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Sixties Sam

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Revell 32 Ford 5 window coupe

20 April 2015 - 03:29 PM

Hey, guys! Here is a Revell 32 Ford coupe I just finished. It's mostly out of the box with a few mods: the body is channeled over the frame rails, removed stock fuel tank, hinged the trunk lid and made an interior for the trunk, and I used a pair of parts box seats instead of the kit bench seat. Engine is from the kit with plug wires added. Paint is Krylon almond and Testors gloss red. Flocking applied to interior floor and trunk interior. The only color I had was purple, so I shot it with flat black after I applied it - it worked! The model reminds me of a bunch of AMT 32's I built in the 1960's, but it's a better kit! Comments welcome. Oops, I added the radiator hoses after the pics were taken. And, yes Harry, I forgot the mirror!

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62 Dart rebuild

26 March 2015 - 01:01 PM

I've been trying to post this model for several days, and the post always disappears. If this works, I'll add details later.

Here's my old Jo-Han 62 Dodge Dart made into a base 2 door sedan pro street-type car.


What is the Chrysler engine from AMT 49 Mercury?

12 March 2015 - 02:58 PM

Does anyone know which Chrysler engine is included in the old AMT 49 Mercury kit? I have the engine from a very old kit, but I'm not savvy enough to identify it. It has a cross ram manifold with 2 carbs sitting diagonally. The kit instructions just call it a "ram induction engine." I plan to use it in an old  Jo-Han 62 Dart I'm making into a pro street type of model. It looks like a Max Wedge 426, but I'm not sure if is. Thanks,

 

Sam


Revell 57 Chevy Bel Air Snap-Tite

23 January 2015 - 04:42 PM

Hey, guys, here's my first build of 2015 - a Revell Snap-Tite 57 Chevy. It was on sale at Michael's, so I bought it. It's an OOB build, painted with Testors gloss black with a tan and orange interior. Foiling took longer than painting and building! The seat cushion stickers were black, but I wanted orange, so I sprayed them orange, then applied them. It worked! It's not my best build, but it was quick and fun! I plan to use it on my car show diorama, since just about every car show has a 57 Chevy in it! The photos could be better, too. Comments welcome!

 


Sam's class of 2014

29 December 2014 - 09:19 AM

Here are my seven builds for 2014. Last year I did 17. Lots of other things going on this year. There is an army Jeep, a 58 Edsel prepainted kit, a 59 Ford Skyliner (tough build), a 49 Merc wagon, a 60 Ranchero with a resin six engine, and a Willys COE car hauler with a Kurtis midget racer. No super detailing or super shiny paint, just basic models that I liked building. I hope you guys liked them too!