Ideas for model car kit?

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  1. Xicculus

    Xicculus OT Supporter

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    I'm looking for a good starter model car kit to do together with my boy, age 5, who is very interested in building cars.

    Does anyone have a suggestion for a novice model car builder? Something that comes with good instructions :o and pieces that fit well together etc. We bought a cheap kit for a 1966 Mustang and it came with hundreds of tiny pieces, we're kind of lost :mamoru:
     
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    twistid Banged By Super Models Moderator

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    back when i was modeling, AMT/ERTL kits were good for starters... and required very little modification to fit, but they had a lot of detailed pieces... it's been years, so they may not be as good as they were when i was a childunit.
     
  3. Xicculus

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    ^^ Thanks, I just ordered this:

    [​IMG] from a company called Hobby Linc, it's an AMT/ERTL. It was very cheap, so hopefully it's a way to get a good start and learn how to do this.

    Here's the link to the page: http://www.hobbylinc.com/htm/amt/amt38480.htm

    If anyone else has any suggestions, I'm all ears. :coold:
     
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    i just thought I'd chime in and say good for you as a father doing things like that with your son. highfive
     
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    When I was young and building models they had age ranges on them. Do they not do that anymore?
     
  6. DeepRun™

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    Be sure to trim the flash and cut in the body lines with an X-acto blade first.
     

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