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Night Rider
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New Jersey, United States
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Posted: Tuesday, September 15, 2009 - 06:34 AM UTC
Charles Reading reviews M-Model's WW I figure "Night Rider."

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Posted: Tuesday, September 15, 2009 - 07:07 PM UTC
A nice review, but would it not be better titled Night Raider.
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Limburg, Netherlands
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Posted: Tuesday, September 15, 2009 - 07:37 PM UTC
that's too bad,

I was hoping for a 1:35 KITT and David Hasselhoff
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Rhone, France
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Posted: Tuesday, September 15, 2009 - 07:58 PM UTC
Thanks for this review Charles. Great photos for details.

You're right, I would have like too the head in separate part.

What I don't like also is the base and the figure together. Even if I would have to use a bit of putty, I always prefere to choose the base. Indeed, it seems a bit hard to insert this base in a larger diorama.

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California, United States
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Posted: Wednesday, September 16, 2009 - 03:34 AM UTC
No question that the language barrier affected the kit's title.
I believe M-Models intended it to be 'Night Raider'

At least the face could have looked like David Hasselhoff, right ? LOL

I agree with all you've said Alex, the kit doesn't lend itself to be used easily in any arena other than a stand alone figure. But it is a nice little vignette in itself.

Considering the subject matter, flawless casting, nice detail, I can still highly recommend this kit in spite of the aforementioned drawbacks.
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Noord-Holland, Netherlands
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Posted: Wednesday, September 16, 2009 - 04:05 AM UTC
Thanks for the review Charles, i fully agree with you. Are you going to make a blog from this? I already have this kit for a while in my stash. I really should start with it, because it is such a nice kit.

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Warszawa, Poland
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Posted: Wednesday, February 17, 2010 - 02:29 PM UTC
Only regret that the figure is with the base
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Nordjylland, Denmark
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Posted: Thursday, February 18, 2010 - 03:49 AM UTC
I thought it did look like Mr Hasselhoff


(Sorry, couldn't help myself)