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Reasonably priced 60's-70's Indy or F1?

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Reasonably priced 60's-70's Indy or F1?
Posted by Murphy on Tuesday, March 21, 2017 11:16 AM

First off I'm new to this site, I'm usually over at the FSM forums. I build almost 100% planes but I used to build Nascar about 20 years ago. I have always loved the 60's and 70's Indy and F1 cars. Would really love to do an AJ Foyt Coyote car from that era but only thing I can seem to find is resin at over $150 which is way over my budget (which is about $50-$60 max) Is there anyone out there making these era kits at a reasonable price? Thanks for the replies.

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Posted by High octane on Tuesday, March 21, 2017 12:39 PM

I would check with Spotlight Hobbies and Model Roundup, as well as swap meets and you may find what you're lookin' for.

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Posted by Bainford on Tuesday, March 21, 2017 12:40 PM

Are you fussy about scale?

The old 1/25 scale AMT 70s & 60s Indy kits can be had for a reasonable price. Ebay is full of them.

There are a few 1/24 scale F1 kits out there by Japanese manufacturers, though the pickings are few in this scale. Revell of Germany also did a few 90s F1 kits in this scale, though not as detailed as the Japanese kits.

1/20 scale is where most of the action is in F1 kits. Tamiya and Ebbro are the main players here though there are a few from other makers as well, and there are a fair number of kits from the late 60s and 70s available in this scale. And all of the modern kits seem to be in this scale.

There is also a good number of resin kits on the market, but they certainly can be pricey. And of course the initial resin kit is only the beginning, with additional accessories and decals, etc adding to the total.

Then there are the 1/12 scale kits, but these are costly to buy, as are additional accessories if you chose to add them. Tamiya does a few iconic 70s kits in this scale.

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Posted by Indy on Thursday, March 23, 2017 2:58 PM
I have some kits you might be interested in. Send me a PM and we can work something out. Jordan
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Posted by Murphy on Thursday, March 23, 2017 7:54 PM

pm sent

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