: making the kits now for release at after the IPMS Nationals. Not sure if I will make the NATS or not, if I do I will have a small quantity of these set for ZM and Academy kits along with intakes and exhausts. If I don't make it Sprue Brothers will have them fo sale after the NATS.
  7. HI, after our long time off with our move to larger facilities, I sent SB the GTR 32032 AGM-78 STD Missile Set and the 32054 F-4E/F nose correction w.cannon. 32003 F-15 Intake Sets for Tamiya will be at SB by the end of next week. Thx
  8. HI, I want to announce that we are discontinuing this set for the 1/32 scale Trumpeter F-105 G kit. There are only two of them left at Sprue Brothers. Many here have contacted me about these so I want to get the word out. thx, Gary
  9. ghatherly

    1/48 F-4C WW conversion set update 7-31

    We will have the ALQ-101 series pods out this summer in 1/48 as we have in 1/32. FYI, none of the F-4C WW used the 101 pod. IN Vietnam they carried the 87's and later no pod at all. According to the WW crew I have interviewed from Linebacker, the pods were only carried under orders, but never used. The crews would have much rather carried an additional Sparrow in the slot. Apparently, unless you had 4+ aircraft each carrying a pod to blind an large area of airspace, they functioned like a homing beacon in singles or pairs the WW's flew, beacons for the SAMS rather than provide any sort of ECM protection for the WW. SO the answer is no to the set, but yes as a later item for post war builds.
  10. ghatherly

    1/48 F-4C WW conversion set update 7-31

    Hi everyone, Sorry to be behind on the info but we have been just super busy with orders for SB. Being in small shop has taxed us and we are finally getting caught up and making parts fo new product kits. In tow weeks we move form a 800sq ft shop to a 2000 sq ft shop with an office space. More room to work and get things done !!!! The F-4C WW kit parts are being made for the ZM and Academy kits and will be introduced at Phoenix. I plan on bringing a small number of set to the show, as SB will have them after the NATS. The Academy Wik will feature a completely new under forward fuselage complete with the strike camera. The Zoukei-Mura set will contain a separate Camera insert replacing the left side of the forward fuselage bottom. Both sets will have all of the Weasel Antennas, WSO instrument panel, two LAU-34 missile rails, two AGM-45 Shrike Missiles, ALQ-87 ECM pod, and Sparrow Bay Mount. Sorry it took so long but I want it to be a right as possible and some of the parts, like the Academy fuselage section, were real challenges to not only cast, but repeatedly cast at a high quality. We will be in the new shop the week in June, and I will try to get some pictures up at that time. Price of the set is being targeted around $30. Thanks all for your patience!! VTR, Gary
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    these will be added to SB at sometime this summer.
  12. HI, Just a note to say that all 1/48 scale F-4 items are in stock and the following 1/32 items: Restocked: GTR32034 1/32 AGM-45 Missile set w/ LAUA-34 Launcher USAF GTR32035 1/32 AGM-45 Missile set w/ LAU-118 Launcher USN GTR320381/32ALQ-71 F-4 short pod, GTR 32025 F-15SG Conversion set New Items for SB: GTR32014 1/32 F-15C/E/J Antenna/Vent Set GTR32015 1/32 F-15C/E/J LAU-127/LAU552 Missile Rail/Adaptor set of 4 Thx
  13. ghatherly

    Quality control issue with Modelcollect B-2

    I have one from SB and mine is fine. Gary
  14. ghatherly

    F-105B decals?

    What is needed is Decals for the B in 1/32 scale, so maybe a 1/32-1/48 combo sheet with some ANG birds.
  15. 32049 1/32 A-6 Intruder intakes for Trumpeter. - NEW ITEM 32033 1/32 AGM-45 Shrike Missile Set for F-105 THUD. - RESTOCK 32056 1/32 F-4E/G Belly Strap Revell or Tamiya. - RESTOCK 32049. Our new intakes for the 1/32 Trumpeter A-6 kits are finally ready for full release. We held up to make sure the interior details are correct with the intake trunk clearly shown as in the real aircraft. Others have smoothed out their part making it smooth, while looking nice is not how the real ones are. As an added club, the GT Resin A-6 intake is at a lower price and than competing models......Better product and lower price.......what more can an Intruder builder ask for! 32033 - AGM-45 shrike missile set with no launchers such as used on the F-105's with decals and instructions. New molding has the rear fins molded to the missile body for ease of build and the main fins are new printed items. We reworked the CAD files so we are consistent with this 1/32 scale offering and the 1/48 scale version in the upcoming 1/48 F-4C WW conversion set. Thanks for all of the suggestions and support!