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New Review: Landing gear for the Minicraft 1/144 DC-8

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The DC-8 was Douglas' version of the Boeing 707.  I reviewed Minicraft's DC-8-73 back in 2014.  You can read the review of the kit here  http://www.ipmsusa.org/reviews/Kits/Aircraft/minicraft_144_dc8/minicraft_144_dc8.htm

Unfortunately, sitting on the shelf for 5 years has taken its toll on this model.  It's still quite good looking, and when Phil Peterson, who manages the sending of review items, said there was a landing gear set available, I took it.  When I picked up the model from the shelf to see how tough it would be to remove the original gear, one of the main gear legs fell off.  OK, SAC to the rescue.

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