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What old kit would you like to see reissued?

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Posted by PatrickW on Friday, September 08, 2017 1:50 AM

Uncertain T for me too, and three Hawk kits.....

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Posted by dreamsinplastic on Saturday, September 09, 2017 8:20 PM

5 window 32 Ford Sports Coupe .Monogram kit #PC57 (1959)

On the Bench : WIP Italeri 1/9 Scale Army WLA HD 45 Flathead  M/C

                     >>>>> Converting to a Street "Bobber" style <<<<<<<<

 

 

 

 

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Posted by High octane on Saturday, September 09, 2017 8:48 PM

That Monogram Sport Coupe is a very sought after kit as well as rare. I think that it might be a good seller, however Revell has the Deuce kits pretty well covered already.

High octane

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Posted by jkitman on Saturday, September 09, 2017 9:32 PM

I think I would buy it just for the box art alone.

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Posted by High octane on Saturday, September 09, 2017 9:37 PM

I think that a lot of guys would buy the kit for the box art.

High octane

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Posted by Spencer Mopar Fan on Sunday, September 10, 2017 11:54 AM
Is it just me , or does the guy on the 5 window coupe box look like Don Prudhomme in his youth ??
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Posted by High octane on Sunday, September 10, 2017 7:13 PM

I think that it's just you as I don't think that guy on the box art looks anything like Don Prudomme.

High octane

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Posted by Spencer Mopar Fan on Monday, September 11, 2017 11:31 AM

Got bored , did this for a laugh !Zip it!

  

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Posted by dreamsinplastic on Monday, September 11, 2017 8:42 PM

Monogram 1/8 scale PE62-298 SBC V-8

On the Bench : WIP Italeri 1/9 Scale Army WLA HD 45 Flathead  M/C

                     >>>>> Converting to a Street "Bobber" style <<<<<<<<

 

 

 

 

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Posted by gbeaird on Tuesday, September 12, 2017 11:08 AM

The MPC Indy Turbine Car No. 40.  I have one, but it's been around the block a few times, and I paid a fortune for it.  Better yet, since it's 1/20 scale, re-mold it in 1/24 or 1/25.  With modern molding techniques, that one would be a home run.

Anything Jo-Han, especially the Chrysler Turbine car.

Gene Beaird,
Pearland, Texas

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Posted by mcmainstribe on Tuesday, September 12, 2017 11:20 AM

Monogram Squarebody S10, Big T with options for both the original and the 70's style

Revell 1/8 scale Knucklehead and Panhead choppers, Triumphs, Drag Bikes

Somebody has to have the Aurora molds for the Drag racing engines and componants out there somewhere. My Dad had the Donovan engine and I remember there were other engines as well as funny car bodies and frames to build your own version. 

I'm sure I'll think of others.

Larry

"I got me a '67 Chevy she's low and sleek and black. Someday I'll put her on that interstate and never look back." Steve Earle
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Posted by jkitman on Tuesday, September 12, 2017 8:28 PM

Id like to see all the Revell 1/8 motorcycles. I have a triumph drag bike that I have built. I have the Honda drag bike. They made a Harley and Kawasaki drag bike also. Im sure they still have the tools. Yet we get another reissue of the new dodge charger or something that the retailers will be sitting on for a long time.I dont get it.

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Posted by oldcarguy on Wednesday, September 13, 2017 7:35 AM

Yo ! Hi Everyone !

     I would like to see the flat roof 1959 Olds 98 and the flatroof Buick Invicta from 1959 from AMT . Plus that last hawk models car the " Maverick " Plus one other they did . The " Studebaker , Golden Hawk " .

 For finishers , the older 1960 ? Plymouth Valiant and the Dodge  of the same type . Geez , I hate this all my starts are at the end of a post . What did I do wrong ?

 Going back I would like to see any and ALL the Johan Kits back. As I perused this I saw a remark about the A.M.T. Hydros . You know it could be done  , If the molds still exist .WITHOUT the DECALS for Brew companies . ARE you listening Round Two ? This kit only dissappeared because unlike the Stock cars by Monogram and Others that quickly went with different decals or omitted references to Smokes or Brews .

 I have the " John Player Special " Beautiful Black Formula 1 Racer . No decals except all those scale thin stripes . Went aftermarket and got all the rest .

 I do have to say this . When a kid ( how many eons ago was that ?) I didn't want a Brew because it was on my models . Smokes either .Those started in the " Nam "

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Posted by oldcarguy on Wednesday, September 13, 2017 7:44 AM

Ah !

 Don't forget the  "Gentleman Jim " and the " Dixie Special " I know the " JIM ' Was a G.M.C. Not sure about the D.S. 

gjgeracci
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Posted by oldcarguy on Wednesday, September 13, 2017 7:47 AM

I am sorry , TnT ;

 You will be disappointed in my answer . The only Nash Metropolitan ever done to my knowledge was the poorly molded Palmer release . I could be wrong though .

gjgeracci
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Posted by jkitman on Wednesday, September 13, 2017 9:03 AM

Im not 100% sure, but I believe Hubbell or Humbell ( somebody close to that name) made a metropolitan kit. I've seen a few, but they are rare. I have a kit of the Isetta and the Messerschmidt. Those two cars were  cool.

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Posted by jkitman on Wednesday, September 13, 2017 8:29 PM

Oldcarguy, the name of the company is Hubley. There is a rough example of the Metropolitan on Ebay right now.

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Posted by Glue Crew Drew on Wednesday, September 13, 2017 8:52 PM

I'll keep my choices to one per manufacturer.  Revell - Please give us the Revellion just for the memories and the laughs.  Monogram - Tom Daniels' California Street Vette was a great build and costs way too much on E-bay.  AMT - I'd love to recreate the first kit I'd entered in a contest, the GMC Stepside Pickup. Thanks! My 2 Cents

 

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Posted by jkitman on Thursday, September 14, 2017 6:37 AM

I hear you on the Revellion. I have lobbied Revell for that one. They have the basic kit which used the Tony Nancy rail with a dodge body. Seems like it would be cost effective. I dont think they listen to us or it would happen. It is the sister kit to the Miss Deal kit. And that kit has made alot of money for them. I bought a resin body to make the Revellion but I think some people shy away from resin. I have yet to build it.

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Posted by Glue Crew Drew on Friday, September 15, 2017 9:02 PM

I've also seen the resin body and have a spare Tony Nancy kit.  I think they're missing out on an opportunity; this would be a good SSP. If you go ahead and build it please post!

Smile

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Posted by crown r n 7 on Sunday, September 17, 2017 6:00 AM

The Jo-Han line 

Niko

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Posted by PatrickW on Monday, September 18, 2017 1:57 AM

Kitman is worried that folks are looking and not responding. You should worry kitman, I've got builds on here and other sites where anything up to 100 look and don't make comment! Why do I bother putting stuff on any model sites?

Oh re-release any any beach buggy kits you can think of!

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Posted by Spencer Mopar Fan on Monday, September 18, 2017 6:43 AM

PatrickW

Kitman is worried that folks are looking and not responding. You should worry kitman, I've got builds on here and other sites where anything up to 100 look and don't make comment! Why do I bother putting stuff on any model sites?

Oh re-release any any beach buggy kits you can think of!

 

Bow , WhistlingDots - Sign etc etc .

I hear ya' Patrick ! LOL (And yes people, I comment on MOST of the threads)

It does'nt take up too much time or effort to say " Nice" now does it !

My POS has two comments and one was a reply from me! LOL ( Thanks P.W.!!  Ahem .  I'm glad there isn't a rant page on here ..... Confused

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Posted by 195X on Monday, September 18, 2017 4:08 PM

AHhhh, but someone is listening! Grant you it's in Revell's fourth quarter releases, so it's been planned for some time, but we are getting a re-issue of "Ice Patrol"! Snowmobile included, some assembly required. :)

My favorite color is clear. I am also ambidexterous, I can screw up equally well with either hand. I am 53 years old and been building for most of that time. :)

On the bench... somewhere. Pink Panther show car, 1978 Dodge Magnum Charger Daytona Midnight edition SE 300. Mongrel T.

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Posted by PatrickW on Monday, September 18, 2017 4:31 PM

Another one I've just found on Pinterest, the Pyro Sno Skeeter..........

Oh and another I've just found, Although I have afull resin kit to build.....

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Posted by jkitman on Sunday, September 24, 2017 8:30 PM

Yes, I also noticed that people dont reply or comment in all areas of this website. Even Scale Auto hasn't been involved. It as if the guys here are giving up. Doesn't  help the situation. If we become silent and unconcerned , we will eventually become increasingly dependant on the cottage industries for kits and parts. With that said, the big hitters have all the old tools in stock and arent using them to build up revenue to either fix or modify tools or release a new tool. For instance, Revell could modify the Lil van and give us the sand crab back. They could take the Stinger ,change the front wheels and the decals and give us the Trick T back. Of course they will have to pay Tom Daniel some royalties  but his stuff is always popular so why havent simple things like that happened? Obviously,  its beyond my comprehension.  Seems like a no brainer. Revell did change the Fast Buck back into Jinx Express. I hope that worked out for them. I bought 2 of them. But we need to be vocal and  honest about what we want from the industry. If you want something reissued, tell the industry  and when they produce it. BUY IT! so they will prosper and hopefully do it again. Ok, Ill get off the soap box now. Lol!

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