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What are your favourite Hawk Weird-Ohs model kits?
« on: February 11, 2012, 02:10:08 PM »
Vote for your five favourite Hawk Weird-Ohs kits! Or do you prefer the Hawk Frantics or Silly Surfers to the Weird-Ohs?

Here's a site with good pictures of all the figures:

Hawk model kits

And there are more pictures of build-ups and other stuff in this thread:

http://www.universalmonsterarmy.com/forum/index.php?topic=12257.0

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Re: What are your favourite Hawk Weird-Ohs model kits?
« Reply #1 on: February 13, 2012, 10:18:12 AM »
Interesting! So far the vote for Davey is unanimous. He's six for six!

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Re: What are your favourite Hawk Weird-Ohs model kits?
« Reply #2 on: February 15, 2012, 11:30:02 AM »
Digger
 Drag Hag
 Sling Rave Curvette
 Frantics
 Silly Surfers
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Re: What are your favourite Hawk Weird-Ohs model kits?
« Reply #3 on: February 16, 2012, 06:36:53 PM »
Daddy
Wade A. Minut
Frantics
Silly Surfers

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Re: What are your favourite Hawk Weird-Ohs model kits?
« Reply #4 on: February 22, 2012, 12:00:04 PM »
The Silly Surfers are showing surprising strength on this board as they're now battling Digger for the lead in this poll! After a very strong start,

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Davey though has fallen off the pace and has been reduced to battling for the bronze.

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Re: What are your favourite Hawk Weird-Ohs model kits?
« Reply #5 on: April 17, 2012, 12:51:40 PM »
I voted for Davey, Francis the Foul, Freddy Flameout, Sling Rave Curvette and Wade A. Minut. It's a real log jam at the top now though:

Silly Surfers 9
Digger 9
Daddy 8
Davey 8
Endsville Eddie 7

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Re: What are your favourite Hawk Weird-Ohs model kits?
« Reply #6 on: April 17, 2012, 02:44:30 PM »
In order of favorite ;
1 Hueys Hut Rod
2 Drag Hag
3 Freddy Flame-out
4 Sling Rave Curvette
5 Leaky Boat Louie
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Re: What are your favourite Hawk Weird-Ohs model kits?
« Reply #7 on: April 20, 2012, 09:39:49 AM »
The Silly Surfers are doing very well in this poll relative to their Weird-Ohs cousins.



It's interesting though how images for "Cowabunga! Surf's Up" and "Gremmie out of Control" appear on the cover to the LP although they were never made into model kits, while the "Hot Dogger and Surf Bunny Riding Tandem" model kit didn't make it onto the cover.



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Re: What are your favourite Hawk Weird-Ohs model kits?
« Reply #8 on: April 20, 2012, 02:41:01 PM »
I was noticing how the BOX art
is better than the model...sometimes the sculpt is
very different!
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Re: What are your favourite Hawk Weird-Ohs model kits?
« Reply #9 on: April 23, 2012, 10:02:35 AM »
Yes. Unlike Revell's sculpts for "Big Daddy" Roth's finks, the sculpts for the Hawk Weird-Ohs were sadly not really good reproductions of designer Bill Campbell's illustrations:





































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Re: What are your favourite Hawk Weird-Ohs model kits?
« Reply #10 on: April 24, 2012, 04:00:35 PM »
I have an affection for all of them. Mostly the nostalgia factor comes into play since I built them all, some multiple times, during my misspent youth. I built an original Sling Rave Curvette about 5 - 6 years ago. Hoooo-boy. That is one challenging little gal to try and build up and paint! Teeny pieces with little detail.

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Re: What are your favourite Hawk Weird-Ohs model kits?
« Reply #11 on: May 10, 2012, 09:16:01 AM »
I built an original Sling Rave Curvette about 5 - 6 years ago. Hoooo-boy. That is one challenging little gal to try and build up and paint! Teeny pieces with little detail.


Post a picture of your build-up in this thread!

http://www.universalmonsterarmy.com/forum/index.php?topic=12257.0

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Re: What are your favourite Hawk Weird-Ohs model kits?
« Reply #12 on: May 13, 2012, 07:10:28 PM »
I voted for Davey. I dig his style of dress. Plus the picture of the finished piece is killer.
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Re: What are your favourite Hawk Weird-Ohs model kits?
« Reply #13 on: June 06, 2012, 03:44:28 PM »
Yep, I went for Davey too. I had a Davey notebook. Come to think of it, I also had a Freddy Flameout notebook! Bill Campbell's art didn't have the fluidity of Roth's cadre of designers but it succeeded with a style all it's own. The model kits were kinda "stiff" looking. The Roth kits were masterpieces of sculpture (Mr. Gasser, Surfink, Batfink, etc.)

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Re: What are your favourite Hawk Weird-Ohs model kits?
« Reply #14 on: June 06, 2012, 04:11:33 PM »
Batfink? Roth did a Superfink but are you sure Roth did a Batfink?

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