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#101 mikemodeler

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Posted 13 August 2012 - 04:07 PM

Considering the plow was created 30 years after the truck, yes. :D


Yes, that was my main reason for buying this kit ( I am up to 4 of them! :P ). I plan on adapting these to other kits I have in my stash.

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Posted 13 August 2012 - 05:15 PM

Considering the plow was created 30 years after the truck, yes. :D

Yeah, but they could have 'dumbed down' the plow parts a little bit to keep it all consistent, ya know? :P

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Posted 14 August 2012 - 01:52 AM

Yeah, but they could have 'dumbed down' the plow parts a little bit to keep it all consistent, ya know? :P


Well,they did try Chuck since there's nothing connecting the plow to the lift. :lol:

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Posted 14 August 2012 - 05:57 PM

if anyone would care here is what i have so far sorry for poor camera it was a camera phone

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Posted 14 August 2012 - 05:58 PM

the blower setup was for fun

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Posted 15 August 2012 - 02:20 AM

Looks good so far, mine is not quite as far along as yours. The humidity is supposed to drop this week so I might be able to get some color on mine.

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Posted 15 August 2012 - 11:58 AM

i now it was was bad here for painting too i had trouble with the bed panels other than that it is a easy kit so far not liking the box stock engine

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Posted 16 August 2012 - 02:13 PM

Well,they did try Chuck since there's nothing connecting the plow to the lift. :lol:

But there is something connecting the plow to the lift...the incredible power of magic! :D

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Posted 16 August 2012 - 03:18 PM

But there is something connecting the plow to the lift...the incredible power of magic! :D


As Headly Lamarr said in Blazing Saddles......Its' that voodoo that you do!

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Posted 16 August 2012 - 05:01 PM

I plan on purchasing three of this kit next week. One will be used to make a '77 Jimmy, a second will be used in conjunction with the bed from the third to make a long box '73 Chevy C20, and the third will be made into a flatbed plow truck.

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Posted 17 August 2012 - 01:32 AM

I plan on purchasing three of this kit next week. One will be used to make a '77 Jimmy, a second will be used in conjunction with the bed from the third to make a long box '73 Chevy C20, and the third will be made into a flatbed plow truck.


Jordan, if you do buy three of them, order from Tower Hobbies as they have a discount if you order 3 at once and they have free shipping- hard to pass up three kits for $55 delivered to your door!

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Posted 17 August 2012 - 04:53 PM

Cool, thanks for the info!

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Posted 18 August 2012 - 01:52 PM

My local hobby shop just sold out his second order of these- looks like there's quite a bit of demand! Ten model kits sold out over a period of a couple weeks in an area where model kits aren't exactly the hottest sellers. I've already reserved one from the next shipment he gets.

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Posted 18 August 2012 - 03:25 PM

Hopefully these sell well enough where Revell will see that people want more truck kits, especially with cool new parts.

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Posted 19 August 2012 - 03:12 AM

i got one of them and its a good looking kit the plow set up needs some work but its been a long time coming the last pickup truck kit that had a plow was a 1/20 mpc gmc truck/ same kit that had the dumpbed/firetruck/towtruck it was a long time go

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Posted 20 August 2012 - 02:02 AM

i got one of them and its a good looking kit the plow set up needs some work but its been a long time coming the last pickup truck kit that had a plow was a 1/20 mpc gmc truck/ same kit that had the dumpbed/firetruck/towtruck it was a long time go


The plow in this kit is more representative of an setup in the 70s/80s and not like the current plow set ups. That old 1/16th scale Revell kit you mentioned was not a good replica of a snow plow but considering how many kits over the years have had plows, we have to take what we can get!

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Posted 02 September 2012 - 04:35 PM

just picked up two kits this past weekend.When i got home and opened it up, the snow plow looked to me to be to small.so I took some measurements on it. It specs out to be a 7 foot plow in 1/25 scale 3 3/8 long. if it was a 7 foot plow in 1/24 scale it should be 3 1/2 long and a 8 foot plow in 1/24 scale should be 4 inches long, right??. so I"am thinking this plow was from a revell kit in 1/25 back in the days what do you think. joseph

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Posted 02 September 2012 - 04:44 PM

just picked up two kits this past weekend.When i got home and opened it up, the snow plow looked to me to be to small.so I took some measurements on it. It specs out to be a 7 foot plow in 1/25 scale 3 3/8 long. if it was a 7 foot plow in 1/24 scale it should be 3 1/2 long and a 8 foot plow in 1/24 scale should be 4 inches long, right??. so I"am thinking this plow was from a revell kit in 1/25 back in the days what do you think. joseph


Your math is correct as far as size goes, but this plow is totally new, and has never appeared in any kit previously.

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Posted 02 September 2012 - 05:22 PM

casey thank you but ok, why would anyone tool up 1/25 plow for a 1/24 kit.it's to short for the kit.let's think about is, if this truck was pushing snow to the right side of the road the snow blade would be to short on the driver of the truck. If the plow was straight should it not be a little past the front tires on both sides of the truck. oh well !!! just my point of view. joseph

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Posted 02 September 2012 - 06:07 PM

This is a guess on my part, but if Revell anticipates people buying the kit just for the snowplow, it would be better for them to make it closer to 1/25 scale than 1/24, even if the kit it is included with is 1/24 scale. It may look a little bit small on a 1/24 scale truck, but if it was 1/24 scale, it would be noticeably too large on a 1/25 scale model. I hope (think?) that makes sense.