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Weird-Ohs

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How could Weird Universe not do a feature on a line of model kits dubbed "Weird-ohs"...?

This blog features a good writeup on them.

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Here's a period ad from BOYS LIFE.

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And the horrifying reality of the finished product. Buy yours now through the link below!




Posted By: Paul | Date: Tue Oct 01, 2013 | Number of Comments: 8
Category: Freaks, Oddities, Quirks of Nature, Hobbies and DIY, Toys, Air Travel and Airlines, 1960's, Fictional Monsters
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Comments
Listed in chronological order. Newest comments at the end.
Nothing like a blast from the past. I hadn't thought about these in years. I built a couple of the car models as a kid. Or course, my mother thought they were hideous.
Posted by KDP in Madill, OK on 10/01/13 at 09:38 AM
@KDP: That's what Moms are for.

These kind'a look like "Big Daddy" Ross rip offs.
Posted by Expat47 in Athens, Greece on 10/01/13 at 09:45 AM
The last one looks kinda like the clown from Stephen King's "It". grrr
Posted by patty in Ohio, USA on 10/01/13 at 10:43 AM
Ed "Big Daddy" Roth 1932 - 2001
Posted by F.U.D. in Stockholm on 10/01/13 at 12:57 PM
Been there - done that! Built these as a kid. Thanks for the memories.
Posted by daShirt on 10/01/13 at 04:52 PM
When I first saw the top image I thought that WU was introducing a new breakfast treat! LOL
Posted by Tyrusguy on 10/01/13 at 09:17 PM
Sugar frosted Weird-ohs! LOL
Posted by patty in Ohio, USA on 10/01/13 at 10:13 PM
I also remember building one or two of the models.
Thanks for the post.
Posted by Billy in Thun, Switzerland on 10/02/13 at 12:42 AM
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