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Chuck Kourouklis

Member Since 07 Dec 2007
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In Topic: Revells newer release of the 59 Caddillac Eldorado body issue

23 May 2015 - 06:52 AM

Even with the large boxes, the body can still be warped!

 

I got the first go round of this kit years ago (blue car box art) and the roof was bent right at the C pillar. I think sometimes they don't let the body cool down long enough, and the contents of the other items in the box puts too much pressure on a still too warm body.

 

HAH, it's funny you mention that, Bill - just remembered the very kit that got me honing the just-off-boiling-water technique was in fact Monogram's first-issue, metallic blue '59 Impala in that same big box.  Body was twisted up like a braid, but I managed to flatten it out.


In Topic: Revells newer release of the 59 Caddillac Eldorado body issue

23 May 2015 - 01:03 AM

Exactly.  Same issue here, but mild enough to fix with hot water.


In Topic: 1/12 Ferrari 330p4

23 May 2015 - 01:02 AM

Both 1/12 GTOs are so gorgeous, there was no way I could resist this.  Looks like the P foregoes a die cast block with moving pistons.

 

GOOD.  Then maybe I'll finish it before I die.


In Topic: Shizuoka Hobby Show 2015

15 May 2015 - 05:20 PM

Kool, and thanks.  Too bad they didn't have any Sesto or Diablo prototypes yet...


In Topic: 1/25 Revell '29 Model A Roadster 2'n'1

16 April 2015 - 01:48 PM

I've uploaded my test shot photos from last weekend's NNL Milwaukee 23 of the upcoming kit here:

 

https://picasaweb.go...feat=directlink

 

Thanks,

 

Jim Kampmann

 

Oh...

 

OOOHH...

 

better and BETTER and BETTER for my money!  Yeah, this here's another Lay's Chip kit - just one ain't gonna do.  THIS is what Revell does best. B)