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Old February 4th, 2013, 12:06 AM
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When do you guys have this inbound??
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Old February 5th, 2013, 09:28 PM
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Gordon never has an exact date. It's however long it takes them to come over on the boat. That can range over a few weeks, so that's why he never gives an exact date.
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Old February 16th, 2013, 01:23 PM
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It appears to be in stock now at sprue brothers.....
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Old February 16th, 2013, 11:15 PM
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What's the main difference between this and the one previously issued? I'm looking for an -6E TRAM with wings spread and a deployed LE/TE flap option...
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Old February 17th, 2013, 08:29 AM
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This kit allows you to do just that, it has slats flaps that can be down.
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Old February 17th, 2013, 09:47 AM
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Do you know if the TRAM turret is included and just not on the box art?
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Old February 17th, 2013, 09:55 AM
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Do you know if the TRAM turret is included and just not on the box art?
According to the sprue shots on Lucky Models site, the TRAM turret is still in the box.
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Old February 17th, 2013, 10:20 AM
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Well, the kit has a roundish blob under the nose. Whether it's a decent representation of a TRAM turret is another question entirely.
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Old February 17th, 2013, 12:50 PM
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Well, the kit has a roundish blob under the nose. Whether it's a decent representation of a TRAM turret is another question entirely.
You get two TRAM turrets, one in the active position and the other in the stowed position. The detail of the lenses of the active turret is ok but both turret parts are too short in height.

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Old February 17th, 2013, 02:33 PM
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Ok... I got a Revell kit... I'll prob substitute that.Thanks for the info fellas.
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Old February 17th, 2013, 02:41 PM
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Ok... I got a Revell kit... I'll prob substitute that.Thanks for the info fellas.
Personally, I would just stick with the Revell kit.
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Old February 17th, 2013, 03:02 PM
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Personally, I would just stick with the Revell kit.
What he said. Just use the instrument cover (part H42) from the Kinetic kit. It's nearly accurate.
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Old February 17th, 2013, 03:21 PM
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What he said. Just use the instrument cover (part H42) from the Kinetic kit. It's nearly accurate.

Yep.....I've been stocking up lately! Will be getting more soon and converting them to A-6A's with a conversion set being released in a couple of months.

Not to mention the absolutely bitchin' Marine Decals coming down the pipe for all things Intruder!

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Old February 17th, 2013, 03:36 PM
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Holy crap, Dave. I knew you had something planned. Good, a conversion set would be nice. I don't have as many EA-6A kits to sacrifice. I'll need a couple of conversion sets for sure, plus decals.
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Old February 17th, 2013, 04:01 PM
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What he said. Just use the instrument cover (part H42) from the Kinetic kit. It's nearly accurate.
My only issue is the rescribing.I've never attempted it before,and I don't get a lot of time at the bench.Just trying to save myself some time and a few headaches.There are a lot of areas on that kit that I know I will not be able to re-scribe
and have it look good.

Back to the Kinetic kit... I can't get all the pictures to download at Luckymodel.Are the fuel dumps seperate pieces? What about the scoop on the aft left rear fuselage by the vert. stab....is that included?
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Old February 17th, 2013, 05:13 PM
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The fuel dumps are part of the wings. No parts to add, unless you're talking about the antennae that are found sitting on top of the fuel dumps on equipped A-6Es. The large E scoop is included and like the TRAM turret, is also undersized. The multi-part canopy looks like fun.

I still have a few more parts to rescribe on my Revell A-6E. It's taking awhile, LOL! Actually, a Monogram F-14A and F-8E are being rescribed too!
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Old February 17th, 2013, 05:24 PM
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Thanks Ryan!
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Old February 19th, 2013, 06:06 PM
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Does Kenetic's new release come with 5 MERs and 30 LD Mk-82s?
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