Racing models in 1:87 scale
Posted 28 July 2012 - 17:23
In Post 192 Piercemountain referred to Doyusha-Norshin "Authentic scale 1:87" and Revell "Scale H-O" models being on sale on e-bay. In Post 193 Hamish Robson gave another reference to another forum where a member said he knew them as Doyusha kits. Then in Post 194 you wrote: "Though very interesting, I bet they are bigger than 1/87 which is HO."
So, all I am asking is
(1) "Who are you accusing of marketing out of scale kits: Doyusha-Norshin or Revell?
(2) "As you tell us you have none of the models, on what factual basis are you making this allegation?"
Posted 28 July 2012 - 19:07
To your questions , 1 : look at post 194 , my opinion (you can call it what you want)
2 : look to post 196
Posted 28 July 2012 - 20:59
You have not seen any of these models, but for no reason other than your bad experience with the products of some other manufacturers, you are telling us that both these manufacturers have been selling models that are not to the scale that their manufacturers say they are.
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Edited by Bjorn Kjer, 31 December 2012 - 08:49.
Posted 10 January 2013 - 14:12
Good find Duncan.
Posted 04 January 2014 - 21:57
Posted 05 January 2014 - 12:15
Bjorn, I would be most interested to see some examples from your collection. It's an intriguing scale and not one that I am familiar with (apart from 00 scale railways)
Posted 03 March 2014 - 06:28
Posted 03 March 2014 - 13:39
The Pictures here are my own made models , made in the years 1964-1970 and based on 3 different models from Wiking then , a Vanwall ,a Cooper and a Lotus Ford . I used only a file , some small plastic parts and paperclips as well as paint to build them . The Pictures represent about 5% of what I made then. They are in fact 1/90 , but thats the way it was then. Not too many has been available since (in 1/87), but some excellent ones was both cheap and expensive , both as kits and finished , but not enough to do a full field for a certain year. Thats what I did for fun , and for playing on my homemade board game then.
For more info : firstname.lastname@example.org
Edited by Bjorn Kjer, 03 March 2014 - 13:44.
Posted 04 March 2014 - 06:53
Bjorn - I cannot remember if we did not alredy have talked about those before, but do you also know about the handbuilt MOREM models ?
Unfortunately, they are no longer available.
Great collection, by the way !
Posted 04 March 2014 - 17:58
Posted 04 March 2014 - 18:54
Best buy has been a W196 streamliner without box for € 10 at at toy fair !
Edited by Ralf Pickel, 04 March 2014 - 18:55.
Posted 05 March 2014 - 10:01
Posted 05 March 2014 - 12:33
Thank you Bjorn - but readymade, of course.
My skill and patience does work better with lifesize objects...