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GThawkwind
03-06-2014, 10:58 PM
I was gonna snag a 53 starliner model off fleabay, to test some ideas I had on the small scale. I was either gonna try an AMT model like this, as I think I could use some of the extra parts. Its a three in one model
http://i.ebayimg.com/00/s/MTIxNlgxNjAw/z/xmkAAOxy-WxTFRZg/$_1.JPG http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v199/SusieQ500/100_6491.jpgBut there us also this style, and I didn!t know if there was any quality difference known to anyone on here, between the two.http://i.ebayimg.com/00/s/MTIwMFgxNjAw/z/CVYAAMXQEgpTFR1k/$_1.JPG
Thanks.

63t-cab
03-06-2014, 11:29 PM
Daniel, I sent You a pm.

GThawkwind
03-07-2014, 12:42 AM
And I sent one back, I warn its really long.

EssexExport
03-07-2014, 07:14 AM
What's the scale?

Blue 15G
03-07-2014, 07:45 AM
AMT reissued this kit every so many years. The kits are probably identical, except for the packaging. I built a few a long time ago and they are easy to build.

Mike Van Veghten
03-07-2014, 07:48 AM
Yep...I've even built one or two into running models...slot cars..!
Also what they call..."kit bashing" and used parts to build a Conestoga slot car. Actually it's a panel wagon...but who's counting..!?

Mike

52-fan
03-07-2014, 08:18 AM
From the early versions to the last, there are some variations in a few of the modified parts, but all of the stock parts are there regardless of the packaging.

Effie
03-07-2014, 08:20 AM
The 3 in 1 kit added some custom parts, otherwise they're pretty much the same.

DEEPNHOCK
03-07-2014, 09:14 AM
1:25 scale

Add a few sprue sheets and you get different releases...
Heck, IIRC there's even an Allison airplane engine funny car version out there...

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