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hpiguy

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  • Location Northern, WI
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  1. hpiguy added a topic in Car Kit News & Reviews   

    Revell 76 Gran Torino Model Kit Review
    Nice kit, modern molds of course. Great pad printed tires, but no brand name. Sweet stock wheels. Nice factory stock version of the car. 
    Check out my Starsky & Hutch kit review for the same kit in the show's 'hopped up' style.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_UqWtMj7SD0 
     
     
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  2. hpiguy added a topic in Car Kit News & Reviews   

    MPC 1975 Datsun Pickup 3n1 Kit Parts Review
    The LIL-Hustler is back!  Sweet repop. 8, yup, 8 new tires including gorgeous GT Radials. Parts looks clean and straight, detail is sharp. Decals are redone and very clean, multiple options for Datsun, even as just letters. Poseable steering too. 
    3n1 kit, good amount of left over parts for the box.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pN38f7eTgb4 
     
     
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  3. hpiguy added a topic in Car Kit News & Reviews   

    MPC Dodge 'Country' Charger Open Box Review
    This is MPC's release of the 'Country' Charger in 1:25th scale.
    It's basically a direct re-pop of the long running General Lee kit, all the General Lee parts are included and you'll get an optional set of Torq-Thrust wheels and new flag decals with various names and numbers in the same font as the General Lee car. 
    This is molded in all black.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BVSucSDHmbA 

     
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  4. hpiguy added a topic in Car Kit News & Reviews   

    MPC Don Garlits Rear Engine Dragster Kit Review
    Reissue of the classic kit.
    Now with full 3D cardboard display base, pad printed slicks and new decal sheet.  Has the fully deployed parachute and packed chute option.

    Frame is one piece,  thin and straight as an arrow, nice job on that in my opinion.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KbyrdSlH11U 

     
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  5. hpiguy added a topic in Car Kit News & Reviews   

    Revell '92 Mazda Miata MX5, A Look in the Box
    A nice reissue. White styrene, basic tires, one wheel option, your choice of top down or top up. Decals for road racer or stock version.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fxoV33xKCBA 
     
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  6. hpiguy added a topic in Car Kit News & Reviews   

    Polar Lights Tom Mcewen 1969 Barracuda Funny Car Kit Review
    Nice issue of the 1969 Barracuda funny car. Optional wheel sets, those sweet Racemaster tires, pretty nice new decal sheet with duplicates when we ham fist the pinstripes and lots of chrome with multiple reference pics on box. 

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AufQ45RtToo 

     
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  7. hpiguy added a post in a topic Revell 92 Mazda Miata MX-5 re-release   

    I'll let you know this week, I'll be opening it up and doing a full parts review.
  8. hpiguy added a topic in Car Kit News & Reviews   

    AMT 1983 Chevy Camaro Z28 Kit Review
    Nice re-release of the classic 83 Z28 kit.

    Minimal flash, nice chrome work, decal sheet is clear. No big new surprises on this one, just a good repop of an older kit. Would have liked some different tires though, just personal opinion.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mLIfObfE2oY 



     
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  9. hpiguy added a post in a topic Toyotas   

    Adding to that I'd like to see the FJ models produced, classic and new. Being pretty iconic in Japan and the US I'm surprised Tamiya never made one until the new FJ RC kit. They make dozens of other RC and diecasts of them too, but not one glue kit that I can find.

    If anyone finds a glue kit of an FJ (classic or new) let me know please.
  10. hpiguy added a post in a topic AMT 1959 CHEVY EL CAMINO 1:25 KIT REVIEW   

    Maybe we're just the same level of crazy?  LOL  Thanks as always Scott.
  11. hpiguy added a topic in Car Kit News & Reviews   

    AMT 1959 CHEVY EL CAMINO 1:25 KIT REVIEW
    Re-release of the AMT '59 El Camino kit, this time with the original box art, poster, decal inside. 
    8, yeah, EIGHT pad printed tires in the box (whitewall and polyglas), both 348 and supercharged V8 as well and a nice sheet of waterslides for stock, work truck and custom. Steelies, hub caps and centerline style wheels included.
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Oc3gdnd4iFs 
     
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  12. hpiguy added a post in a topic Revell Kevin Harvick Jimmy John's #4 Ford Fusion Kit Review   

    I want that Napa kit for sure.
  13. hpiguy added a topic in Car Kit News & Reviews   

    Revell Kevin Harvick Jimmy John's #4 Ford Fusion Kit Review
    Revell is back with the full paint and assemble NASCAR kits, first off the line is this Ford Fusion in Kevin Harvick #4 Jimmy John's livery. Looks great, no name tires but that is easily solved and most of us will want to letter those tires for sure.
    Glass is super thin and prepainted, roll bars are nice and thin, no short shorts or mold issues. Even includes a figure and full decals of course.
    Aftermarket guys will make a mint selling every race stable colors imaginable.

    I'm really excited about the Napa Chevy SS kit, I just like the Napa
    colors.

    https://youtu.be/GSILqvW28mQ 
     
     

     
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  14. hpiguy added a post in a topic Hawk Leaky Boat Louie Kit Build   

    Thanks Scott, glad you are still enjoying them!
  15. hpiguy added a topic in All the Rest   

    Hawk Leaky Boat Louie Kit Build
    Cool repop by Round2. Never even knew these existed.  Can't pass it up for $9.99!  
    Seam issues with two parts, easily fixed with putty, otherwise no real problems.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q22XLd7SryM 

     

     
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