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Discuss WWII and the era directly before and after the war from 1935-1949.
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Hasegawa's New F1M2 "Pete"
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Posted: Friday, February 27, 2009 - 09:49 AM UTC

A first chance to open the lid on Hasegawa's eagerly awaited 1/48 scale "Pete" and its accompanying etched upgrade set.

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Posted: Friday, February 27, 2009 - 12:18 PM UTC
Aaaand here we go! Even better than I hoped it would be based on your excellent review, Rowan! Finally, one of my favorite planes ever gets the royal treatment from the Big H.
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Posted: Tuesday, March 03, 2009 - 02:25 AM UTC
Hi Rowan

very nice review .. still no sight of my kit ...

maybe the Bushido prevented the crew from wearing seat belts


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Posted: Tuesday, March 03, 2009 - 03:41 AM UTC
Waiting on my Pre-Order from SprueBrothers as well. Your review just wets my appetite even more, Rowan. Thanks very much.