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World War II
Discuss WWII and the era directly before and after the war from 1935-1949.
Hosted by Rowan Baylis
1:48 Arado Ar 196A
Connecticut, United States
Joined: June 18, 2003
KitMaker: 1,020 posts
ModelGeek: 85 posts
Posted: Monday, January 11, 2010 - 03:47 AM UTC
Oh my, what a disappointing read!

Well, I may wait to see if I can pick up the kit for a cheaper price after some time and pray for an after-market update kit.
United States
Joined: August 12, 2007
KitMaker: 153 posts
ModelGeek: 2 posts
Posted: Sunday, December 27, 2009 - 01:59 PM UTC
Yeah, I've had a HiPM in my stash forever. Guess it's still not obsolete.

Joined: September 07, 2005
KitMaker: 5,609 posts
ModelGeek: 67 posts
Posted: Sunday, December 27, 2009 - 08:22 AM UTC
Thank you Rowan

Well, your first report and J-L's impressions really let me hope to get a useful model here but it seems I rather try to get the HiPM kit and kitbash it with the MPM I have...

all the best

Staff MemberSenior Editor
United Kingdom
Joined: June 11, 2003
KitMaker: 17,582 posts
ModelGeek: 1,142 posts
Posted: Sunday, December 27, 2009 - 06:17 AM UTC

Here's a look at Italeri's new Ar 196 - a kit that I was very excited to see released, but sadly has its share of issues...

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