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Grand Toad

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  1. I have a set of these for my F/A-18F. They look very good.
  2. Aces High is one of my favorite Maiden tunes. The Eddies look really good, as well.
  3. Nice work. But, I have a soft spot for Gull Grey/White Phantom IIs.
  4. Dave's got a good point here. As soon as something pops up I want, I try to get it ASAP. BTW, thanks for getting the F-4B Phantom II Fin Cap with AN/APR-25 RHAW Antenna (TAM kit) delivered so fast.
  5. I’m going to get the MK83 bombs. I need two for VF-102 during OEF. And two for a commission build for a F-18E of VF-115 from OIF. This is good news.
  6. Sprue Brothers is top notch. I ordered some GT Resin F-4 intakes and one was broken. They hooked me up with GT Resin right away. GT got the new intake to me in about a week. BTW, a shout out to GT Resin for their great customer service.
  7. Best wishes. I guess I discovered your products too late. I’m just glad I was able to get the F-14B update.
  8. It’s cool that they don’t have the “tuck and roll” seat cushions.
  9. It was a pleasure doing business with The 48ers. I ordered the Steel Beach F-14B update set.
  10. That's very good work. See, you around the forum.
  11. The Internet, it’s serious business.
  12. I’ll get in touch with you when I need your parts. I really like your GRU-7 seats.
  13. Back in the mid 80s, I tried doing the Waldron placards on a 1/32 Tamiya F-14A. I got totally frustrated and gave up. Shelf of doom time. I never did finish that kit.
  14. Shep Paine called it "gizmology". And, back then we didn't know any better. Funny thing is Shep Paine sure had a lot models and dioramas on display in museums. I remember guys using model railroad chain hooks for canopy latches.
  15. I'll always remember a Francios Verlinden quote about model building. To paraphrase, "If you are building an F-104, and it looks like an F-104, and it doesn't look like a vacuum cleaner, you have succeeded."
  16. I ordered the Steel Beach F-14B Conversion Set from the The 48ers back in December. I had a good email exchange with Ilias. He tracked down the package about a week ago. It was stuck in ICS for a few weeks. Well the package finally arrived. It looks like someone punted it around the building. The resin set was fine because Ilias and his crew had done a great job of packing it. And, yes I'll be ordering from The 48ers again.
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