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PostPosted: Fri 19 May 2006 23:05 pm 
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Cool or what 8-)
Where'd you get them?

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I found the TB2 & 4 in a model shop in Barnstaple on holiday some years ago. the TB1 & 3 I found in a charity shop in Shanklin IOW also on holiday :D

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So are they models or just the rubbishy plastic toys you get from Oxfam?
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TB 1 & 3 are diecasts :x
TB 2 & 4 are kits, although not much building involved (unless you like filling all the gaps) TB 2 has wheels and the option of adding a battery-powered motor :(

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I've got a Half built TB5 in the loft, TB3 is done, so the kit of TB3 is available if you look ratch.

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I mainly got the diecasts because they looked in about the right proportion to TB2 8-)

Who does the TB3 & 5 BTW Zero :?:

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I recently saw some resin models myself - even though it was a fantasy comics, film and manga convention.

I failed to inform after their make and price, though - unfortunately I had rather counted on being able to use my card there, which turned out not to be the case...

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I've got quite an assorted collection of Thunderbirds models.

Quite a lot of die-cast including the early 1990's new die-cast in a BBC commemorative collection box. an original green TB2 and a later blue TB2.

As for kits I've got the IMAI 1/144 scale TB2. This is about 26ins ling with brass engine bells and legs - really big kit.

Also a vac form TB1 from Comet miniatures from 1990's. this is quite large with white metal u/c

I'll post some pictures of my big TB2 if I can find them.

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Still got a full series of unpacked die-cast 1991 Matchbox Thunderbirds and figurines myself - by some weird stroke of coincidence, everybody seemed to have the same idea for my Christmas, which meant I got both the Matchbox collection box and the individual set (and two full sets of figurines...)

As for sets... I've been thinking about buying this one set of TB 2 in its hangar, but there always seems to be something that comes in the way... :roll:


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Had a lucky find today in a local charity shop

Bandai Thunderbird 1
Bandai Thunderbird 4
Imai Thunderbird 2 and Recovery vehicle
Imai Thunderbird 2 with pod and Thunderbird 4, Recovery vehicle and Mole


Now I will have to start looking for TB3 TB5 and FAB1 :?

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I love the Thunderbird 2 Ratch!
Obviously, they arent to a particular scale (or are they????) roughly how big is it?

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Not sure about any scale  :Whistling:  but it is 25cm long with a wingspan of 18cm  :wink:

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Thanks Ratch, oh and GREAT build of my favorite!

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I recently saw some resin models myself - even though it was a fantasy comics, film and manga convention.

I failed to inform after their make and price, though - unfortunately I had rather counted on being able to use my card there, which turned out not to be the case...

http://img505.imageshack.us/img505/593/p1471axd7.jpg


FAB!

Just edge the camera to the left a bit more and... Fire Rodan and Mech King Ghidorah!

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Great builds Ratch!
I've been re-living my childhood this afternoon watching Thunderbirds, Stingray and Joe 90 on the Sci-Fi channel :snack:

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Very cool.  I found some "Thunderbirds" DVD's at the local library.  Amazing stuff!

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All done,

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Mike_H wrote:
Had a lucky find today in a local charity shop

Bandai Thunderbird 1
Bandai Thunderbird 4
Imai Thunderbird 2 and Recovery vehicle
Imai Thunderbird 2 with pod and Thunderbird 4, Recovery vehicle and Mole


Now I will have to start looking for TB3 TB5 and FAB1   :?


What models would you say are best. The bandai or imai ones?  Thanks


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