Show us your stash....

BarryW

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Time to show your stashes....

I always keep mine relatively small at under 10 kits. 7 currently.
Three Trumpeter
Three Zoukie Mura
One Revell.

I am trying not to get into complex builds for a few months so that rules out starting the Zoukie Mura kits. Besides I am also awaiting MRP’s new IJA and IJN paints to use for the two Japanese subjects.

I have some great nose art for the two USAAF aircraft. I do like a nice colourful nude......

The Revell Spitfire will be the one to watch. I have some specific plans for this, correcting errors and depicting a specific Mk 1, so despite it being a simple basic kit my plans for it are not and I will be using more resin and doing more surgery on this kit than any other I have ever built. It will involve some very new territory for me. So that will be something of a complex build but I really want to get on with it, so will I be able to resist for the next six months or so?..... we will see....B289D1E4-3C09-4217-AA45-4CA6D7FEEF0A.jpeg
 

Murfie

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Barry and Chris, I do admire your stash control management. I am unable to display my own here as they are packed in cartons in the garage. The stash currently comprises 166 kits. If I keep making one a fortnight I might get through them before visiting Elvis. I'm far from embarrassed, however, as I do know there are other members (unmentioned) who make me look like a piker when it comes to stash sizes.

The increasing habit of kit manufacturers to bring out limited editions is fuelling my FOMO (Fear Of Missing Out) phobia. There are numerous LE kits that have become inobtanium once you rely on the resell market to source one. And when you do come across a rare one, the price is generally OTT. Better to snap one up when they are on release, which = large stash.
 

Murfie

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The admiration is reciprocated; in all honesty it is my wife that controls my stash! I envy those able to amass a warehouse scale stash.
I'm very fortunate in that my partner encourages me to buy any kit I desire as an offset to her own collecting of various objects. She realises that the cost of a kit divided by the hours spent in construction, gives the hobby a very low cost per hour.
 

Allen Dewire

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I guess I'm on the other side of the spectrum in a way, My stash is rather largish and broken into 3 sections. First, my new interest in 1/32 wing thingy's due to Barry's, and other's fantastic builds on here and my lousy eyesight. I'm still under 10 kits here,

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The Storch is 3/4 complete along with the Revell He 162 not shown here. I'm still on the lookout for one WNWs kit though. Next is the resin kit stash which are all full kits,

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Last up is my stash of regular kits in my main area of interest in 1/35 scale,

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The white carton on the left contains about 10 WIPs and old kits that need repairs and finishing. Next,

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The upper shelves on the left are suffering a bit. The bottom shelves,

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I couldn't get a complete pic as my bed is in the way. I do have more kits and there are also lots of resin conversions/add-ons, scenery items, etch and more WIPs that are stored in boxes and not shown....

Being single, I can build the stash without a problem. I will add that I have recently begun to thin this mess out and have sold 27 kits so far........Need to sell about 100 more..................

Prost
Allen
 
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prichrd1

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I couldn't get a complete pic as my bed is in the way. I do have more kits and there are also lots of resin conversions/add-ons, scenery items, etch and more WIPs that are stored in boxes and not shown....
Allen,

You and others above have more kits than my LHS !!!!
My own stash numbers around 21 kits - and around 30 assorted resin/plastic figures !!
Enough to keep me going for now!! :smiling:

I'm very fortunate in that my partner encourages me to buy any kit I desire as an offset to her own collecting of various objects
I know that feeling - the statement my wifey uses is always "It probably cost less than one of you're kits"
There's no argument there from my side :flushed::flushed:

Paul.
:smiling:
 

Laurie

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Stash?

Does this even qualify? It's one more than Laurie!

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It's unusual that there is more than one. I've been delayed trying to source decals for the Classic Airframes kit or it would be built by now :smiling3:
Think Steve I forgot the noughts.

On stashes I have always kept them down to 4 perhaps 5.

But then I got it into my head that I had to produced dioramas. So get a diorama idea & get every kit pertaining to that diorama on day one.
Then nincompoop decides abandon Falklands diorama ( for the moment) & produce a Jersey Airport diorama. Here we go a big smile on Hannants faces.

So now 24 have appeared from no where.

But let us not, me that is, get despondent 82 in 2 weeks. Decided to live to 100 (reviewing the situation after that) that amounts to 1.3 models a year.
Thinks another diorama get the numbers up :tears-of-joy: :tongue-out3:

Laurie
 

rtfoe

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I'm embarrassed to show my stash that stack up six walls, the oldest from 1977 and the latest just a week ago most basically armour, figures, ships and planes. I have other genres like two pieces of Sci-Fi and one Gundam...Buck Rodgers fighter, SW Imperial Transporter and a Zaku.

I have two ships in a prolonged build nicknamed the USS Constipation and USS Misery...you can guess what they are. I try to finish whatever I open now.

Always fooling myself that I would someday build all of them. If my SWMBO stops buying designer handbags I will stop buying kits.

Allen, I carried that ZM Ho229 for a friend all the way from Volks hobby shop in Akihabara...I would only build a ZM kit if really want to go berserk with detail.

Cheers,
Richard
 

Jakko

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Here’s much of my stash:

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This is the same location, top and bottom of the same rack/pile. There’s a rack against the wall, but when that was full I ended up putting the rest on the floor in front of it. Of course, the rack is also full behind the stuff on the floor, but I didn’t feel like dragging it out of the way to show what’s there. The main highlight is a Trumpeter Faun SLT 56 Franziska with both Voyager etched sets for it. Bought it when it was new, not yet had the courage to start it …

This is just outside my hobby room. Inside, I have (among some more stuff) boxes of figures and accessories, plus assorted other junk, in a sideboard with the glass shutters removed:

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More boxes of accessories in a drawer:

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And bags of resin and metal figures, plus assorted other stuff, hanging from one of the roof beams by means of lengths of kite rod inserted into holes drilled into said beams:

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