Tag Archives: Lindberg
Round up the Big ‘Uns
There’s a periodic trend in model kit production that sees an alternating primacy of larger vs. smaller scales. For cars, it was common in the ’70s to have large-scale kits, with sizes going to 1/16, 1/12 and even larger. However, these huge kits were relatively rare. One large scale that did seem to grab on […]
White Tires… Black Truth
The sad truth is that humans are adaptable. Why is this sad? Well, it means that we can come to terms with, and even embrace, situations and/or environments that may be significantly sub-optimal. And, let’s face it, not much screams “sub-optimal” louder and with less taste than the Automotive Dark Ages. A perfect case in […]
Stealthy? Yes! Invisible? Try Again!
Born out of the aftermath of the Automotive Dark Ages, the Dodge Stealth was a very interesting hybrid. Part Japanese-engineered supercar and part Mopar brawler, the Stealth was an affordable car that, in it’s most extreme form, could blow the doors of almost anything in its day. Combining Japanese and American sensibilities and making judicious […]
Shameless Self Promo-tion
The Chrysler Sebring convertible was a big styling and design improvement over the previous LeBaron convertibles. Sleek and sophisitcated, it was a good seller for Chrysler, and it’s surprising that no one else bothered to kit it. Thankfully, Lindberg got their hands on the promo and were able to make it into a kit. Literally! […]
Suburban Assault Vehicle!
Hauling kids, hauling bikes, hauling pets and hauling gear; the Chrysler Caravan has done it all! Despite its importance, the Caravan is rarely kitted, except for this: the 1/25 1996 Caravan from Lindberg! Check out the Out of Box review for this curbsider of the world’s first Minivan and get ready to pick up some […]