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Posted By: John Roberts
Posted On: Sunday February 9, 2020 at 7:15 AM
Revell Cadet kits
These have brought back memories. As a young teen I built many of them and mainly remember how difficult they were to build properly! The first ones had silver plastic for the 'chrome' parts - I don't remember making any with chrome actually. I was very excited by the Vauxhall Cresta which hadn't been modelled prior to this. The VW Karman Ghia was a favourite. I remember making the Morris Minor Traveller and the Consul. All had the plain strip of clear acetate which was totally beyond me. To this day my least favourite bit of any build is the clear window part!

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1/40- 1/46 Ford Consul. Morris wagon by Rich Pendleton #27281
Wow, extremely nice and good models. I did not know Revell did this in our scale. Heller did lots of by Jacques Roest #27281.1
Did you do the glazing? by Marius Woolley #27281.2
Yes I did the glazing. This series came with a small strip of clear acetate but by Rich Pendleton #27281.2.1
As a boy I built the Revell Highway Pioneers, and I still find and build by David Holcombe #27281.3
I totally agree, they are fun. I have a factory sealed original case of by Rich Pendleton #27281.3.1
I built the Traveller when I was a kid. by Harvey Goranson #27281.4
Some of the boxes have the scale marked on them by Rich Pendleton #27281.4.1
Morris Traveler boxes (online) do not show a SCALE! (EOM) by Karl Schnelle #27281.4.1.1
Yes, you brought back memories, Rich! by John Kuliak #27281.5
That's for sure! (EOM) by Rich Pendleton #27281.5.1
(PICS) Wow, those bring back memories....Vauxhall and Consul...... by Clifford Read #27281.6
Thanks, yours look great also . My two were built long ago too. I love the by Rich Pendleton #27281.6.1
Revell Cadet kits by John Roberts #27281.6.1.1
Clifford, you had the skills already in the 70ies. Well done (EOM) by Jacques Roest #27281.6.2

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