Matchbox Swamp Raider

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Matchbox Swamp Raider

Postby The General » Wed May 07, 2014 9:30 am

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Cpl Overby I would love to see what you would do with this casting. I think it would make an impressive military vehicle given the right paint scheme.
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Re: Matchbox Swamp Raider

Postby Cpl Overby » Thu May 08, 2014 12:17 am

The General wrote:Image

Cpl Overby I would love to see what you would do with this casting. I think it would make an impressive military vehicle given the right paint scheme.


Does that plastic cover on the back come off?
Plus I think the luggage rack on the roof can go.
Looks like it has a winch, and a deep water snorkel......
but what are those things on the front of the hood?
What ever they are...they got to go. :D
If I run across one I'll see what I can do with it. :D

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Re: Matchbox Swamp Raider

Postby markkaz » Thu May 08, 2014 10:00 am

I love that model! Yes, the green plastic part comes off.

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It came from the Croc Escape playset =)

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Re: Matchbox Swamp Raider

Postby Bill50 » Thu May 08, 2014 4:46 pm

Cpl Overby wrote:
The General wrote:Image

Cpl Overby I would love to see what you would do with this casting. I think it would make an impressive military vehicle given the right paint scheme.


Does that plastic cover on the back come off?
Plus I think the luggage rack on the roof can go.
Looks like it has a winch, and a deep water snorkel......
but what are those things on the front of the hood?
What ever they are...they got to go. :D
If I run across one I'll see what I can do with it. :D


Cannot wait to see what you do with this.
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Re: Matchbox Swamp Raider

Postby Cpl Overby » Thu May 08, 2014 5:08 pm

All well and Good everyone............
First of all.......... I need to get one. :D
I will look into this......
as of the moment,
I am having a sale......
so I am a little busy filling a few orders.
However, I will search them (it) out on ebay......
should I find one at a relatively cheap price ....... it will be mine.

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Re: Matchbox Swamp Raider

Postby admin » Fri May 09, 2014 12:59 am

Cpl Overby wrote:All well and Good everyone............
First of all.......... I need to get one. :D
I will look into this......
as of the moment,
I am having a sale......
so I am a little busy filling a few orders.
However, I will search them (it) out on ebay......
should I find one at a relatively cheap price ....... it will be mine.



Try our very own Auction site where you can also list your want ads, maybe someone here can help you in locating a model

http://www.cobratoys.com.au/auctions/

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Re: Matchbox Swamp Raider

Postby Cpl Overby » Sat May 17, 2014 3:12 pm

admin wrote:Try our very own Auction site where you can also list your want ads, maybe someone here can help you in locating a model
http://www.cobratoys.com.au/auctions/



Well....I didn't know there was one.......
but I have one now,
and it is proving to be a beast.
The paint on this one is tougher than the standard Matchbox paint.
It is taking several applications of Paint Stripper to remove the paint.
But I see the the roof needs that luggage rack removed, t
he damn "Hex" thing in the bed, and I guess those are lights on the hood.
They Frosted the glass so you can't see....
that there are no seats inside.
I'll see if I can/should do something about that.

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Re: Matchbox Swamp Raider

Postby cdg » Sun May 18, 2014 3:55 am

Ah yes coloured glass concealing lack of interiors (and saving a penny per car). this was what we used to criticise chinky tat makers of. Now its occurring right through the MB and HW line.
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