MENG 1/24 Ford F350 Super Duty Crew Cab: Sneak Peek Pics!


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Is this out yet? looks like I will be getting this one

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Impressive. Looks like I might have to get one, or two.

Can't wait to hear the whining over this one! :rolleyes:

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Is this out yet? looks like I will be getting this one

Not for the US market yet, close though

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I should have mine tomorrow, and if not , Monday, I can answer any questions about the kit

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I should have mine tomorrow, and if not , Monday, I can answer any questions about the kit

Dang man! Do you have a tunnel to Japan in your back yard or something? It seems like you always have your hands on the newest Japanese/Chinese kit right as they come out.

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Dang man! Do you have a tunnel to Japan in your back yard or something? It seems like you always have your hands on the newest Japanese/Chinese kit right as they come out.

This time, I have a tunnel from China ;)

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Real nice detail. I like it...

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I now see why it has a high price tag. This kit is something . Detail looks from the pictures . The amount of pieces is stunning . My only beef with this would be the black plastic for the body , but that can be painted over.

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Nice pics, Martinfan.

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Thanx for the detailed photos Jonathan!

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Looks great indeed, can't wait to have a copy myself

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Looking forward to the mailman coming next week! I ordered mine on March 31 from Hobbyeasy in China and they should be here soon.

Great service and with shipping the two kits were less than $60 each.

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I'm not really into trucks in scale, so I won't be getting one. I've had trucks for "daily drivers" for the last 20 years, and it sure comes in handy every once in awhile.

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That's a great looking kit. I'm anxious to see how it goes together.

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It was pointed out by James that the tires are OEM correct

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It was pointed out by James that the tires are OEM correct

I wonder how much that factored in to the cost of the kit?

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It was pointed out by James that the tires are OEM correct

I noticed that in your pix. Hankook tires would also have been correct for OEM.

From what I see, I only really see a couple of things that are off to my eye. One is the seats. They look a little "blocky" to me. The other is the tie rod. It looks more like a tie rod assembly from a '99-'07 GM 4x4 rather than a Super Duty Ford. Granted, I'm only going from the pix of the parts still on the tree. I'll be finding out soon enough, should have mine in a few weeks when Big 4 in Indy gets them in. Yeah, I know I mentioned in the other thread I most likely wasn't going to get one, but it's just too neat of a kit to pass on.

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Bill, the seats caught my eyes right of the bat, and that is what I noticed as well

Edited by martinfan5

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That's a great looking kit. I'm anxious to see how it goes together.

I saw the kit today at the car show and it looks great!!! The only thing I didn't like about the kit is that it is molded in black and will make it a little harder to paint orange......... B)

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Wow. Most impressive.

Soon as I have the money, I'm getting one. I think the real trucks are plug-ugly, but this is so nicely done, the effort deserves support. I'm sure I can find a good way to use it for a creative display, too.

Charlie Larkin

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The only thing I didn't like about the kit is that it is molded in black and will make it a little harder to paint orange......... B)

I wouldn't think one molded in black would be any harder to paint orange then say, Barbie Doll Pink ?

:P

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It's ok they roam in a pack and tend to stay deep in the threads that are over 15 pages long. I think we should be able to hold our ground 'till morning.

LOL!!! Great analogy!

While the seats do indeed look to need some re-shaping, I think as far as pictures show, it looks really nice. Pricey, but nice. Aside from the already mentioned seats, which should be beaten to death by noon this afternoon, I think it's a great new entry into our hobby. Please folks, encourage this manufacturer! Don't split hairs over trim thickness or valve cover engraving. I'd love to see what off-beat topic is next!

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This looks like a really nice kit, I'm impressed. May have to pick one up. :)

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