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  1. socal76 added a post in a topic Audi Quattro   

    Did not know they shut the Tamiay USA facilty down. Great source for getting missing/faulty parts for Tamiya kits. Guess we now have to go to Tamiya Japan now. Shame due to language at times.
  2. socal76 added a post in a topic CLEANED my workbench........   

    Dave's post has me thinkng of cleaning my workbench area but it is 12 feet in length, Planned ahead, but still not worked out in reality!
  3. socal76 added a post in a topic socal76   

    Have to admit my choice is a '66 Impala wagon off Revell's '66 Impala SS. I had a '66 SS as my first car and a 66 Impala as my second, so partial to the '66's
  4. socal76 added a topic in Car Kit News & Reviews   

    What is the first choice of a new tool you would like to see by any manufacturer?
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  5. socal76 added a post in a topic Lindberg's '64 Plymouth "Lawman"   

    Thanks Mike did as you suggested. Only 1 post now
  6. socal76 added a post in a topic Lindberg's '64 Plymouth "Lawman"   

    Sorry for the duplicate post. Not sure how that happened
  7. socal76 added a post in a topic Lindberg's '64 Plymouth "Lawman"   

    Rob, sorry to disagree but I am buying more Linberg kits than AMT right now. Linberg kits were tooled much more recently than any AMT kits. Want the latest tooling just to the advances in tooling! I may be in the vast minority in buying many of the Round2 reissues, simply due to the fact many of the original tools are close to 50 years old now. I know many modelers are grateful to have these reissuies, but having so many of the earlier issues, I am not buying many of these re-issues. Moiebus is getting much of my purchases now.. Distant second is Revell even with a few new tools.. Round2 is a distant second to Revell. Round2 gives me a '67 Nova SS retool and things change!! Let alone a new tool '68 Cuda!!
  8. socal76 added a post in a topic Needed. Mirrors for RM 1971 cuda.   

    Have to look for wheels for another member here, but will look for the mirrors at the same time
  9. socal76 added a post in a topic Revell 2nd QTR 2016   

    DaveVan, don't know if anyone yet has thanked you for having all of those IMC Ford kits, but I will! Got a few more for you to buy if that is what it takes!!!
  10. socal76 added a post in a topic Lindberg's '64 Plymouth "Lawman"   

    Mark, sorry but I do disagree, yes it fits, but this is still a Linberg kit. Round2 could do better by producing it as a Linberg kit to avoid anyone question if this was a new tool or some reissue. Granted I am buying it, but still wish it were issed as an update for a Lindberg kit
  11. socal76 added a post in a topic Modelhaus '69 Road Runner 6-BBL conversion   

    Just going to add my 2 cents worth. ANYTHING you get from Modelhaus will be the best molds you will be able to get from the time the molds were done. I will say with Don's announced retirement date he may be so busy casting just to keep up, rather than doing new molds If the retirement date was not an issue, I honestly think some molds would be updated if he had a few more years to recoup the cost of new masters. But I am buying as much of his products as I have the funds to (probably more than!!!). I sure wish I had a valid reason for him to continue!!
  12. socal76 added a post in a topic 1962 Dodge Dart 440 Hardtop Jo Han C-4162 "USA Oldies" series   

    DR JAY, you know you do not want to build that so you should send it to me to finish! As IF! LOL
  13. socal76 added a post in a topic Lindberg's '64 Plymouth "Lawman"   

    Not the first time a Lindberg kit has had box art errors, but now in an AMT box? Trying to bury the Lindberg name?
  14. socal76 added a post in a topic Tamiya Alfa Romeo 155 V6 TI DTM   

    malstr, can you provide info on the Martini decals? Would rather do that than either of the other two, but if they are not available I will go with the Jeager version.
  15. socal76 added a post in a topic Ford GT40 Tires   

    afx, weren't these tires also done in resin at one time? I seem to recall someone dong them, but I cannot for the life of me remember who. Would really be nice to see a set done in the soft resin some casters are using for tires lately. I got a set of resin Super Single truck tires in this soft resin and they are very close to some kit tires done in the soft vinyl, rather than the typical hard vinyl in many kits.