Customs: i have a question about cabover truck model kits

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  1. SG hailstorm

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    can anyone point me in the direction of a box cabover tractor trailer truck model kit thats the same size as a deluxe figure the size of classics bumblebee?? i need one
     
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    Hey man. So if my math is right, a 1/58 to 1/60 scale model with be perfect for Prime.
    The only problem is finding one.
     
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    My guess is Hufer since he wants to use it on Bumblebee.
     
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    It's for his "Micro-Piece" MP12 Prime custom.
     
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    I just did some quick searching and it looks like you will be looking at 1/32 scale. Not much out there in the way of, model kits, but there are tons of diecast trucks to choose from. Since huffers cab stays pretty much intact for transformation, it shouldn't be a problem. Just make sure he has heel spurs. He will be back heavy.
     
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    Maybe I should've refreshed the page before I made that other post. lol
     
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    lol thats alright, and 1/32 is what i was thinking too i just wasnt sure cause i havent had the chance to compare, thanks for the help =D
     
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    Well I decided to take a look at some 1/32 cabover truck model kits, and unfortunately found that their dimensions were too big.
    On the other hand, I found that a 1/58 or 1/60 scaled kit would, in theory, work.
     
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    Well, I was looking at smaller types of trucks more akin to Huffer than Prime. Prime's model will be larger at the same scale.
     
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    true, i guess my best bet would be to go to a hobby shop and look at the kits themselves?
     
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    I would guess so (couldn't find any good kits online), though you would probably have to have to ask the store to special order one for you since they'd most likely only have the 1/25 and 1/32 in stock.

    Your best bet would be to write down the dimensions of Prime and compare them to the kits the shop has in stock.

    Asking the shop workers would help, since it's their job to know this stuff.

    Hope this helps and good luck finding the kit.
     

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