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When did Revell start producing the IH Lonestar?


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#1 plowboy

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Posted 01 August 2012 - 12:34 PM

Saw this on ebay http://www.ebay.com/...=item4605f9bf92 I didn't even know that Revell was making this kit. I thought Moebius was the only one producing a Lonestar kit.

#2 Chuck Most

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Posted 01 August 2012 - 12:55 PM

That is the Moebius kit- Revell AG worked out a deal to rebox it and sell it in their packaging.

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Posted 01 August 2012 - 06:25 PM

Michigan Madman is correct. R of G kit is the Moebius kit with a bigger price tag. Deal is most likely way for Moebius to get overseas distribution.

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Posted 03 August 2012 - 04:20 AM

Aha! I thought it looked exactly like the Moebius kit! Why would Moebius need to go through Revell to get overseas distribution?

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Posted 03 August 2012 - 06:57 AM

Revell Germany is an established brand, which pretty much dominates the European market.
I'm sure Moebius is selling more trucks through Revell, then they would under their own name here.
It's a win win for both companies.
BTW price wise they're 'bout the same....again here on the old continent.

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Posted 03 August 2012 - 08:59 AM

Yep seems like R of G kits are much more affordable in Europe. R of G also sold Italeri kits under their name.

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Posted 08 August 2012 - 12:20 AM

and in this box different decals and instructions to build him
i have both of boxes
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Posted 08 August 2012 - 01:49 AM

I've heard that thr RoG decals are much more detailed that the Moebius decals. Is that true?

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Posted 09 August 2012 - 11:33 AM

and in this box different decals and instructions to build him
i have both of boxes
jacobus

Are the instructions any better in the Revell AG kit? That was the one thing I didn't like about the original Moebius kit- the instrucion sheet was a bit 'murky' in a few areas.

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Posted 09 August 2012 - 08:41 PM

its better and very clear how to build step by step
some guys hope that revell wil make the instructions for the prostar if the wil cooperated for sale worldwide
also its have more decals
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Posted 09 August 2012 - 09:30 PM

http://www.1999.co.jp/eng/10176730

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Posted 16 August 2012 - 03:26 PM

its better and very clear how to build step by step
some guys hope that revell wil make the instructions for the prostar if the wil cooperated for sale worldwide
also its have more decals
jacobus


Is there any chance someone has scanned these instructions?

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Posted 17 August 2012 - 09:17 AM

Is there any chance someone has scanned these instructions?


No, but you can find them on their (Revell Germany) website, follow me http://www.revell.de/manual/07408.PDF

Edited by Luc Janssens, 17 August 2012 - 09:17 AM.


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Posted 18 August 2012 - 04:56 PM

Hot diggity! This'll make building the Lonestar a little less confusing. :)

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Posted 14 October 2012 - 12:54 AM

and eduard make a color photo etch set for the cab

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Posted 14 October 2012 - 02:30 AM

and eduard make a color photo etch set for the cab


I belive it's Czech Truck model that does the PE for the lonestar.

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Posted 14 October 2012 - 04:27 AM

I belive it's Czech Truck model that does the PE for the lonestar.

Yep and it's nice!

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Posted 14 October 2012 - 04:29 AM

No, but you can find them on their (Revell Germany) website, follow me http://www.revell.de/manual/07408.PDF

Thanks for the link!!!!

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Posted 14 October 2012 - 06:57 AM

Wonder if the LoneStar P/E will fit the ProStar, or if they'll make a new one.