'71 Vista Cruiser

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'71 Vista Cruiser

Postby Pontiecast » Mon Sep 06, 2010 12:56 pm

Finally found the black one today at Kmart today. Here they all are. Yea one is still in the package 'cause I couldn't find the loose one for the pics!

First release. From what I hear, this color was a very short run. Apparently the big wigs at MBX didn't approve the color. They halted production and.......
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.... decided on this color....
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.... then added the 1st wheel variation....
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.... then the 3rd color release....
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and another wheel vary of the 3rd color....
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.... and now the black Lesney Edition,,,,
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Now I just have to wait for the next release!!!!
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Re: '71 Vista Cruiser

Postby PVDizbon » Mon Sep 06, 2010 1:28 pm

Great pics ! Did you use a digital camera or ??
I'm pretty sure I have all of those cars too 8) .
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Re: '71 Vista Cruiser

Postby dragonhead00 » Mon Sep 06, 2010 8:20 pm

There's actually a transitional and a green metallic in between the tri spinner and the 10 spoke variations. I still haven't found the black, but I'm hopeful. There's also another color variation coming out in a ten pack.
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Postby PVDizbon » Mon Sep 06, 2010 8:42 pm

:shock: I didn't see anything online about another one in a 10 pack ! I just know of the one from the 2010 poster like this.

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Re: '71 Vista Cruiser

Postby dragonhead00 » Mon Sep 06, 2010 11:48 pm

PVDizbon wrote::shock: I didn't see anything online about another one in a 10 pack ! I just know of the one from the 2010 poster like this.

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From a Dave Tilley post on another board. It's actually going to be in a 5 pack. I recalled it was a multipack. Here's the exact post:

"I agree that the black one is the best one released so far. It definitely blows last year's 2 basic range ones out of the water. This year's basic range one is also one that I am really looking forward to as the light brown looks really good too. However, I am also really looking forward to the next 5-pack to see the one in that too. It is awesome (think Eric Foreman in "That 70s Show"). It will be the first one without the wood paneling." - David Tilley, Aug 25 2010 on the Swifty's Garage diecast forum.
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Re: '71 Vista Cruiser

Postby PVDizbon » Tue Sep 07, 2010 12:05 am

Woohoo, thanks for letting me know about Swifty's forum and the Vista news. I just saw it will be in the Camping Adventure 5-pack so I was right for once !
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Re: '71 Vista Cruiser

Postby Pontiecast » Tue Sep 07, 2010 8:22 am

Pete, I used my digital camera on these. I thinks it's a Cannon Power Shot or something. Just hand held.

Yes that Vista without the wood panel sounds sweet!!! Hope the Hot Wheels stock in Western Ohio and Eastern PA is healthy. I'll be there at the end of the week!
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Postby PVDizbon » Tue Sep 07, 2010 10:41 am

Awesome, now I have hope to take better pictures too !
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Re: '71 Vista Cruiser

Postby mars » Tue Sep 07, 2010 2:39 pm

I have a Canon PowerShot A540 and it takes amazing photographs.
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Re: '71 Vista Cruiser

Postby Pontiecast » Tue Sep 07, 2010 11:18 pm

oops. My old camera was the powershot. The one I have now is a Fuji Finepix JV.
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Re: '71 Vista Cruiser

Postby PVDizbon » Sat Oct 09, 2010 2:40 pm

Here's the latest one for us to look for !!

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Re: '71 Vista Cruiser

Postby dragonhead00 » Sat Oct 09, 2010 4:53 pm

Does that mean I'm missing two variations? I'm still looking for the 5 pack wagon.
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Re: '71 Vista Cruiser

Postby PVDizbon » Sat Oct 09, 2010 5:13 pm

Yup... the blisterpack one is the newest and should be in our areas soon. I noticed the 5-pack with the Vista seems to be one per case of 5-packs so it might be the one to have for 2010 ! KMart restocked their packs today and I saw just one. If my $$ situation improves, I'll grab it for you.
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Re: '71 Vista Cruiser

Postby mars » Sat Oct 09, 2010 9:54 pm

I saw a bunch of the 5 packs during my short stay in Indiana. Then again, they had all new cases, too.
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Re: '71 Vista Cruiser

Postby PVDizbon » Tue Nov 02, 2010 4:45 pm

Mark, did you find the Vista recolor mainline already ? I gotta get it LOL, I'll be checking some stores later this week for it.
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Re: '71 Vista Cruiser

Postby WfoDnf » Tue Nov 02, 2010 9:07 pm

I found one of the mainline recolor Vista's today Pete. :wink:

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Re: '71 Vista Cruiser

Postby Pontiecast » Tue Nov 02, 2010 9:59 pm

MBX stock here in Vegas has been horrible as of late. Practically non existant. The newest I have seen is the orange Vista w/ bumper stickers in a 10-pack. No 5-packs and no new singles. Might have to step up and go for the 10 to get that orange one!!!

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Re: '71 Vista Cruiser

Postby dragonhead00 » Wed Nov 03, 2010 1:42 am

I'm with you there, Brad. Just as bad here in Crapifornia. I just found the orange on, too. I really want the recolor...a few, maybe.
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Re: '71 Vista Cruiser

Postby Pontiecast » Wed Nov 03, 2010 8:44 am

Me too DH. There hasn't been new MBX singles pegged since early September at the 2 WMs close to me. Since August at the closest Target...
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Re: '71 Vista Cruiser

Postby PVDizbon » Wed Nov 03, 2010 10:46 am

KMart restocked today with the same batch as last time. :x
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