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New Round2 - AMT1230 (Miller Beer GMC) and AMT1238 (Ford LTL)


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Found these listed on Stevens International website today:

AMT-1230 - 1/25 Miller Beer GMC Astro 95 Semi Tractor Cab

AMT-1238 - 1/24 Ford LTL9000 Semi Tractor Cab
 

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I like the Ford kit, and have seen some nice builds of it. I think my single complaint about it, is that there don't seem to be many choices for 1/24 American-style trailers for it.

I normally don't care about scale, but a 1/25 trailer on a 1/24 cab is a noticeable difference in scale.

 

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I see only two U.S, Style trailers listed, so you are correct.

https://www.italeri.com/en/product/2397/7/34

https://www.italeri.com/en/product/589/7/34

I am guessing that in true Italeri fashion, this is the same parts, sold in 2 different boxes, with the chiller parts added to one.

There is this kit also.

https://www.italeri.com/en/product/590/7/34

But it of course is discontinued.

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14 hours ago, steve1970 said:

Found these listed on Stevens International website today:

AMT-1230 - 1/25 Miller Beer GMC Astro 95 Semi Tractor Cab

AMT-1238 - 1/24 Ford LTL9000 Semi Tractor Cab
 

amt1238.jpg

 

Well I'm glad to see that they've finally got off the "Coke" binge  ?

 

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2 minutes ago, Goodwrench3 said:

I've got one of those original kits in my "stash".

"If you've got the time, we've got the beer ...  Miller beer"    ?

 

Shocked.... with political correctness and fear of influencing kids and all, Beer and tobacco advertising on what is considered "toys" disappeared in the 90's

examples: Revell 8 Dale Earnhardt Jr 2001 Monte Carlo Car NASCAR ...

                   MONOGRAM 1/24 Rusty Wallace's #2 Pontiac Excitement Grand ...

 

 

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4 hours ago, iamsuperdan said:

I like the Ford kit, and have seen some nice builds of it. I think my single complaint about it, is that there don't seem to be many choices for 1/24 American-style trailers for it.

I normally don't care about scale, but a 1/25 trailer on a 1/24 cab is a noticeable difference in scale.

 

Some aren’t as bad as you’d think, if you look for my Covid builds post there are a few 1/24 rigs with 1/25 trailers. Although I do agree, more trailer options would be nice .

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The Italeri trailers are both not long enough (40 foot) nor tall enough (12'6") for a modern trailer. The only thing available for 1:24 that's close to what's on the road are the tankers and containers.

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I think the last model kit with beer advertising was the Revell Kenny Bernstein Budweser King Top Fuel Dragster from 2002, it was marked as an "Adult Collectible - Ages 21 and Over".
So if Round 2 is going to have the Miller Beer decals they probably have to do something similar to be politically correct.

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