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#1 Bob DeWoody

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Posted 16 October 2015 - 01:24 AM

Last week I was looking online for a replacement chassis for my MRRC Toyota Celica and I ended up at the MRRC website. They have the chassis but it didn't meet their minimum order requirement so I clicked on the kits tab and discovered that the long awaited '63 Vette is available in their clubman kit series so I ordered both.

The package arrived Thursday afternoon and I immediately opened it up to discover what I had bought. This kit has all the same parts as the two previous Clubman kits I bought. Three motors and a bunch of high end parts. The body can be assembled as a race car or a street vehicle with bumpers. The inserts are for stock steel rims with separate hub covers. The interior is a simple tray with a driver's head and chest separate. Initially I thought the body was smaller than the Carrera Stingray but side by side they look close, of course the Carrera version is of the '67 Stingray. Here are some images.

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Posted 17 October 2015 - 12:26 AM

I am hoping that MRRC's long time affiliation means that these new 'split window bodies are new pops of the old Revell molds.
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Posted 17 October 2015 - 08:20 AM

I'm not familiar with the old Revell 1/32 Corvette but this looks like a new molding to me. Just checked on ebay, the old Revell vette had parts like windshield wipers and door handles molded on the body while this MRRC body has separate parts.  

Also, IMHO, a repop of an old mold wouldn't have taken so long to get into production.
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Posted 25 January 2016 - 10:43 PM

Bob,

You need to see Rocky's plastic car. His handle is StingRay Racing over at HRW.

Rocky built my tack, Crab Alley Speedway. A picture of his car is on the thread about my track.

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