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#41 Jim Whalen

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Posted 04 December 2012 - 06:40 AM

Hi,

 

I actually didn't buy any kits the last two years - a pact with my kids to cut down on the kits piling up, I would been fined if I bought anything!  So I might buck the trend here and buy one or two kits.  Stacey David's 32 and the Revell '62 Corvette are calling out to me.  I also might get some kits to donate parts to projects as well.

 

To get more done - I completed two this year and have done quite a bit on a conversion and detailed build I'm doing so have done better than the last few years.

 

I like the idea of regular visits of a medium length duration as suggested in this thread so that'd be a good resolution as well.

 

To use this forum more as well - its a good one!

 

Cheers,

 

Jim



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Posted 04 December 2012 - 07:28 AM

that "finish a kit" is going to be too much of a challange so i am going for the "not going to START any more kits" as my resolution.



#43 Jantrix

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Posted 04 December 2012 - 08:05 AM

I will build. That is all.

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Posted 04 December 2012 - 09:09 AM

I definitely agree with Tom Geiger...  Spend some time each day, be it an hour or several hours, on the project at hand, and before you know it the project is completed.  I work on completing  at least a couple of assemblies or detailing tasks at each bench session and usually can leave the workbench each day with a positive feeling of accomplishment.

I understand that not everyone can spend time at their workbench every day due to work/family/life in general, but, I'm retired so I have the advantage of lots of "free time".



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Posted 04 December 2012 - 10:06 AM

finish a model before starting two more


This is my goal too!

#46 80mirada

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Posted 04 December 2012 - 01:24 PM

Actually build a model car.



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Posted 04 December 2012 - 01:38 PM

i will hopefully finish the four projects i have going now and bring home my first ipms "best in show" trophy from at least one show. 



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Posted 07 December 2012 - 06:49 PM

Indeed. Or four or five more.....!

 

 

finish a model before starting two more

 

 

To actually finish something.   In 2012, I bought roughly 65 kits (new + old). 

In 2012 I've bought more than 50 kits and have been able to finish maybe 3... School and work got in a way so hopefully next year I can make the most of my time off and actually build a few before buying/starting 15 more.



#49 Tom Setzer

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Posted 07 December 2012 - 08:06 PM

To finish The Three Window 32 Ford!


Edited by Tom Setzer, 07 December 2012 - 08:07 PM.


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Posted 07 December 2012 - 11:47 PM

to keep building some bad-ass hotrods but on the other hand continue my garage diorama that has been sitting for a few months now ..

and about the spend some time every day .. some people asked me how doo you build so fast ?? well i'm one of those guys who spends some time every day and like said above somtimes 1 hour every day will get you somewhere rather quick (result wise) :)

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Posted 09 December 2012 - 08:42 PM

2 things on the list for me.

 

1. Remember more things than i forget.

 

2. Use my airbrush so much that i can justify buying a nicer one.

 

3. Uhmmm. I forgot,    maybe    take out the trash in the morning?



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Posted 10 December 2012 - 04:18 AM

I'll be 51 this comming january so what I plan to do is Get rid of the stuff I knowI'll never build and replace it with more stuff to go through when I'm 52