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#1 TooOld

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Posted 16 April 2013 - 01:56 PM

This is a little goodie I built for the Car-Toons Model Forum .  A quick weekend build that took 3 weeks to finish !

 It's a detailed Tom Daniel Thunder Bug using bits from both the Revell and Tamiya kits plus a few scratchbuilt pieces .

 The last photo is the custom version sitting next to my original '71 Thunder Bug .

 Thanks for looking !

 

 A special thanks to MAGNUM4342 for supplying the bumpers !

 

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#2 Chuck Most

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Posted 16 April 2013 - 02:04 PM

That's neat! I need to get more into these caricature models.



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Posted 16 April 2013 - 02:14 PM

Thats great very creative, well executed



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Posted 16 April 2013 - 02:27 PM

I love how this turned out, Bob.



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Posted 16 April 2013 - 03:12 PM

Nice transformation. Very cool looking .



#6 TooOld

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Posted 17 April 2013 - 02:34 AM

Thank you guys !  

 They are fun to build but not for everyone .  Some modelers call them "Toys" ,  but there are an awful lot of people that call all models "Toys" !



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Posted 17 April 2013 - 09:22 AM

That came out fantastic.



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Posted 18 April 2013 - 01:30 AM

Nice!



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Posted 18 April 2013 - 01:47 AM

Wow!

 

Very cool Bob! B) 



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Posted 18 April 2013 - 01:51 AM

Thanks Jason ,  Chris ,  and Jeff !   I'm glad everybody likes it .



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Posted 24 April 2013 - 12:38 PM

Looks Great Bob!

 

Love the Bug... B)



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Posted 24 April 2013 - 04:06 PM

Really nice. You've turned me on to this previously ignored genre. Thanks!



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Posted 25 April 2013 - 02:23 AM

Looks Great Bob!

 

Love the Bug... B)

 

Thanks again Ira ! 

 Doesn't everybody Love the Bug ?



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Posted 25 April 2013 - 02:26 AM

Really nice. You've turned me on to this previously ignored genre. Thanks!

 

Thanks David ! 

They are a lot of fun and a great stress reliever after spending days and weeks on a regular build .  Give it a try !