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Thread: Action Jackson Formula Racer

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    AJ Action Jackson Formula Racer

    Sogimez Italian blowmolded race car seems to be a near identical version of the Mego F1 race car. I can't say for certain that one copied the other but the details that aren't quite right to real F1 cars of the era ...approx 1970 they both got wrong the same way. Also I can't say who copied whom. Sogimez made other era F1 race cars in a similar size. Mego just made the one F1 car.
    Anyway a good razor knife gets you about 75 to 85 percent there.
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    Cut away the panel that encloses the seating area. Cut small at first and shave it out. You can remove more later but you can't easily add it back. Test fit with a handy Mego figure.
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    Just so you can see how much like the AJ car this is...
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    Had to get the branding going on...
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    Love these cars. There are some improvements from original like windshield is clear instead of molded in white. I'm sure original can't be beat but for the price I love these vehicles.

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    Great (affordable?) idea, it looks good.
    WANTED: Dick Grayson SI trousers; gray AJ Mustang horse; POTA Fortress signal-flasher--top mirrored portion or mirror sticker; POTA Forbidden Zone prison doors, walls, bar; minty Wolfman tights; mint Black Knight sword; minty Launcelot boots; Lion Rock (pale) Dracula & Mummy heads; Lion Rock Franky squared boots; Wayne Foundation blue furniture; Flash Gordon/Ming (10") unbroken holsters; CHiPs gloved arms; POTA T2 tan body; CTVT/vintage Friar Tuck robes, BBP TZ Burgess Meredith glasses.

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    Affordable in it's own way.

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    Got my # 8 and wing sticker on the way and my liquid chrome pen. 2 weeks of agonizing wait

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