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48 minutes ago, mark31 said:

nice clean cutting mat but for how long .

 

Mark

That’s WHEN Gary will have spilled a bottle of Tamiya Extra-Thin and a pot of enamel, plus let a drop of hot solder fall on the mat, that he will really be able to claim he has joined the rest of the modelling world 😁!

Just my :2c:

Hubert

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On 9/13/2021 at 4:42 PM, HubertB said:

That’s WHEN Gary will have spilled a bottle of Tamiya Extra-Thin and a pot of enamel, plus let a drop of hot solder fall on the mat, that he will really be able to claim he has joined the rest of the modelling world 😁!

Just my :2c:

Hubert

Sorry Hubert...  I missed your comment.  I've been pretty lucky with the extra thin so far...   don't jinx me.   And...  my dearly beloved would never let me solder in the house.

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Had a credit with Lucky Model for the longest time so I finally used it and picked up a couple of them new fangled 3D decal sets. I also got a set of M134 miniguns for my HH-60 kit.

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The Hataka paints arrived but I got dinged for taxes and processing fees so that added another $30 to their cost. 

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On 9/15/2021 at 10:03 PM, Peterpools said:

Mark

Nice going and looks very interesting

Keep 'em comin

Peter

 

22 hours ago, harv said:

Hope you post pics. Very interesting....harv

I will keep you posted about this project.

At this moment still getting more info.

The plan will be to use the paper model like a template and work with plasticcard and adding more detail

 

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5 minutes ago, mark31 said:

 

I will keep you posted about this project.

At this moment still getting more info.

The plan will be to use the paper model like a template and work with plasticcard and adding more detail

 

Mark

Mark

Great idea and looking forward to the build down the road.

Keep 'em comin

Peter

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8 hours ago, BlrwestSiR said:

Had a credit with Lucky Model for the longest time so I finally used it and picked up a couple of them new fangled 3D decal sets. I also got a set of M134 miniguns for my HH-60 kit.

PXL_20210916_235507002.thumb.jpg.2efbf0696c5f356b8aa4abac704cd9b4.jpg

The Hataka paints arrived but I got dinged for taxes and processing fees so that added another $30 to their cost. 

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Carl

Nice additions for sure. WOW, $30 extra in taxes on top of the original purchase price for the paints. I'm a bit unsure how the taxes work in Canada... I'm assuming you pay shipping and taxes at purchase and then an additional tax when delivered or is it just one tax? In any case glad you have he paint set and now all that's missing, is the Viggen. I'm #10850, so I'm still months away from my kit shipping.

Keep 'em comin

Peter

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Peter, in Canada the de minimus amount for tax free shipments is $80 CAD.  The order was just over that amount. The tax itself was less than $10 but DHL charged a processing/brokerage fee of $19 to collect it. FedEx charges $10 as does Canada Post when they actually bother to check for duties. Not unreasonable but one more cost to add. I'm glad I got the extra paints to spread it out over. Makes its less painful. 

At least it wasn't UPS who charge $100 for brokerage fees.  I don't even bother with companies that only ship UPS for that reason. 

Carl

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Carl

Thanks for the explanation but all those fees just add to the cost, no matter what is purchased outside of Canada. UPS charges are outrages and I can't see how they allowed to continue to charge those handling fees. Just makes us here in the states appreciative of only paying state sales tax and shipping. I rarely purchase outside the states these days as shipping is ridiculous and most vendors will not ship paints to the US.

Keep 'em comin

Peter

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