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johnbuzzed

Member Since 25 May 2010
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In Topic: What Do You Want To See Next?

Today, 08:15 AM

This is just another wish list.  Perhaps the manufacturers should set up their own threads for this purpose, no? I am aware that some of them do read the forum, but they shouldn't have to weed through stuff when, at times, all they want is data.


In Topic: AMT 68 Roadrunner in need of an opinion

Today, 06:02 AM

It's your build, do whatever floats your boat.  Me, I'm from the "old school" days of street machines, so I'm doing my '68 with big and littles on 5-spoke, unpolished Americans and a nice, nose-down rear-up attitude. (you can see it in "On the Workbench").  But that's not to say that I wouldn't consider another build of the same kit in another genre.  Each has it's own appeal to different people.


In Topic: the new Charger

Today, 02:38 AM

Definitely.  No bout adoubt it.


In Topic: AMT '74 Plymouth Barracuda snaptite, another quick build!

Yesterday, 07:37 AM

This kit was a feature of a make and take in which my club participated back late last century.  I remember it as, without a doubt, one of the most terrible kits that I have ever encountered in my life.  I had one in my personal stash and gave up on it when it needed too much attention.  I could think of more than a few other kits as a quick build, but that's just my opinion.  IF I had to do it all over again, and add some detail, I would use the new Revell 'Cuda chassis- it is much nicer than the '83 vintage Ertl Challenger chassis.  I'm gonna watch this build.  Good luck with it.


In Topic: Favorite smells in the shop

26 August 2014 - 03:10 AM

Diesel exhaust, be it from a deuce and a half, a backhoe or a boat.  Hot metal.  Fried electronic components.  Two-cycle exhaust, with the gas/oil mixture.  Testors liquid cement.  Testors small, square bottle enamels always bring me back to the early '60's...