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Robert Royes
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September 1, 2021 · in Uncategorized · · 12 · 2.4K

Found these two on the web, at a reasonable price. I have noticed of late that prices have gotten way out of hand. I bagged these with shipping for around 20 dollars US each. Some listings , for the goes for three times as much or more.

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  1. Lucky you, Robert!
    Those are two wonderful "oldies"!

  2. That is a good score, Robert @roofrat
    Very acceptable prices.

  3. Great finds, Robert. I built a few of each when I was a kid. I think the TBD would be an excellent subject for Airfix to retool in 1/72.

  4. Pretty cool Robert. I had no idea MPC was "part of the fun group at General Mills". Come to think of it, I do recall knocking a bowl of Cheerios and milk all over my WIP MPC car kit when I was a wee one.

  5. Wow, Robert, that brings back some memories! But they sure didn't cost 20 bucks back then...

  6. Seems like all those oldies go for almost as much as a new modern kits. Everything is “Rare “or” Vintage”.

  7. Man I loved the profile series kits!

  8. Well spotted Robert!

  9. Nice catch Robert!
    I also recently found a bagged MPC/Airfix TBD-1 in a pile of ‘pre-owned’ kits.
    Those kits will need some additional TLC but will look great once completed.

  10. I've got both those kits, though I think I paid less than $5 each! (you are right, prices have definitely been on an upward trend for good old kits).

  11. I'm rebuilding some of these now with better paints and aftermarket parts since I can't find them either!

  12. Nice catch Robert. I always like the MPC Profile series.

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