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#1 FordRodnKustom

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Posted 11 March 2012 - 06:49 AM

Here's my latest build, I finished it up about a month ago. I enjoy restoring these built vintage models.

I started out with this 1958 AMT Edsel

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After quite a bit of work and a few parts from the current hard top kit I ended up with the old glue bomb looking like this. B)

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Thanks for taking a look at it.

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Posted 11 March 2012 - 07:06 AM

That is one very beautiful Edsel! I like that mild custom look and body color combinations. Nice Job!

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Posted 11 March 2012 - 07:11 AM

Wow nice job, the two tone colors look great together

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Posted 11 March 2012 - 08:05 AM

wow beautiful work

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Posted 11 March 2012 - 08:11 AM

Hard to believe it is the same model. Great model!

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Posted 11 March 2012 - 08:29 AM

Beautiful!

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Posted 11 March 2012 - 10:40 AM

Great job. I have recently acquired some glue bombs from the early days and will be restoring them. I hope my efforts look half as good as yours. Those kids back in the 60s liked a couple things: lots of glue and randomly applied custom parts. And lots of glue.

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Posted 11 March 2012 - 10:53 AM

wow......that came out beautiful :wub:

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Posted 11 March 2012 - 11:38 AM

SHINY :) :) :) RULES! I think I would have thrown the glue bomb in the garbage. Fantastic save.

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Posted 11 March 2012 - 12:15 PM

Oh man, that just jumped out and smacked me right in the face!!!!!!! That's a great save man!!!!

#11 David G.

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Posted 11 March 2012 - 12:26 PM

Excellent work! Do you have and progress pics to post?

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Posted 11 March 2012 - 01:07 PM

holy smokes, that's a hell of a transformation

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Posted 11 March 2012 - 01:21 PM

Probably one of the best saves I've seen :blink: Great job !

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Posted 11 March 2012 - 01:31 PM

holy smokes, that's a hell of a transformation

I agree! Unbeliveble, that it is the same car!

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Posted 11 March 2012 - 01:35 PM

Beautiful. Another one saved :)

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Posted 11 March 2012 - 01:38 PM

Such a nicely-done very mild custom....de-trim and a really cool grille.

Great job, Bob.

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Posted 11 March 2012 - 01:55 PM

Wow! :o What a save! It makes for a beautiful mild custom. Job well done sir. :D

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Posted 11 March 2012 - 02:44 PM

Great save! That's a lot of good work to make the glue bomb look that good! Very nice model!
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Posted 11 March 2012 - 03:54 PM

I sorta "lost it" when it was posted at another place, but it deserves more "props" because it is such a fantastic transformation! Everything is so right, the craftsmanship is outstanding, and that grille just makes it!

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Posted 11 March 2012 - 04:00 PM

she sure is not a glue bomb anymore Baby :) thats one of the finest looking restorations i have seen in a long long time.i love it :wub: