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Old builds

Postby mophius » Wed Feb 22, 2017 12:44 pm

Here are three off the surviving models from when I was growing up. My dad and I did these as a joint venture but it was mostly him. Seeing as this was nearly 30 years ago they have lasted well.
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Re: Old builds

Postby trekriffic » Wed Feb 22, 2017 5:02 pm

Yeah. Those have held up well.

Here's my Marauder from about 30 years ago:

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And my little KBOP:

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They both needed dusting! :lol:
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Re: Old builds

Postby TonyG2 » Fri Feb 24, 2017 12:22 pm

What I find frightening is to think that many of the kits we now call The Cadet series are that old......

Nice builds by the way :D

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Re: Old builds

Postby mophius » Thu Mar 02, 2017 10:35 pm

My dad found the manual earlier this week.

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Re: Old builds

Postby Tesral » Fri Mar 03, 2017 7:55 am

mophius wrote:My dad found the manual earlier this week.


I have one of those for use. There are three of the original in the vinyl cover. Myself, my late wife, my current wife. We all got them the minute they hit the book shelves in 1975.
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Re: Old builds

Postby Moongrim » Fri Mar 03, 2017 2:39 pm

mophius wrote:My dad found the manual earlier this week.

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I still have my original version that I've just about worn out reading and re-reading it.

Anyone remember this manual?

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Re: Old builds

Postby mophius » Fri Mar 03, 2017 5:20 pm

I don't remember that one but I do also remember having a copy of The Next Generation Technical Manual with the orange cover
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Re: Old builds

Postby Tesral » Sat Mar 04, 2017 3:59 am

Moongrim wrote:
mophius wrote:My dad found the manual earlier this week.

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I still have my original version that I've just about worn out reading and re-reading it.

Anyone remember this manual?


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Re: Old builds

Postby NCC1966 » Sat May 20, 2017 11:18 pm

After 30 years they seem to be still in perfect shape! And they all were very well built and painted too! Other than that I just saw some dust from time that gives to them a bit more sense of reality!

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