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Didn't realize the Atlas ICBM and launcher had been reissued, so I bought one. The originals are very expensive.


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Coming up next:
The 1/133 Revell B-29 with original swivel stand. Scalemates says that was last reissued in 1979.

A 1/48th Curtiss Jenny. No word on whether it's the old Aurora or Lindbergh kit.
I hope the Aurora because that would mean they might have the molds for rest of the old Aurora WWI-era kits.

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A 1/48th Curtiss Jenny. No word on whether it's the old Aurora or Lindbergh kit.
I hope the Aurora because that would mean they might have the molds for rest of the old Aurora WWI-era kits.

Most if not all of what's available in Lindbergh is now with Round 2. So Aurora makes sense.


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UPDATE

I emailed them yesterday and just received a reply...
They say it's the Lindbergh kit...(not too shocking since they did put out a news release that they got some of the molds from Round 2).

Disappointingly, I was told the only Aurora WWI mold they have is for the Fokker Dr.1 Triplane.

Also added...the 1/12 visible Wright Cyclone kit.

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An update to my Aug. 28 post regarding the Snoopy Sopwith Camel.
If you look on their FB page you'll see it. I've always liked the dog house shaped stand.
Also, they will be bringing back the "Red Baron's" Fokker Triplane.
It too has a neat stand...shaped like an Iron Cross.
Its pilot is a fictional stereotypical German pilot. If one were talented enough, it would be fun to sculpt the head of a German Shepherd, dachshund or schnauzer to give Snoopy an appropriate foe...for a real dogfight.

It would make a nice companion to the Snoopy piece and maybe get younger people into modeling or aviation history.

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The Atlantis 2021 list was just released and included:

-The Revell 707 (no word on decals)
-Revell Convair 990 (I had forgotten they made one),
-1/48 Curtiss Jenny...ex-Lindbergh.
-B-29...Atlantis calls it 1/208 scale in their news release, but Scalemates says the only B-29 in that scale is the old Sanwa kit. So maybe they really mean the 1/133 Revell Superfortress?

-The 1/12 Wright Cyclone...ex-Monogram

And the previously mentioned Snoopy/Sopwith and Red Baron/Fokker motorized kits will be out in January. The two other motorized kits in the series, Snoopy in his Bugatti race car and as a surfer, will also be out during the year.

I'm a bit disappointed there aren't more aircraft, especially some of the better Aurora kits. I was also expecting the early monogram box scale B-25 and B/A-26.
But there are plenty of cars, ships and military subjects.

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