1961 Ford Convertible Nascar version
Posted 15 March 2012 - 04:52 AM
Posted 15 March 2012 - 08:12 AM
Posted 15 March 2012 - 11:56 AM
Posted 15 March 2012 - 12:24 PM
Nice work so far. That is a delicate looking windshield frame - nice cutting.
Thanks Erik. I will have to Strengthen it with some evergreen strips after I install the windshield.
Posted 15 March 2012 - 12:29 PM
Is the grille molded to the body in this kit? This is gonna be a very interesting build.
Bart, No the grille is not molded to the body but the seats are molded to the interior tub and I have to cut the back off of the right front seat. It will be very interesting to figure that out and also install the roll cage.
Posted 15 March 2012 - 12:34 PM
Keep it going Mark. I know you'll do it justice. Who's car do you have in mind?
Bruce, Its a secret but if you look at the wips again there are some clues in them.
Posted 16 March 2012 - 10:32 AM
Posted 18 March 2012 - 02:43 AM
Posted 20 March 2012 - 11:25 AM
Posted 20 March 2012 - 11:28 AM
Posted 21 March 2012 - 05:47 AM
Mark, I like this, you dont see to many people doing the convert years of NASCAR
i wanted to do this car because this was the car Fred got his first big win in at the Rebel 300. He pretty much out drove Curtis Turner who was one of the best at that time. After the race Turner slammed into the back of Lorenzen in frustration over being beat by the young driver.
Edited by MarkJ, 23 March 2012 - 09:14 AM.
Posted 21 March 2012 - 06:54 AM
Does anyone know of a fabric I could use to simulate 1/25 scale canvas?
Here's a material that a modeler who's building a 1/8 Citroen is using. Looks interesting. Do you have a 1:1 picture of what you're trying to replicate?
Posted 21 March 2012 - 08:36 AM
Posted 25 March 2012 - 02:45 AM
Posted 29 March 2012 - 06:18 AM
Posted 29 March 2012 - 06:31 AM
Posted 30 March 2012 - 08:01 AM
Use wide masking tape as canvas. It has a good scale texture, will accept paint easily, and if you screw up in your measurements, like I always do, it's cheap.
Thanks Wayne but I ended up using printer paper and then coated it with Testors "make a window" glue. it actually turned out pretty good. I tried a handkerchief but it did not work at all. i will post pictures of it tomorrow. So Bruce your idea of paper mache in a slightly different form worked out pretty good.
Edited by MarkJ, 30 March 2012 - 08:03 AM.