ECTO-1A Ghostbusters 1959 Cadillac Hearse
|Pros:||Decent kit, good details, good paint job|
|Cons:||It's huge!... and doesn't sit level.|
|Verdict:||Suitable for Display|
I got this catalog in the mail one time that had like a bazillion models from movies in it. This was at the dawn of the Internet really getting popular so mailings were still pretty common. And I didn't have a car. I ordered this kit among others and couldn't wait to get it.
As I recall everything went together pretty well aside from it not sitting level. Otherwise I was pretty happy with the detail level and the quality of the kit overall. I actually still have the battered box, as it's helping to keep my first BTTF2 kit box together where I store my extra model supplies and spare parts. I was hoping for just a regular Ecto-1 kit but this satisfied my craving just fine.
It's in good shape overall, nothing has broken loose but it's got a few paint rubs most likely from the iguana cage storage. I learned my lesson about spraypainting clear over white with my Celica model so this is just straight white paint and looks very good.
If only Ray had a cat like mine, they'd have been in much more trouble.