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Old 02-06-2007, 03:29 PM   #1
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Default New Avante MKII from Tamiya

Based on the DF-03 chassis Tamiya is releasing a new Avante. No chassis-shots yet
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Old 02-06-2007, 04:55 PM   #2
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Holy snap! The avante body was always cool. To bad that aren't gonna bring back that over-engineered chassis too. Tamiya continues to re-live the old skool days..........
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Old 02-08-2007, 10:55 PM   #3
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Oh I LOVE these. Agree the body is just great.

I was sad I wasn't into them in 2001 when that edition came out so this is great news for me.

Any further info yet?
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Old 02-08-2007, 11:34 PM   #4
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Very nice, can't wait to see chassis shots. Wish the Dark Impact buggy looked more like that. Not a fan of the dark impact buggy body

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Old 02-09-2007, 04:47 AM   #5
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Chassis is just the same as the Dark Impact.

The body looks a little disappointing from other andgles, it is hard-edged rather than the rounded curves of the original Avante...

There is a pic on Tamiyaclub somewhere but I can't find it right now!
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Old 02-09-2007, 06:26 AM   #6
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Looks pretty sweet. My cousins have an original. I remember when we built it it was extremely difficult because we'd all just had Hornets before that. I've built about a hundred kits since(I worked for a hobby shop in highschool), but I still remember that being one of the tougher builds. Parts galore!! Classic piece though.
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