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#1 tbill

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Posted 02 September 2013 - 05:06 AM

hi all, have not built a model in a long time....a long time, but have decided to plunge back in with both feet.

 

I got started off at a young age doing snap together funny cars [circa '74], and as I grew up progressed to glue, paint, spray paint, then seemed to have the usual blow them up phase, then back to make them pretty and keep them displayed. Then I got a little older, and gave them all away when I moved out of 'home' [sure wish I had kept them all], then had kids and such, so the hobby went by the wayside for other things.

 

Well, it's time to get back to it :D , I have decided to go the big rig route this time around, sort of a tribute to my late grandfather [he sold GMC rigs for years]. I can remember him building some rigs and trailers and I have an AMT livestock trailer that was his in my attic, un built, so I thought it was about time to get back into it.

 

I've already ordered about a dozen trucks and trailers, so I'll be busy this winter B)

 

looking forward to learning from you all,

 

~tbill



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Posted 02 September 2013 - 05:12 AM

Welcome to MCM.  Enjoy



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Posted 02 September 2013 - 09:12 AM

welcome Tom...



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Posted 02 September 2013 - 12:17 PM

Welcome to the forum Tom....



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Posted 02 September 2013 - 12:54 PM

thanks for the welcome, been doing a lot of reading here, lot of great stuff!



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Posted 02 September 2013 - 02:38 PM

WELCOME to the forum Tom and welcome back to the hobby!! :D 



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Posted 02 September 2013 - 03:24 PM

a dozen kits will barely get you started. better get your letter to Santa in the mail PDQ!



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Posted 02 September 2013 - 07:41 PM

Welcome to MCM Tom...glad you used the link.



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Posted 03 September 2013 - 02:17 AM

Welcome Back Tom



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Posted 03 September 2013 - 03:06 AM

Welcome Tom.  Lots of good stuff here.



#11 Tom Geiger

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Posted 03 September 2013 - 07:21 AM

Welcome!  This board needs all the Toms it can get!



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Posted 03 September 2013 - 11:53 AM

thanks again for the welcome, and James, thanks much for directing me here, great place!