Tamiya 1/48 A-10 is sweet!

I just recieved in the mail today the aforementioned kit from Hobbylinc.com, and I must say, I was impressed. I haven't started to work on it, but it

*looks* beautiful. After being disgusted by the Zhengdefu kit, I've been looking for a quality A-10 kit. When I found out that Tamiya made one, I anticipated the same quality I've begun to expect from Tamiya (this is only my third kit of the brand, and the first two were cars), and got it right away. I apologize if this sounds like rambling, but it's always refreshing and exciting to get a kit that's worht the money after dealing with the cheap stuff...

- Doug -

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Doug Smith
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Dave and Kim

yes and isnt the Tamiya a prototype?

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It was partially updated years ago, but still has some early features like the ESCAPAC seat There would still be some work remaining to make it represent an accurate production A-10. Also, the kit still has decals for the pit and those poor weapons.


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Dave Williams

What year was the monogram kit produced?

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I have two boxings of this kit and neither was the first release. They are

1995 and 1998 respectively. I would guess it was made very late eighties or very early nineties.

Cheers, Max Bryant

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M Bryant

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