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Kit Name: R2-D2 (Artoo-Detoo)
Scale: 1/6
Material: Plastic
Manufacturer: MPC

Model Number:

1912
Released: 1979
Number Of Parts: 76 plus stickers
Final Dimensions: 6"H x 4"W x 3.5"D
Box Cover: Click Here
Instructions: Click Here (.zip)
Country of Origin: USA
Special Note: 6" x 10" Box

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This kit is almost identical to the Kaiyodo version. Basically the only differences are in material and some small details here and there. R2 is pretty well documented so I don't imagine it is too hard to find pictures to use as references. R2 painting is very simple, just white, blue, silver and sometimes some bronze, red and black for details. You have to be careful to be neat though. This kit was originally neat but it looked exactly like the Kaiyodo one. So for some variety I decided to dirty him up. The MPC 3PO was dirty so this was an easy decision to make. I had just gotten a new acrylic nozzle for my airbrush so I decided to test it on this guy. I used a lot of shades of sand, tan, and browns. One time a little splatter hit the body so I just smeared it and it worked out nicely. I sprayed a lot near the feet to enhance the effect. When I was working on it, I popped a panel into the body and could not fix it from the outside. I had to disassemble the whole thing and redo it. I guess it needed it if it broke. It was pretty old. I got this kit off eBay for around $15.

 
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Kit Name: R2-D2 (Artoo-Detoo)
Scale: 1/6
Material: Plastic
Manufacturer: Denys Fisher

Model Number:

 
Released:  
Number Of Parts: 76 plus stickers
Final Dimensions: 6"H x 4"W x 3.5"D
Box Cover:  
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Country of Origin: UK
Special Note:  
Kit Name: D2-R2 (Dedeu)
Scale: 1/6
Material: Plastic
Manufacturer: Meccano

Model Number:

266002
Released:  
Number Of Parts: 76 plus stickers
Final Dimensions: 6"H x 4"W x 3.5"D
Box Cover:  
Instructions:  
Country of Origin: France
Special Note:  
Kit Name: R2-D2 (Artoo-Detoo)
Scale: 1/6
Material: Plastic
Manufacturer: MPC

Model Number:

1912
Released: 1978
Number Of Parts: 76 plus stickers
Final Dimensions: 6"H x 4"W x 3.5"D
Box Cover: Click Here
Instructions: Click Here (.zip)
Country of Origin: USA
Special Note: 7.5" x 10" Box
Kit Name: R2-D2 (Artoo-Detoo)
Scale: 1/6
Material: Plastic
Manufacturer: Clipper

Model Number:

 
Released:  
Number Of Parts: 76 plus stickers
Final Dimensions: 6"H x 4"W x 3.5"D
Box Cover:  
Instructions:  
Country of Origin: Netherlands
Special Note:  
Kit Name: R2-D2 (Artoo-Detoo)
Scale: 1/6
Material: Plastic
Manufacturer: Takara

Model Number:

410332-4
Released: 1978
Number Of Parts: 76 plus stickers
Final Dimensions: 6"H x 4"W x 3.5"D
Box Cover:  
Instructions:  
Country of Origin: Japan
Special Note: May not be exactly the same. I'm not sure.
Kit Name: R2-D2 (Artoo-Detoo)
Scale: 1/6
Material: Plastic
Manufacturer: Revell/Takara

Model Number:

861005-8-1300
Released: 1978
Number Of Parts: 76 plus stickers
Final Dimensions: 6"H x 4"W x 3.5"D
Box Cover:  
Instructions:  
Country of Origin: Japan
Special Note:  
Kit Name: R2-D2 (Artoo-Detoo)
Scale: 1/6
Material: Plastic
Manufacturer: Revell/Takara

Model Number:

861001-0-1000
Released: 1978
Number Of Parts: 76 plus stickers and electronics
Final Dimensions: 6"H x 4"W x 3.5"D
Box Cover: Click Here
Instructions:  
Country of Origin: Japan
Special Note: Included lights and motor.
Kit Name: R2-D2 (Artoo-Detoo)
Scale: 1/6
Material: Plastic
Manufacturer: Kenner

Model Number:

 
Released:  
Number Of Parts: 76 plus stickers
Final Dimensions: 6"H x 4"W x 3.5"D
Box Cover:  
Instructions:  
Country of Origin: Germany
Special Note:  
Kit Name: R2-D2 (Artoo-Detoo)
Scale: 1/6
Material: Plastic
Manufacturer: MPC

Model Number:

1934
Released: 1983
Number Of Parts: 76 plus stickers
Final Dimensions: 6"H x 4"W x 3.5"D
Box Cover:  
Instructions:  
Country of Origin: USA
Special Note:  
 
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