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1/48 Pilot Figures?
das
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Ontario, Canada
Joined: September 01, 2005
KitMaker: 49 posts
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Posted: Sunday, October 13, 2019 - 05:21 AM UTC
Hi,
Does anyone know of any manufacturer/distributor/hobbyshop (preferably in Canada) that makes/sells 1/48 scale seated pilot figures that don't cost a fortune?
I'm building a 1/48 Stuka and I would like to put two figures in it. I'm not a master builder so they don't have to be highly detailed or even German, I really wouldn't notice.
Thanks,
Darren S.
Chatham, ON
Canada
dammodeus
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Colorado, United States
Joined: February 01, 2009
KitMaker: 19 posts
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Posted: Monday, October 14, 2019 - 02:30 AM UTC
I would look on Ebay, there's usually quite a selection there. Sometimes with very reasonable prices, and/or free shipping.
Redhand
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New Jersey, United States
Joined: January 20, 2013
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Posted: Monday, October 14, 2019 - 11:13 AM UTC

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I would look on Ebay, there's usually quite a selection there. Sometimes with very reasonable prices, and/or free shipping.



I agree. There are some German ones there now.
das
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Ontario, Canada
Joined: September 01, 2005
KitMaker: 49 posts
AeroScale: 12 posts
Posted: Wednesday, October 16, 2019 - 02:21 AM UTC
I'll check them out.
Black_sheep
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Bayern, Germany
Joined: December 11, 2009
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Posted: Wednesday, October 16, 2019 - 03:21 AM UTC
Darren, for the Stuka there is an appropriate crew set from Hecker + Goros. These figures are made out of lead but in very high Quality. The manufacturerer isnīt anymore but Iīve seen an italian shop offering this specific set at eBay.de at the moment. I do have this set and I can recommend you this one as the pilot and rear gunner/wireless operator really upgrade the impression. Maybe you can also find a vacuformed canopy for them to show them with opened canopy

Cheers

Thomas
das
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Ontario, Canada
Joined: September 01, 2005
KitMaker: 49 posts
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Posted: Friday, October 25, 2019 - 01:14 AM UTC
thanks for the help...still pretty expensive considering the cost of the kit...guess I'll just have it empty...lol