Review Marvel Comics The Amazing Spiderman Volkswagen Beetle IPMS/USA Reviews — 2014 Volkswagen The Beetle

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2014 Volkswagen The Beetle

Marvel Comics The Amazing Volkswagen Beetle

Making his with Marvel Comics in Spiderman has been an icon of the superhero scene for over 50 Similarly, since the end of World War II, and a bit more longevity, the VW Beetle has a worldwide automotive icon in and of Combine the two, and you get Polar Marvel Comics The Amazing Volkswagen Beetle.

Targeted for 8 and up, the kit is part of the Snapit series to introduce youngsters to the hobby of modeling with subject to capture vivid imaginations. in red, black, clear, and parts, the Spidey Beetle a detailed engine with hood, opening trunk spare tire (in the front, of and a full passenger compartment. tires and metal axles are to make the finished Bug functional as Stickers, printed on clear are the marking media of choice. wheels, bumpers, and mirrors are to allow the modeler to customize the Bug to their particular taste.

The kit’s overall shape and are very good, but it has a fairly parts count for a beginner’s Moldings were found to be free of flash, although a few parting lines were on the fenders, but were easily with a sanding stick.

Front-and-center on this build, his own modeling “spider senses,” was my son (age 8). A veteran of many a and several reviews, Camden was to dive in to this project. His observation was that the body to be a bit more red, so out came the can of Testors Italian Red Custom (borrowed from Dad, of Dad also noticed that of the red-molded parts needed to be so out came another spray to do the inboard wheel sections and the boards.

A good bit of concentration was required to the instructions, locate the parts, and get properly paired, aligned, and Snap fits, in most were challenging so Dad had to do a lot of the squeezing. features between chrome and the regular plastic were universally troublesome, requiring the of a hobby knife and pin-vice to tailor the holes and pins to interface with their parts.

Of all the assemblies, the interior and the were the easiest for 8-year-old although radiator hosing son and father alike, as it just seem to be long enough on side. The opening hood and are cool features, especially screw-down retainers, but the hinge forces the trunk and hood to sit a bit in the closed position.

2014 Volkswagen The Beetle

After a few bench sessions to things moving, interest to wane – and this from a kid who to model. Tough snap finicky chrome parts, and the duration of the build were it tough for the Beetle to compete Polar Lights D7 Klingon Cruiser sitting on his ready

Another couple sessions got the car and stickers applied. The stickers on well, and were some of the peel-and-stick decals we’ve to date.

As it was somewhat challenging and for an experienced 8-year-old modeler, kit is probably better suited for and adults with an interest in characters. While a cool kit some nice and novel in good conscience, we cannot this kit for young beginners, but can it for older and more experienced

Thanks to Round 2 Models for the kit and to IPMS/USA for the opportunity to review it.

2014 Volkswagen The Beetle
2014 Volkswagen The Beetle
2014 Volkswagen The Beetle

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