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my one and only 2008 build


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#1 gasman

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Posted 30 December 2008 - 10:59 AM

this was my only build of the year. this is Revell's 1941 Chevy Truck. flipped the front axle to get it lowered. replaced the kits straight six with the Caddie V8 from the Revell 49 Mercury. the paint was an experiment. I started with a primered body. brushed on Acrylic black. then covered that with Rustall. then wiped it off and I got the finish you see.
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BTW, i'm stilling learning my new Digi cam so I know the pics aren't perfect

#2 MikeMc

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Posted 30 December 2008 - 11:34 AM

:D :P Kool beater!!!!!

But why are the wheels/tires so clean??????

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Posted 31 December 2008 - 12:37 PM

the wheels and tyres i guess he had enough money saved to get new ones. i bet he is saving for new doors ect ect B) :mellow:

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Posted 31 December 2008 - 01:09 PM

Yeah that thing looks sweet! But I was going to ask about the wheels & motor too. One of these days I'm going to try a build like yours, got a friend who has an old 1950 chevy 1 ton he using for his lawn serive and it would be cool to build it.

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Posted 31 December 2008 - 01:42 PM

Thats a cool truck