Jump to content


Stinkin' Stepside Chevy...


  • You cannot reply to this topic
35 replies to this topic

#21 LAV25

LAV25

    MCM Regular

  • Members
  • PipPipPip
  • 48 posts
  • Location:Osaka, Japan
  • Full Name:Michael Valentine

Posted 06 March 2011 - 05:06 AM

I just showed this thread to my wife, who's been watching me work on mine for the last few weeks.

She said "But yours is a model."


-val :)

#22 bigmikevee

bigmikevee

    MCM Avid Poster

  • Members
  • PipPipPipPipPip
  • 497 posts
  • Location:South Texas...almost in the Gulf.
  • Full Name:Ma-Ma-Ma....Mike Verona

Posted 06 March 2011 - 05:28 AM

Hey Adam,

Looks sharp, you have a great eye for detail and a great way with a camera, hope to see more of your work in the future, don't stay gone too long!! Thanks for posting for us to view.

Mike

#23 Duntov

Duntov

    MCM Ohana

  • Members
  • PipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 1,232 posts
  • Location:Atlanta
  • Full Name:Bill Lucianno

    "Mi sono perso"

Posted 09 March 2011 - 02:45 PM

I just showed this thread to my wife, who's been watching me work on mine for the last few weeks.

She said "But yours is a model."


-val :D


SO Michael....did your wife just "open the door" for you to get a "REAL" one???????

Regards Bill (Duntov)

#24 W-409

W-409

    MCM Ohana

  • Members
  • PipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 5,354 posts
  • Location:Vantaa, Finland
  • Full Name:Niko Lindström

Posted 09 March 2011 - 07:41 PM

Amazing Pickup! Weathering is awesome and that color is great for this kind of rusted truck. This one looks like 1:1 car on the pictures, only thing, where I can see that it's a model is that engine on the bed. That distributor and intake manifold aren't just looking "right". But really great job you did on this, amazing build. :lol:

#25 mr moto

mr moto

    MCM Ohana

  • Members
  • PipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 853 posts
  • Location:Baton Rouge, LA
  • Full Name:Manuel J. Martinez

Posted 10 March 2011 - 12:16 PM

That is a model, right? Just thought I'd check!
That's about the most believable weathering I've ever seen!

#26 Olskoolrodder

Olskoolrodder

    MCM Ohana

  • Members
  • PipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 1,106 posts
  • Location:Bristol,TN
  • Full Name:Stephen Sammons

Posted 10 March 2011 - 12:33 PM

ASOME weathering and detailing!!! That Misfits decal just sets it off too,IMO! :)

#27 Tony T

Tony T

    MCM Ohana

  • Members
  • PipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 2,620 posts
  • Location:Greely ON Canada
  • Full Name:Tony

Posted 10 March 2011 - 02:52 PM

Wow, fantastic!! The details are what kicks it up a notch...leaves, fruit, radio wires, rusted panels, dents, etc...VERY nicely done!!

#28 gilsdropshop1

gilsdropshop1

    MCM Ohana

  • Members
  • PipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 503 posts
  • Location:El Paso, Texas
  • Full Name:Gil Alvarez

Posted 10 March 2011 - 06:10 PM

well done good job on the paint chips too. :D

#29 Jeff B

Jeff B

    MCM Regular

  • Members
  • PipPipPip
  • 85 posts
  • Location:Copley,OH
  • Full Name:Jeff Blomqvist

Posted 28 February 2013 - 07:19 AM

Ditto on the dash spitting up guts and the Misfits fiend!



#30 rmvw guy

rmvw guy

    MCM Ohana

  • Members
  • PipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 3,356 posts
  • Location:Indiana, USA
  • Full Name:Ron Martz

Posted 28 February 2013 - 08:44 AM

It looks like you studied this one a while to get all the rust and paint chips in all the right places.  Awesome job!  All the weathering is perfect and the photos too.  I love the leaves and the tiny walnuts or what ever that is in the bed.  The radio wires can't go without mentioning.  Forget about the real ones!!!....You'll never have this much fun at this price. Love it!!!



#31 Platerpants

Platerpants

    MCM Ohana

  • Members
  • PipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 1,493 posts
  • Location:Chardon Ohio
  • Full Name:Jake Bridges

Posted 28 February 2013 - 09:57 AM

nice i like the ohio plate



#32 impcon

impcon

    MCM Ohana

  • Members
  • PipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 852 posts
  • Location:Southern B.C./WA State
  • Full Name:Gary Cook

Posted 28 February 2013 - 09:58 AM

This is without a doubt, the most realistic "rust and age" weathering that I have ever seen! Most guys go 'way overboard with the rust and while that looks cool, your truck is rusted where these trucks really do rust and it looks totally believable. Between the rust and the dents and aging, the pictures could almost pass for real and in fact, at first glance, I did think that it was a real truck.  I've been around these vehicles for much of my life and I have seen rust and yours is pretty much bang on as far as bad rust out areas on these trucks go. As with any vehicle, they have their weakness's. The color of the truck looks like an actual factory color and it is actually my favorite color on the mid sixties Chev and GMC trucks. Add to that the other awesome attention to detail and the clear show of talent and imagination and this just has to be a show winner!!! A VERY interesting post and one that I will be coming back to look at over and over. Thank you for sharing. :D 



#33 crazyrichard

crazyrichard

    MCM Ohana

  • Members
  • PipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 3,648 posts
  • Location:netherlands on styrene clogs
  • Full Name:richard gelens

Posted 28 February 2013 - 10:39 PM

omg thats soo cool !!! just love it ...very very realistic

#34 Shardik

Shardik

    MCM Ohana

  • Members
  • PipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 742 posts
  • Location:Greeley, Colorado
  • Full Name:Johann H. Buerfeind V

Posted 02 March 2013 - 02:09 PM

Believability, accuracy, detail, character.  Yep, all the ingredients are there for a real showstopper.

I can't read the fine print on the For Sale sign, but I'm guessing it says "some assembly required" :P 



#35 W-Machine

W-Machine

    MCM Ohana

  • Members
  • PipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 943 posts
  • Location:Toms River, NJ
  • Full Name:Craig Enz

Posted 02 March 2013 - 03:06 PM

Very nicely done weathering. I like it.



#36 the goon

the goon

    MCM Ohana

  • Members
  • PipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 697 posts
  • Location:Whittier, CA
  • Full Name:Mark Weitzman

Posted 02 March 2013 - 04:52 PM

Perfect  :D. You have a great eye for detail.

 

Mark