Wow! Here is my bulit-up version of the 2003 re-release of the fabulous original 1967 Aurora BATBOAT model kit! Click below to enlarge each image!
|The gloss effect on the body of the craft was created using |
a spray gloss over the basic black/blue body! It was a real effort
to precisely paint the red and chrome piping and the white side oval shapes!
|Where's Batman? I used his figure in another Bat-vehicle, saving Robin to pilot |
this right-hand-side steered craft solo! I created new custom stickers
for the rear fins and base! I also added plastic "flames" swiped from a Lego set!
|The TV Batboat made its debut in the 1966 BATMAN theatrical film, but |
wouldn't appear as an Aurora model kit until the following year!
|A very fun (but challenging) model to build, one I was too young for (but always |
wanted) when it debuted in the 60s! I was very grateful for the recent re-release!