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Revell/Monogram '81 Bronco Free Wheelin'

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Man, I'd been printing Freewheeling decal sets one after another for folks for the '78-'79 F-150 and Bronco kits and I couldn't help but feel that I really wanted to do one myself, but couldn't cause 1/25th scale Broncos are unimaginably rare. So, in lieu of a MPC/AMT Bronco - the Revell/Monogram one will have to do and fortunately Ford gave the Freewheeling sticker-palooza one last go with the 1981 Bronco and it was just a vertical color fade instead of a horizontal one but alas, I still like it and it gave me reason to touch the horribly warped to all hell kit I had sitting under a pile of other kits for like a year and a half.

I might just wire the thing up, I haven't a clue yet - just wanna get the body and the interior in order first - that being said though, the removable top had been squished in the parts baggie and even after a bunch of massaging and hot water, it only got close to sitting flush. After a brief moment of dispair, I just superglued the thing to the bed and shrugged, followed by a bunch of deep black paint. The top might be slightly positioned inwards but what the hell, at least the decals sit neatly!




Now onto the front fascia and tailgate clutter like the spare tire and whatnot.

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Very cool scheme NJ. Looking forward to more............

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