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Re: what was your 1st monster model kit you built..........aurora ???
« Reply #60 on: July 18, 2020, 10:09:22 AM »
Aurora Dracula- $.98 in the long box. Followed rapidly by The Mummy. Then The Man From UNCLE Kits- Napoleon Solo and Ilya Kuryakin: Good times!

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« Reply #61 on: July 18, 2020, 11:10:29 AM »
Godzilla Glow kit, only because I couldn't find the Creature 1st.

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Re: what was your 1st monster model kit you built..........aurora ???
« Reply #62 on: July 21, 2020, 06:53:24 AM »
Aurora Creature and Wolfman. Early 1960s (I was 10 in '64).

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« Reply #63 on: July 21, 2020, 02:43:45 PM »
Aurora, Godzilla.
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« Reply #64 on: July 31, 2020, 02:35:23 PM »
I started model building way back in the early '60s.  My first kit I can remember was the Aurora Superman.  I recall my mom made me paint it with my three or four colors of Pactra 'namels on the doorstep in case I spilled the paint.  I moved on from there to fantasy and show cars, Silly Surfers, and Weird-Ohs.  But I loved the Aurora monsters and don't know why I didn't get a bunch.  However when The Witch was released around '65 me and two buddies went to the hobby shop 15 miles away and we all bought a witch.  I remember going to one of the other guys houses and sharing out paints and glue and building them together.  Because of that it kind of holds a special place in my memory.  When I started model building 10+ years ago again I did it fairly soon in my building.  I sold the first one and here is the one on my shelves now.

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Re: what was your 1st monster model kit you built..........aurora ???
« Reply #65 on: October 09, 2020, 01:23:57 PM »
I think I was six and my older sister had an unopened Aurora Dracula stashed in a closet.I found it and attempted to build it.Got a severe beating over that.She said she nver intended to open it.Well that started what I call the sickness of collecting them.When I got old enough to mow grass I took every dime and bought a monster model.I had all of the original long box and glow kits and went on to get every figure model Aurora put out.Of course my teen years turned to other interests and I gave them all to a young kid in the neighborhood.

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« Reply #66 on: October 09, 2020, 01:46:08 PM »
Of course my teen years turned to other interests and I gave them all to a young kid in the neighborhood.

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« Reply #67 on: October 09, 2020, 01:47:02 PM »
I think I was six and my older sister had an unopened Aurora Dracula stashed in a closet.I found it and attempted to build it.Got a severe beating over that. She said she nver intended to open it.

A well deserved beating I might add!

Well that started what I call the sickness of collecting them.When I got old enough to mow grass I took every dime and bought a monster model.I had all of the original long box and glow kits and went on to get every figure model Aurora put out.

Were you building them?

Of course my teen years turned to other interests and I gave them all to a young kid in the neighborhood.

A sad but typical story. We all go strange in our teens.

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