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Messerschmitt Me 163B Komet
betheyn
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Posted: Friday, November 01, 2013 - 07:41 PM UTC
Darren Baker (CMOT) takes a good look at the Messerschmitt Me 163B Komet Rocket Powered Interceptor from MENG and shares his opinion of it.

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Posted: Saturday, November 02, 2013 - 09:41 PM UTC
Nice one Darren

Welcome to the wonderful world of Aeroscale! This kit does look seriously tempting! And just when I've blown my savings buying a new PC! Ohh - my poor wallet...

I'm looking forward to following your build.

All the best

Rowan
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Posted: Saturday, November 02, 2013 - 11:41 PM UTC
Yes, Nice review Darren
I might be picking one of these up at Telford, Meng are, I believe, one of the sponsers so there is a good chance that there will be some of these up for grabs and at a knock down price, I hope
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Posted: Sunday, November 03, 2013 - 03:12 AM UTC
Darren, Quite a nicely detailed review. Looking forward to following your build. The model is small enough that space conscience modelers like myself, shouldn't have that issue with the Meng offering.

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Posted: Sunday, November 03, 2013 - 05:29 AM UTC
Darren, this is a nice, thorough review. I'm interested to see how the etch instrument panel works. It looks like it provides some extra depth.
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Posted: Sunday, November 03, 2013 - 07:30 AM UTC
Thank you all I hope to get the build going on my return from Telford.
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Posted: Sunday, November 03, 2013 - 07:56 PM UTC
Darren,
Are you an IPMS member? If so how come you aren't an IPMS Kitmaker member Of course you don't have to be but do come and visit us at Telford (Bulldogs) and come and visit me at my trade stand
We could do a group build and I could supply you with paint masks, that is unless you want to demonstrate how the kit decals work?
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Posted: Monday, November 04, 2013 - 12:25 AM UTC
Hello Mal I am only a member of KitMaker and Kevin and I will be at Telford and we will make a point of making sure to stop by.