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#1 novadose71

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Posted 21 March 2012 - 03:49 PM

Built as a "what if it were nice" replica of the rusty primered Monte I had in the early 90's. Revell snap kit. I made the landau top into a full vinyl top, added parts box wheels and tires and a few interior details...otherwise it's right out of box. In keeping with the original, paint is Plasticote black sandable primer, but with duplicolor clear lacquer. Thanks for lookin'


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#2 kobuzz

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Posted 21 March 2012 - 03:53 PM

Very nice!! wish that was sitting on my shelf!!

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Posted 21 March 2012 - 04:03 PM

Rob:

This is some really nice work. I really enjoy the snap kits especially when you put some additional effort and imagination into them as you did here. Very clean build and a great addition to your collection!!!

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#4 Erik Smith

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Posted 21 March 2012 - 04:37 PM

That is a great looking build. Excellent work. I really like the shot from the back - beautiful.

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Posted 21 March 2012 - 04:43 PM

Wow!!!

That looks great! B)

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Posted 21 March 2012 - 04:44 PM

Absolutely impeccable craftsmanship.



STUNNING.


Bob


BTW, the 2nd and 3rd pics look like the real thing.....

Edited by Dragline, 21 March 2012 - 04:44 PM.


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Posted 21 March 2012 - 04:47 PM

Ohhh my WOW!!!!!!,awesome build,and that black is like glass!!!,very nice BMF work.

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Posted 21 March 2012 - 06:14 PM

Mine has remained unbuilt because I keep thinking it will always look toy-like. Thank you for the excellent example of why it should be back on my "to do" list.

Great pics too BTW.

Edited by Lunajammer, 21 March 2012 - 06:16 PM.


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Posted 21 March 2012 - 06:15 PM

Beautiful work and paintjob. That interior is spotless. Nice job.

Later-

#10 The70judgeman

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Posted 21 March 2012 - 06:47 PM

I've seen a couple of other build ups of this kit, but yours by far is the best one I've seen. And the black finish is like glass.

I didn't notice at first, but the cassette tapes are a nice touch to that outstanding interior.

Edited by The70judgeman, 22 March 2012 - 06:14 AM.


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Posted 21 March 2012 - 06:53 PM

Very nice. I love the red and black color combo.

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Posted 21 March 2012 - 07:02 PM

whoa cow thats pretty! nicely done

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Posted 21 March 2012 - 08:37 PM

This model takes me back to my high school days, before I got into small cars in general and Corvairs in particular... A black 1973-77 Monte Carlo was my dream car. I wanted the same basic car but with tan trim instead of the red (and after looking at your model, I'm beginning to think I was wrong), with those white letter tires wrapped around Chevy Rally wheels instead of your chrome jobs. I agree with Andy above - yours is the best example of this model I've seen so far.

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Posted 22 March 2012 - 02:08 AM

Don't ya like it better SHINY :) :) :) ?

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Posted 22 March 2012 - 02:48 AM

Thats really nice! Don't see too many of these. Not sure why, it's a beautiful car. I had a '73. Well done!

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Posted 22 March 2012 - 03:45 AM

That looks real nice Rob! The interior is exceptionally nice! A little dab of chrome paint on the ends of those headlight pegs will make them all but disappear. How did you accomplish that great looking vinyl top? It looks like it has the perfect texture to it.

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Posted 22 March 2012 - 04:34 AM

Awesome!

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Posted 22 March 2012 - 05:53 AM

beautiful!!!

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Posted 22 March 2012 - 06:09 AM

Outstanding work. That's one of the best carpet flocking jobs I've seen.

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Posted 22 March 2012 - 06:17 AM

The first word that came to my mind when i seen this BEAUTIFUL !!!!!!! :D B)