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Team Lotus Type 49B 1968
Team Lotus Type 49B 1968 w/ Photoetched Parts & Metal Funnels
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by: Jim Starkweather [ STAFF_JIM ]


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SUMMARY
Highs: Unique subject and large scale produced with typical Tamiya attention to detail.
Lows: Some flash present on driver hands and other areas.
Verdict: For people looking for a historic large scale Formula One car, this is likely going to tick the right boxes.
  Scale: 1:12
  Mfg. ID: 12053
  Suggested Retail: $100 USD
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  PUBLISHED: Aug 17, 2015
  NATIONALITY: United Kingdom
NETWORK-WIDE AVERAGE RATINGS
  THIS REVIEWER: 89.91%
  MAKER/PUBLISHER: 82.61%

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About Jim Starkweather (staff_Jim)
FROM: CALIFORNIA, UNITED STATES

I started building models in 1971 when I was 6. My first model was a 1/32 P-40 Warhawk. Revell I believe. From there I moved onto the standard cars, Apollo spacecraft, and other kid orientated kits. I don't know what got me started on Armor. I must have seen a Monogram tank kit one day and said "Mom...

Copyright 2017 text by Jim Starkweather [ STAFF_JIM ]. Images also by copyright holder unless otherwise noted. Opinions expressed are those of the author(s) and not necessarily those of TankRat's. All rights reserved.


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I have always wanted to build one of Tamiya's large scale F1's, just havent been able to decide which one to build. This is one good looking racecar and have made the choice a lot easier. This is a must have. Love the fact theres a figure included. Thanks for unboxing
AUG 17, 2015 - 08:15 PM
Looks as if the wings have some pretty heavy weldlines. Not unusual in metallic colored plastic and in most cases more a shadow then actual weldline, but this looks quite heavy.
AUG 17, 2015 - 10:01 PM
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