Roud 2 New 1/1000 scale Oberth and BoP for 2018.

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Re: Roud 2 New 1/1000 scale Oberth and BoP for 2018.

Postby el gato » Thu Dec 28, 2017 4:54 pm

jkb-1 wrote:I wonder which would be least expensive, to rework the Cadet mold of the E-B into an Excelsior, or create a new one from the plans for the 1/1000 parts to build the NX or NCC version.


If this is something R2 is considering, I hope they would choose to build new ones from the 1000 scale version. That E-B kit is garbage
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Re: Roud 2 New 1/1000 scale Oberth and BoP for 2018.

Postby Tesral » Thu Dec 28, 2017 5:01 pm

el gato wrote:If this is something R2 is considering, I hope they would choose to build new ones from the 1000 scale version. That E-B kit is garbage


Worst of the lot. Soft, difficult to assemble and looks awful. The reason I do not have one on the shelf.
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Re: Roud 2 New 1/1000 scale Oberth and BoP for 2018.

Postby SKO » Thu Dec 28, 2017 7:06 pm

Tesral wrote:
el gato wrote:If this is something R2 is considering, I hope they would choose to build new ones from the 1000 scale version. That E-B kit is garbage


Worst of the lot. Soft, difficult to assemble and looks awful. The reason I do not have one on the shelf.


Who in god's name makes a kit that size without guiding pins? I have nightmares about those nacelles, too.

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Re: Roud 2 New 1/1000 scale Oberth and BoP for 2018.

Postby MadManMUC » Fri Dec 29, 2017 9:29 am

Tesral wrote:Worst of the lot.


Surely not worse than the 537 Reliant: also soft and inaccurate but, more dramatically, absolutely miserable alignment problems on the major parts (hull, nacelles).
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Re: Roud 2 New 1/1000 scale Oberth and BoP for 2018.

Postby Tesral » Fri Dec 29, 2017 1:31 pm

MadManMUC wrote:
Tesral wrote:Worst of the lot.


Surely not worse than the 537 Reliant: also soft and inaccurate but, more dramatically, absolutely miserable alignment problems on the major parts (hull, nacelles).



"The Lot" being the 1/2500 offerings. in that case.
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Re: Roud 2 New 1/1000 scale Oberth and BoP for 2018.

Postby el gato » Fri Dec 29, 2017 6:14 pm

Of the 13 R2/PL/AMT 2500 offerings, definitely the worst
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