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    Richard Manri

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  1. One i'd like to see back out is the MPC 83 Supra Celica. That one hasn't been reissued since the last 1984 boxing, and i'm sure they have it in the pipeline for 2021 since the '95 Supra just got reissued.
  2. On some older white molded kits kits I bought sealed in the past, they would be severely yellowed or almost entirely tan. What's even weirder is I've gotten opened kits with parts out of their baggies (and some complete/started kits in ziploc baggies) that were still pure white inside. I heard this phenomenon primarily occurs with certain styrene/ABS materials that were left outside or in warm temperatures out of their packaging, but then I've seen it in sealed stuff too. Google-fu can't get me a real clear answer due to all the variables and factors, but just curious on your experiences and opinions.
  3. Newest stock the two HLs in LI have are the Revellogram '76 Chevy pickup, '70 Firebird 2-in-1, Dom's ' 71 GTX, '60 Chevy Truck w/Go Cart, reboxed ROG Range Rover, Supernatural '67 Chevy Impala 4-door, '64 Plymouth Belvedere, and believe it or not the '71 Duster (odd HL would stock that one again at full price nonetheless when the two stores cleared them out at $5 a clip about a year ago). Wake me when they have the AMT Mitsubishi Eclipse, Toyota Supra, Nissan 350z, and the Revellogram Chevy S-10 in stock. I was lucky enough to find two LHS's that had the Eclipse and Supra as every retailer online were sold out. HL had the Supernatural Impy and Dom's 71 GTX shortly after they came out before any LHS did (it's usually the opposite). No LHS has the 350z or the S-10, though I wouldn't be surprised if they showed up at HL first again before the LHS's get them.
  4. Still looking for Monogram Fiero GT front/rear glass and trunk lid. Also need Honda or Acura NSX suspension for an upcoming project if anyone's got any?
  5. Had that happen to me on a old SnapTite AMT F-150 (molded in Blue or Green?) once. Snapped the interior tub under the body and the whole body snapped in two like a jigsaw act.
  6. I wouldn't be surprised if those AMT kits made under the 2004-2007 Tomy/RC2 helm were largely based on die cast toolings used for Ertl/Johnny Lightning 1/18th and 1/24th equivalents.
  7. The MPC 71-73 Mustangs aren't very good due to all being based on a 1960s era Mustang promo turned kit update. The AMT 73 (last issued in a flat box as a racer about 5 years ago) is a much better kit. The 350z dates back to the Toyko Drift tooling and has odd proportions, especially the low chop top like roof. It can be made into a nice custom if one swaps out janky wheels with something else and thinks outside the box with a possible motor swap (LS1, Coyote moto, endless possibilities). The decals in the TD issue were jaw-droppingly awful as they would shrivel and wrinkle up into nothing, so any new decals R2 does as they did the Supra (which also had equally lousy decals in it's initial F&F issues) will be an improvement.
  8. Update 11/9: Also looking for body panels, front bumper & grille, and rear bumper for the Revell GMC Syclone to use on the recently issued S-10 Currently looking for Monogram Fiero GT front/rear glass and trunk lid.
  9. Also looking for body panels, front bumper & grille, and rear bumper for the Revell GMC Syclone. Still looking for the Monogram Fiero suspension and glass.
  10. Got help with the 93 Civic hood! I just need the Monogram Fiero suspension and glass assemblies. If anyone has those, PM me and we'll work something out.
  11. Hello all, I'm looking for the parts from the following kits: Front/rear glass and front/rear suspension assemblies from 1/24 Monogram Pontiac Fiero GT, kit # 85-2242. Clear and/or custom "Super Sport" style hoods from Revell Tuner Series 1993 Honda Civic Coupe 2 'n 1, kit # 85-2830. I will take painted hoods if they're not cracked or heavily glue smeared. UPDATE: I got a hold of the Civic hood I needed! If anyone has the monogram Fiero parts, PM me and we'll work out a parts trade.
  12. Old Revell Acura NSX build from circa 1999 kit. EDIT: Found what I needed, please delete mods. Thanks!
  13. Well then, sign me up for at least 6 of the Supras!! Be nice if we had dates, but I imagine by late summer or so. Wonder if it will be the first version with the Bomex body kit, or the Veilside body that was co-designed by Aoshima for their JP boxing. One of the better kits out of the F&F line considering it's shortcomings, and it's a goldmine for parts motor suspension and seats. Only a matter of time till R2 decides to reissue this MPC 80s Celica Supra to go with it https://www.scalemates.com/kits/mpc-1-0841-toyota-celica-supra--950596 The 350z is a decent kit, wheels/tires are jaw droppingly awful and the roof looks kinda chopped. Be nice to have that one out too, and no more dealing with evil bay prices for these!
  14. Built from Fast and Furious Dom's Charger kit. Kit's parts like the motor+ blower and wheels/tires were raided for other projects, but as I had most of the essential parts present I was customizing anyway. Mods as followed: Hood scoop from Revell '68 Charger drag option placed on '70 hood. 7.0 litre Dodge Viper motor from scrap Revell Viper ACR build, with a custom made vortech style super charger setup using a resin turbo, exhaust and sprue pieces. Styrene scrap trees bent as intake tubes and oil filters turned into air filters as the original pieces were missing. Electronic fan/radiator comes from an unknown source. Custom built side exhaust. Seats from Dodge Viper ACR. Wheels are Radio Shack X-mods, with front tires sourced from an AMT Fast and Furious Supra and rear tires from Revell C5 Corvette. Disc brakes were also sourced from the Viper ACR. Various decals were used from the 68 charger, and the red tail stripe is from the stock '70 Charger. Exterior is Walmart Color Place Gloss Black, cleared with Pledge.
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