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" El Diablo" 1949 MERC Custom.


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#1 MR BIGGS

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Posted 07 May 2012 - 10:31 AM

My 1949 Merc Gull wing custom. Candy Red HOK paint over HOK Flake over black HOK With RM Diamont Urethaine clear. Full detailed Engine and undercarage with nuts and bolts from RB motion, Thanks Bob B. All aluminum one piece grill and rear light and pullies from Bob Dudek. Hand pinstrip from DAG. All the fab and custom work main paint and clear I did myself. Just took best of show and best paint at the Nnl West and best custom at the Desert Scale Classic. thanks for looking.

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Posted 07 May 2012 - 12:16 PM

Holy guacamole that's nice :D

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Posted 07 May 2012 - 12:20 PM

WOW... that's an AWESOME looking build. Love the detail and all the custom work.

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Posted 07 May 2012 - 12:36 PM

Best of show - I can see why , this is magic - you have done work many of us can only dream about. Well done.

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Posted 07 May 2012 - 01:09 PM

Beautiful car. I just bought that kit. it won't turn out anywhere near as good as yours. Nive job !

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Posted 07 May 2012 - 02:28 PM

Thanks for the complements my friends. It took some time to build too. I never thought I was going to finish.

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Posted 07 May 2012 - 06:26 PM

Congrats on your wins Anthony.
Well deserved for the amount of time and detail
that went into the Merc.
pls share some more of your work...I appreciate talent.

James aka Joker

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Posted 07 May 2012 - 07:44 PM

that was a great model was at desert scale and saw it in person very nice build

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Posted 08 May 2012 - 02:35 AM

Looks beautiful. SHINY :) :) :) RULES!

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Posted 08 May 2012 - 02:40 AM

Posted Image Thats awesome !!

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Posted 08 May 2012 - 03:48 AM

That is both an innovative and excellent build! Congratulations on your achievement and well-deserved awards!

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Posted 08 May 2012 - 04:05 AM

Anthony....... Congratulations..........I am so happy for you.......this build is ABSOLUTELY stunning........this build blew my mind when I first saw it.......to see this build in person is a real treat........I sure would like to see a feature of this in the mag.......it deserves every award it has won and many more.......can`t wait to see what you come up with next.

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Posted 08 May 2012 - 04:13 AM

Super nice Mercury Anthony! Do you have any photos with everything closed up?

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Posted 08 May 2012 - 04:14 AM

Very sharp build....Slusher

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Posted 08 May 2012 - 04:21 AM

Absolutely beautiful! I'm at a loss for words.

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Posted 08 May 2012 - 05:03 AM

Amazing work! Just beautiful! I can see why it won prizes. Great model!
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Posted 08 May 2012 - 06:14 AM

This model captures the esence of the Show Car Era. Super job.

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Posted 08 May 2012 - 06:23 AM

Gorgeous! Absolutely Gorgeous!

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Posted 08 May 2012 - 06:25 AM

Really a Amazing amount of Talent to make such a Beautiful Show Piece !!

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Posted 08 May 2012 - 03:55 PM

neat -well done