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What I got was the YB-49 and while its a good kit I've had some troubles with it, whicj I hope I can work around. That model that I posted an image of, was named XB-35 but I've never seen a model for it. If I could find a model it would go good to have for a display.
 

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The pic is so tiny it looks like the B-49.. At any rate AMT/Ertl did the 35 as well and Dragon has/is doing one in 1/200. I think the Dragon 49 was reviewed in one of the mainstream magazines and they said it was pretty simple/easy.
 

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When I bought mine, Great Models actually had better prices on those, about $10 to $15 less than Tower, unfortunately Great Models sold out to Sprue Brothers, and Sprue Brothers also run higher.

Keep an eye on Tower though as they quite often have $5 dollars off on $30 purchase or $10 off on $50 purchases.
 

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The pic is so tiny it looks like the B-49.. At any rate AMT/Ertl did the 35 as well and Dragon has/is doing one in 1/200. I think the Dragon 49 was reviewed in one of the mainstream magazines and they said it was pretty simple/easy.
I took that pick from my Netflix movie disk, and it was a geman aircraft in the movie (not real) that was to be used to bomb NYC.
I have to edit down the pics that I take with my A620, as they come out a files that are a out 3,000 X 2000 bits in size.
 

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from what the other modelers said, it's a die cast model.
If its the dragon pre built its not diecast. They call them diecast incorrectly. Didn't we have this same convo about another Dragon 1/200 pre built? Dragon sells them pre finished and in kit form. but the parts are the same. Its also the same with their 1/6 Battle Barbie guns etc. They sell them pre built to go with their doll range, and as a kit for modelers. They are not die cast either.
 
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