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#641 cobraman

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Posted 24 October 2013 - 08:22 AM

Never saw that one. It does resemble a kit that Pyro had that was 1/32 I believe.



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Posted 24 October 2013 - 08:59 AM

Never saw that one. It does resemble a kit that Pyro had that was 1/32 I believe.

 

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Posted 24 October 2013 - 09:17 AM

Would be interesting to see if that German version is a rebox or copy of the Pyro kit.. maybe the scale is wrong on the box.

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Posted 24 October 2013 - 09:37 AM

I recently bought a sealed 1/12 Doyusha Porsche kit, and found this little brochure inside which shows all 14 1/12 scale kits that they offered. I'm sure there's many people here that have never seen any (minus perhaps the Lamborghini, Mercedes 450SL/SLC, and Stratos kits which appear occasionally in the large scale section). Currently, I have 5 of the kits in my collection (Stingray, Trans Am, Mach 1, 450SLC AMG, Porsche 911).

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Oh wow how i would love to have that AMG SLC :wub:  These old AMG Benz cars was and still are very pop in Japan. Trans Am is sweet too.



#645 dimaxion

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Posted 24 October 2013 - 10:13 AM

 

anyone recall this gem?

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I have it built on my finished cabinet . Thanx ..

#646 DonW

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Posted 24 October 2013 - 10:31 AM

Sometimes just being old can be 0bscure to some.

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I loved those old Monogram kits. Trouble with Moon discs is that your brakes overheat. But sometimes less is more!


Edited by DonW, 24 October 2013 - 10:32 AM.


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Posted 24 October 2013 - 12:17 PM

Under my category of: Obscure Kit That Never Should Have Been Made -

 

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Above - 2008-02-21 - Reputed to be a Doyusha kit of a 1976 Corvette. Ouch.....



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Posted 24 October 2013 - 12:39 PM

Would be interesting to see if that German version is a rebox or copy of the Pyro kit.. maybe the scale is wrong on the box.

Can't say anything about the scale, but the kit is not a copy.  The Pyro Table Top Series kits (the sixty cent ones, including the Texan) were molded in one color and didn't have rubber tires.  Despite being designed and manufactured to sell at a low price (even for their day), the Pyro kits are interesting, and in some cases, a lot better than you'd think they would be.  They also touched on a lot of unique subject matter (early Thirties Plymouths, for example). 



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Posted 24 October 2013 - 01:03 PM

Under my category of: Obscure Kit That Never Should Have Been Made -

 

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Above - 2008-02-21 - Reputed to be a Doyusha kit of a 1976 Corvette. Ouch.....

ouch ? nothin' wrong with that vette ... :rolleyes:


Edited by KingSix, 24 October 2013 - 01:04 PM.


#650 cobraman

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Posted 24 October 2013 - 02:06 PM

That Vette looks like something Palmer would have made.



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Posted 25 October 2013 - 06:10 AM

YEPP !!!!!!!!!!!!!



#652 John Goschke

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Posted 25 October 2013 - 06:16 AM

ouch ? nothin' wrong with that vette ... :rolleyes:

 

...that a hammer wouldn't cure!



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Posted 25 October 2013 - 06:24 AM

Under my category of: Obscure Kit That Never Should Have Been Made -

 

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Above - 2008-02-21 - Reputed to be a Doyusha kit of a 1976 Corvette. Ouch.....

 

That would be a great start for making a Funny Car body!



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Posted 25 October 2013 - 09:01 AM

YEP, YEPP , an YEP YEP YEP !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!



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Posted 25 October 2013 - 09:19 AM

Under my category of: Obscure Kit That Never Should Have Been Made -

 

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Above - 2008-02-21 - Reputed to be a Doyusha kit of a 1976 Corvette. Ouch.....

I'm not a Corvette expert, but that picture makes me feel drunk.



#656 Casey

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Posted 17 November 2013 - 02:58 PM

Kogure?  :huh:

 

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Posted 17 November 2013 - 07:03 PM

Wow, Kogure is something I never seen.



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Posted 18 November 2013 - 03:08 AM

How do you find this stuff Casey? What sites do you look on?



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Posted 01 December 2013 - 05:17 AM

Would be interesting to see if that German version is a rebox or copy of the Pyro kit.. maybe the scale is wrong on the box.

Yep, wrong scale on the box. I've had at least two of the MK Modelle "texan" and it's a 1/32 scale kit. Tires are molded in black plastic, not rubber. I still have a built one that is fully chromed!!!


Edited by Chromecop, 01 December 2013 - 05:23 AM.


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Posted 05 December 2013 - 05:23 AM

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Never seen an electrical version.