What Are Some Highly Rated Model Truck Kits?


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The Revell Peterbilt 359 Wrecker, the Revell GMC Pickup with Snow Plow, the Revell Kenworth W900 and the Revell SnapTite Grave Digger Monster Truck are highly rated model truck kits. All of these can be bought on Amazon.com.

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The Peterbilt plastic model has a rating of 4.5 out of five stars on Amazon.com. The kit has chrome-plated parts and soft black tires. It comes with waterslide decals, a wire mesh grill on the hinged hood and a telescoping crane boom with functioning outrigger side legs. The kit, which has 650 pieces, requires a skill level of three to assemble.

The GMC Pickup has a rating of 4.5 out of five stars on Amazon.com. The kit comes with a mounted roll bar with driving lights, a detailed pickup bed and a snow plow. It has chrome-plated parts, soft black tires, separate frame pieces and four-wheel-drive suspension. The decals have stock and custom graphics. The kit has 103 pieces and requires a skill level of two.

Amazon rates the Kenworth at 4.5 stars. It comes with a hood that tilts forward to show the detailed turbocharged six-cylinder diesel engine. It has dual exhaust stacks, roof-mounted horns, mirrors with antennas and chrome-plated simulated alloy wheels. The kit has 115 pieces and requires a skill level of two.

The Monster Truck is rated at 3.5 stars on Amazon.com. It features 3-inch monster tires, a full engine, a drivetrain, and colorful peel-and-stick decals. The model has 35 pieces and requires a skill level of one.

The GMC is scaled at 1:24, while the other models are scaled at 1:25. The Monster Truck, which has a snap-together construction, is the only kit that does not require model glue. All the kits have small parts and are not for children under three years of age.

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