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Tamiya Mercedes 300sl photoetch?


mchernecki
03-01-2016, 09:19 AM
I am looking to buy a photoetch detail set for the Tamiya Mercedes 300sl. I see Studio27, Hobby Design and Acu Stion each have their own sets. I know some of these manufacturers as notorious for including useless parts and/or parts that don't fit. Can anyone recommend one set over another?

petesy
03-03-2016, 09:44 PM
I'd go for the cheapest one. In my case it was Hobby Design, which also happened to have the most parts.

mchernecki
03-04-2016, 01:43 PM
I went with the Hobby Design set, only because I could not find the other in stock anywhere at a reasonable price.

sosofast
03-04-2016, 08:30 PM
Always had problems with the Acu stion stuff fitting. It always seems to be to big.

mchernecki
03-04-2016, 09:13 PM
Always had problems with the Acu stion stuff fitting. It always seems to be to big.

I know what you are talking about. They make some amazing stuff, but it appears to be drawn up from memory... nothing fits. And the price is too much.

kbx
03-08-2016, 06:14 AM
Well, I was thinking to design a PE set for 300SL which contains only the most necessery parts, but I'm always lack of time, so it's never happened... I think the best choise would have been S27, I have a few HD sets, sometimes they are really dissapointing!

BVC500
03-08-2016, 08:37 AM
Well, I was thinking to design a PE set for 300SL which contains only the most necessery parts, but I'm always lack of time, so it's never happened... I think the best choise would have been S27, I have a few HD sets, sometimes they are really dissapointing!

If you're also looking for a rudge wheel and luggage set, send KBX a private message. I ordered two sets and I'm really pleased at the quality.

One thing lacking with all of the photoetch sets is a radio! I've looked elsewhere at generic photoetch radio faces, but haven't found the right one. It's easy enough to make in styrene, though.

mchernecki
03-08-2016, 09:17 AM
I already have the luggage set from kbx and just ordered the Rudge wheels. The luggage set is very nice.

I did like the ST27 set better, but could not find any in stock.

Dexter Models
03-08-2016, 11:05 AM
...I did like the ST27 set better, but could not find any in stock.

Here two links :
One in Europe Domino (http://www.domino.be/main.php?action=zoekensimpelmain)
One in HK Hobbyeasy (http://www.hobbyeasy.com/cgi-bin/i8_user_page.cgi?a=advance_search_result&page_size=10&page_number=1&keyword=300sl&category_code=all)

mchernecki
03-08-2016, 11:07 AM
Here two links :
One in Europe Domino (http://www.domino.be/main.php?action=zoekensimpelmain)
One in HK Hobbyeasy (http://www.hobbyeasy.com/cgi-bin/i8_user_page.cgi?a=advance_search_result&page_size=10&page_number=1&keyword=300sl&category_code=all)

Thanks, but I already ordered the HD set. There must of been a restock in the last few days, it seem to be available almost everywhere again.

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