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#81 Draggon

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Posted 03 March 2013 - 03:47 PM

Thats what I thought, Casey, but I've found 8 or 9 so far.



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Posted 03 March 2013 - 04:25 PM

There were eight issues. The first issue was June 1964 and it ran monthly through January 1965. You're next.



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Posted 03 March 2013 - 05:12 PM

OK, so what was the first year the Grand National Roaster Show had a model car competition?



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Posted 03 March 2013 - 05:45 PM

1960 .



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Posted 04 March 2013 - 06:04 AM

I thought it was much later than that, but since I didnt start attending until 1964 perhaps I should rescind my question.



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Posted 04 March 2013 - 06:08 AM

I thought it was much later than that, but since I didnt start attending until 1964 perhaps I should rescind my question.

 

Hey ,  that was just a wild guess !   I have no idea when they started .



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Posted 04 March 2013 - 04:16 PM

I remember when I first competed, so thats my reference point. I went every year from 1964 to 1989, and I believe I remember the first ( or perhaps second ) year the models showed up was when I entered. I bet Mark Townsend knows. 



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Posted 04 March 2013 - 05:50 PM

  I found an article by Tim Boyd that mentioned a model named " Pegasus " and that it was the National Champion in 1963 but it didn't say if it was the Oakland Roadster Show . 

 Sorry I messed this one up . 



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Posted 04 March 2013 - 06:46 PM

Pegasus won the Revell National Championship in I believe 1963.  The model still exists and was used atop the Revell trophies for the following year.



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Posted 04 March 2013 - 06:56 PM

Vince is correct, but it was not the Contest at the Oakland Roadster Show. I pm-ed Tim Boyd to find out if I am correct.


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Posted 08 March 2013 - 07:54 AM

OK 4 days us enough. To my knowledge the first year the GNRS had a model car contest was 1983. I lived in an apartment and I built an 2 entries on my coffee table while watching MTV.

 

Someone post up a new query!



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Posted 08 March 2013 - 04:39 PM

Not sure who's up, but let us know who the guy in the middle is:

 

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Posted 09 March 2013 - 12:16 PM

Funman 1712, a.k.a. Tim Boyd.


Edited by Draggon, 09 March 2013 - 12:18 PM.


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Posted 09 March 2013 - 12:56 PM

I was gonna say that Steve, but it's an old joke. Actually if you add in a bit of Jay Leno....... :lol:



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Posted 09 March 2013 - 03:16 PM

"Wierd Al" Yancovic

 

Ouch. 

 

I was gonna say that Steve, but it's an old joke. Actually if you add in a bit of Jay Leno....... :lol:

 

Now you're just being me-- oh wait, is it the chin?  :D  ;)

 

You got it Glenn, and I will post the caption once someone guesses the other two if that's what you want?



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Posted 09 March 2013 - 03:25 PM

Yea Casey, I think I know those guys, but lets see if someone can I.D. them!

 

If that doesnt work I've got an "oldie" in mind  ^_^



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Posted 12 March 2013 - 06:26 AM

Yea Casey, I think I know those guys, but lets see if someone can I.D. them!

 

This was a tough one. I would've had no idea who Tim was, either, had I not read the caption:

 

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If that doesnt work I've got an "oldie" in mind  ^_^

 

Go ahead, Glenn. 



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Posted 12 March 2013 - 04:09 PM

Name the famous disabled modeler from the 60's. Extra credit for knowing his affliction.


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Posted 13 March 2013 - 06:20 PM

After 24 hours, hint #1 This fellow is immortalized at the Model Car Museum website.



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Posted 13 March 2013 - 10:14 PM

Dave Shuklis  ^_^