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PostPosted: Tue 26 Feb 2013 21:30 pm 
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I think they should do a 1959 mini cooper s

That would be a rare car indeed!!

None made before '61 :Whistling:

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If Airfix would ever give the go ahead to make a kit on the Messerschmitt KR200, I would happily build it.

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The Cooper came out in 61 and the Cooper S came out in 63.

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PostPosted: Tue 26 Feb 2013 22:03 pm 
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I knew you'd know Nige :lol:

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BAC wrote:
Dolomite Sprint?

One of the fastest mainstream production cars of the 70's.



Ooooh! The Dolomite Sprint. I can recall the agonies I went thru in determining wheher to buy a 2nd hand Dolly Sprint or a brand new Escort 1600 Sport. The Ford one but I've always regreted letting the Dolomite get away. It just WENT. :shock:
I really want to find a 2 door Toledo (yeah right):D & build a 2 door Dolly Sprint on that, the way BL shoulda done.
Sorry for the thread digression, some things really stir the juices. DSs are one of them.
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LOL Ratch... :help: :lol:

Going to suggest a few myself,perhaps they have been mentioned already but never mind. :jbo:
MK 2,3 and 4 Cortina's
Vauxhall Chevette and Omega.
MK1 Fiesta.
Marina Coupe.
Alfa Romeo Alfa Sud.
Vauxhall VX4/90 estate.

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If Airfix would ever give the go ahead to make a kit on the Messerschmitt KR200, I would happily build it.

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Gunze Sangyo in 1:24 (double kit with BMW Isetta)

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!/32 cars are still popular in Japan with Arii's "1/32 Owners' Club" series of ex LS and Otaki kits, and GSI Creo reissuing the Gunze Sangyo big US chrome monsters of the late 50s and early 60s. I wish Airfix would concentrate less on rally cars and go for street versions.
What would I love to see Airfix produce?

Morris Minor and Traveller for a kick off.
Mk3 Cortina GXL or GT
Bedford CA van
Ford Transit van (Mk1)
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Escort Mk2 RS2000

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Austin 7- loads of military applications

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Ford Capri mk1
Triumph Spitfire
Triumph Stag
FMR KR200 (messerschmitt) Kabinenroller
Morris Minor/1000

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How about some Motorcycles, 1/32 scale? Airfix used to sell the BMW R69S, Ariel Arrow and BSA C15 to name a few. I'd really like to see a Matchless 350 G3L Single, maybe a 1940s WD version and a 1950s civilian version - but I'm biased :wink:


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PostPosted: Fri 15 Mar 2013 15:59 pm 
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I think they were larger than 1/32 scale, but they could release them to test the water.

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1:32 motorcycles are fairly small. I have a couple of BSAs in 1:35 that come with PE spokes. The old Tamiya and Italeri 1:35 bikes are ok, too, but new-tool ones really should have good spokes. They make or break a kit.

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Britsh Motorcycle models, the bigger the better for me :D


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PostPosted: Fri 15 Mar 2013 22:00 pm 
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According to the kits index these four original bike kits were 1/16 scale, I remember seing the Arial in cream plastic and a type two headed bag as a lad.

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PostPosted: Fri 15 Mar 2013 22:23 pm 
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lancfan wrote:
According to the kits index these four original bike kits were 1/16 scale, I remember seing the Arial in cream plastic and a type two headed bag as a lad.

David.

I scaled these out once .. I'm pretty sure that the BMW is 1:9 ... maybe 1:10 and the Ariel is a lot smaller (it possibly IS 1:16). See here:

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Airfix did seriously consider a range of 1:32 motorbikes in the late 1970s, but like a lot of subjects, they were not proceeded with.

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Looks like the Morris 1000 is a favourite, followed by Jensen and Triumph Stag and Dolomite, how about a Lotus Elan.


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Ford Capri II - Bodie's car!!
Escort RS2000 - Doyle's car!! (though there is, or was, a resin body out there)

MultiPose civillians - male and female (ok, and kids - if you must!;-D); seated and standing, modern and period (where are all the moulds for the racing spectators?).

Repop the Zephyr 3

Mad Max Interceptor!!!!!!!

Some of those mentioned in previous posts are available now, either in plastic from other manufacturers (albiet 1/35), and some as diecasts, but there are still a HEAP of others that could be done.

Also, with today's tech, the excuse that the moulds are destroyed doesn't really apply any more...

If I understand correctly, Hornby have a connection with Scalextric? If so, give us some of the expensive slot cars as cheaper kitsets... Aussie Falcon 2-door, Dodge Charger, etc.

Ah well, I can still dream for free...

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