Tag Archives: 1/25

The Detail is IN the box, but not on it!

The old adage of not judging a book by its cover is sound. Sometimes, some of the most interesting things are found in the most  unlikely, or least attention-grabbing places! A perfect example of that is the Revell 1/25 1964 Chevy C/K Fleetside. With clean but not-overly-exciting styling and a box so boring it makes […]

Flare(s) for the Dramatic!

If there’s one thing you HAVE to say MPC knew how to do, it was take an out-of-date annual model and really dress it up for the following years. There are few examples of this “lipstick on a pig” approach more optically violent than the 1980 Volare Road Runner that was dolled up as “Fuzz […]

Return of the Sweaty Man-Horse!

They say you can’t put lipstick on a pig, but it seems that putting stripes on a horse is a totally different thing! To cash in on cash-strapped would-be Vanners in the late 1970s and early 1980s, Ford did just that, and created the Pinto Cruising Wagon!  Not surprisingly, MPC kitted the 1980 version, but […]

Loser Cruiser Soundoff!

Help me decide!! Sometimes, you CAN have too much of a good thing! In my case, it’s too much of a loser car thing, but that’s all good! I have a large stash of cars to chose from for my next build, and I am hoping to have it done for a model show early next […]