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1/25 Revell '57 Chevy Top Sportsman kit, opinions please


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#1 fiatboy

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Posted 28 December 2012 - 12:46 PM

I do not know who manufactures this kit, but I hope someone out there knows what kit I'm talking about.   I wonder if it is a fairly good kit.  Thanks



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Posted 28 December 2012 - 12:58 PM

The sportsman kit from revell? I haven't built it but I have built the 55 chevy version. Its good, bit fiddly at times but well detailed and fits well.

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Posted 28 December 2012 - 03:30 PM

It was originally released as Rob Vandergriff's Soft Seal 57 chevy pro mod/top sportsman car. It's a excellent kit done like Revell/Monogram pro stock kits, no interior door panels and the body lifts off, great details



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Posted 28 December 2012 - 10:03 PM

...And the best thing is, that the chassis can be kitbashed to fit inside another body. ;)  But yes, the kit is great, only problems were when I tried to get the roll cage installed, it needed some little cutting. Ohterwise I found no problems.

 

And BTW: It's not a Pro Stock. :D



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Posted 30 December 2012 - 08:19 PM

Thank You one and all (fiatboy).



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Posted 02 January 2013 - 09:31 AM

Yes good Point... it's not or never was a pro stock kit, pro stock the earliest year of pro stock body style was 1967, the class was formed by the NHRA in 1970.