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#61 Gregg

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Posted 28 May 2012 - 12:08 AM

Here's some kit pics of the kit that came in the mail the other day.
I like this one!
Great job to the Moebius gang and our friend Sean Svendsen for his great box art and build of the car.

I like that the gas filler cap is not a separate piece: I lost two of them already...

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Posted 29 May 2012 - 11:14 AM

That's about the only thing I've found I'm not too fond of on my Hornet- the loose gas door. I understand why the did it, but still...

The Ebony Black/Toro Red is a striking combination. I'm leaning towards Boston Ivory with red, similar to my Friend Norm's 1951 Commodore 6 convertible.

Despite the little hiccups, the Hornet is still one of the nicest kits I've seen overall in quite some time. I'll look forward to grabbing one of the convertibles, too.

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Posted 29 May 2012 - 11:28 AM

Hi Gregg,

Thanks for posting the pics ! Did you notice if they correct the fender skirt body lines on it ? I seem to recall that they're two far forward on the sedan.

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Posted 29 May 2012 - 11:38 AM

That's about the only thing I've found I'm not too fond of on my Hornet- the loose gas door. I understand why the did it, but still...

They probably did it separately so they could leave it off for the race car version.

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Posted 29 May 2012 - 01:44 PM

They probably did it separately so they could leave it off for the race car version.


Exactly the reason, Rob.

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Posted 29 May 2012 - 06:45 PM

Fender skirts have been corrected on the Convertible and will be corrected on future production of the coupe.

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Posted 30 May 2012 - 12:01 AM

I just wanted to say, I think it's awesomely cool of Moebius to not only make so many different versions, but to go to the trouble of fixing these little things that are found along the way after the kit is released. Keep making car kits Moebius guys, and we'll keep buying them! BIG thumbs up. B)




What he said!


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Posted 30 May 2012 - 12:59 AM

Another "Must Have" for me! I love that they made the corrections. Can't wait to get my hands on one!

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Posted 01 June 2012 - 10:46 AM

Fender skirts have been corrected on the Convertible and will be corrected on future production of the coupe.

Dave


Thanks Dave, I'm glad to hear that ! Keep up the great work ....... I can't wait to hear what's next on the car-truck list !!

Steve

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Posted 01 June 2012 - 11:58 AM

Moebius has already become my favorite model kit producer. I will buy the convertible, even tho I haven't finished the hardtop.

Do I see two sets of wheels on that chrome tree? :huh: ;)

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Posted 01 June 2012 - 12:53 PM

Moebius has already become my favorite model kit producer. I will buy the convertible, even tho I haven't finished the hardtop.

Do I see two sets of wheels on that chrome tree? :huh: ;)

Yes. Stock and steel wheels.

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Posted 08 June 2012 - 09:07 AM

Sweet on the 2 set of wheels!!! Jon Cole,mine too,I can't WAIT to see what they bring out next! :D

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Posted 08 June 2012 - 12:12 PM

If this is a test shot, the steel wheels may not be included. The '53 Club Coupe preproduction kits had the steel wheels as well, but they were not included in the standard production kit. Now, I'm speculating, the convertible might include both wheels, but just saying don't hold your breath. B)

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Posted 08 June 2012 - 12:24 PM

If this is a test shot, the steel wheels may not be included.


Test shots typically don't include plating on the parts. So this may very well be the production version of things.

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Posted 08 June 2012 - 12:25 PM

Hmmm..didn't notice if the steel wheels were in mine, but wasn't looking for them.

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Posted 08 June 2012 - 12:35 PM

Test shots typically don't include plating on the parts. So this may very well be the production version of things.

Well... 'pre-production sample kit' like my first '53 anyway. Guess you could call it the next step after a test shot. In any case, if the drop-top does have an optional set of steelies, I'll not complain!

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Posted 08 June 2012 - 06:06 PM

I just wanted to say, I think it's awesomely cool of Moebius to not only make so many different versions, but to go to the trouble of fixing these little things that are found along the way after the kit is released. Keep making car kits Moebius guys, and we'll keep buying them! BIG thumbs up. B)


what he said, but please please please a 50-54 cadillac next!!!! Id give anything for an early 50s caddy

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Posted 09 June 2012 - 06:37 AM

Well... 'pre-production sample kit' like my first '53 anyway. Guess you could call it the next step after a test shot. In any case, if the drop-top does have an optional set of steelies, I'll not complain!


The steel wheels are included - my post above was based on the kit I purchased, not the photos.
Definitely a nice, welcome addition.

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Posted 09 June 2012 - 10:53 AM

Picked one up today,haven't opened it yet.....OR built one of the hardtp kits I have either,LOL,maybe I orta do something about that (like build em side by side?)

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Posted 09 June 2012 - 04:46 PM

The steel wheels are included - my post above was based on the kit I purchased, not the photos.
Definitely a nice, welcome addition.

Awesome! B)