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#1 silo1483

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Posted 21 February 2013 - 11:42 AM

I decided that I'd pick up model building after 10+ years. So here we go, please feel free to leave comments and/or advice....

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Posted 21 February 2013 - 11:54 AM

Just laid down some primer

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Posted 21 February 2013 - 12:37 PM

Welcome back to the hobby !



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Posted 21 February 2013 - 12:39 PM

Thanks it feels good to be back

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Posted 21 February 2013 - 12:52 PM

welcome it looks like you havent lost the skills thats a good chop.

 Are you going to repace the pillar or are you going pillarless?



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Posted 21 February 2013 - 01:02 PM

Looks like a Revell not AMT



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Posted 21 February 2013 - 01:16 PM

Yeah its the revell and I am going pillarless

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Posted 21 February 2013 - 02:51 PM

Few more pics

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Posted 24 February 2013 - 06:10 PM

Did a little engine work n built a stand while I was at it. Decided to paint my valve covers so took them off. Well thats it for now

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Posted 25 February 2013 - 01:53 AM

Take a look at the area where you removed the b-pillar. You should smooth out that area so that you can't tell there was a pillar there. Welcome back to the hobby.



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Posted 25 February 2013 - 11:44 AM

Thanks for the advice I will do that

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Posted 27 February 2013 - 04:47 PM

Changed out the wire for my plugs I think these look better. Its coming along really slow but I hope I can do more this weekend

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Posted 27 February 2013 - 05:14 PM

looking good :)



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Posted 27 February 2013 - 05:21 PM

Thanks I appreciate it

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Posted 02 March 2013 - 01:02 PM

Ok so I put tje valve covers back on and put on some boots on the plugs hoping I can get more work done today

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Posted 02 March 2013 - 01:04 PM

Sorry for the poor quality pic I'll try again later

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Posted 02 March 2013 - 02:30 PM

Ok here is a better pic of the engine and I sorta mock up of the body with tires hope u like

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Posted 02 March 2013 - 02:37 PM

Thats coming on it looks cool with the white walls



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Posted 02 March 2013 - 03:05 PM

Really like the white walls on it too I really want to put some baby moons on it but I can't find to fit on the tires

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Posted 02 March 2013 - 04:47 PM

Finally got some primer on the body going to wet sand it in the morning and throw another coat on next

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