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#21 LoneWolf15

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Posted 15 March 2013 - 11:17 AM

Really like the way you extended your color scheme throughout the entire build . There is just something about that red, black , and white combination that draws your attention to it and keeps it there ! Very nice work !

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Posted 15 March 2013 - 11:19 AM

Well done Doc, I can smell the salt from here!



#23 Duntov

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Posted 15 March 2013 - 03:05 PM

Virgil (DR.)...

 

This is some very inventive work...  it really is a NEW twist on the old Merc.....  you "NAILED" this one...  I especially like the So Cal treatment....

 

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#24 Ira

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Posted 15 March 2013 - 03:24 PM

LOOKS GREAT DR.!!!


Love the Paint & Decals...

Edited by Ira, 15 March 2013 - 03:24 PM.


#25 Agent G

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Posted 15 March 2013 - 03:25 PM

Whoaaaaa, now that's a nice one.

 

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#26 Brudda

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Posted 15 March 2013 - 03:52 PM

Man, what a nice ride!



#27 OldTimer50707

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Posted 15 March 2013 - 04:31 PM

I've followed this build on YouTube and "You da Man" Dr. Cranky.



#28 Jon Cole

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Posted 15 March 2013 - 04:39 PM

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#29 Sixties Sam

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Posted 15 March 2013 - 04:44 PM

Fantastic model, Doc! A real eye grabber with tons of personality! Great work!

 

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Posted 15 March 2013 - 05:08 PM

nice job Doc, paint scheme fits the car well



#31 Custom Mike

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Posted 15 March 2013 - 05:39 PM

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Gotta agree with Jon Doc, this is a real beauty! The color combo is just perfect, and the new decals look great on it! 



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Posted 15 March 2013 - 08:23 PM

Thats an awsume build Doc and cool decals....



#33 brett

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Posted 15 March 2013 - 10:34 PM

Very cool Doc, your decals look great , the whole car is very striking



#34 JasonFL

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Posted 16 March 2013 - 01:18 AM

You build them fast and beautiful. This one came out great doc and the decals are killer. I actually really like those first rims you had in the mock up photo, they weren't the stock steeliness are they? Looking good tho, nice work.

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Posted 16 March 2013 - 03:32 AM

Whow just awsome ! Love it

#36 Dr. Cranky

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Posted 16 March 2013 - 05:00 AM

Thanks, everyone.  I really appreciate the kind words.  By now you are way tired of hearing me say it, but the 49 Merc is the kind of kit EVERYONE has to build at least once.

 

All that's missing now are the lake pipes and this one is as good as finished.



#37 A.R.C.

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Posted 16 March 2013 - 05:25 AM

Very, very cool Doc.



#38 1930fordpickup

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Posted 16 March 2013 - 05:37 AM

This is an awesome car  !

They keep getting better and better Doc.

Can you build these with your eyes closed now ? 



#39 Dr. Cranky

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Posted 16 March 2013 - 06:09 AM

I don't know about building with my eyes closed, but I probably no longer need the instructions.  LOL.



#40 Dominik

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Posted 16 March 2013 - 06:59 AM

I don't know about building with my eyes closed, but I probably no longer need the instructions.  LOL.

*lol*....i also do.

the 49 Merc is a "must have" in a builders live.

 

Doc, i love the colorsheme and your eye for placing the decals. red and white...beautiful! and i ask myself, why i didn't paint a car with it? Looks great!