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Polar Lights Jetson Spaceship and Mystery Machine

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Polar Lights Jetson Spaceship and Mystery Machine
Posted by Anonymous on Saturday, October 2, 2004 5:04 PM
Has anyone done these kits? I see them on sale at Wally-World and just don't know if I should buy them. And are these re-issues from the 60's or 70's? If they are, I want them!!!Tongue
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Posted by Anonymous on Saturday, October 2, 2004 9:46 PM
I've seen a couple of the Jetsons Spaceship built up and they look very nice.

I remember reading a comment somewhere that the Mystery Machine was "out of scale". Confused What does that mean? It's based on a cartoon!
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Posted by Anonymous on Saturday, October 2, 2004 9:52 PM
Out of Scale would probaly mean it is not in the scale listed on the box such as 1/25scale or maybe some of the figures are not the same scale as the Mystery Machine. I would get the Jetson's Spaceship because it was a '60's tv show and would go good with my 'old' model collection but I just haven't decided.
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  • From: East Bethel, Mn
Posted by midnightprowler on Sunday, October 3, 2004 6:33 AM
They are both new tools. I have the Jeston's spaceship, and will sell it. email me.
Lee

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  • From: USA
Posted by 46achers on Sunday, October 3, 2004 8:30 AM
Both of the models are new tools, The Jetson's model builds up into a cool model with just minor painting, it works well in my "oddball" stuff. The Mystery Machine is well??? I bought it and "bagged" it for sale, keeping the figures for future use. SOMEDAY these kits will probably be sought after, right now most are passing em by. Bt the Jetson's, think about the other one.
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  • From: Home of the Florida Gators & the Gatornationals
Posted by flahotrod on Sunday, October 3, 2004 10:37 AM
I guess it depends on what you want. I got the Mystery Machine for my son (5 yoa). He likes to watch Scooby Doo and wanted to have a model, so it was a good fit.

The kit is very cartoonish (pardon the pun). There is no "scale", but I would guess that it is somewhere in the realm of 1/25 scale. The parts fit together rather well. It is a simple kit with a minimum number of parts. The decals are of the paper "peel & stick" variety, so be careful with them because they do not slide into position as the water-slide decals do.

It is a quick builder, depending on the amount of detailing you want to add to it. It could be a nice relaxing build to give you a break from some of the more detailed and elaborate builds you normally do.

If you liked (or are willing to admit that you still like) Scooby Doo, it is a "fun" kit to build & display. It will surely generate some comments. It looks decent enough built box stock, but would look even better with some detailing, if choose to do so.
I married my wife for her looks, just not the ones she gives me when I bring home new model kits.
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  • From: N.E. of Indy-a-no-place, where cool was born
Posted by modelbuildngrandpa on Sunday, October 3, 2004 5:34 PM
QUOTE: Originally posted by dmc88
I want them!!!Tongue


Youv'e answered your own question.
Get them now while you can or always wish you did.
Wheres my #$%^@# bailout??
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Posted by Anonymous on Sunday, October 3, 2004 5:41 PM
Modelbuildngrandpa, thank you. I wanted them because they looked like something you would find in the 60's or 70's because it's from the Jetsons. I collect the old kits like that. I just didn't know if I would buy them because I wondered if they were new tooling or re-issues. Thanks for the advice. The kit is getting pretty old now I guess, so I think I will get it before it stops being produced and I regret it for along time. Thanks! -Aric
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  • From: N.E. of Indy-a-no-place, where cool was born
Posted by modelbuildngrandpa on Sunday, October 3, 2004 6:05 PM
I've made that mistake, pass on a kit because "I dont need it," or "I dont have the money this week" or what ever, and the kit is NEVER reisued .
Wheres my #$%^@# bailout??
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Posted by Anonymous on Wednesday, October 6, 2004 6:54 PM
i have both kits and although the scooby doo kit isn't in scale ,yust watch the cartoon and you'll see ,there is nothing in scale anywhere..i agree, it is a kit i put together as a "nothing" kit but you know what,...it went together well and looks just fine to me!!!same story for the jetson's spaceship...they both evoke memories of when i was younger ,wasting saturday mornings watching them on tv....been years since i've done that....well,maybe this saturday, i will see !!Big SmileBig Smile
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  • From: Conn. USA
Posted by GPERZERK on Monday, October 25, 2004 11:42 PM
TongueI have one built just for kicks but I also have another that is going to be part of a diorama with a rat fink kind of guy ( Fready FleeBobber Super Fuzz) in a jetson kinda space craft .I'll call it Space Rage. Im tryn to go for the rat rod look .I had to look around to find more kits cuz one bubble top came in the kit crack and I wasn't paying attention when I sanded the the other to give it a tilt foward look and got the slot for the tail fin in the worng place. When I get them done I'll figure out how to get pics of it on this site.It'll be cool!!Cool

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