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Unread January 26th, 2015, 05:22 PM
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Default Kinetic 1/48 Mirage III/E/O/R/RD/ETC

Please see here for a Hyperscale review.

http://www.hyperscale.com/2015/revie...reviewme_1.htm

Lots of photos of sprues etc.

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Unread January 26th, 2015, 05:27 PM
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I know Jens built one and has done an excellent FaceBook post on this. Hopefully he will see this and post up.
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Hi,

More recently, there's been this build-report by Mick Evans.
http://www.hyperscale.com/2015/featu...iiio48me_1.htm

Good to see that it went together well.
I haven't got one yet, but it gives me hope that my Kinetic F-21A will also go together well.

Cheers, Stefan.
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Unread February 15th, 2015, 08:43 AM
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Finally I managed to reset my password (thank you Motty!). I have one in progress, and I find it a little disappointing to be honest. I certainly wouldn't find it "exceptional in fit" as there is a little flash and burrs along the splitlines which is inevitable. Unfortunately, Kinetic have tried to be too clever for their own good and made some splits along panel lines, leaving tiny gaps to fill which will then have to be rescribed. That doesn't work very well. A far better solution would be to keep joins away from panel lines so you can fill and sand without having to worry about restoring panel lines and detail. The intakes are split in such a way that you're almost bound to get a visible seam in a hard to reach area if oyu follow the instructions. The airbrakes fit poorly, so placing them in the open position may be a good idea. I like mine shut, so the decal will take care of marking their position. The exhaust nozzle itself comprises a single component and looks a bit spartan. Overall, I actually think the Kfir was a better kit and have four of those - two of which are the Wingman kits. I am waiting eagerly to see what the High Planes/PJ Productions kit in 1:48 will look like before deciding which kit should be my basis for future Mirage III/5 builds.

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Jens, always the gent and voice of reason
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