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Battle of Britain Part III
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Posted: Saturday, October 01, 2011 - 09:41 PM UTC
Michal Sindera reviews one of the latest publications in Kagero Publishing's Topcolors series: The Battle of Britain Part III.

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Posted: Monday, October 03, 2011 - 11:29 AM UTC
Very nice review, Michal, and thank you for the kind words about my earlier review.

While not perfect, the series really gives a depth to the most-famous air campaign of the war. And given both the overwhelming popularity of Luftwaffe aircraft and the dearth of good RAF BoB planes in the largest scale, it's not surprising that Kagero has concentrated on those planes. There is also the issue of how regular most of the camo schemes are for the RAF, so that once you've done a Type A and a Type B, well, you've done them all.

If Tamiya would retool its excellent 1/32nd Spitfires down to a Mk. I/II, it would do a lot, I think, to spur more RAF decal makers. Just one man's opinion.

Besides, who can resist a plane with "Beware! Beginner!" on the side???
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Posted: Monday, October 03, 2011 - 03:15 PM UTC
Good comments Bill, thank you. Perhaps you might advise Gaston how to make polite and concise comments without the endless rambling. Afterall, this is a hobby. We're not preparing plans and constructing the Mars explorer. I still have yet to see any finished product from our esteemed compatriot but just can't wait to see his flawless renditions. When I do I am sure I will be polite and supportive. I'm sure we all await his offerings with boundless anticipation. Although I think his heart is in the right place without personally inspecting or physically measuring "poor quality offerings" it is in my opinion impossible to pass judgement. just a thought. Jim
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Posted: Saturday, October 08, 2011 - 10:41 PM UTC
Many thanks guys for your comments, it's good to see that somebody reads my reviews


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Very nice review, Michal, and thank you for the kind words about my earlier review.


You did a good job Bill so my good opinion is obvious. Beside I always try to find related reviews or articles already published on Aeroscale or Armorama and give the links in my article. I hope this makes our job more comprehensive and as a result gives a better light on the subject to the reader.
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Posted: Tuesday, October 18, 2011 - 05:37 AM UTC
Thanks, Michal. Well-done on your part.

Jim, thanks for the kinds words as well.