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by scaleautofactory
Thu Feb 11, 2021 12:06 pm
Forum: Open Seating
Topic: GT40 lovers, start your drooling
Replies: 89
Views: 4936

Re: GT40 lovers, start your drooling

From my point of view, the meng rear cowl is too short and th rear window has the wrong shape.
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I suspect Meng used a 1969 GT40 and transform it to a 1966 GT40...
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by scaleautofactory
Wed Feb 10, 2021 1:42 pm
Forum: Open Seating
Topic: GT40 lovers, start your drooling
Replies: 89
Views: 4936

Re: GT40 lovers, start your drooling

Some comparsion shots from my both gt40 kits. Overall comparsion Trumpeter (bottom) vs. Meng (top) https://www.scaleautofactory.com/gt40_meng/gt40_011.jpg Mengs is a bit shorter as the trumpter. Front area comparsion Trumpeter (left) vs. Meng (right) https://www.scaleautofactory.com/gt40_meng/gt40_0...
by scaleautofactory
Tue Jan 05, 2021 2:28 pm
Forum: For Sale
Topic: Corrected Distributor for 1:12 MFH 908-3 Kits
Replies: 21
Views: 850

Re: Corrected Distributor for 1:12 MFH 908-3 Kits

Great work.
And now we need a corrected engine body and the slider mechanism on the intake bridges
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by scaleautofactory
Fri Dec 25, 2020 3:04 am
Forum: News
Topic: MFH 1/12 full-detail news 2021
Replies: 49
Views: 3233

Re: MFH 1/12 full-detail news 2021

Brand is the copyright protected name of the product - it does no matter who make it. You have to pay licence fee to the brand owner when you use the brand name. Thats the reason why i.E. MFH in some cases not use the name of the car and provide only the type name like 908/03 or 126C2. Litte example...
by scaleautofactory
Thu Dec 24, 2020 4:02 pm
Forum: News
Topic: MFH 1/12 full-detail news 2021
Replies: 49
Views: 3233

Re: MFH 1/12 full-detail news 2021

danibear wrote: Pure English thing, car “brand name” is called “make”, I assume.... :D . Like, Toyota/Lexus is the make.
Mea culpa mea maxima culpa - ich spreche deutsch als Muttersprache...
Deepl.com gives for "Automarkenname" both translations.
Should it car maker?????
by scaleautofactory
Thu Dec 24, 2020 2:23 am
Forum: News
Topic: MFH 1/12 full-detail news 2021
Replies: 49
Views: 3233

Re: MFH 1/12 full-detail news 2021

They do the kit without any name (except 312B3). Then it is up to the customer to figure out what that is. I can live with that if alternative is NO car. Have they ever done that before? Just check the webpage: https://www.modelfactoryhiro.com/ They sell kits without naming the brand name, like 936...
by scaleautofactory
Sun Nov 22, 2020 2:08 am
Forum: News
Topic: Beautiful New Tamiya Release Coming; What is it?
Replies: 81
Views: 5332

Re: Beautiful New Tamiya Release Coming; What is it?

SeanMAIN wrote:I would like to see the Collector Club Porsche GT as a kit. Or any of the Ferrari’s. But that’s not a new kit.
The Porsche Carrera GT and the Ferrari Enzo already available as 1/12 kits - relased years ago.
by scaleautofactory
Sat Nov 07, 2020 4:08 pm
Forum: Open Seating
Topic: EJAN Mercedes W11 BLACK ?????
Replies: 32
Views: 2447

Re: EJAN Mercedes W11 BLACK ?????

Keep in mind, on the rear tyre only the outside had the pirelli logos, so 6 set of pirelli-logos are correct.
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by scaleautofactory
Sat Oct 24, 2020 3:03 pm
Forum: Open Seating
Topic: GT40 lovers, start your drooling
Replies: 89
Views: 4936

Re: GT40 lovers, start your drooling

Trumpeter has also steering wheel linked to the front wheel.
by scaleautofactory
Sat Oct 17, 2020 11:58 am
Forum: Open Seating
Topic: GT40 lovers, start your drooling
Replies: 89
Views: 4936

Re: GT40 lovers, start your drooling

leafs004 wrote:Where’d you get a trumpeter for $70??? I have it showing as 258 usd, which is twice the current release without the Ford branding. The one with the ford branding on it ran about $200 usd.
Ebay.de has some trumpeter/magnifer gt40 for 70-90€ listed.