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Open to all scales 1//144 - 1/32. Aftermarket and scratch built additions welcome.
Start Date: 21st December 2015
End Date: 22nd September 2016

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Poll: F-14 Tomcat GB Entry

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4 years 1 month ago - 4 years 1 day ago #1 by Andrew


Rather than clutter up another thread with discussion about this potential GB, I've decided to start up a new one for all discussion in regards to this B)

The general consensus seems to be a start date of next year, but as Webby_NZ mentioned, the first F-14 flight took place on 21st December 1970.

How does that date sit with everyone?

All thoughts and suggestions welcome!

Discuss! :woohoo:

It's a wasted trip baby. Nobody said nothing about locking horns with no Tigers.
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4 years 1 month ago #2 by IAN
Nothing wrong with an (almost) Christmas start-up. I'll happily join this one, still have the excellent Hasegawa kit in the stash, and a nice set of FCM decals.

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4 years 1 month ago - 4 years 1 month ago #3 by Nosferatu
Oh Hell Yes!!! :woohoo: :side: :lol: Im so up for this! I think 21st December is fine...but I think its going to need decent time frame...How does 6 mths sound?All Scales..All Variants....
Will 6 mths be enough? Maybe not..... :blink:

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4 years 1 month ago #4 by Grant
21st December is fine with me. I'd probably go 1/32 and maybe an Iranian example. :)

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4 years 1 month ago #5 by Xtr3meNZer
whoohoo for sure will be on to this. 21st sounds fine, but still wont be able to start until next year, but at least a start date of 21st sounds decent! Keen as biscuits

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4 years 1 month ago #6 by Webby_NZ
If we wanted long we could go through to the last flight date 22 September
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Grumman_F-14_Tomcat

Thats a long time so what about May 16th, thats almost 6 months and
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4 years 1 month ago #7 by Xtr3meNZer
oh that would work :) funny as I was born the day before the movie was released :woohoo:

I think Dec 21 to May 16th - gets my vote :)

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4 years 1 month ago #8 by grover
Count me in. December - May. :woohoo:

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4 years 1 month ago #9 by Viperbuilder
I could be a possible starter. I did after all recently acquire that 1-72 Fine Molds Delta, which I'd like to build alongside a Hasegawa and Fujimi example.

First flight date to the last flight date sounds a good time frame to me as it would allow me to get the three kits done and some other more priority builds attended to. :sick:

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4 years 1 month ago - 4 years 1 month ago #10 by Andrew
I like the idea of first flight date, and last flight date too.

Around 9 months gives everyone plenty of time to build and whatever else life throws at you B)

Must be a sign, I heard this on the radio this afternoon :woohoo:


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4 years 1 month ago #11 by Nosferatu
I'm happy with first to last........ gives everyone heaps of time....especially i ya get bogged down and need a break.... :P

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4 years 1 month ago #12 by Nosferatu
A little enthusiasm builder :lol: :lol:


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4 years 1 month ago #13 by Moeggo
My current record with GB's isn't good at the moment...

But I could be temped....

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4 years 1 month ago - 4 years 1 month ago #14 by Craig Sargent
My record isn't great either, but as I have this sitting in the stash and it was going to be an out of the box build. I could be keen. My vote is for 6 months too. Never mind, saw Andrew's post and 9 months is better. And being after Nats and Armistice, won't have any "must finish" builds happening.

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4 years 1 month ago #15 by KitModellerNZ
I think my Phantom needs a 1/32 Tomcat to keep it company. I'm keen if I have the funds to purchase such a beast. Not sure if I'd go for Tamiya or Trumpeter.

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4 years 1 month ago - 4 years 1 month ago #16 by Fritz
I would love to join, but I have already started my Tomcat :(

In Progress:
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Hasegawa 1/48 TA-4K
www.kiwimodeller.com/index.php/forum/38-...zaf-1-48-ta-4k-build

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4 years 1 month ago - 4 years 1 month ago #17 by jackielinz
I am in then, i think I need a good few months as well but keen to start in Dec. I think i will do this one
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4 years 1 month ago #18 by Xtr3meNZer

Fritz wrote: I would love to join, but I have already started my Tomcat :(


Build another :evil: :whistle:

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4 years 1 month ago #19 by Azza
I am in - Haven't built a Tomcat for a couple of years now.

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4 years 1 month ago #20 by Nosferatu

Xtr3meNZer wrote:

Fritz wrote: I would love to join, but I have already started my Tomcat :(


Build another :evil: :whistle:


I dont believe there is such a thing as too many Tomcats.... :blink:

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4 years 1 month ago #21 by jimmy07
If I can find a cheap enough 1/48 kit on trademe by then, I'm in. The longer time will suit me best (seem to be busier elsewhere during them summer months)

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4 years 1 month ago #22 by IAN

jackielinz wrote: I am in then, i think I need a good few months as well but keen to start in Dec. I think i will do this one


That scheme is in the Hobbyboss 1:72 kit - My last F-14 build about four years ago, it's a nice and cheap kit that goes together very easily.

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4 years 1 month ago #23 by Moeggo
How many people are wanting to buy a 72nd or 48th Hasegawa kit for this? Maybe I can work some magic and get a small discount for a group buy/build deal...

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4 years 1 month ago #24 by Fritz

Nosferatu wrote:

Xtr3meNZer wrote:

Fritz wrote: I would love to join, but I have already started my Tomcat :(


Build another :evil: :whistle:


I dont believe there is such a thing as too many Tomcats.... :blink:


I do have my Trumpy 1/32 kit that I need to start one day :whistle:

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Tamiya 1/48 F-117A
Hasegawa 1/48 TA-4K
www.kiwimodeller.com/index.php/forum/38-...zaf-1-48-ta-4k-build

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Hasegawa 1/48 A-4M

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4 years 1 month ago #25 by jimmy07

Moeggo wrote: How many people are wanting to buy a 72nd or 48th Hasegawa kit for this? Maybe I can work some magic and get a small discount for a group buy/build deal...


Potentially me in 48th! Though I have only ever bought 2nd hand models, this could still be out of my budget.

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4 years 1 month ago #26 by Xtr3meNZer
I actually might be keen on a new 1/48 scale. Though I have one in the stash, it is Monogram, and quite old I understand. So will be interesting to see what a new kit would be like, and potentially build at the same time :)

Will be interested to see what you get

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4 years 1 month ago - 4 years 1 month ago #27 by Moeggo
Let see how many are interested and then I will see what I can do.. But I would need a couple to jump in to make worth it...
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4 years 1 month ago #28 by Xtr3meNZer
What kind of numbers are we talking? as in how many people?

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4 years 1 month ago #29 by gibbs
Is it a bad thing that I've just ordered one off ebay :dry: I'm just not sure whether it's valid for inclusion in the GB as it isn't a standard paint scheme

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4 years 1 month ago #30 by Xtr3meNZer
I don't know what the others think, but I think it would be a cool inclusion into it (guessing Anime type paint/Decals?)

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