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SMP '59 "Candy Corvette": A Virgin No More!


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#1 John Goschke

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Posted 03 March 2013 - 03:08 AM

Finished my build of this previously unmolested original '59 issue kit as a sort of tribute to the first version of the '58 that the late, great Larry Watson painted for Lavonne Bathke. This one kinda kicked my butt a few times but I'm happy with the end result.

 

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#2 Burnout

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Posted 03 March 2013 - 03:26 AM

Wow! That is stunning. I think I'd be happy too. How about some details on the paint job?
Thanks, KB

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Posted 03 March 2013 - 03:31 AM

wow very nice build i like the paint job...



#4 Joker

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Posted 03 March 2013 - 04:03 AM

Gorgeous Paint !



#5 TFchronos

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Posted 03 March 2013 - 04:06 AM

Wow, for a few seconds I thought I was looking at a real car. This is beautiful, perfectly done!



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Posted 03 March 2013 - 04:27 AM

WOW, That thing is beautiful. Outstanding work!!!!!!!



#7 James2

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Posted 03 March 2013 - 04:31 AM

Purdy! Real purdy, John.



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Posted 03 March 2013 - 04:53 AM

you should be happy with it, turned out beautiful, wouldn't be very challenging if it didn't kick our butt's a little :unsure:



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Posted 03 March 2013 - 04:58 AM

Great paint job!



#10 Erik Smith

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Posted 03 March 2013 - 04:58 AM

Gorgeous paint on a fantastic model. One of the coolest paint jobs I've ever seen.

#11 Mike 1017

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Posted 03 March 2013 - 05:00 AM

FANTASTIC !!!!

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Posted 03 March 2013 - 05:05 AM

Very nice paint and chrome work. Beautiful.



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Posted 03 March 2013 - 05:43 AM

Very, very cool. I like it a lot.



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Posted 03 March 2013 - 06:24 AM

I'm always a big fan of your work John, and this is no exception!!! That's one beautiful Corvette, very scrumptious!!!



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Posted 03 March 2013 - 06:32 AM

What a beautiful corvette!!!!!!! outstanding paint job!!!!!!!!!super human build!!!!!NICE JOB!!!!!!!



#16 John Goschke

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Posted 03 March 2013 - 08:07 AM

Thanks, guys, for your enthusiastic response! It means a lot!

#17 Prince Ital Mike

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Posted 03 March 2013 - 08:13 AM

Beautiful Corvette!



#18 RANDY L

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Posted 03 March 2013 - 08:42 AM

hi

never thought a corvette as a custom,but WOW very cool

Randy Ludi



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Posted 03 March 2013 - 09:44 AM

Nice job! I love that color, what is it?



#20 Sixties Sam

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Posted 03 March 2013 - 10:14 AM

Stunning model! The paint is incredible! GREAT work!

 

Sam