Smokey and the Bandit 1977 Firebird

This is the 1/25 Scale Smokey and the Bandit '77 Pontiac Firebird Plastic Model Kit from Revell. Suitable for Ages 10 & Up.

Revell-Monogram Smokey and the Bandit 1977 Firebird Plastic Model Car Kit 1/25 Scale #854027
 Revell-Monogram # rmx854027
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Revell-Monogram Item # rmx854027
Specifications :
  • Scale: 1/25
  • Length: 7-3/4" (196.85mm)
  • Width: 3" (76.2mm)
  • Height: 2" (50.8mm)
  • Skill level: 2
  • Parts: 89
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"So good"
Awesome, awesome, awesome kit! This is my favorite build yet, because Smokey and the Bandit is one of my all-time favorite movies, and this model kit is a very accurate representation of BAN1. Everything goes together very nicely with this kit and comes out looking great. The build does require a bit of patience when it comes to fitting some of the body panels, but it looks great if you simply take your time. If you want to keep the theme accurate to the actual movie car, you need to de-chrome the chrome so to make the gold paint look right (pro-tip - soak the chrome plated pieces in Drano Gel for about an hour and the chrome comes right off). The only disappointment is the lack of the CB antenna...there isn't one. I'm looking for something I can use add the antenna. On the plus side of extra's, Bandit's cowboy hat is included, and looks great sitting on the passenger seat. It would be nice if this included alternate color decals (maybe Blue or Black) for those who want to build a different color themed car. There are other kits of the late 70's Firebird, but the detail on those doesn't compare with this one.

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  • Highly detailed plastic pieces molded in white and clear.
  • Chrome plates parts and soft black tires.
  • Opening hood and detailed 400 cubic inch V-8.
  • Removable "T" top roof panels.
  • "Shaker" style air cleaner.
  • Waterslide decals.
  • Illustrated instructions.


  • Scale: 1/25
  • Length: 7-3/4" (196.85mm)
  • Width: 3" (76.2mm)
  • Height: 2" (50.8mm)
  • Skill level: 2
  • Parts: 89


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"Excellent kit with great details. Even comes with the Bandit's hat!"
This was a great kit to build. The parts fit was excellent and everything went together very well. Fair warning that the decals are pretty tricky to apply and require a lot of patience and I also recommend Micro-Set and Micro-Sol decal solution for better results. In the end they do look great even though the Trans Am scripts are not included due to licensing. It does have a lower parts count, but still builds into a very accurate(minus Trans Am script) and excellent looking replica, and as I mentioned even includes the Bandit's hat.

"Rockford Files Firebird convert"
I agree with all of the positive comments about this kit. It was a pleasure to build. Being a long time Rockford Files fan, I did my best to replicate his car including some plastic license plates I found online and Evergreen side moldings. The color is as close as I could get. I used Rustoleum Metallic Gold. I also tried to match the interior of the 1974 which had lighter colored seats and door panels than the 1977 Rockford Firebird. I added some cutouts of Rockford just for fun. I didn't take the trouble to putty in the air scoop, but other than that, I came pretty close to the original. I like that there were parts for different options. All around an excellent kit.

"Great model for beginners!"
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This was a awesome model! i heavily enjoyed putting it together, it all fit together very well, little flash here and there but nothing you couldn't just cut off. I painted mine black with gold interior it looked great, good for a first glue model was very simple and instructions were easy to follow


Due to small parts that could cause a choking hazard please kee away from children 3 years of age and younger.

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