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Moody AFB, GA

Just like the title says, are the FW kits wort the 80 Bucks or would I be better off dropping a Aegis kit on a Chimera?

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Texas

Kitbash is the better option imo, or you could also use other company bitz that make "AA Flak Cannons" such as old crow

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Moody AFB, GA

I am thinking the same thing, but dont really like the old crow models.

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I would say kit-bash as well. I don't like the macro-calibre look of the FW barrels. Here is a hydra I did using Old Crow bits. I think they work rather well



Even if you don't like the turrets though the Old Crow barrels are great value.

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Kitbash all the way. The barrels on the hydra kits are a nightmare to get straight and quite brittle.

I did a scratchbuilt hydra turret, funnily enough with exactly the same Old Crow guns as Flinty.


 
   
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Moody AFB, GA

What about the Aegis kit?

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Kensington, MD

You could also order from Ratgard.

His kit is half the cost of FW and twice as nice.

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Nice. I love the camo on the other tanks.


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The Ratgard kit is gorgeous!

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Sanguinary Dan wrote:You could also order from Ratgard.

His kit is half the cost of FW and twice as nice.


Wow, thats nice. I want one.

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Ooo, I haven't seen that kit before, it's looovely!

 
   
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Moody AFB, GA

Oh nice! but the Ratgard kit is twice the cost of 1 Aegis kit. Can someone please post up their experiences with the Aegis kit?

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Texas

Well it easily goes on the turret



But I think it looks better when it's on the back end



But I still think it looks a bit weedy for hydra autos

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Moore, Ok.

kenshin620 wrote:Well it easily goes on the turret



But I think it looks better when it's on the back end



But I still think it looks a bit weedy for hydra autos


I agree about it looking better on the backend.
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A very good friend of mine did these hope it helps

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I'd use the Aegis guns but with a plasticard turret between the twin guns, just for some visual bulk.
   
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Moody AFB, GA

Yeah I will pick one up and see what I can some up with.
Thanks.

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Heres mine, uses Aegis guns and base with extended barrels and crew.
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Michigan

BitsPudlo has a kit too that should be easily adaptable.


   
 
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