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#1 VW Dave

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Posted 17 July 2014 - 05:15 PM

How long overdue is a proper 1/24-1/25 Baja bug model.....only like forever, right? Well, the wait might just be over, thanks to a certain MD-based resin caster. Sometime in September is the proposed release date, and the pricing is still TBD, but the pre-production pieces I have in hand tell me it's gonna be a winner.

 

I can answer most questions about it, but all inquiries/feedback/pre-order pleas should be sent to normanveber@aol.com

 

 

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#2 blubaja

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Posted 17 July 2014 - 05:25 PM

Yes! These are 1/24 scale. They will work with the tamiya and polar lights chasiss.

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Posted 17 July 2014 - 08:45 PM

Looks cool . I've attempted these but can never get the headlight area to look right ,this looks right .



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Posted 18 July 2014 - 12:51 AM

Very cool! Lot's of possibilities with this one.



#5 scaleautobuilder

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Posted 18 July 2014 - 02:10 AM

I want one, Please let me know when they are ready. 

 

 

Bruce



#6 JTalmage

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Posted 18 July 2014 - 02:13 AM

I would consider one as well! Always did like baja bugs. Not big on the bugeye front end, but it'll do



#7 Kris Morgan

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Posted 18 July 2014 - 02:43 AM

That is cool.



#8 Zarana-X

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Posted 18 July 2014 - 06:26 AM

This looks awesome! Never bought a resin kit before. Hope it's affordable. 



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Posted 18 July 2014 - 07:10 AM

Finally! A proper looking Baja Bug! Nice



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Posted 18 July 2014 - 08:39 AM

GO NORM!

..Now, just get a storefront on this interweb thingie.. :P



#11 Dale W. Verts

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Posted 18 July 2014 - 01:31 PM

Any chance for a wide-eye version? Not complaining, but I like them better. GREAT, by the way. I WILL be building one (some) of these!

 

Dale



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Posted 18 July 2014 - 02:05 PM

No chance of a wide-eye from RepMinCo, unfortunately. I may, however, have a spare Revell-based resin wide-eye body that I wouldn't miss, Dale.....PM or email me: plasticman1432@gmail.com


If anyone is seriously considering this body kit from Norm, please drop him a line so he knows the demand is there.



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Posted 18 July 2014 - 05:01 PM

Nice,



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Posted 19 July 2014 - 10:29 AM

I have to get one of these or 2 or 3 or more



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Posted 19 July 2014 - 03:55 PM

No chance of a wide-eye from RepMinCo, unfortunately. I may, however, have a spare Revell-based resin wide-eye body that I wouldn't miss, Dale.....PM or email me: plasticman1432@gmail.com
If anyone is seriously considering this body kit from Norm, please drop him a line so he knows the demand is there.


Woohoo! I'm gonna "bug" him about it!! Sorry, couldn't resist! That look really cool !

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Posted 19 July 2014 - 04:21 PM

I saw Norm Today, as well as the car, and placed my order. It's that good. Now I need to find a set of tires and wheels.



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Posted 21 July 2014 - 08:11 AM

Would people want a set of wheels and tires cast specifically for this? I was using the Jeep wagon wheels and big and little knobbies.



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Posted 21 July 2014 - 09:32 AM

That is cool.



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Posted 21 July 2014 - 04:52 PM

I almost died several times in a `68 swing-axle Baja back in the 80's. I loved that car.

 

I must build one.  B)



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Posted 22 July 2014 - 12:30 AM

Would people want a set of wheels and tires cast specifically for this? I was using the Jeep wagon wheels and big and little knobbies.

 I certainly would.