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The Junkman

Member Since 14 Jul 2008
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In Topic: Newly reissued Revell BRE Datsun 510 Racecar kit

11 July 2014 - 07:25 AM

Dave Van appears to make the Bobby Allison decals for this car as well as some others.

 

http://public.fotki....s/bre51085.html

I've got a set-good quality but limited run type printing, buy 2 and double up.


In Topic: Moebius `65 Plymouth Satellite

28 April 2014 - 10:45 AM

Can we have a mid 30's chevy?

Bah, we need (NEED!) a new mold Shelby 289 Cobra, street and race.  After that you can have your '30s Chevy.  :)


In Topic: 2014 Revell 3rd Quarter Kit Announcements

24 April 2014 - 10:35 AM

I don't know if they got the asking price but $229K is a lot for a car with no top level racing provenance.  Owned by Penske, driven by Donahue, a couple of first and second place finishes, OK.  Regional racing history, not so much.  Of course, that sounds like I have the kind of money to act on that opinion.  :rolleyes: Sure was pretty though.


In Topic: Best AC Cobra in 1/25 Scale

20 April 2014 - 06:12 AM

The Fujimi kit does have fender wells but for everything else I prefer the Revell/Monogram kit. I built the FIA Cobra to the left by combining the 1/25 AMT 289 with body parts from the Academy 1/25 289 which actually has a 427 body.

Do you have any details on that build?  Whole body or just fenders, etc?  Right there is a big hole in the car model panoply: how can a new mold, modern 289 Cobra (both street and FIA/USRRC) model NOT be a home run for some enterprising model company.  AMT's 260 Cobra has to be 50 years old by this point.  And lets add a Daytona Coupe to that, shall we?


In Topic: Revell LaFerrari

13 March 2014 - 02:31 PM

While the specs of the real car are certainly impressive, and the model kit does look very detailed, all I see is a Ferrari doing a "duck face" picture.

+1  Haven't cared for a Ferrari Halo car since the F-40.  I also like rotary phones, newspapers, analog cell phones with a little antenna you pull up.  :D