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Mcdee

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Re: Showcase your Aurora figure kits here!
« Reply #45 on: May 08, 2011, 04:23:04 PM »
Were all young, otherwise we wouldnt be doing this.Music & models-still makes me feel like I did 30 + years ago.
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Re: Showcase your Aurora figure kits here!
« Reply #46 on: May 09, 2011, 03:35:34 AM »
Awesome lot, love the models.

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Re: Showcase your Aurora figure kits here!
« Reply #47 on: May 23, 2011, 08:31:15 PM »
Here are some shots of a few more of my Aurora character kits:









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Re: Showcase your Aurora figure kits here!
« Reply #48 on: May 27, 2011, 04:44:06 PM »
Hep, those are off the chain!!
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Re: Showcase your Aurora figure kits here!
« Reply #49 on: May 30, 2011, 10:08:22 AM »
Aurora's figure models were only a part of Aurora's model kit offerings. The company was just as well known for its ships and planes, many of which featured Jo Kotula box art. Here I am with some of my Aurora military model kits:











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Re: Showcase your Aurora figure kits here!
« Reply #50 on: May 30, 2011, 07:28:19 PM »
I love seeing this classic stuff, awesome lot Hepcat.

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Re: Showcase your Aurora figure kits here!
« Reply #51 on: September 25, 2011, 10:08:04 AM »
It's no wonder the Aurora monster model kits were a smash hit with youngsters. Check out these ads that appeared on the back of DC comics in 1963-64:

Rip Hunter 17





Rip Hunter 19





Combined with the fabulous box art by James Bama, kids didn't stand a chance of resisting these on store shelves!

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Re: Showcase your Aurora figure kits here!
« Reply #52 on: October 21, 2011, 09:38:07 AM »
Here are scans of three more super cool Aurora monster model ads from the back covers of some of my DC comic books:

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Hawkman 6





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Re: Showcase your Aurora figure kits here!
« Reply #53 on: October 21, 2011, 10:17:28 AM »
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Re: Showcase your Aurora figure kits here!
« Reply #54 on: October 21, 2011, 10:27:33 AM »
Oh yeah! Nice one!

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Re: Showcase your Aurora figure kits here!
« Reply #55 on: October 21, 2011, 11:15:20 AM »
Beautiful paint job, Dirtyhorse!  One of the best I've seen.  I love the variations of color on the slab of rock and overall tones. 

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Re: Showcase your Aurora figure kits here!
« Reply #56 on: October 21, 2011, 02:57:10 PM »

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Re: Showcase your Aurora figure kits here!
« Reply #57 on: October 24, 2011, 09:28:18 AM »
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Re: Showcase your Aurora figure kits here!
« Reply #58 on: October 24, 2011, 11:15:34 AM »
DH, I know it would vary from kit to kit but how much time on average does it take you from start to finish on one of these?

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Re: Showcase your Aurora figure kits here!
« Reply #59 on: October 24, 2011, 12:26:32 PM »
Yes, there are variables, of course, but I would say between 5-7 hours which includes the prep work. I usually have several projects
going, aside from my other businesses, so I never go from start to finish on any one piece. I jump around to prevent the burn out
factor, but still meet clients deadlines.