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  • Member since
    December, 2008
  • From: UK
AMT Royal Rail
Posted by PatW on Sunday, September 02, 2018 4:39 PM

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    July, 2012
  • From: Douglas AZ
Posted by littletimmy on Sunday, September 02, 2018 5:35 PM

I remember building that Waaaayyyy back in the day.( the engine got re-used in several different build's of mine.)

I never did get use to those "Steam roller" rear tire's 

Thank's for taking me down "memory lane", Your build look's Great !

 Dont worry about the thumbprint, paint it Rust , and call it "Battle Damage".

  

 

    

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    April, 2003
  • From: USA
Posted by keavdog on Sunday, September 02, 2018 6:01 PM

Thats pretty wild!  I really like the inclusion of the little model box card stock.  My AMT plymouth duster came with one.  Really fun.

Thanks,

John

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    May, 2013
  • From: Indiana, USA
Posted by Greg on Sunday, September 02, 2018 7:28 PM

I don't remember that kit, and perhaps I shouldn't admit that the little box really threw me off until John commented on what it is. Stick out tongue

It just looks like fun. Thanks for sharing!

-Greg

  • Member since
    December, 2008
  • From: UK
Posted by PatW on Monday, September 03, 2018 2:14 AM

Thanks guys I love weird and cranky stuff! It also helped that Right on Replicas have a build on YouTube as the instructions are so basic and having the engine 'open' to view I had to wire it and on the video it showed the spark plug firing order!

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    September, 2017
  • From: western North Carolina
Posted by kensar on Monday, September 03, 2018 6:53 AM

I've never seen this on either.

They sure made some wildly imaginative model vehicles in the 60's and 70's.

 

Kensar

 

  • Member since
    December, 2008
  • From: UK
Posted by PatW on Monday, September 03, 2018 8:45 AM

Thanks kensar. Yes it's a shame that they don't make all of the 'Show Rods' that they did in the '60's and '70's!

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fox
  • Member since
    January, 2007
  • From: Narvon, Pa.
Posted by fox on Monday, September 03, 2018 11:24 AM

Nice build Pat. I've never seen that one either. Hope that they bring some of them back. They were a lot of fun to build.

Jim  Captain

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   On the Bench:  Revell 1/96 USS Kearsarge - 20% 

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  • Member since
    December, 2008
  • From: UK
Posted by PatW on Monday, September 03, 2018 2:29 PM

Thanks fox, yes I always hope that the new owners/manufacturers of AMT and other companies would look back and see what moulds they have and resurect some or most of the old kits like this!

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    June, 2014
  • From: New Braunfels , Texas
Posted by Tanker - Builder on Monday, September 03, 2018 4:02 PM

Hi ;

 Didja know that there some who have rebuilt the frame of that in Aluminum Tubes and Rod ? I don't know about most , If I get them they get built and given away as gifts . Great time building them though .Me , I always liked Ed " Big Daddy " Roth's stuff .

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    April, 2003
  • From: USA
Posted by keavdog on Monday, September 03, 2018 4:11 PM

Big Tom Daniel fan.  I did the red baron, beer wagon, pie wagon, paddy wagon.... They are so fun to build.

Here's a Link to his page/kits

Thanks,

John

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    December, 2008
  • From: UK
Posted by PatW on Monday, September 03, 2018 4:48 PM

Thanks guys, for the info and link. I subscribe to CC as well and they have a list the same as your link.

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    June, 2014
  • From: New Braunfels , Texas
Posted by Tanker - Builder on Tuesday, September 04, 2018 1:06 PM

Yeah Pat ;

 Gotta I dig Tom Daniels too ! Awesome fun builds !

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    May, 2013
  • From: Indiana, USA
Posted by Greg on Tuesday, September 04, 2018 3:31 PM

keavdog

Big Tom Daniel fan.  I did the red baron, beer wagon, pie wagon, paddy wagon.... They are so fun to build.

Here's a Link to his page/kits

 

Guess I was a big Tom Daniel fan too, but I didn't know it 'til just now. Many of the oddball kits I built were his, and I only realised it from visiting his site you linked to, John.

I'm browsing through the list of his kits/designs and having a flood of memories.

Thanks for the link, John, and thanks again for the thread, Pat. It's a fun one.

-Greg

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    December, 2008
  • From: UK
Posted by PatW on Wednesday, September 05, 2018 1:44 AM

Pleasure Greg.

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    March, 2012
  • From: Corpus Christi, Tx
Posted by mustang1989 on Thursday, September 06, 2018 12:34 PM

I like these unusual kits like this. Very cool Pat!!!

 

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  • Member since
    December, 2008
  • From: UK
Posted by PatW on Sunday, September 09, 2018 9:59 AM

Thanks mustang1989, and I've got another one coming along. 1969 Hawk Sandpiper!

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    June, 2011
  • From: St.Peters,Mo.
Posted by Mark Carroll on Friday, September 21, 2018 10:19 PM

Love this stuff! Great job!

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    December, 2008
  • From: UK
Posted by PatW on Saturday, September 22, 2018 1:30 AM

Cheers Mark.

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