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In Topic: Revell 4th Quarter new kit announcements

Yesterday, 07:07 AM

Showboat! Great news for traditional hot rod builders. Nailhead Nailhead Nailhead Nailhead. It was getting tough to find this kit for a reasonable price just to rob the engines out of it. :)

In Topic: What did you get today?

19 July 2014 - 02:45 PM

Bought on ebay. Received today. Now to figure out what I want to do with it.

Is that an original issue or a reissue from the 90's? original issue was molded in blue and the reissue is molded in grey if I recall correctly. plus an original issue will not have a barcode on the box. the original issue has a bunch of cool custom parts that were not in the later issues.

In Topic: Acrylic Wax In Canada

17 July 2014 - 01:41 PM

My local home hardware carries it. Maybe check to see if they can order it in for you if they don't have it on the shelf.

In Topic: Vintage Kit Review: AMT's Other 1/25th '57 Thunderbird

15 July 2014 - 07:29 AM

It's a shame AMT didn't release the non-Craftsman T-bird kit with the molded in frame.  It's a bitch trying to line up the window glass with the chrome frame & body.  Additionally, even when using a sprue cutter, I've ended up taking a healthy chunk out of the  chrome frame.

For taking parts off of the sprue that I think might get damaged buy a sprue cutter like windshield frames and some rims depending on how the gates are molded, I use a razor saw in an exacto blade handle. gives me better control of whether it will take a chunk out of the part or not.

In Topic: How many model A Ford kits are there ?

06 July 2014 - 06:46 PM

you missed at least one. Monogram released the cabriolet from the original 60's 1930 coupe/cabriolet kit as a stand-alone kit. that is why the 30 coupe kit has no fender well pockets for the side mount spare tires anymore. they tooled up a new set of fenders when they split the kit in two.