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Vintage 1/32 HAWK Model Kits: Chaparral II / Maseratti 5000 GT

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  • Vintage 1/32 HAWK Model Kits: Chaparral II / Maseratti 5000 GT

    FYI...Saw these on eBay.
    Starting bid is $9.95 with no bidders so far.
    Seem like "good bones" for a slot car project.

    Not my listing, just another "HRW public service announcement".


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    Mark

    "My Resume lists all the things I never want to do again."

  • #2
    Dang! I just bought that Chaparral II on eBay for a pretty penny. I gifted the one I used to have to a friend many years ago.
    Team SCANC
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    • #3
      Just an FYI,....... both of the Hawk kits shown, are the early version kits.......solid 1 piece plastic wheels and tires , and no "Glass" for either car.

      The later series (same body mold) did come with black vinyl tires, separate wheels, and clear windshields,.......while the wheels/tires are not an issue for "slotisizing" either car, the lack of a windshield sure makes a difference.

      Cheers
      Chris Walker

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      • Fast Co.
        Fast Co. commented
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        Both of mine must have been later issues. They each came with a clear plastic windshield, vinyl tires and separate plastic wheels. They also each included a standing driver figure. The one I just purchased is molded in an almost translucent white. It's not quite opaque. I thought the one I gifted years ago was opaque, but I may be incorrect about that. I'm going off a years-old memory. Anyway, good info to know. Thanks Chris.

    • #4
      We bought these off the shelf in the local slot car shop and hobby store for 99 cents or less, back in the day. Glad I kept one of each for the collection, because the asking prices today are getting a bit out of hand, to say the least. Not super detailed kits, but a great starting point for slot car bodies. Hope everyone seeking these can get them for a reasonable price. Enjoy! -- Ernie

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