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#1 Diesel Jockey

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Posted 11 March 2014 - 05:06 PM

Not sure if this is the right place to mention this, but I will anyway, I just noticed an Australian eBay seller offering a Moebius Models Accessory Pack Big Rig Chrome Wheels and Tyres #1010 in proper Moebius packaging. I hope there are more good things to come for the truck modeling fraternity!!



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Posted 11 March 2014 - 05:19 PM

I seen them on ebay too. cheapest one I saw at gms customs buy now at $12.60   $3.99 shipping  us.  I think I'm going to buy it.


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Posted 11 March 2014 - 05:35 PM

I am thinking of buying a set to try on a snap KW Aerodyne Conventional. They would be a darn sight better than those awful wheels and tyres that come with the kit. I two AMT builds that I abandoned some time ago. One is a Peterbilt 359. I think these might just work on this kit and give me the inspiration I need.



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Posted 11 March 2014 - 05:50 PM

I'm going to move this to the Truck Kit News & Reviews section, since we've done the same with the AMT tire sets in the Car Kit News & Reviews section.

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Posted 11 March 2014 - 06:13 PM

I bought one of these at my LHS last week for 18.99. They are a ten fold better than the snap kit wheels and tires. Only thing is I don't know what truck to put them on. I will be buying a few more hope they stick around.

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Posted 11 March 2014 - 07:38 PM

I heard from a usually-reliable source that the entire run has already sold out (at the wholesale level).  So, if you want them, you better grab them fast.  No guarantee there will be a second run.



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Posted 11 March 2014 - 07:44 PM

If the first run is already sold out- I'll take that as a good sign and assume there will be a second at some point. The only reason I haven't used a set of Moebius wheels and tires on another truck kit is because then I'd have a Moebius International with no rolling stock... this would solve that little problem.



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Posted 11 March 2014 - 09:53 PM

If my numbers are right,  3000 sets were done, 2000 sets went to Canada, and 1000 sets came here



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Posted 12 March 2014 - 01:49 AM

Would be nice to get a couple of sets to replace the wheels & tires on the snap W900 & Peterbilt 359 kits.



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Posted 12 March 2014 - 04:20 AM

Oh, that's awesome.....Those wheels and tires WILL make the snaps that much better....Italeri has something out like this, but has a few too many other things in it that I won't use, and the wheels aren't chromed......Sometimes, that's all you need is some dadgum wheels......This will greatly facilitate some scratchwork for me..... :D Gonna look for those, right now....


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Posted 12 March 2014 - 06:22 AM

Oh, that's awesome.....Those wheels and tires WILL make the snaps that much better....Italeri has something out like this, but has a few too many other things in it that I won't use, and the wheels aren't chromed......Sometimes, that's all you need is some dadgum wheels......This will greatly facilitate some scratchwork for me..... :D Gonna look for those, right now....

I agree gonna make some scratch built trailers much more doable. Check model round up they have them for 18.50.

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Posted 12 March 2014 - 12:16 PM

I'm glad you  told us they are limited i'll buy 2 just in case. thanks for the info.



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Posted 12 March 2014 - 01:49 PM

Just ordered a set from The Modelroundup.

 

 

Thanks for the information.



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Posted 12 March 2014 - 07:10 PM

FYI, it was actually 2,000 ~ 1,000 Canada and 1,000 USA.



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Posted 12 March 2014 - 07:25 PM

Wheels are nice, but unless Moebius went out and tooled up (or re-tooled) the tires then they're dubiously usable at best.  I've never seen a single truck anywhere at anytime - mind you I've seen tens of thousands of them in 15 years of driving that have the "all position" rail/ship container tires Moebius made on the steer axle of a truck.  I understand having 10 tires with the same tread was cheaper and all of that, but that has always been the one disappointment I've had with the ProStar & LoneStar, give me 8 of those container tires for the drive axles if you have to - I have seen them used there albeit a nice set of real highway truck tires would have be nicer, and then a nice set of steer tires for the front.



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Posted 13 March 2014 - 03:26 PM

I can't see why Moebius would make a limited run if it's a money maker for them?



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Posted 18 March 2014 - 06:20 PM

Wheels are nice, but unless Moebius went out and tooled up (or re-tooled) the tires then they're dubiously usable at best.  I've never seen a single truck anywhere at anytime - mind you I've seen tens of thousands of them in 15 years of driving that have the "all position" rail/ship container tires Moebius made on the steer axle of a truck.  I understand having 10 tires with the same tread was cheaper and all of that, but that has always been the one disappointment I've had with the ProStar & LoneStar, give me 8 of those container tires for the drive axles if you have to - I have seen them used there albeit a nice set of real highway truck tires would have be nicer, and then a nice set of steer tires for the front.

, We got you covered on tires! Very accurate tires with a few different tread types! Here's how our Bridgestone M722 and our New Michelin drive tires look on those Moebius wheels. http://bwicke9.wix.com/class-a-resin

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Posted 18 March 2014 - 07:34 PM

Excellent Ben!!!!!



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Posted 21 March 2014 - 07:11 PM

I've been looking, but I can't find anyone who has them....



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Posted 21 March 2014 - 11:03 PM

I've been looking, but I can't find anyone who has them....


JT, scalehobbyist.com has them. $13.69 a set. Shows them in stock but doesn't show an instock quantity. Better jump on them.