1/18 Die Cast Ertl KARR Coming This Summer

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1/18 Die Cast Ertl KARR Coming This Summer

Post by neps » Sun May 22, 2005 4:03 pm

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Post by PBH » Mon May 23, 2005 1:15 am

SWEET! Now the upcoming KARR has a Sticky! Oh happy day!!!

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Post by Kaine » Wed May 25, 2005 8:51 am

is there a specific date for the release given?
all i know is that release was scheduled for sometime in mid of may, which means a release would be imminent.

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Post by HondaSiR » Wed May 25, 2005 9:42 am

Based on this powerseller from ebay, KARR will be due out in September, 2005. Here's the link to his preselling KARR auction:

Link: http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?Vi ... eName=WDVW

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Post by Knight 5150 » Wed May 25, 2005 10:00 am

HondaSiR wrote:Based on this powerseller from ebay, KARR will be due out in September, 2005. Here's the link to his preselling KARR auction:
Link: http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?Vi ... eName=WDVW


in the description: "orange flasher light" :x

I hope it'll be yellow. :?

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Post by PBH » Wed May 25, 2005 10:27 am

That might just be his interpretation. I found the colour of KARR's scanner in the episode to be in between an orange & a yellow. Very faded colour, but I wouldn't call it yellow at all.
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Post by whet » Wed May 25, 2005 12:09 pm

There's a few things I don't like about this.

1. Anywhere I have looked on the net, I can never see the scanner to see what colour it is for myself.

2. No one realy seems to know an exact relase date.

I agree 100% the scanner has to be yellow, it won't be Karr otherwise.

And on the release date, I think we'll just have to wait, as is part and parcel for anything KR, Waiting :x

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Post by Lost Knight » Wed May 25, 2005 1:54 pm

whet wrote:Anywhere I have looked on the net, I can never see the scanner to see what colour it is for myself.


I can tell you that the Aoshima version's is amber/orange. I'm assuming Ertl's will be the same, but only time will tell.

I've made a few trips to Radio Shack to see if I could buy some clear 3mm yellow LEDs but I can only find the 3mm yellow tinted LEDs in variety packs. It's the same effect either way, but the models use the clear LEDs and I wanted to be consistent with my K.I.T.T. model.

I'll have to buy 3 variety packs to get 5 yellow LEDs and solder them into my model. I'm not sure if they even make the 3mm clear yellow LEDs; I've found every color in 3mm except yellow.

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Post by whet » Thu May 26, 2005 7:41 am

"I can tell you that the Aoshima version's is amber/orange. I'm assuming Ertl's will be the same, but only time will tell. "


That's prosative, lets keep our fingers crossed.

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Post by pewter 02ws6 » Fri May 27, 2005 1:12 am

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whet wrote:I'll have to buy 3 variety packs to get 5 yellow LEDs and solder them into my model. I'm not sure if they even make the 3mm clear yellow LEDs; I've found every color in 3mm except yellow.

that is what i had to do for my custom karr. there are a few places that sell the yellow 3mm LEDs online. i just picked up the ones from R/S for a quick fix. they actually even have different shades of yellow LEDs available on the one site with various brightnesses to choose from. i got wrapped up in othe things like usual and never got around to ordering them. i may have book marked the site. if i can find it, i will post it in here. :wink:

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Post by spectrum_1000 » Fri May 27, 2005 8:01 pm

is there any RC kitt or karr model? in a reasonable size? (lets say at least 1/18 of the original size )
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Post by andy-kitt » Sun May 29, 2005 12:31 pm

Theres been loads of RC KITTS from a couple of inches up to the original RC KITT which at a guess around 1:18, can't say for sure as haven't got one.

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Post by spectrum_1000 » Tue May 31, 2005 8:25 pm

Are they still in the market? I had to change my RC opel astra to loke like karr in the 3rd sesson cause I haven't found any kitt or karr to do the job... :oops:
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Post by HondaSiR » Tue May 31, 2005 11:50 pm

AFAIK, there are no new RC KITT or KARR models in stores right now. Your best bet in locating these scarce toys is ebay.

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Post by andy-kitt » Wed Jun 01, 2005 3:30 pm

http://www.funkyzilla.com

This is the only remote control KITTs & KARRs I know of. I have KITT, its really cool for playing with, especially in small areas, but it does have funny proportions.

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Post by KITT MARK 2 » Wed Jun 01, 2005 9:48 pm

The rims look better on KARR than they did on KITT.
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Post by Lost Knight » Thu Jun 02, 2005 12:10 am

What I don't get is why they made the K.A.R.R. version midnight blue on top. (It's a sharp contrast against the black windows.) That is, if we're talking about the same RC series as I know there's a couple.

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Post by HondaSiR » Thu Jun 02, 2005 4:18 am

Check out this link guys. Its a finished auction from ebay regarding a Kenner radio controlled KITT. The wheels aren't true to a real Trans Am, but what the heck, it still looks great and must be quite fun to play with (the red front scanner even lights up!). If only I had the $53.00 or so in order to win it from the seller when it was still up for grabs. :(

Link: http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?Vi ... eName=WDVW

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Post by andy-kitt » Thu Jun 02, 2005 1:22 pm

They sold something similar in the UK but different packaging as I remember I really wanted one when I was a child.

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Post by OKC KNIGHT » Tue Jun 07, 2005 3:36 pm

Hi guys

I just got off the phone with ertl the release date for k.a.r.r is July 25.The 1982 Recaro trans am is august 10


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Post by PBH » Tue Jun 07, 2005 9:59 pm

YES! YES! YES!

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Post by HondaSiR » Wed Jun 08, 2005 2:57 am

I'm actually more excited about the Recaro Firebird than KARR since we already know how it will look like. The Recaro we still have no idea, no prototype pics, nothing. I can't wait for it to appear at my local hobby shop. :D

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Post by Lost Knight » Wed Jun 08, 2005 9:12 am

Same here. 8) I want to see how it will look with the stock nose, too.

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Post by OKC KNIGHT » Wed Jun 15, 2005 10:30 pm

Here is the pic of k.a.r.r :-D 8)


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My price on karr is $39 delivered in the us.$80 delivered world wide.

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Post by TurbomanKnight » Thu Jun 16, 2005 12:14 am

$39 delievered is express or regular freight?
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