Jump to content


2014 Round2 Kit Announcements


  • You cannot reply to this topic
250 replies to this topic

#1 Casey

Casey

    MCM Ohana

  • Moderator
  • PipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 8,228 posts
  • Location:Milwaukee, WI
  • Full Name:Casey Littmann

Posted 02 October 2013 - 11:37 AM

I hope Gerry doesn't mind me re-posting this here:

 

Nothing beyond March and no Lindberg yet. 

 

1/25 1940 Willys Coupe/Pickup - New wheels and tires and expanded decal sheet
1/25 Grumpy's Toy 1966 Nova - Bench seat option and racing gear
1/25 Petty Dodge Dart Sportsman 
1/25 Polygas GT street Tires
1/25 LN 8000 Race Car Hauler
1/25 Ford 1960 Ranchero "Ohio George"- 1960 features added. Previous custom parts added
1/25 1968 Road Runner - Modern tooling w/Street machine option 
1/25 1969 Chevelle Convertible 
1/25 Spiderman '60s VW Beetle (Polar Lights) New tooled optional parts  
1/25 Ghostbusters Ecto-1
1/25 Malco Mustang Gasser (MPC) Pre-lettered tires. Newly tooled front-end 
1/25 Dodge Dart Sport (MPC) Pre-lettered tires. Bonus figure. 
1/25 1965 Galaxie 500 Stock Car - First time available with all original parts since 1960's
1/25 1936 Ford Coupe - Many vintage parts restored 
1/25 1940 Ford Coupe - Also molded in Orange
1/25 Fire Rescue Van - Cargo van only, no side windows 

 

Sounds like these are "new" to us:

Bugaboo Dragster 
1979 Ford Firestone Pickup  
Knight Rider Firebird 
1951 Chevy Bel Air Coupe 
1970 1/2 Baldwin Motion Camaro 
Munsters Monster Truck 
1963 Corvette



#2 SteveG

SteveG

    MCM Ohana

  • Members
  • PipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 627 posts
  • Location:Medina, OH

Posted 04 October 2013 - 08:56 AM

Off of a Sci-Fi board I can see photos of the Firestone Macho Machine Ford F-series 4X4 pickup last released under Model King. Also in the background as a 51 Chevy Bel Air and the Baldwin Motion Camaro.  The 1966 Batmobile appears to be in a new box.  All from Round 2 except the Batmobile. There's also new 1966 Batman Figures.  That's all I can find out so far. 

 

I don't think there will be any news from Revell until Sat. 



#3 SteveG

SteveG

    MCM Ohana

  • Members
  • PipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 627 posts
  • Location:Medina, OH

Posted 04 October 2013 - 08:59 AM

Here's a picture of my Model King version of the F-series 4x4 pickup from my old Fotki albums for those who don't recall it.

 

EndPanel1-vi.gif



#4 Bob Ellis

Bob Ellis

    MCM Ohana

  • Members
  • PipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 648 posts
  • Location:Concord, MA
  • Full Name:Bob Ellis

Posted 04 October 2013 - 09:25 AM

SteveG

 

Is the 1979 ford pickup grille the only grille AMT has left?



#5 Brett Barrow

Brett Barrow

    MCM Ohana

  • Members
  • PipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 2,267 posts
  • Location:Deep in the swamps of Jersey
  • Full Name:Genius billionaire playboy philanthropist Brett M. Barrow, Esq.

Posted 04 October 2013 - 09:25 AM

The 66 Batmobile is getting new figures with better likenesses of Adam West and Burt Ward and their faces will be featured on the new box-top.  Polar Lights didn't have likeness rights when the kit first came out.  Now that they're doing the figure kits, they do. 

 

I have friends and co-workers at the iHobbyExpo show, I might have more info tonight, I've sent a few e-mails, but no responses yet. 



#6 Nate

Nate

    MCM Avid Poster

  • Members
  • PipPipPipPipPip
  • 380 posts
  • Location:Dallas, TX
  • Full Name:Nate Johnson

Posted 04 October 2013 - 09:41 AM

So, you're saying I will HAVE to buy another Batmobile kit to get the 1966 likenesses of Batman and Robin?! Man! (Sarcasm intended, all I need is an excuse to buy another one, it's great kit!)

#7 SteveG

SteveG

    MCM Ohana

  • Members
  • PipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 627 posts
  • Location:Medina, OH

Posted 04 October 2013 - 09:45 AM

SteveG

 

Is the 1979 ford pickup grille the only grille AMT has left?

Don't know but I like the 73-77 round headlight style grille better then the later grille. 



#8 martinfan5

martinfan5

    MCM Ohana

  • Members
  • PipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 9,374 posts
  • Location:Los Santos, San Andreas
  • Full Name:Jonathan Stephens

Posted 04 October 2013 - 04:05 PM

Here's a picture of my Model King version of the F-series 4x4 pickup from my old Fotki albums for those who don't recall it.

 

EndPanel1-vi.gif

I like this style of grill/headlights, put me down for one please :D



#9 ToyLvr

ToyLvr

    MCM Ohana

  • Members
  • PipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 598 posts
  • Location:Kentucky
  • Full Name:Mike Adams

Posted 04 October 2013 - 04:32 PM

So, you're saying I will HAVE to buy another Batmobile kit to get the 1966 likenesses of Batman and Robin?! Man! (Sarcasm intended, all I need is an excuse to buy another one, it's great kit!)


Better than getting the 2013 likeness of Adam West or Burt Ward....... ;-)

#10 2000-cvpi

2000-cvpi

    MCM Ohana

  • Members
  • PipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 580 posts
  • Location:Kalamazoo, Michigan
  • Full Name:Corey Sarenius

Posted 05 October 2013 - 04:43 AM

That should be awesome. I've been watching the board today for news and this is great news.

#11 midnightprowler

midnightprowler

    MCM Ohana

  • Members
  • PipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 7,055 posts
  • Location:East Bethel, Minnesota
  • Full Name:Lee

Posted 05 October 2013 - 04:49 AM

Yes!!  Yes!!! Yes!!!!



#12 niteowl7710

niteowl7710

    MCM Ohana

  • Members
  • PipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 1,704 posts
  • Location:FayCoPA
  • Full Name:Doing the grunt work so the U.S. Postal Service can deliver your mail.

Posted 05 October 2013 - 05:05 AM

iHobby has been open to the public for an hour now.  Where's the reports?  The sneak peaks? The blurry cell phone camera photos?  Sheesh you'd think a magazine of this place's stature would have someone there when the doors opened this morning...


Edited by niteowl7710, 05 October 2013 - 05:06 AM.


#13 Rob Hall

Rob Hall

    MCM Ohana

  • Members
  • PipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 6,188 posts
  • Location:Phoenix, Arizona
  • Full Name:Robert Hall

Posted 05 October 2013 - 05:19 AM

iHobby has been open to the public for an hour now.  Where's the reports?  The sneak peaks? The blurry cell phone camera photos?  Sheesh you'd think a magazine of this place's stature would have someone there when the doors opened this morning...

Didn't they have a press day yesterday?  I would have thought the magazine would have had a reporter there..



#14 Scott - Elm City Hobbies

Scott - Elm City Hobbies

    MCM Friend

  • Members
  • PipPipPipPip
  • 140 posts
  • Location:Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada
  • Full Name:Scott Millican

Posted 05 October 2013 - 06:10 AM

The only reports from IHobby I saw were from Sprue Bros. (mostly military stuff) and Starship Modeler (Sci-Fi stuff) over on Facebook. Haven't seen anything else at this point other than a coupled of kits in photos of other stuff.

 

For those with the benefit of Facebook, you can have a look:

Sprue Brothers: https://www.facebook...90673951&type=3

 

Starship Modeler: https://www.facebook...24736644&type=3

 

I believe that both Revell USA and Moebius (maybe Round 2 as well?) were also going to have displays at the NNL Nats in Toledo to announce their new items for 2014, so should be some more news later today or tomorrow.



#15 GMP440

GMP440

    MCM Avid Poster

  • Members
  • PipPipPipPipPip
  • 255 posts
  • Location:Florida

Posted 05 October 2013 - 10:35 AM

Anyone that's at the I-Hobby Show; please ask about the 1971 Dodge Demon.



#16 RatRod

RatRod

    MCM Ohana

  • Members
  • PipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 778 posts
  • Location:Kennewick, WA
  • Full Name:John Bissinger

Posted 05 October 2013 - 11:09 AM

The suspense is KILLING me!!! :blink:



#17 Danno

Danno

    MCM Ohana

  • Members
  • PipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 12,986 posts
  • Location:Okay. By now you all know ~ Aridzona.
  • Full Name:Nameless Natural Luminary

Posted 05 October 2013 - 01:10 PM

In case anybody else did not place the "Bugaboo" dragster . . .

 

amt-bugaboo-dragster-car.jpg



#18 2000-cvpi

2000-cvpi

    MCM Ohana

  • Members
  • PipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 580 posts
  • Location:Kalamazoo, Michigan
  • Full Name:Corey Sarenius

Posted 05 October 2013 - 02:02 PM

It's 8 pm and still no pictures from the show? I'm disappointed.

#19 Casey

Casey

    MCM Ohana

  • Moderator
  • PipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 8,228 posts
  • Location:Milwaukee, WI
  • Full Name:Casey Littmann

Posted 05 October 2013 - 02:43 PM

 

 

1) 1979 Ford Firestone Pickup 1/25 Reissue Jan-2014 

2) Knight Rider Firebird 1/25 Reissue Feb-2014 

 

3) 1951 Chevy Bel Air Coupe 1/25 Reissue Feb-2014 

 

4) 1970 1/2 Baldwin Motion Camaro 1/25 Reissue Feb-2014 

 

5) Munsters Monster Truck 1/25 Reissue Mar-2014 

 

6) 1963 Corvette 1/25 Reissue Mar-2014 

 

 

Just a few thoughts and opinions regarding the above...

 

1) I'd have to say this is a direct response to Moebius' forthcoming earlier generation Ford Pickups, but I guess there's nothing wrong with catching a little wind off someone else's sails.

 

2) Gotta be another "Silver Screen" TV/Movie box version. There can't be that many people wanting a K.I.T.T. model to build, can there be? Maybe the Hoff still has a lot of appeal in the industry...

 

3) See #1 for both the "stealing some thunder", this time from Revell's '50 Olds (or maybe something else TBA?) and because I believe/suspect the bulk of this tooling is already at the molding facility (assuming much of the tooling is shared with the '51 Fleetline and '51 convertible) making another reissue relatively easy. Looks like the coupe was last issued in 2002 or so.

 

4) Good to have this one back. The wheels and tires alone seem to sell the kit to lots of folks.

 

5) See #2

 

6) Might be good for kitbashing with the Revell 1/25 '67 Vette convertible which was just reissued, and I think this is the only Split Window in 1/25 scale?



#20 martinfan5

martinfan5

    MCM Ohana

  • Members
  • PipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 9,374 posts
  • Location:Los Santos, San Andreas
  • Full Name:Jonathan Stephens

Posted 05 October 2013 - 02:47 PM


 

2) Gotta be another "Silver Screen" TV/Movie box version. There can't be that many people wanting a K.I.T.T. model to build, can there be? Maybe the Hoff still has a lot of appeal in the industry...

Maybe there is , Aoshima, keeps releasing different version's of K.I.T.T , there must be a demand for it I guess

 

http://www.hlj.com/p...ct/AOS04355/Sci

http://www.hlj.com/p...ct/AOS00452/Aut

http://www.hlj.com/p...ct/AOS09716/Sci

http://www.hlj.com/p...t/AOS041277/Sci

http://www.hlj.com/p...ct/AOS04128/Sci

 

Photo taken from Aoshima's FaceBook page and this was listed with their upcoming kits for the rest of this year

1174817_662010387142864_1098638592_n_zps


Edited by martinfan5, 05 October 2013 - 02:51 PM.