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Don Sikora II

Member Since 14 Aug 2006
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In Topic: Newly reissued Revell BRE Datsun 510 Racecar kit

24 January 2015 - 02:48 PM

The Union version came a few years before the 1996 SSP kit. Might be from 1991 or '92.


In Topic: AMT '67-'68 Camaro Review & Improvements

24 January 2015 - 08:46 AM

Great tips, thanks.


In Topic: 1/25 AMT Heavy Chevy '70 Impala Custom SS Hardtop

24 January 2015 - 03:54 AM

MPC made some really nice small-block Chevies with Turbo 350 automatics in the late '70s. Current kits with that set up are the MPC '80 Monte Carlo and '86 El Camino SS. 


In Topic: What did you get today?

22 January 2015 - 05:32 PM

The chassis is secured to the body with 4 screws.Does that make it a promo or Snaptite?    002_zpsa8244229.jpg

 

I'm 99% sure it's the Snapfast kit. If you google "AMT 1996 Corvette" and look at the image search you can see what the promo looked like. It came in a black window box, had paint detailing, and a red interior. Same parts as your model, just decorated and assembled at the factory.


In Topic: What did you get today?

22 January 2015 - 05:51 AM

Think that actually might be the AMT Snapfast Plus '96 Corvette Collector Edition kit. I have one someplace and remember it being molded in a very uninspiring shade of gray. It was basically an unassembled promo without any of the paint detailing that was becoming more common as promo production moved to China.