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#1 OFFLINE   drivinghermad

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Posted 08 September 2016 - 03:16 PM

Here is a question for you, Kyosho 1/12 Rolls Royce Drophead Coupe - Black or White ?

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I will be buying one of the models above but i am torn as it is known that Black Kyosho models suffer from the dreaded paint rash which puts me off.Has the Quality improved with Black paint from Kyosho or do i still have a right to be nervous .
The Black looks the best to me but what do you Guys think,  Black or White ?

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Posted 08 September 2016 - 04:04 PM

Black looks way better to me, the only thing I don't like on either car is the soft top colour, but out of the two if I were to buy one it would be black. I can't comment on the paint rash issues as I don't have a recent kyosho model, but of course my 2 older kyosho models from 10+ years ago do have a little bit here and there but not too bad.

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Posted 08 September 2016 - 04:13 PM

This one is a toughie for sure Darren. I would have instantly picked black before, but having seen some of these white Kyosho Rollers, I'm more inclined towards the white, it's just so much more regal, especially with a light interior. I'm pretty sure Kyosho quality has not changed so black is likely to get paint rash. If white gets it, it won't be visible.
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Posted 08 September 2016 - 04:17 PM

BOTH!!! Serious if you can swing it and if you don't like one later you could sell it! :yahoo:

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Posted 08 September 2016 - 04:25 PM

The red top keeps me from wanting the black one. White is the best all around and I think it'll show off well in person.

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Posted 08 September 2016 - 04:31 PM

I'd go with the Black one, the White one looks more like a wedding car :twocents:

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Posted 08 September 2016 - 06:07 PM

The white will look very good in person, pick this one! Don't like the red top of the black.

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Posted 08 September 2016 - 08:08 PM

I would go with white but theres no wrong choice here...

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Posted 08 September 2016 - 08:38 PM

White! But dude that's 1000$ model...
I'll take that one and that one and that one!

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Posted 09 September 2016 - 01:34 AM

another vote here for white.

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Posted 09 September 2016 - 02:46 AM

Black for me... With the red pinstripe and the red roof,

It blends nicely,

As for the blue roof on the white one, doesn't cut it for me...
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Posted 09 September 2016 - 04:43 AM

Of those two examples I would go for the black

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Posted 09 September 2016 - 11:12 AM

Wow,such diverse opinions and looks like it is split down the middle.Thanks for the replies Guys.This is tough .......I still can't make a decision,the Heart says Black but the Head says White ?Never felt like this before over what colour to get. :dunno: :yahoo: :occasion14: I only have room for one of them so it has to be one i am happy with and at that price it will only be the one model of it.If they did it in the Blue versions i have seen of the real car that would be an easy option.  :rolleyes:

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Posted 09 September 2016 - 11:17 AM

The white one has no side character line (red on the black model)? I'd personally choose black. Majestic! And white Kyoshos could get paint rash too.
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Posted 09 September 2016 - 01:30 PM

I have come to a decision after studying photos of both for the last few hours......It has to be Black.Thank you to everyone for your input,let's hope the model is as good as the photos suggest,Darren. :danke: :occasion14:

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Posted 10 September 2016 - 06:56 AM

:10: good choice... ;-)
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Posted 10 September 2016 - 07:53 AM

Good choice. Can't go wrong with any colour imo
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Posted 12 September 2016 - 02:58 PM

View Postdrivinghermad, on 09 September 2016 - 11:12 AM, said:

Wow,such diverse opinions and looks like it is split down the middle.Thanks for the replies Guys.This is tough .......I still can't make a decision,the Heart says Black but the Head says White ?Never felt like this before over what colour to get. :dunno: :yahoo: :occasion14: I only have room for one of them so it has to be one i am happy with and at that price it will only be the one model of it.If they did it in the Blue versions i have seen of the real car that would be an easy option.  :rolleyes:
OMG :omg: Wait Wait,just found out they are going to make this 1/12 Roller in Metallic Blue :yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo:

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Posted 12 September 2016 - 03:04 PM

View Postdrivinghermad, on 12 September 2016 - 02:58 PM, said:

OMG :omg: Wait Wait,just found out they are going to make this 1/12 Roller in Metallic Blue :yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo:
This is the one  :occasion14:

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Posted 12 September 2016 - 03:18 PM

Clearly. Blue wins.
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Posted 13 September 2016 - 11:01 AM

Really looking forward to the Blue colour of it,hope it is not delayed like the Black,you could count the delays in Years with that model.  :rolleyes: :occasion14: :yahoo:

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Posted 28 January 2017 - 06:16 PM

Black all day




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