Hobby Boss 1/18 Huey kit

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Hobby Boss 1/18 Huey kit

Post by chunks » Sun Jul 26, 2020 2:28 pm

https://www.themodellingnews.com/2020/0 ... -from.html


Sure looks like the old 21st Century molds, even down to the incorrect cable cutter introduced in the 80's by Bristol of Canada.
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Re: Hobby Boss 1/18 Huey kit

Post by Axis Nightmare » Sun Jul 26, 2020 4:08 pm

Hobby Boss seems to have gotten several molds from the old 21st Century 1/18 planes. Their 1/18 kit of the Me 262 has been found to be the the same pieces as a disassembled 21st C. kit by one person who bought it. Will likely see more coming out if these get any traction.
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Re: Hobby Boss 1/18 Huey kit

Post by GIJosef » Wed Jul 29, 2020 1:41 pm

What kind of pricing are they putting on these kits? I didn’t see any on the website.

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Re: Hobby Boss 1/18 Huey kit

Post by chunks » Wed Jul 29, 2020 3:56 pm

The only preorder I've found is priced in Maylasian Ringgits!! Comes to about 55USD.

https://www.toypanic.com/toy.aspx?p=56911
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Your breachblocks so black
And oodles of track
Here at Grafenwoehr it's so good to be back
Oh, tanks for the memories..

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Post by c44 » Sun Aug 02, 2020 6:58 pm

Take with a grain of salt, but the site below indicates other sellers (all of them also overseas) asking a higher price than that... I'll be pleasantly surprised if they're generally running below $60...

https://www.diecastmates.com/kits/hobby ... b--1296053#

(see bottom of page, wonder how often this site updates its info)
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Re: Hobby Boss 1/18 Huey kit

Post by chunks » Sun Aug 02, 2020 7:05 pm

Scalemates! Only recently discovered them. I need to keep them in mind more often.
Funny though, it describe this as 2020 initial release new tooling!!! I'm assuming they mean as a kit.
Tanks for the memories
Your breachblocks so black
And oodles of track
Here at Grafenwoehr it's so good to be back
Oh, tanks for the memories..

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