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#1 maltsr

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Posted 11 May 2012 - 04:38 PM

This has been an on/off project for almost 18 months, mainly due to bodywork and paint issues, it fought me all the way.
It's the AMT 1939/40 sedan with a mild chop that was covered in a 'workbench' thread. The old worn out sidetrim was replaced with new styrene rod.
The chassis was adapted from the R-M 1937 Ford sedan which had the wheelbase shortened and was narrowed at the rear to accommodate the wheels/tyres from the recent Revell 1936 Ford Convertible/coupe kit. Brake discs are by Pegasus.
Paint is Tamiya, Metallic Purple with Translucent Purple clear to darken it and add depth. Thanks for looking!
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#2 outlaw035

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Posted 11 May 2012 - 05:04 PM

paul...really nice look'n 40...looks much better chopped and i like the color... B)

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Posted 11 May 2012 - 06:44 PM

Vary nice.

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Posted 11 May 2012 - 08:15 PM

Turned out EXCELLENT Paul!!! B)

#5 maltsr

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Posted 11 May 2012 - 08:43 PM

Thanks Jeff, I know you've been following this one ;)

#6 Dr. Cranky

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Posted 12 May 2012 - 01:37 AM

That is one clean and smooth and beautiful model. Congratulations.

#7 ChrisR

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Posted 12 May 2012 - 02:15 AM

Great colour and model.

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Posted 12 May 2012 - 02:23 AM

Oh yeah. Smooth and SHINY :) :) :)

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Posted 12 May 2012 - 03:27 AM

I followed along with you on this & I love it. The oh so subtle chop leaves the casual observer scratching his head. Beautiful work.

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Posted 12 May 2012 - 04:25 PM

Nice, clean rod! Great paint job! The chop is subtle. I would have to see it beside a stock body to notice it. Nice work!
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Posted 12 May 2012 - 04:36 PM

Didn't think I was a purple fan but that looks great ! Nice job.

#12 Harry P.

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Posted 12 May 2012 - 04:47 PM

You really should have sanded out those ejector pin marks on the underside of the running boards.

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Posted 12 May 2012 - 07:08 PM

nice work

#14 Kustom Rodder

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Posted 13 May 2012 - 05:24 AM

Wow fantastic job on this super clean 40.

#15 Jon Cole

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Posted 13 May 2012 - 06:38 AM

Yeah, I do like that!

#16 TooOld

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Posted 13 May 2012 - 08:13 AM

Oh Yeah ! That chop is hardly noticeable , but it really works ! Very , Very Nice .

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Posted 13 May 2012 - 08:19 AM

That is the nicest built '39 Ford model I've seen.

Except the windshield. When it comes to everything else, I envy You Your skills.

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Posted 11 June 2012 - 03:58 PM

Sweet looking ride!

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Posted 11 June 2012 - 04:13 PM

I kinda cringe sometime when I see the word 'chopped' in the thread title, but this is sublime. So subtle. So good.

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Posted 11 June 2012 - 04:28 PM

looks clean must of been a hard kit to build.