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'T' Bucket - 25 yr old build


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#1 gasser59

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Posted 15 April 2012 - 08:31 AM

I did this build 25 years or so ago and recently pulled it out of storage and decided to repair and update it. Its now finished and the upgrade included new paint, taillights, new air cleaners and an updated license plate. The original 25 year old build has a brass frame, removable dipstick, working rear suspension and functional U joints.

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I couldn't help myself on the personalized plate. :D

Edited by gasser59, 15 April 2012 - 08:40 AM.


#2 rmvw guy

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Posted 15 April 2012 - 08:33 AM

It has that vintage look. Nice touch with the plate.

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Posted 15 April 2012 - 08:37 AM

Pretty cool bucket !

#4 Dr. Cranky

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Posted 15 April 2012 - 08:49 AM

For a 25 year old model, that still looks amazing, and I have to tell you, very competitive too. Lots of great parts and the result is a cool looking model. Thanks for sharing it with us. Hope the next one doesn't have to take 25 years. LOL.

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Posted 15 April 2012 - 08:59 AM

What scale is this? Big T? Way cool!

#6 gasser59

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Posted 15 April 2012 - 09:04 AM

Thx guys. I built this so many years ago and it was finished. I entered into a local IPMS contest in 1984 and took Best of Show over planes, armour and other cars. I'm still amazed. I just decided to repair it after being stored and moved around for all these years. This is a 1/25th scale build.

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Posted 15 April 2012 - 11:36 AM

Very nice! Is it based on a kit?

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Posted 15 April 2012 - 11:41 AM

Wonderful little hot rod.

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Posted 15 April 2012 - 12:42 PM

SWEET!

Very nice detail.

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Posted 15 April 2012 - 12:50 PM

With a Hemi it would sure be a handful, but blow it up to 1:1 and I'd be pleased to have it in my garage.

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Posted 15 April 2012 - 04:19 PM

With a Hemi it would sure be a handful, but blow it up to 1:1 and I'd be pleased to have it in my garage.


No way !

You'd find a way to get rust on it or cause it to weather or rot in some shape or form ! Lol !

#12 gasser59

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Posted 15 April 2012 - 05:16 PM

Thanks for the comments guys. This would be a fun ride but I'd need a seat belt and a roll bar to burn some serious rubber.

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Posted 15 April 2012 - 05:33 PM

nice

#14 Mr.Zombie

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Posted 16 April 2012 - 04:36 AM

Very awesome! Love the overall detail, especially the headlights and the rods that keep the windscreen in place. What scale is it?

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Posted 16 April 2012 - 12:30 PM

Thanks Bill and Adam. This is 1/25th scale.

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Posted 16 April 2012 - 12:37 PM

Oh, that's neat!!


Saturday. 'Nuff said.


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Posted 16 April 2012 - 01:09 PM

Very Cooool !

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Posted 16 April 2012 - 02:35 PM

That's aged beautifully.

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Posted 16 April 2012 - 02:53 PM

That's aged beautifully.


Unlike me. Thanks for the comments guys.

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Posted 16 April 2012 - 03:29 PM

Very well kept and nice model!