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Galaxie Limited's '48 Chevy Coupe


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#1 lordairgtar

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Posted 18 April 2012 - 05:33 PM

Here is the coupe from Galaxie.



#2 Dr. Cranky

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Posted 19 April 2012 - 06:19 AM

I love the illustrations that Jairus Watson has created for these kits.

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Posted 19 April 2012 - 06:36 AM

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Posted 19 April 2012 - 07:31 AM

oh .. I really like the look of that!

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Posted 19 April 2012 - 07:34 AM

Cool.

Does the coupe share the same chassis and engine as the aerosedan and delivery? What are some differences besides body?

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Posted 19 April 2012 - 09:11 AM

OK... If this is for real, where might we find these '47 Chevy coupe kits...??? This is the first I've heard of them, and no, I don't live under a rock... LOL.

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Posted 19 April 2012 - 09:14 AM

OK... If this is for real, where might we find these '47 Chevy coupe kits...??? This is the first I've heard of them, and no, I don't live under a rock... LOL.


They are actually '48s. The OP, I believe, made a mistake. The '48s are available from Galaxie Limited - there is a link posted above.

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Posted 19 April 2012 - 09:25 AM

If they do them like the Aerosedan and Sedan Delivery kits, they should be able to be built as '46, '47, and '48, as the only main differences were in the grille and minor trim changes. The chassis and engine should be the same as the earlier kits, as the 1:1 used the shame chassis for all bodies.

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Posted 19 April 2012 - 10:17 AM

They are actually '48s. The OP, I believe, made a mistake. The '48s are available from Galaxie Limited - there is a link posted above.


Yes and No. The Aerosedan and Sedan Delivery are available directly from Galaxie Limited, but this NEW Coupe kit isn't out yet, hence the "First Test Shot" note on the NNL entry form.

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Posted 19 April 2012 - 10:45 AM

Glad to see this one coming out! It sure took Galaxie Limited long enough to do it! I would have thought the coupe would have been right behind the aerosedan and sedan delivery of which I bought neither of. I'll definitely buy this coupe though!

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Posted 19 April 2012 - 11:06 AM

Roger, I have one each of of the Delivery and Sedan kits, you won't be disappointed with the Coupe. The molding quality is at the same level as Tamiya and Fujimi kits. Very crisp. Only complaints I can make is that the doghouse assembly is a little finicky to fit, and the optional metal transfer trim for the fenders does not mount very easily to the curved fenders.

Edited by Longbox55, 19 April 2012 - 11:06 AM.


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Posted 19 April 2012 - 12:20 PM

Well, Galaxie just sold one more kit to me.

That looks great!

Charlie Larkin

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Posted 19 April 2012 - 12:24 PM

Do. Want.

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Posted 19 April 2012 - 06:34 PM

OK. The link works for me and I don't know how to actually post a pic. The usual tricks wouldn't work. The only differences will be the body and the interior. Actually, the Aerosedan interior will fit too. There will also be a woody trim option. Kit should be here at year's end. Galaxie is one guy, not some huge company with tons of cash.

Edited by lordairgtar, 19 April 2012 - 06:35 PM.


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Posted 19 April 2012 - 07:30 PM

Woody trim? Excellent.

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Posted 20 April 2012 - 01:55 AM

Here we go again ... OK, look for more stuff from me on emodelcars or at my next yard sale.... gotta have more space for at least four of these !!!

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Posted 22 April 2012 - 03:39 AM

Well, there goes the freakin Model Car budget.

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Posted 22 April 2012 - 03:52 AM

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Hmmm...

Someone who - contrary to me - has modelling skills, could possibly do it.

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Posted 11 March 2013 - 12:43 PM

This pic somehow showed up in my possession. You may infer ant=ything you wish, but it appears to be a Chevy of somekind....all hush hush, ya know. Cue Secret Agent Man song.

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Edited by lordairgtar, 11 March 2013 - 01:39 PM.


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Posted 11 March 2013 - 01:42 PM

What's the source of the photo?