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Trumpeter: Ford GT40 Mk II
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England - South East, United Kingdom
Joined: October 14, 2004
KitMaker: 4,551 posts
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Posted: Thursday, August 22, 2019 - 06:45 PM UTC

Trumpeter have annouced they are to release in December a 1/12th scale Ford GT40 Mk II.

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Kobenhavn, Denmark
Joined: June 29, 2004
KitMaker: 6,750 posts
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Posted: Thursday, August 22, 2019 - 09:11 PM UTC
I have seen some pretty amazing builds, of this one, when it was first released in 2009. I wonder if they have upgraded, the tool, as, from what I've read, there were some issues. Anyway, super cool race car, which will make a killer display model.

Thanks for the heads up Andy.
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Connecticut, United States
Joined: December 08, 2006
KitMaker: 395 posts
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Posted: Friday, August 23, 2019 - 01:59 AM UTC
I agree with Jesper. The original kit had too many major issues to justify it's high price, IMHO. If they correct some of them I am more like to bite, because the subject matter is tremendous.
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Michigan, United States
Joined: January 04, 2017
KitMaker: 128 posts
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Posted: Friday, August 23, 2019 - 07:18 AM UTC
I agree too. I'm a big fan of the GT's and the Original AC Cobra's and this kit was on my list back when it was first released, until I got a look at one. It can be made into an accurate kit, but that will take a lot of work. More than I wanted to deal with. With the release of the new Christian Bale, Matt Damon movie; FORDvFERRARI in November I can only dream someone like Meng or Takom will take the plunge into large scale cars.