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Quality, a Revell Issue; Raw Material and Durability
Topic Started: Feb 13 2018, 04:33 AM (180 Views)
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Hello, I like many of the forum I am a modeler and collector. Recently I raised a big problem, the poor quality of raw material used by Revell Germany in its editions of Matchbox kits. I have been handling my AFV kits in 1/76 and the tracks are with the hard and brittle plastic, also the plastic of the kits is brittle and the paper of instructions is in awful condition. These kits I have kept them in safe environment for 25 years and now that I handle them they are in a bad state, I have kits that have been assembled and perfect for almost 40 years, I have never seen a quality of material as low as these manufactured by German Revell in mid 80s.

The point is that there is no spare for the AFV tracks and all the kits are lost with them, what can I do to replace them?
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On right, the Matchbox from England, perfect, and left the Revell AG all in bad conditions despite being younger than English...

I contacted the customer service of Revell AG that was to provide a new track for the armored vehicles, we will wait for you to proceed ...
Edited by Flowgar, Mar 10 2018, 01:24 AM.
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Hi Flowgar, this is an independent forum endorsed by Revell, we do not act on their behalf.
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