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#1 ddonaca351

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Posted 13 November 2008 - 10:17 PM

It was in a box, partially done... this is what sparked my interest in getting back into modeling again.

This at about 70-80% done:

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I think I might order one of the comp resin bodies to go on it.

I know it doesn't look like much, but for my first build in 20 years... I'm happy with it. :lol:

This is done:

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The parts were alott smaller than I remember. :lol:

Edited by ddonaca351, 13 November 2008 - 10:26 PM.


#2 Geezerman

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Posted 14 November 2008 - 02:35 AM

I suppose they all look the same, but I had a couple of Mad Magazine FC's several years ago. One I used for parts, and the other one I built just as you have yours, sans body. After I raped the first one, I bought another because the chassis looked so kool! I later modified a 41 Plymouth to fit it.

Nice way to get back in business.

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Posted 14 November 2008 - 05:14 AM

Just so you know, the older you get, the smaller the parts become. The model companies do this to keep their kits challenging for all age groups. :lol:
Seriously though, that chassis looks great and I'm anxious to see what body you decide to put on that thing!

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Posted 14 November 2008 - 12:16 PM

The parts were alott smaller than I remember. :lol:


No, you're probably a lot bigger than you were 20 years ago, so the pieces only seem smaller... :lol: