Review: Master Box Trucker Series Jimmy Haywood

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Vincent Power
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Review: Master Box Trucker Series Jimmy Haywood

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I've been looking for suitable large scale figures for some time to add to my car models but unfortunately there are not that many out there. I did find out that Master Box (MB) were releasing a "Trucker" series of figures and as luck would have it I happened to see them at the local Model Expo last Saturday.
I picked up this kit, Jimmy (Tex) Haywood, number 3 in the series. Jimmy is pictured standing relaxed with his right foot raised to rest on part of his truck. I assume it's his truck given he is part of a Trucker series :?
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The box is quite large considering there is only one figure in it. Perhaps I should say that the sprue is quite small compared to the box. :? To be honest I was very surprised when I opened up the box. I'll let you judge for yourself.
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The sprue contains parts for one figure and there are no accessories. The detail is quite good but there are prominent mould lines along all of the pieces. Lets have a closer look.
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Of course, I had to see what he looked like assembled so I thought I'd quickly put him together.
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The parts went together reasonably well though I did have to use a little filler in places. The mould lines were easy enough to remove and I think a coat of primer will bring it all together.
So there you have it. I definitely like the subject and the detail is good so I may end up getting some more of the series.

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Excellent review Vincent :D I can see a lot of potential uses for this fellow.

I'll put it on the main page once I'm back home again next week!

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No worries Philipp :)

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I honestly thought that was a Hornet head at first glance - excellent details

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I've finally put this fellow on the front page. Apologies for the delay :?

Is it just me or does the figure look a lot like a former site admin? :lol:

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No worries Philipp, thanks. :)
No comment from me about look-a-likes :lol:

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