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Just arrived from Bumslot, a limited number of the two packs pictured below. Both packs sell for £8.95 each and will only be available for a short time. these are great for using as they are or better of you can repaint them to your own colours.





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These same figures come in plastic farm sets (I should know, I stole 'em from my kids!) Imagine the guy on the left with a farm rake and the seated guy driving a tractor.(bottom pic)


The whole set including farm beasts, tractors, a couple of buildings fake crops, etc.. only cost $AUD10.


Apart from some nice red & white paint and stuck on helmets and headsets, I suspect the pit crew are from the same run as the construction workers that come with plastic roadworks sets (ditto thieving dads and kids....) Again $AUD10 gets you the figures, road roller, crane some fake rocks and signs. Imagine the guy with the flag with a shovel (top pic)

Still, they are an alternative and cheaper than Preiser figures, but are they cheaper than Scaley or SCX?

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Of course I am biased, but compare the SRA range (currently 85 different figures) available in packs of six (the odd one is the Starter - who comes with the Start/Finish Post). These were designed by the "Maestro", Jon Sword, to represent the current era of racing and are very detailed - also they are in pewter! Sets are available from various retail outlets at around £10 per set of six figures.

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The "racing-pack" looks nice for it's price... but the "farmers" are way outdated...
Won't buy them...

*Little off topic*

Has anybody got the Fly figures?
And what do they cost?
I can't find them anywhere in Belgium...

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FLY 79712 RACING OFFICIALS £25.00rrp
FLY 79713 TV & PRESS REPORTERS £39.00rrp
FLY 79714 PIT WALL ENGINEERS £27.00rrp
FLY 79715 PIT CREW £39.00rrp

Pictures on Gaugemaster website, but please note figures come unpainted and un-assembled.

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That is an interesting point slotrace, and got me thinking.....


I will probably start this in a new thread, but for the time being, have a look at these:



From left to right they are Scalextric, Fly, Preiser, Bumslot and SCX.

Ande before anyone else suggests it, I am sure the Scalex one is not Suggs from Madness or one of the Blues Brothers!



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