18 years ago
wonder if someone can answer this question for me. I would like to build one
1/48th or larger. I am not worried about what harrier the kit represents
although I have a desire to build a Falklands era one. I might have to get
aftermarket decals for this so some indication of a set to buy would also be
I have read that the new Hasegawa kit is a goodun. However there are
apparently some dodgy mould lines, such as on the canopy! This is bad news
for me as I have zero experience in sanding/polishing clear plastic :(
The other immediately obvious kit to me is the Tamiya Sea Harrier. However I
read that it has raised panel lines. A big no, no in general but I fear I
was confused when I read a review of a monogram kit...
This kit is said to have "correct" raised panel lines in the review I went
through. This monogram kit looked fabulous in the modellers photos though!
The reviewer pointed out that the onlu problem he had with the kit was the
undetailed cockpit. I have seen a Black Box cockpit set which should help
From what I have read so far the Monogram kit seems the best bet but I am
cautious of this as I believe Monogram is now Revell? Tell me if I am wrong.
My experience of Revell was not good, I got a 1/72nd F-15 Strike Eagle and
bits just didn't fit. Maybe it is me though so I have kept the kit just in
case. Since then I have stayed away from Revell even though a lot of people
seem to buy their kits and there are a lot of good subjects on the shelves,
Forgive any ramblings, I'm a little tired and will be off to my model shop
in the morning. Check back before then to see if anyone has answered my call